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Title: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 19 November 2017, 10:01:49
6 Challenges for the Legion of Champions mod to get your teeth into - just in case you're finding the mod a little easy.  ;) For all these challenges characters are UNTWINKED unless stated otherwise.

Screenshots of boss kills and kills/deaths page required and no ESC-Quitting please!

NOTE: Until we actually get someone through these challenges with no deaths I'll accept up to 10 deaths (or 10 kills for the No Kills challenge) before a toon is taken off a leaderboard. Unless specified, a toon has no deaths (or kills for the "no kills" challenge).

NOTE: AE after a character's class denotes they're being played in the Anniversary Edition of the game, AER they're played using the Ragnarök expansion.
NOTE: Anniversary Edition Ragnarök expansion - Accomplished Heroes are not eligible for these challenges.  The rule is play the game from the start of Normal right through to the end of Legendary.

As at 13.09.18 (Please provide updated progess info)

1. NO KILLS, NO DEATHS
For this the only kills your character can make are the first 5 (4 if playing AE/R) in the first quest with the horse in the field. After that it has to be summons only who do the killing. And of course your character can't die either. Unless noted otherwise, a toon has only the initial 5 (4) kills.

Maeusle - Selket - L21 Spirit AE - Rhakotis
Medea Fleecestealer - Boyce Petmate - L12 Ritualist AER - Megara Bluff
Sauruz - Fein - L11 Slayer AE - Spartan Camp
mountainblade - snoozing hippy - L19 Ritualist - 6 kills - Rhakotis

2. NO DEATHS
Straightforward (yeah - right) challenge of getting your character through to the end of Legendary without dying.

Boergie1661 - Berengier - L51 Juggernaut AE (TWINKED) - Epic Delphi
Sauruz - Hershy - L47 Paladin (AE) - Epic Helos
Medea Fleecestealer - Deathspell - L31 Spellbreaker AER (TWINKED) - Silk Road
mountainblade - Iron Oak level L23 Guardian AE - Memphis (Multiplay)
Medea Fleecestealer - Piggy Sureshot - L18 Ranger AER (TWINKED) - Parnassus
Maeusle - Hildegard - Stormcaller
nargil66 - Syrinx - L46 Illusionist AE (TWINKED) - Epic Tegea - 1 death
Medea Fleecestealer - Sneaky Blader - L33 Assassin AER (TWINKED) - Amdo Region - 1 death
Medea Fleecestealer - Poison Dreamer - L33 Dreamkiller AER (TWINKED) - Silk Road - 1 death
Medea Fleecestealer - Swampfire - L30 Summoner AER (TWINKED) - Thebes - 1 death
Medea Fleecestealer - I Cees Babies - L19 Paladin AER (TWINKED) - Parnassus - 1 death
Boergie1661 - Dark Xyrius - L38 Conjurer AE (TWINKED) - Chang'an - 5 deaths

3. NO PETS, NO DEATHS
Play this pet heavy mod without any pets at all!

Cygi - LoC_Kamil - L49 Slayer AE - Epic Parnassus Caves - Died to Grieving Widow boss
mountainblade - Mr Molten - L44 Juggernaut - Epic Lower War Camp (Retired)
mountainblade - Professor Oak - L22 Champion AE - Rhakotis (Multiplay)
mountainblade - Whack-A-Mole - L10 Conqerour AE - Megara (Multiplay)
Medea Fleecestealer - Firestorm - L14 Elementalist AER (TWINKED) - Megara Bluff - 1 death
Medea Fleecestealer - Lady Storm - L34 Sorcerer AER (TWINKED) - Village of Zhidan - 3 deaths

4. SINGLE MASTERY, NO DEATHS
Try to finish the mod playing only one mastery without dying.

Orpington2019 - ? - L32 Storm - ?
Medea Fleecestealer - Knife Fiend - L25 Rogue AER (TWINKED) - Lower Nile - 2 deaths
Medea Fleecestealer - Bog Terror - L53 Wanderer AER (TWINKED) - Epic Athenian Passage - 4 deaths

