CDP: Shinobird Spirit, now with Vaylantz

New techs embaced by the WIND Ritual theme!


Strategic Summary:

Welcome back to another Creative Deck Profile, this time revisiting the Shinobird archetype, led by Shinobaron Peacock and Shinobaroness Peacock. Be sure to check out my last iteration at exploring this archetype here, as not much has changed since that last video, except for one major tech choice – the Vaylantz Field Spells.

The Vaylantz Field Spells, Vaylantz World – Konig Wissen and Vaylantz World – Shinra Bansho can be used to move a monster from the Main Monster Zone to the Spell & Trap Zone, and vice versa, accordingly. Each can be activated to your Field Zone to place the other on the opponent’s field, ensuring that both will be active and that your opponent has a Spell/Trap card on their field. This is especially important, as Shinobaroness Peacock NEEDS the opponent to control a Spell/Trap to spin back into the deck, in order to Special Summon a Spirit monster directly from your deck. Nine times out of ten, you will be summoning Amano-Iwato, which then prevents all monsters from activating their effects except for Spirit monsters. Since it was Special Summoned, Amano won’t even return to hand during the End Phase, giving you that blanket negation until your opponent can get it off the board. If your opponent does try to eliminate your Rock Spirit, just turn to something like Urgent Ritual Art and Shinobaron Peacock to wipe away their attempts with the flurish of a few feathers. Serve your WIND Rituals with a dose of Vaylantz and watch your prospects soar!

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 23
| Lava Golem
|| Gameciel, the Sea Turtle Kaiju
| Amano-Iwato
| Shinobird Crane
||| Manju of the Ten Thousand Hands
||| Aratama
|| Nikitama
||| Sakitama
|| Shinobaron Peacock
||| Shinobaroness Peacock
|| Transonic Bird

Spells: 16
||| Pre-Preparation of Rites
| Terraforming
|| Preparation of Rites
| Sonic Tracker
||| Shinobird’s Calling
| Double or Nothing!
|| Vaylantz World – Shinra Bansho
||| Vaylantz World – Konig Wissen

Traps: 3
||| Urgent Ritual Art

Extra Deck:
| Number 39: Utopia
| Number 41: Bagooska the Terribly Tired Tapir
| Number 39: Utopia Double
| Mekk-Knight Crusadia Avramax
| Borrelsword Dragon
| Accesscode Talker
| Knightmare Unicorn
| Dyna Mondo
| Knightmare Phoenix
| Dharc the Dark Charmer, Gloomy
| Lyna the Light Charmer, Lustrous
| Hiita the Fire Charmer, Ablaze
| I:P Masquerena
| Cross-Sheep
| Salamangreat Almiraj


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 or through the site with your ideas for me to keep under consideration! On most YGO-related communities my username is Quincymccoy, so feel free to reach out. Current pending requested profiles include: Crimson Dragon, Red Dragon Archfiend, Yubel, Mannadium Yang Zing, Nemleria

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