From March 2002 to December 2008, Konami's trading cards were distributed in territories outside of Asia by The Upper Deck Company.In December 2008, Konami filed a lawsuit against Upper Deck alleging that it had distributed inauthentic Yu-Gi-Oh! Upper Deck also sued Konami alleging breach of contract and slander.Example: Overlaying two Level 4 monsters on the field allows the player to Special Summon the "No. During the Main Phase, players can place any Pendulum Monsters in their hand into any open Pendulum Zones, where they become treated as spell cards and can utilise a Pendulum Effect listed separately from any Monster Effects (some Pendulum cards may not necessarily possess a Pendulum Effect).Pendulum Monsters possess indicators known as "Scales", which are used to perform a Pendulum Summon.
These cards are also used defensively, since the opponent's monsters cannot attack your Life Points directly as long as you have monsters in play (unless specified otherwise by card effects).
While most Effect Monsters can be Normal or Tribute Summoned, some monsters may list specific summoning conditions in its card description.
A monster that is summoned from the Extra Deck by using a card with a Fusion effect, such as "Polymerization", with monster cards listed in the Fusion Monster's description.
in Asia, is a Japanese collectible card game developed and published by Konami.
It is based on the fictional game of Duel Monsters created by manga artist Kazuki Takahashi, which is the main plot device during the majority of his popular manga franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh!
The specific conditions, such as the types of monster required or where the material monsters are sent, vary depending on the Fusion Monster's effect.