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Improvised Shield
Set: Rise of the Combiners
Number: 036
Common
0★
Upgrade - Armor
O
O
X

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
ATP-5 Update: T1 Build-a-Brave
Deck Traits: Autobot Off-Road Patrol Truck Melee Leader Tank Ranged
40🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 8★ in sideboard Added by GrizzlyGiblets Modified on Dec 17, '21
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Bots
Private Tote 4★
Special Ops • Infiltration
Private Highjump 4★
Off-Road Patrol • Infiltration
Private Powertrain 5★
Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Orion Pax 11★
Destined For Greatness

Stratagems
Down, But Not Out 1★
Used with Private Powertrain, Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Sideboard
Captain Impactor 7★
Special Ops • Wrecker
No Matter The Odds 1★
Used with Captain Impactor, Special Ops • Wrecker
1 Force Field
1 Battlefield Scan
1 Energy Pack
2 Belligerence
1 Counterespionage
1 Lock-On Lasers
1 Valiant Effort
1 Adamantine Frame
1 End Of The Road
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Confidence
1 Reckless Charge
1 Energy Transfer
1 Head-On Collision
1 Belligerence
1 Take By Surprise
3 Armored Assault
2 Valiant Effort
3 Show Of Mastery
1 Knack
Secret Actions
1 Withdrawal Protocol
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
1 Noble's Blaster
1 Paralyzo Box
3 Harpoon Gun
Armor
2 Force Field
1 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
3 Trithyllium Shield
Utilities
3 Matrix of Leadership
1 Spy Satellite Uplink
1 Absorption Core
Deck Stats
18 action cards
  17 regular action cards
  1 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
22 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  9 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 9 cards
Wave 2: 9 cards
Wave 3: 3 cards
Wave 4: 5 cards
Wave 5: 9 cards
ATP-2: 2 cards
ATP-3: 9 cards
ATP-4: 8 cards
ATP-5: 3 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
33 icons on 30 cards (75%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
7 icons on 6 cards (15%)
3 icons on 3 cards (8%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
31%
8%
8%
4%
3%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 27%
Bashing Shield: 6%
Noble's Blaster: 7%
Paralyzo Box: 6%
Spy Satellite Uplink: 7%
Absorption Core: 7%
Knack: 6%
My kind of town 1C
Deck Traits: Autobot Titan Ranged
40🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by Ozzy Modified on Dec 23, '21
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Bots
Metroplex 25★
Autobot City

Stratagems
The City's Finest Views 0★
Used with Titans
Sideboard
2 Debilitating Crystal
1 Cornered!
1 Fog of War
1 Work Overtime
2 Energy Pack
1 Personal Targeting Drone
1 Spy Satellite Uplink
1 Impetuous Stand
Actions
Regular Actions
1 Ramming Speed
3 Roll Out!
3 Supercharge
3 Height Advantage
3 Escape Route
1 Espionage
1 Hit and Run
Rolling Actions
1 Lie In Wait
3 Take The Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
1 Grenade Launcher
3 Backup Beam
3 Handheld Blaster
3 Kinetic Intensifier Whip
1 Sturdy Javelin
1 Paralyzo Box
Armor
1 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
Utilities
1 Debilitating Crystal
2 Matrix of Leadership
2 Staggering Might
Deck Stats
19 action cards
  15 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  4 rolling action cards
21 upgrade cards
  12 weapon cards
  4 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 13 cards
Wave 1A: 4 cards
Wave 2: 16 cards
Wave 2A: 1 cards
Wave 3: 3 cards
Wave 4: 4 cards
Wave 5: 5 cards
1C Open Cards: 4 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 1 cards
BFB: Waste|Land [BETA]: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
23 icons on 17 cards (43%)
19 icons on 15 cards (38%)
13 icons on 13 cards (33%)
9 icons on 9 cards (23%)
1 icons on 1 cards (3%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
5%
4%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 55%
Backup Beam: 24%
Bashing Shield: 8%
Escape Route: 23%
Espionage: 7%
Paralyzo Box: 8%
Aggro Soundwave 1C
Deck Traits: Autobot Battle Master Melee Mini-Cassette Decepticon Leader Specialist Tank Ranged
40🂠 27★ in deck and 10🂠 11★ in sideboard Added by Ozzy Modified on Dec 9, '21
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Bots
Private Lionizer 7★
Ground Command • Artillery
Steeljaw 5★
Tracker
Soundwave 10★
Communications
Buzzsaw 5★
Spy

