The Cyber Dragon deck gets some big indirect support from new cards in Blazing Vortex, and the upcoming Lightning Overdrive booster in May. With the efficiency of Pot of Prosperity, the deck can be more consistent in finding the combo pieces it needs to OTK, sure. But it can also make better use of anti-meta cards that beat current trends, seeking them out from the top cards of your deck. 

With that in mind, Yacine put together a new build of Cyber Dragons designed to compete with the top decks of today, and Sam put it to work to show you what it's capable of!

There's a lot to be said for minimal engines that leave space for tech choices and flex slots these days; it's the basic philosophy that's keeping Eldlich competitive as we speak. And Lyna the Light Charmer, Shining is going to be a difference-maker once it arrives, giving access to way better monsters than other Charmer Links like Hiita the Fire Charmer, Ablaze and Eria the Water Charmer, Gentle, great cards in their own right. You can see more of Yacine's thoughts on the build right here.

Wanna try the deck yourself?  Check out the list below; just remember, it does include one copy of the Lyna Link as the fifteenth Extra Deck card, which we won't see until Lightning Overdrive.

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Deck - Yacine's 2021 Cyber Dragons by Yacine Sahli

'Yacine's 2021 Cyber Dragons' - constructed deck list and prices for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Yacine Sahli

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Advanced

Market Price: $649.34

Cards

Cyber Dragon

Market Price: $0.22

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If only your opponent controls a monster, you can Special Summon this card (from your hand).

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Cyber Dragon Core

Market Price: $0.27

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When this card is Normal Summoned: Add 1 "Cyber" Spell/Trap from your Deck to your hand. If only your opponent controls a monster: You can banish this card from your GY; Special Summon 1 "Cyber Dragon" monster from your Deck. You can only use 1 "Cyber Dragon Core" effect per turn, and only once that turn. This card's name becomes "Cyber Dragon" while on the field or in the GY.

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Cyber Dragon Infinity

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3 Level 6 LIGHT Machine monsters

Once per turn, you can also Xyz Summon "Cyber Dragon Infinity" by using "Cyber Dragon Nova" you control as material. (Transfer its materials to this card.) Gains 200 ATK for each material attached to it. Once per turn: You can target 1 face-up Attack Position monster on the field; attach it to this card as material. Once per turn, when a card or effect is activated (Quick Effect): You can detach 1 material from this card; negate the activation, and if you do, destroy it.

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Chaos Dragon Levianeer

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Cannot be Normal Summoned/Set. Must first be Special Summoned (from your hand) by banishing 3 LIGHT and/or DARK monsters from your GY. When Summoned this way: You can activate this effect; apply the following effect, based on the Attribute(s) of the monsters banished for the Special Summon, also this card cannot attack for the rest of this turn. • Only LIGHT: Special Summon 1 monster from your GY in Defense Position. • Only DARK: Shuffle 1 random card from your opponent's hand into the Deck. • Both LIGHT and DARK: Destroy up to 2 cards on the field.

You can only use this effect of "Chaos Dragon Levianeer" once per turn.

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Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon

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"Dark Magician" + "Red-Eyes Black Dragon" or 1 Dragon Effect Monster

Cannot be destroyed by card effects. Neither player can target this card with card effects. During your Main Phase: You can destroy 1 monster your opponent controls, and if you do, inflict damage to your opponent equal to that monster's original ATK. You can use this effect a number of times per turn up to the number of Normal Monsters used as Fusion Material for this card. Once per turn, when a card or effect is activated (Quick Effect): You can discard 1 card; negate the activation, and if you do, destroy that card, and if you do that, this card gains 1000 ATK.

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Cybernetic Overflow

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Banish "Cyber Dragon(s)" with different Levels from your hand, face-up field, and/or GY, then destroy an equal number of cards your opponent controls. If this card on the field is destroyed by card effect: Add 1 "Cyber" Spell/Trap from your Deck to your hand. You can only use each effect of "Cybernetic Overflow" once per turn.

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Cyber Emergency

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Add 1 LIGHT Machine monster that cannot be Normal Summoned/Set, or 1 "Cyber Dragon" monster, from your Deck to your hand. If the activation of this card in its owner's possession was negated by your opponent's card effect and sent to your GY: You can discard 1 card; add this card to your hand. You can only activate 1 "Cyber Emergency" per turn.

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Predaplant Verte Anaconda

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2 Effect Monsters

You can target 1 face-up monster on the field; it becomes DARK until the end of this turn. You can pay 2000 LP and send 1 "Fusion" or "Polymerization" Normal or Quick-Play Spell from your Deck to the GY; this effect becomes that Spell's effect when that card is activated, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn. You can only use each effect of "Predaplant Verte Anaconda" once per turn.

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Chimeratech Rampage Dragon

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2+ "Cyber Dragon" monsters

A Fusion Summon of this card can only be done with the above Fusion Materials. When this card is Fusion Summoned: You can target Spells/Traps on the field, up to the number of Fusion Materials used for its Fusion Summon; destroy them. Once per turn: You can send up to 2 LIGHT Machine monsters from your Deck to the GY, and if you do, for each monster sent to the GY, this card gains 1 additional attack during each Battle Phase this turn.

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Chimeratech Megafleet Dragon

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1 "Cyber Dragon" monster + 1+ monsters in the Extra Monster Zone

Cannot be used as Fusion Material. Must first be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by sending the above cards from either field to the GY. (You do not use "Polymerization".) The original ATK of this card becomes 1200 x the number of Fusion Materials used for its Special Summon.

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Machine Duplication

Market Price: $1.32

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Target 1 Machine monster you control with 500 or less ATK; Special Summon up to 2 monsters from your Deck with the same name as that face-up monster.

