Round 1 Feature Match: Georgia Heath vs. Pete Ward

Birmingham’s Georgia Heath is Dueling against Bath’s Pete Ward in our Round 1 Feature Match! Ward has participated in Battle Pack Sealed Tournaments before, but Heath hasn’t. Ward’s experience should give him the edge in this Feature Match; but both Duelists have some powerful cards in their Decks, so each Duel can turn around at any moment!

Duel One

Pete Ward
Pete Ward

Heath opened up with Tribute to the Doomed, Milla the Temporal Magician, Level Eater, Fortress Warrior, Stealth Bird, and Snowman Eater. She Set Stealth  Bird and Tribute to the Doomed before ending her turn.

Ward Summoned Drillroid and attacked Stealth Bird with it, destroying Stealth Bird with Drillroid’s effect. Ward Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Heath drew The Tricky next turn! She Summoned Milla and used its effect to look at Ward’s face-down Dark Bribe. Next, Milla attacked and destroyed Drillroid, dropping Ward down to 7800 Life Points.

Ward Summoned Breaker the Magical Warrior next turn! He gave it a Spell Counter and then attacked over Milla to destroy it with his 1900 ATK monster. In Main Phase 2, Ward used Breaker’s effect to destroy Heath’s face-down Tribute to the Doomed.

Doesn't that Breaker look epic on the YCS Sheffield game mat?
Doesn't that Breaker look epic on the YCS Sheffield game mat?

Heath drew Battle Fader and then Set Snowman Eater.

Ward attacked Heath’s face-down Snowman Eater with Breaker. Snowman Eater destroyed Breaker with its effect, and Heath lost 300 Life Points in the battle.

Heath drew Goblindbergh next turn. She Tributed Snowman Eater to Summon The Tricky and then attacked Ward directly, dropping him down to 5500 Life Points.

Despite its name, The Tricky is actually pretty easy to use. Just discard a card from your hand to Special Summon it.

Ward Special Summoned Cyber Dragon next turn! He attacked and destroyed The Tricky, and then Set a card to his back row.

Heath drew Ambitious Gofer and Set Fortress Warrior.

Ward equipped his Cyber Dragon with Big Bang Shot! He attacked Fortress Warrior with Cyber Dragon, but Fortress Warrior’s effect protected it from being destroyed in battle and prevented Heath from taking any damage!

Heath drew Fox Fire next turn. She Tributed Fortress Warrior to Summon Ambitious Gofer and activated her Gofer’s effect; but Ward negated the Gofer’s effect by revealing Gyroid from his hand.

Ward Summoned Gene-Warped Warwolf next turn. Cyber Dragon attacked and destroyed the Gofer, and then Gene-Warped Warwolf attacked directly, dropping Heath down to 5700 Life Points.

Heath drew Tragoedia next turn and passed.

Ward Summoned Botanical Lion and attacked Heath directly with it. Heath fell to 3800 Life Points and then Special Summoned Tragoedia with 2400 ATK; but it wasn’t strong enough. Cyber Dragon equipped with Big Bang Shot destroyed Tragoedia, and then Gene-Warped Warwolf attacked Heath directly, dropping her down to 1700 Life Points.

Heath drew Raging Flame Sprite next turn. She Summoned Goblindbergh and used its effect to switch it to Defense Position and Special Summon Fox Fire in Defense Position.

But it was all over on the next turn! Cyber Dragon attacked over Heath’s Defense Position Goblindbergh while equipped with Big Bang Shot, and the piercing damage from Big Bang Shot wiped out Heath’s Life Points!

Cyber Dragon ends the Duel with a Big Bang!
Cyber Dragon ends the Duel with a Big Bang!

Pete Ward uses a Cyber Dragon equipped with Big Bang Shot to dominate the first Duel! Georgia Heath will be going first in Duel 2!

Duel Two

Georgia Heath
Georgia Heath


Heath opened up Duel 2 with Fox Fire, Milla the Temporal Magician, Vortex Trooper, Psi-Blocker, Gene-Warped Warwolf, and Miracle’s Wake.

Heath's starting hand in Duel 2!
Heath's starting hand in Duel 2!

She Set Miracle’s Wake and then Normal Summoned Vortex Trooper. She used her Trooper’s effect to shuffle Fox Fire and Milla the Temporal Magician back into her Deck and draw Pot of Duality and The Tricky. Next, she activated Pot of Duality, revealing Big Shield Gardna, Fortress Warrior, and Cyber Dragon from the top of her Deck. She added Cyber Dragon to her hand and shuffled the other 2 cards back into her Deck.

Ward Summoned Gyroid and used it to attack Vortex Trooper. Heath’s Vortex Trooper was destroyed and she lost 1000 Life Points. Heath drew a card with her Trooper’s effect and activated Miracle’s Wake to Special Summon her Trooper back from the Graveyard. Ward Set a card to his back row before ending his turn.

Heath drew Enemy Controller. She Summoned Goblindbergh and used its effect to switch it into Defense Position and Special Summon Gene-Warped Warwolf. Next, she activated Enemy Controller to Tribute Goblindbergh and take control of Gyroid. She combined Gyroid and Vortex Trooper to Xyz Summon Number 17: Leviathan Dragon and then tried attacking with Gene-Warped Warwolf; but Ward activated Metal Reflect Slime to block the attack with his 3000 DEF monster! Heath ended her turn, unable to make a successful attack.

