I almost don't believe it.

It's 2021, and I can legitimately say, "I'm going to put all three Egyptian God cards in a deck, and it's going to work." The Egyptian God cards have had legal, playable versions with real effects for over a decade, but outside of a few teched copies of Obelisk the Tormentor, they've hardly made a splash in competition. Do sided The Winged Dragon of Ra - Sphere Mode count? I guess we can say they do, sure.

But beyond that, there wasn't even much of a casual strategy with the Egyptian God cards. I remember I made a deck I was somewhat proud of around 2012, that sorta-kinda consistently summoned Obelisk the Tormentor. To give you an idea of how well it worked, it kept losing to Smashing Ground.

What's the point of summoning an Egyptian God if Smashing Ground just beats it? The God cards aren't infallible, and I wouldn't want them to be, don't get me wrong. But for years, they've just been too fragile, and way too hard to summon.

Now, thanks to King's Court, there's a solution to both of those problems! And get ready, because the answer is… the Poker Knight cards?

Yeah, you heard me.

Prepare For A Royal Beatdown

Remember Double Summon? That card was actually used in competitive play at a few points during the history of the game, but it's been outclassed since by many similar cards. Generally speaking, cards with simple text are eclipsed by similar versions with a little added flair, and creating those sort of upgrades lets R&D add unique flavor to themes that would just use the generic versions otherwise.

Take Thunderspeed Summon and Joker's Straight. Both grant you another Normal Summon for the turn, but both have an added bonus built in as well, fielding more tributes or searching you an Egyptian God card. Both cards debuted in King's Court, and both of them are pretty solid.

Yes, I'm still not over the fact that you can summon Special Summon Jack's Knight from the deck and still have a Normal Summon to play an Egyptian God card.

Neither of these cards are amazing: yes, you can search Slifer the Sky Dragon from your deck to your hand and summon it, but that only kicks in when you have Queen's Knight, King's Knight, and Jack's Knight on the field, which takes some set-up. But hey guess what: that's obviously what we're going to do here.

In fact, today I'm building with a bunch of cards from King's Court that all mesh together really well. That's not me being lazy - I'm just taking the cards that were designed to work well together and doing what nature intended. And when I say we're bringing along almost everyone, I really mean it.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Loukas's Poker Knight God Card Deck by Loukas Peterson

'Loukas's Poker Knight God Card Deck' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

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Market Price: $122.93

Cards

Unexpected Dai

Market Price: $0.20

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If you control no monsters: Special Summon 1 Level 4 or lower Normal Monster from the Deck.

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Fire Flint Lady

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If you control a Warrior monster: You can Special Summon this card from your hand. You can send this card from the field to the GY; Special Summon 1 Level 4 or lower Warrior monster from your hand, and if you do, your opponent cannot target it with card effects this turn. You can only use each effect of "Fire Flint Lady" once per turn.

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Blaze Cannon

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(This card is also always treated as a "Blaze Accelerator" card.)

One "The Winged Dragon of Ra" you control gains the following effects until the end of this turn. This card's activation and effect cannot be negated.
• This card is unaffected by your opponent's card effects.
• When an attack is declared involving this card: You can Tribute any number of other monsters that did not declare an attack this turn; this card gains ATK equal to the Tributed monsters' combined original ATK, until the end of this turn.
• After damage calculation, if this card attacked: You can send all monsters your opponent controls to the GY.

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Soul Crossing

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During the Main Phase: Immediately after this effect resolves, Tribute Summon 1 Divine-Beast monster. When you do, you can Tribute a monster(s) your opponent controls, even though you do not control them, but if you Tribute Summon this way, apply this effect.

• Until the end of the next turn after this card resolves, you can only activate 1 card or effect per turn, not counting the effects of Divine-Beast monsters.
You can only activate 1 "Soul Crossing" per turn.

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Court of Cards

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If you control no monsters, or only control "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and/or "Jack's Knight": You can Special Summon 1 "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", or "Jack's Knight" from your hand or GY. You can banish up to 1 each "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and/or "Jack's Knight" from your hand and/or GY; draw the same number of cards you banished. You can only use 1 "Court of Cards" effect per turn, and only once that turn.

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King's Knight

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When this card is Normal Summoned, if you control "Queen's Knight", you can Special Summon 1 "Jack's Knight" from your Deck.

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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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Arcana Extra Joker

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3 Warrior monsters with different names

Once per turn, when a Spell/Trap Card, or monster effect, is activated that targets this face-up card on the field or a monster this card points to (Quick Effect): You can discard the same type of card (Monster, Spell, or Trap); negate the activation. When this Link Summoned card is destroyed by battle and sent to the GY: You can Special Summon 1 Level 4 Warrior Normal Monster from your Deck, and if you do, add 1 Level 4 Warrior monster from your Deck to your hand.

