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Raid Shadow Apothecary Skill Mastery Equip Guide

Raid Shadow Apothecary Skill Mastery Equip Guide

Overview

FACTION: High Elves
RARITY: Rare
ROLE: Support
AFFINITY: Magic
USABILITY: Early-Mid-Late Game
TOMES: 10 (A2 A3)
OBTAIN: N/A
FUSION: N/A

Total Stats (6 Stars)

Health Points (HP): 17,175
Attack (ATK): 881
Defense (DEF): 1,002
Speed (SPD): 106
Critical Rate (C.RATE): 15%
Critical Damage (C.DMG): 50%
Debuff Resistance (RESIST): 30
Debuff Accuracy (ACC): 0

Grinding

★★★★✰ Campaign
★★★★★ Arena Defense
★★★★★ Arena Offense
★★★★★ Clan Boss

Dungeons

★★★★★ Minotaur’s Labyrinth
★★★★✰ Spider’s Den
★★★★★ Fire Knight’s Castle
★★★★★ Dragon’s Lair
★★★★★ Ice Golem’s Peak

Potion

★★★★★ Void Keep
★★★★✰ Force Keep
★★★★★ Spirit Keep
★★★★★ Magic Keep

Apothecary Skills

Scatterbolt [ATK]
Attacks 3 times at random.
Level 2: Damage +5%
Level 3: Damage +5%
Level 4: Damage +5%
Level 5: Damage +10%

Soothing Chant (Cooldown: 3 turns)
Heals a target ally by 35% HP. This Heal can be critical.
Level 2: Heal +5%
Level 3: Heal +5%
Level 4: Heal +5%
Level 5: Cooldown -1

Boon of Speed (Cooldown: 5 turns)
Places a 30% [Increase Speed] buff on all allies for 2 turns. Fills the Turn Meter of all allies by 15%.
Level 2: Cooldown -1
Level 3: Cooldown -1

Aura
Increases Ally DEF in Dungeons by 21%

Apothecary Equipment Guide

Arena, Campaign, Faction Wars Clan Boss, Dungeons

Equipment Set

3 Speed Set

Equipment Set

3 Speed Set
1 Lifesteal Set, 1 Speed Set

Equipment Stat Priority

DEF%, HP%, SPD, RESIST
Weapon (ATK)
Helmet (HP)
Shield (DEF)
Gauntlets (DEF% / HP%)
Chestplate (DEF% / HP%)
Boots (SPD)
Ring (DEF / HP)
Amulet (DEF / HP)
Banner (DEF / HP / RESIST)

Equipment Stat Priority

DEF%, HP%, Speed
Weapon (ATK)
Helmet (HP)
Shield (DEF)
Gauntlets (DEF% / HP%)
Chestplate (DEF% / HP%)
Boots (SPD)
Ring (DEF / HP)
Amulet (DEF / HP)
Banner (DEF / HP)

Apothecary Mastery Guide

Arena, Campaign, Clan Boss, Dungeons, Faction Wars

Raid Shadow Legends Apothecary Skill Mastery Equip Guide

Offense

  1. Deadly Precision
  2. Keen Strike
  3. Heart of Glory
  4. Single Out
  5. Bring it Down
  6. Methodical
  7. Kill Streak
  8. Giant Slayer

Defense

  1. N/A

Support

  1. Steadfast
  2. Lay on Hands
  3. Rapid Response
  4. Healing Savior
  5. Lore of Steel
  6. Merciful Aid
  7. Lasting Gifts

Apothecary Videos

RAID: Shadow Legends | Apothecary Champion Build by Hell Hades

RAID: Shadow Legends | Apothecary Champion Build by IncredibleJohn

RAID: Shadow Legends | Apothecary Champion Build by Chofly

RAID: Shadow Legends | Apothecary Champion Build by Дядя О.

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52 thoughts on “Apothecary | HE-RSM | Raid Shadow Legends Skill Mastery Equip Guide

  1. Yamerus

    Is Lore of Steel still worth it? If you use 3 speed sets its only +6 Speed (2 speed per set).

