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Sorcerer of Dark Magic | Decks and Tips

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Sorcerer of Dark Magic

Sorcerer of Dark Magic
AttributeDARK
Monster TypeSpellcaster
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeSummoning condition / Quick Effect / Condition
Level★9
Passcode88619463
ATK3200
DEF2800
SupportsSpellcaster
Related to ArchetypesDark Magician

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Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by Tributing 2 Level 6 or higher Spellcaster-Type monsters, and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. During either player's turn, when a Trap Card is activated: You can negate the activation, and if you do, destroy it. This card must be face-up on the field to activate and to resolve this effect.

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Evaluation

RatingB

Pros

  • Negates Trap cards during either player’s turn, this effect can be used multiple times during the same turn.
  • Powerful ATK and DEF stats.

Cons

  • Challenging Summon conditions.

Tips

  • Although powerful in negating Trap effects, this monster can be very hard to Special Summon in the fast paced meta.
  • This monster is still susceptible to Spell effects, therefore it might be wise to include Silent Magician, for example for additional Spell negation.

Spellbook Method

Reaper of Prophecy can Special Summon level 5 or higher Spellcaster-type monster from your Deck if you have 5 or more Spellbook Spell cards in your Graveyard, therefore you should have 2 level 6 or higher Spellcaster-type monsters ready to Special Summon Sorcerer of Dark Magic. Prophecy Destroyer can be Special Summoned from the Graveyard instead, by banishing 3 Spellbook Spell cards, to fill in the quota, or it can be Special Summoned via Reaper of Prophecy’s effect from your Deck, and after tributing it to Special Summon Sorcerer of Dark Magic, you can Special Summon Prophecy Destroyer from your Graveyard, by banishing 3 Spellbook Spell cards.

Dark Magician Girl Method

If you control Dark Magician Girl on the Field, you can use Sage's Stone to Special Summon Dark Magician from your Deck, together they make 2 level 6 or higher Spellcaster-type monsters, ready to use for Special Summon Sorcerer of Dark Magic. Alternatively, if Dark Magician is in your Graveyard, you can use Swing of Memories to Special Summon it to the Field to be used as 1 of the Tributes.

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Classifications

ActionsTributes for cost
Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesNegates the activation of Trap Cards / Destroys Trap Cards
Summoning categoriesCannot Normal Summon / Cannot Set / Nomi / Special Summons itself / Special Summons from your hand / Special Summons itself from your hand

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Anonymous 10days ago
I have 3 copies of it, might be useful in future.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 1days ago Reply
Why would you ever think 3 copies of this is a good thing?
Anonymous
I attacked with SODM and my opponent activated negate trap card and it didn't give me option to negate. Why?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes, you can't respond to a Counter Trap card with a monster effect, as Counter Trap card has the highest Spell Speed among all kinds of effects.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous No. 2 Reply
Not to mention if it's also "negate monster effect" type of counter trap...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Negate attack is not a counter trap card...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Awkward moment when your answer is the loudest in class and it's wrong.
Anonymous
This card so underrated
<< Anonymous
Anonymous No. 2 Reply
It's quite difficult to summon in a fast-paced meta.
Perhaps it could work in some sort of a Spellbook deck, but even then you still need to have it in your hand in exactly the right time to be able to summon it.
Someone
This card is underrated af. The meta spammed by strong traps and you guys sleeping on him
<< Anonymous(Someone)
Hiya! Reply
Too hard to summon, only one copy of it and still vulnerable to econ. I mean if you did summon it you are out of resources to counter quickplay spells.
<< Anonymous(Someone)
Anonymous Reply
For some reason it doesn't negate trap cards for me.... any idea's why?
<< Anonymous(Someone)
Anonymous Reply
Unlike Jinzo, Sorcerer doesn't negate trap effects if that trap was already activated before you summoned him
Anonymous
Its easy to summon because lemuria
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
More like "I watch Playmaker"
Grover
Guys there is only one but you can guarantee he is in your hand at the stat with arkanas ability trick up the sleeve. You just have to forgo dark magician for it to work. Use 3 legion of fiend jester cards plus powerful rebirth, ancient rules x 2 and 3 copies of trance the magical swordsman. Also magical something cards because its ability increases its level so two spells and its a level 6 for sorcerer tribute. Its a lot easier now that arkana has that ability.
<< Anonymous(Grover)
Anonymous Reply
Still very hard to summon, and after that one econ easily steal this.
Anonymous
Powerful rebirth, magical something, dark magician girl+ sages stone

Any other combos in mind?
Mah Boi
Did anyone test summoning him in a Magical Something Deck?
<< Anonymous(Mah Boi)
Leukocyte Reply
I've tested this and it DOES work, albeit a slow method to summon.
<< Anonymous(Mah Boi)
Mah Boi Reply
Whelp, I don't think this card was meant to be summoned quickly anyway.
Anonymous
I have him him in my Dark Paladin deck and he works great for farming. If you have Fusion Recycling Plant, it makes it easy to summon 3 Dark Paladins along with having throw away cards to negate magic cards. Then I sacrifice 2 Dark Paladins to bring this guy out. Now you control all magic & trap card activations while leaving a monster slot open for gravekeeper’s vassal to deal the 10k blow
Vishnu
This card should have an animation :-(
<< Anonymous(Vishnu)
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Anonymous
If Duel Links would release Jinzo which is way easier to summon and has more support this card would be not even worth mentioning at all
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
When is it actually? Right, a few months or maybe a few years frow now. And ppl will keep complaining about Wall of D or Mirror Wall till then
PK
Great card to have against all the walls of disruptions, mirror walls, floodgate etc. Just a pain in the ass to summon.

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