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Rogue Deck Profile: SwordSoul of the True King, ft. BODE Support

Take up arms my Wyrm brethren!


Strategic Summary:

Welcome back for another profile, this time featuring two more Wyrm archetypes combined! The Swordsoul archetype only recently got fleshed out with support in Burst of Destiny, and it revolves around creating Level 4 Token Tuner monsters to synchro summon with! With a combination of Level 4 and Level 6 Wyrms, this archetype has plenty of great starters and combo potential. Mo Ye, the Swordsoul Swordmaster (YGOrg Translation) is the primary starter for the theme, revealing a Wyrm or Swordsoul card whenever it is summoned gives you your tuner Token. This unlocks an initial Level 8 Synchro Summon, such as going into Chi Xiao, the Swordsoul Grand Swordmaster (YGOrg Translation). Chi Xiao searches a Swordsoul card upon summon, and Mo Ye draws a card when used for a Synchro Summon, so this play even gives you more advantage than you began! This theme also has a strong Level 10 boss Synchro monster in the form of Cheng Ying, the Swordsoul Grand Duke (YGOrg Translation), which carries removal and protection of its own.

But today’s strategy wouldn’t be super powerful without the second half of the theme – the True King/Draco! And that’s right, we’re only using the Level 9 True Kings today. This part of the deck ensures consistency and access to all of your most important Swordsoul monsters, from Mariamne, the True Dracophoenix tutoring Mo Ye when destroyed, to True King Bahrastos, the Fathomer tutoring Tai A, the Swordsoul Swordmaster (YGOrg Translation). Since all of these True Kings are level 9, this also unlocks Rank 9 Xyz Summons, such as for Sacred Tree Beast, Hyperyton or Phantom Fortress Enterblathnir. At the end of the day, this unique combination of high-ranked Xyz monsters and a wide Synchro suite gives this hybrid strategy a deliberate approach to facing any enemy. Kneel before the throne of the True Kings and point their Swordsouls to a brighter future!

Provided Decklist:

Monsters: 20
||| True King Agnimazud, the Vanisher
||| Mariamne, the True Dracophoenix
| True King Lithosagym, the Disaster
||| True King Bahrastos, the Fathomer
||| Long Yuan, the Swordsoul Tactician
| Tai A, the Swordsoul Swordmaster
||| Mo Ye, the Swordsoul Swordmaster
||| Ecclesia, the Virtuous in White

Spells: 13
||| The Swordsoul Dragonsword Appears
| Terraforming
| Monster Reborn
||| The Grand Swordsoul Spiritual Peak
| Called by the Grave
|| Disciples of the True Dracophoenix
| Dragonic Diagram
| Palace of the Elemental Lords

Traps: 7
||| Swordsoul Sudden Shift
|| True King’s Return
|| True Draco Apocalypse

|| Cheng Ying, the Swoulsoul Grand Duke
| Baroness de Fleur
| Adamanciaptor Risen – Dragite
| Draco Berserker of the Tenyi
|| Chi Xiao, the Swordsoul Grand Swordmaster
| Baxia, Brightness of the Yang Zing
| Yazi, Evil of the Yang Zing
| Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS – Sky Thunder
| Phantom Fortress Enterblathnir
| Sacred Tree Beast, Hyperyton
| Jormungandr, Generaider Boss of Eternity
| Number 41: Bagooska the Terribly Tired Tapir
| Shaman of the Tenyi


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: Dark Magician, Starry Knight. Some of my prior requests was covered by participants in CDSS5, and some others were covered by CDSS6, so I highly suggest checking those out and subscribing to my channel for all of my latest profiles on YouTube!

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