"All friendly Monsters have increased Speed."
|Top 3 Rulesets||Bottom 3 Rulesets|
|Up Close and Personal - With only melee monsters allowed to battle, increased speed may be the edge you need to defeat your opponent!||Aim True - monsters always hit their targets.|
|Stampede - Trample will be able to retrigger infinitely as long as the trampling monster keeps killing other monsters. Stack your team with monsters able to evade attacks - preventing your opponent from taking out multiple monsters on your team!||Reverse Speed - Monsters with lower speeds will attack before monsters with higher speeds. Avoid using Swiftness as it give your opponent an edge over you!|
|Super Sneak - Force your opponent to focus on the last monster on your team - If you use a high speed monster with dodge or flying, adding swiftness increases the odds that those attacks will miss.||Magic Reflect - Ensure that your Magic monster with Swiftness can take what they dish out! Consider whether risking the loss of this monster early on is worth the increased speed.|
|Top 3 Abilities||Bottom 3 Abilities|
|Flying - has an increased chance of evading Melee or Ranged attacks from Monsters who do not have the flying ability.||True Strike - If your opponent plays a monster with true strike, they are guaranteed to hit their target neutralizing evasion efforts.|
|Backfire - If an enemy misses this Monster with an attack, the attacker takes 2 damage.||Snipe - Ensure that your monster with Swiftness is well positioned otherwise they can be taken out with snipe.|
|Slow - reduces the speed of all enemy monsters. When combined with swiftness, you have a higher chance of not only attacking first, but also evading enemy attacks.||Slow - If your enemy plays a monster with Slow, Swiftness is negated.|
- Review the Attack Accuracy Guide
- Speed Differential- Reduces attack accuracy by 10% per speed differential point
- The swiftness buff dies with the monster wielding it.
- Swiftness can be dispelled.
Summoners that Increase Speed
Byzantine Kitty - +2 Speed, True Strike, Tank Heal
Neb Seni - +1 Speed
Pyre - +1 Speed
Ilthain - +1 Speed, Return Fire
Plado Emberstorm - +1 Speed, +1 Melee Attack, -1 Max Health
Prince Rennyn - +1 Speed, +1 Ranged Attack, +1 Max Health
Valnamor - +1 Speed, +1 Magic Attack, +1 Max Health
Conqueror Jacek - +2 Speed, Scattershot, Piercing
Lux Vega - +1 Speed, +1 Armor, +1 Max Health
Helios Matriarch - +1 Speed, Conscript
Monsters with Swiftness:
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