So I’m aware that Edmond Dantes is seen as pretty below-average for a 5 star servant in terms of performance, but there are a lot of things I like about him and I’ve been wanting to build a team around him basically since he has been released.
It’ll be a while before Skadi comes to NA, so in the meantime let’s have some fun thinking of ideas to make him work until then. I just want to see people go wild coming up with ideas for teams or strategies to try and make Dantes as useful as possible in whatever role works. We can just forget about things like pointing out that a class advantaged servant is more useful than him most of the time or that Jalter is a better ST attacker or other such things.
So, as far as my tactics go, Jack and Dantes go hand in hand on my teams usually. I almost always give Conversation on the Hot Sands to Dantes because it really pushes him into the territory of being a really solid single target crit attacker. Lately I’ve been using Jack’s Bond CE since it gives the whole team 25% more crit damage. I usually put 2030 on a third support teammate to keep more stars coming in just to ensure Dantes can hit crits. Generally I’m rolling with 30-50 stars a turn and the Count is doing anywhere from 28% to 53% more crit damage with increased star weight pulling them to him, pre buffs.
In terms of who that third unit is varies, and I’m totally open to suggestions, too. Usually it’s either Hans or Merlin, since both of them can get even more attack boosts as well as crit damage going for Dantes, and he bursts for huge damage when he brave chains with the right set up and the right buffs.
So being an all purpose ST crit attacker who laughs at class triangles has been working out for me so far, which is probably a far cry away from the AoE monster he becomes in the future.
Anyone else have any hypothetical CE/Team compositions that could help our boy Monte Cristo to pull his weight in the current state of the game, or the near future?