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しんクリーチャー (Shinka Kurīchā)

EvolutionCreature

The card type of Evolution Creature shown under the card image.
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Evolution Creatures are a card type of creature that was introduced in DM-02.

Details

Each Evolution Creature features a rotating star-like icon next to the 進化クリーチャー (Evolution Creature) text written on their card type line in the Card Frame as well as the Evolution icon evolution icon appearing in the creature's artwork.

To summon an evolution creature, pay its cost, and then put it on top of a creature that it specifies it evolves from. Typically, evolution creatures can only evolve from creatures that share a race or a civilization with it, but there are exceptions if evolutions involve 2 or more creatures at once. Evolution creatures are not affected by Summoning Sickness and can attack right away.

It is strongly recommended to put an evolution creature on top of a creature with the same civilization as the evolution creature, and it is also recommended to put an evolution creature on top of a creature that is weaker than the evolution creature itself. This includes effect, power, and cost. For example, if you want to summon Bell the Elemental, you may put it on top of Nam=Daeddo, Bronze Style because it is a weaker creature, but don't put it on top of Saurupio, Ancient King as it is a much stronger creature and doing so only causes waste.

Gallery

List of Evolution Creatures by Civilization

Creatures that have an "Evolution" ability.

 ■ Ail Magnus, Holy Emperor
 ■ Alcadeias, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Alcadeias D, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Alcapheus, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Algros Crusos, Super Divine Dragon
 ■ Alkaizam, Infinite Lord of Spirits
 ■ Alphadios, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Arc Bine, the Astounding
 ■ Awoken Zeus Olympios
 ■ Baradios, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Beryldotter
 ■ Bhuddi, Three Kingdoms
 ■ Brunhilde, Ghost Knight
 ■ Chutopia, Super Nine Extremes
 ■ Cobalt Ulpherion, the White Knight Lord of Spirits
 ■ Codedemon Ballom Mystery
 ■ Craze Valkyrie, the Drastic
 ■ Dabidul, the Wise
 ■ Diofence, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ EVE, God of Spiritual Creation
 ■ El Levain, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Elsar Baltis, Emperor of Spirits
 ■ Elupheus, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Eternal Moon, the Enlightened White Knight
 ■ Farmahat, Emperor of Spirits
 ■ Force Rude, Holy Heaven Guardian
 ■ G.O.D., Extreme Invasion
 ■ Gaga Alcadeias, Lord of Enslaved Spirits
 ■ Gaga Last Mysterica, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Gio, Super Seven Extremes
 ■ Glais Mejicula, the Extreme
 ■ Glena Vuele, the Hypnotic
 ■ Gunes Valkyrie, Holy Vizier
 ■ Ikazuchi, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Invincible Giant Mecha Spartan J
 ■ Invincible Mecha Gomach V
 ■ Justius, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Kattsuieru, Three Kingdoms
 ■ Kizar Basiku, the Outrageous
 ■ Kuukai, Finder of Karma
 ■ Ladia Bale, the Inspirational
 ■ Ladio Yaesar, Super Divine Dragon
 ■ Larba Geer, the Immaculate
 ■ Lion Third, Holy Emperor
 ■ Loth Rix, the Iridescent
 ■ Mephister, the Wise
 ■ Miracle Miradante
 ■ Miracle Star, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Miracle Star, Revolution Heaven King
 ■ Miradante, Time Revolution
 ■ Miradante Forte, Miracle Revolution
 ■ Momotarus, Super Nine Extremes
 ■ Nanmo Nai, Holy Heaven Guardian
 ■ Naraga Maagura, Three Kingdoms
 ■ Oracion, Mysterious Samurai
 ■ Protigere, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Rei Soleil, Super Divine Dragon
 ■ Ribulibarrier, Holy Ball
 ■ Rinnel, Three Kingdoms
 ■ Riquet, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Rosen Star, Revolution Holy Dragon
 ■ Shabada Badou, JK Holy Nova
 ■ Shakashakka, Super Three Kingdoms
 ■ Shildite, Holy Ball
 ■ Shinran, the Awakener
 ■ Sieg Balicula, the Intense
 ■ Silence Topaz
 ■ Solomonias, the Wise
 ■ Stagnate, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Star Lead, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Stonegord, General Guard
 ■ Supernova Venus la Saint Mother
 ■ Tars Kerukeruyo, Holy Heaven Guardian
 ■ Tatebue Yahho, Holy Heaven Guardian
 ■ The End of Universe, Infinite Galaxy
 ■ Thunder Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Trueangel Leo the Star
 ■ Ulferios, White Knight Infinity Dragon
 ■ Ultimate Galaxy Universe
 ■ Vibros Heaven, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Victoria, the Pure Princess
 ■ Victory Meteor Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Warlord Ailzonius
 ■ White Knight HEAVEN, Lord of Spirits
 ■ White Knight Ulphas, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Wiz, White Knight Enlightener
 ■ Yes Yazalis, Super Divine Dragon
 ■ Zachs Cot, the Wise
 ■ Zeek Cavalie, Lord of Dragon Spirits
 ■ Zenjizo, Three Kingdoms

