Windrose the Elemental Lord | Decks and Tips

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Windrose the Elemental Lord

Windrose the Elemental Lord
Monster TypeWinged Beast
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Trigger Effect / Condition / Unclassified Effect
ArchetypesElemental Lord


Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by having exactly 5 WIND monsters in your Graveyard, and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. When this card is Special Summoned: Destroy all Spell and Trap Cards your opponent controls. You can only use this effect of "Windrose the Elemental Lord" once per turn. If this card leaves the field, skip the Battle Phase of your next turn.



How to Get

Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--
OtherD.D. Tower: Earth and Wind Dimension event [UR]


  • Strong ATK stats.
  • Destroys all Spell/Trap cards your opponent controls when it is Special Summoned to the Field.


  • Requires exactly 5 WIND monsters in your Graveyard to Special Summon.
  • Cannot be Normal/Special Summoned through any other means.
  • If this card leaves the field, you have to skip your next Battle Phase.


  • Due to the lack of support for WIND type monsters, and the harsh requirements to Special Summon Windrose the Elemental Lord, we will not see much potential for this card in the current competitive speed duel format.
  • You can choose to use this monster together with Harpies’ deck as an optional boss monster to be Special Summoned if you have 5 WIND monsters in your Graveyard.

WIND support

Troop Dragon is an excellent monster to search for another copy of itself from the Deck to the Field, if it was destroyed by battle. 4-Starred Ladybug of Doom can buy you some time to setup your Graveyard, while potentially destroy your opponent’s level 4 monsters. Altitude Knight is able to help you setup your Graveyard, if you can return monsters to the Hand/Deck once per turn.

Useful Skills

[Skill] descriptionUser
Harpie's Hunting Ground (skill)
Begin the Duel with the Field Spell "Harpies' Hunting Ground" on the top of your deck.
Mai Valentine
Mai Valentine
[Skill] descriptionUser
Can be used only once after starting hands are dealt. Reveal and redraw your starting hand.
Yugi Muto
Yugi Muto




ActionsSkips Battle Phase / Destroys your opponent's Spell Cards / Destroys your opponent's Trap Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi / Special Summons itself from your hand

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non a anon
pretty cool
Can Gustos from the new mini box make this card finally reliably playable?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Might be a good deck idea nice
Windrose + Winged Rhynos Boardclear;
Maybe use cry havoc vanilla wind monsters with 1 wind lord and 3 order to charge
3 headstrong
3 Econ
Maybe a soul release to further assist with grave yard manageability
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
Anonymous Reply
Pro player check list
3xWall of disruption
3xMirrior wall
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Pro player counters
-impenetrable attack
-reverse trap
-Cursed Seal of the Forbidden Spell
-trap/magic jammer
-Divine Wrath
-Trap that works like chain destruction for spell/traps"forgot the name" its an N
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
Anonymous Reply
The problem is all the counters are dead cards
This card has a good effect, we only need more wind supports to make this card easier to summon
need control, maybe work well with Lady Ninja Yae
Here is why this card is bad and good at the same time. The first is that it will be a dead card unless you can summon it. The good thing is its effect is good. Tips? Maybe try playing it something like Switcheroo to put it back if it become a dead card in your hand and pray it doesn't return until you have EXACTLY 5 Wind cards in your grave.
You can't summon this hot chick if you have more than 5 winds monsters. You're welcome. ;3
I agree for now that Windrose isn't really a card to use in elite PvP rankings, but I'll still grab as many as I can because maybe something will come out to make it a threat
Wind and Ground
I don't know if my deck will work.
<< Anonymous(Wind and Ground)
Anonymous Reply
You will brick hard. Against normal beatdown deck they can finish you at about 5th turn.

Try stick to only 1 element and more ways to tweak the amount of monster in your grave
Will work well in a last-gamble desert twister deck. Time to make this deck ;)
to summon this Card, is it necessary to have EXACTLY 5 Monsters in the GY or can I have more than 5 in the GY?
<< Anonymous
Sarcastic fella Reply
" having EXACTLY 5 WINDS monsters..." Yeah you can summon this when you have more than 5 wind mons in gy
<< Anonymous(Sarcastic fella)
Shinta Reply
<< Anonymous(Sarcastic fella)
Anonymous Reply
Wrong. If you exceed the threshold of 5 wind monsters you will fail to summon it, unless you have some cards that banish monsters from the GY in order to have exactly 5; no more, no less
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
> dude's name is Sarcastic fella

> OP is dumb as and he obviously make fun of him

Try again...

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