Slothland's avatar By Slothland, May 23, 2018
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The final balance update before “Project Homecoming” has been released and there are several changes to cards with “Create” mechanic along with other cards. Consequently, the tier scores that we provide in our Arena Picker have been updated according to the changes in the Swap Update. In this article, we have provided the explanations of the new abilities of the cards and how they affect the Arena Tier Scores of the changed cards and some other cards.

Team Aretuza's avatar By Team Aretuza, May 19, 2018
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With Gwent Open 5 AndyWand makes a comeback to the competitive Gwent scene since GwentSlam 2. Armavel44 interviewed AndyWand about the road to Open, his expectations for the tournament and about the person behind the nickname. 

lordgort's avatar By lordgort, May 14, 2018
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Gwent's last major update before it leaves beta, set to take place after Open #5 in late May, will divide Pro Ladder Season 5 into two stages. This article discusses the challenges and opportunities created by the mid-season update.

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Team Aretuza caught up with Andrzej “Adzikov” Bal, one of the most prominent competitive players in GWENT’s short history, following up on his appearance at GWENT Challenger #3. We asked Adzikov for his thoughts on Challenger, and he was willing to share insights on his preparation, deck and card choices, and key moments from his matches. Join us as we share the journey of a competitive GWENT player deep into the salt mines of Wieliczka…

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The chapter adaptive drafting will give guidance on how to adapt the card evaluations in the decks context. For every positive synergy a card will be granted extra points while points will be deducted for undermining effects that brings the deck stability in danger.

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, May 3, 2018
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One of the harder decks to play, Mill shakes up the usual Gwent gameplay by offering an alternative win condition.

In this article, we analyze milling in general, how you need to change your mindset while playing it and we take a look at a deck core, that has good synergy with Mill!

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The hunt for good synergies already starts with the very first pick. The drafter needs to anticipate which cards will likely be offered later on. Tips and tricks for the early draft phase will be explained in chapter preemptive drafting.

Team Aretuza's avatar By Team Aretuza, April 26, 2018
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This Meta Snapshot, created by Team Aretuza and Team Nova, attempts to establish the best decks to play in Pro Ladder and Ranked Ladder, given the current state of the metagame, in order to maximize the chances of winning games and climbing.

Every deck is accompanied by a short text explaining a little bit about the archetype, showing the reasons for placing it in its tier alongside the pros and cons and two sample lists: one general and one alternative.

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Qualifying for the Pro Ladder is an important milestone for a competitive Gwent player. This article lays out the essential steps between "new to competitive Gwent" and "ready for first Pro Ladder season."

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, April 11, 2018
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A lot of people say that Shupe's Day Off is a bad card, but the best cards in TCGs are, in general, the ones which provide you with options.

This is exactly what Shupe does, so let me devote this article to one of the most consistent decks I’ve played in a long time.