EPIC SEVEN: LEVELING EFFICENTLY

Summary

1. The harder the stage the more EXP

2. The most efficient and flexible Team Setup are:

  • 4 Max Heroes

  • 4 Fodders

  • 1 Max Hero + 3 Fodders

3. Get a Lobby Pet that has "+X% Hero Level Up EXP" 

4. Best Stages to farm should consist of the following characteristics:

  • Players can complete at an acceptable speed

  • Preferably also drops Catalysts that are desired

  • Choose "S" stages for more EXP

 
 

Leveling Efficiently

Setup

A typical Team in adventure can consist of the following:

4 Max Level Heroes
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2 Max Level Heroes + 2 Fodders
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3 Max Level Heroes +1 Fodder
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1 Max Level Hero + 3 Fodders
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4 Fodders
(completely relies on Friends' Support Heroes)
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Data

Chart below shows the total experience (EXP) earned for each setup. We used Yellow (Giga) and White (Mega)  Phantasmas for maximizing the EXP gained in each battle.

Sez's Tip: Phantasmas gain extra Experience

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Table 1: Battle Experience Gained (With + 10% EXP Buff from Guild)

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Table 2: Battle Experience Gained with Lobby Pet Bonus

Sez's Tip: Lobby Pet S at max level and affinity gives 15% more EXP when using Penguins to level up Heroes. At 3 Star it is 12.75% extra EXP

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Conclusion from Table 1 and 2

1. Doing the hardest Stages will gain the most EXP

2. Player should try to get a "+X% Hero Level Up EXP" Lobby Pet

3. Unrecorded History gain more EXP than Ritania, and Cidonia Regions until players can do Cidonia Stage 9 and up. 

4. 2 Max + 2 Fodders and 3 Max + 1 Fodder are not optimal leveling setups

5. Four Fodders or 1 Max +3 Fodders gain the most EXP, but 4 MAX takes over considering Lobby Pet and if 4 MAX can do a significantly harder stage. 

6. Event Side Stories is missing from the table because it is not worth considering at all for EXP

7. Important to note that these calculations do not take into account for Good and Great Procs for Penguins. This will work favorably for 4 MAX Hero Setup.

Choosing Best Stages to Farm

The best stages to farm and level efficiently should have the following characteristics:

 

1. Players can complete it at an acceptable speed

2. Should have some Catalyst that is desired, whether it is from AP shop or from monster drop

3. Try to avoid Boss Fights unless it is in Unrecorded History. In Unrecorded History, bosses drop Epic Catalysts and are not too difficult to clear

4. If there is an option, always do the "S" stages. Turns out "S" stages always give more exp. 

For example see below:

Cidonia Stage 1-3 gives 6669 EXP for 4 max hero

Cidonia Stage 1-S4 gives 6939 EXP  for 4 max hero

If players do not have problem clearing the "S" stages, they should try to go for them. 

 

Farmers

Farmers are heroes that can clear and defeat a whole stage by themselves. Farmers used to be very important because the best EXP gain Setup used to be 1 MAX Hero + 3 Fodders or 4 Fodders. Only a handful of heroes can efficiently clear stages on their own, which is why the "Farmer" category was developed. 

After the revamp of leveling system, we think dedicated Farmer may not be needed until players are really optimizing their teams. Plus 1 single Max Level Hero cannot clear the hardest stage very easily even for end game players. 

 

So now we recommend players  building Damage dealers that they wanted for other contents, and the damage dealer can be also used for leveling too.  

Lets take an example of Sigret:

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Sigret is a great starting hero because she can be used in Wyvern Hunt. However she can now also serve on the team of 4 Max level Heroes to help leveling up other heroes. 

 

Sigret cannot clear stages as fast, but with the help of 3 other Max level Damage Dealers in her similar situation, players should still be clear stages at a decent speed. 

 

We want to maximize all our investments as much as possible.  We should be investing in flexible heroes that can be used in multiple contents instead of niche heroes that only clears stages fast.  

 

Conclusion

1. The harder the stage the more EXP

2. The most efficient and flexible Team Setup are:

  • 4 Max Heroes

  • 4 Fodders

  • 1 Max Hero + 3 Fodders

3. Get a Lobby Pet that has "+X% Hero Level Up EXP" 

4. Best Stages to farm should consist of the following characteristics:

  • Players can complete at an acceptable speed

  • Preferably also drops Catalysts that are desired

  • Choose "S" stages for more EXP