Although the effects of Xantiax when dispersed in the air are well-known, it’s astonishing to see its effects when presented in a more concentrated dose. Bearing testimony to this is Bishop, the Fire Angels’ toughest member. On his way to meet Sylvia Ld and Boyle on the fateful night of the Red Motel explosion, he was struck in the face by a cylinder of Xantiax. Amazingly, in this concentrated form the gas had the opposite effect on him, transforming the ferocious biker into the world’s most laid-back guy. Having now tuned his motorbike so it's greener than green, Bishop has created an ecological utopia on wheels and has even started to play the banjo!
Ability

Ability

Support: -1 Opp Power, Min 2
The Power of the opposing character is reduced by 1 points or up to a minimum of 2 for each character belonging to Bishop's clan and who is part of their team. Remember that Bishop is also taken into account.
Clan bonus

Clan bonus

Stop Opp. Ability
The opponent’s Ability is cancelled if they have one.
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Roots
Roots Roots
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missions icon 27 missions
Clan's bonus Stop Opp. Ability
Hey man, society is just so uncool! It's Babylon here. But, the Roots, right, they got it, they knew things couldn't keep goin' on that way; we have to make it real again. So, you know what the Roots did? They went to Babylon to tell the government that everything wasn't gonna be alright, man. But no one would listen to ‘em and that really messed with their minds!
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    offline Thoazol Moderator Wise Men Distracted
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:11

    4/6 Support: -1 opp power min 2. Welcome to banlist.

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    offline Bemmoth Titan  
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:12

    So, does the staff wants Roots to be played mono or not?

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    offline Poison Ivy89 Veteran Open Casket
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:13

    First Sprinter for being immune to the toxic effects of the gas on animals, then Marjory losing weight from it, now the opposite reaction of what Xantiax is!

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    offline Guts Imperator Time Conquers All
    Friday 17/10/2014, 13:17

    Then again gertjan was banned to reduce the usage of mono roots in ELOsmiley. I know it's not the same but bishop's usage is clearly for use in a mono deck. His disadvantages are pretty obvious but still. Almost every clan's mono deck keeps getting more and more powerful with every new release(Junkz is a fair example) what's going on? We got clans that merely get a half ELO playable deck(ex.Sakrohm) and clans that have got a very strong mono deck. Where is the balance in that?

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    offline CB-SirElric Master Clintz Bank
    Friday 17/10/2014, 13:08

    Bishop - Roots
    4/6 (4/8 with fury, 4/9 with fury and Timber, 7/6 with Ambre, 7/8 with Ambre and fury) with Support: -1 power min 2

    I have to say that this card will be quite a pain in the buttock thanks to how low his minimum on reduction is and how his bonus protects him from cards that heavily relies on their abilities to win. Any card that has 6 power and below will learn how to fear this card. Any card that has 7 power while facing this card better pill some more to overcome him. Any card that is 8 power and above better hope that their level is lower that this card. It laughs upon the faces of non-power manipulators and most of the ability reliant cards as it cuts them down to size and gobble them up whole.

    Those with Stop: Abilities, SOA and Skeelz clan may stop this monster of a card but the first one's a rare sight on a competitive deck, the second's an even rarer sight since they are usually getting the biggest flak on competitive plays and the latter will still face the ability of Bishop. I doubt that Piranas and Nightmares will stop this card since it doesn't need any bonus to become an unstoppable hippie version of Caelus.

    This card gets a score of 8.5/10 since this card's plain too useful in mono Roots deck to ignore and I hope that this card wouldn't suffer the same fate of Gertjan, who is both common and banned. I'd like to use this card in my deck.

    (I also hope that this review won't be deleted like what happened to my review on Vera)

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    offline Six Nations Titan Open Casket
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:43

    Time to unban gertjan?

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    offline 16Pain Senior  
    Friday 17/10/2014, 18:11

    people say welcome to the banlist. i actually think he is fair, and i HATE roots.
    think about it, heez basically an equal to 8/4 stop ability
    so he firstly sucks against uppers, sentinels, montanna, rescue, sakrohm, and junks
    then, his damage is a mere 6, which is kinda low for a power reducer. if he had 7 damage, it would be worth the ban
    3rdly he is a 4 star with combined stats of 10, which is pretty normal.
    i think he is a good card, but not worth the ban

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    offline MadLampy Legend  
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:25

    Actually Poison Ivy... lots of things like that.

    Digitalis - no effect on most animals, lethal/toxic to humans in natural form, heart/stroke medicine in pure medicinal form ( usually in a higher dosage than natural form too )

    If Xantiax is a natural product then this is not anything unusual...

    However that card is gonna be banned so quick it hurts

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    offline INUASHA- Titan  
    Friday 17/10/2014, 12:27

    So, this is a SoA support-based Caelus Cr for the Roots, one less power reduction, support and 2 damage less for 1 less star and SoA bonus. This card will still suffer from Caelus Cr main weaknesses, attack manipulation and All Stars, 7 power All Stars kill this card, also turns 4 power agaisn't Roots and Gheist unlike Caelus Cr.
    He's quite shaky and i don't think he will be perma-banned because mono Roots is not that viable anymore and he only takes 7 power cards under his power. He can still kill cards like Zoe, Thormund, John, Isatis and others.

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    offline Maxxor Imperator THE EXPLOSIVE ELITE
    Friday 31/10/2014, 21:50

    No its a bike but instead of gas you put water in the tank
    There's no such thing as gas shortage man, its all set up by the government, everything's controlled by the oil companies like I heard about this guy who invented a bike that runs on water man, its fiber glass, air cooled and it runs on water!

    So does Xantiax also make you a genius in the fields of Hydrodynamics and Bio engineering?

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    offline HipHoppa Colossus Hip Hop Messiahz
    Wednesday 29/06/2016, 00:06

    Not sure why everyone compares to Caelus Cr. How about Oshitsune? They're both 4s, they both -4 opp power but Oshitsune has min3 and 7 damage and Bishop has min2 and 6 damage... big difference is that Oshitsune can't lose his ability nearly as easily, while Bishop gets screwed by his own clan, and GHEIST.

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    offline CyanYoshi Titan Visceral Expression
    Tuesday 11/11/2014, 01:41

    guys, this will not be banned. The flaws are real this card, and almost nobody gets a full mono roots deck. With that and the fact that there is like 8 9 and 10 powers floating around with bonus and abilities for skeelz, this card is not that good.

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    offline Jedi_Lrd Fuse Colossus Organized Konfusion
    Saturday 06/12/2014, 20:37

    his banjo looks more like a ukelele.

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    offline Fredelli100 Master Piratas do Atlântico
    Friday 17/10/2014, 19:26

    He's smoking weed in the 3rd and in the 4th levels. lol

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    offline Gr1m4lk1n Guru  
    Saturday 02/05/2015, 20:42

    Why is his price so low? I mean, Iget he's a common card and all, but he is definetly useful in most cenarios of the game. He can be only stopped by 9/25 (i made the counts based on bonuses, not quality of cards) of the clans. Those clans being: Junkz, All stars ( but also, what can't the all stars stop?), Gheist, Roots, Uppers (self explanatory, they're pretty much OP right now IMO), Sentinel, Montana (let's be honest here their bonus is pretty fair compared to the uppers), Huracan (El divino and noctezuma, im looking at you), and Frozn (depends on the cenarios).
    You see what i mean here? He is definately worth about 1k to 4k to minimum