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Meta Monday: October Week 4

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: ChriseaySusuexpNotABotMancio1982t3544VNodosaurasKekswalOatmealTheScotDoobsbA1anceRaithr3544SasquatchBrahInjulanderDeedubLightsoutaceNoverbNephromancer LimFactor KingAndrew (Editors Note: If your name was missed, just let me know and it’ll be updated asap, we had so many games recorded the information was massive to break down. ) As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta

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Meta Monday: October Week 3

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: ThePlatypusKing VNodosaurus Susuexp truxcer TheScot Isochron Doobs Kekswal t3544 Sabnitron EdenGardenz Mancio1982 bA1ance Crafty Muso drAlvio Reynard_Fox SasquatchBrah Sspifffyman Deedub Sakarnen gothunicorn Distrbed10k I_Am_Monstrum LordPerth Noverb LightsoutaceKingAndrewChriseay As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta deck, please just write a little

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Meta Monday: October Week 2

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: CometMancio1982NotABotTruxcerJosecarlos2121SusuexpKingAndrew DeedubKorenthilSunsfuryNoverb As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta deck, please just write a little bit of information about it to make my job a little easier. If you have a large data set, you can DM them to /u/NotoriousGHP

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Meta Monday: October Week 1

Editor’s Note: Meta Monday was delayed this week by the launch of our fabulous new website. Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: GrandarChriseayKingAndrewSusuexpCoffeeParasolGoaychanhongQuitschi As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta deck, please just write a little bit of information about it to

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Meta Monday: October Week 1

Editor’s Note: Meta Monday was delayed this week by the launch of our fabulous new website. Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: GrandarChriseayKingAndrewSusuexpCoffeeParasolGoaychanhongQuitschi As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta deck, please just write a little bit of information about it to

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Meta Mon..Tuesday – September Week 5

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:   Mancio1982 Quitschi Susuexp ChriseasyGrandar As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email

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Meta Monday – September Week 4

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:    ChriseaySusuexpMancio1982QuitschiArtificerProdigyInjulander As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – September Week 3

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:    ChriseayQuitschiMancio1982InjulanderSusuexpMullibokArtificerProdigyCoffeeParasol As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – September Week 2

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:    SusuexpQuitschiMancio1982TelemokosArtificierProdigyInjulander GrandarChriseay As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at

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Meta “Monday” – September Week 1

Editor’s Note: With all of the craziness of multiple conventions around the U.S. we are sorry for the delay in Meta Monday this week. We hope to be back on schedule next week as we get journey closer to Xulta. Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:    ChriseayGrandarSusuepxMullibokMancio1982QuitschiTelemokosOatmealNanofuture As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your

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Teamfight Tactics Patch 9.17 Overview

Hello and welcome to our first Teamfight Tactics patch overview. Each week I’ll be posting an article about the patch and how I feel each change will affect the metagame. There will also be a video attached that was released the day of the patch where I give my first impressions on the patch. I highly recommend checking that video out before proceeding. Patch notes New Champions:This week we see the introduction of a new 5 cost unit, Pantheon. Known

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Meta Monday – August Week 4

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:   ChriseayGrandarMullibokSusuexpRadioPhageQuitschiNanofutureMancio1982 As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – August Week 3

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:  gSusuexpMancio1982LuminousEnochMullibokRadiophageShikayaTadhgMorNanofutureOatmealTheBryanStageChriseayGrandar As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected] The

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Meta Monday – August, Week 1

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:  ChriseayKrisfang17Mancio1982RadiophageNotoriousGHPNoverbNanofutureOatmealTadhgMor As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – July, Week 5

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:  ChriseayMancio1982QuitschiRadiophageTadhgMorOatmealNanofutureSspifffyman As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – July, Week 4

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:  QuitschiIsochronMancio1982JackdanielsparrowOatmealTheplatypuskingRadiophageNanofutureChriseay As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – July, Week 3

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: ChriseayQuitschiMancio1982Bubu_mankai99Mrbennanofuture As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – July, Week 2

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:ChriseayIlyaKSspifffymanOatmealQuacksilvermancio1982Bubu_manQuitschiRadiophagenanofutureSilverhell As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected] The

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Meta Monday – July, Week 1

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible:ChriseayNanofutureOatmealZakraelRobotJellyfishMancio1982FreamwholeClawbladeTadhgMorLigligNotoriousGHP As always, if you want to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to this form. If your opponent is on an off-meta deck, please specify some pieces to their deck. If you have a large data set (Over 50 games), you can DM it to /u/NotoriousGHP on Reddit, [TRS] NotoriousGHP#6765 on discord, or email me at [email protected]

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Meta Monday – June, Week 4

Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP. Before we jump into the article, I just want to mention for those unaware, that I will be taking back over Meta Monday for the foreseeable future. If any of data seems off feel free to contact me about it, as when I previously wrote Meta Monday we did not use any user data, and so this is a new challenge for me. Now, to the article: The Following people made this article

