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Battles are one of the main components of Dragon Mania Legends. It is very important to have the proper Dragon team built up when going into battle. Dragons will need to be raised to Level 4 or higher before they can participate in a battle. A minimum of six Dragons should be chosen and prepared for battles. Only three are needed for regular battles, but six might be needed for the Clockwork Dungeon and up to six can be used for the Enchantment League. Dragons should be selected according to their level and the strength of their abilities against various opposing teams. Once a Trainer has selected the Dragons they wish to have on their team(s) they will need to be properly leveled and trained.

Several factors should be taken into consideration when selecting a team. A Dragon's level and Enchantment Level should be comparable to the opponent it will be battling. Selecting a team of Dragons that are more than one or two levels (depending on Elemental abilities) below the opposing Dragons can easily result in defeat. Having a Dragon's Elemental skills built up is vital. These abilities should be raised up to the highest level at the Dragon Academy, as quickly as possible. Increased Elemental abilities will allow the Dragon to do more damage and provide better defenses in battle as well as the ability to affect multiple targets. The highest level of skills also provide the added benefits of long-term effects as well as other advantages. Before a battle, Trainers will be usually shown the opposing team along with their levels and abilities. This information can be used to strategize and to help select a team with abilities that will have strong attacks. Trainers should select their team carefully based on the composition of the opposing team.

General Battle Mechanics

These general mechanics apply to almost all battle venues, such as the Campaign Map, Clockwork Dungeon, Dragon League and events with the Enchantment League being a notable exception.

Battle can take place in several different areas and going into battle will require energy units for Quests on the Campaign Map and fights in the Dragon League, and stamina in the Clockwork Dungeon. Before going into battle, one Dragon can be trained to be the Champion. The training will last for two hours (or until an alternate Dragon is trained) and it will temporarily increase the Dragon's Health and Attack. Users that have achieved VIP Level 3 or higher have the option to train regularly or use the auto-training option.

When going into battle, one to three Dragons can be selected to participate. Dragons which are currently in the Dragon Vault, or are breeding, exploring, having their Elements awoken or Skills improved, or are undergoing babifying can not participate in battles. In all battles the Trainer will always have the first strike, and the opposing Dragons have a 20% chance of missing the Trainer's Dragons and a 60% chance that they will not use defensive skills. Additionally, opposing Dragons will never inflict perfect hits. Lastly, all battles, including those in the Enchantment League, can be sped up at twice the speed through the Double-Speed Button.png button. While active, the Double-Speed button will appear green Double-Speed Button (Active).png. Regardless of the battle venue, the opposing Dragons will always start with 100% health.

In many battle venues, the Trainer will occasionally encounter fights with two sets of enemy Dragons called wave battles. These battles act the same as regular battles, the difference being that after the first wave of opposing Dragons is defeated, the second wave will be given right after and the Trainer must defeat both waves in order to win the battle.

Dragon Level and Enchantment Level restrictions do not apply to opposing Dragons belonging to the game AI, thus these Dragons can be higher than Level 100 and also Dragons which are normally not eligible for a certain Enchantment Level can still be encountered benefiting from it.

Engaging the Battle

Once the battle has been engaged, the strength of an attack can be determined by selecting one of the Elemental abilities of the attacking Dragon. This will highlight a broken ring under each of the opposing Dragons. A green ring indicates a strong attack (normal attack plus 50% damage), yellow indicates a normal attack, and red indicates a weak attack (normal attack minus 50% damage). Dragging the Element and holding it on one of the opposing Dragons will highlight the amount of damage, on the health bar located behind the Dragon, that will be inflicted with a normal strike by using that element.

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Once an attack is chosen, a curved gauge will appear showing a clear, a green and a red section. An arrow will move from the bottom of the gauge to the top, and a tap of the screen will stop the arrow from moving. If the arrow lands in the red section, the attack will miss and no damage will be dealt. If the arrow lands in the clear sections it is a normal attack and the damage dealt to the opponent will be equal to the attacking Dragon's strength, assuming no multipliers. If the arrow lands in the green section it is a perfect hit and the damage dealt to the opponent will be equal to between 105% and 110% of the attacking Dragon's strength, assuming no multipliers. If the screen has not been tapped before the arrow reaches the top of the gauge it will cause the strike to occur and deal the damage of a normal attack.

Landing seven perfect hits on the opponent will activate Dragon Fury. The number of hits acquired and still needed to achieve Dragon Fury is shown as a bar at the bottom left of the screen. This can be used to deliver several blows against all three opposing Dragons at once. Dragon Fury Essence can be used to activate the Dragon Fury immediately, without having to strike any perfect hits beforehand.

