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Best Heroes Tier List (Patch 1.65) – with Walker

I wanted to write a full tier list for AFK Arena for a reason – most lists I saw either used old data and didn’t really include the latest balancing changes or they simply listed some heroes.

For me, a tier list also includes some explanation of why a hero is S+ or why another hero isn’t. This is why I wanted to make a full list for the heroes that you should go after and that you want to have and ascend/level up in AFK Arena. Still, I also have several heroes in there that are worth using in mid-game and extremely helpful so having them is not a waste of time 🙂

Update! Updated with all heroes, including Walker (Patch 1.65)

Overall Tier List

Here are heroes that perform well in all game modes and that you should always aim for and ascend and level up. Please mind that this list assumes the same ascension level for the heroes so you will see Hypogeans and Celestial heroes quite high although they are really hard to ascend.

Super IMPORTANT Info! Please read!

This tier list prioritizes for the end-game without short-term meta. If you want to decide what hero you want to build next you can compare them below. The problem with many tier lists is that they rank heroes that counter a strong hero will become ranked super high – this means a hero in S Tier can easily become B Tier after one balancing update or new hero release.

In my list, I want to give you the look for the endgame and what heroes will help you there so a hero performance in early or mid-game is not included in the ranking (although you find that ranking for early/mid game in the table). Neither the early nor the mid-game in AFK Arena is the place where people get stuck, it’s the endgame when players simply don’t have built the heroes they need. Also, building heroes that are good in mid game often become useless or almost useless in end game so you have invested resources into a hero that will get you stuck.

I know that might be controversial and debatable but I’m absolutely sure that’s what helps players most. Still, at the end you will find a tier list and some heroes that you should focus on early and mid game.

Early – Mid Game Tier List

Below the main tier list there’s also a smaller tier list of heroes if you’re starting out or below Chapter 15 to give you an overview about the heroes you should build here to progress fast. Again, those heroes will become useless in the late midgame but will carry you very well in the first chapters and are for that reason worth building. Click here to jump to the list.

How The Tier List Works

It wasn’t easy to show all data in this table in a way that is easy to read but also complete enough to give you all the information you need. Here’s how you will read the table:

afk arena tier list how it works

To clarify some terms here… Early Game is Chapter 20 and below, Mid Game is Chapter 20-30.

So, with that info let’s jump right into the tier list:

Best Heroes Tier List in AFK Arena

Hero Tier PvE

End Mid Early

PvP Boss Lab Realms Artifact Sign. Item Furn. Info

Rowan

S+ S+

S

A

S S

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Alna

S+ S+

A+

A

S A

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Ainz Ooal Gown

S S

S

S

S S afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

thoranThoran

S S+

A+

A

A B+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Lucretia

A+ S

B+

B

A+ A

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Raku

A+ S

A

A

A+ A

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

grezhulGrezhul

A+ S

B

C+

B+ A+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Mortas

A+ A+

B+

B

A S+ afk arena tidebearer artifact

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Silas

A+ A+

A

A

S+ A

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Talene

A+ A+

S+

S+

A S+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Daimon

A+ S

S

A+

A B+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Mehira

A+ S

A+

A

A+ C+ afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Lyca

A+ A+

A+

A+

A+ A

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Oden

A+ S

A

B+

B+ B afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Albedo

A A+

A+

A

A+ B waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Kren

A A+

B+

B

A+ B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Khazard

A A+

A

A

B+ B+ afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Morael

A B+

A

A+

S S afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Prince of Persia

A A

A

A

A+ A afk arena verdant longbow

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

EironnEironn

A A+

A

B

B+ B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Pippa

A A

A+

A+

A+ B+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

feraelFerael

A A+

A

B

A+ C

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

twinsTwins

A B+

A+

B

B+ A+ afk arena tidebearer artifact

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Ezio

A A+

B+

B

B B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

TasiTasi

A A+

A+

A+

A C

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

nemoraNemora

A A+

A+

A

C+ B afk arena tidebearer artifact

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

saurusSaurus

A B

A

A

A+ S+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Zaphrael

B+ A

B+

B

B+ B afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

athaliaAthalia

B+ B+

A

B

A B+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Izold

B+ A

A+

A

B+ A

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Eluard

B+ B+

B+

B+

A+ B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

ezizhEzizh

B+ B+

B+

B+

A B afk arena tidebearer artifact

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Leofric

B+ B+

B+

B+

A B

Alternatives

 

