EMPIRES & PUZZLES

Hero Reports (LEADERBOARD) | Data Extracted:12/05/2018

We freeze the Top 100 LEADERBOARD Teams at a given interval and collect their information through Empires & Puzzles interface and place it in a data store. We understand that ranks can shift some during collection - still an excellent sample. Data Sampling will occur on regular basis (day) at a random time.

1) Top 15 Used Heroes (This does include duplicates on a team) D = Defensive Grade. O = Offensive Grade. GPAb = GPA Blend of the D + O.
2) 5 Stars Not Used Only incuding Legendary Heroes as including Epic would make for a long list and not really provide any insight.
3) Top 5 Alliances (We sort them by Alliance name so only 1 is recognized if there is a duplicate at #5 for the current week)
4) Most Duplicated Hero (A Hero gets 1 'vote' for each instance they are included 2 or more times on a players LEADERBOARD team)
5) Hero Pos Top 5 (ea Type) This adds the Left/Right Rear positions together, the Left/Right Flank positions together, and the Stand alone Center position. The Report then identifies the Top 5 for these 3 sets of data.
6) Hero Pos Top 5 (multi Type) This includes the Top 5 Heroes being used in more than one position - by the total in all Positions (so a True Top-5 Hero could be replaced in this data set).
7)***NOTICE*** HERO GRADE/GPA CHANGE - Now availible within the Weekly Review itself.
8) Top-100 EPIC Hero Appearances

Empires & Puzzles - Top 15 Heroes Used

Empires & Puzzles - Top 5 Star Heroes Not Used

Empires & Puzzles - Top 5 Alliances

Empires & Puzzles - Most Duplicated Hero

Empires & Puzzles - Top 5 Heroes Each Positions

Empires & Puzzles - Top 5 Heroes Multi Positions

Empires & Puzzles - Top-100 EPIC Hero Appearances

In regards to Rare Heroes - understand that our LEADERBOARD Statistics are pulled from the Top 100 LEADERBOARD teams so Rare heroes will never contain this section of the data. As of this time there are enough long term players of the game that they have a full 5 star team. This is true for the most part in regards to Epic Heroes as well - those that do appear - consider likely special (Kiril is one such Hero that has life after a players move into the Legendary player realm (for special purposes at a minimum). These Epic heroes are in report 8.

The WEEK in Review: Nov 25 - Dec 05

Top-100 LEADERBOARD trophy count ranges: 2,725 up to 2,914 (narrower range than last week).

The Seasonal characters were made 'HARD TO KILL'. Santa Claus, Mother North, Buddy & Rudolph.

Yunan - Most significant Grading Improvements I recall ever seeing...

Zeline drops to an unusual and uncomfortable spot in THE ULTIMATES @ #5.

Zimkitha makes her debut at LUCKY #13! INARI and MITSUKO receive their initial grades.

Alberich hasn't moved from his perch @ #6 in the #1 spot of the CONTENDERS. 3 WEEKS IN A ROW!


INITIAL GRADING INARI & MITSUKO


GRADING CHANGES: Yunan

Yunan - Most significant Grading Improvements I recall ever seeing, and rightly so.
He is a Bad Ass and fits right in with the Seasonal's - this Guy was made to be 'HARD TO KILL'.
More than a 1/2 point GPA increase in Offense (3 of 5 factorable grade increases)

INTRODUCING...The 4 SEASONS


Mother North vs. Alberich - I choose Mother... but man I don't want her smiling face in my line-up! Check Out the Compare in this Vid
Buddy* matches Defense with Master Lepus and his Health is a smidgen above Azlars! These Seasonal characters were made 'HARD TO KILL'.
* Ranking is based on roll-with incrimination (duplicates get same rank and next change in value gets next sequential #) RAZOR's EDge Intro.

THE ULTIMATES: The Top 5

#1 Gravemaker in 72 of the Top-100 (15.20%|500). He extends his consecutive WIN streak to 18 in a row at #1. Duplicate use drops from 10 to 6 to 4 this week.

#2 Alasie in 47 of the Top-100 (9.60%|500) - maintains her position from last week + 1 use and 1 duplicate.

#3 Guinevere in 38 of the Top-100 (7.60%|500) - moves up 1 spot from last week -3 uses.

#4 Sartana in 37 of the Top-100 (7.60%|500) - moves up 1 spot from last week + 8 uses and 1 duplicate.

#5 Zeline in 37 of the Top-100 (7.40%|500) - drops from #3 to #5 a rarity. -7 uses.

Sartana holds the record for lowest use @ 5.8% in the pool of 500 heroes set on 11/24/18. A whole 1% pool use lower than Quins Low.
THE ULTIMATES set the record for lowest use @ 47.6% in the pool of 500 heroes set on 11/24/18.
This Top-5 team holds the record for highest use @ 56% in the pool of 500 heroes set on 10/13/18 and matched on 11/03/18.
Gravemaker holds the record for highest use @ 18.60% in the pool of 500 heroes set on 10/27/18.
NEVER has any of the Top 5 stepped outside of the Top 5 since data sampling began on 7/29/18.

THE CONTENDERS: Top 6-10

Alby is not budging from his perch on the fence; he sees position 5 straight ahead. STEADY 3 WEEKS RUNNING.

#6 Alberich in 23 of the Top-100 (4.60%|500) - Holds his position in the top spot +1 use.

