This week the newest deck-building set, Ancient Guardians, debuts three new archetypes: Ursarctic, Solfachord, and Ogdoadic. Ursarctics are a Beast-Warrior theme that focuses on Synchro Summons, introducing a new way to Synchro. Solfachord's a Pendulum strategy that fits well with the already-powerful summoning mechanic. And Ogdoadic's a Light and Dark based Reptile deck that's all about tributing monsters to bring them back from the grave.

While Ursarctic monsters look cool and I love me some Pendulums, I was drawn to the Ogdoadic theme from the get-go, for one big reason: Reptiles. Aliens are one of my favorite casual themes. I'm not sure why, but I've always loved them. Seeing a Reptile theme that has actual potential makes me super happy, so I just had to give Ogdoadics a shot. I haven't tried mixing the deck with Aliens yet, but some new Alien support was revealed from the upcoming Dawn of Majesty set, so I'll likely revisit that idea in the future as we get closer to DAMA's release here in the TCG.

You can play Ogdoadics lots of different ways. I did some research and found a few different approaches: some of them are trap-heavy, there's one that can FTK, and then there are some that are more centered on control type plays. I've been testing the trap-heavy build and wanted to show it to you here, since you can actually make a pretty inexpensive build!

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Anthony's Wallet-Friendly Trap Ogdoadic Deck by Anthony Tachella

'Anthony's Wallet-Friendly Trap Ogdoadic Deck' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Market Price: $183.56

Cards

King of the Feral Imps

Market Price: $0.15

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2 Level 4 monsters
Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; add 1 Reptile-Type monster from your Deck to your hand.

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Number 97: Draglubion

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2 Level 8 monsters

Your opponent cannot target this card with card effects. You can detach 1 material from this card; take 2 Dragon "Number" monsters with different names from your Extra Deck and/or GY, except "Number 97: Draglubion", Special Summon 1 of them and attach the other to it as material, also for the rest of this turn you cannot Special Summon other monsters, or declare an attack, except with that Special Summoned monster. You can only use this effect of "Number 97: Draglubion" once per turn.

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Back to the Front

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Target 1 monster in your GY; Special Summon it in Defense Position.

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Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 LIGHT Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can add 1 "Ogdoadic" Spell/Trap from your Deck to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once per turn.

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Ogdoadic Hollow

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During the Main Phase: You can Tribute 1 Reptile Effect Monster, then target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; Special Summon it to your field, but send it to the GY during the End Phase. You can only use this effect of "Ogdoadic Hollow" once per turn. If this face-up card is sent from the Spell & Trap Zone to the GY: Send all face-up non-Reptile monsters you control to the GY.

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Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 2 monsters; Special Summon this card. If a monster(s) is Special Summoned from your opponent's GY (except during the Damage Step): You can send 1 card they control to the GY. If a monster(s) is sent from your opponent's hand or Deck to the GY (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 LIGHT or DARK Reptile monster from your GY, except "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen". You can only use each effect of "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen" once per turn.

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Reptilianne Echidna

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2 monsters, including a Reptile monster

If this card is Link Summoned: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; change its ATK to 0. During your Main Phase, if your opponent controls a monster(s) with 0 ATK: You can add Reptile monsters with different names from your Deck to your hand, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with 0 ATK, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn, except Reptile monsters. You can only use each effect of "Reptilianne Echidna" once per turn.

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Snake Rain

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Discard 1 card. Select 4 Reptile-Type monsters from your Deck and send them to the GY.

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Elder Entity N'tss

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1 Synchro Monster + 1 Xyz Monster

Must be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by sending the above cards you control to the GY. (You do not use "Polymerization".) Once per turn: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 monster from your hand. If this card is sent to the GY: You can target 1 card on the field; destroy it. You can only Special Summon "Elder Entity N'tss(s)" once per turn.

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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 for the rest of this turn after this card resolves. You can only activate 1 "Trap Trick" per turn.

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Bujinki Ahashima

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2 monsters with the same Level

Cannot be used as Link Material. You can only use each of the following effects of "Bujinki Ahashima" once per turn.
• If this card is Link Summoned: You can Special Summon 2 monsters with the same Level, 1 from your hand and 1 from your GY, but negate their effects, and immediately after this effect resolves, Xyz Summon 1 Xyz Monster using those 2 monsters only.
• If an Xyz Monster this card points to activates an effect by detaching material(s) (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; destroy it.

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Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can Special Summon 1 monster from their GY, but negate its effects. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 Level 4 or lower "Ogdoadic" monster in your GY; Special Summon it, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use each effect of "Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light" once per turn.