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

JOKER

B+ B+

A

A

A B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Orthos

B+ B+

B+

B

A B waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Skriath

B+ B+

B

B

B+ B+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Arthur

B+ B+

A

A+

B B+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Flora

B+ B+

A

A

B+ B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

zolrathZolrath

B+ B+

B+

B

B+ B afk arena carnage artifact

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Wu Kong

B+ B

S

S+

A+ B+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Lorsan

B+ B+

B+

B+

B+ C+ afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+20

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Mezoth

B+ B+

A

A

B+ C+ waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Raine

B+ B+

C+

C+

B B

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

BrutusBrutus

B B+

A+

S+

C+ B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

QUEEN

B B+

A+

A+

B+ C

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Tidus

B B+

A

B

B C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Desira

B B+

A

A+

B C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

naraNara

B B

B+

A

A B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

safiyaSafiya

B B

B+

C+

B B+ afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Rosaline

B B+

A

A+

A A

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Nakoruru

B B

A

A

B B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

kazKaz

B B

B+

A+

C+ B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

NumisuNumisu

B B+

A+

S+

C+ B

Alternatives

+10

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Satrana

B B

B

B

B C+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Ukyo

B B

B

B

B+ C

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

gwynethGwyneth

B C+

A

B

B+ B

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

kelthurKelthur

B B

B

C+

C+ C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Respen

B C+

B+

A

A C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Skreg

B B

A+

A

C+ C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Peggy

B C

B+

A

A A afk arena tidebearer artifact

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Antandra

C+ C+

B

B

B B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Torne

C+ C+

B

B

B C+ waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+30

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Vurk

C+ C+

B

B

C+ B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

hendrikHendrik

C+ C+

B

B

B C+

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Cecilia

C+ C

B+

A

B+ B

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Gorvo

C+ B

C+

C

C D+ waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+20

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

isabellaIsabella

C+ B

C+

C+

C+ D

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Theowyn

C+ C+

B

B+

C+ C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Anoki

C+ C+

B

B

C+ C waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+20

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Drez

C+ C

B

C+

C+ B+

Alternatives

+20

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Fawkes

C+ C+

B+

B+

C+ D+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Solise

C+ C

A+

A

C+ B afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+30

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Belinda

C D+

S

S

C+ A afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+10

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

estrildaEstrilda

C C

B+

B

C+ C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Oscar

C C

C+

C+

C+ C+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Khasos

C D+

C+

C+

B B

Alternatives

+30

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Baden

C D

C+

C+

C A

Alternatives

+10

Why?

3/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Walker

C C

C

C

C D

Alternatives

+30

Why?

0/9

Why?

ℹ︎

thaneThane

D+ D+

C+

C+

C+ D+

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Lucius

D+ D

S

A

D+ B+ waistband of resilence

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Rigby

D+ D+

C+

C+

C+ D

Alternatives

+30

Why?

9/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Seirus

D+ D+

C+

C+

C+ D

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

ShemiraShemira

D+ D

S+

S+

C C+ afk arena artifact windbinder

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Warek

D+ D

B

B

C+ C

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Ulmus

D+ D

C+

C+

C+ D+

Alternatives

+10

Why?

-/9

Why?

ℹ︎

Starting -> Midgame Tier List

Here are some heroes that you should build if you’re starting out in AFK Arena or you’re below Chapter 15. Some of those heroes can’t get ascended so you can’t use them in the later game or some just get not powerful enough for the endgame but will do an excellent job earlier in the game so you just shouldn’t ignore them:

Shemira is the carry hero for the mid game and extremely overpowered there. In the late game (Chapter 30+), she just will not deal enough damage and get countered too easily to make an impact but early and mid game she will simply destroy everything, sometimes even solo so building her is absolutely worth it!

Saveas is a crazy carry hero early in AFK Arena so ascending him and use him as a carry hero without any doubt. The good thing is, you can later use him as a fodder hero for ascending other Mauler heroes when you’re in the mid-game.

Lucius is an excellent tank early and midgame with his shield and healing. In the late game he will die too fast and doesn’t provide much for the team to get a good place but midgame he is probably the best tank option you can get and also worth building.

Brutus is another really important hero early in the game. In the early game he deals so much damage that he will carry you solo and with his invincible ability he is a beast. Even in late game there are situations where you can use him well, although many heroes will counter him easier and his damage will become almost nothing.

Rowan is THE hero to build, from early to end game and super viable. If you can build him early which is quite easy, do it. Super healing, support and amazing to have in almost any team setup through all stages in AFK Arena.

