DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 07/06/2016    Duedate: 07/19/2016

SHADOWSPIRE ARENA

DM-81    TURN-245

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

MORDECAI MOUSE
FURRY FURY (25)
(81-2152) [22-21-0,138]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

MORDECAI MOUSE                 POSITION IS EMPTY
FURRY FURY (25)                
(81-2152) [22-21-0,138]        

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

MORDECAI MOUSE                 GRIZZLY REMAINS
FURRY FURY (25)                FURRY FURY (25)
(81-2152) [22-21-0,138]        (81-2459) [16-9-0,101]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

WICKED MARTYRS (148)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. OTTO'S DINER (96)           58
2. SCORPIO LIKES: (163)        33      CULT OF BACCHUS (4)
3. CULT OF BACCHUS (4)         32      Unchartered Team
4. THE COMMODORES (150)        31
5. DARQUE AGES (29)            24      MAIDENS OF MALICE (149)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2 CULT OF BACCHUS (4)      458 352 15 56.5   1/ 2 WICKED MARTYRS (148)     11  4 1
 2/ 1 SHANGHAIED (161)          62  48  2 56.4   2/ 7 FURRY FURY (25)          10  5 0
 3/ 3 SOME KINDA HATE (102)    213 176 17 54.8   3/ 4 BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)    9  6 1
 4- 4 DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)    650 552 18 54.1   4/ 6 THE COMMODORES (150)      9  6 0
 5/ 5 WICKED MARTYRS (148)     175 149 10 54.0   5/ 8 DARQUE AGES (29)          8  6 0
 6/ 6 DARQUE AGES (29)         525 457 19 53.5   6/10 SHANGHAIED (161)          8  7 0
 7- 7 WARMASTERS (15)          616 569 45 52.0   7/ 3 CULT OF BACCHUS (4)       7  7 1
 8/ 8 OTTO'S DINER (96)        464 440 24 51.3   8/13 MONSTER MANUAL (87)       6  8 0
 9/ 9 FURRY FURY (25)          419 411 21 50.5   9/16 OTTO'S DINER (96)         6  9 0
10/10 THE COMMODORES (150)     133 146  5 47.7  10/ 1 SOME KINDA HATE (102)     6  9 0
11/13 MONSTER MANUAL (87)      422 509 17 45.3  11/14 INEBRIATION (27)          5 10 1
12/12 PRAY THE GODS (155)       74  90  4 45.1  12/15 SCORPIO LIKES: (163)      5 10 0
13/11 THE MONSANTIS (112)       92 113  5 44.9  13- 5 DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)     4  5 0
14/14 BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)   320 411 24 43.8  14/11 PRAY THE GODS (155)       4  6 0
15-15 DOOM BRIGADE (158)        37  63  2 37.0  15- 9 WARMASTERS (15)           3  7 0
16/16 INEBRIATION (27)         102 184 10 35.7  16/12 THE MONSANTIS (112)       3  7 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
17/17 SCORPIO LIKES: (163)      20  55  2 26.7  17-17 DOOM BRIGADE (158)        2  3 0

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

                                      SPY REPORT

It is good to be back with you, dear Shadowspirians, if it is only for a the briefest 
time.  There is another tournament forthcoming and I must be off again.  I haven't 
decided if Huard or Sidara will fill in for me next turn.  Bah, we'll burn that bridge 
when we get there.  Let's talk about fights for turn 245!

Mordecai Mouse has held the throne for two turns.  Did he successfully defend it 
against an up and coming Challenger Champion this turn?  In what is sure to be dubbed 
"The Battle of Geezers," MM defended the throne against Barbarossa.  These two have 
been in the arena so long, no introductions are necessary.  Mordecai Mouse wins in a 
one-minute fight to retain the throne and earn his invitation to the Isle!  Congrats 
to Grimm, MM, and the rest of the Furry Fury guild.  The Mouse becomes Grimm's 14th 
graduate from Shadowspire, as well as his first Aimed Blow.