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Lightning Storm

Market Price: $78.50

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If you control no face-up cards: Activate 1 of these effects;

• Destroy all Attack Position monsters your opponent controls.
• Destroy all Spells and Traps your opponent controls.
You can only activate 1 "Lightning Storm" per turn.

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Red-Eyes Black Dragon

Market Price: $1.29

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A ferocious dragon with a deadly attack.

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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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Salamangreat Almiraj

Market Price: $1.57

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1 Normal Summoned monster with 1000 or less ATK

(Quick Effect): You can Tribute this card, then target 1 monster you control; it cannot be destroyed by your opponent's card effects this turn. When a Normal Summoned monster you control is destroyed by battle, while this card is in your GY: You can Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Salamangreat Almiraj" once per turn.

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Cyber Repair Plant

Market Price: $0.17

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If "Cyber Dragon" is in your GY: You can activate 1 of these effects. If you have 3 or more "Cyber Dragon" in your GY at activation, you can activate both effects and resolve in sequence. You can only activate 1 "Cyber Repair Plant" per turn.

• Add 1 LIGHT Machine monster from your Deck to your hand.
• Target 1 LIGHT Machine monster in your GY; shuffle that target into your Deck.

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Cyber Dragon Herz

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This card's name becomes "Cyber Dragon" while on the field or in the GY. You can only use 1 of the following effects of "Cyber Dragon Herz" per turn, and only once that turn.

• If this card is Special Summoned: You can make this card's Level become 5 until the end of this turn, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except Machine monsters.
• If this card is sent to the GY: You can add 1 other "Cyber Dragon" from your Deck or GY to your hand.

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Chimeratech Fortress Dragon

Market Price: $1.69

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"Cyber Dragon" + 1+ Machine monsters

Cannot be used as a Fusion Material. Must first be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by sending the above cards from either field to the GY. (You do not use "Polymerization".) The original ATK of this card becomes 1000 x the number of Fusion Materials used for its Special Summon.

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Red-Eyes Fusion

Market Price: $2.72

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Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster that lists a "Red-Eyes" monster as Material from your Extra Deck, using monsters from your hand, Deck, or field as Fusion Materials, and if you do, its name becomes "Red-Eyes B. Dragon". You cannot Normal or Special Summon other monsters the turn you activate this card. You can only activate 1 "Red-Eyes Fusion" per turn.

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Cyber Dragon Vier

Market Price: $0.50

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This card's name becomes "Cyber Dragon" while on the field or in the GY. If you Normal or Special Summon "Cyber Dragon", except during the Damage Step: You can Special Summon this card from your hand in Defense Position. You can only use this effect of "Cyber Dragon Vier" once per turn. Each "Cyber Dragon" you control gains 500 ATK/DEF.

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Galaxy Soldier

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You can send 1 other LIGHT monster from your hand to the GY; Special Summon this card from your hand in Defense Position. When this card is Special Summoned: You can add 1 "Galaxy" monster from your Deck to your hand. You can only use this effect of "Galaxy Soldier" once per 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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Cyber Dragon Nova

Market Price: $1.87

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2 Level 5 Machine monsters

Once per turn: You can detach 1 material from this card, then target 1 "Cyber Dragon" in your GY; Special Summon that target. Once per turn (Quick Effect): You can banish 1 "Cyber Dragon" from your hand or face-up from your Monster Zone; this card gains 2100 ATK until the end of this turn. If this card in your possession is sent to your GY by your opponent's card effect: You can Special Summon 1 Machine Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck.

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Foolish Burial

Market Price: $0.47

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Send 1 monster from your Deck to the GY.

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Pot of Prosperity

Market Price: $84.88

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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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Dark Magician

Market Price: $0.31

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Cyber Dragon Nachster

Market Price: $2.58

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This card's name becomes "Cyber Dragon" while on the field or in the GY. You can discard 1 other monster; Special Summon this card from your hand. If this card is Normal or Special Summoned: You can target 1 Machine monster with 2100 ATK or DEF in your GY; Special Summon it, also, you cannot Special Summon monsters for the rest of this turn, except Machine monsters. You can only use each effect of "Cyber Dragon Nachster" once per turn.

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Relinquished Anima

Market Price: $11.49

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1 Level 1 monster, except a Token

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

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Cyber Dragon Sieger

Market Price: $0.56

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2 Machine monsters, including "Cyber Dragon"

This card's name becomes "Cyber Dragon" while on the field or in the GY. During each Battle Phase, if this card has not declared an attack (Quick Effect): You can target 1 Machine monster you control with 2100 or more ATK; for the rest of this turn, that monster gains 2100 ATK/DEF, also neither player takes any battle damage from attacks involving this monster. You can only use this effect of "Cyber Dragon Sieger" once per turn.

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Harpie's Feather Duster

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Destroy all Spell and Trap Cards your opponent controls.

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Overload Fusion

Market Price: $1.04

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Remove from play, from your side of the field or your Graveyard, Fusion Material Monsters that are listed on a DARK Machine-Type Fusion Monster Card, and Special Summon that 1 Fusion Monster from your Fusion Deck. (This Special Summon is treated as a Fusion Summon.)

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Cyberload Fusion

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Fusion Summon 1 Fusion Monster from your Extra Deck that lists a "Cyber Dragon" monster as material, by shuffling the Fusion Materials listed on it into the Deck, from among your cards on the field and/or your face-up banished cards, but monsters you control cannot attack for the rest of this turn, except that Fusion Summoned monster. You can only activate 1 "Cyberload Fusion" per turn.

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