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Creative Deck Profile: Galvanized Gouki

These Warriors put up a fight… literally.


Strategic Summary:

The Gouki archetype featured in today’s profile is an EARTH/Warrior archetype that floats like a butterfly then stings like a bee… Each of the primary Main Deck Gouki monsters search another Gouki card when sent from the Field to the GY, giving you an insane amount of search power. The primary search target will probably be Gouki Re-Match, which summons 2 fallen Gouki monsters back from your GY to the field. The only issue ends up being – how you get your initial two Gouki monsters onto the field to start the fun. Gouki Suprex is the first option, as it summons another Gouki from the hand when Normal Summoned. The second option I chose to run is Fire Flint Lady, a great generic Warrior support card. The third option is to just summon another Warrior first, then make Isolde, Twin Tales of the Noble Knights to tutor your second Gouki directly from the deck! In my build, Super Quantum Red Layer fills that role of Link Material perfectly! With the addition of all these FIRE Warriors supporting the Gouki, it only made sense to tech in a small Infernoble Knight engine as well.

That entire first section was about how the Gouki float, but how about the stinging? At the end of the day, this is a Link spam theme, offering a versatile spread of powerful Link monsters, ranging from Link 4 to Link 2. Gouki the Giant Ogre protects itself from battle, monster effects, and other effects that target it or a monster it points to. Gouki the Powerload Ogre is the generic Link 4 option, made from any Warrior monsters, that is unaffected from other effects entirely and can bomb your opponent’s field away. Finally Gouki the Master Ogre can attack all monsters your opponent controls and negate your opponent’s monster effects. While these boss monsters are just a taste of the theme, the end goal is typically these Link 4 bosses whenever possible. This sets up for the perfect Gouki Finshing Move, a Normal Spell that boosts the ATK of a Gouki Link monster by its Link Rating, sometimes up to 4000 attack. Oh, plus it gives it piercing, so fun times ahead for an opponent! Enter the cage match with the Gouki and punch your opponent down to size.

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 24
| Immortal Phoenix Gearfried
| Gouki Bearhug
| Gouki Riscorpio
||| Super Quantum Red Layer
||| Gouki Suprex
| Infernoble Knight Oliver
| Gouki Twistcobra
||| Propitious Warrior Lady
| Gouki Iron Claw
|| Gouki Headbatt
| Gouki Guts
| Infernoble Knight – Renaud
|| Fire Flint Lady
|| Gouki Octostretch
| Gouki Ringleader

Spells: 16
| Gouki Face Turn
| Reinforcement of the Army
| Gouki Finishing Move
| Reasoning
||| Gouki Re-Match
|| Pot of Avarice
| Monster Reborn
| Power of the Guardians
| Divine Sword Phoenix Blade
| Living Fossil
| “Infernoble Arms – Durendal”
| “Infernoble Arms – Joyeuse”
| Gouki Cage Match

| Gouki the Giant Ogre
|| Gouki the Powerload Ogre
| Gouki the Master Ogre
| Gouki Destroy Ogre
| Gouki the Great Ogre
| Gouki Thunder Ogre
|| Ra’ten the Heavenly General
| Gouki Jet Ogre
|| Isolde, Twin Tales of the Noble Knights
|| Ferocious Flame Swordsman
| Gouki Heel Ogre


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