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Guide to the High Evolutionary card in Marvel Snap: how it works and what decks to use

guide to the high evolutionary card in marvel snap: how

When we introduce you the season of may Marvel Snap We said that one of the new cards coming this month is the High Evolutionary card, but at that time we omitted the details because it is a very special card and we needed a complete guide to explain how its effect works, how you can get it and what decks they can make with it.

First of all, let’s explain who this intriguing character is who has been so important in various stories in the Marvel universe and who has already appeared in one of his movies.



Who is the High Evolutionary?

This character was created by Stan Lee, Jack Kibry and first appeared in comics on the pages of The Mighty Thor #134 in 1966.

The real name of this villain used to be Herbert Edgar Wyndham. In the 1930s he began experimenting with genetic manipulation inspired by biologist Nathaniel Essex (Mr. Sinister), building a machine he called a genetic accelerator that he used on himself. His obsession is to create a new species by accelerating evolution, for which he creates a new world called Counter-Earth.

Although he doesn’t always act as a villain, his obsession with perfecting the species he is creating using animals and his experiments on humans have pitted him on multiple occasions against teams of Marvel heroes such as the Avengers, X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Thanks to his high intellect, his psychic powers, manipulation of matter, strength and superhuman resistance, he is a very dangerous opponent. In the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 He is played by Chukwudi Iwuji.


How to get the letter of the High Evolutionary or High Evolutionary in Marvel Snap

This card will be added to series 5 of cards on Tuesday May 23, 2023.

In this guide we explain how the effect of the Marvel Snap High Evolutionary or High Evolutionary card works, how to get it and in which decks to use it.

After his appearance, should appear as a featured card for the week of May 23-29 in the in-game token shop and will most likely cost 6000 Tokens. If you want this letter, start saving all the ones you earn.

The letter could also appear randomly when we open a Chest or Collector’s Reserve. As a series 5 card that it is, there is a 0.25% chance of obtaining it. Over time, the card will drop down to series 4 and become a bit more common.


We recommend you take a look at our guide on how to get cards.


These cards can appear in any source of Mystery Variants or for sale in the variants section of the store. Unless they are part of a special offer, they will only appear if you already have the base card.

How does the effect of the High Evolutionary or High Evolutionary card work on Marvel Snap?

This 4 cost card with 7 power has the effect “At the start of the game, unlock the potential of your cards without effects”. That means that all the cards without effects that we have in the deck acquire effects.

There are currently seven cards without effects in Marvel Snap: they are: Wasp, Misty Knight, Shocker, Cyclops, The Thing, Abomination and Hulk.


If we have the letter of the High Evolutionary or High Evolutionary in our deck of Marvel Snap together with some, several or all of these cards, they will obtain the following effects from the beginning of the game.

  • Wasps – when revealed: two random enemy cards at this location receive -1 power
  • Misty Knight – when you end a turn with unspent energy, give +1 power to an allied card
  • Shocker – when revealed: gives -1 cost to the leftmost card in your hand
  • cyclops – when you end a turn with unspent energy, two random enemy cards in this location get -1 power
  • the thing – on Reveal: A random enemy card at this location is given -1 Power. Repeat this two more times.
  • Abomination – costs one less for each card in play that has negative power.
  • Hulk – +2 power for each turn that passed without expending energy

Recommended decks and strategies

Troll Deck

(High Evolutionary + The Thing + Wasp)

This combo can be put in a deck with other cards that reduce the opponent’s power like scorpions, Green Goblin and hobgoblin to secure a strategy that will cause many to leave games in a rage.

If you feel confident in your deck, add to the deck as well. Abomination and try to reduce your opponent’s power to negative numbers early so you can get her on the battlefield early.


energy saving mallet

(High Evolutionary + Wasp + Misty Knight + Shocker + Cyclops + Hulk)

This seems to be the main combination for decks with the High Evolutionary card or Alto Evolucionador in Marvel Snap. The idea is to create combinations that allow us to reduce the cost of cards —such as Be— to spend less energy each turn or better yet, spend a turn without spending energy to boost our own cards. It also goes well with Sunspot, She-Hulk and with Magik to ensure a turn 7 where the Hulk powers up even more.

Complete deck of the High Evolutionary

(High Evolutionary + Wasp + Misty Knight + Shocker + Cyclops + Hulk + Abomination + The Thing)


Since all seven non-effect cards are so common, it’s not unreasonable to think of a Marvel Snap deck with all of them and the High Evolutionary.

If they go for this strategy, there is room for four more cards in the deck. These depend on the strategy you want to use. We recommend that they be sunspot, scorpions, Magik and Be.

We hope that this guide of the High Evolutionary or High Evolutionary in Marvel Snap Help them get the card, learn how to use its effect, and build unbeatable decks.