Unit of The Week: Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman (V Series)

The sword of knights exists to repel all adversities.

[AUTO](VC):When placed, look at seven cards from the top of your deck, call up to one card with “Altmile” in its card name to (RC), and shuffle your deck.
[AUTO](VC/RC):When it attacks, COST [Soul Blast (1) & return a rear-guard in another column to your hand], and this unit gets [Power]+5000 until end of that battle.

Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman is a powerful knight from the United Sanctuary. He wilds a large sword for his signature weapon. He is close friends with Altmile, and his ability supports his comrade in battle. Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman is a unit originally from Cardfight!! Vanguard G. Bushiroad has illustrated new artwork and created new skills for the Royal Paladin in the standard format.

First Ability:

Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman superior calls Altmile from the top seven cards of the deck. This is a very strong ability for the early game. You gain a rear-guard without paying a cost. Altmile is a free unit for your advantage. It is an effective strategy to rush the opponent.

Furthermore, this ability has amazing synergy with Blue Sky Knight, Altmile! He is a great rear-guard to have on the field alongside Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman. Blue Sky Knight, Altmile gains 15,000 power if you do not have any face up cards in the damage zone. Blue Sky Knight, Altmile will have 28,000 power, and an opponent is unlikely to block an attack from him during the early game.

Second Ability:

Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman returns a rear-guard from another column to your hand, and he gains 5,000 power. Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman can hit any vanguard without a boost. His power of 15,000 is not great, but he can deal damage.

Furthermore, this ability is a flexible skill with many advantages. You can use this ability to protect one of your units from clans such as Kagero. Your opponent cannot hire the rear-guard because it is now in your hand.

In addition, this ability has amazing synergy with Little Sage, Marron. These units set up a nice combo to add cards to your hand. Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman returns a unit in the front row in the same column as Little Sage, Marron. Then during your next turn, call any unit to the same circle in front of Little Sage, Marron, and Marron’s ability allows you to draw a card.

Play these cards with Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman in the standard format!
Premium Format:

Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman’s best ability for the premium format is his second ability. You can send a rear-guard to your hand. He provides the option to protect your rear-guard. You may also reactivate the AUTO ability of a rear-guard by playing it again.

Play these cards with Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman in the premium format!
  • Blue Sky Knight, Altmile (V Series)
Card Rating:

Overall, Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman is a strong rear-guard for Royal Paladin. This warrior has synergy with many cards. His abilities add offense to your field and crafty combos with your best units. He superior calls Altmile from the top seven cards of the deck. Counteroffensive Knight, Suleiman is a fantastic card to play in decks with Altmile.

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

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

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