Splinterlands | Grim reaper Challenge

in Splinterlands5 months ago

One of the cards that I own but have never used yet is highlighted in the Share Your Battle Challenge this week. This is the Grim reaper!

The Grim Reaper is a reward card and I have been collecting it leveling it up ever since it was released needing 3 more cards to get it to level 5 (which is my personal maximum level). I honestly have never used this card before since I see very few situations where it is optimal. I guess when the game rule is that no sneak or snipe is allowed with the opponent is likely to be playing a Lord Arianthus, the Level 5+ Grim Reaper might be a match-winning card. 4 Health for 6 mana is just way too vulnerable for this card to be any good.

I played the match with the Grim Reaper on the 2nd accounts since I'm still fighting for a top 30 spot with my main account not willing to screw that up by having to play sub-optimal. The game rules no Armor and Melee attack allowed from any position, I opened with the Golden Furious Chicken to absorb some initial damage. My real 1st-place tank was the Haunted Spirit followed by the Sand Worm to do some serious Sneak damage since it can't be blocked by armor. I included the Fallen Specter to completely silence the opponent in case too many melee cards were played. Both the Grim Reaper and Twisted Jester are a good backline to do some serious damage and possibly prevent the opponent to heal.

It turned out into an easy win against a low-level opponent which I guess have gotten used to. Even though I like most games to be a close call, I guess in reality this will never really be the case especially when sticking to a lower league to fight for the League leaderboard. right now it's roughly 1 in 8 matches where you really can make a difference outplaying an opponent with a couple of those being won or lost making an entire season unless you are really willing to grind it out with a crazy amount of games.

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Previous Weekly Challenges

Defender Of TruthEnchanted DefenderDragon Summoner
Exploding DwarfSea MonsterMitica Headhunter
Death ElementalFeral SpiritMantoid
Naga BruteFalemsmithSabre Shark
Earth ElementalScreaming BansheeSilvershield Sheriff
Rusty AndroidScale DoctorSerpent Of The Flame
Pirate ArcherEqualizer ChallegeFlesh Golem
SoulstormWar ChaangKoblod Miner
Captain's GhostChild Of The ForestPhantasm
Silvershield WarriorHorny ToadGloridax Soldier
Tortisian FighterBarking SpiderTwisted Jester
ArmorsmithNo AttackBlast Ability
Sneak AbilityOpportunity AbilityJavelin Thrower
Giant SquidSerpentine SpyGoblin Mech
Nectar Queen Manticore Undead Minotaur
Spark PixiesSerpent Of EldGelatinous Cube


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