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Creative Deck Profile: Gizmek Deskbot Array, ft. DAMA Support

Reap the benefits of the perfect balance of ATK/DEF.


Strategic Summary:

Today’s machine-centric strategy focuses on the power of having monsters with the same ATK/DEF. The Gizmek archetype was the first to popularize this mechanic, offering many cool tech options around this, such as Gizmek Uka, the Festive Fox of Fecundity. But with its recent batch of support to further cement the strategy, the Gizmek theme will soon receive a field spell that prevents monsters from activating their effects if their ATK/DEF are not the same. Gizmek Legend – Kamitsukawashiime-no-Kikie (YGOrg Translation) gains counters each time a Machine with equal ATK/DEF is Special Summoned, then once it has 10 counters, that floodgate effect becomes active. To make the most of this, you need to be able to spam the field with Machines, but what other theme fits well here? That’s right, the Deskbots!

The Deskbot archetype is comprised of EARTH machines of various levels that all have 500 ATK and 500 DEF. With a variety of effects to gain advantage and spam the field with monsters – including via Pendulum summons – the summon chains can easily summon enough monsters with the same ATK/DEF to accumulate all the counters you need on Gizmek Legend. Additionally, Legend’s additional effect also lets you search further for Deskbot 03, your primary starter, giving you even more consistency. There are also some other synergies between the Deskbots and the Gizmeks, such as Gizmek Yata, the Gleaming Vanguard letting you summon multiple Deskbot 03 in the same turn or Gizmek Naganaki (YGOrg Translation) tutoring your Deskbot 01 for shiny machine combos. Build out your mechanized legends with this combination of Deskbots and Gizmeks!

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 31
| Gizmek Oroshi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher
||| Gizmek Uka, the Festive Fox of Fecundity
|| Gizmek Makami, the Ferocious Fanged Fortress
|| Deskbot 06
||| Gizmek Yata, the Gleaming Vanguard
||| Deskbot 05
||| Gizmek Ibuki
| Mecha Phantom Beast Coltwing
| Ancient Gear Box
||| Deskbot 03
|| Gizmek Naganaki
||| Deskbot 02
||| Deskbot 01
| Gizmek Inaba

Spells: 9
| Terraforming
| Foolish Burial
| Monster Reborn
||| Urgent Schedule
||| Gizmek Legend – Kamitsukawashiime-no-Kikie

| Deskbot Jet
| Borreload Savage Dragon
| Shooting Riser Dragon
| F.A. Dawn Dragster
| Superheavy Samurai Swordmaster Musashi
| Crystron Quandax
| Herald of the Arc Light
| Borrelsword Dragon
|| Mecha Phantom Beast Auroradon
| Qliphort Genius
| Platinum Gadget
| Ancient Gear Ballista
|| Crystron Halqifibrax


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