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Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, May 30th, 2023: High Evolutionary, a Meta Earthquake!
A lot to cover in this week's evolving Marvel Snap Meta Tier List! Follow along with Den as he guides you through the constantly changing metagame, with the impact of High Evolutionary, Kitty Pryde, and the OTA Balance Updates!
Snapalytics: Perfect Pairings — A Bestie for Every Card
An analysis of the top-performing card pairs comes with surprises and interesting insight into the metagame. Learn which cards are the best partners for your favorite card, whatever it is!
Marvel Snap OTA Balance Update Analysis and Decks – May 25, 2023: Black Bolt Too Strong? An Update on the Future of OTA Patches
This week's OTA balance update brought some exciting changes! A big nerf to one of the most popular decks, and a new tool for a fringe deck that could push it into metagame contention. Read about all the juicy details here!
Snapalytics: Cosmetics and Collectibles
Find out which cards, variants, and avatars are the most popular in this collection-based installment of Snapalytics.
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, May 23rd, 2023: Kitty Pryde Dominates – Wave Strikes Back!
Two new-ish cards have entered the Marvel Snap metagame and fight a battle for best in the game. It's Wave vs. Kitty Pryde, and den is here to show you which side you should be on to get to Infinite!
Snapalytics: How to Play Even More Like the Best
A new season marks the perfect opportunity to analyze high-level game stats. LaurenWhatever guides you through the numbers and highlights data-based insights that might help you win more cubes!
Marvel Snap May 16, 2023 Balance Update Analysis and Decks to Play on Day 1 of Patch: Changes at Every Level!
What a crazy patch! In the midst of this thriving Marvel Snap metagame, Second Dinner have released a patch that promises to thoroughly shake things up. See what changes were made in here!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, May 16th, 2023: Iron Lad Joins Sera and Wave as Marvel Snap Defining Cards!
The Marvel Snap metagame this week is still diverse as ever, but with the ability to include Iron Lad in basically every deck. Find out the latest up to date decks that the new recent cards have thrust into the spotlight here!
OTA Balance Update Analysis and Decks – May 11, 2023: Venom Looking Kind of Hot All of a Sudden?
Venom is the big winner in this week's OTA Balance Update! Find out how these card changes will affect the current meta and the usual decks you can try to highlight them.
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, May 9th, 2023: A Brand New Deck Tops the Tier List!
With a new season starting, an OTA balance patch every week, and highly impactful cards releasing this month, the metagame is constantly changing. Find out which decks are the best now!
Snapalytics: Should You Play Into Unrevealed Locations?
LaurenWhatever dives into the data to investigate the impact of playing into unrevealed locations.
OTA Balance Update Analysis and Decks – May 4, 2023: Is It Cerebro 2’s Time To Shine?
How will the balance changes to Luke Cage, The Collector, and Orka affect the Marvel Snap meta going forward? We explain the implications and most importantly, have decks for you to try on day 1!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, May 2nd, 2023: Will Sera and Wave Take Over the New Season?
Our Meta Tier List this week is packed with decks that benefited from the recent OTA balance patch. Check out the decks to play (or the decks to beat) for the brand new season!
Snapalytics: How to Play More Like the Best
LaurenWhatever dives into the data to investigate how your playstyle is affecting your cube income. Maybe you’ll discover some small changes that could make a big difference!
OTA Balance Update Analysis and Decks – April 27, 2023: Is Enchantress Marvel Snap’s New Queen?
This week's OTA balance updates bring some huge changes to the Marvel Snap metagame. Come see the new Shanna decks we have cooked up!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, April 25th, 2023: Why is Everyone Playing Super-Skrull!?
This week's Marvel Snap Meta Tier List shows just how impactful the most recent balance patch was with 14 featured decks - there are four in Tier 1 alone! You can read about each and every one in here.
Marvel Snap Meta Snapshot: Early Look at the Post-Patch Metagame Data
See how the latest patch has shaken up the meta. We take a high-level look at top-performing archetypes and take a close look at how far Shuri has fallen.
Marvel Snap April 18, 2023 Balance Update Analysis and Decks to Play on Day 1 of Patch: THIS IS NOT A DRILL – LEADER IS BACK!
Here is den's breakdown of the INSANE changes from the most recent patch in Marvel Snap! What cards and decks will be taking over the metagame?
Marvel Snap April 18, 2023 Balance Patch Preview, State of the Meta, and Tier List Update
Everybody expects the omnipresent Shuri Zero to receive another nerf in the next balance patch. But is that really what's best for the Marvel Snap metagame? Learn what den thinks in here, along with a minor Meta Tier List update!
Snapalytics: Top-Tier Trios
This week, LaurenWhatever dives into the data to look at the top three-card combinations in Marvel Snap across different ranks and collection levels. Some of the discoveries might surprise you!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, April 11th, 2023: Animals Assemble Week 1 and Post OTA Balance Update
There have been massive changes in this week's Tier List! Two brand new things (the OTA balance changes and Hit Monkey) have really shaken things up in the Marvel Snap metagame. Find out where each deck stands here!
Marvel Snap Meta Data Analysis: Top Performing Card Pair Combinations and Hidden Gems
LaurenWhatever dives deeper into the data this week to look into the top card pair combinations in Marvel Snap in different rank and collection categories, so we can discover some hidden gems and interesting highlights!
