ARGCS Indianapolis: Round 2 Zach Savigano (Satellarknights) vs. Koty Angeloff (Spellbooks)

We're here in Round 2 featuring Zach Savigano piloting Satellarknights against Koty Angeloff's Spellbooks!  Despite people calling this a "three-deck format," Koty has come here with a tried-and tested strategy that has survived through multiple formats.  Will old be able to topple over new, or will the Satellarknights prove too much to handle?


Game 1

 

Zach wins the die roll and elects to go second.

Koty begins the match by Normal Summoning Spellbook Magician of Prophecy to search out Spellbook of Secrets to get The Grand Spellbook Tower.  He then activates The Grand Spellbook Tower, sets two backrow, and ends his turn.

Zach draws then uses Pot of Duality, revealing another Pot of Duality, Wiretap, and Dimensional Prison, adding Pot of Duality.  He then summons Satellarknight Altair and runs over Spellbook Magician of Prophecy.  He sets three backrow and ends.

8000 (Zach) - 6800 (Koty)

The Grand Spellbook Tower returns Spellbook of Secrets to draw Koty a card.  He then flips up double Reckless Greed to draw even more cards.  Koty reveals Spellbook of Wisdom, Spellbook of the Master, and Spellbook of Power to Special Summon High Priestess of Prophecy.  He then summons Spellbook Magician of Prophecy; Zach chains Breakthrough Skill but Koty uses Spellbook of Wisdom to let him search another Spellbook of Secrets.  Priestess banishes Spellbook of Wisdom to destroy Zach's set Cal of the Haunted.  He then uses Spellbook of Secrets to search out another Spellbook of Wisdom.  He uses Spellbook of the Master to copy Spellbook of Secrets and add Spellbook of Fate.  He reveals Spellbook of Fate, Spellbook of Power, and Spellbook of Wisdom to summon another Priestess which banishes Spellbook of the Master to destroy Zach's set Soul Charge.  He uses Spellbook of Power on Priestess then attacks.  Spellbook of Power adds Spellbook of Eternity.  Spellbook of Eternity gets back Spellbook of the Master.  He sets three and passes.

3200 ( Zach) - 6800 (Koty) 

Zach summons Satellarknight Unukalhai to send Satellarknight Deneb to the grave.  He then uses Soul Charge on Satellarknight Altair to bring back Satellarknight Deneb.  Koty chains Torrential Tribute and uses Spellbook of Wisdom to save his Priestess.  Satellarknight Deneb grabs another Satellarknight Altair and Zach sets one and passes.  During the End Phase, Koty uses Spellbook of Fate to banish the set card and attacks for game on the following turn.


Game 2

 

Zach elects to go first for Game 2.  He starts off with a Pot of Duality, revealing two Breakthrough Skill and a Vanity's Emptiness, adding a Breakthrough Skill.  He summons Satellarknight Unukalhai to send Satellarknight Deneb to the grave.  He sets three backrow and passes to Koty.

Koty uses Spellbook of Secrets to search out Spellbook of Wisdom.  He summons Justice of Prophecy, then uses Spellbook of the Master to copy Spellbook of Secrets to add Spellbook of Power to his hand.  He uses Spellbook of Power on Justice then attacks over Satellarknight Unukalhai while Spellbook of Power adds Spellbook of Fate.  During the End Phase, Koty uses Spellbook of Fate and banishes Zach's Cal of the Haunted.  He then Banishes Justice to add Priestess and Spellbook of Wisdom.

7200 (Zach) - 8000 (Koty)

Zach summons Satellarknight Altair to bring back Satellarknight Deneb to search another Satellarknight Altair.  Satellarknight Altair connects directly.  Main Phase 2 he Xyz Summons Constellar Omega, sets one, and ends his turn.

7200 (Zach) - 6300 (Koty) 

Koty reveals Spellbook of Wisdom, Spellbook of Secrets, and Spellbook of the Master to Special Summon Priestess but Zach flips up Vanity's Emptiness.  He then Normal Summons Spellbook Magician of Prophecy to add Spellbook of Eternity which grabs back Spellbook of Power.  He then uses Spellbook of Power on Spellbook Magician of Prophecy, then uses Spellbook of the Master to copy Spellbook of Power.  Spellbook Magician of Prophecy runs over Omega, while both Spellbook of Power effects get him Spellbook of Secrets and Spellbook of Life.  Main Phase 2 he uses Spellbook of Secrets to search Spellbook of Eternity.  He once again reveals to special Priestess, then banishes Spellbook of Fate to destroy Zach's Cal of the Haunted.  Koty uses The Grand Spellbook Tower, sets one, and passes.

7100 (Zach) - 6300 (Koty)

Zach summons Satellarknight Altair to bring back Satellarknight Deneb to search out the last Satellarknight Altair.  Satellarknight Altair runs over Spellbook Magician of Prophecy.  Main Phase 2 he Xyz Summons Number 101: Silent Honor ARK to steal Priestess.

7100 (Zach) - 5100 (Koty)

Koty draws a card off The Grand Spellbook Tower then uses Spellbook of Secrets to search Spellbook Magician of Prophecy to add Spellbook of Eternity to his hand.  Spellbook of Eternity gets back Spellbook of Fate which is then uses to banish ARK.  He then uses Spellbook of Life to bring back Priestess which destroys Zach's set Breakthrough Skill.  He sets one and passes.

4100 (Zach) - 5100 (Koty)

Zach summons Satellarknight Altair but Koty flips up Light-Imprisoning Mirror in response.  Satellarknight Altair runs over Spellbook Magician of Prophecy.  He sets one backrow and passes

4100 (Zach) - 3900 (Koty)

The Grand Spellbook Tower nets him another card.  He uses Priestess's effect and chains Spellbook of Wisdom to let her destroy Zach's set Reinforcement of the Army.  He then uses Pot of Duality, revealing two Spellbooks and an Effect Veiler, adding Veiler.  Spellbook of Eternity adds Spellbook of Fate.  He then sets two and ends his turn.

Zach draws his last card and offers the handshake in concession.


A flurry of Spellbook-filled hands and plenty of draw power catapult Koty to a 2-0 record!

 

Joe Soto

Discussion

comments