Unit of The Week: Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom (V Series)

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[ACT](VC)1/Turn:COST [Counter Blast (1)], until end of turn, your opponent cannot intercept, and can only call up to one card from his or her hand to (GC) for each battle. If your soul has a card with “Maelstrom” in its card name, all your front row units get [Power]+10000 until end of turn.

The Aqua Force holds the determination for justice on planet Cray. This powerful navy is led by Maelstrom. This powerful dragon gains a new level of power, and he becomes Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom. He unleashes the glory of Aqua Force in this form. He has a powerful ability for limit an opponent’s defense and increase his comrades’ offensive power!

Ability:

Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom has the powerful combination of restricting the opponent’s defense and increasing the power of the units the front row. This ability attempts to overcome Aqua Force’s weaknesses of a lack of power. Opponents cannot easily block attacks. The rear-guards in the front row can hit the opponent’s vanguard without a boost.

  • Defensive Restrictions:

Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom does not allow the opponent to intercept. In addition, the opponent may only call one card from his or her hand to the Guardian circle for each battle. These restrictions make it easier for your units to hit the opponent’s vanguard. A wave of attacks from your Aqua Force units can break the opponent’s defenses.

However, the defensive restrictions are not perfect. Heal triggers provide a strong defense. An opponent can block any attack with power below 30,000 with a single heal trigger. Perfect Guards negate any attack with a single card from hand.

  • Power:

The additional 10,000 power to the units in the front row is a major advantage. You must have a Maelstrom in the soul for this ability. Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom will have 22,000 power before a boost from a rear-guard. You can swing a powerful wave of attacks.

Furthermore, Accel 2 is the perfect marker for Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom. You draw a card after placing the marker. Accel 2 only provides 5,000, but you will gain an additional 10,000 power from Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom. The unit on the marker will gain a total of 15,000 power from both abilities.

Weakness: Defensive Triggers

An experienced player would offset the power from Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom with a defensive trigger. The opponent can comfortably guard the vanguard with a single card. He or she would take damage from an attack. He or she hopes to check a defensive trigger to add 10,000 power to his or her vanguard. Then, the player can easily block attacks from rear-guards.

Play these cards with Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom in the standard format!
  • Blue Storm Dragon, Maelstrom (V Series)
  • Jeweled Staff of Kingfisher Green, Elpida
Offense & Defense

Jeweled Staff of Kingfisher Green, Elpida provides offense in a deck with Maelstrom. She is an attacker with 24,000 with Maelstrom on the field. Her power becomes 34,000 on an Accel 1 Marker, and her power is 29,000 on an Accel II Marker. These numbers include the power from Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom’s ability

In addition, Jeweled Staff of Kingfisher Green, Elpida also provides a strong defense alongside Maelstrom. Her shield gains 5,000 for a total of 10,000. She is a grade 2 unit with an above average shield.

Premium Format:

The ability of Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom does not perfectly fit in the premium format. You are not going to use it often in a match. You will gain more value from powerful G-Units. The card’s best values are its name for its archetype and the Imaginary Gift: Accel.

Blue Storm Breaking Dragon, Engulf Maelstrom is the perfect G-Unit to play in a deck with any Maelstrom. This mighty G-Unit can prevent the opponent from being able to guard. The opponent will not be able to call cards from hand and G-Guardians to the guardian circle.

Play these cards with Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom in the premium format!
  • Blue Storm Breaking Dragon, Engulf Maelstrom
  • Zeroth Dragon of Distant Sea, Megiddo
Card Rating:

Overall, Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom is a good vanguard for Aqua Force. The card tries to overcome Aqua Force’s weaknesses. His ability to increase the power of unit’s in the front and limiting the opponent’s defense is a nice ability. Rear-guards have a great chance to hit the opposing vanguard. Blue Storm Supreme Dragon, Glory Maelstrom leads the Aqua Force with a wave of justice.

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

Standard Format Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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