Danzaburo sucks

True I understand the balancing act, but it’s hard to strategize against teams you are going to attack with the balance. I have had 3 games where I got only freeze and no other of his tricks. Pretty frustrating to lose an attack because you get that many freezes. I think the beat option would be to remove freeze, weaken the attack (which they recently increased) and provide a small mana boost for allies. This allows you to use him effectively like other characters. Knowing how to use him, not just crossing your fingers and hoping for the trick you need. When battling there isn’t that much luck in this game. Yes it depends on the board a lot and you can consider that luck, but most hero’s you know their attacks and can use them to help win. With him it is entirely luck.

True, that is why I suggest Danzaburro to be treated only as a supporting pick and not one to build the team around. He’s just too unreliable. Other heroes must be strong enough to sustain in battle in case he **** himself. But if he fires on of his other specials, he can either secure the win, or turn the fight around. Just need to be ready to accept this kind of ‘gamble’.

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I agree. Him and Wu Kong are 2 of the finest RNG heroes at their best.

If a player does not like Danzaburo and his skills, he/she should have made a feeder out of him. Leveling, maxing and embleming him is nobody’s fault but the player who did so, knowing full well what his skills entail at level 1/1 and at 4/70 since anyone can view his maxed stats and what his Trickster’s Gambit would do at the time when such hero is summoned during the opening of Atlantis portals.

Really, it is in the hero card and all a player needs to do is read it, and from it, can act upon on informed decisions whether they level such hero or feed him to other better heroes. And this seems to be a trend nowadays, especially when drawing an apparently weaker HOTM. They fail to understand that these HOTMs are just a bonus draw, a freebie. And yet they max the hero and when it is really indeed underwhelming at max level, go on and about in the community forum requesting for a buff, i.e. Neith, Margaret, Grimble, Thoth, Perseus and lately, even Raffaele. Darn, it is your fault maxing the said hero quick even if you already knew what such hero would do based on what you can read from the hero card. Such whiners, it is so suffocating already.


Yep, yep, yep, yep and 20 characters of yep

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Just for reference - you can see how good his special is when Swords or Bottles hits:

And he’s doing that at average speed, not slow. If you consider the mana gain and the mana stop, he’s probably cycling through three specials at about the same speed as a slow hero would go through two.


Is it just me or did you sneak 2 crotch-shots into your pictures? :thinking: @ApollosEmpire and his please don’t send boobs anymore (but really…keep sending boobs) thread would be proud of you :rofl:

nice photoshopping though, that’s helpful to see it that way.


Nothing Danza isn’t showing :wink:

My original take had the ladies cut off at their necks in order to fit both cards on one side, but it reminded me of that exact thread. So I re-cropped them to something more tasteful.

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Early in play, my alliance used Yellow tanks, and my only Yellow was Danza, who I took to +20. He makes an excellent tank for a 4*.

In response to ‘the freezes ruin him,’ bear in mind that the bad things will stay in your memory. There have been plenty of times my Danza hit Swords, and that single move sealed the victory for me.

I liked him enough to level a 2nd one. Double Danzaburo Danger!!! Or you know, double freeze. :smiley:


Leave Danza alone, I really enjoy his unpredictability and is a fun hero.

There needs to be more fun in things

@Ultra I do believe you could be Rigs’ long lost brother with such truthful statements

There are rounds that freeze is less active, but I have had multiple games where that is the only trick that shows out of about 5 or so specials. The problem is when he freezes like that, he dies off very quickly because he is then more pointless than a 2* character.

Maxed a danza have another at 3/60
Maxed will use on war titan and trials the 3/60 maybe on a clean up in war.
He can save the day or f it up :woman_shrugging: don’t mind the little fella haha

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I am nowhere near his majesty. Not even close. @Rigs is one of the very few original whose numerous statements are as straight as an arrow, sharp but true.

This game already has too much compulsory unpredictability for me to adopt one more voluntarily. This hero is garbage, so much so that few use it.

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I kinda wish the game blessed or cursed me with him when I was desperate for a 4* yellow hero. Just to see how bad (or good) he could be. All I can say is… at least the debuff is only on him, compared to his other two abilities listed in his card, blinding the enemies or mystifying allies with more mana.

Other people got into specifics I won’t repeat as to why he doesn’t suck, but I would add mindset.

If I were playing a very high priority war attack or something “important” he wouldn’t be my top yellow choice. That being said to treat every single province stage, raid, titan swing, etc. like that (I know some do) is exhausting.

I personally have stretches where it’s not solely about winning. To be clear I am not trying to lose. But I do try new hero combos, try different heroes than my norm (you got ‘em, use ‘em). They do no good just taking up space. Yes, sometimes I get my butt kicked, hard. There are also times I do surprisingly well or times I don’t remember now if I won but remember the match was super fun.

At the end of the day it’s a game and if you can have fun risking potentially not winning he’s a cool hero to play with.


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Well Danza do have its use, for those who like unpredictable outcomes, he will be fun.

But just like every game of stretegy, it has to be used by exploring it’s synergy with other heroes, for instance Grazul, Aeron and Gato will prevent it’s 2 turn freeze, but allows other 2 wonderful skills ( can’t think of any 4* that gives immunity to allies on negative ailment).

The sword for instance when it’s coincide with Boldie or Tarlak’s can deal devastating blows to all enemies… So with good bench depth comes the fun in playing with varieties, without good depth, some usage would probably end in frustrations.

Same, well, actually, I had no other yellow projects so I maxed two. They’re on my purple titan team, my Trials of Survival team, and my mono yellow war team. I don’t really use them beyond that, but it’s more than just a niche.

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That is a great comparison. Thanks for that. I have been tempted many times to feed him away but I havent cos I use him for fun at 1.1 when completing chests at stage 8.7. He’s fun. But seeing that his maxed specials are comparable to 5* makes me think of working on him if I have no other yellow projects. Too bad he isn’t a cleric, where there is a chance of him resisting any effect that gives negative mana status effects (aka Lady Woolerton)