🕵 Zenobia – S4 Hero – 5* Fire / Red: Thoughts, Discussion & Summon Results with Feedback

New Season 4 Hero Released: Zenobia

This thread is for discussing strategy related to Zenobia, as well as your thoughts on him.

Zenobia

Rarity Element Class
:star::star::star::star::star:
Legendary
:fire:
Fire/Red
image
Cleric
Mana Speed Attack Defense Health
A
Average
:crossed_swords:
824
:shield:
756
:heart:
1316
Origin Family
Season 4 Underwild
:no_entry_sign: Resist: Increase Buff Duration – Duration of the first 3 buffs this hero receives from special skills is increased by 1 turn.
:dizzy: Special Skill: Stalling Dual Sting
  • Deals 320% damage to the enemies on the edges of the enemy formation. If there is only one enemy alive, the damage is doubled.
  • Alters the power of Fire shields on the board. When an attacking hero casts the special, shields are enhanced with +64% attack. When a defending hero casts the special, shields are weakenex with -57% attack.

All-in-one still under construction. Card image to be added when available.


:hugs: Family Bonus

Families give bonuses for each unique Hero of the same family in battle.

Bonus for 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Heroes:

  • 16% / 19% / 22% / 25% / 28% chance to spawn an Underwild Gem on board when this hero casts Special Skill

Underwild Gem deals 50 damage to a random enemy each turn.

Underwild Gems can only be spawned on a normal shield on board that has the same element as this Hero.



:test_tube: Changes from Beta

There appear to be no changes since the Beta.

Beta Information: 🧪 Early Information on ROUND 2 of Season 4 Heroes [Part of The Beta Beat v37]


:thought_balloon: What do you think of Zenobia ?

This thread is for thoughts and discussion on Zenobia.

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

Some Popular Questions for Discussion

  • Is Zenobia worth summoning for?

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

  • Which heroes on your Roster best pair with Zenobia ?

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

  • Would you give Zenobia Cleric Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?

  • What do you think of special?

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

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

:money_with_wings: Avoiding Overspending & Heartache :broken_heart:
Or: How many summons are needed to get a Legendary Challenge Event Hero?

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 1.65% chance of summoning Zenobia.

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

Some useful insights:

  • 15 times out of 100, you’ll get Zenobia by pull 100 (26,000 gems)
  • 56 times out of 100, you’ll get Zenobia by pull 500 (130,000 gems)
  • 95 times out of 100, you’ll get Zenobia by pull 1,796 (467,200 gems)
  • 99 times out of 100, you’ll get Zenobia by pull 2,761 (717,900 gems)

Putting that in Perspective

  • 85 out of every 100 people won’t get Zenobia by the 100th pull

  • If 1 Million players each spent $259.97 (US) to summon :one::zero::zero: times, 846,364 of those players wouldn’t get Zenobia

  • 5 out of every 100 people won’t get Zenobia by the 1800th pull

  • If 1 Million players each spent $4,671.53 US to summon :one::eight::zero::zero: times, 49,663 of those players wouldn’t get Zenobia

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 - Zenobia (post release)


:question: Is Zenobia worth Summoning For?

  • Yes, absolutely
  • Only if you’re P2P
  • Yes, but only when featured.
  • Not really
  • Not at all

0 voters

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

  • Damage Dealer
  • Tile Enhancer (Offense)
  • Tile Nerfer (Defense)

0 voters

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

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

0 voters

:question: How does Zenobia’s Special Skill and Intended Purpose match Zenobia’s 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 Zenobia worth giving Cleric 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 Zenobia is best used?

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

0 voters

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

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

0 voters

Choose up to 3 options

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Pulling for Zenobia the FIRE Jabberwock!

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Nice damage, should be great against green titans and I’m wondering/ planning on testing effectiveness as a flank to a green tank.

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I was lucky enough to pull her this morning. She’s probably going to take my last set of rings ahead of cKhagan.

I see her as am excellent addition to my red Titan team, and as a MN killer in raids.

In defence, I like the potential of an Alex / Rat / Zenobia middle three. Odin and Killhare/Seshat on the wings. That could be quite fun. Maybe too slow for today’s meta but I like to have fun with my defence. This week’s VF tournament has made me long for variety so I want to help contribute to it.

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I agree, she will be an interesting hero to use! I cant wait to level her and she will probably get the rings when i have enough!

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I made 10 pulls - she was the first. I think she’s Zila’s big sister with great damage. Absolutely delighted.

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Pulled her this morning.
I have the fortunate privilege that I also have Jabberwock (at +20). I think Zenobia will pair perfectly with him on a 3-2 raid or war team, and take out the Heimdalls and Mother Norths together.
Only disadvantage is that Zenobia is Average mana, while Jabberwock is Fast. This is compensated by her higher base stats though.
Zenobia will get the rings (if I ever get to 6) and Captain Nemo will have to wait on the bench at 3/70…

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I absolutely LOVE her design! Call me a simp, I don’t care

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Pulled her this morning myself, and got the excact same thoughts as you do. Can’t wait to pair her togheter with Jabberwock!

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Full pic:

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I think she stacks up as a great Titan hero, and a decent overall hero. Average speed is a pity with Raids in mind, but Fast would be too quick, and unfair on the Titans. Here’s my review. Thank you!

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I know fast is typically better but my average speed red team packs a punch esp when I get to fire them all! BT Falcon Lizzie LadyLoks and then Scarlett for fast. Can’t wait to level her. Not sure who she’d replace just yet. Maybe swap out w lady Loki if there aren’t ailment dealers

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Probably falcon or scarlet

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Why is no one talking about her? Sad that xnolphod has overshadowed her in terms of popularity

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I really wanted squid boy but I’m happy with Zenobia. I wonder how a rainbow defense with Zenobia Lexi rat and karnov would do hahah

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Zenobia has synergy with Yang mai, as the mana gain extends 1 more turn for her.

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I think it’s probably that Xnolphod is more of a novelty, therefore more to talk about. Not that Zenobia is exactly like Jabberwock, but we’ve seen the basic idea before. The squid is more intriguing at this point. Popularity remains to be seen when they both get regular use.

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Both Zenobia and yang mai aren’t levelled yet. Finishing zimkitty. But that would be awesome!

now I just need a yellow hero to alter the board lol!

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