Milena is from the new Empires and Puzzles event, Tower Of Magic, which is looming on the horizon. She’s one of my favourite new Magic heroes because of her quick healing and devastating backhand, but there’s more…
If you read my earlier post about the new Tower Of Magic, you’ll already know that these new heroes enjoy 2 separate Specials. The first is at a near equivalent to VERY FAST mana speed, while the second is close to SLOW.
In Milena’s case, we see two distinctly different Special skills, morphing her from care-giver, into life taker. And in this post, I’ll be exploring her full potential.
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Caveat: This post represents game-play speculation and personal opinion. It is not advice.
(The Tower Of Magic and its heroes have not been released yet, and are subject to change).
Milena’s Element, Class, Special Skills, Passives & Talents
Here’s her info:
Element: Ice (Blue)
Mana Speed: Magic
Special Skills Tier-1: 1) Recovers 20% health for all allies. 2) Cleanses status ailments from all allies.
Special Skills Tier-2: 1) Deals 390% damage to all enemies. 2) Dispels buffs from all enemies.
Passive: MANA ON FULL CHARGE ~ On a fully charged Special Skill this Hero has a 50% chance to give 25% mana to all allies that are not of Ice element.
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.
Is Milena worth Levelling? (Empires and Puzzles)
Yes. Here’s why…
Milena’s Tier-1 Special (Very Fast)
Milena isn’t unique in casting VERY FAST healing however, her kind are rare and hard to come by.
How good is Milena’s healing? Let’s get a chart out and compare her to her contemporaries:
|Very Fast||Recovers 20% health for all allies||Cleanses status ailments from all allies|
|Very Fast||Boosts health of all allies by 180, which can be added as extra HP if already full||All allies are immune to new status ailments for 2 turns|
|Grazul||Very Fast||Recovers 15% health for all allies||All allies are immune to new status ailments for 2 turns|
|Toxicandra||Fast||Recovers 24% health for all allies||All allies regenerate a small amount of mana over 3 turns, and Cleanses all status ailments|
20% healing looks very strong compared with the others, especially at VERY FAST mana speed. And while I personally prefer Immunity over Cleansing, I wouldn’t really complain either way.
Milena is definitely as equipped and qualified as any other fast healer in Empires and Puzzles. But that’s where the comparisons end, because she can do what they could only dream of…
Cause the Suffering And End…
…of lots of tiny characters on your mobile screen.
Milena’s Tier-2 Special (Slow)
And so, if you choose to forgo Milena’s Tier-1 Special and wait for her Tier-2 to charge, you’ll unleash one of the most devastating field-wide attacks in the whole of Empires and Puzzles.
Right before your eyes, Milena will transform from Dr Jekyll, into Mrs. Hyde… From Beauty, into The Beast… From a chilled out, tea-sipping hippy, into a complete raging maniac.
And her new persona will offer no quarter, nor dwell on remorse.
Here’s how she compares:
|Slow||Deals 390% damage to all enemies||Dispels buffs from all enemies. 50% chance to give 25% mana to all allies that are not Ice (blue)|
|Killhare||Average||Deals 300% damage to all enemies||All allies get -20% defense|
|Slow||Deals 360% damage to all enemies||100% chance to bypass defensive buffs (including counterattack)|
|Slow||Deals 350% damage to all enemies||All enemies are immune to new buffs for 5 turns. Dispels all buffs from all enemies|
|Bobo||Slow||Deals 320% damage to all enemies||Enemy with the highest base defense gets -60% defense for 4 turns. Enemy with the highest base attack gets -60% attack for 4 turns. These can not be cleansed.|
Every time I write out Bobo’s Special, I’m impressed. He’s gotta be one of the best heroes in the game. (I know, I know -he’s slow).
Back to Milena: Her 390% is massive, especially as a versatile second option to her Tier-1 healing routine. That 390% may be the highest mass-damage Special attack in Empires and Puzzles (it’s actually a close second –Cristobal hits for 400% under the right circumstances).
The great thing about these heroes (and you can include the Ninjas with this), is that you’re always going to get something from them; If they’re dying, they’re gonna fire-off. If they’re living their best lives, they’re gonna be chilling.
Also note worthy is Milena’s Passive, which is available with the Tier-2 Special; so if you fire-off now, you have a 50% chance to give the rest of your team (assuming they’re not blues) a substantial +25% boost in mana.
The only issue I take with Milena’s T-2, is that it doesn’t Dispel enemy buffs until after her strike, so counterattack’s gonna feel like Karma, kicking her in the ass on the way out.
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Milena – Empires and Puzzles Tower Of Magic
My final thoughts:
Milena’s amazing; an angel and a monster, rolled into one.
I think she works in Raids, Defense, and against Titans: If your team is losing, she can help by healing. If your team is winning, she can help by hurting.
20% healing at VERY FAST is superb, and 390% damage to the entire enemy team is crazy.
On top of that, she’s got a great personality. What’s not to like?
Old Cynic’s Hero Grade: Deity
What are your thoughts? Did I get it wrong, or did I miss something? Let me know in the comments below.
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