Alliance War Defender Suggestion (Defensive Tier List)

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Alliance War needs annoying champs to increase the chance to get more kills, but do remember that you should not place one champ on many nodes, else your opponent may win because of increased diversity point. So take care of diversity if you really care about winning.

AW Boss Suggestion

Medusa (Duped)Dormammu (Duped+High Sigs)Annihilus (Duped)
Spider-Gwen Spiderman Classic (Duped+High Sigs) Void (Duped)
Nick Fury (Duped)The Champion (Duped) Domino
Korg (Duped)Wasp (Duped)Mister Sinister
Darkhawk (Duped)Thing (Duped+High Sigs)Havok
Elsa Bloodstone (Duped+High Sigs)

AW Mini-Boss Suggestion

All Champions from Boss List


Mephisto (Duped)Magik (Duped)Iron Man (IW)
NightcrawlerJuggernaut (Duped)Killlmonger (Duped)
MysterioVision AarkusM.O.D.O.K
Emma Frost (Duped)Morning Star (Duped)  Iceman (Duped)
SentinelHyperion (Duped)Annihilus (Duped)
Green GoblinJuggernaut (Duped)Warlock
Invisible WomanDoctor DoomGuillotine 2099 (Duped)

Good Defenders

All Champions from Boss and Mini-Boss Suggestion


MordoUnstoppable Colossus (Duped)Black Panther (Civil War)
Sabretooth (Duped)Ultron (Both Version)Spider-Man (Miles Morales)
Gladiator HulkSpider-Man (Stark)Red Skull
Dr. StrangeCableYondu
RhinoKingpinKing Groot
Blade (Duped)Thor Ragnarok (Duped)Electro (Duped)
Yello Jacket (Duped)Abomination (Duped)Doctor Octopus
Corvus Glaive (Duped)Agent VenomGambit
Scarlet Witch (Duped)Spider-Man Symbiote Hela
CrossbonesProxima  MidnightBlack Widow (Duped)
War MachineMoon KnightTaskmaster (Duped+high sign)
BishopQuakeThe Champion (Duped)
Omega Red (Duped)Mister FantasticHeimdall
NamorNight ThrasherCaptain Marvel (Duped) – Movie
Human Torch (Duped)Ebony Maw (Duped)Sunspot
Man-ThingSilver Surfer

OK Defenders

Punisher 2099PunisherVision OG (Duped)
Hulk Red HulkMagneto
PsylockeBeastThe Hood
Archangel Captain America (IW)Phoenix (Duped)
Rocket RaccoonNebulaHawkeye
DiabloLoki Deadpool X-Force
DeadpoolHoward the DuckVenom the Duck
Cull Obsidian

Meh Defenders

Captain AmericaCaptain America (WWII)Vision (Age of Ultron)
Star-LordWolverineWolverine X-23
Luke CageCyclopsDoctor Voodoo
Iron-ManIron-PatriotCivil Warrior
Captain Marvel (Classic)HulkBusterSuperior Iron-Man
ThorGhost RiderRonan
GamoraColossusBlack Bolt
DraxStormOld-Man Logan
 Black Panther ElectraJoe Fixit
GoldpoolMs. MarvelThor (Jane Foster)
Iron FistCarnageDaredevil Classic
Daredevil NetflixKamala KhanFalcon

Do you have suggestions? Suggestions are welcome and we will look into it and update the sheet if needed. Please comment with your suggestion. Do mention if the champ needs to be duped or not.

Placing the right champs on right nodes (Where to place champions to work effectively)

I am not mentioing the specific node type because many nodes’ buff changes depending on the Alliance Tier. I will just mention the buff type to place effective champs. You can just tap on the node and see the buff detail.


