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Maha Vailo Equip

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Balance Version

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Lancer LindwurmMage PowerMage PowerFairy Meteor CrushFairy Meteor CrushPower of the Guardians
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[Skill] descriptionUser
Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck. This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card (Monster, Spell, and Trap) in your Deck.
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None of these cards are actually required to make this deck work. You can build you own version by keeping these ideas in mind:

  • Maha Vailo is can easily gain lots of attack when equipped with multiple Equip cards, therefore it is best to add as many copies as you have of him.
  • Piercing Damage is good for quickening the duel since your opponent will be setting his monsters face-down when your monsters get too strong.
  • The best skill to use would be Balance which is accessible to almost every duelist.
  • When using Balance, make sure you have at least 6 monster cards, 6 spell cards, and 6 trap cards to make the skill work.
  • Equip spells are usually preferable over equip traps because they can be activated immediately.
  • When using Balance you can decrease the number of monsters in this deck to 6, because you will still be guaranteed a monster in your starting hand.
  • Remember to keep your equip cards generic enough so that every monster in your deck is compatible with any equip card.


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Ancient Gear WyvernAncient Gear WyvernFusion SageFusion Recycling PlantFusion Recycling PlantPolymerization
PolymerizationPolymerization-Ultimate Ancient Gear GolemUltimate Ancient Gear GolemUltimate Ancient Gear Golem

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Thunder DragonThunder DragonThunder DragonRed-Eyes B. DragonRed-Eyes B. DragonRed-Eyes B. Dragon
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PolymerizationPolymerizationThe Fang of CritiasThe Fang of CritiasThe Fang of CritiasTyrant Wing
Tyrant WingTyrant Wing----
Twin-Headed Thunder DragonTwin-Headed Thunder DragonMeteor B. DragonMeteor B. Dragon--

What are auto decks?

Auto decks are decks that are mainly made to be used with the "Auto-Duel" function. The reason why people often want to go with Auto-Duel is simply because it is done much faster than manual play, since it is fast forwarded and easy to use with just one button. Keep in mind that win rates for auto decks vary depending on what level of Standard Duelists you are going against.

SD's decks

2 types of auto decks

1. Made to win

Some decks are made to have a high chance of winning and ends fast. This is good if you ever want to level a character quickly or buy a "Boosted Duel Orb" from the shop. With only an hour of infinite standard duelist spawns, winning the duels quickly can earn you a lot of exp, levelling a character up quite fast.

2. High score for items

The other type of decks are made to get a high score with auto duels. These decks might not have a consistently high win rate compared to the ones made to win, but they can often give up to 3000 or 4000 easily by using auto duel from the start. Earning a lot of points from the Duel Assessment will give more rewards like golds, stones/orbs, and most importantly, the standard gate keys and the colored ones used to farm Legendary Duelists.

How to make an Auto Deck

3 things you should know to build a good auto deck:

1. AI Interaction
You will need to get a good understanding of how the game's AI work, which can change from time to time. Press the auto-duel and see how they interact with some of the cards. It's recommended to keep things simple by using cards like Reinforcements, Metalmorph or Riryoku.

2. Which monsters and spells work best
Making an auto deck that's made to just win the duels can be pretty easy. All you need is to put a lot of monsters with high attack like Warrior Dai Grepher or Jerry Beans Man, and use spells that can increase their attack like Banner of Courage, Reinforcements or any equip spell cards like Wicked-Breaking Flamberge - Baou.

3. Check the Duel Assessment page
To make an auto deck that gives a lot of points, you will need to understand first what are the things you need to do to get a lot of points. Take a look at the Duel Assessment section. Make an auto deck that can tribute, fusion or ritual to get more points, destroy 5 enemy monsters or be able to summon Meteor B. Dragon to deal over 3,000 damage. Being able to end the duel fast from either turn 1-4 can also earn the quick victory bonus.

Useful skills

AI cannot activate skills manually. That means you will set a skill activated automatically to your auto deck.

