This card's name becomes "Dark Magician" while it is on the field. You can only use each of these effects of "Magician of Dark Illusion" once per turn.
● During your opponent's turn, if you activate a Spell/Trap Card or effect (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon this card from your hand.
● If you activate a Spell/Trap Card or effect while this card is face-up on your field (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 "Dark Magician" in your Graveyard; Special Summon it. This effect can only be used once while this card is face-up on the field.
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You can use The Eye of Timeaus on Magician of Dark Illusion to summon any Fusion monster with Dark Magician listed as material.
Special Summoning Magician of Dark Illusion can trigger Dark Magical Circle’s removal effect because he is treated as Dark Magician on the field. Magician of Dark Illusion can then revive Dark Magician to further make use of Dark Magical Circle on another turn.
Because Magician of Dark Illusion is treated as a Dark Magician on the field. Here are some support cards you can use with him. Using these cards during your turn will also trigger Magician of Dark Illusion to revive your Dark Magician.
You can use these cards to tribute Magician of Dark Illusion and special summon a stronger monster from your deck. Use Dedication Through Light and Darkness to summon Dark Magician of Chaos. Use Knight’s Title to summon Dark Magician Knight. And before Magician of Dark Illusion is tributed you will be able to revive Dark Magician.
|Summoning categories||Special Summons itself from your hand / Special Summons from your Graveyard|
|Stat changes||Treated as alternate name|
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