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Questions tagged [yu-gi-oh]

A trading card game where players summon Monsters and activate Spells and Traps to deplete their opponent's Life Points. The game has a strong fantasy theme, and is usually played with 2 players, although it has been adapted to work with more. It has no direct resource system, but utilizes face-down ...

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In a chain, if a card will be banished : can I still activate its effects?

So here's the situation: my opponent has a Vendread Chimera with the following effect (thanks to houndhorde): "Once per turn (Quick Effect): You can target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; banish ...
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Is there any limitation with Chimeratech Overdragon and Future fusion?

It seems that I can ban as much monsters as I want from my deck with Future Fusion and so I will have an overpowered Chimeratech Overdragon monster that can attack ten times with 8000 ATK. Is there ...
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“Selecting” a monster that is “unaffected by card effects”; is it possible?

So, if my opponent activates a card that makes me select one monster to destroy, I have 2 monster, 1 unaffected by card effects while the other can, can I select the unaffected? I mean, as far as I ...
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Sending to GY a monster that can't be targeted

So, if my opponent activates this effect: Your opponent selects one monster they control and SENDS it to the GY. However, I only own 1 monster and it has this effect: Your opponent cannot target or ...
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Guiding Ariadne's counter trap effect issue

Do I need to have three or more counter trap cards in my deck to activate Guiding Ariadne's monster effect, or will two do? Because it becomes an issue when the deck gets thin.
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Can I Special Summon Blue-Eyes Chaos Dragon from the graveyard?

If it is destroyed and sent to the graveyard, but I Ritual Summoned it before, can I special summon it from the graveyard? I mean, it says it "must be Ritual Summoned" but unlike Blue-Eyes Chaos MAX ...
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Do I have to use Link monsters on my Yu-Gi-Oh! Deck?

Like the title reads, I was just wondering whether or not I need a link monster in my deck to play Yu-Gi-Oh! at tournaments or my local game store.
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Link Summon Vorticular Drumgon with another Link monster as material?

Can I use a Link-2 Dark Dragon monster and another Dark Dragon monster to summon Vorticular Drumgon or do I need the 3 Dark Dragon monsters?
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YuGiOh Card effect

Raidraptor last strix’s ability states that when use use its effect to special summon an XYZ monster it negates it’s effect and is destroyed in the end phase. but if I was summoning Raidraptor ...
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Can I play Yu-Gi-Oh! with only level 5 or higher cards?

I only have level 5 or higher cards. I am not sure if I can build a deck and play with only such cards. Is it possible or recommended thing to do?
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Can I summon a lvl. 1-4 monster from my hand on my first turn?

Yu-Gi-Oh! cards are my favorite, but I never been in a tournament. I was wondering can anyone tell me if I can summon a lvl. 1-4 monster from my hand when it’s my first turn?
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Can I choose the order in which these effects trigger in Yu-Gi-Oh?

Suppose that I have Yubel - Terror Incarnate on the field and I normal summon Inaba White Rabbit. Both of them have effects that trigger at the end phase: Yubel - Terror Incarnate: destroys all ...
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Return of the Dragon Lords and Torrential Tribute

This just happened to me while dueling with a friend. I activated Return of the Dragon Lords and revived Red-Eyes B. Dragon from the graveyard. My opponent responded to the summon with Torrential ...
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Why can't I activate Rank-Up-Magic Admiration Of Thousands on duelingnexus.com?

I have made a deck with the goal being to reduce my opponents LP to 100 by the effect of Number C6: Chronomaly Chaos Atlandis. In order to activate his effect to reduce my opponents LP to I need ...
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Looking for an online Yu-Gi-Oh! game where you can add your real life deck

Is there a Yu-Gi-Oh! game in which you can input the card number you have in real life and build your own deck online according to the cards you have in real life? I remember seeing an old version of ...
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Is modification of the face of a card legal?

I have been running a set of cards for a while (Flower cardian) where the summoning of some forbids the summoning of out-of-archetyle cards after them, and some do not. In order to help me remember, ...
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If a player sets a monster that is revealed to be invalid when it is flipped face up, what happens?