5. SINGLE MASTERY, NO PETS, NO DEATHS
Otherwise known as courting suicide.

sauruz - Stheno - L16 Hunter AE - Delphi

6. YELLOWS ONLY (BANANARAMA) NO DEATHS
You can only use yellow gear, weapons, jewellery for this challenge. White items for early levels, but no other colours allowed. Relics/charms, Artifacts, Scrolls okay to use too.

sauruz - Bananarama - L15 Juggernaut AE - Ambrossos
Bumbleguppy - Bananarama - L32 Guardian AE - Valley of the Kings (No kills - 9 kills) - 1 death
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 19 November 2017, 12:01:24
My paladin is missing-Hershy- she is in Epic Helos (AE)

No deaths

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 19 November 2017, 12:58:07
Thanks sauruz, added her to the list.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 24 December 2017, 20:02:00
Darn, not doing that well at the moment.  Been playing my Wanderer through the expansion and managed to get killed and today I played my "no kill" Evoker and managed to kill a skeleton and a descrated soldier.  :(

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 18 January 2018, 19:55:40
Okay, there I was playing my Assassin and suddenly I decided I wanted to start a new LoC toon to play into the expansion - don't ask me why, I don't know, I just did.  So wanting an army I opted for a Ranger.  So here's Piggy Sureshot, just reached L8 and got the second mastery and resting at the Spartan Camp.  She'll be doing the no deaths challenge.  :)

(https://i.imgur.com/xG6eh48.jpg)
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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 02 March 2018, 15:58:21
Tried another Ranger for the no kill challenge and got as far as L9 when, during game nightime, managed to inadvertently shoot a satyr.  Started again, transferred all the stuff over from the first Ranger and then again managed to inadvertently kill a skeleton at L5 while I was looking at my character's stats.  >:(  It's not my day today.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 13 March 2018, 19:19:40
Update for Piggy.  She's up to L12 and at Megara Bluff.  Had fun running around in the Tegea cave trying to bring the spider boss down, but she managed it.  Now have 2 wolves and bogdwellers and heading for the falcon next followed by piglet.  Struggling with energy at the moment, she had a lot reserved so not much spare and something I've just equipped is causing her to have negative regen so she's losing it slowly as well.  Couldn't spot what it was on a quick look, but may need to find a relic/charm to boost her energy regen. 

Also a funny thing when I started the session.  She was at the Spartan War Camp and I got the Ancient of War side quest and then double checked that I'd got the main one too, only to find I had no quest info at all.  Talked to the guy in Sparta and got it, but a bit later when I went back to Helos to put stuff in the caravan I noticed the guards were blocking the road out of Helos.  I talked to the guy there and triggered the main quest there too, but when the shepherd arrived I was able to get the quest from him to do again.  It seems all my quest progress has been wiped from the quest log for some reason.  A bit strange since this is a new toon started in the game since the last update. Weird.  ???

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: mvlad954 on 15 March 2018, 19:26:20
Update for Piggy.  She's up to L12 and at Megara Bluff.  Had fun running around in the Tegea cave trying to bring the spider boss down, but she managed it.  Now have 2 wolves and bogdwellers and heading for the falcon next followed by piglet.  Struggling with energy at the moment, she had a lot reserved so not much spare and something I've just equipped is causing her to have negative regen so she's losing it slowly as well.  Couldn't spot what it was on a quick look, but may need to find a relic/charm to boost her energy regen. 

Also a funny thing when I started the session.  She was at the Spartan War Camp and I got the Ancient of War side quest and then double checked that I'd got the main one too, only to find I had no quest info at all.  Talked to the guy in Sparta and got it, but a bit later when I went back to Helos to put stuff in the caravan I noticed the guards were blocking the road out of Helos.  I talked to the guy there and triggered the main quest there too, but when the shepherd arrived I was able to get the quest from him to do again.  It seems all my quest progress has been wiped from the quest log for some reason.  A bit strange since this is a new toon started in the game since the last update. Weird.  ???

