Time to get spooky!

I had this grand idea of making a pumpkin themed deck for this? But it turns out there are only four Pumpkin cards in the entire game. Bad news: Pumpking the King of Ghosts, Pumprincess the Princess of Ghosts, Naturia Pumpkin, and Pumpkin Carriage don't even work together. Adding Hallohallo doesn't help either.

I guess you could say my dreams of a pumpkin deck were squashed.

Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring

Ghost Ogre & Snow Rabbit

Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion

Ghost Reaper & Winter Cherries

I also considered making a Ghost Girl deck revolving around all the Tuner monsters with in-hand effects - Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring, Ghost Ogre & Snow Rabbit and the rest. But it turns out a deck made completely of hand traps wasn't helping anyone, so that got scrapped too.

How about we look at some seasonal decks that people will care about, and can actually net some victories?

Spooky Scary Skull Servants

There are plenty of decks that require you to send cards to the graveyard to function, but Skull Servants take the undead cake. The deck's ultimate goal is to summon King of the Skull Servants, and it's remarkably easy once you start exploring all the Wight cards that support the theme.

All the Skull Servant cards are actually worth playing, but you need to max out on them for the deck to be at its best. Wightprincess is the only one I wouldn't recommend playing three copies of. If there weren't other Normal Summons that are more important, I'd suggest playing more, but it's really hard to compete with cards like Uni-Zombie and Gozuki in this strategy.

How to play the deck, you ask? It's simple - throw all your cards in the graveyard and try to OTK. Without Union Carrier, maximizing the ATK of King of the Skull Servants by equipping and destroying Doomsday Horror isn't an option. I had to improvise a bit to make OTKs more easily.

At one point, that involved waking up in the middle of night, considering Double Attack in an exhausted fugue state, realizing that was stupid and then going back to sleep.

Apparently Spooktober's getting to me already.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Loukas’s Spooky Skull Servant Deck by Loukas Peterson

'Loukas’s Spooky Skull Servant Deck' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Cards

Rampaging Smashtank Rhynosaber

Market Price: $0.11

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

You can discard any number of cards; this card gains 700 ATK for each card discarded. At the end of the Battle Phase, if this card battled: You can send this card to the GY; Special Summon monsters from your GY whose total Levels equal 7, except "Rampaging Smashtank Rhynosaber", but their effects are negated. You can only use each effect of "Rampaging Smashtank Rhynosaber" once per turn.

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Knightmare Unicorn

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2+ monsters with different names

If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 card on the field; return it to the Deck, then, if this card was co-linked when this effect was activated, you can draw 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Knightmare Unicorn" once per turn. While any co-linked "Knightmare" monsters are on the field, for your normal draw in your Draw Phase, draw 1 card for each different card name among those co-linked "Knightmare" monsters, instead of drawing just 1 card.

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The Lady in Wight

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Face-up Level 3 or lower Zombie-Type monsters on the field, except "The Lady in Wight", cannot be destroyed by battle and are unaffected by Spell/Trap effects. This card's name becomes "Skull Servant" while it is in the Graveyard.

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King of the Skull Servants

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This card''s original attack strength is equal to number of [Wight] and [Wight King] in your Graveyard * 1000. When this card is destroy as a result of battle and sent to Graveyard, you may remove a [Wight] or [Wight King] from your Graveyard from the game, and special summon this card to the field.

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Underclock Taker

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2 Effect Monsters

Once per turn: You can target 1 face-up monster this card points to and 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; the opponent's target loses ATK equal to the ATK of the target this monster points to, until the end of this turn.

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Danger! Thunderbird!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Thunderbird!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Thunderbird!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can target 1 Set card your opponent controls; destroy it. You can only use this effect of "Danger! Thunderbird!" once per turn.

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Link Spider

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1 Normal Monster

Once per turn: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 or lower Normal Monster from your hand to your zone this card points to.

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Shiranui Solitaire

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You can Tribute 1 Zombie-Type monster; Special Summon 1 Zombie-Type Tuner with 0 DEF from your Deck. If this card is banished: You can target 1 of your banished "Shiranui" monsters, except "Shiranui Solitaire", or up to 2 instead if "Shiranui Style Synthesis" is on the field; Special Summon them. You can only use each effect of "Shiranui Solitaire" once per turn.

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Wightmare

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This card's name becomes "Skull Servant" while in the GY. You can discard this card, then activate 1 of the following effects: 

• Target 1 of your banished "Skull Servant" or "Wightmare"; return it to the GY.
• Target 1 of your banished "The Lady in Wight" or "King of the Skull Servants"; Special Summon it.

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Knightmare Phoenix

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2+ monsters with different names

If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; destroy it, then, if this card was co-linked when this effect was activated, you can draw 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Knightmare Phoenix" once per turn. Co-linked monsters you control cannot be destroyed by battle.

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Danger!? Jackalope?

