Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Review: Valkyrie Chariot

[Fairy / Union / Effect]

Once per turn, you can either: Target 1 Fairy monster you control; equip this card to that target, OR: Unequip this card and Special Summon it. If the equipped monster would be destroyed by battle or card effect, destroy this card instead. When the equipped monster declares an attack: You can have it gain 500 ATK. (This ATK gain remains even if this card leaves the field.)

Valkyrie Chariot is a union monster that supports Fairy monsters. Its name and effects benefit Valkyries. The artwork shows a powerful Valkyrie on the Valkyrie Chariot charging into battle! The art fits the archetype’s theme. It grants divine protection to the brave fairy.

First Effect

You may equip Valkyrie Chariot to one Fairy monster that you control. The first effect provides protection for your monster. You may destroy Valkyrie Chariot to prevent your Fairy monster from destruction by battle or a card’s effect. This effect is a useful ability to protect your Valkyries from an opponent’s cards with effects that destroy cards.

Second Effect

Furthermore, Valkyrie Chariot adds 500 ATK to the monster that you equip it to. The additional ATK is a useful boost to destroy your opponent’s best monsters. Many Valkyries have effects to increase their stats. You are further enhancing their ATK to deliver massive damage in battle!

Play these cards with Valkyrie Chariot!
Special Summon: Valkyrie Chariot

Finally, you can special summon Valkyrie Chariot with a variety of cards. You may play generic cards or cards in its archetype. Monster Reborn and Valkyrie Vierte can special summon Valkyrie Chariot to the field.

For example, Valkyrie Vierte special summons Valkyrie Chariot from the deck after she is destroyed by battle. You do not need to draw Valkyrie Chariot to play it in this scenario. Then, you may use its effects on your next turn.

Play these cards to special summon Valkyrie Chariot!
Card Rating:

Overall, Valkyrie Chariot is a decent card to play a Valkyrie deck. Her true value is her first effect. She protects one of her fellow Valkyries from destruction. Her protection is a valuable asset against many opponents. The additional ATK for your monster is a nice bonus that can be an advantage in battle.

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

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