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Number 41: Bagooska the Terribly Tired Tapir

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2 Level 4 monsters

Once per turn, during your Standby Phase, detach 1 material from this card. If you cannot, destroy it. This Attack Position card cannot be destroyed by your opponent's card effects. Your opponent cannot target this Attack Position card with card effects. While this card is in face-up Defense Position, change all face-up monsters on the field to Defense Position, also negate the activated effects of monsters that were in Defense Position when that effect was activated.

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Trade-In

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Discard 1 Level 8 monster; draw 2 cards.

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Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can add 1 monster from their GY to their hand. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 2 of your banished monsters, including a Reptile monster; return them to the GY. You can only use each effect of "Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark" once per turn.

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Ogdoabyss, the Ogdoadic Overlord

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 3 monsters; Special Summon this card. Once, while this card is face-up on the field (Quick Effect): You can send all monsters from the field to the GY, except face-up monsters Special Summoned from the GY. You can only use each effect of "Ogdoabyss, the Ogdoadic Overlord" once per turn.

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Divine Dragon Knight Felgrand

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2 Level 8 monsters

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; this turn, its effects are negated, but it is unaffected by other card effects.

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Aron, the Ogdoadic King

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 2 monsters; Special Summon this card. If your opponent adds a card(s) to their hand (except during the Draw Phase or Damage Step): You can send 1 random card from their hand to the GY. If a monster(s) your opponent controls is sent to the GY (except during the Damage Step): You can add 1 LIGHT or DARK Reptile monster from your Deck or GY to your hand, except "Aron, the Ogdoadic King". You can only use each effect of "Aron, the Ogdoadic King" once per turn.

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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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Castel, the Skyblaster Musketeer

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2 Level 4 monsters

You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 face-up monster on the field; change it to face-down Defense Position. You can detach 2 Xyz Materials from this card, then target 1 other face-up card on the field; shuffle it into the Deck. You can only use 1 "Castel, the Skyblaster Musketeer" effect per turn, and only once that turn.

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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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Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star

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2 Level 8 monsters

You can only Special Summon "Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star(s)" 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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Number 100: Numeron Dragon

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2 "Number" Xyz Monsters with the same name and Rank

Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; this card gains ATK equal to the combined Ranks of all Xyz Monsters currently on the field x 1000, until the end of your opponent's turn. When this card is destroyed by card effect: You can destroy as many monsters on the field as possible (min. 1), then each player Sets 1 Spell/Trap Card from their Graveyard to their field. When an opponent's monster declares an attack while this card is in your Graveyard and you have no cards in your hand or field: You can Special Summon this card.

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Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless

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If this card is sent from the field to the GY, or Special Summoned from the GY: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls, and 1 monster in their GY with an equal or higher ATK than that target; Special Summon that monster from the GY to their field, and if you do, send that other monster they control to the GY. If this card is in your GY: You can send 1 card from your hand to the GY; add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless" once per turn.

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Lair of Darkness

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All face-up monsters on the field become DARK. Once per turn, if you would Tribute a monster you control to activate a card effect, you can Tribute 1 DARK monster your opponent controls, even though you do not control it. Once per turn, during the End Phase: Special Summon as many "Torment Tokens" (Fiend/DARK/Level 3/ATK 1000/DEF 1000) as possible to the turn player's field in Defense Position, up to the number of monsters Tributed this turn while this card was face-up.

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Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame

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2 Reptile monsters

(Quick Effect): You can discard 1 monster; place A-Counters equal to its original Level on face-up monster(s) on the field, distributed as you wish. If this card is destroyed by battle or card effect and sent to the GY: You can Special Summon non-Link Reptile monsters with different names from your GY, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with A-Counters. You can only use each effect of "Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame" once per turn.

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Abyss Dweller

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2 Level 4 monsters

While this card has an Xyz Material attached that was originally WATER, all WATER monsters you control gain 500 ATK. Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; any card effects that activate in your opponent's Graveyard cannot be activated this turn.

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Foolish Burial

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the Graveyard.

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Dogmatika Punishment

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Target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; send 1 monster with an equal or higher ATK from your Extra Deck to the GY, and if you do, destroy that monster. Until the end of your next turn after this card resolves, you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck. You can only activate 1 "Dogmatika Punishment" per turn.

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Offering to the Snake Deity

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Target 1 face-up Reptile-Type monster you control and 2 cards your opponent controls; destroy all three targets.

