I fucking Love Love Cao Cao.

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  1. ViewtifulGene

    ViewtifulGene Mostly Retired. Still A Lazy Shit.

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    That feeling when you get the worst possible spawns and solo Arena anyway for just the right Py.





    Final spawns were Parv (stalled 99 fucking turns), Stratios, Lifive, and Dairy Queen.

    For all you jabronis giving Cao Cao shit shit for not being able to tank a pre-empt, know your role and shut your mouth. Slap on an HP badge and bring a shield friend. No latents needed. Cao Cao has the balls balls to take a Lifive hit straight to the dick, heal himself with just 3 hearts, then put on a nut cup for DQ.

    This was pretty much the worst case scenario for Cao and he still prevailed with an unfinished team. Feels pretty good.
     
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    CoryAndSamantha Vigorous Member

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    Sweet deal. Cao Cao's going to be my next team if I don't roll Kenshin or Saito, so it's definitely cool seeing him overcome a gauntlet like that.

    How relevant were the haste subs to keeping the pain train rolling? I want to run Urd/Yamato/Sanada/A. Minerva, but worry about only having one cooldown under eight turns. But eff skilling up Scarlet.
     
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    ViewtifulGene Mostly Retired. Still A Lazy Shit.

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    Stalling with Cao sucks because he has low HP and needs an active to fully heal. So I would be hesitant to lean too hard on long cooldowns. The haste actives are crucial to keeping a smooth ride from floor to floor.

    I think Laila would be a really good sub if you don't want to skill a Scarlet.
     
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    Iluvatar Semi-IAP..damn you GH

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    I just slept walked my way through Arena for my first XM clear, Sophet, Lifive, Blue Zeus DQ hear, LKali, Green Pii.
     
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    Is cao cao really that good? I thought he would be on par with alb or something in terms of solo play, eg decent, but not amazing

    o.o

    What makes him better? (Or do people just not use alb for solo)
     
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    Bei is for farming. Cao is for Arena.

    Cao is more conducive to haste loops because he has Scarlet and a delay to plug gaps between cooldowns. Also, he's better at stalling than Bei because he delays and his own active doesn't erase hearts.

    Cao plays like Nepdra on steroids. Eviscerates everything with rows, has a built-in answer to most of the troll spawns, and can run borderline haste loops. The difference is that he's much more efficient with orbs due to better ATK/RCV multipliers.

    I don't think Cao will ever be as stable as Myr or Ronove. But he is fucking fast and easy. . . . . . As long as you don't get Parv. Then he's slow and easy.
     
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    Tempts me to try but ugh MSing Scarlet makes me throw up in my mouth a little especially after Myr hell which still isn't done :confused:

    Congratulations on the clear!
     
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    The thighlicious redhead is worth the trouble. I skilled my Scarlet even before Dios was a thing and I don't regret it.
     
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    Juat beat Extreme endless first try with an underleved A cao cao and friend lead that was underleveled and unskilled. No plus eggs either.

    Really like what I'm seeing, though easily weaker than my Myr team, and more apples to apples, weaker than my ALubu/Nobunaga team. Fun though.
     
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    Farm MP in Scarlet and accidentally skill one up along the way. That's what I did. Five times.
     
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    AMDZen ZeN@PF ¥ Baby ZuOh

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    Had to wait until today to run SKC since it's the only enhance guerrilla I run anymore, so that I can get my mats evod. Now I get to try out the Cows.

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    ViewtifulGene Mostly Retired. Still A Lazy Shit.

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    CaoCaoCaoCaoCaoCaocaocaoCaoCao.

    I just stole your team layout and got a copycat clear. Tsubaki's active is mediocre compared to Urd's, but the 3rd haste really makes for a smoother ride.

    Calm the fuck down, Antares. It's just Kali. You didn't have to hit her for 21 million.


     
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    Is it worth changing from my r/g to awoken cao cao?
     
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    For Shiva, RG is probably still better for the prongs.

    In the long run, I think ACao will farm Arena better than Shiva. But it doesn't look like you have the subs to make ACao shine yet. Cao really needs haste loops to outperform Shiva. That means skilling Scarlet, Antares, Tsubaki, etc.
     
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    Can i use another scarlet in place of antares?
     
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    I too, have no Antares :(
     
  18. 15 Lonely Jackalopes

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    How does misato work as a sub? The gold egg from evangelion collab, dark and heal to fire and haste on 9 turn. Also, what about Uriel? I have neither Antares nor Yamato. I do have 2x tsubaki, Uriel, sanada (fire sengoku), 4x chiyome, and can maybe work on scarlet. Trying to think of my other short cooldown fire types. Awoken ares, um... Fire angel 2? Leilan, urd, Minerva, ronia, Freyr, etc.
     
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    Yes, but you might need an enhance inherited to kill Kali.
     
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    ViewtifulGene Mostly Retired. Still A Lazy Shit.

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    Can't comment on Misato, but Uriel should be a fine substitute for Yamato. Otherwise, Sanada is a swell guy for Cao.

    From what I can tell, the ideal Cao team has 3, 7-turn hastes and a heartmaker. The 3 hastes and 2 delays make a de facto system. The heartmaker keeps you alive.
     

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