Best difficulty levels for farming skill-ups from Christmas dungeon

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  1. Tek7

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    I'm specifically looking for skill-ups for Hotsume (a.k.a. fire Hatsume), but I thought I'd make this thread for everyone wondering what difficulty level of the Christmas dungeon would be most efficient for farming the specific fodder they're after.

    So I'll start:

    What's the best difficulty for farming Hotsume skill-ups?
     
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    Ive been having crap luck for my hotsume on all lvls so idk but i would lile too lol
     
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    I've been farming Master for Treants for Christmas Ronia. Int and Expert don't have any floors where the drops are guaranteed to at least appear, where Master at least has one guaranteed appearance (floors 2 or 4, depending on what you're after) and a possible second (floor 5). On Master at x2, I always get a drop on all three of those floors.

    I'd be interested to hear whether others have better luck with appearances on the lower difficulties though.
     
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    Ive had a lot of spawns for hotsume in expert but its always alongside 3 or 4 pengdras and they almost always drop if anything does so it seems like master is gonna be the best chance during 2x for stamina efficiency at least lol
     
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    Yeah, even though the floors on master with guaranteed appearances (2 and 4) are a shared spawn, at least it's still only 50% chance to get the drop you're after.... and I would expect my inventory to fill up with pengdras a lot faster. :/
     
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    I tried button farming Int, but drop rates were abysmal.

    I've been farming Master difficulty with ALB in co-op. Drop rates were better than Int, but still not what I'd consider good.

    And it doesn't help that I've gone 2/8 on Hotsume skill-ups so far. :/

    And I don't even know why I'm skilling her up when I have better options in my red box.
     
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    Hansey World record holder: Slowest +egg farmer

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    I've got three regular Ronias, and have only ever managed to max skill one of them between terrible drop rates and terrible skillup luck. As a result, I'm saving all my treants until the next x4 skillup to feed Christmas Ronia. I've no idea how many to farm, but I will hopefully be able to collect enough. But Gungho doesn't seem to like me to max skill Ronias of any type. :/
     
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    Im 5/50 on hotsume
    1/30 on my new liu bei
    1/5 on castor and pollux

    Master has been my best drop rate so far so im farming the hell out of it but my skill up rate is abysmal as always so i will probably end up hitting liu bei with piis after the christmas dungeon ends lol
     
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    Whaaa~t?!

    5/50 and 1/30? Those aren't typos?
     
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    Nope those are about my standard rates for skill ups though if it makes you feel better im now
    5/60 hotsume
    3/35 on liu bei
    And still 1/5 on c&p lol
     
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    Hotsume done at 63
     
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    That is dedication.

    ...

    I think that's what they call it.

    Either way, congratulations!
     
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    Lol i had stopped at 1/15 on her but then i got liu bei and i am dedicated to that one so i shall see him through
     

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