 ■ ADAM, God of Worldly Creation
 ■ Adamski, S-Rank Space
 ■ Admiral Queen
 ■ Andorage, Lord of Devils
 ■ Astimart, Lord of Devils
 ■ Astral Reef
 ■ Astral Rush
 ■ Astral Super Reef
 ■ Astral Tempest
 ■ Astral Warper
 ■ Balbas, Lord of Devils
 ■ Baron Spade, Invader
 ■ Batal Neptaras, Super Divine Dragon
 ■ Berusebun, Eureka
 ■ Blizzard Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Caribbean Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Christopher, Dark Knight
 ■ Cosmic Nebula
 ■ Cosmo Cebu Lambda, the Super Electromagnetic
 ■ Crystal Axe
 ■ Crystal Jouster
 ■ Crystal Lancer
 ■ Crystal Paladin
 ■ Crystal Phalanx, the Super-Electric Nova
 ■ Crystal Spinslicer
 ■ Crystal Super Paladin
 ■ Crystal Zweilancer
 ■ Cylinder, Revolution Dragon Formula
 ■ Dice Dice, Super Eureka
 ■ Emperor Basiccun
 ■ Emperor Cebu Marco X
 ■ Emperor Gyulum
 ■ Emperor Himiko
 ■ Emperor Kinta, Battle Artiste
 ■ Emperor Kiriko
 ■ Emperor Marco
 ■ Emperor Maribel
 ■ Emperor Maroll
 ■ Emperor Neuron
 ■ Emperor Quazla
 ■ Emperor Tina
 ■ Excavator MS, Fused Giant Soldier
 ■ Fatal Spiral, Infinite Dragon
 ■ Fort Megacluster
 ■ Gabble, Super Eureka
 ■ Gachanko Gachisky
 ■ Gacharange Gacharobo
 ■ Gachidaiou, Super Eureka
 ■ Gachidive, Eureka
 ■ Galaxy Operation Theta, the Super Enlightened
 ■ Hellrush Max, the Super-Electric
 ■ Invincible Mecha Grandiver X
 ■ Java Jack, Ultra Flash
 ■ Kali Mirage H, the Super Electromagnetic
 ■ Kiriko Cubic, First Model Dragon Emperor
 ■ Koikoi, Eureka
 ■ Legendary Amphibious
 ■ Legendary Bynor
 ■ Legendary Desperado
 ■ Legendary Vanguard, the Ice Fang
 ■ Marshall Queen
 ■ Master G, Super Eureka
 ■ Maxwell Z, the Super-Electric
 ■ Octopuscal, Great Captain
 ■ Omegablack Z, Invincible Giant
 ■ Pacific Champion
 ■ Pack E, the Super Electromagnetic
 ■ Paladin S, Invincible Warrior
 ■ Patriot Ace, the Super-Electric
 ■ Plasma, Revolution Dragon Formula
 ■ Platina Walsura S
 ■ Q-tronic Hypermind
 ■ Reef, Revolution Captain
 ■ Spiral Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Supernova Betelgeuse Final Cannon
 ■ Supernova Mercury Gigablizzard
 ■ Supernova Neptune Shutrom
 ■ Trigram, Zero-order Dragon Formula
 ■ Truemechaking Thunderbird Re:
 ■ Trueshinra Premium Kiriko Moon
 ■ Twilight Sigma, the Super-Electric
 ■ Vegas Dollar, Super Eureka
 ■ Vilvisvid, Ultra Flash
 ■ Wan Ken, Crimson Lord ~Full Speed Ahead~
 ■ Wheel Warrior W, Invincible Warrior
 ■ Zariganinzou, Ganiryu Ninja
 ■ Zaum Poseidam, Blue Divine Dragon
 ■ Zaum Poseidam, Super Divine Dragon

