PaLLuS

More than a mere mount, more than a pet, Pallus is the loyal tower griffin who has been by Riklauniman Adrin’eth’s side since the ranger was a young boy. He found the griffin in the forests near the Anumian city of Lyveria. The majestic creature was beset by a pack of wolves, one wing mauled and badly damaged. He could not fly. Riklauniman felled two of the wolves with his arrows, and the rest fled. He nursed the griffin back to health, and the two have been inseparable ever since. It was Pallus who saved Riklauniman from death after the defeat of the Splinterlands armada at the hands of the legions of Chaos. And when Riklauniman and his elite rangers returned to Praetoria to wreak havoc on the Chaos Empire, Pallus and his kin joined them. Pallus has carried Riklauniman in countless missions against the empire. He may be a beast, but Pallus has come to understand the importance of what they’re doing. He carries not only one of the rebellion’s leaders upon his back, but also his dearest friend, and he will fight to the last to protect him.

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What’s your favorite Rebellion card so far? I’ve literally won every battle I’ve used Pallus in so far so I’ve fallen in love. It’s good to have a strong reach and flying card that can be used with any splinter. Even if it was a weak card that never got used I’d love to have this card just for the wicked artwork and interesting lore. So who is this Riklauniman guy?

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OK, enough about this awesome new card that I’m sure will make it into the meta even though it’s expensive both fiat and mana wise. I just see it winning a lot so you might want to check it out.

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My battle today limited the cards which can be used to only common and rare so say goodbye to all those epic and legendary cards. This is usually no problem if you’ve been leveling up overprinted cards for cheap or have been winning lot’s of reward cards. Sometimes the seemingly least valuable boring common cards become real gems when they finally get the 400 combined cards needed to MAX them.

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I didn’t even factor in the fact that all cards would have the same health as the one with the maximum amount from both teams, but I chose a summoner that nerfs ranged attacks because it was an archers-only rule. Too bad they chose a summoner which boosted their archers voiding my nerf. My summoner also boosts speed so at least I got that advantage. It seems like most people put out a martyr card to boost their main card now. I love doing this because it feels like I’m getting to use a MAX-level copy even when I never got around to combining the boosted card. This was an easy win because all of my archers were faster and stronger than theirs.

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_80688ca7199f001b6884c7290f5fde47&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battle-mage-secrets-weekly-challenge-s5m9v5

Original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
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Sharks -vs- Sea Monster

There are rumors of Sea Monsters that can swallow a ship whole. The truth is, there are Sea Monsters big enough to swallow the Sea Monster that swallowed the ship whole. Most land lubbers cannot conceive how deep within the planet or how far beyond the horizon the oceans go.

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Welcome to the Rebellion days fellow Splinterlanders. Did you get any dope new cards? Did you get your land up and running? These are exciting times. I lack the DEC to get started on Land, but I’ve got everything else ready to start harvesting some grain.

My battle today was a weak magic attack ruleset and we both chose the 🌊water splinter for the extra shields. My opponent went with the more modern water tank while I went with the OG Sea Monster from back in the Beta days because it has self-heal, thorns, and can pack quite the punch even if it is a bit slow. The Tide Biter provided reach support and my healer made the Sea Monster unstoppable as it plowed through the enemy. My opponent would have done better if they had chosen a healer too, but they thought they could destroy me from the rear with sneak attacks while my meatshields slowed them down long enough for me to eat their sharks killing them all from the front with my ancient, but powerful Sea Monster.

I’m glad to see my old cards still kick ass. I feel completely overloaded with information about the new cards, their stats, and how to use them, but I’m glad they didn’t just come along and overpower everything that came before because I put a lot of time and effort into MAXing most of my Chaos deck. I love my Chaos cards. I’m glad they got way overprinted because it allowed me to combine many cards for cheap and even for free from rewards. I’ll probably focus on just a few Dragon, Neutral, and any other Rebellion cards I see constantly destroying me in battle, but I don’t think I’ll be able to or even want to MAX the entire Rebellion deck. I’m also glad to see that Rebellion didn’t even touch my beloved zero or one-mana cards.

