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Kagerō Emblem

Kagerō (かげろう Kagerou, literally "Heat Haze") is a clan from the Dragon Empire nation, and one of the first playable clans in the game.

Playstyle

Kagero's theme is "burning the opponent's resources". The main way they do this is by retiring the opponent's rear-guards to gain advantages and weaken, or outright ruin, the opponent's battle formation. The "Blaze" keyword, primarily used by the Blademaster series, activates if the player has more rear-guards than the opponent.

The Overlords add a focus on beatdown tactics by restanding the Vanguard after it attacks a rear-guard, allowing the player to burn the opponent's field and do more Drive Checks simultaneously.

The Perditions retire rear-guards based on columns, while the Seal Dragons replace the rear-guards they retire with grade 2 rear-guards, then punish the opponent for having those grade 2 rear-guards.

Nouvelle restricts what cards the opponent can guard with and outright negates Damage Checked Triggers.

Background

Bombardment Troop "Kagerō"

It is the land assault troop composed of dragons, dragonoids, and machines modeled after them. The dragons and machines both possess combat strength exceeding that of modern weapons. It is one of the strongest army that has prominent strength to turn cruel operations into reality. The army is centered around flame dragons.

What is "Kagerō"? (Card of the Day 3rd May 2016)

It is the First Army of "Dragon Empire", and the attack troop led by the flame dragons. The army is composed of warriors centered around flame dragons, dragon knights and dragonmen, and boasts of overwhelming offensive power. It is a leading army of the world, with both power of dragons and technology of humans.


Known/Notable Fighters

  • Team Three Blacks


Sets containing Kagerō cards

Booster Sets:

Extra Booster Sets:

Trial Decks:

Starter Sets:

Legend Decks:

Fighters Collection:

Revival Collection

Movie Booster Sets:

Races

Shared Races

Archetypes/Sub-clans

List of Kagerō cards

Grade 0


Grade 1


Grade 2


Grade 3


Grade 4

Trivia

  • Kagerō has many meanings in Japanese. In this case, it likely refers to "Heat Haze",
    • Many of the Kagerō units use fire-based attacks.
  • Some of the unit names are taken from Chinese novels (in Japanese pronunciations), such as Journey to the West (e.g. Genjo (玄奘 Xuanzang), Goku (悟空 Wukong), Hakkai (八戒 Bajie), Gojo (悟净 Wujing)), and some from Chinese myth, such as Joka (女娲 Nüwa).
  • Some of the unit names are taken from Hindu myths, such as Deva, Kimnara, Yaksha.
  • Seal Dragons' names are taken from fabric.

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