Not too many crazy abbreviations like most! This will allow you to obtain more legendaries and progress further into flash events and special events. She also clears negative effects from allies and clears positive effects from enemies. AUGUST EDIT: I just hit 5M TCP and have finished Dark Dimension 3. If you choose to focus on Magneto for your Arena team then Magneto, Jugg or Pyro could make sense for DD2. The difference in most tier levels seems small enough to me to not make them a priority. DD1 requires 5 characters at 6* yellow stars or higher. I would just recommend choosing a goal and sticking with it here.AUGUST EDIT: More characters like Sif, Graviton, and Sinister have been added to the war store. Content Creators - Primarily on youtube, twitch, or discord. If you find a character in the database that is not shown here, please edit that character's page adding "Symbiote" as their origin. There are others options available now to newer players. I will probably prioritize getting 5 city heroes up to 7* to start earning the T4 abilities. Similar to Blitz, a lot of the teams that are good for Arena and Raids work well in war. Now I want to get into what to do with all the resources generated from the game modes. The math has changed slightly, but there are a lot of valuable characters in this store and you get a lot more shards overall through buying orbs. As of now, the spider verse team is not considered to be too strong. Next. I tried that technique for some time and it ranked up most of my garbage characters so I stopped and did the focused buying. You get extra energy refreshes three times a day at preset times. They can be found in the Main Supplies, War Supplies and Orange War Orbs.   Your previous content has been restored. Facebook 0 Twitter Pinterest 0 0 Likes. Punisher just dishes out so much damage especially if you place them correctly. As I am writing this, I am still finishing up my first run of DD1. If the primary target has a negative effect, Chain to 1-2 adjacent targets for 90% damage + spread 2 negative effects from the primary target to secondary targets. Question. Reddit - Lots of different opinions and frequented by the devs. It’s important to find an alliance that has a similar mentality to yours. they range from 3-5 stars. The way Arena works is you are placed in an Arena “shard” with people that start playing the game at the same time as you. First, you can use all of your Campaign Energy. The Wait is Over Cyclops + New Symbiote Spider-Man, Carnage & Venom. Some other people argue to use Raid credits on purple gear, but so far I have focused primarily on character shards. These are called “end game” content, but I think with some planning can be completed earlier on. Cores - We talk about this in the Arena game mode. With those 50,000 elite red star credits we could have gotten 10 Elite 4 star orbs, which guarantee a 4RS or higher. Similarly, if you focus on Nick Fury on your team then Fury and SS would make sense. Msf.gg - Has a ton of different information about characters and gear. Carnage's Passive gives turn meter and health to team when an enemy drops below 25% health. The answer: a mind-numbing, game-breaking 8 damage. Let’s get a little into the math on the orbs versus shards. “You can literally put any 4 characters on to a team with Ultron and win” Twitch.tv/Khasino. I was able to get Minnerva and Vision (no Thanos yet) and I can pretty much complete a whole U6 Raid lane at about 175k power. DD2 requires 5 characters at gear level 13. Hey Thanks.....or should I say Tanks....for getting back to me! She provides energy to defenders with her basic and special, which is essential in fights. I think an effective way to play this game is to essentially rank the game modes you want to focus on. Iron Fist - Main benefit is sustainability. I just wanted to note the recommendation about buying Blitz/Raid orbs. “I can’t wait for you guys to unlock Ultron. So,  why are the defenders so formidable in Arena? There are a few reasons I thought it might be worth the time to write up a guide. It may be worth using some resources to get through the Campaigns if necessary. It depends on who you have unlocked. Because legendary events are sporadic, my recommendation would be to choose one of these legendaries and farm them even if I don’t know when the event will come back. is that a good idea? To rush towards DD1, defenders and AIM are probably the most viable options for newer players since they are relatively easy to farm and don't have legendaries. Note, though, that Symbiote only has a chance to apply the debuff in the lower levels of the skill, up to 50% at level 5, and for only 1 turn. i just love my asgardians though. If you are farming for AIM, then maybe AIM researcher is a good idea. Then you choose another team that you are ready to give blue mats to. Counterattack breaks this Chain. I was wondering - what do you think about A.I.M. I am still new to MSF and even this type of mobile game. im level 63, my main team is asgardians. There are times I have powered up a character to make them fit with a new Blitz squad. This can be useful to finish a farm for a legendary event or for a character to enter DD1. Display as a link instead, × They are a controversial topic, and I am just going to stick with the math between Elite 4 Star Orbs (5000 credits) versus Promotion Credits (1,000). AUGUST EDIT: With the additions of new teams and