How to beat level 40 Mai Valentine

This page notes level 40 Mai's deck, characteristics, and tips for defeating her.
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How to farm Lvl 40

Spirit Ryu deck (6,000 - 7,000)

Notice: Spirit Ryu no longer works as of version 1.3.0
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Use Draw Sense: Wind to get Spirit Ryu to your hand if you don't get it in starting hand. Stall the turns until you are left with 0 cards left in your deck.

On the last turn, tribute summon Blue Eyes White dragon before fusion summon into Ultimate Dragon, then ritual summon Cu Chulainn using the spare Spirit Ryu. Use Secret Pass to the Treasures on Cu Chulainn after you summon him before increasing his attack through cards like Riryoku or Ritual Weapon. After all the attack increase, attack directly to deal over 5,000 damage.

For more in depth explanation on how this deck works, check out this page. It works similarly to it.

Example deck

Cú Chulainn the AwakenedSpirit RyuSpirit RyuSpirit RyuBlue-Eyes White DragonBlue-Eyes White Dragon
Goddess with the Third EyeRiryokuShard of GreedShard of GreedRitual WeaponRitual Weapon
Ritual WeaponEmblem of the AwakeningSecret Pass to the TreasuresPolymerizationWindstorm of EtaquaEnchanted Javelin
Enchanted JavelinEnchanted Javelin------Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon

Level 40 Mai's deck



Amazoness deck

Level 40 Mai Valentine uses Amazoness deck. Amazoness monsters gains ATK, be back from the graveyard, and be special summoned from the deck benefitting from amazoness support spell/trap cards.

Annoying cards

CardEffect Summary
Amazoness Tiger
Amazoness Tiger
  • Defends other Amazoness cards from being attacked.
  • Gain 400 ATK per Amazoness monster on your field.
Amazoness Village
Amazoness Village
  • Boosts the ATK of Amazoness monster by 200.
  • Special summon 1 Amazoness monster from the deck when an amazoness monster is destroyed.
Amazoness Willpower
Amazoness Willpower
  • Special summons an Amazoness monster from the graveyard without cost.

How to defeat Mai's deck


Remove Amazoness Village first

Mai's side of the field never become empty while the Amazoness Village field spell is activated. To allow your monsters to attack Mai's life points directly, you should destroy the field spell and prevent amazoness reinforcements from being special summoned.

Best cards to counter Mai's deck

CardEvaluation/How to Get
Will be used to destroy Amazoness Village or Amazoness Willpower.
Will be used to destroy Amazoness Village.
The Hunter with 7 Weapons
The Hunter with 7 Weapons
Can increases the ATK of itself to 2000 since amazoness monsters are Warrior-type with except of Amazoness Tiger.
Warrior Elimination
Warrior Elimination
Can destroy most of amazoness monsters Mai controls.
Wonder Balloons
Wonder Balloons
Works very well since Amazoness Sage is the only card that can destroy spell/trap card.

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anoymous 10hour ago
I dont understand how we use this deck... Shall we attack with Spirit Ryu or just keep it on the field? I tried this deck with Kaiba and he still attacked... Can someone please explain?
anoymous 9hour ago
I wish I could see it before I waste 56 keys.
anoymous 9hour ago
Oh, i got it... This deck is dead anymore.
SumaiL 3days ago
The hardest LD atm
Asmita 23hour ago
Kaiba is very easy to beat. Once he has 15 monster on his deck, you can use Conscription to take monsters from his deck and you also can use cloning (kaiba drops at all levels) when him put a monster on the field.
anoymous 2days ago
dunno why u said she is the hardest.. cerberus deck can take her out easily and still get high score. compared to kaiba... well, he is bad news ._.
Planeteer 3days ago
The card counts are wrong, as a few people have pointed out.
Not all the monsters are x2. She has x3 Amazoness Sage. x3 Amazoness Village. And then only x1 of each trap.
Sien 3days ago
I think mai is most harder LG.. coz amazones like army and every card have effect. I had tried to farm her many times but the best deck use more power attck and despel.. use ritual deck with 7-8 star mons realy good but u must summon ASAP.. lol
Roronoa 3days ago
That b*tch has 3 amazoness village not 2.
Not your valentine 5days ago
I wish they would switch to a 5 card format like the anime
anoymous 8days ago
Cup of Ace is the best replacment to Shard, but you really need Shard.
Mai is a babe 8days ago
do Cats Ear Tribe work in place of Spirit Ryu?
anoymous 2days ago
no. if mai has tiger out + any amazoness unit, then mai will attack the cats
anoymous 8days ago
What's the best replacement for shard of greed?
Hiki 8days ago
Well i am playing Cerberus Deck and it works perfectly fine
The Trick is to use one storm in your deck and use it before You enter your Battle Phase to destroy those traps.
My deck is at 100% winrate.
anoymous 2days ago
That's not my question mr.obvious -_- I was saying how did he destroy 5 monsters if he was running a Cerberus
KennyGump 3days ago
Duh, destroy 5 monsters that the opponent have summoned or set, obviously. If you destroyed 10 monsters you get more points. Check it over the duel assessment page.
anoymous 3days ago
How did u destoy 5 monsters ???
Hiki 8days ago
I think i forgot to mention one important thing. Always keep your HP at 1300 or more cause archer..
Hiki 8days ago
Here is the Deck.
anoymous 9days ago
The Amazoness Fighter till attacked me even I have spirit ryu on field and 7 cards on hand. Why???
anoymous 8days ago
Because Amazoness Fighter receive no battle damage, I guess.
Impossible 12days ago
Cerberus doesn't work. I mean... it works 30% of the times. If you get first it's almost a defeat. She canceled my Enchanted Javalin with that bs trap card that kills 2 of her amazoness. The same thing happens with stop defence, you have to run 2 of them or 1 espiritualism.
If you are really lucky you will win with Cerberus, if not it's a guarantee waste of 56 keys.
Don't farm her with Cerberus deck, it's not worth it.
Roberto 12days ago
drawsense light helps with geting dmg 1500 instead of 1800
TSP_LUFFY 12days ago
OMG...I Bought 2 De-Spell, To Counter 2 Amazoness Village...Surprised, She Has 3 Amazoness Village, I Use My Own Cerberus Deck,Played 5 Times, Only 1 Win, 4 lost. Even The Only 1 Win Scored 8600 Points Got Lame Cards, Haha GG
Happy Chin 14days ago
Amazoness Spellcaster are in the deck
The most annoy card
Beerus 18days ago
No one reads "example deck" it's not the best combination necessarily. Y'all should be thinking on your ownot on how to tweak this.. I only lost once out of 6 duels. I recommend not going after 100 health and make it up another way. If you aren't getting Cerberus high enough, figure out what is preventing you from doing it and change something. Add more spells, use equips that give more att black pendant and wonderwand are my choices. Including the counters that's 1000 att each. Cerberus works, you just have to think about things differently with each character.
Gfernandes 8days ago
I agree, completely.
anoymous 20days ago
Out of like 6 tries at this, it only worked once. She either fails to do 1800 damage the first time so you can skill search for MBC or I didn't have enough spells to power up MBC past her Amazons (with Amazoness Fighting Spirit). The third way of losing was her spamming Archer's ability while I had MBC in play.
anoymous 20days ago
It doesn't work. I've attempted multiple times. I'm never going to survive if I go first.

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