E-C (Alternatively/formely called "Stage") is an indicator of Evolute Monster' strength, and a combination of total Levels/Ranks of its materials, a Stage can provide the Evolute Monster with counters equal to its number, like Xyz; they are now placed on the left of the card between card artworks and card's name (from 0 to 13) otherwise, it would display a central orb, with Number on it, basically the stage is shaped like this:
Normal Evolute Monsters:Edit
Conjoint Evolute Monsters:Edit
Unlike Regular Evolute Monsters,Conjoint Evolute Monsters have an additional Purple orb called "C-E", usually, shaped like this "" Which allows any other Evolute Monsters gain its E-C when Conjointed.
- The original concept was deserted as an indicator, but reused in the card artworks of cards that involve Evolute Monsters.
- Instead, they're now E-Counters, similar to the ones portrayed in "Carole, Empress of Fiber VINE"