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Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game: Killer Decks 101

Get the 411 on building a killer Yu-Gi-Oh! deck with Kidzworld's Yu-Gi-Oh! card game tips!
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game: Killer Decks 101 - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Get the 411 on building a killer Yu-Gi-Oh! deck with Kidzworld's Yu-Gi-Oh! card game tips!

Hey there Yu-Gi-Oh! duelists! So, you want to build a butt-kicking, enemy-stomping, Yu-Gi-Oh! deck do ya? No prob, welcome to Kidzworld's Killer Decks 101. Here we have tips and tricks to power up your Yu-Gi-Oh! card game duels, as well as a few killer decks that will leave your opponent in the dust. Here we go!

The Most Important Yu-Gi-Oh! Deck Tip


QUIT TRYING TO USE BLUE EYES WHITE DRAGON!

Seriously, the card sucks. There are hundreds of cards out there that are way better. Yugi uses it on the TV show - but that doesn't mean it's any good. Have you ever even watched them play cards on the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime show? It's a fun show, but they don't stick to the rules of the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game and their idea of deck strategy is to cross their fingers and hope they draw the card they need. Sheesh...

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What Makes an Awesome Yu-Gi-Oh! Deck?

Here's a hint. It isn't a monster with 3000 Attack. A powerful Yu-Gi-Oh! deck is one that has the following things going for it.

  • Strong four-star monsters.
  • A way to summon tribute monsters without having to tribute.
  • A way to draw extra cards.
  • 40 cards, no more.
  • Cards that let you search your deck for other cards.
  • Creatures that summon other creatures when they're destroyed.
  • Cards that can wipe out your opponent's monsters, traps and spells.

  • A strong Yu-Gi-Oh! deck also doesn't have any of these things:
  • Huge tribute monsters and no way to avoid paying the tribute.
  • Lots of equip cards.
  • All 100 of your fave cards.
  • No way to search your deck for your best cards.
  • A strategy that involves powering up your fave monster and crushing your opponent with it.

Sample Killer Yu-Gi-Oh! Deck

This deck has won tournaments and crushed hundreds of opponents. Check it out and see if you can build a deck like it. Then, test it against the peeps you duel with, improve your skills and become a master duelist!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Killer Deck #1

Monsters:

  • 1 Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Beginning
  • 1 Jinzo
  • 1 Airknight Parshath
  • 1 Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer
  • 2 D. D. Assailant
  • 1 Asura Priest
  • 1 Breaker the Magical Warrior
  • 1 Tribe-Infecting Virus
  • 1 D. D. Warrior Lady
  • 1 Tsukuyomi
  • 1 Sangan
  • 1 Morphing Jar
  • 1 Apprentice Magician
  • 2 Magician of Faith
  • 1 Sinister Serpent

Spells:

  • 1 Pot of Greed
  • 1 Graceful Charity
  • 1 Heavy Storm
  • 1 Mystical Space Typhoon
  • 1 Premature Burial
  • 1 Snatch Steal
  • 1 Delinquent Duos
  • 1 Swords of Revealing Light
  • 2 Nobleman of Crossout
  • 2 Scapegoat
  • 2 Book of Moon
  • 1 Lightning Vortex
  • 1 Creature Swap
  • 1 Metamorphosis

Traps:

  • 1 Ring of Destruction
  • 1 Call of the Haunted
  • 1 Mirror Force
  • 1 Torrential Tribute
  • 1 Bottomless Trap Hole
  • 1 Sakuretsu Armor
  • 1 Ceasefire

Side Deck:

  • 1 Mobius the Frost Monarch
  • 1 King Tiger Wanghu
  • 1 Cannon Soldier
  • 1 Exiled Force
  • 1 Mystic Swordsman LV2
  • 2 Royal Decree
  • 2 Chain Disappearance
  • 2 Cursed Seal of the Forbidden Spell
  • 1 Dust Tornado
  • 2 Poison of the Old Man
  • 1 Metamorphosis

Fusion Deck:

  • 3 Thousand-Eyes Restrict
  • 3 Ryu Senshi
  • 3 Dark Balter
  • 3 Dark Flare Knight
  • 3 Dark Blade the Dragon Knight
  • 3 Fiend Skull Dragon
  • 3 Ojama King
  • 2 Gatling Dragon
  • 1 Kwagar Hercules
  • 3 Flame Swordsman
  • 3 Reaper on the Nightmare
  • 1 St. Joan
  • 3 Giltia the D. Knight
  • 3 Musician King
  • 2 Dark Fire Dragon
  • 2 Flame Ghost
  • 3 King Dragun
  • 1 Lost Warrior from Another Planet

Top Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards For Any Deck

These cards are so incredibly strong that no matter what kind of deck you're playing, you should find a way to add them. Here's a list of the cards and what they do.

