FrostSpark Collection

The FrostSpark Collection promo expansion for The Elder Scrolls Legends was released by Bethesda on November 1, 2018. The Frostspark Collection contains 11 new cards (three copies each). The cards set can be purchased for $9.99 or 1500 gold. In addition, an all-premium collection can be purchased for $19.99. Unlike other promotional expansions, the FrostSpark Collection does not add any new titles or cardbacks to the game.

Detailed Reviews of the Cards in FrostSpark Collection

TESL.blog has collected an in-depth review of all the cards with a view to their strengths and weaknesses, using Quadrant Theory.

The following table shows a summary of the evaluation of all cards in the FrostSpark Collection

Using quadrant theory to evaluate the FrostSpark Collection

CardOpeningParityWinningLosing/ Turnaround
Piercing Twilight4433
Apex Wolf1344
Shadowmarking4434
Karthspire Scout32 32
Green Pact Ambusher4323
Torval Extortionist3442
Destruction Tutor3333
Harmony3324
Death Hound4443
Sword of the Inferno5432
Wilds Incarnate1444

You can find a detailed review of each of the cards by clicking on the links below. You will find uses, synergies and (where applicable), a discussion of counterplays:

Do you agree or disagree? Have we overlooked something or is their a huge mistake in the evaluations? We would like to know and invite you to share your opinions and your feedback.

The FrostSpark Collection is Evolution, not Revolution

The FrostSpark Collection is Evolution, not Revolution

The FrostSpark Collection is currently entering the meta of The Elder Scrolls Legends. After the release of the Houses of Morrowind expansion, this is the
Wilds Incarnate Moose – Uses and Synergies – FrostSpark

Wilds Incarnate Moose – Uses and Synergies – FrostSpark

The final card reveal for The Elder Scrolls Legends FrostSpark Collection is Wilds Incarnate, lovingly named The Moose by many. The Moose is a 7-cost
Sword of the Inferno – Uses and Synergies

Sword of the Inferno – Uses and Synergies

Santosvella revealed Sword of the Inferno, the tenth card in the FrostSpark Collection. Before we have a closer look, let’s check-out the card-art: It is amazing and
Death Hound – Uses, Synergies and Counterplays

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
Harmony – Uses and Synergies

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
Destruction Tutor – Uses and Synergies

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
Torval Extortionist – Uses, Synergies and Counterplays

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
Green Pact Ambusher – Uses and Synergies

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
Karthspire Scout – Uses and Synergies

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
Shadowmarking – Uses and Synergies

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
Apex Wolf – Uses and Synergies

Apex Wolf – Uses and Synergies

A detailed look at uses and synergies of Apex Wolf - a new card in The Elder Scrolls Legends - Frostfall Collection
Piercing Twilight – Uses and Synergies

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
Bethesda announces  the FrostSpark Collection

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

After the release of the Houses of Morrowind expansion, the FrostSpark Collection is the first bigger set of cards the player base has been awaiting anxiously. The designers have focused on providing some interesting new mechanics that can be used to counter some of the current meta game and maybe swing some underplayed archetypes back into play. The FrostSpark Collection does, however, not contain cards that would be capable of defining new deck archetypes. Previous promo expansions, like the Madhouse Collection, as well as the Forgotten Heroes Collection included cards like:

  • Swindler’s Market, that gave us Market Archer or Market Assassin decks,
  • Altar of Despair, that gave us Altar decks, or
  • Gardener of Swords, that pushed Item Battlemage or Item Assassin decks,
  • Tuillius’ Conscription, which gave us Three Color Conscription decks,
  • Ulfric’s Uprising and Doppelganger, which gave us Nix-Ox Combo decks. Note, that the Forgotten Hero Collection alone wasn’t capable of pushing Nix-Ox or Conscription decks to Tier 1 or 2. It needed the Houses of Morrowind to make some of these cards shine across the last 6 months.

While some players might be disappointed that there might be no new meta-defining cards, the FrostSpark Collection contains cards that can fit in Tier 1 and 2 decks. It also provides a push for decks and archetypes that are not seen oftentimes on the ladder nor in the tournament scene. I personally think this is a good strategy as it will keep the game, the Twitch streams and the emerging tournament scene interesting (are we not all sick of watching another Warrior Aggro mirror, or a mid-range Telvanni playing Redoran Conscription or Nix-Ox combo decks?). And it is not long before another Story expansion, The Isle of Madness hits the meta and thus might give FrostSpark cards another interesting swing.

FrostSpark is not a revolution. It’s an evolution. It gives players an option to fine tune their deck lists they like and are familiar with, while also allowing some new experiments. FrostSpark is also a commitment from Bethesda to support The Elder Scrolls Legends as a Free-to-Play game, as it can be purchased with 1500 in-game gold.

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