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Empty Health Bar.png
Damage Preview Health Bar.png

The health bar of each Dragon indicates how much health they have remaining. Available health is shown in green and missing health is shown in gray. Whenever the Trainer hovers over an opposite Dragon with an attack, the bar will indicate in red how much health that Dragon will lose once damage is inflicted successfully if the hit is a normal one.

Specific Characteristics

Campaign Map

See Campaign Map for more information

Pressing the Campaign Map Button.png button will transport the Trainer to the Campaign Map where they can choose between Normal Mode and Heroic Mode. Once a mode is chosen, the Trainer can engage in battle by selecting any available Main or Side Quest or any occupied mine.

When the Trainer picks a Main or Side Quest or an occupied mine, they will see the name of the quest or mine, the enemy occupier (only available with mines), the in-game number of the quest (only available with Main or Side Quests) their Dragons and the level, rarity, Elements, skills (excluding the mastery), and Enchantment Level of their Dragons, and the {{i|Attack! Button.png|70px]] button that, when pressed, allows the game to proceed to the pre-battle screen. Once here, the Trainer can see their high score and stars earned (applicable to mines only if they were conquered previously, at some point, otherwise the stars are grayed out Score Star Gray Icon.png), the in-game number of the quest or mine, the allied and the opposing characters, the rewards that can be earned or were already earned, and several options to choose from.

From this set of options, the Trainer can choose to:

  • refill their energy by pressing the Extra Button.png button,
  • hire a friend's Dragon by selecting the Hire Button.png option,
  • make changes to their them by pressing the Select Button.png button in the snapshot they wish to make changes to,
  • or engage in battle by pressing the Battle (Campaign Map) Button.png button.

Additionally, on the very same screen, the following options can be found:

  • Information Button.png for viewing information on scoring battle points,
  • Element Information Button.png for seeing information on Element strengths and weaknesses,
  • Auto-Select Button.png for selecting the Trainer's three strongest Dragons,
  • and the Ranking Button.png option that will bring up three different tabs.
    • The first tab Friends Tab.png is for the Trainer to compare their high score to that of any of the Trainer's friends from their list.
    • The second tab Global Tab.png is to compare their high score to all Trainers (one the same platform and server) that have previously conquered this mine.
    • The last tab Competitors Tab.png is to compare their high score to users that are in the vicinity of the Trainer in the rankings.
    • The option to view and compare rankings is also made available, in the top-left corner of the screen, after a battle is over.

The top 3 Dragons of the Trainer are taken into calculation to determine the level of the opposing Dragons in Side Quests while the top 6 Dragons are taken into account for mines. Wave battles are only encountered starting with the sixth campaign island. Additionally, the Speed-Up button is available starting with Quest 3 (The Great Plains) in Normal Mode.

Hiring Dragons

If Trainers have enough Battle Energy, they can opt to hire a friend's Dragon at this point. The Dragon automatically listed for hire from each friend will always be the most powerful one that they have. This option can be useful for battles against stronger opponents where success is questionable with the available team. If the selected Dragon is trained as the Champion when hired, the temporary benefits of increased Health and Attack will not carry over during the battle. However, any Enchantment or Elemental abilities the Dragon has acquired will be included for the duration. The hired Dragon is only available for that battle and will not be available to hire again for 24 hours, regardless of whether it participated in battle or not. The 24-hour waiting period can be bypassed only by paying with Gems. The Dragon will automatically appear in battle only after one of the Trainer's Dragons is defeated, replacing that Dragon, or if the Trainer has two or fewer Dragons on their team.

Hiring Dragons is done by pressing the Hire Button.png button in the pre-battle screen. This will bring up a list where the Trainer can see each friend's strongest Dragon and its rarity, level, Elements, skill level, and Enchantment Level. In the right of each Dragon, the Trainer can choose to hire it through the Hire Button 2.png option and the amount of energy needed to do that will be shown onto the button. If the Dragon is too tired to fight, the Skip Button.png option will be shown and the Trainer can use it speed up Speed-Up Arrow Icon.png the waiting time and use that Dragon immediately. Energy is only consumed when the battle is started and not when the Dragon is hired, thus the Trainer can, at any time before commencing the battle, replace the hired Dragon. Additionally, in this very same list, if the Trainer does not have their account connected to Facebook, they will have the Connect Button.png option at the end of the list. If the Trainer makes changes to their team after hiring a friend's Dragon, the hiring slot will be reset, thus the Trainer must rehire that Dragon.

Hiring Dragons is not available on the last island in both modes.

