Best El Cid Immortal Guide: Skills, Pairing and Equipment

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Welcome to the best El Cid immortal guide for beginners. If you are looking for a solid defensive immortal that can protect your city against attackers.

Then, you may want to consider garrisoning your city with El Cid, who happens to be one of the most effective lightning immortal in the game.

He has a solid active skill that reduces overall damage and grants additional damage to the affected targets when struck by the normal attack.

Which makes El Cid a substantial choice of hybrid immortal for dealing damage and minimizing damage taken.

That being said, let’s find out what you can do to transform El Cid into one of the best lightning immortals in the Infinity Kingdom.

El Cid Immortal Infinity Kingdom

El Cid| Title: Conqueror of Valencia
Troop Type: Cavalry| Attribute: Lightning| Position: Defense
Rarity: Epic

El Cid Pros & Cons

Here’s a list of pros and cons of having El Cid on the team.


  • Awesome support active skill.
  • Reduces damage taken.
  • Great for defending your city.
  • Solid defender for field battles.
  • Counters earth element.


  • Vulnerable to magical attacks.

El Cid Introduction

El Cid Immortal Guide Infinity Kingdom

El Cid is a physical defender that excels at providing much-needed defense value to the frontline.

He isn’t a strong attacker, but his unique active skill makes him a good support front line for the team.

His active skill is called Conquest that reduces physical damage taken by 30% and grants a 65% chance to deal additional damage to the affected enemy targets whenever normal attacks hit them.

That means all of your immortals will be able to deal extra damage for the next 12 seconds.

El Cid also specializes in cavalry troops which counters shieldmen troops.

To obtain El Cid, you need to collect fragments via the Daily Deals and Market.

El Cid Skill

Learn more about the active skill and recommended passive skills.

Active Skill: Conquest

El Cid Conquest Skill Infinity Kingdom

El Cid charges his Greatsword and attacks the enemy targets, dealing physical damage and reduces damage taken on the frontline for the next 12 seconds.

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  • Damage Rate:: 30% / 40% / 50% / 60% / 70% / 80% / 90% / 100%
  • Physical Damage Reduction: 9% / 12% / 15% / 18% / 21% / 24% / 30%

Conquest: A decent active skill that does quite a bit of damage to the enemy targets and decreases damage taken.

In addition to that, this active skill serves as a built-in support ability since your immortals will have a chance to deal with an extra attack against the affected enemy targets.

This active skill becomes powerful and helpful if your immortal team formation can take advantage of increased attack speed to make the most use out of it.

Recommended Passive Skills

El Cid is a physical attacker who will provide your team with a combat advantage through increased attack speed to make the most use of his active skill: Conquest.

In this case, you want him to provide team buffs like attack speed, damage boost, and such while overall boosting his defense value.

Since El Cid is an epic immortal, he can have up to three passive skills at a time.

Here are our recommended passive skills to use for El Cid.

  • Berserk: Attack speed increased by 10% and recover 30% of health per normal attack.
  • Energy Suppression: Reduces all enemy immortals’ energy regeneration by 50% for 12 seconds.
  • Adrenaline Rush: Each normal attack have a 50% chance to restore 150 energy.
  • Fighting Master: Reduces damage taken by 15% and gain immunity to Control.

Best Immortal Pairings for El Cid

If you are a free-to-play player, obtaining this epic immortal will be slightly tricky since your only option is to collect fragments through the Daily Deals and Market.

However, El Cid is an amazing epic to have on the team due to his active skill multiple-use: dealing damage, reducing damage taken, and providing debuff support, which makes him one of the best defensive lightning immortal to get.

So, if you are looking to build the best lightning immortal team in the Infinity Kingdom with El Cid, here’s our recommended immortals to pair with:

Richard I

Richard I Immortal Infinity Kingdom

He is of the best lightning immortals with excellent crowd control skills. 

Richard I is very capable of dealing damage and controlling your enemy targets through his active skill that stuns them.

When the enemy targets are stunned, they cannot fight back nor regenerate energy.

That allows your immortal team to focus on dealing damage and enables you to determine the perfect time to activate El Cid’s active skill to reduce damage taken.

Through El Cid and Richard I, you will reduce incoming damage significantly and maximize outgoing damage.

Very good for holding the frontline with ease.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan Immortal Infinity Kingdom

If you need powerful ranged support, you will want to pair Genghis Khan with El Cid.

He is a powerful physical attacker that can deliver a ranged attack to all enemy targets through his active skill: Arrow Storm.

His active skill deals massive damage to all enemy targets and blocks them from self-healing.

That means he can easily cripple certain immortals like Frederick I, Spartacus, and the fire immortal teams that rely on self-healing.

That makes Genghis Khan a vital lightning immortal to have on the team as it ensures your enemy team goes down quickly.

He is an excellent immortal to support El Cid on the frontline.

Yi Seong-Gye

Yi Seong-Gye Immortal Infinity Kingdom

Do not underestimate Yi Seong-Gye. For a ranged physical attacker, he is fantastic support lightning immortal to have on the team that will benefit El Cid greatly.

Yi Seong-Gye can take advantage of his active skill to transfer 20% of two enemy targets’ physical/magical attack and defense to him.

That weakens two random enemy targets for a few seconds, exposing them to damage and indirectly supporting your frontline immortals.

The El Cid + Yi Seong-Gye go well together.

We highly recommend this immortal pairing if you want to maximize your overall attack and defense capability.

William Wallace

William Wallace Infinity Kingdom

Alternatively, if you do not have Richard I yet, your next best physical attacker to pair with on the frontline is William Wallace.

He is another lightning immortal with a decent active skill that does a moderate amount of damage to the enemies directly ahead of him.

In addition to that, the affected targets are silenced and cannot generate energy for the next 6 seconds.

That means your immortals can focus on dealing damage without any interruptions from your enemy targets.

William Wallace is also super easy and fast to level up, which means he will grow in power along with El Cid.

Overall a decent elite immortal to have on the team as an alternative.

Best Equipment for El Cid

Here’s a list of best equipment to wear for this immortal:

Aranse's MedalAranse’s MedalOffhand
Aranse's ArmorAranse’s ArmorChest
Aranse's BarbuteAranse’s CrownHead
Aranse's GreatswordAranse’s GreatswordMain Hand

Conclusion of El Cid Immortal Guide

Best El Cid Immortal Guide Infinity Kingdom

Now you know which lightning immortals work the best with El Cid and passive skills and how to use them.

Your next step in the Infinity Kingdom is to build the best lightning immortal team that will pave your path to victory for every battle.

Be sure you take a look at our recommended military Lord talent to maximize our overall damage and gain combat advantage.

Whenever you have El Cid on the team, you will always want to activate his active skill every time to maximize overall damage output and reduce damage taken.

It helps immensely when he has increased energy regeneration and attack speed, as your immortals will benefit from his active skill.

Did you find our best El Cid immortal guide for beginners informative and valuable?

If you have any questions about this lightning immortal, let us know in the comment section below.

Good luck, and rule on, Lords!

Best El Cid Immortal Guide: Skills, Pairing and Equipment
Best El Cid Immortal Guide: Skills, Pairing and Equipment

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