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Improvised Shield
Set: Wave 1
Number: 038
Common
0★
Upgrade - Armor
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Tough 1.
Relevant Rulings
Taken from the Aequitas FAQ
Can this take an Improvised Shield from my opponent’s hand?
No, even though it is only Orange Pips, it's still more than one of them. The pure number of icons is the condition, not the number of colors.
Source: Alpha Trion Protocols:Wave 2 FAQ
Recent Decks Using This Card
My Bad Devastator Deck
Deck Traits: Decepticon Constructicon Melee Ranged Leader
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by g3holliday Modified on Jun 19, '22
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Bots
Bonecrusher 4★
Demolitions
Hook 4★
Surgical Engineer
Longhaul 4★
Transport
Mixmaster 4★
Materials Fabrication
Scavenger 4★
Mining and Salvage
Scrapper 5★
Constructicon Foreman

Stratagems
Malevolent Architect 0★
Used with Scrapper, Constructicon Foreman
Sideboard
None
Out of Game
Devastator 25★
Towering Warrior
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Peace through Tyranny
2 Repair Bay
2 Supercharge
2 Heavy-Handed
3 Constructicon Enigma
3 Reclaim
3 Work Overtime
3 Corrupt Construction
3 Foreman's Ingenuity
3 Towering Presence
Rolling Actions
3 Take the Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
2 Flamethrower
1 Grenade Launcher
Armor
2 Improvised Shield
3 Scout Armor
Utilities
3 Builder's Tools
Deck Stats
29 action cards
  26 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  3 rolling action cards
11 upgrade cards
  3 weapon cards
  5 armor cards
  3 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 11 cards
Wave 2: 2 cards
Wave 2A: 19 cards
Wave 5: 3 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 3 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 10 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
27 icons on 20 cards (50%)
8 icons on 8 cards (20%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
12%
10%
9%
5%
5%
5%
5%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 28%
Constructicon Enigma: 19%
Corrupt Construction: 19%
Scorponok
Deck Traits: Decepticon Titan Leader Beast Melee
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by g3holliday Modified on Jun 19, '22
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Bots
Lord Zarak 6★
Ruler of Nebulon
Scorponok 18★
Brutal Warlord

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
2 New Designs
3 Height Advantage
2 Bad Attitude
2 Swindled
2 Frag Toss
1 Fight For Position
3 Die Autobots!
Secret Actions
2 Bolster
3 Scavenge the Battlefield
1 Even The Score 1★
Rolling Actions
2 Take the Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
1 Thermal Weaponry
2 Crushing Claws
Armor
1 Force Field
2 Improvised Shield
1 Terrifying Resilience
2 Zarak's Shield
Utilities
2 Decepticon Crown
2 Energy Pack
2 Electro Stinger of Scorponok
2 Auxiliary Fuel Tank
Deck Stats
23 action cards
  15 regular action cards
  6 secret action cards
  2 rolling action cards
17 upgrade cards
  3 weapon cards
  6 armor cards
  8 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 6 cards
Wave 1A: 3 cards
Wave 2: 6 cards
Wave 3: 9 cards
Wave 4: 3 cards
Ark 1: 8 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 2 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 3 cards
1C Open Cards: 2 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
28 icons on 23 cards (58%)
8 icons on 8 cards (20%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
17%
15%
10%
5%
4%
4%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 33%
Decepticon Crown: 13%
skateboarding
Deck Traits: Autobot Battle Master Specialist Leader Truck Melee
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 7★ in sideboard Added by SpaceF91 Modified on Jun 20, '22
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Bots
Private Turbo Board 7★
Air Command • Evac
Apex 3★
Optimus Prime 12★
Legendary Warrior

