RECENT
Batman the Detective
Marvel Civil War HeroClix
Awesome Clix: Silver Samurai
Superior Foes of Spider-Man HeroClix Spoilers
2016 HeroClix Convention Figures!
Civil War Spoilers
Dawn of Justice: How It Should Have Ended
Dawn of Justice 1% Give-away!

OTHER
Review: Dawn of Justice
Uncanny X-Men HeroClix Spoilers
Deadpool Movie Review
HeroClix 2016 Changes
KC Revisited
Trailer Time
How It Works: ClixFX
Awesome Clix: Karate Kid
Clix Combos: Oberon & Mister Miracle
Worlds Finest HeroClix Spoilers
Monday Memes II
Review: Star Wars Force Awakens
Sininster Six Spoilers
Hiro Clix: Naruto
Clix Craves: Star Wars
Probability and Statistics
Pow! Deadshot
Quintessential Winter Soldier
Pow! Atomic Skull
Awesome Clix: Daredevil
Quintessential Ninjak
Awesome Clix: Iceman
Awesome Clix: Cosmo
Awesome Clix: FCBD Thor
Winter of HeroClix World
Awesome Clix: Rip Hunter
Hiro Clix: Soul Eater
Awesome Clix: Green Arrow
The Quintessential Alien
Quintessential Mad Pierrot
Awesome Clix: Roy Harper Jr
Awesome Clix: Mr. Fantastic
Quintessential Zombie Spider-Man
Captain America '44
Quintessential Zombie Wolverine
Awesome Clix: Dr Voodoo
The Quintessential Leeroy Jenkins
Worst Clix Ever: Thor's Mighty Chariot
Pow! H.E.N.R.Y.
The Quintessential Joker
Awesome Clix: Max Fury
Clix Beat: Cobra
Pow! Rag Doll
Pow! Turbo
Quintessential Iron Patriot
Carded At The Door: Hank Pym
How It Works: ID Cards
Quintessential Flash
2015 HeroClix Set Rotation
Pow! Avalanche
Hiro Clix: Golgo 13
Quintessential Taskmaster
Pow! Ghost Rider
Worst Clix Ever - Avengers Taskmaster
Pow! Felix Faust
Pow! Spider-Ham
The Quintessential Kung Fury
Pow! Superman (MOS 001)
TMNT HeroClix Spoilers
Pow! Wonder Woman (DC10 002)
Pow! Batman (AO 001)
HeroClix Dice Trays!
Awesome Clix: Scarlet Witch
Avengers 2 Movie Review
Whose Clix Is It Anyway?
Hiro Clix: Fifth Kazekage
Monday Memes!
Clix Craves: Teen Titans Go!
The Quintessential Silver Surfer
Fantastic Four Trailer
Dawn of Justice Looks Awful
Avengers Assemble Spoilers
The Quintessential Deadpool
Worst Clix Ever - World's Finest
Honest Trailers: Daredevil
Quintessential Daredevil
Hypersonic Reviews: Age of Ultron Movie Starter
TMNT HeroClix Spoilers
The Quintessential Jimmy Olsen
Hiro Clix: Sokka
Age of Ultron Movie HeroClix
Quintessential Arrow
X-Men Mutant Revolution
Avengers Acedemy HeroClix
Superman / Wonder Woman HeroClix
Hypersonic Reviews: The Irish
Awesome Clix: Tigra
Best of Teen Titans Go!
Awesome Clix: Bug
The Quintessential Superior Iron Man
Spock: Live Long and Prosper
Quintessential Batman Beyond
Quintessential Invisible Woman
Invisible Jet HeroClix
HC MAPS
Convention Exclusives 2015
Awesome Clix: TK Masters
Nick Fury / SHIELD HeroClix Spoilers
Honest Trailers: Man of Steel
The Quintessential Punisher
Critical Miss: Sponsored Teams
Awesome Clix: Green Arrow
Man of Steel: How It Should Have Ended
Hiro Clix: Sailor Scouts
Awesome Clix: Taskmaster
The Quintessential V for Vendetta
Awesome Clix: Thor
ClixCraves: Buffy TVS
15 HeroClix Sets We Want
Marvel vs DC
Quintessential Sunfire
Slade Files: The Flash
Worst Clix Ever - Abomination
Future Batmen
Age of Ultron HeroClix
Spider-Man Symbiotes OP Spoilers
Quintessential Superior Spider-Man MK2
8-Bit Avengers
Hiro Clix: Attack on Titan
Quintessential Deathstroke
Worst Clix Ever - Iron Man Mk 15
Worst Clix Ever - Element Lad
Quintessential Ash Williams
