Eloise Review – Empires and Puzzles Clash Of Knights

Eloise Empires and Puzzles Hero Card

Eloise, a new hero from Empires and Puzzles Clash Of Knights, heard all about the Minion Summoners being slapped up, and wanted to have a go herself.

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Caveat: This post represents game-play speculation and personal opinion. It is not advice.

Eloise’s Stats and Special Skills (Plague Blade)

Element: Holy (Yellow)

Class: Wizard

Mana Speed: Average

Family Bonus: Raven ~ 2/3 Raven heroes get 35%/50% chance to make an ailment uncleansable

Special Skills (Ravaging Talons): 1. Destroys all Minions from all enemies. 2. Deals 270% damage to all enemies. 3. If an enemy had Minions, they will be immune to new Minions for 4 turns.

Talent: JINX ~ +25% chance to deal +15% extra damage per each active buff the enemies have. The extra damage applies to both normal attacks and Special Skills.

Eloise Empires and Puzzles Hero Card Detail

Is Eloise worth Levelling? (Empires and Puzzles)

Eloise is the final nail in the coffin for Minion Summoners.

Now, I don’t know if the Minion Summoner Designer at SG was fired, or if he/she took something from the fridge they shouldn’t have, but whatever happened, the Summoners are being killed-off.

I can tell you first hand, Freya’s not been the same lately; she’s hesitant and unsure of herself now.

Bera, well she’s been putting on a brave front, but those closest to her know, she’s hurting inside.

I don’t wanna start rumours or anything, but Bera and Alexandrine finally had-it-out at the Christmas party. It was a proper classic; a full on slagging-match.

Alexandrine seemed to give Zero f*#ks about what Bera had to say, -she just stood there, flexing, and staring her down.

And now Eloise’s under contract, -and word is, she’s gonna be taking some serious liberties…

Eloise and the Average Hitters

Eloise comes to Empires and Puzzles a fully accomplished badass.

First, she destroys all Minions from all enemies, then she hits them for 270% damage. Finally, she stops all enemies from getting new Minions for 4 turns.

Looking at the damage, it’s clear to see how decent it is for an Average speed hero:

  • Penolite hits all for 245% on Average, and if the target is a Summoner, he hits for 490%
  • Killhare hits all for 300% on Average, but stuffs her teammates with -20% defense
  • Elizabeth hits all for 175% on Average
  • While Viscaro, the current HotM, hits all for 190% on Slow.

270% on Average is a solid whack.

Eloise and the Shameless Killing of Minions

Eloise’s a ridiculously useful hero to own in today’s Empires and Puzzles.

Single-handedly, she swats away all the Minions from the opposition team. Just think about how crazy that is…

All these heroes suffer, including real elite troublesome heroes like Lady Of The Lake.

And to end the mockery, she bans them from caring for new Minions for another 4 turns.

I mean, who is this Eloise? What right does she have to walk up in here and start laying down the law?

Eloise and the Clash Of Knights Family Bonus

As with Eloise’s mate, Rayne, she too benefits from the Clash Of Knights Raven family bonus:

Family Bonus: Raven heroes get 35%/50% chance to make an ailment uncleansable

So… there you have it.

Eloise – Empires and Puzzles

My final thoughts:

Everyone’s gonna want Eloise. She’s a absolute powerhouse.

And while I’ve joked around a bit, heroes like Bera and Freya, who have 1 primary job, will really suffer at her hands.

Eloise’s Average speed means she’ll be effective, and with so many Minion Makers in the game, it’s fair to say, she has the ability to impact the outcome of a battle.

-Plus, she nearly hits as hard as Killhare, and does a whole lot more on the side.

Hero Grade for Eloise (Empires and Puzzles)

So for my grading, the question is:

Is this hero’s Special capable of/likely to change the outcome of a battle? Yes.

If not, do they still bring enough to the party to help defeat the deities? N/a.

Old Cynic’s Hero Grade: Deity

What are your thoughts? Did I get it wrong or miss something? Let me know in the comments below.

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2 Comments

  1. With more and more defenses currently started to loading up minion makers to provide ammo for Pengi, SG put out more and more heroes that specifically disabled them. At first it was Penolite but with him with very low (0.1%) chance to get, the minion makers can still survive in defense. Now out come Eloise to wreck it all. Plus, I can predict that she would be in most teams defense in minion wars.

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