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Number 38: Hope Harbinger Dragon Titanic Galaxy

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2 Level 8 monsters

Once per turn, during either player's turn, when a Spell Card or effect is activated on the field: You can negate that effect, and if you do, attach that card to this card as Xyz Material. When an opponent's monster declares an attack: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; change the attack target to this card and perform damage calculation. If a face-up Xyz Monster(s) you control is destroyed by battle or card effect: You can target 1 face-up Xyz Monster you control; it gains ATK equal to 1 of those destroyed monster's original ATK.

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Darkest Diabolos, Lord of the Lair

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Your opponent cannot Tribute this face-up card on the field, and cannot target it with card effects. You can only use each of these effects of "Darkest Diabolos, Lord of the Lair" once per turn.

• If a DARK monster you control is Tributed (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon this card from your GY (if it was there when you Tributed) or hand (even if not).
• You can Tribute 1 DARK monster; your opponent places 1 card from their hand on either the top or bottom of the Deck.

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Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 DARK Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If you control no monsters, or you control an "Ogdoadic" monster: You can Special Summon this card from your GY, but banish it when it leaves the field, also you cannot Special Summon monsters, except Reptile monsters, while this card is face-up in the Monster Zone. You can only use each effect of "Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once per turn.

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The great thing about the Ogdoadic deck, and most Reptile decks for that matter, is that they're not expensive! The priciest cards in this deck are ones that, in my opinion, every duelist should own at least a playset of anyways, like Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring and Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion.

The core strategy for the Ogdoadic deck is to load the graveyard with your high-level Ogdoadic monsters - Ogdoabyss, the Ogdoadic Overlord, Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen, Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark, Aron, the Ogdoadic King, and Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light - and tribute monsters you control to Special Summon them back from the graveyard. Because each of the high-level Ogdoadics use effects to tribute and Special Summon, the deck makes great use of Lair of Darkness: you can use one of your opponent's monsters as a tribute every turn, helping you keep control of the board while bringing out your heavy hitters.

The deck can quickly OTK your opponent by summoning multiple Level 8s and bringing out a Number 97: Draglubion to summon Number 100: Numeron Dragon at 9000 ATK or more. After you tribute your opponent's monsters with Lair of Darkness, swinging directly for 8000 is a piece of cake!

On the turns you can't attack for game though, you rely on trap cards to help keep you alive. Offering to the Snake Deity a Reptile version of Icarus Attack that's always received criticism because it doesn't tribute the Reptile; it targets the Reptile instead, and the opposing cards you want to demolish, and destroys all three on resolution. But it works really well with cards like Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame, which gets an effect when it's destroyed, summoning back multiple Reptile monsters from your graveyard. Back to the Front lets you bring back your snakes to further fuel your tributes and destruction effects, too. Whatever you bring back with it has to return in defense position, but that's fine since most of the Ogdoadic monsters have huge DEF numbers.

You run Trade-In and Snake Rain to help thin out your deck, and with six Level 8s I felt that two copies of Trade-In was enough. Especially since you can add some of your targets to your hand with Aron, the Ogdoadic King.

If you're not looking for a budget build, you can make quite a few changes to take this strategy up a notch…

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Anthony's Optimized Trap Ogdoadic Deck by Anthony Tachella

'Anthony's Optimized Trap Ogdoadic Deck' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Anthony Tachella

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Advanced

Market Price: $713.82

Cards

Foolish Burial

Market Price: $0.48

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the Graveyard.

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Bujinki Ahashima

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2 monsters with the same Level

Cannot be used as Link Material. You can only use each of the following effects of "Bujinki Ahashima" once per turn.
• If this card is Link Summoned: You can Special Summon 2 monsters with the same Level, 1 from your hand and 1 from your GY, but negate their effects, and immediately after this effect resolves, Xyz Summon 1 Xyz Monster using those 2 monsters only.
• If an Xyz Monster this card points to activates an effect by detaching material(s) (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; destroy it.

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Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 DARK Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If you control no monsters, or you control an "Ogdoadic" monster: You can Special Summon this card from your GY, but banish it when it leaves the field, also you cannot Special Summon monsters, except Reptile monsters, while this card is face-up in the Monster Zone. You can only use each effect of "Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once per turn.

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Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can add 1 monster from their GY to their hand. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 2 of your banished monsters, including a Reptile monster; return them to the GY. You can only use each effect of "Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark" once per turn.

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Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 LIGHT Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can add 1 "Ogdoadic" Spell/Trap from your Deck to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once per turn.

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Ogdoadic Hollow

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During the Main Phase: You can Tribute 1 Reptile Effect Monster, then target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; Special Summon it to your field, but send it to the GY during the End Phase. You can only use this effect of "Ogdoadic Hollow" once per turn. If this face-up card is sent from the Spell & Trap Zone to the GY: Send all face-up non-Reptile monsters you control to the GY.