 ■ Apollyon Worm, the Parasite
 ■ Azaghast, Tyrant of Shadows
 ■ Azelzard, Lord of Devils
 ■ Ballom, Lord of Demons / Ballom Cannon
 ■ Ballom, Master of Death
 ■ Ballom Emperor, Lord of Demons
 ■ Ballom Hunter, Lord of Demons
 ■ Ballom Monarch, Lord of Dark Reapers
 ■ Ballom Ross, Lord of Demons
 ■ Beginning Romanov, Lord of the Demonic Eye
 ■ Belfegius, Emperor of Death
 ■ Belzeber, Emperor of Death
 ■ Black Insect Magistrate
 ■ Black Psycho, Revenge
 ■ Chaos Worm
 ■ Chester Romanov, the Wicked God
 ■ Crisis Worm, Evil Insect
 ■ Darkness Romanov, the Enlightened
 ■ DarthRayne, Dream Knight
 ■ Dead Dollar, S-Rank Zombie
 ■ Dead Guerrilla, S-Rank Zombie
 ■ Deadzone, S-Rank Zombie
 ■ Death March, Reaper Puppeteer
 ■ Death Monarch, Lord of Demons
 ■ Death Waltz, Demon of Death
 ■ Death the Lost, Demon Revolution
 ■ Deathmatmel, Super Zombie
 ■ Dekapenta, Invader
 ■ Destolonely, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Doggmag, Parasite of Decay
 ■ Dolzabard, Superior Dragonic Phoenix
 ■ Dorballom, Lord of Demons
 ■ Dorballom D, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Dorgedos, the Reaper Drake
 ■ Dran Gileos, Nine Divine Dragoons
 ■ Drazalk, Prisoned Dragonic Phoenix
 ■ Duenyan Emperor
 ■ Endless Puppet, Lord of Magic
 ■ Enma Dai King
 ■ Evil Incarnate
 ■ Frost Specter, Shadow of Age
 ■ Gabriel XENOM, the Reaper King
 ■ Galloween, Super Revenge
 ■ Gedora, Lord of Demons
 ■ Girangira, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Grateful Dead, Lord of Demons
 ■ Grenbelk, Lord of Devils
 ■ Hades, Emperor of Death
 ■ Hellgate Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Jack Liger, the Endless Abyss
 ■ Jack Viper, Shadow of Doom
 ■ Kaiser Aini, Bird of Fire
 ■ Killer the Kill, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Killer the Kill, Revolution Demon King
 ■ King Balcry, Demonic Eye Lord
 ■ Lockdown, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Maple Syrup, Izanai's Puppet
 ■ Million Death, Lord of a Hundred Beasts
 ■ Ordion, the Parasite
 ■ Phantasmal Horror Gigazabal
 ■ Phantasmal Horror Gigazald
 ■ Purenegga, Revenge
 ■ Push The Eye, Demon Dragon King
 ■ Sahasrara, Seventh Emperor of the Gods
 ■ Skull Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Snake Tailcoat, Black Demon of Torture
 ■ Super Necrodragon Abas Nonaris
 ■ Super Necrodragon Abzo Dolba
 ■ Super Necrodragon Hakaishi Hakai
 ■ Super Necrodragon Lunarzberg
 ■ Super Necrodragon Sky Garuda
 ■ Supernova Black Hole Thanatos
 ■ Supernova DEATH Dragerion
 ■ Supernova Pluto Deathbringer
 ■ Tyrant: Maximum the Ryokun
 ■ Tyrant Black Monarch
 ■ Ultracide Worm
 ■ Varz Romanov, Dark Lord of Demons
 ■ Vicious Deslar, Dream Knight
 ■ Worm Gowarski, Masked Insect
 ■ XENOM, the Reaper King
 ■ Zabi Epsilon, Lord of Demons
 ■ Zabi Libra, Lord of Demons
 ■ Zarfeld the 2nd, Dark Knight
 ■ Zero Nemesis, Shadow of Panic
 ■ Zombiebar, Zombie

