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SynjoDeonecros
6th July 2016, 08:29 PM
Say I have a monster equipped with Moon Mirror Shield, and I activate Pianissimo to reduce its ATK to 100 and make it immune to battle or effect destruction. I then battle, activating Moon Mirror Shield's effect during the damage step. Will it override the reduction Pianissimo gave the monster?

Pendulum
6th July 2016, 08:52 PM
"Moon Mirror Shield" completely overrides any ATK modification, because it says: "The equipped monster's ATK and DEF become equal to the ATK or DEF (whichever is higher) of the opponent's battling monster +100, during damage calculation only."; it defines a new value for the ATK and DEF stats, regardless.

As another note: "Pianissimo" makes the original ATK of a monster 100. That means if its ATK was previously modified, the original ATK will be changed to 100 and then the modifiers will be added/subtracted to those 100. You can read more at https://ygorganization.com/learnrulingspart12/.