Hero Details (Alphabetically Ordered)

Ainz Ooal Gown is basically the godfather of all carry heroes with his stuns and percentage damage and the further you get in AFK Arena, the more powerful Ainz is getting. No doubt, if you invest in him you will do nothing wrong at all. The reason he’s not in the first spot of this tier list is the fact that he can be a little squishy and it’s possible that some setups are just disabling him. Go back to Ainz Ooal Gown in the list.

Albedo is the partner in crime for Ainz and they almost always run together. Don’t get me wrong, Albedo is a very good hero but also depending on Ainz; if you’re not running Ainz or Ainz is not that effective against a certain setup, Albedo is also getting a lot less effective so it was a little hard ranking her all by herself. Go back to Albedo in the list.

Alna is one of those heroes that you need to have, especially for the end- and late-game of AFK Arena. She’s super versatile and makes your whole team a lot stronger while being super sustainable as well. Go back to Alna in the list.

Anoki was a hero many waited for when he was released but it turns out that he is neither strong nor really versatile. He’s more like a hero that’s nice to have in some situations in Faction Tower but doesn’t belong in any priority. Go back to Anoki in the list.

Antandra . Go back to Anoki in the list.

Arthur has a great synergy in early game and mid-game in AFK Arena with Gwyneth and the fact that you can link him and have an ascended hero right away is really nice so getting him is mandatory. Later he will loose effectiveness as he will not bring that much support to the team and can’t stand long on the battlefield. Go back to Arthur in the list.

Athalia is great in some situation to deal with certain backline heroes but, overall and especially in endgame, she is too fragile and will go down too fast to really leave an impact. For PvP aspects and in some situations a great choice but you need to think about if that’s enough to invest in her. Go back to Athalia in the list.

Baden has one real place where he can shine and that’s when fighting bosses where you can stack up his shadows so they will stack the damage and start dealing massive amounts. Also to distract bosses from your team. But in regular campaign he can’t stack them up well enough to make it high on the tier list. Go back to Baden in the list.

Belinda is absolutely a hero that will deal great damage and strike down enemy teams earlier and mid game in AFK Arena, no doubt. Her end-game role, however, was to buff Ainz or Khazard with her blessing and as they see a decline in meta, Belinda is also getting less effective in end game. Still, a great hero to use until the end game and you still have niche spots where she is useful. Go back to Belinda in the list.

Brutus is a beast early game and also really strong in mid game. In late game he just lacks survivability and damage and his shield can be removed by too many abilities to make him rank high and you need more for a hero. Still, he can have a great role against a team that can’t remove his last gasp ability and you need to overcome some really high burst damage. Go back to Brutus in the list.

Cecilia is a mage killer, that’s true. But that niche role is the only role she can fill and she can be squishy. In mid-game she’s still viable but the later you get in AFK Arena, the less effective she’s going to be and her damage and survivability gets so bad that she’s no hero you will be using in the late game anymore. Not worth investing in and there are other heroes for that role that do their job a lot better. Go back to Cecilia in the list.

Celestial Twins also have been heroes that you will normally find really high in tier lists and in Stargazing priorities simply because they are great and viable support. This is true, however, especially late- and end-game they get outclassed by other heroes and become less effective. Should you invest in them? Yes, but keep in mind that there are other celestial/hypogean heroes that will work better. Go back to Celestial Twins in the list.

Daimon is a super exciting hero and you will find him in a a lot of meta endgame setups. He’s viable and can stack and over-roll enemy team really well, especially later in AFK Arena where the level cap gets more and more. An absolutely most-invest hero. Go back to Daimon in the list.

Desira has some interesting abilities and immunity to crowd control but is not as powerful as Silas. Hard to tell how she will develop in the coming months but I don’t see her higher in the tier ranking anytime soon. Go back to Desira in the list.

Drez is pretty similar to Cecilia and in the late/end-game he will become useless because not effective anymore. I wouldn’t recommend you to actually invest in him except for some setups in Faction Tower but you need to be fairly well progressed in your hero roaster to be at that point. Go back to Drez in the list.

Eironn is, especially later in the game, a great hero and has a place in several meta team setups. He’s a great long-term investment where you see him a little squishy midgame he will start getting really powerful if you invest into his furniture and Signature Item. Go back to Eironn in the list.

Eluard is relatively new but a hero to keep in mind and one of the stronger Lightbearer faction heroes later in the game. But, and that’s the bad news, the Lightbearer heroes are not strong in the late/end game in AFK Arena so building him is only optional. Go back to Eluard in the list.

