Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Timaeus the United Dragon

[Dragon / Effect]

ATK/2,800 DEF/1,800

You can send 1 Spellcaster monster, or 1 Spell/Trap that mentions “Dark Magician”, from your hand or face-up field to the GY; Special Summon this card from your hand. During your Main Phase: You can Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck, using monsters from your hand or field as material, including a Spellcaster monster. You can only use each effect of “Timaeus the United Dragon” once per turn.

Timaeus the United Dragon is the version of The Eye of Timaeus in the form of a monster. This mighty dragon supports the Dark Magician. It has strong stats and powerful effects. This dragon is a great addition to decks with the Dark Magician.

First Effect:

Timaeus the United Dragon special summons himself from your hand by sending a spellcaster, spell, or trap with Dark Magician in its text to the graveyard. This effect has an effective ability. Timaeus the United Dragon is an easy monster to special summon. Your field would have a strong monster with respectable stats.

Furthermore, many cards in Dark Magician’s archetype mentions Dark Magician in their text. You have many options for Timaeus the United Dragon. You should be able to consistently special summon this card from your hand. Your deck should have many cards to fulfill the cost.

For instance, you discard The Eye of Timaeus for the cost. It is one of the commonly played cards in a Dark Magician deck. You are gaining a monster with a similar ability for special summoning fusion monsters.

Play these cards to special summon Timaeus the United Dragon!

Second Effect:

Timaeus the United Dragon is Polymerization in the body of a monster. This card’s effect allows you to fusion summon a monster with a spellcaster in its requirement with cards from your hand or field. Then, you have a powerful monster from the extra deck on the field.

In addition, Timaeus the United Dragon is a useful alternative for The Eye of Timaeus. You only need the correct materials for Dark Magician in your hand or on the field for a fusion monster. You can easily summon the fusion to the field.

Play these cards with Timaeus the United Dragon!

Fusions:

Timaeus the United Dragon may fusion summon many monsters in the Dark Magician’s archetype. You have a long list of strong monsters. Dark Paladin, Master of Chaos, and Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon are three of the best cards in the archetype.

Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon is the best fusion monster to summon with Timaeus the United Dragon’s effect. This fusion monster instantly turns the duel in your favor. Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon with his effects dominates opponents. Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon negates effects and destroys an opponent’s monster.

Play these fusion monsters with Timaeus the United Dragon!
NameCard TypeFusion MaterialTypeLevelAttribute
Amulet DragonFusion Monster"Dark Magician" + 1 Dragon monsterDragon8Dark
Dark CavalryFusion Monster“Dark Magician” + 1 Warrior monsterSpellcaster8Dark
Dark Magician the Dragon KnightFusion Monster"Dark Magician" + 1 Dragon monsterDragon8Dark
Dark Magician Girl the Dragon KnightFusion Monster"Dark Magician Girl" + 1 Dragon monsterDragon7Dark
Dark PaladinFusion Monster"Dark Magician" + "Buster Blader"Spellcaster8Dark
Master of ChaosFusion Monster
"Dark Magician" + 1 "Chaos" or "Black Luster Soldier" Ritual Monster
Spellcaster8Dark

Card Rating:

Overall, Timaeus the United Dragon is an effective monster for the Dark Magician. It is a monster and Polymerization in a single card. This dragon also special summons himself to the field. I recommend playing one to two copies of Timaeus the United Dragon in your deck.

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

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