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Introducing Lixil’s Five Shards Tournament Series

“Lixil believes that if the necrotic were to coalesce their intelligence into a small cluster of immortal physical forms impervious to damage, decay, or destruction, it would be a more efficient use of resources than spreading themselves thin across a wider legion of diverse but frail remains of former human bodies. So, she fervently experiments with her own form, grafting various combinations of the “Five Shards” into her body in an attempt to find the flawless arrangement that will grant her immortality.” ~Hex Lore

As one of the defining leaders of the Necrotic introduced to us in Shards of Fate, Lixil, the Deathless Gem has occasionally popped up in the meta here and there, but she has mostly played a minor role in the shape of constructed—until recently, that is. The current necrotic decks are a tier 1 force that she has uniquely been carving with her ability to acquire any of the five shards you may need and help her achieve her quest for immortality. With the help of Hex Entertainment, players can now push Lixil one step closer on her quest.

Lixil’s Five Shards Tournament Series

Starting the first Monday in July, players will be able to participate in either of the two weekly tournaments that will happen each week: one scheduled for North American players and one for European players. This weekday tournament series will last four months and will be free to enter! Of note, to maximize participation we are rotating the day the tournament occurs each month. The important details:

Cost: Free!

Format: 4-round Swiss constructed, best of 3.

Time: 11am PDT and 6pm PDT

Day: Mondays (July), Tuesdays (August), Wednesday (September), and Thursdays (October)

Where: In-client, called “Lixil’s Five Shards Tournament”

Prizes:

4-0: 3x Current Set Boosters and 3x Lixil, the Deathless Gem Alternate Art cards

3-1: 2x Current Set Boosters and 2x Lixil, the Deathless Gem Alternate Art cards

2-2: 1x Lixil, the Deathless Gem Alternate Art card

1-3/0-4: No prizes

The Alternate Art

The big prize for doing well is an alternate art Lixil with some of the best flavor text in the game:

Lixil, the Deathless Gem AA

Thanks to the Hex Entertainment team for working with us and making this happen!

Michael Allen is a competitive HexTCG player, co-host of the 2 Turns Ahead podcast, and founder and moderator of the Hex Subreddit.

15 Comments on Introducing Lixil’s Five Shards Tournament Series

  1. Seriously guys, you’re spoiling us… =)

  2. <3 – I might not need that letter anymore Zubie

  3. Will this replace the weekly weekend event or coincide?

  4. That AA would make a great wallpaper. Someone make it happen please.

  5. Awesome guys!My dream is actually to have this kind of tournaments running every day.

  6. Wow, that some amazing AA (love it)!! I may have to try for participation, though I don’t feel confident with constructed

  7. Im seriously thinking of doing a tourney for people who are not in PDT timezone .

  8. Plz correct the prizes. I got 3 packs for 4 wins

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