HeroClix World Update!
Quintessential Freddy Krueger
The Flash Unboxing!
Quintessential Jason (Double Feature!)
Identify the Clix!
Monster Month!
Hiro Clix: Goku
GOTG HeroClix Giveaway #2
Quintessential Juggernaut
Guardians of the Galaxy HeroClix GIVE-AWAY
Clix In A Jar!
Worst Clix Ever - Wrecker
HeroClix Pirates - Arrrrrr!
Quintessential Spider-Man
Bystander Party! (Sin Eater)
Quintessential Judge Dredd
arrowWorst Clix Ever - Hound
WK/Alliance Retailer Presentation 2014
Hiro Clix: OROCHIMARU
JL Trinity War HeroClix Spoilers
Top 12 Joker HeroClix
Quintessential Doomsday
Worst Clix Ever - Parasite
Bystander Party! (Colleen Wing)
Quintessential Dr. Doom
Worst Clix Ever - Hawkeye
ClixCraves: D&D
Bystander Party! (Val Cooper)
Quintessential Spawn
Clix Beat: Thanos (IC)
ClixCraves: TMNT
Quintessential Aquaman
Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review
Hypersonic Reviews: GOTG Movie Starter
Quintessential Hulk
Top 5 DOFP HeroClix
Quintessential Batman
ClixCraves: G.I. Joe
Top 12 Spider-Man HeroClix
ClixCraves: Superman
ClixCraves: Captain America
Guardians of the Galaxy Starter Spoilers
Hypersonic Reviews: Deadpool
ClixCraves: Marvel Team-Up
Clix Addict #2
Batman vs The Terminator
Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Hulk, Oh My!
2014 Set Rotation
Review: X-Men DOFP
Whiners can be Losers
Godzilla Review
ClixCraves: Godzilla
Top 10 Wildcards
Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Flash HeroClix Spoilers
Captain America: Winter Soldier
Convention Exclusives 2014
FCBD 2014
NECA / Hastings Merger
Clix Beat: Flash (HT)
Justice League Strategy
15 Things You Don't Know About HeroClix
Black Manta Origin
Legion of Doom
Yancy HeroClix
Clix Beat: Green Arrow
War of Light HeroClix Spoilers
Guardians of the Galaxy HeroClix Spoilers
12 Days of Clixmas (2013)
Super Cafe
Learn to Sculpt like a Master
Thor: The Dark World (Movie Review)
3D Battle Board!
Mandarin Rings HeroClix
Ex-Men
HeroClix Watchlist
Deadpool HeroClix
Superman / LOSH
Captain America Winter Soldier HeroClix
X-Men Days of Future Past
Batman Arkham Origins
5 Fixes for Spiral
We Need To Talk About Spiral
Superformula Against Cancer
Marvel Dice Masters: AvX
Avengers vs X-Men HeroClix
Terrain Maps!
Top 5 Reasons Ben Affleck Will Suck as Batman
Top 5 X-Men
Zombie T-Shirt Give-Away!
Clix Bits!
Superman Quick-Start
The Wolverine Review
Top 10 Worst Mutant Names
Excalibur (X-Men)
Invincible Iron Man HeroClix
Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends
X-Men: The New Mutants
X-Men: Gold Strike Force
Man of Steel Review
Batman Classic HeroClix
X-Men: Blue Strike Force
Blind Bag Review
Mighty Maps Returns!
I Run For Life
Top 5 Modern Age Supermans
Top 10 Iron Man Covers
HeroClix World Evolution
Iron Man 3 Review
FCBD Iron Man (2013)
Fellowship of the Rings HeroClix
HeroTrays!
2013 PAC changes
Justice Leage Team Base (Teen Titans)
Convention Exclusives 2013
Beast Boy (Teen Titans)
Top 5 Modern Age Hulks
Fear Itself (GAMA)
Star Trek: Attack Wing
Gen13 (Teen Titans)
Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix
Slade Files: Moon Knight
Clix Beat: Zuvembie
Trigon Dial (Teen Titans)
Slade Files: Dracula
Villains For Hire (Teen Titans)
Slade Files: Spider-Man
Mage Knight HeroClix
Nightmare Before Christmas HeroClix
Pacific Rim HeroClix
Lone Ranger HeroClix
Hello Kitty HeroClix Spoilers
Kick Ass 2 HeroClix