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The Winged Dragon of Ra

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Cannot be Special Summoned. Requires 3 Tributes to Normal Summon (cannot be Normal Set). This card's Normal Summon cannot be negated. When Normal Summoned, other cards and effects cannot be activated. When this card is Normal Summoned: You can pay Life Points so that you only have 100 left; this card gains ATK and DEF equal to the amount of Life Points paid. You can pay 1000 Life Points, then target 1 monster on the field; destroy that target.

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Face Card Fusion

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Fusion Summon 1 LIGHT Warrior Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck, using monsters from your hand or field as Fusion Material. If you control "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", or "Jack's Knight", you can use 1 monster from your Deck as Fusion Material. You can only activate 1 "Face Card Fusion" 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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Number F0: Utopic Future

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2 Xyz Monsters with the same Rank, except "Number" monsters

(This card's original Rank is always treated as 1.)
Cannot be destroyed by battle, and neither player takes any battle damage from attacks involving this card. At the end of the Damage Step, if this card battled an opponent's monster: You can take control of that opponent's monster until the end of the Battle Phase. If this face-up card on the field would be destroyed by a card effect, you can detach 1 material from this card instead.

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Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight

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2 Warrior monsters with different Attributes

Once per turn, when a card or effect is activated that targets this card (Quick Effect): You can negate that effect, and if you do, destroy 1 card on the field. If this card was Fusion Summoned using only monsters on the field as material, it can make a second attack during each Battle Phase. Once per turn, if this card battles an opponent's monster, during damage calculation (Quick Effect): You can banish 1 Spell from your GY; this card gains ATK equal to half its current DEF, until the end of this turn.

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Fist of Fate

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This card's activation and effect cannot be negated. If you control a monster whose original name is "Obelisk the Tormentor": Negate the effects of 1 Effect Monster your opponent controls, and if you do, destroy it, and if you do that, for the rest of this turn, the effects of that monster are negated, as well as the activated effects and effects on the field of monsters with the same original name, then, if you activated this card during your Main Phase, you can apply this effect.

• Destroy all Spells and Traps your opponent controls.
You can only activate 1 "Fist of Fate" 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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Reinforcement of the Army

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Add 1 Level 4 or lower Warrior monster from your Deck to your hand.

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Queen's Knight

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Arcana Knight Joker

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"Queen's Knight" + "Jack's Knight" + "King's Knight"

A Fusion Summon of this card can only be done with the above materials. Once per turn, when a Spell/Trap Card, or monster effect, is activated that targets this face-up card on the field (Quick Effect): You can discard the same type of card (Monster, Spell, or Trap); negate the effect.

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Jack's Knight

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Slifer the Sky Dragon

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Requires 3 Tributes to Normal Summon (cannot be Normal Set). This card's Normal Summon cannot be negated. When Normal Summoned, cards and effects cannot be activated. During the End Phase, if this card was Special Summoned: Send it to the Graveyard. This card gains 1000 ATK and DEF for each card in your hand. When a monster(s) is Normal or Special Summoned to your opponent's side of the field in face-up Attack Position: That monster(s) loses 2000 ATK, then if its ATK has been reduced to 0 as a result, destroy it.

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Constellar Pleiades

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2 Level 5 LIGHT monsters

Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 card on the field; return that target to the hand.

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Obelisk the Tormentor

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Requires 3 Tributes to Normal Summon (cannot be Normal Set). This card's Normal Summon cannot be negated. When Normal Summoned, cards and effects cannot be activated. Cannot be targeted by Spells, Traps, or card effects. During the End Phase, if this card was Special Summoned: Send it to the Graveyard. You can Tribute 2 monsters; destroy all monsters your opponent controls. This card cannot declare an attack the turn this effect is activated.

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Thunderforce Attack

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This card's activation and effect cannot be negated. If you control a monster whose original name is "Slifer the Sky Dragon": Destroy as many face-up monsters your opponent controls as possible, then, if you activated this card during your Main Phase, you can apply the following effect.

• Draw cards equal to the number of monsters destroyed by this effect and sent to your opponent's GY, also you can only attack with 1 monster this turn.
You can only activate 1 "Thunderforce Attack" per turn.

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The Winged Dragon of Ra - Sphere Mode

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Cannot be Special Summoned. Requires 3 Tributes from either side of the field to Normal Summon to that side of the field (cannot be Normal Set), then shift control to this card's owner during the End Phase of the next turn. Cannot attack. Your opponent cannot target this card for attacks or by card effects. You can Tribute this card; Special Summon 1 "The Winged Dragon of Ra" from your hand or Deck, ignoring its Summoning conditions, and if you do, its ATK/DEF become 4000.

