Granblue Fantasy |OT| Get Your Granburgers with a side of Szechuan Sauce

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
ugh, today is a day where i could probably grind for a few hours, but I would have to skip the story to do so
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
can anybody explain me:
for this new event for CC it says "in stock:4"
is there a point on having more than 1?
 

Verelios

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Oct 26, 2017
5,670
can anybody explain me:
for this new event for CC it says "in stock:4"
is there a point on having more than 1?
You need to Uncap a summon or weapon 3 times for it to reach level 100, otherwise it's capped at level 40. One is used for keeping, and the other three are just uncap material.
 

Ka Cho

The Fallen
May 22, 2018
1,098
Going to hold my opinion on the story so far since it's only half way done.

I'm happy that all the units are SSR and their uncap artwork is so pretty as well.

can anybody explain me:
for this new event for CC it says "in stock:4"
is there a point on having more than 1?
When you get a copy of an Summon, they are at 0*. You need to Uncap them with either extra copies of the same summon or Sunlight stones (don't do the second one with event or mediocre summons. Usually people save these limited stones for the best summons or as mats for Arcarum).

Once uncapped, some summons get extra buffs. You'll need 3 extra copies to max out a summon.
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
thanks, and second question: i have 10 pages of this and its becoming a problem:
do i just dump it into new event gun? it seems good enough
otherwise i have no idea
and are there any upgrade rules for this boost stuff? do i need to only do same type or its whatever?
 

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
thanks, and second question: i have 10 pages of this and its becoming a problem:
do i just dump it into new event gun? it seems good enough
otherwise i have no idea
and are there any upgrade rules for this boost stuff? do i need to only do same type or its whatever?
Those only exist as ways to raise the level of your stuff. You can feed them freely to whatever you want. There is also the chalice at the bottom- you can send those items there as well.

Raising weapon SKILL levels is a different thing which is generally more important than raising the actual level of the weapon. If you aren't familiar with this, I implore you to read the wiki page https://gbf.wiki/Raising_Weapon_Skills
 

deathkiller

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Apr 11, 2018
346
thanks, and second question: i have 10 pages of this and its becoming a problem:
do i just dump it into new event gun? it seems good enough
otherwise i have no idea
and are there any upgrade rules for this boost stuff? do i need to only do same type or its whatever?
Just use them to upgrade any weapon that seems useful, also there is an option to automatically absorb them in EXP potions that do not take inventory space. It can be configured in the Auto Settings that appears in the battle results screen.
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
so those arent really rare and i just dump them to whatever i want, thanks.
yeah i read about skill upgrades, got the event gun to lvl 2. i have plenty of rares with skills it turned out
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
i am eager to know a way to farm thousands of those tokens -__-
so far the fastest way for me was to grind 15ap hard mission for 5 tokens, you can finish it under a minute
everything else thats present was too time consuming, obviously i cant blast extreme raid on my own
 

Lynx_7

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Oct 25, 2017
707
So, I've been casually "playing" GBF for a while (mostly just logging in from time to time, Drawing and doing a few story chapters), but haven't really commited to it since it looks near impenetrable mechanically. However, after logging in and seeing a CG event going on I now have to get these characters, I already missed P5's event so I really don't want to miss this one. Basically, my question is: how do I get all the event characters and any possible materials/weapons they might need in order to be leveled/ascended? Bear in mind I have no idea how events work in this game so try to explain it to me in simple terms, please lol
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
just play the game. you get kallen for beating story, suzaku is easy to get after you've done the quests, same for CC.
i got all of them in like an hour and i started playing this game less than a week ago
 

Kreed

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Oct 25, 2017
2,459
So, I've been casually "playing" GBF for a while (mostly just logging in from time to time, Drawing and doing a few story chapters), but haven't really commited to it since it looks near impenetrable mechanically. However, after logging in and seeing a CG event going on I now have to get these characters, I already missed P5's event so I really don't want to miss this one. Basically, my question is: how do I get all the event characters and any possible materials/weapons they might need in order to be leveled/ascended? Bear in mind I have no idea how events work in this game so try to explain it to me in simple terms, please lol
You get Lelouch by completing the entire event story, but the remaining chapters won't be available until the 19th in Japan (right now you can only get up to Stage 4.5). For Kallen, she joins you after completing the Event story up to Stage 4.5. For Suzaku, you have to purchase him in the shop using materials farmed from the event. For materials, just play the Special Quests for the event over and over doing the hardest difficulty you can do (easily) for more material drops (you may get CC and the rare gun to drop on Extreme and higher difficulties).

