Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Magician’s Salvation

[Spell Card]

When this card is activated: You can Set 1 “Eternal Soul” directly from your Deck. If you Normal or Special Summon “Dark Magician” or “Dark Magician Girl” (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 of those monsters; Special Summon 1 “Dark Magician” or “Dark Magician Girl” from your GY, with a different name than that monster. You can only use this effect of “Magician’s Salvation” once per turn. You can only activate 1 “Magician’s Salvation” per turn.

Magician’s Salvation is a field spell card for the Dark Magician. It provides an efficient method for special summoning Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl from the graveyard. A card with the ability to special summon monsters from the graveyard is an important card for any archetype. Magician’s Salvation provides the salvation for Dark Magician when you need to special summon him from the graveyard.

First Effect:

Magician’s Salvation sets one Eternal Soul from the deck when you play this field spell card. It instantly places a free card on the field. It is a great effect for getting one of the best traps for Dark Magician. You are set for success.

Furthermore, this effect sets up the second effect. Eternal Soul special summons Dark Magician from the hand or graveyard. Therefore, it triggers the second effect’s activation. Magician’s Salvation will be able to special summon a Dark Magician Girl.

Second Effect:

Magician’s Salvation special summons Dark Magician or Dark Magician Girl when you normal or special summon Dark Magician or Dark Magician Girl from the graveyard with a different name. This effect ensures you to have this dynamic duo on the field. The deck requires these cards and this field spell cards sets up the deck’s combos.

Furthermore, Magician’s Salvation brings consistency for your best cards. You may consistently special summon Dark Magician or Dark Magician Girl. They are key monsters in the archetype. You want them on the field for the deck’s best cards and effects.

For instance, Magician’s Salvation set up the fusion of The Dark Magicians. You have the materials of Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl on the field. You only need to play polymerization for the fusion summon.

In addition, this effect provides tremendous value. Magician’s Salvation does not have a cost. You get a free Dark Magician when you special summon Dark Magician Girl or vice versa.

Many spells and traps can trigger the second effect of Magician’s Salvation. Dark Magic Veil, Dark Renewal, and Monster Reborn special summon Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl. These are the best cards to set up the combo to special summon both monsters.

Special summon these monsters with Magician’s Salvation!


Dark Magician has support for Magician’s Salvation. Cards in the archetype may adds this card to your hand or place it on top of the deck. You want early access to this card for your strategy.

For instance, Magician’s Rod and Dark Magic Inheritance add Magician’s Salvation from your deck to your hand. These cards start the engine for the deck. You have Magician’s Salvation in your hand to play it, and you may play it to set Eternal Soul.

Soul Servant is an excellent card to play with Magician’s Salvation due to the consistency from this spell card. Soul Servant may place Magician’s Salvation on top if your deck. You have access to one of your deck’s best cards. Your next draw will be Magician’s Salvation due to the effect of Soul Servant.

Play these cards with Magician’s Salvation!

Card Rating:

Overall, Magician’s Salvation is one of the best field spells for the Dark Magician. It complements many cards in the archetype. You can create powerful combos to special summon Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl during the same turn. You have two of your key monsters on the field. I recommend playing two or three copies of Magician’s Salvation in your deck.

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

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