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Summer 2019 News for the TCG

No sign of what the Rising Rampage world premiere cards might be.

Dark Neostorm Special Edition, launching on Friday, June 14, gives players a chance to grab some of the biggest, most competitive cards of 2019 including Gnomaterial, Ghost Sister & Spooky Dogwood and Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star. Dark Neostorm Special Edition includes 1 of 2 Super Rare variant cards, 1 of 2 Super Rare variant preview cards and 3 Dark Neostorm Booster Packs. MSRP is $9.99 per box.

Coming Friday, July 12, Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revenge is the first new booster set of the 2019-2020 Dueling season offering players a mix of never-before-released cards from different eras of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga and anime series. The full Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revenge set offers 93 cards total, including 63 Ultra Rares and 32 Secret Rares. MSRP is $3.99 per 5-card pack.

Rounding out the releases, the Rising Rampage booster set introduces 100 all-new cards and brings with it two new monster themes: Blue Maiden’s Marincess and Dark Simorgh. Duelists can get a preview of Rising Rampage at Sneak Peeks scheduled for July 20 and/or July 21 at participating Official Tournament Stores. Fully launching on July 26, the Rising Rampage set features 48 Commons, 20 Rares, 14 Super Rares, 10 Ultra Rares and 8 Secret Rares. MSRP is $3.99 per 9-card pack.

And then the Rampage begins! The Rising Rampage booster set introduces 100 all-new cards and brings with it two new monster themes: Blue Maiden’s Marincess from Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS, an explosive Cyberse strategy with incredible Link Summoning power; and the Wyrm-Type Tenyi theme, a group of elite martial artists that work together to power up their key Link Monsters. And remember Dark Simorgh? ‘Old-school’ Duelists will rejoice with a whopping ten new “Simorgh” cards to revive the avian legacy, similar to the return of the Thunder Dragons in last year’s Soul Fusion booster. With new support for Dinowrestlers, Yosenju, Borrels, Charmers and Salamangreats, Rising Rampage is poised to make an instant impact on the fresh competitive season.

Get ready for Apollousa, Bow of the Goddess, an incredible Link-4 that can power up to 3200 ATK, negate up to four monster effects, and fits into any Link Summoning strategy! Spellcaster Decks of all types can unlock the power of Fortune Lady Every, a new Synchro Monster that revives herself every turn and banishes opposing monsters for free! Witchcrafter fans are especially lucky thanks to the arrival of Witchcrafter Golem Aruru, an awesome boss monster that springs from your hand when your opponent targets one of your Spellcasters, then immediately blasts an opposing card off the field OR retrieves a card from your Graveyard!

A new DARK Machine builds off the momentum of Savage Strike’s Pot of Extravagance: with 2450 ATK, you can Special Summon it from your hand or Graveyard as a Quick Effect by banishing 8 cards from the top of your Deck. From there you can banish cards from your Extra Deck to destroy opposing monsters. A new LIGHT Fairy lets you Tribute to search your Deck for other monsters regardless of their Type, Attribute or Level. And a powerful new Trap Card kicks Special Summoned monsters back to your opponent’s Deck two at a time, demolishing your opponent’s biggest set-ups! Rising Rampage is packed with theme support for classic Decks and modern strategies alike, but it’s also got plenty of new thrills you can play anywhere.

NeoArkadia

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