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Blue Storm Wave Dragon, Tetra-burst Dragon - #BT16/010EN

Date Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2015

[ACT](VC): Legion20000 "Blue Storm Marine General, Starless" (If your opponent's vanguard is grade 3 or greater, this unit may return four cards from your drop zone into your deck once, search your deck for the specified card, and Legion) [AUTO](VC):[Counter Blast (1)] When this unit attacks a vanguard, if this unit is Legion, and if it is the fourth battle of that turn or more, you may pay the cost. If you do, this unit gets [Power]+5000/[Critical]+1 until end that battle. [AUTO](VC):When this unit attacks a vanguard, if you have another unit in your middle column, this unit gets [Power]+3000 until end of that battle.

Rating:  2.0

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Saikyo
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Blue Storm Wave Dragon, Tetra-burst Dragon
 
And now we move on to apparently Aqua Force's new ace. Tetra Burst Dragon. He legions with Blue Storm Marine General, Starless. And after that, when he's attacking 4th and the attack is towards a vanguard, you counterblast 1 and he gains 5k and a Critical. Normal skill is to gain 3k when your centre column has at least 2 units.
 
...Ew. This is seriously really dull. Let's start from the top shall we?
 
Since he's almost always attacking last, his Crit gain only ensures the opponent will drop the PG right in his face, and you will have nowhere to pass any Critical Triggers, so all Crits, including his own, will fizzle. And if the aim is to compensate with Stand Triggers, you're going to find that the opponent who HASN'T castrated their offense by running less Criticals will get ahead of you in damage. Admittedly, when you get sacked that MIGHT be the only time the opponent will allow this unit to hit, but gimping your trigger lineup for one unit who has no job other than to catch up because of your poor choices is not a good idea.
 
Tetra-burst remains a largely unnecessary addition to Aqua Force and does nothing to address any of its weaknesses. Miss out on this and hope G Booster 2 will be kinder.
 
2/5

Nanya
Blue Storm Dragon, Tetra-Burst Dragon
 
I...  I was actually going to skip this one because I didn't have a real opinion on him, outside of "Vanguards that gain crits suck."
 
After talking to someone about the deck and both playing it and playing against it, I can give a better opinion on it.
 
First of all, Tetra-Burst Dragon and the other Legion, Zaharias, play two different styles.  Zaharias is better if you're running re-standing rear guards because of how his Legion skill works, Tetra-Burst, though, works better if you're running the units that swap themselves around.
 
Apparently Tetra-Burst is a revamped version of Tetra-Drive Dragon, which makes sense, considering the look, that allows him to refire his cannons constantly instead of needing to re-load between attacks.  Plus he got promoted to Rear Admiral.
 
I really can't give this one a good score, folks.  I'm not even going to compare to other clans, because that's not fair as other clans have different play styles.  But if I had to choose an Aqua Force deck, I'd rather run Transcore+Tetra Drive or the Maelstrom (Original, Reverse and Glory) deck over this.
 
It's not bad, per say, and since Aqua Force really got the short end of the stick when it comes to Legion, this is really all they have for now.
 
But if you have an Aqua Force deck and don't have the Legion, I'd say wait a bit more, there's something way better coming in just a couple of months for Aqua Force.
 
Rating: 2/5

 


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