Ward Set a monster and passed.

Heath drew Stealth Bird and Set it.

Ward protects his Life Points with Metal Reflect Slime!
Ward protects his Life Points with Metal Reflect Slime!

She detached Vortex Trooper from Number 17: Leviathan Dragon to give her Dragon 500 ATK and then attacked Ward’s face-down monster with Gene-Warped Warwolf. It was a Penguin Soldier! Penguin Soldier’s effect returned Number 17: Leviathan Dragon back to the Extra Deck, and returned Heath’s face-down Stealth Bird back to her hand.

Ward Summoned Bazoo the Soul-Eater and banished Penguin Soldier and Gyroid from his Graveyard to bring it up to 2200 ATK. He attacked and destroyed Gene-Warped Warwolf with Bazoo before ending his turn.

Heath drew Cyber Jar and Special Summoned Cyber Dragon.

Here comes Cyber Dragon!
Here comes Cyber Dragon!

Then she discarded Psi-Blocker to Summon The Tricky, Set Stealth Bird, and passed her turn.

Ward Tributed his Metal Reflect Slime and Bazoo to Summon White Night Dragon and then attacked Cyber Dragon to destroy it and deal 900 damage to Heath.

Heath drew Liberty at Last! and Set it. Then she Flip Summoned Stealth Bird to deal 1000 points of damage to Ward, and used her Stealth Bird’s effect to put it back face-down. Heath ended her turn.

Ward Summoned Chiron the Mage. He attacked The Tricky with White Night Dragon, destroying it and dealing 1000 points of damage to Heath. Then Chiron attacked to destroy Stealth Bird.

Heath drew Milla the Temporal Magician and Set Cyber Jar.

Ward Summoned Breaker and used its effect to destroy Heath’s face-down Liberty at Last!. Then he attacked Heath’s face-down Cyber Jar with Breaker, and Cyber Jar’s effect activated!

Cyber Jar turns the Duel around!
Cyber Jar turns the Duel around!

Heath revealed Super Conductor Tyranno, Fortress Warrior, Penguin Soldier, Tribute to the Doomed, and Gravitic Orb from the top of her Deck with Cyber Jar’s effect. Ward revealed Chainsaw Insect, Drillroid, Botanical Lion, Soul Exchange, and Ambitious Gofer. Ward Summoned all of his monsters in Attack Position, and Heath Special Summoned all of her monsters face-down. Botanical Lion attacked Heath’s face-down Fortress Warrior and the Fortress Warrior survived the attack thanks to its effect. Next, Drillroid attacked and destroyed Fortress Warrior. Chainsaw Insect attacked Heath’s face-down Penguin Soldier next, and Penguin Soldier’s effect returned Chainsaw Insect and Botanical Lion to Ward’s hand. Chainsaw Insect’s effect allowed Heath to draw Witch of the Black Forest. In his End Phase, Ward discarded Botanical Lion and Chainsaw Insect to reduce the number of cards in his hand to 6.

Heath drew Breaker the Magical Warrior and put a Spell Counter on it. She attacked and destroyed Drillroid with Breaker, dropping Ward down to 6700 Life Points.

Ward Summoned Gene-Warped Warwolf and attacked Breaker to destroy it.

Heath drew Fox Fire. She Flip Summoned Gravitic Orb and used its effect to switch Gene-Warped Warwolf to Defense Position. Next, she Normal Summoned Milla the Temporal Magician. Gravitic Orb attacked and destroyed Gene-Warped Warwolf, and then Milla attacked Ward directly!

Ward activated Soul Exchange to Tribute Heath’s Milla and Summon Ambitious Gofer to the field. He used his Gofer’s effect, and Heath negated it by revealing Fox Fire.

Heath drew Magic Drain and Set it. Then, she activated Tribute to the Doomed and discarded Fox Fire to destroy Ambitious Gofer. She Set Witch of the Black Forest and then attacked Ward directly with Gravitic Orb.

Ward used Harpie’s Feather Duster to destroy Heath’s face-down Magic Drain and then Summoned Pitch-Black Warwolf. He attacked Gravitic Orb to destroy it.

Heath drew Grave Protector. She Set it and passed.

Ward Summoned Goblin Attack Force next turn! He attacked and destroyed Witch of the Black Forest with his Pitch-Black Warwolf, allowing Heath to add a Raging Flame Sprite from her Deck to her hand with her Witch’s effect. Next, Ward destroyed Heath’s face-down Grave Protector by attacking it with Goblin Attack Force.

Heath drew Ambitious Gofer next turn. She Summoned Raging Flame Sprite and attacked directly with it, dropping Ward down to 3700 Life Points. Raging Flame Sprite gained 1000 ATK and Heath ended her turn.

Ward Summoned Naturia Strawberry. Next, he activated Snatch Steal to take control of Raging Flame Sprite. Raging Flame Sprite, Pitch-Black Warwolf, and Naturia Strawberry attacked Heath directly, wiping out all 4300 of Heath’s Life Points!

Snatch Steal helps to end the Match!
Snatch Steal helps to end the Match!

Georgia Heath almost makes a comeback in Duel 2 thanks to Cyber Jar, but Pete Ward manages to regain control and seal the Duel with Snatch Steal! Pete Ward is advancing with a 1-0 record!

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