Pulse Mines

Pulse Mines
TypeTrap Card
Card Effect TypeActivation requirement / Effect


If you control a Machine monster: Change your opponent's Attack Position monsters (if any) to Defense Position, also, until the end of this turn, if a monster(s) is Normal or Special Summoned to your opponent's field, change them to Defense Position.

How to Get / Rarity

Level-up reward--
Victory againstEspa Roba
Card trader--



  • Force-switches opponent’s existing Attack mode monsters to Defense mode.(This is not optional)
  • Force-switches opponent’s monster that was Normal or Special summoned to Defense mode, effect lasts until the end of the turn. (This is not optional)


  • Must control a Machine monster in order to use this card.

Tips, Related Cards, Rulings

  • Although this card has good effect, its versatility still does not surpass cards like Enemy Controller, Windstorm of Etaqua, Curse of Anubis, in terms of position switching cards, the primary reason is that these cards does not have the prerequisite of having a Machine-type monster on the field in order to activate.
  • If you are to include this card into your deck, it is recommended to put at most 2 copies to make room for other versatile alternatives.
  • This card can be activated during your opponent’s Main Phase or Battle Phase, strategically it is recommended to activate during their Battle Phase, first reason is to catch your opponent off guard, second reason is to prevent them from adjusting their strategy during their Main Phase.
  • The strength of this card compared to other position-switching cards is that, during that turn this card is activated, all your opponent’s existing monsters, and would-be Normal Summoned/Special Summoned monsters, will be forced into Defense mode, this potentially disrupt current meta decks, such as Red-Eyes decks, which can activate Red Eyes Spirit during Battle Phase to Special Summon another Red-Eyes monster for a follow up attack; and also Ninja decks, which has the potential to perform multiple attacks using their Transformation/Duplication traps during Battle Phase. All these Special Summoned monsters are forced into Defense mode until the end of the turn Pulse Mines was activated.



Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesSupport Machines
ActionsChange battle position


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He has never dropped this card for me, how do I improve my chances of getting it??
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
HaloThere Reply
it don't matter he got prismatic!! wow!!! get good op kekeke!
<< Anonymous(HaloThere)
Anonymous Reply
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<< Anonymous
HaloThere Reply
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<< Anonymous(HaloThere )
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Broken af. How to counter this card?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
By removing your enemy machine-type monster, duh!
Pulse mines plus tragedy=RIP monsters
Time to add this into my machine angels deck.
<< Anonymous
Hmmmm.... Reply
It's a common miss understanding you see machine ancient ritual is what I like to call a fake and a imposters it's a ritual card but it put machine in its name so it can pretend to be something it's not it's trying to fit in with the new surge of machine support it wants to deceive you and have poor folks like op here to fall for it's trap try reading the fine lines and it will be easy to spot
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
typical brain dead CA player doesn't even know the archetype smh
<< Anonymous(Hmmmm....)
Anonymous Reply
who told you to comment? did we say you are allowed to comment? NO.
<< Anonymous
Hmmmm.... Reply
Screw you fake Anonymous my life my rules
How is this card use to when Jinzo is on the field. Jinzo was out for a turn already. is this a glitch or am I missing something
<< Anonymous(jojo)
Anonymous Reply
use anti magic arrow
This card is meant to be used with Ancient Gears, not against them. It’s a lot like Windstorm, except that you can actually get multiple copies of this one.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
And you need to have a Machine monster on the field to use. Windstorm doesn't require one. If you have 0 monster this card becomes useless on the field. And this card still very powerful to use against AG as well as REZD, Ninja's which have the tendency to Special Summon during Battle Phase.
<< Anonymous
Sphreeze Reply
And the funny thing is that the switch to defence position is a effect that stays that turn for any monster summoned. so this also works well against cyber angels as any other cyber angels that get special summoned are switched to defence directly
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Pulse mine also won me game against pheonix. They ss pheonix from gy, activates pulse mine, they might normal summ yaksha or ss goka and got change to def position too and they usually rage quite after that.
The only usefull card i see in espa roba drops.
<< Anonymous(Mayks)
Anonymous Reply
Indeed ... I plan to build AG Deck ... I have all necessary cards and this card is really good for my future AG deck <3
This card added to my AG deck got me to KOG
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
share your deck pls
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
my ag got me to kog without
What the fvck?! This card is specifically assigned to counter Horus LV8 and Silent Magician LV8
<< Anonymous
Turbo Reply
You say that like it's a bad thing. Horus is as Destructive as it is, especially when it's Lv 8, because it determines how well spells work, or in the case of 8 makes you able to destroy any Spell you dont like while keeping any spell you do.
<< Anonymous(Turbo)
Anonymous Reply
I am the OP. I understand that, of course. I meant it for farming Espa Roba. It seems like Konami put it in his deck solely for the purpose of countering Horus and Silent Magician LV8.
<< Anonymous
Turbo Reply
Aaaaaahh, okay yeah that makes sense. Well, the one positive is unless a Jinzo he has on the field has Amplifier, he can't use it while his boss is out. Otherwise... Focus on a Horus/Silent deck with Spell support rather than too many traps
Oh no. AG deck is getting stronger. More difficult to defeat that deck.
Good for AG Deck
This and AGG with increased attack.

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dont think this card fit in Sylvan. would see this card be used more in Aromage I think. you can ...
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