DOTA HeroClix
Man of Steel HeroClix
Slade Files: John Constantine
Bioshock Infinite HeroClix Spoilers
Top 10 Amazing Spider-Man Covers
Top 10 Aquarium HeroClix
Wizkids' 12 Days of Clixmas (2012)
Star Trek HeroClix Tactics II Starter Set
Batman Streets of Gotham Team Packs
Batman OP Kit Spoilers
Batman HeroClix GF Spoilers
Marvel Fear Itself HeroClix
Batman Gotham City Spoilers
Wolverine and the X-Men HeroClix
Shattered Star (Pathfinder)
Amazing Spider-Man HeroClix
Iron Man 3 HeroClix Spoilers
Seasonal Figures Spoilers
Teen Titans HeroClix Spoilers
Star Trek HeroClix Tactics II
10 Best Movie Hero Costumes
Talk Like a Pirate Day
10 Anniversary HeroClix Chase Figures!
The Dark Knight Fails to Rise
GenCon 2012
HeroClix Vehicles Rules
Batman HeroClix Vehicles
Joe Kubert, RIP 08-12-2012
Gen Con: I wish I Was Going
LOTR / Hobbit HeroClix
Batman: Streets of Gotham
HeroClix ID Rings!
Review: The Dark Knight Rises
Super Golden Friends
Review: Amazing Spider-Man
Mage Knight Online
Review: Spider-Man
Review: Spider-Man 2
Review: Spider-Man 3
DC Batman HeroClix Spoilers
Assassin's Creed HeroClix Spoilers
Batman: No Man's Land HeroClix
Comic-Con Combo Pack HeroClix
Chaos War: Hank Pym
What the...?
DC HeroClix 10th Anniversary Spoilers
MARVEL HeroClix 10th Anniversary Spoilers
HEROCLIX TABAPP
Review: The Avengers
HeroClix Podcast: Starting Over
Free Comic Book Day Thor 2012
2012 Convention Exclusives!
Wizkid Interactive's Starship Hero
Clix Beat: Kantus
Justice League HeroClix Spoilers
Chaos War HeroClix Spoilers
Clix Beat: Quasar
The Daly Superhero
Slade Files: Drax
Clix Beat: Dr. Strange
Slade Files: Super Skrull
Figure of the Week
Clix Beat: Skrull Assassin
Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Clix Beat: Nick Fury
Slade Files: Black Widow
Clix Beat: S.H.I.E.L.D. Enforcer
Galactic Guardians Fast Forces Spoilers
Team Ability Changes (2012)
Slade Files: DR. DOOM
Tik Tok Star Trek
Star Trek HeroClix: Away Team Spoilers
Marvel Uncanny X-Men FF HeroClix Spoilers
DC War of the Light FF
Galactic Guardians Gravity Feed Spoilers
Dark Knight Rises HeroClix Spoilers
Top 20 in 2012
Doom Week!
HeroClix Supremacy League
Avengers Movie HeroClix Spoilers
Wizkid's 12 days of Clixmas (2011)
Critical Clix: Star Trek Tactics
Hulk Fast Forces Spoilers
Of Dice and Plastic Men: Gandalf and Superman, Rep
Superman Fast Forces Spoilers
Top 5 Hero vs Hero Smackdowns!
Top 5 Zombie Movies
Marvel Galactic Guardians HeroClix Spoilers
Star Trek Tactics HeroClix Spoilers
Of Dice and Plastic Men: The Super-est of Sets
Infinity Gauntlet Spoilers
World's Finest
Superman Special Objects
Fall of HeroClix World 2011
Superman HeroClix Checklist
Review: Thor
Take 'Em Down: Nightcrawler
DC New 52 Poster
Adventure Week!
Of Dice and Plastic Men:Nightcrawler User's Guide
Mighty Maps 5: DOOM VILLAGE!
Karl Confidential: A Wizkids Moment
Top 5 Gears of War Weapons
How to Build a Successful Venue
Of Dice and Plastic Men: Sweet Release
Masterpiece HeroClix
Top 5 Street Fighters
HeroClix World Twitter
Review: Captain America
owlman166's Top 5 DC Wants
Miniature Market: Summer Sizzler
Of Dice and Plastic Men: X Marks the Spot
Captain America Maps
Dr Katz
Take 'Em Down: Spider-Man
Incredible Hulk HeroClix Spoilers
Clix Addict #1
X-Men: Born This Way
Top 5 HeroClix Accessories
Hammer of Thor: Fast Forces
Green Lantern Movie Reviews
Top 5 Superhero Movies
