When Zoltan told Cassandra he was preparing a massive stage comeback thanks to the matriochkas he’d collected during his annual trip to Poldachie-Golgovine, she imagined he was planning to juggle with the dolls. What she did not expect to see turn up on stage was flesh and bone…and much more besides…emerging from the dolls’ mouths…jumping…singing…slithering… Suffice to say it’s going to be a massive hit in the big top so long as the audience is well equipped with sick bags!
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Protection: Attack
The attack of Matriochka cannot be reduced by an opposing character so long as the Protection ability is activated.
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Poison 2, Min 3
If Freaks wins the round, at the end of each of the following turns the opponent will lose 2 Life point(s) if he/she has more than 3 Life point(s).
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Having been around in Clint City since anyone can remember, the Freaks Circus offers unbelievable daytime shows for you and your kids, including fire breathers, knife throwers, big cats and magicians! But when night falls, the show turns into something quite different which, let’s just say, is not recommended for the weak at heart… Come see the Freaks; you're in for a big surprise!!!
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    offline THEGODCHILD Imperator TemplarZz ✠
    Friday 17/04/2015, 11:32

    Matriochka - A tribute to the nostalgic yet slightly creepy Matryoshka dolls.
    And a good card to boot!

    -8 Power, almost necessary for freaks to win.
    -4 damage, solid for freaks 3*. (making her still useful in SOB situations)
    -Protection vs attack manipulation is gonna be candy, cancels out 3 clan bonuses off the bat and lets you rampage with 8 power.
    -Laughs in the face of SOA.

    - Akendram
    - Bikini Joe Ld
    - Is a Freaks.

    A nice Elo card. It shouldnt get banned yet will provide a cornerstone for many decks. Not mindblowing but signifying an arrival of a new form of solidity in UR.
    Balance?! I like!

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    offline Xonia Colossus  
    Friday 17/04/2015, 16:04

    Freaks decks should be able to have multiples of this card in our deck without penalty.

    It only makes sense, right? =P

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    offline 0C_Oxy Guru  
    Saturday 18/04/2015, 11:40

    Matriochka is a memorable homage to the Russian wooden матрёшка (matryoshka) dolls. They are made of wood, and are made up of several smaller dolls inside one another, and that's why it looks like the Level 2 art is supposed to be the level 1 art, the level 1 art being the 3rd level art and the 3rd level art being the 2nd level art . The largest матрёшка is made up of 72 dolls.
    I had around 4-5 матрёшка dolls as a kid, they were so cute and fun to play withsmiley
    Overall this card is PERFECT for ELO - Low Star count, Protection:Attack and 8/4(Can be used as a wall and as an attacking card)
    I rate it 8.5/10smiley

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    offline Divinedevek Master Hip Hop Messiahz
    Tuesday 26/01/2016, 06:49

    Replaced Titus in his entirety.

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    offline MrKilljoyCr Hero Stress Free
    Saturday 18/04/2015, 13:16

    This officially means every clan is going to get a Protection:Attack
    Right Right?
    Pretty Please?
    I'm just begging for a skeelz one xD

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    offline Space Churros Imperator URBAN MADNESS
    Friday 17/04/2015, 12:16

    is it me.. or is the first art suppose to be the last art and the middle one the first art and then the last suppose to be the second/middle one .. smiley

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    offline Six Nations Titan Open Casket
    Friday 17/04/2015, 11:52

    Exactly what was said in the create a card thread,

    8/4 protection attack

    Pretty sure this is going to be instant staple

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    offline Lady Cereza Colossus KEEP THE SMILE 2017
    Friday 17/04/2015, 14:02

    it is official the freaks clan have become the circus of horrors.

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    offline Eric WMD Novice Wise Men Distracted
    Sunday 19/04/2015, 02:02

    I think UR will release a card w abi: protection: power and attack in future smiley

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    offline Leon Anthony Imperator Wise Men Distracted
    Sunday 19/04/2015, 14:04

    A decent replacement for Olga? it this really happening? smileysmiley

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    offline HERO Cr Eternal URBAN MADNESS
    Monday 20/04/2015, 15:28

    Ignore: opp attack gain/ loss would be also be a nice ability smiley

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    offline BombMonkey Titan Time Conquers All
    Tuesday 21/04/2015, 20:46

    Matriochka is a solid 8 with 4 damage with a protection: attack.

    Solid 8 is pretty good and the card is good against Uppers, Montana, and Sakrohm.
    Not unique though as Shazam does the same thing as well as neutralizes all power/attack/Riots/SOB Bonuses for one less star and power and 2 less damage (can be 4 damage/4 initial gap against life altering clans).

    Matriochka is able to stop certain - opp attack abilities which in terms of elo isn't bountiful and the SOA of Bogdan is pretty much the Shazam of abilites able to stop pretty much any threatening ability.

    Niche card mightl see the light of elo because 3 stars + 8 power if Bikini Joe Ld hasn't filled the spot.

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    offline Drbeach Master aussie crusaders
    Thursday 23/04/2015, 05:55

    Freaks become worse when anything with atk manipulation is printed. It's great to see a card that will let freak half decks become more viable.

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    offline 0C DanTe Titan Open Casket
    Thursday 23/04/2015, 07:38

    but some cards with soa and attack manip can own this card still an decent replacement for olga aybe smiley

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    offline SlimJon Master AWKOHAWNOH
    Thursday 23/04/2015, 15:29

    This card is really creepy looking