[Duelist News] “Stargrail” Special Feature

“Stargrail” Special Feature: Link Summon to Link Summon Again! Continuously Bring Out Link Monsters!!

Code of the Duelist” (on Sale April 15th, 2017) includes the “Stargrail” series who fight by Link Summoning 1 card after another! Their ability is to continuously Link Summoning by Stepping Up from Link 1, to Link 2 to Link 3, making this a charming series whose Link Monsters use their Link Markers for various combos.

Because this is a series that can easily Link Summon, it’ll let you easily get used to Link Summons, and lets you enjoy thinking up various powerful combos that let you bring out 1 Link Monster after another!

New Master Rule — Check It Out To Learn About Link Monsters And Link Summons!

For those who haven’t yet checked out about the “New Master Rule” that went into effect on March 25th, 2017, check out this video!
Also, check out the “New Master Rule Outline” Page because it also includes Q&A besides basic explainations.

Now Let’s Check Out The “Stargrail” series from here on out.

The “Stargrail” Series’ Link Monsters

Appearing this time are the “Stargrail” Link Monsters are the following four:

  • The Link 1 “Stargrail Dragon Imduk”
  • The Link 2 “Stargrail Shine Maiden Eve” and “Stargrail Swordsman Aurum”
  • The Link 3 “Stargrail Warrior Ningirusu”

And these “Stargrail” Link Monsters all share the following effect.

(3): If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 “Stargrail” monster from your hand.


You can activate the above written 3rd effect of those Link Monsters even if you use “Stargrail” Link Monsters as materials for further Link Summons! By Special Summoning “Stargrail” monsters from your hand, you can successfully perform Link Summons of Link 1 ⇒ Link 2 ⇒ Link 3 in rapid succession!

【Link 1】 The Starting Point of Continuous Link Summons. Let’s Link Summon a Link 2 By Using Its Normal Summon Effect!

Stargrail Dragon Imduk
[Dragon-Type/WIND/Link 1/ATK 800]
Link 1 – Normal Monsters, except Tokens – 1
(1) During your Main Phase, you can Normal Summon 1 “Stargrail” monster in addition to your Normal Summon/Set. (You can only gain this effect once per turn.)
(2) At the start of the Damage Step, if this card battles an opponent’s monster linked to this card: You can destroy that opponent’s monster.
(3) If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 “Stargrail” monster from your hand.

【Link 2】 Besides Its Powerful Effect That Protects Itself From Battle And Effects, Its Abilityy Also Protects Its Linked Allies!

Stargrail Shine Maiden Eve
[Spellcaster-Type/WATER/Link 2/ATK 1800]
Link 2 – Monsters with different Types and Attributes – 2
(1) This linked card cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects, also your opponent cannot target this linked card with card effects.
(2) If a monster(s) linked to this card would be destroyed by a card effect, you can send this card to the Graveyard instead.
(3) If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 “Stargrail” monster from your hand.

【リンク2】 Due To The Position Of Its Link Markers, Its Real Strength Is Shown While In The Extra Monster Zone

Stargrail Swordsman Aurum
[Cyberse-Type/FIRE/Link 2/ATK 2000]
Link 2 – “Star Grail” monsters – 2
(1) This gains 300 ATK for each “Star Relic” monster with a different name in your Graveyard.
(2) You can Tribute 1 “Star Grail” monster linked to this card, then target 1 monster in your Graveyard, except the Tributed monster; Special Summon it to your field linked to this card. You can only use this effect of “Star Grail Swordsman Aurum” once per turn.
(3) If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 “Star Grail” monster from your hand.

【Link 3】 It Has A Powerful Effect That Can Dispose Of Cards On Your Opponent’s Field! It Also Has A Powerful Effect Lets You Draw A Total Of Three Cards!

Stargrail Warrior Ningirusu
[Warrior-Type/EARTH/Link 3/ATK 2500]
Link 3 – Link Monsters – min. 2
(1) If this card is Link Summoned: Draw cards equal to the number of “Star Grail” monsters linked to this card. You can only use this effect of “Star Grail Warrior Ningirsu” once per turn.
(2) Once per turn: You can send 1 card from each player’s field to the Graveyard.
(3) If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 “Star Grail” monster from your hand.

The “Stargrail” Series’ Normal Monsters

The “Stargrial” series has Normal Monsters who are important for starting a series of continuous Link Summons! A Normal Monster is a material for Link Summoning “Stargrail Dragon Imduk”, who’s quite powerful for starting your moves!

Card Name Type/Attribute/Level/ATK/DEF
Stargrail Bearing Priestess Spellcaster-Type/WATER/★2/ATK 0/DEF 2100
Stragrail’s Chosen Psychic-Type/FIRE/★3/ATK 1600/DEF 0
Stargrail’s Beckoned Warrior-Type/EARTH/★4/ATK 1800/DEF 0

Since there’s plenty of cards that support Normal Monsters, let’s make full use of them. Also, the “Stargrail” series have monsters with powerful effects related to Normal Monsters.