The most-avoided team honor goes to Big Lake Outcasts and we see Scorpio Likes: 
running away the most.  In the challenge department, there are a few stories of note.  
Darque Ages posted a total of 4 challenges to Furry Fury going 2-2 in those 
challenges.  Is there are story there, gentlemen?  Cherry DP from Scorpio Likes: sent 
a 17 point up-challenge to Horrid of Wicked Martyrs.  Bravery was rewarded in this 
instance as Cherry DP walked away with the win.  Tomoe Gozen of challenged up 21 
points to fight Kitty Tantrum, but the outcome was not as idyllic as Cherry DP's.  
Kitty Tantrum wins the fight in 4 minutes.

Death was a frequent visitor this turn.  We will begin with the tragic tales of Wicked 
Martyrs and Big Lake Outcasts.  Rabid Pain challenged Bloody Maria and was cut down in 
a 1 minute mismatched bout.  Then we find Kid Icepick challenging Luxlord Black and 
getting himself deceased in that attempt!  So, if you are keeping score, it is Big 
Lake Outcasts 1 and Wicked Martyrs 1.  It will be interesting to see how these blood 
feuds play out over the next 4 turns.  Also dying this turn, we have Schmeiser of The 
Monsantis dying in a challenge against Pyrat.  There were also 7 Dark Arena deaths 
this turn.  Needless to say, 245 was bloody!

Wicked Martyrs takes over the top spot from Some Kinda Hate, who falls 9 places to 
10th.  Furry Furry, The Commodores, and Darque Ages enter into the top 5, while Big 
Lake Outcasts move up one spot to 3rd.  The biggest fall belongs to the aforementioned 
Some Kinda Hate, and the largest gain sees Otto's Diner climbing 7 spots to take over 
9th place.  Two arena stalwarts, Dragonbane Guild and Warmasters were absent this 
turn.  So, we hope Nomad and Vanek return to us for turn 246.

It is time to say farewell!  I may not be here, but I want to invite you back for all 
the exciting action next turn.  Shadowspire moves one step closer to the monumental 
turn 250.  I'm looking forward to a special SYP report on turn 251, covering all the 
records and feats from those 250 turns of glorious Shadowspire action.  On behalf of 
the Gladiatorial Commission and the Yellow Press, I say goodbye and hope to see you 
again soon. 

