Breaking down 3 more of the Ihalaban Units! (Zepodom Usurper/Ihalaban Reaver/Naga Archon) (Check out Ihalaban pt. 1 here!) ZEPODOM USURPER: Zepodom Usurper (IHALABAN)(5 Gold/VP) The Zepodom Usurper is, in my opinion, the most unique unit in the game... It is an Aerial unit AND an Aquatic unit (the only unit that is both- making it's … Continue reading Ihalaban Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 of the Ihalaban units! (Feral Gowrow/Savage Mameleu/Feroxxus Ravager) FERAL GOWROW: Feral Gowrow (IHALABAN) 5 Gold/VP The Feral Gowrow is a useful unit for Ihalaban. It's 5 health gives it the toughness that it takes to fight on the front line, and it's Amphibious ability gives it advantages with movement that can be … Continue reading Ihalaban Unit Breakdown part 1
Breaking down 3 of the Zermano units! (Blizzard Elemental/Gnome Pyromancer/Lurking Inkanyamba) BLIZZARD ELEMENTAL: Blizzard Elemental (ZERMANO) 6 Gold/VP Graviterrus is a hot, humid continent, and the Zermano Islands are downright tropical. So why does the faction include a Blizzard Elemental and spells like Ice Missle? It's lore-based. The wizards in Zermano researched and manipulated the … Continue reading Zermano Unit Breakdown part 1
Examining how mana use in Graviterrus translates to in game spells. On Instagram, we are diving into the lore behind mana in Graviterrus, looking at where it comes from and what sort of powers can be extracted from it. Mana is the driving force and energy source that all factions use to produce spells. Check … Continue reading SPELLS!! SPELLS!! SPELLS!!
Sometimes a unit can seem unstoppable! However, there are always ways to mitigate the game-changing impact of the best units in Factions: Battlegrounds. Today's case? Deathstorm Lich (BAAZARIA) What makes it so dangerous?? The Deathstorm Lich is a powerhouse. It is the only unit in the entire game that can hit every single enemy at … Continue reading HOW TO STOP… DEATHSTORM LICH!!
Last weekend, we had a group of 6 stellar human beings get together to play some Factions! It was great to meet new players and go head to head with experienced players too. I played 5 games (all 1 v 1) and ended the day with 3 wins and 2 losses. I had to win … Continue reading My Factions Playgroup BATTLE RECAPS!
Aerial units can take over the Battleground, but understanding the best way to implement their ability can make them even more effective. There are some counter-attacks to Aerial units, and learning to identify threats can help you preserve your flyers. AERIAL UNIT BASICS: INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO PORTION ON AERIAL UNITS: 9:25-10:11 RULEBOOK SCREENSHOTS FOR AERIAL In … Continue reading Expanding the Basics-Aerial Units
Understanding and utilizing more than one type of damage is critical in building a strong Warband. In Factions: Battlegrounds, there are 3 distinct types of damage: Melee damage (which is the most common), ranged damage, and spell damage. Units that have sustained damage (of any kind) but have not had that damage total exceed their … Continue reading Expanding the Basics-Damage Types
Understanding the Icons of Factions: Battlegrounds There are several different Icons that appear throughout the unit cards and on the tokens in Factions: Battlegrounds. Here is a quick overview of them, with excerpts from the rulebook! ICONS: RULEBOOK SCREENSHOTS ICONS-- RESOURCES GOLD and MANA are the 2 Resources in Factions: Battlegrounds. Gold is spent to … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Icons
Elite units are units that are extra powerful, and provide unique spells and abilities. However with the extra powerful units comes the necessity of extra strategy. ELITE UNIT BASICS: Factions: Battlegrounds is designed to be a game of choices. Prior to every game of Factions: Battlegrounds, each player chooses a faction. Then, from that faction, … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Elite Units