OnmyojiArena Chess Guide

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The battle between Shikigami has made its way onto the chessboard! Use unique chess pieces to build various combos, and face off against your enemies in this battle of the wits!

First, we will introduce the rules of this new mode!
Also, please note that this is only the beta test version. If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know so that we can improve this mode.

Basic Rules
There are 2 phases in OA Auto Chess: the preparation phase and the battle phase.

Step 1: During the preparation phase of each turn, the chess piece lineup in the chess box will refresh. (You may also spend coins to refresh the lineup.) Players can purchase chess pieces from the chess box and put it into their hand.

Step 2: Drag the chess pieces to the lower part of the board to initiate battle.

Step 3: When there are 3 of same Shikigami, you may fuse them into an upgraded version of that Shikigami by selecting “Upgrade” or dragging the chess piece in your hand to the same Shikigami on the board. Having stronger, higher-level pieces and making combos is a key to winning in Auto Chess.

Step 4: When the preparation phase ends, the chess pieces on the board will begin battle with the monsters or the opponent's chess pieces.



Advanced Rules

Coins
Players can purchase new chess pieces and upgrade chess pieces using coins. Players receive coins based on the results of the previous match.

Players may obtain coins in the following ways:
Base income: Players will obtain a certain number of coins each turn. The amount of coins received will increase each turn. (At most 5 coins in a given turn.)

Interest: When a turn ends, players will receive 10% of their current coin total. (At most 5 coins in a given turn.)

Winning: Receive 1 coin for defeating the other player. (Players won't receive coins for defeating monsters.)

Consecutive wins/ losses return: Players may receive up to 3 coins based on their wins or losses.

Chess pieces
The Shikigami in Heian-Kyo become chess pieces in this mode. Each chess piece will have one normal attack and one ability. When the energy gauge is full, the Shikigami's ability will activate automatically. (Some of the abilities are Passive Abilities, which will always be in effect). Each chess piece has a different role and race.

Combos will be triggered and chess pieces will become stronger if there are more of the same type of Shikigami on the board. Therefore, we recommend that you place your chess pieces wisely in order to execute more combos to make your chess pieces stronger.

Levels
The maximum number of chess pieces that you can place will increase as your level increases, with a maximum level of 10 and a maximum number of 10 chess pieces. Players will receive 1 EXP each turn. They can also obtain 5 EXP by spending 5 coins. As the player levels up, the appearance rate of stronger chess pieces in the chess box will increase. When players reach level 9 or higher, the maximum number of chess pieces that appear in the chess box will increase as well.

Life Points
When players lose a battle, they will take damage depending on the grade and level of the enemy chess pieces remaining on the board. Players will retire from the match when their Life Points reach 0.

Chess piece combos
When there is a certain number of chess pieces of the same role or same race on the board, the corresponding combo will trigger. A combo's strength will depend on the number of chess pieces of the same type on the board. Also, multiple combos can trigger simultaneously. Also, please note that even if there are many of the same chess piece on the board, they will count towards a single combo.

Type of Combo
There are various positions and features in this new mode:
Roles: Ninja, Samurai, Mage, Marksman, Tank, Support, Sorcerer, Material (Daruma), All (Froglet)

Races: Spirit, Underworld, God, Great Spirit, Fighter, Beast, Forest, Nature, Avian, Evil, Undead, Daruma, Froglet.

Special chess pieces
In addition to the Shikigami from Heian-Kyo, there are 2 special chess pieces.

Daruma: A Daruma costs 3 coins and can be used to upgrade a chess piece that costs 3 coins or less. To upgrade a chess piece, drag the Daruma to that chess piece.

Choose wisely when using Daruma to upgrade your chess pieces.

Froglet: This piece's role is All. Froglets are pieces that represent all roles. When a Froglet is on the board, it will add 1 to the combo for each role.

For example, if 3 Ninja pieces and 4 Tank pieces are on the board, after placing a Froglet on the board, the combo for Ninja pieces will become 4 while the combo for Tank pieces will become 5.

Please make use of the Froglets to enhance your combos.

Combo Effects
In battle, when players trigger a combo, they will also activate combo effects. Certain combo effects are more effective against certain pieces. Observing the opponent's combination of pieces and adjusting your own is one of the keys to success.



Do you find yourself confused with the interface of OA Auto Chess? Worry not! We have prepared a guide for the OA Auto Chess interface!

After the update on April 30th, players will be able to enjoy OA Chess!



Ninja
  • 3:Shikigami of the Ninja type will gain 15% CRIT and 150% CRIT DMG.
  • 6:Shikigami of the Ninja type will gain 10% CRIT and 100% CRIT DMG.

Samurai
  • 3:Shikigami of the Samurai type will gain 60 Armor.
  • 6:Shikigami of the Samurai type will gain 85 Armor.
  • 9:Shikigami of the Samurai type will gain 110 Armor and 150 MRes.

Mage
  • 3:Skill damage of all allied Shikigami will increase by 30%.
  • 6:Skill damage of all allied Shikigami will increase by 30%.
  • 9:Skill cooldown time of all allied Shikigami will be reduced by 50%.

Marksman
  • 3:Shikigami of the Marksman type will gain 40 Attack Power.
  • 6:Shikigami of the Marksman type will gain 40% Attack Power.

Tank
  • 2:Shikigami of the Tank type have a 15% chance to receive a 100-point durability shield when hit by a Basic Attack.
  • 4:Shikigami of the Tank type have a 25% chance to receive a 150 (+5% max HP) point durability shield when hit by a Basic Attack.
  • 6:Shikigami of the Tank type have a 30% chance to receive a 200 (+5% max HP) point durability shield when hit by a Basic Attack.
  • (All shields have a 1.5 second cooldown, and are stackable with the shield effect of any other active Tank-type ranks.)

Support
  • 3: Randomly increase the defense of a single friendly Shikigami by 160 points, and heal 25 of their HP per second.
  • 6: Increase the defense of all friendly Shikigami by 160 points, and heal 25 of their HP per second.

Sorcerer
  • 3: Curse a random enemy Shikigami, causing 75 points of true damage per second. If the target dies, this effect will automatically target and infect a new enemy Shikigami.
  • 6: Curse all enemy Shikigami, causing 25 (+4% max HP) points of true damage per second.
 

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