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Pulse Mines

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Pulse Mines

Pulse Mines
TypeTrap Card
PropertyNormal
Card Effect TypeActivation requirement / Effect
Passcode58464739

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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.

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Victory againstEspa Roba
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Evaluation

Pros

  • Switches all monsters your opponent currently controls, as well as monsters that would be summoned after the activation of this card to defense position
  • Effect does not target.

Cons

  • Must control a Machine monster in order to use this card.
  • If your opponent's monster can switch their position since it was summoned on the previous turn, activating Pulse Mines will switch them to defense, but they can switch it back to attack position.

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.

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Classification

Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesSupport Machines
ActionsChange battle position

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Anonymous 2days ago
Great card
Anonymous 3days ago
:D
Anonymous
anyone know why my pulse mines only effected 1 monster and not the other my opponent ritual summoned a black luster soldier and attacked when i activated it only switched his other monster into def?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Djinn Disserere of Rituals:

When you Ritual Summon a monster, you can banish this card from your Graveyard as 1 of the monsters required for the Ritual Summon. The monster Ritual Summoned using this card is unaffected by Trap effects.
Anonymous
This card ruins amazoness, Masked heros and furries day.
Valencia
I'm gonna try this card in my Zane deck.
Valencia
Got two of these at the carnival, so now I have three. Although having three of these doesn't really matter anymore...
Anonymous
No other way of getting this card? It is the only thing im missing form a few of my decks and there doesn't seem to be any good alternatives.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Ranked Sr tickets or if you're lucky the next espa roba event Duel carnival
<< Anonymous
Megazrex Reply
I was lucky enough to just get one
Duel
Does this work even if the machine monster you control is on face down defense position?
<< Anonymous(Duel)
Anonymous Reply
No
LifeStyle
This card is so retarded.
Anonymous
Should i buy with sr tickets or wait for his event? When will his event come
Anonymous
I got 0 even though I was systematically getting 7k-8k assessment points against his lv 40
<< Anonymous
HymenBlaster Reply
How do you even get 7k-8k points per duel?
Anonymous
He has never dropped this card for me, how do I improve my chances of getting it??

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