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So this is the current wording for Gogogo Ghost:

If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 "Gogogo Golem" in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target, then change this card to Defense Position. You can only use the effect of "Gogogo Ghost" once per turn.


As Gogogo Giant Special Summons its target in Defense Position, would Ghost's effect not activate, as it's already in Defense Position? Or does the effect activate regardless of its position?

Edited by Bringerofcake, 12 November 2012 - 07:16 PM.


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I'm thinking that you can't activate the effect if Gogogo Ghost is in Defense Position, but there's no rulings for it.

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So then, if this issue were to come up in a rated duel, the admin involved would be expected to rule that you cannot perform the summon, or have you all not yet come to a consensus on this, being that it lacks a ruling? After dueling Miror's, I was planning on making the associated deck with this combo, so this might become a relevant thing to me.

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So then, if this issue were to come up in a rated duel, the admin involved would be expected to rule that you cannot perform the summon, or have you all not yet come to a consensus on this, being that it lacks a ruling? After dueling Miror's, I was planning on making the associated deck with this combo, so this might become a relevant thing to me.


Just double checked similar rulings (Goblindbergh).

You can activate the effect.

If there's ever a situation where there are no rulings for a situation, and also no rulings for similar effects and situations, we (mostly Asher and myself) form a consensus and inform all the admins.

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There is a ruling for Gogogo Giant which states that its effect can be activated if it is Normal Summoned in face-up Defense Position because of Light of Intervention. Gogogo Ghost is likely the same since the second halves of their effects are identical and they are in the same archetype.

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Well thank you both for that very informative answer. I like this ruling.

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