                                          -- Phineas Rannulf 

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MORDECAI MOUSE 2152          22  21  0   138       FURRY FURY (25)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE EMPRESS WU 2164          25  14  0   114       DARQUE AGES (29)
-BRUTAL GRUNGE 2390           19  11  0   106       DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)
 KITTY TANTRUM 2241           19  15  0   105       FURRY FURY (25)
 GARCHOMP 2470                15   9  0   104       FURRY FURY (25)
 THE PAPERBOY 2465            15   8  0   102       THE COMMODORES (150)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CREDITS 2280                 25  22  1   101       MONSTER MANUAL (87)
 GRIZZLY REMAINS 2459         16   9  0   101       FURRY FURY (25)
 PHO C 2444                   14  13  2    96       OTTO'S DINER (96)
 BARBAROSSA 2098              24  22  0    95       DARQUE AGES (29)
 PIXIE 2378                   17  16  1    92       MONSTER MANUAL (87)
 HEATWAVE 2542                10   8  1    91       WICKED MARTYRS (148)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LYON BEAR 2412               17  11  0    89       THE COMMODORES (150)
 WHITE LIGHTNING 2486         13  10  1    88       INEBRIATION (27)
 HOLLOWSOUL 2414              14  14  2    84       CULT OF BACCHUS (4)
 BLOODY MARIA 2536            11   8  1    84       WICKED MARTYRS (148)
 TOMOE GOZEN 2207             18  16  0    81       DARQUE AGES (29)
 BLUE DRAGON 2332             17  24  0    80       MONSTER MANUAL (87)
 ALCESTE 2355                 19  16  0    77       SOME KINDA HATE (102)
 TU DU 1652                   12   6  2    70       THE MONSANTIS (112)
 SUPERWEED 1675                8   9  0    70       THE MONSANTIS (112)
 HATEFUL DESIRE 2457          15  11  2    67       BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ZATHOG 2399                  14  16  1    66       SOME KINDA HATE (102)
 RYK THE DRAGON 2371          15  19  1    65       BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)
-BARATUS 2515                 10   7  2    63       WARMASTERS (15)
 WYLD TURKEY 2505              9  12  2    60       INEBRIATION (27)
 WARWULF 2580                 10   2  0    59       CULT OF BACCHUS (4)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SWABBIE SAM 2632              7   1  0    56       SHANGHAIED (161)
 KROW 2504                    12   8  0    52       CULT OF BACCHUS (4)
 CURD BURGLAR 2598             7   4  0    51       OTTO'S DINER (96)
-STORMCLAW 2569                7   7  1    48       DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)
 BLACKJACK JOHNSON 2595        8   4  1    47       SHANGHAIED (161)
 PLAN COLUMBIA 1612           10  10  1    45       THE MONSANTIS (112)
-LUNARIS 2572                  7   5  1    44       WARMASTERS (15)
 BRENNER 2638                  4   3  0    40       WICKED MARTYRS (148)
 KOSTAGART 2667                3   2  0    40       SOME KINDA HATE (102)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SCAPULA 2571                  7   5  0    33       WARMASTERS (15)
 LUXLORD BLACK 2608            6   5  1    32       BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)
-TRAJAN 2566                   6   6  0    32       WARMASTERS (15)
 A SMOKING WOMAN 2562          6   6  1    31       SCORPIO LIKES: (163)
 TWO-TON TIMMONS 2578          8   6  0    30       SHANGHAIED (161)
 SCHENDLE 2596                 5   3  1    30       PRAY THE GODS (155)
 STRABO 2689                   2   0  0    30       DARQUE AGES (29)
 FAST HACK 'EM 9 2653          2   4  0    30       THE COMMODORES (150)
 AGLAIA 2609                   6   5  0    28       BIG LAKE OUTCASTS (19)
 CELERY STALKER 2676           3   1  0    28       OTTO'S DINER (96)
 CAJUN SEAFOOD 2526            5  10  1    26       SCORPIO LIKES: (163)
 LOOKOUT LARRY 2656            4   2  0    26       SHANGHAIED (161)
-TIGERLILY 2614                3   3  0    26       DOOM BRIGADE (158)
 CHERRY DP 2637                3   3  0    24       SCORPIO LIKES: (163)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-OCTAVIAN 2607                 6   2  1    23       WARMASTERS (15)
 JANNA 2581                    6   5  0    23       PRAY THE GODS (155)
 LONG BLACK HAIR 2528          4  11  0    23       SCORPIO LIKES: (163)
-ANDROMEDA 2605                3   4  0    23       DOOM BRIGADE (158)
-RAVENSTRIKE 2604              4   3  0    22       DOOM BRIGADE (158)
 PYRAT 2615                    3   7  1    19       INEBRIATION (27)
 CYCLOTRODE X 2673             3   1  1    16       SOME KINDA HATE (102)
 MUTANT CAMEL 2678             3   1  0    15       THE COMMODORES (150)
-DRAGON SCARRED 2644           4   2  0    14       DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HORRID 2659                   3   2  0    12       WICKED MARTYRS (148)
 KYBURN 2668                   3   2  0    11       SOME KINDA HATE (102)
 FULK NERRA 2661               2   3  0    11       DARQUE AGES (29)
 UFC 2698                      1   0  0    10       SCORPIO LIKES: (163)
-TRISTAN 2669                  2   2  0     8       DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)
-ORLANDO 2688                  1   0  0     8       DRAGONBANE GUILD (13)
 MONKEY TREE MONK 2652         1   4  0     7       FURRY FURY (25)
 HELLBRAISER 2693              1   1  0     7       OTTO'S DINER (96)
 HILL GIANT 2694               1   1  0     5       MONSTER MANUAL (87)
 POWDER MONKEY 2683            0   3  0     3       SHANGHAIED (161)
-MEATCAKE 2686                 0   1  0     1       DOOM BRIGADE (158)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
RABID PAIN 2618         6  4 0 BIG LAKE OUTCASTS 19 BLOODY MARIA 2536     245   
MALGUS 2658             1  3 0 CULT OF BACCHUS 4    ARENAMASTER           245  NONE
PHEARE 2433             7 12 0 DOOM BRIGADE 158     RYK THE DRAGON 2371   241  NOT REVENGED
#666 2696               0  1 0 INEBRIATION 27       SPYMASTER             245  NONE
#667 2697               0  1 0 INEBRIATION 27       BLACK ORC             245  NONE
AERIAL SERVANT 2671     1  4 0 MONSTER MANUAL 87    BANDIT PRINCE         245  NONE
HELL HOUND 2681         0  1 0 MONSTER MANUAL 87    CYCLOTRODE X 2673     242   
MYSTERY CHUNKS 2699     0  1 0 OTTO'S DINER 96      SPYMASTER             245  NONE
BRADLE 2663             2  3 0 THE COMMODORES 150   HIGH ELF              245  NONE
CHUCKIE EGG 2631        2  2 1 THE COMMODORES 150   DOCTOR J 2385         241  NONE
ANNISTON 2570           5  4 0 THE MONSANTIS 112    BLACKJACK JOHNSO 2595 241  REVENGED
FIN MINN 2680           0  3 0 THE MONSANTIS 112    BLACK ORC             245  NONE
SCHMEISER 2679          1  2 0 THE MONSANTIS 112    PYRAT 2615            245   
KID ICEPICK 2672        2  2 0 WICKED MARTYRS 148   LUXLORD BLACK 2608    245   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

