Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon

[Dragon/Effect]

ATK/2,500 DEF/2,000

If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; negate its effects. When your opponent activates a card or effect (Quick Effect): You can shuffle this card from the field into the Deck, and if you do, Special Summon 1 “Blue-Eyes White Dragon” from your Deck. You can only use each effect of “Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon” once per turn.

Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon is legacy support for Blue-Eyes. It is a level eight monster with 2,500 ATK and 2,000 DEF. This monster has two useful abilities. It is a card for special summoning the Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

First Effect:

Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon negates the effects of one of the opponent’s cards when you summon it. The effect is a useful ability. You are prevent the opponent from activating his or her monster’s effects.

Therefore, Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon potentially shuts down the opponent’s strategy. The opponent is unable to gain any advantages of his or her monster’s effects. You have an opportunity to destroy the opposing monster in battle or by an effect.

Second Effect:

You may shuffle Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon into your deck and special summon Blue-Eyes White Dragon from your deck when your opponent activates a quick effect. It is an useful ability to quickly special summon Blue-Eyes White Dragon. You maintain a strong presence on the field with your new monster.

I recommend activating the second effect of Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon when an opponent attempts to destroy it. You would avoid the opponent’s quick effect. You also gain the mighty Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

Play these cards with Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon.

Special Summon: Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon

Dragons are some of the easiest monsters to special summon. They have a lot of generic support, and you can easily place these monsters on the field. Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon has solid support to special summon it.

The King of D. and The Flute of Summoning Dragon may special summon Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon to the field. It is one of the most consistent combos in Yu-Gi-Oh!. The King of D. adds The Flute of Summoning Dragon from the deck to your hand. Then, you may activate the The Flute of Summoning Dragon to special summon Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon.

Play these cards to special summon Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon!
  • The Flute of Summoning Dragon
  • The King of D.

Flaw:

Unfortunately, Blue-Eyes decks do not have a lot of room for Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon. Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon does not change its name to Blue-Eyes Dragon when it is on the field. The archetype has better options for its strategy.

Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon is a better options for decks than Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon. Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon’s name becomes Blue-Eyes White Dragon. The change in its name has a lot of value. Therefore, you can use it for fusion summons such as Neo Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon.

Card Rating:

Overall, Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon is a solid card with good effects. The ability to special summon Blue-Eyes White Dragon is a nice effect. The ability to negate an opponent’s effect provides a huge advantage. I recommend playing Blue-Eyes Solid Dragon in your deck if you have extra space for it.

Card Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

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