Introduction: Idiots Guide to Making a Yugioh Deck

this guide will show you how to build a yugioh deck to play with. also this is my first instructable so i hope you like it. this instructable is based on you knowing how to play and the different parts of a card.

Step 1: Pick a Monster Atribute

first we need to pick a monster atribute you want to base your deck around. the atribbutes are dark, light, fire, wind, water,and earth. there is also divine but not many cards have that attribute.

Step 2: Optional: Type Centered Deck

this is an optional step. if you do this one you can ignore the step 1. a type centered deck is bvased on card that all have the same type such as a zombie deck or a pyro deck. if you do this step it will be alot harder to build your deck to work well but if it does it is usually realy realy powerfull. also there are subtype based decks. these arn't always as powerful but they halarious to play cause they can really tick of your opponent. one that is really powerful is the gemini deck or a deck centered around lightsworn or gladiator beasts. they are realy powerful. My favorite type centered deck is the toon monster deck because of its fast attacking. The gemini monster picture isn't a real gemini monster.

Step 3: Balance It

A good deck is always baalanced. My ratio is usually 20 monsters to 20 spell and traps although you can move to morte of one card or the other slightly but do not stray very far from this number or your deck will bew unbalanced.

Step 4: Start Playing

once youve built your deck you can strt playing!


TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23

ok taylor each deck have different advantages but despite that they have abilitys that powers one another for example a chain reacter type decks does a chain tha ahve effects that last forever or so.......

TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23

sorry i met chain reactive

TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23

a special summon deck have special summon cards exp if there is a metamorphic card whatever it will say once per turn search your deck for a metamorphic card and special summon it in set mode

TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23


TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23

im not new machine types rule my cards will never be in the graveyard which its effect activates one geargino to another which makes me having a chain reaction type deck

TheMighty21 made it!(author)2015-12-23

I like Geargino Rampage the allmighty machines of fury!!!!

TaylorH22 made it!(author)2015-11-06

Hey im new to playing yugi oh ive watched the series like a dozen times and only just decided to play im trying to construct my own deck but im finding it hard to choose what cards to put in my deck my brother has over 3000 cards and its real hard to choose with so many i was wondering if anyone had any ideas to help me out thanks :)

HeroX1 made it!(author)2015-10-22

Me personally I play with lightsworns they are really good and you can synchro summon monsters like crazy if you get a chance you guys should check them out

JeneeW made it!(author)2015-03-28

Nice advice. I've been trying to make a deck that would fit me. I definitely want Fencing Fire Ferret in it

peckmaster made it!(author)2012-10-12

i use a 60 card deck the cards are
1 protector of sanctuary
1 zure, knight of the dark world
1 yami
2 trap hole
1 threating roar
1 dragon capture jar
1 giga gagagigo
1 shapesnatch
1 judge man
1 jar of greed
1 shadow spell
1 thunder of ruler
1 swords of revealing light
2 call of the haunted
1 shift
3 sword of dark destruction
1 curse of dragon
1 feral imp
1 des dendle
1 pot of greed
1 block attack
1 ushi oni
2 enraged muka muka
1 morphing jar
1 man-eater bug
1 mammoth graveyard
1 yomi ship
1 gateway to the dark world
1 remove trep
1 fairys gift
1 neo aqua madoor
1 trap master
1 guardian statue
1 reckless greed
1ekibyo drakmord
1 the eye of truth
1 proto- cyber dragon
1 card destruction
1 boar soldier
2 monster reborns
1 tribute to the doomed
1 trap jammer
1 seven tools of the bandit
1 infernal incinerater
1 chain healing
1 vamoire orchis
1 grate angus
1 la jinn the mystical genie of the lamp
1 swords of concealing light
1 kuriboh
1 raregold armor
and 1 dark magician

kiss+my+donkey made it!(author)2009-04-25

this is mine

%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-03-23

Wtf it should be phsycic not monster.

Instructoguy12125 made it!(author)2009-07-02

roflmao lol nice one. did you know hes dead?

kiss+my+donkey made it!(author)2009-07-06

Yes God bless him and his family. I will miss him always yelling at me on TV.

