Don’t put off your Fortress Battles
I don’t know what strategy everyone uses for including fortresses into their daily play, but I decided to make a post based on my experience and to warn those who may be walking in my footsteps.
I do enjoy the fortress battles in this game, but outside of grinding fortresses to find those evasive formidable pixies, doing fortress battles at community day, and doing my daily fortress battle...I never really put much more thought into them.
However, I was fortunate enough to go to FanFest and I found tons of foundables that are most of the time much rarer and I was able to fill tons and tons of my pages...with one exception.
My foundables that could only be found by doing Fortress battles. I walked away from FanFest with 5 pages that were ready to be prestiged, all I needed to do was get my fortress on to get those items and I would be good to go.
But it isn’t that simple. When you use a Care of Magical Creatures Rune you have 4 possible outcomes: winged Abraxan, hagrid’s hut, puffskein, or nothing at all. Doing Tower 1 seems to give me about a 50-60% success rate. However, to get all the fragments I need FOR JUST THIS FAMILY it is about 90 battles!!! Add in the other families, some like Hogwarts and Magical Sports and Games that have 4 items found from fortresses, and we are talking about A LOT of battles!!
I have been battling hours and hours since I got back from FanFest a few weeks ago and I’m still a bit away from completing these pages. So I wanted to jump in here and advise not to put off your fortress battles and have to grind them like me...try to fit some in as you play and enjoy all the aspects of this game.