The Balancing Phase is a period of time where newly released cards are tested in a live environment so we can track how these cards perform. We currently balance these internally before release, but seeing them in action is incredibly helpful thanks to our community’s ingenuity and all round big-brain plays. Often things go to plan, but sometimes we’ll see a card combination that we never dreamed of, which can make or break the way the game works.
The Balancing Phase runs for 60 days, with the potential to introduce additional 30-day terms if needed. Once the Balancing Phase is over, those cards’ stats and abilities will be locked-in forever. (Important: We may slightly reword or rename effects even after the Balancing Phase, and add support for non-English translations, but the card’s essential functionality will not change.)