April 6th – OTA Balance Update Analysis and Decks: The King Rises as the Queen Falls
A huge surprise OTA (Over The Air) balance patch comes in to shake up the meta! We break down each buff and nerf, plus some new deck lists to try.
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, April 4th, 2023: Thanos Lockjaw Wants the Throne Back!
Things are starting to look a little similar to the pre-patch metagame. Thanos and Lockjaw found a new companion to catapult them back into Tier 1, and Shuri Zero remains on top. Find out where the other decks rank in this week's Tier List!
Marvel Snap Meta Data Analysis: Shuri and Red Skull
How has the latest balance patch affected one of the most powerful combination of cards in Marvel Snap: Shuri and Red Skull? LaurenWhatever dives into the data available to see how their usage, performance, and interaction are impacted!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, March 28th, 2023: The King Is Dead; Long Live the Queens!
Not even a week has passed since the most requested balance patch in Marvel Snap history - and the data of a brand new metagame is beginning to emerge. We break down the numbers in this week's Meta Tier List to answer the burning question: was it enough?
Marvel Snap March 21, 2023 Card Balance Update Analysis: Is It Really Enough? Decks to Play on Day 1 of Patch
Shuri Zero remains great, Galactus rejoices, and Sera Control unchecked highlight the long awaited patch. Find out what Den thinks about the nerfs, as well as what decks you should be playing on day 1 of the patch!
Buffs Are Better Than Nerfs: Here’s Why Elevating Bad Cards Is More Fun Than Bashing Good Ones
Patch day will soon be upon us! In this piece, den discusses some well deserved buffs that Marvel Snap's most unloved cards could (or should) receive in addition to the expected nerfs. I mean, let's be honest. When was the last time you saw Uatu on the ladder?
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, March 14th, 2023: Lockjaw Thanos, Undisputed Marvel Snap King
What's new in the first week of the Days of Future Past Season? Spoiler: not much! But there were some exciting comebacks in the Silent Performers section and some interesting new takes on well established decks. Nimrod even made it into a few lists as a solid upgrade to some cards. Get a read on the meta by reading this week's Tier List!
Decks to Play at the Start of the Days of Future Past Season!
Here are our suggestions on some decks you can play for the start of the Days of Future Past Season, as we wait for further balance updates!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, February 28th, 2023: Lockjaw Thanos Versus Shuri Zero, Against Every Other Deck!
How has the meta developed after the recent balance patch, as we approach the final week of the Into the Quantum Realm Season? Get ahead of the curve and find out what the best decks and their counters are in this week's meta tier list!
Marvel Snap February 21, 2023 Card Balance (Surprise) Updates: Thanos Stronger, Sandman is a New Card!
The February 21, 2023 patch saw card balance updates to several cards, most notably to Thanos and Sandman. How will this affect the current metagame? Here is our complete breakdown of the changes, as well as various decks you can try!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, February 21st, 2023: Lockjaw Has a Lock on Week 2 of Into the Quantum Realm! Should Thanos be Nerfed?
How has the meta developed in the second week of the Into the Quantum Realm developed so far? Get ahead of the curve and find out what the best decks and their counters are in this week's meta tier list!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, February 14th, 2023: Into the Quantum Realm Week 1 and Post Nerfs
Looking for the most competitive Marvel Snap decks since the start of the new Season, the addition of M.O.D.O.K., and the nerfs to Silver Surfer and Zabu? We are here to break down the contenders for the best decks out there right now in the first week of this fast-paced, early meta!
Impact of the Silver Surfer and Zabu Nerfs on the Metagame and Decks
With the release of the new Marvel Snap Season, the powerhouses Silver Surfer and Zabu has also been nerfed. Den analyzes the balance changes, and explores what decks they can still fit into to be competitive!
Marvel Snap’s January 31, 2023 Balance Patch MASSIVELY Changes Two Cards! Are They Enough to Impact the Metagame?
The January 31, 2023 Marvel Snap patch nerfed Leader and buffed Wolverine! Den provides insight into the balance changes and updated decklists you can try with this small update before further changes happen in the next week!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, January 30th, 2023: Savage Land Week 4 – Pre-Series Drop and Balance Patch Impact!
There's no nice way to put it - Zabu commands over 50% of the metagame share. Join Den as he breaks down what the current metagame looks like, and how you can expect it to adapt after tomorrow's balance patch goes live!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, January 23rd, 2023: Savage Land Week 3 – A Trio Above All Else!
The metagame continues to adapt as more players make Infinite Rank, powerful new cards strengthen their grasps, and old contenders make a return! As more data becomes available from our tracker, join Den as he crunches the numbers!
Marvel Snap Metagame Tier List, January 16th, 2023: Savage Land Week 2 – Balance Patch Aftermath!
Nearly a week has passed since the balance patch update and many players want to know - "Has it had a major impact on the metagame yet?" Join Den_CCG has he studies the rapidly evolving metagame, and helps guide you toward the best decks in Marvel Snap today!
January 10, 2023 Patch Card Balance Update Analysis: Does it Impact the Metagame?
Find out how the latest Marvel Snap patch might affect the metagame, what cards and decks came out on top and lost, and our recommendations on what decks to play!