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”

Around The Battlerealm – December 17, 2019

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Schedule Notes: The new 5* Featured Crystal with Aarkus (Vision), Elsa Bloodstone, Man-Thing, Guillotine 2099, Doctor Doom, and Mr. Fantastic will be released at 1pm EST. The Anniversary Boost ends at 1pm EST, and the Gifting Event begins at 1pm EST.Continue reading “Around The Battlerealm – December 17, 2019”

Around The Battlerealm – December 15, 2019

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Sunday, December 15, 2019. Schedule Notes: 100% champion availability following the conclusion of AW attack around 2pm EST. This is the final free movement period before the rewards lockout for AW Season 14. The Alpha Arena begins at 6pm EST. KT1 gives his picks forContinue reading “Around The Battlerealm – December 15, 2019”