Jinzo | Deck and Rulings

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Monster TypeMachine
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeContinuous Effect


Trap Cards, and their effects on the field, cannot be activated. Negate all Trap Card effects on the field.

How to Get

Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--
OtherEspa Roba Unlock Event [UR]




  • Powerful ATK stats.
  • Neither player can activate Trap cards and its effects as long as this monster is face up on the Field.


  • You cannot activate Trap cards as well.
  • Can still be overpowered by opponent’s higher ATK monsters, or Spell effects that destroys it.


  • This card is limited edition currently so you will need either heavy draw power or efficient search ability to retrieve this card from your Deck quickly.
  • You can consider using Espa Roba’s unique Skill Psychic Onslaught in order to increase more Jinzo copies in your Deck.
  • The summoning of Jinzo can still be negated by cards like Solemn Scolding or Champion’s Vigilance because these cards are Spell Speed 3 activation that negates monster’s summoning during pre-summoning phase.
  • You cannot use Escape from the Dark Dimension to summon Jinzo from your Banished zone because Jinzo’s effect will immediately negate and destroy Escape from the Dark Dimension and cause Jinzo to be destroyed as well.

Speed Summon

Soul Exchange directly tributes 1 of your opponent’s monster in order to Summon Jinzo to the Field. Psychic Shockwave can be situational but it can Special Summon Jinzo from your Deck, when your opponent activates Trap card. You will need to discard a Spell/Trap card as a cost.

Monster Support

Jinzo - Returner can attack your opponent directly, and if it was destroyed by battle and sent to the Graveyard, it’s effect allows you to Special Summon Jinzo from your Graveyard to the Field. However, that Jinzo will be destroyed during the End Phase. You can prevent that by using Jinzo - Lord, an upgraded version of Jinzo, by tributing that Special Summoned Jinzo and Summon Jinzo - Lord to the Field. Similarly, it will negate all Trap cards effects, additionally it can also destroy all face-up Trap cards once per turn, inflicting 300 damage per face-up trap card to your opponent. Heavy Mech Support Armor is an additional utility to be equipped to Jinzo, so that it cannot be targeted by your opponent’s card effects and if Jinzo would be destroyed by battle, this card acts as protection and is destroyed instead.

Spell Support

Gold Sarcophagus can be an alternative way to search for Jinzo from your Deck quickly, but it will also alert your opponent that you intend to use Jinzo. Machine Assembly Line increases all Machine-type monsters ATK by 200, and it can use 6 Junk counters to Special Summon Jinzo from Graveyard. Forbidden Dress can be used as protection for Jinzo to prevent it from destruction, and cannot be targeted or destroyed by card effects, for that turn. My Body as a Shield allows you to pay 1500 LP to negate an opponent’s Spell/Trap/Monster effect that would destroy your Jinzo. This card cannot be used during Damage Step. Gravity Blaster is a very good equip card for your Jinzo to further increase its attack every turn, and negates monster effects that it destroys via Battle.

Set Skill

[Skill] descriptionUser
Psychic Onslaught
Can be used when your Life Points decrease by 1800. Instead of conducting your normal draw, "Jinzo" is added to your hand from your deck. This Skill can only be used once per Duel.
Espa Roba
Espa Roba




Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesPrevents activation of Trap Cards / Negates the effects of Trap Cards


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Anonymous 10days ago
Can its effect negated by forbidden chalice?
<< Anonymous
Xenon 10days ago Reply
Yes you can.
Anonymous 18days ago
just dueled a cheater with 2 copies of Jinzo
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 18days ago Reply
nigga, he's using physic onslaught
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 13days ago Reply
I dueled someone who had 3
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 13days ago Reply
nigga, he´s using physic onslaught (2)
HeatEdgeSword 14days ago
> Was only released recently
> By now, traps like Wall of Disruption and Massivemorph have been dominating
Too late, 15 years late.
<< Anonymous(HeatEdgeSword)
Anonymous 14days ago Reply
Been playing with espa roba and jinzo.

Sadly the meta now relies more on monsters effects,and less ST.

