- This card can be searched by "Dogu", "Single Purchase", "Transmodify", "Temple of the Kings", "Rescue Ferret", "Chaos Zone", "Pyramid Turtle" and "Goblin Zombie".
- You can also easily Special Summon this card with "Call of the Mummy", "Book of Life", "Mezuki" or "Il Blud".
- Combine this card with "The Winged Dragon of Ra" or "Wall of Revealing Light" to easily lower your Life points.
- You can use "Hope for Escape" to reduce Life Points to satisfy the summoning requirement for this card and draw cards at the same time.
- "Life Equalizer" can help reduce your opponent's Life Points after you summon this card.
- Use "Upstart Goblin" as a Draw Engine to ensure this card's ATK will be high, even if the opponent pays a lot of LP for cards like "Solemn Warning" or other Counter Traps.
- Run "Divine Wrath" to support this card, since it's an easy way to discard it for dump and revive tactics, while also protecting this card from its worst enemy, "Effect Veiler" who could turn it into an ATK-less liability.
- Be sure to use cards like "Mystical Space Typhoon" or "Dark Bribe" to protect this monster from cards like "Forbidden Chalice", "Skill Drain" or "Fiendish Chain". "Deck Destruction Virus" can also be used (if this card's ATK is 2000 or higher) if it's going to destroyed/banished/returned or its effect is going to be negated.
- This card makes excellent Discard Fodder, since it can be retrieved easily for a +1 with "Recurring Nightmare".
- "Magical Merchant" can help to mill the card beforehand, while giving you a chance to get "Recurring Nightmare" or another useful Spell like "Mystical Space Typhoon" to clear away the opponent's defenses.
- "Jester Confit" works great with this as you can Special Summon "Jester Confit" then tribute it to Tribute Summon this card, then use "Recurring Nightmare" to repeat the combo if "Endless Decay" dies.
- Special Summon this card, then return it to your hand for something like "Genex Ally Birdman" and re-Summon it for an easy Synchro Summon.
- Using two or three of this card at once can garner enough ATK on the field to OTK with. This can be better attained with "Inferno Reckless Summon".
- This card can be searched by "Witch of the Black Forest".
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