Glenda – 5* Ice/ Blue - November 2020 HOTM (Hero of the Month) -- Initial Release

New HOTM RELEASED for November 2020: Glenda

This thread is for discussing strategy related to Glenda, as well as your thoughts on her.

If you’d like to discuss whether Glenda is appropriately balanced, or possibly in need of a buff or nerf, please see this thread instead: ⚖ Hero Balance Discussion: Glenda


NOTE: Glenda will officially launch at 2020-11-01T07:00:00Z (07:00 GMT). This post is set to go live 24 hours earlier.

Glenda will NOT yet be available when this post initially launches._


Glenda

Rarity Element Class
:star::star::star::star::star:
Legendary
:snowflake:
Ice/Blue
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Wizard
Mana Speed Attack Defense Health
A
Average
:crossed_swords:
745
:shield:
723
:heart:
1357
Origin Family
Hero of the Month Hero of the Month
:no_entry_sign: Resists: This Hero has the innate resistance against status ailments that give immunity to new buffs.
:dizzy: Special Skill: Midnight Magic
  • Deals 270% damage to the target and nearby enemies.
  • The caster and nearby allies get additional +40% damage for Special Skills for 4 turns.
    Note: This adds 40% to existing damage. E.g. Joon normally does 468% sniping damage. With this buff it becomes 508%.
  • Dispels status ailments from all allies.
  • Element Link summons an Ice Minion for all Ice allies with 5% HP and 10% attack inherited from the caster.
All-In-One Reference, courtesy of @Lumi
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NOTE: All information is based on Beta, and may change in the live release. This will be updated after release.

Card images will be added, and info will be updated upon official release.


:test_tube: Changes from Beta

This section will be updated after release.

Beta Information: 🧪 Early information on the November 2020 HOTM (Glenda)


:thought_balloon: What do you think of Glenda?

This thread is for thoughts and discussion on Glenda.

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

Some Popular Questions for Discussion

  • Is Glenda worth summoning for?

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

  • Which heroes on your Roster best pair with Glenda?

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

  • Would you give Glenda Paladin Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?

  • What do you think of Glenda’s special?

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

  • If you Summoned Glenda and would like to post your results, please include some thoughts on why you Summoned Glenda, 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 Glenda when posting Summon Results. In addition to opinions about Glenda , you are also encouraged to include how many Summons it took before receiving Glenda (or how many Summons you’ve done without receiving Glenda), so other players are presented with realistic experiences of the rarity of HOTM.

NOTE: If you’d like to discuss whether Glenda is appropriately balanced, or perhaps in need of a buff or nerf, please see this thread instead: ⚖ Hero Balance Discussion: Glenda


:money_with_wings: Avoiding Overspending & Heartache :broken_heart:

Or: How many summons are needed to get a HOTM?

Special thanks to @Garanwyn & @zephyr1 for assistance on summoning odds and proofreading for this section.

It’s important to remember that HOTM have very low summoning odds. No amount of summoning will guarantee a HOTM.

On average, in a 10-pull, you have a 12.3% chance of summoning the HOTM.

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

Some useful insights:

  • 73 times out of 100, you’ll get a HOTM by pull 100
  • 95 times out of 100, you’ll get a HOTM by pull 229
  • 99 times out of 100, you’ll get a HOTM by pull 352

Putting that in Perspective

  • 27 out of every 100 people won’t get the HOTM by the 100th pull

  • If 1 Million players each summoned 100 times, 270,000 of those players wouldn’t get the HOTM

  • 5 out of every 100 people won’t get the HOTM by the 229th pull

  • If 1 Million players each summoned 229 times, 50,000 of those players wouldn’t get the HOTM

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.


:link: Related Threads You May Be Interested In

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Feedback Poll - Glenda (post release)

:question: Is Glenda worth Summoning For?

  • Yes, absolutely
  • Only if you’re P2P
  • Only if you’re summoning for someone else
  • Not really
  • Not at all

0 voters


:question: How many copies of Glenda 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 Glenda’s Primary Purpose is?

