"Salamangreat", known as "Salamangrate" (転生炎獣サラマングレイト Saramangureito) in Japan, is an archetype of FIRE Cyberse monsters used by Takeru Homura in the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS anime.



The "Salamangreat" monsters are based on fiery themed animals. And while the Main Deck members appear to be based on small and average-sized animals, the Extra Deck members are based on the largest and most majestic of the animal kingdom. Much like Yusaku's animal-based Cyberse monsters, "Salamangreats" are armored with a cyberspace design. They also have a hot-red tint spread over their bodies and are constantly emitting flames.


Salamangreat is a portmanteau of the words "Salamandra" and "Great". Their kanji (転生炎獣) translates as "Reincarnated Flame Beast", which is linked to the archetypes's style and philosophy. The Japanese name, "Salamangrate", is a portmanteau of "Salamandra" and "Transmigrate," with the same meaning as its name in kanji. The members of this archetype are named after various, likely symbolic, fiery animals.


Salamangreat Origin
Almiraj Al-mi'raj
Beat Bison Bison
Emerald Eagle Eagle
Falco Falcon
Fowl Peafowl
Foxer Fox
Gazelle Gazelle
Heatleo Lion
Jack Jaguar Jaguar
Meer Meerkat
Mirage Stallio Stallion
Mole Mole
Parro Parrot
Raccoon Raccoon
Spinny Pangolin
Sunlight Wolf Wolf
Veilynx Lynx
Violet Chimera Chimera
Wolvie Wolverine

Playing style

"Salamangreat" monsters are focused on swarming the field from the hand or GY through their various effects, and simultaneously ease up or clean the opponent's field for a straightforward beatdown. The more powerful "Salamangreat" monsters unlock their full power if the material or tribute used has the same name as itself.

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