Monthly Archive: October 2018

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Altmer Dragonknight – Uses, Synergies and Counterplays

Altmer Dragonknight is the Monthly Reward card for October 2018 in The Elder Scrolls Legends. Altmer Dragonknight is an epic 3-cost 3/2 High Elf from the Mage (blue/yellow) class that has a special effect when combined with actions: At the end of your turn, if you played an action, Altmer Dragonknight gains +2/+2. He relies on a very consistent amount of...

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Trick or Treat – Halloween Deck – Blood Warriors Guild

Hail and Well Met! This week, the Blood Warriors Guild is bringing you a theme – deck in time for Halloween! The guild ran another fun competition with Skeleton, Vampire and Mummy decks. In the voting, there was one clear winner: Chesthams Trick or Treat Unite the Houses Hlaalu deck is a lot of fun to play and also thematic...

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Death Hound – Uses, Synergies and Counterplays

Death Hound, the ninth card of the FrostSpark Collection for The Elder Scrolls Legends has been revealed at TwitchCon by Bethesda. With the purple Endurance attribute being the one that has consistently the most powerful creatures in the game, Death Hound is no exception: a 5-cost Beast + (Skeleton — to be confirmed) with powerful stats of 6/6 and Guard....

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Harmony – Uses and Synergies

Harmony is the eighth card in the FrostSpark Collection, a new promo expansion for The Elder Scrolls Legends.  The 2-cost action in the yellow Willpower attribute has Prophecy and gives all enemy creatures -2/-0 until the start of your turn. Note, how cool the card art is aligned to this effect: When played from hand, it “confuses” or “distracts”  all...

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Destruction Tutor – Uses and Synergies

Jele77 today revealed the seventh card for the FrostSpark Collection: Destruction Tutor. The 5-cost 3/5 High Elf reduces the cost of your actions that deal damage by 2 magicka. Another interesting effect that applies while Destruction Tutor is in play.   Let’s look at the card using Quadrant Theory. Quadrant Theory Opening With a cost of 5, the card can only be...

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Torval Extortionist – Uses, Synergies and Counterplays

DragonTamerBlayde revealed the sixth card of the FrostSpark Collection, the new promo expansion in The Elder Scrolls Legends: Torval Extortionist. It is a perfect fit for him, as he loves playing Slay decks! Torval Torval is a city in Tamriel, in southwestern Elsweyr that appeared in Elder Scrolls Arena. Extortionist /ɪkˈstɔːʃ(ə)nɪst,ɛkˈstɔːʃ(ə)nɪst/ a person who tries to obtain something through force or violence;...

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Green Pact Ambusher – Uses and Synergies

Warriors7 today revealed Green Pact Ambusher, the fifth card of the Frostspark Collection, the new promo expansion for The Elder Scrolls Legends. Green Pact Ambusher is a 2-cost 4/1 Wood Elf with Prophecy and Guard from the red Strength attribute. She has a very special ability which introduces a new mechanic to TESL: “At the end of your opponent’s turn, if...

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Karthspire Scout – Uses and Synergies

The Justin Larson revealed the fourth card of the Frostspark Collection: Karthspire Scout, a 1-cost 1/1 Orc in the purple Endurance attribute. The card has an interesting Last gasp effect: it draws a card but increases the cost of that card by one magicka. Hm, is this good? Should you play it? I think the answer is yes – let’s...

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A Life of Crime Scout – Weekly Deck – Blood Warriors Guild

Hail and Well Met! The Blood Warriors Guild is back with another installment of the weekly deck! This week the Guild-vote landed on Scout, the most beautiful looking color-combo but that’s besides the point. After careful deck-building and a majority consensus we decided on a Slay and Pilfer list that provides consistent threats throughout all stages of the game. Here...

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Shadowmarking – Uses and Synergies

Shadowmarking, is the next card in the Frostspark Collection that was revealed today by Aquaman88 on his Twitch channel (in Russian). The 3-cost action allows you to look at the top three card of your deck – you then have to choose one card to put into your opponent’s hand and you will draw the other two. Card Art and Lore Just look at...

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TESL Community Member – Masculine Bulldog

Time for another interview with a member of The Elder Scrolls Legends community! Today, it’s your chance to learn more about Izacc who is known as Masculine Bulldog in The Elder Scrolls Legends. Izacc is a Council Member in the Blood Warriors Guild and takes on multiple responsibilities within the guild – one of them is to organize and promote...

