Fire Pioneer (Chiwu)

Base Form

Awakened Form

Overview

Type HP
Get From Mystical Scroll, Mystical Summon, Fire Scroll, Legendary Scroll, Temple of Wishes
Awakened Increases Accuracy by 25%
Good For PvP in general
Skill Up Info Worth skilling up but isn’t necessary to fulfill its role

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Stats

Grade ★★★★★ ★★★★★★
Level Min Lv. 35 Min Lv. 40
Normal
HP 4560 7755 6195 10545
ATK 295 500 400 681
DEF 257 436 349 593
Awakened
HP 5280 8955 7170 12180
ATK 337 573 459 780
DEF 238 404 323 549

 

SPD CRI RATE% CRI DMG% RES% ACC%
Unawakened 102 15 50 15 0
Awakened 103 15 50 15 25

 

Skills

Leader Skill: Increases the Attack Speed of ally monsters by 24%

Skill 1: Yin Yang Attack [360%ATK + 9%HP]: Attacks the enemy with the power of Yin and Yang and puts the enemy to sleep for 2 turns with a 20% chance. The damage increases according to your MAX HP.

  • Lv.2 Damage +5%
  • Lv.3 Damage +5%
  • Lv.4 Harmful Effect Rate +5%
  • Lv.5 Damage +10%
  • Lv.6 Damage +10%

Skill 2: North Star’s Wisdom [300%ATK x 2]: Attacks the enemy 2 times with each attack having a 75% chance to remove a beneficial effect at the enemy and a 75% chance to block the beneficial effects granted on the target for 2 turns. This attack won’t land as Glancing Hits. (Reusable in 4 turns)

  • Lv.2 Damage +5%
  • Lv.3 Damage +10%
  • Lv.4 Damage +10%
  • Lv.5 Cooltime Turn -1

Skill 3: Sleeve Attack [440%ATK]: Attacks all enemies with world devouring powers and removes the beneficial effects on all enemies. You recover 5% HP for every enemy beneficial effect removed. (Reusable in 5 turns)

  • Lv.2 Damage +10%
  • Lv.3 Damage +10%
  • Lv.4 Damage +10%
  • Lv.5 Cooltime Turn -1

Rune Recommendations

Early Game – Despair / Focus (SPD / HP% / HP% or ACC%)

End Game – Despair / Will or Revenge (SPD / HP% / HP%)

Damage Oriented – Despair / Revenge (SPD / CRIT R% or CRIT D% / ATK%)

Additional Notes

Skill 2 “North Star’s Wisdom” & Skill 3 “Sleeve Attack”, deal damage before removing buffs.

  • If the skill successfully removes immunity, Despair rune set effect can stun the target.

Site Review

Dungeons:

  • GB10 – Not recommended
  • DB10 – Not recommended
  • NB10 – Not recommended

Raids: 

  • R5 – Not Recommended
  • Element Rift Beasts – Not Recommended

ToA: (Not Recommended) Several farmable units outshines him.

PvP: (Rating: 10/10) Chiwu is built for PVP battles, may it be in Arena or Guild War. His skill kit is perfect against will and shield teams due to his 2nd and 3rd skill that strips enemy buffs. Additionally, his normal skill can put enemies to sleep for 2 turns which is a good crowd control. He also has a lead skill of +24% SPD which is perfect for set-up wombo combo.

Aside from that his base HP is very high so he can tank some damage and hit hard using 1st skill because it scales on max HP. 2nd skill wont land a glancing hit and is a counter to units like Theomars which disallows endure skill and beneficial effects. Sleeve attack when maxed is only a 4-turn cooldown good for long battles and recovers 5% HP for each beneficial effect removed. This unit is a scary one to deal with both offense and defense.

How to Counter

Chiwu has a low base DEF of 549 at 6* max. Make sure you bring def breakers (Galleon, Bella, etc.) so you can snipe him with your nukers after applying debuff. Also, water utility units like Orion, Bastet, and Galleon can counter him 1v1 as long as you match his SPD stat.

Other advice:

  • Chiwu has awakening bonus of +25% accuracy, therefore it is easier to allocate other stats after reaching 85% hard cap accuracy. Prioritize HP%, SPD and DEF to compensate his low DEF stat.
  • Place his SPD slightly above buffers and nukers. It is a waste if there is a huge gap in SPD which allows enemy units to cast buff right after using sleeve attack.

Editor’s Note

Chiwu’s role is very limited but effective as a PVP unit. In early game where you are still farming good runes, he gives minimal progress so it is only recommended to build him starting mid-end game scenario. He is a Guardian rating unit both defensively and offensively so it is a game changer for those stuck in Conqueror ranks. Chiwu’s overall stats are high (Except DEF) which means grindstones greatly contribute for his survivability and threat to counter elements. Definitely worth your Devilmon skill-up.

Patch Notes

– Updated on 2017.06.03

  • North Star’s Wisdom – Previously: This attack lands as a Crushing Hit.
  • North Star’s Wisdom – New: This attack won’t land as a Glancing Hit.
9.1
Our Rating
7.11
User Rating

Monster Rating

  • Dungeon - /10
    0/10
  • Arena Offense - 9/10
    9/10
  • Arena Defense - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Guild War Offense - 9/10
    9/10
  • Guild War Defense - 9/10
    9/10
  • ToA - /10
    0/10
  • Raid - /10
    0/10
Overall
9.1/10
9.1/10
7.1/10
Comments Rating 7.11/10 (6 reviews)

Pros

Speed leader
Beneficial effect removal
AoE strip
Great base HP

Cons

Poor base defense

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