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Number 97: Draglubion

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2 Level 8 monsters

Your opponent cannot target this card with card effects. You can detach 1 material from this card; take 2 Dragon "Number" monsters with different names from your Extra Deck and/or GY, except "Number 97: Draglubion", Special Summon 1 of them and attach the other to it as material, also for the rest of this turn you cannot Special Summon other monsters, or declare an attack, except with that Special Summoned monster. You can only use this effect of "Number 97: Draglubion" once per turn.

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Number 41: Bagooska the Terribly Tired Tapir

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2 Level 4 monsters

Once per turn, during your Standby Phase, detach 1 material from this card. If you cannot, destroy it. This Attack Position card cannot be destroyed by your opponent's card effects. Your opponent cannot target this Attack Position card with card effects. While this card is in face-up Defense Position, change all face-up monsters on the field to Defense Position, also negate the activated effects of monsters that were in Defense Position when that effect was activated.

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Number 92: Heart-eartH Dragon

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3 Level 9 monsters // Cannot be destroyed by battle. Your opponent takes any Battle Damage you would have taken from battles involving this card. During your opponent's End Phase: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; banish all cards that your opponent Normal Summoned, Special Summoned, or Set this turn. If this card is destroyed while it has an Xyz Material: You can Special Summon it from the Graveyard. When you do: It gains 1000 ATK for each card currently banished.

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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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Pot of Prosperity

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Banish 3 or 6 cards of your choice from your Extra Deck, face-down; for the rest of this turn after this card resolves, any damage your opponent takes is halved, also excavate cards from the top of your Deck equal to the number of cards banished, add 1 excavated card to your hand, place the rest on the bottom of your Deck in any order. You can only activate 1 "Pot of Prosperity" per turn. You cannot draw cards by card effects the turn you activate this card.

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Reptilianne Echidna

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2 monsters, including a Reptile monster

If this card is Link Summoned: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; change its ATK to 0. During your Main Phase, if your opponent controls a monster(s) with 0 ATK: You can add Reptile monsters with different names from your Deck to your hand, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with 0 ATK, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn, except Reptile monsters. You can only use each effect of "Reptilianne Echidna" once per turn.

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Elder Entity N'tss

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1 Synchro Monster + 1 Xyz Monster

Must be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by sending the above cards you control to the GY. (You do not use "Polymerization".) Once per turn: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 monster from your hand. If this card is sent to the GY: You can target 1 card on the field; destroy it. You can only Special Summon "Elder Entity N'tss(s)" once per turn.

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Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star

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2 Level 8 monsters

You can only Special Summon "Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star(s)" 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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Dogmatika Punishment

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Target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; send 1 monster with an equal or higher ATK from your Extra Deck to the GY, and if you do, destroy that monster. Until the end of your next turn after this card resolves, you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck. You can only activate 1 "Dogmatika Punishment" per turn.

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Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can Special Summon 1 monster from their GY, but negate its effects. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 Level 4 or lower "Ogdoadic" monster in your GY; Special Summon it, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use each effect of "Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light" once per turn.

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Aron, the Ogdoadic King

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 2 monsters; Special Summon this card. If your opponent adds a card(s) to their hand (except during the Draw Phase or Damage Step): You can send 1 random card from their hand to the GY. If a monster(s) your opponent controls is sent to the GY (except during the Damage Step): You can add 1 LIGHT or DARK Reptile monster from your Deck or GY to your hand, except "Aron, the Ogdoadic King". You can only use each effect of "Aron, the Ogdoadic King" once per turn.

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Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless

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If this card is sent from the field to the GY, or Special Summoned from the GY: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls, and 1 monster in their GY with an equal or higher ATK than that target; Special Summon that monster from the GY to their field, and if you do, send that other monster they control to the GY. If this card is in your GY: You can send 1 card from your hand to the GY; add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless" once per turn.

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Snake Rain

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Discard 1 card. Select 4 Reptile-Type monsters from your Deck and send them to the GY.

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Number 100: Numeron Dragon

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2 "Number" Xyz Monsters with the same name and Rank

Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; this card gains ATK equal to the combined Ranks of all Xyz Monsters currently on the field x 1000, until the end of your opponent's turn. When this card is destroyed by card effect: You can destroy as many monsters on the field as possible (min. 1), then each player Sets 1 Spell/Trap Card from their Graveyard to their field. When an opponent's monster declares an attack while this card is in your Graveyard and you have no cards in your hand or field: You can Special Summon this card.