 ■ Armored Blaster Valdios
 ■ Armored Cannon Balbaro
 ■ Armored Decimator Valkaizer
 ■ Armored Groblav
 ■ Armored Raider Gandaval
 ■ Assault, Revolution Dragon
 ■ Bajula the Star
 ■ Balesk Baj, the Timeburner
 ■ Blaze, the Super Soul
 ■ Boleas, Bird of Fire
 ■ Bolgalshack, Super Divine Dragoon
 ■ Bolshack Dogiragon
 ■ Bolzard, Super Infinite Dragon
 ■ Captain Dracken
 ■ Crow Todoroki, Relentless Swordsman
 ■ Davidaneki, Explosive Sonic
 ■ Davidson, Sonic
 ■ Divine Machine Armor Valborg
 ■ Doboulgyser, Giant Rock Beast
 ■ Dogiragon, Flaming Revolution
 ■ Dokan, Revolution Dragon
 ■ Dorambeak, Violent Dragon Phoenix
 ■ Dracken, Revolution Dragon
 ■ Dracken Assault, Bursting Revolution
 ■ Drag Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Dragforce, Battle Phoenix Dragon
 ■ Dragirias, Explosive Dragonic Phoenix
 ■ Dragrunder, Thunderous Dragonic Phoenix
 ■ Dreadzone, Overwhelming Invasion
 ■ Evol Dogiragon
 ■ Freedom Paper
 ■ Fulboko Donacle, Ultra Passion
 ■ Gaial, King of Kaiser
 ■ Gaial Bolshack, Raging Dragon
 ■ Galaxy Cross Aini, Sky Lord Dragonmech
 ■ Galaxy Lupia
 ■ Gatling, Sonic
 ■ Glenmalt, Explosive Revolution
 ■ Gou Break Dragon
 ■ Gou Grappler Dragon
 ■ Gou Toripragon
 ■ Great Plume, the Erupting
 ■ Guldan, Bird of Fire
 ■ Howlsk, the Gigantic Avatar
 ■ Jabaha's Automaton
 ■ Jackal Shot, Supersonic
 ■ Jigon, Revolution Dragon
 ■ Kagekiri, Bird of Fire
 ■ Kamikaze Zephyr
 ■ Katta Kirifuda, Passion Duel Soul
 ■ Ken Geki, Absolute Ruler ~Final Flare~
 ■ Ken Gou, Crimson Lord ~The Sundering~
 ■ Lava Walker Executo
 ■ Let's Dogiragon
 ■ Lord Gou Ken ~Symphony of Swords~
 ■ Mach 55, Supersonic
 ■ Mach Phoenix, Super-Alloy
 ■ Machgear, Phoenix Emperor
 ■ Mad Romanov, the Wicked God
 ■ Magma Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Masamune Explosion, Drill Ogre
 ■ Max, Crimson Blade Lord
 ■ Megarock Rouser, Uber Rock Beast
 ■ Muteki Batoragon
 ■ Oni "Champion", Victory Twelve
 ■ Onimaru "Explosion", Golden Age
 ■ Onimaru "Katana", Overlord of Hope
 ■ Oninaguri, Last Attack
 ■ Peryuton, Bird of Fire
 ■ Pildol, Bird of Fire
 ■ Q-tronic Gargantua
 ■ Raiding, Supersonic
 ■ Raidon, Sonic
 ■ Red-End, Super Lightning Sonic
 ■ Redbull Muscle, Ultra Passion
 ■ Redzone, Roaring Invasion
 ■ Redzone Neo, Supersonic
 ■ Redzone Z, Passionate Invasion
 ■ Rising NEX, the Enlightened
 ■ Romanov Kaiser NEX, the Super Enlightened
 ■ SA-Double, Super Lightning Sonic
 ■ Shining Nova, Dragon Flame Phoenix
 ■ Sidelan, Supersonic
 ■ Sunshine NEX, the Enlightened
 ■ Superhuman Mech Armor Valgett III
 ■ Supernova Apollonus Dragerion
 ■ Supernova Ares Varmingam
 ■ Supernova Ixion Burning Rave
 ■ Supernova Lyra Bolstorm
 ■ Supernova Mars Disaster
 ■ Tomoemaru, Golden Topper
 ■ Toramaru GGG, Armored Oni Beast
 ■ Turbo 3, Supersonic
 ■ Val Arthur, Explosive Armor
 ■ Valdrill, Armor of Fury
 ■ Valkrowzer, Ultra Rock Beast
 ■ Valtyson, Fierce Armor
 ■ Wan Ken, Crimson Lord ~Moonlight Howl~
 ■ Whitecrane Zack, Lord of the Skies
 ■ Wrath of God! Valborg Now
 ■ Yamatahead 8th G, Ultra Warrior
 ■ Überdragon Abare Mugen
 ■ Überdragon Baham
 ■ Überdragon Bajula
 ■ Überdragon Bajula, the 2nd
 ■ Überdragon Bajulaterra
 ■ Überdragon Bash Mikazuchi
 ■ Überdragon Bolmeteus Crimson
 ■ Überdragon Fighbird
 ■ Überdragon Galactica "Sword Flash" Dragon
 ■ Überdragon Jabaha
 ■ Überdragon King Bolshack
 ■ Überdragon Rasetsu
 ■ Überdragon Sunburst NEX
 ■ Überdragon Valkyrias
 ■ Überdragon Valt
 ■ Überdragon Zaschack

