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Girsu, the Orcust Mekk-Knight's arriving any week now when Eternity Code releases here in the Americas. Orcusts took a backseat in recent competition, but with a one-card starter that lets the deck achieve full combo Orcusts are back, and maybe better than ever.

What are the must-run cards for the new builds you can expect to see post-ETCO? What kind of off-theme support is best, and what new tech should the deck run? Hit today's featured video to find out, as Leon goes card by card to explain all of his choices... including cards he didn't run.

You can find the full deck list below, but be sure to watch the video for all the details. And if you want to really do your homework, watch Leon's in-depth combo guide to see what the deck's truly capable of.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Leon's Post-ETCO Orcusts by Leon Cali

'Leon's Post-ETCO Orcusts' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Leon Cali

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Advanced

Market Price: $334.28

Cards

World Legacy's Sorrow

Market Price: $0.19

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When your opponent activates a Spell/Trap Card, or monster effect, while you control a co-linked monster: Negate the activation, and if you do, destroy that card. You can only activate 1 "World Legacy Echo" per turn.

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Orcustrated Return

Market Price: $3.60

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Send 1 "Orcust" or "World Legacy" monster from your hand or face-up field to the GY; draw 2 cards. You can only activate 1 "Orcustrated Return" per turn.

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Girsu, the Orcust Mekk-Knight

Market Price: $33.04

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If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can send 1 "Orcust" or "World Legacy" card from your Deck to the GY, then, if there are 2 or more other cards in this card's column, treat this card as a Tuner this turn. If you control no other monsters: You can Special Summon 1 "World Legacy Token" (Machine/DARK/Level 1/ATK 0/DEF 0) to both players' fields in Defense Position. You can only use each effect of "Girsu, the Orcust Mekk-Knight" once per turn.

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World Legacy - "World Wand"

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If this card is Normal Summoned/Set, it cannot by destroyed by battle with monsters that were Special Summoned from the Extra Deck. You can only use each of the following effects of “World Legacy - "World Wand"” once per turn.

• If this card is sent to the GY: You can Special Summon 1 “World Legacy” monster from your hand.
• You can banish this card from your GY, then target 1 of your banished “Orcust” monsters; for the rest of this turn, you cannot Special Summon monsters, except DARK monsters, also Special Summon that monster.

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D.D. Crow

Market Price: $2.27

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By discarding this card from your hand to the Graveyard, remove from play 1 card from your opponent's Graveyard. This effect can be activated during either player's turn.

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Monster Reborn

Market Price: $0.63

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This promotional card is printed in Japanese.

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Orcust Knightmare

Market Price: $0.22

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Cannot be destroyed by battle with a Link Monster. You can banish this card from your GY, then target 1 face-up monster on the field; you cannot Special Summon monsters, except DARK monsters, for the rest of this turn, also send 1 DARK Machine monster from your Deck to the GY, except "Orcust Knightmare", and if you do, the targeted monster gains ATK equal to the Level of the monster sent to the GY x 100, until the end of this turn. You can only use this effect of "Orcust Knightmare" once per turn.

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Foolish Burial

Market Price: $0.48

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the Graveyard.

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Apollousa, Bow of the Goddess

Market Price: $7.03

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2+ monsters with different names, except Tokens

You can only control 1 "Apollousa, Bow of the Goddess". The original ATK of this card becomes 800 x the number of Link Materials used for its Link Summon. Once per Chain, when your opponent activates a monster effect (Quick Effect): You can make this card lose exactly 800 ATK, and if you do, negate the activation.

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World Legacy Succession

Market Price: $4.47

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Target 1 monster in your GY; Special Summon it to your zone a Link Monster points to. You can only activate 1 "World Legacy Succession" per turn.

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Longirsu, the Orcust Orchestrator

Market Price: $0.36

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2+ Effect Monsters, including at least 1 “Orcust” monster

This linked card cannot be destroyed by card effects. You can target 2 of your banished Machine monsters; shuffle them into the Deck, then you can send 1 linked monster your opponent controls to the GY. This card cannot attack the turn this effect is activated. You can only use this effect of “Longirsu, the Orcust Orchestrator” once per turn.

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Gizmek Orochi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher

Market Price: $2.33

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If this card is in your hand or GY (Quick Effect): You can banish 8 cards from the top of your Deck face-down; Special Summon this card. You can banish 3 cards from your Extra Deck face-down, then target 1 face-up monster on the field; destroy it. You can only use 1 "Gizmek Orochi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher" effect per turn, and only once that turn.

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Jet Synchron

Market Price: $0.33

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If this card is sent to the GY as Synchro Material: You can add 1 "Junk" monster from your deck to your hand. If this card is in your GY: You can send 1 card from your hand to the GY; Special Summon this card, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use 1 "Jet Synchron" effect per turn , and only once that turn.


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Knightmare Unicorn

Market Price: $0.93

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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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Orcust Brass Bombard

Market Price: $0.53

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You can banish this card from your GY; Special Summon 1 “Orcust” monster from your hand, except “Orcust Bass Bombard”, also you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except DARK monsters. You can only use this effect of “Orcust Bass Bombard” once per turn.

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Allure of Darkness

Market Price: $3.76

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Draw 2 cards, then banish 1 DARK monster from your hand, or, if you do not have any in your hand, send your entire hand to the Graveyard.

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Orcust Crescendo

Market Price: $0.41

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When a Spell/Trap Card, or monster effect, is activated while you control an "Orcust" Link Monster: Negate the activation, and if you do, banish that card. You can banish this card from your GY; add to your hand 1 of your DARK Machine monsters that is banished or in your Deck. You cannot Special Summon monsters the turn you activate this effect, except DARK Machine monsters. You can only use 1 "Orcust Crescendo" effect per turn, and only once that turn.