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It feels like most of the Rebellion cards are high mana support for Chaos, but I’m sure some gems will show up in the meta that we’ve all overlooked. I’m going to go out on a limb early and say that the dragon Rebellion card, Runeseer Sevaya, is my favorite new card. For only four mana a MAX level card can serve as one of the best defensive cards in the game. We’ll see how useful she is in the meta, but I can see myself renting and eventually buying all eleven cards needed to MAX her out. What about you? What’s your favorite new Rebellion card?

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_10702d5cee0c50927964db2d73b1b651&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battle-mage-secrets-weekly-challenge-s59noj

Original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
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Going to battle UNPROTECTED

Possibilus the Wise is a leviathan from the future that has adapted to rule on both land and sea. His mission is to find and secure the lost sacred rune tablets of his race that were shattered into pieces and strewn across time and space by the entity known only as Desolation. In his present time, a war rages in his home world of Nyuuldus, but Possibilus is tasked with traveling into the past and the future to find these runestone fragments and return with them to defeat Desolation.

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Howdy fellow Splinterlanders. How is your battle progress going? I used to be a Modern player, but I couldn’t seem to win to save my life so I jumped ship back to the Wild and have found more success there. Why did Modern get so difficult? Maybe there are not any bots allowed, but I suspect that people are using battle helpers because they are just too good. It’s OK. I’ll just have fun smashing all the dummy bots in Wild. Plus, I get to use all my cool old Beta cards that I’ve been missing in battle.

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I’m used to getting my way whenever I use the 🌊 water splinter and score an easy victory, but not now. I spent a lot of time and money to get all of my core Chaos Legion summoners up to MAX level so I don’t have any weak spots, but just as I did that it seems they have become obsolete compared to the new summoners like Possibilus the Wise here. I of course lost this battle just like every other battle that I encounter with this new totally OP summoner. It uses 6 mana so I wouldn’t replace my Chaos summoner with it that only uses 4 and I don’t really want to spend money on a second water summoner so I’ll just have to take the loss whenever this beast comes along like any time the dreaded Yodin Zaku appears to blast you to death. Do you have a good strategy for defeating Possibilus the Wise? Do you just magic spam? Do you set up a bunch of thorns?

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We’re at the end of the road for the Chaos Legion. Now that Untamed has been out a long time it’s clear that Kron the Undying was the most OP card from the set. So who was the king card of Chaos?

Rent to Win

Did you get lucky and get a free Inevitable in the recent airdrop? I sadly did not, but someone listed it for rent for one DEC a day for the season so for the next couple of weeks I’ll get the try it out before I decide if I want to buy it or not. Wouldn’t that be a way better way to buy a house or a car? Try it out for a while before you commit. Have you tried renting cards lately?

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I’m not sure about the numbers exactly, but I estimate that I was able to rent about $1,000 of powerful cards that I’ve always wanted for about fifty cents for the entire season so this is definitely a renters market at the moment, but soon Land will be launched and will eat up a ton of cards.

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I lost this battle today because of the powerful Possibilus the Wise summoner which grants the reach ability to all cards, but also because I don’t have a good strategy for going into battle unprotected. What is your battle strategy for battles without shields?

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sm_L5IHqH1g4jp6io6uy59r&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battle-mage-secrets-weekly-challenge-november-15-2023

Original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-267

@sephiwolf2.jpgby @sephiwolf

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@catrynart.jpgby @sephiwolf

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Silence your Summoners

Stitch Leeches are able to heal themselves and others of their wounds. They are found in the deepest caves of the world and are bred from the life energy they take from others. Once they latch onto their victim, they siphon out healing life elements to cure themselves. Magical practitioners have even been trained to use them as portable life magic. However, it is a dangerous practice and comes with the risk of the leech biting them.

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Are you having a hard time getting any wins in the game recently? I usually breeze through the Gold League and it’s hit or miss in the 💎 League, but I can’t even make it out of Silver this season. I noticed the other members in my guild are having a hard time too as well as some famous Splinterlands Youtubers. What’s up with that? Is it because the bots were dumb and real human players are harder to defeat? Is everyone using battle helpers? I feel like most of my losses are due to the overpowered Untamed cards so I just have to wait a while longer before they go away into the Wild League.

