🐼 Diaochan – 5* Dark / Purple from War of the Three Kingdoms

New War of the Three Kingdoms hero is released: Diaochan

This thread is for discussing strategy related to Diaochan, as well as your thoughts on him.


Rarity Element Class Mana Speed
Level Attack Defense Health

4/85 868 859 1580
4/90 993 982 1808
Origin Family
War of the Three Kingdoms Kingdom
Image Aether Power Description
attack-up Attack Up At the start of each battle, this Hero gets +20% attack for 6 turns.
In battles with multiple waves, the effect is refreshed at the beginning of each wave.
:dizzy: Special Skill: Lady’s Charm
  • Recover 35% health for all allies.
  • Summons a Lackey Minion for the caster and nearby allies with 16% HP and 25% attack inherited from the caster.
  • Each time a Lackey Minion hits an enemy, it steals a random dispellable buff from the enemy and gives it to its owner.

All-in-one still under construction. Card image to be added when available.

:hugs: Family Bonus

Heroes become stronger when teamed with other unique Heroes of the same family.

Kingdom family
Bonus for 1 / 2 / 3 Heroes:

  • 2% / 4% / 6% mana each time a Minion is summoned for the Hero.
  • 3% / 5% / 7% heal each time a Minion is summoned for the Hero.

Morale Boost

Heroes belonging to this family as well as heroes fighting alongside with them receive additional persk in War of the Three Kingdoms:
+10% attack, + 3% defense, +7% health

:balance_scale: Balance Changes

June 2022

Sep 2022

Jun 2023 (Big Balance Update)

:test_tube: Changes from Beta

There appear to be no changes to Diaochan from last-seen Beta stats, skill, and design.

Beta Information: 🧪 Early Information on New War of the Three Kingdom Heroes [Part of The Beta Beat v46]

:thought_balloon: What do you think of Diaochan ?

This thread is for thoughts and discussion on Diaochan.

Based on preferences Forum members have expressed, please try to stick mainly to Diaochan and not wander off topic too much to other heroes.

Some Popular Questions for Discussion

  • Is Diaochan worth summoning for?

  • Would you use Diaochan on Defense? Offense? War? Quests/Events? Titans?

  • Which heroes on your Roster best pair with Diaochan ?

  • What heroes would you take when facing Diaochan as an opponent?

  • Would you give Diaochan Sorcerer Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?

  • What do you think of special?

  • What do you think of Diaochan’s character design?

  • If you Summoned Diaochan and would like to post your results, please include some thoughts on why you Summoned Diaochan, and whether/how you plan to make use of them.*

*NOTE: Summon Results posted without any commentary/feedback at all should be flagged as Off Topic and removed, based on preferences expressed by the Forum community. Please include some comments about what you think of Diaochan when posting Summon Results. In addition to opinions about Diaochan, you are also encouraged to include how many Summons it took before receiving Diaochan (or how many Summons you’ve done without receiving Diaochan), so other players are presented with realistic experiences of the rarity of Legendary Event Hero.

:money_with_wings: Avoiding Overspending & Heartache :broken_heart:
Or: How many summons are needed to get a Legendary Challenge Event Hero?

It’s important to remember that Challenge Event Heroes have EXTREMELY low summoning odds. No amount of summoning will guarantee a Challenge Event Hero.

On average, in a 10-pull, you have a 1.65% chance of summoning Diaochan.

But that statistic can lead our minds astray in exactly how our odds play out as we continue summoning.

Some useful insights:

  • 15 times out of 100, you’ll get Diaochan by pull 100 (26,000 gems)
  • 56 times out of 100, you’ll get Diaochan by pull 500 (130,000 gems)
  • 95 times out of 100, you’ll get Diaochan by pull 1,796 (467,200 gems)
  • 99 times out of 100, you’ll get Diaochan by pull 2,761 (717,900 gems)

Putting that in Perspective

  • 85 out of every 100 people won’t get Diaochan by the 100th pull

  • If 1 Million players each spent $259.97 (US) to summon :one::zero::zero: times, 846,364 of those players wouldn’t get Diaochan

  • 5 out of every 100 people won’t get Diaochan by the 1800th pull

  • If 1 Million players each spent $4,671.53 US to summon :one::eight::zero::zero: times, 49,663 of those players wouldn’t get Diaochan

More Insights & Reading

I highly recommend reading these three threads for more information and context on summoning odds:

If you’ve read them a million times before, you may consider reading them again before deciding on your budget for summoning. A little time spent deciding on how much money you want to risk on summoning goes a long way to avoiding disappointment, frustration, and regret later. :slight_smile:

:thinking: Wondering About Your Personal Situation?

