What are the best Yu-Gi-Oh! structure decks ?

If you're an avid fan of the Yu-Gi-Oh! animation series and the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game then you're definitely going to like this. Here we have the best starter decks for Yu-Gi-Oh TCG. With these selections, you can definitely build a deck that consists of the best playing cards in the game!

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    #1Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon

    Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon

    The Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon structure deck is optimal to be supplemented by cards from the "March of the Monarchs" and "Quick Booster" collection for a more cohesive deck.

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    Dennis Pearson
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "In my opinion, the best Yugioh deck in the game right now is a dragon deck, and the Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon is the best among all the dragon decks for me. 👍 Just got back into the game after not playing it for a long time, trying to find the right mix of staple cards and starters and trying to build around a BEWD-centered deck."
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    #2Realm of the Sea Emperor

    Realm of the Sea Emperor

    As a structure deck, Realm of the Sea Emperor can achieve optimal usage when supplemented with booster packs such as "The Seal of Orichalos" and "Beast King Barbaros" among others.

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    Adam Carr
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "It's a pretty good deck but it needs the right cards for it to be taken to the next level. Genex Undine and Genex controllers are great complements to this deck. Also, try to grab a hold of Gungnir and Dewloren for your extra deck and you're good to go. 😎"
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    #3Dragons Collide

    Dragons Collide

    Dragons Collide, as a structured deck, can become powerful when combined with other deck sets from the like of "Order of Chaos", "Ra Yellow Mega Pack", and even "Photon Shockwave."

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    Adam Elliott
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I bought this deck because I wanted a dragon deck and this was the only structure deck I could get my hands on. I tried to battle a friend with it and got demolished. Turns out I needed at least 2 more copies of this deck for it to be effective in competitive play. For the cards outside of the deck, I added a White Dragon Wyverbuster, Black Dragon Collarserpent, Black Luster Soldier, and Twin Triangle Dragon and its been pretty effective since then."

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game was initially only intended to be a one-off concept from the manga? At first, the card game was called "Magic and Wizards", which is a direct nod to Magic the Gathering. Seeing as how the game's popularity has soared through the past years, it's rather difficult to see it as a simple plot device. Originally, it's early chapters featured a wide variety of games from role-playing board games to games that use cards. It wasn't until the manga's 7th volume did the Magic and Wizards card game, later renamed to Duel Monsters, became its most commonly encountered plot device. Be that as it may, the anime adaptation promoted the card game as the show's main premise, turning its universe into one that focuses solely on Duel Monsters.

Additionally, the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game has set a second world record for the world's largest trading card game tournament back in 2013. The game's popularity grew so much that some websites even offer structure deck suggestions depending on a card-player's playstyle, as well as tips and tricks for deck building, card combinations, and even apps and a multitude of video games. With constant releases of new cards and sets, it comes without a doubt that card and deck structures will change and improve consistently with every edition.

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    #4Soulburner

    Soulburner

    Although this structure deck may be hard to obtain for some people, Soulburner can be a supreme deck because of the "Salamangreats" that it contains and cards like "Ash Blossom."

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    Samuel Hill
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Definitely the best Yugioh structure deck for beginners! 👌 I haven't played the game since high school way back in 2009. wanted to play again so I searched for some beginner decks online, saw this, got the deck, watched some youtube tutorials, and finally got back in it. It's a pretty good deck if you're like me and just starting out. 😁"
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    #5Lair of Darkness

    Lair of Darkness

    Playing cards from sets such as "Circuit Break" and "Extreme Force" can be of great use for the Lair of Darkness structure deck in terms of achieving the most efficient playstyle.

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    Jordan Fields
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "this deck is in its own world where its extremely overpowered in casual play but is extremely underwhelming when you try to play it competitively. I just don't understand how it can be so good and so bad at the same time. 😵 still, it's a pretty fun deck to play. 😂"
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    #6Machine Reactor

    Machine Reactor

    The Machine Reactor Structure Deck is a structure deck in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG), the 37th deck in the TCG's Structure Deck Series. It's advised to combine this deck with card sets such as Scapeghost, Red Gadget, etc.

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    Gerald Price
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "A yugioh structure deck list for Machine Reactor should probably include Reactor Dragon, Geartown, Terraforming, Pot of Greed, Graceful Charity, and Overload Fusion. Try to consider these cards when building around or utilizing this deck's potential."
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    #7Structure Deck: Yugi Muto

    Structure Deck: Yugi Muto

    Structure Deck: Yugi Muto is the 31st deck in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game (OCG) Structure Deck series and the 34th deck in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) Structure Deck series. It's a deck based on Yugi Muto.

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    Barbara Davidson
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Yugi is my favorite character and for him to have a structure deck based on his character is absolutely amazing! ❤️️"
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    #8Emperor of Darkness

    Emperor of Darkness

    The Emperor of Darkness Structure Deck is the 32nd deck of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) Structure Deck series. It features Monarchs, high-level monsters that unleash their elemental powers when Tributes are offered to summon them.

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    Adam Peters
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Monarchs don't have a ton of combos so you need some summon cards for Edea, special summon Eidos, and a few Tributes for a Monarch and set it up with Vanity's/Majesty's Fiend. stick to this combo: special summon for low-level Vassals and tribute them for high-level Monarchs. probably the best way to play this deck. "

Summary

Best What are the best Yu-Gi-Oh! structure decks
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Saga of Blue-Eyes White DragonGame Elements 19 Paid
2Realm of the Sea EmperorGame Elements 13 Paid
3Dragons CollideGame Elements 6 Paid
4SoulburnerGame Elements 6 Paid
5Lair of DarknessGame Elements 3 Paid
6Machine ReactorGame Elements 3 Paid
7Structure Deck: Yugi MutoGame Elements 1 Paid
8Emperor of DarknessGame Elements 1 Paid
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