Sideboard
Hardhead 11★
Grave Mistakes
3 Fusion Borer
1 Holomatter Projector
2 Lose the Initiative
1 Magnetic Dysfunction Ray
1 All-Out Attack
2 United Against Tyranny
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Incoming Transmission
1 Ramming Speed
3 Supercharge
3 Fight For Position
1 Wedge Formation
2 Belligerence
1 Magnetic Dysfunction Ray
2 Mission Briefing
1 Scrounging For Energon
Rolling Actions
3 Take The Shot
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
1 Enforcement Batons
2 Mining Pick
3 Power Punch
1 Vamparc Ribbon
Armor
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
Utilities
2 Data Pad
1 Field Communicator
2 Rage
Deck Stats
20 action cards
  17 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  3 rolling action cards
20 upgrade cards
  10 weapon cards
  5 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 12 cards
Wave 2: 12 cards
Wave 4: 4 cards
Wave 5: 12 cards
Ark 1: 1 cards
BFA: World|Strike: 4 cards
1C Open Cards: 3 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 2 cards
Wave 3: 1 cards
Wave 3A: 3 cards
TROP: Monster Menagerie: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
41 icons on 35 cards (88%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
8 icons on 8 cards (20%)
5 icons on 5 cards (13%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
22%
15%
12%
10%
5%
4%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 24%
Bashing Shield: 12%
Enforcement Batons: 6%
Wedge Formation: 6%
Mission Briefing: 12%
Vamparc Ribbon: 6%
Scrounging For Energon: 6%
Lord of the Fliers (Wave 4)
Deck Traits: Decepticon Air Strike Patrol Plane Ranged Leader Spaceship Specialist Tank
40🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 12★ in sideboard Added by JediPapa Modified on Jan 10, '22
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Bots
Raider Storm Cloud 4★
Infantry • Rainmaker
Lord Megatron 12★
Conqueror Of Cybertron
Raider Nightflight 4★
Air Strike Patrol • Spy
Raider Tailwind 5★
Air Strike Patrol • Strategist

Sideboard
Captain Astrotrain 12★
Space Force • Transport
2 Crushing Size
2 Crushing Treads
1 Battlefield Scan
3 Extra Padding
2 Kinetic Converter
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Hunker Down
3 Peace through Tyranny
2 System Reboot
2 Treasure Hunt
1 Espionage
3 Two-Pronged Attack
3 Head-On Collision
1 Overwhelming Advantage
3 War of Attrition
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
2 Backup Beam
2 Enforcement Batons
2 Sturdy Javelin
Armor
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
3 Composite Armor
Utilities
1 Decepticon Crown
1 Micro Capacitor
1 Pocket Processor
Deck Stats
20 action cards
  20 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
20 upgrade cards
  9 weapon cards
  8 armor cards
  3 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 16 cards
Wave 2: 11 cards
Wave 3: 9 cards
Wave 4: 19 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
28 icons on 22 cards (55%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
9 icons on 9 cards (23%)
13 icons on 13 cards (33%)
3 icons on 3 cards (8%)
1 icons on 1 cards (3%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
6%
6%
6%
4%
4%
4%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 40%
Backup Beam: 13%
Bashing Shield: 14%
Decepticon Crown: 7%
Enforcement Batons: 14%
Espionage: 7%
Overwhelming Advantage: 7%
Pocket Processor: 7%
War of Attrition: 20%
Starter Timecop
Deck Traits: Autobot Car Specialist Ranged
41🂠 25★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by billmoo Modified on Nov 6, '21
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Bots
Prowl 6★
Military Strategist
Wheeljack 9★
Weapons Inventor
Major Prowl 10★
Infantry • Strategist