(https://i.imgur.com/Epy6TEi.jpg)
(https://i.imgur.com/5NcZZ9O.jpg)
The wolfs icons look pretty weird.I dont remember them to look like this in LOC.Did it got updated or something?
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 15 March 2018, 19:39:15
I doubt it.  BG has been working on LoC v2 for quite a while so no recent updates to v1.0.  No idea if he changed the icons along the way though.  Maybe AER makes them look funny, the mod isn't designed for Ragnarok yet.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 17 March 2018, 19:02:00
if i remenber correctly the only different between the icons is the background colour, in the mod its  bit grey/brown and in vailla its green
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 20 March 2018, 13:48:45
Well, what a dearth of heroes/bosses to destroy.  I've run Bog Terror from Zealand to the Southern Gate and only one boss to be found and didn't bother to take a picture since it went down so quickly.  So he's moved up to L47 from L46 and resting at the gate.

Did have a few problems: for some reason the Giselle quest doesn't complete in this mod.  Sheep disappeared when I "talked" to it, but didn't reappear when I spoke to the quest giver.  Also still haven't managed to find the first piece of the magic cauldron so that quest won't start on completion either.  I have all the other pieces, but not the first.  Finally the Lupine Claw quest - I only had a couple of pieces, not a whole one, but the quest completed anyway and didn't take the partial lupine claw out of the inventory.  ???

(https://i.imgur.com/y2BCWbC.jpg)
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 27 March 2018, 09:23:23
Dreams Afire is out of the no kill challenge.  Couldn't get the pets to come forward in the tomb area in the first part of the Athenian Passage so went running around to drag them in and in the ensuing chaos managed to kill two more foes, bringing her total up to 9.  Decided it was a lost cause so killed one more.  :(

(https://i.imgur.com/CnGv9vB.jpg)

May give it another try later.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 03 April 2018, 11:08:35
Update for Sneaky Blader, he's reached the Temple of Hapshetsut (?).  Using a wireless mouse at the moment which doesn't help with staying alive!  Think I'll wait a few weeks and play again when I've got my new wired keyboard and mouse up and running. Oh the joys of switching over to a new PC. Also having fun trying to get around the changes to the old Paint on Win 10.  Don't like the new one so dug this out of where it hides on the PC, but sizing seems to be different. Or else it's the way it pulls screenshots in from TQAER?  ???

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 15 May 2018, 10:29:02
Well Act 5 is proving to be pretty awkward.  Bog Terror has several quests that don't seem to complete and now he's stuck outside Asgard.  The door won't open and I don't know why since it's been a while since I played the game plus I'm not that familiar with all the quests.  Anyone have any ideas?

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 15 May 2018, 10:46:56
Hey medea, i didnt test the mod on act 5, still playing on vanilla version, but if i remenber correctly that door shouldnt be open, i think.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 15 May 2018, 10:53:46
In which case I have no idea where to go.  I've cleared the entire area and that seems to be the only way forward.  ???
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: Tauceti on 16 May 2018, 01:02:03
The way is shut.
It was made by those who are dead...
... and the dead keep it.
The way is SHUT.

but you will find your way NE  ;)
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 16 May 2018, 09:17:17
Well  ???.  Can't believe I was so stupid.  :o
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 16 May 2018, 14:59:35
Okay, after finding where the heck I was supposed to be going (thanks Tauceti) Bog Terror has made it through the rest of the expansion and is now in Epic Helos and L48! Yay!  ;D  Shame I got that one death, though he had a few close calls health-wise on his journey.  Will be interesting to see how he copes with Ragnarok next time around, assuming he makes it that far.  Not really too many bosses you can get screenshots of as they fade away into nothing for most of Act 5.

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Final boss
(https://i.imgur.com/5U9OeNP.jpg)
L48 Epic Helos
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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: Deepblue on 16 May 2018, 16:20:13
Damn, you work fast.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 16 May 2018, 16:21:25
well done ! i still cant play the new act on the mod, its nothing like the previous acts are done, i guess its personal toughts.

