Which Variant Should I Complete First? – 2021 Update

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. The original version of thisContinue reading “Which Variant Should I Complete First? – 2021 Update”

Which Variant Should I Complete First?

Update 10/18/21 – Please view the 2021 update of this article which includes information on Variants 6 and 7.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)Continue reading “Which Variant Should I Complete First?”

Around The Battlerealm – April 24, 2020

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Friday, April 24, 2020. Schedule Notes: Alliance War Season 17 rewards lock at 6pm EST. You must be in an alliance by this time, play at least 5 Season 17 wars with your alliance, and remain in the alliance until rewards are distributed to receiveContinue reading “Around The Battlerealm – April 24, 2020”

Variant 4 Waning Moon – Recap & Guides

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, assumingContinue reading “Variant 4 Waning Moon – Recap & Guides”

Variant 4 – Chapter 3.2 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 3.2. General Thoughts: This is really a tale of two halves of the map. The right side is fun, quick content that feels appropriate for the type of fights the few available 1* Champions can handle. The boss is an interestingContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 3.2 Guide”

Variant 4 – Chapter 3.1 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 3.1. General Thoughts: The fights aren’t especially difficult, but the health pools are a little high for 2* champions to take down, so it felt like a bit of a repetitive slog in parts (especially on the right side). Find thoseContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 3.1 Guide”

Variant 4 – Chapter 2.2 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 2.2. General Thoughts: A bit of a step up in difficulty after 2.1, both in terms of the boss and the lane planning required, but if you do your homework you’ll do just fine. I did find this the most enjoyableContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 2.2 Guide”

Variant 4 – Chapter 2.1 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 2.1. General Thoughts: Chapter 2.1 feels like a big step down in difficulty from Chapter 1. If you have a developed 4* roster and understand the nodes, you’re going to have a very straightforward and enjoyable time clearing this content. MVPContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 2.1 Guide”

Variant 4 – Chapter 1.2 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 1.2. General Thoughts: The paths themselves are pretty straightforward, there is nothing really tricky to deal with. Paths 1 or 3 could be considered easy options for an initial clear. The X-Force Deadpool boss, on the other hand, is one ofContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 1.2 Guide”

Variant 4 – Chapter 1.1 Guide

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Back Issues (Variant) 4 – Waning Moon – Chapter 1.1. General Thoughts: Only three lanes, and there is nothing too tricky here as long as you bring a counter for the Electro boss. Ideally you should bring a workhouse damage dealer for the path, specific counters for a couple ofContinue reading “Variant 4 – Chapter 1.1 Guide”