2 Sea Monsters Cannot be destroyed by battle. If you would take damage from battles involving this card, place 1 Sponge Counter on this card for each 1000 damage you would have taken, instead. You can remove any number of Sponge Counters from this card; Special Summon 1 WATER monster from your hand, with a Level equal to the number of Sponge Counters removed. You can only use this effect of "Armored Sponge" once per turn. If this card would be destroyed by a card effect, you can remove 1 Sponge Counter from this card, instead.