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Eternal Balance Changes – Martyr’s Chains and Vicious Highwayman

Hello and welcome to my review of the recent balance changes! Alongside some other members of Team Rankstar, we will be reviewing the balance changes, and today I’ll be discussing the two changes that took me by surprise the most, Martyr’s chains and Vicious Highwayman. Let’s start with the Chains. Matyr’s Chains: Martyr’s chains was changed from a 8 cost relic, to a 9 cost relic. To many players, this card cost 9, as they’d like to cast it and

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Dark Frontier – Early Impressions

Hello and welcome to my Dark Frontier Early impressions article! I’m NotoriousGHP and today ill be discussing some of the hottest cards in Dark Frontier, and what i think of them after playing with them in various shells. We don’t have tons of data yet, with many players focused on the draft master’s challenge we only have the data from the Eternal Tournament Series event on Saturday, and players personal experiences, so everything included in this article is without a

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The Black Market – Vargo’s Pelt Spoiler

The Black Market – Vargo’s Pelt Spoiler! Hello and welcome to a special trip to the Black Market, where we team up with fellow Team Rankstar members, and hosts of Unexpected Results, Mantidman and ThePlatypusKing to bring you a brand-new spoiler! Without further delay, let’s take a look at a brand new legendary, Vargo’s Pelt! At first glance, this is clearly a build around card. Synergizing with a ton of favorites such as Unstable form, Mass Polymorph, Shimmerpack, Shapeshifter’s mask

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The Black Market – Combrei Aggro

Hello and welcome to this week’s trip to The Black Market, where you can get the decks you want without the price courtesy of Team Rankstar. Last time we tried out some new home coming cards, and worked on Stonescar Gunslingers! This week we look at some old stock on the market, a deck unaffected by Homecoming; Combrei Aggro. Combrei Aggro has always been a deck in a weird spot, sometimes feared for being the best stand together deck, and

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The Black Market – Stonescar Gunslingers

Hello and welcome to this week’s trip to The Black Market, where you can get the decks you want without the price courtesy of Team Rankstar. I must apologize for last week, as there was no episode of The Black Market. This was due to the market being shut down for the week, as a new shipment of product known as Homecoming came along. Now that the market is back to normal, we will be toying with one of its

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Homecoming – Primer

Twas the night before Homecoming, when all through Myria, Not a unit was stirring, not even Scarlatch. The spoilers were displayed in the Discord with care, in hope’s a new Azindel soon would be here. Hello and Welcome to the official Team Rankstar Homecoming campaign Primer! I’m NotoriousGHP, and ill be breaking down some of the card’s that have been spoiled and seeing how we can theory craft with them in order to get you hyped for Homecoming! Let’s jump

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Seat of Impulse: Homecoming Spoiler Dump

Hello my name is…not Bruhsiah???? Hello my name is NotoriousGHP, and ill be filling in for the Prophet of punts, and king of misplays, Bruhsiah for today’s installment of Seat of Impulse. This is our fifth installment of Seat of Impulse, and we’ve got a ton of new cards to review. With that, i’ve asked various members of the Team Rankstar Eternal team for there first impressions on the cards announced for Eternal’s newest campaign: Homecoming. Hope you enjoy! Severin,

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The Black Market – Skycrag Yetis

Hello and welcome to this week’s trip to The Black Market, where you can get the decks you want without the price, courtesy of Team Rankstar! Last week, we tried out Argenport Chains, a team favorite which can be found here. This week we will be taking a look at a variation of Skycrag Aggro; Yetis. For a very long time, yetis was considered a “meme” deck, but slowly received more and more powerful cards for the archetype and now

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The Black Market – Argenport Chains

Welcome to this weeks trip to the Black Market, where you can get the decks you want without the price, courtesy of Team Rankstar! Last week, we delved deep into Xenan midrange, which can be found here. It turns out, i hadn’t fully written off Xenan for the Eternal Tournament Series invitational last weekend, and myself and I_Am_Monstrum decided to bring it. I went 2-4 after some rough beats, and Monstrum made day 2 with a 4-2 record, but worked

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The Black Market – Xenan Midrange

Welcome to the second installment of The Black Market, where you can get the decks you want without the price, courtesy of Team Rankstar! Last week, we took a look at the new promo card, Milos in FTJ tokens which can be found here. This week we will be exploring the powers of Sites, specifically those used in Xenan midrange! Xenan Midrange has been a deck off and on since the early days of The Empty Throne (Set 1), but

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The Black Market – FTJ Tokens

Welcome to the first edition of the Black Market, where you can get the decks you want, without the price, courtesy of Team Rankstar! This will be a new, weekly series releasing on Thursdays (This week is a exception) where I’ll be writing on a deck Team Rankstar has worked on recently, and then playing some games in the related video. Before jumping into the article, I want to mention that the first edition of The Black Market each month

