So I figured rather than using the general chat thread for absolutely everything, we could have a thread dedicated to new cards, sets, erratas, etc.
Anyway, I wanted to point this out:
"Summoned Skull" and "Fiend Skull Dragon" now have notes that state they are always treated as "Archfiend" cards. While "Axe of Despair" got this same note not too long ago, it's particularly notable for its appearance on "Summoned Skull", as it is a Normal Monster that now has card text that has an effect of gameplay.
I'm also not sure why they chose to put this note on "Fiend Skull Dragon" and not just rename it to "Archfiend Skull Dragon"; I get that "Summoned Skull" is a well-known anime card that couldn't be renamed, but "Fiend Skull Dragon" isn't that well-known (and it doesn't seem to have ever appeared in the anime). Looks like "Lesser Fiend" also isn't getting a rename (I still think it should just be renamed "Lesser Archfiend").
Interesting... I agree that it's a bit odd not renaming the other cards.
Archfiends seem to be gaining popularity lately. It'll be nice to maybe see Summoned Skull get more use with this change.
I doubt Summoned Skull is going to see much more usage. Unless there's some support for Normal Monsters that results in it being useful, Archfiend Commander has the same stats but also has a very decent effect (it's currently OCG-exclusive, but my guess is the TCG will see it very soon).
Rank-Up-Magic Sword of the Seven Emperors - Yu-Gi-Oh! Gimmick Puppet Humpty Dumpty - Yu-Gi-Oh! Overlay Dark Reincarnation - Yu-Gi-Oh! Gimmick Shield - Yu-Gi-Oh! Rank-Up-Magic Argent Chaos Force - Yu-Gi-Oh! Number C15: Gimmick Puppet Serial Killer - Yu-Gi-Oh! Number 101: Silent Honors Ark Knight - Yu-Gi-Oh!
Sword of the 7 Emperors seems too good. ._.
Silent Honors Ark Knight is really good too. I could see it being nerfed for the card game.
The Gimmick Puppet is basically Ray V with 100 less atk. I'd say it's hardly worth it with that text. Maybe it'll actually become better in the card game.
Sword of the Seven Emperors....wow. Just....wow.
Serial Killer looks good! Can't wait to try it out!
#101 looks incredible as well! Definitely going to be hard to take out if they don't nerf it.
Detach to attach an opponent's monster? It just eats them up without even destroying them, and can hold them as materials to make them hard to get back. My guess is that if it is ever released in the TCG/OCG, it will steal Xyz Materials, not entire monsters; also, there will be more cost than just detaching (e.g. cannot conduct your Battle Phase that turn).
Well, I can't see the Sword of Seven Emperors getting nerfed, but Silent Honors Ark Knight needs a big nerf. Even 2 LV4 Fish means 2 Abysspike.
Argent Force and C15 kept as is, Humpy Dumpy I have no clue about, the other cards shall stay anime exclusives.
Those are awesome cards. o.o
But ... Serial Killer? How the frick is the dub gonna get around that? ._.;
Serial Grinder. =w= Hah. I amuse even myself.