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Desert Dragon
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Max level
Desert Dragon Price Information:
Regular Foil Price (per BCX): $0.545 | Single BCX: $0.689 (1.26x)
Gold Foil Price (per BCX): $31.514 | Single BCX: $33.173 (60.87x)
Gold Foil vs Regular Foil: 57.82x
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Abilities
1 1 - 2 4 0 0 3 6
2 3 1 2 5 0 0 3 6
3 6 2 2 5 0 0 3 7
4 11 4 2 6 0 0 3 7
Skill analysis
Trample
When a Monster with Trample hits and kills its target, it will perform another attack on the next Monster on the enemy Team.
Piercing
If Melee or Ranged attack damage is in excess of the target's Armor, the remainder will damage the target's Health.
Retaliate
When hit with a Melee attack, Monsters with Retaliate have a chance of attacking their attacker.

50% chance of activation. Can trigger a chain if two cards with retaliate attach each other.
Giant Killer
Does double damage against targets that cost 10 or more mana.
🌟 Desert Dragon ratings
Bronze league
4.6 / 10
Silver league
6.5 / 10
Gold league
6.5 / 10
Diamond league
6.5 / 10
💞 Top cards to play with Desert Dragon
Desert Dragon receives a boost from Brownie's Inspire and Swiftness abilities.
Desert Dragon receives a boost from Evangelist's Inspire and Rust abilities.
Desert Dragon does big damage. Mycelic Slipspawn's Taunt ability distracts all Sneak and Snipe attackers from targeting it.
Desert Dragon's Trample ability receives a boost from Queen Mycelia's Rust ability.
Desert Dragon does a ton of damage, so it benefits from the Wave Brood's Taunt ability distracting your opponent.
💀 Best counters against Desert Dragon
Harklaw is a good counter against Desert Dragon.
Carnage Titan is a good counter against Desert Dragon.
Octopider is a good counter against Desert Dragon.
Serpentine Soldier is a good counter against Desert Dragon.
Lobstradamus is a good counter against Desert Dragon.
Ruleset analysis
Good rulesets for Desert Dragon
In High Mana rulesets, it's more likely for there to be giants (cards costing more than 10 mana). Since Desert Dragon has Giant Killer, it is therefore helpful in High Mana battles.
Desert Dragon has Trample, which can trigger infinitely in the 'Stampede' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has a decent amount of armor (maxes at 3), helping it stay alive from all attacks (including Magic) in the 'Weak Magic' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has a decent amount of armor (maxes at 3), helping it stay alive when there's no Magic thanks to the 'Lost Magic' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has a high damage-to-mana ratio (0.86), making it a cost-effective option for dealing damage in the 'Back to Basics' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has Piercing, which is useful for the 'Armored Up' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has several abilities suitable for melee-only fights (Piercing, Trample, Retaliate), making it one of the best cards in the game for the 'Up Close & Personal' ruleset. Also, its max melee damage is 6, making it a strong damage dealer in this ruleset.
Desert Dragon has several abilities suitable for melee-heavy fights (Piercing, Trample, Retaliate), making it one of the best cards in the game for the 'Melee Mayhem' ruleset. Also, its max melee damage is 6, making it a strong damage dealer in this ruleset.
Desert Dragon has two abilities suitable for melee-heavy fights (Piercing, Retaliate), making it a great card for the 'Super Sneak' ruleset. Also, its max melee damage is 6, making it a strong damage dealer in this ruleset.
Desert Dragon has a max speed of 2 making it a good option for the Reverse Speed ruleset.
Bad rulesets for Desert Dragon
Desert Dragon is slow, which means that it's more likely to miss if its enemies are enraged.
In the 'Thorns' ruleset, it's better for Melee monsters not to continuously strike their targets so abilities like Double Strike and Retaliate are not recommended (unless they have Reflection Shield).
Desert Dragon has a decent amount of armor (maxes at 3), which is lost in the 'Unprotected' ruleset.
Ineligible rulesets for Desert Dragon
Desert Dragon costs 7 mana to cast, so it can't be used in 'Little League'.
Desert Dragon is Legendary, so it cannot be played in the 'Lost Legendaries' ruleset.
Desert Dragon is Legendary, so it cannot be played in the 'Rise of the Commons' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has melee damage, so it cannot be played in the 'Keep Your Distance' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has an odd mana cost, so it can't be used in 'Even Stevens'.
Desert Dragon has no magic damage, so it cannot be played in the 'Wands Out' ruleset.
Desert Dragon has no ranged damage, so it cannot be played in the 'Going the Distance' ruleset.