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Domination: Anyone ever use the V'Torrak?
« on: February 18, 2017, 09:00:47 PM »
My circle has been playing a fair bit of Domination recently, and not one of us has ever used, nor can see a time when it would be useful to use, the V'Torrak tile.

Our consensus is basically that it is not worth sacrificing a V'tar point unless you are already gaining more each turn than your opponents, and even if you are, you will almost certainly have better things to do with 7 mana rather than summon a Sslak with it.

Are we missing something here? The Domination rulebook seems to think that the V'Torrak is a great thing, very useful, but we can't see it.

Has anyone used the V'Torrak? Under what circumstances would it be worth giving up 10% of your victory points and a large chunk of your round's channelling, to summon a Sslak? 
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Re: Domination: Anyone ever use the V'Torrak?
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2017, 09:25:28 AM »
We have used it exactly 0 times also. And I forgot it cost a V'tar.  Controlling a zone is often a big enough challenge. But I guess the idea is it acts like a spawn point, so you get a decent guard without using an action or sbp's. Might be worth it if you have Altar of the Iron Guard and it's a 2-orb zone that is about to be under contention (but currently has no enemy creatures... maybe you used Force Wave or Repulse at the end of the previous round?).
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Re: Domination: Anyone ever use the V'Torrak?
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2017, 10:42:26 PM »
We've never used it either. What iNano said- it's difficult enough maintaining control of a zone. Plus, I'm not sacrificing the one resource required to win. In our Domination games, victory usually comes by way of one point in almost every game.
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