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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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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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The Elder Scrolls Legends – The New Client out tomorrow

The new client is coming to The Elder Scrolls Legends tomorrow. The servers went down a few hours ago and should be back up on Tuesday, if all goes well. Find up-to-the-minute news on @teslegends on Twitter. The new client – developed by Sparkypants – is basically a faster and redesigned version of the original client from Direwolf Digital. The...

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Goblin Assassin – An Archetype In-Depth

You are looking to build a competitive deck in The Elder Scrolls Legends, and you are on a budget or new to the game? The Goblin Assassin archetype might do the trick for you and help you with advancing the ranked ladder relatively quickly. This month you can earn a number of legendary cards – depending on your rank. In...

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TESL Community Member – SmoothOperator

You want to know more about the person behind the name and the title in the game? Wondering who played you during that ladder game or tournament? Today, TESL.BLOG has the great pleasure of interviewing SmoothOperator, who is a collectible card game fan since his childhood and now a consistent tournament player in the (still young) competitive scene of The...

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TESL Community Member – floWMega

In today’s interview with a community member of The Elder Scrolls Legends, you can learn more about floWMega, who is one of the most experienced and one of the most successful ladder players in TESL. He has just been elected team captain of the Blood Warriors Guild Elite Team and is getting ready to shake up the growing TESL tournament...

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WarpMeta TESL EU and US Tournaments

WarpMeta eSports provides a weekly tournament for The Elder Scrolls Legends. On Tuesdays, they are broadcasting a high quality tournament mainly intended for the European Union timezone but it is open to players from all over the world. You can watch some of the best players in the world competing against each other. WarpMeta TESL EU#9 WarpMeta TESL EU #9 is...

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Prophecy Burn – Weekly Deck – Blood Warriors Guild

Hail and Well Met! The Blood Warriors Guild has returned with the Weekly Deck! This week is a little different; the Guild ran a challenge for the best budget list members could think of. Following the rules stated in the Budgeteer challenge, a Prophecy Burn Assassin (with 33 prophecies!) was voted by the Guild. Orangejuicenut was the awesome brain behind...

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Card Draw #9: Card Draw Engines

Card draw engines will be the final chapter in our card-drawing series for The Elder Scrolls Legends Card draw engines are cards that let you consistently draw more cards across multiple turns in the game. If you are wondering about why card draw is important in The Elder Scrolls Legends, and want to learn a few basics, please read up...

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Combo, Wombo – Bam #3: Big Bad Betty – Blood Warriors Guild – Weekly Deck

Hail and Well Met! The Blood Warriors Guild are back at it with another weekly deck, this time based around a really beautiful combo: Pure-Blood Elder and Betty Netch. You can find the deck here on legends-decks.com The Combo The combo is incredibly simple and allows the rest of the deck to be played in a controlling style without negatively impacting the deck...

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Card Draw #8: Multi-Color Card Draw Options

In the (last to) final installment of our series about card draw in The Elder Scrolls Legends, we will look at the multi-color cards, that can be included in Class decks or House decks. The shiniest star here is probably the Crusader class, but also House Telvanni has good options available. Mage (blue/yellow) Mage’s Trick The rare 3-cost action Mage’s...

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Card Draw #7: Card Draw Options in the Endurance Attribute

In the 7th installment of our card drawing series, we will be looking at how to improve card drawing with purple (Endurance) cards. The bad news – Endurance has only few options available, if you want to draw something from your deck. In fact, Endurance is probably the worst attribute for card draw. However, there is some good news too,...

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The Elder Scrolls Legends as a Free-to-Play Game

Can you play The Elder Scrolls Legends a Free-to-Play (F2P) game? The Elder Scrolls Legends is a strategy card game that will keep you engaged for months to come as it provides numerous possibilities to play the game. Arena modes are great for new players, there are also several story expansions for a great single-player experience and also a competitive...

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The Blood Warriors Guild TESL Pro-Team

The Blood Warriors Guild are super excited to announce it’s newly formed Elite Team! The players undertook trials and challenges and the five team members have been selected. They are: floWMega GicaForta SmoothOperator SpoilerULose Napman floWMega is stepping into the role of Team Captain, and has proved himself a willing team player and a good sport worthy of the title....

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Card Draw #6: Card Draw Options in the Agility Attribute

In the sixth article of our The Elder Scrolls Legends Card Drawing series, we are looking how to improve card draw in green-colored (Agility) decks. The Agility attribute has decent card drawing options, and is certainly not the worst, when it comes to card draw. 17 cards in total offer additional card draw and keep you equipped with enough options...

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Card Draw #5: Card Draw Options in the Willpower Attribute

Episode #5 of our Card Draw series – this time we will be looking at the yellow cards. When DireWolfDigital and Bethesda designed the game, and they distributed the majority of card drawing cards, the yellow Willpower guys were probably on a vacation. Well to some degree at least, as there is only 11 options (not counting multi-color yellow cards)....

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Card Draw #3: Card Draw Options in the Strength Attribute

In a series of articles we will be looking at an extremely important topic in The Elder Scrolls Legends: Card Draw. After having had a look at the basics, the first draw and the mulligan, and the Neutral card draw options,  we will be looking at card draw options for the  red Strength attribute. Strength has a decent number of card...

