Guys you are frogetting that Redbeard has the upper hand: he has an indestructable shield, a rocket launcher, he can just kite vlad, he has a lucky dog, a spaceship, turrets, explosives, and toxic waste at his disposal. Here's a fight scenario:
*Vlad walks about after wiping out a noob party*
Vlad: Haha! No one can stop me.... Unless it's another potted farmer group!
*suddenly a huge rumbling sounds and the castle shakes! Boom! The castle cieling blows spilling debris over vlad