Everyone wants to have that new awesome hero of the month. But how much should you spend to get it? This post will give you the plain, perhaps discouraging numbers. With this I hope to give you a clear understanding of the odds in this game, to raise awareness about unsustainable spending habits and to enable you to really choose how much you want to spend on this game.
Summoning gate (Small Giant’s slot machine) - what are my odds?
The summons gate is the place to be for your new heroes. Throw in diamonds, spin the wheel, pray to the random number generator and hope for the best. The chance of getting the legendary hero of the month (HOTM) bonus draw is 1,3%. So there is a 98,7% chance you won’t get the hero of the month bonus draw on a pull. To put this in context, below is a table in which you can see the chance of not getting the HOTM after a series of pulls.
In this table you can see there is no such thing as getting the HOTM for sure. Even after 250 pulls there is still a 3,8% chance you won’t pull the HOTM. So if 1000 players each do 250 pulls there would, on average, be 38 players that would not get the HOTM.
But surely on the next pull I’ll get him!
So after a 100 pulls you still didn’t get that perfect hero … your chances will be better next
time right? Wrong! Your next pull still gives you only a 1,3% chance of the HOTM. This chance won’t increase after not pulling the HOTM.
How much do other players spend?
There are players that don’t spend money at all, and there are those that spend $700 a month. I won’t judge either of them. If you are a millionaire and want to spend $10,000 dollars on pulls, that seems reasonable. For me spending $50 a month would be too much. I have asked a few players about their spending habits and their roster. See below
So how much should you spend?
How much you spend on this game is entirely up to you, but remember: The summons portal is a slot machine. There is no such thing as getting the hero you want for sure. You may even never get him. Also, think of what you could otherwise do with the money you’re spending. Would spending it on your wife, kids, car, home project make you more happy?
In the end the best thing you can do is set a monthly budget and stick to it. Cherish the
heroes you get and have fun!
Error4T - Seven days Ascending