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Beginner's Packs Details (3rd)

Postby Logress » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:34 am

We've had quite an influx of new users in the past week, and where there are BEGINNERS, there are BEGINNERS' PACKS. Beginners' packs are cheap card packs that give you a lot of new cards and multiple copies of each, an easy, efficient choice for your first purchase. It's 45 cards for 500 gran, that's almost as cheap as the lottery, except you're going to get 2-3 copies of each card! I'll put them up tomorrow morning, and post the contents. (Although it will be nearly identical to the last one.)

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Beginner's Pack Card List:

Elite Folrart Acolyte
Blessed Armor Knight
Pegasus
Folrart Guardian
Novice Folrart Acolyte
Priest of the Holy Word
Over Soul
Magic Bolt

Succubus
Skeleton Warrior
Lycanthrope [Legion]
Broken Priest

Night Soul
Crest Halberd Soldier
Flesh Recycle
Exchange of Souls

Rifleman Knight
Man-eating Tiger
Devouring Lizard
Gaia Gem Monk
Mercenary
Blitz Soldier
Ball of Flame
Boulder Drop

Witch
Carrier [Singer of Friendship]
Sea Claw
Rapidly Flying Apprentice
Giant Ancient Tortoise
Mermaid Archer
Deep Sleep
Lost Tome
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby GonFreeces31 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:19 am

These are awesome, wish they were around when I was a noob! I woulda bought em for sure
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby Logress » Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:38 am

In an exciting turn of events, the beginner's packs this time around are very similar to last time... which makes sense since we haven't had any new starters or sets since then. I did switch out Living Armor with Broken Priest since Living Armor is already available in the EX PACKS (available now!) So here's the rundown...

Beginner's packs are 45 card packs chosen from a narrow list of cards that are guaranteed to deliver playsets! That means you pick up one of these and you'll immediately have a whole bunch of new cards to add to your File and your Soul Skills! The best part is they're only 500 Gran (about $5).
The idea is that veterans know what and how to buy cards, they've been around, they've read the forums, they known when the Rarity Up events happen, they now how many cards they have to have before the Lottery is less useful. But a first time buyer might be lost with all the options, so they need a cheap, effective buying option to improve their collections fast. That is what the Beginner's Pack is for.



Under no circumstances will the pack deliver more than 3 of one card, and no more than 4 Grimoires total. This semi-random selection will give you 2-3 copies of most of the units on this list, and maybe 3-4 of those Grimoires (probably no duplicates, though). You'll be able to put many of these cards into your modified Starter right away. The off-Sphere cards you may get will provide many excellent soul skills, and provide a solid start on building a second File. There also a few lower level cards of each Sphere that are splashable. Once you've completed your first purchase, you can move on to the Lottery or Set Packs. You could also purchase a second Beginner's Pack to fill in your third copy of any cards you didn't get three of, but you'll probably end up Recycling a lot of the cards. After two, it's unlikely you'll find much value in a Beginner's Pack, so it'll definitely be time to try out some of the other areas of the Card Shop. But then again, it's called a 'Beginner's Pack' for a reason, invaluable to Beginners, not so useful to our veterans.

Beginner's Pack Card List:

Elite Folrart Acolyte
Blessed Armor Knight
Pegasus
Folrart Guardian
Novice Folrart Acolyte
Priest of the Holy Word
Over Soul
Magic Bolt

Succubus
Skeleton Warrior
Lycanthrope [Legion]
Broken Priest

Night Soul
Crest Halberd Soldier
Flesh Recycle
Exchange of Souls

Rifleman Knight
Man-eating Tiger
Devouring Lizard
Gaia Gem Monk
Mercenary
Blitz Soldier
Ball of Flame
Boulder Drop

Witch
Carrier [Singer of Friendship]
Sea Claw
Rapidly Flying Apprentice
Giant Ancient Tortoise
Mermaid Archer
Deep Sleep
Lost Tome
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby Peralisc2 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:26 am

So ... wow? Finally it's up for unlimited time? Or do i missunderstand something?

Let's check the cards:

Refess:
Elite Folrart Acolyte, Blessed Armor Knight, Pegasus, Folrart Guardian, Novice Folrart Acolyte, Over Soul, Magic Bolt - ALL SIMPLY AWSOME CARDS!

Priest of the Holy Word - SIGH!

Lawtia:
Succubus, Crest Halberd Soldier, Exchange of Souls - ehm ... good
Skeleton Warrior, Lycanthrope [Legion], Night Soul, Broken Priest - all decent cards, but that's about it

Flesh Recycle - SIGH + slight bonus SIGH + a sweet cherry SIGH on top

Gowen:
Man-eating Tiger, Mercenary, Blitz Soldier, Ball of Flame - AWSOME CARDS!
Rifleman Knight, Gaia Gem Monk, Boulder Drop - decent cards

Devouring Lizard - WTF ... :lol:

Falkow:
Witch, Carrier [Singer of Friendship], Giant Ancient Tortoise, Mermaid Archer, Deep Sleep, Lost Tome - STRONG CARDS!
Sea Claw, Rapidly Flying Apprentice - decent cards

List of bad falkow cards in this pack:
End of the list.
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby garcia1000 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:30 pm

All those falkow cards suck except RFA as SS
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby GOSCAR » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:39 pm

Garcia your eyes okay because all those units and grims are in the great to decent range.
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby imortal12233 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:10 pm

garcia1000 wrote:All those falkow cards suck except RFA as SS

I have to agree. falkow did get the worst cards (despite what pera tries to say, though I agree lawtia got second worst, or potentially tied for worst).
also funny how the cards pera named strong for falkow I would name weak, while the cards he named strong are the ones I would rate as the stronger ones :D.

In order of which sphere got best cards I would say gowen > refress > lawtia > falkow.
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby GOSCAR » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:35 pm

Witch-Great Opening
Carrier [Singer of Friendship]-okayish
Sea Claw-okay tank
Rapidly Flying Apprentice-great SS
Giant Ancient Tortoise-great tank
Mermaid Archer-okay ranger
Deep Sleep-great grim
Lost Tome-GREAT GRIM
Falkow imo is tied with Refess while Lawtia kinda did get short end of the stick.
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby Peralisc2 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:00 pm

imortal12233 wrote: lawtia got second worst

Lawtia got nothing.
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Re: Beginner's packs are returning!

Postby GOSCAR » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:23 pm

Succubus-okay unit, great for lycan user
Skeleton Warrior-great opening
Lycanthrope [Legion]-okay unit
Broken Priest-bad
Night Soul-okay unit, great lycan rush support
Crest Halberd Soldier-great unit
Flesh Recycle-decent grim
Exchange of Souls-okay grim

Overall it is in the okayish zone but in the big picture there is no comparison to the others.
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