Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos

[Warrior/Effect]

ATK/2,500 DEF/2,000

When an opponent’s monster declares an attack: You can Special Summon this card from your hand in Defense Position, and if you do, it cannot be destroyed by battle. If this card is Special Summoned: You can add 1 Spell/Trap that mentions an “Elemental HERO” monster’s name or 1 “Polymerization” from your Deck to your hand. During your Main Phase: You can shuffle this card into the Deck, and if you do, Special Summon 1 “Elemental HERO” Normal Monster from your Deck. You can only use each effect of “Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos” once per turn.

Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos is a new version of Elemental HERO Neos. This new version shares the same stats as the original monster. Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos has three effects, and one of the effects may special summon Elemental HERO Neos. His effects resembles the true spirt of Elemental HERO Neos.

First Effect:

Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos special summons himself from the hand when an opponent’s monster declares an attack. You gain a level 7 monster with 2,500 ATK. This effect provides defense and a free summon in a single ability.

Furthermore, this effect provides great defense. It protects your life points when your field does not have any monsters. Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos becomes your new monster, and the opponent is unable to destroy him in battle.

In addition, an effect for a monster’s special summon without a cost is a strong effect. Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos special summons himself for free. You save resources such as your other cards for other effects.

Second Effect:

Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos also adds consistency to your deck. The second effect of Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos allows you to add a spell or trap card with Elemental HERO’s name in its text or a Polymerization from the deck to your hand. This effect provides a key card for the deck’s strategy.

Furthermore, Polymerization is a great card to pick from the deck. It is an essential card for Elemental HERO. You can fusion summon one of the best monsters from your extra deck.

Third Effect:

Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos has the option to return him to the deck. Then, you may special summon an Elemental HERO that is a normal monster from the deck. The effect gives access to a new monster. The best option is Elemental HERO Neos.

This effect sets up contact fusion. Neo-Spacians require Elemental HERO Neos for contact fusions. This effect enables summons for Elemental HERO Aqua Neos, Elemental HERO Chaos Neos, and other monsters in the archetype.

Support:

Elemental HERO has a lot of support. Many of these cards provide strong support for Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos. They increase the consistency of your deck. You may consistently play your best cards for your startegy.

E-Emergency Call is a great card for Elemental Heroes. E-Emergency Call adds Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos from the deck to the hand. You will have it in your hand to special summon him with his first effect.

Play these cards with Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos!
  • E – Emergency Call
  • Elemental HERO Neos
  • Polymerization

Fusions:

Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos is fusion material for many fusion monsters for Elemental HERO. Elemental HERO Spirt of Neos has the attribute of light, and this trait makes him to be good material. You may play this card to fusion summon the best monsters in the archetype.

For instance, you may use Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos and another Elemental HERO to fusion summon Elemental HERO The Shining. Elemental HERO The Shining is an impressive monster with great offense. You may use Polymerization or Miracle Fusion for the fusion summon.

Fusion Monsters:

Card Rating:

Overall, Elemental HERO Spirt of Neos is a great card. He replaces the original Elemental HERO Neos. This monster’s second effect is a valuable ability for the archetype. It gives instant access to Polymerization. I recommend playing two to three copies of Elemental HERO Spirit of Neos in your deck.

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

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