Unit of The Week: Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader

I’ll cut you as many times as it takes, until my anger quells.

[ACT](VC):COST [Put a rear-guard face down as an equip gauge for another rear-guard], choose one of your opponent’s rear-guards, and retire it.
[AUTO](VC):When it attacks, COST [Counter Blast (1)], [Stand] three of your rear-guards with three or more equip gauges each, and all of your front row units get [Power]+5000 until end of turn.

Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader is a dinodragon from the Dragon Empire. This card is a grade 3 unit with the Imaginary Gift: Accel. You can play Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader in the V-Standard format and premium format.

V-Standard Format:

Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader is an effective card in the V-Standard format. Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader supports Tachikaze’s mechanic of equip gauge. You can gain an additional circle in the front row from the Imaginary Gift: Accel.

First Ability:

Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader equips one of your rear-guards as a gauge for another rear-guard, and you can retire an opponent’s rear-guard. You gain two advantages from one ability. Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader sets up its second ability, and the opponent loses a rear-guard. You need to place gauges on your rear-gears.

Furthermore, you should use this ability early and often in games. This ability complements the second ability of Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader. Your rear-guards need at least three equip gauges. They will have two opportunities to deal damage to the opponent.

In addition, Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader slightly weakens the opponent’s defense. You can retire an opponent’s grade 2 rear-guard in the front row. The opponent has one less card for defense. Your upcoming attacks can break the defense.

Second Ability:

The ultimate power of Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader is its ability to stand three of your rear-guards with three or more gauges. This dinodragon unleashes a strong finisher to win games. You can have seven battles in a single turn. The momentum of the game swings in your favor for the turn.

Furthermore,  Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader can stand three rear-guards in your front row. You put a lot of pressure on the opponent. Each rear-guard will have two attacks if you use them for the first three battles of the turn. Then, Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader will stand these rear-guards for their second battles.

Equip Your Dinodragons:

You want to equip your Dinodragons with at least three equip gauges. They are the key element for Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader. Equip gauges enable your strategy of multiple attacks from your rear-guards.

For instance, Ravenous Dragon, Megarex has strong synergy with Thundering Sword, Angerblader. You generate a lot of offense from these two cards. Ravenous Dragon, Megarex gains 5,000 power for each equip gauge attached to it, and it will have 24,000 power with three gauges. It also attacks twice per turn with the ability of Thundering Sword, Angerblader..

Play these cards with Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader in the V-Standard Format!
  • Ravenous Dragon, Megarex
  • Savage Raider

Premium Format:

The main purpose of Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader in the premium forat is its Accel marker. You gain an additional circle in the front row. This mechanic is key to the card’s value in the premium format. Destruction Tyrant, Gyangchuraptor is a G-Unit with stronger versions of Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader’s abilities.

Furthermore, Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader and Destruction Tyrant, Gyangchuraptor are a good pair. You gain the additional rear-guard for offense from your Accel circle. You can potentially stand three or more rear-guards in the front row with Destruction Tyrant, Gyangchuraptor’s ability.

Play these cards with Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader in the premium format.
  • Destruction Tyrant, Gyangchuraptor

Card Rating:

Overall, Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader is an effective and consistent card. It creates a strong burst of offense with multiple attacks from your rear-guards. Your units put a lot of pressure on the opponent with five or more attacks per turn. You can create an effective and fun deck with Thundering Sword Dragon, Angerblader.

Premium Format: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

V-Standard Format: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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