Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links: Building A Ghostrick Deck

The Ghostrick archetype is a fun deck to play in Yugioh Duel Links
The Ghostrick archetype is a fun deck to play in Yugioh Duel Links Player.One/Konami

Konami has brought Bonz to the world of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links and with him a new archetype knowns as the Ghostricks, a group of Zombie monsters whose effects put them into a face down defense position.

While there are currently only three Ghostrick monsters in the mobile game, I’ve found that the archetype has a lot of potential, especially in the Speed Duel format. But before players build a Ghostrick deck in Duel Links. it’s important to have a better understanding of how the cards work. The current Zombie monsters available can be used in one of two ways — as a Mill deck or as a swarm deck.

One build is to swarm the field using the continuous spell card, Call of the Mummy, to get Ghostrick Mummy and Ghostrick Ghoul on the field as fast as possible. Using Mummy’s ability to normal summon two Ghostricks in one turn is handy and Ghoul’s effect to increase one Ghostrick’s attack by the attack of all Ghostricks on the field will help duelists deal tremendous damage and overcome some of the most powerful monsters in the game.

The deck type I love to use is the Mill variety. I adopt a defensive playstyle in this duel and focus on getting Ghostrick Skeleton on the field.

Here’s a screenshot of my current Ghostrick deck in Duel Links.

My favorite Ghostrick deck
My favorite Ghostrick deck Player.One

Of course, having three each of the current Ghostricks in the game is important, but adding all of the spell/trap defensive cards is what makes this deck fun.

Forget about cards like Super Rush Headlong — you won’t need it here. Pack your deck with cards like Enemy Controllers and especially A Feint Plan. This normal trap card will prevent all of your face down monsters from attack. It’s also a great stall tactic while you continually put your Ghostricks in face down after activating their effects.

Samurai Skull is used strictly to get Bacon Saver in the graveyard and to special summon one of your Ghostricks on the off chance it gets destroyed by a card effect. Its 1700 attack is nothing to scoff at either.

Pumprincess is another card that is amazing for all sorts of situations. Hopefully, you can open the duel with Pumprincess to get counters to add up every turn, which makes cards easier to destroy with your Ghostricks and protects your own cards from being destroyed. I recommend running two if you have them.

Using Tether of Darkness (Yami Bakura) will speed up the deck out process when you increase your Ghostrick’s attack to destroy a monster each turn.

There are cards in the upcoming Servants of the Kings set that will also help this Mill strategy. Draining Shield and Wall of Disruption are examples of trap cards that will help stall your opponent until you get your strategy going.

So what do you think of this Ghostrick deck? What is your favorite version of this deck? Let us know in the comments section below.

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