However if you’re forced to activate it early due to a Cosmic Cyclone it’s better to just summon Magician of Dark Illusion so the kycoo doesn’t get destroyed right away. This matchup is rather difficult for dark magician due to all the blackwing synchros having higher base attack then your dark magician, as well as Assault Blackwing - Raikiri the Rain Shower being able to clear your board. On your turn normal summon your rod to search a second circle, which triggers your Magician of Dark illusion to special summon the dark magician in the grave and get another banish with your circle. However if they float into a Thunder Dragonhawk then it’s best to swing into it. Magician’s Rod‘s secondary effect that adds itself back from the GY to your hand does come in handy sometimes, especially if you have a Floodgated monster that you don’t mind tributing.Its search is powerful, and you have to be aware of what you have left to search in your deck. Duel Links Dark Magician deck, Dark Magician deck in the meta, Arkana deck, how to build Dark Magician deck.
Balance is another skill some people prefer using, it gives you more consistency and it’s used to utilize drawing certain techs more often through the guaranteed spell/trap that balance gives you, this variant usually runs Wonder Wand to draw said techs by equipping it to your Magician’s Rod or Legion the Fiend Jester. This is another viable target to summon through The Eye of Timaeus but less useful overall. Ideally you want to run 3 but 2 can suffice as you can also search it with Magician’s Rod. "Dark Magician" + 1 Warrior monster Gains 100 ATK for each Spell/Trap on the field and in the GYs. I am here giving you all another Duel Links deck! Assault Blackwing - Raikiri the Rain Shower, Activate Navigation to special summon Dark Magician from hand and. If you’re going 2nd in this matchup and they have a Cybernetic Overflow set that would pop 2 of your cards, you should try to set 3 backrow if you can in order to have a live navigation after they destroy 2 of your backrow, if you decide to activate circle and set 2 you will likely get OTKed on the following turn. This matchup is very favored for the player going 1st .if they go aggressive turn 2 with their Cyber Dragon Core and you sense a delay they might be holding a Cyberload Fusion in their hand so it’s better to take the damage and use the Magician Navigation in the end phase or in response to Cyberload Fusion if they decide to use it turn 2. It deals with any problematic targeting cards such as Treacherous Trap Hole while giving you a big body on the board to get over other boss mosnters. DeckTin - Yu-Gi-Oh! Another final note is if you didn’t open the combo and topped a Dark Magical Circle for the last missing piece of the combo, is to swing into the Crystron Citree first to force its effect and then use the Magician Navigation to banish what they summon. Its main downside is being unsearchable and having bad synergy with Magician Navigation as using it turn 2 means you’re unlikely to have another dark magician in hand to activate the navigation. If going 1st in this matchup with only a Dark Magical Circle and a Magician Navigation for backrow and the blackwing player activates Blackwing - Simoon the Poison Wind right away, you should chain the navigation to it. Night’s End Sorcerer can be special summoned through your Magician Navigation to banish cards from your opponent’s graveyard which helps a lot vs decks like Shiranui, its also a tuner which allows you to synchro summon with your dark magician to deal with problematic cards or get over certain attack thresholds. Kycoo the Ghost Destroyer is very good in this matchup as it stops them from being able to summon Thunder Dragonduo and Chaos Dragon Levianeer as well as being able to banish tuners in their graveyard that revive themselves such as Glow-up Bulb, Plaguespreader Zombie, and Jet Synchron. You can remove the ads and support us directly by becoming a DLM Pro member. Table of contents. The most recent support card we’ve got for the deck. If you can get another banish on your turn after they had tagged out your main target to banish should be Spiritual Beast Tamer Winda as it can float into Ritual Beast Ulti-Apelio which is bigger than your dark magician.
Remember that both of Dark Magicial Circle’s effects are hard once per turn(HOPT) so you can’t activate more than 1 circle in your turn, and if you have multiple circles on the field you will still only get 1 banish per turn. DLM Pro members will also gain access to exclusive features. It’s also nice to get rid of key backrow cards like The Sanctified Darklord and Cybernetic Overflow. You can also crash your Magician’s Rod into a Samurai Destroyer to get 1000 lp below them to be able to use No Mortal Can Resist on the following turn in case you didn’t draw a Cosmic Cyclone to proc the skill. If they manage to get a Blue-Eyes Spirit Dragon out the main play to out it is using Magician Navigation to force its effect to tag out into Azure-Eyes Silver Dragon, then on your turn synchro summon a Giganticastle to out the azure dragon. Their new boss monster Chaos Dragon Levianeer can also clear a dark magician’s board without targeting. Thunder Dragons are the hardest matchup for dark magician in the meta due to their constant swarming and floating as well as the ability to easily go into a Black Rose Dragon to wipe the field. Android Deck Building Application, Meta Relevant Dark Magician (30-0 Undefeated), Top 10 Cards that don’t belong on a Top 10 List, Speed Dueling at NYCC – Tournament Breakdown.
