• This card also works nicely with "Demise of the Land". By chaining that to the Special Summon of a monster with a field-clearing effect (such as "Demise, King of Armageddon" or "Judgment Dragon") when your opponent declares priority on the effect's activation, "Geartown" will be brought to the field just in time to be destroyed, giving yourself a free monster that can either hold off an attack or, at the very least, force them to pay the cost to use the destruction effect again.
  • Pick a copy of this card for the effect of "Magical Hats" to Special Summon at least one "Ancient Gear" monster to your field, excluding "Ancient Gear Beast", "Ancient Gear Golem" and "Ultimate Ancient Gear Golem".
  • Set "Geartown" to your opponent's side of the field with "Set Rotation". If a player can destroy the opponent's face-down "Geartown(s)", the owner of that card will get to Special Summon an "Ancient Gear" monster, without losing card advantage.
  • If there are no multiple copies of "Geartown"; "Minefieldriller" or "Z-ONE" can return it to your hand after it is destroyed.
  • With this card on the field, cards like "Cost Down", "Level Conversion Lab" and "Star Blast" can allow "Ancient Gear Golem" and "Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Dragon" to be Summoned without Tributes.
  • If your opponent uses this card, it will be dangerous destroying it. If there is a need to destroy it, be sure to do it by activating something like "Mystical Space Typhoon" in chain, so the effect of "Geartown" won't activate because it misses the timing (see rulings). Another way is send this card back to the hand with "Giant Trunade" or similar effects, or having something like "Bottomless Trap Hole" or "Torrential Tribute" on the field to destroy the Special Summoned monster after destroying "Geartown". Banishing this card is even better.
  • Use "Ancient Fairy Dragon" to destroy your own "Geartown", but if you search for a new Field Spell with her effect, "Geartown" will miss the timing.
    • "Ancient Fairy Dragon" can easily be Summoned by Normal Summoning "Black Salvo" with a Level 4 DARK Machine like "Mechanicalchaser" or "Toon Cannon Soldier" in your graveyard. Alternatively, "Black Rose Dragon" can be Synchro Summoned to wipe the whole field and get "Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Dragon" when "Geartown" is destroyed.
  • This card works well with "Earthbound Immortal". When "Geartown" is destroyed, causing the "Earthbound Immortal" to be destroyed, an "Ancient Gear" monster can still be Special Summoned.
  • Use "Breaker The Magical Warrior" to destroy your "Geartown" and Summon an "Ancient Gear" monster or destroy your opponent's Spell and Trap Cards.
  • Destroy this card using "Double Cyclone". "Geartown" can be destroyed, and also destroy any harmful Trap like "Bottomless Trap Hole", "Torrential Tribute" or "Mirror Force".
  • By using 2 copies of this card with "Magical Hats", either 2x Level 2 ("Ancient Gear"), 2 Level 4 ("Ancient Gear Soldier"), 2 Level 5 ("Ancient Gear Engineer"), 2 Level 6 ("Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Chimera") or 2 Level 8 ("Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Dragon") can be Summoned to allow many different Ranks of Xyz Summon.
  • The effect of "Fire King Avatar Yaksha" can be used when it is destroyed to destroy this card while it is on the field or even in your hand. Then an Ancient Gear monster can be Summoned.


  • Level 5 or higher "Ancient Gear" monsters that can be Normal Summoned with 1 less Tribute via this card's effect:
 Japanese namePrimary typeSecondary typeAttributeTypeLevel/ RankATKDEF
Ancient Gear Beast古代の機械獣Effect MonsterEARTHMachine620002000
Ancient Gear Engineer古代の機械工兵Effect MonsterEARTHMachine515001500
Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Chimera古代の機械合成獣Effect MonsterEARTHMachine623001300
Ancient Gear Gadjiltron Dragon古代の機械巨竜Effect MonsterEARTHMachine830002000
Ancient Gear Golem古代の機械巨人Effect MonsterEARTHMachine830003000
Ancient Gear Golem - Ultimate Pound古代の機械巨人-アルティメット・パウンドEffect MonsterEARTHMachine830003000
Ancient Gear Hydra古代の機械合成竜Effect MonsterEARTHMachine727001700
Ancient Gear Reactor Dragon古代の機械熱核竜Effect MonsterEARTHMachine930003000
Toon Ancient Gear Golemトゥーン・アンティーク・ギアゴーレムEffect MonsterToon monsterEARTHMachine830003000


 Japanese namePrimary typeSecondary typeAttributeTypeLevel/ RankATKDEF
Ancient Gear Ballista古代の機械弩士Link Monster
Effect Monster
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