Ancient Gear Beast | Decks and Tips

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Ancient Gear Beast

Ancient Gear Beast
Monster TypeMachine
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Continuous Effect
ArchetypesAncient Gear


Cannot be Special Summoned. Negate the effects of an opponent's monster destroyed by battle with this card (including in the Graveyard). If this card attacks, your opponent cannot activate any Spell/Trap Cards until the end of the Damage Step.

How to Get / Rarity

Level-up rewardVellian Crowler Lvl 10
Victory againstVellian Crowler Lvl 30 & 40
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  • Opponent unable to respond with Spell/Trap when this card attacks, until the end of damage step.
  • Negate monster effects that this card destroyed in battle, including effects that activates from the graveyard.


  • Decent ATK and DEF for a level 6 monster.
  • Requires 1 tribute to summon.

Tips, Related Cards, Rulings

  • This card is a very powerful attack machine that can go straight for your opponent's’ monsters or even attack your opponents directly, disregarding any face-down Spell/Traps they have in place, or face-down monsters that has effect of destroying the monster that destroys it.
  • However, Sphere Kuriboh can still be used to switch your Ancient Gear Beast’s position so do take note on that.
  • Always remember, Ancient Gear archetypes have access to both Machine-type support cards and Ancient Gear support cards, so you can build your deck with the best support cards among them.
  • There are pros and cons between selecting Ancient Gear Engineer and Ancient Gear Beast as your main choice of attacker (Since they both require 1 tribute to summon). Ancient Gear Engineer might be weaker in ATK and DEF, but it is immune to Trap effects and even able to destroy 1 Spell/Trap every turn it attacks. -
    Ancient Gear Beast comes out as a strong monster in terms of ATK and DEF, can even negate opponent monsters’ effects without using Gravity Blaster, and it can also be equipped with Rare Metalmorph, something which Ancient Gear Engineer isn’t capable of.
  • Do take note that before/during attack declaration, your Ancient Gear monsters are still susceptible to cards like Forbidden Chalice, which will negate your Ancient Gear monsters suppression effect until your End Phase, in which this will allow your opponents to respond with their face-down Spell/Traps during your Damage step.

Suppression during Battle Phase

These are among the most prominent Spell/Trap cards in current meta that are triggered during Battle Phase, to protect monsters on the field and it will be suppressed by Ancient Gear Beast during its battle phase.

Speed summon methods

  • You can use Treeborn Frog as a tribute for Ancient Gear Beast.
  • Using Mausoleum of the Emperor, you can pay 1000 LP to Normal summon Ancient Gear Beast.
  • Using Soul Exchange, you can tribute 1 opponent’s monster as a tribute to summon Ancient Gear Beast, but it cannot attack that turn.
  • You can substitute Ancient Gear Castle with 1 Counter to Normal summon Ancient Gear Beast.
  • You can use Cost Down to summon Ancient Gear Beast without tributes, but you need to discard 1 card as a cost.

Machine support

This is the recommended support card for Ancient Gear Beast. The main usage here is to continuously increase its Attack Points by 400 every turn. And as a bonus, the 400 attack increase will continue every turn, even after this card is removed from the field.

These are the useful support cards that can assist Ancient Gear Beast even further.


[Skill] descriptionUsers
Sleight of Hand
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1500. Add 1 7 Completed card, hidden in your wristband, to your hand. This skill can only be used once per turn and twice per Duel.

[Skill] descriptionUser
Boosts the ATK of face-up attack position monsters you control by 300 per level 5 or more monsters you control. You can only use the skill once per turn.

Seto Kaiba



Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesNegates the effects of your opponent's Effect Monsters / Prevents activation of your opponent's Spell Cards / Prevents activation of your opponent's Trap Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Special Summon


when it destroys a monster dos it negate all monsters in the GY with the same name?
<< Anonymous(Tackrad)
Anonymous Reply
No lol. Why would it?
Wow I never thought this one could be so useful almost a no-traps allowed deck. Cool.
Not bad since it's almost a no-traps-allowed card
2000 atk isn,t low cause max atk level 4 monster is 1900 current
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It is for a level 6 monster.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
But still good right
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It's effect makes up for the ATK to be considered "good", so yea it is good.
This card doesn't negate Amazon sword woman, just a heads up, learned that embarrassingly the hard way
This effect only shuts down half of my decks and with the mech skill, it comes out turn 1. Scary card
The MVP of Ancient Gear Deck. I <3 this card.
Bye Fire King Yaksha
<< Anonymous(Derp)
Anonymous Reply
crying kinda hard with my nepthys deck now luckily i invested in other decks
If there's a duel monster I would adopt as a pet, this would be the one LOL.
<< Anonymous
Kida Reply
No way, she ain't no pet, dude. She is more of a waifu type ')
<< Anonymous(Kida)
Anonymous Reply
Bestiality much dude?
<< Anonymous
Kida Reply
Huh? Of course by that I meant Dark Magician Girl :/
<< Anonymous(Kida)
Anonymous Reply
Apologies bro, I misread hahaha.
Who's a good boy? You are!
Built in Anti Magic Arrows + Baou. Have a lot of potential but sadly have way too low attack for level 6 standard. Maybe equip it with something like AG fist
<< Anonymous
Lifeless Reply
Well, the effect is so good so it needs a drawback for that which is low stats. Thankfully it's a 6 star and not 7 star.
My favorite Ancient Gear monster. <3

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