DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/10/2016    Duedate: 08/23/2016

ARVAT ARENA

DM-32    TURN-788

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

COURAGE
ANGELS OF PAIN (360)
(32-6353) [11-1-0,99]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

COURAGE                        POETRY IN MOTION
ANGELS OF PAIN (360)           ARVAT AGITATOR (503)
(32-6353) [11-1-0,99]          (32-6510) [2-1-1,29]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

FEDERAL AGENT                  BHELDEK CASKBEARD
B.I.G. (437)                   DWARFED (496)
(32-6113) [13-13-0,66]         (32-6424) [10-5-2,95]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DWARFED (496)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. B.I.G. (437)                46
2. SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)      32      DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
3. DWARFED (496)               29      Unchartered Team
4. BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)       25
5. NOTORIOUS (71)              23      OBSIDIAN HALL (499)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*OBSIDIAN HALL (499)        1   0  0  100   1/ 1 DWARFED (496)             9  6 1
 2/ 1 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)    %1625 961 81 62.8   2/ 6 B.I.G. (437)              7  6 1
 3/ 3 ANGELS OF PAIN (360)     490 337 37 59.3   3/ 3 GASTROPUB (480)           7  8 2
 4- 4 COLLEGE RADIO (364)      110  79  2 58.2   4/ 2 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)     6  8 1
 5- 5*NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)    5   4  1 55.6   5/ 8 BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)     6  8 1
 6/ 2*ARVAT AGITATOR (503)       7   6  1 53.8   6/ 4 NOTORIOUS (71)            6  9 1
 7/ 6 NOTORIOUS (71)           453 402 16 53.0   7- 5*NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)   5  4 1
 8/ 8 CON + INSULT (479)        69  65  5 51.5   8/10*ARVAT AGITATOR (503)      5  5 0
 9/ 9 GASTROPUB (480)          107 105  5 50.5   9/ 7 SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)    5  8 0
10/11 SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)   318 321 14 49.8  10/11 ANGELS OF PAIN (360)      3  3 0
11/10 IL MALVAGIO (423)         53  54  3 49.5  11/13 IL MALVAGIO (423)         2  3 0
12/14 DWARFED (496)             35  40  4 46.7  12/15 CON + INSULT (479)        2  4 0
13/13 BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)    137 159 13 46.3  13/12 YUPPIE HORDE (491)        2  4 0
14/15 B.I.G. (437)             122 150 10 44.9  14/ 0*OBSIDIAN HALL (499)       1  0 0
15/ 7 YUPPIE HORDE (491)        12  15  1 44.4  15-16 COLLEGE RADIO (364)       1  4 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

No big pronouncements today -- I'm too depressed.  Why depressed when I just 
got my Isle invite, you ask?  Why depressed when I held the throne against Des 
Troy Yarr?  Why depressed when I've won 5 of my last 6 fights?

Well, you could look to the normal attack I threw in my fight against Des.  That was 
kinda depressing.  Luckily it was surrounded by lots of cool impressive attacks -- so 
it wasn't that.  You could also say it stems from the sorry state of our team as I 
depart for the Isle.  The three warriors on our squad have 8, 7, and 4 fights under 
their belt, and we have two newbies coming onboard, the first of which debuts this 
week.  But I won't be here anway so I guess that's ok.  You could EASILY guess that my 
depression comes from our new fighter's name... Aquaberry Dolphin.  WTH?

But no, none of those are the reason.  The real reason is that my career has likely 
come to an end after I leave Arvat.  My inability to take a hit, and lack of 
extraordinary abilities in my attacking and defending routines will likely bring about 
my retirement from the fighting game.  

I'll leave you all with one parting thought.  Take as few hits to the head as 
possible.  That is all.

