[Deck Recipes] “Dragma” Analysis by Instructors

The first in a series in which OCG Instructors (basically OCG Judges) analyze why recent Decks are popular.

Instructors’ Speculation About Popular Decks: Dragma

<Reasons For Its Popularity>

■ It’s a Deck that’s unusually consistent, with a monster that can negate opponent monster effects during either turns, and later on, it can consistently destroy the opponent’s strongest monsters. – しんじ

■ It’s a Deck that can greatly make use of the Extra Deck, and each Dragma monster is quite powerful on its own. – ソウタ

■ It has the charm of being able to consistently use “Disciple from Nadir” and “Aleister the Invoker”, making it a Deck that even a novice can use since it has few wasteful plays. – ソーイチ・ ロウ

■ It’s fundamentally a Deck with no bad plays in either the early or late game. – kazu

Deck 1: “Dragma” + “Invoked”

3 Aleister the Invoker
3 Ecclesia, the Sancitified Maiden of Dragma
2 Maximus Dragma
2 Fleur-De-Lis, the Knight of Dragma
2 Effect Veiler
3 Maxx “C”
3 Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring

1 Terraforming
3 Three Tactical Talents
3 Called by the Grave
2 Crossout Designator
3 Magical Meltdown
2 Invocation
3 Disciple from Nadir

2 Infinite Impermanence
2 Dragma Punishment
1 Shaddoll Ruq

2 Incineration Dragon Bastard
2 Elder Entity N’tss
1 Invoked Mechaba
1 Invoked Augoeides
2 El Shaddoll Apkallone
1 El Shaddoll Construct
1 El Shaddoll Construct
1 Salamangreat Almiraj
1 Secure Gardna
1 Wind Pegasus @Ignister
1 Invoked Caliga
1 Invoked Purgatrio

Side Deck:

2 Nibiru, the Primal Being
2 Lightning Storm
3 Skull Meister
2 Chaos Hunter
1 Harpie’s Feather Duster
3 Twin Twisters
2 Just One Forbidden Drop

Sample Deck Concept

A Deck based around the unusually powerful combination of “Aleister the Invoker” and “Ecclesia, the Sanctified Maiden of Dragma”.

If your opponent goes first and brings out a powerful monster, use “Disciple from Nadir” or “Maximus Dragma”, allowing you to add a “Dragma” monster with 2500 or less ATK from the Deck to the hand, while allowing you to send “Elder Entity N’tss” from the Extra Deck to the GY.

Also, if you go “Aleister the Invoker”, adding “Invocation” to your hand, allowing you to Link Summon “Salamangreat Almiraj” or “Security Gardna”, then activate “Invocation” Fusion Summoning “Invoked Mechaba”.

You’ll be able to consistently negate your opponent’s effects with “Invoked Mechaba” or “Fleur-De-Lis, the Knight of Dragma”.

Deck 2: “Dragma”

3 Ecclesia, the Sanctified Maiden of Dragma
3 Fleur-De-Lis, the Knight of Dragma
3 Maximus Dragma
3 Sangan
3 Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring
2 Maxx”C”
1 Naelshaddoll Ariel
2 D.D. Crow

3 Disciple from Nadir
3 Pot of Desires
2 Three Tactical Talents
3 Just One Forbidden Drop
1 Harpie’s Feather Duster
3 Called by the Grave

3 Dragma Punishment
1 Shaddoll Ruq
2 Infinite Impermanence

3 Incineration Dragon Bastard
3 Elder Entity N’tss
2 El Shaddoll Apkallone
1 El Shaddoll Shekhinaga
1 El Shaddoll Construct
1 PSY-Framelord Omega
2 Salamangreat Almiraj
1 Secure Gardna
1 Selene, Queen of the Master Magicians

Sample Deck Concept

A “Dragma” Deck that fights back using the Extra Deck.

“Dragma” monsters can greatly manipulate Extra Deck Monsters.

“Maximus Dragma” can send 2 monsters from either Extra Deck to the GY, while “Ecclesia, the Sanctified Maiden of Dragma” can be Special Sumoned from the hand if there is a monster on the field that was Special Summoned from the Extra Deck, and “Fleur-De-Lis, the Knight of Dragma” (if other “Dragma” monster are present) can negate the effect of a monstrer.

“El Shaddoll” monsters, “Elder Entity N’tss”, “Incineration Dragon Bastard” et al can have their effects that are sent to the GY be activated by being sent to the GY by “Maximus Dragma”.

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