Frontline: MCOC

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.3.4 – Immune – Learning About Immunities

    October 23, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.3.4 “Immune” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: The aptly named “Immune” quest is all about learning that champions can be immune to different forms of damage. For example, in this quest there are champs immune to bleed, poison, and incinerate damage, and Nebula is resistant to shock.… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 23, 2020

    October 23, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Friday, October 23, 2020. Schedule Notes: Incursions Milestones reset at 2pm EST. 100% Roster Availability begins at 2pm EST, following the conclusion of Alliance War attack. Katy Candy lists the Top 5 Best Unawakened Tech Champions. The new trailer for Realm of Champions was released,… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.3.3 – Warnings – Level 27

    October 21, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.3.3 “Warnings” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: Act 2.3.3 has some good defender variety, making it solid practice for what is to come. I reached Level 27 during this quest, and added 1 point to Energy Resistance. If you have questions about the basic attack moves and… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 21, 2020

    October 21, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Schedule Notes: 100% Roster Availability begins at 3pm EST, following the conclusion of the Alliance Quest Series. Seatin lists the best champs to use Signature Stones on. -Dano357

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.3.2 – In Shadows – First 1K Boss

    October 20, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.3.2 “In Shadows” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: This was the final quest of Act 2 that I ran before the maps were updated. The new defenders are listed in the paths below. Once again, no progression updates to share. If you have questions about the basic… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 20, 2020

    October 20, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Schedule Notes: Hit Monkey is scheduled to enter the Basic Pool at 1pm EST, please confirm via the in-game banner. Server Maintenance begins at 11pm EST and will last up to 2 hours. Kingslayer runs a Magneto vs Domino damage comparison… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 19, 2020

    October 19, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Monday, October 19, 2020. Schedule Notes: Round 2 of the 4-Star Basic Storm Pyramid X and Red Hulk Featured Arenas at 1pm EST. Summoner Sigil Owners, your Solo Event, Gold Quest, and items on a 7-day timer and Legendary Crystal in the Black-ISO Market reset… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Act 2.3.1 – Escalation – Lots of Venoms

    October 18, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Act 2.3.1 “Escalation” in Marvel Contest of Champions. General Thoughts: With only two paths and no real taxing matchups for your roster you should be able to explore this quest easily. From a progression standpoint I don’t have anything to report as I didn’t reach any milestones or pull any… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 18, 2020

    October 18, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Sunday, October 18, 2020. Schedule Notes: Sunday Arenas begin at 1pm EST. Incursions Milestones reset at 2pm EST. Lagacy solos The Grandmaster with Cosmic Ghost-Rider. Karatemike takes on a Rank 3 Mister Fantastic mini-boss with Ghost. -Dano357

  • The Week Ahead in MCOC – October 18-24, 2020

    October 17, 2020 by

    Summoners! Next week in Marvel Contest of Champions brings us Hades Invasions Quest 4 and the official debut of Cosmic Ghost-Rider. Additionally, Hit-Monkey is scheduled to be added to the Basic Pool, and there will be Server Maintenance on Tuesday night. I hope you and your family are staying safe during these difficult times. Alliance… Read more

  • Around The Battlerealm – October 17, 2020

    October 17, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Saturday, October 17, 2020. Schedule Notes: Hades Invasion #3 unlocks at 1pm EST. Katy Candy lists the Top 5 Awakened Abilities for Mystic Champions. Lagacy and 4Loki take on x7v in Alliance War. -Dano357

  • Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 3.1

    October 16, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 3.1 “Shadow Army” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom”. General Thoughts: Quest 5 of Variant 5 shifts the focus to Symbiote Champions. There are 4 lanes, with an obvious Easy Path featuring Life Transfer for those going for just an initial completion. It felt like the difficulty level did… Read more

  • How The October 2020 Side Quest Works – Hades Invasions

    October 6, 2020 by

    Summoners! 10/7 Update – Note that Limbo Quests have been temporarily disabled because of a bug that allowed for the infinite farming of Monsters & Hunters Shards. 10/8 Update – Limbo Quests have returned and it is now safe to run them multiple times a day. 10/15 Update – Added Cavalier Objective Info All Hell… Read more

  • Champion Release Schedules – Red Goblin & Cosmic Ghost-Rider

    October 5, 2020 by

    Summoners! If you are looking to acquire either of the October releases in Marvel Contest of Champions, Red Goblin & Cosmic Ghost Rider, 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… Read more

  • Release Notes: MCOC v28.2

    September 30, 2020 by

    Summoners! After a long 5-week Event Quest, the October update is almost here. As previously reported, Cosmic Ghost Rider and Red Goblin are set to make their Marvel Contest of Champions debuts next month. Be on the lookout for their Champion Spotlights, which will be released soon, and expect to see v28.2 available for download… Read more

  • Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 2.2

    September 27, 2020 by

    Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 2.2 “Underground Blade” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom.” General Thoughts: I thought this was the easiest quest in Variant 5 so far. I was able to clear every path without using any items, which is a big plus. There are some fun ways to play around with the… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 5* and 6* Featured Crystal Tracker

    October 10, 2019 by

    Summoners! Wondering when the newly released champions will hit the 5* and 6* Featured Crystals? Here is all the information about the upcoming Featured Crystal pools for Marvel Contest of Champions. Current Featured 5-Star Pool – October 6 – January 12, 2021Hit MonkeyGuardianSasquatchAir WalkerDragon ManProfessor X Future Featured 5-Star Pool – January 12, 2021 –… Read more

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