Stratagems
Duty & Honor 2★
Used with Optimus Prime, Legendary Warrior
Sideboard
Decepticon Doublecrosser 7★
Shield Brothers
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Quartermaster
3 Diagnosis
3 Belligerence
3 Master of Metallikato
1 The Touch 1★
Secret Actions
3 End Hostilities
Rolling Actions
3 Lie in Wait
3 Take the Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Handheld Blaster
1 Noble's Blaster
3 Ion Blaster of Optimus Prime
Armor
3 Improvised Shield
3 Extra Padding
3 Emergency Repair Patch
Utilities
3 Matrix of Leadership
Deck Stats
21 action cards
  12 regular action cards
  3 secret action cards
  6 rolling action cards
19 upgrade cards
  7 weapon cards
  9 armor cards
  3 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 9 cards
Wave 2: 1 cards
Wave 3: 8 cards
Wave 4: 1 cards
Wave 5: 15 cards
Energon Edition: 3 cards
Ark 1: 1 cards
BFA: World|Strike: 1 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 6 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
22 icons on 16 cards (40%)
32 icons on 26 cards (65%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
3 icons on 3 cards (8%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
9%
7%
7%
5%
5%
4%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 23%
Noble's Blaster: 6%
Extra Padding: 19%
Upgrade Spaceships
Deck Traits: Decepticon Leader Spaceship Specialist Military Patrol Helicopter Mercenary Car
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 13★ in sideboard Added by g3holliday Modified on Jun 10, '22
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Bots
Captain Astrotrain 12★
Space Force • Transport
Tracer 4★
Ambitious Scout
Bug Bite 7★
The Renegade Who Had It Made

Stratagems
Fully Loaded 1★
Used with Captain Astrotrain, Space Force • Transport
Sideboard
Megatron 10★
Arrogant Ruler
2x Sweep 3★
Scourge's Armada
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Emergency Maintenance
1 Incoming Transmission
3 Tech Research
1 Full Loadout 1★
Secret Actions
3 Evasive Action
Rolling Actions
2 Take the Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
2 Grenade Launcher
2 Multi-Tool
2 Superior Cannon
2 HV Electron Breacher
3 Smokethrower
1 Kinetic Intensifier Whip
Armor
3 Improvised Shield
2 Sparring Gear
2 Increased Durability
2 Emergency Barricade
Utilities
2 Stealthiness
2 Superior Jetpack
3 Energy Pack
Deck Stats
12 action cards
  7 regular action cards
  3 secret action cards
  2 rolling action cards
28 upgrade cards
  12 weapon cards
  9 armor cards
  7 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 10 cards
Wave 2: 12 cards
Wave 3: 9 cards
Wave 4: 4 cards
Wave 5: 2 cards
Ark 1: 3 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 3 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 4 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
31 icons on 25 cards (63%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
3 icons on 3 cards (8%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
17%
14%
14%
7%
6%
5%
5%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 14%
Sparring Gear: 12%
Tech Research: 17%
Charles you Stole my Jodeci Boots
Deck Traits: Autobot Leader Tank Ranged Truck Wrecker Melee
41🂠 28★ in deck and 10🂠 11★ in sideboard Added by IamZiggy Modified on Jun 10, '22
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Bots
Captain Impactor 7★
Special Ops • Wrecker
Huffer 5★
Construction Engineer
Bulkhead 7★
Munitions Lobber
Ironfist 6★
Armanents Artist

Stratagems
No Matter The Odds 1★
Used with Captain Impactor, Special Ops • Wrecker
Sideboard
Whirl 10★
Lunatic Aerialist
2 Piercing Blaster
3 Calculated Strike
2 Combat Dagger
1 Hold the Line
1 Hands-Free Artillery 1★
1 Relentless Pursuit
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Supercharge
2 Confidence
3 Fight For Position
3 Wedge Formation
3 Camien Crash
3 Precision Fire
3 Scouting Mission
Secret Actions
2 Hold the Line
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Erratic Lightning
1 Sharpened Talons
3 Howling Howitzer
2 Fevered Edge
Armor
2 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
1 Scrapper Gauntlets
2 Bashing Shield
1 Bullseye Aegis 1★
Utilities
1 Spotlights 1★
Deck Stats
22 action cards
  20 regular action cards
  2 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
19 upgrade cards
  9 weapon cards
  9 armor cards
  1 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 11 cards
Wave 2: 7 cards
Wave 3: 5 cards
Wave 4: 7 cards
Wave 5: 13 cards
ATP-2: 4 cards
ATP-3: 4 cards
ATP-4: 2 cards
ATP-5: 1 cards
ATP-6: 3 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
32 icons on 28 cards (68%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
8 icons on 8 cards (20%)
18 icons on 18 cards (44%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
11%
5%
5%
5%
4%
4%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 28%
Bashing Shield: 12%
Wedge Formation: 18%
Hold the Line: 13%
Sharpened Talons: 6%
Defensive Card Drawing
Deck Traits: Decepticon Battle Master Ranged Autobot Spaceship Wrecker Specialist Mini-Cassette
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by g3holliday Modified on Jun 3, '22
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Bots
Raider Aimless 7★
Air Force • Weapons
Clobber 4★
Topspin 9★
Air & Space Assault
Rumble 5★
Demolition Expert