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Piercing Twilight – Uses and Synergies

Piercing Twilight is a 4-cost Daedra from The Frostspark Collection. The epic creature comes right on curve with a power and health of 4 and the Guard keyword. Most notably, the Daedra also provides a powerful summon effect: you can pick a card from your opponent’s discard pile and banish all cards from your opponent’s deck and discard pile with...

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Bethesda announces the FrostSpark Collection

Today, Bethesda announced Frostspark, a new 11 card expansion for The Elder Scrolls Legends for the price of 9.99 USD or 1500 gold (non-premium). Frostspark will also be released as a fully premium version that can be purchased for 19.99 USD (but not for gold). They explained on the weekly TESLegends twitch stream that the expansion will help mitigate some...

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TESL Community Member – SpoilerULose

TESL.blog recently had the opportunity to interview another member of The Elder Scrolls Legends community – SpoilerULose. While bringing a wide range of card game experience with him, Andrew only started to play TESLegends three or four months ago, after looking to re-engage with Hearthstone. He has pretty quickly advanced across the ranks on ladder and is currently playing in...

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Celebratin’ Patch 2.2 ‘n th’ First Look at Th’ Isle o’ Madness

Gicaforta, MasculineBulldog and BloodDrunk007 good mateys ‘n honourable hands in th’ Blood Warriors Guild ‘n their crew ‘ave found new bootey. Jus’ t’ bridge th’ time ’til th’ Isle o’ Madness be released. Aye, ye be hearin’ correctly – new content from Th’ Isle o’ Madness. Find it further below. But first: Celebratin’ th’ 2.2 patch o’ Th’ Elder Scrolls...

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Being Aggro – Beatdown Decks in Detail

Aggro decks are one of key deck types in almost any collectible card game. The idea is simple and everyone is supposed to know how to play these decks: playing creature, after creature, after creature and go face with them to beatdown your opponent’s life points turn after turn after turn. That’s what everyone thinks. But there is a lot...

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Three Ways to Create Card Advantage in The Elder Scrolls Legends

Card advantage in The Elder Scrolls Legends? Why should you care? Is this just another one of those card game theory articles? A card game like The Elder Scrolls Legends is about fun. Isn’t it enough to play the game? Do you have to read about the theory? Yes, sure, all very valid questions. And if card game theory is...

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Shadow Shifter Monk – Weekly Deck – Blood Warriors Guild

Hail and Well Met once again fellow Legends! The Blood Warriors Guild would like to apologise for the wait and the missing of the past two weeks decks. This was due to the new client arriving and the incidents good and bad it has caused. With any luck and a lot of good intentions, these decks should be submitted weekly...

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How to Play Around Unstoppable Rage?

In The Elder Scrolls Legends you always need to be prepared to meet an Unstoppable Rage, whenever you are playing against a midrange- or control-type deck that involves the red Strength attribute. The epic 8 cost action Unstoppable Rage is a very powerful card in the game, as it has a huge effect. To learn how we can play around it,...

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Combo, Wombo – Bam #4: Slay Pilfer Gutpuncher

You want to play a real sweet series of combos with super-fun interactions that will make you smile? Then you have to check out the combos in BloodDrunk007‘s Slay Pilfer Gutpuncher deck, that he worked on together with Chesthams (see his variation) and EdderBlue. The Slay Pilfer Gutpuncher combo deck works pretty well in the current meta, while that is...

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The Elder Scrolls Legends – A Look at Steam Player Statistics

Many players enjoy The Elder Scrolls Legends via Steam. Steam provides great data on the player-base of their games, so maybe you want to know if the player-base has increased or decreased since the new Sparkypants client has been released? And there is some good news! Despite some of the troubles the game is going through at the minute, and despite...

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Blood Warriors Guild Community Statement for The Elder Scrolls Legends

Below is the official statement from the Blood Warriors Guild regarding the recent events involving The Elder Scrolls Legends. If you are interested in joining a community committed to the growth and betterment of the game, an open invitation is available for today only! Discord Invitation

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Updated New Starters Guide

You are new to The Elder Scrolls Legends? We have just updated the New Starters Guide with the relevant, additional content created in September. As TESL.BLOG is not even two months old, we will continue to put additional guides out and keep updating the New Starters Guide also, when new content becomes available. More advanced players will find additional guides...

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Premium Art Cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends

You have heard about the new premium card art in the new client of The Elder Scrolls Legends? You are wondering if and when you should keep these kind of cards? Maybe you are considering to extend your collection of premium cards and want to learn some strategies on how to do this most cost efficiently?