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Half Counter

Half Counter
TypeTrap Card
Card Effect TypeActivation requirement / Card effect


During damage calculation, if a monster you control is being attacked: Target that monster you control; that target gains ATK equal to half the original ATK of the attacking monster, until the End Phase.

How to get / rarity

PackBraver Victory [R]
Generation Next [R]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--




Stat changesYour monsters gain ATK


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Single use mirror wall
<< Anonymous(Some guy)
Anonymous Reply
ya u stupid moron u make me mad!!!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Congratulations, you all have reached that point in life where you cuss each other out over a children's card game..
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
This comment section is 🔥
<< Anonymous
Some guy Reply
Wow.. people arguing like children over a children's card game.. that is soo.. unexpected. wait.. it's not.
Fun card and pretty good for a rare.
Poor Man's Mirror Wall :D
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
But it works
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
Money Wall & Penny Wall XD
<< Anonymous
Slowking Reply
Wow, a comment on this site that made me chuckle instead of getting 🔥 at idiots shaming each other! You sir at the least made my hour!
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
mexico wall Reply
That's such a waste when you precisely had one monster and decide to activate the mirror wall, your opponent will not attack twice
And who said females are only good for making sandwitches
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You just did...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply

is anyone else having a problem with this card? It's not activating during the damage step and my toggle switch is on
<< Anonymous(Kaibaboy)
Anonymous Reply
Read the card description again:

During damage calculation, if a monster you control is being attacked: Target that monster you control; that target gains ATK equal to half the original ATK of the attacking monster, until the End Phase.
<< Anonymous(Kaibaboy)
Anonymous Reply
Yeah i'm having a similar issue. Twice in my last match i was attacked and given no option to activate the card, but when i turned on auto duel the AI used the card when i was attacked a 3rd time. Made no sense.
<< Anonymous(Kaibaboy)
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Folks, the card basically attempts to trigger at the VERY LAST SECOND when the opponent attacks, like trying to use Inspiration/Reinforcements to buff your monster. It WILL ask you to trigger if you aren't say spamming your Back button. I've never had a problem w/ this card once I learn when it will attempt to trigger.
Seem good for subtitute mirror waijo
Definitely will use. Budget mirror wall just like security orb is a budget econ.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Security Orb is budget ECon?
More like unlucky man ECon
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Security Orb is good if you run Diskblade Rider.
I see this card as a good alternative than Mirror Wall... Mirror Wall is predictable (just like SRH or Econ) because at each phase or action, you have to say "no" to its activation. With this card, the latency happens only when your opponent attacks.
<< Anonymous(Guigeek)
Anonymous Reply
you can turn off activation prompts
<< Anonymous
Guigeek Reply
Of course... But there is a risk of forgetting to turn it on when you need them ... (dsorry for my English)
Riryoku - Defense version.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Riryoku - almost always wins
Half Counter - doesn't work when attacking monster has 2x or more the attack of the defending monster.
poor's mirror wall... not increase def.. but in dmg calc we cant change the BPosition easly
The artwork though.
This seems nice

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Dunno why but this dude looks like he's a massive s|mp of someone
Not like they had plans for it to be meta to begin with
Nononono pls don't add useless garbage to the next box
We have shark and rio
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