Say that a player sets a monster. It sits there for a few turns and then the opponent attacks it, flipping it face up. Unfortunately, it turns out that it couldn't have been set. Perhaps it was a Link ...
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Does D/D/D oracle King d'arc's effect work on all card effects that take life Points?

What I want to know is, will D/D/D Oracle King d'Arc's effect work on cards like Exchange of Spirit and The Winged Dragon of Ra's second effect as they state you must "pay" life points not "take ...
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Can The Winged Dragon of Ra's second effect be used continously?

The The Winged Dragon of Ra's card says that when you pay 1000 life points you can destroy a monster, but it never says anything about it being once per turn. So can I use his effect continuously in ...
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Responding to Fusion/Ritual Summons

There are many spells in Yu-Gi-Oh that summon monsters. Some of the more common varieties are Fusion and Ritual summoning. These mechanics involve using a spell that, upon it's resolution, summons a ...
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Can piercing damage be inflicted on a monster that is unaffected by monster effects?

There are in the current game plenty of monsters that are unaffected by opponents' monsters' effects. Can piercing damage (which is a monster effect) still be inflicted if they are the target of the ...
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Unable to destroy monster after negating its effects

So, 10 minutes ago I played with friend in Dueling Nexus. I used Infinite Impermanence on his Number 101: Silent Honor ARK and he wasn't able to detach two materials in order to take one of my special ...
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Opened Legendary Dragon Decks; wrong card order? [closed]

Hi guys I’ve bought the Legendary Dragon Decks pack from Amazon. My problem is the order that the cards were in when I opened the pack was not the right order. For each deck the first few cards were ...
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What is the standard cost for the illustration on a Yu-Gi-Oh! card?

The illustration on Yu-Gi-Oh! cards sometimes appeats so surrealist. I wonder how much it costs for only one image that was drawn by some artist like that, for example (these are some that crossed my ...
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Where can I download the latest version of the Yu-Gi-Oh pc game (if available)?

It has been many years since the official Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos pc games were released. Did they release an update or a newer version which I am missing? If yes, where can I download (or purchase) ...
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If Maiden with Eyes of Blue is targeted for an attack and is face down, can it still activate?

I have Maiden with Eyes of Blue and it says that when targeted for attack, it can change position, cancel the attack, and bring forth a Blue Eyes White Dragon. But can its effect still activate if it ...
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When I search for a card, do I have to reveal it to my opponent?

Consider a card like Sangan, which involves searching for a monster of a specific criteria and putting it in your hand (emphasis mine). If this card is sent from the field to the GY: Add 1 monster ...
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Regarding chains with trigger effects when summoning

My friend uses Aether, the Evil Empowering Dragon, whose monster effect reads as follows: "When this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can target 1 monster on the field; banish it." The ...
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Re-equipping monsters to a ranked up monster

If I have an equip monster attached to Utopia and I use the rank up spell to bring out another utopia. Would my equip monster be destroyed or would it stay on the field attached to the new utopia on ...
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When a monster is tributed due to the effect of Soul Exchange, whose graveyard does it go to?

The text specifies that I tribute the target of soul exchange "as if [I] controlled it". When I tribute a monster, it normally goes to my graveyard. Is that because I control it?
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Skilled Dark Magician's effect in response to attack

What if I have a Skilled Dark Magician with two spell counters and my opponent uses a spell card (which would give me a third) and attacks, lets says with a monster that has less than 2500 attack. ...
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Can trap monsters and defense zone create a valid field lock?

The setup is this: Field spell: Defense Zone Column 1: Any trap monster / Field Barrier Column 2: Any trap monster / Imperial Custom Column 3: EMPTY / Reserved zone for trap monster Column 4: EMPTY / ...
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What happens when opponent draws Exodia and Deck Out in the same turn?

