Protection
Event
Cost: 3.
Resource:

Play only if your identity has the Avenger trait.

Hero Action: Give up to X friendly characters a tough status card (to a maximum of 3 characters), where X is equal to the villain's stage number.

Ant-man #32.
Muster Courage
Reviews

3 resources for a single tough card is way too expensive, but if you're at the 2nd (or 3rd) villain stage you probably want a 3-resource event to actually make progress, rather than stave off one round of attacks. I find that I usually want to just damage the villain's face down to zero once the heros have set up their tableau.

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