Hand Change
手札交換 (Tefuda Kōkan)
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Category: Hand Change

Hand Change is a term that refers to putting the same number of cards from your hand into your deck or graveyard, then putting the same amount into your hand.


There are various ways this type of effect has been used.

3 Antoinette, Beautiful Battle Dragon Princess
Water + Fire / Creature
Splash Queen + Tyranno Drake


(This creature is put into your mana zone tapped.)

■ When this creature is destroyed, choose one of the following.

► Choose one of your opponent's creatures in the battle zone and return it to its owner's hand.
► Discard your hand and then draw the same number of cards that you discarded in this way.

3 Cyclone Panic
Fire / Spell

Shield Trigger Shield trigger (When this spell is put into your hand from your shield zone, you may cast it immediately for no cost.)

■ Each player counts the cards in his hand, shuffles those cards into his deck, then draws that many cards.

3 Astimart, Lord of Devils
Water / Evolution Creature
Grand Devil


■ Evolution—Put on one of your Grand Devil.

■ Fort Energy—Deep Marine (When you put this creature into the battle zone, if a Deep Marine in your mana zone is tapped to summon this creature, this creature gets the following Fortenergy ability.)

Fortenergy Choose a creature in the battle zone and return it to owner's hand.

■ Fort Energy—Grand Devil

Fortenergy Choose a player. That player shuffles his hand into their deck, then draws the same number of cards.

When the card is considered to be discarded, you may only draw the same number of cards that are put into your graveyard. If you put a Madness creature into the battle zone instead of your graveyard, do not count that card in the number of cards that you draw.

There are 2 forms of Hand Change where the card can be discarded, or shuffled back into the deck. By returning cards to the deck, you can draw new cards without worry of being milled and having no cards left in your deck, but self-discard cards also have the option of Graveyard Manure for reanimate combos.

The ability is usually seen on cards in the Water Civilization known for drawing cards, as well as the Fire Civilization who have various Card Draw cards that also Self Discard to balance the card advantage.

  • This was mainly introduced and featured on a higher amount of Fire cards after the Episode 3 block.

List of Hand Change cards

(Each of these cards are both in the Card Draw and Self Discard categories.)

 ■ */ Looterchino, Reigen /*
 ■ */ Mukutune, Nigen /*
 ■ Ahoya, Shell Beast
 ■ Andorage, Lord of Devils
 ■ Aqua Anchor
 ■ Aqua Melge
 ■ Atlas Garou, Blue Divine Dragon
 ■ Awabbi, Shell Beast
 ■ Azaran, Tyrant / Kozaran's Great Disturbance
 ■ Babelle, Dragon Armored
 ■ Baredu, Daspel
 ■ Brain Typhoon
 ■ Chengza, Dragon Armored Ship / Fourth of the Six Bizarre ~Earth Breaking Waterfall~
 ■ Chivalrous Robo Gentleman
 ■ Cyber B Back
 ■ Cyber Tune
 ■ Cyber a.k.a. Lion
 ■ Daison, Sea Emperor
 ■ Deepsea Typhoon
 ■ Dice Dice, Super Eureka
 ■ Double Reset Punch
 ■ Electron, the Original God
 ■ Emergency Typhoon
 ■ Enigmatic Cascade
 ■ Fuuma Bagantis
 ■ Gel No.7, Aqua Experimental Body
 ■ Gosentoras, Angry Red Beard / Brain's Alarming Steel Fangs
 ■ Gravie, Full Battle Warship / Extreme Force Kiagein
 ■ Grimoire, Super Magic Book ~Chapter 1~
 ■ Iwashin, One Man Army
 ■ Kachikatchin, Shell Understander / Thanks Hotatte
 ■ Kakutakyuu # Nightriver # KAWAE
 ■ Ligit, Shell Beast
 ■ Mizugem Gai, Crime
 ■ Paradiso Ciel
 ■ Pastel Jelly
 ■ Petan, Red Heat Spear
 ■ Piccoli Coilinger, Electro-Machine King
 ■ Platina Walsura S
 ■ Robby, Cho Alchemy
 ■ Sakekkura, Pearl Releaser
 ■ Scramble Typhoon
 ■ Shakogairu, Water Academy No. 9
 ■ Shamisen, Aqua Operative
 ■ Sharkuga, King of the Sea
 ■ Shinkaigangan
 ■ Skid, Supporter of Schemes
 ■ So☆Gyo
 ■ Sprate, Dragon Armored
 ■ Triden, Wandering Palace
 ■ Turgio, Whirlwind Love
 ■ Uni, Shell Beast
 ■ Veil Babylonia, Blue Divine Dragon
 ■ Wily Carpenter
 ■ Wonder Tune MOTORS
 ■ Zababan Jokers

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