How do Life Point costs really work in Yu-Gi-Oh? There are lots of strong opinions on the topic, and it's long been a point of debate amongst duelists casual and competitive. Some of the most powerful cards of the game have carried some of the biggest Life Point costs, landing stuff like Solemn Judgment on the Forbidden & Limited List. But how do those costs influence gameplay today, in the era of new End of Match procedures and big-board negation set-ups?

That's just one of the questions on Doug's mind as he looks at the history of Life Point costed cards, comparing some of the best with some of the most controversial from the present and the past. How important are Life Points really? Is it better to pay 2000 Life Points or half your Life Points?

Hit today's featured video for the answers.


What are your favorite LP-costed cards? Let us know down in the comments.