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The Jester is an additional hero class that is available as part of the Jester Hero DLC. It was released for the PC August 8, 2012. Trendy revealed in the 7/25/12 DunDef Digest that it was free for two weeks following its initial release, where it is now priced at $3.99 USD (not including sales).
The Jester can equip two of ANY weapon and switch between them at will (similar to Series EV). She has the fastest base movement and casting speed in the game.
A sly trickster in the service of the royal court, the Jester will provide long-time fan-requested capabilities and unique combat and defensive strategies.
What will this harlequin defender bring to the table?
The Jester utilizes three different sizes of presents: Small, Deluxe and Extravagant, each costing two, three, and four (2-4) DUs respectively. Its contents can include a random tower summoned for less DUs (than when summoned by the corresponding hero class), equipment, or mana. Presents can however spawn Ogres occasionally. Presents are opened when destroyed or start of the next Combat Phase.
The Jester's other two defenses attack enemies directly.
- Jack in the Box - a present box containing a boxing glove which springs loose to send nearby foes flying!
- Party Popper - a tower which randomly cycles between different projectiles to fire: Magic Missiles, Archer Minion arrows, Fireballs, Djinn magic bolts, Deadly Striker Tower bolts, and Ogre snot balls.
- Wheel o' Fortuna - Opens up a Slot Machine-like minigame. The outcome varies depending on the combination (e.g., all goblins or crystals). This can vary from upgrading all hero defenses to making all enemies golden.
- Move Tower - Allows a placed hero defense to be moved around the battlefield within the ability's radius. Mana is consumed upon activating the ability, not after moving a defense. This allows the player to move as many nearby defenses as they want for no additional costs. Minions and Series EV beams cannot be moved.
- A Jester is a professional clown belonging to a medieval court.
- Preliminary concept art for both the Jester and Summoner was released in late 2011.