DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/12/2005    Duedate: 01/25/2005

ARVAT ARENA

DM-32    TURN-489

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

MAY FISTAFOLES
DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
(32-3852) [25-15-1,118]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

MAY FISTAFOLES                 POSITION IS EMPTY
DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)          
(32-3852) [25-15-1,118]        

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

MAY FISTAFOLES                 DIETER KWAN
DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)          DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
(32-3852) [25-15-1,118]        (32-4092) [17-11-0,67]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE STORMLORDS (337)        52
2. SARATOGA GLORY (352)        27      SARATOGA GLORY (352)
3. FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)     22      Unchartered Team
4. DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)       14
5. CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)    0      STEEL FRENZY (253)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 SARATOGA GLORY (352)      82  29  9 73.9   1/ 1 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)    10  5 0
 2- 2*CHARM CITY HUSTLER (356)  22   8  1 73.3   2/ 3 FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)   8  7 0
 3/ 4 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)    762 445 39 63.1   3/ 5 SARATOGA GLORY (352)      5  4 1
 4/ 0 THE STORMLORDS (337)      90  74  9 54.9   4- 2*CHARM CITY HUSTLER (356)  5  5 0
 5/ 5 FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)  327 463 10 41.4   5/ 0 THE STORMLORDS (337)      3  1 1

