Gladiator Beast Darius | Deck and Rulings

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Gladiator Beast Darius

Gladiator Beast Darius
Monster TypeBeast-Warrior
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeTrigger Effect
ArchetypesGladiator Beast
Supports ArchetypesGladiator Beast


When this card is Special Summoned by the effect of a "Gladiator Beast" monster: You can target 1 "Gladiator Beast" monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target, but its effect(s) is negated by this card, and it is shuffled into the Deck when this card leaves the field. At the end of the Battle Phase, if this card attacked or was attacked: You can shuffle it into the Deck; Special Summon 1 "Gladiator Beast" monster from your Deck, except "Gladiator Beast Darius".

How to Get

Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card traderTradable [UR]
120,000 xGold
UR Jewel x4
Stone of EARTH x90
OtherCard Trader Inventory [UR]
New Week Campaign! [UR]
Duel Island -Gladiator- [UR]




  • Can Special Summon any “Gladiator Beast” monster from your Graveyard to your Field.
  • Decent ATK stats.


  • Special Summoned monster has its effects negated.
  • This monster must be Special Summoned by an effect of a “Gladiator Beast” monster in order to activate its effect.


  • Special Summoning Gladiator Beast monsters from your Graveyard also allows you to set up for contact Fusion of stronger Gladiator Beast monsters such as Heraklinos and Nerokius.

Gladiator Beast

Gladiator Beast Heraklinos, Nerokius, Essedarii are the Fusion “Gladiator Beast” monsters which you can Special Summon from your Graveyard as a strong beater, because they cannot activate their effects.

Gladiator Beast Octavius and Augustus are also options to be considered because of their high ATK value, and Octavius does not require you to discard a card as maintenance, since its effects are negated.

Gladiator Beast Augustus, Alexander, Laquari, Murmillo, Beastiari, Dimicari, Equeste, Retiari can Special Summon Darius from your Deck, if they attacked or was attacked.

Essential Support

These cards are the essentials in a Gladiator Beast deck as they are able to protect your Gladiator Beasts from being destroyed by battle after it was being attacked, or you attacked using them.

Useful Skill

[Skill] descriptionUser
Holy Guard
You receive no battle damage during your turn.
Tea Gardner
Tea Gardner


Gladiator Beast Deck



ActionsReturns itself from field to Deck for cost
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons from your Deck / Special Summons from your Graveyard


Freed the Matchless
Enough with Gladiator Beasts!
At least give us more warrior-type support
<< Anonymous(Freed the Matchless )
Anonymous Reply
Not to mention all the equip spells that warriors can only use
<< Anonymous(Freed the Matchless )
gladiator beasts are warriors, beast-warriors
<< Anonymous(MEMES)
akubane Reply
and fish, dont forget fish(murmillo).^^
<< Anonymous(akubane)
Anonymous Reply
About the last effect of gladiator beast Darius, is the "return to the deck and special summon" thing works even if he send to the graveyard?
<< Anonymous(Zutenko )
Anonymous Reply
No, same with all Gladiator Beasts.
Will we have à chance To get the card again?
Horse dude is not bad, but yeah, too bad there's no main phase 2. Anyway, still strong and worth getting.
What is the goddamn point of this card? There is no main phase 2 in DL so the GB you ss with his effect can't be used as fusion material, and it is shuffled into the deck during the end phase so you can't use it to attack.
<< Anonymous(Xenon)
Anonymous Reply
You may not have impenetrable attack but with a properly balanced deck, you should always have a back row set. Not a useless card at all
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
exactly, people dont think, their brain is in their foot
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Just because u cant comprehend the various strategies this card can be used in, doesnt mean that its. summoning nerokius and /or heraklinos is a huge advantage
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
*doesnt mean that its useless.
Any ideas for a little improvement
Its not like GB is coming back to the meta
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Not when Hey Trunade exist anyway.
<< Anonymous
Xenon Reply
Haven't met many Hey Trunade users. The problem is more with Amazoness(and now FH) being very strong against GBs. Before they were decent(useful against MH/some other decks) but with those 2 common ones, they can't really compete with.
<< Anonymous(Xenon)
Anonymous Reply
you don't really think that GB are good against MH? I play MH since like two months and never ever lost a single game to GB
<< Anonymous
Xenon Reply
What can do MH? They have low ATK monster and 2 fusion ones. That's all. I don't say it's easy, but it depends on both sides(especially with Mask Change). If you don't draw Poly/MC or it get somehow 'negated', then you are vulnerable.
It's funny that the usable cards from the box are all R-SR rarity, and this sh!t is UR.
Sweet, fusion glad beasts just got easier

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