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Joker's Knight

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You can send 1 "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", or "Jack's Knight" from your Deck to the GY; Special Summon this card from your hand, and if you do, this card's name becomes the sent monster's name until the End Phase. During the End Phase, if this card is in your GY: You can target 1 other LIGHT Warrior monster in your GY; shuffle it into the Deck, and if you do, add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Joker's Knight" once per turn.

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Imperial Bower

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If you control no other monsters: You can Tribute this card; take 2 different monsters from your Deck among "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and/or "Jack's Knight", and either add to your hand or Special Summon each monster. You can only use this effect of "Imperial Bower" once per turn.

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Thunderspeed Summon

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During the Main or Battle Phase: Immediately after this effect resolves, Normal Summon 1 Level 10 monster, or, if you control "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and "Jack's Knight", you can apply this effect instead.

• Add 1 Level 10 non-DARK monster with ? ATK from your Deck to your hand, then, immediately after this effect resolves, you can Normal Summon 1 Level 10 monster.
You can only activate 1 "Thunderspeed Summon" per turn.

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Number F0: Utopic Draco Future

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3 Xyz Monsters with the same Rank, except "Number" monsters

(This card's original Rank is always treated as 1. This card is always treated as a "Utopic Future" card.)
You can also Xyz Summon this card by using "Number F0: Utopic Future" you control as material. (Transfer its materials to this card.) Cannot be destroyed by battle or card effects. Once per turn, when your opponent activates a monster effect (Quick Effect): You can detach 1 material from this card; negate the activation, then, if that monster is on the field, gain control of it.

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Tornado Dragon

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2 Level 4 monsters

Once per turn (Quick Effect): You can detach 1 material from this card, then target 1 Spell/Trap on the field; destroy it.

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Evilswarm Exciton Knight

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2 Level 4 monsters

Once per chain, during your Main Phase or your opponent's Battle Phase, if your opponent has more total cards in their hand and field than you do (Quick Effect): You can detach 1 material from this card; destroy all other cards on the field, also your opponent takes no further damage 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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Joker's Straight

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Discard 1 card, Special Summon 1 "Queen's Knight" from your Deck, add 1 "King's Knight" or "Jack's Knight" from your Deck to your hand, then, immediately after this effect resolves, you can Normal Summon 1 monster. You cannot Special Summon monsters from the Extra Deck for the rest of this turn, except LIGHT Warrior monsters. During the End Phase, if this card is in your GY: You can target 1 LIGHT Warrior monster in your GY; shuffle it into the Deck, and if you do, add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Joker's Straight" once per turn.

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Arcana Triumph Joker

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If this card is in your hand or GY: You can send 1 "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and "Jack's Knight" from your hand and/or face-up Monster Zone to the GY; Special Summon this card. This card gains 500 ATK x the combined number of cards in both players' hands. You can discard 1 card; destroy all face-up cards your opponent controls with the same type (Monster, Spell, or Trap) as the discarded card.

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Joker's Wild

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During the Main or Battle Phase: Send 1 Spell from your Deck to the GY that specifically lists all of "Queen's Knight", "King's Knight", and "Jack's Knight"; this effect becomes that Spell's effect when that card is activated. During the End Phase, if this card is in your GY: You can target 1 LIGHT Warrior monster in your GY; shuffle it into the Deck, and if you do, add this card to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Joker's Wild" once per turn.

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If you're old and near death like me, you might remember setting Shining Angel and just kind of hoping it would get destroyed so you could summon Queen's Knight. If you were lucky enough for that to happen, you could Normal Summon King's Knight on your following turn, and Special Summon Jack's Knight from your deck! Exciting! Yes, that's how easily impressed we were in 2005.

The rough part? Xyz and Link Monsters didn't exist in the time of Elemental Energy, where the Poker Knights were released. Even if you managed to get all three of them on the field, there wasn't much of a follow-up play. And when I say "there wasn't much of one," I'm honestly not sure there was any payoff whatsoever. Flash forward to today, and the deck looks very different.

Not only is the effect of King's Knight finally useful thanks to King's Court, but the follow-up plays flow really smoothly. Necessity begets the use of nearly every new card from KICO, but there are some standouts that make the deck ten times what it was back in the day.

