Before the release of Sclass, Red was the main meta due to Zach, Mia, Dale, Negan, Ryan, Jiangfeng at the very end, and Rocky Lead. Sometimes there was a Michelle lead to help put a yellow or two in such as Raven, Doc and Elle, and we would also see the odd Greens such as Wayland and Amber… but it was mainly based around Red. The release of Zach defined when the red meta was created imo since he was so far out of left field in his power upon release that he rewrote everything. Even the only 6 star rainbow lead aside from SC Andrea is Red Lydia (not that she’s anything to write home about tbf).
Then came the first Sclass in Pete, another red. Priya came afterwards to try and counter this with Blue trait and the new daze, but anybody waiting a couple of weeks got to see that Laopo outclassed Priya in everyway but damage. Then there was Raulito who is the ultimate bleed causer in the new powerful bleed meta, again, Red. When players got to pick between the new Sclass toons, one being red, one being green, most picked Crista, due to her out-traiting James. Also because she fit better into teams already set up for the red meta. So when the next free Sclass to be given to everyone was released, it would have benefitted the balance of the game immensely, for it to have been anything but red. But Kapoor, is of course, red.
There are currently 9 Sclass toons. 4 of which are red. 1 of which is blue. This doesn’t create the best of trait balances in the game. Green is in the worst spot, even with Laopo, despite there being some pretty decent greens, due to trait weakness; blue doesn’t really have much going for it in attack aside from Priya and maybe Cole and Gen 1 Morgan, and only then, due to the fact that red is so prevalent; whilst yellow is currently in no man’s land with no collectables obtainable through choice boxes for Hyengen or Aarav (Aarav is still in the wheel but Hyengen isn’t), and basically not having trait advantage against most opponents because most barely run blue outside of Priya for defence since that trait is pretty lacklustre aside from a few toons like Cole (and only then due to turn 1 taunt onto an impair/stun shield). Plus Priya tends to fold on defence.
I believe that the game needs a shake up from the last 4 to 5 months of red being the dominant trait.
What’s your thoughts?
Edit: side note, when I make statements such as ‘blue doesn’t have much going for it in attack’ I am generalising. I realise that there are some powerful blue attack teams out there. I myself tend to run yellows despite it being a red power meta. What I’m stating is that red is so much easier to make an attack or defence team with its top toons in comparison to the other traits.