Unit of The Week: Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid

The glory we continue to seek lies beyond the corpses that line our path

[AUTO](VC/RC):When placed, if your opponent’s vanguard is grade 3 or greater, COST [Counter Blast (2)], retire any number of your rear-guards, your opponent chooses the same number of his or her rear-guards as retired cards, and retires it.
[ACT](RC):COST [Bind three grade 1 cards from your drop zone], and draw a card.

Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid is one of the most reckless knights from Shadow Paladin. He charges into battle without worrying about his life. He only has one goal on his mind, and that is victory by any cost! Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid has the Imaginary Gift: Force and two abilities! He leads his fellow Shadow Paladins with ruthless aggression!

Standard Format
First Ability

Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid retires any number of your rear-guards, and your opponent must retire the same number of his or her rear-guards. It is always an advantage to retire your opponent’s rear-guards. He or she loses units for offense and defense.

Furthermore, this effect helps Claret Sword Dragon to enable his effect. You want to retire grade 1 rear-guards. Your drop zone will have many grade 1 rear-guards to bind for Claret Sword Dragon’s skill. Claret Sword Dragon will be able to attack twice in a single turn.

Second Ability

The second of ability of Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid allows you to bind grade 1 cards from your drop zone, and you may draw a card. You can use this ability once per turn. It is a good skill to draw a card and strengthen your position in a game. The second ability also replenishes your resources after he retires your rear-guards from his first ability.

However, the second ability can only be used if Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid is a rear-guard. You cannot gain the advantage of drawing an extra card if he is your vanguard. You can gain more value from him when he is a rear-guard.

Play these cards with Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid in the standard format!
  • Black-winged Swordbreaker
  • Claret Sword Dragon
Premium Format: Ritual

Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid’s first ability is an amazing skill for Ritual in the premium format. You can retire grade 1 units to set up Ritual. Your units with Ritual can quickly activate their abilities.

Furthermore, the second ability sets up Dragall, Luard’s ability. You do not need to discard a card and counter blast any cards to pay the cost of Ultimate Stride. Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid can retire many grade 1 rear-guards on your field. You can play Dragon Deity of Destruction, Gyze.

Play these cards with Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid in the premium format!
Card Rating:

Overall, Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid is a decent card to play in both formats. Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid enables strategies in both formats. His skillful abilities send your rear-guards to the drop zone for your other units to gain abilities. He gives value to a deck with Claret Sword Dragon. Ritual in the premium greatly benefits from Knight of Foolhardiness, Lughaid setting up the keyword!

Premium Format: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Standard Format 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

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