• If you're going for an Direct Attack OTK, you'll need 27 monsters in your Graveyard (27 * 300 = 8100). However, if this card is Special Summoned (except during the Damage Step), you can use "Inferno Reckless Summon" to summon 2 more copies of this card, and you'll only need 9 monsters in your Graveyard.
  • One deck strategy is to use a large, possibly overloaded deck filled with nothing but searcher Monsters and this card. This card will power up for every one of your searchers destroyed, and you can use "Mystic Tomato" to Special Summon it once the Graveyard is sufficiently flooded.
  • This card can be used in conjunction with "Dark Crusader", simply send a vast amount of DARK monsters to the graveyard, powering up "Dark Crusader". If it should be destroyed, this card can serve as a backup, gaining the ATK of whatever monsters were discarded for "Dark Crusader's" effect.
  • Use with "Deal of Phantom" for higher ATK.
  • Use with "Junk Warrior" and a sufficiently flooded graveyard to produce two monsters with very high ATK.
  • This card can be used with "Heart of the Underdog" and many Normal monsters since you have to discard cards until you have six at the end of the turn.
  • Since Decks centering on this Monster tend to dump dozens of cards, "Blasting the Ruins" can often be a useful backup tactic.
  • This card can be used in any deck that focuses on decks that rely on cards in the Graveyard like Wight and "Blue-Eyes Shining Dragon", and decks focused around discarding cards like Dark World and Armed Dragon.
  • In a 60-card all monster deck with 15 Extra Deck monsters, the maximum ATK this card can have is 22,200.

Traditional Format

  • "Painful Choice" can also be used to send monsters to the Graveyard.
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