Budget: Berserker Skellige for Beginner, actually 23W 7L

Deck

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63
Melee
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Ranged
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Siege
32
Multiple
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Hi, I’m a new Gwent played but a card game veteran.

I felt in love with this game and especially with this deck because it’s really solid, almost no luck involved !

The strategy is simple, just look for Berserker MarauderDeploy: Strengthen self by 1 for each Damaged Enemy (including Golds), then Damage self by 1. in the early game, also Raging BerserkerRetaliation: Transform into a Raging Bear.Clan Brokvar ArcherVeteran: 1. Deploy: Damage 3 Units by 1. is a good combo (thanks to the Skellige ability, the bear you spawn from the Raging BerserkerRetaliation: Transform into a Raging Bear. gets 12 attack on second round and 13 on third if you manage to summon him at first turn, good dude to ress with Priestess of FreyaDeploy: Resurrect a Bronze Unit.).

It’s easy to reach 80+ in the second or third turn with this deck so don’t rush in the first one, I usually try to force enemy combos in the first turn with heavy card like GeraltDeploy, Brave: Strengthen self by 3. but then I let them win.
I recently found CiriAt the end of the Round, return this Unit to your Hand if you lost. and it’s awesome to get a 2 card advantage on the second turn, no need to craft but she fit perfectly in this deck.
The win-condition combo is easy, just keep as much weakened unit as you can on the board and then use WarcryDouble the strength of all weakened non-Gold units on your side of the battlefield..
Crach An CraiteSpawn: Crach an Criate Deploy: Play the Highest Loyal Bronze or Silver Unit in your Deck, Strengthen it by 3 and Damage it by 1. + WarcryDouble the strength of all weakened non-Gold units on your side of the battlefield. is 32 attack, if you manage to have another weakened character on the board it’s a very huge attack power!

The Dimeritium BombChoose 3 adjacent Units (can be Golds) and Reset them. If any are Gold, Demote them first. is a must-have card against most of the decks because heavy resilient cards can be a problem.

Nothing more to say, just try this deck and let me think what you think about that; I tryed different budget deck (Weather monster or Dwarf boost) but I found this is more competitive, solid and very funny to play, just go berserker and destroy the enemy!

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7 thoughts on “Budget: Berserker Skellige for Beginner, actually 23W 7L

  1. JB
    June 2, 2017 at 12:16 am

    No way to counter High Buff Combos? Lost all my games against monsters because they spam weather while reaching 30-40 points very quickly… I have 33% win rate ratio in general…

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  2. VValium
    May 28, 2017 at 11:29 am

    Did they remove Warcry? I can’t seem to craft it anymore.

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    • Evident - Site Admin
      May 28, 2017 at 3:44 pm

      Yeah, they removed it.

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    • Black
      May 29, 2017 at 5:03 pm

      and this deck worck without warcry?? what is the replacement?

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    • Darku
      May 31, 2017 at 10:50 am

      Well its not removed but it is pretty much changed. Now it is a unit and works only for 3 damaged units from the left side of this card by half of their powers (rounded up)

      Here is the new version of this card

      http://gwentify.com/cards/clan-an-craite-warcrier/

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  3. SirHopsalot
    May 19, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    Pretty good budget-deck, you should consider including Champion of Champions as you don’t have any ranged units. He’s great to force out enemy removal or to just snowball (also great revive).

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    • Kaitocs
      May 29, 2017 at 4:05 am

      You cannot revive him without Sigrdrifa since he’s Silver not bronze

      Reply

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