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[RD/MRP1] The Full Breadth of Zombie Support

It’s time to face some stories and urban legends that just may scare you to death…

RD/MRP1-JP073 這いずり回る半身 Haizuri Mawaru Hanshin (The Half-Body Crawling Around)
Level 3 DARK Zombie Effect Monster
ATK 1000
DEF 0
[REQUIREMENT] You can activate this during a turn this card was Normal Summoned.
[EFFECT] Choose 1 Zombie Normal Monster with 0 ATK in your GY and add it to your hand.

Note: This card is based on Teke Teke, a schoolgirl whose body was cut in half by a train and wanders as a vengeful ghost.

RD/MRP1-JP075 背後の花子さん Haigo no Hanako-san (The Miss Hanako Behind You)
Level 2 DARK Zombie Normal Monster
ATK 0
DEF 800
地下にある男子トイレで背中にふっと気配を感じることがあるんです。でもね、トイレを終えるまでは絶対に振り返っちゃいけないんです。もし、振り返ってそのモンスターを見てしまったら・・・。
(Sometimes you’ll feel a sudden chill run down your spine when you’re in the men’s restroom in the basement. But, you know, you should never look behind you. Because if you turn around and see that monster…)

Note: Hanako is a common Japanese urban legend of a ghostly girl that will be found in the bathroom.

RD/MRP1-JP076 紫鏡に潜む者 Shikagami ni Hisomumono (The Spirit In the Purple Mirror)
Level 1 DARK Zombie Normal Monster
ATK 0
DEF 300
みなさん・・・紫の鏡という言葉、知ってます?もし、知っている気を付けてください。二十歳を過ぎるまでそれを忘れずに覚えていたら・・・。
(Everyone… When you hear the words “Purple mirror”, what do you think of? Be careful if you know. And don’t forget about it until you turn twenty years old… …)

Note: This refers to an urban legend of a cursed purple mirror, that carries a spirit that’ll kill you if you turn 20.

RD/MRP1-JP077 丑三つ時のお菊人形 Ushimitsudoki no Okiku Ningyo (The Okiku Doll of the Witching Hour)
Level 1 DARK Zombie Normal Monster
ATK 0
DEF 200
楽屋で寝ているとね、金縛りにあうんですよ・・・ 暗闇の中、目をこらしてみると枕元に・・・
(If you sleep in the dressing room backstage, you’ll find yourself tied up… And then, in the dark, when you look closely next to your pillow, there’s…)

Note: This card references the Okiku Doll, a famous haunted doll.

RD/MRP1-JP079 乾いたノック音 Kawaita Knock On (Dry Knocking/A Knock at the Door)
Normal Spell Card
[REQUIREMENT] If your opponent controls 2 or more Spell/Traps, you can activate this.
[EFFECT] Choose 1 of your oppponent’s Spell/Traps, all other Spell/Traps your opponent controls are destroyed. But during this turn, your monsters cannot attack.

RD/MRP1-JP080 呪いのファンレター Noroi no Fan Letter (Cursed Fan Letter)
Normal Spell Card
[REQUIREMENT] If your opponent has cards in their hand, you can activate this by changing all face-up Zombie Normal Monsters you control in Attack Position to face-up Defense Position.
[EFFECT] Randomly choose cards in your opponent’s hand equal to [The number of Zombie monsters you control in face-up Defense Position] and send them to the GY. Then, inflict 300 damage to your opponent x [The number of cards sent to the GY].

RD/MRP1-JP081 ゾンビ・カーニバル Zombie Carnival
Field Spell Card
[REQUIREMENT] None
[EFFECT] If this card is face-up on the field, all face-up Zombie monsters on the field gain 100 ATK/DEF x [The number of face-up Zombie monsters on the field].

RD/MRP1-JP082 ゾンビ・ファイヤーワーク Zombie Fireworks
Normal Spell Card
[REQUIREMENT] You can activate this by revealing 1 Level 5 or higher Zombie monster in your hand to your opponent.
[EFFECT] Choose up to 2 Level 6 or lower Zombie monsters in your GY and Special Summon them to your field face-up. Then, choose 1 Level 5 or higher Zombie monster in your hand and send it to the GY. During this turn, monsters you control cannot attack, except Zombie monsters.

