F.A.", short for " Formula Athlete" ( Ｆ．Ａ． （ フォーミュラアスリート ） Fōmyura Asurīto) is an archetype of WIND Machine monsters. It is one of two formerly archetypes that debuted in TCG-exclusive Code of the Duelist  , the other being "  Vendread".
The archetype is based on a futuristic motor racing theme, with some elements referencing the
motorsports events such as Formula One or Grand Prix Motorcycle racing.
So far, all monsters of this archetype have original 0 ATK.
New when at Lv. ≥ 7
Hang On Mach
Unaffected by activated effects of monsters whose original Levels/Ranks are lower than current Level.
Any card that would be sent to the opponent's Graveyard is banished instead.
Cannot be destroyed by battle against monsters whose original Levels/Ranks are lower than current Level.
Can make up to 2 attacks on monsters during each Battle Phase.
Opponent's monsters whose original Level/Rank is lower than this card's Level cannot target monsters for attacks or effects, except this card.
Opponent's monsters cannot activate their effects until the end of the Damage Step when an F.A. monster battles.
Opponent must pay 300 LP to activate the effect of a monster whose original Level/Rank is lower than this card's Level
Opponent cannot discard or send cards from their hand to the Graveyard to activate a card effect.
Similar to the "
Fortune Lady" archetype, the "F.A" monsters get stronger the higher their Levels. All non-Tuner monsters revealed thus far gain 300 ATK x their own Level and have effects and support cards that increase their Levels further. The Main Deck non-Tuner monsters also gain a new effect when at Level 7 or higher.
"Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (KONAMI Europe)". Konami. July 13, 2017 . https://www.facebook.com/YuGiOhTCGEU/photos/a.624974477644694.1073741831.616190488523093/1032822920193179/?type=3&theater . Retrieved July 13, 2017.
"The Organization | [COTD] The F.A. Arrive". YGOrganization. July 13, 2017 . https://ygorganization.com/cotd-fa-arrive/ . Retrieved July 13, 2017. ↑ !
"F.A. Deck Recipe". Konami. September 15, 2017 . https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_OCG_INFO/status/907886145542922240?type=3&theater . Retrieved September 15, 2017.