Date Reviewed: January 24, 2018
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Hello Pojo Fans,
Eva looks more like an alien than a fairy, but it is strictly LIGHT Fairy support.
Eva’s effect is easy to activate, going to the graveyard is one the easiest things to do for a monster. Foolish, lose a battle, either of those can be done with ease. Banish up to 2 to get up to 2 gives you a -1, but it can help set up bigger plays. The monsters have to be Level 2 or lower which puts strict restrictions on what you’ll be pulling from your deck. Heralds like this, it can search a World Chalice monster, and a couple of Trickstar monsters. The freedom to banish from the grave or field is nice, but you can’t banish Eva, which would’ve been handy. You can One for One it or Special Summon it using some Fairy-support cards, but it has very low ATK/DEF and its effect to pull is restricted to a few archetypes. This is a fun little support card for below Tier 1 decks, but Trickstars have better support cards to get to their monsters.
Until Next Time
Heralds sometimes appear in Counter Fairy decks I feel, or just Fairy decks in general, so they got a new card to help get you to your Heralds, Eva.
Eva is a Level 1 Light Fairy with 500 ATK and 200 DEF. Level 1s will typically have terrible stats. Light and Fairy are both good, especially considering we are talking about support for Fairies. Level 1 means One for One, though I cannot think of many Fairy decks that would play One for One. When Eva is sent to the GY, you can banish up to 2 other Light Fairies from the GY to search for an equal amount of Level 2 or lower Fairies with different names from the deck excluding Eva. The Heralds are the first cards to come to mind, but some other good options are Hanewata for a burn matchup or Time Maiden if you wish to play Timelords. I’m confident Agent Earth is a Fairy as well. Eva is a hard once per turn, which is fine I guess. The card is solid, especially if you play Heralds or other low level Fairies, though those low level fairies aren’t always mandatory for most Counter Fairy decks.
Fun Fact: When I first saw this card, before reading the effects, I was thinking this was an Alien card. Now come on, you cannot tell me this doesn’t look like an Alien card, lol.
Advanced Rating: 3.25/5
One of my favorite decks all-time is the Agent Angel variant of the Gallis OTK. The monster mash relied on a backbone of fairies, hand traps, and a litany of level 3 monsters. Venus, Earth and Hyperion were complemented by Heralds (normally Orange) that could take out opponent cards at will. What I wouldn’t give to have had access to Eva back then.
Eva with any of the Heralds essentially allows you to retrieve a costless Herald from your deck whenever you use one. Drop Eva and Herald of Orange Light to pop a monster and then use Eva’s effect to get two more Heralds as long as they’re different colors, or even better, a Herald and Earth! But this monster has definitive uses beyond standard fairy types. Fluffals easily abuse Eva. Same for Trickstars. If Kuriboh ever comes together as a viable deck, Eva will be a must. And don’t forget Spirit of the Pot of Greed! Okay, I kid… or do I?
Frankly speaking, this monster is a future all-star. Any card that lets you plus by searching for potentially 2 generic monsters by sending him to the graveyard in any fashion is just begging for abuse. I’m already seeing players make grand attempts to somehow break Watapon with it. I’m sure they’ll eventually figure out how. In a bubble, Eva is a super good card, but the day fairies reach the top again might be the day before Eva gets his alien butt on the restricted list.
Advanced: 4.25 Future Potential: 5/5
I don’t think Eva works in Counter Fairy’s. It’s a Level 1 Light Fairy-type monster with 500 Atk and 200 Def. Eva has a once per turn effect that triggers when it’s sent to the grave. You get to banish some Light Fairy’s to search Level 2 or lower Light Fairy’s with different names up to a max of 2. That’s it. Yes you can get heralds that are negation, but Counter Traps are what make the deck hard to handle. Eva is still a decent monster, but the stats aren’t really worth it. The effect is hindered by the fact that you can neither banish nor search for other Eva. It can help combos for Light Fairy’s, but at the moment, the alien should go back home.
Score: 2.5/5 Art: 4/5 cute
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