characters, Starlord/Magneto/Fury (especially Fury) are not as important for progressing as they used to be. Ideally, your squishy characters are best on the far end away from your tank. The other funnel I see are the characters and/or teams. They feel that they are falling  behind some of the players that started at the same time as them. You may be thinking, what if you just want a few characters? Depending on how far your alliance gets into the Raid, you get Raid credits, gear, ability mats, gold, character shards, and more. Asgardians, Supernatural and AIM are all potential other options that can be useful for arena and raids. Most of the modes have rewards that you are not receiving before reaching those levels. Very nice write up Voltage! Now I’ll get into why I choose to prioritize the modes the way I did: starting with Arena. 5* is a good number to focus on because that’s when legendaries can be unlocked. That gives you 150 T4 (orange) ability mats each time the event runs. I typically put my Raid teams on defense since they have sustain and use everyone else for attack. It also means that there are a lot of different opinions, and luckily, people are willing to share their thoughts. And the main reason for rushing to complete DD2 is Ultron. My recommendation would be to use cores for energy refreshes, and sometimes node refreshes. So as you place your toons, there are some things to think about, namely being that the team builder in MSF adds players from center out. The other option that is relatively easy to farm for newer players is AIM. Symbiote T4 priorities. The main purpose of getting the defenders to 6* is to be able to start DD1. Rumored Character Names Datamines Block Party Bugs And More Discussed With Khasino. ... Blob & Toad Smash their way into MSF + the Fifth Power Armor Character Revealed. If you are able to get to the top you can snowball by generating more resources than your competition. 14 comments. Elite War Credits - Because the orange superior unique items are tough to find and the holdup for many players starting DD2, I would recommend saving up 1000 elite war credits for the Orange Gear War Orbs. Ultimately, I decided to go straight for Starlord. Depending where I finish in Arena I will sometimes even do some 100 core energy refreshes. I can’t stress this enough: get into a solid alliance when you can. Arena Credits - With Arena credits you have to choose specific toons to farm. Whenever you start a battle these are the positions your squad must occupy. I think Starlord is the easiest legendary to farm for because 3 of the required characters are in the Blitz store. First, it allows you to level and power up your characters higher. For me, this turns into one overall funnel, pour all of a certain level of resource (like ability mats and gear) into my Arena team, and when they are maxed out I can move onto my Raid teams. With many new and returning players these days, we want to create a place where players can get essential information on the current state of the game, including advice on how to progress. At the beginning, I think an effective strategy is to choose a team to focus on and pour all of your resources into them until they are ready for the next level resource. After defenders, I would mostly start considering who can replace them in arena. The key T4 ability upgrades for the entire Black Order team. Some of my alliance members think it would be worth putting more resources into mercenary characters for the gold. Unlike Raid credits, instead of 4 additional character shards the Blitz orbs give gold. I am sure there are other approaches to playing this game efficiently, but I feel that I have set myself up well, and I have a lot of choices of what I can focus on next. It is only at level 6 that the chances are at 100%, and at … The reason I choose to list Blitz first is because it is important to keep character power levels as close as possible. I made sure I had the requirements completed as soon as I could and the event ended up coming 2-3 months earlier than “predicted”, which worked out  well for me. Powered by Invision Community. or should i try to keep all members of my blitz teams all around the same power? We can buy Blitz orbs (350 credits) or specific character shards (500 credits). I was was wondering if a spider verse team would be a viable second team after the defenders? I'd love for you to stop by: APRIL EDIT: I have now been playing almost a year and I'm coming up on 4M collection power. Yes, buying them is more cost effective but if you have a character you're targeting in both stores, it's better to just buy them the shards outright and you'll be waiting a long time to rank up that character. These next three game modes could pretty much be in any order. There are some really good Blitz guides out there that I would recommend checking out that explain how to Blitz effectively. As of now Hand Sentry, Killmonger, Kree Oracle, Mercenary Soldier (not very good), Mysterio, Ravager Stitcher (not very good), Rocket Raccoon, Ronan, Sabretooth, Shield Trooper can all be used for the unlocking legendaries or in the flash events. Venom - special for the 3 turn bleed. AUGUST EDIT: The characters in the raid store have changed, but I still highly recommend orbs. Red stars, for example, change your 7 day calendar so that you start receiving 5 red star orbs once a week. APRIL EDIT: Defenders can still work, but