Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai

[Warrior/Link/Effect]

ATK/1,000 Link/ 2

2 Warrior monsters, including a “Six Samurai” monster
If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card; add 1 card from your Deck to your hand that has an effect that places a Bushido Counter(s). You can only use this effect of “Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai” once per turn. Each time a “Six Samurai” monster(s) is Normal or Special Summoned to a zone(s) this card points to, place 1 Bushido Counter on this card. Gains 100 ATK for each Bushido Counter on your field.

Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai is a Link Monster and member of the Six Samurai. This warrior has three effects and 1,000 ATK. This monster provides support for Bushido Counters, and Six Samurai use Bushido Counters for multiple effects.

First Effect:

Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai discards a card from your hand and adds a card with an effect that places Bushido Counters. This effect is a useful ability for consistency. It ensures your ability to play cards to place Bushido Counters on the field.

Gateway of the Six is a good card to add to your hand with this effect. It is a useful card for gaining key resources. It adds consistency to your deck. Gateway of the Six adds Six Samurais from the deck to your hand. This spell also special summons a Shien effect monster from your graveyard.

In addition, Gateway of the Six complements the Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai’s other effects. They have strong chemistry and good strategy. Gateway of the Six gains Bushido Counters and Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai gains benefits from his other effects.

Second Effect:

Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai gains a Bushido Counter when you normal or special summon a Six Samurai to his arrows. You can use this effect more than once in a single turn. I recommend activating this effect often because it helps Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai to increase his ATK with his third effect.

In addition, many Six Samurais have great synergy with Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai. Their specially is special summoning their comrades on the field. You can special summon two or three Six Samurais in one turn.

For instance, Legendary Six Samurai – Kageki special summons a level 4 or lower Six Samurai from your hand when your normal summon Legendary Six Samurai – Kageki. It is an effective strategy for building a strong field. These two summons trigger Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai’s effect, and this effect places two Bushido Counters on the field.

Third Effect:

Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai gains 100 ATK for each Bushido Counter on your field. This effect compensates him for his original ATK because it is a very low stat. Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai may quickly gain offense if you create many Bushido Counters often.

For example, Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai gains 1,000 ATK if your field has 10 Bushido Counters. These counters can be on any of your cards. This increase in ATK helps Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai in battle. He can destroy monsters with low ATK.

Furthermore, Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai’s offense depends on Bushido Counters. You must use them wisely to pay the cost of other cards’ effects. You also need to protect any cards with Bushido Counters to maintain his offense.

Play these cards with Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai!
  • Gateway of the Six
  • Shien’s Daredevil
  • Temple of the Six

How to Link Summon: Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai

Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai is an easy Link Monster to special summon. This monster only needs two warriors for his special summon. The majority of Six Samurais are warriors. Therefore, you can consistently Link summon Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai.

One of the best monsters to set up the Link Summon is Legendary Six Samurai – Kageki. This warrior special summons another Six Samurai to the field. Therefore, you meet the conditions for the Link Summon. You may use these two monsters as material for the Link Summon of Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai.

Furthermore, this simple strategy with Legendary Six Samurai – Kageki is a quick method. The strategy requires a single turn. You quickly Link summon Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai with this combo.

Play these cards to Link Summon Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai.
  • Legendary Secret of the Six Samurai
  • Legendary Six Samurai – Kageki

Card Rating:

Overall, Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai is a casual card, and is one of the weakest Six Samurais. The success of Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai depends on your ability to consistently place Bushido Counters on the field. His first effect is his best ability. His dependence on other cards is a major weakness, and opponents can counter this strategy. I only recommend playing Battle Shogun of the Six Samurai in a casual deck.

Card Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

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