 ■ Asura, the Great Enigma
 ■ Balga Raizou, the Super-Heavenly Nova
 ■ Barkwhip, the Smasher
 ■ Bearfugan, Super Beast Army
 ■ Bearsir, Beast Army
 ■ Bell the Elemental
 ■ Big Nasdeen, Great Veggie King
 ■ Bishamon, the Great Enigma
 ■ Cassiopeia Story, Holy Emperor
 ■ Cattonfa, Beast Army
 ■ Chudersen, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Codevegetable Matsu Bokkuri
 ■ Daddy Pine, Super Beast Army
 ■ Diamond Cascade
 ■ Diamond Crack
 ■ Diamond Fall
 ■ Diamondia, the Blizzard Rider
 ■ Don Durian, Flavor Chief
 ■ Don Grill, Flavor Chief
 ■ Dyno Mantis, the Mightspinner
 ■ Earth Ripper, Talon of Rage
 ■ Edgar King Lion, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Fighter Dual Fang
 ■ Fighter Dual Fang / Beast Charge
 ■ Forest Sword, Great Hero
 ■ Foxree, Super Beast Army
 ■ Fukisusabu Hanafubuki
 ■ Galaxy Destiny, the Super Enlightened
 ■ Geo Aldebaran, the Okami Breaker
 ■ Geo Rebirth Universe
 ■ Gigamantis
 ■ God Bananan, Great Veggie King
 ■ Gou Daigo, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Grateful Life, the Earth Breaker
 ■ Great Hercules, Giant Insect
 ■ Grimm Grime, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Guerrilla Launcher, Super Beast Army
 ■ Gulliver Verdure, the Earth Breaker
 ■ Gyogyoras, Traitorous Revolutionkind
 ■ Gyogyou, Revolutionkind
 ■ Halsa, the Great Enigma
 ■ Hannya, the Great Enigma
 ■ Heavy, Heavyweight
 ■ Homelos, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Huckle Kirin Sawyer, Jungle Governor
 ■ Ida, the Great Enigma
 ■ Kenji Panda Nelra, Tyrannical Shogun
 ■ Legendary Sante Gat De Paco
 ■ Living Citadel Vosh
 ■ Messiah, the Battlemaster
 ■ Niofa, Horned Protector
 ■ Ouga, the Natural Disaster
 ■ Pangaea Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Parasking, Revolution Invasionkind
 ■ Pine Jr, Beast Army
 ■ Q-tronic Omnistrain
 ■ Quattro Fang, Super Gang Leader
 ■ Quattrodon, Four Fanged
 ■ Runbomber, Beast Army
 ■ Ryokudou, the Principle Defender
 ■ Sainos, Beast Army
 ■ Sanmadd, S-Rank Tribe
 ■ Sanmax, S-Rank Tribe
 ■ Sarutahiko, the Great Hero
 ■ Shiba, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Shinra, the Great Expanse
 ■ Soldarios, Holy Emperor
 ■ Storm Wrangler, the Furious
 ■ Super Terradragon Bailas Gale
 ■ Super Terradragon Bramgreil
 ■ Super Terradragon Jayanagi
 ■ Super Terradragon Variant Vades
 ■ Supernova Bigbang Anastathis
 ■ Supernova Jupiter King Empire
 ■ Supernova Uranus Ninetails
 ■ Torikera X, Revolution Rushkind
 ■ Tornado Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Truegiant Dokaben
 ■ Ultra Mantis, Scourge of Fate
 ■ Victor Unigorn, Amazing Artiste
 ■ Warashibabe, Super Mirage
 ■ World Tree, Root of Life
 ■ Xenon Da Vinci, Master of Space

