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Starter Deck New Card Ratings (Page 2)

Starter Deck: Yuya
YS16-EN031
Card Type: Trap Card
Card Info Performapal Show Down
Normal Trap
Target any number of face-up monsters your opponent controls, up to the number of face-up Spell Cards you control; change those monsters to face-down Defense Position.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: The more Spells you control the less room you have to use this but the less Spells you control, the less monsters you can turn face-down. Any way you slice it, Swords of Concealing Light can do this card's job with no effort and the same result.
YS16-EN022
Card Type: Spell Card
Card Info Smile World
Normal Spell
All face-up monsters currently on the field gain 100 ATK for each monster currently on the field, until the end of this turn.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: There's nothing to smile about with this card unless it's to ridicule it because the only thing this card offers is a pitiful temporary ATK boost, which can already be obtained with Axe of Despair and the like. Surely new players deserve better than this.
YS16-EN021
Card Type: Spell Card
Card Info Performapal Dramatic Theater
Field Spell
Monsters you control gain 200 ATK for monster you control with a different Type. Once per turn, if you control 4 "Performapal" monsters with different Types: You can Special Summon 1 "Odd-Eyes" monster from your hand, Deck, or Graveyard.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: These Performapals need to stop being so dramatic because behind the smoke and mirrors is a act so lousy that it has everyone rolling on the floor, then taking it to social media to riducule it further.
YS16-EN007
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Performapal Teeter Totter Hopper
EARTH / Insect / Level 4 / ATK 100 / DEF 1200
The first time this Special Summoned card would be destroyed by battle each turn, it is not destroyed. Once per turn, during your opponent's End Phase: You can target 1 Level 3 or lower "Performapal" monster in your Graveyard; send this card to the Graveyard, and if you do, add that monster to your hand. If a "Performapal" monster is sent from the hand to your Graveyard (except during the Damage Step), while this card is in your Graveyard: You can Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Performapal Teeter Totter Hopper" once per turn.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: If only he had as many uses as he does lines of text but he's already teetering on the edge of defeat in battle with those stats.
YS16-EN006
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Performapal Longphone Bull
EARTH / Beast / Level 4 / ATK 1600 / DEF 1200
If this card is Special Summoned: You can add 1 "Performapal" monster from your Deck to your hand, except a Pendulum Monster. You can only use this effect of "Performapal Longphone Bull" once per turn.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 1
Comments: He's clearly getting bad reception because his stats are poor and so is his effect. Please add him to your do not call list.
YS16-EN005
Card Info Performapal Parrotrio
WIND / Winged Beast-Type Pendulum / Level 3 / ATK 500 / DEF 500 / Scale 2
Once per turn, if you control a "Performapal", "Magician", or "Odd-Eyes" card in your other Pendulum Zone, except "Performapal Parrotrio": You can make this card's Pendulum Scale become 7 until the end of this turn.

When this card is destroyed by battle: You can Special Summon 1 "Performapal" monster from your Deck, except a Pendulum Monster.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Being able to change its Scale to 7 isn't bad if you need to Pendulum Summon higher level monsters but you won't get that if you use this without one of its friends as the other Pendulum Zone occupant, nor will you resolve the other effect if you don't have other Performapals in your Deck.
YS16-EN004
Card Info Performapal Momoncarpet
EARTH / Beast-Type Pendulum-Type Flip / Level 3 / ATK 1000 / DEF 100 / Scale 7
Unless you have a card in your other Pendulum Zone, destroy this card. While this card is in the Pendulum Zone, any battle damage you take becomes halved.

FLIP: You can target 1 Set card on the field; destroy it. If this card is Special Summoned: You can change it to face-down Defense Position.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Nimble Momonga's Pendulum Monster upgrade and being its first Pendulum Monster variant, it has bugs to work out like the fact that it self-destructs if your other Pendulum Zone isn't occupied, making the scale pretty well moot, though at least you can reset the effect if it's Special Summoned.
YS16-EN003
Card Info Performapal Swincobra
EARTH / Reptile-Type Pendulum / Level 4 / ATK 300 / DEF 1800 / Scale 2
Once per turn, when a monster you control inflicts battle damage to your opponent: You can send the top card of your opponent's Deck to the Graveyard.

This card can attack your opponent directly. If this card attacks, it is changed to Defense Position at the end of the Battle Phase.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: Not a lot of uses with this because its stats are fairly low and won't likely keep it around long. The Pendulum Scale is really the only good thing about this card.