                                          -- All Buns Flaming 

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail ARVAT!  Warriors of the arena, prepare to be praised and blamed for your 
deeds.  B.I.G. stable has parlayed this turn's 2-3-1 into a 4 space move up the 
rankings.  This brings them up to 2nd place.  Good work, guys!  And let's see, LPFJ2 
fought GERMAN PILSENER and gained 17 points and contributed to NOTORIOUS' 3-2-1.  
DAYS BEFORE RODEO has lost to LEFTY MORALES, falling 10 points, while helping make 
NOTORIOUS a 3-2-1 turn.  The attempts to dethrone the Duelmaster have failed, and ALL 
GUNS BLAZING remains ARVAT's top warrior for another turn.  Tell me, is nothing 
sacred?  I have heard from unimpeachable sources that The Swinging Aardvark uses 
trolls in their stew.  Talk about gristle!   
     He who challenges well, fights well.  He who avoids without cause, shall lose 
for good reasons.  My mama told me that one.  I also notice that the SECRET SQUIRRELS 
stable was the most avoided team this turn.  Come on ARVAT, what are you afraid of?  
And avoiding SECRET SQUIRRELS more than any other team we find ARVAT AGITATOR.  
ARVAT, are we going to accept, or respect this sort of thing?  The most challenged 
warrior this turn was YUPPIE HORDE's warrior PATRICK BATEMAN.  More fighters 
challenged him than challenged the Duelmaster!  In a brave attempt, KILROY from 
SECRET SQUIRRELS challenged up 18 points to fight COURAGE from the ANGELS OF PAIN 
stable.  KILROY perhaps got his just desserts, seeing as he was beat by COURAGE and 
ended up with 80 recognition points.  VENDERAL of BIG LAKE NOMADS had better have a 
good reason for challenging down 11 points in a challenge which he won.  I thought 
VENDERAL showed great skill and promise when he bested COUNSEL OUT.  All right, so I 
slept through it!  Big deal!   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  The grave that B.I.G. had dug for DA1 may yet be filled with the 
body of SHEWISH GIANT.  Seldom are the likes of this to be seen.  DA1 lives still!  
Kudos go out to OPPORTUNITY COST this turn, for revenging CON + INSULT's bloodfeud 
against GASTROPUB's warrior OTTER CREEK.  Well done.  Congratulations go out to IL 
MALVAGIO, with SPUTO revenging a bloodfeud against ARTHUR O'SYNN of DEVIL ADVOCATES.  
We'd like to remind certain teams not to rob the graves of their enemies.  You know 
who you are; and it's considered rude.   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Always good to rest in ARVAT, but never good to wear out my 
welcome.  Look for me in future turns.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to 
paper-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 COURAGE 6353                 11   1  0    99       ANGELS OF PAIN (360)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BABY HUEY 5539               21   8  2   125       COLLEGE RADIO (364)
-FEROCITY 6259                14   2  0   124       ANGELS OF PAIN (360)
-BE TRANSPARENT 6130          18  12  1    98       CON + INSULT (479)
 BHELDEK CASKBEARD 6424       10   5  2    95       DWARFED (496)
 OPPORTUNITY COST 6285        16   8  0    93       CON + INSULT (479)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SPUTO 6403                    8   5  2    85       IL MALVAGIO (423)
 DES TROY YARR 6352           12  13  0    84       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 KILROY 6356                  12  12  0    80       SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)
-YOUNG EMPIRES 5472           20  12  0    72       COLLEGE RADIO (364)
 MARCO DEBEEST 6401           11   3  1    68       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
-DOMINATION 5232              11   3  0    68       ANGELS OF PAIN (360)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FEDERAL AGENT 6113           13  13  0    66       B.I.G. (437)
 ARTHUR O'SYNN 6393            9   8  1    63       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 S.N.A.F.U. 6523               6   0  0    63       SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)
 LPFJ2 6500                    5   3  0    60       NOTORIOUS (71)
 DROP TOP BM 6283              5   2  0    60       B.I.G. (437)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SAIL ON 5841                  4   4  0    52       COLLEGE RADIO (364)
 PATRICK BATEMAN 6366          8   5  1    51       YUPPIE HORDE (491)
 GERMAN PILSENER 6428          9   5  1    50       GASTROPUB (480)
 LEFTY MORALES 6404            6  10  1    46       BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)
