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Hey Exo, I play advanced format but prefer cards a little older. I try to avoid using xyz monsters but I do use synchros. I want to build a deck that is a mix of beatdown and burn. I love the burn idea but I can't stand running a stall deck. Any ideas?

I think something Fire Based would be good here then.

We can use Volcanic Counter and Spiritual Fire Art - Kurenai to get the damage in (Blaster is the best card to tribute for it, since you'll just get it back anyway.
We'll back that up with a Volcanic Engine to continuously drop Volcanic Shells to the Graveyard for Blaster Food.
I know you're not a fan of Xyz monsters, but Summoner Monk -> Volcanic Rocket will allow you to make Lavalval Chain to send Blaster to the Graveyard (and Volcanic Counter too if it survives the turn). Chain's also a FIRE monster, so it fits right in.

Flamvells will finish the deck up, since they give Summoner Monk versatility, while providing a massive finisher in Rekindling.
I'd go something like this:

1 Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos
3 Volcanic Rocket
3 Flamvell Firedog
3 Volcanic Shell
2 Summoner Monk
2 Volcanic Counter
2 Flamvell Magician
2 Card Trooper

3 Mystical Space Typhoon
2 Pot of Duality
2 Forbidden Lance
1 Book of Moon
1 Blaze Accelerator
2 Rekindling
1 Foolish Burial

3 Spiritual Fire Art - Kurenai
2 Mirror Force
1 Torrential Tribute
1 Bottomless Trap Hole
1 Solemn Warning
1 Breakthrough Skill
1 Compulsory Evacuation Device

Extra Deck: (This is Ideal, but you can remove anything you don't want
2 Lavalval Chain
1 Number 101 - Silent Honor ARK
1 Abyss Dweller
1 Gagaga Cowboy
1 Diamond Dire Wolf
1 Number 50 - Blackship of Corn
1 Stardust Dragon
1 Scrap Dragon
2 Crimson Blader
1 Thought Ruler Archfiend
1 Colossal Fighter
1 Black Rose Dragon
1 Star Eater

Give that a try, see what you think.


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