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Incoming Transmission
3 Ramming Speed
3 Ready For Action
3 Supercharge
3 Treasure Hunt
3 Zap
2 Diagnosis
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Flamethrower
3 Grenade Launcher
2 Multi-Tool
Armor
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
3 Force Field
Utilities
2 Turbo Boosters
2 Field Communicator
1 Basic Combat Protocol
Deck Stats
20 action cards
  20 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
21 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  8 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 30 cards
Wave 2: 7 cards
Wave 3: 7 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
32 icons on 29 cards (71%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
7 icons on 7 cards (17%)
2 icons on 2 cards (5%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
3 icons on 3 cards (7%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
35%
9%
8%
7%
6%
6%
5%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 31%
Bashing Shield: 13%
[3rd] Speed Racer's Dino
Deck Traits: Autobot Leader Dinobot Melee Car
41🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 10★ in sideboard Added by Teletraan I Modified on Oct 25, '21
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Bots
Bumblebee 10★
Trusted Lieutenant
Windcharger 7★
Autobot Warrior
Cliffjumper 8★
Renegade Warrior

Sideboard
Grimlock 10★
Dinobot Leader
1 Bashing Shield
1 Escape Route
1 Reprocess
1 Belligerence
2 Counterespionage
1 Holomatter Projector
1 Spy Satellite Uplink
2 Lost In Transit
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Peace through Tyranny
1 Espionage
3 Fight For Position
2 Belligerence
2 Camien Crash
2 Precision Fire
3 Angolmois Surge
3 Start Your Engines
3 Revving the Engine
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
2 Kinetic Intensifier Whip
3 Fusion Borer
Armor
1 Bashing Shield
2 Improvised Shield
Utilities
3 Matrix of Leadership
3 Turbo Boosters
1 Pocket Processor
2 Rage
Deck Stats
21 action cards
  21 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
20 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  3 armor cards
  9 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 12 cards
Wave 2: 7 cards
Wave 4: 7 cards
Wave 5: 15 cards
BFA: World|Strike: 5 cards
Energon Edition: 4 cards
TROP: Phase 1: 5 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
30 icons on 26 cards (63%)
9 icons on 9 cards (22%)
3 icons on 3 cards (7%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
10 icons on 10 cards (24%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
9%
8%
6%
6%
6%
6%
5%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 14%
Bashing Shield: 6%
Espionage: 5%
Pocket Processor: 6%
Revving the Engine: 16%

Notes from Teletraan I:
"3rd Place in World|Strike Tournament Season One: Encounter 5, played by LegendaryVoid.
"
All-Purpose
Deck Traits: None
40🂠 0★ in deck and 0🂠 0★ in sideboard Added by danlomb Modified on Oct 20, '21
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Bots
None

