This deck can no longer be used in the metagame due to Hall of Fame restrictions.

Eggplant Sapphire
(Nasu Safaia)
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Eggplant Sapphire is a combo reanimate deck type.


It uses the synergy between Dandy Eggplant and Inferno Gate to quickly put a powerful creature to your graveyard, in this case Bolmeteus Sapphire Dragon in order to reanimate it to cause massive damage to your opponent.

During Phoenix Saga, the release of DM-19 Spectacle Nova brought an utterly new card to the game, Inferno Gate. Because of its restriction-less revival capabilities the card became a metagame favorite. With the earlier released Bolmeteus and Dandy Eggplant, it created a devastating metadeck to rise, for the first time in history by featuring reanimation.

This deck was primarily a DFN deck, with Nature to help in Mana Acceleration and recovery, Fire for more powerful creatures and Darkness for removal, discard and triggers.

Using the said deck type, players were able to revive Bolmeteus as quickly as fourth turn and burn their opponents shields! Along with Bolmeteus, players began to run many other powerful as well as costly creatures to be revived.

Because of the speed and relentless tricks of the deck type it became quickly one of the most prominent metadecks.


This deck won many Tournaments reliably. Then, because of success of Bolmeteus Sapphire Dragon and his very high shield burn capabilities was "directly" Banned on January 15, 2007, completely destroying the deck type. And later Inferno Gate as well as dandy Eggplant Suffered severe restrictions, leaving the former meta deck only in Duel Masters' history.

Recommended cards

Recommended cards: Reason:
Dandy Eggplant Core 1; Searches and Puts Sapphire into the graveyard.
Bolmeteus Sapphire Dragon Core 2; unbelievably powerful finisher that has no real counters at that time.
Inferno Gate Core 3; Reanimates any non-evolution creature for 5 mana.
Slash Charger Send Sapphire to the Grave directly from deck.
Faerie Life Early Mana Acceleration.
Ghost Touch Restrict your opponents options.
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