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Theinen the Great Sphinx

Theinen the Great Sphinx
AttributeLIGHT
Monster TypeType Text::Beast (page does not exist) / Beast
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Trigger Effect
Level★10
Passcode87997872
ATK3500
DEF3000
Archetypessphinx

text

This card cannot be Normal Summoned or Set. This card cannot be Special Summoned except by paying 500 Life Points when both "Andro Sphinx" and "Sphinx Teleia" on your side of the field are destroyed at the same time; then you can Special Summon this monster from your hand or Deck. When this card is Special Summoned successfully, pay 500 Life Points to increase the ATK of this card by 3000 points until the end of the End Phase.

How to Get

PackGalactic Origin [SR]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--
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Evaluation

RatingB

Pros

  • Very powerful ATK and DEF stats.
  • Can further increase another 3000 ATK till End Phase by paying 500 Life Points.

Cons

  • Challenging Special Summon conditions.

Tips

Archetype Combo

These are the cards that are required on your field before you are able to summon Theinen.

Support Cards

These cards can be used to remove Pyramid of Light to trigger the condition to summon Theinen, at the same time eliminate most of your opponent’s backrow. If Wild Tornado is also destroyed, you can destroy opponent’s face up monster as well. Since Pyramid of Light is destroyed, results in Andro Sphinx and Sphinx Teleia being destroyed and removed from play simultaneously, you are now able to Special Summon Theinen. Theinen is able to end the game easier since there are no backrows to worry about, but still susceptible to Sphere Kuribohs. Since it costs Life Points to get this far, it is suggested you have some healing cards in your deck as well.

Rulings

Decks

DeckSupport

Classifications

ActionsActivates from your Deck
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi / Special Summons itself from your hand / Special Summons itself from your Deck
LPPays Life Points for cost
Stat changesThis card gains ATK

Comments

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Anonymous 19days ago
Card is broken. I summoned Telia and Andro, destroyed Pyramid of Light and all it did was nuke my field.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 13days ago Reply
Because Pyramid of light need to be "removed" and not just "destroyed" as they said in this guide
Anonymous
This guy only looks powerful in Pyramid of Light movie (Pyramid of Light as added effect of negating God cards presence which is not even in the new pack's description). When it comes to duel links, good luck in getting it out. Everything fails to ECON take and SRH and those wall traps, and oh jolly floodgate.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Wooo, someone's testy w/out having balls. XD
<< Anonymous
Labyriinth Reply
Idk how old this thread is, but it was funny seeing an anonymous person say something about having balls
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
i hope they add "When there is divine-beast monster is on the field while you activing this card, banish it" cuz egyptian gods is a divine-beast type card
<< Anonymous
Squash Reply
Naa, if you destroy Pyramid of Light, it banishes the sphinxes for Thienen. There are combos for destroying your spell for the cost of a trap on your field to get Thienen out. Has to either be a glitch or they nerfed it mang.
Anonymous
When will Exxod be coming?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
he's already out dude, you need to unlock yugi muto
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It’s not in the game
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
He means Exodd, not Exodia.
Anonymous
This card is bugged gain! Theinen can't be special summoned at all!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yep, it broke again.
Anonymous
I just notice this card is now fixed, you can destroy Pyramid with storm to special summon this from deck. (back then storm isn't work and can only be called from hand)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It still won't special summon from the deck for me when I use storm, not sure what the deal is but it still seems bugged to me
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yea I just tried today and it still wouldn't summon after I used storm
Anonymous
90 freaking packs open and still only 1 Andro Sphinx. Aside from that, what do you think about my shitty meme deck?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Ive opened 200 + packs, still not one andro
Anonymous
What about if tributed andro and theila? Can we special summon theinen this way?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It doesn't seem like it. I've tried combo-ing Andro Sphinx and Sphinx Teleia with Hysteric Fairy, but got nothing as a result.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Tribute is not destroy.
A
Sphynx stats are great but....WHAT IS THE POINT KONAMI IF YOU HAVENT LIMITED SHIT LIKE SUPER RUSH, e-CON OR TRIBUTE TO THE DOOM WTF WHY ARE YOU RELEASING CARDS THAT ARE NOT EVEN IMMUNE TO THE SHIT THAT A MAJORITY OF SPELLS AND TRAPS PEOPLE ARE PLAYING HUH. PPL GO THROUGH ALL THE TROUBLE JUST TO GET SPHYNX AND BAM TRIBUTE TO THE DOOM or super rush eliminate those cards and we can actually start seeing monsters and archtypes do what the they are supposed to do, some of th emost powerful monsters in the game fall victim to the sluttiest most abused cards in the game no wonder ppl rather play against AI the multiplayer is littered with bullshit that prevents you from even playing a archtype
<< Anonymous(A)
Denix Reply
Can't desagree with that...
It kills all the epicness of those crazy monstres when the die due to super rush
<< Anonymous(A)
Col. Penkov Reply
Dont forget triple mirror wall, triple wall of disruption, triple man eater bug, triple traphole floodgate, triple CYBER ANGEL BI8CH THAT EVERYONE USES :@
<< Anonymous(A)
Anonymous Reply
Yeah. In the OCG, all those cards are not that broken since there are many ways to prevent/counter them. However, in duel links, the card pool is not big enough, making it really hard to counter them. Really sucks
Aaron Sweet
Please tell me why this box is under construction
Anonymous
Today tried to use parallel twister to destroy the only enemy back row and the pyramid of light and thus the two beasts for otk. Still nothing popped up to summon this card. I surrendered next second. It sucks. Wonder when this bug will be fixed.. thought it would be ok since mini box came out.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
7/12 after new version update
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Just tried the combo myself. Still not fixed. Is there maybe a “timing” thing? Not 100% on the rulings for Theinen.
Anonymous
I came up with a pure strategy to pop this guy out of the deck but every time this doesn't work, it asks if i would like to activate an effect but no card shows up and am forced to not activate anything, is this a bug because i think this deck could be pretty fun to use
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
you should probably clarify your strat to 'pop him out of the deck'...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
two pronged attack works great, thunder crash is also a good one and then fire king island, works better than most people think. Actually win some games in KOG right now but this deck would be so much better if he can come right from the deck
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I also use a very similar deck that revolves around taking them out using fire king island however I am experiencing the same issue you are trying to summon from the deck. A lot of people think this will be fixed when the new pack gets released but highly doubt it.
Anonymous
what about the trap two pronged attack to trigger his summon?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Confirmed works
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
popped 2 pronged attack during opponents b-phase, was prompted to summon Theinen from hand, and also prompted to pay to increase his attack.

haven't tested same setup when he's in deck though...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
card is still bugged doesnt work from the deck konomai still needs to fix

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