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Cyber Angel Benten
You can Ritual Summon this card with "Machine Angel Ritual". If this card destroys a monster by battle and sends it to the Graveyard: Inflict damage to your opponent equal to that monster's original DEF in the Graveyard. If this card is Tributed: You can add 1 LIGHT Fairy-Type monster from your Deck to your hand.
Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale
1 is Horrible.
3 is Average.
5 is the highest rating.
Date Reviewed: Oct. 6, 2016
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Cyber Angel Benten
Benten is the current bread-and-butter of Cyber
Angel decks. And that should surprise no one because
of one key reason: the fact that she can search for
any light fairy instead of just the Cyber Angels.
Because of this one key component, Benten not only
makes Cyber Angels work, but also all sorts of
hybrids involving Saffira, Herald of Perfection,
Herald of Ultimateness, etc. And let’s not forget
Honest, Cyber Petit Angel, Manju, or the Heralds of
Light. A card that lets you search for most of your
deck? Yes please.
Now currently, Cyber Angels operate using just
Benten, Idaten, and Dakini, so the most common
builds try to take advantage of Saffira and Herald
of Perfect and create harmony among the level 6
realm. But once the new Cyber Angels come out, how
will the pure builds use Benten? Well, there
shouldn’t be any reduction for the same reason
mentioned earlier. Benten is still going to be able
to provide you with those great
searches-into-searchers plays, which will let you
thin the deck at crazy speeds. And thinning the deck
leads to drawing better cards like Ritual Sanctuary,
which lets you do other things. And to top it off,
Benten isn’t once per turn, which is a huge benefit
in this day and age. This only becomes more
beneficial when Vishnu comes and you need a
combination of 10 stars in tributes.
This is the star of the theme and a must-run in
triplicate. Even when the new support comes, I can’t
imagine a reason to run less of her, and that makes
her a super star.
Future Potential: 5/5
Cyber Angel Benten
The stats are unimpressive and
the battle effect is nice to have, but you don't use
this card to summon it. Its last effect is
excellent. When tributed, it searches.
So you can use Benten to help summon another Ritual
monster. Maybe a Cyber Angel, or Herald of
Perfection (that deck will love this card) and
others. This card makes Ritual summons free(er).
Use 3 of these in a Fairy/Ritual or CyberAngel deck
Hello Pojo Fans,
Cyber Angel Benten will be the first Cyber Angel
Ritual Monster we look at this week.
While 1800ATK isn't what you want to see from a
Level 6, support will help aid this lady. Destroy a
monster, send it to the grave and burn your opponent
for that monsters DEF to their LP. If your opponent
sets a monster this monster is likely able to
destroy at and will do some decent burn damage.
While most monsters have weaker DEF than one would
like when using that stat to burn their opponent,
the use of Honest or other support to raise Benten's
ATK will help against boss monsters with strong
defense. Smash into a Kozmo boss monster with Honest
to aid you and you may be doing over 4000 damage
that turn alone. If the graveyard is taken away
though this monsters first effect is useless to you.
Tribute Benten in your hand via the Ritual Spell for
a different Cyber Angel and you get a free search
for any LIGHT Fairy monster, not just Cyber Angels.
Grab another searcher, a Cyber Angel, or monster
like Archlord Kristya that you tossed in. Benten is
alright, and good for use as tribute, but will need
some aid to really get a good amount out of both
Until Next Time
This card is necessary at 3 in its own deck and
in Herald of Perfection decks. The stats aren't
great. She's a Level 6 Light Fairy-type Ritual
Monster with 1800 Atk and 1500 Def. Even the regular
effect doesn't matter. If she destroys a monster by
battle and sends it to the grave, she inflicts
damage to the opponent equal to the monster's
defense in the grave. A lot of monsters have 0 Def,
making this effect useless. Benton's 1800 Atk is
also problematic for beating other monsters without
Honest or yesterday's card's support. However,
damage is damage, and options are nice.
The money effect triggers when Benten is tributed
for any reason. She gets to search any Light
Fairy-type monster from the deck to the hand. The
best parts of this effect are that it can search
itself, and the effect has no once per turn clause.
The monster doesn't need to be a ritual, so many
Light Fairy decks can splash this card in so long as
there is a way to tribute her. Rank 8 Heliopolis
comes to mind. All in all, a great searcher for the
Cyber Angel deck or future other Light Fairy decks.