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Friday Update – Bigfoot Blues

Aug 3, 2018

Welcome to a round up of the week. Our 8-8-7 Flashback Drafts begin, we reveal our new sleeve for Merry Melee Corinth vs Corinth, and more:

Flashback Fun

Our 8-8-7 Flashback event begins! Come enjoy the icy grip of the Frost Ring Arena and the teams you know and love. Will you Blightbark it up with plant zombies? Will you light the way with the Luminaries? Or, will you choose the Cult classic and bury your opponents under their own deck? Find out in this limited-time draft queue. Gems and Champions will be Standard Legal for the duration of this event.

Also, don’t forget that playing in our Flashback events can win you this fantastic sleeve:

The Animated Eternal Invoker sleeve will go to any player who manages to go 3-0 in a single Draft or after they have won 10 Draft Matches, whichever comes first. So, what are you waiting for? Flashbacks will be live for a limited time, so be sure to get your games in now.

Merry Melee Rotation

Are you ready to bring the pain with a deck that you build as you fight your opponent? Can you tighten the screws and outwit their pain-filled plays? Get ready for the original Merry Melee mode – Corinth vs Corinth returns!

In this mode you don’t select a deck and you don’t select a champion. Instead, you are given a predetermined deck of 20 resources (4 copies of each standard shard – [BLOOD] [WILD] [DIAMOND] [RUBY] [SAPPHIRE] ), and the champion Corinth the Iconoclast.

Corinth
Shifted Paradigm – Skip your draw phase. At the end of your turn, put your crypt and hand into your deck, then draw four cards.

You will then use her powers to create and choose cards—essentially building your deck on the fly. Only careful choices, a bit of luck, and quick thinking will grant victory over your opponents.

The Corinth vs Corinth mode will be available via an on-demand, gauntlet queue for the duration of this event. The gauntlet uses a best of one match system and will continue until you have 5 wins or 3 losses, whichever comes first. At the end of your gauntlet, players will receive a payout based on their record.

Merry Melee Corinth

Format: Immortal
Cost: 100 Platinum
Length: Gauntlet (5 wins / 3 losses)
Match: Best of one
Prizes:

  • 3 Wins – Random Standard Rare
  • 4 Wins – Current Set Booster Pack
  • 5 Wins – Current Set Booster Pack and Random Standard Rare

And remember, we have all-new sleeves for those of you able to bring the pain. Winning a total of 10 games across our Corinth event will reward this gorgeous animated sleeve! Check it out below:

Corinth vs Corinth is live now and will run for 1 week (ending Friday 8/10 at 10am PT). So, get ready to Iconoclash your way to victory!

HEX BashHEX Clash

Our new Bash & Clash structure continues! Come join our new, short-form tournaments for your chance to win platinum, prizes, and exclusive alternate arts.

Here is the full prizing and schedule breakdown:

Schedule:

Saturdays at 8am PT – Bash
Saturdays at 4pm PT – Clash
Sundays at 8am PT – Clash
Sundays at 4pm PT – Bash 

Bash:

Format: Standard Constructed
Cost: 700 Platinum
Length: 4 rounds, swiss pairings
Match: Best of three
Prizes:

  • 1-0 Wins – n/a
  • 2 Wins – 5 current set booster packs, AAA card
  • 3 Wins – 12 current set booster packs, AAA card, AAA sleeve
  • 4 Wins – 10,000 platinum, AAA card, AAA sleeve, Battleboard

Clash:

Format: Standard Sealed
Cost: 1500 Platinum (or packs + 300 Platinum entry fee)
Length: 4 rounds, swiss pairings
Match: Best of three
Prizes:

  • 1-0 Wins – n/a
  • 2 Wins – 5 current set booster packs, AAA card
  • 3 Wins – 12 current set booster packs, AAA card, AAA sleeve
  • 4 Wins – 10,000 platinum, AAA card, AAA sleeve, Battleboard

Door prizes will still be granted to a few lucky participants. We will be giving out a total of 2 random Battleboards to players without 4 wins, 4 random AAA sleeves to players without 3 wins, and 4 random AAA cards to those favored by Kismet.

Immortal Championship

Finally, we’d like to remind everyone that the HEX Primal Immortal Championship is next weekend. Be sure to get those tickets! You can visit hexprimal.com for updated prizing and the latest information regarding this event.

See you in the Battlegrounds,

The HEX Team


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