OCG 2020.01 Metagame Report #3
Welcome to Week #3 of the OCG 2020.01 format.
This report will cover 40 top-performing decks from 8 tournaments that were held in Japan and Korea during 18 – 21 January 2020.
- V Jump March 2020 promotional card
- Armored Bitron
- 8 Orcust (7 Orcust, 1 Dragun Orcust)
- 4 Altergeist
- 3 Dragun (2 Releaser Dragun, 1 Dragun)
- 3 Mythical Beast Endymion
- 3 Sky Striker
- 3 Thunder Dragon
- 2 Magician (1 Magician, 1 Dragun Magician)
- 2 SPYRAL (1 SPYRAL, 1 Dragun SPYRAL)
- 1 Cyber Dragon
- 1 Danger Dark World
- 1 Dinosaur
- 1 Dragonmaid
- 1 Gizmek Orochi Da Eiza
- 1 Grass Lair Infernoid
- 1 HERO
- 1 Lunalight
- 1 Mekk-Knight
- 1 Subterror
- 1 Zefra
- 1 3-Axis Synchro
Kyororo (きょろろ) went 8-1 and finished 1st in “Hatti CS × Surugaya Cup” which had 62 participants.
He has chosen to play Scrap Recycler, even cutting 1 Dark Grepher for the third copy.
He prioritised Scrap Recycler as its effect would trigger when Special Summoned, making it a suitable target with his Monster Reborn. This is further supported by Salamangreat Almiraj. If Scrap Recycler was Normal Summoned and its effect was negated, he could use it to Link Summon Salamangreat Almiraj, and then use Monster Reborn to Special Summon it and try again.
Akize (あきぜ) went 7-1 (excluding 1 bye) and finished 3rd in “Hatti CS × Surugaya Cup” which had 62 participants.
He ran 1 Accesscode Talker in the Extra Deck, increasing the burst potential of Altergeist.
After the opening setup of using Altergeist Hexstia for Link Summon Linkross as mentioned in the previous report, if the opponent could not break this board, during his next turn he could easily go for game. By using 1 “Link Token” for Linkuriboh first, then together with Linkross and the other “Link Token” he could Link Summon Knightmare Unicorn. Finally using Knightmare Unicorn with another monster, he could Link Summon Accesscode Talker.
An 5300 ATK Accesscode Talker with an effect to clear the opponent’s board leads to a very easy OTK.
D.S went 5-2 and finished 3rd in “3rd Oguibento CS in Aomori” which had 34 participants.
He ran 3 Sandaion, the Timelord in his Side Deck against the Dragun mirror match.
If only the opponent controls a monster, Sandaion, the Timelord could be Normal Summoned without Tributing, allowing it to be played even while under the effect of Djinn Releaser of Rituals. With a high 4000 ATK, Sandaion, the Timelord could simply attack over Nekroz of Clausolas or Dragun of Red-Eyes.
Sandaion, the Timelord cannot be destroyed by battle or by card effects, but is still affected by other effects. It is still vulnerable to I:P Masquerena into Knightmare Unicorn and bouncing it back into the deck, or to Fairy Tail – Snow flipping it face-down.
Orcust is now the deck to beat, and players are packing 2 to 3 Artifact Lancea in the Side Deck against them.
Nibiru, the Primal Being is also making a comeback. After summoning Mekk-Knight Orcust Girsu and then using its ② effect to Special Summon 1 “World Legacy Token” to both players’ fields, that would be 3 summoned monsters for the turn. Following with Orcust Harp Horror effect and then Link Summoning Galatea, the Orcust Automaton would easily be 5 summoned monsters, turning Nibiru, the Primal Being live.
Nibiru, the Primal Being is also great against the combo-heavy Releaser Dragun.
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