Unit of The Week: Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot

[AUTO](RC):When this unit boosts a vanguard with “Seraph” in its card name, COST [Counter Blast (1)], your opponent chooses a trigger unit from their drop, and imprisons it in your Prison.

Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is a unit from Brandt Gate. This is grade 1 unit supports Seraph. She provides an alternative method for imprisoning the opponent’ s cards. Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot prevents the opponent from trying to evade your Aurora Battle Princesses imprisoning their cards.

Ability:

Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot counters opponents’ strategy of avoiding your prison, and she is a key card for her ability. Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot imprisons a trigger from the opponent’s drop zone when she boosts a vanguard with Seraph in her name. Triggers cannot hide from her, and you want to imprison as many units as possible.

Opponents may limit the number of rear-guards on their fields because they do not want you to imprison many of their units. Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is a solution to this problem. She is another option for imprisoning the opponent’s units from a different area instead of the field.

Therefore, Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is an effective card when Seraph becomes your vanguard. An opponent will guard his or her vanguard with triggers because they have the higher shields than most cards. He or she will have triggers in the drop zone for you to imprison them.

Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is the perfect unit to call behind the vanguard on your first turn. You may use her to pay the cost for Galaxy Central Prison, Galactolus. She will be in position in the vanguard’s column for the reminder of the game, and you may consistently activate her ability with Seraph as your vanguard.

Support:

Furthermore, Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot sets up the powerful abilities of Aurora Battle Princess, Seraph Snow and Aurora Fierce Princess, Seraph. These units require a minimum number of cards in your imprison. They reach their full potential when you meet the minimum requirements.

Therefore, you need cards with the ability to imprison the opponent’s cards early and often. Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is another option for your strategy. She is a good backup against particular decks.

Play these cards with Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot in the D-Standard Format!

Premium Format:

Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is only a decent card in the premium format with a deck with Seraph and the Aurora Battle Princesses. Her ability only activates itself with Seraph as your vanguard. Her ability has its usefulness in the premium format.

Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is an awesome card against Legion. Players often return triggers to their decks when they activate Legion. Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot may imprison one of those triggers. It is an effective ability because a trigger’s effects impact the game, and your imprisonment of one trigger makes a huge difference.

Play these cards with Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot in the D-Standard Format!

Card Rating:

Overall, Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot is a nice addition to the Aurora Battle Princesses. She provides the additional option for imprisoning the opponent’s units. Her ability is a valuable asset against smart opponents, who do not over commit rear-guards on the field. I recommend playing two to four copies of Aurora Battle Princess, Horn Apricot in your deck.

D-Standard Format: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

Premium Format: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

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