Recent Shadow Era up version 2.86 during the Shattered Fates Expansion did a complete overhaul of the Ravager Tribe. They transitions from standard +1/+1 boring growth pattern to a more aggressive +2/+0 growth pattern. This is actually a huge change which dramatically changes their playability as a tribe in general. The update also brings in a new 2cc ally creating even more flexibility the build. The Ravagers are still a very much a combo oriented tribe, however since the update they rely a bit less on the combos in order to maintain their strategies. In addition to being combo oriented the Tribe also represents a lot of the new game cost mechanic Sustain (read more here) to help offset some of the tremendous strength of the tribe. I personally enjoy the tribe much more and have come to appreciate them through studying them. Continue reading
Recently I have been revisiting the idea of Resource Control decks as part of my game plan. Baduruu has always been the top Hero in Shadow Era to run a Resource Destruction build, so I began trying to look at why he can execute this so well. In my opinion, Baduruu, is able to execute a Resource Destruction / Control build because of the tempo he gains from his hero ability. He is able to maintain low resources, yet play powerful weapons to help him control the board. Vess Swifthands can be used in a similar fashion as detailed below.
Hi there! Over the next few days and weeks, I’m going to be doing a run-down of draw capabilities available across all faction/class combinations in Shadow Era. Each article will be quite in-depth, since the main idea is to highlight options that perhaps you might have previously overlooked, to give you as much flexibility as possible when putting together your next deck.
In a move designed to slightly nudge the game back to unbiased treatment of each faction, I’ve decided to start with Shadow Warriors, who are not normally available to play from the outset. (Your free class deck when you sign up has to be for Human faction). Let’s get going …