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not “Danger?! Jackalope?”, Special Summon 1 “Danger!? Jackalope?” from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can Special Summon 1 "Danger!" monster from your Deck in Defense Position, except "Danger?! Jackalope?". You can only use this effect of "Danger!? Jackalope?" once per turn.

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Wightprincess

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This card’s name becomes "Skull Servant" while it is in the Graveyard. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can send 1 "Wightprince" from your Deck to the Graveyard. During either player's turn: You can send this card from your hand or field to the Graveyard; all monster currently on the field lose ATK and DEF equal to their own Level/Rank x 300, until the end of this turn.

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Relinquished Anima

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1 Level 1 monster, except a Token

You can target 1 face-up monster this card points to; equip that face-up monster to this card (max. 1). You can only use this effect of "Relinquished Anima" once per turn. This card gains ATK equal to that equipped monster's.

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Gozuki

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During your Main Phase: You can send 1 Zombie monster from your Deck to the GY. If this card is sent to the GY: You can banish 1 Zombie monster from your GY, except "Gozuki"; Special Summon 1 Zombie monster from your hand. You can only use each effect of "Gozuki" once per turn.

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Performapal Popperup

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Send up to 3 cards from your hand to the GY; draw that many cards, then you can Special Summon up to that many monsters from your hand, with different names, that are "Performapal" monsters, "Magician" Pendulum Monsters, and/or "Odd-Eyes" monsters, each with a Level between the Pendulum Scales of the 2 cards in your Pendulum Zones. If you did not Special Summon by this effect, you lose 1000 LP for each card in your hand. You can only activate 1 "Performapal Popperup" per turn.

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Geonator Transverser

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2 Effect Monsters

This linked card and monsters it points to cannot be destroyed by your opponent's card effects. If this card points to 2 monsters: You can switch control of those monsters. You can only use this effect of "Geonator Transverser" once per turn.

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Underworld Goddess of the Closed World

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4+ Effect Monsters

You can also use 1 monster your opponent controls as material to Link Summon this card. If this card is Link Summoned: You can negate the effects of all face-up monsters your opponent currently controls. This Link Summoned card is unaffected by your opponent's activated effects, unless they target this card. Once per turn, when your opponent activates a card or effect that Special Summons a monster(s) from the GY (Quick Effect): You can negate the activation.

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Voloferniges, the Darkest Dragon Doomrider

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2 Level 7 monsters

Once per turn: You can detach 2 materials from this card, then target 1 face-up card on the field; destroy it, and if you destroyed a monster, you can make 1 face-up monster you control gain ATK equal to the destroyed monster's original Level/Rank x 300 until the end of the next turn. This card cannot attack the turn you activate this effect. This is a Quick Effect if this card has a Dragon monster as material, but cannot be activated in the Damage Step.

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One for One

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Send 1 monster from your hand to the Graveyard; Special Summon 1 Level 1 monster from your hand or Deck.

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Jewels of the Valiant

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If exactly 1 monster is banished from your Graveyard (and no other card are banished at the same time), except during the Damage Step: You can send, from your Deck to the Graveyard, 1 monster that has a different Attribute from that banished monster. You can only use the effect of "Jewels of the Valiant" once per turn.

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Danger! Nessie!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Nessie!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Nessie!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can add 1 "Danger!" card from your Deck to your hand, except "Danger! Nessie!". You can only use this effect of "Danger! Nessie!" once per turn.

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Danger! Mothman!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Mothman!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Mothman!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can have both players draw 1 card, then both players discard 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Danger! Mothman!" once per turn.

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Wightbaking

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This card's name becomes "Skull Servant" while in the GY. If a Level 3 or lower Zombie monster(s) you control would be destroyed by battle or card effect, you can discard this card, instead. If this card is sent to the GY: You can add 2 monsters with different names from your Deck to your hand, except "Wightbaking", that are either "Skull Servant" or specifically list "Skull Servant" in their text, then discard 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Wightbaking" once per turn.

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Foolish Burial

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the Graveyard.

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Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion

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3 monsters with the same Attribute but different Types

If this face-up card is destroyed by battle, or leaves the field because of an opponent's card effect while its owner controls it: You can target 1 card in your GY; add it to your hand. You can only use each of the following effects of "Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion" once per turn.
• If this card is Link Summoned: You can send 1 card from your Deck to the GY.
• If a card(s) is sent from your Deck to the GY by an effect: Send the top 3 cards of your Deck to the GY.

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Skull Servant

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A skeletal ghost that isn't strong, but can mean trouble in large numbers.

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Jack-In-The-Hand

Market Price: $0.17

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Reveal 3 Level 1 monsters with different names from your Deck, your opponent adds 1 to their hand, you add 1 to your hand, and you shuffle the third into the Deck. You can only activate 1 "Jack-In-The-Hand" per turn.

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Overdone Burial

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Activate this card by discarding 1 monster, then target 1 monster in your GY whose Level is lower than the discarded monster's original Level; Special Summon it and equip it with this card. The equipped monster has its effects negated. You can only activate 1 "Overdone Burial" per turn.

