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    • Lost Lands Part 2 Warrior Class Spoilers



      Greetings, players of Shadow Era. It's Gondorian here, Shadow Era TCG Head Designer, and I'm very pleased to welcome you to a new spoiler series for Lost Lands part 2, which will be focusing on each of our seven classes in turn, starting with seven new cards for Warriors.

      I would love to write more of an introduction, but I know you'll want to just skip to the spoilers, so I'll just list them right here in text form and then conduct the rest of the article afterwards.


      War Cry - 2cc Warrior Support Ability - Duration 3. When your hero deals combat damage on your turn, draw a card.

      Battle Charge - 2cc Warrior Support Ability - Duration 3. 0: Your hero takes 1 damage, and your weapons have +2 attack while in combat with allies until the end of the turn.

      Flurry of Blows - 2cc Warrior Ability - Up to 3 different target allies take 1 damage (or 2 damage if you control a weapon or armor).

      Braxnorian Weaponsmith - 3cc Warrior Ally - 2sword/4HP - When Braxnorian Weaponsmith is summoned, you may seek a weapon with cost 4 or less.

      Yari Plunderer - 4cc Warrior Ally - Yari - 3sword/5HP - When Yari Plunderer is summoned while you don't control a weapon, target weapon in a graveyard is returned to play under your control with 1 durability.

      War Giant - 6cc Warrior Ally - 3sword/8HP - All combat damage to War Giant is reduced by 1. While War Giant is attacking, opposing allies have defender. When War Giant deals combat damage to an ally, that ally is exiled.


      Hopefully you can notice a strong theme there, which fits with your existing perception of what the Warrior class is all about. At the same time, I hope you can see each card adds something beyond what they already have access to without straying too far. Be sure to share your thoughts below after you've finished reading!

      But what about the seventh card? Well, as with all the new cards, we keep the needs of each hero in mind when designing, and we decided to devote one card slot to one hero particular. Can you guess who the following card is intended to help?


      Chaos Engine - 2cc Warrior Artifact - When an item or support ability is targeted and destroyed on your turn, your hero gains +1 shadow energy and you draw a card.


      As an added bonus, this should boost the Ravager alignment with any Shadow Warrior, but we expect Ter Adun to get the most value from this in the same way that Jericho was boosted by Lingering Essence.

      If you're still reading now with those seven upcoming cards revealed, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience since Lost Lands Part 1 was released, while you have been waiting for news of what would be coming in Part 2. This is the main reason that we are doing spoilers now, while the cards are still being tested and before they have artwork, so everyone can get them as soon as possible. The other reason for revealing now is to offer a better opportunity for you to get involved with shaping their final form - whether that be through your discussion of their expected gameplay impact or perhaps suggestions for artwork (which could even be your own!).

      Another important thing I'd like to do is confirm some numbers for Part 2:
      - Each class will be getting 7 of their new class-specific cards in Part 2 (with 3 more in Part 3).
      - With Part 2 being 67 cards like Part 1, you can expect the other 18 cards in Part 2 to be faction-specific or neutral cards, including new weapons and armors.

      In terms of when these cards will be released on the live server, I can't give an answer at this time, because our main focus within the Design Team is currently delivering the Campaign mode, but if anyone is really keen to play with them, we will be opening the doors to the PFG again when this spoiler series is complete.

      Thanks for reading and I'll see you next time, where we will have the Hunters in our sights!


      This article was originally published in forum thread: Lost Lands Part 2 Warrior Class Spoilers started by Gondorian
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      1. Anonymos's Avatar
        Anonymos -
        Very nice

        I would like to suggest rethinking the yari plunder being a yari (ofc changing that would need a new name) as right now yari decks rarely come with weapons( at lest the most succesfull ones) as there isnt any weapon providing any bonus to yari allies

        Then, again , i guess you know more about the coming cards, so if something accompanies him , i'd be glad to see him like that
      1. AmberFade's Avatar
        AmberFade -
        I like all of the cards except Yari Plunderer. I dont see any deck he would be used at. As said Yari decks seldom use weapons, and apart of that it looks more like a great ally for Gwen than any Warrior, since warriors dont have too many cards that restore durability. Only deck that could get anything of this ally is Logan to hit once with his ability, thats about it.

        Maybe make him get a weapon back into your hand? So he would be a Yari version of Lily.
      1. Xander Spitfire's Avatar
        Xander Spitfire -
        Looking great! Some nice tools for Logan, Rothem and Ter.
      1. BP LORD WANE's Avatar
        BP LORD WANE -
        NIce cards. I can see nice combos with GIANT. And the new braxonian guy is really strong for amber. I really liked.

