This month, we’re taking a quick detour to the southern reaches of Skyrim, to the formidable stronghold of Dushnikh Yal. Encampments like these are notoriously well-defended – and this card is part of the reason why.
Quite a bit of versatility, right? Normally, a 3/3 Guard for four magicka isn’t an amazing deal, but Dushnikh Yal Archer’s added Summon ability provides multiple tech options to make itself valuable.
For example, Dushnikh Yal Archer really shines when you’re facing down an army of smaller creatures. One-health foes can be easily pinged to death by the Archer, while also advancing your board position with a reasonably-sized Guard. Are your opponents’ creatures out of ping range with a buff like Divine Fervor? Luckily, Dushnikh Yal Archer has your back with the handy support removal option as well.
Of course, not all your opponents will be playing with a creature swarm deck, and that just means you’ll have to get a bit creative. Dushnikh Yal Archer is great for wounding enemy creatures to empower your Finish Offs and Leaflurkers, but can also be combined with the likes of Doomcrag Vampire to kill, well, just about anything. And don’t forget that Dushnikh Yal Archer is an Orc, so it naturally works well with other Warrior Orc synergy cards like Wood Orc Headhunter and Wrothgar Kingpin!
Ready to call this card your own? Hop into the ranked queue this month to earn your copies of Dushnikh Yal Archer on November 1st!