Arena of Valor (AoV) is a 5v5 third person 3D MOBA which gives mobile game a different style. It comprises of multiple modes which are the Valley Skirmish, Abyssal Clash, and the Grand Battle. As other MOBA games, a single match in AoV may reach to at least 12 to 18 minutes depending on players. And as usual, destroying the core is the main goal of a team but before that, all turrets must be put down first.
Heroes are the main character in this game on which they possesses unique abilities and skill set. As of June 2019, AoV has an updated 85 hero for playesr to be enjoyed as well as for variety of choices in team composition. If you are a beginner, AoV’s mechanics are not that hard to familiarize with. If you’re not familiar with AoV yet, then here are some guide and tips for you.
Master One Hero
As mentioned earlier, AoV has a lot of unique heroes with unique skills. Each hero have a skills that compliments in other heroes. By this, a team can actually decide on what type of meta their team are composed of. By selecting and mastering one hero, a player could focus on its pros and cons. In some experienced player however, high level skills and talent are the most important thing aside from team work. Team composition are far way more effective when played with veterans compare to that of a mid-level players. So in order for a player to play well, mastering and understanding a hero is necessary.
AoV is a MOBA that packages a lot of action. Unlike other MOBAs, heroes in AoV needs to be on the battle field anytime. It is very important for a player to be vigilant at all times. Don’t worry about regeneration for your towers are capable of healing your hero and your team mates. In addition to healing, every team member may equip a heal spell which requires you to have a level 9 account to unlock this spell. So, you can stay at your lane longer.
Eliminate Jungle Monsters
Eliminating jungle monsters will give your hero an additional experience and gold. Accumulating an extra gold as the game time progressive will give you an advantage to purchase your desired item for your hero in no time. Unfortunately, some players are enjoying hunting jungle monster while being unaware on their towers. One of the first goal in AoV is to take down towers, so better monitor your lane at all times. For better results, chat with your allies and ask for assistance if you want to take jungle monsters. It will not only speed up your leveling, but also the opportunity to start an ambush is possible.
AoV like other MOBA games, has a hero specification for roles and are falling in categories. Some of these hero can be countered with items or other hero skills. Heroes such as physical attack damage dealers can be countered by armors as well as to mage can be countered magic resistance. Fortunately, a combination of hero skill is advisable for a team in order to succeed. Here are the types of heroes that can be found in AoV.
AoV’s Types of Heroes
Also known as AD carries, marksman is squishy but it possess great physical damage. Even marksman did not use a skill, normal attacks are enough to eliminate an enemy. Together with complementary skills, marksman are unstoppable. Though squishy, with a right support and within the right position during clash, marksman can hit an opponent freely.
Tanks have large amount of hit points. Any RPG has a tank hero but not all players prefer tanks as their hero. However, tanks are very important during early game unto late game. With the right equipment, tanks can be as hard as an iron. Sometimes, a tank has the highest chance to be ignore during battle clashes. For the reason that they are only wasting their fire power if they focus on eliminating tanks.
Unlike tanks, warrior is also a melee but has a balance status. With a decent damage and HP, a warrior can sustain its presence on the battle field. Warrior can be a flexible hero that will turn into a two-role menace in and out of the lane. Mostly, warriors can do the role of a jungler.
This type of heroes are very dependent in mana. Their normal attacks are weak but don’t under estimate the power of their skills. They are popularly known for their nuclear fire power. As a compensation to their damage, mages are a range skill or spell fighting heroes but are squishy. In playing mages, it is advisable for them to take the mid lane and increase its level as quick as possible. Taking on enemy opponents are much easier if their skills are also high level.
Another squishy hero but can deliver a devastating physical damage. Assassins are popular for their cunning skills and escaping maneuver. These kind of heroes are well versed in eliminating enemy heroes in a short amount of time.
Support heroes are mainly required during battle. It is focusing on aiding its allies. Aside from that, support heroes possess a skill to debuff and enemy like “slow” and stun. Most of the time, supports don’t usually accumulate gold from lane creeps and jungle monsters but of assists.