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

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 506): T. ZER of LETTER BOMBS (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 506): AGLIBOL of DARKMOON (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 500): BATTERY of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 502): FELIX of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 500): MCARTHUR of HEROESANDFOUNDONES (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 499): MALKAI of DRAGON JUNKIES (Youngblood, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 249): ALARIC of THE WARLORDS II (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 491): LEXINGTON of DARK GLORY (Ultraist, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 247): CHERRY 2000 of NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 488): MAY FISTAFOLES of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 486): CATLOW of SACKETT'S & CO. (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 479): DARLING NIKKI of BLITZKRIEG (Polarius, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 442): RIBSPLITTER of WIDOWMAKERS (Soultender, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 224): BOMBSHELL of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 219): COURAGE of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 205): VANWAFEA of DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 367): HEDGEHOG of REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 346): COOL CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 154): BLUE BLOOD of BLACK & BLUE (The Mun, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 392): FUNNY BUNNY of RHYME TYME from KHALANI (Emerald Orbs)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM  9 ZUKAL (turn 506): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 506): EXTREME (?, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 500): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 502): ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 500): HEROESANDFOUNDONES (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 499): DRAGON JUNKIES (Youngblood, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 249): THE WARLORDS II (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 491): EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 247): SOL INVICTUS (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 488): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 486): SACKETT'S & CO. (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 479): BUSY, BUSYTOWN (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 442): GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 224): NORTHERN LIGHTS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 219): LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 205): DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 367): PUNCH-OUT! (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 346): FAVORITE GUYS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 154): ODIN'S CHOSEN (Staghorn, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 392): LEGION OF DUMB (?, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 505): BRIARTHORN of DARKMOON (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 498): CALLISTA of DRAGON JUNKIES (Youngblood, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 249): RHINOVIRUS of BAD GERMS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
              (turn 248): PEG-LEG BOUCHARD of CANADIAN BACON (Firehawk, mgr.)
                          SCUM REAVER of THE RED REAVERS (Guardian, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 247): CHERRY 2000 of NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 442): RIBSPLITTER of WIDOWMAKERS (Soultender, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 223): THE SMELL OF IT of EMETICS (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 218): ACE BAILEY of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 366): DEADFALL of BAD APPLES (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 153): MANNAZ THORSSON of ODIN'S CHOSEN (Staghorn, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, ARVAT?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed 
to see DEATH KNIGHT win a fight and gain 21 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, SENSOO O 
SURU beat DIETER KWAN and DIETER KWAN lost 9 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  
SAVORY challenged ARVAT's Duelmaster for a shot at the throne.  And if variety is the 
spice of life, ARVAT may be getting bland, as MAY FISTAFOLES stays top dog in the 
city.  The Warty Toad, humph!  I've tasted better ale at mortuaries.  Where do they 
get this stuff?  From ARVAT's trash dumps?   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  
DEVIL ADVOCATES, I suppose you'll be glad to know you were this turn's most avoided 
team.  Care to know who is the most afraid of you?  And it looks like DEVIL ADVOCATES 
avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  
Hmph.  BASKERVOLE was challenged more times this turn than the Duelmaster.  Now was 
the DM insulted or feared?  Heh, heh.  And we have LIL ETH in a challenge, going down 
10 points for the fight.  Guess what?  I thought LIL ETH showed great skill and 
promise when she defeated BOATMAN KU.  All right, so I slept through it!  Big deal!   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for ARVAT's 
morgue.  More variety.  Honor is like a chainmail shirt, it only shines through use.  
Certain nameless cowards will doubtless rebuke me on this one.   
     There's got to be a better place in ARVAT to get a drink than The Warty Toad!  
Any suggestions?  Phlllt!  Just had to do that before I leave the fine city of ARVAT. 
I feel much better now.  Glad to see the back of this place-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MAY FISTAFOLES 3852          25  15  1   118       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PRETTY WILD 4113             18   6  1   109       SARATOGA GLORY (352)
 TRADEMARK 4114               16   4  3   105       SARATOGA GLORY (352)
 LIL ETH 4093                 20   7  2   100       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 STYLISH 4116                 16   4  1    96       SARATOGA GLORY (352)
 SAVORY 4143                   9   3  1    96       SARATOGA GLORY (352)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BOATMAN KU 4130              12  14  1    90       FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)
 OBSIDIAN GOLEM 3975          17  15  1    85       THE STORMLORDS (337)
 BASKERVOLE 4071              14  40  0    82       FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)
 TAD DEVILLE 4140             14   3  0    80       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
 SENSOO O SURU 3979           17  11  0    77       THE STORMLORDS (337)
 DIETER KWAN 4092             17  11  0    67       DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TASSALTER 4112                7  24  0    61       FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)
 LITTLE RAINBOW 4146          13   4  0    57       FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LOGGERHEAD 4149               9   5  0    51       FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)
-CASH MONEY 4160               5   1  0    45       CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-STRETCH MUNROE 4159           5   1  0    30       CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)
-OSMOSIS 4157                  4   2  1    29       CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)
-FILACRIP 4158                 4   2  0    28       CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-STONE COLD HUSTLER 4161       4   2  0    23       CHARM CITY HUSTLERS (356)
 CHARON 4103                   2   0  0    23       THE STORMLORDS (337)
 DEATH KNIGHT 4104             1   1  1    22       THE STORMLORDS (337)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
EMBEZZLING SCRIBE 314  0  1 0   1                   DEATH KNIGHT 4104     489 NONE    
EVIL LYNN 4167         1  1 0 DEVIL ADVOCATES 105   SPYMASTER 331         489 NONE    

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
MAN-O-WAR 4168         0  1 0 SARATOGA GLORY 352    BLACK ORC 329         489 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Lil Eth -- You do realize that, in the absence of any response from you, it's very
difficult to come up with new things to say to the same old warriors week after week
after week?  Have you considered, if writing personals is out, dying, so that we can
have some NEW warriors to talk to? -- Boatman Ku

     What a choice! -- Ed.

Dieter Kwan -- Yeahyeahyeah, chocolate and sauerkraut.  I've heard that one.  Bah. --
Baskervole

Osmosis -- The thing is, I just don't see the charm of that.  Explain it to me. --
Little Rainbow

Cash Money -- Now, THAT is a charming concept.  I'd be glad to take you out on the
town any time at all, and the heck with gender questions. -- Tassalter

Stone Cold Hustler -- Your name's too long.  Bet you didn't realize how much of a
handicap that would be, especially combined with a team name that's also too long.
It just slows you right down. -- Loggerhead

Trademark -- That was not called for. -- Ghost of the Khalhums Dwarf, an endangered
species

15 December 2004
The Company of Brothers Alliance would like to welcome Azereth as our newest member.
We are sure he will be an asset to both our alliance and the dueling community! --
Baphomet, Co-Founder T.C.B.

