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Mirror Force Dragon
Must be Special Summoned with "The Fang of Critias", using "Mirror Force", and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. When a monster(s) you control is targeted for an attack or by an opponent's card effect (except during the Damage Step): You can destroy all cards your opponent controls.
Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale
1 is Horrible.
3 is Average.
5 is the highest rating.
August 21, 2015
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Mirror Force Dragon
The least bad powerhouse anime
monster in the set. Mirror Force is a playable
card. 2800 ATK is nice, and destroying all of the
opponent's cards as a reaction is fun too. Too
bad the other trap card fusions for Critias aren't
that good. But I'm tempted to bring a fun
Mirror Force themed deck to locals though.
"Come come now Kaiba, we can't keep the Great
Mirror Force Dragon, I assume is better than it's
anime counterpart. I feel if it had the latter
effect it has now, Maja Curse wouldn't have
destroyed it, but the Trap could be a higher chain
speed...too much nostalgic thinking I suppose.
Light, Dragon, 2800 attack, fused with Criteas and
Mirror Force...plus the benefit of destroying ALL
cards your opponent controls (also couldn't do that
on the anime) when targeted for attack or by an
opponent's card effect. Oh, and that extends
to any Monster you control, not just Mirror Force
Dragon. This is one of, if not the best card,
to come from these collections thus far. The
effect doesn't take place note during the Damage
Step, but that's not a huge deal. Note too,
you have to be targeted, so there are ways around
this card, but it's still pretty good.
Mirror Force Dragon is another one of the fusion
monsters involving the Legendary Knight spell cards
that is worth playing. Most players play Mirror
Force and with it at 3, there's ample opportunity
for the Fang of Critias to be effective. Solid ATK
with Type and Attribute support behind it, Mirror
Force Dragon ups the destruction ability of Mirror
Force to cover the whole board of your opponent,
that alone makes this card a desirable one to play.
Not only that, it includes a monster of yours being
targeted by a card effect, not just as an attack
target. Not being required to have the card on the
field is good, but if you could remove it from the
graveyard in addition it would make this card easier
The whole “Legendary Knights” build is a fun build.
If someone could make it competitive and consistent
it would be a serious accomplishment. If you build
the deck, this card has to be in the Extra Deck.
Until Next Time
Mirror Force Dragon is a great monster by design.
It has great stats of Lvl 8 Light Dragon Fusion
Effect 2800 Atk and 1200 Def. It also has a great
effect and an easy way to summon. The Fang of
Critias lets you send Mirror Force to the grave from
your hand or field to Special Summon this monster
from the extra deck. Then, whenever a monster is
targeted by your opponent's anything, destroy all of
their cards on the field. One sided field clearers
are frequently banned (RIP Harpie's Feather Duster).
But this card does that plus Raigeki for free. I
know there are a lot of cards that don't target that
would essentially render this card useless,
Torrential Tribute comes to mind. Regardless, I want
to see this card versus a plethora of judges'
nightmares. For example,
versus Fiendish Chain or Effect Veiler
versus Solemn Warning (the monster targeted not the
versus Archfiend Black Skull Dragon's attack
versus Ritual Trishula (because Synchro Trishula
doesn't target, right?)
Those are probably easy answers, but I would try it
anyway. It's better than Mirror Force. Running
Mirror Force and some of the other Critias traps is
not a problem in most decks.
I believe this monster is perfect with Fusion
Conscription. If Mirror Force is considered a Fusion
Material, Fusion Conscription would let you bring
Mirror Force to your hand from the Deck or
Graveyard. If I'm wrong, then so be it. That doesn't
affect the score here.
Score: 4/5 I have many good questions about this
Art: 4/5 I don't see a lot of Mirror Force, but I
Remember when I said that Timaeus the Knight of
Destiny was an exclusive card for Legendary
Dragon/Knight decks? Ah, it was as though that were
Now meet a Legendary Dragon card that's actually
versatile: Mirror Force Dragon!
To summon this guy, you need “The Fang of Critias”
and “Mirror Force,” but those are the only
requirements you need. After that, say hello to a
2800-ATK powerhouse that makes all of your
opponent's cards go BOOM!!! I love cards like this,
I truly do. (Leviadragon's may bae.)
The only drawback is that your opponent must try to
destroy one of your monsters, either by battle or by
card effect, in order for the “Boom” to go off.
Also, you can't set off the “Boom” during the Damage
step, so cards like Mirror Force or Magic Cylinder
could still be played against you. It's not a
perfect card, but man does it come close!
I highly recommend this card for anyone willing to
give the Legendary Dragons/Knights a chance. You
should at least side-deck this and Critias just in
Final Score: 5/5 (Legendary decks), 3/5 for Side
deck plus Critias