Once you get the 3 characters, the materials needed to uncap them are the same for any other normal SSR character/there are no materials specific to this event needed. If you want to fully uncap the Rare Gun and/or CC to 4 stars, you will need materials from the event as well.
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
i dread of thought of having to grind thousand of medallions.
i guess after 19th with more stuff available more tokens will drop too?
i made a smart decision of leveling hawkeye first, so i can get 5 medallions from 15ap mission everytime instead of 2-3
not being able to do nightmare sucks, i cant get a single drop of CC or gun
 

Kreed

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Oct 25, 2017
2,459
i dread of thought of having to grind thousand of medallions.
i guess after 19th with more stuff available more tokens will drop too?
i made a smart decision of leveling hawkeye first, so i can get 5 medallions from 15ap mission everytime instead of 2-3
not being able to do nightmare sucks, i cant get a single drop of CC or gun
The content added besides Lelouch and the additional chapters will be more difficult missions under Special Quests (Extreme+, another Manic mission, Nightmare 120, etc...) with better drop rates. If you can run the Very Hard and up solo missions, CC and guns have a chance of dropping there.
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
well i cant beat maniac solo, but i guess i'll be able to do extreme+ when it releases.
still a pain in the ass, i am saving my raid points and AP potions till then
 

wilstreak

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Dec 1, 2017
325
Manage to get Maria Theresa today.

testing it on Shiva just to see how well she fare, but ended up soloing it. This is my first magna 2 solo and before i never solo 50% on any element. Her passive Justice Reversed work wonder to sustain long battle until it reach 40%hp. After that Altair died and stupidly i don't have any single debuffer left (MC only bring Dispel, Gravity and Chaser). And since Maria is in front, Justice Reversed can't be used anymore and 40-0% is done without single debuff except "Unrigtheousness".

One thing that is still on my mind, the wiki said her S3 is full hp, but when i used it kinda only heal for about 6000 or something. Not sure whether there is another prerequisite to guarantee full hp heal or not, but that is still concerning since the requirement to use her s3 is demanding as well (Edit : after asking at Discord, turns out it is because Shiva field effect that reduce healing).

all in all, she is very good for very long battle and solo.

PS : and of course this whole thing is impossible without Lily. Raising Lily tier to 9.5 is totally warranted.


 
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Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
okay i need help with weapon grids. not with what to build as information is plentiful, but how to utilize what i currently have.

i am at a point where i have an alright wind team. is it the point where i stop pushing autoselect and manually pick all the wind weapons into the grid? does the element atk worth more than raw atk?
obivously wind skills matter too but i am not sure how to pick from raw attack difference between shitty SR wind weapon and high atk SSR but foreign element with useless skill
 

wilstreak

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Dec 1, 2017
325
okay i need help with weapon grids. not with what to build as information is plentiful, but how to utilize what i currently have.

i am at a point where i have an alright wind team. is it the point where i stop pushing autoselect and manually pick all the wind weapons into the grid? does the element atk worth more than raw atk?
obivously wind skills matter too but i am not sure how to pick from raw attack difference between shitty SR wind weapon and high atk SSR but foreign element with useless skill
I'm pretty sure that on-element SR magna weapon with skill level 10 is stronger than off-element SSR weapon with high ATK.

But that means you have to raise the skill level a weapon that you won't use in the next few month.

While it is not 100% accurate, the in-game damage calculator is decent enough for most people, just remember to pick your friend summon in the calculation.
 

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
okay i need help with weapon grids. not with what to build as information is plentiful, but how to utilize what i currently have.

i am at a point where i have an alright wind team. is it the point where i stop pushing autoselect and manually pick all the wind weapons into the grid? does the element atk worth more than raw atk?
obivously wind skills matter too but i am not sure how to pick from raw attack difference between shitty SR wind weapon and high atk SSR but foreign element with useless skill
Generally, you want to pick the items for your grid yourself. You should get a 3* uncapped Tiamat Gun for beating Tiamat in the story (chapter 5 I think?), and that should be the first thing in your grid
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
i'm drowning in weapon upgrade material but have almost nothng for summons, its supposed to be this way or am i missing something?
 

