Character Strategy-Hermit Yoda

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Kozispoon
3245 posts EA Staff (retired)
edited August 2017
Hermit Yoda
Jedi recluse who imparts sage wisdom in the ways of the Force
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Unlocks at: 5 stars
Available from: Guild Events Store
Abilities
Basic Attack – Master’s Protection:
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  • All other allies recover 10% Health and 5% Protection. All other Jedi allies gain 5% Turn Meter.
Special Ability – Master’s Training:
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  • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns. Dispel all debuffs on target other ally and grant them the Master’s Training unique buff until the end of the encounter. Then, call all allies with Master’s Training to Assist. (Cooldown 3)
  • --Master’s Training: +25% (doubled on Jedi) Accuracy, Defense, Offense, Potency, and Tenacity. Can’t be Dispelled or prevented.
Special Ability – Strength Flows from the Force:
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  • All allies have their current Health percentages equalized. (Health equalizing effects ignore Healing Immunity.) Then, all allies recover 20% Health and Protection and Jedi allies gain Foresight for 2 turns. (Cooldown 4)
Unique Ability – In Exile:
  • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.
Unique Ability – Do or Do Not:
  • Whenever an ally with Master’s Training is defeated, Yoda gains 100% Turn Meter and resets all of his cooldowns.
General Strategy
  • Use Strength Flows from the Force as often as possible to top off allies, and prevent the next incoming attack with Foresight.
  • In PvE, using Master’s Training under a Teebo lead with other Turn Meter removal specialists makes for a powerful squad—one that can extend the battle and turn the fight in your favor.
Hero Synergies
  • Qui-Gon Jinn or Ima-Gun Di make great Jedi leads to build a Hermit Yoda team around. Add your favorite Jedi to fill out the rest of the roster.
  • As Master’s Training stacks with other buffs, consider combining Yoda with Jedi units who utilize Offense or Defense Up (for example Jedi Knight Anakin, Ima-Gun Di, or Obi-Wan Kenobi) to greatly increase Damage and Survivability.

Where to Use
  • Hermit Yoda is powerful enough to improve any Jedi team in almost any situation.
  • He also shines in a Turn Meter removal squad, given his Master’s Training call-all allows those units to go to work against opponents. Hermit Yoda also helps sustain his team with keenly effective health and protection abilities.

Hermit Yoda Escapes!

Hermit Yoda’s “In Exile” is the first character ability to use the “Escape” mechanic, formerly found only in Raids, in any game mode. If Hermit Yoda is ever the last remaining character on his side, he Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat, but what happens after that depends on the game mode. Here’s a breakdown:
  • Arena: Yoda Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat.
  • Galactic War: Yoda Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat but he will still be available to use in that Galactic War with the Health/Protection/Turn Meter/Cooldowns he Escaped with.
  • PVE Nodes: Yoda Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat.
  • Raid: Yoda Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat. Similarly to using the Escape button, Yoda will be available to use in future attempts.
  • Territory Battles: Yoda Escapes and the battle ends in Defeat. In Territory Battles, units are limited to one attempt per phase, so he will not be available for use until that phase ends.

NOTE- Keen eyed Holotable heroes have spied that sweet buff stacking in some of the gifs and videos circulating over this release. This will not be implemented in game when Territory Battles go live, but please consider it a sneak peek of things to come for the future!
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  • DatBoi
    3572 posts Member
    What happens if he has retribution or is under imagun di lead?

    And some specifics on "escape" would be appreciated (especially in arena). If he escapes, is the battle a draw? How does that work in different game modes?
  • DatBoi wrote: »
    What happens if he has retribution or is under imagun di lead?

    And some specifics on "escape" would be appreciated (especially in arena). If he escapes, is the battle a draw? How does that work in different game modes?

    I think it just recover health and protection if he get a counter. And pretty sure battle will be lost if he is the last one
  • Varlie
    1286 posts Member
    edited August 2017
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?
  • Ender22
    1194 posts Member
    Varlie wrote: »
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Doesn't matter how much evasion you have if it can't be evaded. It'll hit.
  • What happens if someone with master's training gets fractured?
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  • Varlie
    1286 posts Member
    That's what I was thinking as well, thanks
  • It would make sense sense for han to be used against a hermit yoda team. He should be beatable.
  • BulYwif
    1977 posts Member
    I love it. Return of the Jedi.
  • Anybody else catch the g12 gear piece?
  • So just watched a video showing new Hermit Yoda, and one thing I noticed was when yoda called people to assist attack, JKA was double attacking. Possible rework going on here?
  • He got called for a bonus attack by Aayla.
  • Faroer
    246 posts Member
    edited August 2017
    Do we have any info on how Yoda interacts with

    A - Retribution
    B - Being called to assist
    C - Fracture /Daze / Etc and Master’s Training buff

    D - Other ability interactions?
  • ooh, thats whats happening. I forgot she does that ty
  • Holy cow he looks really, really cool.
    It just bugs me a LOT that we might see teams of two Yodas, and that kinda sucks.
    I wish there was a way to limit teams to one type of each, and you cant run more than one version of a toon on the same team.
  • Ender22 wrote: »
    Varlie wrote: »
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Doesn't matter how much evasion you have if it can't be evaded. It'll hit.