Monster Cards

  • Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Beginning - A 3000 Attack monster that you can summon with two tributes or by removing a Light and Dark card from your graveyard. If that's not enough, he can also destroy one creature per turn or attack twice in the same turn!
  • D. D. Warrior Lady - She only has 1500 Attack, but she can remove any monster she battles from the game.
  • Airknight Parshath - A 1900 Attack, one-tribute, monster that damages your opponent even when he's blocked. And, he lets you draw a card each time he damages your opponent.
  • Asura - A 1700 Attack monster that can attack all of your opponent's monsters at once.
  • Magician of Faith - A weak monster that returns a Spell Card from your graveyard to your hand when it's flipped up.
  • Breaker the Magical Warrior - A 1900 Attack monster who can also counter a Spell Card. Sweet!
  • Sangan - A weak monster that lets you search your deck for another monster when he's destroyed.
  • Tsukuyomi - A weak monster that flips another monster into face-down Defense position when it is summoned.
  • Spirit Reaper - A weak monster. But if it damages your opponent they discard a card!
  • Don Zaloog - A 1400 Attack monster that forces your opponent to discard a card, or the top two cards of their deck, if he damages them.
  • Tribe-Infecting Virus - A 1600 Attack monster that lets you wipe out every monsters of one type when you summon it.
  • Sinister Serpent - A weak monster that returns to your hand from the graveyard if it's destroyed.
  • D. D. Assailant - A 1700 Attack monster that will remove any monster that destroys it from the game.
  • Berserk Gorilla - A 2000 Attack monster that will make smashy-smashy all over your opponent's creatures.
  • Enraged Battle Ox - A 1700 Attack monster that powers-up your Beast monsters so they can damage your opponent even when they're blocked.
  • Spell Cards

  • Pot of Greed - It's a card that lets you draw two cards. Bammo, instant extra card in your hand!
  • Graceful Charity - Draw three cards then discard two; this gives you a chance to draw the cards you need and to ditch the ones you don't!
  • Delinquent Duo - You lose 1000 life, your opponent loses two cards. Score!
  • Snatch Steal - Your opponent gets 1000 life per turn, but you get control of their coolest monster! Whatta deal!
  • Mystical Space Typhoon - Destroy a Spell or Trap Card, this card is so handy it hurts.
  • Heavy Storm - Wipes out all Spell and Trap Cards on the field.
  • Premature Burial - Pay 800 life and a monster in the graveyard comes back to life!
  • Book of Moon - Flip a creature into face-down defense position. Great for messing with monsters that have a huge Attack and a low Defense, plus you can re-use your own flip-effect monsters.
  • Metamorphosis - Destroy a creature in play to summon a Fusion creature with the same number of stars.
  • Scapegoat - Instantly summon four 0 Attack, 0 Defense, sheep that can't be tributed.
  • Nobleman of Crossout - Remove a face-down creature from play. If it's a flip-effect creature, each player searches their deck for copies and removes them from play as well.
  • Lightning Vortex - Use this and discard another card to destroy all of your opponent's monsters.

Trap Cards

  • Mirror Force - Activate when your opponent attacks, negate the attack and destroy all of your opponent's attack position monsters.
  • Torrential Tribute - Activate when a monster is summoned to destroy all monsters on the field.
  • Call of the Haunted - Activate to return a monster from the graveyard to play in attack position.
  • Ring of Destruction - Destroy a creature and cause your opponent some hurt.
  • Sakuretsu Armor - Activate when your opponent attacks you, to destroy their monster.
  • Dust Tornado - Destroy a Spell or Trap card on your opponent's side of the table and immediately set one of your own.

1This may be late but from the article I read from Kidzworld I agree with you.

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I'm almost done collecting all the cards
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