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Uni-Zombie

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You can target 1 face-up monster on the field; discard 1 card, and if you do, increase that target's Level by 1. You can target 1 face-up monster on the field; monsters you control cannot attack for the rest of this turn, except Zombie-Type monsters, also send 1 Zombie-Type monster from your Deck to the Graveyard, and if you do, increase that target's Level by 1. You can only use each effect of "Uni-Zombie" once per turn.

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D.D.R. - Different Dimension Reincarnation

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Discard 1 card. Select 1 of your removed from play monsters. Special Summon it in Attack Position, and equip it with this card. When this card is removed from the field, destroy the equipped monster.

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Wightprince

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If this card is sent to the Graveyard: You can send 1"Skull Servant" and 1 "The Lady in Wight" from your hand and/or Deck to the Graveyard. You can banish 2 "Skull Servants" and this card from your Graveyard; Special Summon 1 "King of the Skull Servants" from your Deck. This card's name becomes "Skull Servant" while it is in the Graveyard.

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Danger! Chupacabra!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Chupacabra!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Chupacabra!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can target 1 "Danger!" monster in your GY, except "Danger! Chupacabra!"; Special Summon it. You can only use this effect of "Danger! Chupacabra!" once per turn.

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Chaos Ruler, the Chaotic Magical Dragon

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

If this card is Synchro Summoned: You can excavate the top 5 cards of your Deck, and if you do, you can add 1 excavated LIGHT or DARK monster to your hand, also send the remaining cards to the GY. You can banish 1 LIGHT and 1 DARK monster from your hand and/or GY, except this card; Special Summon this card from your GY, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use each effect of "Chaos Ruler, the Chaotic Magical Dragon" once per turn.

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Monster Reborn

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This promotional card is printed in Japanese.

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Topologic Trisbaena

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2+ Effect Monsters

If a monster(s) is Special Summoned to a zone(s) this card points to: Banish as many of those monster(s) as possible, also as many Spells/Traps on the field as possible, and if you do, inflict 500 damage to your opponent for each of their cards banished by this effect.

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Danger! Dogman!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Dogman!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Dogman!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can have all face-up monsters your opponent currently controls lose 1000 ATK until the end of this turn. You can only use this effect of "Danger! Dogman!" once per turn.

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Dark Ruler No More

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Negate the effects of all face-up monsters your opponent currently controls, until the end of this turn, also, for the rest of this turn after this card resolves, your opponent takes no damage. Neither player can activate monster effects in response to this card's activation.

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Card Destruction

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Each player discards their entire hand and draws the same number of cards they discarded.

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Danger!? Tsuchinoko?

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger!? Tsuchinoko?", Special Summon 1 "Danger!? Tsuchinoko?" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Danger!? Tsuchinoko?" once per turn.

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Danger! Bigfoot!

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You can reveal this card in your hand; your opponent randomly chooses 1 card from your entire hand, then you discard the chosen card. Then, if the discarded card was not "Danger! Bigfoot!", Special Summon 1 "Danger! Bigfoot!" from your hand, and if you do, draw 1 card. If this card is discarded: You can target 1 face-up card your opponent controls; destroy it. You can only use this effect of "Danger! Bigfoot!" once per turn.

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Mezuki

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You can banish this card from your Graveyard to target 1 Zombie-Type monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target.

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Where Arf Thou?

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If you control a face-up Level 1 monster: Add 1 Level 1 monster from your Deck to your hand. During the End Phase of this turn, take 2000 damage if you did not Normal Summon the added monster, or a card with the same name, after activating this card.

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Mecha Phantom Beast Dracossack

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2 Level 7 monsters

Once per turn: You can detach 1 material from this card; Special Summon 2 "Mecha Phantom Beast Tokens" (Machine/WIND/Level 3/ATK 0/DEF 0). While you control a Token, this card cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects. Once per turn: You can Tribute 1 "Mecha Phantom Beast" monster, then target 1 card on the field; destroy that target. This card cannot attack during the turn you activate this effect.

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Pentestag

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2 Effect Monsters

If your linked monster attacks a Defense Position monster, inflict piercing battle damage to your opponent.

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One of the biggest challenges to the Skull Servant strategy is built into the deck: you win games off King of the Skull Servants giant ATK, but many of the Wight cards banish Skull Servants from the graveyard, effectively de-powering the King. It doesn't help that other Zombies like Gozuki may banish Skull Servants, too.

To mitigate that a bit, there's a Rank 7 monster from Dawn of Majesty that gives the King of the Skull Servants an extra boost: Voloferniges, the Darkest Dragon Doomrider. If you use its effect to blow itself up, it effectively replaces the ATK of two Skull Servants.

Secondly, Mecha Phantom Beast Dracossack is a sneaky way to give your opponent a weak monster with Geonator Transverser; one that doesn't involve keeping a Wight on the field. Keep in mind, if you can just win by attacking with a 12,000 ATK King of the Skull Servants, that's better. But sometimes when you're dumping your deck into the graveyard, your best path to victory takes an unconventional turn.

Rank 7s aren't easy to come by in this deck, but with the Danger! monsters you can get to at least one Level 7 monster pretty readily. While Level 8 Synchros are normally the go-to for Uni-Zombie plays, it's perfectly viable to go for Level 7 Synchros, make Rampaging Smashtank Rhynosaber, discard extra Wights, then summon Voloferniges, the Darkest Dragon Doomrider to boost your King.

The hoops you have to jump through to put a big King of the Skull Servants on board can look pretty weird, but the deck's surprisingly effective. The winding path that takes you there may confuse your opponent, but a win is a win!

It's Zombie Time!

It's unfaithful to call Zombies a theme without recognizing that they mirror Warrior Toolbox better than traditional themes. After all, it's a whole monster type that plays off the trick of reviving from the graveyard… as Zombies do.

Zombie's the most on-the-nose monster type in Yu-Gi-Oh history; the mechanics are baked in, and they're exactly what you'd expect. After all, it's a whole type that plays off the trick of reviving from the graveyard… as Zombies do. If you tell someone you're playing a Zombie deck, they'll probably know what it's going to be. No other monster type bears that much weight.

The strategy for Zombies has evolved in line with the monsters that have been printed over the years. Most Zombie monsters have some type of Zombie-flavored mechanic, so they tend to work together really well. That means as better Zombie cards are printed, "Zombies" as a whole get better. Fewer Zombie Masters, more Gozuki, if you catch my drift.

While Shiranui, Vampire, the Skull Servants, Mayakashi, and Vendread all have merit, what I created for Spooktober is just… Zombies. Just plain Zombies. Good ol' Mezuki and friends, featuring Zombie World. Zombies on zombies on zombies.

Oh, and Doomking Balerdroch is there to haunt your opponent turn after turn.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Loukas’s Zany Zombie Deck by Loukas Peterson

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Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion

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When a card or effect is activated that includes any of these effects (Quick Effect): You can discard this card; negate that activation.

• Add a card(s) from the GY to the hand, Deck, and/or Extra Deck.
• Special Summon a Monster Card(s) from the GY.
• Banish a card(s) from the GY.
You can only use this effect of "Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion" once per turn.

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Infinite Impermanence

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Target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; negate its effects (until the end of this turn), then, if this card was Set before activation and is on the field at resolution, for the rest of this turn all other Spell/Trap effects in this column are negated. If you control no cards, you can activate this card from your hand.

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Glow-Up Bloom

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If this card is sent to the GY: You can banish this card from your GY; add 1 Level 5 or higher Zombie monster from your Deck to your hand, or, if "Zombie World" is in a Field Zone, you can Special Summon it from your Deck instead, also, in either case, you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except Zombie monsters. You can only use this effect of "Glow-Up Bloom" once per turn.

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Necroworld Banshee

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"Zombie World" in the Field Zone cannot be destroyed by card effects, also neither player can target it with card effects. (Quick Effect): You can banish this card from your field or GY; activate 1 "Zombie World" directly from your hand or Deck. You can only use this effect of "Necroworld Banshee" once per turn.

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Baronne de Fleur

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

Once per turn: You can target 1 card on the field; destroy it. Once while face-up on the field, when a card or effect is activated (Quick Effect): You can negate the activation, and if you do, destroy that card. You can only use the previous effect of "Baronne de Fleur" once per turn. Once per turn, during the Standby Phase: You can target 1 Level 9 or lower monster in your GY; return this card to the Extra Deck, and if you do, Special Summon that monster.

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Dragonecro Nethersoul Dragon

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2 Zombie-Type monsters

Must first be Fusion Summoned. Monsters cannot be destroyed by battle with this card. At the end of the Damage Step, if this card battled a monster that has an original Level: That monster's ATK becomes 0, also, if that monster is still face-up on the field, Special Summon 1 "Dark Soul Token" (Zombie-Type/DARK/Level ?/ATK ?/DEF 0). (When Summoned, its Level and ATK become equal to the original Level and ATK of that monster.) You can only control 1 "Dragonecro Nethersoul Dragon".

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Jack-o-Bolan

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You can discard 1 Zombie monster; Special Summon this card from your hand. During your opponent's Main Phase (Quick Effect): You can target 1 Zombie monster in either GY; Special Summon that monster (but banish it when it leaves the field), then banish this face-up card until the End Phase. You can only use each effect of "Jack-o-Bolan" once per turn.

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Crystron Halqifibrax

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2 monsters, including a Tuner

If this card is Link Summoned: You can Special Summon 1 Level 3 or lower Tuner from your hand or Deck in Defense Position, but it cannot activate its effects this turn. During your opponent's Main Phase or Battle Phase (Quick Effect): You can banish this card you control; Special Summon 1 Tuner Synchro Monster from your Extra Deck. (This is treated as a Synchro Summon.) You can only use each effect of "Crystron Halqifibrax" once per turn.