I don’t use bots or battle helpers because I’m old-school, but I do like to watch the top battles and copy the strategies of the game’s best players and that’s what I did today with this msoen94 and wolflancer Wild battle today. They are both Champion-level players with all MAX-level cards. There are so many cards, rules, and abilities in this battle that it would take all day to explain what their strategies may have been so I just focused on how the winner used a few sneak cards for their victory.

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If you’re going to be competing in Brawls or Wild battles then the Silvershield Assassin is a card you can’t live without because it wins a lot with its double strike and sneak abilities. This can come in handy if you kill an enemy on the first strike because the Silvershield Assassin will then strike another enemy. A single card is less than a dollar, but I think you need her at least at level three where she will do two points of hit damage each strike.

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If you can get the Stitch Leech leveled up it can pack quite the punch for only 3 mana. Of course, the sneak ability will help you win, but the life leech ability can sometimes get this beast so much health that you can win with it even if it’s your only card left. I’ve seen this accumulate over 20 life points before. You just have to put it in the right place.

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It was interesting to see that the winner didn’t earn that much more SPS than I usually do, but I guess that also depends on how much SPS they have staked. Maybe it is better to settle for a lesser guild if you’re just going to get smashed because you earn nothing when you lose.line.png

Check out the battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_3b3d3e2a8b1c7be51a7cdf43f3d72933&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-september-28-2023

Original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-260@alexa.art.jpegby @alexa.art

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Rise of the Commons

Serpentines are naturally sneaky, but their highly-trained spies can infiltrate even the most secure bases in the Splinterlands. They wear minimal armor because they are never caught. Retractable miniature spears are the chosen weapon of the Serpentine Spies; they can be hidden easily and brandished quickly for many uses.

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The Antoid Platoon held their ground for this battle victory today, but the Serpentine Spy was the MVP or MVNFT. It had enough speed at level 3 to dodge the enemy’s attacks several times. It has a low amount of health making it the target as it was an Opportunity battle so those misses really gave me the edge.

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I am not a fan of the Untamed card set so I was surprised to see that I own so many of them. I think most of the cards are useless and the art looks lame, but I know diversification is important in Splinterlands and you should have at least 1 of every card especially the ones that can fly and the low mana cards. I’m looking forward to seeing the new cards later this year and seeing all of these cards becoming part of Wild.SLiNe.pngbattle.gif

Both my enemy and I chose the Antoid Platoon as tanks because it was a low mana battle and the Antoid Platoon can really hold its own even though it only uses 4 mana. We both put out the martyr rat so we could boost some stats, but it didn’t work out for either of us. The Radiated Scorcher also came in handy because it only uses up 1 mana, but it can shatter the shields of your enemy. I’m getting pretty good at making these animated GIFs of my Splinterlands battles, but it’s not easy to do the first time. First, you have to screen capture your battle move by move or round by round and make sure everything stays in the same position. Then you have to generate the GIF. I use an app on my phone so I have to email the images to myself and download them in the right order or it gets jumbled up. Then you have to crop the image. I think this should all be done automatically when you get the “share your battle” link. It wouldn’t be that hard to program into the game and it would make sharing battles on social media more interesting than still photos.

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I really like the idea of only allowing common cards to be used in battle because it gives non-whales a chance. If you only have one BCX of your cards then this makes sense, but if you are working with MAX level cards it doesn’t seem to be any cheaper to have common cards compared to legendary cards because you only need 11 cards to MAX out the legendaries but you need 400 for common cards so the price to MAX comes out the same. MAX level legendary cards will be more productive on Land so maybe we’ll start to see the prices of legendaries go up soon. I still have a lot of cards I need to MAX so I hope Land gets delayed another month or two, but it’s currently being tested on the Mav server so it’s most likely just around the corner. Are you ready for Land? I’m not. I only have 10,000 DEC so I’ll only be able to stake enough for one card. I figure I’ll just use my earnings to save up for DEC to stake on the other four cards over time. What about you? How many cards and Plots of Land do you have ready?

