Ocean Dragon Lord - Neo-Daedalus | Decks and Ruling

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Ocean Dragon Lord - Neo-Daedalus

Ocean Dragon Lord - Neo-Daedalus
Monster TypeSea Serpent
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Ignition Effect
SupportsUmi / Levia-Dragon - Daedalus
Related to ArchetypesUmi


This card cannot be Normal Summoned or Set. This card cannot be Special Summoned except by Tributing 1 "Levia-Dragon - Daedalus". You can send "Umi" you control to the Graveyard to send all cards in both players' hands and on the field to the Graveyard, except this card.

How to Get

Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card traderTradable [SR]
[Required trader items]
  • SR Jewel x5
  • Stone of Water x40
  • 35,000 Gold




  • Has a very high attack which can surpass most of the other high level monsters.
  • It has a devastating effect that can wipe out the field and hand which makes your opponent totally defenseless.


  • It takes time to summon since it can only be summoned by tributing a Levia-Dragon - Daedalus.
  • You need to have an Umi in your field to activate its effect.
  • 1600 defense is pretty low for a high level monster. It's an easy target if it's switched to defense position.


Daedalus & Umi

Summoning Neo-Daedalus requires Levia-Dragon - Daedalus on your field, which makes it difficult since Levia-Dragon - Daedalus is a high level monster, and activating its effect, requires an Umi on the field.

You can special summon Levia-Dragon - Daedalus using Big Wave Small Wave, so you can special summon Neo-Daedalus when you have him in your hand. It uses up a lot of cards, but if you are planning on activating its ability, then it won't matter that much.

Alternative field spells

Forgotten Temple of the Deep and A Legendary Ocean can use to substitute for the usual Umi. This means that you won't have to use Mako's exclusive character skill, and are able to use skills like "Restart". The other Umi alternative cards also provide different effects, making other playstyles viable.


Using Interdimensional Matter Transporter or Dimension Gate, you can banish your monsters so they won't be affected by Daedalus/Neo-Daedalus' effect. This will leave you with 2 or 3 monsters left, while your opponent with no cards on their field and hand.

Related skills

[Skill] descriptionUser
Mythic Depths
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Umi" activated.



  • You can tribute a face-down Levia-Dragon - Daedalus to special summon Ocean Dragon Lord - Neo-Daedalus.
  • The effect of Ocean Dragon Lord - Neo-Daedalus does not "destroy cards" but "send cards to the graveyard".


Water decks


ActionsTributes for cost / Sends from field to Graveyard for cost / Sends from field to Graveyard / Sends from hand to Graveyard
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi / Special Summons itself from your hand


Hot New Top
how nice of them to add Lugia to the game.
<< Anonymous(Ho-Ho)
Anonymous Reply
lugia? dafuq ... don't do drugs, kids...
<< Anonymous(Ho-Ho)
Hydreigon Reply
You were expecting 3-headed Gyarados. But it was me Hydreigon!
<< Anonymous(Ho-Ho)
Dier Reply
There is no need.. WE just need This ONE!
<< Anonymous(Dier)
Anonymous Reply
Thats neo daedalus look at the coloration
I made a fun deck with this guy. Sometimes u get a bad draw and every other time u completely wipe them out. Not consistent enough for KOG tho
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Dedalus and Neo Dedalus are fun to play... And their art is beautiful too.
Daemon Blitzkrieg
How are you guys so surprised by this card's effect? Both Daedalus cards are old school & WERE a thing back in the day. Even one of my fav starter decks. I mean, I'd partially understand the shock of this was a new card, but it is simply not. :/
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg )
Anonymous Reply
Agreed. This is my fav structure deck as well. Back in the days when the structure deck Fury from the Deep was released, it was such a shock.
My friend uses this card in his water he win 8 times in ranked duels!! This card effect if you are lucky can activate in the first turn if you have all the requirements to summon this card this card is op
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You literally have to get the perfect starting hand to get it out turn 1 lol
<< Anonymous
Little kuriboh Reply
Umi on field
Big wave small wave
4 star tribute
Levia dragon
Ocean dragon

Did that 3 times in ranked today alone
Daemon Blitzkrieg
Once again, all you new bloods screaming "OP", just be glad this isn't the original ODL because he didn't need the 1st Daedalus to be summoned.

