Announcing: The “Web-Slinger Challenge”

You Already Know What It Is!

Are you ready to step up and fight the enhanced Champions of the Web-Slinger Challenge? Get ready for this bonus quest that exists in addition to the quests we already have on the go, with the regular big caveat… It’s REALLY hard! Remember Dave Bautista’s Cosmic Challenge? Harder than that! The event will start at 10am PDT on July 12th and ends on August 9th at 10am PDT.

Remember, This isn’t a quest for everybody to complete, and you will probably have to use some of your stashed resources. I don’t want to hear any complaining about it being too hard, because THIS IS MEANT TO BE HARD!

Wait, this is gonna be Harder than Dave Bautista’s Cosmic Challenge?
Yep! All of the opponents are a little bit stronger, and the inclusion of Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced) and Vulture might throw some challengers off! But, we’ve also bumped up the rewards for the event as well. You’ll now get enough shards to form a full T4B in Act Completion Rewards and 400 more 5-Star Shards for taking the Challenge down!

Is this going to have that Portal set-up from last time?
Yes and no. The Challenge still consists of 1 Chapter and contains 4 Quests, each with 31 fights. Each quest consists of 6 paths, connected with portals, with 5 fights on each of them. There are 7 Portals on the map, with the 1st portal exiting to the beginning of any path, except the final boss. The rest will exit to either the Boss, or the next path. This way, you can teleport to your latest checkpoint next time you play if you weren't able to fully complete a quest on your first attempt. We feel this portal setup is an improvement from the Dave Bautista’s Cosmic Challenge version, and should allow for much greater choice in difficulty and progression.

Who am I gonna be punching in the face?
Get your evade killers ready, because you’ll be taking on Spider-Man (Classic), Spider-Man (Symbiote), Spider-Gwen, Spider-Man (Miles Morales), and Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced).

The Bosses will be Rhino, Venom, Electro, and Vulture!

Any buffs to be on the lookout for?
Yep! There will be a number of Buffs on the opponents as you progress, but one of note... Remember the Life Transfer buff introduced in Act 5, Chapter 1? It’s back! It’ll be a global node in Quests 3 and 4. As a reminder, that buff means you degenerate 2% of your Max Health per second, but steal 125% of the damage you deal as health. Life Transfer will benefit Summoners who attack aggressively, and can pull you out of a tough spot if you play your cards right. That said, it can very well work to your disadvantage in critical situations, should you play in an overly defensive manner.

How about those rewards?

Alright, let’s get right into it!

ACT & CHAPTER REWARDS

Since the content consists of 1 Chapter only, players will receive Chapter Completion and Act Completion rewards as well as Chapter Exploration and Act Exploration rewards at the same time.

Chapter Completion

4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x300
5-Star hero Crystal Shards x100
Tier 4 Class Catalyst Fragment Crystals x10

Chapter Mastery

5-Star hero Crystal Shards x400
Tier 4 Class Catalyst Crystal x1
Tier 4 Basic Catalyst x1

Act Completion

4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x600
5-Star Hero Crystal Shards x250
Tier 4 Class Catalyst Fragment Crystal x20
Tier 4 Basic Catalyst Fragments x36,000
Tier 1 Alpha Catalyst x1

Act Mastery

5-Star Signature Stone x20
5-Star Crystal Shards x750
4-Star Awakening Gem Crystal x1
The Rare "Web-Slinger" Title

Individual Quest Rewards

Quest 1 Completion
Tier 3 Generic ISO x2
Premium Hero Crystal Shards x225
3-Star Hero Crystal Shards x30

Quest 1 Mastery
Premium Hero Crystal Shards x275
3-Star Hero Crystal Shards x70
Units x30

Quest 2 Completion
Tier 3 Generic ISO x4
Premium Hero Crystal Shards x375
3-Star Hero Crystal Shards x150

Quest 2 Mastery
Premium Hero Crystal Shards x1125
3-Star Hero Crystal Shards x350
Units x35

Quest 3 Completion
Tier 4 Generic Catalyst Fragments x1500
4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x100

Quest 3 Mastery
4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x400
Tier 3 Class Catalyst Crystal x1
Units x50

Quest 4 Completion
4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x350
Tier 4 Class Catalyst Fragment Crystal x5
5-Star Hero Crystal Shards x100

Quest 4 Mastery
4-Star Hero Crystal Shards x850
5-Star Hero Crystal Shards x300
Units x70
Tier 4 Basic Catalyst Fragments x6000

There are also chests along the way that grant 3-Star and 4-Star Hero Crystal shards! Some drop more than others, but it’s up to chance!

