You can Special Summon this card (from your hand). You can only Special Summon "Dynatherium" once per turn this way. When Summoned this way: Your opponent can target 1 Level 4 monster in either player's Graveyard; they Special Summon that target to their side of the field.
Special summons itself from your hand for no cost.
Gives your opponent a free revive.
Can only be special summoned once per turn.
Special summon this card during the first turn when there are no monsters in the graveyard.
Use this card in decks that use tribute summon to bring out their big monsters like Hazy Flames, Ancient Gears or Monarchs.
This card can be special summoned and then used as food for another monster with Beast Rising. Significantly boosting it's attack by 1600 points. A deck that can utilize this strategy is Haze Flame.
Monarchs are an archetype of level 6 and 5 monsters heavily reliant on tribute summoning to get their effects out. Dynatherium is a great card to use because special summoning it provides you tribute fodder on the field. You can special summon Dynatherium and then tribute into Thestalos the Flame Monarch, this combo easily knocks a card out of their hand balancing your card advantage.
Special summon Dynatherium and then tribute into either Armed Dragon LV5 or Horus the Black Flame Dragon LV6. You can then use the tribute summon LV monster to destroy the revived monster. This allows your Armed Dragon LV5 to turn into Armed Dragon LV7 or Horus the Black Flame Dragon LV6 to turn into Horus the Black Flame Dragon LV8 during the end phase.
Special Summons itself from your hand / Special Summons from your opponent's Graveyard / Special Summons from your Graveyard / Special Summons to your opponent's field / Special Summons from your Graveyard to your opponent's field / Special Summon by its own condition once per turn
Not only it's clearly not a hippo, but also, Balucitherium is a prehistoric animal related to horses and rhinos. Not hippos or elephants.
Way better than Tricky, especially if you’re just using it to triune summon. Your opponent won’t likely benefit from this cards effect early game, and you don’t have to do anything dumb like negging yourself in a four card format.
It can be special summon directly from your hand. This means you can summon twice in one turn. For example, special summon it first, then upgrade it with the Purple colour Beast Lord(SR from rank duel bonus) which allows single monster upgrade but it is Lv7.