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I’ve been in a bit of Duelyst craze lately. Mainly because of my potato laptop. But the way I see it, if I consistently play a game that I run at 10-20fps then it must be good :D.
First thing you need is practice. Git gud. This one is obvious so I wont spend so much time on it, but the more time you spend playing and experimenting then the better you’ll get and the higher you’ll progress.
Second you’ll need a good deck, and that doesn’t mean an expensive one. It’s completely possible to rank high with a budget deck that you’ve built yourself. With enough practice you can start building your own decks and making your own synergies, you test them out in a match to see what works and what you need. For example, do you keep running out of cards to play? Maybe you need more card draw. Do you consistently find yourself unable to deal with spell-casting or powerful minions? Maybe you should add in some dispel or crowd control. Keep experimenting and changing the deck and eventually you’ll refine it into something that works.
Being a support is such a hassle. You need to buy the courier, upgrade the courier and constantly spend all of your precious gold buying wards for the entire game. How are you supposed to buy your items if you’re so busy purchasing support items the whole game?
Here’s the thing, when you place a ward you provide your team with map awareness. That ward stops you and your allies from losing gold when you get ganked by an enemy (Which means you can buy more items) and lets you perform ganks or counterattacks of your own (Meaning you get more assist gold which lets you buy more items). A ward can make the difference between getting teamwiped and successfully repelling an enemy attack. This is because you’ll know where they are attacking from and where different heroes are positioned, allowing you to prioritise targets.
If you’re reading this it means that pretty much everyone’s got a craving for your lovely flesh. Congratulations! This is what it’s like to be popular!
Hang in there, with just these few simple steps you’ll be beating off those raging fans in no time! *
*May or may not result in loss of fans
Check out the Flesh Eaters guide here.