  • Cleanser
  • Primary Damage Dealer
  • Support Damage Dealer
  • Special Skill Enhancer

0 voters


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

Note Discuss Balance issues more here: ⚖ Hero Balance Discussion: Glenda

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

0 voters


:question: How does Glenda’s Special Skill and Intended Purpose match her 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 Glenda worth giving Wizard 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 Glenda is best used?

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

0 voters


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

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

0 voters

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NOTE ON GLENDA’s BUFF!!!

I added a note to the OP but I will write it again so it’s not hidden / Lost

The second line of Glenda’s special skill simply adds 40% to existing damage from special skills.

For example normal Joon does 468% damage to a single target. With Glenda’s buff it becomes 508% damage to a single target.


Additional Explanation & Demonstration

Quoting of below

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Hi @Guvnor, glenda dispelll ailments to nearby or all allies? The info seems different from last beta

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Joons card says he dies 468% Damage. Was this a typo and will Glenda add 40% so that it will be 508%?

Or are you somehow calculating Joons damage using the Damage equation and assuming a constant defense stat in that equation to come up with that 368%?

Please tell me it was a typo :joy: I don’t want to know the math behind it if it’s not

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Last beta said she deal 270%, but now 240% again. We know what reaction in the balancing discussion later.

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Thank you for the hard work you put into these threads, @Guvnor

Just a small correction, it should say November there.

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Thinking about it, she can be useful in Legendary Challenge Event tier. Her + Mist + defense debuff + elemental debuff + someone with strong special => quick and messy death by specials.

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I’m thinking pair with Magni. Sadly it does not have synergy with Snow White though… :sweat_smile:
Maybe better use Thorne or Isarnia for attack more enemies targets.

C.Grimm - Magni - Glenda - …
but it only attack single target…

C.Grimm - Isarnia/Thorne - Glenda - …

I know there are Frida, KA, Lepus, but I do not have those.

I wonder what efective will be with glenda telluria and gravy will be. The new trio GTG. Any one tried in beta?

I would say not that good synergy. Main point of Glenda is to up special’s damage. Telluria’s and GM’s direct special damage is not stellar as Telluria is mostly support hero and GM does most damage through Burn. She needs some heavy hitter with her.

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G. Falcon + G. Kong + C. Vivica + Mist + Glenda could be nasty. Two cleansers but still. Fire Glenda, than C. Viv, then Mist, then Falcon and Kong will kill them dead. G. Panther and Ursena instead of Falcon and Kong could work too, but I don’t have Panther.

OK, I almost never try off-color synergy team, that’s a good options…

My current purple team: C.Rigard - Panther - C.Tibs - Ursena - Killhare
Maybe I could try options like this: C.Rigard - C.Tibs - Glenda - Killhare - CB.Kiril

For red, I do not have G.Kong, maybe:
BT - Wilbur - Falcon - Glenda - Anzogh

But, Glenda need mana lvl 23 or 17 +19 wizard, that’s hard to achive, but mana troop is in progress.

I’ve been holding off on doing my Morlovia pulls for Glenda rather than Zulag. Most of the time I wait for something like this I wake up in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep until I do all of my pulls. Let’s see what tomorrow brings.

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So to get the best of her special buff, she should be paired with heroes that damage all with their special. Sure, you could buff Joon +40% from 368% to 408%… or you could buff Killhare from 300% to 340% against all enemies.

I’m thinking Wilbur-Glenda-Killhare specials launched in that order and it’s lights out for just about any team.

How about Glenda - Isarnia - Killhare firing in that order…

First Quintus. No Morlovia legendary in 40 EHTs.

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super, probably pairing her with a weak Vela

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Looks like her Element Link Ice Minions inherit 10% attack, not 5% noted above.

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Yeps same as Zulag, and obviously same for next 3 HotM too… need to update the copy-paste clipboard, @Guvnor :grin:

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