Tune in to the final livestream on Friday, October 4 at 11:45 AM ET! The exciting tournament invited some of the most passionate Marvel Contest of Champions players to Marvel Headquarters in New York City to compete in the ultimate showdown.
Every Wednesday in August and September, three players battled in a series of specially created challenges. Each round determined who would move on as a finalist to compete at this year’s New York Comic Con 2019!
At the end of the tournament, only one player will be crowned the 2019 Marvel Contest of Champions: Summoner Showdown Champion where an extravagant trophy and other fantastic prizes are awarded to the victor. Want to see who will rise to the top? Don't miss the final showdown and find out what it takes to be a champion!
Hometown: Parts Unknown
Favorite Character: Captain America Infinity War
Max Level: Right now it's 5* Sig 200 Namor. He's so fun.
Favorite Quest: Favorite - Variant 2, by far. Pinnacle of content design up to this point
Toughest Challenge: Act 6.2. Do I get a free pass on that if I win? I'm pretty sure I read that as well. It's in the paperwork.
Hometown: East Hampton, CT
Favorite Characters: Venom the Duck, Aegon, and Wasp
Max Level: Aegon, 5-Star R5
Favorite Quest: Aegon made Labyrinth a lot of fun.
Toughest Challenge: Figuring out how to log in for calendar rewards when on vacation.
Hometown: Cary, NC
Favorite Characters: Spider-Man Stark Enhanced, Corvus Glaive, Captain Marvel (new movie version)
Max Level: Spark Spidey - 12910 pi, 5* rank 5, sig 130
Favorite Quest: I think my favorite content to go through was act 5.
Toughest Challenge: I think that it'd be between the maze from December, variants or the 6.2.2. sinister boss without the normal go-to options.
Hometown: Mahopac, NY
Favorite Characters: Corvus, Void, Hyperion
Max Level: Still 565 Sig 200 Blade for now (shocker)
Favorite Quest: Community Boss Rush was amazing, challenging, and great to see who chose what champ and what node.
Toughest Challenge: Staying awake playing Arena.
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Favorite Characters: Omega Red, Corvus Glaive, Ghost
Max Level: 5* 5/65 Corvus Glaive in terms of PI
Favorite Quest: Not sure that I have a favorite but most of the celeb challenges are a lot of fun!
Toughest Challenge: Not flushing my phone during the 6.2.6 Champion fight. Had to remind myself frequently that I was still making payments.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Favorite Characters: Rogue, Arch Angel, Red Hulk
Max Level: 5 Star Rogue 5/65 PI 13780 no suicides
Favorite Quest: The Chloe Bennet Celebrity Quest Challenge
Toughest Challenge: Keeping up with all of the characters' abilities and the addition of new characters.
Hometown: Terre Haute, IN
Favorite Characters: Blade, Ghost Rider, Void
Max Level: 5* Blade, Sig 200 5/5 Lvel 65
Favorite Quest: Either Realm of Legends or Labyrinth of Legends
Toughest Challenge: Probably Variant 1
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Favorite Characters: Corvus Glaive, Void, and Blade
Max Level: 5 Star Blade at rank 5
Favorite Quest: Going through Act 5 was a lot of fun, trying to find all the right counters and using lots of different characters.
Toughest Challenge: When I did my first path of Labyrinth of Legends.
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Favorite Characters: Omega Red, Doctor Voodoo, Proxima Midnight
Max Level: Thor Ragnarok - 5* rank 5, 10,688 prestige
Favorite Quest: Back Issues #2 - Mystery in the Microrealm
Toughest Challenge: Back Issues #1 - Ultron's Assault
Hometown: Benton, KY
Favorite Characters: Venom, Archangel and Ghost Rider
Max Level: 5 Star R5 Sig 122 Venom
Favorite Quest: I'm enjoying Variant 2 currently. I personally like the restrictions on the newer content. It makes me a better player and learn to use characters that I might never use outside arena.
Toughest Challenge: Honestly, putting it down. lol. Content wise, beating certain levels without using a ton of resources.
Hometown: Spring, TX
Favorite Characters: Ghost, Corvus Glaive, & Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced)
Max Level: 5star Rank 4 Spider-Man (Stark Enhanced)
Favorite Quest: Class Trip Special Event
Toughest Challenge: Being an Alliance Leader. Running a successful alliance is a full time job. It means managing other leaders, breaking people into teams, coordinating to complete AQ or win AW.
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Favorite Characters: Ghost, Killmonger, Void
Max Level: 6* R2 Killmonger sig 35
Favorite Quest: RoL simply because at the time, it was the biggest accomplishment in the game.
Toughest Challenge: Adapting to the newer nodes.
Hometown: Merrimack, NH
Favorite Characters: Domino, Captain Marvel, Captain America Infinity War
Max Level: 5-star Captain Sparkles (Movie Captain Marvel), Rank 5/65, Sig 200
Favorite Quest: My favorite quest I've ever played has to be the Gwenpool Goes to the Movies event. While the content was easy compared to my skill level, the humor and writing of that particular quest stick out in my memory to this day.
