Frontline: MCOC

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.1.5 – Unstoppable – 2nd 5-Star

    September 26, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.1.5 “Unstoppable” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: This is another easy one. The only real issue for players in the Juggernaut boss, who is awakened. Following my 2.1.5 run, I pulled a 4-Star Iron Man and a 5-Star Captain America Infinity War from the Mutant Treasure Island… Read more

  • The Week Ahead in MCOC – September 27-October 3, 2020

    September 26, 2020 by

    Summoners! Next week in Marvel Contest of Champions brings us the addition of Nexus Crystal drops to Premium Hero, Grandmaster, and Cavalier Crystals, the Thronebreaker Title, and the kick-off for Alliance War Season 21. I hope you and your family are staying safe during these difficult times. Alliance Wars SeasonsWe are currently in the Alliance… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – September 26, 2020

    September 26, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Saturday, September 26, 2020. Schedule Notes: No schedule notes. View the Summoner Showdown Leaderboard. Seatin gives his 6-Star Rank 3 Apocalypse a proper test vs Realm of Legends, Labyrinth, and Abyss. Katy Candy asks if you should Rank 3 a 6-Star for the Thronebreaker Title.… Read more

  • 100% Roster Availability Schedule for October 2020

    September 25, 2020 by

    Summoners – If you plan on clearing some difficult content in Marvel Contest of Champions this October, you’ll need to know when all your champs will be available. Here is the full schedule of 100% Roster Availability (no AQ/AW) for the month. All times are EST, 2pm is based off of the approximate end of… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – September 24, 2020

    September 24, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Thursday, September 24, 2020. Schedule Notes: Round 1 of the 4-Star Basic Venom The Duck and Apocalypse Featured Arenas begin at 1pm EST. View the Summoner Showdown Leaderboard. Katy Candy teaches you how to play Professor X in 6 Minutes or Less. Apocalypse turns Mr.… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.1.4 – Adaptation – Level 23

    September 22, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.1.4 “Adaptation” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: Just three paths to explore here, and no real tricky defenders to worry about. I reached Level 23 during the run, and added a 3rd point to Perfect Block. I also pulled a 4-Star Black Widow (Deadly Origin), who isn’t… Read more

  • Which Variant Should I Complete First?

    September 15, 2020 by

    Summoners! One question I see quite often from progressing Marvel Contest of Champions Summoners, usually those in the middle of Act 5 exploration or newly Cavalier, is about when they should start to tackle Variant (Back Issues) content. Variant rewards offer a great way for Summoners to build roster depth. So which Variant should you… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 2.1

    September 13, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 2.1 “Midnight Hounds” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom.” General Thoughts:I really enjoyed Chapter 2.1, as the paths are short, and if you have the right counters in place, all the fights are very manageable and can be cleared item-free. Best Champs: Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Doom, Stark Spider-Man, Guillotine,… Read more

  • Champion Release Schedules – Professor X & Apocalypse

    September 12, 2020 by

    Summoners! If you are looking to acquire either of the September releases in Marvel Contest of Champions, Professor X and Apocalypse, here are some important dates to mark on your calendar. Please remember Kabam can make changes to the Arena and Basic Pool release schedules and all these dates are based off my understanding of… Read more

  • How The September 2020 Side Quest Works – Mutant Treasure Island

    September 1, 2020 by

    Summoners! 9/3 – Update on the bug exploit & bans. 9/5 – Mutant Treasure Island Forum FAQ 9/5 – All rewards are now visible on the paths. Maps from Cat Murdock are located at the bottom of this post.Do you have questions about September’s Side Quest? Need a translation from Pirate to Summoner? Well you’re… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.2

    August 29, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 1.2 “La Route Sombre” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom”. General Thoughts: This is an enjoyable chapter and relative to other Variants, quite easy to 100% explore. The far left and right paths could be considered “Easy Paths”. The center-left path will keep you on your toes, but it’s… Read more

  • 100% Roster Availability Schedule for September 2020

    August 29, 2020 by

    Summoners – If you plan on clearing some difficult content in Marvel Contest of Champions this September, perhaps the Omega Boss Rush or Cavalier Difficulty, you’ll need to know when all your champs will be available. Here is the full schedule of 100% Roster Availability (no AQ/AW) for the month. All times are EST, 2pm… Read more

  • Release Notes: MCOC v28.1

    August 28, 2020 by

    Summoners! 2020 has been the year of lesser known champions joining the Contest, but September is changing that in a big way. Two absolute Marvel A-Listers, Professor X and Apocalypse, are confirmed for next month! Be on the lookout for their Champion Spotlights, which will be released soon, and expect to see v28.1 available for… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.1

    August 21, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 1.1 “La Fleur du Mal” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom.” General Thoughts: Welcome to the long-awaited Variant of Back Issues #5, Blood and Venom. If you are unfamiliar with the setup for this Variant, you can only bring in Mystic champions, #Spider-Verse Heroes, and #Symbiote. Thankfully, beyond the… Read more

  • Variant 3 Polar Opposites – Recap & Guides

    March 20, 2020 by

    Summoners! If you’re looking to tackle Variant 3 – Polar Opposites, here is all the information you need to get started! Jump to Chapter Guides:Variant 3 Chapter 1.1 GuideVariant 3 Chapter 1.2 GuideVariant 3 Chapter 2.1 GuideVariant 3 Chapter 2.2 GuideVariant 3 Chapter 3.1 GuideVariant 3 Chapter 3.2 Guide Overall Impressions:If you’ve played through Variant… Read more

  • Variant 4 Waning Moon – Recap & Guides

    January 22, 2020 by

    Summoners! I have just 100% explored Variant 4 Waning Moon. If you are looking to tackle this piece of content and need a guide, here’s all the info! Jump to Chapter Guides:Chapter 1.1Chapter 1.2Chapter 2.1Chapter 2.2Chapter 3.1Chapter 3.2 Overall Impressions:Variant 4 Waning Moon is the easiest of the four current Variants to 100% explore, assuming… Read more

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