Hiring Costs
Dragon Level
Range
Portal Energy
Cost
1-5 1
6-11 2
12-15 3
16-20 4
21-29 5
30-35 6
36-70 7
71-100 9

Skip Fight

Trainers that have achieved VIP Level 6 or higher have the option to battle regularly or use the fight-skipping option on any quest previously won with three stars with the exception of mines. The Skip Fight function only applies to the Campaign Map (excluding the Clockwork Dungeon). By pressing the Skip Fight Button.png button the battle portion of the quest will be skipped, providing an automatic win with three stars. Tickets that are not used by the time they are refilled are permanently lost. Skip Fight Tickets are automatically refilled each day at 00:00 UTC.

During automated battles, the AI, on both sides, has a 5% chance of missing during an attack.

There is also a limit to how many free Skip Fight Tickets Skip Fight Ticket Icon.png are available per day and a limit to how many can be purchased each day which depends on the Trainer's VIP Level. Purchasing extra tickets costs 5 Gems per ticket.

VIP Level 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Free/Day 3 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 18 20 25 30 35 40
Purchase Limit/Day 3 7 9 10 15 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 95 100

Clockwork Dungeon

See Clockwork Dungeon for more information

Accessing the Clockwork Dungeon can be done by going to the Campaign Map and selecting the Clockwork Dungeon Button.png option. Here, the Trainer can choose an available quest to battle and once chosen, the pre-battle screen will show up. From here on, the rewards that can be earned, the opposing Dragons and their level, Elements, Enchantment Level and skills (excluding the mastery) and three different options can be seen. The first one, the Element Information Button.png option is used to see information on Elemental strengths and weaknesses, the second one Select Button.png is used to make changes to the team, and the last one Battle Button.png is used to engage the battle.

Battles in the Clockwork Dungeon follow the general mechanics, the only difference being that all six battles here are always fought in two-enemy waves.

Dragon League

See Dragon League for more information

After opening the Dragon League interface by pressing the Dragon League Button.png button, the Trainer can then choose the Find Opponents Button.png option to proceed to the battle selection screen. Here, the Trainer can choose one out of three opponents then press the Challenge Button.png button to proceed to the pre-battle screen. If the Trainer does not want to face any of the current opponents, they can press the Free Refresh Button.png button for a free refresh of the opponent choice or the Refresh Button 3.png button, an option that costs 5 Gems each time it is used, if the Trainer has already used their free refresh.

In the pre-battle screen, the Trainer can refill their Arena Energy by pressing the Extra Button.png button, make changes to their team by pressing the Select Button.png button in the snapshot they wish to make changes to, or engage in battle by either pressing the Attack (Dragon League) Button.png button for a regular attack or the Focus Attack Button.png button for a "focused attack" which increases the damage inflicted by their Dragons by 50% for the duration of that battle. Additionally, on the very same screen, there is the Information Button.png option that can be chosen to view information on scoring battle points, the Element Information Button.png option to see information on Element strengths and weaknesses and the Auto-Select Button.png button which selects the Trainer's three strongest Dragons.

Starting with the Elite League, only Level 80 or higher Dragons can participate in battles. Once a battle is engaged, the general mechanics apply.

Enchantment League

See Enchantment League for more information

In the pre-battle screen of the Enchantment League, the Trainer can see their opponent as well as their strongest Dragon. Next to the opponent's name, under "Win/Loss", the amount of trophies Golden Trophy Icon.png the Trainer wins if winning the battle is shown on the left while the amount of trophies the Trainer loses if losing the battle is shown on the right. This "Win/Loss" ratio is based on the Elo rating system, thus, typically, the more trophies a Trainer receives from defeating that particular opponent means the more difficult that opponent is while, conversely, the fewer trophies are obtained, the easier the opposing Trainer to defeat is.

If the Trainer wishes to face another opponent than the current one, they can choose another opponent by pressing the Refresh Button.png button and paying the necessary Gold cost. After that, the Trainer can make changes to their team by by pressing the Change Button.png button in the snapshot they wish to make changes to. From there on, the Trainer can filter the Dragons to either show all of them or by a specific Element. Dragons that are not enchanted can not be taken into battle and for those the Enchant Button 2.png button will be shown under their snapshot, giving the Trainer the option to press it and proceed with enchanting the desired Dragon. In the same menu, Dragons whose health has not fully recovered from the previous battle will have the Revive Button.png under their snapshot and pressing it will give the Trainer the option to speed up the recovery time through the use of Gems.