YS16-EN002
Card Info Performapal King Bear
EARTH / Beast-Warrior-Type Pendulum / Level 6 / ATK 2200 / DEF 1000 / Scale 7
Once per turn, during the End Phase, if this card was activated this turn: You can destroy this card, and if you do, add 1 Level 7 or higher monster to your hand, that is either in your Graveyard or face-up in your Extra Deck.

Cannot be destroyed by Spell/Trap effects while in face-up Attack Position. This card gains 100 ATK for each "Performapal" card you control, during your Battle Phase only.
ULTRA RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: A bit better than Sleight Hand Magician, especially with its Monster effect and it has a decent enough Scale to warrant use in the Pendulum Zone, even if the other effects are pretty mediocre.
YS16-EN001
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Performapal Sleight Hand Magician
LIGHT / Spellcaster / Level 7 / ATK 2500 / DEF 2000
You can Special Summon this card (from your hand) by Tributing 1 "Performapal" monster, except a Pendulum Monster. Once per turn: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 face-up card on the field; destroy it.
ULTRA RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: You can Special Summon it with one Tribute but that means Tributing a non-Pendulum Performapal monster and other than that, it can only get rid of one threat per turn.
Saber Force Starter Deck
YS15-ENF00
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Odd-Eyes Saber Dragon
LIGHT / Dragon / Level 7 / ATK 2800 / DEF 2000
If this card is in your hand: You can Tribute 1 LIGHT monster; send 1 "Odd-Eyes Dragon" from your hand, Deck, or your side of the field to the Graveyard, and if you do, Special Summon this card. When this card destroys a monster by battle and sends it to the Graveyard: You can destroy 1 monster your opponent controls.
SECRET RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Marginally better than Pendragon because it can take out two threats in a single turn and is the stronger of the two.
Dark Legion Starter Deck
YS15-ENL00
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info D/D/D Dragon King Pendragon
DARK / Fiend / Level 7 / ATK 2600 / DEF 2400
If this card is in your hand: You can Tribute 1 Dragon-Type monster and 1 other Fiend-Type monster from your hand and/or your side of the field; Special Summon this card. Once per turn: You can discard 1 card; this card gains 500 ATK, then you can destroy 1 Spell/Trap Card on the field. This ATK increase lasts until the end of this turn.
SECRET RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: It asks for a fair bit to Special Summon it by its effect but you can do so from the hand as well as the field but the last effect is pretty poor since you have to discard another card just to get rid of a Spell/Trap Card and the ATK boost doesn't last long.
Super Starter: Space-Time Showdown
YS14-EN022
Card Type: Spell Card
Card Info Supply Squad
Continuous Spell
Once per turn, if a monster(s) you control is destroyed by battle or by card effect: Draw 1 card.
COMMON
Rating: 3
Comments: You can really benefit with this, especially with monsters whose effect lets you draw cards like Card Trooper or just let Yubel self-destruct and draw 1 card.
YS14-EN021
Card Type: Spell Card
Card Info Sorcerous Spell Wall
Field Spell
All monsters you control gain 300 ATK during your turn only. All monsters you control gain 300 DEF during your opponent's turn only.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: A one-sided Field Spell that doesn't do you or your monsters any good since the boost alternates depending on whose turn it is and does not accumulate.
YS14-EN020
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Green Turtle Summoner
WATER / Spellcaster-Type Flip / Level 3 / ATK 400 / DEF 1500
FLIP: Target 1 monster your opponent controls; destroy it.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: While it's no worse or better than Old Vindictive Magician, the card being ripped-off here, OVM can be searched by Apprentice Magician whereas this one cannot.
YS14-EN019
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info White Tiger Summoner
EARTH / Spellcaster / Level 3 / ATK 1000 / DEF 1700
When this card is Normal Summoned: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 or lower Normal Monster from your hand. All monsters you control gain 100 ATK and DEF.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: Another Marauding Captain rip-off but it's not much worse than the real thing.
YS14-EN018
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Red Sparrow Summoner
FIRE / Spellcaster / Level 4 / ATK 1600 / DEF 1300
When this card you control is destroyed by battle with an opponent's attacking monster and sent to your Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 Warrior-Type monster with 1500 or less ATK from your Deck in Attack Position.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: It's a less restrictive and stronger Warrior Lady of the Wasteland, leaving you with more options but obviously cannot search itself.
