List of Best Cards for Each Class in Axie Infinity

List of Best Cards in Axie Infinity abilities moves

In Axie Infinity, each Axie has a set of four cards or “skills” that they can use during battle to defeat the enemy team.

While there are 130+ cards available in the game, only a few ones stand out.

In this guide, we list down some of the best cards/skills for each Axie class. These cards give out the best value in terms of offensive/defensive stats and effects.

You can use this list as a guide when trying to build your starter team of 3 Axies.

 

Best Plant Cards

Card NameCard Effects
Carrot Hammer
Energy: 1 / Atk: 70 / Def: 40

Gain 1 energy if this Axie’s shield breaks. Can only trigger once per round.

Tail: Carrot
October Treat
Energy: 1 / Atk: 0 / Def: 110

Draw a card if this Axie’s shield doesn’t break this round.

Back: Pumpkin
Prickly Trap
Energy: 1 / Atk: 110 / Def: 20

Deal 120% damage if this Axie attacks last.

Horn: Cactus
Wooden Stab
Energy: 1 / Atk: 105 / Def: 40

Deal 120% damage if this Axie’s shield breaks.

Horn: Beech
Vegetal Bite
Energy: 1 / Atk: 30 / Def: 30

Steal 1 energy from your opponent when comboed with another card.

Mouth: Serious
Cleanse Scent
Energy: 0 / Atk: 0 / Def: 50

Remove all debuffs from this Axie.

Back: Bidens
Spicy Surprise
Energy: 1 / Atk: 90 / Def: 50

Disable target’s mouth cards next round.

Tail: Hot Butt

Best Aqua Cards

Card NameCard Effects
Swift Escape
Energy: 1 / Atk: 110 / Def: 20

Apply Speed+ to this Axie for 2 rounds when attacked.

Back: Goldfish
Tail Slap
Energy: 0 / Atk: 30 / Def: 0

Gain 1 energy when comboed with another card.

Tail: Nimo
Fish Hook
Energy: 1 / Atk: 110 / Def: 30

Apply Attack+ to this Axie when attacking Plant, Reptile, or Dusk targets.

Mouth: Risky Fish
Hero’s Bane
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 30

End target’s Last Stand.

Horn: Oranda
Star Shuriken
Energy: 1 / Atk: 115 / Def: 10

Target cannot enter Last Stand if this card brings its HP to zero.

Horn: Shoal Star
Crimson Water
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 30

Target injured enemy if this Axie’s HP is below 50%.

Mouth: Piranha
Angry Lam
Energy: 1 / Atk: 110 / Def: 40

Deal 120% damage if this Axie’s HP is below 50%.

Mouth: Lam

Best Beast Cards

Card NameCard Effects
Nut Crack
Energy: 1 / Atk: 105 / Def: 30

Deal 120% damage when comboed with another ‘Nut Cracker’ card.

Mouth: Nut Cracker
Nut Throw
Energy: 1 / Atk: 105 / Def: 30

Deal 120% damage when comboed with another ‘Nut Cracker’ card.

Tail: Nut Cracker
Ivory Stab
Energy: 1 / Atk: 70 / Def: 20

Gain 1 energy per critical strike dealt by your team this round.

Horn: Imp
Piercing Sound
Energy: 1 / Atk: 80 / Def: 40

Destroy 1 of your opponent’s energy.

Mouth: Goda
Single Combat
Energy: 1 / Atk: 75 / Def: 0

Guaranteed critical strike when comboed with at least 2 other cards.

Back: Ronin
Acrobatic
Energy: 1 / Atk: 100 / Def: 50

Apply speed+ to this Axie for 2 rounds when attacking.

Horn: Arco
Sinister Strike
Energy: 1 / Atk: 130 / Def: 20

Deal 250% damage on critical strikes.

Horn: Dual Blade

Best Bird Cards

Card NameCard Effects
All-out Shot
Energy: 0 / Atk: 120 / Def: 0

Inflict 30% of this Axie’s max HP to itself.

Tail: Post Fight
Blackmail
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 10

Transfer all debuffs on this Axie to target.

Back: Pigeon Post
Peace Treaty
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 30

Apply Attack- on target.

Mouth: Peace Maker
Eggbomb
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 0

Apply Aroma on this Axie until next round.

Horn: Eggshell
Cool Breeze
Energy: 1 / Atk: 120 / Def: 30

Apply Chill to target for 2 rounds.

Tail: Granma’s Fan
Headshot
Energy: 1 / Atk: 130 / Def: 0

Disable target’s horn cards next round.

Horn: Kestrel

Best Reptile Cards

Card NameCard Effects
Chomp
Energy: 1 / Atk: 80 / Def: 50

Apply Stun to enemy when comboed with at least 2 additional cards.

Mouth: Tiny Turtle
Spike Throw
Energy: 1 / Atk: 80 / Def: 50

Target enemy with lowest shield when comboed with 2 or more cards.

Back: Tri Spikes
Surprise Invasion
Energy: 1 / Atk: 90 / Def: 60

Deal 130% damage if target is faster than this Axie.

Horn: Cerastes
Ivory Chop
Energy: 1 / Atk: 80 / Def: 80

Draw a card if this Axie’s shield breaks.

Back: Bone Sail, Rugged Sail
Vine Dagger
Energy: 0 / Atk: 20 / Def: 30

Double shield from this card when comboed with a plant card.

Back: Green Thorns
Critical Escape
Energy: 1 / Atk: 90 / Def: 10

Reduce damage taken by 15% this round.

Tail: Wall Gecko, Escaped Gecko

Best Bug Cards

Card NameCard Effects
Sticky Goo
Energy: 1 / Atk: 40 / Def: 60

Stun attacker if this Axie’s shield breaks. Can only trigger once per round.

Back: Snail Shell
Disguise
Energy: 0 / Atk: 20 / Def: 20

Gain 1 energy when comboed with a plant card.

Horn: Leaf Bug
Anesthetic Bait
Energy: 1 / Atk: 60 / Def: 80

Apply stun when struck by Aquatic or Bird class cards. Can only trigger once per round.

Tail: Fish Snack
Buzzing Wind
Energy: 0 / Atk: 10 / Def: 30

Apply Fragile to target until next round.

Back: Spiky Wing
Allergic Reaction
Energy: 1 / Atk: 105 / Def: 30

Deal 130% damage to debuffed targets.

Tail: Thorny Cattepilar

Conclusion

To check the complete list of available cards or Axie skills, you can use other tools such as Axie World’s Cards Explorer.

Good luck!