The Trainer can also take potions into the battle to aid them with winning it by pressing any empty slot, selecting a potion, then confirming the choice through the Assign Button.png option. If the Trainer does not have a potion of a specific kind, the Get More! Button.png option will be shown under its image and pressing it takes the Trainer to the Cauldron Shop. Once this is done, the Trainer can choose to refill the amount of keys they have by pressing the Extra Button.png button or they can proceed into the battle through the Let's Battle! Button.png option. If the Trainer has no keys before engaging the battle, a window will pop up informing the Trainer and giving them the option to proceed into the battle without refilling Battle Anyway Button.png or to purchase all available keys.

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Each battle can only last a maximum of 10 minutes and if the attacking Trainer fails to end the battle before the time runs out, they will be declared the loser. Once the battle has started, the Trainer can use one or more instant potions, or/and can assign a potion to the active fort before initiating the fight with it. Once the desired Dragon is chosen to take on the fort, the Attack! Button.png button must be pressed to start the fight. The Trainer can also tick the Auto-Select option to have the game automatically choose the strongest Dragon before attacking the fort.

Dragons battling in the Enchantment League will never miss and will always land at least one strike. Each of the two Dragons has one attack per turn and, usually, the Dragon with the lowest health available or the Dragon with the smaller chance to win of the two will attack first. The outcome of the fight is affected by potions, Enchantment Level, Element strengths and weaknesses and training. Skills have no impact on the fight. Dragons can sometimes knock each other out and this is always the case when two equally-leveled Dragons, with the same Enchantment Level, both being at full health and having no strong or weak attack against one another, face each other in battle. Knocked-out Dragons on the attacker's side can be revived by pressing the button under their grayed-out snapshot and paying the necessary amount of Gems. If all Dragons on the attacker's side are knocked out, a screen will pop up where the Trainer can choose to continue the battle and revive any fainted Dragon, or end the battle and be declared the loser.

Scoring

Campaign Map battles - Scoring consists of a point system by which stars are awarded to determine the level of rewards that will be received. The score itself does not affect the rewards, only the amount of stars does. Thus, once three stars are obtained, a higher score will not give better rewards. The point system is divided into three tiers that are based on the difficulty of a battle, namely easy, medium and hard. The Trainers must earn a minimum amount of points for a certain number of stars:

Tier Score Star Icon.png Score Star Icon.pngScore Star Icon.png Score Star Icon.pngScore Star Icon.pngScore Star Icon.png
Easy 3,000 4,000 5,000
Medium 5,000 19,000 34,000
Hard 5,000 24,000 38,000

At the end of a battle, Trainers will receive:

Score Action Maximum
1,000 points each for Every perfect hit landed Twelve
Every strong attack landed Twelve
2,000 points each for Unleashing Dragon Fury Two
5,000 points each for Each opposing Dragon defeated with only one hit Four
Each undefeated Dragon remaining once the battle is won Three
Bonus points Given for how quickly a battle is won[1] Seventeen attacks
Given by the remaining health the Trainer's Dragons have at the end of the battle[2] 15,000
  1. The bonus score is decreased by 6% after each attack of any Dragon in the battle. After seventeen attacks the bonus score is no longer decreased.
  2. The remaining health (in percentages) is multiplied by 50. Thus, a Dragon with 100% health will give a bonus of 5,000 (50 * 100)

Important Icon.png Using Skip Fight will offer no score for that battle.

Dragon League battles - Battle points are rewarded based on opponent difficulty, on the level of the opposing Dragons and streak of consecutive victories. The battle points reset with each iteration of the league. At the end of a battle, Trainers will receive:

For battles won or lost
  • 5 points for a lost battle
  • 10 points for a battle won against an easy opponent
  • 100 points for a battle won against a normal opponent
  • 200 points for a battle won against a hard opponent
  • Additional percentage for
    the win streak achieved
  • 30% for 3
  • 50% for 6
  • 75% for 9
  • 100% for 12
  • 150% for 15
  • 200% for 18
  • 300% for 20
  • Level of opposing Dragons
  • 1 point for each level
  • Clockwork Dungeon battles - No scores are given for these battles.

    Enchantment League battles - If the Trainer loses or wins the battle, they will lose or win, respectively, the amount of trophies indicated in the pre-battle screen.

    Rewards

    VIP Treasure Chest.png
    Ruins Reward Chest - Epic.png
    Dungeon Chest.png

    Campaign Map battles - A chest is given which can include Gold, Food, Scrolls and experience points, based on the number of battle stars achieved. With the exception of Scrolls, the amount of each resource given is increased by 50% if the Trainer has an active VIP Status. Other chests will appear on the Campaign Map after defeating a specific quest or opening a specific gate. The contents of these latter chests are not affected by the VIP Status. Additionally, if there are videos available to watch for that day in exchange for (2,000*Level Modifier) Gold, the Trainer will be given the More Rewards Button.png option for that purpose after winning a battle. Gold received from watching videos are not affected by the VIP Status.

