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Duel, standby! (Skill)

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Overview

Good skill for faster and burst decks since it makes you start with an extra card, even though your opponent also draws one extra. If your deck moves faster, you can make it work better for you.

Description (Since 2019 Dec 3)

Each player's starting hand increases by 1 card. You cannot Normal Summon or activate card effects on your first turn.

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How to get

  • Reward for defeating Legendary Duelists when you play as Tea Gardner.

Rating and explanation

It's generally considered average since you can use this skill with any deck, but there are always better skills that can be used, ones that can fit better with the deck themes to boost it's potential.

Decks

DeckMemo
Hinotama
Burn OTK
Effect damage burn that can win a duel in 1 turn.

Updated History

Description (Since 2018 Jun 26)

Each player's starting hand increases by 1 card. You cannot activate Spell/Trap Cards or monster effects on your first turn.

Description (Until 2018 Jun 25)

Gives 1 more card in each player's starting hand.

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Comments

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Anonymous 16days ago
cool skill
Anonymous
I mean, iwano itself is intended as spirit monster in the first place, which mean he shall return to hand unless you play spirit deck in general.

Dont blame konami just because they took ur toy 4 eternity. They just make it as it intended in the first place ( remember cyber style?)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 16days ago Reply
What did this guy smoke? His comment makes no sense, wtf...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 16days ago Reply
Duel Standby was abused with Amano to stop it from returning to hand, thus locking the opponent from activating monster effect for the rest of the Duel.

Which is not how Amano is intended to be used.
Anonymous
can still special summon though
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
how are you going to special summon if you cannot activate card effects turn 1 lol
Anonymous
great card
Pepek
Poor girl her skill have been nerf again. The next nerf will be you can't set spell or trap card
<< Anonymous(Pepek)
Njir Reply
They make her become useless
<< Anonymous(Pepek)
Anonymous Reply
Lol
<< Anonymous(Pepek)
Anonymous Reply
'kay
Anonymous
eat that 🔥ty amano iwato user
<< Anonymous
shjiro Reply
Yeah, cause FTP users are the real 🔥...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
IMO this was a big slap in the face because they just put it as an foil upgradeable card.
Anonymous
In Duel, we Standby
Anonymous
At this point, this skill should get rid of the benefit for the opponent, so only you get one more card. And the not being able to summon should just apply to effect monsters if anything? Not just ban summoning.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
They specifically said that this skill granted too advantage to people using non effect monsters on first turn. Anyway I agree with you that before the nerf this skill was still usable, right now has lost all its appeal
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
lol no it hasn't, this skill is the entire focus of the Amano stun deck.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
That's what he said, though? Before this latest nerf the skill is still usable in Amano Stun deck, now this skill has no point being in the game, they might as well just completely erased it.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
well there are a lots of skills just put there to make number, like LP Boost Ω or the majority of Tristan's skills which noone uses because they can't be possibly good in any deck. The most useless character in this sense is probably Scud
Anonymous
This skill deserved a nerf but this is way too much
final nerf?
maybe just let the skill go like this:
both have 1 more card on starting hand but you give up when u enter main phase
ok.
Anonymous
With the nerf this skill is still useful... for your opponent which has 1 more card and the possibility to do everything. And if you go second and have this skill it is the end. I don't see any use except for decks which use set cards on first turn like Sylvans
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You can still use your set cards and hand traps. But this skill has become very bad
Anonymous
Dkayed broke this skill again not so long ago, it's still playable

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