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Card Draw #2: Card Draw Options in the Neutral Attribute

In a series of articles we will be looking at an extremely important topic in The Elder Scrolls Legends: Card Draw. After having had a look at the basics, the first draw and the mulligan, we are now looking at a few options on how to improve the card draw in our deck. We will look at the options by Attribute,...

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Card Draw #1: The Basics, the First Draw and the Mulligans

In a series of articles we will be looking at an extremely important topic in The Elder Scrolls Legends: Card Draw. It is an important concept in most card games and the best TESL players understand this while it can be a bit of a struggle for newer players to the game, but even also to good long-time players. So let’s...

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Let Your Wild Fire Devour Me, Baby…

This is not a spicy bedroom conversation, nor the next song from Ariana Grande – instead, you are witnessing the mood of the first Blood Warriors Guild Deck. The actual deck title is simply Devour Dragon, but this deck is much spicier than might meet the eye!

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The Elder Scrolls Legends Panel on Bethesda Gameplay Days

Mark your diaries for The Elder Scrolls Legends Panel on Bethesda Gameplay Days. Join The Elder Scrolls Legends panel on Bethesda’s Twitch Stream, featuring Justin Larson, Charm3r aka Darick Oswalt, Glamtroll aka Sabrina Lynn Gillette, CVH aka Christian van Hoose and Bethesda’s Art Director for The Elder Scrolls Legends Morgan Godat to talk about some of the new artwork featured in...

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Combo, Wombo – BAM: Sanguine’s Delight – BWG Weekly

Hail and Well Met Friends! The Blood Warriors Guild presents it’s latest collaboration effort. With the dark blessing of a Daedric Prince, the powerful, the spectacular SANGUINE’S DELIGHT! The idea behind the deck is rather simple: stick a big creature (Vigilant Giant has been lovingly placed in this list, and Aspect of Hircine decided to join in on the fun) and on the...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 6

Ready for episode 6 of The Return to Clockwork City on Master level? You want to earn the premium Laaneth card? Are you struggling with a particular mission in episode 6 on master difficulty? They are called: Dragonclaw, Sanguine Barrows, Eastmarch Camp, Return to the Inner Curiosity, Chamber of Lorkhan and are among the most difficult ones, the RtCC story...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 5

Ready for episode 5 of The Return to Clockwork City on Master level? Are you struggling with a particular mission in episode 5 on master difficulty? Then this guide provides you a collection of decks that can help you. Please have a look at the list below, and find the mission you are maybe struggling with and click on the...

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TESL Community Member – GicaForta

GicaForta is a busy man. Between his regular work and family life, the Romanian Software Engineer spends a lot of his time playing The Elder Scrolls Legends, creating great game-related content on YouTube, playing tournaments, and devoting a lot of his passion to helping and teaching others in The Blood Warriors guild. I recently had the chance to squeeze in...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 4

The Return to Clockwork City aka Clockwork City is the third story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with one or the other mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides you a collection of decks that can help you. Just look at the list below, and...

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Unique Card Interactions in The Elder Scrolls Legends

Heatfireash has analysed a few interesting card interactions for The Elder Scrolls Legends on his YouTube channel. The concept for these YouTube videos is very unique and I haven’t seen it anywhere else, yet. He is setting up a hypothesis of how cards interact, takes a lot of time to set-up a test scenarios and plays these through, so we...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 3

Ready for episode 3 of The Return to Clockwork City on Master level? Are you struggling with a particular mission in episode 3 on master difficulty? Then this guide provides you a collection of decks that can help you. Please have a look at the list below, and find the mission you are maybe struggling with and click on the...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 2

Ready for episode 2 of The Return to Clockwork City on Master level? Are you struggling with a particular mission in episode 2 on master difficulty? Then this guide provides you a collection of decks that can help you. Please have a look at the list below, and find the mission you are maybe struggling with and click on the...

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Good Hero Names in The Elder Scrolls Legends

As The Elder Scrolls Legends is set in the Elder Scrolls universe, the game greatly benefits from the decades and decades of lore that the franchise has produced. Obviously, the game features the races you can also choose when you create your hero in an Elder Scrolls role-playing game. The races are easy to learn and to get used to,...

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Combo, Wombo – Bam #1: The Spider of Death

The Combo Pieces The Spider of Death combo in The Elder Scrolls Legends is usable in decks of the Scout class (theoretically also in House Telvanni decks). The combo was recently mentioned in an interview with BloodDrunk007, as one of his favorites. Let’s have a look at it in a bit greater depth (the decklist is here on legends-decks.com). The...

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Clockwork City Master Guide Episode 1

The Return of Clockwork City aka Clockwork City is the third story expansion for The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now ready for master difficulty? Get ready for the mission in episode 1: Thornwell Farm,  Ragged Flagon, Mistveil Dungeon, Darkened Forest, Forelhost Front Gate, Forelhost Lost Tomb. The master difficulty level...

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TESL Community Member – BloodDrunk007

The Elder Scrolls Legends community is growing and growing. TESL.blog features a new category to introduce you to some of the members of our community in a little more depth. What’s better than knowing a little behind the person behind the in-game tag? Today, I have had the chance to interview BloodDrunk007 who is the Guild Master of the Blood...

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Leveling Rewards

You can earn Leveling Rewards by leveling up your hero through consistently playing The Elder Scrolls Legends. After downloading the game for the first time your hero starts at level 1. Over time, you can level up to level 50. Each win provides experience points that help you to go one level up. Whenever you level up you will also get...