Red Dragon Ninja | Decks and Ruling

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Red Dragon Ninja

Red Dragon Ninja
Monster TypeWinged Beast
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeTrigger Effect / Condition
ArchetypesNinja / Dragon Ninja
Supports ArchetypesNinja / Ninjitsu Art


When this card is Summoned: You can banish 1 "Ninja" or "Ninjitsu Art" card from your Graveyard to target 1 Set card your opponent controls; reveal that Set card, then return it to either the top or bottom of the Deck. Your opponent cannot activate the targeted card in response to this effect's activation. You can only use the effect of "Red Dragon Ninja" once per turn.

How to get / rarity

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




  • Attack is decent for a monster that requires 1 tribute.
  • This card can return 1 set of your opponent to his/her deck.
  • The returned card can't be chained in response to this effect activation.
  • It can interrupt your opponent's draw since you can put the returned card at the top of his/her deck.


  • Defense is low which makes it an easy target when switched to defense position.
  • It needs to banish a Ninja or Ninjitsu Art card from the Graveyard in order to use its effect.


Ninja/Ninjitsu Art Cards

The following are the cards that can be banished from your Graveyard by Red Dragon Ninja's effect:

Special Summon from Hand or Graveyard

  • Use Fire King Island's second effect before doing a normal summon. It can special summon Red Dragon Ninja from your hand if you don't have a monster in the field since it's a Winged Beast-Type monster. You can also use its first effect to send Ninja Monster from your hand, which Red Dragon Ninja can be used to activate its effect.
  • By using Hazy Flame Sphynx' effect along with Mai's Aroma Strategy, you can correctly declare the card type at the top of your deck. By doing this, you can Special Summon Red Dragon Ninja from your Hand or Graveyard since it's a FIRE monster.



ActionsReveals face-down cards / Returns from your opponent's field to your opponent's Deck
Banished categoriesBanishes from Graveyard for cost
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesPrevents activation of your opponent's Effect Monsters / Prevents activation of your opponent's Spell Cards / Prevents activation of your opponent's Trap Cards / Prevents responding to its activation


limit this crap unbalanced
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Its getting nerfed though, through the 3SD nerf. Its harder to get out and combo
idiots? oponent summons this shit 2 time in row and remove 2 my cards, GG limit this shit, gtfo ninja kids.
Can you banish this card from graveyard to activate effect??? Ex. Tribute this card to summon another copy and activate effect???
<< Anonymous
Dzanity Reply
Sure, u can. I use it every time when needed.
Some guy
This card is pretty good for an ordinary non UR/SR card.
recently watched duel replay someone using ninja deck. seems a strong deck.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Same here
Could be better with more ninja ninjutsu art cards releases but for now
My red ninja lockdown deck
Using Pegasus mind scan to know all their set cards this deck is
Meant to lock your opponents monster zones with art of dealing with crimson and armed ninja for anti spell trap destruction and art of sealing to lock away monster zones
Using fire king island for quick red dragon summon using armed and crimson ninja as banish fodder to send cards that will harm you. Such as mirror wall , wind of equata etc
Heavy knight is meant to be anti special summon if the rise is needed.
Pros it can lock opponent down plenty of spell trap destruction. And easy summon of strong monsters
Con can dead hand at times spell trap zones are locked in exchange for opponents monster zones. So if they use twister wild tornado or any spell trap destruction cards other then stamping destruction. Then they unlock their zones. But on a plus they have to waist their destruction spell traps on dealing art instead of other important cards.
Also if your life points drop below mind. Scan then you are targeting blindly.

Some cards that can be useful are life gain cards or cards to prevent damage like security orb.
Deck is in construction still. But needs third red dragon ninja.
Again will be much better with new ninja support cards
Lady ninja yae could be useful. But it's effect isn't meant for this deck style.
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
Anonymous Reply
I've been running a very similar deck to decent success. It's hilarious how well it can lock down an opponent when the pieces come together. Would definitely appreciate more ninja support, though.
could be strong if other Ninja monsters will be released in the next future
Time to make a garbage ninja theme deck

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