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Silver Surfer, Skyrider of the Spaceways

Card text:

Cosmic: Activate >>> Search your deck for a card with cost 4 or greater, reveal it, shuffle your deck, and put that card on top of your deck.

"In my service you become, and remain, a unique and powerful being."

  • Collector Number: MHG-019
  • Rarity: U
  • Card Type: Character
  • Team Affiliation: Heralds of Galactus
  • Attack Value (ATK): 3
  • Defense Value (DEF): 2
  • Recruit or Threshold Cost: 2
  • Icons: [Flight] [Range]
  • Artist: Adi Granov
Silver Surfer, Skyrider of the Spaceways
written by socman
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General description:
This card is handy, you can use it to find any card (location, character, plot twist) by activation .. you can plan your high drop characters/resources out for mid way or later in the game.

Uses:
I use him to pull out some nasty characters.

Strategies and game play:
He makes a nice target because he helps you find your drops easyly .. if you reinforce him and can keep a cosmic counter on him .. or conceal him hes very fustrateing to your enemies.

Combos with other cards:
Use him to pull out pasifacation (plot twist) and/or Frankie Raye Nova the 3 or 5 drop, and if you can keep useing him .. pull out something hard like galactus.

Ways to counteract it:
Unfortunatly hes not very strong. You may only get to use him a few times unless you conceal him, equip him .. or waste some plot twists on him.

Strengths/Pros:
He can find your great cards.
He is a nice distraction.

Weaknesses/Cons:
Can make you a target for the rest of the game. (you must reveal all cards)
Can waste your effects if you try to keep him in play
Not strong defensively at all.

Variations:
Its available in a Foil version, Silver surfer also is a 5 and 7 drop I belive.

Artwork and aesthetics:
The artwork is okay .. has nothing to do with the ability of the card.

Overall rating:
7 outta 10, I have 4 of him in my deck. Depending on the deck you build he's well worth it.

 

Modified on October 6, 2010 05:53 am



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vssystemnpoland
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Subject:    Posted: October 6, 2010 05:53 am Reply with quote Report content icon

Good overview of the card. The author isn't here anymore, but does anyone else use him effectively in decks other than Heralds of Galactus?
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