Parasite Paracide | Deck and Rulings

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Parasite Paracide

Parasite Paracide
Monster TypeInsect
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeFlip effect / Trigger Effect / Continuous Effect


FLIP: Put this card face-up in your opponent's Deck and shuffle it. When your opponent draws this card, it is Special Summoned to their side of the field in face-up Defense Position, and inflicts 1000 damage to them. Then, while this card is face-up on the field, all monsters your opponent controls become Insect-Type monsters.

How to Get

Level-up rewardWeevil at level 16
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How to GetRarity
Weevil at level 16R


One of a few cards which decrease life points of your opponent in current card pool. 1000 damage is a big deal in speed duel format.






ActionsExchanges cards / Allows face-up cards in Main Deck
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons itself from your hand
LPDamages your opponent
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This card does not work for me when it is attacked. There is no effect blockers active and parasite paracide flips over then goes straight to my graveyard instead of my opponents deck.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It says: "Put this card face-up in your opponent's Deck and shuffle it." this is not possible if it is destroyed by battle
<< Anonymous
Heaviside Reply
No, if a card is destroyed by battle, it can't go anywhere else but to the graveyard, unless it's effect explicitly says so. Plus, flip effects that cannot have all of their listed effects accomplished, won't activate at all, as you might have already noticed with Dark Cat with White Tail being flipped alone by an attacker in the player's field. If he'd survive, he could be a target.
<< Anonymous
RS Reply
Well that is simply false. As I said in replies above, the official Konami ruling for this card is that flip from combat activates the effect and it goes to the opponent's deck even if it would have otherwise gone to the graveyard.
<< Anonymous(RS)
Javier Reply
Also when it's used AGINST me and I kill it (it has only 200 def) I get it in my deck. This definitely has all the markings of a bug.
Combine Parasite Paracide with Eradicating Erisol.
This card is Bugged (No pun intended), if it is drawn using Bandit Keith's "Switcharoo" the effect doesn't trigger.
<< Anonymous(Glath)
Ramon Reply
Yeah you are right, I have also noticed that. Thnx for sharing
<< Anonymous(Ramon)
Anonymous Reply
Card effects only work with the mechanics of the actual yugioh card game. Since skills were never a part of the actual yugioh card game, card effects would never work with skills to begin with.
its weird since hane hane activates if flipped even if it is destroyed but even the anime shows in duel monsters when joey fought against mako tsunami and left parasite paracide in his deck he was confused why the effect didnt activate and mako tsunami explained it only activates if it survives.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
it's real life dude, not anime.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Lemme explain something
Hane Hanes effect dont give a fck about it being destroyed while Parasite do so.

You cant put a destroyed monster into your opp's deck
I agree that the card is bugged. As someone said, other flip cards, like Hane-Hane, always have their effect applied before been destroyed. The order is always this: attack, flip, effect activation, destruction. This order is applied to all the other flip effect monsters, except for Parasite Paracide. For me, the description make it clear that, if the card is flipped, it is sent to the oponent's hand. The destruction should resolve after the effect activation, exactly like other cards. In older Yugioh games, the effect of this card always applied even if the card should be destroyed.
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Player J Reply
As time continued to go forward, Competition became stronger. Players started to be more precise on the activation of the cards.

In response, Konami began making better detail activation.

They even said things such as:
(Before Damage Step)
(Apply Damage Step Normally)

They did this in order to add more strategy to the game.

I.E Cards missing activation timing!
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Player J Reply
2) (Chains Links) Resolve Backwards

Attack > Flip > Flip Effect Activation
Put in opponents Deck > Damage Step

^^ The above is how it actives.
However, It isn't how it resolves.

CL 1: Damage Step
CL 2: Put in opponents deck

CL 1 has it going to grave.
However, the chain isn't over yet.
CL 2 has it going to your opponents deck.

Thus, You see how it works!
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Player J Reply
3) The way Charmers works:

Attack > Flip > Flip Effect Activation > Damage Step

CL 1: Damage Step
CL 2: take monster while on the field

CL 1 has it going to grave.
The chain isn't over yet.
CL 2 has it taking a monster.
Your monster is taken.

A new chain is than made as the Charmer leaves the field!

CL 1: Gives back control of monster.
Charmer says "While on field".

Thus, the flip-flop!
<< Anonymous(Gilgamesh)
Kingkai Reply
If indicate under "flip:" it shld be activate once flip no matter when and how unless negated. If not is be like some card that say "when this card is flip summoned"
Weevil no more drops it at level 16.
Why does the effect not activate when this card is drawn with last gamble/switcheroo
<< Anonymous
Smugleaf Reply
apparently if it's drawn through a skill. it doesn't activate. according to GunsBlazingLol
please fix the bug of this, effect not fire
Here is something worth mentioning: if your opponents side of the field is full and he/she/apache helicopter draws the card, its effect does not trigger! So the cards effect only triggers whenever there is a free monster spot on their side of the field.
So how do we get a hold of more than one parasite? or we can't anymore
<< Anonymous(juice)
Anonymous Reply
i got one from from LD dueling
So how do we get a hold of more than one parasite? or we can't anymore
How i can get "parasita paracide" ?
<< Anonymous(Samuel)
Anonymous Reply
Leveling weevil

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I hope they add more worlds to duel links that would be cool
fabled, any light deck, use your imagination...
I got it pretty early in the box, pulled about 2 UR every 10 packs too.
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