Overshadowed by Defender of Rammas now in most cases. However, plays well with The Eagles Are Coming! and Support of the Eagles. Its discard might be desirable if you're using Eagles of the Misty Mountains to build a super ally. As one of just two cheap eagles (Vassal of the Windlord,) you need these to build a deck around the trait.
Winged Guardian cannot have restricted attachments.
Forced: After an attack in which Winged Guardian defends resolves, pay 1 resource or discard Winged Guardian from play.
The Hunt for Gollum #4. Tactics.
Main defense force of the eagle deck, which is one of few eagles which works great even outside the eagle deck. Great price for what he can do, works well with Radagast and Support of the Eagles and all other eagle cards. Building force for Eagles of the Misty Mountains. Beautiful artwork. Verdict: 4/5.