Epic Seven – New Hero Senya, Side Story, 2021 E7WC Event and Web event.
The first week of May and Smilegate is already rolling out updates for their popular turn-based RPG Epic Seven. This is the first patch for this month but more are expected to come as they have already announced a big update in the latter weeks of this month. This Patch introduces a new earth element 5-Star hero Senya along with her new artifact Spear of a New Dawn which will be live on the drop rate-up banners from May 6th, 2021 to May 20th, 2021.
Apart from the drop rate-up banner, a new side story for Senya is scheduled to start from May 6th till May 20th. The new side story is titled “Spear of Vengeance” and features Senya and discovers her past as a mortal human in the dragon realm. E7WC is the main highlight for Smilegate’s Epic Seven right now as they seem to be adamant in making Epic Seven an esports title. E7WC (Epic Seven World Cup) is an ongoing Real-Time Arena PvP tournament that showcases players from all 4 regions (Global, Europe, Asia, and Korea) battling it out for a hefty prize pool of US$ 50,000. The winner of the tournament takes home the E7WC 2021 trophy and US$ 30,000. The players are selected according to their final rankings in the World Arena Ardor Season. A new web event titled Violet’s Golden Apples Event is also scheduled to start from May 6th, 2021. Let’s check out the update in detail.
Senya and Spear of a New Dawn
A new 5-Star earth elemental Knight Hero was revealed through the patch notes posted on Stove forums, which is the official forums website for Epic Seven. The new hero Senya and her artifact Spear of a New Dawn will be available through their drop rate-up banner from May 6th, 2021 till May 20th, 2021. Senya is a Knight Class hero which specializes in dishing out consistent damage and debuffs to all enemies. Her base stats, especially Attack is very high compared to other Knights in the game. Her 1st skill Spear of Vengeance is a single target damaging skill which has a 65% chance to inflict a Provoke debuff. The effectiveness of this skill increases by 25% if it’s not her turn.
Her passive skill Indomitable Spirit limits Senya to not be able to land critical hits but boosting her Attack by 30% and Critical Hit Resistance by 35%. Her passive also states that if Senya is hit by a non-critical hit attack, she will counterattack and inflict damage proportional to her Attack stats. After counterattacking, she will also activate Grace of the Battlefield. The grace of the Battlefield is a skill that grants all allies and the caster a random buff for 1 turn. This skill can only be activated once in 2 turns. Dragon Slayer’s Strike, Senya’s 3rd skill is an AOE skill that damages all enemies and inflicts a Decrease Hit Chance debuff for 2 turns. This skill also grants Senya a counterattack buff for 2 turns. Soul-burning this skill will reduce the cooldown of it by 2 turns.
As we can see from her skills, she could be a high damage unit with utility. Her base attack is high and she does not benefit from Critical Hit and Critical Hit Damage so we would recommend building her with as high Attack as possible for most optimum results. So far, we have not got the exact multiplier numbers but players are already planning to build her more for damage. We recommend building her on Attack/Hit, Attack/Immunity, or Counter/Immunity Set with a focus on Attack, Effectiveness, and Health stats. Take a look at her skills in detail:
Spear of Vengeance – Attacks the enemy with a spear, with a 65% chance to provoke for 1 turn. When it is not the caster’s turn, the effect chance increases by 25%.
Indomitable Spirit – The caster cannot trigger a critical hit, but Attack increases by 30%, and Critical Hit Resistance increases by 35%. When attacked, if the caster suffers a non-critical hit, deals damage to the attacker proportional to the caster’s Attack before activating Grace of the Battlefield. The grace of the Battlefield can only be activated once every 2 turns.
The grace of the Battlefield – Grants a random buff to all allies for 1 turn. (Increase Attack, Increase Effectiveness, Increase Defense, Continuous Healing, Debuff Immunity)
Dragon Slayer’s Strike – Strikes all enemies with a spear, with a 75% chance to decrease Hit Chance for 2 turns. Adopts a counter attacking stance for 2 turns.
Burn Effect: Skill cooldown decreased by 2 turns.
Spear of a New Dawn (Artifact) – After using a basic skill, has a 50% chance to inflict additional damage to the target. Additional damage increases proportionally to the caster’s Attack.
