Authoritative Knight, Ballizal
Authoritative Knight, Ballizal

Authoritative Knight, Ballizal – #V-SS06/003EN

[AUTO](VC):When placed, look at seven cards from the top of your deck, reveal up to one “Sanctuary Guard Dragon” or “Knight of Conquest, Wigstan” from among them and put it into your hand, and shuffle your deck. [AUTO](RC):When your vanguard with “Sanctuary Guard” in its card name attacks, that unit gets [Power]+10000 until end of that battle. If you have no face up cards in your damage zone, Counter Charge (1). This ability may only be used by a card with the same card name once a turn.
Date Reviewed: February 3, 2021

Rating: 2.75

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale: 1 is awful. 3 is average. 5 is great.

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Saikyo's Avatar

Oh yeah, there WAS this other thing that came out recently wasn’t there? 3 brand spanking new units for Royal Paladin (I’m not counting the starter unless it has a unique effect or something). Ballizal here is a top 7 searcher for 8 possible targets when ridden. Not especially good but nice to have. Primarily you want the second skill, which is to grant 10k. Now, that is certainly a nice option to have, but is slightly ruined by the fact it isn’t optional, since ideally you want the 10k to be stacked onto Sanctuary Guard so when it re-stands it has more pressure, at least during a turn where you can read that the opponent isn’t likely to have a Perfect Guard. The Countercharge is nice though.

Hard once per turn is also quite sad, but as it helps to grab a key piece (maybe) and it’s a Countercharger with not much other strings attached I guess Sanctuary Guard can find a decent use for it.


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