🏅 [July 21, 2019] 14th Raid Tournament! — 5* Buff Booster, All Elements

NOTE: Based on the volume of posts from the previous Tournaments, there will not be separate threads for matchmaking feedback OR defense team performance tracking this time.

Please share matchmaking feedback and defense team performance tracking in this thread.

:spiral_calendar: Schedule

Preparation Phase Begins Battle Phase Begins Rewards Distributed
(08:00 GMT)
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:no_pedestrians: This Week’s Restrictions & Special Rule

:fire: :leaves: :snowflake: :new_moon_with_face: :sun_with_face:
Elements Allowed
:superhero: :star2:
Hero Rarities Allowed
:person_fencing: :star2:
Troop Rarities Allowed
:fire: :snowflake: :leaves: :new_moon_with_face: :sun_with_face:
No Restrictions
:five: :star:
or lower
:four: :star:
or lower

:dizzy: Special Rule: Buff Booster

Each buffs adds an attack multiplier!

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:left_speech_bubble: Before and During the Tournament: Share & Discuss Your Teams, Thoughts, Feedback, and Questions!

:speaking_head: Some topics to start off with:

  • Do this week’s restrictions on hero/troop rarity and elements make your bench depth better or worse suited to this Raid Tournament than Regular Raids?

  • Are there heroes you’re likely to use for this Tournament that you normally don’t make use of anymore?

  • Are there heroes you plan to power level for this Tournament, or level before the next time a Tournament like this one rolls around?

  • What are you thinking about using for your Defense Team?

  • Are there heroes you expect to see on Enemy Defenses that you think you’ll have a harder time dealing with than usual because of the restrictions or special rule in this Tournament?

  • Which of your heroes will you be likely to use on your Attack Teams?

  • Will the restrictions or special rule of this Tournament change your usual approach to color stacking or team building?

  • Are there elements of this week’s Tournament that are unclear to you?

  • Do you have feedback on the Tournament matchmaking?

:clipboard: Defense Team Tracking

Hat tip to @wineybrit for originating this thread idea with the second Raid Tournament

When posting, include:

  • Which day of the Tournament is it?

  • How may times have you been attacked today, and in total?

  • What is your Defense Team’s win/loss record today, and in total?

  • What Defense Grade does your Defense Team have?

  • Which heroes make up your Defense Team?

  • What is the Team Power of your Defense Team?

  • What is your current Tournament Score and Ranking?

:gem: After the Tournament: Share Your Results & Rewards!

  • What was your score and ranking?

  • What did you get for loot?

:world_map: Guide to Raid Tournaments

An overview of how Raid Tournaments work, including Special Rules and Restrictions, Attacking, Matchmaking, Defense Grade, Scoring, and Rewards.

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:thinking: Feedback on Raid Tournaments

Please note this important announcement from SG about the reduced loot:

:bug: Bug Reporting

Please see these threads for existing bug reports before creating a new report

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I’m not participate any more raids events unless they give us better loot

I’m participating to fill may raid chests…


Frankly, I think that means you won’t be participating in any more Raid Tournaments.


I guess I will participate anyway
Participation is free and it’s better to receive ascension items and some emblems from time to time than don’t receive


As the tier is defined using percentage, more accounts participating but not attacking will increase our chance to get to top 1%.

So could you please participate, just don’t use the flag :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


@yelnats_24 That’s exactly what I’m planning to do :grimacing:

Here’s my defense team:

Hope you get into 1% guys, good luck! :+1:


OK. If that helps. Unfortunately I Wil, nor atack anymore. Stayed 1% always and got less loot than the first one.


Pretty cool girlie defense :heart_eyes:


Actually, I wanna test something. I assume the first person who I will be fighting will get a bad defense score for that day (or for the entire tournament) because I wont be attacking other people. Their defense will be “stuck” until my team attacks. Hopefully that person will be someone from the forum :stuck_out_tongue:

@Olmor Aife would cut you in half if you dared to call her girlie to her face :joy:


Ok, a(n) (h)it girl and 4 girlies. :wink:

The role model of em all has to be Hit Girl. :sunglasses:



What do you think about this?


Well, you have to try that till someone is reporting here. So we all know. But I don’t think that it works like this.

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I started off doing well in tournaments, but in this last one I couldn’t win a fight to save my life.

Does anyone have any generic advice for tournament defense and attacking?

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looks good! I might think also Aegir will be quite popular tank in this tournament - i will go with him at least :slight_smile:

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This’ll be the second tournament I’m skipping. No participation at all, and I’m not one to join just to sit it out.

  1. Loot isn’t worth the effort.
  2. Running 5* tourneys without easier access to asc items for those heroes means a built-in rank limit unless you’re paying for items.
  3. Matchmaking still causes you to get creamed or coast. I’ve had both happen: out on day 1, or top 1% due to weak defenses.

Better, to me, would be to have a weekly tourney where players decide which tier to participate in: 3, 4, or 5* difficulty. Once decided, you’re locked in for that week, and loot is adjusted accordingly.

I’d rather enjoy the game when I log in, so set my sights on different goals than SG wants us to pursue. Once I see a possibly enjoyable tourney, I’ll join again. Right now… nah, mate. I’m good.

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I think you’d do better with both of Mother North in the corners. I find her very easy to kill before she matters in flank, and that team is begging for a red stack. Ares buffing MN is also not terribly troublesome.


Thoughts on this defense? Poseidon giving 2 buffs should be useful.

My only other maxed 5* options are Frida, Leonidas, and Obakan.

I’m not a fan of this tournament. I like being able to use different heroes. This is my regular raid defense…

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Boredom aside, that looks like a good team for this one.