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If this card is destroyed by a card effect and sent to the Graveyard: Special Summon 1 Level 4 or higher Dinosaur-Type monster from your Deck, but it cannot attack this turn.

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Date Reviewed: May 9, 2017

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Petiteranodon is a Level 2 Earth Dinosaur-type monster with 500 Atk and 500 Def. If it is destroyed From Anywhere and sent to the grave you get to Special Summon any Level 4 or higher Dinosaur from the deck. The only problem is that monster summoned cannot attack the turn it was summoned. Also you can't ignore summoning conditions so no boss monster. That being said, the entirety of the new structure deck creates opportunities to destroy this card from the hand or the deck. What's even better is that there are no once per turn restrictions on Petiteranodon. If all three are in the hand and Card Destruction is ever unbanned, all 3 would activate to Special Summon a non-attacking Level 4 or higher Dinosaur. Run at least 2 of these, because they are small but highly useful within the deck. 
Score: 4/5
Art: 4/5


Effect only triggers when destroyed by card effect (not battle).  But with weak stats, its likely to be destroyed in battle.  There are ways to destroy via card effect; if destroyed from the deck, it can be a +1, however destroyed in the hand it doesn't generate advantage.  The attacking restriction is sensible in some cases but is a tad draconian.


Hello Pojo Fans,
Petiteranodon is a pint-sized cutie for the resurgence of the Dinosaur archetype.
Any card effect that would destroyPetiteranodon and send it to the grave gets you a a free Special Summon of a Level 4 or lower Dino, though it can't attack. Petiteranodon is one of your two main searchers in the deck, teaming up with True Kings to swarm the field with high ATK monsters while maintaining resources. The two best search targets are Souleating Oviraptor and Miscellaneousaurus. These monsters can also be used alongside the True Kings as well to gain even more advantage. You can also use Petiteranodon as material for a Synchro. As a Level 2, Petiteranodon can grant you a wide range of Synchro options. Once it's done using its effect for True Kings or another card effect, you can banish it with Ultimate Conductor Tyranno, the beatstick of the deck.
In combination with the right cards (and there are many) Petiteranodon can create quick advantage on the field of the player without using their Normal Summon.
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