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Blackbird Close

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Blackbird Close

Blackbird Close
AttributeTrap
TypeCounter Trap

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When a monster your opponent controls activates its effect: You can send 1 face-up "Blackwing" monster you control to the GY; negate the activation, and if you do, destroy it, then, you can Special Summon 1 "Black-Winged Dragon" from your Extra Deck. If you control a "Blackwing" Synchro Monster or "Black-Winged Dragon", you can activate this card from your hand.

How to Get

PackAerial Assault [SR]
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Evaluation

RatingA-

Pros

  • Negates opponent’s monster effect.
  • Special Summons Black-Winged Dragon.
  • Can be activated from the hand.

Cons

  • Requires you to send a Blackwing monster to the graveyard.

Black-Winged Dragon

Usually, this monster is not considered good except when facing burn decks, but because you get to summon him with Blackbird Close you essentially get a powerful beater for free.

Blackwing Synchro

Blackwing Synchro monsters are very easy to summon with their archetype so you will often be able to activate Blackbird Close from your hand. If you have Assault Blackwing - Sohaya the Rain Storm, you can use him as tribute and then later revive him with his own effect.

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Comments

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Anonymous 7days ago
Limit to one like they did champs vigilance or bring back champs vigi
Anonymous
Yet another super dumb mistake from Konami of America. Based on this card's artwork, the card's name is supposed to be Blackbird Cross, as in "crossing into the sunset"......

Not to mention the origin of the artwork is the scene where Crow is CROSSING the gap between Satellite and Top.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Nope. The Japanese name is also very clearly close, not cross. It's probably a pun on "Crow".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No, クローズ (Kurozu) can also be translated as "Cross". In fact, "Cross" was the translation YGOrg used before the TCG version comes out.

And yes, there's the pun, クローズ (Kurozu) can also be translated as "Crows".

......But "Crows" is definitely more closer to "Cross" than "Close" lmao

So the pun actually makes it definitely intended to be "Cross", not "Close".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Also did you just completely glossed over the anime reference?

Everything points to the name being meant to be "Cross".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
They made many blunders like buster launcher as buster rancher and giant tornado as giant trunade.
Anonymous
So I need it in my hand and not set? Because when I set it, it did nothing
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It's still a trap card so you can't activate the turn you set it. The card can be activated if you have any black wing synchro, otherwise it needs to be set.
Anonymous
Amazing card
Anonymous
This is good but Parshath >>>>> this
Anonymous
semi limit this card also, and blackwing will be balance, but it wont never happen until komoney get their target profit
Anonymous
Best card of the box, cucks all decks while dodging cyclone. Tier 0
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I would be incredibly ebullient if it would be banned. :>
Anonymous
Hope this would be added into the Limited / Forbidden List.
Anonymous
This trap claps
Anonymous
The summon is optional right? Can I use it if I Don't have the dragon
<< Anonymous
Luke Reply
Yes.
Hayden2000
Another Starlight Road version
<< Anonymous(Hayden2000)
Anonymous Reply
This is much better than Starlight Road.
Anonymous
When you activated it from the hand you don't need to pay the cost, right?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Even when activating from the hand you must pay the cost.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Being able to be activated from hand does not remove the cost, unless the card specifically says so.

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