Example of skills work in auto duel

Power of DarkPeak Performance
Dinosaur KingdomeMythic Depth
BalanceLP Boost skills

Example of skills AI cannot use

As mentioned above, skills activated manually cannot be used in Auto Duel since AI do not activate them. You should not build auto duel decks with those skills. Here are examples of such skills.

SwitcherooDraw Sense skills
Draw PassRestart

How to speed up

Change the "Power Usage" from the in-game settings and set it to max to increase the game's speed. It will make it look more fluent and smoother, but it will of course drain more of your battery to run it.

More examples of auto decks

In the game, you can also find a lot of people sharing their auto decks that work well for them and might be good for anyone that have those cards. Visit the deck board from the right most building to see what they use, and use the copy feature to copy the recipe to your characters. Check for the highly rated decks and see their deck names, if they have "オート" written on them, it means that they are an auto deck.

Comments appreciated!

Got any Auto Deck? Feel free to share them in the comments below by attaching a picture of your deck, be sure to post which level of Standard Duelist it works well against too!


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AI is just too stupid. We need an upgraded AI with full command setting. We should be allow to set what AI should do and what AI should not do.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You want a good AI? Let me teach you. Build a deck with balance and never auto duel NPC without balance.
<< Anonymous
MangakaJ96 Reply
Konami should at least allow the AI to use skills.
<< Anonymous(MangakaJ96)
Anonymous Reply
You are asking too much here.

The AI got a good downgrade not long ago.

Each time a new broken and F2P auto-deck is made Konami downgrades it.

They really want you to use that credit card instead of gems reward.
Auto duel is just too useless, it never use a deck correctly. This is the thing that should be upgraded. It is a humiliation when you have a top tier deck and played like an idiot by a fourth rated computer. People hated AI more than anything else.
<< Anonymous
robinhood Reply
the problem not in AI. but your extra deck, empty it and remove tuner. put simple monster and equip spell
<< Anonymous(robinhood)
Anonymous Reply
gotta admit its just a little painful to watch
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Why ai doesnt use 2 mask change on anki to finish the duel?2 mask change would be enough to finish the duel.fix this issues
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Events have no relation to AI. The real reason they make auto duel AI dumb is to force you to play the game, because you're the duelist, you're the one who is supposed to play.

Auto Duel is originally just meant to teach newbies the basics, how to play the game with the cards they have. And Konami wants to stick to that.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Konami can improve the AI but they won't, why? To keep you using the app for as long as possible......yeah a very pathetic way to do so
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You might think it's pathetic but that's actually the entire point. They're running a business here, they want you to actually use their product.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The product should be good, if they want me to use their product
There is only 1 deck in this game that will give you the best auto duel experience - Blackwing. There is no point using other trash deck already, I have had enough of this.
Auto duel AI: "I summon Kiteroid in attack mode and equip it with Power of the Guardians. I end my turn."

Opponent's AI: "WTF dude?"
You want a tip NEVER AUTO DUEL, is garbage the AI is programed to lose every time no matter what deck you use
<< Anonymous(Xcross)
Anonymous Reply
I'll say it again, if they upgrade the AI, more people won't play the game and just leave it to the AI.

That's why they keep making the AI dumber, you're the duelist, so you're the one supposed to play the game.
<< Anonymous(Xcross)
Anonymous Reply
You want auto duel to win? Play basic beatdown deck that any newbie can easily understand. Auto Duel AI is clearly meant to teach new players the basics by watching the AI, hence why Konami made it only understand basic decks.
<< Anonymous
No you clod Reply
You do realize this game is grindy as hell right? I know how to play Maiden with Eyes of Blue and then use Sage with Eyes of Blue to pull two Blue Eyes White Dragons out. I don't need to do that 800 times grinding out ai. The ai should know how to do that too instead of normal summoning a 0 attack tuner that doesn't do anything. Wastes my time and "energy" since this is a gacha game.
<< Anonymous(No you clod)
Not to mention Reply
You can't even use auto duel to fight humans or legendary duelists. So the idea that you're relying on it is utterly ridiculous.
June 2021 and the AI still act "stupid". As a programmer myself I can comprehend AI is not stupid, they are just programmed to do basic stuff and not suppose to understand the complex strategy that all different decks suppose to perform at their best. But summoning level 1 tuner with 0 atk just to use its effect and receive damage next turn is one of the best ways to lose when AI decks also good at special summon cards with 3000+ atk at 1 turn. I would appreciate that it just go into def position, at least avoid tge great risk of losing

