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Mecha Phantom Beast Hamstrat

Mecha Phantom Beast Hamstrat
AttributeWIND
Monster TypeMachine
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeTrigger Effect / Continuous Effect / Ignition Effect / Condition
Level★3
Passcode66200210
ATK1100
DEF1600

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When this card is flipped face-up: Special Summon 2 "Mecha Phantom Beast Tokens" (Machine-Type/WIND/Level 3/ATK 0/DEF 0). This card's Level is increased by the total Levels of all "Mecha Phantom Beast Tokens" you control. While you control a Token, this card cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects. You can Tribute 1 Token, then target 1 "Mecha Phantom Beast" monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target. You can only use this effect of "Mecha Phantom Beast Hamstrat" once per turn.

How to get / rarity

PackElectric Overload [UR]
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Evaluation

Rating8/10

Pros

  • Summons 2 tributable tokens when flipped face-up.
  • Cannot be destroyed while his tokens are on the field.
  • Can revive other Mecha Phantom Beast monsters.

Cons

  • Low attack.
  • Must be flipped face-up to summon tokens.
  • Relies on his tokens to use effects.
  • Tokens summoned have no attack and defense.

Tips

Use tokens for tribute

2 tokens are plenty for swarming the field. Use these tokens as tribute for high leveled monsters or card effect costs.

Rulings

Decks

DeckSupport

Classifications

ActionsTributes for cost
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesCannot be destroyed by card effects
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons Tokens / Special Summons from your Graveyard
Stat changesThis card gains Levels
Attack categoriesCannot be destroyed by battle

Comments

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Anonymous
If this face down card gets attacked by a monster with 1600+ attack, will it be destroyed but still summon 2 tokens or does it stay alive, because the tokens spawn upon flipping & protect it?!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It will summon 2 tokens but still go to the graveyard, as Flip monsters activate their effects after they are attacked.
Glitchy
NPC attacks my face down Ham (atk higher than def) and Ham's effect does not activate; then, Ham is sent to the grave.

It was flipped up by the attack. Should'nt effect to summon tokens activate???
<< Anonymous(Glitchy)
Anonymous Reply
It should activate, unless there is another effect preventing Hamstrat's effect from activating.

For example, if Ancient Gear Beast attacked Hamstrat, its effect to Special Summon tokens would not activate.

This is because when it is flipped face-up due to battle, its effect to Special Summon tokens is determined after it is determined whether Hamstrat would be destroyed or not in the battle.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Basically, the result of the battle takes priority.

As a result, AG Beast's effect (which states "negate the effects of monsters destroyed by this card in battle") applies first before the Special Summoning of the tokens, thus the effect that Special Summon of the tokens are negated.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I don't know whether the above case is what happened to you or not since you didn't explain the whole thing, but basically, if you're very sure nothing should prevent the effect from activating, then it might be a bug.
Darth
Great Card. I have just 2 copy. However, I would like to have three,
<< Anonymous(Darth)
Anonymous Reply
I have 3, it's awesome for certain decks.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Go on...
Gil
Why does Hamstrat's effect sometimes just not activate? So frustrating.
<< Anonymous(Gil)
Anonymous Reply
You need to have Hamstrat set and no other monsters on the field to get the 2 tokens summoned.

The card states 'Special Summon 2 "Mecha Phantom Beast Tokens"', if it can not special summon 2, it wont.
Anonymous
Great for Slifer
Spirit King
Or inflict battle damage with 0 defense
Spirit King
Tokens leave you open for your opponent to use EC with 0 attack
NMS
Won't this be good for Plasma?
<< Anonymous(NMS)
Anonymous Reply
Nope, unless your Hamstrat survives that hit upon flipping, else the token cannot protect it.
<< Anonymous(NMS)
Anonymous Reply
combined with feint plan maybe
<< Anonymous(NMS)
K1llua Reply
lets say you spawn 2 tokens but your Hamstrat is dead... next turn you can set facedown another hamstrat and with the surviving tokens from last turn it will be still protected... iam 90% sure even if facedown if i remeber correct
<< Anonymous(K1llua)
K1llua Reply
edit: what i means is when there are Hamstrat tokens already on the field from another turn your hamstrat will be safe in facedown
K1llua
edit: what i means is when there are Hamstrat tokens already on the field from another turn your hamstrat will be safe in facedown
Anonymous
this airplane can potentially stall for 3 turns...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
1 to 0 turns against swarm decks.
Anonymous
Why is this a UR? It's basically stray lambs right now.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Have you read his effectSSSSSS ?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
There is no other phantom mecha beast monsters so it's not UR worthy.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
There are 2 other MPB monsters in the same pack as Hamstrat.
<< Anonymous
K1lliua Reply
The hamstrat + the other 2 mechabeasts are made to swarm the field with tokens and to revive other mecha beasts from the gravejard.... with the scrapfactory its pretty much endless tokens and mechabeasts... totaly overpowered card... i have 4 by the way.... but only 1 treebornfrog :(
Anonymous
Must have for any deck that needs to stall.

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