i was looken at the Permanently banned characters an i noticed that some dont need to be banned at all. for at least no for ever an some were ld's. wich makes my scratch my head even more. thought the would never bann ld cards.
bristone dosent seem to need to be forever banned mechakolos yea ban him for ever i under stand why in elo but money others seem not need to be on that list. any one els hear find the Permanently banned characters list a little wierd an needs a bit of a look at agin.
There are four main reasons why a card is permanently banned.
First, there are the obviously overpowered cards, like Jackie Cr.
Second, there are the cards who make their clans too strong, like Bristone and Olga.
Third, they have an ability the staff want reduced. SoA, Poison, and Support are the three big ones.
Last, rotation. Cards banned in exchange for unbanning another. Last time they changed the bans, Oscar and Moses were banned for Mona 's return.
To address Bristone, she has SoA and DR. Very little can get through that. Pair that with GHEIST 's big hitters and you're opponent's courage turn can become a luck test.
I would guess that Yookie is legal right now because his DR is weaker and the Roots have less threatening cards.
Doombug is spot on
The staffs goal is to make every clan playable in ELO, so that each clan can be viably played and actually win.
SOA clans have always been too strong, their bonus is simply that good! That's why these 2 clans are hit the hardest every time. SOA + DR has been an annoying combo since it blocks every type of damage (ie: You can't bypass it with life manip cards or the like)
Support cards were the second hit to limit mono clan play-abilities (Personally I think if Skeelz get a bit too good Sasha and Dr Falkenstein will likely be up to go). More half decks= more clans played
Poison was hit because it was just too 50/50 an ability. A card like Greem could insantly win a match by winning, or bluffing and the opponent overpillz to stop her. A reason Bogdan is so strong is because he stops SOB as an ability from taking away the Freaks bonus. Similarly Shazam is so good since he stops SOB as a bonus taking away the Freaks bonus (Basically these two ensure their poison is getting in)
The final bans are either blatantly overpowered cards or cards that make their clan simply too strong thus increasing their dominance, and pushing other clans out (against the staffs objectives!)
Because Arno is so OP.....lol. If anything, ban Brody, gives us Arno. Brody is pretty OP tbqh, and Arno will almost definitely lose, especially against All-Stars.
And Bristone is very borderline, because she IS a great DR, and her clan has cards that do like 10 damage possibly and then DR away, and with SOA. Lea....idk why she's banned. Trade for Norton the giant slayer pls. Speaking of borderline cards, Clover, Lizbeth, El Divino and Fuzz are all very borderline cards due to the fact that they are in the clans they are in.