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Meta Monday: Impact

Hello and welcome to this week’s Meta Monday! This week’s article will be slightly different then most as the meta game truly, isn’t defined yet. Instead I’ll be taking you through some of the decks we at Team Rankstar (with special guest-star The Overmaster) have been working on, while also taking a moment to discuss a few cards that I believe will be power players coming up, without further delay, let’s get started. Impactful Cards: Xo of the Endless Hoard:

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Meta Monday – The Underdog

Hello and welcome to this weeks Meta Monday. This week I, NotoriousGHP, will be reviewing the ETS World Championship Wild card tournament, discuss the upcoming balance patch and what to expect in this weekends ECQ. I would have also covered what a Rotation could start to feel like thanks to The Great Parliament’s Set 1 ban tournament, but The Platypus King already wrote a great article about that including his own experiences. Now, let’s get started! 16 fantastic players eternal

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Meta Monday – Highway to Hell

Welcome to Meta Monday! What an eventful week we’ve had, between 2 Eternal Community League events, the Eternal Tournament Series and the Direwolf Digital Reunion test tournament, we’ve got a lot to cover. First of all. I am proud to say that the deck I’ve been refining and testing for weeks, showed up and dominated this week’s events. Haunted Highway’s accolades this week were as follows: First Place in the Thursday ECL Challenge, piloted by Me. First Place in the

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Meta Monday – A Whole New World?

I am going to steal the opening line from last weeks Meta Monday, because it deserves to be used again: “The more things change, the more they stay the same – or something like that.” This week we witnessed more innovation as people journeyed further Into Shadow, and we also got another long awaited balance patch! Let’s start with the “good” stuff, the patch and promo: Caiphus, The Wandering King:  Hail to the King, baby! You should all have your

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Beyond the Basics – Result’s Oriented thinking

Greetings! Welcome to the first episode of Beyond the Basics, a series in which I’ll be trying my hardest to teach some concepts that go beyond the basics of Eternal in order to help you take your game to the next level. This series was inspired by the recent organized play announcement, and I know many players who lack experience will be attempting to earn themselves a spot in the Eternal World Championship in the coming months. My goal for

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Meta Monday: Organized Play

Welcome to Meta Monday! This week we finally received the organized play announcement we’ve all been excited for, the ECL conquest event and the ETS Team series play offs. Organised play: The time has finally come, after what seemed like a eternity we suddenly got the organized play announcement, and it did not disappoint! Direwolf Digital announced there first World Championships will be taking place in early 2019, and qualifiers will be starting in November. How’s how you qualify: –

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Meta Monday: Justice

Welcome to Meta Monday! This week we had the ECL Highlander special event, also known as the justice showcase. ECL Highlander Let’s talk about this weeks Highlander event. Going into this event, I suspected justice to be by far the most popular color, and I was not wrong. Justice took this event by the horns, putting 6 decks containing the color into the top 8. 17 players participated in this weeks special event, including plenty of experienced and newer players. 

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Meta Monday – Diversity

On last week’s Meta Monday, we analyzed what appeared to be an Alessi driven metagame, and the ramifications of the balance patch. Fast forward to this week, and 0 copies of Alessi broke into this week’s ETS top 8. Today, I’ll be breaking down this weeks top 8, trends and what to expect in the upcoming metagame. One of the game’s very best, Childroland, took down these week’s ETS with a interesting take on Elysian Midrange. This list features many

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NotoriousGHP’s Feln Aggro!

Oh boy. Do we have a throw back for you! Back in the times of 1 cost Rapid Shot, a Feln Aggro deck once existed. Today, we revisit the times of Feln Aggro, along side some new tool’s from The Fall of Argenport. Territorial Elf is an all-star in aggressive based strategies. The card does it all, threaten mass burst, pair well with removal, and is a card your opponent simply has to answer unless they want to take up

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NotoriousGHP’s VodaCombo!

Ladies and Gentlemen. The year is 2018, and Vodacombo is a viable deck, what a world we live in. Vodacombo has been a deck I’ve worked on extensively since I started playing Eternal. During set 2 and 3, the deck fell off the face of the earth. Thankfully, Argenport fell. Vodacombo was revitalized. I knew upon reading Auralian Merchant that Voda was going to be better then it was in the previous sets. What I didn’t know, was how big

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NotoriousGHP’s Screaming Crunch Brigade!

Since the release of set 3, The Dusk Road, I have been working on various Haunting Scream decks. Today on stream, we revisited scream to try some new cards, Crunch, the Hoarder and Kerendon Merchant! 4 Combust (Set1 #392) 3 Dark Return (Set1 #250) 4 Grenadin Drone (Set1 #5) 2 Permafrost (Set1 #193) 4 Torch (Set1 #8) 4 Cull the Deck (Set4 #202) 2 Devour (Set1 #261) 4 Haunting Scream (Set1 #374) 4 Crunch, the Hoarder (Set4 #258) 4 Gorgon

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