Is there a Legends Title involved?
Yes there is! We’ll be using the “Time Attack” legends title approach. Your time starts when you begin the Challenge and ends when you 100% Complete all the quests. The top 100 fastest players will earn a Legends title, Legends points and one Tier 4 Class Catalyst Crystal. If you’re one of the fastest 5, you’ll get an additional two crystals, for a total of three Tier 4 Class Catalyst Crystals.Your time cannot be paused so be careful on when you begin and there’s only one entry per player. Summoners will have until the end of the event on August 9th at 10am PDT to 100% complete all of the quests in order to qualify for the Legends Title.

There you have it Summoners! It’s time to prove, are you the predator, or the prey?

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Comments

  • GroundedWisdomGroundedWisdom Posts: 1,559
    Looking forward to it. I love these Challenges. Thanks. :)
  • Etaki_LirakoiEtaki_Lirakoi Posts: 150
    I'm excited to do this Challenge, good rewards and all, even though I hate evasion champs.

    One question though, has this been tested? Because the last Challenge had these portals in the beginning, then you changed them because of a minor bug.
  • RaganatorRaganator Posts: 113
    Bravo!
  • INTEGRALINTEGRAL Posts: 91
    Bautista's Challenge was not that hard actually
  • superunknown012superunknown012 Posts: 87
    edited July 10
    Love these things - looking forward to it.
  • GroundedWisdomGroundedWisdom Posts: 1,559
    Can we talk about anything new without spamming about Carnage? That gets old after a while.
  • SaiyanSaiyan Posts: 31
    I'm all in for this once it works as it should (as in the Drax one where the portals didn't work right and you had to do ALL the fights in one go)

    Also if Elektra worked as she should vs evasion champs it's be great also.
  • winterthurwinterthur Posts: 403
    Can the community make a post when the event is live?

  • JOHNOSA1995JOHNOSA1995 Posts: 61
    Ice man is best for. This event
  • SkylordSkylord Posts: 58
    Harder challenge but where is the 5* awkening gem
  • Mr_PlatypusMr_Platypus Posts: 84
    Nice to see you're going back to how Daves was supposed to work (can do 1 path at a time then jump to boss and return for another path) but how long until you change it so you have to beat all 31 fights in a row claiming that's how it was intended?

    Also, don't act like that set up is brand new, you (kabam) know for a fact that's how you said the portals in the Dave challenge was going to work.
  • Swe_wolfisSwe_wolfis Posts: 19
    "We feel this portal setup is an improvement from the Dave Bautista’s Cosmic Challenge version, and should allow for much greater choice in difficulty and progression."

    So...just like Bautista was promised to work but you couldn't get the code to work?
  • eXtripa69eXtripa69 Posts: 699
    So, the portals ... are these the same as bautusta's challenge, but only "fixed"?

    And, Archangel will kill them all (get ready for a debuff immune spider-man)
  • OutsiderguaOutsidergua Posts: 49
    Harder challenge but you bumped up the rewards by a 400 4* shards? yay!
    Seriously, only one t4c and no 5* awakening or something like that? meh!
  • DAVIDTHDAVIDTH Posts: 123
    WHEN YOU ASK YOU SHALL RECEIVE! FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • SiliyoSiliyo Posts: 9
    Will Spite be a global node for this challenge as well or no?
  • A_Noob_Is1A_Noob_Is1 Posts: 177
    Im so glad i have a duped xbones.
  • KarinshiKarinshi Posts: 2
    please make it clear !!
    are you going to change the portal system same as you did last challenge !??
    @Kabam Miike
  • Viper1987Viper1987 Posts: 38
    Just noticed, the 4* awakening gem is not even generic. Seriously?
  • QHungQHung Posts: 1
    Skylord wrote: »
    Harder challenge but where is the 5* awkening gem

    There is no 5* awaken gem, it's 4* awaken crystal, not even a generic one.
  • Slux83Slux83 Posts: 80
    Crappy rewards
  • EBG78EBG78 Posts: 6
    Are the exploration rewards really meant to include a single tier 1 alpha catalyst?
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