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If you’re still learning the ins and outs of Upper Deck e-Pack, one part that is not to be missed is the Achievements system. These don’t require any extra purchases, and you can earn some pretty cool memorabilia or cards. Achievements can enhance your experience on e-Pack while adding some very unique items to your collection.
In each set of Overwatch League trading cards, there are different insert cards you can pull from packs. Inserts are the groupings of card types, such as the new Crosslight Parallel cards or the Legendary parallels of the base sets. Most of the achievements will involve collecting all of a specific insert or inserts of a specific team. As we shared in the Collector Spotlight on Mason M., the Printing Plate achievements require collecting the base set of InfraSight card inserts.
In the 2020 Overwatch League Series 2 set, there is a Team Quad Fragment achievement that requires all of the Solo Fragments, Duo Fragments, Trio Fragments, and 3rd Fragments of that specific team. As a note: the 3rd fragments are patches from the team’s 3rd kit jerseys, while trio fragments are regular jersey fragments. Shown below, the amount of fragments required may vary for each team. This can often be due to a team having more players than another, or the amount of jerseys provided for the creation of the fragment cards.
As shown in the image above (which is from the Achievements Page on Upper Deck e-Pack) you will see what the achievement is, a description of which cards are needed, how many are still available for redemption (30, 27, 28), your progress towards the achievement (0/6, 0/7, 0/9), and the “View Details” tab. When you click on “View Details” there will be a small pop-up that usually shows what the achievement card will look like and the “View Progress” button. As it says, it will show what your progress towards that specific achievement is. It is also helpful as it will let you know which cards you still need (and the option to favorite them) as well as the ones that you already have in your collection.
In the above image, this is the “View Progress” page for the Los Angeles Gladiators Team Quad Fragment achievement. The left side shows an example of what the Team Quad Frag may look like (individual fragments may vary), while the right side shows the five solo fragments, one duo fragment, and one trio fragment needed to complete this specific achievement. This page will update as you collect the different fragments. When you collect them all, the “Redeem” button in the upper left will show 7/7 and be dark blue for you to press.
Rare and Epic Parallel Collecting
There are a number of achievements throughout the Overwatch League trading card sets that require rare or epic parallels of base cards, team checklists, and/or Star Rookies cards. Rare parallels are created by combining identical base cards, while Epic parallels are created by combining identical Rare parallels. For most cards, it will take 3 identical base cards to create a Rare parallel card, except in the 2017-18 Inaugural Season and High Series player cards, which require 9. Epic Parallels require 3 identical Rare Parallels throughout all sets of trading cards. Rare and Epic parallels are exclusives to Upper Deck e-Pack and not pulled from card packs.
Each set has an achievement to collect the base player cards and a team checklist of the players from that team so you can unlock a team avatar to use on the Upper Deck e-Pack site. When you redeem for this achievement, these base cards will be marked as “Redeemed” and cannot be used to redeem for that achievement again. However, you can use redeemed base cards when combining to create Rare parallel cards.
As mentioned previously, once a card has been used for one achievement, it cannot be used a second time (with the exception of combining up). You will see a white R in a yellow square on the top left side of the card, as shown above. Since these Team Checklist Epic Parallels have been redeemed for one achievement, they will not be able to be redeemed for any others. This is important to note if you’re trying to trade for items to complete an achievement set. When it comes to trading, you can take a look at THIS BLOG for a walkthrough of the system and a few tips.
Some of the achievements might take a bit of work, but finishing one feels amazing. There’s a wonderful community of other Overwatch League trading card collectors who have been able to help each other complete various achievements. Seeing the support of this community has been amazing, and I can’t wait to see more achievements completed. Remember to share your favorite cards or finished achievements using #CollectOWL on social media! You can also tag our Twitter account @UpperDeckEsprts and our Instagram account @UpperDeckEsports.
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