Eternal Dragons adds a new Arena mode, allowing players to compete against each other in PvP combat. They will spend a little time tweaking and adjusting their ELO and ranking system before launching a big PvP tournament with big prizes!
Eternal Dragons takes another step forward with their alpha, introducing a new PvP Arena mode. In Arena mode, players can join a queue for a matchup against a random opponent, or create a room to play with their friends.
An ELO system was introduced on March 1st. The first couple of rounds of league play will be for working out bugs and tweaking the system. The first league will run from March 1st to the 7th.
The Eternal Dragons team plans to hold a major tournament once the test leagues complete. Though we don’t have any details about this tournament, the team promises that they prizes will be worth fighting for! Eternal Dragons features quite a bit of complexity with affinities, roars, and positioning. So if you plan on competing in the tournament for this dragon-themed, auto-battler, you may want to get in some practice during these practice leagues!
Eternal Dragons is currently in alpha testing. Players need to own an Eternal Dragons NFT to participate. Genesis Dragons are available for purchase on Magic Eden, with a current price floor just below 9 SOL (~$180 USD). The alpha offers a PvE, survival mode in addition to the new PvP feature.
What is Eternal Dragons
Eternal Dragons is an auto-battler game built on the Solana blockchain with Dragons as combat units. With numerous different classes, position-based abilities, and elemental affinities, Eternal Dragons is sure to offer plenty of room for different strategies and team builds. Dragons have basic stats of hit points, elemental power (magic damage), and physical power (physical damage).
In addition, units in Eternal Dragons have a number of other attributes that affect their combat abilities. First each has a default skill. This is the basic, and most often used skill for that Dragon. It can be an attack, heal, buff/debuff, or even some combination. Units also have prime stats they prefer. This will matter when players add items to units, as matching items to prime stats will provide better combat value. Dragons also have Skill Sets and Class Skills. Skill Set is a collection of abilities. Only Dragons with matching Skill Sets can use those abilities. And, as you might guess, Class Skills are specific to certain Dragon Classes.
Also, each Dragon class has certain other classes that it enjoys pairing with. These are known as “neighboring dragons”. Neighboring Dragons share Skill Sets. And they will tend to have class skills and abilities that harmonize well together. Dragons also receive bonuses from sharing affinities with teammates. Each NFT has an associated affinity such as Earth, Air, or Void.
So there is certainly a lot to consider when making teams and playing the game! Eternal Dragons seeks to join the ranks of web3-enabled eSports games, and providing strategic depth is an important part of making that work.