ATL/ 2,400 DEF/ 2,000
Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must first be Special Summoned (from your hand) by Tributing 1 “Red-Eyes” monster from your hand or field. You can only Special Summon “Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon” once per turn this way. If this card is destroyed by battle, or if this card in its owner’s possession is destroyed by an opponent’s card effect: You can target 1 Level 7 or lower “Red-Eyes” monster in your GY, except “Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon”; Special Summon it, and if it was a “Red-Eyes B. Dragon” that was Special Summoned, its original ATK becomes doubled.
Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon is a retrained Red-Eyes B. Dragon. It is an improvement from the original card. The monster retains the original card’s level and stats. Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon has two powerful effects. You have more options with this card because it has effects.
Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon requires you to tribute Red-Eyes B. Dragon from your hand or field to special summon it. Its’ requirement to special summon it is very easy to fulfill. You do not need Red-Eyes B. Dragon on the field, and risk it being destroyed by the opponent. You only need the card in your hand. There is always the option to tribute a Red-Eye B. Dragon from the field if you need to.
However, Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon is a useless card in your hand if you are unable to special summon it. You cannot normal summon or set it to the field. It is never a good situation to have a useless card in your hand. You are not able to play your deck to its fullest potential. A deck with Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon needs to play three copies of Red-Eyes B. Dragon to minimize this weakness.
Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon special summons Red-Eyes B. Dragon from your graveyard when your opponent destroys it by battle or a card’s effect. The effect also doubles Red-Eyes B. Dragon’s original ATK to 4,800! This is a great ability for efficiently using your resources. You are regaining the Red-Eyes B. Dragon that you discarded to special summon Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon. You maintain a monster field, and can protect your life points.
Play these cards with Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon!
- Red-Eyes B. Dragon
- Tyrant Wing
Overall, Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon is a major improvement from the original card. It is very easy to special summon. It also has two effective skills to help you win many duels! Red-Eyes Alternative Black Dragon also special summons Red-Eyes B. Dragon after it is destroyed by battle or an opponent’s card’s effect!
Card Rating: (4.5 / 5)