The Magician deck holds one of the oldest cards in the game, Dark Magician. When played right it can hold it’s own against the new Blue Eyes Deck. Trust me, I tested a game between the two and the Magician Deck beat the eyes out of Blue Eyes.
Strategy # 1 – Flip up Old Vindictive Magician and with his effect destroy 1 monster card on your opponent’s side of the field. Play the spell card Mystic Box and destroy another monster your opponent controls and give control over Vindictive to your opponent. Don’t worry Vindictive has an ATK of 450.
Strategy # 2 – Flip up Old Vindictive Magician and with his effect destroy 1 monster card on your opponent’s side of the field. Play the spell card Magical Dimension and tribute Vindictive to Special Summon Dark Magician, and destroy a monster card on the field. Play the spell card Dark Magic Attack and destroy all spell and trap cards on the field. Tribute Dark Magician to special summon Dark Eradicator Warlock. He has the same ATK and DEF as Dark Magician 2500/2100. His effect is when a normal spell card is activated the opponent takes 1000 LP (life point) damage.
Strategy # 3 – Flip up Old Vindictive Magician and with his effect destroy 1 monster card on your opponent’s side of the field. Normal summon Apprentice Magician. Overlay the 2 monsters and Xyz summon Shining Elf: ( attribute/wind) (rank 2) (spellcaster/xyz/effect) (ATK/1600 – DEF/1000) When your opponent normal or special summons a monster(s) (except during the damage step) You can detach 1 Xyz material from this card; that monster(s) loses 500 ATK.
The Blue Eyes Deck holds one of the oldest cards in the game, Blue Eyes White Dragon and it has made a recent come-back with some brand new cards:
Strategy # 1- Play spell card Dragon Shrine to send 1 dragon-type monster from your deck to the graveyard, chose Blue Eyes White Dragon and since you chose a normal monster send another dragon to the graveyard preferably a dark attribute dragon, like Divine Dragon Apocralyph. Play the quick-play spell card Silver’s Cry to target 1 dragon-type normal monster in your graveyard; special summon that target. You target Blue Eyes White Dragon and special summoned it. Normal summon the tuner monster, The White Stone of Legend, it’s a level 1 monster. With The White Stone of Legend and Blue Eyes White Dragon, synchro summon Azure Eyes Silver Dragon and his effect states that when he is summoned dragon-type monsters are unaffected by card effects until the end of your next turn. Now, banish (remove from play) your light attribute monster, The White Stone of Legend and the the dark attribute monster Divine Dragon Apocralyph to special summon Chaos Emperor Dragon – Envoy of the End (not included in structure deck). On your next turn with Azure Eyes Silver Dragon, during your standby phase special summon Blue Eyes White Dragon from your graveyard.
Strategy # 2 – Play the spell card One for One to send a monster in your hand to the graveyard (Blue Eyes White Dragon) and special summon 1 level 1 monster (Maiden with Eyes of Blue) from your hand or deck . Equip Raregold Armor (not included in structure deck) to Maiden With Eyes of Blue. This forces your opponent to only attack the monster equipped with the Raregold Armor. When Maiden is attacked change its battle position and negate the attack. Then special summon 1 Blue Eyes White Dragon from your graveyard.
Strategy # 3 – Play 2 Dragon Shrines. With this, you send 3 Blue Eyes White Dragons to the graveyard from the deck and Mirage Dragon. Play Dragon’s Mirror, and remove 3 Blue Eyes White Dragons from the graveyard to Fusion Summon Blue Eyes Ultimate Dragon. Tribute Blue Eyes Ultimate Dragon to special summon Blue Eyes Shining Dragon.
Being a Yu-Gi-Oh fan, I have watched everything Yu-Gi-Oh including 5D’s and Zexal, even Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie and Yu-Gi-Oh Bonds Beyond Time. Now for a long-time I told myself that I would not watch Zexal but one day I decided to go ahead and to check it out. I watched it all the way through to the end of Season 2, and I can honestly say Zexal is a revamp of the old Yu-Gi-Oh. In Yu-Gi-Oh you have a spirit of a name-less pharaoh who is on the hunt to reclaim his memories as king while trapped in a young boy’s body connected to a mystical item, called the Millenium Puzzle. In Zexal you have an alien spirit inhabiting the body of a boy connected to another mystical item called the Emperor’s Key and he too (Astral) is on the hunt for his memories by collecting number cards. Both boys wear these mystical items around their neck and both items have a world inside them.
In Yu-Gi-Oh the main character Yugi Motou was hunted by a group called the rare hunters who worked for an evil man named Marik. In Zexal the main character Yuma Tsukumo was hunted by a group called the number hunters who worked for an evil man named Doctor Faker.
In both shows the main character has a rival, who happens to have a little brother. in Yu-Gi-Oh the main character’s rival was Seto Kaiba, and his brother Mokuba was always getting kidnapped. In Zexal the main character’s rival was Kite and his brother Hart had an unknown chronic illness. Is this all coincidence? I think not.