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Artifact Dagda

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2 monsters with different names

When the effect of another card on the field is activated (Quick Effect): You can Set 1 "Artifact" monster from your hand or Deck to your Spell & Trap Zone as a Spell, but destroy it during your opponent's next End Phase. During your opponent's turn, if this Link Summoned card is destroyed: You can Special Summon 1 "Artifact" monster from your GY in Defense Position. You can only use each effect of "Artifact Dagda" once per turn.

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Shiranui Style Swallow's Slash

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Tribute 1 Zombie-Type monster, then target 2 cards on the field; destroy them, then banish 1 "Shiranui" monster from your Deck. You can only activate 1 "Shiranui Style Swallow's Slash" per turn.

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Chaos Ruler, the Chaotic Magical Dragon

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

If this card is Synchro Summoned: You can excavate the top 5 cards of your Deck, and if you do, you can add 1 excavated LIGHT or DARK monster to your hand, also send the remaining cards to the GY. You can banish 1 LIGHT and 1 DARK monster from your hand and/or GY, except this card; Special Summon this card from your GY, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use each effect of "Chaos Ruler, the Chaotic Magical Dragon" once per turn.

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Starving Venom Fusion Dragon

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2 DARK monsters on the field, except Tokens

If this card is Fusion Summoned: You can make this card gain ATK equal to 1 opponent's Special Summoned monster, until the end of this turn. Once per turn: You can target 1 Level 5 or higher monster your opponent controls; until the End Phase, this card's name becomes that monster's original name, and replace this effect with that monster's original effects. If this Fusion Summoned card is destroyed: You can destroy all your opponent's Special Summoned monsters.

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Super Polymerization

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Discard 1 card; Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck, using monsters from either side of the field as Fusion Materials. Cards and effects cannot be activated in response to this card's activation.

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T.G. Wonder Magician

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1 Tuner + 1 or more non-Tuner "T.G." monsters

If this card is Synchro Summoned: Target 1 Spell/Trap Card on the field; destroy that target. If this card on the field is destroyed: Draw 1 card. During your opponent's Main Phase, you can: Immediately after this effect resolves, Synchro Summon using this card you control (this is a Quick Effect).

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Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring

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When a card or effect is activated that includes any of these effects (Quick Effect): You can discard this card; negate that effect.

• Add a card from the Deck to the hand.
• Special Summon from the Deck.
• Send a card from the Deck to the GY.
You can only use this effect of "Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring" once per turn.

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Foolish Burial

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the Graveyard.

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Terraforming

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Add 1 Field Spell Card from your Deck to your hand.

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Muddy Mudragon

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

This card can be used as a substitute for any 1 Fusion Material whose name is specifically listed on the Fusion Monster Card, but the other Fusion Material(s) must be correct. During your Main Phase, if you control this Synchro Summoned card: You can Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck, using monsters you control as Fusion Material, including this card. You can only use this effect of "Muddy Mudragon" once per turn.

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Predaplant Chimerafflesia

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1 "Predaplant" monster + 1 DARK monster

Once per turn: You can target 1 monster on the field with a Level less than or equal to this card's; banish it. When an attack is declared involving this card and an opponent's face-up monster: You can activate this effect; until the end of this turn, that opponent's monster loses 1000 ATK, and if it does, this card gains 1000 ATK. Once per turn, during the next Standby Phase after this card was sent to the Graveyard: You can add 1 "Polymerization" Spell Card or "Fusion" Spell Card from your Deck to your hand.

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Shiranui Spiritmaster

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When this card is Normal Summoned: You can Special Summon 1 "Shiranui" monster from your hand or Graveyard, except "Shiranui Spiritmaster", but banish it when it leaves the field. If this card is banished: You can target 1 face-up card your opponent controls; destroy it. You can only use this effect of "Shiranui Spiritmaster" once per turn.

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Zombie World

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All monsters on the field and in any Graveyard become Zombie-Type monsters. Neither player can Tribute Summon monsters, except Zombie-Type monsters.

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Mezuki

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You can banish this card from your Graveyard to target 1 Zombie-Type monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target.

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Artifact Scythe

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You can Set this card from your hand to your Spell & Trap Card Zone as a Spell Card. During your opponent's turn, when this Set card in the Spell & Trap Card Zone is destroyed and sent to your Graveyard: Special Summon it. If this card is Special Summoned during your opponent's turn: Your opponent cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn.

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Vampire Sucker

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2 Zombie monsters

If you would Tribute a monster(s) for a Tribute Summon, you can Tribute a Zombie monster(s) your opponent controls, even though you do not control them. You can only use each of the following effects of "Vampire Sucker" once per turn.
• You can target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; Special Summon it to your opponent's field in Defense Position, but it becomes a Zombie monster.
• If a Zombie monster(s) is Special Summoned from either GY: Draw 1 card.

