Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM: Insect Drain Deck - Heavy Duel Points

       Drain decks will focus on using the "Drain" card effect and some direct damage cards to increase the Power of Drain monsters on the field. This Insect-Drain deck will aim to maximize all potential cards available in the game by using Duel Points and more.

       Refer below to learn more on how to build up your Insect-Drain deck.

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- Insect Drain Deck (Heavy/Lesser Duel Points) -

Drain Card Effect
     - Gains Power when opponent losses Life Points.
     - Your aim is to deal damage to your opponent's Life Points to increase your monsters Power.
     - Possible combo with direct damage cards like "Hurt Opponent", "Shock", "Mirror", "Parting
Gift" or any card that will decrease your opponent's Life Points. Best when paired with Drain effects!
     - If you need help about Card Effects, go here: Monster and Spell Card Effects

Main Monster Cards ( Choose 9 or 10 Cards)

Bladefly (101,000 Coins)
     - Insect/Wind - 700 Power / 500 Life Points
     - Drain 300 and Insect Boost All 400
     - This will be your main Insect booster card.

Acid Crawler (40 DP)
     - Insect/Earth - 1400 Power / 800 Life Points
     - Drain 300 and Hurt Opponent 100
     - Perfect monster card for this type of deck! Get 1 free by earning 475 Duel Stars.

Jirai Gumo (Crafting)
     - Insect/Earth - 1400 Power / 600 Life Points
     - Drain 400 and Parting Gift 700

Optional/Alternative Monster Cards

Leghul (62,400 Coins)
     - Insect/Earth - 1400 Power / 700 Life Points
     - Drain 500 and Feeble 600
     - Good if you have lots of Immune Spells like White Hole.

Cockroach Knight (5 DP)
     - Insect/Earth - 600 Power / 600 Life Points
     - Drain 200 and Boost All 200

Main Spell Cards (Limit to 5 or 6 Cards)

Fake Trap (9 DP)
     - Special: Opponent loses 500 Life Points for every monster or spell played in this Channel.

Magical Thorn (15 DP)
     - Special: Your opponent loses 300 Life Points for each of your Monster or Spell that is
destroyed (including this Spell).
     - Get 1 free by completing 325 Duel Stars.

Raigeki (50 DP)
     - Annihilate your opponent's monsters!
     - If you are a heavy DP cash user, try to get 3 Raigekis!

White Hole (40 DP)
     - Immune All: You monsters can't lose Power or can be destroyed. Takes effect at Round start.
     - Get 1 Free from the Story Mode - Chapter 23
     - If you are a heavy DP cash user, try to get 3 White Hole cards to become nearly invincible!

Optional/Alternative Spell Cards

Mirror Force (34 DP)
     - Special: If a card is played in this channel, all your opponent's monsters are destroyed.
     - Get 1 Free from the Story Mode - Chapter 19
     - Included in the  Special Spells Pack from the SHOP (Deals Section).

Just Desserts (11 DP)
     - Special: At round start, if there are 3 monsters on your opponent's side, your opponent loses
1500 Life Points.
     - Included in the Special Spells Pack from the SHOP (Deals Section).

Waboku (16 DP)
     - Immune All and Backfire 1000
     - If you think you can take the 1000 Backfire, add 1 to ensure your monster's Power growth.
     - Note: Waboku's "Immune All" will take effect first before the "Backfire" and other effects!

Life Absorbing Machine (14 DP) NEW!
     - Hurt Opponent 500 and Heal 500

- Sample Insect Drain Deck and Strategies -
       To make this work, you need to build up your Insect's Power as soon as possible. Your
best shot will be Acid Crawler at first turn, all you need is 1 shot from this card then everything will start to Power-up!. Place your Acid Crawlers at the left most channel for better performance.
     - Fake Traps can also give you an early boost if you have it on the field.
     - Magical Thorn is also good but I prefer Fake Traps, your choice still. Only place 2 permanent
Spells though to give way to your other spells.

     - Bladefly card has the lowest Power so place it on the right most channel to get some boosts
from the first 2 channels.
     - Drain decks usually have low Life Points, so you must finish the duel as fast as possible.

Other Notes
     - Best used against decks with "Backfire" effects like Dragon decks!
     - Also good for defeating Dark decks that commonly have "Sorrow" effects.
     - A very dangerous deck for lesser DP Empathy decks!

Using Side Deck Cards

     - If your opponent's deck is using a common Monster Type or Attribute, Check the Shop
for "Annihilate" spell cards that can destroy that Monster Type or Attribute.
     - Example: "Exile of the Wicked" spell card annihilates or destroys all Fiends!

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