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Ready For Action
1 Master Plan
2 Rapid Conversion
3 Calculated Strike
3 Pep Talk
1 Belligerence
2 Hand-to-Hand Combat
1 Scouting Mission
Secret Actions
3 End Hostilities
Rolling Actions
3 Lie in Wait
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Energon Axe
3 Handheld Blaster
3 Piercing Blaster
1 Backup Beam
1 Plasma Horns
Armor
3 Improvised Shield
3 Force Field
Utilities
2 Data Pad
Deck Stats
21 action cards
  15 regular action cards
  3 secret action cards
  3 rolling action cards
19 upgrade cards
  11 weapon cards
  6 armor cards
  2 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 16 cards
Wave 2: 4 cards
Wave 3: 10 cards
Wave 5: 10 cards
Ark 1: 1 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 3 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
7 icons on 4 cards (10%)
26 icons on 20 cards (50%)
11 icons on 11 cards (28%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
9%
7%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 47%
Backup Beam: 6%
Master Plan: 7%
Back in wave 1 v5
Deck Traits: Autobot Car Specialist Melee
41🂠 23★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by francist Modified on Jun 3, '22
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Bots
Prowl 6★
Military Strategist
Wheeljack 9★
Weapons Inventor
Cliffjumper 8★
Renegade Warrior

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Leap Into Battle
3 Peace through Tyranny
2 Ramming Speed
3 Roll Out!
3 Start Your Engines
3 Supercharge
2 Zap
Upgrades
Weapons
2 Energon Axe
3 Flamethrower
3 Grenade Launcher
3 Static Laser of Ironhide
Armor
2 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
2 Scrapper Gauntlets
Utilities
2 Debilitating Crystal
3 Turbo Boosters
Deck Stats
18 action cards
  18 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
23 upgrade cards
  11 weapon cards
  7 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 43 cards
Wave 1C: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
36 icons on 30 cards (73%)
10 icons on 10 cards (24%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
26%
18%
15%
13%
3%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 19%
Back in wave 1 v4
Deck Traits: Autobot Car Specialist Leader Melee
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by francist Modified on Jun 2, '22
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Bots
Bumblebee 9★
Courageous Scout
Bumblebee 10★
Legendary Warrior
Bumblebee 6★
Brave Warrior

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Peace through Tyranny
2 Ramming Speed
3 Roll Out!
3 Start Your Engines
3 Supercharge
2 Treasure Hunt
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Flamethrower
3 Grenade Launcher
2 Static Laser of Ironhide
Armor
3 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
Utilities
2 Agility of Bumblebee
2 Data Bank
3 Matrix of Leadership
3 Turbo Boosters
Deck Stats
16 action cards
  16 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
24 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  6 armor cards
  10 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 42 cards
Wave 1S: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
38 icons on 32 cards (80%)
9 icons on 9 cards (23%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
24%
17%
16%
8%
5%
4%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 23%
Back in wave 1 v1
Deck Traits: Autobot Dinobot Specialist Melee Leader
40🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by francist Modified on Jun 2, '22
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Bots
Dinobot Sludge 8★
Mighty Stomper
Dinobot Snarl 7★
Desert Warrior
Grimlock 10★
Dinobot Leader

