If you've just jumped into RAID: Shadow Legends and saw all of the options available for battle, you might be a bit overwhelmed. There are five to choose from, and you just jumped in for a quick game.

Well campaign is the place to start, but what then? Do you need to delve into the dungeons, or fight in the arena?

The answer is, well, only if you want to, but it can help a lot. Gather round and read through, as we've got tips for you to understand the various modes of battle in RAID: Shadow Legends.

Aren't they all the same?

RAID Shadow Legends

No they're not. If you click through to the battle menu in the bottom right of the main menu, you'll find five different modes confronting you, and it can be daunting to jump right in.

Campaign is the only one unlocked from the beginning, but I'm sure the other four modes already have piqued your interest - or have otherwise scared you off from too many options.

But don't fret my friends, we're here to run you through them after all, tell you what to expect, and why you shouldn't be so afraid.

They are all, of course, battles - thus the battle menu. But the challenges you can expect within differ heavily.

While the campaign is a pretty straightforward blend of mob encounters and bosses, the dungeons can include a much more predictable, and steep, challenge.

Elsewhere, arena pits you against teams created by real people, and the clans section will actually have you helping out in fights with other clan members. Make sure to actually join a clan for this to go well.

The Faction Wars, the final mode, is one of the most intriguing, and will require you to amass an army built using specific factions.

For more on each of the modes, just read on…