Unit of The Week: Blaster Blade Seeker (V Series)

[AUTO]:When this unit is placed on (VC) or (RC), COST [discard a card from your hand], choose one of your opponent’s front row rear-guards, and retire it. Choose one of your vanguards with “Seeker” in its card name and grade equal to or less than your opponent’s vanguard, and the original [Critical] of that unit becomes 2 until end of turn.
[AUTO](RC):At the end of the battle this unit attacked, if you did not ride this turn, COST [put this unit on the bottom of your deck], and draw a card.

Blaster Blade is one of the most popular characters from Cardfight!! Vanguard. He is a member of many archetypes. Some versions of the legendary hero are Gold Paladins. Blaster Blade Seeker is one of his best forms. Blaster Blade Seeker is a Royal Paladin and member of the Seekers.

V-Standard Format:

Blaster Blade Seeker is a grade 2 unit with 10,000 power and two abilities. The full potential of this card requires a deck for Seekers. His second ability requires a Seeker for your vanguard.

First Ability:

Blaster Blade Seeker’s first ability is a combination of Blaster Blade’s abilities from the V series. It is broken into two parts. The first part is a generic skill. You may use it in any deck with Royal Paladins.

The second part of this ability requires a Seeker for your vanguard. Therefore, you will be able to obtain the card’s full potential in a deck for Seekers. Consistency is always the key to victory. You can consistency activate this part of the ability with Blaster Blade Seeker as a vanguard and any other Seeker for your vanguard.

First Ability: Part One

Blaster Blade Seeker retires an opponent’s rear-guard in the front row. Blaster Blade Seeker is a solution for a major problem from an opponent’s strong rear-guard. You remove the advantage from an opponent.

Furthermore, I recommend retiring an opponent’s rear-guard with a strong ability or an interceptor. The opponent loses a key rear-guard from his or her field. Some clans such as Aqua Force and Nova Grappler rely on their rear-guards. An opponent with those clans will struggle to recover his or her resources.

First Ability: Part Two

In addition, Blaster Blade Seeker changes a Seeker’s original critical to two criticals, and this Seeker must be your vanguard. Blaster Blade Seeker can increase his critical to deal massive damage in the early game. Your vanguard puts a lot of pressure on the opponent.

Second Ability:

Blaster Blade Seeker sets up a powerful combo for multiple attacks. He sends himself to the bottom of the deck if you did not ride vanguard this turn, and you draw a card. However, he shall return. This ability sets up a powerful combo with Seeker, Thing Saver Dragon.

Seeker, Thing Saver Dragon will superior ride himself from the deck and Seeker, Thing Saver Dragon will superior call Blaster Blade Seeker from the deck. You have multiple attacks from your rear-guard and vanguard. This powerful duo unleash immense pressure on the opponent.

In addition, Blaster Blade Seeker gains 10,000 power for each of your Force Markers from the ability of Seeker, Thing Saver Dragon. He has a huge burst of offense, and opponents will struggle to block his attack. Blaster Blade Seeker becomes a very strong rear-guard with at least 30,000 power. He swings the momentum of the game in your favor.

Play these cards with Blaster Blade Seeker in the V-Standard Format!
  • Knight of Warhammer, Augustus
  • Seeker, Thing Saver Dragon (V Series)
Premium Format:

Blaster Blade Seeker (V Series) instantly replaces the original Blaster Blade Seeker. You have a stronger version of the card. The first ability of Blaster Blade Seeker (V Series) does not require a counter blast, and Knight of Warhammer, Augustus offsets the cost.

Furthermore, many G-Units can superior call Blaster Blade Seeker (V Series) from the deck. You will have instant access to him. Holy Dragon, Legit Sword Dragon and Divine Knight of Twin Absolutes, Saint of Twin Sword can superior call Blaster Blade Seeker (V Series) from your deck.

Play these cards with Blaster Blade Seeker in the Premium Format!
Card Rating:

Overall, Blaster Blade Seeker is a great rear-guard for Seekers. He provides a small amount of control and good offense. You retire an opponent’s rear-guard to remove his or her advantage. You can inflict massive damage with his second ability. Decks with Seekers should play four copies of Blaster Blade Seeker.

Premium Format: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

V-Standard Format: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

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