Splinterlands | Octopider Challenge

Once again , it's one of the older rare reward set cards that has been fully printed which gets highlighted in the weekly Share Your Battle Challenge. This is the Octopider

Any card that has a cost of 8 mana+ is useful for high mana battles and so is the Octopider which has 4 Ranged Damage and 4 Speed on 7 Health at Level 5 with the Demoralize ability which can come in really useful. Any battle where it is likely for the opponent to play a lot of Melee cards is a good spot to have this card included also given the fact that the Beta Death summoner has the same ability for a double Demoralize effect

That is what pretty much this battle was about with Game rules of all Melee Monsters getting the Sneak ability while all non-flying monsters were getting at the end of each round. The combination of the Death Summoner & the Octopider by default gave the opponent -2 damage on Melee monsters while the Chain Golem in last position reduced it by 1 more making it pretty impossible to kill. My opponent also played the Chain Golem in last position. As for the other cards, I included 3 that had the fly ability Phantasm, the Corrupted Pegasus, & the Phantom Soldier also adding the Haunted Spirit which has self heal to counter the damage for it not being a flying monster.

Even if my opponent had all his monsters at a similar level, I likely would have always won the matchup so overall it was an ok matchup that was won fairly easy keeping all of my monsters alive.

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Previous Weekly Challenges

--Silvershield Bard
Peaceful GiantFire SpitterNaga Fire Wizard
Naga WarriorMushroom SeerSpineback Wolf
Lone BoatmanFurious ChickenMolten Ogre
Water ElementalStonespitter OrcGrim Reaper
Defender Of TruthEnchanted DefenderDragon Summoner
Exploding DwarfSea MonsterMitica Headhunter
Death ElementalFeral SpiritMantoid
Naga BruteFalemsmithSabre Shark
Earth ElementalScreaming BansheeSilvershield Sheriff
Rusty AndroidScale DoctorSerpent Of The Flame
Pirate ArcherEqualizer ChallegeFlesh Golem
SoulstormWar ChaangKoblod Miner
Captain's GhostChild Of The ForestPhantasm
Silvershield WarriorHorny ToadGloridax Soldier
Tortisian FighterBarking SpiderTwisted Jester
ArmorsmithNo AttackBlast Ability
Sneak AbilityOpportunity AbilityJavelin Thrower
Giant SquidSerpentine SpyGoblin Mech
Nectar Queen Manticore Undead Minotaur
Spark PixiesSerpent Of EldGelatinous Cube


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