Star Trek: Fleet Captains
Halo HeroClix Spoilers
Top 6 Standard HeroClix Powers
Review: The Doctor's Wife
Watchmen Fast Forces Spoilers
Top 5 Worst Modern Age Sculpts
Blade Runner: A Review Of Sorts
Wizkids Pathfinder!
Top 5 Spider-Man Clix
Green Lantern 2009
5 Worst Modern Age Clix
GsX Toys R Us Exclusive
Top 5 GsX Traits
Miniature Market Super Give-Away!
Superman HeroClix Spoilers
Critical Clix: 2011 Rules
Bin Laden: Dead
Gears of War HeroClix Spoilers
Top 5 Movie-Clix
2011 HeroClix Convention Exclusives!
Critical Clix: PAC Powers
Sucker Punch Analysis
DCU vs Braniac
Top 5 Marvel Tech
Green Lantern HeroClix Spoilers
DC vs Marvel HeroClix
HeroClix 2011 Rules Changes
Spring of HeroClix World
Sucker Punch Review
Dark Knight 1960s
The Borders Effect
Juggernaut Helmet Token
Slade Files: Magneto (GsX)
Happy Pi Day!
Giant Size X-Men Maps!
Nothing Moves The Blob!
Maze of Madness
Grayson
Fixing Superman
SuperHarmony
HeroClix Online Spoilers
Where's Brother Magneto?
Smurfs Spoilers
Captain America Spoilers
Toy Fair 2011
Might Maps #4
Giant Size X-Men Poster Images
HeroClix Oreo Dial
Quarriors
Street Fighter HeroClix Spoilers
LOTR HeroClix Spoilers
MM Extravaganza
NECA needs YOU!
Winter of HeroClix World
Who is ClixKid?
Dr. Manhattan Spoilers
Free Comic Book Day 2011 Spoilers
DC 75th MAPS
Adventurer's Atlas
Where's Seth?
HeroClix and More
DreamClix: Zombie Apocalypse
Web Tokens!
Giant Size X-Men Spoilers
ClixCraves Vol 02
Fall of HeroClix World
Slade Files: Carnage
Mobile Horror
Summer of HeroClixWorld Ends
5 Awesome Justice League Fights
Slade Files: Spider-Man (Black)
Economy, Trolls, & HeroClixs
5 Awesome Spider-Man Fights
Web of Spider-Man Map
Saturday Morning Watchmen
It is Dr. Manhattan
Robert's Dial Maker
Batman and Kato
Rev: Ultimate Cap
Seven Little Superheroes
Slade Files: Superman
Slade Files: Spider-Man
Incredible Hulk 1977
Faces of Eddie
Slade Files: Ultron
Iron Maiden HeroClix Spoilers
DC 75th Spoilers
Watchmen Day 3
Watchmen Day 2
Watchmen Day 1
ClixCraves Vol 01
DreamClix: The Transformers
Batman Beyond: ROTJ
10 Battle Packs (We Want)
A Firestar is Born
Jonah Hex Review
DC Brightest Day Spoilers
Batman: Dead End
Star Trek: Expeditions
Batman on My Baby
Jonah Hex Spoilers
Vegas Odds: B/C/F
Slade Files: Venom
Critical Miss: Injustice League
Pryde of the X-Men
DreamClix: Star Trek
Spider-Man 1977
Accessories: Capital City
FCBD: War Machine
Critical Miss: Giants
Brave and the Bold Prizes
Marvel DisneyClix
HeroClix Batmobile
Web of Spider-Man Spoilers
Wizkids in 2010
Brave & The Bold INFO & SPOILERS
Marvel DUOS You Want
Slade Files: Thor
10 Minutes with Hair10
The Watchmen Info & Spoilers
DC Starter (Blackest Night) Info
HeroClix World Baby!
DC DUOS You Want!
PaC: Smokey Cap
Top 8 Sets We Want
HeroClix World Giveaway
Confessions of a Wizkids Sculpter
Critical Miss: Print and Play
John Byrne Interview
HoT: Mjolnir & Ragnarok
PaC: Red Arrow
22 HeroClix box sets (we want)
Hammer of Thor images!
BroMag Interview
Ben Misenar Interview
Top 10 Signs You're Obsessed with HeroClix
Seth J. Interview (III)
Seth J. Interview (II)
Seth J. Interview (I)
AlphaClix: New Beginning
PaC: Spidey (si)
nbperp Interview (II)
nbperp Interview (I)
Rev: Thor's Chariot
PaC: Robin (aa)
Exclusive: Thor's Mighty Chariot Pictures
Rev: Crisis Nightwing
Top 5 Overrated Clix
HeroClix: For Profit
Black History Month
Fixing HeroClix


