Are you ready to head into battle with your base? Or do you have questions?
It’s not uncommon to have a lot of questions as you’re setting up your account. We often hear many of the same questions, and we do our best to answer them; however, sometimes, we’re not able to.
And, sometimes, as much as we dislike it, our guides are out of date. So, what do you do when you are seeking to make sure that your base is battle-ready and you can’t find your answers in our Line rooms or guides?
You come here, to the last Mobile Strike Strategy guide that you will ever need. Keep reading as we answer all of the questions you often ask.
What Should My Stats Be?
What should my stats be in order to trap or attack? This question is often asked and to be honest; it’s very difficult to answer. However, if you’re looking for a ballpark, spend some time talking to players who have effective setups.
Ask if they would be willing to share their current stats with you. That can give you stats to shoot for, however, remember, with the game constantly changing, those numbers will change as well.
What Stats Do I Need?
This is the biggest question we will cover. The answer to this question will guide the answer to other questions that we explore throughout this guide. The stats you need are going to be dependent on your individual playstyle.
For defenders, it’s important to focus on several stats. We went into stats more in-depth in our how to build your stats series. However, for a quick synopsis today, we’ll give you a list of stats to focus on for defenders.
- Base Defender Stats
- Type Stats
- General troop stats
It’s important to keep in mind what current debuffs are when it comes to general troop stats and type stats. If attackers reach a certain level when it comes to debuffs, it could mean that your stats are getting zeroed out.
Currently, the only stats that can’t get debuffed are Base Defender stats. However, while there are debuffs available for type stats, type stats are also still a very important stat to defenders.
Attackers have a lot of stats to focus on as well. Our quick list for attackers includes:
- Base Assault Stats
- Type Stats
- General Troop Stats
- Battlemark Stats
For our attackers, you’re more likely to have stats that are over the debuff threshold when it comes to general troop stats. Not many defenders will have the ability to fully debuff your stats. While our recommendation is to always build your stats before worrying about debuffing your opponent you do want to ensure that you take advantage of the debuffs that are offered as they can really help weaken your opponent.
Our quick list for stats to focus on as a Control Point player includes:
- Control Point Specific stats
- Type Stats
- General Troop Stats
- Battlemark Stats
Many of our notes for attackers also hold true for Control Point players. However, we have another important point for our Control Point players.
Pay attention as you build your setup. There are Control Point specific stats that are specifically for defending the Control Point and stats that are specifically for attacking the Control Point. As you set up, make sure you have a setup for defending and attacking.
How Do I Specifically Know What Stats I Need?
Knowing what stats you need comes down to knowing how to read reports and testing. We will look at the three main stats, what they do, and what might indicate you need to focus on that stat.
Attack isn’t just for our attackers and Control Point players. This stat is essential to anyone who plays the game.
Attack allows you to kill off more of your opponent’s troops. That means for defenders, if you’re not killing the full march, you need more attack. You can get more attack through building more troops or stats.
For Control Point players, if you’re struggling to kill enough of your opponent’s troops, you need more attack. You are limited in how many troops you can have in your march. This means that you will mainly build your attack through stats.
For Attackers, if you want to kill more of your opponent’s troops, build your attack stats. Because your deployment size is going to be limited to a certain size, you will rely heavily on stats versus troops for your attack.
Defense is going to help protect your troops from getting killed. While this stat is mainly for our defenders, it does play a role for attackers and Control Point players as well.
If you’re easily killing off your opponent’s deployment, but your troops are lighting up like kindling, you need more defense.
Health is essential to every type of player. Think of Health as Popeye’s spinach. Having more health means that you are stronger.
It essentially allows your troops to keep defending or attacking longer before they die. Health is a stat we actually prioritize over defense because, without it, your troops will be kindling. If you’re struggling to keep your troops alive, add health and then defense.
What’s the Best Gear for Defense, Attack, or Control Point?
The answer to this question changes a lot. However, typically, the best gear is going to be the latest set released.
One thing that tends to throw players off is whether set leveling changes that. However, it doesn’t, set leveling stats apply whether you’re wearing the gear or not.
What might tip things is gear enhancements. In addition, keep in mind that set bonuses are active whether you are wearing the gear or not.
As you choose your gear, it’s important to keep in mind the stats you’re focused on. For example, at this point, if you are a trap set up with only Tactical troops, the new Mechanubis Gear Set might be the best choice for you.
However, if your troops are an even split you’ll want to focus on Base Defender stats and stick with the older Ghost Revenant Gear Set. As new gear comes out, you’re not obsolete. You might want to switch to the new gear as you’re able to manufacture it.
When choosing what pieces to manufacture first consider the stats of the new piece versus the old piece. Will the new piece give you more of the stats you need? If the answer is yes, start there.
It all comes down to comparing what stats are offered by the various pieces and what you need.
What Are the Best Mods or Augments for Defense, Attack, or Control Point?
The newest Mods or Augments aren’t always necessarily the best for your setup. When it comes to Mods, you want to choose the best mods you have that enhance your playstyle. However, you want to also consider what mods you have and what level they are.
If your mods haven’t been combined to level six yet, they might not be as good as an older set that you can get a set bonus on.
Always compare the stats of the mods you have with the stats of the mods you are considering swapping in. If you don’t have a full set of the mods and won’t get the set bonus, it might be wiser to mix and match the mods you put in your gear.
For Augments, things are a little different. We can’t combine Augments which means what we get when we open a box is what we have. However, it’s also important to note that Augments don’t have a set bonus.
That means that it will often be beneficial to mix sets. For example, if a set comes with stats for multiple styles of player, you might not need to use the Augments with Control Point stats, which means you can swap in a mod from another set that could help you more.
What Assault Vehicle Should I Use?
Assault Vehicles are another feature that constantly evolves and levels up. Because of this, you should constantly evaluate the Assault Vehicles you’re using and whether you need to switch it up.
If you level up an Assault Vehicle that you’re not currently using, compare its stats to the stats of the Assault Vehicles you are using. Does it outperform what you’re currently using?
If the answer is yes, it’s time to switch that Assault Vehicle into your setup.
This series isn’t done yet, however, in the meantime, we have some content you should check out.
How to Build Your Stats
We discussed the stats you need for different playstyles a bit, but what does that really mean? For a more in-depth guide, check out our older How to Build Your Stats series.
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