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Deck Feature: Fabio Minicozzi’s Lightsworn

28.08.2016 | 12:14 |

Fabio Minicozzi just won for the 9th time in a row today, we wanted to know what makes his Lightsworn Deck so good it’s undefeated!


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Fabio
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Fabio really likes how strong [minex] is, and the new card from [tdil], [fairytail] is not only very good on it’s own, but especially against Burning Abyss, which Fabio expected to see a lot of. He has originally built a Lightsworn Deck with Shiranui Monsters, but decided to drop them in favor of various ways to Special Summon more level 4 Monsters.

Let’s take a look at his list and discuss his choices.

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Decklist

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[b]27 Monsters:[/b]

3 [wulf]
2 [lyla]
1 [lumina]
1 [minerva]
1 [ehren]
3 [raiden]
2 [felis]
2 [maxx]
2 [veiler]
3 [fairytail]
2 [trasher]
3 [gob]
1 [gk garnet]
1 [pm clown]

[b]14 Spells:[/b]

3 [bri fu]
3 [instant]
1 [foolish]
2 [charge]
1 [rota]
3 [recharge]
1 [soul charge]

[b]4 Traps:[/b]

3 [asf]
1 [scolding]

[b]Extra Deck:[/b]

1 [dweller]
1 [castel]
1 [emeral]
1 [pm trapez]
2 [minex]
1 [dante]
1 [f0]
2 [psy omega]
1 [sd spark]
1 [michael]
1 [norden]
1 [gk ser]
1 [scar reddrag]

[b]Side Deck:[/b]
3 [cherry]
2 [typhoon]
2 [twisters]
3 [mor]
1 [denko]
1 [rai]
1 [hole]
2 [magic deflector]

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How does your deck work?

The base of the Deck is [minex]. It can mill 3 cards and lets me draw a card for each Lightsworn Monster discarded, which is extremely strong. I play lots of ways to Special Summon level 4 Monsters in order to get as many Rank 4 XYZ Monsters and Level 8 Synchro Monsters into play as possible. One the best combos I can get into play quickly is [minex] and 2 copies of [psy omega] to take away many cards from the opponent. But [minex] always comes first, it’s what makes all the other combos work.
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[fairytail] is very good against Burning Abyss because they have no way to recover from a key Monster being fliped face-down at the right time. It’s also another Level 4 Monster that I can Special Summon in order to access even more XYZ and Synchro Monsters.
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What makes your deck different from other Duelists’ similar decks?

Well, [minex] is very expensive, so there are very few players who can afford the Deck. It can be played with only 1 copy, but is much better with 2. Also also run [pho thrasher], [gob], [bri fu] and [instant] to access [gk ser], [pm clown] and various other ways to Special Summon as many Level 4 Monsters as possible.
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How was the tournament for you this far?

I’m undefeated, so very good! One of my best games was just right now in round 9:
My opponent started and on his first turn, he put [beatrice], [dante], [leviair] and a Set [fchain] onto the field. I Special Summoned [trasher] and Normal Summoned [lyla], he used [beatrice]’s effect to discard [ba farfa] and banish my [lyla], so I destroyed his [fchain] with [twisters], discarding [fairytail]. I then banished everything I had except [trasher] to Special Summon it and XYZ Summon [minex]. With [minex]’s effect, I discarded 2 [wulf] and [felis], drawing 3 cards and Special Summoning 3. I was then able to Synchro Summon [scar reddrag] and destroy the entire field, inflicting 2500 damage. He Special Summoned [pilgrim], I used [minex]’s effect, discarding the third [wulf] and had [instant] for the win on my first turn!

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