A Persona Monster is a type of. The color of their card frame is a gradient; its top half is light blue and the bottom half dark blue, similar to the logo for . This gradient is decorated with a circuitry pattern similar to a computer circuit.
Unlike regular Monster Cards, Persona Monsters cannot exist in the Persona Zone. While in the Persona Zone, they cannot be removed from the field. Each player can only have 1 Persona Monster in their . However, in a case like a or a Duel, more than one Persona Monster can exist on any given side of the field.or . Instead, they are automatically played at the start of the , and are placed in a new zone known as a
Persona Monsters are similar to Persona Effects), as well as regular , if any. Unlike Pendulum Effects, Persona Effects are always active whether they are in the Persona or s. Persona Monsters also have s, like most regular Monster Cards. However, they cannot be s.s in which they have unique effects (known as
A Persona Monster can be used asfor s. They cannot be d for Summons or effects, except for ing. If Tributed or used as material, the Personal Effects of the Persona Monster are transferred to the newly Summoned monster. However, if a Persona Monster or monster Summoned using a Persona Monster is removed from the field, the monster's controller loses the Duel.
Unlike other Monster Cards where the text refers to themselves as "cards", Persona Monsters refer to themselves as "Personas". However, they can still be affected by cards and effects that include "monster" or "card" in the text.
- Main article: Persona Summon
A Persona Summon is the act of Summoning a Persona Monster from the Persona Zone to the Monster Zone. If a Persona Monster's conditions are met (the conditions are listed where the materials are usually located), the player can the Persona Monster from their Persona Zone. However, the player cannot or during that turn.
The overall concept of Persona Monsters takes inspiration from thes of the " " arc of the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, as well as the s (more specifically, the Skills used in Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS).