G.H.E.I.S.T. is an ultra-secret criminal organization that was founded at the end of the 70s by super-rich Doctor Sigmund GHEIST. In order to increase its numbers, it has decided to take control of Clint City and its gangs by hook or by crook.
September 17th, 2006
Advantages & Disadvantages
- Their bonus cancels out opposing cards' abilities, making fights with them a lot easier.
- Many of the cards have very good base damage, allowing you to do a 2HKO.
- Some of the cards also have high base power.
- Their abilities are often protected by their bonus, so they help play mind games on your opponent.
- They have many good 4* and 5* cards.
- Some of the cards have good poison abilities.
- Some of the cards also have abilities that reduce the opponent's power or attack.
- Because of their abilities, some of the cards work well as bluffs.
- They are a good clan to use in ELO.
- Their bonus doesn't work against Nightmare and Piranas, who cancel out their bonus.
- Their bonus is also ineffective against Skeelz, since their bonus protects their abilities.
- They rely heavily on their abilities to win, so they are weak when going up against Roots, who cancel out their abilities and have better stats.
- They are also weak against clans that manipulate power or attack, such as All Stars.
- Their bonus doesn't help them when they are facing cards with the Stop abilities.
- So far, they only have three cards that reduce damage.
- Their bonus cancels out the Backlash abilities, which actually helps the opponent instead of weakening them.
- Because of their abilities and bonus, many of the cards are often banned from ELO.
- They are one of the most expensive clans to collect.
- GHEIST is a parody of SPECTRE, an evil world domination group from the James Bond films and books.
- Additionally, the clan's logo and some of their methods are based off of the terrorist group, Hydra, from the Marvel comics.
- Geist means Spirit in German and it's only 1 letter away from GHEIST.
- GHEIST is the only clan who's name has all capital letters.
- GHEIST's finishing animation shows a mechanical arm which pushes the opponent's card into acid, making the card dissolve into a skull.
- The colors of GHEIST are red and black.
- Their symbol is a skull on a red field, which might be a nod to their several human experiments. The red color in the background might be blood.
- The skull could also be a reference to their obsession with control and killing people to achieve their goals.
- The clan's secondary bio reads as " Any secret organization must be both cunning and offensive. Pillz, damage, poison, attack, we can provide you with all the weapons you need. And best of all, without a doubt, is our awesome bonus… who cares about our base power. "
- Sigmund Mt (Ex-Leader of GHEIST)
- ARN 2000
- No Love
- XU Kr4ng
- L Lace01
- Lin Xia
- Mini Mund
- Z3r0 D34d
- B16 Sestra
- Dr Ergo
- Dr Saw
- Morlha (current Leader of GHEIST)