Chainlink Monsters appear in Yu-Gi-Oh! Destined.In the anime, Axion Clout explains to Yuzu that Chainlink Monsters were created as envoys of the Forever Destined Dragon, and that they were gifts to prove that humans make their own destinies. Their are also Shackle Monsters, which are dark versions of Chainlink Monsters. Shackle Monsters are only used by antagonists. Chainlink Monsters are Link Summoned by sending 2 to 4 Link Monsters to th Graveyard. Then when the monsters effects are activated, one Chain Link is removd from play. When Chainlink Monsters are destroyed, any remining Chain Links are summoned in face-up Defense Mode.