- In episode 97, Yami Bakura uses this card during his Duel against Yami Marik. He Tribute Summons this card by Tributing "The Winged Dragon of Ra" (as it had 0 ATK as a side effect of "Joyful Doom, which made it useless for attacking). After Yami Marik activates the Point-to-Point Transfer effect of "The Winged Dragon of Ra" to transfer all but 1 of his Life Points to "Ra", "The Winged Dragon of Ra" then attacks and destroys all of Yami Bakura's monsters, defeating him.
- In episode 139, this card appears in a vision-like flashback Yami Marik shows to Yami Yugi when the former reveals what he did to Bakura.
- In episode 161, this card is shown in a flashback explained by Rex Raptor. Weevil Underwood and Rex were once shown forcing a kid to give up his rarest card (this card) in exchange for their autographs. After Weevil and Rex lost their fame due to them being beaten by Yugi Muto and Joey Wheeler, a bunch of tough guys appeared and proceeded in beating up Rex and Weevil. After they were done, they took this card from them and gave it back to the kid they tricked before.
- In episode 222, this card is seen in Yugi's thoughts when he notes that he previously let Yami Yugi do things for him and was always behind him, but now is the first time that he must prove that he does not need Yami Yugi's help and show how much he has grown since he solved the Millennium Puzzle.
- This card appears in the Japanese closing song, Borderline Battle.
- In episode 49, this card is seen in the display of case of Solomon Muto's Kame Game shop, and is drained by the Sacred Beasts for Kagemaru. After Jaden Yuki defeats Kagemaru the cards in the game shop are restored.
- This monster appears in the multitudes of monsters ready to serve The Supreme King in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX - Episode 142.
- In the non-canon duel YCS Providence 2012 Special: Mai, Joey and Yugi vs. Pegasus and Bakura, Yami Bakura Tribute Summons this card against Yugi by tributing "Jowgen the Spiritualist". The same turn, this card attacks and destroys Yugi's "Catapult Turtle". The next turn, this card is destroyed by battle by Yugi's "Valkyrion the Magna Warrior".
- Dark Ruler Ha Des appears as an opponent in Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2009: Stardust Accelerator.