More Banish-mill decks? Yes please.
Today’s profile features a return to the Kashtira archetype, you know, the one that was previously all Psychic-type and that revolves around banishing your opponent’s cards face-down and preventing their Monster or Spell/Trap Card Zones from being utilized? If that doesn’t ring a bell, be sure to check out my profile with just their first wave of support here: CDP: 7-Axis Kshatri-La Kaiju Danger! with Instant Contact.
As for those of you who haven’t seen the archetype’s new support yet, it’s just really good. On one hand you have Kashtira Riseheart (YGOrg Translation), which can Special Summon itself from the hand, banish another Kashtira monster from your Deck, then banish the top 3 of your opponent’s Deck face-down, or you can look to Prime Planet Paraisos (YGOrg Translation) which gives the theme a Field Spell tutor and further empowers your Kashtira Shangri-Ira by destroying cards when its effect triggers. These cards are just great at adding consistency, since both Kashtira Birth and Kashtira Preparations required a banished Kashtira monster to have the most value, but we also now have Kashtira Papiyas (YGOrg Translation) revealed, which freely Special Summons a Kashtira monster from your Deck while you control one. Leading this charge of new support is a new Rank 7 monster, Kashtira Arise-Heart (YGOrg Translation), who boasts 3000 ATK, the ability to be Xyz Summoned using any 1 Kashtira monster the turn that Shangri-Ira activated its effect, and a continuous effect to banish any card that would be sent to the GY. Additionally, if all that wasn’t enough, Arise-Heart can also attach 1 banished card as material once per Chain that any card is banished, AND it can detach 3 material as a Quick Effect to banish a card on the field face-down.
With all of this banishing comes great responsibility… or you can do what I do, and just turn to Necroface to banish more cards even faster. With Arise-Heart recycling your copies of Necroface, you can quickly turbo banish the opponent’s entire deck, decking them out sometimes before they even see it coming. To get to that optimal looping of Necroface, I’m also running Shiranui Solitaire, Gold Sarcophagus, and Uni-Zombie, to give me multiple ways to get that Necroface banished once Arise-Heart is on the field. With copies of Psychic Path for recovery when the gameplan goes awry, this deck is an absolute force to be reckoned with, so don’t snooze on this nightmarish archetype. From the Kashtira Big Bang (YGOrg Translation) all things came, so to banish they must return.
|| Kashtira Ogre
|| Kashtira Unicorn
||| Kashtira Fenrir
|| Tearlaments Kashtira
|| Scareclaw Kashtira
||| Kashtira Riseheart
| Shiranui Squire
|| Shiranui Solitaire
| Swordsoul Supreme Sovereign – Chengying
||| Kashtira Arise-Heart
| Red-Eyes Flare Metal Dragon
| Number 89: Diablosis the Mind Hacker
| Number 11: Big Eye
||| Kashtira Shangri-Ira
| Accesscode Talker
| Black Luster Soldier – Soldier of Chaos
| Dharc the Dark Charmer, Gloomy
| Bujinki Ahashima
| Geonator Transverser
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: Dracoslayer, Hunder, Weevil Bugs, Plunder Patroll, Ghoti