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* [[Dimension Wall]] → [[Magic Cylinder]]
 
* [[Dimension Wall]] → [[Magic Cylinder]]
 
* [[Enchanted Javelin]] → [[Draining Shield]]
 
* [[Enchanted Javelin]] → [[Draining Shield]]
* [[Negate Attack]] → [[Draining Shield]]/[[Magic Cylinder]]
 
 
* [[Reckless Greed]] → [[Card of Sacrifice]]
 
* [[Reckless Greed]] → [[Card of Sacrifice]]
 
* [[Magic Jammer]] → [[Cursed Seal of the Forbidden Spell]]
 
* [[Magic Jammer]] → [[Cursed Seal of the Forbidden Spell]]

Revision as of 17:50, March 30, 2014

Card evolutions, or retrained monsters is the term used to describe a monster that has been reprinted with a new effect and slightly different name, but with the same base ATK and DEF, and usually Level and appearance as well. Examples include "Battle Ox" to "Enraged Battle Ox" and "Magician of Black Chaos" to "Dark Magician of Chaos". Special cases are "Harpie Lady 1", "Harpie Lady 2", and "Harpie Lady 3", which all have the same stats as the original "Harpie Lady", but are not all representing the same creature. Rather, they are the three sisters from "Harpie Lady Sisters".

The term "retrained" comes from "Retrained Elf Swordsman," a translation of the Japanese name for "Obnoxious Celtic Guard", who is a retrained version of "Elf Swordsman" ("Celtic Guardian").

Retrained monsters are not to be confused with upgraded ones, such as "Cannon Soldier MK-2". These, like retrained monsters, are clearly based on existing cards. However, unlike retrained versions, these have higher ATK and/or DEF and an effect meant to improve upon the original.

Retrained Cards

Alternate Cards

Upgraded Cards

Monster Cards

Spell Cards

Trap Cards

Downgraded Cards

Monster Cards

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Trap Cards

Transformed Cards

LV

Metalmorph

Toon Monsters

Zombie

Assault Modes

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Malefic

Cosmic Synchro Monsters

Number C and Number S

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