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_c92dab63e62acc3d46e8f06182f33224&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-september-20-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-259

@sephiwolf.jpegby @sephiwolf

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The Slow Magic Spam

The fearsome woman now known as Obsidian grew up in the remote village of Stonebluff as the last remaining Earth mage. Each year, Earth elementalists went off to compete in the contest, leaving Obsidian to train the next generation of warriors. She wished to join the contest of champions, but the village elders advised her against it, saying she needed to stay behind and focus on training others to use Earth magic.

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How are you fellow Splinterlanders doing today? Are you ready for Land? I’m not. I had enough DEC to stake the five cards I was going to put to work, but when card prices dropped, I feared it would be the last chance to MAX them out before Land jacked the prices up so I spent it all on summoners and cards. I figure I’ll just put one card to work for now and put all the earnings it makes into DEC so I can stake the next card and so on. Can I put my MAXed card to work without the full 10,000 DEC? Well, I guess we’re about to find out because Land is now in testing with the Mavs. What is a Mav anyway? How do you become a Mav?

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My battle strategy today was the laziest one possible; a magic spam. If you are underpowered or not sure what to do then choosing all magic cards can work because magic will usually pass by your enemy’s shields. It was a battle where slow cards go first so of course I chose all slow cards and so did my enemy, but I committed to all magic cards except for the first one so that’s why I won. Sometimes you have to KISS or “keep it simple stupid” to win. What’s your favorite go-to Splinterlands battle crutch? I’m a dragon lover so when in doubt I’ll go with the purple splinter.Obsidian.png

Obsidian is one of my favorite non-dragon summoners because she boosts the magic attack of all cards by one point. You can counter her with a magic nerfing summoner. There are a few cards that can nerf magic too, but if they die then the nerf dies with them. You can also choose cards that have magic shields and magic reflect to counter the mighty Obsidian. I think getting a bunch of free summoners as reward cards is killing the Chaos core summoner prices, but I am not complaining because I could care less about card prices. I just want to make it to the 💎Diamond💎 and 🏆Champion🏆 leagues. I thought once the bots got kicked out of the Modern League that things would get easier, but that doesn’t seem to be the case because I haven’t stepped foot in 💎Diamond💎 league for over a month now. Thanks for reading about my thoughtless lazy magic spamming battle today. Admit it. You’ve done this before many times too.

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_b371f97652a117e84e83e090c8333327&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-september-13-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-258

@catrynart.jpegby @catrynart

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Odd Ones Out with Cruel Sethropod

Sailors tell many tales of the dangers of the Cruel Sethropods. Armed with strong pincers and teeth as sharp as spears, they attack anything that gets within range. It is nearly impossible to remove a Cruel Sethropod once it has latched on, and many a sailor has the scars to show where they ventured too close.

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The 🦀Cruel Sethropod🦀 is a card I dismissed as weak and worthless at first, but I was very wrong because it wins a lot in certain situations like today when I used it to win an Odds Out ruleset or in Little League where only cards with 4 mana or less may be used. It may be a soft card at lower levels, but once you get it to MAX level it really shines even though it lacks any abilities. You have to admit that getting 7 life, 3 shield, and 3 melee attack is a pretty good deal for only 3 mana. I was able to pick this card up slowly for about one cent per card for free because I used the HBD I earned from participating in these weekly Splinterlands challenges. I like to go to the market and scoop up as many of the cheapest cards I can that day that I haven’t MAXed out yet. I’ve MAXed most of my common Chaos Legion cards, but I’ve got a way to MAX the whole deck which is something I failed to do in Beta or Untamed, but I feel I need to do If I’m going to eventually compete in the 🏆Champion League🏆.SLiNe.pngbattle.gif

I don’t usually put my 🦀Cruel Sethropod🦀 into high mana battles, but it worked out today even though it fell in the first round. It used up only 3 mana and put up enough of a roadblock for me to delay the enemy while I used the mana on other cards. There weren’t any magic attacks allowed so I was able to repair armor to the front long enough for my two sneak-attack monsters to destroy my enemy bit by bit from the rear. My enemy relied on ranged attacks. They were strong enough to take out my 🦀Cruel Sethropod🦀 and 🦑Flying Squid🦑 but not fast enough before I took out their team from the back. A lot of Splinterlands players focus too much on their frontal attacks, but forget that sometimes attacking the enemy’s soft rear is the best approach.Cruel Sethropod.png

Thanks for reading about my Odds Out battle using the 🦀Cruel Sethropod🦀 today. I know a lot of players are getting frustrated with all of the delays with the release of Land 1.5, but I’m happy it’s taking forever because Land will surely jack card prices up and I haven’t prepared my DEC or land workers plus we’ve already waited for years so what’s a few more weeks?

