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Buster Blader, the Dragon Destroyer Swordsman

Buster Blader, the Dragon Destroyer Swordsman
AttributeLIGHT
Monster TypeWarrior
Card typeFusion / Effect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Continuous Effect
Level★8
Passcode86240887
ATK2800
DEF2500
ArchetypesBuster Blader
SupportsDragon
Anti-supportsDragon
Related to ArchetypesDestruction Sword

text

1 "Buster Blader" + 1 Dragon-Type monster
Must be Fusion Summoned and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. This card cannot attack directly. This card gains 1000 ATK and DEF for each Dragon-Type monster your opponent controls or is in their Graveyard. Change all Dragon-Type monsters your opponent controls to Defense Position, also Dragon-Type monsters in your opponent's possession cannot activate their effects. If this card attacks a Defense Position monster, inflict piercing battle damage to your opponent.

How to get / rarity

PackCrimson Kingdom [UR]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--
Other--

Evaluation

RatingB

Pros

  • Good attack and defense, and can be increased higher if your opponent uses Dragon-type monsters.
  • Very strong against Dragon decks since it will negate their effects, and switches them to defense position.
  • Deals piercing damage when attacking defense position monsters.
  • Fusion summoning this card can be easy if you use fusion substitute monster, since you can use any other dragon type monster as the other material.

Cons

  • Can't attack directly.
  • If you are using a dragon deck, and your opponent takes control of this card (through cards like Enemy Controller), it can potentially one shot you if you don't have any protection.
  • If your opponent does not use any Dragon-type monsters, it is just a high attack monster that can pierce defense position monsters, but can't attack directly.

Tips

Fusion substitutes

Without needing to bring Buster Blader, you can use any Dragon-type monsters to fuse into the Dragon Destroyer. This can make it more versatile and much easier to summon. Red-Eyes B. Dragon now can be used to fusion summon into 3 different monsters, which can make it versatile, especially since Red-Eyes has its own supports as well.

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Rulings

Classifications

ActionsChanges Battle Positions
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesPrevents activation of your opponent's Effect Monsters
Summoning categories2 Fusion Materials / Nomi
Stat changesThis card gains ATK / This card gains DEF
Attack categoriesCannot attack directly / Piercing

Comments

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Gaia Dragon !
I'd build this deck but...
I'd feel as some kind of blue-eyes hater.

Maybe I should reach kog with one of my 2017 decks
some smuck
With the rise of the dragon-meta this card can be an extremely hard counter. If you run into a mirror match while running a dragon deck and you pull this bad boy out, you have a good chance of winning.
<< Anonymous(some smuck)
Anonymous Reply
this deck has a hard time dealing with backrow
Anonymous
Although DNA surgery is in game atm, buster blader archetype seems somewhaw bricky. Has anyone tried to build around this card?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I've been tempted, but it's hard to find the time to devote gems to getting a second copy of the Fusion. Either way, it'll be much better when we inevitably get the rest of the Buster Blader stuff. (Buster Whelp and Buster Dragon will fix a huge number of the issues the deck currently has, and even better if we get any of the Traps.)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I got a Buster/Red-Eyes fusion deck. A little brick-y but fun for F2P
Anonymous
This card destroys Zane
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Cannon and Claw wouldn't be able to activate their discard effect, meaning if this card is up on the field turn 1, Zane cannot get the dragons into the graveyard so they can be equipped, and cannot search Inferno either.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
What about Cyber Dragon
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes, Cannon and Claw couldn't activate the effects, this is a good observation. But we all know that being able to summon this card on turn 1 is not that easy as it depends on luck. But this is a good card overall.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Wtf :v a Zane hater lol ^^
PHEONIXQB
This card is very easy to counter. Just use the card a tribute to be doomed or man eater bug or exploded dragon. If u have enemy controller, bring it to your side of the field and use it as a tribute to summon your monster
PHEONIXQB
This card is very easy to counter. Just use the card a tribute to be doomed or man eater bug or exploded dragon. If u have enemy controller, bring it to your side of the field and use it as a tribute to summon your monster
<< Anonymous(PHEONIXQB )
Anonymous Reply
.....that applies to pretty much 99% of all monsters in the game, not just this one
<< Anonymous(PHEONIXQB )
Anonymous Reply
By your logic we shouldn't use any monster at all because all of them are "countered" by E-Con and Tribute to the Doomed.
G
Hey guys. Why cant i use King of the swamp + a dragón type to summon this card?
<< Anonymous(G)
Anonymous Reply
Because it just can "Change" to be a fusion sub as a Specific Monster that listed in the box. (+ 1 Warrior/ +1 Dragon = No) ( +1 Red Eyes/+1blue eyes = Yes)
Az
At the very least the card art for this is awesome.
Anonymous
this is good to farm chazz if you don't have dark paladin
Anonymous
Everyone is saying RIP BEWD while I’m sitting here with my BEUD deck that runs this card also. Sometimes you have to turn a deck’s weakness into its strength.
Anonymous
Can this guy be summoned with buster blader + fusion substitute monster?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes it can
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No... Read the card text 1 "Buster Blader" + 1 Dragon-Type monster
Must be Fusion Summoned and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No, but if you have a "Dragon Type Monster" in your hand/field you can use a substitute for "Buster Blader".
Anonymous
I rekt Osiris using this card.

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