Nations of Darkness Beasts Tier List – The Best and Worst Beasts Ranked

Learn which are the best Nations of Darkness Beasts by using our tier list. Here you’ll find all the Beasts, ranked from S (the best) to C (the worst).

Nations of Darkness beasts tier list - best beasts ranked
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Nations of Darkness offers an impressive collection of Beasts, that once you learn how to get and use them properly, can become an incredibly powerful asset in the game. We’ve put together this Nations of Darkness Beasts tier list to guide you through the different Beasts available, and to provide an overview of which are the best and worst in terms of bonuses and usability.

Nations of Darkness Beasts Tier List (2023)

Here are all the Beasts, ranked from S (best) to C (worst). Click any of them to jump to more details about that Beast.

S Tier Nation of Darkness Beasts

These are the best Beasts in Nations of Darkness. All of them are designed for battle, have a Legendary rarity, and offer the most efficient and powerful bonuses for your troops.

Hedvig

Hedvig -The best Nations of Darkness beast

Hedvig is the best Beast you can possibly get in Nations of Darkness. Not only provides the highest combat stats for your formation, but also the highest power stat boost.

Additionally, it will allow you to have a bigger rally capacity, which means more troops can join your rally when sieging other players’ territories. When combined with the best Nations of Darkness hero formation, you can become an unstoppable force!

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 5,064,189

Max Star Attributes (During Siege)

  • Rally Capacity: +200k
  • Fighter DEF: +120%
  • Fighter HP: +120%
  • Fighter ATK: +120%

Drekavac

Drekavac Beast

Drevkavac is also a powerful beast to have in your troop formation because it provides amazing bonuses for Shooter units, which have the highest Attack among all 3 units in the game.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Shooter ATK: +120%
  • Shooter DEF: +120%
  • Shooter HP: +60%
  • Shooter Critical Damage: +15%

Maahes

Maahes Beast - Nations of Darkness

Maahes, this mighty lion creature, is a good choice if your squad is composed mostly of Fighter units.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Fighter ATK: +120%
  • Fighter DEF: +120%
  • Fighter HP: +60%
  • Fighter Critical Damage: +15%

Syndragosa

Syndragosa Beast - Nations of Darkness

Syndragosa dragon is great for boosting your Driver units’ stats. Pick this only if you don’t have better Beast options. But since Driver units are best used on resource gathering, as they have the highest load capacity, you should replace this Beast as soon as you get any of the other 3 Beasts I mentioned above.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Driver ATK: +120%
  • Driver DEF: +120%
  • Driver HP: +60%
  • Driver Critical Damage: +15%

A Tier Beasts

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These Beasts are less effective for combat purposes than the ones from the previous tier, but they still offer an impressive range of bonuses.

Artio

Artio Beast

Artio is a great Beast if you want to increase your Territory Defense against other players’ attacks. It will increase your Fighter units’ stats quite a lot, so make sure you garrison this beast on your City’s Wall, if you are lucky enough to get it.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: A
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Battle Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 5,064,189

Max Star Attributes (Territory DEF)

  • Rally Capacity: +200k
  • Fighter DEF: +120%
  • Fighter HP: +120%
  • Fighter ATK: +120%

Wadjet

Wadjet Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: A
  • Rarity: Epic
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 2,446,960

Max Star Attributes

  • Shooter ATK: +68%
  • Shooter DEF: +68%
  • Shooter HP: +36%
  • Shooter Critical Damage: +7.5%

Mountain Giant

Mountain Giant Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Epic
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 2,446,960

Max Star Attributes

  • Fighter ATK: +68%
  • Fighter DEF: +68%
  • Fighter HP: +36%
  • Fighter Critical Damage: +7.5%

Akali

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: S
  • Rarity: Epic
  • Type: Combat Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 2,446,960

Max Star Attributes

  • Driver ATK: +68%
  • Driver DEF: +68%
  • Driver HP: +36%
  • Driver Critical Damage: +7.5%

B Tier Beasts

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These Beasts offer the best bonuses for city development, thanks to their Legendary rarity. The first 3 beasts from this tier are a must-have if you want to unlock Tier 10 units.

Fangorn

Fangorn Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: B
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Unlocks tier 10 Shooters
  • T10 Shooter ATK: +10%
  • T10 Shooter DEF: +10%
  • T10 Shooter HP: +10%

Audhumla

Audhumla Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: B
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Unlocks tier 10 Fighters
  • T10 Fighter ATK: +10%
  • T10 Fighter DEF: +10%
  • T10 Fighter HP: +10%

Bucephalus

Bucephalus Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: B
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 3,670,439

Max Star Attributes

  • Unlocks tier 10 Drivers
  • T10 Driver ATK: +10%
  • T10 Driver DEF: +10%
  • T10 Driver HP: +10%

David

David Beast

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: B
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 2,944,970

Max Star Attributes

  • Max troops trained: +2k
  • Max troops promoted: +1.5k
  • Troop Training Speed: +20%
  • Soldier Training Cost: -10%

Pegasus

Pegasus Beast

Pegasus is the most efficient Beast for your territory development because it will help you build and level up your buildings much faster.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: B
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 2,944,970

Max Star Attributes

  • Building time reduced: +35Min
  • Building Speed: +25%
  • Building Cost: -15%
  • Research Speed: +25%

C Tier Beasts

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Our last tier includes the weakest Beasts for Nations of Darkness, due to their Epic and Exceptional rarities and their low bonuses.

Iganesha

Iganesha Beast

Iganesha is good to have if you have a lot of wounded troops as it will decrease the healing cost and increase the healing speed quite a lot.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: C
  • Rarity: Epic
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 1,963,314

Max Star Attributes

  • Wounded Soldier Capacity: +50k
  • Healing Cost: -30%
  • Hospital Healing Speed: +25%
  • Wounded Soldier Capacity: +20%

Hermes

Hermes Beast

Although the bonuses that this Beast provides are not as high as others, it still makes a great addition to your team as it’s the only Develop Beast that provides bonuses for resource gathering. So make sure you deploy this beast when sending your troop on gathering.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: C
  • Rarity: Exceptional
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 981,656

Max Star Attributes

  • Food Gathering Speed: +30%
  • Water Gathering Speed: +30%
  • Crystal Gathering Speed: +30%
  • Wood Gathering Speed: +30%

Tanngnjostr

Tanngnjostr Beast

Tanngnjostr, besides having a name impossible to pronounce ;), will increase your City resource production quite significantly. Add this Beast to your Beast Workshop’s slot when you are offline but replace it with a better beast from the previous tiers as soon as you get a few more.

Beast Overview

  • Tier Rank: C
  • Rarity: Exceptional
  • Type: Develop Beast
  • Max Power Provided: 981,656

Max Star Attributes

  • Hourly Food Output: +30k
  • Hourly Water Output: +30k
  • Hourly Crystal Output: +22.5k
  • Hourly Wood Output: +15k
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