• By Ranking Up this card with "Number C39: Utopia Ray" while "Utopia Ray" has "Number 39: Utopia" as an Xyz Material, it will allow this card to continue using its effect as your opponent may use cards like "Overlay Eater", "Xyz Revenge", "Rank-Up-Magic Barian's Force", etc. to steal your Xyz Material, which is most likely your "Utopia" monster, preventing this card from using its second effect.
  • If there is a "Number 39: Utopia" on your field, before using your "Rank-Up-Magic" card, Xyz Summon "Utopia Ray" so that when "Utopia Ray V" is Summoned, it will have an extra Xyz Material which will give the player an extra possibility to use the effect of "Utopia Ray V".
  • With any "Rank-Up-Magic" in your hand, either "Utopia Ray V" or "Utopia Ray Victory" can be Summoned. Depending on the opponent's field, one can be better than the other in terms of damage dealt and field clearing.
    • When to Summon "Utopia Ray V":
      • When your opponent only has one monster: Destroy and burn and direct attack for damage. (More damage dealt as compared to "Utopia Ray Victory" dealing 2800 damage.)
      • When your opponent has two or more monsters: Destroy the monster with attack >2600 and attack the monster with attack <2600. (Field relatively cleared as compared to "Utopia Ray Victory" clearing one monster.)
      • Watch out for "Gorz the Emissary of Darkness". Its second effect will trigger if the target of "Utopia Ray V" was the only card they had, which returns the damage dealt and overpowers "Utopia Ray V" by 100 points
    • When to Summon "Utopia Ray Victory":
      • When your opponent has a heavy backrow that might intervene with your attack during Battle Phase such as "Mirror Force", "Dimensional Prison" etc.
      • When "Utopia Ray Victory" can attack more than once.
      • When your opponent has indestructible monsters such as "Wind-Up Zenmaines", "Shooting Star Dragon", negating their effects during Battle Phase will prove to be more advantageous.
  • Use the effect of "Utopia Ray V" in conjunction with "Utopia Buster" to deal massive damage, as well as heavily clearing the field. If possible, attack directly for even more damage. If enough damage was dealt (ie: the weakest monster had a minimum of 2700 ATK), it could result in a OTK, or at least reduce your opponent's Life Points down to critical.


 Japanese namePrimary typeSecondary typeAttributeTypeLevel/ RankATKDEF
V SalamanderVサラマンダーEffect MonsterFIRESpellcaster415001300
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