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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 for the rest of this turn after this card resolves. You can only activate 1 "Trap Trick" per turn.

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Ogdoabyss, the Ogdoadic Overlord

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 3 monsters; Special Summon this card. Once, while this card is face-up on the field (Quick Effect): You can send all monsters from the field to the GY, except face-up monsters Special Summoned from the GY. You can only use each effect of "Ogdoabyss, the Ogdoadic Overlord" once per turn.

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Lair of Darkness

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All face-up monsters on the field become DARK. Once per turn, if you would Tribute a monster you control to activate a card effect, you can Tribute 1 DARK monster your opponent controls, even though you do not control it. Once per turn, during the End Phase: Special Summon as many "Torment Tokens" (Fiend/DARK/Level 3/ATK 1000/DEF 1000) as possible to the turn player's field in Defense Position, up to the number of monsters Tributed this turn while this card was face-up.

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Abyss Dweller

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2 Level 4 monsters

While this card has an Xyz Material attached that was originally WATER, all WATER monsters you control gain 500 ATK. Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; any card effects that activate in your opponent's Graveyard cannot be activated this turn.

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Back to the Front

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Target 1 monster in your GY; Special Summon it in Defense Position.

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Ice Dragon's Prison

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Target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; Special Summon it to your field, but its effects are negated, then, you can banish 1 monster from both players' fields that have the same Type as each other. You can only activate 1 "Ice Dragon's Prison" per turn.

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Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 2 monsters; Special Summon this card. If a monster(s) is Special Summoned from your opponent's GY (except during the Damage Step): You can send 1 card they control to the GY. If a monster(s) is sent from your opponent's hand or Deck to the GY (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 LIGHT or DARK Reptile monster from your GY, except "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen". You can only use each effect of "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen" once per turn.

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Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame

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2 Reptile monsters

(Quick Effect): You can discard 1 monster; place A-Counters equal to its original Level on face-up monster(s) on the field, distributed as you wish. If this card is destroyed by battle or card effect and sent to the GY: You can Special Summon non-Link Reptile monsters with different names from your GY, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with A-Counters. You can only use each effect of "Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame" once per turn.

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King of the Feral Imps

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2 Level 4 monsters
Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; add 1 Reptile-Type monster from your Deck to your hand.

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Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder

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2 Level 12 monsters

Once per turn, if an Xyz Monster battled this turn, you can also Xyz Summon "Divine Arsenal AA-ZEUS - Sky Thunder" by using 1 Xyz Monster you control as material. (Transfer its materials to this card.) (Quick Effect): You can detach 2 materials from this card; send all other cards from the field to the GY. Once per turn, if another card(s) you control is destroyed by battle or an opponent's card effect: You can attach 1 card from your hand, Deck, or Extra Deck to this card as material.

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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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Number 38: Hope Harbinger Dragon Titanic Galaxy

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2 Level 8 monsters

Once per turn, during either player's turn, when a Spell Card or effect is activated on the field: You can negate that effect, and if you do, attach that card to this card as Xyz Material. When an opponent's monster declares an attack: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; change the attack target to this card and perform damage calculation. If a face-up Xyz Monster(s) you control is destroyed by battle or card effect: You can target 1 face-up Xyz Monster you control; it gains ATK equal to 1 of those destroyed monster's original ATK.

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Offering to the Snake Deity

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Target 1 face-up Reptile-Type monster you control and 2 cards your opponent controls; destroy all three targets.

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The biggest changes here are the addition of Pot of Prosperity and Ice Dragon's Prison. They're two of the more expensive cards in the format, and for good reason: they vastly improve the consistency of this deck, and the power of your back row. You'll typically banish three for Pot of Prosperity, with the choices all being based on what you currently have in your hand. It takes some time to learn what cards are right to banish based and when, but you should have some idea of what cards you can afford to lose.

Typically you want to open with one of each of your Remnants: Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant and Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant, since they're your primary starter cards. They both have an effect that lets you send them from your hand to grave to dump either a Light or Dark Reptile. Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant has an additional effect to summon itself back from the grave, which makes it free banish fodder for your Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light, which then will bring back Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant and search your deck for Ogdoadic Hollow. Then, you can potentially tribute Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light and Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant for Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen or Aron, the Ogdoadic King and have plays during your opponent's turn.