The “Stargrail” Series’ Effect Monsters

The “Stargrail” Effect Monsters have many powerful effects that support bring out monsters! With their various effects, they also have effects that activate from the Graveyard. Use them will for multiple Link Summons!

A Protector Dragon That Calls Normal Monster Allies From The Graveyard As Well Protecting Allies Connected To Link Monsters!

Stargrail Protector Dragon
[Dragon-Type/WIND/★1/ATK 400/DEF 400]
(1) During either player’s turn, when a card or effect is activated that targets a linked monster(s) you control: You can send this card from your hand or field to the Graveyard; negate the activation, and if you do, destroy that card.
(2) You can banish this card from your Graveyard, then target 1 Normal Monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon it, to your field linked to a Link Monster, in Defense Position. You can only use this effect of “Star Grail’s Protector Dragon” once per turn.

With Its 2 Powerful Effects, You Can Add Whatever “Stargrail” Monster You Want To Your Hand!

Stargrail Fairy Ries
[Fairy-Type/LIGHT/★2/ATK 100/DEF 2000]
You can only use each effect of “Star Grail Fairy Ries” once per turn.
(1) If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can add 1 “Stargrail” monster from your Deck to your hand.
(2) If this card is in your Graveyard: You can send 1 monster from your hand or field to the Graveyard; add this card to your hand.


Block Extra Deck Related Moves! Its Effects That Bring Out 2 “Stargrails” From The Deck And Add 1 “Starelic” Card To The Hand From The Deck Are Explosive!

Starelic – “Stargrail”
[Machine-Type/DARK/★5/ATK 0/DEF 0]
(1) During either player’s turn, if a monster(s) is Special Summoned from the Extra Deck: You can Tribute this card; send that monster(s) to the Graveyard.
You can only use each of the following effects of “Star Relic “Star Grail”” once per turn.
● (2) If this face-up card that was Normal Summoned/Set leaves the field: You can Special Summon 2 “Stargrail” monsters from your Deck, except “Star Relic “Star Grail””.
● (3) During your Main Phase, except the turn this card was sent to the Graveyard: You can banish this card from your Graveyard; add 1 “Starelic” card from your Deck to your hand.

“Starelic” Spell/Trap Cards That Support “Stargrail” Series

Now we’ll be introducing 3 cards, all with “Starelic” in their name, that have powerful effects! Furthermore, they can be added to your hand from your Deck with the effect of “Starelic – “Stargrail””!

It Supports “Stargrail” Monsters In Battle! When An Ally Is Taken Away By Your Opponent’s Attack Or Effect, You Can Special Summon An Ally From The Graveyard, Which Is Strong!

Encounter with the Starelic
[Field Spell]
(1) All “Stargrail” monsters on the field gain 300 ATK and DEF.
(2) Once per turn, if a face-up “Stargrail” monster you control leaves the field because of an opponent’s card effect, or is destroyed by battle: You can target 1 “Star Grail” monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon it in Defense Position.



It Adds 2 “Stargrail” Monsters From The Graveyard To The Hand! In The Graveyard It Also Protects Link Monsters From Destruction By Battle!

Starelic’s Aegis
[Normal Spell]
You can only activate 1 “Starelic’s Aegis” per turn.
(1) Target 2 “Stargrail” monsters with different names in your Graveyard; add them to your hand.
(2) If a linked Link Monster you control would be destroyed by battle, you can banish this card from your Graveyard instead.


It Special Summons 2 Monsters From The Graveyard! Its Intense Effect Doesn’t Ask For The Level Or Type Of The Monsters You Special Summon!

Starelic Beacon
[Normal Trap]
(1) Banish 1 “Starelic” monster from your hand or face-up from your field, then target 2 monsters in your Graveyard; Special Summon them, but they cannot attack this turn.




Check Out The Explanation Video! Remember The Keyword In The Video And Join The Experience Event!

Check this video and join the Deck Experience Event!
When you tell the staff at the Deck Experience event the answer in this video at their “Keyword Quiz”, you get a prize!

▼ The Deck Experience Event Where You Can Duel Decks With The New Cards Before They’re Released!

Link Summon Experience Event “Stargrail” Deck is being held! [Until April 14th, 2017]
What kind of cards will you combine together to make your Deck?

Let’s think about cards that work well them!
─── If you specify conditions and search the Card Database, you may discover new possibilities!!

Check Cards Already Out That Are In The Card Database
Link Monsters
Normal Monsters
Cards Whose Effect Text Includes The Words “Normal Monster”

Code of the Duelist
[On Sale April 15th, 2017]
Continuing with the Link Monsters that debuted in Starter Deck 2017, tis pack includes Link Monsters from the new animated series “Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS” as well as many monsters related to Link Summons! With these cards, you’ll be able to immediately Link Summon! And, it also contains powerful cards that appeared in the climax of the “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V” animated series, as well as cards that strengthen plenty of existing series of monsters also appear! Also keep your eye on new series such as “Twilightsworn”!
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