August meta report


August season meta report

The August ranked season has come to a close and the statistics are in! Check back here monthly for the post-season roundup of High Terra (3500+) and Low Terra (2500-3500), and find out how your favourite warlord and legion fared in the galactic struggle for the future of the Imperium and humanity!

“We Fight For The Future!”

Constantin Valdor, the Emperor’s Spear

Low Terra

Low Terra is a battleground of loyalist and traitor World Eaters, with Ehrlen and Angron the most popular warlords played, appearing all together in 18% of battles fought at this tier. Their win rate also stands at a strong 57% each. In terms of popularity, they are followed by Alpharius in 5% of games with a 56% win rate, Bulveye Greybeard in 4.1% of games with a 57% win rate, and Arascid Nassau trailing slightly and appearing in 3.3% of games with a 53% win rate.

The rest of the top 10 most played warlords on Low Terra, appearing in roughy 3% of games each, includes Exodus (57% win rate), Konrad Curze (58%), Vulkan (59%), Leman Russ (56%), and the persistent Artellus Numeon with an impressive 61% win rate, who in fact possesses the highest win rate on Low Terra. 

The 5 least played warlords on Low Terra in August included Flaymaster Mawdrym, Fulgrim, Ahriman, Nemetor and Armillus Dynat.

High Terra

On High Terra, at the very gates of the Imperial Palace, Magnus the Red rained witchfire with a 60% win rate and an appearance in 12% of all games at this tier. He was followed in popularity by Bulveye Greybeard and Angron with a 51% and 52% win rate, respectively. Alpharius remains a strong presence with a 52% win rate across 6.3% of games, and Ehrlen follows closely behind in popularity with a 55% win rate.

The rest of the top 10 most played warlords on High Terra, in order of popularity, include Konrad Curze (52% win rate), Leman Russ (50%), Arascid Nassau (48%), Exodus (50%), and Vulkan (45%). Interestingly, while the Custodian-Warder Nassau may have buckled despite his popularity, his Captain-General Constantin Valdor fared slightly better at 50% win rate (albeit far less popular). 

Though Magnus dominated both popularity and win rate, Numeon’s win rate followed closely behind at 58%, and Calleb Decima, Saul Tarvitz, Kelbor-Hal, Shadrak Meduson, Sevatar, Tarik Torgaddon, and Nykona Sharrowkyn all exceeded 50% win rates despite a relatively lower percentage of overall games played with these warlords.

Only 3 warlords were missing High Terra all season: Fulgrim, Flaymaster Mawdrym, and Armillus Dynat (not counting Alpharius’ deceptions).

“Strength respects only strength.”

Ferrus Manus, Primarch of the Iron Hands

Honourable mention this season goes to Ferrus Manus. While Ferrus was only played in 1.9% of all games on High Terra and with a total win rate of 45%, Ferrus Manus was the warlord piloted by August’s Warmaster! Neither psychic witchery nor the berserker rage of either the Space Wolves or World Eaters could stop the Primarch of the Xth Legion this season! 

Will September’s season see Magnus’ popularity toppled by the new warlords released from the Canis Vertex Raid Event? Which warlord (and player!) will bear the title of Warmaster come season’s end? 

Shape the fate of the future on the ladder now.

“Let The Galaxy Burn!”

Warmaster Horus

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