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Borreload Savage Dragon

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

If this card is Synchro Summoned: You can equip 1 Link Monster from your GY to this card, and if you do, place Borrel Counters on this card equal to that Link Monster's Link Rating. This card gains ATK equal to half the ATK of the monster equipped to it by its effect. When your opponent activates a card or effect (Quick Effect): You can remove 1 Borrel Counter from this card; negate the activation. You can only use this effect of "Borreload Savage Dragon" once per turn.

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Gozuki

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During your Main Phase: You can send 1 Zombie monster from your Deck to the GY. If this card is sent to the GY: You can banish 1 Zombie monster from your GY, except "Gozuki"; Special Summon 1 Zombie monster from your hand. You can only use each effect of "Gozuki" once per turn.

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Avendread Savior

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2 Zombie monsters

This card's name becomes "Revendread Slayer" while on the field. You can only use each of the following effects of "Avendread Savior" once per turn.
• You can target 1 "Vendread" card in your GY; add it to your hand.
br>• During damage calculation, if this card battles an opponent's monster (Quick Effect): You can send 1 Zombie monster from your Deck to the GY; that opponent's monster loses ATK equal to the Level of the monster sent to the GY x200, until the end of this turn.

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Ghost Mourner & Moonlit Chill

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If your opponent Special Summons a monster(s) face-up (except during the Damage Step): You can discard this card, then target 1 of those face-up monsters; negate its effects until the end of this turn, also if that face-up monster leaves the field this turn, its controller takes damage equal to its original ATK. You can only use this effect of "Ghost Mourner & Moonlit Chill" once per turn.

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PSY-Framelord Omega

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1 Tuner + 1+ non-Tuner monsters

Once per turn, during the Main Phase (Quick Effect): You can banish both this face-up card from the field and 1 random card from your opponent's hand, face-up, until your next Standby Phase. Once per turn, during your opponent's Standby Phase: You can target 1 banished card; return it to the GY. If this card is in your GY: You can target 1 other card in the GY; shuffle both that card and this card from the GY into the Deck.

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Doomking Balerdroch

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During the Standby Phase, if a face-up card is in a Field Zone and this card is in your GY: You can Special Summon this card in Defense Position. You can only use this effect of "Doomking Balerdroch" once per turn. Once per Chain, when a Zombie monster, except "Doomking Balerdroch", activates its effect (except during the Damage Step) (Quick Effect): You can apply 1 of these effects (but you cannot apply that same effect of "Doomking Balerdroch" again this turn).
• Negate that effect. • Banish 1 monster from the field or GY.

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Shiranui Solitaire

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You can Tribute 1 Zombie-Type monster; Special Summon 1 Zombie-Type Tuner with 0 DEF from your Deck. If this card is banished: You can target 1 of your banished "Shiranui" monsters, except "Shiranui Solitaire", or up to 2 instead if "Shiranui Style Synthesis" is on the field; Special Summon them. You can only use each effect of "Shiranui Solitaire" once per turn.

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Uni-Zombie

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You can target 1 face-up monster on the field; discard 1 card, and if you do, increase that target's Level by 1. You can target 1 face-up monster on the field; monsters you control cannot attack for the rest of this turn, except Zombie-Type monsters, also send 1 Zombie-Type monster from your Deck to the Graveyard, and if you do, increase that target's Level by 1. You can only use each effect of "Uni-Zombie" once per turn.

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Because the Zombie package is so small, you have the luxury of playing extra hand traps as well as actual backrow traps. Shiranui Style Swallow's Slash is your go-to because you always have an extra Zombie on hand. Beyond Doomking Balerdroch revival effect, it's the norm to have an abundance of Zombies lying around.

I hadn't considered many non-Zombie combos until Baronne de Fleur came out, but it's a great card to play here, to completely wipe out all hope your opponent has for a turn. It's remarkably easy to summon as long as you have access to a Tuner: the play sequence is really quite short.

I considered playing a pure Shiranui deck, but those cards are foreign to many people. I think we can all get behind some Zombie craziness fueled by Zombie World, right? Plus there's still a nod to Shiranui with the added Shiranui Spiritmaster.

Trick Or More Trick

Ah, yes, a deck where Normal Summons just don't exist. Ghostrick monsters can't be Normal Summoned unless you control a Ghostrick already… at least until Ghostrick Festival comes to the TCG in Battle of Chaos in 2022… so it's a deck that does a lot of waiting around.

All three times I Top 8'd Regionals playing Ghostricks, I had something else smashed into the deck because waiting around forever is lame, and more importantly, wildly ineffective when you're trying to win games.

Ghostrick Angel of Mischief

Ghostrick cards are neat, but if the entirety of your strategy is "wait until your opponent attacks," then you're in for some trouble. Ironically, once your opponent does start attacking you can really screw up their strategy. But Ghostricks don't have any real counters before the Battle Phase.