Sideboard
None
Actions
Regular Actions
1 Battle Ready
1 Equipment Enthusiast
1 Leap Into Battle
1 New Designs
2 Rapid Conversion
1 Repair Bay
1 Supercharge
1 Swap Missions
1 Rest and Relaxation
1 Smelt
1 Surprise Attack
1 Vaporize
1 Brainstorm
1 Calculated Strike
2 Pep Talk
1 Fight For Position
1 Wedge Formation
Secret Actions
1 Hidden Fortification
1 Stable Cover
Upgrades
Weapons
1 Grenade Launcher
1 Backup Beam
1 Enforcement Batons
1 Handheld Blaster
2 Primary Laser
1 Combat Dagger
1 Kinetic Intensifier Whip
Armor
1 Armored Plating
1 Improvised Shield
1 Sparring Gear
1 Adaptive Plating
1 Guarded Posture
1 Increased Durability
Utilities
1 Security Console
1 Basic Combat Protocol
1 Acute Reflexes
1 Minor Medic Kit
1 Pocket Processor
Deck Stats
21 action cards
  19 regular action cards
  2 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
19 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  6 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 11 cards
Wave 2: 12 cards
Wave 3: 6 cards
Wave 4: 11 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
14 icons on 13 cards (33%)
15 icons on 14 cards (35%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
7 icons on 7 cards (18%)
8 icons on 7 cards (18%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
11%
7%
5%
4%
3%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 32%
Backup Beam: 7%
Enforcement Batons: 7%
Rest and Relaxation: 7%
Smelt: 6%
Sparring Gear: 7%
Pocket Processor: 7%
Wedge Formation: 7%
[5th] Off Road Patrol Orion Pax
Deck Traits: Autobot Off-Road Patrol Truck Melee Leader Tank Ranged
40🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 8★ in sideboard Added by Teletraan I Modified on Oct 1, '21
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Bots
Private Tote 4★
Special Ops • Infiltration
Private Highjump 4★
Off-Road Patrol • Infiltration
Private Powertrain 5★
Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Orion Pax 11★
Destined For Greatness

Stratagems
Down, But Not Out 1★
Used with Private Powertrain, Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Sideboard
Captain Impactor 7★
Special Ops • Wrecker
No Matter The Odds 1★
Used with Captain Impactor, Special Ops • Wrecker
1 Force Field
1 Battlefield Scan
1 Energy Pack
1 Belligerence
1 Counterespionage
1 Hold the Line
1 Holomatter Projector
1 Paralyzo Box
1 Lock-On Lasers
1 Valiant Effort
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Confidence
1 Reckless Charge
1 Energy Transfer
1 Head-On Collision
1 Belligerence
2 Take By Surprise
3 Armored Assault
2 Valiant Effort
3 Show Of Mastery
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
1 Noble's Blaster
1 Paralyzo Box
3 Harpoon Gun
Armor
2 Force Field
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
3 Trithyllium Shield
Utilities
3 Matrix of Leadership
1 Spy Satellite Uplink
1 Absorption Core
Deck Stats
17 action cards
  17 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
23 upgrade cards
  8 weapon cards
  10 armor cards
  5 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 9 cards
Wave 2: 10 cards
Wave 3: 3 cards
Wave 4: 5 cards
Wave 5: 11 cards
ATP-2: 3 cards
ATP-3: 9 cards
ATP-4: 7 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
34 icons on 31 cards (78%)
4 icons on 4 cards (10%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
6 icons on 6 cards (15%)
1 icons on 1 cards (3%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
34%
9%
8%
6%
5%
3%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 28%
Bashing Shield: 12%
Noble's Blaster: 6%
Paralyzo Box: 6%
Spy Satellite Uplink: 6%
Absorption Core: 6%

Notes from Teletraan I:
"5th Place in ATP - September Titan One, played by Butter.
2nd Place in ATP August Open Titan One, played by GrizzlyGiblets."
[3rd] Microscopic Rally
Deck Traits: Autobot Leader Car Melee Specialist Decepticon Truck Ranged Wrecker
43🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 8★ in sideboard Added by Teletraan I Modified on Oct 1, '21
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Bots
Bumblebee 10★
Legendary Warrior
Kreb 1★
Huffer 5★
Construction Engineer
Perceptor 8★
Precise Sniper