 OTTER CREEK 6480              5   4  1    45       GASTROPUB (480)
 BENDRAK LONGBRAID 6486        5   4  1    42       DWARFED (496)
 MONKEY WRENCH 6455            8   4  1    40       GASTROPUB (480)
 HOPONIOUS UNION 6481          5   4  0    35       GASTROPUB (480)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HURRIK HORNBEARD 6478         4   6  0    33       DWARFED (496)
-SLY GRIN 6531                 2   2  1    33       BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)
 DA1 6562                      1   0  1    33       B.I.G. (437)
 POETRY IN MOTION 6510         2   1  1    29       ARVAT AGITATOR (503)
 DONNA SCONRIA 6452            4   3  0    27       IL MALVAGIO (423)
-THOR RAVENBLADE 6430          2   0  1    27       NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)
 RAGGUS IRONHEAD 6479          6   4  0    26       DWARFED (496)
 CPT OBVIOUS 6548              2   0  0    24       SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DAYS BEFORE RODEO 6485        6   3  0    23       NOTORIOUS (71)
-OLAF 6433                     2   0  0    21       NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)
 SQUISHED SQUIRREL 6506        2   1  0    21       ARVAT AGITATOR (503)
 CARNEFICINA 6464              3   4  0    20       IL MALVAGIO (423)
-NIGHTMARE 5712                1   1  0    20       ANGELS OF PAIN (360)
 BIG LAKE GOONS 6508           2   0  0    18       ARVAT AGITATOR (503)
 VENDERAL 6492                 3   6  0    17       BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)
 PHIL N. AINGELLE 6544         3   1  0    17       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 AYLN BLOODTOE 6463            3   8  0    17       BIG LAKE NOMADS (397)
 KRAG IRONFIST 6552            1   1  0    15       DWARFED (496)
-ERIK THUNDERHEAD 6432         1   0  0    13       NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)
 AQUABERRY DOLPHIN 6556        1   0  1    12       NOTORIOUS (71)
 BUD FOX 6499                  2   1  0    11       YUPPIE HORDE (491)
 CLAY MEROSOLZ 6543            0   2  0    10       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 HOTLINE BLING 6532            2   3  0     9       NOTORIOUS (71)
 SHADOW DANCER 6459            1   0  0     7       OBSIDIAN HALL (499)
 MAJ SNAFU 6516                0   2  0     6       SECRET SQUIRRELS (433)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 IL DEBOLE 6507                1   1  0     4       ARVAT AGITATOR (503)
-YMIR BLOODRAVEN 6431          0   2  0     3       NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)
-NYALL BLOODGRIN 6434          0   2  0     2       NORTHERN BADLANDS (497)
 COUNSEL OUT 6546              0   2  0     2       CON + INSULT (479)
 GAFFEL KOLSCH 6560            0   1  0     1       GASTROPUB (480)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
PERSISTENT BEGGA        0  0 0                      AQUABERRY DOLPHI 6556 788  NONE
SCUM ANGEL 6557         0  1 0 ANGELS OF PAIN 360   BANDIT PRINCE         788  NONE
SQUIRRELS SUCK! 6568    0  1 0 ARVAT AGITATOR 503   STONE GOLEM           788  NONE
DA1 6554                0  1 0 B.I.G. 437           HIGH ELF              788  NONE
DA2 6555                0  1 0 B.I.G. 437           BANDIT PRINCE         788  NONE
THE SIX 6426            3  1 0 B.I.G. 437           SLY GRIN 6531         787   
THE VACANCY 6530        3  3 0 BIG LAKE NOMADS 397  BLACK ORC             788  NONE
DIFFERENTIATOR 6384     2  1 0 CON + INSULT 479     OTTER CREEK 6480      787  JUST REVENGED
SHEWISH GIANT           0  0 0 DARK ARENA           DA1 6562              788  NONE
ARMDAR STOUTBREW 6547   0  2 0 DWARFED 496          THOR RAVENBLADE 6430  786   
MANGUS GRIMHAMME 6504   1  3 0 DWARFED 496          POETRY IN MOTION 6510 784  NOT REVENGED
KNUCKLEBALL 6308       15 18 0 GASTROPUB 480        BHELDEK CASKBEAR 6424 786   
NOT THOR 6561           0  1 0 IL MALVAGIO 423      STONE GOLEM           788  NONE
RISCHIO 6416            6  1 0 IL MALVAGIO 423      ARTHUR O'SYNN 6393    785  JUST REVENGED
TUONO 6505              1  2 0 IL MALVAGIO 423      MONKEY WRENCH 6455    788   
RODEO 6484              3  5 0 NOTORIOUS 71         MARCO DEBEEST 6401    787   
PATRIOT 6476            4  6 0 SECRET SQUIRRELS 433 BANDIT PRINCE         788  NONE
LEMMING #1 6367         0  3 0 YUPPIE HORDE 491     ARENAMISTRESS SU      788  NONE
LEMMING #2 6368         0  1 0 YUPPIE HORDE 491     BANDIT PRINCE         788  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Armdar Snoutbrew -- Do I know you? -- Hotline Bling

