Card Spotlight: Buzzing Wind

In this article, I’ll be putting the spotlight on the Bug card, “Buzzing Wind.”

Buzzing Wind

As of January 2022, this card has 10 base damage, provides 30 shields, and does not cost energy. It also inflicts the Fragile debuff on the target until the next round, which makes their shields take more damage.

You can check out all of Axie Infinity’s cards here:

Axie Infinity Card List

How Is Buzzing Wind Used?

This card is mainly used for offense and utility. It’s used against Axies that have lots of shields and turn their defenses into butter.

It’s especially useful against Dusks, Plants, and Reptiles, because of their natural disadvantage against Bugs, but its primary use is to counter high-shield teams.

What Kind of Axies/Teams Use Buzzing Wind?

Most of the Axies that use this card are damage/utility Bugs. Buzzing Wind is an amazing counter to teams that have a lot of shields.

Inflicting Fragile on enemy Axies will force them to take more damage to their shields, which makes them easier to take down.

Team compositions with Double Plants/Reptiles will most likely have a harder time, especially because they rely on their defenses.

Pros and Cons of the Buzzing Wind Card

Pros

  • Does not cost energy
  • Provides decent shields
  • Inflicts the debuff Fragile that can render the target’s shields weak

Cons

  • Deals low damage
  • Isn’t effective against teams that have little to no shields

Buzzing Wind Card Synergies

  • Grub Surprise
  • Grub Surprise’s effect synergizes well with Buzzing Wind; it deals more damage to the target’s shields while simultaneously inflicting Fear
  • Allergic Reaction, Blood Taste, Dull Grip, Grub Explode, Grub Surprise, Mite Bite, Terror Chomp, Twin Needle
  • Offensive Bug cards
  • Anesthetic Bait, Blood Taste
  • Defensive Bug cards
  • Bug Signal, Chemical Warfare, Disguise, Mystic Rush, Numbing Lecretion, Sunder Claw, Third Glance
  • Utility Bug cards

You can check out these articles to view more on this card’s Axie body parts:

Axie Infinity ALL Body Parts List

Axie Infinity Back Body Parts List

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