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                               Rating:  | ABCD-EN000 | Effect Monster

                               Rating:  | ABCD-EN000 | Effect Monster

Championship Series 2020
                               Rating: 1 | YCSW-EN012 | Link Monster
Duel Link Dragon, the Duel Dragon
DARK | Dragon-Type Link | ATK 0 | Link-4
Active Link Arrow(s):
Left, Right, Bottom-Left and Bottom-Right
2+ monsters, including a Synchro Monster
During the Main Phase (Quick Effect): You can banish 1 "Power Tool" Synchro Monster or 1 Level 7 or 8 Dragon Synchro Monster from your Extra Deck; Special Summon 1 "Duel Dragon Token" with the same Type, Attribute, Level, and ATK/DEF as the banished monster to your zone this card points to. You can only use this effect of "Duel Link Dragon, the Duel Dragon" once per turn. While you control a "Duel Dragon Token", your opponent's monsters cannot target this card for attacks, also your opponent cannot target this card with card effects.
(Ultra Rare) & (Super Rare)

It may have a $5000 price tag but it's worthless because of everything it has to offer.
Shonen Jump
                               Rating: 1 | JUMP-EN090* | Xyz Monster
Dark Armed, the Dragon of Annihilation
DARK | Dragon-Type Xyz |
Rank 7 | ATK 2800 | DEF 1000
2+ Level 7 monsters
Once per turn, if you have exactly 5 DARK monsters in your GY, you can also Xyz Summon "Dark Armed, the Dragon of Annihilation" by using 1 Level 5 or higher DARK Dragon monster you control as material. You can detach 1 material from this card, then target 1 card your opponent controls; destroy it, then banish 1 card from your GY, also, this card cannot attack for the rest of this turn.
(Ultra Rare)

The name makes it seem like it's an upgrade but unlike the original, there's more work involved for less output.
                               Rating: 1 | JUMP-EN089* | Synchro Monster
Judgment, the Dragon of Heaven
LIGHT | Dragon-Type Synchro | Level 8 | ATK 3000 | DEF 2600
1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters
If you Synchro Summon this card, all materials must be the same Attribute. Once per turn, if you have 4 or more Tuners with different names in your GY and control this Synchro Summoned card: You can pay half your LP; destroy all other cards on the field, also you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except Dragon monsters. Once per turn, during your End Phase: Banish 4 cards from the top of your Deck.
(Ultra Rare)

I will cast my own judgment on this monster. It shall be forever designated as garbage and unworthy of seeing play.
                               Rating: 1 | JUMP-EN088* | Fusion Monster
Trishula, the Dragon of Icy Imprisonment
WATER | Dragon-Type Fusion | Level 9 | ATK 2700 | DEF 2000
3 monsters with different names
Must first be either Fusion Summoned using only monsters in your hand and/or field, or Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by banishing the above cards you control (in which case you do not use "Polymerization"). If this card was Special Summoned using only monsters that were originally Dragons: You can reveal and banish 3 cards (1 from your Deck, 1 from the top of your opponent's Deck, and 1 from their Extra Deck). You can only use this effect of "Trishula, the Dragon of Icy Imprisonment" once per turn.
(Ultra Rare)

At least the original could get rid of only the opponent's resources. You're payng for this monster more than your opponent.
2019 Advent Calendar
                               Rating: 2 | AC19-EN024 | Effect Monster
Performapal Kuribohble
DARK | Fiend | Level 1 | ATK 300 | DEF 200
When an opponent's monster declares a direct attack: You can Special Summon this card from your hand, and if you do, change the attack target to this card, and proceed to damage calculation. If you would take battle damage from that battle, you gain that much LP instead.
(Ultra Rare)

I'd rather use Battle Fader or Draining Shield because their effects go further than this.
                               Rating: 1 | AC19-EN014 | Effect Monster
LIGHT | Fiend | Level 1 | ATK 300 | DEF 200
At the end of the Battle Phase: You can discard this card, then target 1 monster in your GY that was destroyed by battle and sent there this turn; Special Summon it. When an opponent's monster declares an attack: You can banish this card from your GY, then target any number of "Kuriboh" monsters in your GY; Special Summon them.
(Ultra Rare)