Iori Loco

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Nov 10, 2017
933
Congrats! Unlocking those arcarum characters is such a pain but at least you get a super strong summon in the process. Seems like his gameplay needs a bit to get used to but also looks like he's really good. Now you probably lost any motivation to run arcarum for a long while, lol. It happened to me after unlocking an evoker.
 

Chasing

The Fallen
Oct 26, 2017
2,930
Pesonally, all the other astras i’ve accumulated in my quest for Nier (goddamn dark astras) only seemed to have made the next one easier and got me motivated to continue doing my second one, lol.
 

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
I’m 7 astra away from Caim... and 5 valor badges away from finishing Alanann. I’m going to have something like 250 Fire Astra by that point
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
i swear casino is rigged to give me ace with king visible on double up like 4 times in a single session
 

Kalor

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Oct 25, 2017
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I know nothing about Code Geass but I'm enjoying this event way more than most crossovers. Might start watching it now.
 

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
i swear casino is rigged to give me ace with king visible on double up like 4 times in a single session
TBH, I think if you missed out on the era where you could use bots for Casino, it's really not worth engaging with. Christina would be a mediocre SR character if she was released today, and the need to get the 200 Gun stones is lowered significantly by the existance of M2 (meaning you don't need to uncap a half dozen Tia Guns anymore), and the fact that we have way more free guns in the game now and get free gacha pulls a lot more often. Anat is way out of date, the costumes are -ok- if you use those characters, but otherwise it's not worth doing more than to get Anima and half pots early in the game. Casino is a cancer.
I know nothing about Code Geass but I'm enjoying this event way more than most crossovers. Might start watching it now.
I binged Code Geass leading up to this event and can confirm its great (it's on Netflix).
 

Ka Cho

The Fallen
May 22, 2018
1,098
Grats on getting him, heard that Cain has a pretty interesting kit.

Feels like the only thing I look forward to when Magnafest rolls in is the double ticket due to how slow farming Arcarum can be without it.

I binged Code Geass leading up to this event and can confirm its great (it's on Netflix).
For real? After doing the event so far, I have been itching to rewatch Code Geass. Looks like I know what I'm binge watching next.
 

Tiddy

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Oct 25, 2017
814
Feels like the only thing I look forward to when Magnafest rolls in is the double ticket due to how slow farming Arcarum can be without it.
I need another 100 for Nier. <.<
I seriously hope they will announce a new difficulty for Arcarum during the summer stream or permanent double tix. Anything that improves the time gating. The 30k points for event reruns and collab events helps a lot. Though we barely got any event reruns during the last months. Last one was Lily?
 

Iori Loco

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Nov 10, 2017
933
As terrible as casino is, it's still worth to get some chips for the steel bricks and moonstones required for some upgrades in the future. I guess you can get the steel bricks from events if you're patient, but I got into a drought of those last month by making a bunch of things at the same time.

About arcarum, I think I lost my motivation because I need 245 astra's for my next evoker, on top of that I'll need to buy the evolite with Guild Wars pendants and that's gonna take me the whole year of playing solo.

 

Ka Cho

The Fallen
May 22, 2018
1,098
I need another 100 for Nier. <.<
I seriously hope they will announce a new difficulty for Arcarum during the summer stream or permanent double tix. Anything that improves the time gating. The 30k points for event reruns and collab events helps a lot. Though we barely got any event reruns during the last months. Last one was Lily?
Was it the Lily one? When we got 30k points, I was alright with the grind because I thought it would be the norm. But it wasn't and I became sad. We'll see I guess during their next stream.

As terrible as casino is, it's still worth to get some chips for the steel bricks and moonstones required for some upgrades in the future. I guess you can get the steel bricks from events if you're patient, but I got into a drought of those last month by making a bunch of things at the same time.

About arcarum, I think I lost my motivation because I need 245 astra's for my next evoker, on top of that I'll need to buy the evolite with Guild Wars pendants and that's gonna take me the whole year of playing solo.

Same here. But I really want the Burger so badly...

 

deathkiller

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Apr 11, 2018
346
Expending nearly two Sunlight Stones worth of valor for the second evoker is worse than the material grind and time gates.
I am focusing in getting all 10% seraphic attack summons before the evokers so it will take me a long time (I have 2 10% and 4 at 7%).
 

