The Elder Scrolls Legends Blog

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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...

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Attributes & Races – A Reference Sheet for Elder Scrolls Legends

Several cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends are related to specific races. There are cards, providing specific effects based upon the race of the creature. To illustrate this, we can look at the “Animal” race (which is actually a group of races). The following cards are a few examples for synergies: Eldergleam Matron puts a random Animal into your hand. Guar...

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Quadrant Theory in Elder Scrolls Legends Deck Building

A look at Quadrant Theory in TESL to assess the value of cards to gain, keep and leverage board control. Quadrant Theory – The Origins Quadrant Theory is a concept that has been introduced for Magic: The Gathering. It has been originally put in writing by Marshall Sutcliffe (here in the M:TG blog) and is based on findings by Brian Wong....

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Guide to Epic Neutral Cards in The Elder Scroll Legends

I found this video to be a good summary of the epic Neutral (grey) cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends (includes all sets until Houses of Morrowind). It is good to watch if you are new to the game and trying to build your card collection and need to think about what epic cards to craft (=get). The video is...

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Midrange Battlemage – An In-Depth Gameplay Guide

Rei Rei Barker has written a great In-Depth Guide on Midrange Battlemage on Team Rankstar. It’s very well written and a great attempt at completing the Class Canon of The Elder Scrolls Legends: https://teamrankstar.com/how-to-win-mid-battlemage-vs-the-world/ I will therefore cross-reference it here on the blog as well, but fulll credit go to Rei Rei Barker and Team Rankstar!

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Get Twitch drops when Bethesda Germany streams from Gamescom

www.reddit.com/r/elderscrollslegends/comments/98cl6i/icymi_bethesda_de_gamescom_stream_with_special/ Gamescom is to Germany, what E3 is to the United States – the biggest computer game show in the country. Tens of thousands of gamers will be on their pilgrimage to Cologne starting Tuesday, 21st August. The fair that’s lasting until Saturday the 25th sees its 10th Anniversary this year. Bethesda Germany just announced that they will broadcast from...

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The Elder Scrolls Lore – The Tribunal and the Houses of Morrowind

A look at the lore of  Houses of Morrowind – The Houses and a few Lore Theme Decklists…. The Elder Scrolls Legends is set in Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls universe. The single player role-playing classic series of The Elder Scrolls provides a tremendously rich universe with a lot of Lore. This lore is transported into the cards that we play with...

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Guide to Legendary Agility Cards in The Elder Scroll Legends

I found this video to be a good summary of the legendary Agility (green) cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends (includes all sets until Houses of Morrowind). It is good to watch if you are new to the game and trying to build your card collection and need to think about what legendary cards to craft (=get). The video is...

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Dark Brotherhood Master Guide – Episode 5

The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood aka Dark Brotherhood is the second story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with a mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides a proven collection of decks that can help you do the trick. Just look at the list below,...

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Dark Brotherhood Master Guide – Episode 4

The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood aka Dark Brotherhood is the second story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with a mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides a proven collection of decks that can help you do the trick. Just look at the list below,...

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Dark Brotherhood Master Guide – Episode 3

The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood aka Dark Brotherhood is the second story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with a mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides a proven collection of decks that can help you do the trick. Just look at the list below,...

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Dark Brotherhood Master Guide – Episode 2

The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood aka Dark Brotherhood is the second story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with a mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides a proven collection of decks that can help you do the trick. Just look at the list below,...

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Dark Brotherhood Master Guide – Episode 1

The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood aka Dark Brotherhood is the second story expanstion to The Elder Scrolls Legends. Have you finished the story expansion in normal difficulty mode? Are you now struggling with a mission on master difficulty? Then this guide provides a proven collection of decks that can help you do the trick. Just look at the list below,...

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Guide to Legendary Neutral Cards in The Elder Scroll Legends

I found this video to be a good summary of the legendary Neutral (grey) cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends (includes all sets until Houses of Morrowind). It is good to watch if you are new to the game and trying to build your card collection and need to think about what legendary cards to craft (=get). The video is...

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How to counter Tullius’ Conscription?!

These days, when you play on The Elder Scrolls Legends ranked “ladder”, the current “meta” contains many decks making use of Tullius’ Conscription. This article has advice on how to counter this powerful card. Since there were many decks played at the 2018 Master Series Tournament Finale, I believe the meta will see even more of these decks being tried...

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Guide to Epic Strength Cards in The Elder Scroll Legends

I found this video to be a good summary of the epic Strength (red) cards in The Elder Scrolls Legends (includes all sets until Houses of Morrowind). It is good to watch if you are new to the game and trying to build your card collection and need to think about what epic cards to craft (=get). The video is...