Commandos is a ) Unit of the Bandit faction. This common card was released with the Renegade Edition and has 2 affinity variants, Frost and Shadow, but not a promo version.
In Skylords Reborn the Shadow affinity is available to all players as a starter card.
This card has been changed already, compared to its original appearance in BattleForge.
Similar in nature to the , commandos are a more offensive subtype that benefits from significant lifesteal, as well as extra resistance or damage.
Notes & Strategies
Commandos are very powerful units, much like the. However, while they do not necessarily offer high damage output, they are capable of sustaining themselves through combat for a significant amount of time.
The blue affinity can resist harm for longer periods, thanks to their resistance to ranged and magical damage. While the purple affinity can dish out significantly higher damage to humans, making fighting enemy bandits easier.
Commandos are incredibly useful when mounted on walls, thanks to their ability. However they are equally useful on the offensive, as they have solid stats to round them out.
The Blue affinity is more versatile, but the Tainted affinity is best suited to maps with alot of Bandits, due to many of them being humans.
Commandos are a solid choice for rPvE, though they only serve in the early game. They help deal with the enemies guarding the T4 monuments, and make decent sacrifices afterward.
Commandos are solid all-around. And each affinity has its applications, though the blue tends to serve a more widespread benefit.
- Both affinities are very sustainable due to their lifesteal.
- (Blessed) Has an edge against enemy archers and mages.
- (Tainted) Lethal against humans.
With Concentrate active, Commandos become deadly to human-type cards, as they will be dealing 50% more damage to those units. Their lifesteal is further amplified as a result, enabling impeccable survivability.
- Damage output is low for T2
At only 66 damage per volley, Commandos are not a substantial source of damage at T2, their output more reminiscent of the.
While this ability offers many impressive benefits, it forces Commandos to go completely still. Foes can easily run away or out-range them while vulnerable.
Card Upgrades & Drop Locations
Displayed below are the card's upgrades and where to obtain them.
Blessed Life Stealer
+10% more damage added to life points