Black and Ebony
May 15, 2020

Commander,


The time has come: the Black Order’s Legendary black-tongued general has arrived to give his master the final three Infinity Stones. We’ve also got the lowdown on the newest Legendary Event, a Milestone Event for all you Power Core lovers out there, an Elsa Bloodstone sighting, and more! For now, just sit back and relax while Ebony Maw whispers sinister nothings…


Ebony Maw

Plant the seed of destruction with Ebony Maw, the Black Order’s Legendary member! Thanos’s second-in-command, Ebony Maw is a dangerous telepath capable of controlling the minds of all who stand in his way. He’s also a master tactician, possibly equaling Thanos himself.


As a member of the Black Order team, Ebony Maw is their Support specialist. At the start of a battle, he grants Thanos three Infinity Stones (Reality Stone, Time Stone, and Soul Stone), as well as Regeneration, Deathproof, and Immunity. During battle, Ebony Maw applies Immunity and Barrier, steals enemy Health and redistributes it to his allies, in addition to applying Ability Block to all Hero Controller enemies.


Speak the will of Thanos with Ebony Maw:


Traits: Villain, Cosmic, Mystic, Support, Black Order


Basic - Needle Storm

  • Attack primary target for Piercing + Bonus Attack 3 times for Piercing.

  • Apply Bleed. If the primary target is a Hero Controller, apply Bleed for 2 turns instead.


Special - Insidious Whisper

  • Energy Cost: 4/5

  • Apply Defense Up for 2 turns to self and all allies.

  • Apply Counter to self, all Black Order, and Thanos allies.

  • Apply Offense Down for 2 turns to all enemies.

  • Clear Counter for all enemies.


Ultimate - Forced Transfusion

  • Energy Cost: 5/7

  • Steal Health from all enemies and redistribute to all allies. This bypasses Heal Block.

  • Repeat this attack 4 additional times.

  • Apply Slow to all enemies for 2 turns.

  • Fill Speed Bar for self and all allies per Black Order and Thanos allies.


Passive - Envoy of Thanos

  • On Spawn, gain 2 Regeneration, 2 Deathproof, and Immunity for 2 turns + fill an ally Thanos Speed Bar per Black Order ally.

  • On ally Thanos turn, if he doesn't have the Reality Stone, Time Stone, or Soul Stone, grant them to him + 2 Regeneration, 2 Deathproof, and 2 Immunity for 2 turns. This character can only do this once per match.

  • On Death of an enemy Hero Controller, gain Charged, apply Immunity to all allies, and Barrier for all allies for a percent of this character's Max Health.

  • If Charged, on enemy Turn, apply Ability Block to all Hero Controller enemies and then clear Charged. This cannot be dodged.

  • Gain Resistance.

  • Black Order and Thanos allies gain Resistance


Black and Ebony

Even with Thanos at the helm, a legendary team like the Black Order reaches new heights with their Legendary member. Your first chance to recruit Ebony Maw is coming soon in the Black and Ebony Legendary Event. For this dangerous mission, you must assemble a team consisting of Black Bolt and four other Inhumans. Together, with Ebony Maw, you’ll journey to another dimension in an endeavor to acquire three Infinity Stones. 


A complete Black Order team grants Thanos all six Infinity Stones and empowers Thanos with new formidable abilities. 


Power Up Milestone Event

Don’t miss the upcoming Power Up Milestone Event where you can fight your way to a heap of Power Cores! Starting May 17, 5PM (PDT), battle in Blitz and Arena to achieve milestones and rack up Power Core rewards. Ushering in the event will be a 10-day login calendar that’ll pay out a total of 2,000 Power Cores if you log in each day, which means if you also complete all of the milestones, you can acquire a total of 5,000 Power Cores. We’ll also have offers available that can be purchased with Power Cores, as well as the following events alongside the milestones:


  • Quarter Blitz: The cost to re-use your characters in Blitz won’t exceed 5 Blitz Charges

  • Re-Energize: Refreshing your Campaign Energy will not cost more than 50 Power Cores 

  • Gear Blowout: Get 20% off purchases with Gold and Shop refreshes

  • Raid Frenzy: 20% Cost reduction for Raid Energy, Heals, and Revives in Raids




Campaign Mission Character

Say sayonara to Hand Blademaster in the Nexus 5-3 Campaign mission because Elsa Bloodstone is taking his spot. Now’s your chance to recruit and rank up the Supernatural team’s sharpshooting Blaster. If you need Hand Blademaster characters shards, they’re still available in Villains 3-6.


Upcoming Blitzes

Pulverize hapless foes with the characters in next week’s Blitzes. First up is the Psionic Assassin Blitz, featuring Psylocke. Crack the whip on character shards for this Mutant ninja who slots into the powerful X-Men team. Next up is the Dwarf Star Blitz, starring Cull Obsidian. Stomp all over your enemies to recruit and rank up the Black Order’s bulwark Protector. 


Bonus Events

Take advantage of 2x character shard rewards in Campaign nodes during this week’s Bonus Events. If you’re looking to recruit Ebony Maw in his Black and Ebony Legendary event, then you don’t want to miss Terrigen Storm, which rewards 2x character shards for Inhumans in these locations:


Ms. Marvel: Mystic 2-6

Karnak: Nexus 8-6


And for anyone looking to improve their City Heroes, Neighborhood Watch is the event for you, which rewards 2x character shards for City Heroes in the following nodes:


Iron Fist: Nexus 1-9

Jessica Jones: Villains 2-9 & Nexus 4-9

Luke Cage: Heroes 3-3

Punisher: Heroes 1-6

Night Nurse: Heroes 5-9 & Villains 3-9



Until next time…


Good luck, Commander!


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