Type ( Tribe or Family (( ) 種 ( しゅ ) 族 ( ぞく ) (Shu)zoku) in the ) is a means to split OCG monsters into groups (in a broader way to what Attributes do) in order to enable Support Cards granting various effects, to a specific order of monsters. Players can use Field Spell Cards to use Type divides to their advantage.
Each monster has one Type. There are twenty-three different legal Types in the
and TCG . OCG Divine-Beast is exclusive to the Egyptian Gods and was considered Illegal until the first legal-print God Card, " Obelisk the Tormentor", was created; Creator God is exculsive to " The Creator God of Light, Horakhty". Immortal only appears in .
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Duelists of the Roses
"Type" should not be confused with "
type", which refers to the three main types of cards: Monster, Spell, and Trap.
These Types exist within the
OCG and TCG.
Non-OCG/TCG Immortal is a Type appearing in the video game .
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Duelists of the Roses The Duelists of the Roses also lists Power Up, Ritual, Spell and Trap as a Type.
Yokai is a Type appearing only in the .
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX manga Human is a Type appearing only in a character's fantasy in the anime.
Black Magic, White Magic, Sea Beast, Illusion Magic, and Dragon Magic are among the additional Types used in the Bandai card game.
??? ??? is used to indicate that a monster's Type is unknown.