Silent Magician LV8 | Decks and Tips

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Silent Magician LV8

Silent Magician LV8
Monster TypeSpellcaster
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Continuous Effect
ArchetypesLV / Silent Magician
Related to ArchetypesSignature move


Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned by "Silent Magician LV4" and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. This card is unaffected by your opponent's Spell effects.

How to get / rarity

PackEchoes of Silence [UR]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--
OtherSpellbound Silence [UR]




  • Strong base ATK.
  • Immune to your opponent’s Spell effects.


  • Defense is low which makes it an easy target when switched to defense position.
  • You cannot normal summon or set this card.
  • Special summoning requires multiple cards. Either through LV4's effect, Level Up!, or Level Modulation.


  • Enemy Controller cannot be used on Silent Magician Lv 8, effectively disabling your opponent’s option to switch or take control of your Silent Magician Lv 8. Similarly, Super Rush Headlong’s effect does not affect Silent Magician Lv 8 therefore it cannot be destroyed by Super Rush Headlong.
  • This card can still be targeted by your opponent's spell cards, but not affected by them. This means that your opponent can use cards like Soul Exchange, but unable to use it as tribute.
  • However, Silent Magician Lv 8 is still vulnerable to position switching Trap cards such as Windstorm of Etaqua, Curse of Anubis or Pulse Mines. Other alternatives is to use monster effects like Black Brachio to switch Silent Magician Lv 8 to DEF position.
  • If you are including this monster in Spellbook deck, be reminded it cannot be Special Summoned via Spellbook of Life’s effect.

Essential Card - Level Up!

You can use Level Up! on Silent Magician Lv 4 to Special Summon Silent Magician Lv 8 directly from your Hand or Deck.

Spellbook Synergy

With Silent Magician Lv8 on the Field, these cards can activate its effects as part of the Spellbook combo.

Previous Tips

Multiple attacks

You can attack all your opponent's monsters with Silent Magician LV8 using Diffusion Wave-Motion by paying 1000 life points. It also negates the effect of the destroyed effect monsters.

Special summon from graveyard

Level Modulation ignores the summoning condition of LV monsters. You can use it to special summon Silent Magician LV8 from your Graveyard at the cost of your opponent drawing 2 cards. Also, Silent Magician LV8 cannot attack, nor activate or apply its effect this turn.


Since it's unaffected by your opponent's spell cards, it can only be stopped by their trap cards, and also Sphere Kuriboh. Bringing cards like Trap Jammer, or Seven Tools of the Bandit will almost ensure that your attack will go through. While Divine Wrath can stop cards like Sphere Kuriboh, Yomi Ship / Exploder Dragon, or Relinquished / The Atmosphere.

Level Down!?

Since it's a quick-play spell card, you can use it during your opponent's turn to save your monster when you think it's in danger. Additionally, you can also use it during your turn after you attack with a higher level monster, then activate level down to special summon your lower level monster for extra damage. This is only recommended when you are certain that your attack will go through.

Useful Skills

[Skill] descriptionUser
Can be used only once after starting hands are dealt. Reveal and redraw your starting hand.
Vellian Crowler
Vellian Crowler
[Skill] descriptionUser
Power of Dark
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Yami" activated.
Yami Yugi
Yami Yugi



Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesUnaffected by Spell Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi


Hot New Top
I wish silent paladin was introduced at the same time as the original silent magician
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Well we have 2 copies of Silent Paladin now
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
3 or 4
so why can this card be special summoned by regular "silent magician" when it says "can only be special summoned by silent magician level 4"?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
"ignoring its Summoning conditions."
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You must be new
Silent magician lvl 8 doesn't work with rope life do you guys know why?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
*rope of life
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
.....Because you don't read SMLV8's text?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
"cannot be Special Summoned by other ways"

The non-LV Silent Magician can Special Summon her LV8 form because she Special Summons ignoring any Summoning Condition. Which Rope of Life doesn't do.
check this
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Awesome card
Blue eyes can't get through this card, not even econ or burst stream of destruction works. Wow !
<< Anonymous(Awesome card)
Anonymous Reply
Canadia works though.
<< Anonymous
Yami Taurus Reply
But if you add canadias the blue eyes deck kinda loses consistence, so I guess it's rip kaiba and arkana lol
This should end the debate. Clearly female.
<< Anonymous
Malefic Reply
You sure, bro? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
<< Anonymous(Malefic)
Anonymous Reply
I prefer the conservative type haha. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
<< Anonymous(Malefic)
Anonymous Reply
Daaaaammmnn thiccness overload *.*
<< Anonymous
Garlic Bread Reply
lowkey might need to be removed from tag duel event
<< Anonymous(annon)
annon Reply
being able to be specialed instantly is too good
<< Anonymous(annon)
Anonymous Reply
Highkey made it completely impossible to beat. If you beat it somehow I hate you.
As if this piece of crap wasn't broken enough there's now her cheating asshole brother who's even more 🔥ous. The next Tag duel event will likely have the 🔥 Yugi team have a skill that plays 3 of them at once.
This broken 🔥 cheating 🔥 destroyed the tag event, making it completely unbeatable. The cheating Yugis pull one from the middle of nowhere... and Last Day of the Witch doesn't do a single thing to her. I swear the little Yugi has the most 🔥ous cards ever.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yeah, because Trap Cards don't exist, right? Wall of Disruption, Windstorm of Etaqua, Curse of Anubis, Mirror Wall, Security Orb, Michizure... There's tons of counters you could've run. Sphere Kuriboh's also a thing (though less effective in tag duels since your hand's only available half the time).
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
All of those useless if you don't draw it... not even Restart guarantees it. You couldn't just fight that 🔥 team over and over because one loss to the 🔥 before them and you had to start all over.
really? can be summoned by one 🔥 lvl 4 monster, and have immunity from all spells, with 3500 damage, that is insane, must be nerfed for sure.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It's still weak to traps
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Silent magician lv8 is a trap
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It looks too thick to be a trap
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
and monster effects

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