If you're in favor of a glass cannon-y build, you can always try splashing in the FTK pieces! All you need is the following for the deck: please be warned, this is a rough draft of the list and it's by no means perfected yet.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Anthony's Ogdoadic FTK Deck by Anthony Tachella

'Anthony's Ogdoadic FTK Deck' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Anthony Tachella

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Advanced

Market Price: $190.05

Cards

PSY-Framelord Omega

Market Price: $2.50

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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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Darkest Diabolos, Lord of the Lair

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Your opponent cannot Tribute this face-up card on the field, and cannot target it with card effects. You can only use each of these effects of "Darkest Diabolos, Lord of the Lair" once per turn.

• If a DARK monster you control is Tributed (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon this card from your GY (if it was there when you Tributed) or hand (even if not).
• You can Tribute 1 DARK monster; your opponent places 1 card from their hand on either the top or bottom of the Deck.

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Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 LIGHT Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can add 1 "Ogdoadic" Spell/Trap from your Deck to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once per turn.

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Ogdoadic Hollow

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During the Main Phase: You can Tribute 1 Reptile Effect Monster, then target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; Special Summon it to your field, but send it to the GY during the End Phase. You can only use this effect of "Ogdoadic Hollow" once per turn. If this face-up card is sent from the Spell & Trap Zone to the GY: Send all face-up non-Reptile monsters you control to the GY.

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Trade-In

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Discard 1 Level 8 monster; draw 2 cards.

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Number 60: Dugares the Timeless

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2 Level 4 monsters

You can detach 2 materials from this card, then activate 1 of the following effects;
• Skip your next Draw Phase, also draw 2 cards, then discard 1 card.
• Skip your next Main Phase 1, also Special Summon 1 monster from your GY in Defense Position.
• Skip the Battle Phase of your next turn, also double the ATK of 1 monster you control the end of this turn.
You can only use this effect of "Number 60: Dugares the Timeless" once per turn.

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Hieratic Dragon of Eset

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You can Normal Summon this card without Tributing, but its original ATK becomes 1000. Once per turn: You can target 1 face-up Dragon-Type Normal Monster on the field, the Levels of all face-up "Hieratic" monsters currently on the field become the Level of that monster, until the End Phase. When this card is Tributed: Special Summon 1 Dragon-Type Normal Monster from your hand, Deck, or Graveyard, and make its ATK and DEF 0.

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Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant

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You can send this card from your hand to the GY; send 1 DARK Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY. If you control no monsters, or you control an "Ogdoadic" monster: You can Special Summon this card from your GY, but banish it when it leaves the field, also you cannot Special Summon monsters, except Reptile monsters, while this card is face-up in the Monster Zone. You can only use each effect of "Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant" once 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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Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 2 monsters; Special Summon this card. If a monster(s) is Special Summoned from your opponent's GY (except during the Damage Step): You can send 1 card they control to the GY. If a monster(s) is sent from your opponent's hand or Deck to the GY (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 LIGHT or DARK Reptile monster from your GY, except "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen". You can only use each effect of "Amunessia, the Ogdoadic Queen" once per turn.

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Reptilianne Echidna

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2 monsters, including a Reptile monster

If this card is Link Summoned: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; change its ATK to 0. During your Main Phase, if your opponent controls a monster(s) with 0 ATK: You can add Reptile monsters with different names from your Deck to your hand, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with 0 ATK, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn, except Reptile monsters. You can only use each effect of "Reptilianne Echidna" once per turn.

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Lair of Darkness

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All face-up monsters on the field become DARK. Once per turn, if you would Tribute a monster you control to activate a card effect, you can Tribute 1 DARK monster your opponent controls, even though you do not control it. Once per turn, during the End Phase: Special Summon as many "Torment Tokens" (Fiend/DARK/Level 3/ATK 1000/DEF 1000) as possible to the turn player's field in Defense Position, up to the number of monsters Tributed this turn while this card was face-up.

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Linkuriboh

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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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Called by the Grave

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Target 1 monster in your opponent's GY; banish it, and if you do, until the end of the next turn, its effects are negated, as well as the activated effects and effects on the field of monsters with the same original name.

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Number 100: Numeron Dragon

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2 "Number" Xyz Monsters with the same name and Rank

Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; this card gains ATK equal to the combined Ranks of all Xyz Monsters currently on the field x 1000, until the end of your opponent's turn. When this card is destroyed by card effect: You can destroy as many monsters on the field as possible (min. 1), then each player Sets 1 Spell/Trap Card from their Graveyard to their field. When an opponent's monster declares an attack while this card is in your Graveyard and you have no cards in your hand or field: You can Special Summon this card.

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Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin

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(This card's original Level is always treated as 12.)

