Monster Strike

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  1. Tek7

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    Gettin' real tired of your drop rates, Monster Strike.

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    I need 8 red dragon gems on my main: 3 for Ryoma, 3 for Sanada, and 2 for Valkyrie.

    I have zero.

    /sigh

    I was excited to get back in to Monster Strike, but the abysmal dragon gem drop rate is enough to curb my enthusiasm. To the point I'm considering semi-retiring again. And that's after pulling Gabby and Tempest since I've returned.

    I have several monsters (Valkyrie on my main, Susano on my alt, and Ryoma and Sanada on both accounts) I would really like to transcend, but oh my word, collecting the gems is like banging my head against a wall.
     
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    Yea, from my memories this game has some of the worst drop rates, even lower than Crash Fever.


    I tried playing with my new lucy account, and while im still doing low levels im basically steamrolling everything with her.
     
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    Took running Super Striker Jr. on both my accounts (yes, he's my only max luck monster) with my wife hosting and bringing Nanami (asc) and Napoleon (evo) to get my fire fire dragon gem in what feels like a very, very long time.

    One down. Seven to go. :|

    Seriously, the dragon gem drop rate may be what kills my interest in this game all over again.
     
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    They're totally ridiculous. I've been working on some library monsters so I've neglected to go after dragon gems because the rates are awful. I'll probably regret that and get even further behind.
     
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    Failed Yuan Shao before I even reached the boss floor.

    Spent 2 orbs to finish Diaochan after stocking the quest on Thursday morning. Only got 1 boss drop.

    Forget ascending Zhou Yu. He'll either get evolved or collect dust.
     
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    I haven't tried either of those stages yet. I'm kinda just messing with the library hoping something not terrible happens.

    As a quick aside I've noticed the drop rates on all matter of things to be way too grindy. Even beating an extreme, with a speed clear no continue max luck I've been getting isn't the no continue clear drop. I get pushing playing with others and all that but good grief.
     
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    "Co-op or quit." It's the MS motto.

    And the PAD motto, too, apparently.
     
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    It's unfortunate. I do co-op MS (and like once in PAD) but we're such different skill levels it turns out atrocious :(
     
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    I pulled the water alliance Hatcher and got a Susano and was able to immediately transcend him so that's fun at least :)
     
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    Why am I even still trying to farm dragon gems? :/
     
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    Ouch for sure. It's brutal.
     
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    I have even more screenshots of clear screens with at least 8 chests and 0 dragon gems, but I think you all get the idea by now.

    I've already started drifting away from MS again, but I'll happily play a quest or two with my wife if and when there's time.

    The extremely low dragon gem drop rate AND the lack of alternative methods of obtaining dragon gems quickly deflated my renewed interest in the game.
     

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