Change My Mind: 2-Mana Summoners Are A Must Have!

in #spt5 years ago (edited)

3l3kp1.jpg
monsterline.png

Introducing the 2-Mana Summoners

Screen Shot 20200103 at 9.17.14 AM.png

Your run-of-the-mill rare summoners cost 3 mana to use. For those of you that don't know, the Beta offered some 2-mana summoners for each Splinter (except for Dragon). These summoners give no bonuses to your cards, so therefore cost less mana to use.

Trade Offs

Some rare summoners are more useful than others. For example:
How useful is the melee attack debuff of ZINTAR MORTALIS (Beta) in a fight that doesn't allow melee? How useful is the ranged attack debuff of CONTESSA L'AMENT(Untamed) in rounds that don't allow ranged attacks?

What A Waste

What about rounds that only offer you between 12-16 mana? Wouldn't you rather have an extra mana to put towards attack, than say the additional health offered by LYANNA NATURA (Beta) or MOTHER KHALA (UNTAMED)?

When You Don't Even Need Them

What about the Silenced Summoner rounds where extra mana spent on summoners goes entirely to waste?

One Mana Can Make A Huge Difference Over Time

You may think that having an extra mana to choose cards is no big deal, but it could be the difference between choosing a mediocre card, and that specific card you need. Over time, the more efficient your mana use, the bigger your positive expectation is. That is, the more mana you can use that's productive, the more matches you will win over time.

Dare I Say, Some Of The Most Valuable Cards In The Game!

This is why I believe in the absence of new 2-mana summoners being created in future editions, the Beta ones will only get more and more valuable over time. This is why I've maxed out all of mine. I would even be bold enough to claim that, all else being the same, I will win more matches than someone who doesn't have them.

Sort:  

dedXuO.gif
Haha, @kingscrown. You care a lot more about downvotes than I do. Got to keep your magic money machine going. Do your worst! Less VP you'll have for your reward pool shenanigans.

He has plenty of RC. But, can't say the same about the downvotes.

true enough, I meant VP...

That didn't look strong enough @kingscrown. Better lease more STEEM POWER.

i did not want to kill. i also dont get why u attack me, i did more promo for this platform over last almost 4 years than anyone else not from INC.

i did not want to kill.

But it was 100%!?

I "attack" people that farm rewards. You know, like upvoting multiple shitposting alts, upvoting comments at the 7-day. It's just my thing.

So let me ask you this. Why does a crypto OG like yourself have to go through so much elaborate milking? That takes A LOT of time and effort, and makes you look pretty pathetic to be honest. Why not just buy a few BTC worth of STEEM and go legit? That's nothing to you right? Why does a steem newb like me have more invested in steem monsters cards than you do steem?

Yo watch out or he'll jump on his 500 sp alts and kill your rewards

i did more promo for this platform over last almost 4 years than anyone else not from INC.

That's a low bar because STINC did like almost nothing.

Congratulations @joshmansters! You have completed the following achievement on the Steem blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You received more than 1000 upvotes. Your next target is to reach 2000 upvotes.

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

Vote for @Steemitboard as a witness to get one more award and increased upvotes!

good point. currently use only untamed 3 manna summoners

fk, gotta spend more money lol

Quit voting for sbd potato!

yep!

Coin Marketplace

STEEM 0.19
TRX 0.13
JST 0.030
BTC 63476.83
ETH 3413.43
USDT 1.00
SBD 2.50