Howdy, associates. I’m nonetheless unable to place Marvel Snap (Free) down, and meaning you’re getting extra phrases from me concerning the recreation. I’ve already finished a newbie’s information for the sport geared toward these simply getting began, and I hope it has served a few of you nicely. What I’m going to do that time, and maybe month-to-month till I get uninterested in it, is to allow you to in on the very best and hottest decks in the meanwhile. The Marvel Snap meta is consistently in flux as new playing cards and places are added and recent methods are devised, so right this moment’s successful deck may very well be tomorrow’s chilly meatloaf. Think about these month-to-month guides a fast option to sustain on the happenings within the Marvel Snap scene.
Oh, and do notice that the majority of those decks are the very best of the very best at this cut-off date. They assume you’ve entry to a full vary of playing cards. This time, I’ll be together with the 5 strongest Marvel Snap decks of the second, plus a few moderately highly effective decks for these nonetheless making their method up the gathering ladder. If you happen to want extra recommendation for constructing decks from extra primary units of playing cards, make sure that to take a look at our newbie’s information for some ideas.
This month noticed the discharge of a number of new playing cards, together with Kazar’s loyal buddy Zabu. The large kitty halves the price of 4-Price playing cards, and as you’ll be able to think about some playing cards synergize very nicely with that. Latest addition Silver Surfer stays common, although many gamers have provide you with some counters to the favored decks that use him. Some playing cards had been nerfed and buffed, which additionally resulted in some slight changes on the a part of the gamers. Let’s take a look at the 5 strongest decks for January 2023, plus two first rate decks nearly anybody could make.
Silver Surfer & Sera
Included Playing cards: Silver Surfer, Sera, Maximus, Cosmo, Rogue, Storm, Brood, Juggernaut, Killmonger, Polaris, Nova, Lizard
The fundamental thought of that is to play no matter you’ll be able to till the fifth flip, the place you’ll play Sera. She reduces the price of the playing cards you’ve in hand by one, which implies you’ll be able to play three of your 3-Price playing cards on the ultimate flip. Make sure that Silver Surfer is the ultimate card you place down on this flip, as he’ll then buff your whole 3-Price playing cards with a further +3 Energy. You’ll be able to play your different 3-Price playing cards as their talents are wanted, but it surely’s a good suggestion to carry on to Maximus till the final flip. If you happen to’ve performed Nova, save Killmonger for the ultimate flip to provide a further +1 Energy to everybody. Rogue is right here as a common counter, particularly for Zabu. Lizard is a helpful 2-Price card with sufficient heft to assist management a zone. A really sturdy deck, and it is going to be fascinating to see how gamers counter it as the sport goes on.
Shuri & Zero
Included Playing cards: Shuri, Zero, Armor, Zabu, Sauron, Attuma, Typhoid Mary, Imaginative and prescient, Purple Cranium, Taskmaster, She-Hulk, Arnim Zola
Shuri is an impressive card together with her means to double the Energy of the subsequent card you play. Mix her with one other card with a excessive Energy rating and you’ll simply rack up the wins. Zero removes the skills of the subsequent card you play, and is usually paired with excessive Energy playing cards which have detrimental results corresponding to Typhoid Mary or Purple Cranium. The concept is that Shuri’s doubling means means these excessive Energy playing cards are greater than value their detrimental results, and Zero can simply take away them. Zabu permits you to get Shuri and one other 4-Price card out on the fourth flip, leaving you with a lot of fascinating choices on your final two turns. Some persons are additionally sliding Wong in right here as a result of everybody likes to see huge numbers. Simply watch out for Shang-Chi as he can break your enjoyable in a rush. Armor responsibly.
