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Creative Deck Profile: Icejade of the Deep Sea, ft. BACH Support

Freeze out your opponent with this Aquatic theme!


Strategic Summary:

Welcome back for a standard profile, this time centering on the latest WATER archetype, the Icejade. With BACH, the theme finally carries enough cards for a solid gameplan and way to control the duel, so it’s about time that I devote an entire article to playing with them! It all starts with Icejade Cradel, a Normal Spell that tutors any Icejade monster from your deck that you don’t have a copy of on your field or in the GY. With no restrictions, this Spell gives the theme enough versatility to search whatever it needs. Take Icejade Agel (YGOrg Translation) for example, a starter that searches an Icejade Spell/Trap upon summon. Also, it carries a potent effect to deter the opponent from selecting it as an attack or effect target. Icejade Empress Cosmocroix (YGOrg Translation) is your boss monster and carries the most unique effect in the deck. With 3000 defense, it is highly defensive in nature, but whenever a Field Spell is faceup, you can Special Summon it from the hand. Then, while Icejade Depths Inion Cradle (YGOrg Translation) is on the field, your opponent can’t activate the effect of monsters they control, except the turn they were summoned. This is insanely good at allowing you to play through monster-based disruption, a feature of the modern YGO era.

Beyond supporting the new boss, the Field Spell itself also carries two beneficial effects. First, it recovers an Icejade from the GY or that is banished upon activation, and second it douses all of your opponent’s monsters once per turn when a monster is summoned, reducing the original ATK of 1 WATER monster you control and the same amount against all monsters your opponent controls. Combine this with your Level 10 boss to have the perfect tribute to summon Egyptian God Slime, or simply link it away for some of the Marincess boss link monsters. On that topic, I’m also running a Deep Sea engine in here, as that gives the deck even more potential to go into Marincess Great Bubble Reef, Crystron Halqifibrax, Marincess Coral Anenome, and more! And don’t forget the synergy of the high-leveled Icejade monsters with Deep Sea Repetiteur! Don’t wait for the beach to erode, dive straight to the Cradle depths with the Icejade!

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 23
||| Icejade Empress Cosmocroix
||| Icejade Ship Kingfisher
|| Icejade Tremora
|| Icejade Tinola
|| Icejade Acti
| Guitar Gurnards Duonigis
||| Icejade Agel
| Deep Sea Sentry
||| Deep Sea Diva
|| Crystal Girl
| Deep Sea Artisan

Spells: 13
||| Icejade Cradle
|| Deep Sea Aria
| Terraforming
| Monster Reborn
||| Salvage
||| Icejade Depths Inion Cradle

Traps: 5
||| White Howling
|| Icejade Erosion

| Egyptian God Slime
| Geomathmech Final Sigma
| Deep Sea Répétiteur
| Star Mine
| Tatsunoko
| Number 45: Crumble Logos the Prophet of Destruction
| Underworld Goddess of the Closed World
| Marincess Great Bubble Reef
| Marincess Aqua Argonaut
| Marincess Marbled Rock
|| Marincess Coral Anemone
| Eria the Water Charmer, Gentle
| Mermail Abyssalacia
| Crystron Halqifibrax


Note: This is continuing the style of Creative Deck Profile articles, designed to showcase a build through replays and an attached summary. If you wish to see a CDP for an archetype, theme, or strategy you love, feel free to private message me on the YGOrg Discord server, the comments section of any of my YouTube videos, or just post a comment in response to this article on our Facebook page with your ideas to keep under consideration! On most YGO-related communities my username is Quincymccoy, so feel free to reach out. Current pending requested profiles include: TeleDAD, Yang Zing, Beetrooper. Some of my prior requests was covered by participants in CDSS6 and even more were re-covered in CDSS7, so I highly suggest checking those out and subscribing to my channel for all of my latest profiles on YouTube!

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