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Topologic Zeroboros

Market Price: $0.43

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2+ Effect Monsters

You cannot Summon/Set monsters to any Extra Monster Zone this card points to. Gains 200 ATK for each banished card. If another monster is Special Summoned to a zone a Link Monster points to, while this monster is on the field: Banish all cards on the field. Once per turn, during the Standby Phase of your next turn after this card was banished by its own effect: Special Summon this banished card.

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I:P Masquerena

Market Price: $15.88

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2 non-Link Monsters

During your opponent's Main Phase, you can (Quick Effect): Immediately after this effect resolves, Link Summon 1 Link Monster using materials you control, including this card. You can only use this effect of "I:P Masquerena" once per turn. A Link Monster that used this card as material cannot be destroyed by your opponent's card effects.

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Nibiru, the Primal Being

Market Price: $15.27

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During the Main Phase, if your opponent Normal or Special Summoned 5 or more monsters this turn (Quick Effect): You can Tribute as many face-up monsters on the field as possible, and if you do, Special Summon this card from your hand, then Special Summon 1 "Primal Being Token" (Rock/LIGHT/Level 11/ATK ?/DEF ?) to your opponent's field. (This Token's ATK/DEF become the combined original ATK/DEF of the Tributed monsters.) You can only use this effect of "Nibiru, the Primal Being" once per turn.

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Linkuriboh

Market Price: $1.72

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1 Level 1 monster

When an opponent's monster declares an attack: You can Tribute this card; change that opponent's monster's ATK to 0, until the end of this turn. If this card is in your GY (Quick Effect): You can Tribute 1 Level 1 monster; Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Linkuriboh" once per turn.

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Galatea, the Orcust Automaton

Market Price: $0.82

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2 Effect Monsters, including at least 1 “Orcust” monster

This linked card cannot be destroyed by battle. You can target 1 of your banished Machine monsters; shuffle it into the Deck, then you can Set 1 “Orcust” Spell/Trap directly from your Deck. You can only use this effect of “Galatea, the Orcust Automaton” once per turn.

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Crystron Halqifibrax

Market Price: $32.28

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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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Lib the World Key Blademaster

Market Price: $2.01

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2 monsters

Can only be Link Summoned while you have a "World Legacy" card in your GY. You can only use each of the following effects of "Lib the World Key Blademaster" once per turn.
• During your Main Phase: You can Set 1 "World Legacy" Spell/Trap directly from your Deck, but it cannot be activated this turn while you have no "World Legacy" monster in your GY.
• If this Link Summoned card is sent to the GY as Link Material: You can shuffle 1 card on the field into the Deck.

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Mecha Phantom Beast O-Lion

Market Price: $0.67

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You can banish this card from your Graveyard; immediately after this effect resolves, Normal Summon 1 "Mecha Phantom Beast" monster from your hand. While you control a Token, this card cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects. If this card is sent to the Graveyard: You can Special Summon 1 "Mecha Phantom Beast Token" (Machine-Type/WIND/Level 3/ATK 0/DEF 0). You can only use this effect of "Mecha Phantom Beast O-Lion" once per turn.

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Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring

Market Price: $19.64

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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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Scrap Wyvern

Market Price: $1.45

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2 monsters, including a "Scrap" monster

You can target 1 "Scrap" monster in your GY; Special Summon it, then destroy 1 card you control. If another face-up "Scrap" monster is destroyed by card effect, while you control this monster (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 "Scrap" monster from your Deck, then destroy 1 card on the field. You can only use each effect of "Scrap Wyvern" once per turn.

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Scrap Golem

Market Price: $2.91

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Once per turn, you can select 1 Level 4 or lower Scrap monster in your Graveyard and Special Summon it to either player's side of the field.

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Called by the Grave

Market Price: $2.17

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Target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; banish it, and if you do, monsters with the same original name as that banished monster have their effects negated until the end of the next turn.

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Orcustrated Babel

Market Price: $0.34

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You can activate the effects of “Orcust" monsters in your GY, or of Link Monsters you control with "Orcust" in their original names, as Quick Effects. During your Main Phase, if this card is in your GY, except the turn it was sent to the GY: You can send 1 card from your hand to the GY; add this card to your hand.

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Scrap Recycler

Market Price: $0.35

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When this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can send 1 Machine monster from your Deck to the GY. Once per turn: You can shuffle 2 Level 4 EARTH Machine monsters from your GY into the Deck; draw 1 card.

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Borrelsword Dragon

Market Price: $10.74

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3+ Effect Monsters

Cannot be destroyed by battle. Once per turn (Quick Effect): You can target 1 Attack Position monster; change it to Defense Position, also, this card can make a second attack during each Battle Phase this turn. Your opponent cannot activate cards or effects in response to this effect's activation. Once per turn, when this card declares an attack on a face-up monster: You can activate this effect; until the end of this turn, this card gains ATK equal to half that monster's current ATK, and if it does, that monster's current ATK is halved.

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Orcust Cymbal Skeleton

Market Price: $0.43

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You can banish this card from your GY, then target 1 “Orcust” monster in your GY, except “Orcust Cymbal Skeleton”; Special Summon it, also you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except DARK monsters. You can only use this effect of “Orcust Cymbal Skeleton” once per turn.

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Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star

Market Price: $4.28

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2 Level 8 monsters

You can only Special Summon "Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star" once per turn. You can also Xyz Summon this card by using an "Orcust" Link Monster you control as material. If a card(s) you control would be destroyed by battle or card effect, you can detach 1 material from this card instead. If this card is Special Summoned: You can activate 1 of these effects.
• Send 1 card your opponent controls to the GY.
• Attach 1 of your banished Machine monsters to this card as material.

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