May 2020 Marvel Contest of Champions Road Map Update

Summoners – Kabam has just posted an updated short-term Road Map in response to recent criticisms of the game. Let’s break it all down, and I’ll share my take on the changes. Good – Book 2 Act 1 Delayed The Book 2 Act 1 Beta received overwhelming criticism for its fight difficulty, node combinations, andContinue reading “May 2020 Marvel Contest of Champions Road Map Update”

MCOC 27.1 Treasury & Alliance Quest Donations Update

Summoners! Update 5/29/20 – Kabam announced a fix to the mixed-map Alliance Quest Ticket Cost issue will go live in August. Kabam has just announced some significant updates to how Alliance Donations will work. Let’s break it all down. What’s Changing? Kabam is changing how alliances will pay for Alliance Quest Maps. The Alliance TreasuryContinue reading “MCOC 27.1 Treasury & Alliance Quest Donations Update”

5 Reasons to Rank 5 Stars Over 6 Stars

Summoners! Recently I was asked on Twitter if there were any circumstances where a 5 star should be ranked over a 6 star. That’s a really great question, and has important implications for overall roster construction. To answer the question, yes, I think there are multiple times when a 5 star should be ranked overContinue reading “5 Reasons to Rank 5 Stars Over 6 Stars”

The 8 Rounds of Arena You Should Always Do

Summoners! I know not everyone enjoys Arena in Marvel Contest of Champions, but the fact is playing Arena can really help with your account progression, especially if you’re not going to be spending much money on the game. The Arena highlights are of course always focused on what the latest 5* Featured is going for,Continue reading “The 8 Rounds of Arena You Should Always Do”

Black Friday 2019 Cache Offers

Summoners! Note: Remember that while Black Friday offers are fun and the talk of the community right now, this is a game and you shouldn’t feel pressured to spend. Black Friday offers for Marvel Contest of Champions have just gone live. If you’re like me, and have saved up 15K units, you’re wondering if theseContinue reading “Black Friday 2019 Cache Offers”

5* and 6* Featured Crystal Tracker

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* Pool – June 30 – October 6TerraxSorcerer SupremeStorm Pyramid XBlack Widow (Deadly Origin)Red GuardianTigra Future Featured 5* Pool – October 6Continue reading “5* and 6* Featured Crystal Tracker”

MCOC 101: Unit Deal Valuations

From time to time, special 24-hour “cache” offers that can be purchased for units (as opposed to real-world currency) will appear in the game store. These deals allow free-to-play arena grinders a chance to get items they normally wouldn’t have access to, or to get them much quicker than normal. Some deals are amazing, othersContinue reading “MCOC 101: Unit Deal Valuations”

Spend Your S.H.I.E.L.D. Markers

Summoners! The Class Trip event wraps up this Wednesday at 1pm EST, and you likely have left over S.H.I.E.L.D. Markers. After the event concludes, you will have an additional 7 days to spend any markers in the “Souvenir” section of the store. If you are actively participating in alliance war, you will likely want toContinue reading “Spend Your S.H.I.E.L.D. Markers”