Ben Kei OTK is a one-turn-kill Goat Format deck which revolves Armed Samurai - Ben Kei’s effect by combining it with a bunch of equip spells to attack for lethal damage. It plays Iron Blacksmith Kotetsu and Reinforcement of the Army to search its combo pieces or utility cards like Snatch Steal or Exiled Force. Big Bang Shot is the most important equip card in the deck, because it allows Armed Samurai - Ben Kei (or Asura Priest) to OTK through a field of Scapegoat tokens. Ben Kei OTK is slower than the average combo deck in Goat Format, so it will typically play some stall cards to buy time to accumulate the key combo pieces for the OTK.
Emissary Aggro is a new-age Goat Format deck which relies on 3 copies of Emissary of the Afterlife as a way of pushing for damage and gaining card advantage. It plays 2 copies of Sonic Duck to search with Emissary of the Afterlife, which has the highest attack stat of any level 3 or lower monster in the format. It also typically plays Twin-Headed Behemoth and Sangan, which also serve a similar role to Emissary of the Afterlife by being resilient attackers. As support the deck plays Skill Drain, which does not shutdown most of the deck’s monsters. Otherwise, it plays a typical aggressive trap lineup with Solemn Judgment, Trap Dustshoot, and Sakuretsu Armor.
Monarch (sometimes also referred to as "Soul Control") is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck distinguished by its use of monarch tribute monsters: Thestalos the Firestorm Monarch, Mobius the Frost Monarch, Zaborg the Thunder Monarch, and/or Granmarg the Rock Monarch. There are many styles of Monarch decks, varying in terms of the number of tribute monsters and also how aggressive the deck is. The most notable Monarch support cards are Soul Exchange (hence the name "Soul Control") and Brain Control, but Creature Swap, Enemy Controller, and Metamorphosis can also make for a good tribute fodder with appropriate deckbuilding.
Zombies in Yu-Gi-Oh!'s Goat Format is as aggressive deck that is traditionally distinguished its 6 or more zombie monsters, most commonly Spirit Reaper, Vampire Lord, and Pyramid Turtle (but sometimes also Ryu Kokki or Regenerating Mummy). Its biggest support card is Book of Life with both of its effects being highly relevant in Goat Format. Pyramid Turtle is a classic recruiter-style zombie monster, and the deck can also play Giant Rat or Mystic Tomato. Because of these monsters, it's also quite common to see Creature Swap as support, and sometimes Skill Drain as well.
Dimension Fusion Turbo (often simply known as “DFT” or sometimes called “Dimension Fusion Chaos”) is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck that bridges the gap between Thunder Dragon Chaos and Reasoning Gate Combo. Like Reasoning Gate Combo, the deck can dish out big damage with Dimension Fusion. However, like Thunder Dragon Chaos, it plays a large volume of solid stand-alone monsters that serve as the engine behind the deck. It uses a variety of light and dark monsters to load the graveyard for Chaos Sorcerer or Bazoo the Soul-Eater, and then brings them all back with Dimension Fusion later to OTK the opponent.
Relinquished Chaos is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck that uses Manju of the Ten Thousand Hands and Senju of the Thousand Hands to add copies of Relinquished and Black Illusion Ritual to the hand. While it’s possible to summon Relinquished, the ritual cards are largely used as discard fodder for cards like Graceful Charity, Card Destruction, and traps like Divine Wrath/Raigeki Break. Since Manju of the Ten Thousand Hands is a light and Relinquished is a dark, the engine supports Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Beginning and Chaos Sorcerer quite well, so they are a natural inclusion. Relinquished Chaos is a control deck at heart.
Beastdown, often known as “Zoo”, is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck that is distinguished by its aggressive beast and beast-warrior monsters: 3 Berserk Gorilla and 2-3 Enraged Battle Ox in particular. Enraged Battle Ox can give piercing to the deck's other beast monsters, possibly including King Tiger Wanghu, Giant Rat, and Bazoo the Soul Eater. Beastdown plays a heavy trap lineup to bolster its aggression that often includes Trap Dustshoot. There are a few different directions that the deck can be taken, but all of them focus on aggression first and foremost.
Library FTK is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck that draws its entire deck in a single turn using one of its 3 copies of Royal Magical Library. It does this by repeatedly activating continuous spells with (3 copies of) Giant Trunade. These continuous spells include but are not limited to 3 Convulsion of Nature and 3 Archfiend’s Oath, which combine to pay lifepoints and draw free cards. Giant Trunade is the deck's key combo piece, which it activates over and over again with Spell Reproduction and A Feather of the Phoenix. The deck is also often known as "Tundo FTK", named after the deck's creator, Vincent Tundo.
Gravekeepers is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Goat Format deck distinguished by its 3 Necrovalley and a variety of Gravekeeper monsters. These monsters include 3 Gravekeeper's Spy, 1-3 Gravekeeper's Guard, 1-3 Gravekeeper's Spearsoldier, and 1-3 Gravekeeper's Assailant. As support, they play 2-3 Terraforming to search out Necrovalley and a larger than average trap lineup with 3 Solemn Judgments. The deck usually plays Tsukuyomi for synergy with Gravekeeper's Spy and Gravekeeper's Guard or Skill Drain to shutdown all monster effects. Gravekeepers is mostly an aggressive deck that deals damage through the effects of Gravekeeper's Spearsoldier and Gravekeeper's Assailant.
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