|Yu-Gi-Oh! GX - Episode 097|
Tōjō! Nazo no Sekai Chanpu!
Entrance! The Mysterious World Champ!
The Dark Light
|Japanese air date||
August 9, 2006
|English air date||
February 13, 2007
|Episode listing||Yu-Gi-Oh! GX episode listing (season 2)|
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"The Dark Light", entitled "Entrance! The Mysterious World Champ!" in the Japanese version, is the ninety-seventh episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime.
Aster Phoenix continues his hunt for the "Ultimate Destiny" card mentioned by Sarina, while Jaden Yuki and company watch the latest Pro League match featuring the mysterious champion known as The D—but little does anyone know that both events are tied to The Light of Destruction.
Blinded by vengeance and his obsession to find the "Ultimate Destiny" card, Aster Phoenix wins Duel after Duel, but his frustration grows considerably, due to his failure in locating the card. While Aster is on his endless crusade, Chancellor Sheppard and Maximillion Pegasus discuss the same situation regarding the missing "Ultimate Destiny" card. At the same time the card was created, Industrial Illusions detected a sort of "Dark Light" emanating from outer space. This Dark Light was able to trigger destruction whenever it appeared, and, according to Pegasus, its light could be connected to the days of Ancient Egypt, the known origin of Duel Monsters, and was responsible for many disasters across time and space, as well as throughout history. Now, this "Light of Destruction" has fused itself with a card—the "Ultimate Destiny" card that Aster is looking for—and Aster believes that whoever has that card is also the person who killed ("kidnapped" in the English dub) his father.
Meanwhile, Jaden Yuki and his friends are excited to see the latest playoff Championship Duel, where the mysterious champion known as "The D" finally reveals himself, but during his Duel with Dr. Collector, after revealing that he is possessed by The Light of Destruction and playing his "ultimate card", as he stated, the television signal is suddenly lost during the broadcast, so no one knows the outcome of the duel or what happened to The D and Dr. Collector. Later, Aster confronts The D on his private yacht, and The D reveals that he is the person responsible for the death ("disappearance" in the English dub) of Aster's father and the theft of the "Ultimate Destiny" card. With that, he shuts all the exits and traps them both inside.
Turn 2: Dr. Collector
Doctor Collector activates "Dimensional Fissure", which requires any monster sent to the Graveyard to be removed from play instead. Next, he activates "Graceful Charity", drawing 3 cards from his Deck and discarding 2 cards from his hand. He discards "Cosmo Queen" and "Magician's Valkyria", which are removed from play instead of being sent to the Graveyard, due to "Dimensional Fissure". Then, he activates "Magical Stone Excavation", discarding 2 cards to add 1 Spell Card from his Graveyard to his hand. He discards "Magician's Valkyria" (which is removed from play, due to "Dimensional Fissure") and "Monster Reincarnation" and retrieves "Graceful Charity", which he subsequently re-activates "Graceful Charity", drawing 3 more cards and discarding "Ebon Magician Curran" and his third "Magician's Valkyria", which are both removed from play, due to "Dimensional Fissure". Next, he activates "Dimension Fusion", paying 2000 Life Points (Doctor Collector: 4000 → 2000 LP) so that both he and The D can Special Summon as many of their monsters that were removed from play as possible. Doctor Collector summons "Cosmo Queen (2900/2450), his 3 "Magician's Valkyrias" (1600/1800) and "Ebon Magician Curran" (1200/0). Since The D has no removed from play monsters, he cannot use the effect of "Dimension Fusion". Doctor Collector uses "Cosmo Queen" to attack "Enigma", but The D activates "Negate Attack", which cancels "Cosmo Queen's" attack and ends Doctor Collector's Battle Phase. Doctor Collector activates "Magical Blast", inflicting 200 points of damage to The D for each Spellcaster that he controls, and there are 5. (The D: 4000 → 3000 LP) (During his Draw Phase, he can also add "Magical Blast" to his hand from his Graveyard instead of conducting his normal draw.) Then he Sets 1 card ("Nightmare Wheel") and ends his turn.
Turn 3: The D
The D activates 2 copies of "Fiend's Sanctuary", Summoning 2 "Metal Fiend Tokens" (0/0 each) to his side of the field. Then he activates "D - Force", placing it face-up on the top of his Deck. While it is the top card on his Deck, he cannot conduct his normal draw during his Draw Phase. Next, he Tributes "Enigma the Creator" and the 2 "Metal Fiend Tokens" to Special Summon "Destiny Hero - Plasma" (1900/600) in Attack Position.
The D uses "Destiny Hero - Plasma's" effect, which allows it to equip itself with any monster Dr. Collector controls, absorbing half the equipped monster's ATK and any effect(s) that monster has. He equips "Plasma" with Doctor Collector's "Cosmo Queen" (1900 → 3350/600). With "D - Force" the top card on The D's Deck, "Destiny Hero - Plasma" negates the effects of all Effect Monsters that Doctor Collector controls, so the 3 "Magician's Valkyrias" can no longer protect all Spellcaster-Type monsters from being attacked. "Destiny Hero - Plasma" attacks "Ebon Magician Curran", but Doctor Collector activates "Nightmare Wheel" as a response, but because of "D - Force", "Plasma" is immune to the effects of opposing Spells and Traps. The attack resolves, and "Plasma" destroys "Ebon Magician Curran" (Doctor Collector: 2000 → 0 LP).
The D wins.
Mistakes in the English dubEdit
- The announcer of the Pro League Duel stated that The D had returned after four years of inactivity to defend his championship title, but the dialogue is later changed to "ten years".
- When Bonaparte explains the effect of "Ebon Magician Curran", he states that The D would lose 300 Life Points whenever he summoned a monster, when actually, this effect would occur during Collector's Standby Phase, and for each monster he controlled.
The following cards appeared in this episode. Cards in italics debuted here.