The format's wide open, but you can't deny the power of decks like Sky Strikers, Thunder Dragons, Salamangreats and Orcusts. If you want to beat the best decks going sometimes perfect play just isn't enough - innovation can narrow the gap between a lucky competitor and a true student of the game, and sometimes all you need is one surprise pick to stay a step ahead of the pack.

In today's featured video, TheCaliEffect has six picks that your opponents might not see coming; cards that can dominate your duels and steal wins in the most clutch moments of your matches. What are they, and why are they so good? Watch the video to find out.

What are your favorite tech picks this format? Let us know down in the comments!