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The Quillbolt Loop (Japanese: ボルトヘッジボーグループ Phon: Boruto Hejjihogu Rūpu) revolves around using the effects of "Quillbolt Hedgehog" and "Imperial Iron Wall" to create a Loop that can be used to take out all of their opponent's Life Points.

The following cards are required to perform the loop:

Simply have a Tuner monster face-up on the field, revive "Quillbolt Hedgehog" from the Graveyard with its effect, and Tribute it for "Cannon Soldier"s effect (or "Dark Strike Fighter" and "Mass Driver" in Traditional Format). By having "Imperial Iron Wall" active "Quillbolt Hedgehog" will not be banished and you can repeat the process until you win.


Chances are you won't have all the necessary cards to pull off the Loop at the start of the duel, so as you're trying to get them all together, you should take advantage of "Quillbolt's" effect and rapidly Synchro Summon strong monsters. Synchro Summoning many Level 5 to 8 Synchro Monsters is very easy if you can get 2 to 3 "Quillbolts" on the Field or in your Graveyard while "Imperial Iron Wall" is active.

Best ways to get "Quillbolt" on the field or in the Graveyard:

Suggestions and Ideas

  • Though also not needed for this combo, you can combo "Cyber Summon Blaster" together with "Imperial Iron Wall" thus also creating an infinite loop. This might be easier to pull off since only one monster on the field is needed
  • You can also use "Amazon Archer" in addition to the aforementioned cards, and since you will most likely have 2 or 3 Quillbolts in the Graveyard.
  • "Quillbolt Hedgehog" can be very useful in a Zombie based, rapid Synchro Deck. Although, keep in mind that using "Imperial Iron Wall" will hinder "Mezuki". If you somehow lose all three copies of "Quillbolt Hedgehog", then "Necroface" can retrieve them.
  • A far more consistent variation of this loop uses "Plaguespreader Zombie". Summon both "Quillbolt" and "Plaguespreader" to the field, and Xyz Summon "Ghostrick Socuteboss", then activate its effect. Then, Summon "Ghostrick Angel of Mischief" by using "Socuteboss as the Xyz Material", then detach an Xyz Material (not "Socuteboss)" to add a generic "Ghostrick" Spell/Trap to your hand. Place this Spell/Trap back on top of your Deck to revive "Plaguespreader", then revive "Quillbolt" with its effect. This returns to the start of the loop.
    • Likewise, simply using Rank 2 Xyz monsters with Quillbolt Hedgehogs as the materials (or Plaguespreader Zombie in a pinch) can be equally effective, but can't go infinite without two Quillbolt Hedgehogs.

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