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Cha05Walking
06-22-2013, 04:04 PM
would it be possible to stick a few merics in front of your miners and garrison the rest of your army so that the ghost would not end up dying and the merics will heal each other so they wont die either, or will the merics eventually damage the ghost also? and if this is possible then it would mean that you woudnt have to deal with ghost spawn two, i might try it, you could too ill reply the outcome, if someone else doesnt

this is a different outcome same concept though
i name this match flight of the merics
its pretty funny you should watch the replay
www.stickempires.com/play?replay=replay1628142&version=1.65

jli
06-22-2013, 04:17 PM
The merics do damage. There are two methods to stalling a ghost:

1) Place a spearton in shield wall and merics behind it.
2) Luring the ghost away from your base with a spearton or other unit.

Cha05Walking
06-22-2013, 04:33 PM
truth is i already knew that
but it makes for an interesting match, i meany really, watch the replay, its good to know that ghost can also be healed

one giant, maybe 12 merics, and 2 magikill hidden among them can really pack some damage along with ghost

those albows didnt stand a chance

jerrytt
06-22-2013, 05:42 PM
most players use the ghost as a meatshield for archers, so if they send some units behind it, your basically forced to kill it or face a lot of damage.

FailingAtFailing
06-22-2013, 08:36 PM
most players use the ghost as a meatshield for archers, so if they send some units behind it, your basically forced to kill it or face a lot of damage.

Yea, so unless you have ranged units backing a small spear wall that is being healed..... I doubt this would work.

Cha05Walking
06-23-2013, 05:09 PM
yes 6 speartons in shield wall mode and a couple merics spaced out with cure ability with a miner wall inbetween them so they can not be assassinated works while i had my mages and giants out in the backity back

and i can have back up merics behind the two main merics in case they decide to bring archidons into the equation

FailingAtFailing
06-23-2013, 05:27 PM
yes 6 speartons in shield wall mode and a couple merics spaced out with cure ability with a miner wall inbetween them so they can not be assassinated works while i had my mages and giants out in the backity back

and i can have back up merics behind the two main merics in case they decide to bring archidons into the equation

This is sound, but the giant ghost can push units backwards with its boulders. Eventually, your speartons would be pushed behind the miner walls, then the wall is destroyed and boom, merics can be assassinated. Of course, you could always move your speartons back up, but the OCD me would cringe at the imperfect spearton line.

Cha05Walking
06-24-2013, 10:24 AM
yeah i was hoping that i could take the tower back before ghost spawn 2 so i wouldnt have to wrry about that

stickman311
06-25-2013, 04:19 AM
yes 6 speartons in shield wall mode and a couple merics spaced out with cure ability with a miner wall inbetween them so they can not be assassinated works while i had my mages and giants out in the backity back

and i can have back up merics behind the two main merics in case they decide to bring archidons into the equation

My other spears destroy your miners, m magikill destroy your merics, while your spears are just doing nothing :p

FailingAtFailing
06-25-2013, 07:52 AM
My other spears destroy your miners, m magikill destroy your merics, while your spears are just doing nothing :p

I usually harass with archers, much safer, especially if they have castle archers. And why not shield bash?

stickman311
06-25-2013, 08:28 AM
I usually harass with archers, much safer, especially if they have castle archers. And why not shield bash?

If u harras with archers only, the pace is much more slower than sending your army in, blasting the miners and poison them.

FailingAtFailing
06-25-2013, 11:46 AM
If u harras with archers only, the pace is much more slower than sending your army in, blasting the miners and poison them.

In my view, the point of harassing is to slow your opponent down, but if you send your whole army in, they could get killed, especially if they are hiding something like a magikill. If I play it safe, I run less risk of losing parts of my army.

Maxchiang .
06-25-2013, 04:30 PM
Or the pro method

Build a wall, and when the ghost is about to attack it, cancel it (destroy it)

The ghost will keep attacking, and it won't die. Really useful xD works on giant too

jerrytt
06-25-2013, 05:13 PM
Why did you post that here? can you remove it?

FailingAtFailing
06-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Or the pro method

Build a wall, and when the ghost is about to attack it, cancel it (destroy it)

The ghost will keep attacking, and it won't die. Really useful xD works on giant too

Except, this is a glitch that's gonna be patched, in fact, I think it already got patched.

stickman311
06-25-2013, 08:46 PM
In my view, the point of harassing is to slow your opponent down, but if you send your whole army in, they could get killed, especially if they are hiding something like a magikill. If I play it safe, I run less risk of losing parts of my army.

However u will destroy maybe all of their army, and all of their miners if they don't have miner wall or don't garrison. And at that point, u should have giants coming in.

FailingAtFailing
06-26-2013, 08:27 AM
However u will destroy maybe all of their army, and all of their miners if they don't have miner wall or don't garrison. And at that point, u should have giants coming in.

When you put it that way, it's a high-risk, but high-reward tactic. Again, hiding units from a ghost isn't the most difficult thing. But, I think I'll try harassing with more of my army in the future, I think it's what caused me to lose against fatty once when he giant massed, and we kinda just stared each other down once he had the tower. It stretched out for half an hour.

Cha05Walking
06-26-2013, 09:05 AM
yes of course shield bash and i could bring in some of the giants or magikill im hiding if i need to to deal with your speartons, archers are safer

sorry this is a response to an earlier post

FailingAtFailing
06-26-2013, 11:52 AM
yes of course shield bash and i could bring in some of the giants or magikill im hiding if i need to to deal with your speartons, archers are safer

sorry this is a response to an earlier post

Reply with quote button? I am doubting you know how to use forums.... But yea, shield bash, unless I harass with albows or giant of course.

Cha05Walking
06-26-2013, 07:53 PM
no, i just forgot to hit the reply with quote button is all . . . tho i have yet to read the forum rules