  1. Havok
  2. Darkhawk
  3. Night Thrasher
  4. Iron Man Infinity War
  5. Domino
  6. Mr Sinister
  7. Killmonger (Duped)
  8. King Groot (Duped)
  9. Korg (Duped)
  10. Sentinel
  11. Emma Frost (Duped)
  12. The Champion (Duped)

Indomitable Nodes

  1. Sabretooth
  2. Mister Sinister
  3. Greengoblin

Aegis (Heavy)

  1. Kingpin
  2. Agent Venom
  3. Domino
  4. Mordo
  5. Rogue
  6. Havok
  7. Annihilus

Bubble Shield

  1. Domino
  2. Iron Man Infinity War
  3. Havok
  4. Kingpin
  5. Agent Venom
  6. Ebony Maw
  7. Emma Frost
  8. Invisible Woman

Long Distance Relationship

  1. Void
  2. Mister Sinister
  3. Modok

Close Encounters Nodes

  1. Iron Man Infinity War
  2. Void
  3. Domino
  4. Havok
  5. Sentinel
  6. Killmonger
  7. Iceman
  8. Cable
  9. Punisher 2099
  10. MODOK
  11. Omega Red

Confusion Nodes

  1. Kingpin
  2. Iron Man Infinity War
  3. Iceman (Duped)
  4. Agent Venom
  5. Masacre

Prey on the Weak

  1. Hyperion
  2. Or any Mystic champ with MD Mastery

Kinetic Transference Nodes

  1. Havok
  2. Domino
  3. Iron-Man Infinity War
  4. Korg
  5. Mordo

Boost Buff

  1. Iron-Man Infinity War
  2. Red Skull

Buff Toggle

  1. Domino
  2. Havok
  3. Iron Man Infinity War
  4. King Groot
  5. Spider-man Classic
  6. Spider Gwen
  7. Modok
  8. Void

Kinetic Instigator

  1. Hyperion
  2. Havok
  3. Mordo
  4. Kingpin

No Retreat

  1. Domino
  2. Morningstar
  3. Korg
  4. Sentinel
  5. Iron Man Infinity War
  6. Medusa

Psychic Thorns

  1. Cyclops (New Xavier School)
  2. Symbiote Supreme
  3. Bishop
  4. Korg
  5. Domino
  6. Medusa

Brute Force / Bane Nodes

  1. Nightcrawler
  2. Spider-Gwen
  3. Spiderman-Classic (Duped)
  4. Spiderman Miles Morales
  5. Hyperion (Duped)
  6. Mysterio
  7. Darkhawk (Duped)
  • Regeneration Nodes (Arc Overload, Buffet, Masochism):

  1. Kingpin
  2. Blade (Duped)
  3. Agent Venom
  4. Morningstar (Duped)
  5. King Groot
  6. Mister Sinister
  7. Abomination (Duped)
  8. Electro (Duped)
  9. Rogue
  10. Killmonger
  11. Magik (Duped)
  12. Korg (Duped)
  13. Wasp (Duped)
  14. Sentinel

Tip: You may wonder that most of the champions listed above don’t even regenerate health, so why would you place them on regeneration nodes? Would you do a path with a regeneration node without a relevant champ? Summoner with Void, Captain America IW, AA, Dr. Voodoo etc. are usually assigned for such paths. Void and Captain America IW can even reverse the regeneration to degeneration with Petrify debuff that makes those nodes a cake walk if you put champions that regenerates. The best champions are those that shrug off. Kingpin is the best.

  • Unblocked Special 1 Attack Nodes

  1. Emma Frost (Duped)
  2. Spiderman Classic (Duped)
  3. Spiderman Symbiotic (Duped)
  4. Darkhawk
  5. Bishop
  6. Iceman (Duped)
  7. Killmonger
  8. Green Goblin
  9. Night Thrasher
  10. Havok
  11. Warlock
  12. Elsa Bloodstone
  13. Silver Surfer
  • Unblockable Special 2 Attack Node

  1. Yondu
  2. Sentinel
  3. Dormammu (Duped)
  4. Spiderman (Stark-Enhanced)
  5. Omega Red (Duped)
  6. Morningstar
  • Stun-Immune Nodes

  1. Medusa
  2. Nightcrawler
  3. Wasp
  4. Red Hulk
  5. Corvus Glaive
  6. M.O.D.O.K
  7. Yondu
  8. Void
  9. Juggernaut (Duped)
  10. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  11. Omega Red (Duped)
  12. Thing
  13. Darkhawk
  14. Havok
  15. Warlock
  16. Mysterio
  • Counter Tactics Node

