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Pojo's Yu-Gi-Oh Card of the Day

Battle Mania

CSOC-EN063 
[Trap Card]
Activate only during your opponent's Standby Phase. All face-up monsters your opponent controls are changed to Attack Position, and cannot change their battle positions this turn. All monsters your opponent currently controls must attack this turn, if able.
Super Rare

Card Ratings
Traditional: 1.25
Advanced: 1.75

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale
1 being the worst.
3 is average.
5 is the highest rating.


Date Reviewed - 01.21.09

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Dark Paladin
Wednesday

All right, we have some neat Traps to close the week, starting with this Super Rare--Battle Mania.

If you have a clear Field, or can set one up with Dark Armed Dragon, or a Stardust Dragon, so there are no Magic or Trap Cards to stop you, this could be awesome. Forcing a bunch of mediocre monsters to attack something strong would be great.

Stuff like that can be game winning. However, this card seems to be a little too situational for my liking. It is more likely to be a dead draw more often than not, and I don't like that either, and things like that tend to deter the playability of a card.

Ratings:

Traditional: 1.5/5

Adanced: 2.5/5
Art: 4/5
General Zorpa Battle Mania

This is a decent card. It switches all of your opponent's monsters to attack position, and then they must attack this turn. This is very similar to the card, Staunch Defender, which they systematically dumbed down until it was not worth playing anymore.

This card has it's merits, especially against a deck like Lightsworn that can have a bunch of little guy son the field (Lumina) that they might not lije to attack with. I just feel that it is overshadowed by Windstorm of Etaqua and Enemy Controller, both of which are chainable and far more useful in most situations.

Traditional-1/5
Advanced-1/5

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