[WIP Team Building] Dark Knight, Cecil

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  1. Jph81

    Jph81 Well-Known Member

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    Is anyone on here going to use Paladin? I have better light subs, but my few Cecil friends have stuck with D/D.
     
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    I switched mine to L/D and found 1 other person that I sent a request to. Mine doesn't have anything inherited on it & it has time extend latents. I sent you a friend request.
     
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    Thanks for the add :happy: As you can see, Paladin isn't that bad ;) A few notable and favorable spawns were Sopdet and Venus. Defoud was floor 18. Once I finished him, I crossed my fingers & prayed that DQ Hera didn't show up. She didn't and it was Hera-Is. I made the Kali floor closer than it needed to be. I only used Arthur & Kanna, but it knocked her out of rage mode. An Apocalypse was up & finished the deal. With Paladin, the most stressful part was going from floor 18 to 19 and hoping that I missed DQ Hera. It helps that I have good light cards. I also feel that Kanna with her awakenings and active are almost required to run Paladin for tougher content. If you switch back to D/D, its cool. Like any team, it all comes down to the subs that you have. Thanks again for the add even though I'm not sure if this is the place to post a clear since this guide is for Dark Knight Cecil, not Paladin :smuggrin:
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  4. SABERBOT666

    SABERBOT666 em-pyei-n vari-fen jang;

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    whoever changed flay's cecil to l/d i am extremely offended
     
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    My D/D Cecil is 297, but I do have a second one leveled and skilled as Paladin. Might just throw a container on him too, even if I have no idea if I'd actually play him.
     
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    I have to farm some more dark latents, but I agree with you that Paladin is underrated. Other than you, I don't have any other Paladin friends. I like that Paladin isn't orb hungry and damage control is easier than with some other leaders.
     
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    Likewise. I used him a lot... I have a second max skilled that I could evo into Paladin, but I put so much effort into making my dark team subs.

    To you and anyone else who needs a new friend or BF D/D form, I have one up in slot 1 nearly 24/7. Send me an invite
    +297, Apoc inherit with 5 dark res latents

    ID is in my profile to the left of here, ign is Reddbeard
     
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    is there a video of the a2 clear? really curious to see what that was like
     
  9. SABERBOT666

    SABERBOT666 em-pyei-n vari-fen jang;

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    ya i mean this things actually irredeemable
     
  10. Reddbeard88

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    Finally cleared Arena 1 with my Cecil team!

    The new buffs made the dungeon much easier to handle than before. Had bad luck trying to run it with him in the past, but the added 30% dark res really makes tanking much easier now.

    Rage, I understand that you're in control of Flaycrow's account and it's your prerogative how you choose to play, but for those of us who used his Dark Knight Cecil regularly or best friended him specifically for it, having you change it was rather inconvenient. I'm not saying you should change it back or anything, but just listing my frustration.

    Also, if you're planning to keep it as a Paladin now, perhaps start a new thread elsewhere. This guide was made for Dark Knight team building and discussion, so posting builds and videos for the light team is somewhat off topic.
     
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    Man, I wish I have an Eschamali. I guess I can use A.Persephone as a poor replacemen.
    What badge are you using? 2s moving? Is this team tanky enough to not take 15% HP badge?
     
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    Rage, if you get the name changed for the thread then feel free to continue posting here. I just thought it confusing for those seeking one team's info or the other right now. I have a second Cecil in Paladin form and his new buffs do make him viable. However my sub pool for him is pretty shallow by comparison.

    Vahneo, I actually completely spaced the badge for this team. I just had the default cost+ on it during this run. The team boasts 68% dark resistance with latents, so very tanky against dark spawns. Survivability would be even greater with 15% HP+ on.

    EDIT: Just checked and the badge gives me over 30.6k hp, which is awesome!
     
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  13. SABERBOT666

    SABERBOT666 em-pyei-n vari-fen jang;

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    redd are you gonna stick with dark cecil i'll probably dump my bf at you if you are
     
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    I have 2 different ones so my dark one will be staying dark. I welcome the BF if you want to use it on me.
     
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    I have a hypermaxed D/D Cecil permanently slot 1 (Currently changed to slot 3 because I've been using him so much recently) if anyone needs.

    Also, I wish they would release puppeteers for light attr change and dark attr change. Then D/D would be so awesome D=
     
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    Naah. Probably not. Not that I have a say in it anymore. But, as a rule dark is better than light... And dark resist is better than auto recover. And wasn't I always chasing massive damage?
     
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    Yeah, for people looking for D/D Cecil, I have a hyper one with 4 Dark Resists and 1 SDR permanently in slot 1. I have a second Cecil inherited onto him since I took off Apocalypse to put on Myr, but I recently rolled a dupe, so I might skill it and put it back.

    I know most people use Noctis as a leader, but once I have mine hypermaxed I'll probably try him on a team that stacks a bunch of killers. 2 Hanzo, Noctis, Eschamali could be pretty fun for Devil-themed dungeons :D

    I'm considering removing the second Cecil and swapping to L/D now that he's a real lead. Don't have Kanna unfortunately, or Wedding Eschamali, but I do have Satsuki. How have Paladin people been dealing with binds? I love Yomidra on my Cecil team and there's no easy replacement.

    Nice to see @Flaycrow back, however briefly! And for the 500th post in the thread too!
     
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    I'm trynna add anyone who runs DD Cecil! he's been solid for me farming Myr
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    Yes. I also used Cecil to farm Myr before. Very strong leader. I got lucky that one of my BF used Cecil. We played coop. Just 7-8 dark orbs can make high attack with TPA.
     
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    Going to give Dark Cecil a spin. 360,846,292 need friends
     

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