A Trick Up the Sleeve (skill)

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update 25/11/2017



Your starting hand will include 1 Lvl 7or higher DARK spellcaster-type monster, randomly selected from your deck. This skill will not activate if your DECK does not include 1 Lvl 7 DARK spellcaster-type monsters.



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Arkana's skill


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Anonymous 2days ago
A Cosmo Brain Up the Sleeve
YTDanfan 3days ago
lel I guess some dudes are missing the fact this deck is the "elitist" type, as most of expensive decks from big boxes are. Which means you cannot give consistence to a expensive deck in a Free-to-Play game with minimum purchasable content, it'd be bad for it. So, not gonna happen.
And as much as some guys hate the game with all their anger, yeah, it's free to play. I mean, I built Geargias for free with my 3 Ties and all, and I've reached kog with such deck for several months even now. I'm currently building BB though.
Yamate Arkana!
<< Anonymous
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Yami Yugi 19days ago Reply
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Anonymous 3days ago Reply
lmao xD
I've schooled this dude so many times in the current meta that I don't really care if they nerf this is skill or not.
I MEAN, C'mon dudes... let the masked dude play, he can't be a loser his whole life... he needs to win from time to time.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster)
Anonymous 7days ago Reply
Inb4 heavy starter gives you 3 blue eyes on your opening hand
<< Anonymous
Lovely Aster 7days ago Reply
Yeah. But beyond that and adding more cosmo, I'm just not sure what else can be done to make it more consistent without trick. I have defeated almost every player I ran into that used the beatdown version. That worries me.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster)
u dudes haters? 4days ago Reply
Poor arkana, why do you guys want to get rid of him this soon. He's been in the meta for 1 month more or less lmao
<< Anonymous(u dudes haters?)
Lovely Aster 3days ago Reply
I don't think it deserves a nerf, but if it is, you will still see Arkana. What about poor Seto Kaiba? Blue-eyes are his cards and they don't even work the best with him. He should have a better skill for it like advent of the blue-eyes from the duelist chronicles event.
Lovely Aster 25days ago
The problem with blue-eyes is not trick up the sleeve, it is that there are not enough support cards to make it faster, so it is TOO dependent on this skill. Even with the skill, I've seen a lot of times where it becomes a brick up the sleeve when my opponent cannot get any blue-eyes or ways to get them on the first turn. I even saw one Arkana simply set 1 econ before ending his opening turn. Konami is making the same mistake that it made with U.A.: having a deck become too dependent on a skill because they didn't release more support cards to make it more consistent. That way, they can just nerf the skill when they don't want the deck to be too popular anymore. Then, they can get away with making you spend more gems/money on any cards that help those decks if they release them in a new box and get away with saying, "Hey, we didn't semi limit/limit any cards from this deck!" I know that this is just business practice and I'm not saying you can't get KOG with U.A. or Blue-eyes without those skills, I'm just saying how I think it works and why I think trick up the sleeve will probably get nerfed.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster )
Konami 19days ago Reply
in your opinion what do you think the correct skill description must be then?
<< Anonymous(Konami)
Anonymous 19days ago Reply
OP never said anything about the skill description. They mean stop putting the cards to make one deck in about ten different boxes. Stupid fake komoney.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster )
Anonymous 4days ago Reply
i swear that nobody read your comment even me
Anonymous 4days ago
They have to change this skill to be normal monster
Konami please change this skill to be a normal monster!!!
Arkana must use it with spellcasters deck not with dragons

Players are abusing it to guarantee Cosmo Brain!!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes, because creative use of an old skill that isn't completely degenerate (Cyber Style pre-nerf) should be discouraged because Arkana uses DM as his ace. I suppose all D Hero players should be locked to playing only as Aster too?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
D-Hero is a bad example since it does not abuse any particular skill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 4days ago Reply
If KC report told me anything they’re abusing balance quite a lot.
Anonymous 6days ago
Once they nerf this skill, BE will dead
<< Anonymous
Arkana 6days ago Reply
Well, that's why they are not nerfin it, it would be totally unfair.
BE is not even a broken deck.
Anonymous 25days ago
better not spam the skills too much or else it getting nerf right after later for being overused,
so am not running it but sadly it will in the future.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster)
Lovely Aster 7days ago Reply
*In stage 1. I found stage 2 skills and trick up the sleeve was 2nd place there.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster)
therewontbenerf 7days ago Reply
haha no offense, my friend ^. ^ but... why do u hate this skill anyway?, ur Lovely Aster has been in the meta since he was released as a playable character xD...
Don't be egotistical...
<< Anonymous(therewontbenerf)
Lovely Aster 7days ago Reply
I don't hate the skill. I'm actually worried that there is no deck without it if they nerf it... Just about every KOG with blue-eyes that I see on here is with this skill and almost every time I pvp someone who is using this deck without trick (except once), they have lost to me. The deck is too dependent on the skill. If it gets nerfed, what will happen? Blue-eyes already bricks with it.
<< Anonymous(Lovely Aster)
Anonymous 7days ago Reply
Beatdown version is also kog worthy, you can easily reach 4000 ATK per monster with such version. But yeah, it's a bit less consistent...
stop crying 8days ago
even if this deck has some consistency with "trick up the sleeve" the enemy has 1000 responses to it. 1) yubel: nice i cant kill her, 2) amazoness: nice now i cant kill any monsters and everything is getting banished, 3) masked heros: nice i cant kill decider and my enemy needs to just direct me for 3x 1400, 4) nice geargia 500 trap cards, all geargias on the field in one turn, next turn my entire field is wiped, 5) vampire: nice vampire vamp sucks my blue eyes having now 5k attack, 6) silent magician: nice now i have a 3500 beater on the field i cant do shit against
This skill will not activate if your DECK does not include 3 Lvl 7 DARK spellcaster-type monsters with different names.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
how to kill a skill
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Anonymous Reply
Even better, make it so that at least 1 of those three must be a "Dark Magician".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 26days ago Reply
What about:
"This skill will not activate if your DECK does not include 1 Lvl 7 NORMAL DARK spellcaster-type monsters"
Anonymous 31days ago
what about 7 level NORMAL dark spellcaster

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