Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes

Reptile / Effect  DARK / 10
Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned with "Rise of the Snake Deity" or by its own effect. Gains 500 ATK for each Reptile monster in your GY. Neither player can target this card with card effects, also it is unaffected by other cards and their effects. When this card is destroyed by battle and sent to the GY: You can banish 1 other Reptile monster from your GY; Special Summon this card. When this card inflicts battle damage to your opponent: Place 1 Hyper-Venom Counter on it. When the 3rd Hyper-Venom Counter is placed on this card, you win the Duel.
CARD ID: 08062132
STATUS TCG: Unlimited
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TCG SetSymbolRarityLowAvgTrend
Ancient Guardians ANGU-EN041 Collector's Rare---
Ancient Guardians ANGU-EN041 Collectors Rare---
Ancient Guardians ANGU-EN041 Rare---
Legendary Collection 2: The Duel Academy Years Mega Pack LCGX-EN191 Ultra Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€
Ra Yellow Mega Pack RYMP-EN068 Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€
Tactical Evolution TAEV-EN013 Secret Rare-,--€-,--€-,--€

Card Trivia

 This monster appears in the artwork of the following cards:
Snake Deity's Command
Rise of the Snake Deity
Attack Pheromones
In the French version, this card's name specifically titles Vennominaga the female Goddess of Venomous Snakes (Déesse des Serpents Venimeux), while Snake Deity cards (Offering to the Snake Deity, Rise of the Snake Deity, Snake Deity's Command) all refer to some generic male/sex-indeterminate Snake God" (Dieu du Serpent) instead, even though Vennominaga is the only Snake Deity to date (Vennominon is merely a king).
The Spanish version uses the masculine/gender-indeterminate title God (Dios) for Vennominaga.
In Hindu and Buddhist mythology, Nagas are a race of divine beings which take the forms of serpents or snake-people.
Keeping in Hindu and Buddhist traditions, this card's resurrection effect seems to be reminiscent of the concept of reincarnation.
This is the first card ever released to the OCG/TCG that is immune to card effects.
It is also the first Level 10 Reptile monster, and the first Reptile monster that cannot be Normal Summoned.


TCG Rulings

Tyrant's Tirade: "Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes" is unaffected by this card and will still gain Hyper Venom Counters

Previously Official Rulings

Removing from play 1 Reptile-Type monster in your Graveyard to Special Summon this card is a cost.

This card’s effect to place 1 Hyper-Venom Counter on itself starts a chain when it inflicts Battle Damage to your opponent.

When 3 Hyper-Venom Counters are placed on this card, its controller wins the Duel as part of the resolution of the effect.

This card is not affected by the effects of any other Monsters, Spells or Traps, even effects that do not target.

If "Skill Drain" is already active on the field when Vennominaga is Special Summoned, the effect of Vennominaga is negated.

This card can be Tributed normally for a Tribute Summon, or for the cost of another card. It cannot be Tributed as part of the resolution of a card's effect, like "Ectoplasmer".

You can Tribute your opponent's Vennominaga to Summon "Lava Golem".: Vennominaga Vs Tributing

If this card is destroyed by battle with "Dark Ruler Ha Des", "Dark Ruler Ha Des" effect negates this card's effect in the Graveyard, and it cannot be Special Summoned.

Please note the spelling of this card’s name. It is not a "Venom" monster.

Mentions in Other Rulings

Cloudian - Poison Cloud: “Cloudian - Poison Cloud's” effect will only inflict 800 damage if its effect successfully destroys the monster that destroyed it in battle. For example, “Vennominaga, the Deity of Poisonous Snakes”{{sic is unaffected by other Monster Effects and thus could not be destroyed, so “Cloudian - Poison Cloud” would not inflict damage in this case.

Revived King Ha Des: If "Revived King Ha Des" or another Zombie-Type monster you control destroys "Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes" by battle, when their effects are activated they will be negated.

Rise of the Snake Deity: You cannot activate this card if you do not have "Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes" in your hand or Deck.

Yubel - The Ultimate Nightmare: When "Yubel - The Ultimate Nightmare" battles with a monster that cannot be destroyed by its effect, like "Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes", "Yubel - The Ultimate Nightmare's" effect still inflicts damage but will not destroy the monster.

Judge List Rulings

"Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes" Self-Special Summoning effect activates when it is in the Graveyard, because it has been destroyed in battle and sent to the Graveyard, so the Hyper-Venom Counters it previously had on the field are lost.: Vennominaga - Hyper-Venom Counters and begin revived

Out of Date

Judge List Rulings

A face-up "Vennominaga the Deity of Poisonous Snakes" would be unaffected by the effect of the opponent's "Share the Pain" and could not be Tributed by its effect.: Vennominaga Vs. my opponent's Share the PainThe latest errata of "Share the Pain" state that the Tribute happens for no effect.