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YuGiOh: The Price is The REAL Crisis

I was online shopping for YuGiOh cards today and was looking at one of the newer sets “Maximum Crisis”. Now I don’t follow YuGiOh very closely but I do still love the game, and everyone here at Kite loves it. i wanted to get back into it so I stared to look into the meta. That then got me shopping on online for some cards. I then I saw it. “Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring” $64! This is YuGiOh so you need to have 3 of the cards. That is close to $200 you will be dropping for a play set of these cards.

Now looking at this card I noted that the price sort of makes sense. Lets look closer at this card. We have a three star, Attack 0, Defense 1800. Effect tuner. The cards effect lets you; during either places turn, when a card/effect is activated, you can discard this card. Now this only counts for certain effects. “Adding cards from deck, special summoning from the deck, sending a card from deck to graveyard.

I’m sure as you all know this isn’t even the most expensive card in this set. If you don’t know, what would you think an $80 card effect would be? A $240 play set of cards. What would this amazing card be?

This amazing card is “Dragonic Diagram” it is a Field spell that powers up all “True Draco” and “True King” monsters. They all get 300+ Attack and Defense. In addition, each time a tribute summoned “true Draco” or “True King” would be destroyed, it is not destroyed. ALSO Once per turn you can destroy one other card you control, or in your hand. If you do that you can add a “True Draco” or “True King” from your deck to your hand.

While we are on the topic of “True Dracos” lets talk about the third most expensive card in this set. “Master Peace, the True Dracoslaying King”. This 2950 Attack 2950 Defense creature, (If you have Dragonic Diagram out that is an intimating 3250 / 3250 monster on the field.  Not only is it a powerful attack and defense card. Once per turn during either persons turn, you can banish a spell/trap continues card from your grave and destroy one other card on the field.

So just looking at this Top three cards. Having a Draco deck. Is going to cost you AT LEAST $260 just using the field spell and the Master Peace.

I was very curious to see what a Meta deck is running in price right now. I looked up and found this deck called “True Draco Zoodiacs” it will run you $1,000 for the deck. There are other “True Draco Zoodiacs ” in the $800 range, but for a Draco deck you will be needing to drop $900 average. I guess if you are entering big tournaments, and destroying with the deck over and over. You might be able to get your moneys worth out of it.

But if you are like the rest of us who live in a small town, and don’t want to travel all over the world, playing YuGiOh, we can just keep playing with our $50 – $100 Decks, and never get to play top tier Dracos.

Looking forward to the newst set  Duelist Pack: Dimensional Guardians the highest price card is a modest $4 and that is for Spiral Flame Strike. So that is good news for everyone wanting to play the newest card from the set.

Hopefully Maximum Crisis, is the last Crisis we have for a while!