Toughest Challenge: Labyrinth of Legends
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Favorite Characters: Ghost, Wasp, Quake
Max Level: I have many maxed out 5 star champions, and my highest prestige one is Thing at rank 5 level 65, signature level 200.
Favorite Quest: My favorite quest to date is Labyrinth of Legends.
Toughest Challenge: 6.2 is probably the most difficult content I've faced so far, especially doing a legends run for it.
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Favorite Characters: Void, Starlord and Iron Fist
Max Level: Rank 5 Level 65 Sig 200 Void.
Favorite Quest: Infinity War/Endgame event Quests. Fighting the Thanos bosses at the end were some of the most challenging yet fun fights yet.
Toughest Challenge: Labyrinth of Legends
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Favorite Characters: Quake, Corvus Glaive, and Psylocke
Max Level: I have a 6* Corvus Glaive at Rank 2 signature 35, but my highest is probably fullly ranked 5* Quake or Ghost Rider at maximum signature ability.
Favorite Quest: I just acquired a 5* Aegon at Rank 5 so I’m ready to finally explore!
Toughest Challenge: In the past it was breaking into the t4cc club, but that was long ago. Currently it's trying to keep up with story progression and not missing out of the temporary quests.
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Favorite Characters: My top 3 most used are probably Doctor Voodoo, Iceman, and Star-Lord.
Max Level: My highest character is 5-Star Rank 5 Doctor Voodoo at Signature Level 60.
Favorite Quest: My favorite quest was the Dave Bautista celebrity challenge quest. I breezed through the quest using Magik and her corner power lock technique, which wasn't widely known at the time.
Toughest Challenge: The most difficult challenge was facing the Collector boss in Act 5.2 for the first time.
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Favorite Characters: Void, Corvus Glaive, Aegon
Max Level: 5 Star Void sig lvl 200
Favorite Quest: July's quest was a lot of fun, I hadn't really used Venom that much until now.
Toughest Challenge: Ice Phoenix
Hometown: South San Francisco, CA
Favorite Characters: 1.Ghost 2.Wasp 3.Havok
Max Level: I have 14 R5 5*s and 2 R2 6*s (Ghost and Wasp)
Favorite Quest: I know a lot of people had trouble with the maze but it was one of my favorites because it wasn't very long. Having Ghost at the time made the fights challenging but doable.
Toughest Challenge: 6.2 legend run
Hometown: Jersey Girl living in South Florida
Favorite Characters: Domino, Voodoo, Hyperion
Max Level: 5* R5 Sig200 Thing
Favorite Quest: Variant 2 was my favorite quest that I have beaten to date. It was challenging for me, but I felt the rewards were comparable to the effort required.
Toughest Challenge: Being called "Bro" "Dude" or "Man" 20x a day!
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Favorite Characters: OGV, Void, Blade
Max Level: Technically the New Captain Marvel who is 5* maxed rank and Sig. but again, that will change as the roster does.
Favorite Quest: “The Collector” simply because, once you’ve beaten him, you never have to face him again.
Toughest Challenge: Collector
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Favorite Characters: Corvus, Ghost, Void
Max Level: 6* Ghost 2/35/20
Favorite Quest: The answer is ROL.
Toughest Challenge: Act 6.2
Hometown: Green Bay, WI
Favorite Characters: Nick Fury, Captain America (Infinity War) and OG Thor
Max Level: 5 star rank 5 Nick Fury
Favorite Quest: Realm of Legends
Toughest Challenge: Realm of Legends because it was thought to be almost impossible to beat at the time I beat it.
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Favorite Characters: Magik, Stark-Enhanced Spider-Man, Hyperion
Max Level: Thor Ragnarok
Favorite Quest: Labyrinth of Legends, it was so hard at the time and still is. Appreciate everyone on the streams who pushed me through it.
Toughest Challenge: Variant
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Favorite Characters: Iceman, Corvus and Namor
Max Level: At this time Corvus is my top Champion at 16,150 with suicide masteries equipped but Namor is right behind at 16,010. Without suicides Namor is higher.
Favorite Quest: Definitely the Labyrinth of Legends. It was a great challenge. It was such a relief when I beat it and it made me a better player.
Toughest Challenge: Definitely the Maze. I wasn’t able to complete it because there were certain champions needed that I didn’t have for certain fights.
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Favorite Characters: Blade, Stark Enhanced Spider-Man and Corvus Glaive
Max Level: 5 Star Rank 5 Stark Enhanced Spider-Man
Favorite Quest: Collector boss fight to become uncollected
Toughest Challenge: Act 6 Chapter 1 Crossbones boss
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)
Favorite Characters: Stark Spider-Man, Symbiote Supreme, Ghost
Max Level: My highest champions are 5-star 5/65 Namor, Captain Marvel, Thing, Corvus Glaive, Symbiote Supreme
Favorite Quest: Labyrinth of Legends was a lot of fun to do back in the day.
Toughest Challenge: Back in the day doing Labyrinth of Legends with a 4-star Star-Lord and then 100% with rank 4 unduped Spider-Man and Blade.
Nine contestants have proven their mettle -- but who will be the ultimate champion? Watch for the winner on Marvel Live!
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