Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Dark Magical Circle

[Spell Card]

When this card is activated: Look at the top 3 cards of your Deck, then you can reveal 1 of them that is “Dark Magician” or a Spell/Trap that mentions “Dark Magician”, and add it to your hand, also place the remaining cards on top of your Deck in any order. If “Dark Magician” is Normal or Special Summoned to your field (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 card your opponent controls; banish it. You can only use each effect of “Dark Magical Circle” once per turn.

Normal monsters like the Dark Magician need extra support, and Dark Magical Circle elevates the ultimate wizard in terms of attack and defense. Dark Magical Circle is a continuous spell card. This card two has powerful effects. Dark Magical Circle provides consistency and controls the field.

First Effect:

Dark Magical Circle allows you to look at the top three cards of the deck and you may add a Dark Magician or a spell or trap that mentions Dark Magician to your hand when you play this card. This continuous spell cards adds a powerful card to your hand. it offers strong odds with the top three cards of the deck.

This effect adds consistency to the deck. Dark Magical Circle may add the perfect card to your hand for a particular moment during a duel. You may need a particular spell or trap against the opponent.

For instance, you may need Dark Magician in your hand. Dark Magical Circle adds the legendary spellcaster to the hand. You may continue your combos for the turn and special summon Dark Magician with the effect of a card such as Eternal Soul.

Second Effect:

Dark Magical Circle targets and banishes an opponent’s card when you normal summon or special summon the Dark Magician. It is a powerful effect against many decks. You remove an opponent’s card such as a trap, spell, or monster from the game.

Therefore, Dark Magical Circle is an answer for opponent’s monsters with effects to prevent them from being destroyed by effects and battle. Dark Magical Circle may banish monsters such as Borrelcode Dragon. The opponent loses this advantage due to this spell card.

In addition, this card’s second effect also activates when you summon Dark Magician the Dragon Knight, Magician of Chaos, and Magician of Dark Illusion. Their names are also Dark Magician when they are on the field. You have additional monsters with the proper name to activate the effect.


Dark Magician has amazing support for Dark Magical Circle. Many cards may add this spell card to your hand. You may consistently activate its second effect.

The most important card for Dark Magical Circle is the Dark Magician. This spell card needs this spellcaster for its effects. A deck with Dark Magical Circle needs a full set of three copies of the Dark Magician. Other spellcasters such as Magician of Chaos trigger the second effect.

Magician’s Rod has stellar synergy with Dark Magical Circle. Magician’s Rod may add Dark Magical Circle to your hand. Then, you may play this continuous spell card on the same turn.

Play these cards with Dark Magical Circle!

Card Rating:

Overall, Dark Magical Circle is a perfect card for the Dark Magician (archetype). It elevates this normal monster with its powerful effects. It adds consistency to the deck and you quickly obtain key cards for your strategy. This spell card also banishes the opponent’s best monsters. I recommend playing three copies of Dark Magical Circle in your deck.

Card Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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