Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Chronicle Magician


ATK/2,500 DEF/2,500

If a monster(s) with 2500 original ATK and/or DEF is Normal or Special Summoned to your field: You can Special Summon this card from your hand in Defense Position. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 “Dark Magician” or “Blue-Eyes White Dragon” you control; it gains 2500 ATK/DEF until the end of this turn. You can only use each effect of “Chronicle Magician” once per turn.

Konami loves creating new support for the Dark Magician and Blue-Eyes White Dragon. This new support is a level seven spellcaster. The ultimate wizard in terms of attack and defense gains a new ally in Chronicle Magician. Chronicle Magician supports Dark Magician and Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

First Effect:

Chronicle Magician special summons himself in defense position from your hand if you normal or special summon a normal monster with 2,500 ATK or DEF. A special summon without a cost is a nice advantage because you do not pay any resources. Your field gains a free monster.

Furthermore, this effect supports Dark Magician and Blue-Eyes White Dragon. Dark Magician has 2,500 ATK and Blue-Eyes White Dragon has 2,500 DEF. They are the perfect monsters for this effect’s conditions.

In addition, Chronicle Magician is a natural fit in a deck with the Dark Magician. Spellcasters have a lot of support. You can easily special summon Dark Magician and then you can special summon Chronicle Magician.

Second Effect:

Chronicle Magician adds 2,500 ATK and DEF to a Dark Magician or Blue-Eyes White Dragon when you special summon him. You can deal massive damage to an opponent with Dark Magician or Blue-Eyes White Dragon. Their ATK would enable them to destroy most monsters in the game.

Furthermore Chronicle Magician’s first and second effects complement him. He special summons himself to the field and adds ATK to either Dark Magician or Blue-Eyes White Dragon. He triggers both of his effects on the same turn.

In addition, other cards can trigger the second effect of Chronicle Magician. Cards with the ability to special summon monsters perfectly set the conditions. Monster Reborn can special summon Chronicle Magician, and his second effect activates due to the special summon.

Play these cards with Chronicle Magician!

XYZ Material:

Chronicle Magician is also great material for XYZ summons. Chronicle Magician is unable to use his affects after his first turn, and you can use him for a summon. He has is a level seven monster. Yu-Gi-Oh! has many powerful ranked seven XYZ monsters with amazing effects.

Furthermore, you have the perfect conditions for a XYZ summon. Chronicle Magician and ark Magician are level seven monsters. They are both on your field at the same time. You have the materials for a summon of a rank seven XYZ monster.

For example, you may use Chronicle Magician and Dark Magician for XYZ materials to summon Red-Eyes Flare Metal Dragon. Red-Eyes Flare Metal Dragon is an amazing card. You have many advantages with this XYZ monster on your field.

Play these XYZ Monsters with Chronicle Magician!

Card Rating:

Overall, Chronicle Magician is a nice card for Dark Magician and Blue-Eyes White Dragon. He generates a lot of offense on your field. You have the potential to deal massive damage to an opponent. Chronicle Magician fits decks with Dark Magician better than Blue-Eyes White Dragon due to the support for spellcasters. I recommend playing one copy of Chronicle Magician in your decks.

Card Rating: [3.5]

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