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Gandora the Dragon of Destruction

Gandora the Dragon of Destruction
AttributeDARK
Monster TypeDragon
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Ignition Effect / Continuous Effect / Trigger Effect
Level★8
Passcode64681432

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Cannot be Special Summoned. You can pay half your LP; destroy as many cards on the field as possible (other than this card), and if you do, banish them. This card gains 300 ATK for each card destroyed this way. Once per turn, during the End Phase, if this card was Normal or Flip Summoned this turn: Send it to the Graveyard.

How to get / Rarity

Pack--
Level-up reward--
Victory againstYugi Muto event [UR]
Card trader--
OtherRanked Rewards [UR]

Rarity

Evaluation

RatingB+

Pros

  • Clears the entire field, possibly turning the duel around when going against difficult enemy.

Cons

  • Low attack when not a lot of cards on the field.
  • Leaves you open after your attack.

Tips, related cards, skills

  • Paying the Life Points will enable draw skills like “Draw Sense” or “Destiny Draw” for your next turn.
  • Recommended to use when your opponent’s LP is low enough to be killed from the attack.
  • Cost Down to reduce the amount of sacrifice needed for tribute which can be good to increase attack if you have more than 1 monsters.
  • Gandora can be tribute set on the field and changed to face up defense position using Desert Sunlight which will not be considered as normal, flip or special summoned so it will not be destroyed in the end phase of that turn.

Cost Down

Desert Sunlight

Destiny Draw (skill)

Decks

Classifications

ActionsSends from field to Graveyard / Sends itself from field to Graveyard
Banished categoriesBanishes from field / Banishes from your field / Banishes from your opponent's field
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesDestroys Spell Cards / Destroys Trap Cards / Destroys Monster Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Special Summon
Stat changesThis card gains ATK

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TuC
Hey guys I'm playing the game for two weeks and I've just unlocked Yugi and when I read GANDORA text I found it's like another monster than the anime version, it destroys spell/trap and gains atk points to atk !!
so are all cards diff from the anime ??
<< Anonymous(TuC)
Anonymous Reply
In some cases, anime cards are too OP, with some being completely neutered and others not being adapted at all. In other cases, it just fits the archetype/card better. Not sure how you would count this case.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
In this case, Gandora sucked hard in the anime, and was made to suck slightly less here. (But still kinda suck.)
<< Anonymous
TuC Reply
Yeah it sucks to use it really, it's like use to win or get your ... kicked ^_^
<< Anonymous(TuC)
Anonymous Reply
Wait until they give us Gandora-X and Gandora Giga Rays. They're so much better.
Anonymous
Anyone mind telling what deck I should make with Gandora and tell me every card I should get.
Bahaa
Guys I found an idea to make infinite loop,first,you must have Paleozoic on your side of the field(those cards are trap card so they can be a monster when they are on graveyard and another trap card is activated),then you can summon gandora with mausoleum of emperor,finally activated gandora effect,so Paleozoic is unaffected by effect of any monster they still on field and you can activate gandora effect again to make infinite loop
<< Anonymous(Bahaa)
Anonymous Reply
It can't be special summoned with mausoleum of the emperor.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Maso isnt a special summon. This combo does work. See Gunsblazings video on it for proof
<< Anonymous(Bahaa)
Anonymous Reply
That's useful if you want to get down to 1 LP for whatever reason, but it only gains ATK for the cards that it destroys, so if you don't destroy anything, it won't gain any ATK.
DaSwifta
Wouldn't Forbidden Chalice also prevent it from killing itself?
<< Anonymous(DaSwifta)
Anonymous Reply
It would, but it will also lose the ATK it gained, which isn't ideal.

Dimensionhole would be a better way of going about it, so you don't leave a 0 ATK in Attack Position.
<< Anonymous
DaSwifta Reply
Right right right right right. Thanks
<< Anonymous(DaSwifta)
Anonymous Reply
Axe of fools? it gets 1K attack lul
<< Anonymous(DaSwifta)
Anonymous Reply
Why not just use acces denied skill
John
So I faced Yugi Mutou in plat, then he summon Gandora and activy the effect and gain 1600 or 1800. In my hand only have swift gaia fierce knight. It attacked me directly. Then my turn i draw enemy controller, I set it so in normal situation I can summon swift gaia, but i cant. So is bug or other effect of Gandora?
<< Anonymous(John)
Anonymous Reply
Confirmed Access Denied skill since it does not allow you to Normal/Special summon Effect monsters nor use their effects. Your Swift Gaia is effect monster so, yep.
<< Anonymous(John)
Anonymous Reply
Maybe he have Access denied skills, used after activate gandora effect
<< Anonymous(John)
Anonymous Reply
Yugi muto uses the skill access denied which states that neither player cant summon an effect monster and effects of effect monsters are blocked, for one turn.
Including effects of effect monsters that activate in the hand.
<< Anonymous(John)
Anonymous Reply
You had enemy controller in your hand

Anonymous
make this special summon, or this cards is keep stay as shit crap, look at meta deck better, no one uses this dragon crap.
Anonymous
Random question... when gandora activates its effect..can econ be chained ?
.
So can Slifer the Sky dragon be destroyed by Grandora's effect?Because effects dont work against Egyptian gods right?
<< Anonymous(.)
Anonymous Reply
Gandora's effect can destroy Osiris, as Osiris (and Ra!) in the effect version lacks the god status immunity.

Obelisk randomly has the immunity for whatever reason, but even then, it's only targeting immunity, Gandora's effect does not target and will destroy Obelisk.
Anonymous
Battled him 13 times no sr or ur with scores like 6000 . Wish I had the seal of oricalco to wack that Mf
<< Anonymous
Badger Reply
lmao!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Meanwhile I lost twice to the level 30 one and both times, I got Gandora.....

Even though all I want is 2 Union Attack.
Anonymous
Can you special summon this?
<< Anonymous
Just a Guy Reply
First line in the card's description: 'Cannot be Special Summoned.'
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
With mokubas lvl up skill. theres a red eyes varaint
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Mokuba has a skill that allows him to special summon Gandora so yes you can
Anonymous
Someone just special summoned this card with Mausoleum of the Emperor and it kept clearing the entire field on each turn. Wtf? Surely this must be a bug since the description clearly states it ‘cannot be special summoned’.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It was normal summoned by mausoleum.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I believe it is a normal summon with mausoleum, however I don’t understand how it stays on the field because it should be destroyed at the end phase. I’ve been screwed many times with it. My favorite rebuttal to it is to use mega morph. It just destroyed everything but can’t attack. I was able to cause a deck out win because he kept destroying everything but was unable to attack
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
If he used yugi muto then he probably activated a skill called Access denied which blocks all effects of monster effects when his life points are 1000 or below....
I use that kind of a deck myself.
Anonymous
what the explaination of "it is destroyed after it was normal summon or flip summon"?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
it destroys itself at the end of the turn it was summoned on

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