At some point I gotta say its still stupid, not entirely the deck problem. If they have the heart to fix this, try seek out certain cards that require exception from the players and do some special programming to stop the card doing stupid stuff
<< Anonymous(Climhazard)
Anonymous Reply
It is just the AI that we are using is stupid. Event character AI are all absolutely smart and they know when to use their skill.
The AI apparently finds Sphere Kuriboh more useful as a bear stick than as hand trap. Garage.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
AI uses sphere kuriboh to humiliate others but it often fails.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It usually results in the later. I’ve seen the AI use all set backrow cards just because it could even though it didn’t change the game state.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I think you meant to say “beat stick” but yeah. The AI is too r e t a r d e d to make any plays. It’s only good at doing Unga Bunga tactics and putting big number monster on the board.
Lot of people here complaining on how dumb AI is. If they upgrade AI then the farming will also gets harder that's why its ok if they're dumb you just need to make your Auto duel deck basic so AI can handle it.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
True. I guess it's why I only Auto-Dueled The Vagabond with F2P Brave News, F2P REBD or Gravkeeper's with Quintet Magician. Every other Deck I try loses in 1-3 turns
<< Anonymous(cAnWeCopYStRiKPodipe)
Anonymous Reply
no, if they upgrade the AI, more people won't play the game and just leave it to the AI.

That's why they keep making the AI dumber, you're the duelist, so you're the one supposed to play the game.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Make a red eyes deck. Win every single auto duel within 2-3 turns. Problem solved.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I don’t think they care if if you auto duel the same Palio deck 9 times every 4 hours. They want your money. Manually dueling the same 3 decks day after day after day is just plain boring.
Use Cyber Slash Harpie Lady with Treacherous & Hunting Ground (either skill or a 1 of) and Harpie Lady 1 to summon with Egotist (available from Card Trader).

I have yet to see the AI misplay with the deck, and have only lost twice when I've bricked (e.g. Egotist, Feather Rest, Hysteric Sign & Treacherous in opening hand & not drawing into any of the 12 Harpies in the deck).
I would love a updated version of the auto deck
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
So, does that mean the sign of becoming true duelist is being able to make deck that can't be played by AI? Does it mean the more your deck lose with Auto-duel, you're deck is smart and complex?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^ not really for example the AI can't handle a super heavy samurai deck however building that deck makes you a very bad player (more stu pid than bad but still bad)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
AI can't even handle the most straight-forward decks.
Wanna build Neos Fusion? It's using two good monsters to tribute summon a Vanilla beater (same with Dark Magician).
Wanna build SHS? It's going to summon the monsters in ATK position sometimes
Wanna build Six Sam? It will spam Enishi's and Shien's effect at every single situation
Wanna build stall? They will summon Sphere Kuriboh and Kiteroid
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I also like it when you have a stall deck and the AI switches your Celtic to ATK position to attack a face down monster and then your opponent summons a strong monster that reduces the rest of your LP to 0 because your LP are low due to similar misplays that happened before
All of these decks suck because it’s too much strategy for the auto dual so to figure out. You’re better off playing a bunch of 8 vanilla 2000 beaters and 3 level 4 angel trumpeter tuners with traps and 3 power of the guardian and some level 8 synchros, boom problem solved
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yep, simple decks are the best, since that's what Auto Duel AI is meant for, to teach you how to play using the basic decks available to you at the start of the game.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
6x 4 stars monster, 6 spells, 8 traps (dimensional prison, widespread ruin, WoD) with balance, it almost never lose against NPC.
<< Anonymous
anonymous Reply
i used naturia deck from wonder land box, So Refreshing To Watch Auto Duel

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