BlackHart -- I was #2 behind LP for what seemed like forever!  The Cult will take 
their rightful top spot soon enough! -- DeGotti

Den -- Rabid Pain seems to be a good warrior!  I might have to test him out on my 
challenge sometime! -- DeGotti

Malgus off to the DA with ya!  You were a marginal experiment that just wasn't working 
out! -- DeGotti

Octavian -- Fire your weapon smith.  Hope your right arm heals quickly. -- Two-Ton 
Timmons

Schendle -- Your gods saved you.  Thank them for my skills, too. -- Blackjack Johnson

Trajan -- Thoroughly enjoyed that fight, especially the outcome.  No swabbin' the 
decks for me this week. -- Sam

Kyburn -- Should warn everyone to lookout for your 2nd minute. -- Larry

Mutant Camel -- Bah!  Where's my cannon? -- Powder Monkey

Den -- You talk all this trash talk about me always losing, me being dumb, etc., yet 
you constantly challenge my warriors in various arenas and I win more than I lose.  
Ha!  Really, man?!  I know you want so bad to kill one of my many warriors, but 
that'll NEVER happen.  You're too brainless to achieve that task. -- Scorpio *probably 
the only manager in D2 to not use TB as a helping crutch to win*

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

MALGUS was butchered by ARENAMASTER in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
AERIAL SERVANT was dealt death by BANDIT PRINCE in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
BRADLE was murdered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
FIN MINN was savagely slain by BLACK ORC in a crowd pleasing 3 minute Dark Arena duel.
#666 was assassinated by SPYMASTER in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
#667 was murdered by BLACK ORC in a 1 minute Dark Arena competition.
MYSTERY CHUNKS was butchered by SPYMASTER in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
BARBAROSSA was defeated by MORDECAI MOUSE in a 1 minute Challenge Title struggle.
THE EMPRESS WU unbelievably bested GRIZZLY REMAINS in a 3 minute Challenge fight.
SUPERWEED was vanquished by CREDITS in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
HATEFUL DESIRE slimly lost to BLUE DRAGON in a 3 minute veteran's Challenge fight.
TOMOE GOZEN was viciously subdued by KITTY TANTRUM in a 4 minute Challenge bout.
TU DU was devastated by GARCHOMP in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge conflict.
WHITE LIGHTNING was subdued by THE PAPERBOY in a 2 minute master's Challenge match.
RABID PAIN was executed by BLOODY MARIA in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge conflict.
KROW savagely defeated KOSTAGART in a 1 minute veteran vs. amateur Challenge duel.
PLAN COLUMBIA was beaten by WYLD TURKEY in a 2 minute Challenge brawl.
BRENNER devastated CYCLOTRODE X in a exciting 1 minute one-sided Challenge brawl.
AGLAIA subdued LONG BLACK HAIR in a 1 minute Challenge bout.
CURD BURGLAR overpowered TWO-TON TIMMONS in a 2 minute one-sided Challenge match.
CHERRY DP overcame HORRID in a 1 minute Challenge competition.
KID ICEPICK was dealt death by LUXLORD BLACK in a 1 minute Challenge bout.
FULK NERRA overcame MONKEY TREE MONK in a 2 minute beginner's Challenge duel.
CELERY STALKER bested CAJUN SEAFOOD in a 1 minute Challenge bout.
SCHMEISER was savagely slain by PYRAT in a 2 minute brutal Challenge duel.
HOLLOWSOUL was defeated by PHO C in a popular 1 minute veteran's duel.
ALCESTE was savagely defeated by HEATWAVE in a exciting 1 minute gruesome melee.
PIXIE handily defeated RYK THE DRAGON in a 1 minute uneven bout.
LYON BEAR savagely defeated ZATHOG in a exciting 5 minute gory expert's competition.
BLACKJACK JOHNSON was defeated by WARWULF in a 1 minute duel.
SCHENDLE was handily defeated by SWABBIE SAM in a 1 minute brutal one-sided fight.
JANNA was overpowered by FAST HACK 'EM 9 in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
LOOKOUT LARRY overpowered HILL GIANT in a 1 minute uneven bout.
A SMOKING WOMAN savagely defeated MUTANT CAMEL in a 2 minute contest.
POWDER MONKEY was subdued by HELLBRAISER in a 1 minute gruesome novice's struggle.
STRABO overpowered KYBURN in a 2 minute one-sided match.
UFC overcame PERSISTANT BEGGAR in a 1 minute beginner's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                  11         TOTAL PARRY       41 -  28 -  0      59  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  9         PARRY-RIPOSTE     41 -  35 -  1      54  |
|AIMED BLOW                       8         AIMED BLOW        55 -  50 -  0      52  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    7         LUNGING ATTACK    95 -  88 -  7      52  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   7         STRIKING ATTACK   60 -  56 -  5      52  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      7         WALL OF STEEL     39 -  44 -  0      47  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      6         PARRY-LUNGE       28 -  32 -  2      47  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         SLASHING ATTACK   24 -  33 -  4      42  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         PARRY-STRIKE      26 -  42 -  2      38  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         BASHING ATTACK    33 -  59 -  4      36  |

