I set a adhesion trap hole to counter if/when my opponent uses his vanguard of dragons ability to special summon blue eyes... but it didn't activate. Does anyone know why? I was under the impression that it didn't matter what kind of summon the opponent does...
The times you can't do it are pretty simple. The Summon has to happen outside the Damage Step (since cards like Floodgate Trap Hole are Normal Traps, which normally can't be activated there), and the Summon has to be the last thing to have happened. (So the Summon effect can't be Chain Link 2 or higher, or do something after the Summon, such as Trojan Gladiator Beast's draw.)
Why it cant be activated when silent magician lv 8 is summoned from non-lv silent magician
I guess, but the kind of monsters you want to apply these cards to are usually tribute monsters. That said, special summons are the real issue these days, so they are not covered by Blast, but would be by Adhesion... so I think you're right.
what i can think of is something to reset the monster's attack, something that banishes the monster and brings it back like interdimensional matter transporter/dimension gate, or a spell like half shut, yes it halves the monster's attack even more, but after the end of the turn the monster's attack is reset to its original attack
This card should be UR. It's literally almost like Mirror Wall, but it affects only one monster though, the effect last the entire duel until the monster is destroyed. Plus, you don't pay any life points or any sacrificials.
I forgot to say, this card has fucked me so many times in the first turns. If it's my first turn or opponents I'm fucked either way. It's depressing when you have a deck that revolves around BEWD, REBD, Dark Magician or anything similar to them.
It only works for normal summon? How about special summon and flip summon?
This card is dam irritating becoz of its perm effect. It should tone down to one or two turn.
Yes annoying card and hard to get rid before affecting your monster.
Very useful trap card. Your opponent brings out some big hitter card like blue eyes, or some fusion thing thing like 2-headed thunder dragon, you spring this trap and their beatstick monster is suddenly nothing more than a weak monster.