Dark Flare Knight | Decks and Ruling

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Dark Flare Knight

Dark Flare Knight
Monster TypeWarrior
Card typeFusion / Effect
Card Effect TypeContinuous Effect / Trigger Effect
SupportsMirage Knight
Related to ArchetypesDark Magician


"Dark Magician" + "Flame Swordsman"
You take no Battle Damage from battles involving this card. When this card is destroyed by battle and sent to the Graveyard: Special Summon 1 "Mirage Knight" from your hand or Deck.

How to get / rarity

PackDawn of Destiny [R]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--




  • The controller of this card will not take Battle Damage from battles with this card.
  • It can Special Summon Mirage Knight from your Hand or Deck.


  • Attack is low for a Fusion Monster. Defense is very low which makes it susceptible to attacks when switched to defense position.
  • It needs work to Fusion Summon this card, since it needs Flame Swordsman which is also a Fusion monster.
  • Mirage Knight can only be special summoned if this card is destroyed by battle and sent to the Graveyard.


Fusion Substitutes

Special Summon Dark Flare Knight

  • There are multiple ways to Special Summon Dark Flare Knight by using Cyber-Stein. One is to use cards that can gain you Life Points like Enchanted Javelin, Solemn Wishes or Aegis of Gaia until you have enough Life Points to pay the cost. Another way is when your Life Points reaches 1000 or below, you can use Tea's Skill Life Cost 0 which lets you to not spend Life Points when activating a card effect. And one more way is by using LP boost β/LP boost γ which adds 1500/2500 Life Points at the beginning of the match, but it reduces your starting hand by 1/2 cards.
  • Once Summoner of Illusions flips, you can tribute another monster in your field to Special Summon Dark Flare Knight from your Extra Deck. You can use Dimension Gate to prevent it from getting destroyed at your End Phase.
  • By using Temple of the Kings' effect, you can send Mystical Beast of Serket from your field along with it to the Graveyard to Special Summon Dark Flare Knight from your Extra Deck.

Destroy Dark Flare Knight

You can switch the attack target of your opponent to Dark Flare Knight by using Call of the Earthbound. When Dark Flare Knight got destroyed by battle and sent to the Graveyard, its effect will activate which lets you Special Summon Mirage Knight from your Hand or Deck.



Summoning categories2 Fusion Materials / Special Summons from your hand / Special Summons from your Deck
LPPrevents battle damage


I think that the main thing holding this card back from being a good alternate in a dm style dark pally deck is the fact that you need to slot in the mirage knight itself, if the mirage knight was summoned from outside the game, it would be way better imho
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It's impossible to summon it from outside the game in real life.

What actually held this card back, are two things:

1. This card is incredibly weak when considering its materials.
2. Mirage Knight itself is a Nomi that lasts on the field for only a turn, not worth it to use despite its complex summoning condition.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
This. I still don't get why they made this card and Mirage Knight as weak as they are.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I don’t think Mirage Knight’s so bad. Every time he attacks you’re going to do 2800 damage to your opponents LP.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
A 2800 damage that's once per duel, as Mirage Knight banishes itself at the End Phase, and with it being a Nomi, you can't special summon it back from the banished pile.

After all that effort to summon Mirage Knight, better hope you still can also end the duel on the same turn lol
It would be convenient if its effect activates while being destroyed by card effects. You have to force your opponent to attack it.
You can use The Dark Hex Sealed and Dark Magician to summon it w/o Polymerization.
can't reduce opponent's life point so useless.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
YOU take no battle damage from battles involving this card
C'mon isnt that hard
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
forreal lol. the guy above you is stupid.
Blue Eyed Dragon
I feel bad to the people that converts flame swordsman
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
Anonymous Reply
You don't need Flame Swordsman, you can just use one of the fusion substitute monsters + Dark Magician.
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
Realm Reply
If you have swordman you will only need fusion tag.
<< Anonymous(Realm)
Realm Reply
I mean instead of DM.
<< Anonymous(Realm)
Realm Reply
Or sub monster.
lol the entire point of this card is to die to summon mirage knight. so yes its supposed to have lower atk and def.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
still bad :(
Blue Eyed Dragon
This guy... the guy in fusion weapon XD
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
Red Eyed Dragon Reply
i know right XD
Atk (2500 + 1800= 2200) @.@
Dark magician still higher attack lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Dies after 1 hit
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Dark Flare Knight has a better effect tho
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
dark magician needs 2 tribute summon, this one can be fusioned, ofc this is for a fusion deck not standart dark magician vigilance
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The only Fusion that isn't completely awful is Dark Paladin because it's the only one that has a usable effect.
Just a card for farming I think?
Lol. A fusion that has lower attack than one of it's fusion materials
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Read the effect...

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