Estrilda has her strength more in the mid-game of AFK Arena and she’s that low in this tier list for the reason that she will die too early in late game and won’t deliver enough bang to invest heavily in her long-term. Go back to Estrilda in the list.

Ezio is a really good hero and getting him and investing in him makes absolutely sense as you can cheese with him and his ability to last on battlefield is really strong, especially later in the game. Go back to Ezio in the list.

Ezizh has, in terms of PvE, not that much use later in the game except some niche situations where you need to silent the enemy team but there are better heroes that will outclass him. Later in the game he just dies too quickly to make him worth the heavy investment. For PvP he’s a super important hero so using your Challenger Medals to get him is still a useful thing. Go back to Ezizh in the list.

Fawkes really shines in the mid-game and Faction Tower, but in terms of end-game tier list for PvE he is just nothing more than a niche hero to put an enemy into his coffin, but the requirements are too much and he will not be durable enough to satisfy a mayor investment into his Signature Item or furniture set. Go back to Fawkes in the list.

Ferael is a hero that works so well in many situations when you have invested into his Signature Item and furniture and he can shut down enemy heroes by making his shadows eat and neglect their energy production. That is really useful in a lot of situations and also in PvP really useful. Go back to Ferael in the list.

Flora

go back to Flora in the list.

Gorvo can be useful in Faction Tower but, overall, doesn’t play much a role in PvE campaign or other game modes in AFK Arena as his mechanics don’t bring anything to the team that no other stronger hero will outclass him in. Go back to Gorvo in the list.

Grezhul has been growing in strength (and position in the tier list) steadily in the past months and his damage and crowd control earn him this place in the ranking and the cool thing about him is that he doesn’t rely that much on certain other heroes and fits into many setups pretty well. Earlier in the game somewhat squishy but later a beast. Go back to Grezhul in the list.

Gwyneth is a really strong carry with her damage and stun lock, no doubt, and I recommend her in mid game all the way. End-game, however, there are more and more heroes coming recently that are able to outclass her so she is not that high in the tier list anymore. Go back to Gwyneth in the list.

Hendrik is average. There’s nothing that special about him that gives him any high place on the tier list. He’s okay at tanking, his ultimate is alright but not exceptional strong and neither his Signature Item or furniture set change anything about it. If you pull lots of copies early, use him early to mid game but don’t invest in him. Go back to Hendrik in the list.

Isabella is, unfortunately, at no stage in the game strong enough to make it worth investing in her. Damage is not much, ultimate not that executing and she’s squishy and instable when countered with mage-killer enemy heroes. Go back to Isabella in the list.

Izold is a tank that can be super sustainable with his self-healing and especially mid-game a hero you can use really well and find often as last hero standing. Unfortunately, later in the game he doesn’t bring much more to the table to have a steady role in your team setups, but he’s still not useless end-game – I’d say rather solid but not outstanding. Go back to Izold in the list.

JOKER

go back to JOKER in the list.

Kaz has a very dry situation for a long time in AFK Arena, actually since release and was always quite low in tier lists. But with magic damage getting more and more important and viable for the top tier heroes, she starts getting better with her abilities to dodge magic attacks. She’s no top hero today I predict her to get some more increase in niche viability in the future. Go back to Kaz in the list.

Kelthur

go back to Kelthur in the list.

Kren is one of the surprises and not that much people expected him to be that strong in late game as he is. He blasts like crazy and does a lot of control, in some case you just need him in your team. The only downside with him is that you need to fully invest into him to get his control chains running. Go back to Kren in the list.

Leofric has, in terms of PvE, not that much use later in the game except some niche situations where you need to silent the enemy team but there are better heroes that will outclass him. Later in the game he just dies too quickly to make him worth the heavy investment. Go back to Leofric in the list.

Lorsan is a debatable hero and he has some niche roles where he’s super useful with his linking. Overall that’s not enough to give him a place in the higher part of this tier list but a hero that you might find useful using against certain setups in AFK Arena. Go back to Lorsan in the list.

Lucius is the early-mid-game tank you need to have. His shield and healing will carry you easily towards Chapter 28-30, so invest in him without too much on furniture and Signature Item and use him until these Chapters. In late-to-end-game he will be simply eaten away by the damage, his healing will become non-existing and there are way better options than him. Go back to Lucius in the list.

Lucretia is excellent and steadily increasing her rank in my tier list since her release. She can cheese teams like crazy and carry you through a lot of chapter post-Chapter-30. Also viable in many game modes and you will find her in almost half of all meta team setups right now. Should be high on your Stargazing priority. Go back to Lucretia in the list.