 ■ Agira, the Warlord Crawler
 ■ Alpharion, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Ballcadeia NEX, Lord of Demon Dragons
 ■ Ballcadeias, Overlord of Demons
 ■ Ballom Quake, Lord of Demons
 ■ Bolshack Ulpheus, Holy Dragon
 ■ Codecommand Death Marriage
 ■ Comet Eye, the Spectral Spud
 ■ Concorde, Valkyrie Earth
 ■ Dead Damned, Triple S-Rank Disaster
 ■ Deis Orthrus, Brave Beast King
 ■ Destruction Destroyer, Infinite King
 ■ Dolgeyukimura, Last Ninja
 ■ Final Doppel
 ■ Hydrooze, the Mutant Emperor
 ■ Icaros, Holy Gaia
 ■ Infinite Orchestra of Love
 ■ Jack Valdy, the Everlasting
 ■ Karre Ganejar, Metal Lamp Djinn
 ■ King Alcadeias, Dark Gaia
 ■ King Alcadeias, Holy Gaia
 ■ Kingdom Geolg, Super Gaia
 ■ Nemonex, Bajula's Robomantis
 ■ Ogre Hell, Annihilator Fist
 ■ Oninaguri, Infinite Fist
 ■ Oninaguri, the Legend
 ■ Phantomach, the Gigatrooper
 ■ Quattro Fang, Burning Soul
 ■ Queen Alcadeias, Dark Gaia
 ■ Queen Alcadeias, Holy Gaia
 ■ Queen Maiden, the Eternal
 ■ Redzone X, Forbidden Lightning Sonic
 ■ Rock Romanov, the Wicked God
 ■ Romanov Caesar, Dark Demonic Eye
 ■ Ryusei, the End of Conclusion
 ■ Sapphire Wisdom
 ■ Soul Dorji, Supreme Lord of the Sea
 ■ Startdash Buster, Divine Hero Mech
 ■ Startdash Reviver, Crystalline Shadow
 ■ Super Dash Buster, Divine Hero Mech
 ■ Super Deis Reviver, Crystalline Shadow
 ■ Supernova Grand Cross Absolute Cure
 ■ Sylvester V Sword, Explosive Taiga
 ■ Unified Shachihoko Kaiser
 ■ Valkyrie Lupia, Sky Lord Dragonmech
 ■ Violence Thunder, Extreme Dragon Wizard
 ■ Zorro A Star, Mantra's Prison Break

Creatures that have a "Vortex evolution" ability.

Vortex Evolution

A vortex evolution is a special type of creature. It is similar to an evolution creature but unlike an evolution creature, it requires 2 creatures to evolve from. The card text states which type of creature (like race or civilization) the vortex evolution requires to evolve from. You need to have at least one creature of both those qualities in the battle zone to summon a vortex evolution creature. Once you have the required creatures, put one of those creatures on top of the other and while summoning the vortex evolution, put it on top of that stack.

For example, if you want to summon Zero Phoenix, Phoenix of Darkness, you need to have at least one darkness creature and one fire creature in the battle zone. Once you have a darkness creature and a fire creature in the battle zone and you also have the required mana to summon Zero Phoenix, Phoenix of Darkness, stack either the darkness creature or the fire creature on top of the other and place Zero Phoenix, Phoenix of Darkness on top of the stack.

Remember that if the vortex evolution creature is from 2 different civilizations, you still need to tap at least one mana of the same civilization as each of those civilizations. For example, while summoning Aura Pegasus, Avatar of Life, you need to tap at least one Nature and one Light mana to summon it.