While you don't need to totally shut your opponent down before the opponent's turn starts, a proactive strategy is better than twiddling your thumbs. There are plenty of paths you can venture down, but I've found making Ghostrick Angel of Mischief as soon as possible to be one of the better options.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Loukas’s Ghoulish Ghostrick Deck by Loukas Peterson

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Knightmare Unicorn

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2+ monsters with different names

If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 card on the field; return it to the Deck, then, if this card was co-linked when this effect was activated, you can draw 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Knightmare Unicorn" once per turn. While any co-linked "Knightmare" monsters are on the field, for your normal draw in your Draw Phase, draw 1 card for each different card name among those co-linked "Knightmare" monsters, instead of drawing just 1 card.

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Ghostrick Ghoul

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. Once per turn, during your Main Phase 1: You can target 1 "Ghostrick" monster you control; its ATK becomes equal to the combined original ATK of all "Ghostrick" monsters currently on the field, until your opponent's next End Phase, but if it does, only that monster can attack this turn.

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Knightmare Phoenix

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2+ monsters with different names

If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; destroy it, then, if this card was co-linked when this effect was activated, you can draw 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Knightmare Phoenix" once per turn. Co-linked monsters you control cannot be destroyed by battle.

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Ghostrick Fairy

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When this card is flipped face-up: You can target 1 "Ghostrick" card in your GY; Set that card (but banish it when it leaves the field), then, you can change face-up monsters your opponent controls to face-down Defense Position, up to the number of Set cards you control.

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Ghostrick Stein

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When this card inflicts battle damage to your opponent: You can add 1 "Ghostrick" Spell/Trap Card from your Deck to your hand. You can only use this effect of "Ghostrick Stein" once per turn.

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Ghostrick Socuteboss

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2 Level 2 monsters
While you control another "Ghostrick" monster, your opponent cannot target this card for attacks. Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 face-up monster on the field, with ATK less than or equal to the combined ATK of all "Ghostrick" monsters on the field; destroy it, and if you do, that Monster Card Zone cannot be used as long as you control a "Ghostrick" monster.

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Ghostrick-Go-Round

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Once per turn, during the Battle Phase: You can activate 1 of these effects. // * Target 1 "Ghostrick" monster you control; change it to face-down Defense Position and change 1 face-down Defense Position monster your opponent controls into face-up Attack Position. // * Target 1 face-down Defense Position monster you control; change it to face-up Attack Position, and if you changed the battle position of a “Ghostrick” monster this way, change 1 face-up monster your opponent controls to face-down Defense Position.

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Trap Trick

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Banish 1 Normal Trap from your Deck, except "Trap Trick", and Set 1 card with the same name directly from your Deck, also it can be activated this turn. You can only activate 1 Trap Card for the rest of this turn after this card resolves. You can only activate 1 "Trap Trick" per turn.

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Needle Ceiling

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You can activate this card only when there are 4 or more monsters on the field. Destroy all face-up monsters on the field.

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Ghostrick Specter

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When a "Ghostrick" monster is destroyed by an opponent's card effect, or by battle with their attacking monster, and sent to your Graveyard: You can Special Summon this card from your hand in face-down Defense Position, and if you do, draw 1 card.

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Ghostrick Dullahan

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2 Level 1 monsters // This card gains 200 ATK for each "Ghostrick" card you control. Once per turn, during either player’s turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 face-up monster on the field; halve that monster's ATK until the End Phase. If this card is sent to the Graveyard: You can target 1 other "Ghostrick" card in your Graveyard; add that target to your hand.

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Ghostrick Mansion

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Monsters cannot attack face-down Defense Position monsters, but can attack directly if all monsters their opponent controls are face-down Defense Position. All effect damage, and battle damage inflicted by monsters other than "Ghostrick" monsters, is halved.

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Ghostrick Alucard

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2 Level 3 monsters

Your opponent cannot target other "Ghostrick" monsters, or any face-down Defense Position monsters, for attacks. You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 Set card your opponent controls; destroy that target. You can only use this effect of "Ghostrick Alucard" once per turn. If this card is sent to the Graveyard: You can target 1 other "Ghostrick" card in your Graveyard; add that target to your hand.

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Ghostrick Night

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While a "Ghostrick" monster is face-up on the field, your opponent cannot Flip Summon monsters. When this card in your possession is destroyed by your opponent's card and sent to the Graveyard: Your opponent cannot declare an attack this turn.

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Predaplant Ophrys Scorpio

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If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can send 1 monster from your hand to the Graveyard; Special Summon 1 "Predaplant" monster from your Deck, except "Predaplant Ophrys Scorpio". You can only use this effect of "Predaplant Ophyrs Scorpio" once per turn.

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Ghostrick Jiangshi

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When this card is flipped face-up: You can add from your Deck to your hand, 1 "Ghostrick" monster whose Level is less than or equal to the number of "Ghostrick" monsters you control. You can only use this effect of "Ghostrick Jiangshi" once per turn.

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Ghostrick Mary

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When you take damage: You can discard this card; Special Summon 1 "Ghostrick" monster from your Deck in face-down Defense Position. You can only use this effect of "Ghostrick Mary" once per turn.