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_f70f5d8f519db98ecefcbda32d0dab5f&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-september-6-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
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by @alexa.art

Captain Katie to the Rescue

Not only is Katherine Windrun the best airship pilot in Kyhmeria, but she pioneered the recent creation of these mechanical sky beasts. Because of the crystal propulsion system that can be constructed there alone, Khymeria is the only Splinter that has taken to the skies. Her ship, Windrunner 2 is without a doubt the fastest of the airships. It can be sailed with a crew of as few as four people and a single boiler generates all the steam that is needed to fly the massive vessel.

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Captain Katie is a card you can earn only by participating in brawls. You can’t buy her as she is a soulbound card which means you can’t rent or sell her either. You can 🔥burn🔥 her for DEC if you want, but that would be a big mistake as she is a valuable card if you want to win. Like all Gladius cards, she has the Bloodlust which boosts all her stats each time she kills. She’s a pretty strong card out the gate, but once she gets on a roll she can get way too powerful real quick.

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My battle today had two rules. Melee Mayhem and Gladius. Melee Mayhem is a fun rule because it allows melee monsters to strike from any position and Gladius lets you use one of your gladiator cards.

My wife is a way better Splinterlands strategist than I am for several reasons. She doesn’t buy or upgrade any of the cards so she lacks any emotional connection to them. She also isn’t stuck in her ways like I am and she doesn’t always follow the rules like I do. I tend to choose speedy cards first and foolishly select cards that I think look cool. Not her. She just uses what works.

If I had played this battle I would have gone with all melee cards for a strong offense, but she didn’t get all excited about using mostly melee attacks as her enemy did. I doubt I would have gone with Captain Katie either because I’m still stuck with the thinking that using legendary cards, is the way to go. Chaos Legion really is chaotic because some of the most winning cards are the common and rare cards but that doesn’t mean the Legendary cards are bad they just don’t always come with a guaranteed victory as they did with the older cards.

This was a fun match to watch because she also defeated the dreaded Chain Golem. I hate that card because I could never afford it and it would always beat me, but luckily it’s not seen on the battlefield as often as before.

Captain Katie doesn’t look scary or tough in any way, but I’ve seen several YouTubers mention her as a winner several times. I doubt if I’ve used her but a few times, but after today I’ll keep her in mind. Thanks for reading about my better half’s battle today. What are some cards that you’ve overlooked that turned out to be winners?

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Check out my battle:
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This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-august-23-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
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No Magic? No Problems!

Uriel was amongst the many Pelacor that fled Solaki and its military regime when he was young. He found himself in Khymeria, like so many of his brothers and sisters, but even though they practiced with life magic it just didn’t feel quite pure enough for him. So he traveled to different Worlds, seeking somewhere he could find that elusive clarity of virtue. On the bright World of Régalien, he won his armor in brutal combat, gold and silver plates forged together with the strongest metals known and lacquered in the translucent blood of a diamond giant. An armor that could not only heal him but would smite his foes should he ever fall in battle. Still, it was not enough. Then on the fiery World of Temisrok, he fought and slayed the terrible drake, Cizilth, winning favor with the bladesmiths who wrought his sword with fiery runes, instilling an everlasting flame into the weapon. And still, the clean virtue wasn’t sufficient, so the hunt continued.