    Dragon League battles - Rewards are given based on the win streak, which accumulates until broken or timed out, and can include Gold, Food, Scrolls, Gems, Arena Gems, and Dragon Fury Essence. Additional rewards may be given at the end of a Dragon League iteration, provided that the Trainer has participated in at least one battle.

    Clockwork Dungeon battles - Rewards will include Gold, Food, and Dungeon Tokens. Completing the quests in the Dungeon for that day will give additional rewards, such as Gems or unique Dragons.

    Enchantment League battles - For each fort defeated, a small amount of Enchanted Trinkets is awarded. For winning the battle, the Trainer will receive a chest whose contents depend on the league of the opposing Trainer. The chest will only be opened if the Trainer has at least one key, otherwise the chest is lost (unless the Trainer purchases all the available keys on the spot Refill Button.png). Once the chest is opened, a number of material cards, a potion and a certain amount of Enchanted Trinkets will be given. Generally every twenty wins, the Trainer will be awarded with a Rare Chest, but only if they managed to open the previous chests, thus victories where no chests have been opened do no count toward the Rare Chest. Additional rewards are also given as the Trainer advances on the league leaderboard.

    VIP Status Increase

    Rewards on the Campaign Map and Clockwork Dungeon are affected by the Trainer's VIP Status. When active, the Trainer will receive a 50% increase to the rewards received after winning battles. If inactive, the Trainer will have the Buy VIP Ticket Button.png option right after the battle to purchase VIP tickets. Activating the status through that option after the battle will not give additional rewards that, otherwise, would have been given for winning that particular battle had the Trainer's VIP Status already been active.

    Noteworthy Changes

    • Update 4.0 modified the pre-battle interface of the Enchantment League so that the strongest defender is displayed instead of a randomly-featured defender.
      • Starting with this update, Focus Attack no longer modifies the Health of a Dragon, but rather its Attack.
      • The scoring system for the Dragon League has been reworked.
    • Update 3.7 replaced the Select Button.png button with the Change Button.png button in the Enchantment League pre-battle interface.
    • Update 3.6 introduced the double-speed option in the Enchantment League and introduced Enchantment Stars for Dragons in Main Quests, Side Quests and the Clockwork Dungeon.
    • Update 3.3 introduced the Auto-Select option which was made available on the Campaign Map, in the Dragon League and in the Enchantment League.
      • Starting with this update, once activated, the speed-up-battle option remains active until manually deactivated.
    • Update 3.2 introduced the option to speed up the battle speed and lowered the VIP level needed to unlock the Skip-Fight feature from 9 to 6.
      • The Auto-Battle feature was renamed to Skip Fight and the Auto-Battle Button (Old).png button was replaced by the Skip Fight Button.png button.
      • The More Rewards Button.png option was discontinued for the Clockwork Dungeon.
      • The Open 1 Chest Button.png option was discontinued for the Enchantment League.
    • Update 3.0 replaced the More Rewards Button (Old).png button with the More Rewards Button.png button and the Open 1 Chest Button (Old).png button with the Open 1 Chest Button.png button.
    • Update 2.8 modified the list for hiring Dragons from friends in order to display the Dragons' Enchantment Level and to no longer display the Dragon's name and given name.
      • With the introduction of Enchantment in Update 2.3, Enchantment League battles are added to the game and the Enchantment Level of the Dragons' is shown on their respective snapshot before any battle. Additionally, during a battle, the Elements of a Dragon are now shown as base Element in the middle, secondary Element at the top and last Element at the bottom.
      • The offer for videos was altered, so that pop-up windows no longer appear, but instead the Trainer can choose to watch them, in exchange for more rewards, after defeating a quest, whenever said videos are available.
    • Update 2.7 introduced watching videos More Rewards Button (Old).png in exchange for more rewards after defeating quests on the Campaign Map and in the Clockwork Dungeon.
    • Update 1.9 modified the attack bar so that automatic misses are no longer possible if the arrow goes all the way to the top.
    • Update 1.8 added the Auto-Battle feature as part of the newly-introduced VIP levels.
    • Update 1.3 made the enemy Dragons more offensive by increasing the chance of using offensive skills over defensive ones. Additionally, starting with this update, the Trainer will always attack first in the beginning of a Dragon League fight.
    • Update 1.2 made the skills of the opposing Dragons to be visible before and during the battle. Additionally, during a battle, the Elements of a Dragon are now shown in reverse, with the base Element no longer being at the bottom.

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