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Dino-Chomp!
2 I Still Function!
2 Incoming Transmission
3 Peace through Tyranny
2 Ramming Speed
3 Roll Out!
3 Supercharge
2 Treasure Hunt
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Flamethrower
3 Grenade Launcher
Armor
2 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
Utilities
1 Data Bank
2 Debilitating Crystal
3 Jaws of Steel
3 Matrix of Leadership
Deck Stats
20 action cards
  20 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
20 upgrade cards
  6 weapon cards
  5 armor cards
  9 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 43 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
36 icons on 30 cards (75%)
9 icons on 9 cards (23%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
19%
16%
14%
7%
5%
5%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 24%
Hit Squad Reloaded
Deck Traits: Decepticon Insecticon Melee Autobot Leader Tank Ranged Truck Wrecker
40🂠 26★ in deck and 10🂠 12★ in sideboard Added by Kathoga Modified on Jun 8, '22
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Bots
Barrage 7★
Merciless Insecticon
Captain Impactor 7★
Special Ops • Wrecker
Huffer 5★
Construction Engineer
Ironfist 6★
Armanents Artist

Stratagems
No Matter The Odds 1★
Used with Captain Impactor, Special Ops • Wrecker
Sideboard
Whirl 10★
Lunatic Aerialist
Sharpshooter 1★
Used with Ranged
2 Crushing Size
3 Calculated Strike
1 Soldier's Blaster
2 Grav-Inhibitor
1 Hold the Line
1 Bullseye Aegis 1★
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Supercharge
3 Fight For Position
1 Wedge Formation
3 Camien Crash
3 Precision Fire
2 Scouting Mission
3 Armored Assault
3 Never a Dull Moment
Secret Actions
2 Hold the Line
Upgrades
Weapons
1 Enforcement Batons
3 Erratic Lightning
1 Sharpened Talons
3 Howling Howitzer
2 Fevered Edge
Armor
2 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
2 Bashing Shield
Deck Stats
23 action cards
  21 regular action cards
  2 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
17 upgrade cards
  10 weapon cards
  7 armor cards
  0 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 11 cards
Wave 2: 6 cards
Wave 3: 3 cards
Wave 4: 6 cards
Wave 5: 14 cards
ATP-2: 2 cards
ATP-3: 10 cards
ATP-4: 1 cards
ATP-6: 4 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
31 icons on 28 cards (70%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
15 icons on 15 cards (38%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
15%
9%
5%
5%
5%
5%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 29%
Bashing Shield: 12%
Enforcement Batons: 6%
Wedge Formation: 6%
Hold the Line: 14%
Sharpened Talons: 7%
bug the junk out of me... (COPY)
Deck Traits: Decepticon Insecticon Melee Specialist Leader
41🂠 29★ in deck and 0🂠 1★ in sideboard Added by ATP - Jason Modified on May 27, '22
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Bots
Barrage 7★
Merciless Insecticon
Ransack 8★
Hungry For Battle
Venin 6★
Paranoid Leader
Bombshell 5★
Cavalier Menace

Sideboard
Lost In Research 1★
Used with Specialist
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Supercharge
3 Zap
3 Camien Crash
2 Lock on Target
3 Armored Assault
3 Close-Quarter Combat
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Flamethrower
1 Enforcement Batons
3 Erratic Lightning
3 Fevered Edge
Armor
2 Force Field
3 Improvised Shield
1 Scrapper Gauntlets
3 Bashing Shield
1 Bullseye Aegis 1★
Utilities
2 Basic Combat Protocol
1 Spotlights 1★
1 Aura of Dominance 1★
Deck Stats
17 action cards
  17 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
24 upgrade cards
  10 weapon cards
  10 armor cards
  4 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 16 cards
Wave 2: 7 cards
Wave 3: 2 cards
Wave 5: 5 cards
ATP-2: 2 cards
ATP-3: 5 cards
ATP-5: 1 cards
ATP-6: 8 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
34 icons on 30 cards (73%)
3 icons on 3 cards (7%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
3 icons on 3 cards (7%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
25%
11%
11%
8%
5%
4%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 28%
Bashing Shield: 20%
Enforcement Batons: 7%