You can discard 1 card, then target 1 face-up monster on the field; you cannot Special Summon Link-2 or lower monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of the turn, also destroy the targeted monster, then, if it was a Link Monster, you can Special Summon any number of “Rokket” monsters with different names, from your hand or GY, up to its Link Rating. You can only use this effect of “Quadborrel Dragon” once per turn.
October 2, 2019
Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale. 1 is awful. 3 is average. 5 is excellent.
Hello Pojo Fans,
Quadborrel Dragon is Rokket-centric Dragon that can be as big as Boot Sector Launch.
Easy to make in Rokkets, link arrows at least guarantee most of the time that you will have an Extra Deck Zone in the Main Monster Zone. 1-for-1 at the least. Pop a face-up monster for any card in your hand eliminates dead cards and will activate any Rokket in the End Phase. Bringing this out to deal with a Link Monster is what you want to do. Mass Special Summon ability if you pop a Link Monster is like another Boot Sector Launch in the same turn. Even if you get rid of a Link 1 you still get a +1 with your Special Summon from the hand or grave. If you destroy a Link 4, the world is your oyster at that point. Rokkets aren’t at a loss for monsters to summon, and while you will have to go big or go home with the Extra Deck summon(s), when you can get a potential Link 4 off a 1-for-1 field removal I think that is well worth it. Combine that with the ability to use Boot Sector Launch to set up this Link Monster and this monster is a must in the archetype. This card is an easy way to get to your Borrel Link 4’s, and it being most useful against Link Monsters gives Rokkets a huge boost.
This card would have been incredible for Rokkets if you could discard from the hand OR destroy on your side the field.
Until Next Time
The last card we’ll look at that really supports Rokket monsters, here’s Quadborrel Dragon.
Quadborrel Dragon is a Link-2 DARK Dragon with 1000 ATK and arrows pointing Left and Down. Pretty low ATK for a Link-2, DARK and Dragon are still good, and the arrows make it work in either EMZ or MMZ which I can appreciate. The summoning requirements are any 2 Dragons, just as long as you use 1 Rokket monster. This is simple enough in Rokket decks. You can discard a card to target a face-up monster on the field, you can’t Special Summon Link-2 or lower monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of the turn, then destroy the targeted monster and if it was a Link Monster, you can revive Rokket monsters with different names from the hand or graveyard up to the Link Rating of the destroyed monster. I like the versatility of using either the hand or graveyard, that might come into play if you destroy a higher Link Rated monster, but you could also target this to get back 2 Rokkets, even though that seems pointless unless you really wanted to trade in a generic Dragon for a Rokket monster, or maybe just get an Extra Deck summon in the Main Monster Zone like a Borrel monster before trading this out for Rokkets to be targeted by said Borrel. The monsters revived can be used for anything bar Link-2 or lower summons, so you got Synchro options, Xyz options, Link options, Fusion options, or whatever else you might want to use the Rokkets for. Again, targeting them with Borrel monsters is great. I shouldn’t fail to mention that this does trigger your Rokket monster effects as well, so there’s another good use for this card, or you can just use this to get rid of an opponent’s card and benefit if it was a Link Monster. It’s a hard once per turn effect, but a decent option in the Rokket strategy. Considering the ease of summoning and how useful it could be, one or two in Rokkets isn’t that bad.
Advanced Rating: 4/5
Art: 4.25/5 Ironic that Quadborrel Dragon is a Link-2 and not a Link-4.
Midweek brings us to a Link Monster, being Quadborrel Dragon. This Dragon is Link 2, and Dark attributed with 1000 attack, whose arrows point directly down and to the immediate left. Two Dragons (one specifically a Rokket) must be used to Link Summon this card. First you discard a card (more than likely a Rokket) to Target and destroy a face-up Monster on the Field.
Can be useful here to destroy an opponent’s big threat you can’t get over, or a Rokket of your own to set up a play of your own. Your prevented from Special Summoning Link 2 or Lower Monsters from your Extra Deck the turn you do this (beyond no issue) and if you destroy a Link Monster with this effect (remember than it can be your own) you get another ability.
Being to Special Summon as many Rokkets as possible with different names from your Hand (or Graveyard, not and, but options are good) equal to the Link Rating of the Monster you destroyed. Said effect is once per turn. Swarming the Field is good, that’s a very easy effect to get off, and makes a dangerous, speedy Deck all the more dangerous and speedy.
Art: 4.5/5 I like the gold and the blue/green streaks here, but I’m not a big fan of the black on the body here. But everything else looks very nice to me.
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