Deck Doctor #23: Zombies and Watts

Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Troy Perkin’s Destiny Hero Zombie list: [ccDeck=”Main Deck”]3 Destiny HERO – Malicious:1 Endless Decay:1 Zombie Master:1 Dark Grepher:2 Mezuki:3 Pyramid Turtle:3 Goblin Zombie:2 Debris Dragon:2 Card Trooper:2 Plaguespreader Zombie:1 Allure of Darkness:1 Book of Life:1 Dark Hole:1 Foolish Burial:2 Pot of Duality:3 Mystical Space Typhoon:1 D.D.R. – Different Dimension Reincarnation:3 Raigeki Break:1 Return from the Different Dimension:1 Bottomless Trap Hole:1 Torrential Tribute:2 Fiendish Chain:1 Call of the Haunted:1 Solemn Warning[/ccDeck] This is certainly a blast from the past. The September banlist gave a breath of life (death?) to Zombies, not only giving them back their 2nd [ccProd]Mezuki[/ccProd] and[ccProd]Plaguespreader Zombie[/ccProd], but also giving them a 3rd Destiny Hero – Malicious Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Robert Millspaugh’s Crystal Beast deck. [ccDeck=”Monsters 15″]3 Crystal Beast Sapphire Pegasus:3 Crystal Beast Topaz Tiger:2 Crystal Beast Ruby Carbuncle:2 Summoner Monk:1 Scrap Beast:3 Maxx “C”:1 Battle Fader[/ccDeck] [ccDeck=”Spells”]1 Crystal Promise:2 Crystal Blessing:3 Crystal Beacon:3 Crystal Release:3 Rare Value:3 Ancient City Rainbow Ruins:1 Crystal Abundance:1 Dark Hole:3 Mystical Space Typhoon:2 Night Beam:2 Pot of Duality[/ccDeck] [ccDeck=”Traps”]1 Torrential Tribute[/ccDeck] I’ve been a pretty big fan of this deck ever since its release in 2007, and while the deck has never been top tier, it has always been a Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to take a look at Aaron Chislett’s T.G. Agent deck: Monsters 30 3 The Agent of Mystery – Earth 3 The Agent of Creation Venus 3 [ccProd]Mystical Shine Ball[/ccProd] 2 T.G. Striker 3 T.G. Warwolf 1 [ccProd]Genex Ally Birdman[/ccProd] 2 Maxx “C” 2 [ccProd]Effect Veiler[/ccProd] 2 [ccProd]Tragoedia[/ccProd] 2 [ccProd]Battle Fader[/ccProd] 1 [ccProd]Honest[/ccProd] 3 [ccProd]Master Hyperion[/ccProd] 2 [ccProd]Archlord Kristya[/ccProd] 1 Black Luster Solider – Envoy of the Beginning Spells 7 3 [ccProd]Pot of Duality[/ccProd] 1 [ccProd]Dark Hole[/ccProd] 1 [ccProd]Lightning Vortex[/ccProd] 1 [ccProd]Book of Moon[/ccProd] 1 [ccProd]Messenger of Peace[/ccProd] Traps 3 2 [ccProd]Royal Decree[/ccProd] 1 Vanity’s Emptiness I’m going to make a few changes to the main, however the primary Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Justin Turner’s Blue-Eyes Maiden deck: 3x blue eyes white dragon3x maiden with eyes of blue3x gravekeeper’s spy1x gravekeeper’s descendant 2x tsukuyomi3x lyla the lightsworn sorceress1x red eyes darkness metal dragon1x black luster soldier1x chaos sorcerer1x white stone of legend2x maxx c 3x silver’s cry2x dragon shrine2x trade in2x wonder wand2x forbidden lance1x one for one1x charge of the light brigade1x dark hole 2x mirror force2x safe zone With the structure deck being released shortly, now seems like a good time to go over this deck. There Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Joel Wilhelm’s Gishki deckMONSTERS (24)3x Gishki Zealgigas3x Evigishki Levianma 3x Gishki Vision3x Gishki Shadow3x Gishki Beast3x Gishki Ariel3x Gishki Abyss3x Tinplate Goldfish SPELLS (15)3x Salvage3x Gishki Aquamirror3x Mystical Space Typhoon3x Creature Swap1x Dark Hole1x Book of Moon1x Moray of Greed TRAPS (2)1x Torrential 1x Dust Tornado Wait a second, this isn’t the kind of Gishki deck I’m used to seeing! Anyway, Joel describes his deck as a combination of Zealgigas OTK, and Acid Golem burn. The Zealgigas OTK is rather simple, just summon 2 Zealgigas, attack Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Stephen Pyatt’s Noble Knight deck. monsters 253 noble knight artorigus3 noble knight gawayn2 noble knight medraut2 noble knight gwalchavad2 noble knight drystan2 ignoble knight of black laundsallyn2 photon thrasher2 chaos end master2 lightray gearfried1 rescue rabbit1 black luster soldier envoy of the beginning1 honest1 gorz the emissary of darkness1 guardian of order spells 151 dark hole1 heavy storm1 monster reborn1 reinforcement of the army1 foolish burial1 mystical space typhoon1 forbidden dress2 noble arms – gallatin2 noble arms – arfeudutyr2 noble arms of destiny2 noble arms – Read more