Darkhawk, Simply Darkhawk
Included Playing cards: Darkhawk, Korg, Black Widow, Mystique, Shang-Chi, Zabu, Spider-Man, Shuri, Wong, Rockslide, Moon Lady, America Chavez
Congratulations! You’re both very fortunate or very wealthy and have Darkhawk in your assortment. His Ongoing means offers him +2 Energy for each card in your opponent’s deck. So your aim is to stuff as many playing cards into your opponent’s deck as you’ll be able to, and playing cards like Korg and Rockslide will help you do this. Black Widow can hold your opponent from eradicating playing cards from their deck, and Mystique and Wong are right here to help with no matter is required. Principally, you’re relying on a beefed-up Darkhawk successful one location for you whereas utilizing characters like Spider-Man, Shang-Chi, and America Chavez to take over one other one. Realistically, this deck might be out of your attain. However when you’ve obtained what’s wanted, you’re going to rack up the wins.
Mister Unfavorable & Silver Surfer
Included Playing cards: Mister Unfavorable, Silver Surfer, Bast, Adam Warlock, Psylocke, Rogue, Bishop, Wolfsbane, Mystique, Brood, Wong, Iron Man
There are loads playing cards on the market whose cool talents are countered by them having low Energy. Mister Unfavorable can flip that frown upside-down, flipping their Price and Energy whereas holding all these enjoyable talents intact. This implies you’ll be able to play playing cards like Silver Surfer, Mystique, and Iron Man without spending a dime. The aim right here is to get Mister Unfavorable into play as quickly as attainable, with the fourth flip being the almost certainly however the third flip being in play when you can play Psylocke. As soon as the tables are turned, you simply let fly with your whole now-overpowered playing cards. Silver Surfer is right here as an insurance coverage coverage, a job he handles fairly nicely.
Patriot & Silver Surfer
Included Playing cards: Patriot, Silver Surfer, Wasp, Misty Knight, Shocker, Mystique, Brood, Debrii, Cyclops, Sera, Blue Marvel, Ultron
Oh look, it’s Sera and the Surfer collectively once more. This one works a bit otherwise from the primary one we talked about as a result of it consists of Patriot and friends, who can function an insurance coverage coverage or misdirect as wanted. Patriot can beef up the playing cards within the deck with out talents, with a last-turn Ultron serving because the cherry on prime. However you’ve additionally obtained the Sera and Surfer combo ready within the wings when you’re fortunate, providing you with a helpful late-game shock to show the tables. Barely extra versatile than the usual Silver Surfer & Sera deck, at the price of having a barely decrease ceiling.
And now, a few decks for these nonetheless climbing up the gathering ladder.
Shaun’s Slobberknocker Sandwich
Included Playing cards: Squirrel Lady, Misty Knight, Okoye, Armor, Shocker, Patriot, Cyclops, Kazar, Factor, Hobgoblin, Abomination, Hulk
There’s only one Pool 3 card on this deck, but it surely’s an essential one: Patriot. So, you understand, hold an eye fixed out for him. Anyway, that is one among my go-to decks, and it’s a reasonably easy one. Play your playing cards as you see match, and throw Patriot on the market in the direction of the tip to buff everybody up. Okoye ought to be performed as quickly as attainable to energy up the remainder of your deck, Armor is there to dam Shang-Chi surprises, and Kazar is there to make your squirrels and Misty Knight beefier. If you need, you’ll be able to swap in Blue Marvel or Onslaught to spice issues up, however by no means underestimate the influence of dropping a Hulk on the final flip.
Satan Dinosaur & Destruction
Included Playing cards: Moon Lady, Satan Dinosaur, Agent 13, Sentinel, White Queen, Nova, Bucky Barnes, Carnage, Killmonger, Deathlok, Lizard, Shang-Chi
With solely Pool 1 and Pool 2 playing cards on this deck, it’s a reasonably simple one to place collectively and a fairly efficient one due to its potential for misdirection. You’ve obtained a couple of tracks to work with right here. Nova, Bucky, and the destroyer playing cards can safe one location for you whereas buffing the remainder of your playing cards when you time it proper. Agent 13, Sentinel, Moon Lady, and White Queen can feed your hand to make Satan Dinosaur good and beefy whenever you drop him. Lizard is all the time helpful due to his low Price and excessive Energy, and Shang-Chi is there to deal with any nasty surprises.
And that’s it for this month’s deck information. We’ll return with one other one among these in late February to see the place issues stand after Zabu has had extra time to settle in and no matter new card the subsequent occasion brings in has made its mark. Blissful Snapping!