[Weekly News Bites D] The One With Thegrea’s New Justice
… Do they know an Epee is a slightly heavy fencing sword?
Weekly News Bites D #110
Dai Vanguard Matsuri 2023
New “Thegrea” from Booster Pack 11! Cards Generally Related To Orders
Booster Pack 12 News Included
Coverage of “Cray Cross Epic” and “YouthQuake” and “Festival Booster 2023”
A new Stoicheia Promo Card that supports Plant Token strategies
Savage Worker and Spiral Breaker for Shop Tournamenets
Special Fight Pack D 2023 Volume 3
Alternate Artwork of “Mask of Hydragrum” will be given out to Shop Fight winners for May Tournaments
April 29th and 30th at the Dai Vanguard Matsuri 2023 will have tournaments (Trio Fights).
The Dai Vanguard Matsuri 2023’s Vanguard Stage will have Dress era Voice Actors.
Go through the Uniformers’ program to get a special Sticker!
There will be a Special Corner with…
- Character Illustrations by CLAMP
- Fancy and Shiny Looking Cards
- Character Silhouettes/Height Chart for the Dress series
- Key Visual Photography Spot
- Vanguard ZERO Photography Spot
There’s a Ren themed booth with Ren themed Goods such as T-Shirts and Stickers featuring new artwork.
The Dai Vanguard Matsuri 2023 is doing a collab with Lawson, a major food store chain,
Vanguard ZERO is doing a collab with a Sake company to provide a “Vanguard Sake Set” themed after Ibuki and Mamoru from Vanguard G, that will not be sold in stores. It costs 6000 Yen.
The Dai Vanguard Matsuri is at the Bushiroad Card Game Matsuri 2023 at the Tokyo Big Sight on April 29th and 30th, 2023.
WGP Deluxe Osaka is May 27th, 2023
Kuji Mate, a will+Dress themed official Lottery to get exclusive merchandise is being held until the end of April.
Vanguard Channel is running a non-stop anime stream of Episode
In the nation of Brandt Gate on the Planet Cray, there are a trio of sisters who’ll clean anything. Their name is “Putzen Schwestern”, three sisters who serve as cleaning professionals, these three Workeroids are known for cleaning anything anywhere in the universe.
Knight of Brave Advance, Cadugan
Grade 1 / Normal Unit / Keter Sanctuary – Elf
[CONT](RC):If you played a normal order this turn, this unit gets [Power] +5000.
[AUTO]:When this unit is placed on (RC), [COST][Counter-Blast 1], search your deck or drop for up to one “Uplifting Hymn”, reveal it and put it into hand, and if you searched the deck, shuffle the deck.
Grade 2 / Normal Order / Keter Sanctuary
Play this with [COST][Soul-Blast 1]!
Choose two of your rear-guards, and they get [Power] +5000 until end of turn. At the end of that turn, [COST][discard a card from hand], choose an “Uplifting Hymn” from your drop, and put it into hand.
Forefront Knight, Teithfallt
Grade 2 / Normal Unit / Keter Sanctuary – Angel
[AUTO]:When this unit is placed on (RC) other than by a unit card’s ability, if you played a normal order this turn, [COST][Soul-Blast 1], look at the top five cards of your deck, choose up to one card with grade less than or equal to your vanguard from among them and reveal it, call it to (RC) if it is a unit card, and put it into hand if it is a normal order. Shuffle the deck.
[AUTO](RC):When this unit attacks a grade 3 or greater card, if you have four or more units, this unit gets [Power] +10000 until end of that battle.
Grade 2 / Normal Unit / Keter Sanctuary – Cosmo Dragon
[AUTO]:When this unit is placed on (RC), if you have a vanguard with “Thegrea” in its card name, [COST][Soul-Blast 1 & discard a card from hand], search your deck for up to one grade 3 or 2 set order, reveal it and put it into hand, and shuffle the deck.
[AUTO](RC):At the end of the battle this unit attacked, [COST][retire another rear-guard], choose one of your [Glitter] units, and it gets [Power] +5000 until end of turn.
Epee Du Justice, Thegrea
Grade 3 / Normal Unit / Keter Sanctuary – Elf
[AUTO]:When this unit is placed by riding from a grade 3 with “Thegrea” in its card name during ride phase, until end of turn, this unit may be regarded as having the same card name as the card this unit rode upon.
Search your deck for up to one unit card with “Thegrea” in its card name, put it into soul, and shuffle the deck.
[ACT](VC)[1/turn]:[COST][Discard a card from hand], choose up to one grade 3 unit card with “Thegrea” in its card name different from this unit from your soul, and ride it as [Stand]. If you rode a card, bind this card, activate persona ride, and you cannot ride until end of turn. (The [Power] increase from persona ride stacks)
[Glitter](This card is a [Glitter] that seeks the Fire Regalis)
Note: An Epee is the heaviest sword typical used in fencing.
Booster Pack 12 is 夜天凶襲 Yaten Kyoushuu, something along the lines of Nightsky Negaraid, or “Evil Assault of the Night Sky” at the Fandom Wiki. But we’ll use the localized name once it’s revealed.
Its cover card appears to be Orfist Masques
It goes on sale August 4th, 2023
It contains cards from The Five Greats.
Grimgrace, Favrnir and Orfist Starter Deck Set Supplies
(Sleeves, Deck Holder and Storage Box)
New Supplies go on sale July 7th, 2023
Bushiroad Sleeve Collection Mini: 924 Yen
Bushiroad Storage Box Collection V2: 880 Yem
Deck Holder Collection V3: 847 Yen
Rubber Playmat Collection V2: 3300 Yen
Weekly Vanguard News Bites D
After Report of the Dai Vanguard Matsuri 2023
Greedon Masques from Booster Pack 11 along with new Desire Devil!
Updated Reprints from History Collection