Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: The King of D.


ATK/1,200 DEF/1,100

This card’s name becomes “Lord of D.” while on the field. When this card is Normal Summoned: You can discard 1 Spell/Trap; add 1 “The Flute of Summoning Dragon”, “The Melody of Awakening Dragon”, or “Dragon Revival Rhapsody” from your Deck to your hand.

The King of D. is a new version of Lord of D.  This spellcaster’s effects support dragons. The King of D. has fantastic artwork of him with a guitar with the heads of Blue-Eyes White Dragon. The artwork reflects this monster’s two effects.

First Effect:

The name of The King of D. becomes Lord of D. when he is on the field. This effect adds a lot of importance to this monster. He has the proper name for cards such as The Flute of Summoning Dragon.

Furthermore, this effect replaces Lord of D. with The King of D. for decks. The King of D. offers more consistency than Lord of D. The second effect is a great ability for all decks with dragons. You have a monster with the ability to add cards to your hand, and this monster gets the same results.

Second Effect:

The King of D. sets you for success with a strong ability. The second effect of The King of D. adds Dragon Revival Rhapsody, The Flute of Summoning Dragon, or The Melody of Awakening Dragon from the deck to your hand. These three cards are effective spells for dragons. They give resources in the form of monsters for you, and you have instant access to your deck’s best monsters.

You have the opportunity to get the best card for the current state of the duel. The Flute of Summoning Dragon is a great choice. The King of D. and The Flute of Summoning Dragon special summon two dragons on the field, and you have a good field with two powerful monsters.

Play these cards with The King of D.!
  • Dragon Revival Rhapsody
  • The Flute of Summoning Dragon
  • The Melody of Awakening Dragon


The King of D. is a useful card for every archetype of dragons. He fits in those archetypes because they are the right type of monsters for his effect. The King of D. supports all types of dragons.


The most obvious archetype to play The King of D. in a deck is Blue-Eyes. This archetype has many high level monsters with great effects, and they are key pieces for the deck’s strategy. The King of D. can add The Melody of Awakening Dragon to your hand. Then, you may play the spell card to add two copies of Blue-Eyes White Dragon to your hand.


Another strong archetype of dragons is Red-Eyes. The King of D. is a great fit for this archetype. His abilities with The Flute of Summoning Dragon special summons Red-Eyes Black Dragon from the hand to the field. It is an effective strategy to summon the deck’s signature monster.

Play these archetypes with The King of D.
  • Blue-Eyes
  • Red-Eyes

Card Rating:

Overall, The King of D. is a great revision of Lord of D. This spellcaster brings consistency to dragons. You have the monster with the correct name for three spells. The King of D. is an effective monster with the ability to unleash powerful combos.

Card Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

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