Lyca is a hero you should invest in already early in the game. Her buffs make her really useful for so many team setups that you will be frequently using her through every stage in AFK Arena. She’s high in the tier list for a reason. Go back to Lyca in the list.

Mehira is super powerful the later you get in AFK Arena so her ranking is pretty high in the tier list for the reason that she has powerful crowd control and can charm an enemy hero and take him/her out of the battle. Especially in endgame, this is super important. Go back to Mehira in the list.

Mezoth was crazy strong when released but he becomes less viable later. Yes, he can take one enemy off the battlefield which is good, especially later in the game, but he’s easier to counter and taken out of the equation so I have to also declared him a niche role hero that shouldn’t be that high on your priority list of hero that you invest in emblems and furniture. Go back to Mezoth in the list.

Morael is right now a pretty average hero, still an interesting one. She can be squishy at times and should not be that high on your list of heroes to invest in. Go back to Morael in the list.

Mortas is one of the strongest buffer and support heroes that you find in AFK Arena and he also doesn’t require that much investment into Signature Item and furniture to be a very good option. If you plan on having him high on your Stargazing list you will not make a mistake. Go back to Mortas in the list.

Nakoruru

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Nara is a hero that can be really useful against certain setups and really powerful to break down a certain backline hero. Overall, her primary usage is more PvP and especially endgame she is more like a solid niche hero to throw in in these situations. Still a hero worth to have and also invest some into. Go back to Nara in the list.

Nemora has not been high in hero tier lists since the beginning of the game, but the late game chapters have super strong heroes and with her charm and support for your team, you can get a nice advantage and that makes her really valuable. In early and mid game she is also not that bad if you need a healer so a really winner recently. Go back to Nemora in the list.

Numisu can be quite squishy at times and it absolutely depends what team setup you’re facing when answering the question about his effectivity. Earlier and mid-game he’s strong with his totems and buffs/debuffs and can be a huge pain for the enemies. Later he gets outclassed and countered too easily but he doesn’t require much investment in furniture and SI so keep him on your list. Go back to Numisu in the list.

Oden

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Orthos is also a hero that works better in PvP where you can make your enemy go crazy than in campaign endgame. He’s solid and can be useful but looking at how expensive it is to invest in him not a hero for everyone’s roaster. Go back to Orthos in the list.

Oscar is not that useful overall. He’s squishy and often times doesn’t get you where you want. Especially endgame he will die too quickly and give not enough impact to make an invest worth the buck. Go back to Oscar in the list.

Peggy can be clunky and doesn’t better work in earlier stages of AFK Arena than later in the game. She’s relatively new so this might change but right now she’s not a hero worth investing in heavily. Go back to Peggy in the list.

Pippa is not only really cool and fun to watch, she’s also really strong if you invest some resources into her furniture and Signature Item and then run her with the right heroes. For me a hero that is for a reason in the upper part of the tier list and also a hero you should invest in. Go back to Pippa in the list.

Prince of Persia has been really hyped up with the release and is a really nice hero to use. Still, when directly comparing to a hero that works pretty similar – Ezio – Prince of Persia is a little more trivial and lacks some viability. Go back to Prince of Persia in the list.

QUEEN

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Raine has been the hero many people used as fodder and flagged as ‘useless’ until the meta and some balancing changes brought her up the list steadily. She’s not the crazy “must-have” hero but a viable and solid option to have. From all Lightbearer heroes in AFK Arena she’s still one of those heroes worth it in endgame to have. Go back to Raine in the list.

Raku is extremely strong, even stronger than many expected him to be when he was released. The main thing why he shines especially in the late game of AFK Arena is his +30 Signature Item that will deal percentage damage so it scales with the enemies. Go back to Raku in the list.

Respen was quite hyped when released but it turned out that he will not have that much impact and isn’t really useful in endgame overall. Not really worth investing unless you need another Wilder hero for the Faction Tower. Go back to Respen in the list.

Rigby is and was always a hero not worth it. Too squishy, nothing outstanding. He dies quite quickly, doesn’t deal much damage and his control isn’t powerful neither. Don’t use him as fodder but also don’t invest in him unless there’s a huge change for him in a balancing update or meta change in the future. Go back to Rigby in the list.

Rosaline will get an update soon now that you can tell her what hero to follow and not following the hero with the highest ATK.

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Rowan is overall THE hero to have in AFK Arena. He’s just great and offers amazing support and solid healing and can run in 99% of all team setups from early game to end game and all game modes. He’s the hero to prioritize over any other hero at any stage. Go back to Rowan in the list.