        Ps: Nice adiction to ter adun, just plz, do the same for logan, raikka, dc and JERRY.

        Nice cards.
      1. maxi1230's Avatar
        maxi1230 -
        Actually Yari Plunderer is a very cool card. It gives a great body and on top of that a weapon for huge tempo-sings with logan and Pithing Spear for example. On top of that it gains Yari Bonus effects. And finally it is usable in Ravager decks, which is amazing, allowing it to be in different decks.
        Loving the Ter Adun card.
        The other cards look alright, not sure if War Cry will replace any draw option Warriors have, Amber who could benefit the most rather likes Bad Santa as a draw option.
      1. Veles's Avatar
        Veles -
        If Plunderer returns JD he is basically 2cc 3/5...I wouldnt call that bad.
      1. tman507's Avatar
        tman507 -
        Wasn't expecting spoilers yet, lol, but these are cool. Chaos Engine and War Giant seem especially fun. Weaponsmith will be Amber's new best friend as well.
      1. Daddy Is Here's Avatar
        Daddy Is Here -
        Now I kinda wish you reach 23000 posts soon. Good spoilers, all the cards are useful in some way or another. I can comment more on the cards only after using them.
      1. Anonymos's Avatar
        Anonymos -
        Quote Originally Posted by maxi1230 View Post
        Actually Yari Plunderer is a very cool card. It gives a great body and on top of that a weapon for huge tempo-sings with logan and Pithing Spear for example. On top of that it gains Yari Bonus effects. And finally it is usable in Ravager decks, which is amazing, allowing it to be in different decks.
        Loving the Ter Adun card.
        The other cards look alright, not sure if War Cry will replace any draw option Warriors have, Amber who could benefit the most rather likes Bad Santa as a draw option.
        I didn't mean he is bad. he is a good card for many occasions but right now the yari faction seems useless, as the decks he is good at arent yari and probably wouldn't be. I mean, why switch an amber to yari instead of just adding one new card to a classic deck or at logan? He is awesome but doesnt sound like a yari, which i would expect to benifit the existing yari pool or the one to come. This one could be a normal warrior ally and have another one be the yari
      1. Shadows R Us's Avatar
        Shadows R Us -
        Very cool to see the spoilers.

        Love for Ter and Ravagers is also great.
      1. Gondorian's Avatar
        Gondorian -
        Quote Originally Posted by Daddy Is Here View Post
        Now I kinda wish you reach 23000 posts soon. Good spoilers, all the cards are useful in some way or another. I can comment more on the cards only after using them.
        Haha. The next set of spoilers for Hunters will be when I hit 44,000.

        But this post gets us a little closer, at least.
      1. BP Holy Punisher's Avatar
        BP Holy Punisher -
        Some nice cards out there and all of them seem fairly balanced (time will tell). Looking forward to what other classes get

        PS: Yari Plunderer can return a weapon from opponent's graveyard so it is a good card for mind games
      1. Demnchi's Avatar
        Demnchi -
        Guess I'll do my usual thing.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post


        War Cry - 2cc Warrior Support Ability - Duration 3. When your hero deals combat damage on your turn, draw a card.
        Gives warriors focused on weapons a new way to do things. The fact that its a support ability is also nice you won't be able to just slot it into every warrior deck. I wouldn't mind seeing more support abilities around as they work with Valley of Secrets.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        Battle Charge - 2cc Warrior Support Ability - Duration 3. 0: Your hero takes 1 damage, and your weapons have +2 attack while in combat with allies until the end of the turn.
        Same as War Cry.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        Flurry of Blows - 2cc Warrior Ability - Up to 3 different target allies take 1 damage (or 2 damage if you control a weapon or armor).
        Assuming I've read the card right, this could be a great card for the Ravagers that activate while/when damaged while also providing some control. I like that I feel like this could be used in two different warrior playstyles.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        Braxnorian Weaponsmith - 3cc Warrior Ally - 2sword/4HP - When Braxnorian Weaponsmith is summoned, you may seek a weapon with cost 4 or less.
        Great for any warrior really, but especially Logan, Amber, and Rothem. I tend to run two Spectral Sabre's in my warrior decks so he would be great pick even in the rest of the warriors... well at least for my decks. :P I do worry about the power of seek here though. I'd watch this one closely.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        Yari Plunderer - 4cc Warrior Ally - Yari - 3sword/5HP - When Yari Plunderer is summoned while you don't control a weapon, target weapon in a graveyard is returned to play under your control with 1 durability.
        Seems great to me. Especially if you're using weapons that are good out of the box like Jeweler's Dream or Lythian Sledge Hammer. Oh, and let's not forget the best weapon for this of all time... Wooden Spear!

