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which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by CoolDude » January 1st, 2011, 5:53 am

im just asking this....because they very good but very underrated.



some lvl 0 units:

peasent
woodman
goblin
mudcrawler
walking corpse.

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by Crushmaster » January 1st, 2011, 6:01 am

Well, being I'm a loyalist only guy, I would naturally say peasant/woodsman. And, actually, that may be somewhat true, but they're not available for recruiting in MP. Those are my two favorites, I guess; specifically, peasant.

In terms of game-power: Turuk and TSI did (in the past - like over a year ago) a goblin versus walking corpse MP match, and the walking corpses won.

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by thespaceinvader » January 1st, 2011, 9:35 am

Objectively, WCs are likely to win over virtually any other level 0 unit, because they're self-replicating - you have not only to kill them but to prevent them from raising your own units again. But in the long term, Peasants, probably, they simply have the most levelling options.

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by hhyloc » January 1st, 2011, 10:10 am

Walking Corpse obviously 8) . But I also like the Ruffian with their low cost and XP requirement, they can also level into Footpad which is my second most favorite unit (even with their nerfed attack since 1.9).
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by StDrake » January 1st, 2011, 12:21 pm

Not considering their advancement and fielding against opponents tougher than lv 0 I'd say:
goblin or woodsman

Goblins i've found to be typically dangerous, having relatively high attack, almost like a spearman. Though not a real threat they are capable of causing some nasty damage before a regular strike team comes
Woodsmen in turn have some nice defences, and only a little weaker ranged attack than the goblins melee

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by Hulavuta » January 1st, 2011, 6:43 pm

Goblins.
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by monochromatic » January 1st, 2011, 7:27 pm

Mudcrawlers would win by far in any matchup of level 0's. Thus, they're my favorite.

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by Gambit » January 1st, 2011, 7:29 pm

Yes definitely mudcrawlers when their new art gets done.
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by shadowm » January 1st, 2011, 7:33 pm

Walking Corpses all the way. And I say this because Cookie killed my orcs in Freelands using mostly DAs and WCs creating a rather odd Zombie Apocalypse scenario with them.

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by tyler » January 5th, 2011, 8:40 am

Meh, I think the question is similar to: "Which is the best unit?"

It depends on what you're using the level zero units for really. Goblins can really put the hurt on drakes and horses at night, which is something WCs simply can't do on their own.

In a stand alone 'level zero fight,' I would have to say that WCs would win because of reasons already stated. (self-replicating)

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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by cookie » January 5th, 2011, 11:05 am

I would have to say WC's (zombies).
Their so cute too and they reproduce themselves which is a win :)
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by UK1 » January 5th, 2011, 4:33 pm

I am shocked, shocked! to discover that there is gambling here! Okay, I'm just shocked to discover that nobody's mentioned bats. I mean perhaps in a level zero vs level zero brawl the WC dominates, but tactically the bats are, I think, the best level zero unit. Or... at least... they were... in 1.8 and before... That is to say until the ahem hurrmm ahem HMM ahum hurm hm *cough* HEM made into a Feral Flying Fail.
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by StDrake » January 5th, 2011, 5:19 pm

ZOMG you're right! we totally forgot those pesky little blighters and their 'always 60% def that rng reads as 90%'!
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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by Reepurr » January 5th, 2011, 5:27 pm

UK1 wrote:tactically the bats are, I think, the best level zero unit. Or... at least... they were... in 1.8 and before... That is to say until the ahem hurrmm ahem HMM ahum hurm hm *cough* HEM made into a Feral Flying Fail.
Uh.
What?

...

They had 40% in villages before Feral, it's just that you didn't notice until then. :eng:
In fact, as far back as 1.6, they had 40% in villages.


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Re: which is the best lvl 0 unit in you opnion

Post by Huumy » January 5th, 2011, 7:07 pm

I haven't played campaign much, so level 0 units I know of are goblin, walking corpse and vampire bat.

It's hard to say which is best, they all have different purpose when mixed in army.

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