I've dueled with an opponent that had an Exodia deck draw-based. It happens that he managed to draw Exodia, but in the same time that he decked out. Which win condition has priority? Exodia "effect" ...
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Continuous Trap Card Monsters VS Face Down Defense Ruling

I run a Continuous Trap Card/Paleozoic Trap deck mix. When battling an opponent who uses Ghostricks that forces your opponent to face down defense position cards, and my Tiki Curse is out there in ...
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Why you can't summon face-up monsters in defense position?

I know it is the rule you can only summon in attack position or set (face-down defense position), but I'm curious about why it is a rule that you have to place all the defense position's monsters face-...
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Is summoner monk on the banlist?

I was looking my self didn't see it but I could have missed the Summoner Monk.
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Why are the OCG and TCG banlists radically different?

From wiki: As of September 2013, the OCG and TCG have had different banlists, with multiple cards in fact being Forbidden in one list but Unlimited in the other (in both directions). Dumb question:...
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Why isn't Pot of Greed, or any banned card, instead errata-ed?

They/Konami/Whoever errata-ed Dark Magician of Chaos, four times in fact. Dumb question: Why not to Pot of Greed or any of the Match Winners? Guesses: T/K/W expect that the card may be unbanned ...
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Supreme King Gate Zero's role/s in a Dark Magician deck?

Update (to old question: Does Supreme King Gate Zero's negation apply to Dark Magician the Dragon Knight after the latter has left the field?): Wait I think I get it now. The reason why I couldn't ...
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Why was Reinforcement of the Army limited?

Reinforcement of the Army: Add 1 Level 4 or lower Warrior monster from your Deck to your hand. Why is this card limited? There are many cards out there that allow you to add a monster from your ...
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What is the criteria for being a “X” monster? [closed]

I have a monster X (none in particular), and a card says with Y (again, none in particular) in its name. What is the criteria for monster X being a part of name Y? For example, this question asks ...
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What is resolved first, an card when-player-summon effect or a summoned card effect?

I'm playing with an Alien deck, and one thing I like to do with this is to activate Planet Pollutant Virus combined with Alien Mars and Alien Psychic. My question is when my opponent summons a ...
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How can Final Countdown be exploited?

Consider Final Countdown: Pay 2000 Life Points. After 20 turns have passed (counting the turn you activate this card as the 1st turn), you win the Duel. I know that Final Countdown has been ...
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Can I make a monster indestructible?

Let's say I have a monster on the field. This is my best card, and I want to make it untouchable by anything. An example would be a monster who's effect can't be negated, and is not affected by card ...
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Can I resolve this effect that has been destroyed, banished, or sent to the deck?

Scenario 1: I activate "XYZ Effect". My opponent activates Mystical Space Typhoon. XYZ Effect is destroyed. Does XYZ Effect resolve? Scenario 2: I activate "XYZ Effect". My opponent activates ...
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Why did Yu-Gi-Oh! change from an unlimited deck size to a 60 card maximum deck size?

When Yu-Gi-Oh! first started, an unlimited deck size was allowed. Now there is a limit of 60 cards. It may not always be advantageous to play more cards (see Why would one want more than 40 cards in ...
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Evenly Matched and Cosmic Cyclone

I had a question regarding a unique trap called Evenly Matched: At the end of the Battle Phase, if your opponent controls more cards than you do, make your opponent banish cards face-down until ...
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Why would one want more than 40 cards in their deck?

Assemble your favorite cards into a Deck that follows these rules: The Deck must be 40 to 60 cards. You can only have up to 3 copies of the same card in your Deck, Extra Deck and Side Deck ...
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Are Twilightsworn considered Lightsworn?

What is the official ruling for Twilightsworn cards? Are they considered Lightsworn? For example, using Judgement Dragon, would Twilightsworn can be used as one of the "Four Lightsworn in the ...
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Catalyst Field third effect [closed]

I have some questions regarding Catalyst Field's third effect. It reads "Once per turn: You can target 1 card your opponent controls; banish 1 Gemini monster you control, that is treated as an Effect ...