GamePress

Ranzal

Submit Feedback or Error
Start Discussion!
See All

Table of Contents

Character Tier
3

About

A skilled mercenary whose sloppy appearance and careless tongue can make for a sour first impression—although he always acts with honor and conviction in the end. He's been known to occasionally cut a little TOO loose at banquets.

CV Info - English CV Info - Japanese
Will Williams Katsuyuki Konishi
Wind
Axe
Defense
Arc in the Storm
Obtainable as a 4

Character Stats

MAX HP 781
MAX STR 444

Overview

Ranzal is the free 4★ Adventurer obtained in the Story Campaign. With tankiness, Slayer’s Strength, and even more tankiness, Ranzal is a hardy mercenary with defensive boosts that spill over to guard the whole team. His Axe is especially compatible with Slayer’s Strength, being a multi-target sweeping weapon, and the knockback from its Force Strike slows down oncoming assaults. The Freeze-Resistant Johanna may have him beat in Water IO, but Ranzal is still a solid F2P  pick for any type of content, despite his reduced strength stat. 

Strengths

Incredibly sturdy

Between his high HP, Last Defense, a shield Skill, and the Axe Co-Ability, Ranzal is tough to fell.

Strong wave clear

Thanks to axe weapons wide swings and large force strikes, along with his Slayer's Strength skill, Ranzal excels in situations where there are many foes for him take on at once. 

Weaknesses

Costly shield

The 7288 SP cost for Storm Wall-- compounded by low SP gains from Axes-- means it won’t be in play much. This is justified when it blocks up to 30% of maximum HP, but teammates who rely on maintaining HP thresholds prefer more up time.

Poor single-target damage

Ranzal relies on his Slayer's Strength skill to bolster his weak damage, due to his low stats for his rarity. In situations with a single enemy or few adds, his performance is poor. 

Dragon Recommendations

  • Zephyr: The very best DPS dragon for Ranzal's relatively poor Strength stat. 
  • Roc: A 4★ alternative that is superior to other choices when MUB.
  • High Midgardsormr: The F2P dragon of choice for Ranzal, though he requires a lot of grinding to obtain. 

Weapon Recommendations

  • Axe of the Southern Cross: If you plan on tackling End Game content with Ranzal, this is the best way to make up for his low stats. 
  • Stormwrath Gaze: The Void axe from Zephyr, this budge option is viable thanks to its excellent abilities, but it has low stats.
  • Winged Destruction: A budget option for non-Endgame Content. 

Wyrmprint Recommendations

Ranzal is desperate for more damage, usually via Skill Damage and Strength buffs. If you wish to break the boss faster, Force Strike buffs are also a good choice.

  • Top picks for Ranzal include Valiant Crown, Jewels of the Sun, and Stellar Show.
  • F2P options include Astounding Trick, Hitting the Books, and Plunder Pals. 

Skills

Skill 1

Tornado Bash
Lvl 1 Deals wind damage to surrounding enemies and draws them toward the user.
100
Lvl 2 Deals wind damage to surrounding enemies and draws them toward the user.
200
Lvl 3 Deals wind damage to surrounding enemies and draws them toward the user.
300
SP Cost 2805 Iframe Medium

Skill 2

Storm Wall
Lvl 1 Grants all teammates a one-use shield that nullifies damage less than 20% of their maximum HP. This does not stack with any other shields.
100
Lvl 2 Grants all teammates a one-use shield that nullifies damage less than 30% of their maximum HP. Does not stack with any other shields.
200
SP Cost 7288 Iframe Medium

Abilities

Ability 1

Slayer's Strength +4%

Increases strength by 4% for every five enemies defeated (up to five times per quest).

60
Upgrades To
Slayer's Strength +5%

Increases strength by 5% for every five enemies defeated (up to five times per quest).

80

Ability 2

Bog Res +50%

Reduces susceptibility to bog by 50%.

60
Upgrades To
Bog Res +100%

Reduces susceptibility to bog by 100%.

100

Ability 3

Last Defense +50%

Buffs defense by 50% for 15 seconds when HP drops to {ability_cond0}% (once per quest).

60

Co-Abilities

Defense +7%

Increases defense by 7%. Benefits your whole team.

110
Show Upgrades

Increases defense by 8%. Benefits your whole team.

Increases defense by 9%. Benefits your whole team.

Increases defense by 11%. Benefits your whole team.

Increases defense by 15%. Benefits your whole team.

Mana Circle

Total Materials Required

Individual Nodes

Mana Circle 1

Total Materials

Effects

Strength+10

Strength+10

Force Strike

Strength+10

Mana Circle 2

Total Materials

Unbind Materials

Effects

Strength+6

Strength+7

Strength+7

Strength+7

Strength+7