    It also doesn't matter how much "can't be evaded" you have, when the target can't be targeted due to stealth.
  • Faroer wrote: »
    Do we have any info on how Yoda interacts with

    A - Retribution
    B - Being called to assist
    <snip>

    I hope it simply calls his basic for health/prot/TM
  • Kozispoon
    3245 posts EA Staff (retired)
    edited August 2017
    Varlie wrote: »
    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Yep!
    DatBoi wrote: »
    ...And some specifics on "escape" would be appreciated (especially in arena). If he escapes, is the battle a draw? How does that work in different game modes?

    What happens to Hermit Yoda after he escapes can change depending on the game mode
    • Arena- Loss
    • Raids- Loss, but Yoda remains available to use in future attempts
    • Galactic War- Available to use if he escapes

    TLDR- Hermit Yoda's escape is mechanically the same as the "Escape" button in raids, just triggered automatically.
    Thank you for your patience 8D Forum Guidelines
  • Ender22
    1194 posts Member
    aclbosox wrote: »
    What happens if someone with master's training gets fractured?
    aclbosox wrote: »
    What happens if someone with master's training gets fractured?

    Looks like they'll keep masters training and won't be called to assist.
  • Ok, so I was a little sad that CLS didint have a Jedi tag, but now I can understand why.
    This little guy is a beast.
  • Ender22
    1194 posts Member
    Fanatic wrote: »
    Ender22 wrote: »
    Varlie wrote: »
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Doesn't matter how much evasion you have if it can't be evaded. It'll hit.


    It also doesn't matter how much "can't be evaded" you have, when the target can't be targeted due to stealth.

    True story. Unless all foes have stealth, the you'll be able to target Yoda.
  • Ender22
    1194 posts Member
    Ok, so I was a little sad that CLS didint have a Jedi tag, but now I can understand why.
    This little guy is a beast.

    Definitely, plus he'll be a Jedi once he completes his training. CLS will still be a beast under Yoda though. If all is as good as it seems, I'll definitely be calling Luke with Yoda
  • Kyno
    21863 posts Moderator
    Ender22 wrote: »
    Varlie wrote: »
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Doesn't matter how much evasion you have if it can't be evaded. It'll hit.

    2 situations where this would happen, everyone is stealthed so he can be targeted, in this case yes it would hit.

    He's th last one, which can't happen.

    Since I don't believe there is an aoe attack that can't be evaded, he's pretty safe.

    It's interesting
  • Yeah, this is pretty funny though. A team with 2 Lukes, 2 Yodas and a young Obi Wan.
    Too weird for my taste, but Im sure it will come.
  • I feel with a zQGJ (L), a zGrandmaster Yoda, and a Hermit Yoda, there would no available time for any opposing team to cause any damage to anyone. Add CLS and GK, or R2 to make it much worse. Haha. Exciting times ahead.
  • zQGJ, both Yodas, GK, and Zariss = best defense team ever? Lol. So much foresight and healing.
  • DatBoi
    3572 posts Member
    Kyno wrote: »
    Ender22 wrote: »
    Varlie wrote: »
    Unique Ability – In Exile:
    • Yoda gains Stealth for 2 turns at the start of encounter, and has +100% Evasion while Stealthed. When there are no active allies, Yoda escapes from the battle.


    Does "Can't be evaded" like Han's basic override 100% Evasion while stealthed?

    Doesn't matter how much evasion you have if it can't be evaded. It'll hit.

    2 situations where this would happen, everyone is stealthed so he can be targeted, in this case yes it would hit.

    He's th last one, which can't happen.

    Since I don't believe there is an aoe attack that can't be evaded, he's pretty safe.

    It's interesting
    R2's aoe cant be evaded (i believe)
  • That buff/debuff icons have a stack count.

    Thank god. Finally.
  • Is the Guild Events Store what we already have in game, or is that a new TB store?
  • Is the Guild Events Store what we already have in game, or is that a new TB store?

    New store
    "ARE WE BLIND? DEPLOY THE GARRISON."
  • aclbosox wrote: »
    What happens if someone with master's training gets fractured?
    Judging from the icon it seems a unremovable buff, so no effect
    The real question is "can a Fractured char be granted Master's Training ?"
    It would make sense sense for han to be used against a hermit yoda team. He should be beatable.
    If he is stealthed at the start of battle as stated : nope ;-)


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