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        War Giant - 6cc Warrior Ally - 3sword/8HP - All combat damage to War Giant is reduced by 1. While War Giant is attacking, opposing allies have defender. When War Giant deals combat damage to an ally, that ally is exiled.
        I love this card and can't wait to try him out. He's beefy even though he'll always take damage back, but his upside is very strong. I'd probably even slap him into a Warped Desert deck if I can manage it. Sucks he's a bit weak to steadfast, but hey maybe a Giant needs a Diplomat or something :P. Also, seems amazing with Rothem's Visage.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post

        Chaos Engine - 2cc Warrior Artifact - When an item or support ability is targeted and destroyed on your turn, your hero gains +1 shadow energy and you draw a card.
        Hopefully this does help Ter Adun become the Ravager leader he was meant to be! I actually think this might work in Rothem's favor as well. Having Ravagers do their thing to boost up his Shadow Energy could be an interesting combination. I understand that's not necessarily the goal but would be great to see them both out there more often.

        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post



        In terms of when these cards will be released on the live server, I can't give an answer at this time, because our main focus within the Design Team is currently delivering the Campaign mode, but if anyone is really keen to play with them, we will be opening the doors to the PFG again when this spoiler series is complete.

        Thanks for reading and I'll see you next time, where we will have the Hunters in our sights!
        Looking forward to it!
      1. neratza713's Avatar
        neratza713 -
        I really Like those cards, since you really focused on buffing the weaker heroes. The cantrip support abilities tie really well with not so used cards like Meltdown and Ravenscrest: Valley of Secrets. So a let's say logan with war cry and/or battle charge, ravencrest and a Pithing Spear can sweep early on while drawing quite easily. Or a logan with JD and ravencrest can have a very good resource boost.
        On a side note, introducing an article about upcoming events or spoils every week has really boosted my interest in revesiting the forums, so good job on that.
        I am sure I am not the only one doing that, hopefully
      1. Daddy Is Here's Avatar
        Daddy Is Here -
        i feel like Chaos Engine will help Logan more than it will help Ter Adun.
      1. dejvo's Avatar
        dejvo -
        Wohoo, spoilers. But you start with warriors???? What kind of person plays this abominations.

        War giant looks seriously op. There are already plenty of ways to give this beast a defender and even if without it with it has huge health and you will need to sacrifice at least 2 allies to kill him. Even gwen with rapid fire can't kill this beast in one turn. Tala, Amber and Vess are going to be T0.5

        EDIT: whoa it doesn't even have unique? Are you kidding me
      1. Umbra7's Avatar
        Umbra7 -
        Quote Originally Posted by dejvo View Post
        Wohoo, spoilers. But you start with warriors???? What kind of person plays this abominations.

        War giant looks seriously op. There are already plenty of ways to give this beast a defender and even if without it with it has huge health and you will need to sacrifice at least 2 allies to kill him. Even gwen with rapid fire can't kill this beast in one turn. Tala, Amber and Vess are going to be T0.5

        EDIT: whoa it doesn't even have unique? Are you kidding me
        Welcome to the club dude. Good luck breaking him though.
      1. Gondorian's Avatar
        Gondorian -
        Quote Originally Posted by dejvo View Post
        Wohoo, spoilers. But you start with warriors???? What kind of person plays this abominations.

        War giant looks seriously op. ... Even gwen with rapid fire can't kill this beast in one turn. Tala, Amber and Vess are going to be T0.5
        Does no one use The Perfect Shot? Or Retreat?
      1. dejvo's Avatar
        dejvo -
        Quote Originally Posted by Gondorian View Post
        Does no one use The Perfect Shot? Or Retreat?
        Does anyone want to play shadow heroes? BTW there's also plenty of attachments for steadfast. TPS, Transmog, MC, Tidal are the only way to deal with this, and first two usually don't come 4x in decks. (I don't count disable attachments as I expect people to have way to deal with this). where do I sign to pfg and break this guy?
      1. Xander Spitfire's Avatar
        Xander Spitfire -
        Quote Originally Posted by dejvo View Post
        Wohoo, spoilers. But you start with warriors???? What kind of person plays this abominations.

        War giant looks seriously op. There are already plenty of ways to give this beast a defender and even if without it with it has huge health and you will need to sacrifice at least 2 allies to kill him. Even gwen with rapid fire can't kill this beast in one turn. Tala, Amber and Vess are going to be T0.5

        EDIT: whoa it doesn't even have unique? Are you kidding me
        Gravebone will be T.0
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