Cursed Bamboo Sword | Decks and Tips

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Cursed Bamboo Sword

Cursed Bamboo Sword
TypeSpell Card
Card Effect TypeContinuous-like Effect / Ignition-like Effect / Condition / Trigger-like Effect
ArchetypesBamboo Sword
Supports ArchetypesBamboo Sword


The equipped monster gains 0 ATK. You can target 1 other "Bamboo Sword" card you control; return it to the hand, and if you do, the equipped monster can attack your opponent directly this turn. You can only use this effect of "Cursed Bamboo Sword" once per turn. If this card is sent to the Graveyard: You can add 1 "Bamboo Sword" card from your Deck to your hand, except "Cursed Bamboo Sword".

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PackPrimal Burst [N]
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  • Lets your monster attack directly.
  • Part of the bamboo draw engine.


  • Useless without other Bamboo Sword cards.


Bamboo Swords

The Bamboo Swords are generally used as a draw engine. By equipping any bamboo sword card to a monster on the field and then activating Golden Bamboo Sword. When sent to the graveyard Cursed Bamboo Sword can search any Bamboo Sword card from your deck other than itself, it can also be used to let the equipped monster attack your opponent directly.




ActionsReturns from your field to your hand / Activates from your Graveyard / Adds from Deck to hand
Attack categoriesAllows direct attacks


So i have a question, the situation is this: my opponent has a monster, i have none. I equip a broken bamboo sword AND a cursed bamboo sword to my opponent monster.
And to my surpise i can't activate the cursed effect and return the broken in my hand.
Is this because the effect says that the monster can attack directly but my opponent monster can't attack because it's my turn?
I can only use the effect and return to the hand only if the equipped monster can make an attack in my turn?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
its the rules you cant active your bamboo beause you equip it to enemy you just cant
<< Anonymous
Common Sense Reply
you mean Denied or deny. It is smart to look up the words your spelling. But if you think you spelled it right, then maybe go back to school? Don't for get to add your punctuation.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The reason you can't activate the effect because that is conditional. Yes you can equip to any moster. Monster you control (on your side of the field) and monster your opponet control. Since the effect of returning other bamboo sword except cursed bamboo sword is for you attacking your opponent directly this turn,it shows that effect only apply if you eqquip the cursed sword to your monster.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
git gud
how to get the bamboo cards??
<< Anonymous
Common Sense Reply
Grammar check! another brainless people? Person would fit a lot better. So maybe think, BEFORE YOU POST BRA
<< Anonymous(Common Sense )
Anonymous Reply
Capital A please.
<< Anonymous(Common Sense )
Anonymous Reply
You forgot the period at the end, and capitalizing half your sentences is improper grammar, you wannabe street wandering trash
<< Anonymous(Common Sense )
Bamboo KIng Reply
bamboo + Cyber angel is the best
Limit bamboo
Limit bamboo
So someone pls tell me what happened.
Opponent summons Maha Vilo
Equips with cursed bamboo, broken bamboo then tributes broken bamboo to activate cursed effect, equips with another bamboo ---> 2550 atk.
He smashes me directly with 5100 dmg wtf.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Was he playing Rex Raptor? If so, then it was the skill that doubles damage when his Lp is lower than yours
Anyone else having the trouble of curse Bamboo not Being able to activate its effect to return to the hand a bamboo sword while there are more than one in play that you control??
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
once per turn my dude thats why
wtf this 1 turn win deck
nerf this shit it win me -4000LP in 1 turn without any chance.
Guns ruined us all
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Timmy you idiot
This card has to be limited.
<< Anonymous(V.D)
Anonymous Reply
it will be hilarious if burning bamboo sword got added lol
Where to find plz ?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
New box; Primal Burst
The ability to search is not once per turn. Equip two to to opponents monster(rip gearfried), storm them off, search broken and gold, equip again to Actv gold and draw two. That's just off the top of the head. Keep in mind it only has to be sent like kidmodo so... Lightsworn?Maybe?
A better Secret Pass. But need at least 1 other Bamboo Sword

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