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Castle of Dragon Souls

Castle of Dragon Souls
TypeTrap Card
Card Effect TypeQuick-like Effect / Trigger-like Effect / Condition


Once per turn: You can banish 1 Dragon-Type monster from your Graveyard, then target 1 monster you control; it gains 700 ATK, until the End Phase (even after this card leaves the field or the monster becomes unaffected by card effects). When this face-up card on the field is sent to the Graveyard: You can target 1 of your banished Dragon-Type monsters; Special Summon that target. You can only control 1 "Castle of Dragon Souls".

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OtherStructure Deck: Dragonic Knights [R]




  • 700 attack increase to any monster you control, by using a Dragon-type monster on your graveyard as the resource.
  • Can special summon a banished monster when it gets destroyed.


  • Needs a Dragon-type monster on the graveyard to use the first effect.
  • Second effect requires it to be sent to the graveyard to be able to special summon.


Cards of the Red Stone lets you send 2 Red-Eyes monster to the graveyard and draw 2 cards, so you can use Castle of Dragon Souls twice, but banishing the Red-Eyes in the process.

You can special summon the banished monsters without having to send the trap card to the graveyard using these cards.

Cards like Card Breaker, or Anteatereatingant can send it to the graveyard and special summon a monster on top of the one special summoned from Castle of Dragon Souls' effect, can be good to set up for a tribute summon. Magic Planter lets you draw 2 cards by destroying your continuous trap cards to not clog your field. Otherwise, regular spell/trap destroying cards like Storm, or Twister can already work.





ActionsActivates from your Graveyard
Banished categoriesBanishes from Graveyard for cost / Banishes from your Graveyard
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons from your Banished Zone
Stat changesYour monsters gain ATK

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Anonymous 23days ago
the 2nd effect kinda confusing, so activate storm first then chain this card 1st effect?

then if i use twister/double cyclone, flip the trap first then use the twister then use the 1st effect?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
The two effects are unrelated. (You can use the second effect without having ever used the first effect.) As long as it's face-up and it being sent to the Graveyard was the last thing to happen, you can use it. (Storm will cause it to miss its timing if you destroy any opponent's cards. Incidentally, most of the tips on this page to trigger that effect don't work due to this, lol.)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
ahhhh so thats why i missed the timing.. thanks sir!
so for now the combo only with tyrant dragon & twister/typhoon?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
Double Cyclone and A Wingbeat of Giant Dragon are probably the best options available. (Actually, your Tyrant Dragon idea's pretty solid, too.) It is harder to use than a card like Dark Coffin or Blast with Chain since it can miss its timing, though.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 14days ago Reply
Oops! [the trap card] lets you destroy a card so this works.
Dragonik Cnights 16days ago
So in a sense, can we just possibly use the second effect instead of using the first effect first? Like, I will banish a BEWD and a REBD to special summon Darkflare, then just destroy the trap card to use its second effect to be able to summon either BEWD or REBD?
<< Anonymous(Dragonik Cnights)
Anonymous 16days ago Reply
Yes, and I think it's the "true" way to play this card for combos.
Ykharus 16days ago
Everyone here says that, in some cases, destroying this card causes Time waster warning. It happened to me when I had tried to use the "Parallel Twister", but why it happens? time??? the card description does not describe a condition about how you should destroy it.
Someone can explains me better pls and which cards should work on this case and why they work after all while others dont.
<< Anonymous(Ykharus)
True Duelist 16days ago Reply
Because after you send it to GY, there's still another action (destroying one card). Same thing with Storm, Paladin/Guardian of Felgrand, etc. For this to work, there must be no second action. Use Double Cyclone, A Wingbeat of Giant Dragon, or Oops! I tried these three, they worked.

Don't use Witch-Raider as you won't be able to special summon non-HERO.
<< Anonymous(True Duelist)
Anonymous 16days ago Reply
Correction: you can use Witch-Raider, tribute 2 Castles, summon 2 banished Dragons, but you must NOT activate her effect to destroy Spell & Traps.
Me 16days ago
I used magic planter and parallel twister and both times said that I miss the timing... =S
definite storm material
<< Anonymous
Eyela 22days ago Reply
unfortunately not. Storm misses timing
<< Anonymous(Eyela)
3rd rate duelist 22days ago Reply
u r right. like u said misses timing. i use monster effect to destroy all spell/trap card on the field but it just don't work as i thought.
I want the next mini box to have Alexandrite Dragon and Spirit of the White as the two ultra rares. And why not Dragon Shrine as super rare on top. The good old BEWD is not playable these days!! :(
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
*Dragon Spirit of White
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Alexandrite dragon might be SR or R since the nowadays R cards has 1900 atk with little def or no def
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
I'm expecting Alexandrite Dragon to be one of the cards Mokuba gains in the upcoming level expansion. Makes too much sense. (And there aren't a lot of obvious cards to give him, especially given the Structure Deck.)
The days of CA and GB are over !
<< Anonymous(Heraklinos)
blyat Reply
*sees name* ironic...
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