Creative Deck Profile: Lightsworn Three Ways

Shine bright in three different approaches with the sworn arbiters of Judgment!

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Strategic Summary:

Today’s CDP features three different approaches to using the Lightsworn archetype, a group of LIGHT monsters of various types that revolve around sending cards from the deck to the GY. A sub-series of ‘Twilightsworn’ monsters also exists, focusing on banishing Lightsworn monsters for various corrupted versions of the original Lightsworn monsters. In this CDP, three builds are featured.

(1) The first I have dubbed Modernized ‘Traditional’ Lightsworn, focusing on GY effects as a whole, but incorporating new possibilities such as using the upcoming Chaos Ruler the Chaotic Demonic Dragon (YGOrg Translation) to unlock summoning Hot Red Dragon Archfiend King Calamity during your opponent’s turn. This utilizes old classics such as a full Performage engine, Plaguespreader Zombie, and a touch of Chaos monsters.

(2) The second is Synchron Lightsworn, focusing on making use of the Halqifibrax combos to make Chaos Ruler while also drawing an absurd number of cards. As this build features the heaviest advantage-gains, it also happens to be the build centered around Judgment Dragon, as well as including an appearance from Lumina, Twilightsworn Shaman.

(3) The third and final build is Lightsworn Eldlich, an extremely aggressive take on the relatively new Eldlich archetype. This build features the Golden Lord in all of his glory, as your Lightsworn milling effects are used to fuel countless searches of Eldixirs and Golden Lands!

 

Provided Decklists:

1: Modernized ‘Traditional’ Lightsworn
Monsters: 29
|| Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning
|| Chaos Dragon Levianeer
||| Wulf, Lightsworn Beast
| Photon Thrasher
| Black Dragon Collapserpent
| White Dragon Wyverburster
||| Raiden, Hand of the Lightsworn
|| Performage Trick Clown
|| Performage Damage Juggler
||| Felis, Lightsworn Archer
||| Performage Hat Tricker
||| Lumina, Lightsworn Summoner
||| Plaguespreader Zombie

Spells: 11
||| Solar Recharge
| Reinforcement of the Army
| Metalfoes Fusion
| Foolish Burial
| Monster Reborn
||| Charge of the Light Brigade
| World Legacy Succession

Extra:
| Hot Red Dragon Archfiend King Calamity
|| Chaos Ruler the Chaotic Demonic Dragon (YGOrg Translation)
| Stardust Charge Warrior
| Formula Synchron
| Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star
| Bujintei Kagutsuchi
| Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn
| Bujintei Tsukuyomi
| Number 60: Dugaries the Timeless
| Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss
| Borrelsword Dragon
| Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion
| Crystron Halqifibrax
| Bujinki Ahashima

 

2: Synchron Lightsworn:
Monsters: 29
|| Black Luster Soldier – Envoy of the Beginning
||| Judgment Dragon
| Chaos Betrayer
| Quickdraw Synchron
||| Wulf, Lightsworn Beast
|| Raiden, Hand of the Lightsworn
| Performage Trick Clown
|| Performage Damage Juggler
| Felis, Lightsworn Archer
|| Performage Hat Tricker
|| Lumina, Twilightsworn Shaman
||| Lumina, Lightsworn Summoner
|| Mecha Phantom Beast O-Lion
| Deskbot 001
||| Jet Synchron

Spells: 11
||| Solar Recharge
| Metalfoes Fusion
| Foolish Burial
||| Charge of the Light Brigade
||| Tuning

Extra:
| Ravenous Crocodragon Archethys
| Chaos Ruler the Chaotic Demonic Dragon (YGOrg Translation)
| Borreload Savage Dragon
| Coral Dragon
| T.G. Hyper Librarian
| Herald of the Arc Light
| Martial Metal Marcher
| Formula Synchron
| Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn
| Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion
| Mecha Phantom Beast Auroradon
| Crystron Halqifibrax
| Barricadeborg Blocker
| Linkross
| Linkuriboh

 

3: Lightsworn Eldlich
Monsters: 15
|| Eldlich the Golden Lord
||| Wulf, Lightsworn Beast
|| Raidan, Hand of the Lightsworn
| Performage Trick Clown
|| Performage Damage Juggler
| Felis, Lightsworn Archer
| Performage Hat Tricker
||| Lumina, Lightsworn Summoner

Spells: 13
||| Solar Recharge
| Eldlixir of Black Awakening
| Upstart Goblin
| Metalfoes Fusion
||| Charge of the Light Brigade
| Eldlixir of White Destiny
||| Cursed Eldland

Traps: 12
||| Eldlixir of Scarlet Sanguine
||| Conquistador of the Golden Land
| Guardian of the Golden Land
|| Huaquero of the Golden Land
||| Golden Land Forever!

Extra:
| Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Juggernaut Liebe
| Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Gustav Max
| Light Dragon @Ignister
|| Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn
| Abyss Dweller
| Dante, Traveler of the Burning Abyss
| Borreload Dragon
| Borrelsword Dragon
| Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion
| Knightmare Unicorn
| Knightmare Phoenix
| Akashic Magician
| Knightmare Cerberus
| Bujinki Ahashima

 


Note: This is continuing the style of Creative Deck articles, designed to showcase a build through replays rather than through a long article. 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. As of now, I have a couple of outstanding requests that I am looking into: Mecha Phantom Beast, Witchcrafter, Thunder Dragon, Sky Striker, & Shaddoll.

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