Dark Magician | Deck and Rulings

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Dark Magician

Dark Magician
Dark Magician
Alternate artwork
Dark Magician
Arkana version
Card typeNormal


The ultimate wizard in terms of attack and defense.

How to get / rarity

Level-up reward--
Victory againstYami Yugi Lv30 or more [UR]
Card trader--


Rating 8 / 10

2500 ATK is not high enough as a level 7 monster that requires two tributes to be summoned. You need to build a deck that contains Dark Magician support cards to put the monster into practical use.

Tips, related cards, skills

Dark Magician Girl

This card can be used to special summon Dark Magician from either your hand or your deck with the help of Sage's Stone.

Sage's Stone

This card is relatively useful in special summoning Dark Magician as long as you have a faced up Dark Magician Girl.

Thousand Knives

Once Dark Magician was special summoned or normal summoned you can easily destroy a monster from your opponent's side of the field, either faced down or faced up.

Dark Magic Attack

Clear your opponent's Trap/Spell zone easily after summoning Dark Magician with the use of this card.

Magic Formula

Boosting your Dark Magician's attack by 700, now you can beat even Blue-Eyes White Dragon head on. Once this card is sent to the graveyard a bonus of 1000LP recovery will apply.

Related Skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
[Power of Dark]
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Yami" activated.
Level reward: Yami Yugi Lv4
[Sorcery Conduit]
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Spellcaster-Type monster.
Level reward: Yami Yugi Lv20
[Draw Sense: DARK]
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1500. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Dark-Attribute monster.
Duel reward: Available to all duelists.


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<< Anonymous(Ogundele)
Anoymous 4days ago Reply
Satans work.
<< Anonymous(Ogundele)
Anoymous 3days ago Reply
Not the Time or place
<< Anonymous(Ogundele)
Troll 2days ago Reply
If you his name in halv take the second part of his name along with the first 2 letters of "temple" you get "Delete" Coincidence? I think not.
Anoymous 2days ago
I must be extremely lucky
名木田 3days ago
I want to know if there is other alternative way to get the alternate artwork version of Dark Magician. I've played since March, only got prismatic DM and BEWD but no alternate artwork versions. :(
<< Anonymous(名木田)
Anoymous 3days ago Reply
You could only get one as a gift when you first got the game, Same goes for Blue eyes, there is no other way to get alternate artwork versions
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 2days ago Reply
I traded the original DM for some gold to get Obnoxious Celectic Guard
how do you get the classic artwork dark magician? i have both of them but bot the classic one, and a friend who started playing a month after me does have it..
<< Anonymous
Gannon 4days ago Reply
I have the alternate artwork. Honestly, I got that and a free alternate artwork Blue-Eyes just at the start. I think they even gave me another copy of both for signing up. Didn't preregister or anything. By the time I'd unlocked Kaiba and Yugi, I had three Dark Magician and three Blue-Eyes, right out the gate.
<< Anonymous(nacho)
Anoymous 4days ago Reply
konami gave classic blue eyes and black magician months ago to new members, then neo and prismatic blue eyes.
<< Anonymous
Hanabi 3days ago Reply
Well, that's kinda unfair for players who sign up between the mentioned time. I began to play on March and I didn't get the alternate artwork :(
<< Anonymous(Hanabi)
TKSainto 3days ago Reply
Yeah, me too.
名木田 8days ago
Another version is coming, I suppose? Since Arkana/Pandora is rumoured to come to Duel Links next week.
<< Anonymous(名木田)
名木田 3days ago Reply
Well, turned out it was right after all.
Anoymous 5days ago
Even I have 3x DM I always wanted this dude so bad. Drops please cooperate.
Bad news for 3SD users out there. DM's may be going limited soon.
<< Anonymous(LegendOfBlueEyes)
Anoymous 23days ago Reply
It isn't.
<< Anonymous(LegendOfBlueEyes)
akubane 12days ago Reply
the info was just cause of a screenshot from konami, but they nerf 3sd instead
Im happy, ive been farming the 3rd copy of this card for so long...
Altho i still cant get Amazonee Tiger despite used all my green keys. Around 3k i think. So lucky i am...
<< Anonymous(Rex)
Anoymous 12days ago Reply
I have 4 of those 2 glossy, keep farming yugi, he is the most generous LD
Lol going limited
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 23days ago Reply
It isn't. The first limited card ever is Restructer. Don't believe everything you hear on the internet unless it's official.
Limiting DM becuase of new card? Seriously? Nvm I quit. GLHF guys.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 23days ago Reply
Don't quit you idiot, it was just a rumor DM was never limited.
Hey, is it safe to convert this card? Keeping one should be fine? Have not found a deck yet that uses more than one of these.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
General question: which UR cards are safe to convert? Seems Dark Magician is one of the only ones?
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
I regret converting this card :( need it to move on from mission 48 and have not been able to grind one out with my cerberous deck
I have 0 copy of Amazonee Tiger btw...

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