Ready Player WON!

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So in my last post, I spoke about the constant battle I'm having whether or not to buy certain cards...

As an investor and or as a player!

Tonight, I dove into some card purchases strictly from a players perspective.

And I hope you guys can give me some feedback on whether or not, I'm finally understanding this game LOL

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I got my Gold Albatross up to Level 6.

And here's my reasoning behind it;

  • It's a 1 Mana Card! I can stick this guy into almost any line up for Water. These are such sneaky little plays and I'm slowly becoming a massive fan of the 1 Mana cards.

  • Tank Heal! I'll get into why this is so important in a few seconds but for 1 Mana AND tank heal. It just feels like a win!

  • I use Water quite a bit, so this will be a heavily used card for me.

  • Gold foil means...Gold bonuses ;)

Now looking back at the Tank Heal, another reason I snagged this guy up and got him to level 6 is because the only other lower mana card in Water with tank heal seems to be Crustacean King.

More expensive at 3 mana but also...He's Alpha / Beta...Which means, I won't be able to use him in the new league play when Splinterlands splits it's formats.

Obviously, there's much more to it then that, as I described above, but hey...Gold foil cards with heavy use case....I'm here for it :)

Question for you guys...

What cards have you been targeting right now for heavy game play that you think are under valued?

I would love to see what cards you think players should be focusing on before the launch of Chaos Legion!



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I do like to use a lot of low mana cards also, they come in handy to fill in those little bits of mana left when you are setting your line up. Below is a gold common card that can be picked up for under $30 and is pretty powerful. It's a higher mana card but a nice tank that is affordable to play with.

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Nectar Queen is a bad ass card! Love the flying ability.

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This is another reason why it is good to be the first commenter, lol

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As a new player I like the lvl2 Djinn Chwala and Twilight Basilisk combo which gives 2 additional melee.
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Twilight Basilisk is a great card for the second position, especially when teamed up with the right summoner :-D

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I am currently waiting for Chaos Legions to get a summoner or two. With the rewards cards I am targeting using a lvl 2 summoner. Starting to combine and sell extras to get ones that work with a lvl 2 summoner. 3 common, 2 rare and epic and I am still looking for that first legendary to drop.

I think the Djinn Chwala and Twilight Basilisk combo gets close to matching the double healer combo I see with Shieldbearer a lot.

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I LOVE Djinn Chwala and got me win a lot of battles in Bronze but never did pay attention to Twilight Basilik, seems really good at level 2 compared to level 1.

A summoner like Daria Dragonscale will make both these cards a must-MAXout!

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I am just starting to build a deck so focused on growing past lvl 1. I assume the game changes as the levels change. I currently just ignore trample in the ruleset because nothing at my level has that ability. Still Learning.

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Most of the cards that I like to use have jumped in price. I am now renting cards that will ensure I get the most out of the highest ranking I get in a season. So far, renting has been covered by the additional loot chests and higher DEC for ranked wins. I am very tired of droping back down at the beginning of each season and fighting my way back to the Silver League. I am looking at all the suggestions so that I can improve my deck for as little as possible.

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Seems to be all about the cards.

My strategy has been watching what other people are playing and trying to counter their cards. Not always effective but it does help!

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Is this a card that someone could easily rent out if they had it and weren't playing the game? I know there are mana limits on the battles so it seems that having a card with low mana but other powers would be something that other players might want to rent.

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I do not think so because to buy the card only costs $1.58 so it is easy to buy, and can't imagine it would increase your Power by any more than 5 points.

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Gold version was only like 20 bucks. So it could rent but you wouldn't get a huge return.

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I see! Thanks, Jon! Have a great Saturday and weekend. Congratulations on the Buffalo Bills' win! I know it was worth it for you watching that game. But you're a true fan so you like all the games, right?! 😀
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The only issues with Albatros are that it has low life and no protection, unless offered by the ruleset or another card/the summoner. It is one of the first opportunity targets. I rarely use it on its own because of that. If you have / will have Crustacean, it might be worth it to upgrade Albatros further, as a player (although I stopped at level 6 too). Why? Because Crustacean has Speed 1 and at top level I believe Albatros has Speed 4. That improves the chances of the tank to remain alive, instead of when both tank healers are slow.

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I know what you mean, the Albatros has been good to me even at level 1. I completely misjudged the card as it is very difficult for a monster without flight to hit, and being a target, gives a bit more protection for my other cards.

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Yep, as a bait it can be useful every time. But my preferred option after the chicken is the Creeping Ooze for its speed debuff. Unless it's a reversed order ruleset or no neutrals.

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Awesome tip thank you so very much 😃

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Yeah I still am trying to figure out how to play him effectively. I just love the 1 mana cards lol

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I think it's a good buy. 1 mana tank heal is awesome. A kraken + crustacean + albatross would be hard to beat.

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Thank you that looks like a great strategy. I will try it on my next water quest :-D

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I hope it works out well! There's a similar strategy with the Life splinter that works but costs a lot more mana.

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Venari SeedSmith
This is my favorite
This card is so cool especially if you can bury him in the back. Every time a monster on either side dies his life goes up by 1. With a Mana of just 5 and a Distance Attack of 2, you can see why I play this card whenever I can.

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Play Seedsmith at Noxious Fumes and watch the Scavenger ability do its work. This card is underrated for sure!

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I love that Scavenger ability.
You just picked up a new follower 😀

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Man you're awesome and I'm following you back!

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Thank you so much for the follow back 😃

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