Miki – New August 2019 HOTM (Hero of the Month): First Thoughts & Discussion

Just pulled a Miki bonus in a last-chance 10x pull. How is his gender still in debate? Don’t the HsOTM rotate gender? Seshat is female so…

But don’t get me wrong, I don’t need gender identity to enjoy a HOTM. Miki is going to be a fun niche hero!!

I will probably use mats to ascend a second Frida instead of Miki because I already have Tarlak. Still thinking about it though.

If I choose Frida, I’ll probably use both in a blue stack. However, I don’t think it’s a bad idea to use mats on Miki. I’m just not sure right now.

Miki is slow mana… Everybody harps on slow heroes. I think this is warranted for the defense team, but is it really so bad for offense? Slow mana is 12 tiles - four 3-tile turns. Average mana is 10 tiles. That’s also four 3-tile turns! (Unless you are paired with mana troops). Granted, you might make use of a dragon tile sometimes, but how often does that happen… I haven’t leveled slow heroes yet but I’ll be sure to level Miki for titans to at least 3.70 and I have a feeling he’s not going to be so bad on raids despite the “slow” label!

Try him and find out. I used him on a mono team in war and his special going off is nice.

Would there be a background info on the back of the card where they came from and some history? That be cool

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He’s on the schedule after I finish Triton and Kiril. I am tempted to prioritize him though because my Wu is at level 1 and I want to increase the titan level for our alliance.

The most differences maker heroes in my total 12 months, poor Wu will have more rest now and then.

Miki does indeed resist Hansel and Gretel’s spell slayer. I rerolled a bunch of times and finally found a team to test with. It happened too fast and my screenshot didn’t capture it though.

But I can confirm that Miki resists spell slayer. So it’s not just silence that he resists, this makes me believe he also resists mindless attack from Merlin (and as @Gryphonknight has suggested in the past, this makes Miki the KING of challenge event triple bosses :wink: ). I guess we’ll find out next week Wednesday when Avalon event starts.

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To summarize my earlier post and to answer this question, here’s what Miki resists:
“Resist status ailments that Block Special Skills” refers to: MindlessAttack Silence SpellSlayer

That includes Merlin, Peters, Miki, Hansel, and Gretel. Yes… that’s a total of just 5 heroes :stuck_out_tongue:

Proteus and Hel still work on him, because their ailments don’t block special skill activation (they block mana gain, which the game treats as a negative mana ailment, not a special skill block).

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I can confirm that Miki is absolutely necessary hero in your bench for Titan and events

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This is Miki.

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Yes he is bishop.
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Hey there. I love Miki. Fantastic in attack. His silencing is golden! I have a question. I’m about to give him expensive emblems and I have the choice between healing bonus and attack bonus. What does that mean in practice for someone with his abilities? Which way to go?
I need him to be stronger, slow mana, unprotected on the wing…

So interestingly from the perspective of someone who is weak in green, emblemed miki isn’t a bad tank.

If I had good greens though I think he’d be in trouble

I desperately need a titan specialist myself

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