#7 Magni in 19 of the Top-100 (4.00%|500) +6 uses, moves up from #13 and 1 Duplicate.

#8 Lianna in 18 of the Top-100 (3.60%|500) - remains in same position as last week. +1 use.

#9 Drake Fong in 17 of the Top-100 (3.40%|500) - moves up from #12 +3 uses.

#10 Guardian Panther in 16 of the Top-100 (3.20%|500) - remains in same position as last week. +2 uses.

Magni @ 7% holds the record for highest use in the pool of 500 heroes set on 7/29/2018 for the CONTENDERS.

THE RISING: Top 11-15

Delilah drops from the CONTENDERS yet is Holy hoping to keep Hel beneath her...

#11 Delilah in 15 of the Top-100 (3.00%|500) - down from #7 last week -3 uses.

#12 Hel in 13 of the Top-100 (2.60%|500) - down from #8 last week -3 uses.

#13 Zimkitha in 11 of the Top-100 (2.20%|500) - Zim's debut!

#13 Gregorion in 11 of the Top-100 (2.20%|500) - been missing for some time, welcome back Greg.

#15 Joon in 10 of the Top-100 (2.00%|500) - back on the board this week.

#15 Aeron in 10 of the Top-100 (2.00%|500) - down from #10 last week -5 uses.

#15 Vivica in 10 of the Top-100 (2.00%|500) - down from #13 last week -3 uses.

Weekly Review|Data Archives

Introduction to: RAZOR's EDge

The tremendous fact about this product is that the instant you have the Hero Card (actually it would be the instant that I obtain it and process it) the ability to Rank and even grade the hero is available. The mathematical soundness of this prospect, it is 100% REAL. What you need to be aware of is where this Rank applies to the hero in the game. This will be explained following this paragraph. Being this is 1 of 4 methods of value - be aware if this is the only one that exists - it is entirely up to you to assess the value added via the Heroes Special Skill.

The Razor's Edge processes the data using a 15 point inspection algorithm and mathematical probability calculator resulting in the following two Balanced Ranks:

      Ap
   
[Attack Power]       

      Dh
   
[Defensive Health]

I named these balanced ranks using the strongest correlations between each of the 4 card based values. The individual card values are also ranked and they are great in direct visual comparison between cards, in decision aide their value is minimal as a single value doesn't give you a big picture view. This is why I created the correlation based value Ranks. I could of called them Offense and Defense. Simply put they do represent that - and more.

In every* RAID and WAR each opponent (you vs the A.I.) engages in a set of rounds I call the RAW-DETERMINANT-ROUNDS. These rounds start with the first attack of any battle. It includes approximately 3-6 attacks from you and approximately 3-6 from the A.I. In your case the attacks can be very calculated based on the tiles you are given, the A.I. should not be able to match your intellect! We are however, well aware that the randomizing parameters used by the games A.I. often have great success!

This is where your hero’s make their stand to become your lead actor, using their REAL RAW CARD BASED values. This is the sweet, unfiltered, MMA Octagon, Killer show, no frills RAW exchange of digital fist to face, sword to gut, axe in the back, take the pain round. At one end of the spectrum these RAW-DETERMINANT-ROUNDS setup the DOWNFALL of the A.I. or YOU. At the other end of the spectrum these rounds minimally identify the sitting ducks (easy death targets). This round is extremely important – using your raw talent big guns (which ARE NOT necessarily your Special Skill big guns) to do the most raw damage! This is where having the Razor’s Edge ranks nearby along with your opponents could be beneficial to you. Use your high Ap’s (i.e. #2) to attack their low Dh’s (i.e. #63) – this is only a suggestion you may prefer to do as much damage as you can to their tank instead, and there are certainly other options that can be beneficial to you based on your teams knowledge.

The RAW-DETERMINANT-ROUNDS end when the first Special Skill is used. The SPECIAL-SKILL-ROUNDS continue till a team is dead. The Razor's Edge doesn’t become obsolete during this phase; those of you that have rain-man like mind calculators won’t have a problem making the calculations on the fly and taking the appropriate action when an opponent’s weakness is revealed.

Official Release Date: 11/25/2018 - data was calculated using 'Roll-With' method
*TITAN and BOSS BATTLE's application is limited, will revisit in future.
The ability to run each of the 15 algorithm's with the most appropriate method (Roll-With or Roll-Forward) is available.



MENofEMpIRE - 2018 Series 3 Results

Holy Nature! IT'S A TIE!

Hansel & Chao in the FINAL 4

E&P MENofEMpIRE S3 Results!


11/28 Members CHAt Meeting Minutes

2018-11-28 Minutes

- Bringing Back the Hero Cards

- Razor's Edge: Feedback Regarding Ap/Dh Ranks

- Expanding our Friendly Competition Statistics


Top Alliance's


The Top-5 Alliance List is compiled weekly during the data extraction of the Top-100 players (LEADERBOARD).

The following Alliances have the highest # of Cumulative members present since 07/29/18.

The Top-5 Alliances
1) Crystal Palace
2) Seven Days Departed
3) Aggressive
4) Blazing Dawn
5) Seven Days Fermented

The Top Player
Player: Zero
Present: 12 of 19 (63.16%)
Ranks Summed: 127
Avg Rank: 10.58

No change in either.