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On play, drain 4 strength from a random surrounding poisoned unit.
Basic Info
Faction Tribes of Shadowfen
Card Type Unit
Unit Type Toad
Rarity Common
Crafting cost Fusion Stone.png 5
Mana 5
Strength 4
Movement 1

Amberhides is one of the cards in Stormbound: Kingdom Wars.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Amberhides is a common toad unit that drains a large amount of strength from a nearby poisoned unit. The strength of Amberhides and the strength it drains can be increased by leveling it up. Amberhides can work in control and poison decks.

Strategies[edit | edit source]

Amberhides can deal with strong units very effectively, but only if you can poison it.

  • Non-damaging poison effects are better to use with Amberhides, like those from Copperskin Ranger and Venomfall Spire, because damaging effects decrease the amount of strength Amberhides is able to steal.
  • The strength Amberhides drains makes it great at controlling or destroying enemies.
  • Amberhides is able to clear out high strength enemies despite its low cost and strength. For example, a level 1 Amberhides can destroy a 12 strength poisoned enemy completely.
  • Note that Amberhides can drain strength from a friendly unit as well, which can either be good or bad. You can use it as a beefier Witches of the Wild in that case.

Levelling[edit | edit source]

Level 1 2 3 4 5
Mana 5 5 5 5 5
Strength 4 5 6 7 8
Movement 1 1 1 1 1
Ability "…drain 4 strength…" "…drain 5 strength…" "…drain 6 strength…" "…drain 7 strength…" "…drain 8 strength…"

Change History[edit | edit source]

  • August 7, 2017: Set movement to 1, increased drain ability by 2
  • August 30, 2017: Increased strength by 2, reduced ability by 1
  • January 31, 2018: Can now also drain from a friendly poisoned unit

Notes[edit | edit source]

Like all Shadowfen non-legendary toads, Amberhides' name contains a reference to a color.