The new EFC season kicks off today!
Start date: 25/03
End date: 21/04
Weekly Z Palace top 10 card reward: Sioux
For this very first Season with the new unified deck format, in order to be able to make quick adjustments for balance purposes, if needed we may make a few changes to the banlist every Monday.
We took the opportunity of the Market Flush in order to operate a new update of Semievo cards!
- Every clan got one new Semievo card (ex: Babe)
- We boosted a few old semievo cards that were very rarely played (ex: Essie)
- We restored and boosted the semievo ability of a few cards that lost it in the past (ex: SkrumxxT)
The complete list of cards who got semievo modifications is as follows: LaFleur, Fixit, Willy, Tsubame, Maciej, Brok, Rad, Mikaal, Wardom, XIII, El Matador, Zornado, Naginata, Ray, Betelgeuse, Baby Q, Mercury, Wilde, Octana, Markus, SkrumxxT, Chloe, Michael, Eloxia, Nereus, Hefty, Sabrina, C Beast, Essie, Sleam, Sprinter, Melinda, Yoshida, Tameshi, Wolfgang, Oren, Pillzinator, Moegura, Haze, Neil, Fabio, Glorg, Rakhan, Nancy, Beverly, Vera, Rust, Naliah, Sekutor, Morrigan, Babe, Erpeto, Mottah, Luba, Guillotinette, Alpha Dregn, El Nazca, Tio, Coleridge, Holly, Dyan, Miss Nova, Sol Hona, Tara, Lacasse, Navi, Galen
A Thematic Semievo Pack is now available in the shop for 24 Hours only, to help you be able to put your hands on some extra copies of semievo cards!
Last but not least, we passed Mr Big Duke from 7-5 to 7-6 stats to make him a slightly more solid choice in Survivor. We also modified a few LD cards: up to you to recognize them! ; )
If you want to have more details on the new EFC, you can check the updated EFC Rules Page here: game - game modes - EFC
I noticed a lot of what was banned was good low-star damage reduction (Pussycats, Artus, Greendy, etc) and good forks (Clive, Ginnifer, Antoinette, etc.). Does the staff have some sort of design philosophy regarding the kinds of decks they want to be played in the elo format, I'm curious because these are some of my favorite types of cards?
Also I had a question regarding what we're supposed to do with cards like Judge Lynch, which are not strong enough for Survivor Type 3, but are banned in elo and both tourny formats? These kinda of cards seem to be stuck in some crazy limbo, is there any plan to create a type 1 style format room with no bans for them to see play?
@CHaos - I'm not anywhere near Z Palace. I enjoy playing Valhala in the lower zones. Y'all did the hard reset, so I haven't been able to get in Z Palace in a long time.
So we're going back to oldskool elo format, then? We're not having cards limited to specific EFC zones? I'd love for y'all to take a poll on this.
Also, since you're doing this change, then please mark the tourney-banned and elo-banned cards, so we don't have to go back and forth to the modes page to figure out which cards are banned in our deck. The "x" next to the elo and the T1, etc. tells me nothing about which cards in my deck are the ones keeping me out of the rooms.
If it ain't broke...
So I just saw the ban list for clans and good lord some of them got HIT. Like Freaks and Roots just don't even look appealing. I realize the semi evos were put in place for clans but man. Some clans were barely touched at all.
Also, I'm confused why the LDs were banned. Weren't they initially put in place so that clans had a staple effective card? I'm sure that this will all be addressed in due time but in current sight it seems strange
Artus, Cutey, Pandora, Azel, Ghumbo, Dragomir, Dj Korps, Nero, Kolos Cr, Karrion Banned. That is definitely RIP for nightmares.
Now nightmare users must build the decks form underdog characters. All their main damage dealers are banned.
Now most of there rare cards are useless cause neither u can use them in tourney nor in elf. After So much restriction ELF become so much boring.