there are some other potential options that work similar or better. There is no orbs with character shards at this time. Teams with long cooldowns and quick burst are better on attack. Overall, you get much, much more value out of the Raid orbs if you don’t mind slower farms. The key T4 ability upgrades for the entire Black Order team. i can see how increasing stars on them are tough though. I will compare this by looking at the upgrade between 3RS and 4RS. AUGUST EDIT: I chose to leave my example of Defenders into Starlord in this guide. Ultron is still formidable even though he does not have red stars. Although I am planning to get Invisible Women when her first event comes around, so that may change in the future. This guide assumes that most players will not have early access to Loki or Hela's nodes. There may be times that you want to farm specific characters, but I would highly recommend Raid orbs for having a well rounded team with access to many of the legendaries and flash events. if i get defenders to six stars, will it be difficult to beat DD1 with them? But this could also be Jugg. The other two modes I have been viewing more as secondary priorities and I will only invest resources when I am close to the next tier level. It is very heavily RNG reliant and can cause a lot of frustration looking for the specific uniques you need. While each gear Tier requires you to equip 6 items on your heroes and villains, often times hard to find or oft-used pieces are needed to craft these pieces at higher gear Tiers. EDIT: I also decided to create a discord server for beginners (or anyone) that wants to ask questions or talk about the game. I don’t think I have ever put a resource into a character specifically for alliance war. Last Updated: August 2020, **DISCLAIMER: THE TEAMS USED IN THIS GUIDE ARE JUST EXAMPLES FROM WHEN I WAS A BEGINNER (I DO NOT RECOMMEND BUILDING DEFENDERS OR GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING SEMI COMPETITIVE) . Speaking of the Blitz store, if you want to have a well rounded roster then I highly recommend buying the Blitz and Raid orbs. I wanted to be able to start DD1 as fast as possible, but wanted to focus on some other areas of my roster instead of taking them all the way to 7*. In general, I recommend farming someone from the arena store that matches what you are farming from your campaign nodes and other stores. This is really going to vary for each player, but I would choose a character that is going to help you meet your next goal and just focus on them. msf symbiote team t4, Graviton Msf ... Graviton Msf . So for example, to get rocket raccoon from 0 to 310 shards by only buying his character shards would cost 86800 Raid credits. Symbiote now applies 2 turns of Defense Down with just a basic attack! hes leveled up and all his merc teammates are not. Before anyone else got a blue ability mat, I made sure all my defenders were maxed. This allows for you to farm most of the other resources and provides commander experience. APRIL EDIT: As mentioned above, the defenders still work for Ultimus 6 raids, but Asgardians, Supernatural and AIM all work as well. Copyright Dadshideout 2021 There are many different answers, but I have seen three main philosophies that I will try to explain: NOTE: When people say 6664, they mean the basic, special and ultimate abilities are level 6 and the passive is level 4. My recommendation to new players is to  focus on Arena. They are very hard to farm and don’t show up in the stores until level 65. The nice thing about the Campaigns is that the Heroes and Nexus can be completed by a solid defenders team and the Cosmic can be completed with a Guardians team. There are currently four defenders: Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Daredevil, and Jessica Jones. They also have helpful resources as a reward for beating each “Hard” Campaign node for the first time. Now with Arena being my top focus I want to choose a beginner team that can dominate. If you do well in Arena then you can use the cores you earn from that mode to help you out in all other aspects of the game. Paste as plain text instead, × Punisher synergizes extremely well with Daredevil and has a farmable node way earlier than Ms. Marvel, so that would be my recommendation. Question. I can punch up with my asgardians and beat defender teams literally twice my power. My defenders are about 175k. I just hit level 70 and my total collection power just reached 1M. Section 2 - Why Another Beginner’s Guide? I'll give your set-up a try. First , they are all “easily farmable.” This means their character shards are available to all players early in the game. These are your main ways of collecting free energy. October 22, 2020, Marvel Strike Force Beginner’s Guide Daredevil - Great damage with ult and basic, and special is an “anti AOE” because enemies who use AOE abilities will pretty much kill themselves from all the counters. Listen to the Podcast & join our MSF Discord.   