Infernal Dragon | Deck and Rulings

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Infernal Dragon

Infernal Dragon
Monster TypeDragon
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeTrigger Effect


If this card attacks, it is destroyed and sent to the Graveyard during the End Phase. When this card is destroyed and sent to the Graveyard from the field, you can Special Summon this card by Tributing 1 monster.

How to Get

Level-up reward--
Victory againstZane Truesdale [SR]
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  • High Attack value for a level 4 monster.
  • Can be Special Summoned by Tributing 1 monster, during the turn it was destroyed by its own effect.


  • Self-destructs after it conducts its attack, during your End Phase.
  • Has no DEF value, susceptible to position switching plays.


  • You can make use of Hieratic Dragon of Gebeb’s effect, by Tributing it in order to Special Summon Infernal Dragon from your Graveyard, in turn Hieratic Dragon of Gebeb’s effect allows you to Special Summon 1 Normal Hieratic monster from your Hand, Deck or Graveyard.
  • This monster’s effect when being destroyed and sent to the Graveyard, also applies during your opponent’s Battle Phase.


You can use Strike Ninja’s effect to banish 2 D.D. Scout Plane from your Graveyard, so that D.D. Scout Plane can be Special Summoned to your Field. They can be used as Tributes to Special Summon Infernal Dragon from your Graveyard (after it was destroyed by its own effect during your End Phase). Therefore, D.D. Scout Plane that was used as Tribute once again returns to your Graveyard, and you may use Strike Ninja’s effect again later on.


You can make use of Double Attack to allow Infernal Dragon to attack twice in order to maximize its uses before it is sent to the Graveyard. You can use Forbidden Chalice to temporarily halt its self-destruct effect for that turn. Alternatively, you can choose to use Powerful Rebirth to Special Summon Infernal Dragon from your Graveyard. After you have attacked with Infernal Dragon, simply use Dragon’s Rebirth on it to banish it instead, in order to Special Summon a stronger Dragon-type monster such as Blue Eyes White Dragon, from your hand or Graveyard. Axe of Fools can permanently negate Infernal Dragon’s self-destructive effects (as long as it is equipped to it), at the same time boosts its ATK by another 1000, but it comes with a steep price of paying 500 LP during each of your Standby Phases.

Useful Skills

[Skill] descriptionUser
Peak Performance
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Mountain" activated.
Seto Kaiba
Seto Kaiba
[Skill] descriptionUser
Can be used only once after starting hands are dealt. Reveal and redraw your starting hand.
Vellian Crowler
Vellian Crowler




ActionsActivates from your Graveyard / Tributes for cost
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesDestroys itself
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons itself from your Graveyard


Can it be brought back several turns after it’s destoyed
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes aslong as he was destroyed and not tributed
It's Hell Dragon, stupid 4kids
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Infernal means "from hell", so it's essentially the same name. (And sounds a little less generic IMO. "Hell Dragon" sounds like what a 6-year old would call the dragon they drew in crayon.)
strong beater
Reward for zane roaming event, this card is used by zane on anime.
king of games
infinite looping potential?
<< Anonymous(king of games)
akubane Reply
very unlikely, since it will be destroyed during the end phase, not after the attack.
<< Anonymous(akubane)
Anonymous Reply
Eh, you can combo it with Des Counterblow, but that still requires you to Tribute other monsters, so isn't super-useful.
Would work well with Hieratic Dragon Gebeb.

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