Side Story – Spear of Vengeance
Spear of Vengeance is a new 2-week side story for the new hero Senya which takes place in her village. As the description reads “A fire burns everything in Senya’s village, leaving her as the sole survivor. When Mort appears before her and offers to help her get her revenge, Senya agrees to follow him…”
The side story is available to all players above level 9 and can be accessed from going to the battle>Side story tab. Players can earn various rewards and event currency by playing through the side story and clearing all the stages. Amazing rewards like precious Skystones, Molagora, New Equipment, Penguins, Charms, Catalysts, Phantasms, as well as Gold can be earned by exchanging the Event Currency in the Exchange Shop. The Event Currency for this side story is called “Mysterious Berries”. The most efficient way to earn Event Currency is by playing the Boss stage on Hell difficulty. During this side story, if players use the hero Senya, her stats will be increased in the following manner: Attack, Defense, and Health increased by 50%.
E7WC 2021 Event
Smilegate posted their official E7WC event notes, which is available to all players to participate in and earn rewards. For players who do not know what E7WC is, it is called Epic Seven World Arena Championship and it’s an RTA tournament where players who were in the top ranks in the previous World Ardor Season are chosen to battle it out against each other for a total prize pool of US$ 50,000. The participants come from 4 different regions – Global, Europe, Korea, and Asia. Smilegate is pulling out all the stops for the event to be successful and they are providing generous rewards via the E7WC 2021 event. The event is available to all the players above rank 20 in all 4 regions from 22nd April till 30th May 2021.
The E7WC event consists of 3 separate events in which players can participate in. The 3 events are as follows:-
- Viewing Event – Players can watch videos of the matches which were broadcasted on the official YouTube channel of Epic Seven. Players have to watch any match’s VOD on youtube for a minimum of 30 seconds and they will be rewarded with 50 energy which can be collected in their in-game mailbox. A cumulative view count event is also taking place where players will be rewarded according to the total number of view milestones reached for all the videos of E7WC 2021 on Smilegate’s official Epic Seven youtube channel.
The milestones and rewards are as follows:
- 0.2 Million Total Views – 20 Covenant Bookmarks
- 0.4 Million Total Views – 100 Mystic Medals
- 0.6 Million Total Views – 5 Galaxy Bookmarks
- 0.8 Million Total Views – 5-Star Artifact Summoning Ticket x1
- 1 Million Total Views – 5-Star Hero Summoning Ticket x1
- Cheering Event – Apart from the viewing videos, Smilegate wants players to cheer for all the participants as well! In a cheering event, players can send their best wishes and messages to the participants who are currently playing in the E7WC championship. Players can do this one time a day and they will be rewarded with 50 energy that can be claimed in their in-game mailbox.
- Match Prediction Event – Players can predict who will win in different rounds of the E7WC championship and get rewarded by 4-5 Star Water/Fire/Wind elemental summon tickets for each round. The 3 rounds are the Main Match Round 1, Main Match Round 2, and Finals.
Violet’s Golden Apple Event
A new web event called Violet’s Golden Apple Event is going on! The new web event rewards players for playing in Adventure Mode/Hunts/Spirit Altar/Expedition. The rewards include 200 Energy every day after completing any of the modes mentioned above 20 times as well as 4 farming kits. Players can use the acquired farming kits to take care of their Apple Orchard. They can use 1 kit each to Water the plants, remove pests or fertilize the soil. Once the bar for each of them fills to the full, players will be rewarded with items like greater and lesser charms, energy, and leifs. Players will also get rewards for harvesting the apples and feeding them to various customers.
These rewards are obtained at certain milestones of the number of farming kits used. The milestones and rewards are as follows:
15 farming kits used: Free Unequip (12 Hours) x1
25 farming kits used: MolaGora x1
35 farming kits used: Covenant Bookmarks x15
45 farming kits used: MolaGora x1
60 farming kits used: Gold Transmit Stone x1
So, that is all for this update of Epic Seven. New hero Senya is anticipated to be a hard counter to Mortelix and bruisers. Make sure to read the official patch notes. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
We highly recommend playing Epic Seven on PC with BlueStacks using a keyboard and mouse.