"Attacks have a chance to apply poison, which does automatic damage to the target at the beginning of each round after the poison is applied."
50% chance of activation
|Top 3 Rulesets||Bottom 3 Rulesets|
|Holy Protection - Poison can take effect even with Divine Shield active. Rob your opponent of the full benefit of this ruleset with Poison||Counterspell/Fire & Regret/Briar Patch - Ensure that your monster can dish what they dish out! Consider adding a layer of protection, or utilizing a monster with void to protect your monsters|
|Equalizer - Your opponent may take advantage of this ruleset by using healers to maintain the high health level. Prevent this by using Poison to undermine their efforts||Target Practice - All magic and ranged monsters possess the Snipe ability. Ensure that your monster with Poison is well protected against the onslaught!|
|Healed Out - Poison adds insult to injury by preventing healing in addition to damaging your opponent.||Back to Basics - monsters lose all abilities. Consider whether the other stats that your monster with Poison possesses makes them a good fit for your lineup.|
|Top 3 Abilities||Bottom 3 Abilities|
|Camouflage - Avoid detection particularly by monsters with snipe. Allowing your monster with Poison to survive while dealing out damage.||Cleanse - Removes all negative effects on the Monster in the first position on the friendly team.|
|Scavenger - Monsters with scavenge gain 1 max health each time any monster dies. Poison speeds death, benefit from this interaction with scavenge.||Immunity - If your opponent plays a monster with Immunity, be aware that poison will have no effect on it.|
|Affliction - Prevent your opponent from healing whilst you poison them slowly.||Phase - this ability allows magic attacks to be evaded. Consider the impact of this ability when using a magic monster with Poison in your lineup.|
- Poison is not effected by shield, void, or armor buffs.
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- Monsters that are cleansed or resurrected will not be re-applied unless another poison attack is activated/received
Summoners with Poison:
Waka Spiritblade grants each friendly monster the Poison ability. Consider adding a multitude of monster with different targets to your lineup - poisoning the majority of the opposing team. (Sneak, Snipe, Opportunity, Scattershot).
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Monsters with Poison:
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