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Markus is completely addicted to open world roguelikes. As a looting expert, pattern specialist and connoisseur of random maps, the geek used to like to say that behind a screen he was a real survivor. So feeling very confident he decided to take things to a new level and test out IRL his adventuring skills. And as someone going back to nature, he was welcomed with open arms by the Roots. But he should never have believed that the real world operated on the same rules as his favorite games… At least that might have stopped him from mistakenly ingesting "magic" mushrooms. Because now he’s spinning off on a trip in which he has to organize nature into polygons to protect it from the exploding green things prowling round the forests...
Ability

Ability

Copy: Opp. Bonus
The “Copy: Bonus” ability is replaced by the opponent's Bonus. If the opponent’s Bonus is not activated, then this ability has no effect.
Clan bonus

Clan bonus

Stop Opp. Ability
The opponent’s Ability is cancelled if they have one.
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    RootsMarkus
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Roots
Roots Roots
66 characters
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 DedGaem Guru  
    Saturday 13/06/2015, 02:57

    I would rather use 4 star Markus ...

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    offline LoA_Rabble Imperator Legends of America
    Friday 12/06/2015, 13:13

    -The following is the reaction from the community after Markus was released-
    - Huh? A 8/5 5* Roots? That sounds scary!
    -Guys! I just found out the new Roots ability! It says Copy: Stop bonus!
    - Wait, what does that mean!?!?!
    - I don't know!
    -Does it copy the bonus?!?!
    - But it says stop!
    - Hey everyone...ya, the wording is a little off and confusing, but I'm guessing it means that he'll only copy the opponent's bonus if it's Nightmare or Piranas. So he's not as OP as he first seems.
    -Beat-
    - ...Oh my God, what if it means he can copy AND stop their bonus!?!?
    - ARE YOU SERIOUS!!!
    - IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD!!!
    - WHAT'RE WE GONNA DO!?!?!?!
    - BAN HIM!!! BAN HIM IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!
    - FOUL MONSTER WILL NEVER SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY IN ELO!!
    *The remainder of the morning is spent torching police cars and causing general mayhem*

    Good job UR. This is what happens when you release a card with a new (and poorly worded) ability with good stats into a clan like Roots.
    Please, just make the wording a bit more clear before you make the card and ability public, please.

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    offline Kudasa Colossus The Sanctuary
    Friday 12/06/2015, 14:54

    I love the way the mushrooms in the level one art are block shaped too

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    offline LoA_Rabble Imperator Legends of America
    Friday 12/06/2015, 13:26

    Good job UR Database, look what you've caused.
    For those looking it up there, his ability is actually Copy: Opp. Bonus.

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    offline TheDeadPurple Guru Color Guild
    Friday 12/06/2015, 15:36

    Wow never expected a mine craft reference and it's a drug fueled mine craft reference to boot!

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    offline wats_happenin Imperator Casual Grind
    Monday 21/09/2015, 05:46

    Markus...Can we please appreciate the fact this guy went to minecraft world from shrooms smileysmiley

    Let's get the elephant in the room out of the way shall we...He only has 5 damage......Yes yes I know it's shit, it's too low, it isn't right for a 5* card that has no viable life gain/poison or some other means of actually getting in damage. He's just a fat walling 5* but god do I love him!

    Unlike other 5* walls that have crap damage this guy has something they don't....SOA! This combined with COB basically ensures that this guy outpowers 90% of cards in this game and whilst the usual issues of COB's unpredictability exists the coupling of SOA + 8 power just obliterates most of these problems. All aggressive bonus clans just crumble with their average power tramped on by Markus and the passive bonus clans still have their ability wiped and have to face their own bonus straight back, no La Junta wants to face an 8/7 SOA, nor the ability reliant Vortex facing an 8/5 that has a safety net!

    I'd actually say his biggest weakness are the Pussycats, who turns him into a fatter, sadder Yookie, and the Skeelz, that ignore both his ability and his bonus and can match him pill for pill. Still that's really only 2 clans, with both honestly being the biggest counters to Roots in general! In this way he isn't alone, causing the biggest problem that he doesn't help Root's face off against their existing counters.

    Still Markus is definitely a card worth considering if you plan to make a mono Roots deck! He can takedown alot of the current meta with no problems and fits perfectly within the Roots defensive theme, whilst he adds nothing new to the table he simply enhances what Roots are already good at- Being pains in the fucking arse!

    7.5/10

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    offline Chef Mike Colossus URBAN MADNESS
    Sunday 23/08/2015, 01:51

    I love his art at 3 stars . look at his face ! he's so high !

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    offline _MatsuKaze_ Hero - fang.crew -
    Friday 12/06/2015, 11:46

    FYI - Markus is the name of the creator of minecraft. smileysmiley

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    offline CrystalNeon Veteran Wise Men Distracted
    Saturday 09/09/2017, 20:52

    This card is pure filth. The only downside is if you draw a hand which has innate life gapping, but with roots, doesn't really happen as they have a lot of life manipulation and damage reduction.

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    offline Jedi_Lrd Fuse Colossus Organized Konfusion
    Tuesday 20/10/2015, 04:38

    Easy advice to follow: if you don't want to be addicted to something, don't take it up.

    Since this guy didn't follow this easy advice, he is now a BIG DORK!

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    offline DUC-Caveira Colossus Dutch Urban Crew
    Friday 12/06/2015, 21:53

    Urbancraft, anyone?

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    offline Murilo Rocha Hero  
    Monday 15/06/2015, 21:02

    Having only 5 damage on a 5 stars card will aways sucks. If they stop at 4 stars (7/5 with ability) it would be amazing. Roots just have Arno, Tuck (when they aren't banned), and many solid 3 star, all others suck at ELO.

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    available SantanaPA100 Imperator Piratas do Atlântico
    Thursday 03/09/2015, 15:24

    This letter is much better than it appears. Fortunately has 5 damage which prevents BAN on Elo: thumbsup:

    advice:
    Use the 1st round with 2/3 Pilz: thumbsup:

    Deck advised,
    http://www.urban-rivals.com/pt/presets/?id_preset=2838053

    Good luck guys!

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    offline _MatsuKaze_ Hero - fang.crew -
    Friday 12/06/2015, 12:08

    It is 8/5 Copy Opp. Bonus only. not COPY STOP BONUS

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    offline 0C DanTe Titan Open Casket
    Sunday 14/06/2015, 11:17

    Atlast another Release which could see the Light of ELO for some weeks and then dont worry will be banned Soon xDDD