Back 4 Blood wouldn’t be the first game you would mention when thinking about the term ‘Roguelike’. However, if you were to refer to this game as a title within this genre you wouldn’t necessarily be wrong. You see, while this game is a co-op shooter at its core, there is a card system incorporated into this game that asks the player to collect new cards, which can be equipped to offer new powerups at the beginning of a new campaign and therefore, as you play, you progress, making this game in a way, like a Roguelike.
However, you may not know a lot about this side of the new zombie thriller and as a result, you won’t know what cards are available to you upon this game’s launch. Well, allow us to help you. We have put together a series of guides explaining exactly what these cards are all about. In this guide, we take a look at the card, Battle Lust.
What is the Battle Lust Card in Back 4 Blood?
Battle Lust is an offensive card type within the B4B series. This card is aimed at melee players and gives them a means of playing aggressively with a risk and reward system. This card awards 2 health points for every melee kill that players get when the card is active. It’s a little underwhelming that it offers no damage boost, however, this card means that players can theoretically fight swarms of ridden endlessly so long as they keep on swinging and killing regularly.
This card can be used situationally if you are in desperate need of health and are willing to take a gamble. However, this card is probably better suited to a lead card position as this will offer a constant means of keeping health topped up without the need to aggressively go in search of health through kills. Whatever way you choose to use it, the Battle Lust card is a good one to have.
How Do I Earn Cards in Back For Blood?
The player earns cards in Back for Blood by completing supply lines. This is basically like a battle pass that a player can use to obtain new cards so long as they complete campaigns and earn XP to do so. Players can speed up this progress by using corruption cards that offer extra rewards but also make the action much more difficult throughout the campaign. So if you want to expand your basic card deck, get out there and complete some levels.
What is the Relevance of the Top Card?
Your leading card in the Back 4 Blood card deck is your most important card. Unlike the other cards in this deck, this card will be active for your entire campaign. So make sure that you choose a particularly powerful card that is conducive to your overall playstyle.
So that is our quick guide explaining the Battle Lust card in Back 4 Blood. What did you make of this guide? Was this helpful and informative for you? Which card on the roster has caught your eye? Let us know in the comments section below and as always, thank you for reading.