RD/MRP1-JP083 ビックリ・ゾンビクトリー Surprise Zombiectory
Normal Spell Card
{REQUIREMENT] If you control 2 or more face-up Zombie Normal Monsters, you can activate this.
[EFFECT] Choose up to 3 monsters on your opponent’s field and change their battle position. Then, all face-up Zombie monsters you control gain 100 ATK x [The number of Zombie Normal Monsters in your GY] until the end of the turn.

Note: ゾンビクトリー is a silly pormanteau of Zombie and Victory.

RD/MRP1-JP085 ひたひたと迫る足音 Hitahitato Semaru Ashioto (Footsteps Steadily Approaching)
Normal Trap Card
[REQUIREMENT] If you control a face-up Zombie monster, when your opponent conducts their normal draw during the Draw Phase, you can activate this.
[EFFECT] Look at your opponent’s hand. You choose up to 3 Spell/Traps in their hand. Your opponent directly sets those cards to their field, then inflict 300 damage to your opponent x [The number of cards set by this effect].

RD/MRP1-JP086 呪い猫の皿勘定 Noroi Neko no Sarakanjyou (The Cursed Cat Counting Dishes)
Normal Trap Card
[REQUIREMENT] If you control a face-up Level 7 or higher Zombie monster, when your opponent’s Level 9 or lower monster declares an attack, you can activate this.
[EFFECT] Negate that attack.

Note: This card references Dish Counting, an accounting method in Japan for Sushi restaurants, and black cats, cats notoriously associated with bad luck.

呪いの着信番号 Noroi no Chakushin Bangou (Cursed Incoming Number)
Normal Trap Card
[REQUIREMENT] If there’s a Zombie monster(s) in your GY, when your opponent conducts their normal draw during the Draw Phase, you can activate this.
[EFFECT] Inflict 900 damage to your opponent. During this turn, if your opponent attacks a face-up monster, they must attack the monster you control with the lowest Level.

Note: 4322194 is likely either a Goroawase of 自殺に行くよ (Kill yourself) or 黄泉路に行くよ (Go to Hell). Basically, it’s supposed to be a phone number that sounds spoopy.

RD/MRP1-JP090 呪腐竜ディアーガ Jyufuryuu Diarga (Cursed Skeletal Dragon Diarga)
Level 4 DARK Zombie Effect Monster
ATK 1000
DEF 0
[REQUIREMENT] If you control another face-up Zombie monster, you can send this face-up card you control to the GY to activate this.
[EFFECT] Choose 1 face-up Level 5 or higher monster your opponent controls, it loses 1000 ATK until the end of the turn.

Note: This might be a reference to the Azi Dahaka or Dahag, a dragon in Persian folklore and legend said to be the embodiment of all sins and crimes.

RD/MRP1-JP092 天終の怪依 Tenshuu no Kaii (The Strange Specter of Celestial Severance)
Level 3 DARK Zombie Effect Monster
ATK 1200
DEF 0
[REQUIREMENT] None
[EFFECT] Excavate the top 3 cards of your Deck and reveal them. You choose 1 of those excavated cards and send it to the GY. Then, shuffle the remaining cards back into the Deck.

Note: Kaii just means ‘strange’ typically, but here, the second character means “To be possessed”, as in by a ghost or spirit. While Tenshuu typically refers to a Deva or Celestial Spirit, the second character has been replaced by a character meaning demise, end, finale, death.

RD/MRP1-JP094 サクリフィシャル・サモン Sacrificial Summon
Normal Spell Card
[REQUIREMENT] You can activate this by sending 1 face-up monster you control with 1600 or more ATK to the GY.
[EFFECT] Special Summon 1 Effect Monster from your hand to your field face-up. If you sent an Effect Monster whose original Level is 7 or higher for this effect’s requirement, during this turn, the monster Special Summoned by this effect can make attacks on monsters twice.

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