Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: The Dark Creator


ATK/2,300 DEF/3,000

Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must first be Special Summoned (from your hand) by having 5 or more DARK monsters in your Graveyard while you control no monsters. Once per turn: You can banish 1 DARK monster from your Graveyard to target 1 DARK monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target.

The Dark Creator is one of the few Thunder monsters in Yu-Gi-Oh! His artwork looks like a terrifying creature in movie from the 1950s. His attribute is Dark and it plays a key role with his special effects. Most Thunder monsters have an attribute of Light, but The Dark Creator is one of the few exceptions. The darkness with his lightning contains wicked power.

First Effect

The Dark Creator requires five or more Dark monsters in your graveyard while you have no monsters to special summon him. You may summon him without using any cards for tributes. A deck with many Dark monsters can easily summon this card. You need cards with the effect to send a monster or card to the graveyard. Then, The Dark Creator special summons itself to the field.

Second Effect

The Dark Creator banishes one Dark monster from your graveyard and you may special summon one Dark monster from your graveyard. This effect uses your graveyard to gain resources. This is a great strategy for special summoning a powerful monster from the graveyard. The effect’s cost is not a weakness. You have plenty of Dark monsters in your graveyard to pay the cost. There are many powerful Dark monsters to special summon with this method.

Play these cards with The Dark Creator!
  • Brron, Mad King of Dark World
  • Dark World Dealings
Dark World

The Dark Creator is a great card to play with Dark World. He is a very consistent card with this archetype. Dark World is an archetype with many Dark fiends. Dark World has many cards with the ability (not the cost) to discard cards. All of their members have the right attribute to consistently summon The Dark Creator.

Card Rating

Overall, The Dark Creator is a unique card for decks with many Dark monsters. He is a very consistent card in the right deck. He has synergy with a variety of archetypes. You can play The Dark Creator with Dark World and Dark Magician. The Dark Creator can special summon the best monsters from those archetypes.

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

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