Stratagems
Rally 1★
Used with Bumblebee, Legendary Warrior
Sideboard
Chromedome 8★
Computer Programmer
2 Disarm
2 Camien Crash
1 Counterespionage
2 End Hostilities
1 Lock-On Lasers
1 Take By Surprise
1 Absorption Core
Actions
Regular Actions
3 Leap Into Battle
1 Ready For Action
3 Roll Out!
1 Start Your Engines
2 System Reboot
1 Reckless Charge
2 Showing Off
2 Belligerence
1 Take By Surprise
3 Armored Assault
Upgrades
Weapons
2 Energon Axe
3 Grenade Launcher
1 Noble's Blaster
1 Energon Mace
Armor
2 Force Field
1 Scrapper Gauntlets
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
1 Trithyllium Shield
Utilities
3 Matrix of Leadership
3 Turbo Boosters
1 Stealthiness
1 Spy Satellite Uplink
Deck Stats
19 action cards
  19 regular action cards
  0 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
24 upgrade cards
  7 weapon cards
  9 armor cards
  8 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 27 cards
Wave 2: 8 cards
Wave 4: 2 cards
Wave 5: 13 cards
ATP-2: 4 cards
ATP-3: 3 cards
ATP-4: 1 cards
ATP-1: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
30 icons on 27 cards (63%)
14 icons on 14 cards (33%)
4 icons on 4 cards (9%)
4 icons on 4 cards (9%)
1 icons on 1 cards (2%)
3 icons on 3 cards (7%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
13%
13%
13%
6%
5%
5%
3%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 18%
Bashing Shield: 10%
Noble's Blaster: 6%
Spy Satellite Uplink: 5%

Notes from Teletraan I:
"3rd Place in ATP - September Titan One, played by Psychosmurf96."
T1 Soundblaster 3c
Deck Traits: Autobot Leader Off-Road Patrol Melee Decepticon Spaceship Specialist Helicopter Boat
36🂠 25★ in deck and 10🂠 6★ in sideboard Added by GrizzlyGiblets Modified on Sep 9, '21
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Bots
Private Powertrain 5★
Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Sergeant Soundblaster 12★
Weapons • Arms Dealer
Seaspray 6★
Consummate Sailor

Stratagems
Down, But Not Out 1★
Used with Private Powertrain, Off-Road Patrol • Patrol Leader
Sideboard
Highbrow 6★
Malware Brigadier
2 Erratic Lightning
1 Hold the Line
2 Holomatter Projector
1 Lose the Initiative
2 Spy Satellite Uplink
2 Supporting Fire
Actions
Regular Actions
2 Rock Toss
3 Fight For Position
3 Wedge Formation
3 Belligerence
3 Camien Crash
1 Counterespionage
Secret Actions
1 Hold the Line
1 Lose the Initiative
Upgrades
Weapons
3 Grenade Launcher
1 Scoundrel's Blaster
3 Fusion Borer
3 Industrial-grade Phase Charge
Armor
2 Bashing Shield
3 Improvised Shield
Utilities
2 Energy Pack
1 Aura of Dominance 1★
Other Upgrades
1 Crystal of Power
Deck Stats
17 action cards
  15 regular action cards
  2 secret action cards
  0 rolling action cards
19 upgrade cards
  10 weapon cards
  5 armor cards
  3 utility cards

Sets Used In Deck
Wave 1: 3 cards
Wave 2: 8 cards
Wave 3: 4 cards
Wave 4: 8 cards
Wave 5: 24 cards
ATP-3: 3 cards
ATP-4: 1 cards
Battle Icons in Deck
25 icons on 22 cards (61%)
1 icons on 1 cards (3%)
2 icons on 2 cards (6%)
9 icons on 9 cards (25%)
20 icons on 20 cards (56%)
0 icons on 0 cards (0%)
Battle Simulator
Set Tough/Bold:
13%
11%
8%
8%
7%
6%
4%
Likelihood of Flipping
+2 Bonus Flip: 11%
Bashing Shield: 12%
Scoundrel's Blaster: 6%
Wedge Formation: 17%
Counterespionage: 6%
Hold the Line: 6%
Lose the Initiative: 6%