Rainbow Dragon


Dragon / Effect  LIGHT / 10
(This card is always treated as an "Ultimate Crystal" card.)
Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by having 7 "Crystal Beast" cards with different names on your field and/or GY. This card cannot activate the following effects the turn it is Special Summoned. (Quick Effect): You can send all "Crystal Beast" monsters you control to the GY; this card gains 1000 ATK for each monster sent to the GY. You can banish all "Crystal Beast" monsters from your GY; shuffle all cards on the field into the Deck.

4000/ 
CARD ID: 79856792
STATUS TCG: Unlimited
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YuGiOh! TCG karta: Rainbow Dragon

TCG SETS

TCG SetSymbolRarityLowAvgTrend
Collectible Tins 2007 Wave 2 CT04-EN005 Secret Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€
Legendary Collection 2: The Duel Academy Years Mega Pack LCGX-EN162 Ultra Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€
Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium LED2-EN043 Common-,--€-,--€-,--€
Legendary Duelists: Season 1 LDS1-EN099 Common-,--€-,--€-,--€
Ra Yellow Mega Pack RYMP-EN047 Common-,--€-,--€-,--€
Tactical Evolution TAEV-EN006 Ghost Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€
Tactical Evolution TAEV-EN006 Secret Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€

Card Trivia

 This monster is the cover card for Tactical Evolution.
Rarity:
This card was the first Holographic Rare to be released in the OCG.
This card was the first Ghost Rare to be released in the TCG.
Some prints of the Unlimited Edition of the Ghost Rare version of this card were misprinted with the picture Elemental HERO Chaos Neos, and some prints of the 1st Edition Ghost Rare version of Chaos Neos were misprinted with the name of this card.
In the OCG version of Duelist Pack: Jesse Anderson, this card was reprinted as a Rare, but was excluded in the TCG version.
This monster appears in the artworks of Rainbow Path and Over the Rainbow.
This monster has a Dark counterpart: Rainbow Dark Dragon; a Malefic counterpart: Malefic Rainbow Dragon, and an evolved counterpart: Rainbow Overdragon.
This monster represents a rainbow because the seven Crystal Beasts each correspond to a color of the rainbow.
Crystal Beast Ruby Carbuncle = red
Crystal Beast Amber Mammoth = orange
Crystal Beast Topaz Tiger = yellow
Crystal Beast Emerald Tortoise = green
Crystal Beast Sapphire Pegasus = blue
Crystal Beast Cobalt Eagle = indigo
Crystal Beast Amethyst Cat = violet
This is the Ace monster of Jesse Anderson.
In the anime, much like how Elemental HERO Divine Neos needs Elemental HERO Neos and the Neo-Spacians to be summoned, this card requires all Crystal Beast monsters to be successfully summoned.
This card's Japanese attack name, Over the Rainbow, is a reference to the book, The Wizard of Oz.

Rulings




OCG Rulings



This card can only be Special Summoned by the method described in its text. Even if this card is Special Sumoned once, it cannot be Special Summoned from the Graveyard with effects like "Monster Reborn".: Rainbow Dragon

The "During either player's turn: You can send all "Crystal Beast" monsters you control to the Graveyard; this card gains 1000 ATK for each card sent." effect is a Quick Effect. (It does not target. Sending all face-up "Crystal Beast" monsters you control to the Graveyard is a cost to activate this effect. Face-down monsters are not sent to the Graveyard.)

If this effect is activated during the Damage Step, it can be activated from the start of the Damage Step until before damage calculation.

The ATK gained by this effect remains as long as this card remains face-up on the field.

The "You can banish all "Crystal Beast" monsters in your Graveyard; shuffle all cards on the field into the Decks." effect is an Ignition Effect. (It does not target. Banishing all "Crystal Beast" monsters in your Graveyard is a cost to activate this effect. When resolving this effect, "Rainbow Dragon

Previously Official Rulings


This card's effect to increase its ATK can be
activated during the Damage Step. The ATK increase is applied as long as "Rainbow Dragon" remains face-up on the field.

Sending the "Crystal Beast" monsters you control to the Graveyard is a cost for "Rainbow Dragon's" first effect.

Mentions in Other Rulings

Rainbow Gravity: A "Rainbow Dragon" or "Rainbow Dark Dragon" in the Graveyard that was not first properly Special Summoned cannot be Special Summoned with "Rainbow Gravity".

Rainbow Path: You do not have to add a "Rainbow Dragon" or "Rainbow Dark Dragon" to your hand.

Rainbow Path: If "Rainbow Path" fails to negate the monster's attack, you cannot add "Rainbow Dragon" or "Rainbow Dark Dragon" to your hand.

Judge List Rulings

The 7 "Crystal Beast" monsters can be on your field, in your Graveyard, or in a combination of both.: rainbow dragon the field the graveyard or both?