YS14-EN017
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Blue Dragon Summoner
WIND / Spellcaster / Level 4 / ATK 1500 / DEF 600
If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can add 1 Dragon, Warrior, or Spellcaster-Type Normal Monster from your Deck to your hand.
COMMON
Rating: 3
Comments: Sure it is restricted to Normal Monsters but there's a wide range to choose from including Blue-Eyes White Dragon, Alexandrite Dragon or Gemini Elf and it doesn't matter how he's sent from the field to the Graveyard!
YS14-EN016
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Golden Dragon Summoner
LIGHT / Spellcaster / Level 4 / ATK 1000 / DEF 1000
You can Tribute 1 monster, then target 1 monster on the field; return it to the hand. You can only use this effect of "Golden Dragon Summoner" once per turn.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: A new "Gold" monster has appeared and as usual it's totally bad.
YS14-EN015
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Hydrotortoise, the Empowered Warrior
WATER / Warrior-Type Flip / Level 3 / ATK 1400 / DEF 900
FLIP: Target 1 Spell/Trap Card your opponent controls; destroy it.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: So "Flip" is now among the likes of "Union" and "Gemini" in that it's a subtype but it's stupid because it's been the way it previously was before for years without a problem and now it's just redundant.
YS14-EN014
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Terratiger, the Empowered Warrior
EARTH / Warrior / Level 4 / ATK 1800 / DEF 1200
When this card is Normal Summoned: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 or lower Normal Monster from your hand in Defense Position.
COMMON
Rating: 3
Comments: He comes with a more restrictive Marauding Captain effect but it isn't that bad as it can still bring out monsters like Gene-Warped Warwolf and Gemini Elf, leaving you with Rank 4 Xyz Materials.
YS14-EN013
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Arnis the Empowered Warrior
FIRE / Warrior / Level 4 / ATK 1700 / DEF 1200
When this card you control is destroyed by battle with an opponent's attacking monster and sent to your Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 Spellcaster-Type monster with 1500 or less ATK from your Deck in Attack Position.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: You could choose a Pendulum Monster as Timegazer and Stargazer meet this card's needs but it goes in Attack Position, leaving you to take some damage.
YS14-EN012
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Ventdra, the Empowered Warrior
WIND / Warrior / Level 5 / ATK 2000 / DEF 800
This card can attack your opponent directly. If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard: You can target 1 Dragon, Warrior, or Spellcaster-Type Normal Monster in your Graveyard; add it to your hand.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: The strongest monster that can attack directly without any real drawback and can help with deck such as Exodia, and the obvious ones listed in its text but isn't very strong either.
YS14-EN011
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Aether, the Empowering Dragon
LIGHT / Dragon / Level 6 / ATK 2300 / DEF 1600
When this card is Pendulum Summoned: You can target 1 card on the field; return it to the hand. You can only use this effect of "Aether, the Empowering Dragon" once per turn.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: Pendulum Summoning it is the best way to use it but when you do, you return 1 lone card to the hand and it isn't very strong.
YS14-EN010
Card Info Timegazer Magician
DARK / Spellcaster-Type Pendulum / Level 3 / ATK 1200 / DEF 600 / Scale 8
You must control no monsters to activate this card. If a Pendulum Monster you control attacks or is attacked, your opponent cannot activate Trap Cards until the end of the Damage Step. Unless you have a "Magician" card or "Odd-Eyes" card in your other Pendulum Zone, this card's Pendulum Scale becomes 4.
Each turn, the first card(s) in your Pendulum Zone that would be destroyed by an opponent's card effect, is not destroyed.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 3
Comments: Much like Stargazer Magician, its faults can only go so low as it's necessary for what is looking to be a great boost to Decks!
YS14-EN009
Card Info Stargazer Magician
DARK / Spellcaster-Type Pendulum / Level 5 / ATK 1200 / DEF 2400 / Scale 1
If a Pendulum Monster you control attacks or is attacked, your opponent cannot activate Spell Cards until the end of the Damage Step. Unless you have a "Magician" card or "Odd-Eyes" card in your other Pendulum Zone, this card's Pendulum Scale becomes 4.
Once per turn, when exactly 1 other Pendulum Monster you control (and no other cards) is returned to your hand by an opponent's card effect (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 monster from your hand with the same name as that returned to the hand.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 3
Comments: They're finally here and I've been ready to try them out since they were unveiled and fully explained. Despite being somewhat restrictive on what the other Pendulum can be or you lose half the range you can Pendulum Summon, as long as the other one is has a high scale, you can make use of even that range. Plus all these guys provide a virtually endless Summoning supply!
