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Half Shut

Half Shut
TypeSpell Card
Card Effect TypeCard effect


Target 1 face-up monster on the field; it cannot be destroyed by battle this turn, but its ATK is halved until the End Phase.

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  • Can be used in two ways: defending your monster from being destroyed by battle and decreasing the ATK of a monster your opponent controls by half.


Amazoness Swordswoman

Use Massivemorph on your opponent’s monster to increase their Attack, and use Swordswoman to attack into it, while protecting your Swordswoman with Half Shut during your Battle Phase and deal Life Point damage to your opponent.

Amazoness Onslaught

You can make your Amazoness monster immune to battle destruction for one battle phase while it is attacking or being attacked while Amazoness Onslaught is active on your field. The gets rid of the monster you battled while keeping your Amazoness monster alive. But keep in mind you will receive more damage because your monster's attack will be cut in half.


  • This spell card can be activated at Damage step.
  • When a monster that this spell card targets becomes face-down, the monster can be destroyed by battle.


Stat changesYour monsters lose ATK / Your opponent's monsters lose ATK
Attack categoriesCannot be destroyed by battle

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Yusei's card in 5Ds that randomly shows up as a mook's card in Vrains lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Never forget the Neo Spacian - Aqua Dolphin cosplayer in VRAINS.
Is this card better than Gravity Lash in Amazoness deck?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Well maybe... it can prevent destruction of your monster. But Gravity Lash is way better to deal with Koa'ki Meiur Maximus and Dragon reactor dragon (in your turn, when you are attacking it)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I think it is only a bit more damage?
Old but good
🔥 bro
<< Anonymous(gunsblazing)
Anonymous Reply
I post here this:

I sent through duel links, help->contacts, a bug inquiry:

Cannot activate some quick spells before the damage step begins.
1. "Half-Shut" face-down solely.
2. "Half-Shut" face down with "Forbidden Chalice".
In the first case you can't activate half shut before the damage step and during the battle step.
In the second case you can activate half shut before the damage step and during the battle step.
Question for expert only.
This card triggers into damage step, even in main phase before, but NOT in battle step when an attack is declared... why not?
<< Anonymous(Nick)
it triggers anytime but best to use it on damage step for surprise effect
<< Anonymous(NOOBITA)
Nick Reply

In duel links you cannot activate this quick spell when an attack is declared, but only when the damage step begins or inside it.
So... when an opponent attacks, this card triggers ONCE, that when the damage step begins.
Others quick spell trigger TWO times: 1 when
the attack is declared and BEFORE the damage step begins, 2 inside the damage step. Dark Magic Expanded is an example.
Lol I remember this card used to be the ultimate annoying card back in the day when Gladiator Beasts were the big deal.
Always thought this card was stupid til i used it with stardust and hes practically invincible. Counters wod and stronger monsters.
just tried 3 of this in my good ol' Gladiator Beast deck and wow, it's actually pretty decent. Btw, Im playing canadia and 2 floodgates for extra support as well.
Lol, this card is amazing against wall of disruption. :P
<< Anonymous
Why? Your attack still reduced next turn
<< Anonymous(IMANOK)
Anonymous Reply
nope. it restores to full
How does this card work on facedown monsters (being flipped face up from an attack) but super rush headlong can't be activated? I guess its in the mechanics but I don't know lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Easy answer. For SRH : "destroy that opponent's monster AT THE START OF THE DAMAGE STEP". The monster is not face up yet.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Only cards that affect the ATK/DEF can be activared in the damage step (e.g only Kunai with Chains second ATK boost effect can be activated in the damage step).
Half shut affects the ATK by halving it so its a damage step card.
Flip monsters get flipped as soon as the damage step start

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