Bigkrev

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Oct 25, 2017
4,201
Finding another way to get us sunlight stones (just... make it like Dama and give us "trade 10 pieces for 1 stone" and make them event rewards) would be my first fix, followed by putting Arca Tickets in the daily log-in bonus instead of Rupees after a point (say, rank 100?). Like, I'm going to have 2 Evokers at the end of the Next GW... and then I feel like I'm at minimum a year away from my next one just because I haven't even started anything else.
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
TBH, I think if you missed out on the era where you could use bots for Casino, it's really not worth engaging with. Christina would be a mediocre SR character if she was released today, and the need to get the 200 Gun stones is lowered significantly by the existance of M2 (meaning you don't need to uncap a half dozen Tia Guns anymore), and the fact that we have way more free guns in the game now and get free gacha pulls a lot more often. Anat is way out of date, the costumes are -ok- if you use those characters, but otherwise it's not worth doing more than to get Anima and half pots early in the game. Casino is a cancer.
i am playing it at work so i dont mind, i actually find poker fun.
and i dont have anything better than Anat, that is my primary goal for now.
 

Favi

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Oct 25, 2017
481
Expending nearly two Sunlight Stones worth of valor for the second evoker is worse than the material grind and time gates.
I am focusing in getting all 10% seraphic attack summons before the evokers so it will take me a long time (I have 2 10% and 4 at 7%).
Same. I'll get the summons first since I'm already pretty satisfied with most of my teams. And maybe by the time I'm done the evokers won't cost so much anymore (or they will give us more sources of astras and arcapoints).
 
Oct 25, 2017
11,843
Congrats! Unlocking those arcarum characters is such a pain but at least you get a super strong summon in the process. Seems like his gameplay needs a bit to get used to but also looks like he's really good. Now you probably lost any motivation to run arcarum for a long while, lol. It happened to me after unlocking an evoker.
cant decide if i wnat to get tower or sun next. Caim was the only one I wanted based on looks.
 

Lynx_7

Member
Oct 25, 2017
707
You get Lelouch by completing the entire event story, but the remaining chapters won't be available until the 19th in Japan (right now you can only get up to Stage 4.5). For Kallen, she joins you after completing the Event story up to Stage 4.5. For Suzaku, you have to purchase him in the shop using materials farmed from the event. For materials, just play the Special Quests for the event over and over doing the hardest difficulty you can do (easily) for more material drops (you may get CC and the rare gun to drop on Extreme and higher difficulties).

Once you get the 3 characters, the materials needed to uncap them are the same for any other normal SSR character/there are no materials specific to this event needed. If you want to fully uncap the Rare Gun and/or CC to 4 stars, you will need materials from the event as well.
Thank you! Are CC and the gun worth going for? The most I can reliably handle is Extreme and it looks like it'd take forever to grab all 4 copies of each. My team isn't exactly optimal for farming, a single run takes around 5 minutes. :P

Speaking of which, what should I focus on for now in terms of teambuilding? This is what I currently have available:
 
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Kreed

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Oct 25, 2017
2,459
Thank you! Are CC and the gun worth going for? The most I can reliably handle is Extreme and it looks like it'd take forever to grab all 4 copies of each. My team isn't exactly optimal for farming, a single run takes around 5 minutes. :P
A fully uncapped CC and gun would be useful since you're just starting out, but there's plenty of other summons/weapons you can get from the main quest/side stories at your own pace.

Speaking of which, what should I focus on for now in terms of teambuilding? This is what I currently have available:
I'd wait in regards to team building for a specific element until you have more SSR characters for either Wind, Water, Fire, or Earth. But the Gabriel and Hamsa summons have good Elemental Attack boosting auras to start Water and Wind teams with respectively.
 

zoku88

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Oct 27, 2017
428
Man, I'm so happy that events have arcapoints. I've gotten more astras in the past two days than I have in the past month, it feels like...
 

Rean

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Oct 27, 2017
843
i just unlocked arcanum and have a question (actually 2):
if i reach checkpoint and use it i cant fucking go back since it wasted my badge? :E
wtf is this i thought it'll just save my progress and let me continue
so i either save and waste a badge or risk it and go without? or whats the point of saving

and since i got 10k points from event, should i instantly buy SSR weapons from shop? or its not worth it? i kinda want monika too
 
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