Fire Formation - Gyokkou | Decks and Tips

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Fire Formation - Gyokkou

Fire Formation - Gyokkou
TypeSpell Card
Card Effect TypeCondition / Continuous-like Effect
ArchetypesFire Formation


Activate this card by targeting 1 Set Spell/Trap Card your opponent controls. Your opponent cannot activate the targeted card in response to this card's activation. While this card is face-up on the field, that Set card cannot be activated. All Beast-Warrior-Type monsters you control gain 100 ATK.

How to Get / Rarity

PackBlades of Spirits [SR]
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  • Locks down a designated Spell/Card from your opponent’s backrow.
  • Grants your Beast-Warrior Type monsters ATK bonus.


  • Potentially clogs your own backrow as well since it is a 1 card for 1 card lockdown basis.


  • Due to the current zone format, we are yet to see the full potential of Fire Fist monsters because their Spell/Traps potentially clogs your backrow while the trade-off benefit is not really worth it.
  • Overall, this card does not provide significant improvement to Fire Fist monsters, and even less flexibility in other decks. Current meta is still too fast paced for Fire Fist monsters, should they remain without any breakthrough.
  • As an individual Spell card, it may be comparable to cards such as Nobleman of Extermination to disrupt your opponent’s face-down Spell/Traps, there are better alternatives such as Cosmic Cyclone, which is a Quick-play Spell to banish opponent’s Spell/Trap cards thus being more versatile and does not clog your backrow.

Fire Fist monsters

These are the Fire Fist monsters that can synergize well with Fire Formation – Gyokkou.




Monster/Spell/Trap categoriesPrevents activation of your opponent's Spell Cards / Prevents activation of your opponent's Trap Cards / Prevents responding to its activation
Stat changesYour monsters gain ATK


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pretty underrated, it's actually very good :D
kinda annoying in pvp lol
El brujo
i use this card against amazoness, i target the card, but then on the nex turn he activated the card normally, it was amazoness willpower btw, its a glitch or it does no work on them?
I can't activate any of my 3 set cards when that card was on the field. Is this a glitch ? I read all monsters and that spell card and none of them said i couldn't activate traps. So i sat there and got destroyed because i couldn't use econ or wod or 7 tools.
I dont get it. it say "Your opponent cannot activate the targeted card in response to this card's activation."

...but a lot opponents i duel activated their traps. why? i reset box just to get at least 2 copies of this card. waste my free gems...

i want compensation for my free gems i just spent!!!!!!
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
They can't chain the targeted card to Gyokkou directly. However, if something else is chained to Gyokkou, they'll then be able to chain the target to THAT, since they're no longer chaining it to Gyokkou.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Ah i see...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
That is bs tbh.
Still viable?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
can get you to plat ez (assuming you have many copies, and 1800-1900 beast warriors. Plus you can shut down Wall of D. ez).

Still raw power can only get you so far.

I think this card is wildly under-rated.
Yes, it uses 1 slot but at the same time it blocks 1 opponent slot, AND the card it blocks can't be activated in response.
if used in a deck that doesn't relay heavily on the back row so you don't care much about clogging this card can be really strong.
Am i wrong?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No, you're right. Many CA players used Gyokkou as tech card in their deck and got KOG
<< Anonymous
Doom King Armageddon Reply
Good point OP.
I had a problem with this card during the KC: i activated gyokku to lock down a face down card on my opponent's field, but after i activated my spell opponent activated the card which i targeted. Is this card bugged or opponent was cheating me?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
if they have a second face down card they can activate it and then chain the one u targeted
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No he activated the card which i targeted without activating other spell/traps to counter my fire formation: the card i targeted was xing zhen hu, and after locked down my face down spells and traps the fire formation was still on the field (i'm replying my own post)
This card is under rated by game a. Fire formation gyokku is better than cards that destroy opponent's backrow (cosmic cyclone, nobleman of extermination etc...) since this card locks down the opponent's card, unclogs his backrow (1 less spell/trap slot) and the card cannot be activated in response, while even you destroy an opponent's card with cylone or nobleman he can set another card in next turn
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It also clog your own backrow.
Does this card stop other set cards from being activa red too?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Nope. If you play 2 set cards u can activate the other one and chain the targeted card to dribble that
<< Anonymous(Armed Ninja)
D-Hero Plasma Reply
Im fine :D
<< Anonymous(D-Hero Plasma)
Anonymous Reply
Armed Ninja can still flip and destroy these spell cards right?
<< Anonymous
D-Hero Plasma Reply
If I hit the field? Hell no!
<< Anonymous(D-Hero Plasma)
Ninja Posse Reply
Damn you D-Hero!
Ohohohoho screw you, backrow!
<< Anonymous(NMS)
sjp19 Reply
C.mon guys he just a 🔥 comment why you so bothered ignore him
<< Anonymous
NMS Reply
Oh my. Cursing like that. I feel sooooooooooooo 🔥ed. Just gonna cry in a corner. T.T
<< Anonymous(sjp19 )
NMS Reply
This is amusing.
<< Anonymous(sjp19 )
Anonymous Reply
what an hyprocrite, you are a fakest person on here and now defending someone as If was your gf while in all your comments you talk 🔥 abouts everyones opinion

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