The first is Joker's Straight. At the cost of a card in your hand, you'll field all three Knights without using your Normal Summon. Just discard a card, Special Summon Queen's Knight, then Normal Summon your newly searched King's Knight to Special Summon Jack's Knight from your hand. You may only be limited to Light Warrior monsters from your Extra Deck, but I will say that there are over 60 Light Warrior Xyz, Link, and Fusion Monsters to choose from.

Joker's Knight and its support cards are further help consistently placing all the Knights on the field. Joker's Knight acts as a de facto Queen's Knight when you Special Summon it, so it lays the groundwork for King's Knight, while Joker's Wild mimics Joker's Straight for that combo.

Court of Cards and Imperial Bower likewise set up your Knight combo, not to mention half these cards add Knights back from your graveyard to your deck, and return to your hand in the End Phase. If you can't tell, these cards really, really, really want you to Summon all three Knights, hopefully leaving you with your Normal Summon left over.

Drumroll, Please…

I mentioned earlier that there were a bunch of Xyz, Link, and Fusion Monsters you could summon under the restrictions of Joker's Straight, but I didn't want to slog down this deck with combos that aren't that particularly interesting.

Another Isolde, Two Tales of the Noble Knights combo? Ooh, so revolutionary....

Yes, this deck does run some additional cards to counter your opponent's plays. Number 41: Bagooska the Terribly Tired Tapir, Constellar Pleiades, Tornado Dragon, Abyss Dweller… those types of monsters obviously put pressure on your opponent. But a combo heavy slog just isn't that interesting, and we're talking about a deck that plays all three God Cards, here. Why make it boring? Also, there's a unique pain to drawing Equip Spells you only run because you want to send them to the graveyard off Isolde, Two Tales of the Noble Knights alongside Jack's Knight.

The only way to express the feeling you get when you draw that kind of card involves a lot of internal screaming.

If you're lucky enough to pull the new Pharoah's Rare versions of Slifer the Sky Dragon (Ultra Pharaoh's Rare), Obelisk the Tormentor (Ultra Pharaoh's Rare), or The Winged Dragon of Ra (Ultra Pharaoh's Rare) from King's Court, it sounds way more fun to actually play those, rather than re-tread the same old Warrior combos. Besides, weren't the Poker Knights built to serve the Egyptian Gods in the first place? In this case, I really don't mind following the breadcrumbs left by the R&D team.

Toss In An Egyptian God Or Two

Of the three Egyptian God cards, I don't think it's a secret that the Poker Knights support Slifer the Sky Dragon first and foremost. After all, they're all Yugi cards. Not only does Thunderspeed Summon spell it out for you in its effect, its name dropping, and its card art, but the effects of Joker's Knight, Joker's Straight, and Joker's Wild all assist Slifer the Sky Dragon by helping it boost its attack points.

Remember, Slifer the Sky Dragon needs you to have cards in your hand to actually have meaningful ATK, so getting cards back in the End Phase gives it the boost it needs to deal some real damage. Slifer the Sky Dragon ATK reduction's instantly mitigated as soon as you enter your End Phase.

The other God Cards work just as seamlessly, even if they aren't as on-brand as Slifer the Sky Dragon. With the abundance of ways to conduct an extra Normal Summon, you'll often have what you need to summon your Knights and a God Card. The math's in your favor.

At this point, Obelisk the Tormentor is definitely the hardest Egyptian God Card to get to, and to summon. And since the best way to search it is Card of the Soul, you'll no doubt be fielding The Winged Dragon of Ra and Slifer the Sky Dragon more often. Don't worry, it's not your fault; we don't have an Ancient Chant spell for Slifer the Sky Dragon and Obelisk the Tormentor just yet.

A Few Fun Things Sprinkled In

Despite my best efforts, sometimes your plays are predictable with this. Sometimes an Egyptian God Card isn't even your go-to plan! Since I'm leaning heavily into King's Court, I thought I'd play Gilti-Gearfried the Magical Steel Knight as backup. All you need is Face Card Fusion and some Knights to make it work. There are a bunch of options for non-Light Warriors that can help you get the most benefit from Face Card Fusion, but Fire Flint Lady steals the show for me.

Why? It's another way to circumvent the Normal Summon restrictions. Special Summon Queen's Knight from your hand with Fire Flint Lady, then Normal Summon King's Knight to get a free Jack's Knight!

See? Life isn't so hard.

And while it's not compulsory by any means, I wanted to play some support cards for each Egyptian God; both for fun, and to explore some new territory. It's so awesome resolving Fist of Fate, Blaze Cannon, and Thunderforce Attack that I really couldn't resist. If you hate one of the Egyptian Gods, sure, leave it out and skip the support card that goes with it. But honestly, if you're playing an Egyptian God Deck why not channel the power of all three?

Just remember: beat your opponents before they beat you.