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.
CARD ID: 41175645
STATUS TCG: Unlimited
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Card Trivia

 This monster appears in the artwork of Silent Burning.
This card's effect whereby it gains ATK based on cards being added to a player's hand is a reference to the animé effect of Silent Magician LV0.
In the anime, this monster had a different color scheme consisting of black and red along with icy pale blue hair in contrast to it's usual blue and white color scheme with snowy white hair.
However, in The Yugioh! The Dark Side of Dimensions Film, it donned its blue and white color scheme as shown in a flashback.
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.
Silent Paladin is based on both of them and is implied to be their child as paladins are sword users who are capable of casting magic.
This card is also considered a counterpart to Dark Magician Girl
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 symbolizes Yugi's reliance on Atem as well as Yugi's growth that leads him to surpass Atem since this card gets stronger as the opponent gets stronger, id est, as the opponent accumulates more cards in his/her hand. This was also the card that Yugi used to defeat Atem, showing that Yugi did indeed surpass Atem. This interpretation 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 points than Dark Magician.