Pyrorex the Elemental Lord | Decks and Tips

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Pyrorex the Elemental Lord

Pyrorex the Elemental Lord
Monster TypeDinosaur
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Trigger Effect / Condition / Unclassified Effect
ArchetypesElemental Lord


Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by having exactly 5 FIRE monsters in your Graveyard, and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. When this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 monster your opponent controls; destroy it, and if you do, both players take damage equal to half the original ATK of the destroyed monster. You can only use this effect of "Pyrorex the Elemental Lord" once per turn. If this card leaves the field, skip the Battle Phase of your next turn.

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  • Destroys opponents monster without any cost.
  • Strong ATK and DEF stats.


  • Specific Special Summoning conditions makes it challenging to bring this monster out.
  • You take LP damage upon destroying your opponent’s monster via its effect.
  • If this card leaves the field regardless of how it was removed, you skip your next Battle Phase.


  • Although this card is a Dinosaur-type monster, it is not recommended to use with Dinosaur decks simply because there are not enough FIRE Dinosaur-type monster with good effects to support the Special Summoning of this monster.
  • Upon Special Summoning this monster, you can destroy 1 monster your opponent controls, and if they only controlled 1 monster, you can Normal Summon another FIRE type monster, and continue your attack together with Pyrorex to deal considerable damage.

FIRE Attribute Combos

In order to speed up the process of accumulating exactly 5 FIRE monsters in your Graveyard, you can use this array of cards as they have synergy with each other and they have effects to send FIRE monsters to the Graveyard faster. Kirin is able to send 1 FIRE monster to the graveyard upon being destroyed, Yaksha is able to send another FIRE monster from your hand to the graveyard if it is destroyed, Caninetaur is able to send 1 FIRE Beast-type or Beast-Warrior type monster to the graveyard to enhance its own ATK for that turn, Goka can destroy 1 of your FIRE monsters upon being Special Summoned, and Fire King Island allows you to send 1 monster from your hand (preferably FIRE monster) in order to draw another “Fire KIng” monster from your deck to your hand. It is very important, however, to pay attention to the number of FIRE monster cards in your Graveyard as it must be exactly 5 FIRE monsters in order to Special Summon Pyrorex the Elemental Lord.





ActionsSkips Battle Phase
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesDestroys Monster Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi / Special Summons itself from your hand
LPDamages you / Damages your opponent


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Works fine with fire king deck....Requires careful calculation which makes it more fun than using vanilla beatsticks
Would this guy's summon effect trigger "trap of board eraser"? Seems like a possible combo
Even Axe Raider is embarassed that this is an UR card/reward.
<< Anonymous
Arkham Reply
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
and Axe Raider is pretty bad for an UR card!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Lol that noob raider is trash when compared to ancient gear knight
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
How is AG knight even comparable to Axe Raider? And did you know when this was written? GX wasn't out.
This is shit, but it's artwork is cool af
at what stage do you get this card
<< Anonymous
Guigeek Reply
You have to end the whole F30
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I got it in my first 5 points in the fire pack
This shit doesn't even fit with a dino deck, dinosaurs are moslty earth and this is fire, and the fossil excavation card or mega evolution OR ultra evolution spell/trap cards doesn't work with this, i don't recommend having it in any dino decks.
<< Anonymous(Yukiteru-kun)
Anonymous Reply
Ok good I'm not too upset that I didn't beat the Floor 30 boss then.
<< Anonymous(Yukiteru-kun)
Brandon Reply
Not even remotely true. Dinosaurs are actually pretty 50/50 between Fire and Earth. Look up the Jurrac Archetype from the actual Yugioh card game
<< Anonymous(Yukiteru-kun)
Anonymous Reply
I got this card in the first 5 points
This shit can't be ur
Can't wait for other Elemental Lords cards; Windrose, Moulinglacia and Grandsoil would be nice addition for specific 1 element only deck.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Grandsoil is banned so i doubt the it would be released
can work well in a phenex deck, because your sending so many fire monsters to your graveyard to begin with. its not dependable, but if you get totaly spaced out and cant make the island work for you, then its a nice surprise when the enemy thinks they have you figured out
Some guy
any deck suggestions for this monster?
<< Anonymous(Some guy)
Anonyboy Reply
My suggestion: Don't make one, but if you must, run 3 Brushfire Knight and 3 Fire King Kirin
<< Anonymous(Some guy)
Anonymous Reply
<< Anonymous
Redcorsair Reply
Goka as well !
even Goikibore is more rare than this rarest of rare cards
<< Anonymous
Anonyboy Reply
Well, at least it's more summonable that this... but hey, if for some unknown reason you wanna run Pyrorex you could play Advance Draw so you Summon, destroy, burn, tribute, draw. But yeah Gokibore is better.
This card summon condition "Special Summon by having exactly 5 FIRE monsters in your Graveyard" is current bugged!
at what stage do you get this card

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