Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Cyber Dragon Nachster


ATK/200 DEF/200

This card’s name becomes “Cyber Dragon” while on the field or in the GY. You can discard 1 other monster; Special Summon this card from your hand. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can target 1 Machine monster with 2100 ATK or DEF in your GY; Special Summon it, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except Machine monsters. You can only use each effect of “Cyber Dragon Nachster” once per turn.

Cyber Dragon has strong support from effect monsters in its archetype. Cyber Dragon Nachster is an effective monster in the archetype. This machine has three useful effects. You can create powerful combos with this machine monster. Cyber Dragon Nachster adds consistency to decks with Cyber Dragon.

First Effect:

The name of Cyber Dragon Nachster becomes Cyber Dragon when it is on the field and in the graveyard. This change in its name is a huge advantage. You can play complex combos due to this effect monster’s new name of Cyber Dragon.

For instance, you may play the complex combo with Cyber Dragon Nachster and Machine Duplication. This combo ensures your field to have three monsters. Cyber Dragon Nachster is also Cyber Dragon and Machine Duplication special summons two monsters with the same name of a machine with 500 or less ATK. Therefore, Machine Duplication special summons two copies of Cyber Dragon from the deck due to Cyber Dragon Nachster’s name on the field is Cyber Dragon.

Second Effect:

Cyber Dragon Nachster may special summon itself from the hand. You must discard a monster for the cost of the second effect. It is a useful effect because it an alternative method for summoning this machine monster. You may use its third effect and use this monster as material for Link Summons.

Furthermore, a brilliant strategy is discarding Cyber Dragon to special summon Cyber Dragon Nachster. You will maintain all of your resources. You will have a machine monster with 2,100 ATK in the graveyard for the third effect. Then, Cyber Dragon Nachster may special summon Cyber Dragon from the graveyard.

Third Effect:

The third effect of Cyber Dragon Nachster special summons a machine monster with 2,100 ATK or DEF from your graveyard when you normal summon or special summon Cyber Dragon Nachster. You receive a free monster without any cost. This monster has all of its effects if the effects meet their conditions.

For example, Cyber Dragon Nachster may special summon Cyber Dragon Infinity for the graveyard.  These two cards have powerful synergy. Cyber Dragon Infinity may attach Cyber Dragon Nachster as XYZ material.

Special Summon these monsters with Cyber Dragon Nachster!
  • B.E.S. Crystal Core
  • Cyber Dragon
  • Cyber Dragon Infinity


Cyber Dragon Nachster fits seamlessly in decks with Cyber Dragon. This machine monster has synergy with many cards in the archetype. Machines also have generic cards with strong effects in combination with Cyber Dragon Nachster.

You can create a strong combo with Limiter Removal and Cyber Dragon Nachster. You activate Limiter Removal on your new machine monster from Cyber Dragon Nachster’s third effect. Your new machine monster will have double ATK for the turn and it may deliver massive damage to the opponent.

Play these cards with Cyber Dragon Nachster!
  • Limiter Removal
  • Machine Duplication

Card Rating:

Overall, Cyber Dragon Nachster is a stellar card for Cyber Dragon. All three of this monster’s effects are strong abilities. This monster special summons itself and special summons a machine monster from the graveyard. You can play many combos such as Machine Duplication with this machine monster. Therefore, I recommend playing three copies of Cyber Dragon Nachster in your deck.

Card Rating: [3.5]

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