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Overwhelm

Overwhelm
TypeTrap Card
PropertyCounter
Card Effect TypeActivation requirement / Card effect
Passcode20140382
Anti-supportsEffect Monster / Trap Card

text

Activate only while you control a face-up Level 7 or higher monster that was Tribute Summoned. Negate the activation of a Trap Card or an Effect Monster's effect and destroy that card.

How to Get / Rarity

PackAge of Discovery [N]
Level-up reward--
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Evaluation

Rating7.0 / 10

Pros

  • Useful if you perform a tribute summon, to stop opponent monsters effects and opponents traps from activating.
  • Easy to use because its a quick-play card.

Cons

Only works if you tribute summon, special summons do not count.

Tips

Together with Champion's Vigilance will make your high leveled monster cards get control of what your opponent can do.

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Classifications

Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesNegates the activation of Effect Monster's effect / Destroys Monster Cards / Negates the activation of Trap Cards / Destroys Trap Cards

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Anonymous
I keep getting a glitch where my Overwhelm won't trigger when I have a lvl 7 face up that I tribute summoned. Any idea why?
<< Anonymous(Flavio)
Anonymous Reply
you need to set first your overwhelm and wait for your opponents turn before it can be activate, and make sure that you already switch your kazejin into face up attack pos. hopes this help
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It must face up and tributed before
<< Anonymous
kaiba corp Reply
i tribute summoned bew with a kaiba man which the card still states is a tribure summon and overwhelm was on the feild for 2 turns and wouldnt activate when i was attacked with a monster whos effect was if it attacks a monster in defence to destroy that monster with no battle damage so the guy used enemy controller switched my bew to defence and destroyed it all while i was helpless to activate ov
<< Anonymous(kaiba corp)
Mokuba teaches bro Reply
Then, BEWD was summoned through Special Summon. Kaibaman effect: you tribute him (think like an Econ take or a Ritual Summon) to SPECIAL SUMMON a BEWD. That is different from a Tribute Summon
James
I have this card on the field and my Suijin, but how reliquish effect still got me ??
<< Anonymous(James)
Anonymous Reply
relinquish doesn't destroy suijin bue equip
<< Anonymous(James)
Anonymous Reply
*but
<< Anonymous(James)
Anonymous Reply
It should have triggered, I've countered Relinquished with Overwhelm before. But if you FLIP summoned your lvl 7+ monster, a la Stray Lambs, then I don't think it counts as a Tribute summon.
Anonymous
this card is a good one for a 'N' card, I suggest you get it if you're running a meteor b dragon of BEWD based deck, a big F you to michizure and kuriboh
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Isn't champions way better for a blue eyes deck tho
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Champions vigilance*
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
This one applies to monster effects, which champion's vigilance can't do. It can also be painful to farm kaiba for it. Otherwise, though, it's better than overwhelm.
Anonymous
What if monster was summoned with cost down, it wouldn't work the same turn but what about the later turns?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
it works later turns
Anonymous
I don't think this works with FLIP summons either, for example monters set with Stray Lambs. I didn't get a prompt when Hane-hane flipped, and I know that definitely Counts as activation.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Not true. I must have set Overwhelm the same turn. Sorry for misinformation.
ghost
this card has not been working for me. i would use stray lambs to summon my kazejin or suijin or blue eyes and it would not work for me. same with kazejin effect some times. i think the game still has bugs.
<< Anonymous(ghost)
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Then stop Tribute SETTING & start Tribute SUMMONING? :/
DHB
lot of you people are most likey setting the trap and attacking on the same turn, wont work.
Question though, will this work on the effect of the elemental gods? Suijin, etc.
<< Anonymous(DHB)
Anonymous Reply
yes
Anonymous
Does this card also work with ritual summons that are level 7 or higher?
<< Anonymous
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Nope as it fails for the same reason Tribute Doll fails: They are both Special summons, not Tributes.
Anonymous
I used Kieser Seahorse to get BEWD and my overwhelm did not work against any traps or effects. Help?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
that wasn't count as tribute summon dude! it must be in normal way to tribute, not tribute from 1 card monster effect; special+tribute=special tribute Ring-a-Ding Baby!!
Gooby
Hey, is this or the Sea Lord's Amulet a better choice for an Umi Deck?
<< Anonymous(Gooby)
le me Reply
Sea lord
Happy Uncle
I try this card to my gravekeepers deck :)
Btw, it looks like CV but it cant negate spell card
<< Anonymous(Happy Uncle)
Anonymous Reply
True, but CV can't negate effect activation, so that's something at least.
Johnsdoes
Mausoleum of the Emperor considered normal summon,

So, this card wont work right ?
Guess, i gotta give it a try.
<< Anonymous(Johnsdoes)
Anonymous Reply
Correct: Mausoleum won't work because the monster has to be tribute summoned.

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