24 December 2004
Due to requests, the Turf War IV will be postponed until turn 225 (approx May/June
2005).  Sorry about the inconvenience. -- Baphomet, host of TW 4

12 January 2005
On Jhans turn number 476 (due on Feb. 16, 2005) the Second Annual kLk St. Valentine's
Massacre Kill Contest will begin.  The rules are simple; the team with the most kills
on the last turn wins.  Last year's winner was Shocking Toad.  Can he repeat?  Could
DOOMcorps crush all challengers?  Will the kLk prevail?  Or will you be the
independent manager to show that alliances aren't all that?  Come on to Jhans and
let's find out!
     Prizes are:  1st.  Renaming of a Dark Arena monster and five roll-up
                        certificates or $25.00 deposited in your account.
                  2nd.  Renaming of a Stand-In monster.
     Come on and celebrate the Delarquan way!
                                                                   Azrael

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

EVIL LYNN was butchered by SPYMASTER in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
MAN-O-WAR was butchered by BLACK ORC in a exciting 1 minute gruesome Dark Arena duel.
SAVORY was subdued by MAY FISTAFOLES in a 1 minute Challenge Title fight.
LIL ETH bested BOATMAN KU in a 2 minute veteran's Challenge contest.
STYLISH overpowered BASKERVOLE in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
PRETTY WILD vanquished OBSIDIAN GOLEM in a 2 minute mismatched fight.
TRADEMARK overpowered KUNG-FU MASTER in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
TAD DEVILLE overpowered TASSALTER in a 2 minute uneven melee.
DIETER KWAN was unbelievably bested by SENSOO O SURU in a 2 minute expert's duel.
LITTLE RAINBOW vanquished THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 3 minute brutal one-sided fight.
LOGGERHEAD handily defeated THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute one-sided bout.
DEATH KNIGHT murdered EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute mismatched match.
CHARON handily defeated EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute one-sided contest.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   0 -  0     100  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         SLASHING ATTACK   11 -   3 -  1      79  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         WALL OF STEEL     20 -   7 -  0      74  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         LUNGING ATTACK    19 -   8 -  0      70  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         AIMED BLOW         8 -   4 -  0      67  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -   3 -  2      67  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         TOTAL PARRY        8 -   6 -  0      57  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-RIPOSTE     10 -  10 -  0      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         BASHING ATTACK     8 -   9 -  0      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  10 -  0       0  |

Turn 489 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      MAY FISTAFOLES 3852        25  15  1  118 DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
WALL OF STEEL    PRETTY WILD 4113           18   6  1  109 SARATOGA GLORY (352)
SLASHING ATTACK  TRADEMARK 4114             16   4  3  105 SARATOGA GLORY (352)
LUNGING ATTACK   STYLISH 4116               16   4  1   96 SARATOGA GLORY (352)
AIMED BLOW       SAVORY 4143                 9   3  1   96 SARATOGA GLORY (352)
TOTAL PARRY      OBSIDIAN GOLEM 3975        17  15  1   85 THE STORMLORDS (337)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    LITTLE RAINBOW 4146        13   4  0   57 FISHERMAN'S WHARF (288)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is MAY FISTAFOLES 3852.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was DIETER KWAN 4092.  The ten other most popular fighters were PRETTY WILD 
4113, BOATMAN KU 4130, STYLISH 4116, LITTLE RAINBOW 4146, MAY FISTAFOLES 3852, 
TRADEMARK 4114, LIL ETH 4093, TAD DEVILLE 4140, SENSOO O SURU 3979, and DEATH KNIGHT 
4104.

The least popular fighter this week was LOGGERHEAD 4149.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were BASKERVOLE 4071, CHARON 4103, TASSALTER 4112, OBSIDIAN GOLEM 3975, 
SAVORY 4143, MAN-O-WAR 4168, EVIL LYNN 4167, DEATH KNIGHT 4104, SENSOO O SURU 3979, 
and TAD DEVILLE 4140.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

MAY FISTAFOLES (32-3852) DEVIL ADVOCATES (105)
STYLISH (32-4116) SARATOGA GLORY (352)