- This card can be searched by "Dogu", "Single Purchase", "Temple of the Kings", "Transmodify", "Serpentine Princess", "Sphere of Chaos", "Vampire Dragon", "Rescue Ferret", "Dragunity Corsesca", "Tour Guide From the Underworld", "Scarm, Malebranche of the Burning Abyss", "Mystic Tomato", "Chaos Zone", "Lucent, Netherlord of Dark World", "Fusion Reserve", "Fusion Conscription" and another "Sangan".
- Use this card in conjunction with "Scrubbed Raid" to stop your opponent from attacking while activating the effect of "Sangan". This is especially useful in an "Exodia" Deck.
- This card works very well with "Dark Spirit Art - Greed". If this card effect is succeed, 3 cards will be added at once.
- Use this card to search a Monster with a Continuous or Continuous-like effect, since those do not activate.
- When using "Enemy Controller", Tribute "Sangan" to take control of an opponent's face-up monster. Then, a card can be searched from your Deck with the effect of "Sangan".
- This card can be used in a combo, where "Sangan" can be Summoned and use "Torrential Tribute". This means your opponent's field can be destroyed and search out a monster.
- A similar combo to use is when "Heavy Storm" is activated. Chain with "Call of the Haunted" or "Limit Reverse" to Special Summon "Sangan" and search for a monster.
- "Time Machine" can also be used to bring it back if it is destroyed, while at the same time using its effect.
- The above combo is also useful if the pieces of "Exodia"/"Forbidden One" are searched.
- Combo this card with "Creature Swap" to get your opponents monster, then attack "Sangan" to search a monster from your Deck.
- This card can search powerful monsters that raise their ATK with an effect but still have 0 ATK in the Deck, such as "Uria, Lord of Searing Flames" or "Great Maju Garzett".
- Use this card with "Darkness Neosphere". The searching ability of "Sangan" will reduce the cost needed to Summon "Neosphere".
- This card is very useful in a "Quickdraw Dandywarrior" Deck, since it can be a Synchro Material with "Quickdraw Synchron" to Summon "Junk Destroyer".
- This card works well with "Crush Card Virus".
Pre-Errata (Traditional Format)
- If this card is sent from the field to the Graveyard during your turn, the card "Blackwing - Breeze the Gentle Wind" or "Watapon" can be searched out and later Special Summon that monster from your hand.
- This card and "Witch of the Black Forest" can be used to Fusion Summon "Starving Venom Fusion Dragon" instead of "Sanwitch". While the former has effects, the latter does not.
- "Sangan" works well with "Battle Fader", "Kuriboh" and "Watapon" in order to stop another monster's attack.
- "King of the Swamp" can also be added to your hand with the effect of "Sangan" and further add "Polymerization" to your hand. This combo works well in a Deck that focuses on quickly Summoning Fusion Monsters.
- Use "Polymerization" on this card and "Witch of the Black Forest" when they are both on the field to Summon "Sanwitch". The effects of "Sangan" and "Witch" will activate, allowing for two monsters to be searched. This is a great way to get to the "Exodia" pieces faster.
- Activate "De-Fusion" on "Sanwitch" in order to get "Sangan" and "Witch of the Black Forest" back onto the field. When they go to the Graveyard next, their effects will activate again, allowing for up to two more pieces of "Exodia".
|Japanese name||Primary type||Type||Attribute||Level||ATK||DEF|
|The 13th Grave||１３人目の埋葬者||Normal Monster||Zombie||DARK||3||1200||900|
|3-Hump Lacooda||みつこぶラクーダ||Effect Monster||Beast||EARTH||3||500||1500|
|30,000-Year White Turtle||３万年の白亀||Normal Monster||Aqua||WATER||5||1250||2100|
|4-Starred Ladybug of Doom||死の４つ星てんとう虫||Effect Monster||Insect||WIND||3||800||1200|
|8-Claws Scorpion||八つ手サソリ||Effect Monster||Insect||DARK||2||300||200|
|A-Team: Trap Disposal Unit||トラップ処理班 Ａチーム||Effect Monster||Machine||FIRE||2||300||400|
|A/D Changer||ＡＤチェンジャー||Effect Monster||Warrior||LIGHT||1||100||100|
|Abare Ushioni||暴れ牛鬼||Effect Monster||Beast-Warrior||EARTH||4||1200||1200|
|Absolute King Back Jack||絶対王 バック・ジャック||Effect Monster||Fiend||DARK||1||0||0|
|Absorbing Jar||アブソーブポッド||Effect Monster||Rock||EARTH||3||600||500|
|... further results|