Pasted as rich text. I am going to recommend a lot of the same stuff you see around the internet. Whale Wars - Ep. I would recommend buying uniques you might want as soon as you start hitting level 65. i can maintain top 50 in arena with my asgardians. I’m Voltagesauce and I have been playing Marvel Strike Force for about 4 months. There is no character orb. The Princess & The Symbiote event takes place for the first time in Marvel Strike Force beginning on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 starting at 8 pm ET. This makes the defenders hard to kill if you don’t burst them down. I saw on youtube a guy saying that Defenders are an okay choice for beginners but the A.I.M. Jessica Jones - She offers a lot of utility. Most people are able to find an alliance that is suitable for them on the MSF discord page. Infographics - These seem to be really popular for this game as an easy to read and use tool. The main purpose of                        farming to 7* is to be able to complete the 7th tier of Block Party. Next, would be to focus on a toon that can help you get your first legendary. This is another reason to have him next to Luke Cage. There are a ton of resources available in an alliance (both in game resources from Raids and Alliance Wars, but also for advice and strategy). His impact to your roster is just so impressive” I just want to present something organized and up to date.   You cannot paste images directly. The same teams that are good in Arena and Raids are good for Blitz. As of now, I mostly just use whatever characters I have to Blitz. If you want to be free to play, then find a free to play alliance. i can also clear the raid levels my alliance attempts decently due to the asgardians sustainability. They are another team that does not have a legendary that is DD1 and even DD2. I am planning on using at least Minnerva, Groot and Starlord because it will allow me to do DD2, but also benefit my Arena and Raid teams. AUGUST EDIT: More characters have been added to the blitz store, so the math has changed slightly. For that same amount of Blitz credits we can open 88 Blitz orbs. I don’t have many teams that are leveled high enough for T4 abilities, so I decided it would be okay to wait and focus on farming for DD2 and other things. i also have a similar team with taskmaster. Since this is a beginners guide we will talk about taking a character from 0 shards to 5*. This was to allow me to maximize my rewards from Arena. Posted by 3 months ago. Sometimes you have to put a little bit into your teams so that you can get to a node with specific character shards or gear, but overall I don’t feel these are as important as Arena or Raids. I focused all of my blue gear on the defenders until they started needing purple gear. (See Edits Below) The easiest team to do well with in Arena is  the Defenders (with punisher AKA Punfenders) and then switch gears to a Shield Team with Fury, Brotherhood team with Magneto, or Guardians/Minnerva Tech team with Starlord. My alliance is casual but active, and it has been perfect for where I’m at. With his passive, he can heal defenders and city heroes at the start of his turn. AIM is a 4th option that are not too hard for newer players to obtain. Sometimes, this could mean farming the same characters or gear for months to achieve some goal. Each day at a specific time you get rewards based on your finish: As you can see, both charts are exponential shaped - meaning the rewards are WAY better the closer to the top you get. I can't say I've tried Night Nurse much, but she seems a little redundant with the amount of heals that Iron Fist is able to produce. So far the only ones I have T4. Punisher, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist all have nodes early on in the Campaigns. What i mean is that progress is primarily measured in weeks and months, not hours and days. I like to call this game a “macro level” game. Comparing rank 1 versus 51 is 350 cores and 500 Arena credits difference. it is an amazing team in blitz and can handle itself up until tier 9.  ghost rider basically blasts the other team when the weak supernaturals die around him and gets so much free damage that he can easily take out guys twice his power level, especially if they one guy on the opponent team has an aoe and kills all of ghostriders allies in one shot. This guide is aimed towards beginners hoping to get themselves off to a good start by having a well rounded roster. And when you are looking for an alliance you will want one that is actively participating in Raids. This game can be really fun because there is no right way to play the game. I decided to farm my defenders straight to 6* so that I could start this mode as soon as possible. Hi × I took my full Symbiote team into blitz against a high powered Asgardian team to finally answer the question we've all been asking. I list examples of how I was able to stay competitive in arena, but the game is very different from when I started. 2. I hope my example shows how I applied the prioritization principles to my game and helps you understand how you can apply it to whichever characters/teams you focus on first. I don't have enough T4s to level all the Scream and Antivenom abilities that I want to in one go and was wondering what takes precedence. Discord - There is an MSF discord that has a ton of different topics. These are typically Campaign Events for a new character and require certain traits to progress in the Campaign. Any thoughts there? They seem to be announced a week or two in advance so they are hard to plan for. my defender team loses to everything in arena and cant do much in raids cause one or two of them always gets knocked out. Hi everyone. An example would be to use all of your blue ability mats on the defenders until they are all maxed out. 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