A Hero Emerges | Decks and Tips

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A Hero Emerges

A Hero Emerges
TypeTrap Card
Card Effect TypeActivation requirement / Card effect


When an opponent's monster declares an attack: Your opponent chooses 1 random card from your hand, then if it is a monster that can be Special Summoned, Special Summon it. Otherwise, send it to the Graveyard.

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OtherStructure Deck:Hero Rising [R]










ActionsSends from your hand to your Graveyard
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons from your hand

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Ok, this thing has bug. How can we talk to Konami about this?

My case : My hand has only elemental hero bladedge. My field has only elemental hero ocean + this trap. Was attacked, couldnt special summon. Im pretty sure there wasnt any card that couldnt make me special summon. This kind of case happens quite a lot : with bladedge, vision hero witch, and woodsman.
<< Anonymous(Suimikado)
Anonymous Reply
another requirement might be: you need at least 2 cards in your hand for the opponent to choose from
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Odds are they were facing a no Special Summons Vagabond IMO. You can activate it with only a single card in your hand as long as it's a monster you can Summon.
super trap card you can instants summon monster 8 stars in your hand without requirement. just for lucky player. i always get blue eyes white dragon when my LP so low.
i swear i have the card and destiny hero dogma when an enemy attacks it doesnt activate wtf
it made me lose 5 games atleast
<< Anonymous(taiyo)
Anonymous Reply
Please read the card again:
''Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by Tributing 3 monsters, including at least 1 "Destiny HERO" monster, AND CANNOT BE SPECIAL SUMMONED BY OTHER WAYS''
<< Anonymous
Another anonymous Reply
Well... Look at the description of the trap again. It says: if you can Special summon it, Summon it and if can not, send it to Grave. There is a bug I can see.
<< Anonymous(Another anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
There's no bug, Nomi monsters have always says "cannot be special summoned, except by...."

That should have made it clear that you cannot special summon it with A Hero Emerges.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
*Nomi monsters prior to PSCT, anyway.

Post-PSCT, they say "cannot be special summoned in any other ways".

Meaning A Hero Emerges cannot special summon them by default.
Can't activate this card when I only have 1 card remaining on hand.
From all the times this card has failed to activate I feel like it always fails when you only have one card left in your hand
I'm having hugs at times with this card i vs a ca deck can't use it and same with a fish deck i faced
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Bugs not hugs auto correct damn u
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
hey, if you have problems with a deck, just hug it out!
Pretty I run a Dark deck with 2 barrel dragons and 1 gaia fierce Knight that can be special summon If it's the only card on hand and When I start to brick this can guarantees I'll special summon a strong monster
🔥ing piece of 🔥 bugged, why sometimes it doesn't work???
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Because you're facing AG decks.
I love this card!
Yung Lad
I've been having success with this card lately. This coupled with staunch defender on a 3SD deck is showing great promise
Very good. As long as you can control your hand this can be even OP.
Hmm, special summon blue eyes...

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