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Round Up Wins with Gagaga Cowboy!

September 23rd, 2013

Gagaga Cowboy, one of the best Xyz Monsters of 2012, is now readily available in every Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos Collectible Tin. The key to Gagaga Cowboy’s popularity? It can help out nearly any Deck that can put together 2 Level 4 monsters to Xyz Summon it.

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Don’t Forget About These Cards! Mermails from ABYR

March 27th, 2013

For months, Mermail Duelists relied on Genex Undine to send monsters like Atlantean Dragoons and Atlantean Marksman to the Graveyard, setting up big plays and raking in free cards.  But YCS Miami and Cosmo Blazer changed everything, and now the top WATER Deck, as seen in its YCS Austin victory, is focused entirely on Atlanteans and Mermails, without Genex Undine or Genex Controller.

New cards like Mermail Abyssteus made the Mermail strategy faster and more consistent, giving it better search power, more ways to discard WATER monsters for their effects, and doubling their number of Level 7’s.  The result was a surge of interest in certain cards from Abyss Rising that tied the strategy together.


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Don’t Forget About This Card: That Wacky Alchemy!

March 21st, 2013

In any given Duel you’re able to destroy your opponent’s monsters with Trap Cards. For common scenarios, everyone has an answer. They Summoned a monster? Bottomless Trap Hole and Torrential Tribute will do the trick. They’re attacking you? Mirror Force and Dimensional Prison get the job done. And of course, you’ve got monster destruction ready for when they play a Spell Card, right?

Wait, you don’t? Well that’s probably because you forgot all about That Wacky Alchemy! from Abyss Rising! If a face-up Spell Card is sent from your opponent’s Spell & Trap Card Zone to the Graveyard, That Wacky Alchemy! can destroy any face-up monster.

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High Class

February 14th, 2013

Heraldic Beasts were first introduced in Abyss Rising, but there weren’t enough of them to build an entire Heraldic Beast Deck until Cosmo Blazer came out! The Deck has several Level 4 monsters, and focuses on Summoning Rank 4 Xyz Monsters. With enough Heraldic cards, you can put together a pretty awesome Deck, so here are some tips to help you get started!

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Maidens and Monsters

February 6th, 2013

The newest mermonsters, Mermail Abyssleed and Mermail Abyssteus are capable of some truly incredible feats. If Abyssleed resolves its effect even once in a Duel, your chances of winning go way up, and he has 2700 ATK to boot. Abyssteus transmutes merely OK hands into truly great hands. But the key to making the most of these monstrous beasts of the sea is the lovely Level 3 mermaids from Abyss Rising and Cosmo Blazer.

Cute and phenominally powerful, a winning combination. Read more…