TCG Rulings

Related Rulings


OCG Rulings

  • The effect activates if an opponent's monster is destroyed during either your or your opponent's turn.[1]
  • While the effect is active, your opponent can still Normal Set monsters. However, he cannot Special Summon monsters in face-down Defense Position.[1]
  • The effect lasts until the end of your opponent's next turn. You do not choose when the effect stops being applied during the End Phase.[1]
  • If "Crimson Blader" is flipped face-down or removed from the field after its effect resolves, then you still apply its effect, and your opponent still cannot Normal/Special Summon Level 5+ monsters.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Konami OCG FAQ: Synchro Monster > Crimson Blader
  2. Konami OCG FAQ: If a "Crimson Blader" who activated its effect is removed from the field, then do you stop applying the effect?
  3. Konami OCG FAQ: If "Skill Drain" is activated after "Crimson Blader" activates, then do you stop applying the effect?
  4. Konami OCG FAQ: If "Crimson Blader" destroys your own monster that is on your opponent's field, then can you activate its effect?
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