Can you activate monster effects from your hand?
Cards and effects cannot be activated in response to cards or effects with higher Spell Speed. Cards and effects also cannot be activated while a Chain is resolving. To activate a Spell or Trap Card is to play it on the field face-up from your hand or flipped from face-down on the field.
When can you use monster effects?
The effect starts when the face-up monster appears on the field, and ends once that monster is gone or is no longer face-up; there is no trigger for its activation. These monsters are most useful if you have a strategy to protect them while they are on the field. Monsters with 2000 or less ATK cannot declare an attack.
Can you equip to a face down monster?
Face-down Monster Cards cannot be equipped with Equip Cards; if a monster equipped with an Equip Card(s) is flipped face-down, the Equip Card(s) equipped to that flipped monster is destroyed.
Are monster effects considered card effects?
Card effects include monster, Spell and Trap effects. The card effect, as well as any costs and conditions (and Materials for most Extra Deck monsters), are detailed in the card text.
When can you activate monster quick effect?
Monster quick effects are Spell Speed 2, so they can be chained to effects that are SS1 or SS2. From your example, neither of these things start a chain, so no you cannot chain to these events.
Does summoning a monster count as activating a card?
Spells and traps are always activated. With monsters, for example, if it just says “this card is unaffected by other monster effects” then its continuous because it is effective as soon as it hits the field. However, if it says something like “you can discard one card; do X” then it is activated.
Can you activate an effect if there are no monsters?
Well it goes back to the basic idea that you cannot activate an effect if it would do nothing, just as you cannot activate a card like Dark Hole if there aren’t any monsters on the field.
What happens when you special summons a monster in Monster Reborn?
After ” Monster Reborn ” resolves and Special Summons a monster as Chain Link 1, you can activate the effect of ” Card of Safe Return ” and draw 1 card.
Can a negation effect be used on a monster?
Fewer monsters are able to dodge these types of negation effects. However, while these monsters are sitting idly on the field, their effects (in a vague sense) are considered to be negated by Skill Drain, which means you may NOT use any cards/effects like Effect Veiler on them.
How many monsters do you need for link 4?
It is a Link 4 so you need at least 4 monsters unless you have another link monster on the field. Duh. Should have read link rules more carefully, thank you. If the summon requirements are 2+ effect monsters on a link four monster, this means you need four effect monsters. The link rating means how many monsters needed.