There are many different types of cards in Yu-Gi-Oh! Fusion monsters are one of the early types of cards in the game. The concept of Fusion Monsters is two or more monsters fuse to become a powerful monster. Elemental Heroes were the first archetype to base their strategy on Fusion Monsters. Then, many archetypes throughout the years follow this strategy as well.
Many of the game’s most iconic cards are Fusion Monsters from the anime. Blue-Eyes White Ultimate Dragon is the most recognized Fusion Monster. It is one of Seto Kaiba’s signature cards. In addition, this powerful dragon defeats Yugi in one of the anime’s most entertaining duels.
Furthermore, some of the strongest cards in the game are Fusion Monsters. They can give a major advantage to you in games. The best Fusion Monsters have powerful effects to crush the competition. They can complement your deck. Fusion Monsters add a layer of depth to your strategy.
1. Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon
I will start the list with one of the strongest monsters in Yu-Gi-Oh! Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon is the most popular fusion monster in Yu-Gi-Oh! This spellcasters takes control of games. Opponents cannot destroy or target him with a card’s effect. Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon destroys up to two monsters, and inflicts damage equal to those monsters’ ATK to the opponent! In addition, this powerful spellcaster negates a card’s effect during either player’s turn!
Furthermore, Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon is a very easy monster to Fusion summon. You only need the Dark Magician and the Eyes of Timaeus to Fusion summon him. The only setback is Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon can only destroy one of the opponent’s monsters with its effect. You still have an amazing monster on the field. Red-Eyes Dark Dragoon can lead you to victory.
2. Neo Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon
Neo Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon is one of the last cards that you want your opponent to special summon. This almighty Fusion Monster can attack up to three times in a turn. It has 4,500 ATK, and can deal serious damage. Neo Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon has the potential to defeat an opponent in a single turn. It will at least destroy three monsters in a single battle phase.
3. Quintet Magician
Quintet Magician is the ultimate spellcaster in terms of attack, defense, and effects! His first effect is a combination of Harpie’s Feather Duster and Raigeki. He destroys all of your opponent’s cards if you summon him with five different spellcasters! Your opponent will be defenseless, and Quintet Magician is ready to strike him or her. This powerful spellcaster can deal 4,500 points of damage from a direct attack!
Furthermore, Quintet Magician is a difficult monster to destroy. Your opponent cannot destroy Quintet Magician by a card’s effect. He or she must destroy him by battle or banish him. The best strategy is to banish him from the field. Most decks do not have monsters with ATK of 4,500 or above to destroy Quintet Magician in battle.
4. Blue-Eyes Alternative Ultimate Dragon
Blue-Eyes Alternative Ultimate Dragon is one of the most destructive Fusion monsters in Yu-Gi-Oh! It has 4,500 ATK and powerful effects. This beast can destroy up to three cards in a single turn, but it cannot attack when it activates this effect. This is a very useful ability to counter your opponent’s strategy. He or she is losing many key cards.
Furthermore, Blue-Eyes Alternative Ultimate Dragon is a very difficult Fusion Monster to destroy. An opponent cannot target or destroy Blue-Eyes Alternative Ultimate Dragon with a card’s effect. There are only two ways to destroy this powerful monster. First, an opponent needs to use an effect without targeting Blue-Eyes Alternative Ultimate Dragon. Second, an opponent can play a powerful monster such as Dark Paladin to destroy it in battle.
5. Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord
Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord has four powerful effects to deal heavy amounts of damage to your opponent. First, Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord halves your opponent’s life points when it declares an attack. Second, it can attack twice in a turn if it destroys a monster by battle. Third, Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord deals damage to your opponent if he or she deals damage to you by an effect. Fourth, your opponent cannot target or destroy this monster with a card’s effect.
Furthermore, none of Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord’s effects requires a cost. You may decease a large amount of your opponent’s life points in a single battle phase. Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord has 4,500 ATK. It can destroy most monsters by battle, and deliver major damage to your opponent. A second attack from Crimson Nova Trinity the Dark Cubic Lord can win games.
6. Mirror Force Dragon
Mirror Force Dragon is one of the strongest cards in Yu-Gi-Oh! It destroys all of your opponent’s cards when it is targeted by an attack or a card’s effect. Its effect is an effective ability to destroy your opponent’s board. He or she loses all of their resources due to a single effect. Mirror Force Dragon is a difficult monster to destroy because most cards trigger its effect.
Furthermore, very few cards can counter Mirror Force Dragon. You need to play cards that do not target cards. Spell cards such as Raigeki can destroy Mirror Force Dragon without triggering its effect. Monsters such as Stardust Dragon counters Mirror Force Dragon’s effect and destroys it. True King of All Calamities can negate its effects and destroy it in battle.
7. Supreme King Dragon Starving Venom
Konami banned Supreme King Dragon Starving Venom for very good reasons. It has one of the strongest effects in Yu-Gi-Oh! Supreme King Dragon Starving Venom targets a monster on the field or in the graveyard, and copies the monster’s name and effects for the turn! This powerful ability has limitless possibilities! For example, Supreme King Dragon Starving Venom can copy Rainbow Neos, and would instantly ruin your opponent’s entire field!
8. El Shaddoll Winda
El Shaddoll Winda controls the field with her first effect. El Shaddoll Winda limits players to one special summon per turn. This effect is the perfect strategy to slow down your opponent. It prevents your opponent from summoning many monsters to the field. Many decks cannot fully function without multiple special summons in a turn.
9. Masked HERO Dark Law
Masked HERO Dark Law is one of the best Fusion monsters from a structure deck. He enforces the rules of the game, and punishes your opponent for drawing extra cards. Masked HERO Dark Law banishes a random card from your opponent’s hand if he or she draws a card outside the Draw Phase. In addition, all cards sent to your opponent’s graveyard are banished from the duel!
10. Five-Headed Dragon
Five-Headed Dragon is a powerful beast with five heads of fury! It has 5,000 attack points, and can only be destroyed by a Light monster in battle. Five-Headed Dragon is stronger than most monsters in Yu-Gi-Oh! Nearly nothing can defeat this card in battle. Five-Headed Dragon deals major damage to opponents.
However, Five-Headed Dragon has a major flaw, and that is the reason for it being ranked last on the list. An opponent can easily destroy or banish it with a card’s effect. The most effective strategy for any deck against Five-Headed Dragon is to destroy it with a card’s effect. This is the only strategy for most decks to overcome the monster. The wicked dragon does not have any protection from Spells and Traps.