It is safe to say that monsters as factions had a pretty good wrap with the last patch, and even with the big nerfs to weather it is still a very competitive deck, control and a few tempo swings guarantee this deck a high position on the ladder.
In Aretuza Journals #9, Gravez takes a closer look at Mulligan and Blacklisting mechanics in Gwent, explains the statistics behind them and introduces practical applications of the theory behind on an example.
If you are new to Gwent you definitely shouldn't waste your scraps in crafting something that won't see much play, therefore, hopefully, this list will help you get an idea into what cards you should get first!
The recent Patch 8.4 came in with an interesting update for Shaman as Jade Spirit now belongs to the Elemental tribe. Therefore, mixing the Jade package with Elemental synergies feels smoother than before and many players are toying around this. Today we are taking a look at a variant that makes use of this change to justify the inclusion of Kalimos, Primal Lord without going too deep on the Elemental synergies, keeping open spots for
Every game of Gwent is essentially a careful balancing of resources and proper usage and sequencing of every play. Albeit lacking any sort of mana system, the resource management in Gwent can prove to be a difficult task. As there is no mana costs or mana curve, the hand size is much larger and the percentage of the deck one can see during the game is bigger, each play carries a greater impact. Lorenzo Mastroianni
Art by Gromitzy There was a point in which every player has come to hate the overly aggressive decks. If you’ve never played an aggro deck and you keep facing them while laddering, there is a high chance that you’ll think you keep losing to “no-brain” SMOrcing. However, not only are aggro decks hard to pilot over a high amount of games, but they also define the meta structure in a way that usually no