Best Decks in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel – Tier List

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Yu-Gi-Oh! is one of the oldest and most popular CCGs, with various cards and deck builds. So, deciding on what deck to build can be a bit daunting, especially if you want to use one competitively. Some decks are better than others, and we have compiled a list of some of the best decks in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel below.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Best Decks

These are some of the best decks to play in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel. They offer powerful combos that can easily shut down and defeat your opponent. We recommend starting with one of these decks and experimenting with them to create new builds. Take a look at the best Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel decks below.

Dryton Deck

This deck comprises fairy cards and aims to get Ultimateness on the field turn one. For ultimate effectiveness, you will want to stack effects and fairies on the board. Here is the Dryton Deck card list.

  • Monsters
    • Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring x3
    • Diviner of the Herald x3
    • Herald of Ultimateness
    • Nibiru, the Primal Being
    • Cyber Angel Benten x3
    • Dryton Alpha Thuban x3
    • Eva x2
    • Dryton Zeta Aldhibah x3
    • Herald of Orange Light
    • Cyber Angel Natasha
    • Dryton Delta Altais
    • Dryton Gamma Eltanin
  • Spells
    • Called by the Grave x2
    • Foolish Burial
    • Forbidden Delight
    • Harpie's Feather Duster
    • Lightning Storm
    • Meteonis Dryton x2
    • Cyber Emergency x3
    • Preparation of Rites x3
    • Dryton Asterism x2
    • Dryton Nova x3
  • Extras
    • Accesscode Talker
    • Beatrice, Lady of the Eternal
    • Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder
    • Dryton Mu Beta Fafnir x2
    • Elder Entity N'tss
    • I:P Masquerena
    • Knightmare Unicorn
    • Linkuriboh
    • Relinquished Anima
    • Downerd Magician
    • Herald of the Arc Light
    • Lyrilusc - Assembled Nightingale

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Eldlich Deck

This deck focuses on countering your opponent through various Spell and Trap cards. It offers a great deal of creativity on how you do this while also utilizing Eldlich the Golden Lord. Here is the Eldlich Control Deck card list.

  • Monsters
    • Eldlich the Golden Lord x3
    • Lord of the Heavenly Prison x2
  • Spells
    • Cursed Eldland x2
    • Pot of Prosperity x3
    • Eldlixir of White Destiny
  • Traps
    • Imperial Order
    • Solemn Judgement x3
    • Solemn Strike x2
    • Vanity's Emptiness
    • Eldliir of Scarlet Sanguine x3
    • Golden Land Forever!
    • Gozen Match x2
    • Ice Dragon's Prison x2
    • Skill Drain x3
    • Trap Trick x2
    • Conquistador of the Golden Land
    • Dogmatika Punishment x3
    • Huaquero of the Golden Land x3
    • Needle Ceiling x3
    • Torrential Tribute x3
  • Extras
    • Constellar Pleiades x2
    • Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder
    • Elder Entity N'tss x2
    • PSY-Framelord Omega
    • Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Gustav Max
    • Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Juggernaut Liebe
    • Knightmare Phoenix
    • Link Spider
    • Lyna the Light Charmer, Lustrous
    • Skypalace Gangaridai
    • Vampire Sucker
    • Wind Pegasus @Ignister
    • Shark Fortress

Sky Striker Deck

This deck offers the player multiple ways to pull key cards from the deck for various situations, offering flexibility that other decks don't. While this deck is easy to learn, it has a high skill ceiling. Here is the Sky Striker Deck list.

