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Creative Deck Profile: Worship the Angelic Statues, Megalith Dogmatika

Combine the sacred rituals with Ritual Summoning!


Strategic Summary:

You’ve seen Dogmatika merged with a ton of other themes, but how about Megalith this time for a stony twist? As I’ve discussed plenty in my profiles, the Dogmatika theme is a highly versatile group of LIGHT Spellcasters that function by restricting the usage of your Extra Deck. Instead, they send Extra Deck monsters directly to the GY, which can be leveraged to your advantage with monsters like Herald of the Arc Light. Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous kicks off the show by tutoring any Dogmatika card when summoned, but today’s build also features a small Dogmatika ritual engine in the form of White Knight of Dogmatika and Dogmatikalamity. If you want to see Dogmatika fully ritualed out, be sure to check out my CDS: Let’s Build here. Plus with all the sending from the Extra Deck to the GY, you can also effectively use a Shaddoll Schism engine, since El Shaddoll Apkallone can tutor it whenever sent to the GY. But enough about Dogmatika things, let’s talk about the Mega cool part of this strategy.

The Megalith archetype consists of EARTH/Rock Statues that serve as the tools to Ritual Summon each other. The Level 4 Megaliths can Ritual Summon any Ritual from the hand, as long as you use that Megalith as tribute, and the Level 8 Megaliths can discard themselves to Ritual Summon another Megalith. In particular, you’ll probably be summoning Megalith Ophiel the most, which tutors a Megalith monster on summon, or Megalith Hagith, which tutors a Megalith Spell/Trap. The true star of this theme is Megalith Phul, a Level 2 Ritual that recovers a Ritual monster from your GY on summon, then Phul copies the recovered card’s level. Additionally, it can trigger a Ritual Summon of a Megalith from your hand OR deck during either player’s Main Phase. This is especially powerful when used to Ritual Summon Megalith Bethor, which destroys cards your opponent controls up to the number of Ritual monsters with different names in your GY. Beyond just the Megaliths, I’m also using a Diviner of the Herald engine alongside Cyber Petit Angel to tutor Cyber Angel Benten – more searching while tributing monsters for Ritual Summons is ALWAYS appreciated. Kneel before the might of the Megalith Dogmatika hybrid strategy – your opponent’s will be left praying over their spilled LP alright.

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 29
| Dogmatika Fleurdelis, the Knighted
| Dogmatika Maximus
|| Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous
|| Manju of the Ten Thousand Hands
||| Diviner of the Herald
| Cyber Petit Angel
| Magician of Black Chaos MAX
| Megalith Phaleg
|| Megalith Aratron
|| Megalith Belthor
| White Knight of Dogmatika
||| Megalith Ophiel
| Cyber Angel Benten
| Nekroz of Unicore
||| Megalith Hagith
| Megalith Och
||| Megalith Phul

Spells: 9
| Dogmatikalamity
|| Megalith Portal
||| Nadir Servant
||| Megalith Unformed

Traps: 2
| Shaddoll Schism
| Megalith Emergence

| El-Shaddoll Construct
|| Titaniklad the Ash Dragon
| El-Shaddoll Apkallone
| El-Shaddoll Winda
|| Elder Entity N’tss
| PSY-Framelord Omega
| Wind Pegasus @Ignister
||| Herald of the Arc Light
|| Gallant Granite
| Cross-Sheep


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: Barian, Dragonmaid, Gusto, Zombie World, Lightray, Odgoadic. 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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