  2. Totolas Ticot

    Unpopular opinion :

    – Ring ATK
    – Amulet DC% or ATK with proc on DC%
    – Banner ATK
    – Gauntlets DC% or TC% if not able to reach at least 80%

    Why ?
    – High base defensive stats, it might not be the target in donjons, arena, CB so you dont need to have a monster tank.
    – His heal can crit –> the more crit the better
    – Because you gave him crit… then it doesnt cost much to gave him ATK/DC as he has a not so bad ratio on his A1 (x4.2)

    I personally like my Apothecary 2.8K ATK, 3K DEF, 80% TC, 120% DC.

    Do not push the concept too far with a chest ATK%, his base ATK is lower than DEF/HP

  3. Ayumilove Post author

    @Leonhartt: Stag Knight and Apothecary are the best candidates from the list as they can be used till end-game for Speed Run Dungeons.

  4. Leonhartt

    Hi, for whom should i buy masteries for Clan Boss: Apothecary, Aothar, Stag knight, High Khatun, Steelskull, Lugan the Steadfast, Cillian the Lucky. i’m currently using Athel, Tayrel and Bad-el-Kazar with full masteries so i would like to complete my team.
    i have around 30 epic champions so i hope i suggested good ones for Clan boss.

  5. Ayumilove Post author

    @Urtoroth Lobopálido: Merciful Aid increases the healing and also includes the shield amount too. You can refer to the mastery description at https://ayumilove.net/raid-shadow-legends-guide/

  6. Urtoroth Lobopálido

    I don’t quite get the Merciful Aid Mastery, unless… Apo doesn’t place any [Shield] buff. The first part of the statement refers to the healing by itself, not any healing coming from a [Shield] buff. Am I correct?

  7. WiredDPS

    @Garkhon First 3 times 30% (for Giantslayer) chances means you have 70% changes to miss each time. So the total chance of no proc. with 3 strikes is (.7x.7x.7)x100%= 34.3% which means 65.7% chance you get a proc.
    With Warmaster you one get 1 chance of 60%. That was the problem with your math.
    Yust remeber that if you have a 3 hit or more A1 Giantslayer is better.

  8. reinhart

    Rotem, the reason that lore of steel is better is twofold.

    Cycle of magic only has 5% proc chance which makes it mostly useless for Apoth and can mess up 3 turn rotations on the Clan Boss for some champs who cleanse or cast defensive buffs, but not really for Apoth.

    The bigger reason is that in dungeons and arena, faster is almost always better and if you have 3 speed sets, lore of steel’s bonus can be another 10-20 points of speed.

  9. Rotem

    can someone explain to me why lore of steel is better than cycle of magic for him?

  10. Sadboys

    My apothecary is way too squishy. Meanwhile there are apoths in arena that’ll forever keep healing in a 1v1 against my miscreated monster.

  11. Garkhon

    @lilzoomer: thanks, correct. I checked the chance on my valk, and it’s really between 50% and 70%. (I was sure it’s around the 84% chance of the double calculation.)

  12. lilzoomer

    @Garkhon: warmaster tooltip does not say anything about per hit. it is one proc only per skill use

  13. Garkhon

    Hi,
    I wonder why all suggest giantslayer for a 3 hit a1. According to the descriptions, warmaster has 60% on each hit, but only once per turn, and giantslayer has 30% on all hits, added. Now this means giantslayer has 3 times 30% equal 90% chance for apothecary, and warmaster has 100% -40%˄3=93.6% chance which is better. Even is the 4% and the 3% are capped to the same amount. If the 4% has a bigger cap then it’s even better. What is the problem with this maths? Did I understand something wrong? Or is it buggish?

  14. Ayumilove Post author

    @Partha Mohanty: Apothecary is a multi-hit champion. If you do more than 1 hit or perform AoE (Area of Effect) attack, Evil Eye will only decrease the enemy Turn Meter by 5% and that value is insignificant when it comes to battle. If the champion does 3 hits only 1 single enemy (such as Apothecary), the total amount of Turn Meter decreased is still 5%. Therefore, it’s a waste of mastery. It would be better to unlock a mastery that allows Apothecary to achieve his full potential (e.g. Lasting Gifts).

