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Week of Neutrals

Postby Kalah » Jun 13 2011, 9:35

<img src="http://www.celestialheavens.com/images/potd/earthelemental_sm.jpg" align=right vspace=10 hspace=10>This week, we will see a bulk of neutral creatures released on <a href="http://might-and-magic.ubi.com/heroes-6/en-GB/news/details.aspx?c=tcm:21-18837&ct=tcm:6-231-32">the official page</a>, starting today with the good old, one and only <i>Earth Elemental</i>.

Over the coming days, more neutral creatures will be released, no doubt to great discussion amongst the fans: Do they look good? What will their stats be? What about abilities? And most importantly of all: Will there be more?

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Postby Qurqirish Dragon » Jun 13 2011, 14:00

The interesting thing is in their description, an earth elemental takes attributes from the rock it is formed from. I wonder if the stats of an E.elemental will vary based on the terrain you fight them on? (e.g. in grassland, they are more mud/dirt, meaning less sturdy, but can take a lot of physical damage (high hp, low defense), while in volcanic areas they are more obsidian, meaning harder, but more brittle (higher defense, low HP)
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Postby Skullmane » Jun 13 2011, 15:32

That sounds very interesting. Wonder if the same or similar will apply to other elementals? Saltwater elemental? Breeze elemental? Lava elemental? I hope QD's conjectures are correct.

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Postby ToweringAmishPlumber » Jun 13 2011, 17:06

Ugh! Are we sure this isn't the Transformer Elemental?

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Postby hellegennes » Jun 13 2011, 20:31

@Qurqirish Dragon:

Actually, a clay elemental would be both low defence and low hp. Hardness depends upon a number of factors. Sure, a crystalline material would be more brittle but thickness is important in inelastic materials. You can easily break a thin sheet of diamond with your fingers, but try breaking a 10cm thick one.

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Postby Kalah » Jun 14 2011, 9:46

Today's neutral creature revealed is the Fire Elemental.
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Postby Darkström » Jun 14 2011, 19:38

I bet the rest are Air Elemental, Water Elemental and Phoenix.

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Postby Pol » Jun 14 2011, 20:17

Darkström wrote:I bet the rest are Air Elemental, Water Elemental and Phoenix.

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Postby Variol » Jun 15 2011, 0:46

Pol wrote:
Darkström wrote:I bet the rest are Air Elemental, Water Elemental and Phoenix.

Winner! :-D


hey, thtop that! :-D

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Postby Kalah » Jun 15 2011, 13:38

Yes, today's creature on the official page is the Air Elemental. Looks pretty good.
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Postby Kalah » Jun 16 2011, 21:00

Then there's the mermaid, another neutral elite creature.
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Postby ThunderTitan » Jun 25 2011, 13:46

ToweringAmishPlumber wrote:>>Ugh! Are we sure this isn't the Transformer Elemental?<<


Transformer Face was my 1st thought as well...
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Postby Panda Tar » Jun 29 2011, 17:12

In the end, Phoenix is the one that grasp more my appeal of a design.

For the earth elemental description, it would seem that it's just opposite of having that fire elemental concept then, which looks like it's a magma/fire elemental. So, earth elementals being used on a magma terrain would become fire elementals? Hardly. Mayhaps they just throw in a unique terrain-only ability for each terrain - but that I really don't believe. What would be of earth elementals on a probably cloud-like terrain? Their strength could depend on terrain though, as it seems more logical - and all this regarding other elements as well.

Water elemental is that water wyrm from ages ago?

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Postby Variol » Jun 30 2011, 9:57

Kalah wrote:Yes, today's creature on the official page is the Air Elemental. Looks pretty good.


I think it looks stupid. It's supposed to be "neutral" but looks totally "evil".

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Postby Variol » Jun 30 2011, 9:59

Kalah wrote:Then there's the mermaid, another neutral elite creature.


Not too bad, but again, too evil looking with the red; particularly the hair.

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Postby ThunderTitan » Jun 30 2011, 13:57

And in other news, Variol was murdered an eaten by a innocent looking demon, because he puts too much emphasis on how something looks when determining alignment...
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Postby Variol » Jul 1 2011, 0:49

ThunderTitan wrote:And in other news, Variol was murdered an eaten by a innocent looking demon, because he puts too much emphasis on how something looks when determining alignment...


I hate it when then that happens. :(

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Postby Panda Tar » Jul 1 2011, 18:09

Variol wrote:
Not too bad, but again, too evil looking with the red; particularly the hair.


When you stop at a traffic light, it's evil. :tongue: Of course, speaking of a speed-craving irresponsible point of view.
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