Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Time Thief Winder


ATK/1,800 DEF/1,300

You can detach 1 material from an Xyz Monster you control; Special Summon this card from your hand. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can add 1 “Time Thief” card from your Deck to your hand, except “Time Thief Winder”. You can only use each effect of “Time Thief Winder” once per turn.

Time Thief Winder is a psychic and member of the Time Thieves. Him and his comrades use special technology to travel through time. He has respectable Attack Points of 1,800. Time Thief Winder has two special effects.

TCG Sets:
  • Savage Strike
  • 2020 Tin of Lost Memories
First Effect:

Time Thief Winder special summons itself to the field if you detach one material from a Xyz Monster. You must have a Xyz Monster with material on the field for this effect. The requirements are easy to fulfill, and you can consistently activate his effect.

Furthermore, Time Thief Winder has synergy with Time Thief Adjuster. You may special summon Time Thief Adjuster when you special summon a Time Thief such as Time Thief Winder. Their effects fit in the archetype’s theme of spamming the field.

Second Effect:

Time Thief Winder continues to build momentum with his second effect. After you normal or special summon Time Thief Winder, you may add a “Time Thief” card from your deck to your hand. You gain a free card without a cost for the second effect. Time Thief has many monsters and spells to add to your hand.

For example, you may add Time Thief Startup to your hand with Time Thief Winder’s second effect. This spell is a strong card. Time Thief Startup special summons a Time Thief from your hand. You may continue to spam the field.

Play these cards with Time Thief Winder!
  • Time Thief Adjuster
  • Time Thief Startup
Card Rating:

Overall, Time Thief Winder is an effective monster. He has synergy with many cards in his archetype. His effects create powerful combos. Time Thief Winder spams the field and set up powerful plays to trigger the effects of other Time Thief monsters.

Card Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

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