  15. Partha Mohanty

    Why aren’t we using Evil Eye on him ?

  16. Morgan

    I’ve just picked up Apothecary on a shard and Divine Speed (4arts 5*) off daily log in. Would you use two sets of DS on him? (I’m one short of putting three on but thinking Divine Life for the other).
    Im thinking either 2sets of DS or one and lifesteal or shield. Thanks people

    Class site btw

  17. Gob

    @Lamborg: Relentless set usually best on champs that have “extra turn” abilities, but feel free to put on Apo if its all you have. However, Apo really, really wants speed so even a mediocre speed set might be better than a decked out relentless. Do NOT NOT use epic tomes on rares. Tomes are one of the biggest bottlenecks in this game full of bottlenecks.

  18. Lamborg

    Would a relentless set work for him I’m decently new to the game and it’s the only 6* set I have. Also is using epic skill tomes a stupid idea I don’t have many rare skill tomes so would using a few epics be a waste or is using a couple not the worst idea ever thanks.

  19. Ayumilove Post author

    @Kuppz: See my reply to graihmler for the reasoning not using Defense Mastery.

  20. Ayumilove Post author

    @graihmler: Apothecary is commonly used till end-game. As a Support Champion, he deals very little damage compared to Attack Champions. However, when he has Giant Slayer (Tier 6 Offense Mastery), he is able to inflict high amount of damage to enemies with high HP. This allows you to clear dungeons much more quickly. Apart from that, Apothecary is pretty tanky if you gear him right. Equipping him with high HP% and DEF% substats, with HP% chest plate and DEF Ring and Necklace, he can survive against heavy damage attacks from enemies. This makes Defense Mastery not so appealing for Apothecary.

  21. Kuppz

    Just curious, if Apoth is supposed to be a vital support champ in most team builds, why is it that we don’t want to give him Defense masteries? Isn’t the whole purpose of building the Defense/Support branches to give that support champ a longer life?

    Apoth can’t really hit that hard nor is he meant to so why do we want to build his Offense tree?

  22. graihmler

    hi, i watched all videos of apothecary and i cant seem to find someone to build him def/sup in masteries? why is that?

  23. Sash

    @Player J – just gotta say I loved your comment – especially:
    “At the end of the day, Apothecary is just trying to be your Friend.
    He is trying to help you every way he can.”
    Should be the catch phrase for Apoth!

  24. DBZforce

    Of all the characters. I got this guy from a mystery shard today. Already have 1 Apothecary fully booked and mastered. Will try to max this one too.

  25. Ryan

    Could you imagine having a arena defense with 4 apothecarys, fulling booked, 6 stars, fully ascended and masteries, and Crit rate, speed, def%. You would never have anyone face you and if they did they would end up quitting the match.

  26. Randal Savage

    @Logan Mcintosh

    HAHAHAHA Raid allowing something that is free?!
    Never happen.

  27. Mujaheedin

    I nearly sacrificed apothecary but now I m working on him. Already put the divine speed gear on him. He is 4 star will be 5 star once he reaches level 40. Thanks for all the update.

  28. Pamant

    Re: Kedvarius
    Thank you for your inputs. I don’t have those champions and my Kael mastery is at lvl 4. I only played for 3 months and I completely ignored this part.
    I will try Apothecary and I will search in my list maybe I can find 2 other heroes with the dec atk and dev.
    Thanks again and sorry if I used this site for another purpose.

    Thanks for the amazing work with this site!

  29. Kedvarius

    Re: Pamant, you’re team is lacking survivability because you don’t have anyone with dec atk debuff which is a crucial debuff to keep the fight going longer. Secondly you don’t have any defense role champs that you can scale with %def to raise their toughness and skill damage. Since the boss doesn’t break defense, so %def is one of the best stats to raise. Frostbringer at least adds decrease def, but I would say trade HK for Apo, and possibility Yaga for a defense champ. You wouldn’t happen to have Stag Knight, Tayrel (for dec atk), or Skullcrusher (all counter buff) by any chance? Does your Kael have warmaster as well?
    Re: Wiley, Crit rate helps Apo but not worth stacking up in the main gear stat like having %def, %hp, and Speed. The magic number for speed seems to be +200

  30. Pamant

    I have a strong Thenasil but my team(Thenasil(60), Kael(60), Yaga(60), High Khatun(60) and Frostbringer(50)) doesn’t survive to long in CB. On CB brutal average damage is between 3.5 to 5 mil. I was thinking to replace Frostbringer with Apothecary(50). Do you think it will add any improvements as i already have Thenasil?
    Thanks

  31. WileyMan

    What does it mean that “This Heal cab be critical”? Is there a way to increase the value of the heal? Critical Rate Stats?

