Naturia Pineapple...I'm very interested by the
Naturia family as a whole, and this card has almost
peaked my curiousity. We have a Level 2, Earth
attributed, Plant-type monster, with 100 attack and
defense, although the last bit there is pretty
All face-up monsters you control are treated as
For a Treeborn Frog type effect, if you have no
Magic or Trap cards on the Field, and our mutant
fruit friend (Pineapple are fruit, right) can
Special Summon to the Field.
You can't activate that effect if you control a
face-up Naturia Pineapple, or if you have monsters
in your Graveyard that aren't Plant or Beast-type.
Our little friend here is actually an asset to Plant
Decks, although I don't really see a Beast
connection. If it were a Tuner, it would be
Art: 5/5 for cuteness :)
gives us a sweet, juicy Tuesday CotD.
A Level 2 Earth/Plant, it fits in perfectly
well with its
With a mere 100 ATK and DEF, you can tell it
relies on its effects (though at least all that
makes it fairly easy to search and/or summon).
The first effect is good: all face-up
monsters you control are treated as Plant-Type
Naturia Pineapple is already a Plant, that isn’t
a universal trait for the
With this effect, you can use potent Plant
Wall of Thorns without the nasty side effects.
The real meat of this fruit, however, is the
next effect: if
Pineapple is in your Graveyard during your
Standby Phase and you control no Spells or Traps you
can Special Summon it to your side of the field.
You also can’t have another
Pineapple in play, and the real biggie: you can
only have Plant or Beast Type monsters in your
So, this is nice for
decks: with a
Hand Destruction in your opening draw, you can
Pineapple during your Standby Phase, revive it,
and lastly tribute it to bring out a first turn
Bamboo Shoot for some serious control.
Plant and Beast decks in general can run this
with a lone
Treeborn Frog in an attempt at creating two
floating monsters that revive during your Standby
Phase: just remember to revive that single copy of
first, then you still meet all the requirements to
Naturia Pineapple as well (and everything will
count as Plants until you get rid of
This can lead to some interesting combos
If you want to use the card in a more general
manner, you could try to find some cards that remove
the non-Plant/Beast monsters from your Graveyard.
My old-school brain reminded me of a Level 4
Earth/Beast known as
Soul-Eater: you’ll get a decent beatstick you
can try to bait out Traps with and remove clashing
monsters types from the Graveyard.
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