Hey readers, this we’re going to start off by taking a look at Rahul Pandya’s Gladiator Beast deck. Monsters: 152 Effect Veiler1 Glad Beast Bestiari2 Glad Beast Darius1 Glad Beast Equeste1 Glad Beast Hoplomus3 Glad Beast Laquiari1 Glad Beast Murmillo2 Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer2 Maxx C Spells: 111 Book of Moon1 Dark Hole3 Forbidden Lance2 Gladiator Proving Ground1 Heavy Storm1 Monster Reborn2 Mystical Space Typhoon Traps: 142 Bottomless Trap Hole3 Compulsory Evacuation Device2 Dimensional Prison2 Gladiator Beast War Chariot2 Mischief of the Yokai1 Solemn Judgment1 Solemn Warning1 Starlight Road I’m sure by now most of us are familiar with Gladiator Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Billie Jones’ Roids deck. Monsters (27) 3 Machina Fortress 1 Machina Gearframe 3 Expressroid 3 Steamroid 3 Submarineroid 2 Armoroid 3 Tin goldfish 2 Reactan, Dragon Ruler of Pebbles 3 Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders 2 Effect Veiler 2 Tragoedia Spells (5) 1 Monster Reborn 1 Dark Hole 1 Limiter Removal 2 Salvage Traps (9) 3 Threatening Roar 2 Compulsory Evacuation Device 2 Bottomless Trap Hole 2 Torrential Tribute This list has some cool interactions, Expressroid and Salvage allow for some easy Machina Fortress summons, and Read more


Hey readers, first off this week we’re going to take a look at Matt Cairoli’s Tech Genus list Monsters(15) 3 Beast King Barbaros 3 Hazy Flame Cerberus 3 T.G. Rush Rhino 3. T.G. Warwolf 1 T.G. Striker 1 Fire Fist Bear 1 Card car Spells (8) 1 Heavy Storm 1 Dark Hole 1 Book of Moon 1 Monster Reborn 2 Duality 2 Tenki Traps (18) 2 Bottomless Trap Hole 2 Call of the Haunted 2 Dimensional Prison 3 Horn of the Phantom Beast 2 Mirror Force 2 Skill Drain 1 Warning 1 Judgment 2 TG1-EMI 2 Torrential Ever since this Read more


Hey readers, this week we’re going to start off by taking a look at Robert Fillis’ Anti-meta “Zombies” deck. 1 Neo Spacian Grand Mole 3 Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer 3 Fossil Dyna Pacycephalo 2 Thunder King Rai-oh 3 Cardcar D 3 Zombie World 2 Teraforming 2 Book of Life 1 Monster Reborn 1 Book of Moon 2 Pot of Duality 3 Compulsory Evacuation Device 2 Torrential Tribute 1 Solemn Warning 1 Solemn Judgment 2 Dark Bribe 3 Call of the Haunted 2 Safe Zone Zombie World is a very interesting card right now. It shuts off most of the Spellbook Read more