Yu-Gi-Oh! R - Duel Round 009




Japanese translation

Advent of the God of Fear!!


A Fearsome God Descends!!



Release date(s)
  • Flag of Japan December 21, 2004
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"A Fearsome God Descends!!" known as "Advent of the God of Fear!! in the Japanese version, is the ninth chapter of the Yu-Gi-Oh! R manga. It was first printed in Japan on December 21, 2004 in V Jump magazine. It was later reprinted in volume 1 of Yu-Gi-Oh! R.

Yugi seems to reach Yako Tenma, who confronts him using the next of the Wicked Gods.

Featured Duel: Dark Yugi vs. Yako Tenma

Turn 1: Yugi
Yugi Sets a card and Normal Summons "Queen's Knight" (1500/1600) in Defense Position.

Turn 2: Yako
Yako Normal Summons "Summon Priest" (800/1800) in Defense Position. He activates the effect of "Summoner Monk", Special Summoning "Seraphim Saber" (1600/1500) from his Deck in Attack Position, though it may not attack this turn.[Notes 1] Yako Sets a card.

Turn 3: Yugi'
Yugi Sets a card and Normal Summons "Beta The Magnet Warrior" (1700/1000) in Attack Position. "Beta" attacks "Summon Priest", but Yako activates his face-down "Shield of Illusion", making the attack a direct attack (Yako 4000 → 2300).

Turn 4: Yako
Yako Sets a card and activates the effect of "SummonPriest ", Special Summoning "Seraphim Gardna" (100/2000). from his Deck in Defense Position.[Notes 1] He then Normal Summons "Seraphim Blaster" (1800/1200) in Attack Position. The effects of "Seraphim Saber", "Seraphim Blaster" and "Seraphim Gardna" increase the ATK of the former two and the DEF of the latter by 600 as all three Seraphims are Fairy-Types. "Saber" attacks "Beta", but Yugi activates his face-don "Spellbinding Circle", decreasing the ATK of "Saber by 700, to 1500 and preventing it from attacking.[Notes 2] "Blaster" attacks and destroys "Queen's Knight". Yugi activates his face-down "Soul Rope", paying 1000 Life Points (Yugi 4000 → 3000) to Special Summon "Alpha The Magnet Warrior" (1400/1700) from his Deck in Attack Position.

Turn 5: Yugi
Yugi Normal Summons "Gamma The Magnet Warrior" (1500/1800) in Attack Position. He Tributes his three "Magnet Warriors" to Special Summon "Valkyrion the Magna Warrior" (3500/3800) in Attack Position. It attacks and destroys "Summoner Monk". Yugi Sets a card.

Turn 6: Yako
Yako Tributes his three "Seraphims" to Normal Summon "The Wicked Dreadroot" (4000/4000) in Attack Position. Its effect halves the ATK and DEF of all other monsters on the field. The ATK and DEF of "Valkyrion" decrease to 1750 and 1900, respectively.

Duel continues in the the next chapter.

Featured cards

The following cards appeared in this chapter. Cards in italics debuted here.

Dark Yugi

Yako Tenma


  1. 1.0 1.1 In the TCG/OCG, the effect of "Summoner Monk" requires one to discard a Spell Card as an activation cost.
  2. In the TCG/OCG, "Spellbinding Circle" has no effect on the ATK of its target
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