It's a very slow variant of Monster Reborn when Miracle's wake and other cards can quicly revive the monster.
ARC-V Manga Volume 6
                               Rating: 2 | YA06-EN001 | Synchro Monster
Timelord Progenitor Vorpgate
DARK | Fairy-Type Synchro | Level 10 | ATK 0 | DEF 0
1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters
Cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects. You take no battle damage from attacks involving this card. At the end of the Damage Step, if this card that was Special Summoned from the Extra Deck battled: You can activate this effect; banish all monsters your opponent controls, also, for the rest of this turn, halve the battle damage your opponent takes. Once per turn, during the End Phase, if this effect was activated this turn: Special Summon as many monsters as possible that you banished with this card's effect, to your opponent's field.
(Ultra Rare)

                                                        Rating: 2
I can only give this card 2 stars as the final effect gets rendered pointless if used.
2019 Gold Sarcophagus Tin (Continued)
                               Rating: 1 | TN19-EN014 | Spell Card
Dark Ruler No More
Normal Spell
Negate the effects of all face-up monsters your opponent currently controls, until the end of this turn, also, for the rest of this turn after this card resolves, your opponent takes no damage. Neither player can activate monster effects in response to this card's activation.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)

Why bother negating anything if your opponent takes no damage at all?
                               Rating: 3 | TN19-EN013 | Effect Monster
Nibiru, the Primal Being
LIGHT | Rock | Level 11 | ATK 3000 | DEF 600
During the Main Phase, if your opponent Normal or Special Summoned 5 or more monsters this turn (Quick Effect): You can Tribute as many face-up monsters on the field as possible, and if you do, Special Summon this card from your hand, then Special Summon 1 "Primal Being Token" (Rock/LIGHT/Level 11/
ATK ?/DEF ?) to your opponent's field. (This Token's ATK/DEF become the combined original ATK/DEF of the Tributed monsters.) You can only use this effect of "Nibiru, the Primal Being" once per turn.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)

The effect is a really bad idea but at least it has 3000 ATK.
                               Rating: 1 | TN19-EN012 | Effect Monster
Dimension Shifter
DARK | Spellcaster | Level 6 | ATK 1200 | DEF 2200
If you have no cards in your GY (Quick Effect): You can send this card from your hand to the GY; until the end of the next turn, any card sent to the GY is banished instead.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)  

Its can only temporarily copy Macro Cosmos but Dimensional Fissure and other monsters can do so much better.   
                               Rating: 3 | TN19-EN006 | Effect Monster
Neo Kaiser Glider
LIGHT | Dragon | Level 6 | ATK 2400 | DEF 2200
You can discard this card and 1 monster, then target 1 Dragon Normal Monster in your GY; Special Summon it. If this card is sent to the GY: You can make all monsters your opponent currently controls lose 500 ATK until the end of this turn. You can only use each effect of "Neo Kaiser Glider" once per turn.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)  

Even though the effects are pretty bad, it's still good as a Beatstick.   
                               Rating: 2 | TN19-EN005 | Effect Monster
Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon
DARK | Dragon | Level 7 | ATK 2400 | DEF 2000
Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must first be Special Summoned (from your hand) by Tributing 1 "Red-Eyes" monster from your hand or field. You can only Special Summon "Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon" once per turn this way. If this card is destroyed by battle, or if this card in its owner's possession is destroyed by an opponent's card effect: You can target 1 Level 7 or lower "Red-Eyes" monster in your GY, except "Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon"; Special Summon it, and if it was a "Red-Eyes Black Dragon" that was Special Summoned, its original ATK becomes doubled.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)

This is not a good alternative to other Red-Eyes monsters, especially Darkness Metal Dragon.
                               Rating: 2 | TN19-EN004 | Effect Monster
Palladium Oracle Mana
LIGHT | Spellcaster | Level 6 | ATK 2000 | DEF 1700
When your opponent activates a card or effect that targets 1 Spellcaster monster you control (and no other cards), while this card is in your hand or GY (Quick Effect): You can Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Palladium Oracle Mana" once per turn. Level 7 or higher Spellcaster monsters you control cannot be destroyed by card effects. If this card is destroyed by battle or card effect: You can Special Summon 1 "Dark Magician Girl" from your hand, Deck, or GY.
(Prismatic Secret Rare)

Unfortunately, it's not much better than the original or its counterparts but you don't have to Tribute anything to bring her out.