Feel free to discuss your team and roster here, and ask for advice from other Forum members.

If you’d like more extensive advice on sorting out your particular roster, I recommend creating a new thread in Gameplay Help & Tactics, and posting screenshots of your hero roster, along with your questions.

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Feedback Poll - Diaochan (post release)

:question: Is Diaochan worth Summoning For?

  • Yes, absolutely
  • Only if you’re P2P
  • Yes, but only when featured.
  • Not really
  • Not at all

0 voters

:question: How many copies of Diaochan would be useful to keep & Level?

Note - this is roster space dependent & isn’t the same for everyone!

  • Zero
  • Just one
  • 2
  • 3
  • All of them

0 voters

:question: What do you think Diaochan’s Primary Purpose is?

  • Healer (Immediate)
  • Minion Summoner
  • Buff Stealer

0 voters

:question: What do you think of Diaochan compared to other Heroes?

  • Over Powered (OP)
  • Little stronger than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Little Weaker than Most
  • Completely Broken (Under Powered)

0 voters

:question: How does Diaochan’s Special Skill and Intended Purpose match Diaochan’s Base Stats?

Note this means her Class, Attack, Defence & HP Stat

  • Perfectly
  • Better than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Worse than Most
  • Terribly

0 voters

:question: Is Diaochan worth giving Sorcerer Emblems to?

  • Yes absolutely
  • Depends on who else you got
  • Hmmmm, not sure yet
  • No I don’t think so
  • No… Not at all.

0 voters

:question: In Defence, where do you think Diaochan is best used?

  • Left Wing
  • Left Flank
  • Tank
  • Right Flank
  • Right Wing
  • Not on defence at all.

0 voters

:question: How do you think Diaochan is best used?

  • PvP Raids/ War attack
  • Normal Defence
  • War Defence
  • Titans
  • Farming
  • Tournaments
  • Event Teams

0 voters

Choose up to 3 options

Could be a decent counter to Ludwig

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This one is gone be mine first 10 pulls guaranteed.

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The most coveted one in this portal. This hero is going to shift the buff heavy defence meta overnight

Not just against Ludwig, but against any OP buffers out there. C kad is completely helpless against her


I just wonder whenever the hero steals enemies buff will it be override or all the buffs counts one by one :thinking:

This is the one I want the most…for sure.

Heal 35% being fast, wow… Just with that, this hero is OP.


I think Diaochan’ minion steal buff is like Hatter steal buff. Theobald can protect Lady of the Lake’s mana cut so, I think C Kadilen’s buff also have a chance to dodge Diaochan’ minion steal buff too.

There needs to be a test to see this actually. Because my understanding from this is the buff steal is from the minion, not from a special skill. So it can bypass the rules of these buffs like taunt and dodge.
My guess is that the minion is whatever element of the owner.
If it’s like what you mentioned, then it would be quite disappointing
And it’s actually not the end of the world even if c kad can dodge the buff steal. You’re deliberately forcing her to produce minions, and how many times can she dodge those attacks? If you have anti minion heroes, you can just profit from this


you forgot a few zeros!

Wow… I would love this one! :heart_eyes: the art is fabulous…sexy, fearless and still strong. congratulations to all who manage to get her!


Where can I find the images, I’m lost? Thank you!

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Thank you, didn’t realize they were in that sneak peek banner!

That’s not Diaochan. It’s the 4* Yellow Wang Yuanji


And I just realised she’s a sorcerer. Man, so many good sorcerers now. Time to reset zuri if I get her


Thanks …still love the artwork

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Managed to pull her, so…. Recommendations on who would you limit break Lu Bu, Diaochan or Xnolphod??