  32. Pwam

    If lore of steel applies to sets that give a 15% bonus, and the speed set only gives 12%, is there a more appropriate pick for that tier for running 3 speed sets?

  33. Logan Mcintosh

    I got apitacary 21 times already I am so angry I wish you can trade characters to other people but it has to be for the same rarity so someone does not scam people with commons and they get a free legendary

  34. Nero

    Apothecary has a d*** face BUT he is a real LEGENDARY and way better than 80%-90% of all legendaries. My Apothecary does section 14 of faction wars ALONE!

    @RastalRahl

    I would 6 star them all, get all scrolls and upgrade their skills and troll everybody in Arena cause nobody can beat you xD.

  35. Heisenberg55

    In the Support tree, wouldn’t Cycle of Magic be better than Lore of Steel? I am kind of new, but I just unlocked Lore of Steel and with 3 speed sets and 174 speed, I only gained 6 more speed. I would think getting a chance of lowering skills would be more useful. Thoughts?

  36. RastalRahl

    Ok, so I’ve got 3 Apothecarys. One of them is already fully maxed, so what to do with other 2? Is there any point in maxing them too? How can I use them? If I go with 2+ Apothecarys in battle, they’ll just rebuff their buffs, right, so no point in that?

  37. JASON SMITH

    Player J….do you have a Youtube channel…Your explanation is the best most thought out explanation of all I’ve seen.

    Great job.

  38. HighLordSteven

    Available from Summon Rush, Feb 14-16, 2020.

  39. RastalRahl

    Does the “This Heal can be critical” mean that it may be empowered according to this champs crit. rate and crit. damage? If so, wouldn’t it be good to have C. Rate Gauntlet?

  40. Ayumilove Post author

    @OZzeT: The best person to ask is the Plarium Developers for RAID Shadow Legends. The other way is to test it out by ourselves. I do not have the sufficient gems and free reset on Apothecary to test it out.

  41. OZzeT

    Hello. Does masteries like Heart of Glory increase damage from Giant Slayer? Otherwise i would prefer Exalt in Death instead.

  42. Ayumilove Post author

    @Player J: I have made the necessary amendments to Apothecary’s mastery based on your feedback. Thanks for the thorough explanation on Apothecary mastery selection :)

  43. Player J

    Whirlwind of Death / Wrath of the Slain / Spirit Haste are all terrible Masteries for Apothecary.
    Exalt in Death is semi-useful for Apothecary – However, I don’t think it is best.

    1st – Whirlwind of Death is a Bad Mastery for Apothecary because it doesn’t activate, until after Apothecary kills an Enemy.

    The problem is Apothecary isn’t a killing champion.
    Apothecary is a support champion designed to help speed up your killing champions + help keep your killing champion alive by way of heals.

    The killing champions which are being speed up or healed by Apothecary are the ones which actually do the killing.

    Basically, Apothecary is never going to benefit from this Mastery.

    2nd – Wrath of the Slain & Spirit Haste are bad for a similar reason.

    The problem is Wrath of Slain & Spirit Haste are mainly used for a Campaign Apothecary build.
    Wrath of Slain & Spirit Haste make Apothecary stronger if his Allies die.
    The only time you want Allies to die is when your doing Campaign – Leveling Up Food.

    The rest of the time – You don’t want your Allies to die.
    You want them to live to increase your chances of winning!

    Most players don’t use Apothecary as there main Campaign Farmer.
    Most players use there Starter Champion or some other Damage Dealer as a Campaign Farmer.
    It makes no sense to run those Masteries on Apothecary.