Types of Evolution abilities

  • Evolution — Put on top of a specific kind of creature.
  • Vortex evolution — Put on top of 2 specific creatures.
  • Mana evolution — Choose a specific kind of creature in your mana zone, and put the evolution creature on top of that creature into the battle zone.
    • Mana Vortex evolution — Choose 2 specific kinds of creatures in your mana zone, and put the evolution creature on top of those cards into the battle zone.
    • Mana Galaxy Vortex evolution — Choose 3 specific kinds of creatures in your mana zone, and put the evolution creature on top of those cards into the battle zone.
  • Deck evolution — Reveal the top card of your Deck. If it is a creature, put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the revealed card. If no creature is revealed, the revealed card is added to your hand.
    • Mad Deck evolution — Reveal the top 3 cards of your Deck. If one of those cards is a creature, put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creature from the revealed cards. Then, put all other revealed cards into your graveyard. If no creature is revealed, all 3 of the revealed cards are put into your graveyard.
  • Graveyard evolution — Choose a certain type of creature in your graveyard, then put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creature.
    • Graveyard Vortex evolution — Choose 2 certain types of creatures in your graveyard, then put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creatures.
    • Graveyard Galaxy Vortex evolution — Choose 3 certain types of creatures in your graveyard, then put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creatures.
    • Super Infinite Graveyard evolution — Choose one or more creatures in your graveyard and put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen cards.
  • Hand evolution — Choose a certain type of creature in your hand, then put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creature.
    • Hand Vortex evolution — Choose 2 certain types of creatures in your hand, then put the evolution creature into the battle zone on top of the chosen creatures.
  • Ultimate evolution — Put on top of a specific kind of Evolution creatures.
  • Pack evolution — Put on a specific kind of booster pack.
  • Ore evolution — Put your hand on the table and put this card on top of your hand.
  • Neo evolution — You may put this creature on top of one of your TYPE creatures. If a creature is under it, treat it as a Neo Evolution Creature.

Rulings

Summoning an evolution creature works just like summoning a regular creature except you can only summon an evolution creature when you have the correct type of creature (whether it needs a specific race, civilization, or ability) already in the battle zone. The evolution creature tells you what the creature it evolves from needs to have.

Once you summon an evolution creature, place it on top of the creature it "evolves" from. Leave that creature underneath the evolution creature, but ignore it any effects, power or other attributes it might have. Only the evolution creature's name, abilities, civilization, and power matter. Evolution creatures don't get summoning sickness even if the creature they evolved from had summoning sickness, so you can attack immediately after you put them into the battle zone. There's no limit to the number of evolution creatures you can put on top of each other.

An evolution creature is put into the battle zone in the same tap position as the creature it is put on. If it is put on a creature that is untapped, it is untapped. If it is put on a tapped creature, it enters the battle zone tapped.

If an evolution creature is moved from the battle zone to anywhere else, then the whole pile moves, not just the evolution creature on top. As long as the evolution creature is in play, it and the card it evolved from count as only one card. As soon as the pile ends up somewhere other than the battle zone, they are separate cards again. So if a card effect tells you put your evolution creature into the mana zone, you get that many separate cards in your mana zone.

However, when a card underneath the evolution creature is removed, the evolution creature itself remains in the battle zone. If only the top card of the evolution creature is removed (by an ability such as Dias Zeta, the Temporal Suppressor or Royal Durian), the player controlling the evolution creature can only have the same amount of creatures under it equal to the number of creatures required for the evolution, and the rest into your graveyard. For example, if the top card of Zeek Cavalie, Lord of Dragon Spirits is removed, one of the creatures under it stays in the battle zone and the rest goes into your graveyard. Super Infinite Evolution is exempt from this rule since it has no designated number of evolution bait. Evolution creatures and linked Gods can be counted as 1 creature. Also, removing the top card now counts as targeting the creature itself, and will trigger effects that involve the creature being targeted/leaving the field, etc.

Support

  • For a full list of cards that support Evolution Creatures, see here.

Trivia

  • There are 2 un-keyworded forms of the Evolution ability; Blocker evolution (a creature that can be evolved on a creature that has Blocker), and Dual evolution (a creature that can evolve on a choice of 2 difference races).
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