Fortus

Last Updated: October 3, 2022

fortus splash art

Champion Overall Rating: 3.5

Key Areas

Arena Def: 9
Arena Atk: 9
Clan Boss: 2
Hydra: 2
Doom Tower: 10

Dungeons

Spider: 6
Fire Knight: 4
Dragon: 6
Ice Golem: 8
Iron Twins: 2

Faction Wars

  • Crowd Control: Legendary

Doom Tower

Magma Dragon: 2
Frost Spider: 2
Nether Spider: 2
Scarab King: 2
Eternal Dragon: 2
Celestial Griffin: 2
Dreadhorn: 1
Dark Fae: 2

Champion Type

DEF

7/10

Book
Value

A2, A3

Book
Priority

Fortus

Never has a champion needed a playtest more than Fortus, with a tentacle matching every individual action his passive takes, it is very difficult to understand how to utilise Fortus.

He brings a rare effect in his A3, a Secret Skill. This requires an action to unlock similar to the Mortu Peril skill. The damage will for sure depend on the multiplier but it reads like a major damaging ability but contingent on there being fear or true fear on enemies. I highly recommend that this champion be used alongside a more reliable fear champion such as Ma’shalled due to the Cooldown on his passive. If you play him alone the idea is that he is played in a go second scenario, is nearly killed but his passive will then save him. By cleansing his debuffs he will ensure he can attempt to place the fear however you will lose any increase accuracy buffs at the same time. He’ll then fully heal but lose all the turn meter and then attempt to fear all enemies finally putting himself to sleep. This really is a steep price to pay for the passive and may very well end up with Fortus being a useless champion because of this but fear is great for wave content and will certainly help you with progression with this debuff alone.

He does bring some positives. He does not require any critical rate if fears are out on the enemy, freeing up some stat budget for more accuracy. He also can place his own fears and this becomes a true fear without requiring accuracy on any standard feared enemies.

It’s hard to say at this point whether this champion is really strong or just a massively useless Davy Jones (the pirates film version!!).

 

Taste of Oblivion

Attacks 1 enemy. Has a 35% chance of placing a [Fear] debuff for 1 turn. This attack will always be critical if the target is under a [Fear] or [True Fear] debuff.
Level 2: Damage +5%
Level 3: Buff/Debuff Chance +5%
Level 4: Damage +10%
Level 5: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%

Damage Rating

Multiplier: 3*DEF
Overall Grading*: Godlike

Horrors Beyond - 4 Turn Cooldown

Attacks all enemies. Has an 80% chance of placing a [True Fear] debuff for 1 turn. This debuff cannot be resisted by targets under [Fear] debuffs.
Level 2: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 3: Damage +10%
Level 4: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 5: Cooldown -1

Damage Rating

Multiplier: 3.8*DEF
Overall Grading*: Average

Astral Terrors

Attacks all enemies. Will ignore 30% of each target’s DEF against targets under [Fear] or [True Fear] debuffs. This attack is always critical against targets under [Fear] or [True Fear] debuffs.

The damage of this skill increases by 10% every time a [Fear] or [True Fear] debuff is placed on an enemy.

Secret Skill: This skill has a 40% chance to be unlocked for 1 turn whenever a [Fear] or [True Fear] debuff is placed on an enemy

Damage Rating

Multiplier: 0.1*FearCountInRound+3.5*DEF
Overall Grading*: Godlike

Stars Align [P] - 4 Turn Cooldown

[Passive Effect]
Increases the chance of enemy skills failing by 15% when those enemies are under [Fear] or [True Fear] debuffs.

[Active Effect]
Prevents this Champion’s death and keeps this champion alive on 1 HP when hit by a fatal hit, then removes all buffs and debuffs from this Champion. After preventing this Champion’s death, fully heals them and fully depletes their Turn Meter.

Then, has an 80% chance of placing a [Fear] debuff on all enemies for 1 turn.

Finally, places a [Sleep] debuff on this Champion for 1 turn. This debuff cannot be resisted or blocked.

Aura

Increases Ally C.RATE in arena battles by 25%.

*Grading is calculated using Realistic Battle Scenarios - Read More Here

PVE Masteries

Wave Control
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye

PVP Masteries

Go 2nd Fears
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye

Blessings

We recommend you use these blessings for Fortus.
Team Blessings should be limited to 1 per team. For more information, please read our Team Blessings guide here.

Arena Defense

ward of the fallen

Debuffer

brimstone

Team Blessing Consider an alternative blessing if this already exists in your team.

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