Iwantbigboom made it!(author)2011-08-12

hi this is billy mays with the new mighty putty lol

Iwantbigboom made it!(author)2011-08-12

lol nice one

BTrueK made it!(author)2009-12-19

 Where can I buy that card?

naruto+the+ninja13 made it!(author)2009-05-30


INSTRUCTUBAL made it!(author)2009-05-17


%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-03-23

Why the fu@! do people always have twelve stars on fake cards! I would have 1 star.

knex+obsessed made it!(author)2011-05-25

An effective deck i use is

Obelisk The Tormentor
Blue Eyes White Dragon
Blue Eyes White Dragon
Blue Eyes White Dragon
Total Defence Shogun
Penguin Soldier
Vampire Lady
The Six Samurai - Yaichi
The Six Samurai - Zanji
Great Shogun Shien
Red Eyes B. Dragon
Kaiser Sea Horse
Vampire Lord
Vampire Genesis
Despair From The Dark
Horus The Black Flame Dragon Lv6
Paladin Of White Dragon

Lighten The Load
Ground Collapse
Meteor Of Destruction
Dimensional Fissure
White Dragon Ritual
Card Destruction
Soul Exchange
Ritual Weapon
Monster Reborn
Gravedigger Ghoul
Malice Dispersion
Black Pendant
Poisen Of The Old Man
Tribute To The Doomed

Magic Cylinder
Xing Zhen Hu
Enchanted Javelin
Jar Of Greed
Torrential Tribute
Dust Tornado
Dust Tornado
Royal Decree
Spellbinding Circle
Negate Attack
Compulsory Evacuation Device
Gift Of The Mystical Elf
Sakuretsu Armor

%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-03-23

No Three headed blue eyes Lol.

%7EMeme%7E made it!(author)2012-03-07

You should use dark hole.

minioop made it!(author)2009-09-06

you spelled start wrong

James368 made it!(author)2011-07-31

he shortened it

knex+obsessed made it!(author)2009-10-04

certain divine cards are illegal in tournaments

makerboy112 made it!(author)2010-05-09

All Divine cards are.

knex+obsessed made it!(author)2010-05-14

i mean cards like light creator the ones with infinity attack + defence

superbestknex made it!(author)2011-07-21

obelisk has infinity attack if you sacrifice 2 monsters to him

i+can+go+supersonic made it!(author)2010-03-12

these are mine.

chicken card.bmpfart card.bmppeter card.bmpsonic card.bmpchaos emeralds card.bmptails card.bmpsora card.bmp
Jimpiedepimpie made it!(author)2010-09-10

You forgot about the Objection! one.

eminem234 made it!(author)2009-07-28

yeah, what about fusions. i am an experienced player, but i don't seem to havea really good deck, i mean it is good enough to beat someone in a duel, but i don't know how many fusions i should have in my deck. oh, and this is a good instructable for beginners and middle class players. it was very helpful in many ways for me at least.

BTrueK made it!(author)2009-12-19

 You don't keep your fusions in your deck. You keep all your fusion cards that you could possibly use (i.e. have both the monster cards and spell card in your deck for) in a separate deck call your fusion deck, which you keep off to the side. You don't shuffle these or anything, they are just there if you have the opportunity to use them. They aren't really that useful in my opinion, but that might just be my play style.

RMConstruction made it!(author)2009-10-03

My deck totally rules!

Bobcorncob made it!(author)2009-06-11

I have quite a few bones to pick with this instructable: 1. It's not "alot harder" to build your deck on a type. Actually, it depends on the type. Machines, Dinosaurs, and Dragons are a few easy ones. 2. Why didn't you combine steps 1 and 2? Just say "Base your deck on a type or attribute." 3. Why even mention Divine? There are 3 cards with the Divine attribute, and they're the god cards that say "These cards cannot be used in a duel."

Instructoguy12125 made it!(author)2009-07-02

1. true but i was thinking more of gemini or toon. 2. good idea. 3. not true the gx gods are playeble and they say divine.

Bobcorncob made it!(author)2009-07-03

1. In that case, it is hard. Sorry about that one.
2. Glad to see you agree, but it's already been posted, so...
3. That's on the show. Have a link to a picture of a real god card.
It says in the bottom right corner.

Instructoguy12125 made it!(author)2009-07-06

oh ok sorry about 3

naruto+the+ninja13 made it!(author)2009-05-30

i use a beatdown deck... lotsa powering up cards and powerfull monsters no real acutall theme...

Instructoguy12125 made it!(author)2009-07-02

thats a good way to go too cause then your ready for almost anything.

lemonie made it!(author)2009-04-03

You might understand this but I don't. The most I've got with respect to actually building the deck is keep a good balance of cards. You could add a lot more detail with regard to how the deck construction affects game play, i.e. to say more about step 3. And if you consider that a lot of people here are much older than you, it would help to explain what the game is and roughly how you play it (I've got a good enough idea) L

Instructoguy12125 made it!(author)2009-04-04

if you didnt read the first slide it states that you must already know how to play and that you know you must have atleast 40 cards in your deck but the third step thing i get and ill try to work on it.

lemonie made it!(author)2009-04-05

I did read all the slides, but I don't already know the game. Thanks for the reply L

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