Unit of The Week: Decorous Knight, Hengist

Decorous Knight, Hengist

Will you all be able to handle… our very utmost effort?

[AUTO](VC):When it attacks, COST [Soul Blast (2) grade 3], call any number of cards from your hand to (RC), and those units get [Power]+10000 until end of turn. If you have three or more rear-guards, when your opponent would call cards from his or her hand to (GC) during this turn, he or she must call two or more at the same time.

Decorous Knight, Hengist is an original card for Cardfight!! Vanguard V. He is a unit from the United Sanctuary, and a member of the Royal Paladins. He has the Force maker to give a Force I or Force II. Decorous Knight, Hengist is a generic card that can be in any deck. You can this card in a variety decks to learn which deck works best with him.

Decorous Knight, Hengist’s skill superior calls any number of cards from your hand when he attacks your opponent. Also, your new rear-guards gain 10,000 power from this ability, and your opponent must guard with two or more cards at the same time. This card is the only Royal Paladin in the standard format with the ability to create multiple attacks. It allows you to be very aggressive to win the game. You have five attacks, and you need to be aggressive to make them count.

Also, the 10,000 power to every new rear-guard from the effect is a major advantage with restrictions to your opponent’s defense. The increase in power swings the momentum in your favor. You are adding 40,000 power to the field if you superior call call four rear-guards. Thus, you are adding 20,000 power to each column for your next two battles. Your rear-guards can hit your opponent’s vanguard, and the attacks require a large number of cards to block them.

Play these cards with Decorous Knight, Hengist!

Furthermore, many units have good synergy with his ability. Blaster Blade is one of the best cards play with Decorous Knight, Hengist. Blaster Blade’s ability activates when he joins the field. Then, he retires a potential interceptor to weaken your opponent’s strategy. They make a great duo for a finisher.


Unfortunately, Decorous Knight, Hengist is a very slow card for a finisher. You must have two grade 3 cards in your soul to pay his ability’s cost, and the high cost impacts your ability to play him. This means he will most likely be your third grade 3 vanguard unless you get lucky and soul charge a grade 3 card. Decorous Knight, Hengist is basically a dead card for most of the game. His only purpose is to be your finisher, and he does not have any other ability to benefit you.

Card Rating

Overall, Decorous Knight, Hengist is a strong finisher for a budget deck. I am currently playing him in one of my budget decks for Royal Paladin. I recommend playing two copies in a deck because you want to avoid riding him in the early game. He is an aggressive card when he is your vanguard. There is potential to create fun and exciting finishers with him.

Card Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

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