Safiya has her moments in mid-game where she can charge and just slam-dunk a whole enemy team when she charges her ultimate. Unfortunately she will become less useful towards endgame around Chapter 30 because too many setups can take her out and counter her easily and her damage isn’t that dramtical anymore. Go back to Safiya in the list.

Satrana took some reworks and became a solid hero from being a useless hero in the past months. Still, she’s neither a good niche hero in late game to make her a hero you should invest in. In Faction Tower I see her spot so the only reason to invest in her is if you need a Mauler hero there. But there are also other option that I’d prefer. Go back to Satrana in the list.

Saurus has a lot of single-target damage and is a great carry and a great hero to use against bosses or situations where you need a hero dealing loads of damage to a single target. His problem endgame is that it’s not enough to slice through enemies and it’s too easy to take him down. Still a solid hero to have in your roaster of heroes. Go back to Saurus in the list.

Seirus is and was a hero that you shouldn’t invest in at all. Earlier in AFK Arena he’s too squishy and later he simply dies too fast and doesn’t bring much to the table. If there’s no big rework of him, stay away from him. Go back to Seirus in the list.

Shemira is, no doubt about it, THE single carry hero early and midgame but she will become useless endgame because her damage is not nearly enough to hurt the enemies well enough and she can be taken down too easily before even using her ultimate. Still a hero that any player in AFK Arena should prioritize early in the game and take to ascended but don’t invest into her furniture or Signature Item! Go back to Shemira in the list.

Silas is the healer the Graveborn faction was waiting for so long and he really took that place. He’s a great hero and investing in him is a sure thing. He’s also useful in Faction Tower and also in late- and end-game a really solid option. Go back to Silas in the list.

Skreg is a hero for Faction Tower and also in mid-game of AFK Arena a hero that is really useful if you invest into his Signature Item. Later in the game he is getting less effective and more and more setups will disable him and his abilities aren’t that effective anymore to make him more than a rare niche hero or a tank in Faction Tower. Go back to Skreg in the list.

Skriath is one of the Mauler faction heroes that you should invest in long-term. He’s squishy earlier in the game and also in mid-game not that crazy but the more you invest in him, the better he gets and he’s a really useful hero to have in late game. Go back to Skriath in the list.

Solise is useful in Faction Tower and used to be the only real AoE damage hero of the Wilder Faction. But her damage will become not enough later in the game and Raku is a lot better so she doesn’t have that high ranking in the tier list. Go back to Solise in the list.

Talene was the Celestial faction hero that everyone got and was working on. She was top-of-the-noth for almost all the time since she was released. Recently, she’s declining especially in the end-game as getting less effective. Still a really strong hero and the first Stargazing priority hero for you and carry you a lot, but in terms of late-to-end-game tier ranking not top anymore. Please don’t hate me for spilling some truth here. Go back to Talene in the list.

Tasi is one of the bread-and-butter heroes in AFK Arena that any player should build. Her control abilities are really strong and will help in so many situations, from early to endgame. Especially in endgame she can disable an enemy hero entirely and that’s really useful. Go back to Tasi in the list.

Thane

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Theowyn

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Thoran is the hero to cheese in so many situations and setups. He’s that hero to go after as F2P as early as possible and once fully equipped with furniture and Signature Item a hero enemies won’t mess with and carry you through a lot of chapters. Go back to Thoran in the list.

Tidus

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Torne

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Ukyo

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Ulmus is, and there’s no other way to say this, useless. If you had him in an enemy formation and thought it’s hard to kill this guy you get him… don’t. He’s not a solid tank, his healing becomes nothing than theoretical and there’s nothing much more he contributes to the team. Can be really early in the game a okay tank or in Faction Tower, but don’t invest anything into his furniture or Signature Item. Go back to Ulmus in the list.

Vurk

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Walker is, frankly, a pretty underwhelming hero that doesn’t play any role in the game. He doesn’t deal any significant damage and doesn’t add anything else to the team. Using him here and there might be fine but don’t invest in him at all in the current meta. Go back to Walker in the list.

Warek

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Wu Kong has seen a steady decline in the Tier List recently and he’s still a cool hero and also a useful one and, keeping in mind that he’s relatively easy to ascend for being a celestial hero, also one that you should invest in. The truth, however, when looking at the facts is that his abilities get more and more outclassed by the new heroes that have been introduced. Go back to Wu Kong in the list.

Zaphrael

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Zolrath

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