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Dark Archetype

Dark Archetype
AttributeDARK
Monster TypeSpellcaster
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeTrigger Effect
Level★4
ATK1400
DEF400

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When this card is destroyed by battle, you can Special Summon 1 monster from your Deck with an ATK less than or equal to the amount of Battle Damage you received from a battle involving this card.

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OtherTag Duel Event [25 Nov - 3 Dec 2019] [SR]
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Evaluation

RatingB-

Pros

  • Special Summons a monster from your deck.

Cons

  • Requires you to take damage to activate effect.

Tips

  • Works best in a deck with lots of low attack monsters with good effects.
  • Card effects that can reduce Dark Archetype’s attack can be useful for bringing out more powerful monsters.

0-attack Monsters

No matter how much damage you take you will always be able to summon these monsters. Some 0 attack monsters are able to boost their attack when put on the field, some have high defense, and some have good effects.

Ojama

All Ojama monsters have 0 attack so they are easily summoned by Dark Archetype. Although Ojama Blue is the only one worth summoning if you don’t plan to use that Ojama for a Fusion Summon.

Fur Hire

A previously meta field-spam archetype with lots of low attack monsters. Dark Archetype can easily bring out Donpa, Marksman Fur Hire which is their main spot remover.

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Classifications

ActionsActivates from your Graveyard
Summoning categoriesSpecial Summons from your Deck

Comments

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Anonymous
this card was used by trueman in gx season 4. does this mean characters from seasom 4 will appear? trueman, darkness, fujiwara
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Of course not, we literally got season 3 archetypes before GX was even a thing. Season 4 characters will never exist unless they were in prior seasons because if you recall no dub for the 4th season so no way to go off of US va
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Well, we got lines for Season 4 Jaden. Never say never.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Technically, Jaden/Yubel IS a season 4 character.
<< Anonymous
Johnny Reply
Yes and Trueman is in game files.
Anonymous
does it work with ? attack. like fortune ladies
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No, because "?" is not a definite number, so you cannot say it's "less than or equal to the battle damage".
Anonymous
Looks like someone who is dying
Anonymous
Any replacment
Anonymous
I think I've seen this fella in Bio-Shock
<< Anonymous
Ariel Brant Reply
lol but Bio Shock is a good game one of the best
<< Anonymous(Ariel Brant)
Anonymous Reply
YGO is awesome dude. What are you implying? lol
Anonymous
This + Neo Space Connector = a feasible way to use Neos Wiseman
Anonymous
Less th(e)n

Konami pls
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The above image is a fanmade art of the card, so it's not Konami's error.
Anonymous
Where's Fujiwara and Trueman?
Anonymous
So quick question, will it work with Rainbow Life. Essentially this prohibits CC + Cocytus combo, but will it actually activate it's effect cause you are still technically taking Battle Damage but you gain the damage instead so would it still work?
Anonymous
Great, Yubel decks get even more support.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Isn't this guy used by a guy with HUGE SUNGLASSES that are pretty much adhered to his face? lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The guy is called Trueman, he is from season 4
Anonymous
Less th(e)n

Konami pls
Anonymous
use with grit

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