10 Best (Affordable) YuGiOh! Cards of 2022

10 Best (Affordable) YuGiOh! Cards of 2022

With a huge collector’s market and several successful tournaments every year, YuGiOh! card collection is nothing to be taken lightly. In fact, the TCG is slowly solidifying its place among some of the most premium card collection games ever. Many new YuGiOh! cards and booster sets were released this year, which kept the player base at bay and hungry for more. 

If by chance, you’ve missed some of the biggest YuGiOh! releases this year, we’ve got you covered. Below are some of the best cards the TCG has to offer in 2022.

Emergency Teleport 

teleport

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Part of The Grand Creators deck, Emergency Teleport was an instant hit upon release. The card gives the player the ability to special summon a level 3 or lower monster from the deck or hand, which can afterward be banished by the End Phase of the turn. 

The card also sold quite a lot of copies due to it being very cheap this time around. Before its fateful reprint this year, copies of the card were fairly expensive. However, due to the regular/Collector’s rare versions of the card now being easily available, the price of the card didn’t blow up. 

Link into the VRAINS!

Link into the VRAINS!

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Part of the highly anticipated and acclaimed Tin of The Pharaoh’s Gods set, Link into the Vrains is one of the coolest cards you’ll come across in 2022. The card basically allows the player to summon a Link monster with added protection, that is your opponent cannot stop the summon or activate any effects when your link is on the field.

Moreover, even if your monster is destroyed, you can still add a monster from your GY to your hand. So, overall, the card is very useful and can help in a variety of situations. This is the reason everyone has got their eyes on the card since its release.

The Revived Sky God

The Revived Sky God

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Using ‘Slifer the Sky Dragon’ has never been easier because of this card. You can bring Slifer back from the Graveyard and draw an additional six cards. Now, you don’t have to go through all the hassle to set up Slifer in order to destroy your opponent’s monsters as soon as they touch the field.

Undoubtedly, one of the best cards out there, The Revived Sky God will make sure that you’re able to win the game with relative ease.

Crossout Designator

Crossout Designator

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Crossout Designator is similar in many regards to Called by the Grave, a very powerful card used to inhibit hand traps. However, it doesn’t allow you to call back cards from the Graveyard. 

Although Crossout designator will require a bit more of a set-up before being deployed compared to Called by the Grave, it’s a card that you would always want to have in your arsenal for the type of decks that can make good use of it. Overall, a great card for countering hand traps.

Blue-Eyes White Dragon

Blue Eyes White Dragon

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One of the very few alt cards in the Tin of the Pharaoh’s Gods set, Blue-Eyes White Dragon is without a doubt a great collectible. Its prices have been soaring for quite some time now. The card represents one of the most iconic monsters in the game and for that reason, has been extremely popular among the YuGiOh! player base.

Overall, a must-have for veteran YuGiOh! players or collectors looking to make a profit later on.

Guardian Chimera 

Guardian Chimera

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Guardian Chimera has seen a lot of fluctuation in its price recently, even seeing highs of $50-60 in April this year. It is essentially one of the most popular and best-selling secret-rare cards of the year. The card is highly effective in competitive play as it turns out to be an extremely formidable move.

Overall, Guardian Chimera is arguably the best fusion summon card you can get your hands on in 2022. Competitive players are recommended to have one in their decks for that special boost if they can afford it. 

Lightning Storm

Lightning Storm

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Part of the Holiday Box Magnificent Mavens in 2022, Lightning Storm is that one staple card that you can never seem to ignore. You can, in essence, destroy all of your opponent’s attack monsters as well as any spells or effects that your opponent might have active on the field. 

This move might not be as effective as it may sound because many monsters nowadays have some sort of protection, but it is still not a bad card. In fact, it has remained popular among players throughout 2022.

Forbidden Droplet

Forbidden Droplet

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Forbidden droplet arguably offers the most powerful blanket negation among any of the cards recently released. Although the card is costly, the sheer power that it offers almost justifies its cost and demand. The card can be used to negate the effects of relatively large groups of monsters or to deal with a singular, more powerful threat.

Moreover, the cost of using this card can almost equate to net zero, as you send field cards to the graveyard as well. Overall, it’s an immensely powerful card with many strategic applications.  

Pot of Prosperity

Pot of Prosperity

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The 2022 Tin of the Pharaoh’s Gods set brought with itself a great number of competitive, sought-after cards. Out of these, the Pot of Prosperity definitely stands out and is regarded by many as the best Pot spell ever. 

The card will aid you greatly in searching your deck as you can banish up to 6 cards from your extra deck. Afterward, you can excavate the same number of cards from your deck. That is a formidable amount of power in your hands by all means. The card is definitely one of the very best the TCG has to offer right now.

Ash Blossom and Joyous Spring

Ash Blossom

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One of the most competitive cards in the market today, Ash Blossom and Joyous Spring stays ever so relevant due to its versatility and universal effectiveness. The fact that Ash Blossom has almost fully retained its value even after more than 6 reprintings is a testament to its legacy in competitive play. 

The powerful hand trap has been consistently used by players in a variety of strategic situations and has never failed to amaze. Overall, the card is undoubtedly one of the most used and popular hand traps in the TCG in 2022. 

And with that, our list of the 10 Best YuGiOh! Cards of 2022 comes to an end. Which one of these cards have you tried? We recommend you get them all to enjoy the YuGiOh! experience to the fullest.