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Predaplant Chimerafflesia

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1 "Predaplant" monster + 1 DARK monster

Once per turn: You can target 1 monster on the field with a Level less than or equal to this card's; banish it. When an attack is declared involving this card and an opponent's face-up monster: You can activate this effect; until the end of this turn, that opponent's monster loses 1000 ATK, and if it does, this card gains 1000 ATK. Once per turn, during the next Standby Phase after this card was sent to the Graveyard: You can add 1 "Polymerization" Spell Card or "Fusion" Spell Card from your Deck to your hand.

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Ghostrick Angel of MIschief

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2 Level 4 monsters
You can also Xyz Summon this card by using a "Ghostrick" Xyz Monster you control as the Xyz Material, except "Ghostrick Angel of Mischief". (Xyz Materials attached to that monster also become Xyz Materials on this card.) When the number of Xyz Materials on this card becomes 10, you win the Duel. Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; add 1 "Ghostrick" Spell/Trap Card from your Deck to your hand. Once per turn: You can attach 1 "Ghostrick" card from your hand to this card as an Xyz Material.

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Ghostrick Break

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When exactly 1 face-up "Ghostrick" monster you control (and no other cards) is destroyed by battle or an opponent's card effect and sent to your Graveyard: Target 2 "Ghostrick" monsters in your Graveyard with different names from the destroyed monster; Special Summon them in face-down Defense Position.

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Swords of Concealing Light

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Destroy this card during your 2nd Standby Phase after activation. When this card resolves, change all monsters your opponent controls to face-down Defense Position. Monsters your opponent controls cannot change their battle positions.

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Ghostrick Scare

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Target any number of face-down Defense Position monsters you control; change them to face-up Defense Position, and if you do, change face-up monsters your opponent controls to face-down Defense Position, up to the number of "Ghostrick" monsters changed to face-up Defense Position with this effect.

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Ultra Polymerization

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Pay 2000 LP; Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck, using 2 monsters you control as Fusion Materials. Neither player can activate cards or effects in response to this card's activation. You can banish this card from your GY, then target 1 Fusion Monster that was Fusion Summoned with this card's effect: Special Summon all the Fusion Materials used for its Fusion Summon from your GY but change their ATK/DEF to 0, also they have their effects negated.

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Knightmare Cerberus

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2 monsters with different names

If this card is Link Summoned: You can discard 1 card, then target 1 Special Summoned monster in your opponent's Main Monster Zone; destroy it, then if this card was co-linked when this effect was activated, you can draw 1 card. You can only use this effect of "Knightmare Cerberus" once per turn. Your co-linked monsters cannot be destroyed by card effects.

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Predaplant Darlingtonia Cobra

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If this card is Special Summoned by the effect of a "Predaplant" monster: You can add 1 "Polymerization" Spell Card or "Fusion" Spell Card from your Deck to your hand. You can only use this effect of "Predaplant Darlingtonia Cobra" once per Duel.

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Ghostrick Lantern

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When an opponent's monster declares a direct attack, or when a "Ghostrick" monster you control is targeted for an attack: You can negate the attack, and if you do, Special Summon this card from your hand in face-down Defense Position.

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Lonefire Blossom

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Once per turn: You can Tribute 1 face-up Plant-Type monster; Special Summon 1 Plant-Type monster from your Deck.

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Ghostrick Nekomusume

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Cannot be Normal Summoned, unless you control a "Ghostrick" monster. Once per turn: You can change this card to face-down Defense Position. When a Level 4 or higher monster(s) is Normal or Special Summoned: Change that monster(s) to face-down Defense Position. There must be another "Ghostrick" monster on the field to activate and to resolve this effect.

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Underworld Goddess of the Closed World

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4+ Effect Monsters

You can also use 1 monster your opponent controls as material to Link Summon this card. If this card is Link Summoned: You can negate the effects of all face-up monsters your opponent currently controls. This Link Summoned card is unaffected by your opponent's activated effects, unless they target this card. Once per turn, when your opponent activates a card or effect that Special Summons a monster(s) from the GY (Quick Effect): You can negate the activation.

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Ghostricks are all about messing with your opponent… not necessarily winning quickly. Many Ghostrick cards didn't make the cut for this build, or I pared their ratios down because they only pester your opponent. But that said, what would you expect from cute versions of poltergeists and spooky folklore cards? All I'm saying is that I've made people at locals forfeit.

Am I sorry? Absolutely not.

Vampires are also getting new support in Battle of Chaos, but we'll revisit that theme once we get closer to the release. For now, there are enough spooky decks you can build right now. Unless you're one of the diehard Vampire fans out there. In that case, it sucks to be you.

If you want to complain about the lack of vampires, or just about that pun, sorry - feel free to tweet me. It's not like I can go back and add a Vampire deck post publishing, but I'll read your replies if that's any consolation!

Just remember: beat your opponents before they beat you.