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Okay, let's see if I understand these clues right, because we've gotten a clue without context, then 2 days of clues elaborating that one clue, and now we've been told the original clue was going to somehow help us with a card we've already received a clue for, specifically, an epic.
The known epics we are searching for are Vampiric Assault, Suicidal Charge, and Poltergeist. Of them, we've been given one other clue towards Poltergeist, which is simply: It's not Malice.
However, there are still some clues that haven't been solved and are vague enough where we don't even know what they're trying to craft. This clue didnt specifically tell us WHAT Epic we're after, merely that we're already searching for it.
This means, the number clue is probably NOT going to tell us everything we need to craft the card. More likely, it will give us the ingredient that will make the rest of it fall into place. I've noticed that with many of the clues thus far, there's one or two ingredients that people aren't sure on, but once they get the idea of that ingredient, the recipe falls into place soon afterwards.
So, looking at the number clue, we can probably right now assume that it's still nothing to do with creating a mathematical formula, because as I said in one of the other topics, it'd be ridiculously hard, even for some of the vaguer Nexus clues we've gotten. It's more in line with the brainteaser, and counting the "holes" was a known brainteaser. If anyone deciphered the numbers right, it was the guy who caught onto that as soon as 0 was revealed, and gave explicit answers for the other numbers.
Let's say for a moment that we're right that the numbers are 0911044. The question then becomes: What do the numbers MEAN? Why were we given 7 numbers in the first place?
The picture clue, we seem to tentatively believe it to be a shield. It could, actually, be the Vortex Bulwark, just throwing that out there, even if it's not. But what clue seemed to hint at a shield?
Well, I'm reminded of the Suicidal Charge one, which mentioned leaving people battered and broken. Well...Vortex Bulwark required Guardian, which was formed from Battered Shields, but Bulwark also required battered shield pieces (which was unprecedented as far as we knew). No other Nexus recipe has been solved requiring crafting pieces.
There were 7 numbers, so each number cannot be for a specific ingredient, as there's only six slots. They also cannot individually provide information about an ingredient(s) because again, 7 numbers =/= 6 slots.
If this clue is supposed to give information about the number of cards/etc needed, it's extremely belated, as we had long ago established the pattern of 5x everything needed (except with Darius' Haste requiring only 3 of the Epic card required), and the cases where only 1 Crystal Heart was needed, and 1 of any Equipment, but those remain logical. To change up the pattern and only tell us so weeks later would just annoy everyone.
But that still leaves the issue of what the numbers mean. If the previous clue (for whatever card it is) told us in riddle form what the ingredients should be, what should those numbers reveal now?
It could be card numbers, but why is 0 the first number? Are we supposed to rearrange the numbers? How many card numbers are we looking for? What do they have to do with the image of a Shield (again, assuming it's a Shield, and if it is, I'm leaning towards the Vortex Shield, as it's craftable in its own right). Although, I think we received the clue for the Vortex Shield after the Suicidal Charge clue, and while they were released in the Nexus at the same time, no one knew what it was until later. Timing seems important, unless they have a twisted sense of humor.
The greatest issue remains that we have no idea what the numbers are supposed to mean. There are 7 numbers, and an image. If they're for the same card, of which we have a clue for the other ingredients, what are they telling us? What do we do with the numbers?
I do tend to ramble when I work things out like this.