New Riddles of Wonderland Hero: Shrubbear!
NOTE: Shrubbear officially launched at 2019-11-13T08:00:00Z (08:00 GMT).
Wonderland Family Bonus
Special Skill: Camouflage Foliage
- The caster gets Taunt that prevents enemies from using Special Skills on the caster’s allies for 4 turns.
- The caster gets +63% defense for 4 turns.
- The caster gets +74% defense against Special Skills for 4 turns.
Changes from Beta
There appear to be no changes to Shrubbear from his last-seen Beta stats, skill, and design.
What do you think of Shrubbear?
This thread is for initial thoughts and discussion on Shrubbear.
Based on preferences Forum members have expressed, please try to stick mainly to Shrubbear and not wander off topic too much to other heroes.
Some Popular Questions for Discussion
Is he worth summoning for?
Would you use him on Defense? Offense? War? Quests/Events? Titans?
Would you give Shrubbear Monk Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?
What do you think of his special?
What do you think of his character design?
If you Summoned Shrubbear and would like to post your results, please include some thoughts on why you Summoned Shrubbear, and whether/how you plan to make use of him.*
Avoiding Overspending & Heartache
Or: How many summons are needed to get a Challenge Event Hero?
Special thanks to @Garanwyn for assistance on summoning odds and proofreading for this section.
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 56% chance of summoning Shrubbear.
But that statistic can lead our minds astray in exactly how our odds play out as we continue summoning.
Some useful insights:
- 80 times out of 100, you’ll get Shrubbear by pull 20
- 95 times out of 100, you’ll get Shrubbear by pull 37
- 99 times out of 100, you’ll get Shrubbear by pull 56
Putting that in Perspective
20 out of every 100 people won’t get Shrubbear by the 20th pull
If 1 Million players each summoned 20 times, 200,000 of those players wouldn’t get Shrubbear
5 out of every 100 people won’t get Shrubbear by the 37th pull
If 1 Million players each summoned 37 times, 50,000 of those players wouldn’t get Shrubbear
More Insights & Reading
I highly recommend reading these two 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.
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.
Have an Insight on Shrubbear’s Game Mechanics?
Click for Info on Creating Player Guides
This thread is a great place to discuss anything and everything related to Shrubbear.
Once those discussions have yielded notable insights, I encourage others to make reference guides in #player-guides that synopsize specific questions and answers about Shrubbear.
Topics that are most appropriate for that are ones that players are likely to be searching for or wondering about in the future.
Creating a guide is a good way to make that information findable in the future without having to read through a ton of posts. You can make use of the Forum quote feature to avoid having to rewrite explanations that have already been well written.
Here’s an example of such a post: [GUIDE] How does the Queen of Hearts’ Taunt work with AoE specials, or specials affecting nearby enemies in addition to the target?