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Uriel the Purifier is one of my favorite tank cards. He can fly at level 1 and self-heal at level 2 and inflicts one point of damage when he dies at MAX level, but I’m doing pretty good with him at level 3. I would like to MAX him before this bear market ends, but I probably won’t because there are other cards that would help me win that are on my shopping list in front of him. If I ever do make it to the 🏆Champion League🏆, I think I’ll do fine with him at level 3 because he’s basically maxed at level 3, but it would be nice having that redemption ability. It’s hard to MAX every card so I’ll get the cheap ones first then the ones that help me win. There are always YouTube streamers sharing their data on which cards win the most so that helps too.SLiNe.pngBATTLE.gif

I didn’t think I was going to be able to participate in this week’s Battle Mage Secrets Challenge because I’ve been stuck in 🥈Silver League🥈 and lost every no magic allowed battle that came along until now. I don’t understand why the 🥈Silver League🥈 is harder than the 🥇Gold League🥇 and 💎Diamond League💎 is easier than both 🥇Gold League🥇 or 🥈Silver League🥈. At least we don’t get knocked back three places like we did before because I hate playing in the 🥈Silver League🥈, but I didn’t make it to 💎Diamond League💎 last season so I’ll have to grind through it this season.Living Lava.png

The Living Lava was one of the hard-to-beat meta cards back in the day, but I was able to beat him with Uriel the Purifier and my strong dragon reach monster today. It was also an Odds Out battle so I couldn’t use my healer so I had to rely on a strong offense. Uriel the Purifier got pretty low on health, but my enemy had neither a healer nor a self-healer so that’s why I won. Thanks for reading about my battle today. I find that if I get stuck in this game that it’s best to quit playing for a few days because the competition gets weaker, but it’s hard to do because I want to play every day.

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_6a1d685561f86b90f0a4c77a9a0748b6&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-august-16-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-255@oscariart.jpegby @oscariart

Lost Legends

The family Towershead is a simple, mountain-dwelling clan from the upper Seed Mountains of Anumun. While the family has a long and rich history of involvement in the development of Lyveria and the Maglarian Reformation, sunset has fallen on their line. Quora’s parents, Kurion and Hija, have never had a son and have grown old. Although they continue to try, destiny does not seem to wish for a male heir to carry on their family name. Quora will one day be the last of her clan. Although the name of Towershead will vanish, it will be up to only her to pass on the warriors’ blood that flows in her veins. At 24, she is not eager to go find a husband, but because of her ferocity in battle, her father Kurion has presented a plan in which she has found favor.

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Who do you think is the most powerful Splinterlands card? A lot of people would say it’s Quora Towershead. That’s why I blocked my enemy from using her in Brawl battles and am happy to have defeated her today. She really is too much with her dual magic and melee attacks, heart life, and her Bloodlust ability which boosts all of her stats each time she kills. There should be some way to counter or nerf the Bloodlust with a new ability. I wonder how many players have her at MAX level. I’m happy to have her at level two and hope to get her to at least level three before this set of cards is no longer printed.SLiNe.pngbattle.gif

None of my Soulbound summoners are at MAX level yet so I’m still relying on my core Chaos Legion summoners, but they are better sometimes because they use less mana. I didn’t think I was going to win this battle once I saw Quora and because I failed to use up all of my mana, but Grund was able to get the job done. My enemy and I both chose slow monsters because they went first in this battle. I think luck and strong magic attacks as well as nerfing their magic is why I won.

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Lost Legendaries is a great rule because it keeps rich whales from dominating battles with their expensive cards. Chaos Legion is named appropriately because I feel the common cards are the best cards. (As long as they are at MAX level.)

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Have you given Genesis League Goals a try yet? There doesn’t seem to be much interest at the moment so you can build a team for super cheap. I’m not one to give financial advice, but I imagine that next year when it’s possible to open Lionel Messi in a pack and more MLS fans find out about it things will be different. I am in no way a soccer fan, but I like this game.

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Check out my battle:
https://splinterlands.com?p=battle&id=sl_6702726892b9ece244699bebdaa11d44&ref=jeremiahcustis

This week’s SPLINTERLANDS BATTLE MAGE SECRETS Challenge:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/battlemagesecrets-august-9-2023

Check out my original artwork at NFTShowroom:
https://nftshowroom.com/jeremiahcustis/gallery

Check out some amazing art by the Splinterlands community:
https://peakd.com/hive-13323/@splinterlands/splinterlands-art-contest-week-253@chopiliart.jpeg
by @chopiliart

@vicente99.jpegby @vicente99

@brataka.jpegby @brataka