Cannot be Synchro Summoned. Must be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by sending 2 Level 8 or higher monsters you control with the same Level to the Graveyard (1 Tuner and 1 non-Tuner), and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. Cannot be destroyed by card effects. This card gains 1000 ATK for each monster on the field. Once per turn, during either player's Main Phase: You can Special Summon the same number of "Utchatzimime Tokens" (Fiend-Type/DARK/Level 1/ATK 0/DEF 0) on each player's field in Defense Position, so as to Summon as many as possible, also this card cannot attack for the rest of this turn.

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Ogdoadic Water Lily

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Send 1 Reptile monster from your Deck to the GY, then if you have 5 or more Reptile monsters with different names in your GY, you can Special Summon 1 Reptile monster from your GY. You can only activate 1 "Ogdoadic Water Lily" per turn.

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Performapal Partnaga

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Pendulum Effect:  Once per turn: You can target 1 face-up monster you control; it gains 300 ATK for each "Performapal" card you currently control, until the end of this turn.

Monster Effect: If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can target 1 monster you control; it gains 300 ATK for each "Performapal" monster you currently control. Level 5 or lower monsters cannot attack.

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Number 33: Chronomaly Machu Mech

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2 Level 5 monsters // Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card to target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; inflict damage to your opponent equal to the difference between its original ATK and current ATK, and if you do, this card gains ATK equal to the damage inflicted.

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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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King of the Feral Imps

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2 Level 4 monsters
Once per turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; add 1 Reptile-Type monster from your Deck to your hand.

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Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame

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2 Reptile monsters

(Quick Effect): You can discard 1 monster; place A-Counters equal to its original Level on face-up monster(s) on the field, distributed as you wish. If this card is destroyed by battle or card effect and sent to the GY: You can Special Summon non-Link Reptile monsters with different names from your GY, up to the number of monsters your opponent controls with A-Counters. You can only use each effect of "Alien Shocktrooper M-Frame" once per turn.

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Snake Rain

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Discard 1 card. Select 4 Reptile-Type monsters from your Deck and send them to the GY.

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PSY-Framegear Gamma

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Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must be Special Summoned by a card effect. When your opponent activates a monster effect while you control no monsters (Quick Effect): You can Special Summon both this card from your hand and 1 "PSY-Frame Driver" from your hand, Deck, or GY, and if you do, negate that activation, and if you do that, destroy that monster. During the End Phase, banish the face-up monsters Special Summoned by this effect.

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Number 97: Draglubion

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2 Level 8 monsters

Your opponent cannot target this card with card effects. You can detach 1 material from this card; take 2 Dragon "Number" monsters with different names from your Extra Deck and/or GY, except "Number 97: Draglubion", Special Summon 1 of them and attach the other to it as material, also for the rest of this turn you cannot Special Summon other monsters, or declare an attack, except with that Special Summoned monster. You can only use this effect of "Number 97: Draglubion" once per turn.

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Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star

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2 Level 8 monsters

You can only Special Summon "Dingirsu, the Orcust of the Evening Star(s)" 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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Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can Special Summon 1 monster from their GY, but negate its effects. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 1 Level 4 or lower "Ogdoadic" monster in your GY; Special Summon it, but banish it when it leaves the field. You can only use each effect of "Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light" once per turn.

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Dragon Core Hexer

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Many years of dragonslaying have bathed this huntress in countless amounts of blood. Each drop gave her more power, but a terrible price, as her cursed body now spreads the dragontaint like an epidemic. No village will take her in, and she no longer even remembers what inspired her crusade in the first place.

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Hieratic Seal of Convocation

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Add 1 "Hieratic" monster from your Deck to your hand.

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Bujinki Ahashima

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2 monsters with the same Level

Cannot be used as Link Material. You can only use each of the following effects of "Bujinki Ahashima" once per turn.
• If this card is Link Summoned: You can Special Summon 2 monsters with the same Level, 1 from your hand and 1 from your GY, but negate their effects, and immediately after this effect resolves, Xyz Summon 1 Xyz Monster using those 2 monsters only.
• If an Xyz Monster this card points to activates an effect by detaching material(s) (except during the Damage Step): You can target 1 Spell/Trap your opponent controls; destroy it.

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Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark

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If this card is in your GY: You can Tribute 1 monster; Special Summon this card, then your opponent can add 1 monster from their GY to their hand. If this card is Special Summoned: You can target 2 of your banished monsters, including a Reptile monster; return them to the GY. You can only use each effect of "Aleirtt, the Ogdoadic Dark" once per turn.

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PSY-Frame Driver

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A Psychic soldier that rides into battle against the Security Forces on currents of lightning, using an autonomic amplifier called "PSY-Frame".