Drop Top -- What does the BM stand for?  Actually -- rather than answering... maybe 
every manager can answer next week by entering their guess as to what it means, and 
the winner(s) get like a free sparring session with you, or maybe they can clean my 
blood off of your broadsword for you? -- Days Before Rodeo
P.S. My guess is butt-munch... but that is not our team's official guess -- we will 
give you that next turn!

Marco D. -- Thanks for the lesson. -- Rodeo

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

THE VACANCY was dealt death by BLACK ORC in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
PATRIOT was butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 2 minute Dark Arena duel.
LEMMING #1 was murdered by ARENAMISTRESS SUGAR in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
DA1 savagely slew SHEWISH GIANT in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena duel.
SCUM ANGEL was viciously butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 4 minute Dark Arena fight.
NOT THOR was barely slain by STONE GOLEM in a action packed 3 minute Dark Arena brawl.
SQUIRRELS SUCK! was butchered by STONE GOLEM in a 1 minute Dark Arena match.
LEMMING #2 was butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 2 minute gory Dark Arena competition.
DA2 was easily killed by BANDIT PRINCE in a action packed 1 minute Dark Arena melee.
DA1 was slaughtered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute gory Dark Arena duel.
OPPORTUNITY COST vanquished OTTER CREEK in a 1 minute one-sided Bloodfeud duel.
SPUTO overpowered ARTHUR O'SYNN in a 1 minute gory uneven Bloodfeud match.
KILROY was savagely defeated by COURAGE in a exciting 2 minute Challenge Title match.
BHELDEK CASKBEARD viciously subdued DES TROY YARR in a 3 minute Challenge contest.
BENDRAK LONGBRAID was devastated by MARCO DEBEEST in a 1 minute Challenge bout.
DAYS BEFORE RODEO was handily defeated by LEFTY MORALES in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
VENDERAL viciously subdued COUNSEL OUT in a action packed 2 minute Challenge duel.
AYLN BLOODTOE was devastated by HURRIK HORNBEARD in a 1 minute Challenge brawl.
POETRY IN MOTION savagely defeated RAGGUS IRONHEAD in a 2 minute Challenge bout.
CPT OBVIOUS savagely defeated BUD FOX in a popular 3 minute novice's Challenge bout.
KRAG IRONFIST devastated IL DEBOLE in a 2 minute one-sided Challenge contest.
ALL GUNS BLAZING overpowered FEDERAL AGENT in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
PATRICK BATEMAN was beaten by S.N.A.F.U. in a action packed 1 minute gruesome fray.
GERMAN PILSENER was unbelievably bested by LPFJ2 in a exciting 2 minute gory bout.
DROP TOP BM overpowered DONNA SCONRIA in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
HOPONIOUS UNION narrowly defeated SQUISHED SQUIRREL in a 1 minute duel.
MONKEY WRENCH assassinated TUONO in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
CARNEFICINA vanquished CLAY MEROSOLZ in a 1 minute uneven bout.
MAJ SNAFU was overcome by PHIL N. AINGELLE in a exciting 3 minute beginner's bout.
BIG LAKE GOONS handily defeated HOTLINE BLING in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
SHADOW DANCER defeated GAFFEL KOLSCH in a 1 minute beginner's fight.
AQUABERRY DOLPHIN put to death PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 2 minute novice's fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                  10         LUNGING ATTACK    52 -  40 -  3      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  9         WALL OF STEEL     15 -  12 -  0      56  |
|AIMED BLOW                       8         SLASHING ATTACK   37 -  34 -  3      52  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  6         TOTAL PARRY       23 -  25 -  0      48  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      6         STRIKING ATTACK   32 -  36 -  4      47  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      5         AIMED BLOW        33 -  39 -  3      46  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         PARRY-LUNGE       15 -  18 -  1      45  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         BASHING ATTACK    14 -  29 -  2      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -  17 -  0      32  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   6 -  1      14  |

Turn 788 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

SLASHING ATTACK    7 -  2     PARRY-LUNGE        2 -  3         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
AIMED BLOW         5 -  3     LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  7         2  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  AIMED BLOW     
STRIKING ATTACK    3 -  3     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  6         2  SLASHING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     2 -  2     WALL OF STEEL      0 -  3         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   COURAGE 6353               11   1  0   99 ANGELS OF PAIN (360)
SLASHING ATTACK  BHELDEK CASKBEARD 6424     10   5  2   95 DWARFED (496)
BASHING ATTACK   OPPORTUNITY COST 6285      16   8  0   93 CON + INSULT (479)
STRIKING ATTACK  SPUTO 6403                  8   5  2   85 IL MALVAGIO (423)
PARRY-LUNGE      ARTHUR O'SYNN 6393          9   8  1   63 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
AIMED BLOW       MONKEY WRENCH 6455          8   4  1   40 GASTROPUB (480)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is FEDERAL AGENT 6113.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was NOT THOR 6561.  The ten other most popular fighters were BHELDEK CASKBEARD 
6424, COURAGE 6353, CPT OBVIOUS 6548, PHIL N. AINGELLE 6544, VENDERAL 6492, GERMAN 
PILSENER 6428, POETRY IN MOTION 6510, KRAG IRONFIST 6552, DES TROY YARR 6352, and 
AQUABERRY DOLPHIN 6556.

The least popular fighter this week was GAFFEL KOLSCH 6560.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were HOTLINE BLING 6532, CLAY MEROSOLZ 6543, TUONO 6505, DONNA 
SCONRIA 6452, FEDERAL AGENT 6113, IL DEBOLE 6507, BUD FOX 6499, RAGGUS IRONHEAD 6479, 
AYLN BLOODTOE 6463, and COUNSEL OUT 6546.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

ALL GUNS BLAZING (32-5404) NOTORIOUS (71)