Well friends, another month has gone by in 2020. While the world outside is crazy, many of us take refuge within the wall of EOS. Let’s take a look back at what was new in FFXV:ANE during the month of May!
Dark VIP 290
New VIP levels came out with feature unlocks and boosts to your stats
Ravus joined the 500 crew this month.
Dark Citadel 250
The maximum level for your Citadel increased to 250.
The Mama Garula Mount stomped into town with a focus on Synergies, Dark Crystal, March and Rally size increases, Vaults, Dark Core Troops, Dark Elementals, Dark Mercenary Troops, Dark Cities, Kings of Lucis, Astrals and Dark Monster Troops. OK, she focuses on everything.
Dark Siege and Traps Research
In an interesting twist, Siege and Traps became useful again. They each have a specific leverage;
- Dark Traps counter Dark Monster Troops
- Dark Siege counter Troop Supplies
Cindy joined Ravus in having a maximum level of 500.
Continuing the Astral upgrades, Levi can now be boosted to 400. This upgrade focuses on Ice, Lightning and Merc Troop Synergies, along with March/Rally Boosts, Crystal and Vault.
New Crystal Core Slots and Cores
Not only did new Cores come out, but there are now special Cores that can only be used in special slots.
Special Slot Cores
- Conquesting Capitals Core
- 12T% Capital Dark Assault Attack
- 6T% Capital Assault HP
- 18T% Capital Dark Assault Armor
- 12T% Capital Dark Rally Attack
- 6T% Capital Dark Rally HP
- 18T% Capital Dark Rally Armor
- 200% Capital Dark Assault Attack Multiplier
- Ancient Kings Core
- 4T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Troop Attack Bonus
- 7T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Troop Health Bonus
- 21T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Troop Armor Bonus
- 7T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Elemental Attack
- 10T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Elemental Health
- 30T% Kings of Lucis: Dark Elemental Armor
- 4T% Synergy: Astral & Kings of Lucis
- Thousands Assault Core
- 15T% Dark Crystal Assault Rally Attack
- 8T% Dark Crystal Assault Rally HP
- 24T% Dark Crystal Assault Rally Armor
- 15T% Vault Dark Troop Attack
- 8T% Vault Dark Troop HP
- 24T% Vault Dark Troop Armor
- 10T% Disputed Realms Dark Assault Attack
- 3T% Disputed Realms Dark Assault Health
- 9T% Disputed Realms Dark Assault Armor
- 200% Dark Siege Vault Assault Specialty
- 100% Dark Siege Crystal Assault Specialty
- 10T% Disputed Realms Dark Rally Attack
New Regular Cores
- Destructive Barricade Core: Bonuses for Dark Siege
- Alluring Glimmer Core: Bonuses for Dark Traps
- Dark Sorcery Core: Bonuses for Dark Elementals
- Stones of Fortitude Core: Bonuses for Dark Mercs
- Recoil Strength Core: Bonuses for Debuffs
- Empire Purging Core: Bonuses for Dark City Assaults
War Reliquary plus new levels for Command Center, Defense Ministry, Artificers Shop and Magitek Converter
The War Reliquary has maximum bonuses of;
- 10% Attack Troop Supply Attack Massacre
- 10% Attack Troop Supply HP Massacre
- 10% Attack Troop Supply Armor Massacre
- 10% Defense Troop Supply Attack Massacre
- 10% Defense Troop Supply HP Massacre
- 10% Defense Troop Supply Armor Massacre
- 10% Magical Troop Supply Attack Massacre
- 10% Magical Troop Supply HP Massacre
- 10% Magical Troop Supply Armor Massacre
- 100T% Dark Siege Engine Attack
- 60T% Dark Trap Attack Resistance
- 15T% Dark Trap Cripple HP
- 60T% Dark Trap Armor Piercing
Additionally, there were another 10 levels added to the Command Center, Defense Ministry, Artificers Shop and Magitek Converter.
Empowered Mirror Hero Research
Mirror Heroes got an upgrade, with additional research to make them stronger. There is also a new “Act as Heroes” skill that allows the Mirror Heroes to defend your Garrisons from pesky Expansion stealers.
Magitek Gear Set
This set is focused on combat and was released concurrently with the new Hero Verstael.
OK, so he’s not the most attractive Hero, but Verstael came into the fray with new Guild Adventure Hall abilities and combat boosts.
The Wise: The 4th King of Lucis
This new King of Lucis focuses on Fort Assault and City Defense. He also has significant bonuses for Astral and March/Rally Sizes.
Magitek Converter Update
Verstael can unlock the new recipes in the Magitek Converter. This has allowed the Magitek Converter to be a useful part of your Empire again!
Legendary Midnight Magitek Airship Monster Champion
This new “Monster” gives maximum boosts of;
- 15T% Dark Troop Attack
- 5T% Dark Troop HP
- 15T% Dark Troop Armor
- 40T% Dark Airship Attack
- 10T% Dark Airship HP
- 30T% Dark Airship Armor
- 40T% Dark Troop Attack with Hero
- 4T Dark March Size
- 8T Dark Rally Size
New Ignis Diner Plates
Finally new Diner materials! There are 6 new materials for Ignis’ Diner;
- Exquisite Gourmet Pizza: Boosts Offense
- Exquisite Gourmet Roast: Boosts Defense
- Exquisite Gourmet Toast: Boosts Neutral Realm and Capital Stats
- Exquisite Gourmet Cheese: Increases Dark Troop Attack/HP/Armor
- Exquisite Gourmet Spices: Dark Troop Attack/HP Sacrifice/Armor Sacrifice
- Exquisite Gourmet Egg: Dark Troop HP/Armor/Attack Sacrifice
Curious what happened in prior months? We have a whole series for you! To see what’s happened since the beginning of 2020, check out;
That’s all she wrote for May! Stay safe and tune in next month for the June Recap with AlyKat!
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