Only some decks utilize trap and random beatdown decks with staple trap are easy opponents.

<< Anonymous
Anonymous 13days ago Reply
that's the reason jinzo is released now. if they release it too early, too much player will complain how overpowered jinzo is.
Anonymous 17days ago
Jinzo hand is disturbing. It suppose to black and not huge green hand
Anonymous 22days ago
Horus Jinzo Plasma on the field it‘s GAME OVER!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
you missed out this ...aaaaand so its pointless now :(
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 19days ago Reply
*laughs in Lava Golem*
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 18days ago Reply
Nice board you got would be a shame if something were to break it.
*Activates exiled forced
*Sets Newdoria
*Changes a card to defense with sphere kuriboh
*Uses A/D changer
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 17days ago Reply
*Laugh in Ra Sphere Mode
Razaelriezen 17days ago
Jinzo should have came out a while ago. It’s more a tech now then anything and at 1. It could have really upset a lot of decks. Now it’s not as powerful.
But yeah Horus lvl8 jinzo angel 07 which is easier to get out then plasma
Anonymous 18days ago
Jinzo + Dark gen. Fred + D.H. Plasma = no enemy effects?
Anonymous 20days ago
"You cannot use Escape from the Dark Dimension to summon Jinzo from your Banished zone because Jinzo’s effect will immediately negate and destroy Escape from the Dark Dimension and cause Jinzo to be destroyed as well."

Nonsense. Jinzo only negates the trap but doesn't destroy it, he instead survives even if the trap leaves the field.
<< Anonymous
Xenon 19days ago Reply
Have you tried EFTDD? Or just a guess from you based on what it could be?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 19days ago Reply
Nope, Jinzo negates Escape from the Dark Dimension and destroys it therefore with that Trap destroyed, Jinzo is also destroyed in turn. Please read Escape from the Dark Dimension's effect before talking nonsense.
<< Anonymous(Xenon)
Anonymous 18days ago Reply
Not op but I also agree based on how jinzo interacts with call of the haunted
<< Anonymous
no it doesnt 18days ago Reply
no man
its just like call of the haunted and jinzo

jinzo negates he doesnt destroy traps

stop talking shit go read rulings on jinzo instead of shitposting
Alan 21days ago
Horus Jinzo
If anyone can help with opinions on switching some cards to make it work faster please do
<< Anonymous(sylvan god)
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
sylvan god dafuq lol
<< Anonymous(Alan)
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
use psychic shockwave to summon jinzo faster
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
Depending on the situation, Psychic Shockwave could actually be slower.
<< Anonymous(PK)
breem 19days ago Reply
I run 3 providence for monster effects. Those 3 lvl 4 horus and electros arw great discard fodder once lvl 8 and jinzo are on the field
Just played against Jinzo, Joey summoned him on his 2nd turn.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 19days ago Reply
That was me. With the silent deck
Anonymous 22days ago
Only 1 copy lmao, no way someone can make a 1 deck with only 1 copy
<< Anonymous
Parade 22days ago Reply
Espa Roba's Lv20 skill adds 1-2 additional copies of Jinzo to his deck.
<< Anonymous
Krippin 22days ago Reply
u only need 1 jinzo. u wouldnt want to tribute summon 3 times. it would be too inconsistent to have 3 of them anyways. unless if there was a way to special summon them or normal summon them without tributes
<< Anonymous(Krippin)
LifeStyle 22days ago Reply
I think you should take a look at Espa's lv up rewards.
<< Anonymous(LifeStyle)
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
still not there....
Anonymous 31days ago
there's a rumor people kept talking about this trash but you don't have any proof when it gonna release.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 31days ago Reply
Best proof ever anon way to go now pat yourself on the back you did good pat pat pat...
<< Anonymous
Anonominon 22days ago Reply
At least he was right... you did bad pat pat pat...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 21days ago Reply
Nice job anon it turns out his proof was fake after all, I'm sure you feel great right now.
<< Anonymous
Yami Yugi 21days ago Reply
Oh Really? I just unlocked him 2 minutes ago. It's okay, you were probs misinformed.

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