The Continuum - Attack Factor / Defense Factor

Attack Factor / Defense Factor

The actual numbers used in this process are being kept hidden by the developers, however the relative importance of each factor in contributing to AF and DF can be seen below.

Factors in order of importance for AF: STR/INT & DEX then MOR then the "Roll".

Factors in order of importance for DF: CON & WILL then SPD & DEX then MOR then the "Roll".

The Roll is a random number generated between 1-200, allowing a random element to every attack and defense.

A unit's Initiative (i.e. the order in which it attacks) is its SPD + Roll, meaning that higher SPD on a unit increases the likelihood of attacking first, but does not guarantee it.

This makes each of the stats roughly balanced for usefulness, allowing for multiple builds for each unit.

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