Silent Magician


Spellcaster / Effect  LIGHT / 4
Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned (from your hand) by Tributing 1 Spellcaster-Type monster, and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. This card gains 500 ATK for each card in your hand. Once per turn, during either player's turn, when a Spell Card is activated: You can negate the activation. If this card is destroyed by battle, or if this card in its owner's control is destroyed by an opponent's card effect: You can Special Summon 1 "Silent Magician" monster from your hand or Deck, except "Silent Magician", ignoring its Summoning conditions.
1000/1000 
CARD ID: 41175645
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YuGiOh! TCG karta: Silent Magician

TCG SETS

TCG SetSymbolRarityLowAvgTrend
Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh DPRP-EN002 Ultra Rare6.50€8.98€9.27€

Card Trivia

 This monster appears in the artwork of Silent Burning.
This card's effect where it gains ATK based on cards being added to a player's hand is a reference to the anime effect of Silent Magician LV0.
This card is the last monster in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series to declare an attack.
This card is the Spellcaster counterpart to Silent Swordsman.
They both have the same Attribute, Level, ATK, and DEF.
They both cannot be Normal Summoned or Set, instead only being able to be Special Summoned from the hand by tributing 1 monster of the same Type.
They both gain 500 ATK after a player draws/adds a card to their hand.
They both have an effect that can negate a Spell Card's activation once per turn.
They both can Special Summon a monster in the same archetype as themselves upon being destroyed, ignoring Summoning conditions it might have.
Oddly though, this card would have to be Level 9 to have the same ATK as Silent Magician LV8, and the LV in the name would be 5.
This card was likely meant to symbolize Yugi's reliance on Atem as well as his growth leading him to surpass Atem because it gets stronger when an opponent gets stronger as an opponent's strength is measured by how many cards they have in their hand. It was also the card Yugi used to defeat Atem, symbolizing he did indeed surpass him. This is further supported by the way Silent Magician initially starts out far weaker than Dark Magician, but by the time it reaches level 8, it has far more attack power than Dark Magician.