    3rd – Exalt in Death is semi-useful.
    It isn’t a bad Mastery for Apothecary.
    It just depends if you want your Apothecary Well Rounded vs. Specialized

    Exalt in Death gives Apothecary a Heal for 10% the first time an enemy is killed in each round.

    The only time you are going to have several rounds of fights in the game is if you are doing Dungeons or Faction Wars.
    Exalt in Death is used on Apothecary if you plan on having your Apothecary specialized for Dungeon + Faction War content only.

    Arena & Clan Boss only have 1 round.
    In Arena, Apothecary is often on Speed Nuking teams.
    This means if Apothecary team goes first – There is a good chance the rival heroes will be dead.
    No point in giving Apothecary this Mastery in that situation

    In Clan Boss, Apothecary can’t get a heal
    There is no way to kill the Clan Boss to make use of the Exalt in Death Mastery.
    The Mastery is more or less useless in Clan Boss.

    ———————————————————–

    After explaining why I think some of the above Masteries are bad or not ideal for Apothecary.
    I would like to give you some recommendations on what I would pick instead.

    My Recommendation is to use:
    – Methodical (Offense Tree)
    – Single Out (Offense Tree)
    – Heart of Glory (Offense Tree) – Optional – Exalt in Death can be valid as I explained before
    – Merciful Ad (Support Tree)

    I like the above Masteries because I feel they really capture Apothecary natural essence.

    Apothecary is a Team Player!!!!
    Apothecary tries to Speed up his team with his A3 skill.
    Apothecary tries to Heal up his team with his A2 skill

    And when both the A3 + A2 skills are on cool down.
    Apothecary uses his A1 to chip away at the enemy health to help his team.

    Once, you understand the character.
    You begin to understand the masteries selected for him.

    The Support Tree is designed to help Apothecary speed up just a little bit more for his team.
    The Support Tree is designed to help Apothecary heal up just a little bit more of his team.
    The Offense Tree is designed to help Apothecary deal little bit more damage for his team.

    This is why Apothecary is so famous for a Rare.
    This is why players considered him the best Rare in the whole game!

    At the end of the day, Apothecary is just trying to be your Friend.
    He is trying to help you every way he can.

    And that is all – Thank you for your time.

  44. Ayumilove Post author

    @SinTaxheir: Could you kindly elaborate more on how Life Drinker would benefit more for Apothecary than Whirlwind?

  45. Ayumilove Post author

    @AJ: Thanks for your input! I have added Critical Rate gloves into Apothecary’s Equipment Guide. In my Apothecary, I have him all Speed and Defense%. Majority of the Critical Rate are from the substats, which helps him trigger the Critical Heal.

  46. SinTaxheir

    Seems like life drinker or singled out would be better for Apothecary than whirlwind

  47. AJ

    Hey, great site – big help :)

    I’ve recently been testing Apothecary with critical rate gloves and I think it makes a noticeable difference both in the increase to his damage output and that when he heals it’s almost always a 100% heal for himself or other party members, so I think keeps him and others alive more effectively than having an extra 50% HP on his gauntlets.

    Have you tried this/what are your thoughts?

  48. Ayumilove Post author

    @Brian: Apothecary is an excellent support Rare Champion who can help Increase Speed and Increase Turn Meter of all other champions in your team. He is used almost everywhere. Get him to Level 60 once your primary champion (campaign farmer) is completed.

  49. Brian

    Hey. Having a great time with Raids, due in great part to your guide of what’s good to keep and what to feed. Thanks to your guide
    I realized that I discarded this champ and should have kept him. Thanks, a good amount of work went to this. You did a great job. I just landed Apothecary again, so I’m thinking I’ll keep it this time, lol

  50. Jesse

    Oh also, thanks for all the work you do. I use your site for any and all questions ive had while making my way through the game!

  51. Jesse

    For his t4 masteries, would he benefit more from cycle of magic under the support tree, rather than “bring it down”? Or does that 6% dmg boost show a noticeable boost once he has giantslayer? Thanks

  52. innersh4rK

    Love your equip guides man! keep up the good work!