"Sacrifice" redirects here. For the card named "Sacrifice" in the
, see "
け 生 （ い ） に 贄 （ にえ ） げる)
捧 （ ささ ）
Formerly: offer as a Tribute or offer as Tributes Noun: Tribute (Monster)
French: Sacrifier Noun: (Monstre) Sacrifice
German: als Tribut anbieten Noun: Tribut(monster)
Italian: offrire come Tributo Noun: Tributo
Korean: 릴리스 Ribeoseu Formerly: 제물로 바친다 (祭物 ????) Jemullo Bachinda
Portuguese: oferecer como Tributo Noun: (Monstro) Tributo
Spanish: Sacrificar Noun: (Monstruo de) Sacrificio
Chinese: 釋放 Shìfàng / Sik1 fong3 Formerly: 犧牲祭品 Xīshēng Jìpǐn / Hei1 saang1 Zai3 ban2
Tribute, called Release (Japanese: リリース Rirīsu) in the and the OCG and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's anime series (previously called Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL Sacrifice ( け 生 （ い ） に 贄 （ にえ ） げる 捧 （ ささ ） Ikenie ni Sasageru) in the OCG and the and Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series, and Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Offer as a Tribute in the TCG) refers to a method of sending a monster(s) the player controls to the Graveyard.
Monsters are Tributed in two ways:
Unless a card specifically states that you can Tribute monsters in your
hand or under your opponent's control, such as " Gishki Aquamirror" and " Reptilianne Vaskii", you can only Tribute monsters you control (on the field).
While normally only monsters can be Tributed, "
Kiryu" can Tribute itself while treated as an Equip Spell Card.
A monster that Tributes monsters as part of its Summoning condition