Unit of The Week: Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio

[ACT](RC):If your vanguard is “Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene”, COST [Soul Blast (1) & [Rest] this unit], choose one of your opponent’s rear-guards, and retire it.
[AUTO](RC):At the start of your battle phase, if your opponent has one or less rear-guards, [Stand] this unit, and this unit gets [Power]+5000 until end of turn.

Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio is a dinodragon from the Dragon Empire. You can play this card in Dragon Empire in the D-Standard format and premium format. Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio has two abilities.

D-Standard Format:

Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio is a grade 2 unit with 10,000 power and a 5,000 shield. This card provides support for Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene. You can only play this card with Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene because this card’s abilities require Eugene.

First Ability:

Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio retires one of the opponent’s rear-guards, and you rest Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio for part of the cost. This ability is a common tactic for Dragon Empire. You retire one of the opponent’s best rear-guards. The opponent loses offense and defense from a grade 2 unit with intercept.

Furthermore, you can consistently retire the opponent’s rear-guards with this ability. Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio may activate this ability once per turn. You have control of the field, and you provide consistent support Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene.

In addition, Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene provides the cards for the cost. Your soul needs a lot of cards for this particular deck. Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene adds one to five cards in the soul.

Second Ability:

The second ability offsets half of the first ability’s cost. You may stand Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio if the opponent has one or zero rear-guards. In addition, Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio gains 5,000 power.

Therefore, the second ability rewards you for playing well. Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio can swing a strong attack at an opponent. I recommend boosting your rear-guard for additional power.

Play these cards with Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio in the D-Standard Format!
  • Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene

Premium Format:

Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio requires a deck with Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene as the heart. This limitation controls the type of deck for this unit. You need to play this card with Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene, generic G-Units, and G-Units with Blaze.

Furthermore, Supreme Heavenly Emperor Dragon, Zanbust Dragon has synergy with Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio. Supreme Heavenly Emperor Dragon, Zanbust Dragon retires all of the opponent’s rear-guards during the main phase. The opponent loses all of his or her rear-guards. Therefore, you can activate Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio’s second ability to stand him and add 5,000 power to him.

However, the limitations devalue Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio in the premium format. This card does not have synergy with any particular archetypes from the original Dragon Empire. This card is unable to interact with those archetypes for powerful combos.

Play these cards with Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio in the Premium Format!
  • Flare Arms, Ziegenburg
  • Supreme Heavenly Emperor Dragon, Zanbust Dragon
  • Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene

Card Rating:

Overall, Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio is a respectable card for the D-Standard Format. It has the limitation from its abilities only activates effects with Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene. This card has a design for the D-Standard Format. I only recommend Strong Fortress Dragon, Jibrabrachio in decks with Heavy Artillery of Dust Storm, Eugene.

D-Standard Format: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

Premium Format: 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)

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