Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous
Cannot be destroyed by battle with a monster Special Summoned from the Extra Deck. You can only use each of the following effects of “Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous” once per turn. If a monster Special Summoned from the Extra Deck is on the field: You can Special Summon this card from your hand. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can activate this effect; add 1 “Dogmatika” card from your Deck to your hand, except “Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous”, also you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn.
October 19th, 2020
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Hello Pojo Fans,
Dogmatika week begins with maybe my favorite of the artworks: Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous
Battle protection against Extra Deck monsters is a serious asset for any monster, making it a wall against essentially any deck in the game. Special Summon ability off an Extra Deck monster summon is also a good effect to have, even if Ecclesia is a Level 4 and can be Normal Summoned, swarming is always encouraged to get to your own Extra Deck. Ignition effect and not a Quick-Effect, it won’t help defend you during your opponents turn. Dogmatika searcher for the deck, but she will lock you out of your Extra Deck for the rest of the turn, so get your summons done before summoning her. That restriction hurts because everyone likes to lead off with a searcher and get things going, but with Ecclesia it’s the opposite. Not being entirely locked out of Special Summoning is good, leaving you some options like more Dogmatika, and you can swarm with this archetype if you play it correctly or mix it in with other archetype(s).
Ecclesia you want to see in the opening hand, you just don’t want her being your only move.
Until Next Time
We now get to see the archetype that’s splashed into several different strategies and working to varying success depending on what the other strategy is, as it is now Dogmatika Week. The week starts off with one of the key figures in the current lore going on through booster sets right now: Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous.
Ecclesia is a Level 4 LIGHT Spellcaster with 1500 ATK and DEF. Overall the stats are fine, LIGHT is great, and Spellcaster has a plethora of generic support to work with. Ecclesia cannot be destroyed in battle by monsters summoned from the Extra Deck, as is the same with every Dogmatika, and it’s good considering how strong those Extra Deck monsters can be. The remaining effects here are a hard once per turn, and they’re warranted. The first effect lets you Special Summon this card from hand if there is a monster that was Special Summoned from the Extra Deck on the field, and it’s great that it can be either player so you don’t specifically have to rely on the opponent and can go into the Extra Deck yourself. A free body on board is nice, especially since her second effect on Normal or Special Summon lets you search for any Dogmatika card at the cost of not being able to summon from the Extra Deck for the rest of the turn. Dogmatika has access to various versatile options, and the Extra Deck restriction is fine if you make the Extra Deck plays first and then get the search. Ecclesia is the key piece of the lore right now, which is fitting because she’s also the key card to anything Dogmatika related. She and Nadir Servant is likely why you’re running Dogmatika in the first place.
Advanced Rating: 4.5/5
Art: 5/5 Another lore with great artwork? Don’t mind if I do.
It’s Dogmatika week here on Pojo, and first up is Ecclesia, the Virtuous. Light and Spellcaster are great things, Level 4, and 1500 attack and defense which is just okay. So first we see Battle Immunity from Monsters Special Summoned from the Extra Deck. Which IS cool, but with only 1500 attack, it won’t be all that hard to destroy by Monster anyway. This card can be Special Summoned from your Hand if a Monster Special Summoned from the Extra Deck is on the Field. That should make this a very easy first turn drop if you’re going second, and being able to Special Summon a Level 4 that easily makes this a great Extra Deck play card itself. If Normal or Special Summoned you get to add any 1 Theme card from your Deck to your Hand. Making this card all that much better, being able to instantly access whatever you happen to need at the time to further your own plays. You are prevented from Special Summoning from your own Extra Deck that turn, but you can still do so from your Deck and Graveyard, so it’s good you’re not fully locked out of Special Summons from that effect. Each effect is once per turn, although that might not be necessary given you can’t fetch from the Extra Deck.
Art: 4.5/5 The warrior here, she certainly looks full of virtue to me.
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