It’s time for a radiant, sparkling and explosive finale of doom and despair!
PHHY-JP033 Kakuenryuu Grand Guignol (Grand-Guignol the Sparkling Fin Dragon) / Grand-Guignol the Final Dragon
Level 8 LIGHT Spellcaster Fusion Effect Monster
Material: “Blazing Cartesia, the Virtuous” + 1 LIGHT or DARK monster
You can only use the 1st and 2nd effect of this card’s name once per turn.
(1) If this card is Fusion Summoned: You can send 1 Level 6 or higher LIGHT or DARK monster from your Deck or Extra Deck to the Graveyard.
(2) If a monster(s) is Special Summoned by your opponent’s activated monster effect: You can banish this card from your field or Graveyard; Special Summon 1 “Dogmatika” monster from the Deck or 1 “Despia” monster from your Extra Deck.
This card is named after “Le Théâtre du Grand-Guignol”, a well-known Parisian theater from 1897 to 1962, specializing in horror shows, not supernatural horror, but playing on things such as surgery which has gone wrong, madness, hypnosis, disorder. figure, etc. It was seen as a place to go for experiences, not shows, and was considered extremely formative for the horror genre.
The name of the theater means “The Theater of the Great Puppet”, taking its name from Guignol, a Punch-and-Judy-style puppet.