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Number 38: Hope Harbinger Dragon Titanic Galaxy

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2 Level 8 monsters

Once per turn, during either player's turn, when a Spell Card or effect is activated on the field: You can negate that effect, and if you do, attach that card to this card as Xyz Material. When an opponent's monster declares an attack: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; change the attack target to this card and perform damage calculation. If a face-up Xyz Monster(s) you control is destroyed by battle or card effect: You can target 1 face-up Xyz Monster you control; it gains ATK equal to 1 of those destroyed monster's original ATK.

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Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless

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If this card is sent from the field to the GY, or Special Summoned from the GY: You can target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls, and 1 monster in their GY with an equal or higher ATK than that target; Special Summon that monster from the GY to their field, and if you do, send that other monster they control to the GY. If this card is in your GY: You can send 1 card from your hand to the GY; add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Flogos, the Ogdoadic Boundless" once per turn.

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To start off, the list still has space in the Extra Deck for whatever you feel would fit best, based on your own testing and your metagame. These are just the cards that I feel work best in this strategy. Without going too far into detail on the different kinds of hands you can have, the two cards you need to see in your opening hand for the FTK are Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant and Hieratic Dragon of Eset.

Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant can be functionally replaced with Snake Rain for the sake of the combo, and obviously Hieratic Dragon of Eset and Hieratic Seal of Convocation are interchangeable. The way the combo works is really neat. You use Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant to send Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light to the graveyard. Once you've done that, you normal summon Hieratic Dragon of Eset with its built-in summoning effect. Then tribute Hieratic Dragon of Eset to summon back Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light. In a new chain activate Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light to bring back Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant and chain Hieratic Dragon of Eset to bring out Dragon Core Hexer from your hand, deck, or graveyard.

At this point, you should have two or three cards in hand depending on if you Snake Rain, and three monsters on the field: Dragon Core Hexer, Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light, and Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant. Now, on the summon of Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant, you activate its effect to search Ogdoadic Water Lily. Then, depending on if you made it Snake Rain or not, you can activate Ogdoadic Water Lily to dump Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant. Use Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant effect to summon itself back to the field since you control an Ogdoadic monster.

Overlay Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant and Nunu, the Ogdoadic Remnant for King of the Feral Imps in the Extra Monster Zone and use its effect to search for Performapal Partnaga. Summoning King of the Feral Imps into the Extra Monster Zone is important because it keeps the Main Monster Zones open for the next part of the combo. Send Dragon Core Hexer and Keurse, the Ogdoadic Light to the yard to summon Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin in either the middle or far-left Main Monster Zone. Activate Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin effect to summon an equal number of tokens to both sides of the field - it should be four if you've done everything correctly.

Next you'll do a bit of Link climbing, using King of the Feral Imps and a token to make Reptilianne Echidna. Turn a token into Linkuriboh and combine the Reptilianne Echidna and Linkuriboh into Geonator Transverser, pointing to Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin and an opposing token. Use Geonator Transverser effect to change control of Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin to your opponent and place your new token in any other zone aside from where Geonator Transverser pointing.

Once you've done that, you use two of your tokens to make Bujinki Ahashima, and trigger its effect to summon Performapal Partnaga from your hand, and Hieratic Dragon of Eset from your graveyard. Then, overlay the two for Number 33: Chronomaly Machu Mech. Activate it, and target Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin. If everything was done correctly, Phantasmal Lord Ultimitl Bishbaalkin should be at 8000 ATK, which means that Number 33: Chronomaly Machu Mech will inflict 8000 points of damage to your opponent to wipe out their Life Points!

Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring

Now, this FTK has a few flaws. First of all, Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring a good card that will stop your FTK. So will Dimension Shifter, as your Ogdoadic monsters won't even be able to make it to the graveyard. With how many monsters you summon, Nibiru, the Primal Being a great counter to the deck. The other big concern is consistency. You have about a 30% chance of opening either Nauya, the Ogdoadic Remnant or Snake Rain and a Hieratic. That doesn't factor in other cards in your hand, or the fact that your opponent might have the right interruptions.

These counter points aren't to say that you shouldn't TRY the Ogdoadic deck. It's super fun and has a ton of potential. I can't wait to try it with the upcoming Alien support in Dawn of Majesty once we get it here. For now, I hope you give this deck a shot, and if you have any questions or comments, feel free to reach out to me on Twitter or Facebook to talk about it! I'm really looking forward to going to my local OTS and picking up a few boxes of Ancient Guardians so I can finally build Ogdoadics. Best of luck with your pulls!