Less monster card and spell/trap zones. Dark Magician is your main boss monster and it’s considered core at 3 to maximize your chance of drawing it and special summon it using Magician Navigation. This card is very useful for going aggressive turn 2 by special summoning a Dark Magician from your deck after paying half your lifepoints while triggering Dark Magical Circle to banish one of your opponent’s cards. If you go 1st in this matchup with the setup and they summon Aleister the Invoker, banish it before they try to fuse through your circle. update 26/10/2020. Enemy Controller is very useful in this deck not only for taking your opponents’ monsters to OTK but it also triggers your Magician of Dark Illusion 2nd effect by tributing a dark magician then special summoning him right back while banishing one of your opponents’ cards with Dark Magical Circle, This card is very powerful against backrow heavy decks such as elementsabers and cyber dragons and you can easily search it through your Magician’s Rod. If you take a total of 2500 or more damage on your previous turn, you can play 1 "Dark Magician" from your Deck instead.
Crystrons is often a hard matchup for dark magician because of Crystron Ametrix stopping your push and their easy access to Black Rose Dragon which is very problematic for this deck, another annoying card in this matchup is Crystron Impact which negates the targeting effect of Dark Magical Circle. This way the Black Whirlwind would activate as chain link 1 then circle activates as chain link 2 and banishes it to stop their search. You do so by activating navigation, targeting the cavalry with the circle, then chaining the rod’s graveyard effect to tribute a dark magician, since the targeting effect is chain link 1 and rod is chain link 2 the dark cavalry can’t negate that effect as the rod chain blocked it, you can do this same play against Red-Eyes Slash Dragon as well. Some people also use both night’s end with kycoo to have an answer to all the graveyard dependant decks.
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The blue eyes matchup is another coinflip dependant matchup where it can be really difficult when going 2nd against a Raigeki Break with a The White Stone of Ancients in hand unless you draw Cosmic Cyclone, on the other hand blue eyes usually doesn’t have t2 followup after you banish their monster with Dark Magical Circle.
as you can just search that circle on the following turn by tributing dark magician to add back Magician’s Rod to your hand, and the backrow should be enough to stop any threat from these decks. Required Card Boxes; Sample Deck; How to Use; Other useful cards [Sept 2020] KOG Notes [August 2020] KOG Notes ; Dark Magician Deck Guide; Dark Magician KOG Deck by Prof. Xavier; …
However this can be played around if you have a Magician’s Rod in the graveyard through chain-blocking the impact by chaining the rod from the graveyard after you target one of the crystron monsters. Your best fusion target to summon using The Eye of Timaeus. The Duel Links Meta website is currently supported by advertisements. But this limits you to only 1 circle banish and clogs your board if you were to top deck another Magician Navigation. Thumbnail designed and created by RandomPl0x. Hence a lot of players prefer using the Power of Dark skill against them so that your dark magician has higher attack than all their monsters bar Darklord Desire and Darklord Morningstar (it also ties with Darklord Superbia). It’s also important knowing what darklord monster to banish, if they have a nasten and a desire for example without a contact in the graveyard you would banish the nasten as desire is easy to out with your circle later on or through The Eye of Timaeus, but it always depends on the board state overall if their desire is more of a threat than their other darklords or not. It allows you to banish any card your opponent controls when you normal/special summon your Dark Magician through Magician Navigation, Magician of Dark Illusion’s 1st or 2nd effect, or just tribute summoning it. An important note in this matchup is when swinging into a Thunder Dragonroar and they float into a Thunder Dragondark after that, is to not attack the dark to stop them from searching, and since it will go back to their hand it’s not gonna be much use for them. The Eye Of Timaeus can be a useful tech to summon Dark Cavalry against Elementsabers to have an out to their Invoked Cocytus as it can’t be targeted by your Dark Magical Circle. Check that you now have the "DLM Pro" role in the Discord server. This deck revolves around summoning your Dark Magician with Magician Navigation and banishing your opponents’ cards with Dark Magical Circle while doing so, as well as being able to negate one of your opponents’ spells/traps by banishing Magician Navigation from your graveyard any turn after you had activated the navigation. Join the Discord server (full access is not needed and is not granted by becoming a DLM Pro member). Another general note is that if you use Illusion Magic on your rod with no Dark Magician in hand and the opponent uses Cosmic Cyclone on your Magician Navigation you won’t be able to use it. Therefore you can’t search it through Magician’s Rod then activate it on the same turn. Cosmic Cyclone is very good in this deck to get rid of your opponent’s cosmic cyclone so they can’t disrupt your Dark Magical Circle. If this card attacks a Defense Position monster, inflict piercing battle damage. Kycoo has fallen off in popularity lately because Night’s End Sorcerer has more utility in the current meta, however, this card still has some good use against decks that banish from their graveyard like thunder dragons and shiranui.
This deck mainly runs a lightsworn engine with Charge of the Light Brigade and Raiden, Hand of the Lightsworn to put fuel in the graveyard for levianeer or to simply mill a Thunder Dragondark to revive it with Thunder Dragonhawk, so it’s better to banish that raiden right away, or if they have a dragondark + a tuner it’s best banishing that tuner as the dragondark being banished will let them search a Thunder Dragonduo. Power of Dark skill helps a lot in this matchup to make your dark magician bigger than their Ritual Beast Ulti-Apelio and it forces them to deal with the Yami to get over the dark magician.