hope BG returns soon  O:-)
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 16 May 2018, 16:31:11
Yeah, there are few things that carried over like gear/weapons, but obviously no work on special LoC sets.  I ended up with a few side quests incomplete (Caldron for one) because it's been so long since I played I've forgotten where the quest givers are.  Downside of playtesting I guess.  Hopefully I'll get to run the expansion again before Forgotten Gods is out for testing, but as I'm back to cycling through my characters I'm not sure I'll even get that far with any of the others before then.  Cut back the playlist again, but apart from Bog Terror I've got one in Act IV, 4 in Act III and the rest are even further behind.  Also positioning some more GD toons for playtesting so that cuts down on TQAE playtime.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 24 May 2018, 08:52:46
Update for Lady Storm, she's progressing down the Silk Road and has reached the Eastern Portal.  Not a lot of problems, except for the wolf boss BG put outside the ice cave for one of the side quests.  That was very hard for her as it has lightning bolt skill as well so she was getting hit by that before she could get around the corner to attack.  Managed it eventually though, and luckily it doesn't leave it's area so kiting works well.  She's L34 now.

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 27 May 2018, 10:29:30
Small update for Piggy Sureshot.  She's up to L14 and at the Halcyon Coast.

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 01 June 2018, 20:41:57
New entrant for the "no kills, no deaths" challenge - Boyce Petmate, at the moment an L12 Ritualist.  2 Bogdwellers, 2 Nightterrors and just managed to get the Nymph out to join the team.  :)

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 10 June 2018, 14:49:49
Damn, Sneaky Blader had a death.  Didn't run when I should have.  That she-wolf boss BG put in in the Amdo region cave side quest is darn hard.  Got killed and nearly happened 2-3 more times before I finally managed to defeat her.  :(

(https://i.imgur.com/sxCJhlz.jpg)
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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 26 June 2018, 12:51:27
Now that's annoying.  Started a new Summoner to enter into the no deaths challenge, got up to L15 and then died - to myself.  >:(

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 26 June 2018, 18:58:08
you have killed some of my wana be heroes eheh, most of time around that place our before delphi
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 26 June 2018, 19:20:25
Yeah, this was just outside Ambrossos.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: nargil66 on 27 June 2018, 11:36:31
Now that's annoying.  Started a new Summoner to enter into the no deaths challenge, got up to L15 and then died - to myself.  >:(
Haha, you are not the only one. Got killed at least 3 times by your "embodiment".
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 27 June 2018, 12:10:41
Yeah, I've had it happen a few other times as well.  First time was after I ran into me just after BG added her to the mod iirc.  :o
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 05 July 2018, 08:57:00
Well, that's a nuisance.  Bog Terror was happily going along in Epic with no problems and then died in the Halcyon Coast area.  Not sure what happened, but it was where you get the undead and the amphibians close together.  He was concentrating on killing the undead while the pets were attacking the amphibians and was suddenly gone.  I can only think that some of the amphibians threw their spears at him and that's what brought him down.  So now he has 2 deaths.  :(

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 24 July 2018, 08:33:04
And my bad play continues.  Lady Storm is a little further along the Silk Road, but has suffered 2 more deaths.  :( First was to Chin You and the second was a mutual death with another hero.

She's still L34, but is now in the village of Zhidan.

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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 01 August 2018, 11:32:42
Small update for Piggy Sureshot. She's dealt with the Arachne and the Boar boss and is resting at Parnassus.  She's L18 now.

(https://i.imgur.com/iFIPk6c.jpg)
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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 13 September 2018, 11:15:40
Geeze, been away from the game too long.  Bog Terror got another couple of deaths so total up to 4 now in Epic Greece.  :(  Decided to just do all the quests to speed things up a bit.  Mind you I guess I could try a Fast or Very Fast mode.  :-\

No screenshot of stats as the game just vanished on me right in the middle of a battle in the Athenian Battleground, but he's up to L53 now.

(https://i.imgur.com/1aQRp2n.jpg)
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Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 13 September 2018, 12:39:38
yep i can agree, half of time the athenian batleground in epic and legendary is causing alot of crash... maybe it cause of hydra ? :S
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 13 September 2018, 12:43:11
Is the Hydra there in Epic?  I didn't go that side of the swamp because it's so foggy in the AE version I can't be bothered to run around all of it.
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: sauruz on 13 September 2018, 15:02:44
in the mod yes, BG made a epic version of Hydra
Title: Re: Legion of Champions Hardcore Challenges
Post by: MedeaFleecestealer on 13 September 2018, 19:53:04
Ah, well then, when I next do the run up the Aethenian Passage I can detour and try it out.  :)