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card review Urth, Purifying Elemental

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Urth, Purifying Elemental

Card text:

■ Double breaker (This creature breaks 2 shields.)

■ At the end of each of your turns, you may untap this creature.

It is said the destruction of the Ancient Empire was caused by the descent of the elementals.

  • Collector Number: S2
  • Rarity: Super Rare
  • Type: Creature
  • Race: Angel Command
  • Power: 6000
  • Mana Number: 1
  • Cost: 6
  • Civilization: Light
  • Artist: Akifumi Yamamoto
Urth, Purifying Elemental
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General description:
Urth is the second light super rare of Base Set and probably the better one.

Urth's 6000 power would kill quite alot of creatures, so Urth is fatty that can't be attacked.

Strategies and game play:
Urth is used for his power and he can untap so stronger creatures and slayers can't attack it. He also is good for evolving into Alcadeis.

Combos with other cards:
Sieg Balicula can make Urth really good, because he can attack and then untap at the end of your turn and start blocking, but having blocker isn't always a good thing. Angel Command support from Shadowclash helps too.

Ways to counteract it:
Remove him with a spell card, tap him then attack, or hit him with a creature that can attack the untapped.

6000 is a good amount of power.
Double Breaker is something you would expect in a 6k or higher creature.
The untap ability is optional and keeps him from being killed by something stronger.

The untap ability leaves him vulnerable to Death Smoke.

Overall rating:
4 out of 5


Modified on November 1, 2013 08:02 pm

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Subject:    Posted: September 27, 2013 03:25 pm Reply with quote Report content icon

Don't forget cards like "Volcanic Arrow".
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