In the last days of 2021 and early 2022, one of the emerging squads in the TFT community, especially at low ranks, is the Wizard. However, because of the great damage, this squad is usually quite fragile. Therefore, creating a reasonable barrier for the Mage squad to both make this gameplay more effective and easily climb the rank is a necessary requirement.
And to overcome the vulnerable weakness of the Mage squad, some gamers have combined with Bodyguards – a tribe that possesses rigidity and many control and healing skill sets, which are also very good. popular since debut in DTCL season 6 until now.
The Mage squad is proving to be quite strong at the moment, but still quite fragile
Overview and how it works
In this formation, the Mage will be the main axis. Therefore, even a 1 gold champion like Twisted Fate should be used. It may not be necessary to raise it to 3 stars, but it will be a quality name to at least have the 6 Mage mark (not counting Viktor and the clan seal). Bodyguards will also have names spread from 1 gold to 5 gold and almost any piece will be effective. With this lineup, gamers just need to pay attention to the equipment, in addition, almost every level will have suitable names.
At level 1, the player will have no trouble getting at least 2 Bodyguards. One key takeaway is this: defense is more important than damage early and mid game. The Mage in this round can use Twisted Fate and Zigg. It’s fine for each of these pieces to be leveled up to 2 stars.
The first line-up of the Mage – Bodyguard
Through the middle of the game, it is now necessary for the player to have Swain and Vex – 2 mage generals with extremely good resistance and the ability to heal (Swain). If upgraded to level 6 7 then replace Darius with Leona and Blitzcrank with Braum. Lux is now also a quality name, which can be considered the main damage in the absence of Viktor. If the player rolls out Lux, it should be included in place of Twisted Fate or Ziggs. Note that these 1-star generals are not sold, so that they can activate the system at the end of the game.
Mid-game lineup (in case there’s no Leona to replace Darius)
In the late game, if you can roll Viktor, you can sell 1 of 2 names, Zigg or Twisted Fate. And if there is an additional mage seal, the player can choose to have 8 mages. However, this is a flexible option because this time needs to balance both defense and attack.
The complete lineup at level 8 will be: Leona – Braum – Swain – Vex – Malzahar – Viktor – Lux – Ziggs.
Mage – Bodyguard lineup at the end of the game
Strengths and Weaknesses
The strength of this squad is that it’s easy to play, easy to operate and the pieces that only Viktor are the hardest to find and don’t depend on the Tech Core too much, at level 6, this squad is also very strong. . Not to mention, the Mage generals mostly have wide area damage (Lux, Ziggs, Twisted Fate) and the Bodyguard generals have both rigidity and control.
The weakness of this squad is that it relies heavily on equipment. While Swain, Vex and Bodyguard generals need defensive equipment, Lux, Viktor need equipment that provides energy and skill damage. Therefore, players need to consider and choose the right equipment in the general selection round as well as hope that their dignity is good enough in the monster rounds.
The Mage – Bodyguard lineup is easy to play, easy to operate but requires a lot of equipment
But if it can be operated, then this will be an increasingly strong lineup and by the end of the game, it is almost certain that gamers can reach at least the top 4 if the squad is properly arranged.