Neo-Daedalus, welcome to Duel Links. Now let's start wrecking it~
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg)
AussieRiolu Reply
Yep. The original didn't require it. (Actually didn't know that until now lol)
<< Anonymous(AussieRiolu)
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Yep yep. I believe they really changed it because --
1: It threw off focus from Daedalus as it had a way more devastating effect.
2: Define Overshadowed > See #1~
But yea, it was more likely an unintentional misprint that they didn't fix until the WC was over that year...or so. ('cause I DEFINITELY was never getting cards when they 1st came out, lol)
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg)
Anonymous Reply
ACtually it always did. When the card was first printed in the TCG there was a printing error. The first few lines of it's text were missing. Upper Deck actually had a mail in deal where if you gave them your miss print they'll mail you the corrected card later during that time help fix the issue.

The original Japanese version and the current English is the correct printing.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
more info on the og being misprinted.
scroll down to "Any card with incorrect text".

and here.

How tf you counter this card please i beed suggestion
<< Anonymous(Otong)
Anonymous Reply
UR = Good??? I guess that's why Axe Raider, Daedalus, BES Core, Sky Scourge, etc are UR? Because they're fantastic cards!Either way DW isn't the worst card in the game but isn't worth using because of the discard effect. Better off running cards that are less situational. IDK man just seems like you love some garbage cards when you suggest Overwhelm and Prime material falcon LOL
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
why do people can't compare cards apple terms of countering monster effects, divine wrath is much better than ultimate providence. using dw let you discard any types of card, but if you're using up and no monster in your hand, you're dead. also, you need normal monster for otc, still more situasional than dw.
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
dw are less popular because people need efficiency in countering spell/trap, not just monster effects, and up will be more efficient than dw for that purpose. but dw is still the best trap for countering monster effects in any situation.
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
*apple to apple
D2 Qi
divine wrath and this card is doomed
<< Anonymous
CodeT Reply
Using enemy control is useless. They can still switch back to atk position. Even if you take his monster. Next turn you still be dead.
<< Anonymous(D2 Qi)
Anonymous Reply
you can always use ultimate providence
<< Anonymous
Realm Reply
Lol, you need luck for that, with only 1 draw, you may get twister and Facebook yourself while surrendering.
<< Anonymous(Realm)
Realm Reply
Shut auto correct, facepalm>>>> Facebook, etc?
But neo daedalus skill lis sent to graveyard not destroy so cards like prime material falcon, wild tornado,etc cant prevent the skill
Emil J.
For personal reasons I am glad to see this card. A very devasting ability if pulled of. But that's a big IF, as it requires one specific monster (that first needs to be tribute/special summoned) and a specific labeled umi-card to use its effect, leaving ALOT of margin for error. Other than the nostalgia, the requirements for the payoff is kinda meh. But once the tide turns, there is little to no hope once the ability is executed successfully.
the price
<< Anonymous
Tee Reply
Thanks so much! Never saw him on my trader and im a water deck fan so curiosity got the best kf me.
Such a lame card, my umi and daedalus always countered before i summon this monster, better totem with gandora
3/10 from me
LOL this card is a 6.5/10? This card is complete dogshit, should be a 3/10 max lmao
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You're not wrong, lol. Just figured I'd be a little generous considering how generous this site usually is with rankings
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Lol this site isn't generous with rankings. If it is, dark paladin should be 9/10 but no. It's 7.5/10
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I suppose bad rankings is the better term for it then lol. Riryoku and other bad cards in PvP are rated very highly while others that are actually good are rated poorly. Idk who decides the rankings on this site but they definitely do not play this game
<< Anonymous
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Oh that's an easy one: It is because all Initial Ratings, the ones the go up first, are rating for PvP (even tho still sometimes incorrect). Then, IF a second one is made, it is meant for say Farming or AutoDuel because there isn't much of a PvE in DL. Add in your last sentence and we have Game A's Rating System.

Sucks don't it?~

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