  1. Medusa (Duped)
  2. Corvus Glaive
  3. Domino
  4. Havok
  5. Wasp(Duped)
  6. Hulk Ragnarok
  7. Kingpin
  8. Korg
  9. Iron Man Infinity War
  10. Spiderman Classic (Duped)
  11. Dormammu (Duped)
  12. Juggernaut (Duped)
  13. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  14. Nightcrawler
  • Dismay Node

  1. Spiderman Classic (Duped)
  2. Wasp
  3. Spiderman Miles Morales
  4. King Groot
  5. Kingpin
  6. Korg
  7. The Champion (Duped)
  8. Juggernaut (Duped)
  9. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  10. Nightcrawler
  11. Medusa (Duped)
  12. Spider-Gwen
  13. Mysterio
  14. Invisible Woman
  • Power Gain Nodes

  1. Iron Man Infinity War (Duped)
  2. Magik (Duped- Try using Mystic Dispersion Mastery)
  3. Killmonger
  4. Hyperion (Duped)
  5. Mordo
  6. Vision OG (Duped)
  7. Cable (Duped)
  8. Thor Ragnarok (Duped)
  9. Heimdall (Duped)
  10. Dr. Doom
  • Bleed Degeneration Nodes

  1. Iron Man Infinity War (Duped)
  2. Domino
  3. Red Skull
  4. Iceman (Duped)
  5. Void
  6. Electro (Duped)
  7. Abomination (Duped)
  8. M.O.D.O.K
  9. Taskmaster
  10. Juggernaut (Duped)
  • Poison Degeneration Nodes

  1. Morningstar (Duped)
  2. Domino
  3. Electro (Duped)
  4. Iceman (Duped)
  5. M.O.D.O.K
  • +Armor (Armored Up Nodes)

  1. Iron Man Infinity War (Duped)
  2. Red Skull
  3. Killmonger
  4. Black Panther (CW)
  5. Heimdall
  6. Taskmaster
  7. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  8. Sentinel
  9. The Champion (Duped)
  10. Warlock
  • Bleed and Poison Immunity Nodes

  1. Mephisto (Duped)
  2. Electro (Duped)
  3. Abomination (Duped)
  4. Black Panther (CW)
  5. Hulk
  6. Void
  7. Venom
  8. Captain America Infinity War
  9. Masacre
  10. M.O.D.O.K
  11. Spiderman Classic (Duped)
  12. Moon Knight
  13. Wasp (Duped)
  14. Quake
  15. Juggernaut (Duped)
  16. The Champion (Duped)
  • All or Nothing Nodes

  1. Thor Ragnarok
  2. Hyperion
  3. Mordo
  4. Killmonger
  5. Magik (Duped- with Mystic Dispersion Mastery)
  6. Captain America Infinity War
  7. Bishop
  8. Venom
  9. Captain America IW
  10. Domino
  • Physical Resistance Nodes

  1. Medusa (Duped)
  2. Carnage
  3. Iron Man IW
  4. Venom
  5. Korg
  6. Wasp
  7. Corvus Glaive
  8. Killmonger
  9. M.O.D.O.K
  10. Captain America IW
  11. Red Hulk
  12. Juggernaut (Duped)
  13. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  14. Sentinel
  15. The Champion (Duped)
  16. Omega Red (Duped)
  • Limber Nodes

  1. Juggernaut (Duped)
  2. M.O.D.O.K
  3. Wasp
  4. Red Hulk
  5. Korg
  6. Iceman
  7. Unstoppable Colossus (Duped)
  8. The Champion (Duped)
  9. Rogue
  10. Kingpin
  11. Agent Venom
  12. Medusa
  13. Darkhawk
  14. Blade
  15. Domino
  • Kinetic Reactor

  1. Agent Venom
  2. Bishop
  3. Punisher 2099
  4. Domino
  5. Iron Man Infinity War
  6. Nick Fury (Duped)
  • Increased Blood Duration or Bloodletting Nodes

  1. Yondu
  2. Blade
  3. Archangel
  • Power Shield (Basic Attack Deals No Damage)

  1. Spiderman (Stark-Enhanced)
  2. Iron Man IW (Duped)
  3. Domino
  4. Spiderman Classic

For rest of the nodes use any champs from the list given on top of this page. Bosses and Minibosses Suggestions are also at the top.

