Today's Card is The Dark Dictator
The Dark Dictator is a grade 3 Shadow Paladin unit. It is a Shadow Paladin unit and has a base power of 10000. The Dark Dictator is a promo card that comes with 4th Volume of the Cardfight!! Vanguard comic book or, manga. The comic book is scheduled to be released on the 26th June 2012.
CONT【V】: Your units cannot boost this unit.
CONT【V】: During your turn, for each of your 《Shadow Paladin》 rear-guard, this unit gets Power +2000.
AUTO: [Soul Blast(3)] When this unit is placed on the vanguard circle, you may pay the cost. If you do, choose up to 2 of your front row 《Shadow Paladin》 rear-guard units, and the chosen units get Power +5000 until end of turn.
The long awaited The Dark Dictator! It is the Shadow Paladin copy of Alfred. This card is a manga exclusive card which has earned himself some fame due to it's "overpowered" ability in the manga. This card has the same first 2 ability that Alfred has, not being able to be boosted and gaining 2000 power for each rear-guard of the specific clan. In my opinion, this contradicts with Shadow Paladin's proposed mechanic of sacrificing your own units for power. The next is part is his ability when placed on the vanguard circle, this ability is very useful for a final attack and can be used with Triple Dark Armor or Gushion for even more power! This ability is good because it is a Soul Blast instead of Counter Blast meaning that you are free to use your damage. This card opens up more to Shadow Paladin in using other grade 3 as their main vanguard instead of Phantom Blaster Dragon or Phantom Blaster Overlord. I hope this card will be released for the English community when the Shadow Paladins arrive.
Lore: He is the King of Darkness, a masterpiece created by Phantom Blaster Dragon to assassinate the King of Knights, Alfred and take down the Royal Paladins. He is the symbol of the Shadow Paladins and is also the only person who has command over every member of the Shadow Paladins besides Phantom Blaster Overlord. He excels in sword play and is very wise. Rivaling the King of Knights, he is known to be an unparalleled fighter. Emotions are rarely seen from his empty eyes, and is said to only show immense hatred towards the person he was modeled after, the King of Knights. Looking pass a far horizon sanctuary, the King of Darkness said with an empty tone, "There can only be one king. I will strike him down, and become the champion".