Super Starter: V for Victory
YS13-EN031
Card Type: Trap Card
Card Info Puzzle Reborn
Normal Trap
If exactly 1 monster you control (and no other cards) is destroyed by a card effect: Target that monster; Special Summon that target.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: Doesn't take much to get only one monster destroyed these days so this'll get some use.
YS13-EN021
Card Type: Spell Card
Card Info Swords of Burning Light
Continuous Spell
While you control no monsters, monsters your opponent controls cannot declare attacks. If you control a monster, or if your opponent has 5 or more cards in their hand, destroy this card.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: It looks promising to use until you read its nasty side-effects, which trigger quite easily so use the original Swords instead.
YS13-EN008
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Caligo Claw Crow
DARK / Winged Beast / Level 2 / ATK 900 / DEF 600
If you control a DARK monster, you can Special Summon this card (from your hand). You can only Special Summon "Caligo Claw Crow" once per turn this way.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: Its effect works with any DARK monster to make for an extra tribute but only one copy can be played through its effect at a time.
YS13-EN007
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Magical Undertaker
DARK / Spellcaster / Level 2 / ATK 400 / DEF 400
FLIP: You can target 1 Level 4 or lower Spellcaster-Type monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target.
COMMON
Rating: 2
Comments: His effect isn't specific on where he goes or what he Special Summons (like a Gagaga monster) but isn't much of a threat without his effect.
YS13-EN006
Card Type: Effect Monster
Card Info Gagaga Child
DARK / Spellcaster / Level 2 / ATK 800 / DEF 1200
If you control a "Gagaga" monster other than "Gagaga Child", you can Special Summon this card (from your hand). When you do: You can target 1 "Gagaga" monster you control with a different Level than this card; this card's Level becomes the Level of that monster. You cannot conduct your Battle Phase the turn you activate this effect.
COMMON
Rating: 1
Comments: You shouldn't leave your child unattended but even with attendance, this guy isn't going to help you much as you trade your Battle Phase that turn for his effect, making it risky.
Starter Deck: Xyz Symphony
YS12-EN043
Card Type: Xyz Monster
Card Info Maestroke the Symphony Djinn
DARK / Fiend-Type Xyz / Rank 4 / ATK 1800 / DEF 2300
2 Level 4 monsters
Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card to target 1 face-up Attack Position monster your opponent controls; change it to face-down Defense Position. If a face-up "Djinn" Xyz Monster you control would be destroyed, you can detach 1 Xyz Material from that monster instead.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Symphonies never really struck my interest and this guy is no exception but he can stop his own destruction from attacks or card effects though. 
YS12-EN042
Card Type: Xyz Monster
Card Info Melomelody the Brass Djinn
LIGHT / Fiend-Type Xyz / Rank 3 / ATK 1400 / DEF 1600
2 Level 3 monsters
Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card to target 1 face-up "Djinn" Xyz Monster you control; this turn, that monster can attack twice during each Battle Phase.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Only the Queen Dragun Djinn is a worthwhile target for her to use on because attacking twice means little for her rather feeble friends.
YS12-EN041
Card Type: Xyz Monster
Card Info Temtempo the Percussion Djinn
EARTH / Fiend-Type Xyz / Rank 3 / ATK 1700 / DEF 1000
2 Level 3 monsters
Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card to target 1 Xyz Monster your opponent controls; detach 1 Xyz Material from that monster, and all face-up "Djinn" Xyz Monsters you currently control gain 500 ATK.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: Xyz Monsters are widely popular right now but that means all the less likelihood that he'll survive past using his effect once. 
YS12-EN040
Card Type: Xyz Monster
Card Info Muzurhythm the String Djinn
WIND / Fiend-Type Xyz / Rank 3 / ATK 1500 / DEF 1000
2 Level 3 monsters
During the Damage Step, when a "Djinn" Xyz Monster you control is attacking an opponent's monster: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; the attacking monster's ATK is doubled until the End Phase. The effect of "Muzurhythm the String Djinn" can only be used once per turn.
SUPER RARE
Rating: 2
Comments: He's up to Starter Deck standard, which is generally minimal playabilitywise but offers nothing for his Dijin Xyz Monsters or himself if a threat comes along.