Special thanks to the COTC god of wisdom Shizukatz for his notes on useful 4*. He made a fantastic video on reviewing all 4* units here.
During the global launch, most players won’t have a full roster of 5* units to use. You’ll need to raise 4*, and probably 3* units to supplement your team to take advantage of different weapon/element types.
I want to stress that all 4 star units are useful because of weapon and elemental advantages. The list below is therefore subjective but educational.
Pia, Barrad, Devin
Kurtz, Asylte, Wingate
Best 4 Star Warriors #
3-star passive reduces Sword resistance of all foes for 3 turns, complimenting heavy DPS sword users like Fiore
Has 3-hit Sword skill to help break fast (breakfast is yummy)
Can restore HP to an ally
Pretty tanky, gives self Regen and absorbs 10% of all damage dealt when attacking
3-hit Sword skill for breaking
Best 4 Star Merchants #
Incredible 15% Physical Attack buff to front row ally while taunting all the enemies
3% leaves bonus – farming OP
Can debuff Spear Res of all foes
Single target Spear DPS king (like a Spear version of our DPS god Fiore)
Can self buff ATK, Spear damage, and Regen
Can taunt all foes and counter physical attacks
Self buff DEF and Regen
Best 4 Star Thieves #
Can debuff enemy ATK, Wind Res, and Speed (great synergy with Scarecrow)
Can heal ally
Can debuff Ice Res of all foes and raise Ice Damage of paired allies (great pairing with Sofia, but be warned, Asylte won’t increase Sofia’s Ice Damage up any further)
Multi-hit Ice and Dagger attacks for breaking
Honorable mention to Wingate, a dark Thief who can raise damage to broken enemies and lower any enemy’s shield points.
Best 4 Star Apothecaries #
Put her on the back of your team to raise Ailment Res of front row by 50% (4 star Rita has the same passive)
3-hit Axe skill for breaking
Can cure paralysis and weakness, granting immunity
Put her in the back row and give Regen to your front paired ally (hp battery bank)
Can heal ally
Cute as hell
Best 4 Star Hunters #
3-hit Bow and 2-hit Ice attacks for easy breaking
Debuff all enemy Physical Def and this duration is extended by passive
Best 4 Star Clerics #
So all of them are great even if you have 5 Star Cleric Millard. Ramona for pure healing and regen, Cedric for healing and bleed passives, Menno for healing and to support your wind DPS units.
Best 4 Star Scholars #
Can reveal weak points of foes, great if you don’t want to memorize their weak points or follow a guide
Put him on the back row and let him stay there to use that 1* passive
Other notable ones include Laura (lightning DPS), Noelle (10% EXP bonus and debuff EATK/EDEF), and Heinz (dark DPS).
Best 4 Star Dancers #
All of them are useful for their buffs/debuffs and utility. You can’t go wrong with pulling Dancers!
For a list of the best 3 star units, click here.
And for the best 5 stars units, click here.
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