  • Monsters
    • Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring x2
    • Maxx "C" x3
    • Sky Striker Ace - Raye x3
    • Sky Striker Ace - Roze
  • Spells
    • Lightning Storm
    • Sky Striker Mobilize - Engage! x2
    • Upstart Goblin x3
    • Foolish Burial Goods x2
    • Metalfoes Fusion
    • Pot of Avarice
    • Sky Striker Mecha - Hornet Drones
    • Sky Striker Mecha - Widow Anchor x2
    • Forbidden Chalice x3
    • Mystical Space Typhoon x3
    • Sky Striker Airspace - Area Zero x2
    • Sky Striker Maneuver - Afterburners! x2
    • Sky Striker Mecha Modules - Multirole x2
    • Sky Striker Mecha - Eagle Booster
    • Sky Striker Mecharmory - Hercules Base
  • Traps
    • Infinite Impermanence x3
  • Extras
    • Accesscode Talker
    • Crystron Halqifibrax
    • Isolde, Two Tales of the Noble Knights
    • Selene, Queen of the Master Magicians
    • Sky Striker Ace - Kagari
    • Knightmare Phoenix
    • Sky Striker Ace - Shizuku x3
    • Sky Striker Ace - Zeke x2
    • Sky Striker Ace - Kaina
    • Sky Striker Ace - Hayate x3

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Tri-Brigade Zoo Deck

This deck encourages you to fill your grave with Beast, Winged Beast, and Beast-Warrior cards to link summon from the grave. It combines the strength of Tri-Brigade and Zoodiac cards to create powerful combos. Here is the Tri-Brigade Zoo Deck list.

  • Monsters
    • Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring x3
    • Maxx "C" x3
    • Nibiru, the Primal Being x2
    • PSY-Framegear Gamme x2
    • Zoodiac Throughblade x2
    • Tri-Brigade Fraktall x2
    • Tri-Brigade Kitt x3
    • Zoodiac Ramram
    • Zoodiac Whiptail
    • PSY-Frame Driver
    • Tri-Brigade Kerass x2
    • Tri-Brigade Nervall x3
  • Spells
    • Called by the Grave x2
    • Foolish Burial
    • Forbidden Droplet x2
    • Harpie's Feather Duster
    • Fine Formation - Tenki x3
    • Pot of Desires x3
  • Traps
    • Tri-Brigade Revolt x3
  • Extras
    • Accesscode Talker
    • Ancient Warriors Oath - Double Dragon Lords
    • Apollousa, Bow of the Goddess
    • Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder
    • Salamangreat Almiraj
    • Tri-Brigade Shuraig the Ominous Omen
    • Tri-Brigade Bearbrumm the Rampant Rampager
    • Tri-Brigade Ferrijit the Barren Blossom
    • Hraesvelgr, the Desperate Doom Eagle
    • Tri-Brigade Rugal the Silver Sheller
    • Zoodiac Boarbow
    • Zoodiac Tigermortar

Virtual World Deck

With this deck, you will focus on banished and special summoning monsters from your hand at the same time as you send cards from your deck to the grave. This combination allows you to swarm the field with monster cards. Here is the Virtual World Deck list.

  • Monsters
    • Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring x3
    • Effect Veiler x3
    • Virtual World Hime - Nyannyan x3
    • Virtual World Mai-Hime - Lulu x3
    • Virtual World Roshi - Laolao x3
    • Virtual World Kirin - Lili x3
    • Virtual World Xiehi - Jiji x3
  • Spells
    • Called by the Grave
    • Upstart Goblin x3
    • Foolish Burial Goods x3
    • Pot of Desires x3
    • Virtual World City - Kauwloon x3
    • Virtual World City - Qinglong x3
  • Traps
    • Infinite Impermanence x3
    • Virtual World Gate -Chuche x2
    • Virtual World Gate - Xuanwu
  • Extras
    • Constellar Ptolemy M7
    • Crystal Wing Synchro Dragon
    • Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder
    • Geomathmech Final Sigma
    • Virtual World Beast - Jiujiu
    • Virtual World Kyubi - Shenshen
    • Ultimaya Tzolkin
    • Coral Dragon
    • Number 39: Utopia Beyond
    • The Phantom Knights of Break Sword
    • Ravenous Crocodragon Archethys
    • Totem Bird
    • Virtual World Phoenix - Fanfan
    • Number 75: Bamboozling Gossip Shadow
    • Stardust Charge Warrior

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