Due to their Japanese names, a number of older cards, such as "Changer Synchron" and "Desperate Tag" ("Desperate Tag Change"), also fall into this archetype. However, because TCG and OCG support for this archetype only works on Quick-Play Spell Cards, the only other cards which actually receive support are "Geargia Change" and "Star Changer".
Due to this archetype having a short and generic name, exceptions have to be mentioned in some TCG card texts. In the Italian version, "Bubble-Scambio" is excluded because it happens to have "Cambio" in its name. In the Spanish version, "Caja de Cambios Dorada" is excluded because it happens to have "Cambio" in its name ("cambio", apart from meaning "change", also means "gear" (of motor vehicles) in Spanish).
Naming in the OCG
In the Japanese version, the word for "Changer" (チェンジャー Chenjā) contains the word for "Change" (チェンジ Chenji), but they are rendered differently in the Korean version, hence the "alternative name".
|Form||1 "HERO" Fusion Monster||1 "Masked HERO" monster with the same Level as the target, but with a different name|
|Mask||1 "HERO" monster||1 "Masked HERO" monster with the same Attribute as the target|
|Mask II||1 monster with a Level||1 "Masked HERO" monster with the same Attribute as the target, but with a higher Level|