Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight – #KICO-EN014
2 Warrior monsters with different Attributes – Once per turn, when a card or effect is activated that targets this card (Quick Effect): You can negate that effect, and if you do, destroy 1 card on the field. If this card was Fusion Summoned using only monsters on the field as material, it can make a second attack during each Battle Phase. Once per turn, if this card battles an opponent’s monster, during damage calculation (Quick Effect): You can banish 1 Spell from your GY; this card gains ATK equal to half its current DEF, until the end of this turn.
Date Reviewed: August 23rd, 2021
Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale. 1 is awful. 3 is average. 5 is excellent.
An assortment of cards this week from King’s Court as we start with a new Gearfried Fusion: Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight.
Gilti-Gearfried is a Level 8 LIGHT Warrior Fusion with 2700 ATK and 1600 DEF. Alright stats overall, plus a good Type and Attribute combination. The requirements to summon are any 2 Warriors with different Attributes, basically screaming to be used with Super Polymerization at some point. Anyways, a soft once per turn when a card or effect is activated that targets this card to negate that effect and destroy a card on the field. Fine to have targeting protection of some sort still, even if we got more options to remove this that don’t target. The pop can be nice to destroy something else if the card that targeted this isn’t something you want to destroy or there’s a bigger threat on the field. Second effect is only usable if this was Fusion Summoned using only monsters on field as material where it can make a second attack during each Battle Phase, which a double attacker with 2700 ATK is pretty nice, especially if you did Super Poly an opponent’s board to get this. Finally, another soft once per turn when this battles an opponent’s monster where it gains ATK equal to half its current DEF until the end of the turn by banishing a Spell from grave. This can be useful with the double attack effect to get a 3500 body that’s going to attack twice. Overall, it’s a decent card. Nothing I’d say you have to run in your Warrior strategy, but better as a Super Poly target to use against the opponent. We could always use more of those.
Advanced Rating: 3.5/5
Art: 4/5 I’d say this is better than the classic Gearfried.
So Giltia the Dark Knight has indirectly fused with Gearfried and here we are looking at the result in Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight. Level 8, Light Warrior, 2700 attack (fine) 1600 defense (not as fine) and a fairly open Fusion requiring 2 Warriors but who must be of different Attributes. A Quick/once per Turn Effect lets you negate a Card or Effect that Targets this card and negate it; and destroy one card on the Field if you’re successful. The Targeting Effect here is fine, as also it doesn’t specify it must Target this card and ONLY this card, only leaving the Effect more open. I like that. The card you destroy can be ANY card on the Field, not just whatever one was Targeting this, so that’s pretty awesome too. If you Fusion Summon this card with Material only coming from the Field, he can attack twice each Battle Phase. Extra attacks are always welcome, and he’s not locked into the ‘second attack in a row’ clause either, so that’s another definite benefit here. A second Quick/once per Turn Effect lets you remove a Magic card from your Grave from play when this guy Battles, and increase his attack by half his current defense. So that’s at least an 800 point boost, making this guy 3500, and that’s more than enough to take down most anything. Removing your Magic cards (likely your Equips) is a bit counterproductive BUT, very little that’s removed stays removed these days.
Art: 4.5/5 Giltia is certainly showing in the suit, but the armor is really cool, as is the background here.
Hello Pojo Fans,
Stating the week off with a card Joey would be sure to use: Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight
Two Warrior monsters with different Attributes is easy to attain for nearly any Archetype, making Gilti-Gearfried a splashable Extra Deck target for players using stuff like Super Poly. Targeted negation for Gilti-Gearfried is good protection because of the destruction choice you have after negation. Youlllokelu destroy the card targeting Gilti-Gearfried if it’s a monster, otherwise you can spend the pop on something else. Two battles a turn is a good effect to clear and get some extra damage, but needing only on the field monsters when Gilti-Gearfried is Fusion Summoned consolidates your attacking options, but it’s not a make-or-break drawback. ATK boost during either turn for the cost of one spell from your grave is useful. Extra damage on top of two attacks or force your opponent to play around the ATK gain on their turn. 4200ATK with double attack potential makes this card a potential game finisher.
Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight is a good card that would’ve been great had its negation not been only targeting for itself. Still, this is a good Super Poly target and lends Warrior-Type monsters some good boss monster support.
Until Next Time
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