"All friendly Monsters gain +2 Armor."
Multiple monsters with Protect can be in play - this ability stacks
|Top 3 Rulesets||Bottom 3 Rulesets|
|Armored Up - Add even more armor to your monsters with this ruleset. Be sure to include a monster or summoner with Void Armor - hamstringing magic attacks||Unprotected - all armor is removed from this ruleset. Consider whether your monster with Protect is still a good fit|
Weak Magic - Magic hits armor first before hitting the health stat directly. Extra armor will extend your monsters lives!
|Magic Reflect - Consider whether your Magic monster with Protect can sustain damage taken from magic reflect.|
|Up Close and Personal - Only monsters with melee attacks can be used, adding additional armor with Protect will only benefit your team.||Back to Basics - monsters lose all abilities. Consider whether a monster with protect is the best choice despite loss of this ability. Review strength of attack, position, and speed.|
|Top 3 Abilities||Bottom 3 Abilities|
|Repair - Restores some armor to the friendly Monster whose armor has taken the most damage - keep your team armored up with repair!||Rust - Reduces the Armor of all enemy Monsters. If your opponent plays a monster with rust, protect is nullified until the monster with Rust is destroyed|
|Void Armor - magic attack hit armor before health. Protect the main health stat with extra armor.||Piercing - Be ware of your opponent's piercing monster. If they land an attack, it will pierce through your armor and hit the main health stat.|
|Shield - reduced damage from Melee and Ranged attacks - strengthening the armor granted by Protect||Shatter - If your opponent uses a monster with shatter, your efforts to protect may come to naught. Your armor will be shattered with the first strike!|
- Protect can be dispelled
- Protect dies with the monster wielding it.
Summoners that Add Armor
The Peakrider increases armor by +3 and reduces ranged attack of all enemy monsters.
Grandmasther Rathe provides +1 to armor, Void armor (causes magic attacks to hit armor before the health stat) and the Amplify ability to all monsters. Against magic heavy teams, Grandmaster Rathe is invaluable.
Lir Deepswimmer adds +2 armor, the Return Fire ability, and Blind. At a mana cost of 7, this card is particularly useful with rulesets the likelihood that your opponents will use ranged attack monsters (Lost Magic, Keep Your Distance)
Tyrus Paladium - +1 Armor
Kelya Frendul - +1 Armor, +1 Speed
Drake of Arnak - +1 Armor
Lux Vega - +1 Armor, +1 Speed, +1 Max Health
Monsters with Protect:
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- Venari Wavesmith - Level 1
- Queen Mycelia - Level 1
- Truthspeaker - Level 1
- Arkemis the Bear - Level 1
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