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Star-vader, Nebula Lord Dragon
Feb. 18, 2014
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What's up, you guys?! It's Tuesday in our "Яeverse
Week", and today, we're looking at one of the front
liners of the invading Link Joker clan...
Star-vader, Nebula Lord Dragon
Clan: Link Joker
Race: Cyber Dragon
[CONT](VC) Limit Break 4 (This ability is active if you
have four or more damage):During your turn, all of your
front row «Link Joker» get [Power]+3000 for each of your
opponent's locked cards.
[ACT](VC):[Counter Blast (2)] Choose one of your
opponent's rear-guards in the back row, and lock it.(The
locked card is turned face down, and cannot do anything.
It turns face up at the end of the owner's turn.)
[CONT](VC/RC): Lord (If you have a unit without a same
clan as this unit, this unit cannot attack)
...Nebula Lord Dragon is one of those cards where
it's going to be a nice threat for the next few months
until we are introduced to something even scarier than
himself, but for the time being, let's take a look at
this guy. He has 11,000 power, which is always a plus,
and a Limit Break that strengthens your field for
restraining your opponent's field. The Limit Break gives
not just Nebula Lord, but your entire frontline an extra
3,000 power for each card your opponent has Locked on
their field. The best case scenario, as rare as it is,
is somehow getting your opponent's entire field Locked
and giving your frontline an extra 15,000 power though
as hard as it may be to do, combining this with
Infinite-Zero Dragon, Dust-tail Unicorn, Nebula Lord's
own effect to Lock a back row and a few other Link Joker
cards, if you aren't Locking their entire field, it'll
be really close to a full Lock and can at least give out
an average 6,000-9,000 power boost to your frontline.
Nebula Lord is very odd compared to other Link Joker
aces as personally, I'd abuse the Limit Break by using
Stand Triggers instead of Critical Triggers, so the
opponent would be overwhelmed by multiple power attacks
though overall, he will do as the ace of Link
Art: 3/5 (Pretty basic, but right to the point.)
Next Time: The giant devil tree...
Go Яogue...Go Pro!
...and DON'T be a Sackboy!!!
Star-Vader, Nebula Lord Dragon
The invasion continues for Space Week, and today we
have the ace for Link Joker decks (until May comes and
ruins EVERYTHING), Nebula Lord Dragon. He grants 3000
power to every front-row unit for each locked card the
opponent has with his Limit Break, and from Mid Game
onward, he can lock a back-row unit at the cost of
Well, the skill's efficient enough, I suppose. For a
cost of CB2, you essentially make one column swing for
5k guard at best. Possibly reducing that unit's ability
to hit your Vanguard to nothing at all if that column
was compensating with a strong booster, which is now
paralyzed. However, Nebula Lord does badly need external
help in order to go anywhere. To use his skill in the
most efficient manner, you pretty much have to have all
your column set up swinging for a total power of 18k, so
that the 3k bonus makes them 21k, the sweet spot for
non-crossrides to make them guard more. This should I
suppose still happen given that you have to scale for
Crossrides anyway regardless, but it does just leave you
with a largely Vanilla deck until Late Game, which is a
weakness to Link Joker in general; they just don't have
the support to actually spam Lock turn after turn. So
any other deck with better finishers now have time to
set up and murder you.
I wouldn't worry too much about him; Lock is
generally nowhere close in terms of long-term benefits
as retiring a unit. As long as the deck's propelled to
Late Game quickly, he's manageable.
Yesterday we reviewed a Яeversed card but today we’ll
review a creature from Link Joker directly. Nebula Lord
Dragon is your standard limit break 4 gain power and
we’ve seen it before. But this is different. He gains
power from locked units your opponent controls. That
being said at a cost of 2 counterblasted cards he locks
an opponent’s card. I’m actually surprised he’s not more
deadly to be honest. Storyline wise this guy is the one
responsible for the invading forces of the Dragon Empire
and Dark Zone so, If you use a Яeverse card from either
clan, he was responsible. So is he worth all the hype?
As far as Link Joker goes this guy isn’t as scary as
some of the more horrifying creations of void.
2.8/5 That being said, there will be someone who loves