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Don’t Forget About This Card! Saffira, Queen of Dragons

February 20th, 2015

Nekroz may have stolen the spotlight at YCS Tacoma, but they aren’t the only Ritual Monsters out there that can compete! The 2014-2015 Dueling season has been something of a renaissance for Ritual Monsters, featuring at least 1 new Ritual Monster in each booster starting with Duelist Alliance and ramping up to 7 in The Secret Forces. Ritual Monsters have evolved quite a bit since Saffira, Queen of Dragons debuted in Duelist Alliance, but she’s still my favorite of the new bunch and an excellent monster in her own right. Can you even name another Ritual Monster that gives you access to a theoretically infinite number of copies of Effect Veiler, Honest and Artifact Lancea?

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Pre-Game Rituals

February 6th, 2015

The Nekroz Ritual Monsters have effects that can be used in the hand and on the field, which gives them a lot of versatility and combo potential. In addition, they have 3 different Ritual Spells with which to Ritual Summon their monsters, and while they’re all very powerful, they all function slightly differently. Today we’ll discuss those Spell Cards and learn how to make the most of each of them! Read more…

The Advance Forces

February 4th, 2015

The Secret Forces are still a week away, but the Nekroz are already here! Secrets of Eternity introduces Nekroz of Gungnir, a new, Ritual-tastic spin on Gungnir, Dragon of the Ice Barrier, and one of the most powerful Ritual Spells to date!

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Preparations Complete

February 3rd, 2015

Ritual Monsters have been on the comeback trail since Saffira, Queen of Dragons was released in Duelist Alliance. Since then, each booster has had at least one new Ritual Monster in it. Secrets of Eternity has 2 – Malacoda, Netherlord of the Burning Abyss and Nekroz of Gungnir. Nekroz of Gungnir probably raised some eyebrows since the only other “Nekroz” monster right now is Dance Princess of the Nekroz, but it’s actually the first Ritual Monster from a new theme entirely dedicated to Ritual Summoning that will launch next Friday in The Secret Forces! Read more…

Secrets of Eternity: Netherlord of the Flies

January 6th, 2015

Welcome back to a new year of Yu-Gi-Oh! Today we’re going to take a look at the Burning Abyss Deck, and look at the new direction that Secrets of Eternity will give to the Deck. Secrets of Eternity features a trio of new Malebranche monsters, as well as the ruler of the Malebranche himself, the Ritual Monster Malacoda, Netherlord of the Burning Abyss! Want to see how a Ritual Monster will interact with the rest of the Deck? Read on to find out! Read more…