KARDS Winter War Expansion Arrives on November 29th!

4 months ago

The Winter War expansion brings 86 new cards, 2 new keywords and a fierce new ally nation: Finland! 

The Finnish spirit, tenacity, and exceptional military prowess take center stage in this winter expansion, as we introduce cards that weave new layers of strategy into the existing nations' arsenals.

Embrace the winds of change as we usher in the second full rotation. With this expansion, 102 cards will enter the Reserve pool, while 20 cards currently residing there rejoin the active card pool. As part of this evolution, we introduce the re-engineered crate mechanic. Read more about this here: Winter War: Crate and Reserve Pool Reveal.

Prepare for the onslaught of Winter War this November 29th, and seize your pre-orders while you have the chance!

Your tactical arsenal is about to undergo a seismic shift - secure your place on the frontlines of KARDS!

Spoiler Season Kick-Off

Our spoiler season starts with a bang as we reveal 16 thrilling cards and unveil the new keywords from the Winter War expansion. In the coming weeks, expect a continuous stream of new revelations, both from the KARDS development team and our passionate community.

Join us on the following channels to make sure you don’t miss a thing:

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Make sure to check out our summary reveal page, which updates every Monday with all the cards revealed in the previous week!

Keyword Reveals

With the Winter War expansion arrive two brand new keywords, offering an exciting addition to existing KARDS gameplay! 

  • Salvage: When your card with Salvage destroys an enemy unit during your turn, you will get a weaker version of the destroyed unit into your hand.

  • Suppress: Suppressed units lose all their keywords and abilities and have their attack and defense reset. Units lose their Suppressed status if they return to hand.

Card Reveals

I. STRIDSGRUPPEN

The I. STRIDSGRUPPEN is a Finnish infantry unit of Limited rarity. It has 1 attack, 4 defense, costs 2 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It has the new Salvage keyword, and has +2 attack against units with higher attack.

INFANTRY REGIMENT 13

A Standard rarity Finnish Infantry unit, INFANTRY REGIMENT 13 has 2 attack and 4 defense. It costs 5 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It has the Guard ability and the deployment effect that it gets +1 +1 for each enemy unit.

SISU

SISU is a Finnish Countermeasure of Limited rarity. It costs 3 kredits to play, and has the effect that when your HQ is to take damage, the enemy HQ takes the damage instead.

LOTTA SVÄRD

LOTTA SVÄRD is a Finnish Order of Limited rarity. It costs 2 kredits to play and, when played, gives your units +1 defense and -1 operation cost.

64. PANZERGRENADIER

The 64. PANZERGRENADIER is a German Infantry unit of Limited rarity with Blitz and the Veteran ability. It has 2 attack, 3 defense, costs 2 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It becomes Veteran if it starts your turn in the frontline. When this unit becomes Veteran, you gain 3 additional kredits. It has 3 attack and 3 defense in its Veteran form.

139. GEBIRGSJÄGER

The 139. GEBIRGSJÄGER is a German Infantry unit of Special rarity. It costs 4 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It has 3 attack, 4 defense, is an Alpine unit, and has the ability to deal 2 damage to the enemy HQ when you add or deploy an Alpine unit.

FOCUSED ATTACK

FOCUSED ATTACK is a Standard rarity German Order. It costs 6 kredits to play and, when played, gives your infantry and tanks +1+1 for each unit type you control.

HALIFAX B.Mk I

The HALIFAX B.Mk I is a British Bomber of Special rarity. It costs 8 kredits to play and 3 kredits to operate. It has 5 attack, 4 defense, and has the ability that bombers you deploy (including itself) deal their attack in damage to a random enemy.

BOMBER RUN

BOMBER RUN is a British Standard rarity Order. It costs 2 kredits to play and, when played, will deal 2 damage to target unit. It deals 5 instead if you control a bomber with 5+ attack.

122nd KORSUN

The 122nd KORSUN is an Elite rarity Soviet infantry unit. It costs 6 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It has 5 attack, 7 defense, has the Guard ability, and costs 1 less to deploy for each of your units.

PUSH!

The Soviet PUSH! is a Standard rarity Order that costs 3 kredits to play. When played, your HQ takes 3 damage, and deals damage to target enemy equal the damage to your HQ this turn.

WINTER REGIMENT

WINTER REGIMENT is a Japanese infantry unit of Special rarity. It costs 4 kredits to play and 1 kredit to operate. It has 4 attack, 4 defense, both the Blitz and Salvage abilities, and this unit will be fully repaired when it Salvages a unit.

FORCED SURRENDER

A Japanese Order of Special rarity, FORCED SURRENDER costs 1 kredit to play. When played, Pin a target unit, and enemy units currently Pinned are Pinned for an extra turn.

M10A1

The M10A1 is a US tank of Limited rarity. It costs 3 kredits to play, 1 kredit to operate, has 4 attack and 2 defense. It has the deployment effect to Suppress a target enemy unit.

13th ENGINEERS BATTALION

The 13th ENGINEERS BATTALION is a US infantry unit of Elite rarity. It costs 2 kredits to play, 1 kredit to operate, has 1 attack and 3 defense. It has the Smokescreen ability and the effect that you gain an extra kredit slot when you deploy a unit with 3 or more operation cost.

FIAT BR.20

The FIAT BR.20 is an Italian Bomber of Special rarity. It costs 4 kredits to play and 2 kredits to operate. It has 2 attack, 2 defense, and the deployment effect to add two 3rd ALPINI REGIMENT to your support line.

Pre-Orders Available Now

Pre-orders for the Winter War expansion are available in the in-game shop now!

Don’t miss out on the special Winter War bundle, packed with card packs from the upcoming expansion, and including the exclusive Winter War card back at an enticing discount.

Keep a vigilant watch on the horizon; we'll be unleashing new cards daily throughout the spoiler season. Stay in the thick of it for an unending stream of exciting revelations leading up to the launch on November 29th!