Unit of The Week: Phantom Blaster Overlord (V Series)

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[CONT](VC):During your turn, if your soul has “Phantom Blaster Dragon”, this unit gets [Power]+10000, and its original [Critical] becomes 2.
[AUTO](VC):When it attacks a vanguard, COST [Counter Blast (1) & retire any number of rear-guards], your opponent chooses the same number of his or her rear-guards as the number of rear-guards retired for this cost, and retires them. Search your deck for up to one card with “Blaster” in its card name, call it to (RC), shuffle your deck, and the called unit gets [Power]+10000 until end of turn.

Phantom Blaster Overlord is one of the most powerful dragons in the rich lore of Cardfight!! Vanguard. Ren Suzugamori plays this card in his deck. Phantom Blaster Overlord forms a dynamic due with Blaster Dark. Phantom Blaster Dragon uses a powerful lance to defeat his foes. He has two powerful abilities and the Imaginary Gift: Force!

First Ability

Phantom Blaster Overlord is a fierce vanguard with a lot of power. He gains 10,000 power and his original Critical becomes 2 if Phantom Blaster Dragon is in the soul. You have a vanguard with the potential to deal two damage to your opponent. An attack from Phantom Blaster Overlord puts a lot of pressure on an opponent. You have an opportunity to at least deal two points of damage, and that is one-third of a player’s health.

Furthermore, this ability has fantastic synergy with Imaginary Gift: Force I. Phantom Blaster Overlord’s power becomes 33,000 with a Force Marker on the vanguard’s circle and Phantom Blaster Dragon in the soul.

In addition, Phantom Blaster Overlord’s ability is similar to Cross Ride from the original game. You gain the power and additional critical during your turn. It is a continuous ability for your turn. Phantom Blaster Overlord will always be a dangerous vanguard against any opponent.

Second Ability

Phantom Blaster Overlord retires any number of your rear-guards, and your opponent must retire the same number of his or her rear-guards. Then, you superior call a Blaster from the deck, and it gains 10,000 power. A strong rear-guard joins your field. The best option to superior call is Blaster Dark. Blaster Dark can retire an opponent’s rear-guard and intercept attacks to protect the vanguard.

Furthermore, you may want to retire two or more rear-guards against opponent’s with strong rear-guards. Clans such as Aqua Force and Nova Grappler rely on their rear-guards for additional battles. Phantom Blaster Overlord cripples the opposition, but you will also lose the same number of rear-guards. Those sacrifice may be worth it to weaken the opponent’s field.

Play these cards with Phantom Blaster Overlord in the standard format!
Premium Format

Finally, Phantom Blaster Overlord is a strong card for the premium format. You gain an Imaginary Gift Force when you ride it. In addition, you can use his abilities with the proper G-Unit, and that card is Dark Dragon, Chainrancor Dragon. Dark Dragon, Chainrancor Dragon gains the abilities of Phantom Blaster Overlord. You have a G-Unit with 48,000 power and two criticals.

Play these cards with Phantom Blaster Overlord in the premium format!
  • Dark Dragon, Chainrancor Dragon
  • Dark Dragon, Phantom Blaster “Diablo”
Card Rating:

Overall, Phantom Blaster Overlord is a great card for Shadow Paladins. His first ability is a nice tribute to the original card’s ability as a Cross Ride. Phantom Blaster Overlord unleashes its lance to retire many units on the field. You can counter the opponent’s strategy. Shadow Paladins have the best version of their leader in Phantom Blaster Overlord!

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

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

One comment

  1. Please rereview this with all the V and D cards we have.
    PBO became so much more dangerous in premium thanks to D javelin, D dark, D nemain, V golmarc, V grite, and crom cruach.

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