The Season 5 update just came out and it features 60 new levels, 5 new expert levels, and the new Perks system so I thought I'd do a quick recap on those and give my thoughts about it and then tell you the issues with the game and what Tiny Rebel Games (the creators of said game) plan to fix. I also plan on listing every perk along with all the new unlockable characters and costumes.
The story line revolves around the Master and I am still early into it but it features a lot more dialogue that is actually a pretty interesting read, Certainly worthy of any DW episode in my opinion. This is by far the most difficult season in the entire game so before starting it, You'd best max out all your characters not just because of the difficulty of the season overall but because of the perk system as well.
You earn starts by ranking up the characters (maximum of 4 stars for each one). The perks are as follows and each line/group is a different perk you can choose from:
Perk 1 Catagory -
Increase attack, hp, or healing by 5%
Increase (enter gem color name) damage by 5%
(enter gem color name) enemy damage does 10% less
Increase attack, hp, or healing by 5% again
Increase (enter gem color name) damage by 5% again
Perk 2 Catagory -
Resist poison damage by 5%, bomb damage by 20, stun 2 times, or lock once.
Increase Red to Green damage by 50% and Decrease Red to Blue by 25%, Increase Blue to Red damage by 50% and Decrease Blue to Green by 25%, Increase Green to Blue damage by 50% and Decrease Green to Red by 25%, Increase Yellow to Black damage by 50% and Decrease Yellow to everything else by 10%, or Increase Black to Yellow damage by 50% and Decrease Black to everything else by 10%.
Cooldown the Doctor's skill by 30%, The Doctor's skill gets 2 extra charges after at least 1 combo, The Doctor's skill gets 5 chargers after killing an enemy, or the Doctor's skill gets 3 charges after taking damage.
Perk 3 Catagory -
If HP is under 40% then you heal 10% of your HP, If your HP is under 40% then your damage (attack) increases by 10%, If your HP is under 40% then reduce your enemies damage (attack) by 10%.
Increase (enter gem color name) by 10% at the start of each wave.
Ignore (enter gem color name) enemies defense by 25%.
S Perks Catagory - Use crystals to unlock them
All enemies damage decreases by 10%
All color damage increases by 10%
Adds one second to time for moving gems
T shaped, Cross shaped, or Horizontal shaped gem combo damage increased by 5%
T shaped, Cross shaped, or Horizontal shaped gem combo damage increased by 10%
T shaped, Cross shaped, or Horizontal shaped gem combo damage increased by 15%
Auto heals 5% of Max HP after 1 wave, Heals 10% of Max HP when allies use a skill, or Every hit on enemies heal 50 HP
Damage increases 15% when you reach 3 combos, Damage increases 30% when you reach 5 combos, Damage increases 50% when you reach 7 combos, or Damage increases 100% when you reach 10 combos.
This season features a fair share of new characters along with some previously available ones that were either store exclusives or previously available in older promos. I will post the character name and gem color.
K9 - Black
Odd - Yellow and Black
Sarah Jane Smith - Yellow
Stormageddon - Black
War Doctor - Red
First Doctor - Blue
Ninth Doctor - Black
Second Doctor - Green
Vincent Van Gogh - Blue
Silent Priest - Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, and Black (one for each color)
Ianto Jones - Red
Tobias Zed -
Tasha Lam - Black
Metacrisis 10th Doctor - Red
Hawthorne - Black
Father Octavian -
Liz X - Yellow
The TARDIS - Blue
Ankylosaurus - Yellow
Buzzer Ganger - Black
10th Doctor - Pajamas and Old 10th Doctor
11th Doctor - Old 11th Doctor
River Song - Soldier Camo
K9, Odd (yellow), Sarah Jane Smith, Stormageddon, War Doctor, First Doctor, Ninth Doctor, The 10th Doctor PJs, and the River Song costume were all available in the store or via special promo.