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Thread: Strongest Town & Weakest Town in HOMM3 This thread is 30 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 10 20 ... 26 27 28 29 30 · «PREV
Salamandre
Salamandre


Admirable
Omnipresent Hero
Wog refugee
posted July 04, 2016 01:37 PM
Edited by Salamandre at 13:52, 04 Jul 2016.

If you go into high level fight without badge of courage, you will probably have bad surprises. Then in single player, AI will never cast berserk, so this is a MP issue only, therefore you need to prioritize the badge, for a lot of other effects too (immunity to blind for example).

Now for the orb part, that's indeed problematic, but it is exactly its purpose: negate natural resistances, hence is a relic. When one can acquire it, I suppose the other also has a bunch of counters, this is advanced game.

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phoenix4ever
phoenix4ever


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Heroes is love, Heroes is life
posted July 04, 2016 02:02 PM
Edited by phoenix4ever at 14:04, 04 Jul 2016.

Sure it's annoying when your level 7's get blinded, but as Rampart and Dungeon you might not even be able to do anything about it.
As I play HotA the effects of Badge of Courage was changed to only +1 morale, so no mind spell immunity from this.
Yeah I know ai will never cast Berserk, that's why I feel a little dirty when using it against it.

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Salamandre
Salamandre


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posted July 04, 2016 02:15 PM
Edited by Salamandre at 14:16, 04 Jul 2016.

Well, I hope then Hota added other artifacts to substitute, because badge of courage was a very handy artifact to give to AI thus have "almost" fair battles, and all this without taking one slot from combos locations.

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phoenix4ever
phoenix4ever


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posted July 04, 2016 02:22 PM
Edited by phoenix4ever at 14:26, 04 Jul 2016.

Hmm not really, they added some new artifacts, but not in relation to mind spell immunity. On the other hand it was'nt supposed to give mind spell immunity in the first place and it's not in the descrption of the badge.

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forgottenpw
forgottenpw


Hired Hero
posted July 05, 2016 09:37 PM

badge of courage was very probably not a bug, and thus the effect was intended by design.
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phoenix4ever
phoenix4ever


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Heroes is love, Heroes is life
posted July 05, 2016 09:51 PM

Then it should have been one rank higher than the other +1 morale artifacts...

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Anil
Anil


Known Hero
posted July 12, 2016 02:23 PM

What do you think about power of cove town? Is this powerful, weak or average?

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Anil
Anil


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posted July 12, 2016 07:13 PM
Edited by Anil at 19:14, 12 Jul 2016.

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phoenix4ever
phoenix4ever


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posted July 12, 2016 07:44 PM

I used to think Cove was top 3, now I think it might be the very best town. The Sea Dogs, Haspids and their town building Grotto are very powerful!

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forgottenpw
forgottenpw


Hired Hero
posted July 14, 2016 11:04 AM

for what is grotto that good?

7500 is like a artifact merchant, with the disadvantage that you cant buy, only "sell" (and only vs exp)

now compare that to the crap you might want to sacrifice at the beginning, probably netting you 1-2k exp
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phoenix4ever
phoenix4ever


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posted July 14, 2016 11:53 AM

Grotto is excellent for sacrificing crap artifacts, you can make a lot of great secondary heroes, by sacrificing crap. Make them learn Estates and other usefull skills for secondary heroes. Sea Dogs are ranged Mighty Gorgons with no retaliation and no melee penalty and Haspids hurts a lot.

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P4R4D0X0N
P4R4D0X0N


Famous Hero
posted July 14, 2016 05:55 PM
Edited by P4R4D0X0N at 17:59, 14 Jul 2016.

Cove is the most OP town in game... much stacks of sea witches pulverize anything, you can't beat big groups of upgraded Nix they are quite invulnerable at some point still dealing lots of damage, Haspids are OP too imho, same for Seadogs with their abilities...

with hota they nerfed conflux, was necessary at some point, same for big maps and necropolis (I still think necromantic amplifier should be at 10%, rest is fine)

Hard to tell a ranking of HotA towns. But I try on base of agressive gameplay

Cove (swamp, strong units, super strong heros and stats gain)
Stronghold (reworked cyclops without crystal, damn good heroes, very offensive and pushy)
Conflux (still very powerful)
Castle (pretty solid units, stable, free angels)
Rampart (much HP, good heroes, Elves) <-> Fortress (powerful units, swamp, wyvern anywhere in every game)
Tower (much ranged, Neela and Josephine very powerful) <-> Dungeon (good mix of ranged and air units)
Necropolis (only useful on very big maps, else reduced to nearly nothingness imho by the necromancy nerf and banning of Galthran)
Inferno (buffed a lil, only playable tactic is trash units + Pit Lords for demon raises, not my playstyle so I can't really add it anywhere, only useful heros Nymus and Marius)

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Otuken
Otuken

Tavern Dweller
posted July 11, 2018 01:32 AM

Statistically Conflux, Castle and Rampart are strong towns.
Conflux: Good low level and high level troops, fast, cheap, good native terrain, reachable 7.th level dwelling, cheap high level troops, has 4 gold specialist hero, armageddon immunities. I'd say it is the best town in game.

Castle: I'd put Castle the number one if it was as cheap as Conflux or Rampart. Almost every unit of Castle are very strong with huge damage/attack potential. No another town produce overall better army weekly than Castle. Very Imbalanced town if you are able to find enought gold.

Rampart: Very underrated town. Rampart is as strong as Castle and Conflux. Because good low level troops, produces the most hit points per week with reasoanbe costs.

Necropolis, Fortress and Stronghold are average towns.

Tower and Dungeon are weak towns.

Tower: Bad terrain, bad heroes, slow, and very expensive. I believe this town is only better than Dungeon and Inferno.

Dungeon: Overall troops have the least damage potential among the towns, high dwelling costs, expensive units. Bad terrain. Produce the least hit points per week without Black Dragons.

Inferno: The weakest town as everybody know.      


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