Blue Wave Marshal Dragon, Flood Hazard Dragon

Blue Wave Marshal Dragon, Flood Hazard Dragon
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[Stride]-Stride Step-[Choose one or more cards with the sum of their grades being 3 or greater from your hand, and discard them] Stride this card on your (VC) from face down. [AUTO](VC):[Counter Blast (1) & Choose a face down card with the same card name as this unit from your G zone, turn it face up, choose two cards from your hand, and discard them] At the end of the battle that a rear-guard with “Blue Wave” in its card name attacked, if you have a heart card with “Blue Wave” in its card name, and it was the fourth battle of this turn, you may pay the cost. If you do, [Stand] this unit, and it gets drive-3. [CONT](VC) Generation Break 3:This unit gets drive+1, and all of your rear-guards in your front row with “Blue Wave” in their card names get [Power]+2000.
Date Reviewed: January 22, 2018

Rating: 2.75

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

Reviews Below:


Normally this is the part where we’d sneak in stuff from the upcoming Extra Booster, but since I completely forgot it, I guess my punishment for blowing like three COTD slots on crap like Shirayuki last week is to review Aqua Force THIS week. So here’s new Blue Waves, starting with this. Now this is a bit of a mixed bag. On one hand, having a re-standing Vanguard as a first Stride is pretty awesome. What ISN’T awesome is that he’s -2 and you don’t Drive Check anything back until you hit GB3, so if he’s first Stride you’d better hope that Dagger Master Dracokid and Brutal Trooper can make the difference up, but asking for both is a bit of a stretch at times, and I tend not to assume best-case scenario. The -2 from hand wouldn’t have been a big ask, but considering cards like Galeas need to sort of KEEP hand and so do you for the opponent’s next turn, that’s a bit much.

5 Drive Checks if he’s second Stride’s pretty good, goes further than Tetra Boil. So if nothing else run him for that. Otherwise, first Stride should be something more reliable like Alexandros. Or if you G Guarded Tetra Boil.



What’s up, Rogue Squad?!  So, before we all go venturing in the forest to look at plants, insects and wildlife, we get to look at…*sigh*…Aqua Force…God, I know CardfightKing is having a field day with this one…anyway, let some have a look at Blue Wave’s newest G Unit: Flood Hazard Dragon.  On paper, a first Stride restander sounds great on paper…until you see that the second attack doesn’t get any drive checks at all whatsoever and can cost you a nice chunk of your hand unless you play Brutal Trooper and Dagger Master to help compensate the cost.  On the flip side, however, going into him second stride while you’re at GB3 makes him a bit more solid as 3 drive checks with 2 attacks then becomes 5 drive checks with the same 2 attacks, so the cost isn’t as painful that time around.  Hell, I’ve seen some Aqua Force players even tech this as a 1-of just so they have can utilize the Quad Drive against their bad matchups (ie Overlord, Link Joker, Megacolony, etc.), so it’s not that bad, but most people prefer to use Alexandros…like there needs to be a reason why…this is gonna be a long week…🙄

Rating: 3/5     Artwork: 4/5

Next Time: The Leader of the Resist Force.

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