AW Defender Tactics and Defenders that Would Get Benefit

Available for Tier 1 to 5 alliances only.

Alliance War Defender Tactics is the new thing that Kabam Added After AW Season 10. So you should expect it to remain in season 11. when it starts by the end of July.

An Alliance can select a defender Tactic while starting the AW Placement Phase. If any defender Tactic is not selected, it will be applied at a random by Kabam (AI).

Type of Defender Tactics, their buffs, and the list of defenders to get benefit from it.

1. Crush:

X-Men and Mercenary Defenders gain 100% Attack During Special Attacks and their Special Attack ignore 80% of the Attacker’s Block Proficiency.

List of champions that can benefit from Crush Tactic

ColossusCyclops (both)Deadpool (All Versions)Domino
Emma FrostGambitHavokIceman
MagikMagneto (both)NamorNightcrawler
Old-Man LoganPhoenixPsylockeRogue
StormUnst. ColossusWolverineWolverine X-23
KarnakLuke CageMassacreBlack Widow
SabretoothWinter SoldierYonduMoon Knight

2. Dodge:

Small Size (Size: S) Defenders have a 5% change to evade incoming attacks. Whenever a Size: S defender evades an attack, they gain 10% of a bar of power.

List of champions that can benefit from Dodge Tactic

AngelaBlack WidowCaptain Marvel (Both)Domino
ElectroElectraEmma FrostGamora
Invisible WomanIron Fist (both)MagikMedusa
Ms. MarvelKamala KhanNebulaPhoenix
Proxima MidnightPsylockeQuakeRocket Raccoon
RogueScarlet WitchSpider GwenSpiderman (all versions)
StormThor (Jane Foster)WaspWolverine X-23

3. Bulwark:

Metal Defenders are immune to Armor Break debuffs. If they lose more than 5% of health from a single strike, they gain industructible buff for 5 seconds. The ability goes on cooldown for 15 seconds after industructible buff expires.

List of champions that can benefit from Bulwar Tactic

AngelaArchangelCableCivil Warrior
ColossusCrossbonesCull ObsidianDarkhawk
Doctor OctopusFalconGamoraGhost
Green goblinGuillotineGwenpoolHoward the Duck
HulkbusterIron ManIron Man IWIron Patriot
Old-Man LoganOmega RedPunisher 2099Red Skull
SentinelSpiderman (Stark)Spiderman(Stealth)Thor Ragnarok
Ultron (both)Unst. ColossusVision (both)Vulture
War MachineWaspWinter SoldierWolverine
Wolverine X-23Yellow Jacket

4. Siphon:

Villain Defenders recover 1% of their max health with each landed strike and recover 0.50% health with each blocked strike.

List of champions that can benefit from Siphon Tactic

Cyclops (New Xavier School)DiabloDoctor OctopusDormammu
ElectroGhostGreen GoblinHela
Iron PatriotJoe FixitJuggernautKang
KillmongerKing GrootKingpinLoki
MODOKMagneto (both)MephistoMister Sinister
MordoMorningstarMysterioOmega Red
Punisher 2099Red HulkRed SkullRhino
RonanSentinelThanosThe Hood
Ultron (both)Unst. ColossusVenomVenom the Duck

5. Flow:

 recover Critical Strikes against Control Defenders grant Power Flood, causing them to gain [X%] of their Max Power over [Y] seconds.

List of champions that can benefit from Flow Tactic

Doctor OctopusDoctor StrangeDoctor VoodooDormammu
LokiMagikMister SinisterPsylocke
Punisher 2099Red SkullScarlet WitchSpiderman (Miles Morales)
TaskmasterVision (both)YellowjacketDiablo
FalconGhostGhost RiderGuillotine
HeimdallHoward the DuckIron Man Infinity WarMordo
RogueRonanSymbiote SupremeThe Hood

If you have any suggestions that can improve the Defender Suggestion LIst, please don’t forget to comment.