Turn 245 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    3 -  1     LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  6         2  AIMED BLOW     
PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -  3     STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  5         2  WALL OF STEEL  
AIMED BLOW         4 -  4     BASHING ATTACK     3 -  4         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
TOTAL PARRY        3 -  3     PARRY-LUNGE        2 -  5         2  STRIKING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  3         1  TOTAL PARRY    
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                                                                1  SLASHING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       MORDECAI MOUSE 2152        22  21  0  138 FURRY FURY (25)
TOTAL PARRY      THE EMPRESS WU 2164        25  14  0  114 DARQUE AGES (29)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    KITTY TANTRUM 2241         19  15  0  105 FURRY FURY (25)
LUNGING ATTACK   GARCHOMP 2470              15   9  0  104 FURRY FURY (25)
WALL OF STEEL    THE PAPERBOY 2465          15   8  0  102 THE COMMODORES (150)
SLASHING ATTACK  CREDITS 2280               25  22  1  101 MONSTER MANUAL (87)
STRIKING ATTACK  GRIZZLY REMAINS 2459       16   9  0  101 FURRY FURY (25)
BASHING ATTACK   BLOODY MARIA 2536          11   8  1   84 WICKED MARTYRS (148)
PARRY-LUNGE      ALCESTE 2355               19  16  0   77 SOME KINDA HATE (102)
PARRY-STRIKE     TU DU 1652                 12   6  2   70 THE MONSANTIS (112)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is MORDECAI MOUSE 2152.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was GRIZZLY REMAINS 2459.  The ten other most popular fighters were LYON BEAR 
2412, ZATHOG 2399, KITTY TANTRUM 2241, A SMOKING WOMAN 2562, HATEFUL DESIRE 2457, 
BLUE DRAGON 2332, THE PAPERBOY 2465, WYLD TURKEY 2505, PHO C 2444, and HEATWAVE 2542.

The least popular fighter this week was KYBURN 2668.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were POWDER MONKEY 2683, HILL GIANT 2694, JANNA 2581, SCHENDLE 2596, 
BLACKJACK JOHNSON 2595, RYK THE DRAGON 2371, SCHMEISER 2679, CAJUN SEAFOOD 2526, 
TWO-TON TIMMONS 2578, and LONG BLACK HAIR 2528.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

MORDECAI MOUSE (81-2152) FURRY FURY (25)