Worst Clix Ever - Hound
The Le (09/08/2014)
Related: Worst Clix Ever - Parasite
Related: Worst Clix Ever: Thor's Mighty Chariot
Related: Worst Clix Ever - Wrecker
Related: Worst Clix Ever - Abomination
Goto Comments

Worst HeroClix Ever - HoundWe continue our Worst Clix Ever series with something a little more recent than the previous choices - Marvel DOFP Hound, from the Action Pack series!

At first glance Hound seems very powerful, even at 130 points. 10 clicks of life is awfully deep and her attack values are workable, even in today's power game -- the Defense is good in the first half of the dial too. But those starting clicks just stink to high heaven. Right off the bat she starts with 4 clicks Earthbound/Neutralized, making her Flight completely useless.

Completely...

Useless...

Her damage is 0 with Close Combat Expert -- why? Seriously. It'll take her 2 turns just to get into position to deal 2 damage? Really? She does have Incapacitate with a range of 8, but again she's not going to be useful until turn 2 or likely turn 4 after she rests (and that [9] attack value is pretty mediocre). All that for 130 points? Really?

Continued Below...



Worst HeroClix Ever - Hound

I have to admit, the last half of the dial is better -- thanks to Ranged Combat Expert, Super Senses, and a touch of Pulse Wave and Penetrating/Psychic Blast. The Telekinesis is wasted in the last half (and extremely uselss in the first half of the dial), but some of that Mind Control isn't bad.

But once again, for 130 points she's just going to sit around and do nothing for 4 turns. A smart player will just let her wither in the wind and deal with her last, since she's not useful (or even a threat) for her first 4 clicks of life.

Don't get be wrong, the dial isn't bad... if it were 70 points or so. But at 130 it's awful.

Congratulations Hound, you're this week's Worst Clix Ever!


Back to Top

Your Comments:
@Benjamin: Maybe 1 click of Earthbound isn't unheard of in today's game; maybe even two in Kyle's case; but 4? That is unheard of

Posted by: Ozz on 9/17/2014 9:56:39 AM
Nothing wrong with Earthbound, IF it is comic accurate. The thing I always found insane was "activation" clicks, a first click with no powers representing the hero before their powers activated.

The issue was it took until turn 4 to make a useful action with them. Despite being comic accurate in that some characters have to do an action before they get powered up, my problem with this was do they ever show up to a battle without powering up first?

Black Adam and Captain Atom were 2 DC characters who got saddled with this unfortunate trend in their first appearances in the game.

BTW, Where is my remake of Captain Atom, or my nu52 Captain Atom piece?

Posted by: superfriend on 9/10/2014 6:50:11 AM
Never see Earthbound in a modern game? What modern game do you play. From DoFP: Colossus, Angel. From Deadpool: Red Hulk. From AvX: Pheonixbuster Iron Man. FI: Dracula. WoL: Parallax (Kyle), Superboy Prime. Legion of Doom: Giganta.

Not a lot of it, but it's there to make the figures comic accurate.

And I would say, it does make Hound comic accurate as Rachel wasn't a flier or a Poenix at that point in her life. When I compare that last 5-6 clix of life to the DoFP Rachel Summers, it is worth nearly her same 76 points and I say the other 54 is almost worth the first 4. Remember, she was a support piece, a Hound for Ahab.

Okay, I'll agree that the 0 damage is not the best, but, again, she sniffed out and incapped runaway mutants.

I say, even with power creep taking it's toll, if you can get your venue to place a starting line for clix six for about 70 points or even allow an alter ego at click 3 to the DoFP Rachel Summers on click 3, playing only the first 4 click for 40 points (or, of course the full dial at 130 points), this piece is still a reasonable dial when played right (the secret is to use her to control the board, pushing her like a hound, as Ahab would, until she breaks).

I just wouldn't spend the $15 price I keep seeing her at.

Posted by: Benjamin on 9/8/2014 10:55:39 PM
Holy crap I never relized she had 4 clix of Earthbound. That is insanely bad, especially since you never see that anymore in today's game, thankfully.

Posted by: Lord Logan on 9/8/2014 11:36:01 AM