Genex

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Genex
"Locomotion R-Genex" and "Genex Controller" in the artwork of "Divergence"
"Locomotion R-Genex" and "Genex Controller" in the artwork of "Divergence"
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  • ジェネクス
  • Jenekusu (romanized)
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  • Jenekseu (romanized)
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"Genex" (ジェネクス Jenekusu) is an archetype of mostly Machine monsters with various Attributes (primarily DARK) that exist in the TCG/OCG. Most of their effects involves adding monsters from the Deck to the hand and Special Summon them, as well as using "Genex Controller" with low-Level monsters of the four basic Attributes for Synchro Summon. The name of "Genex" Synchro Monsters takes after sources of energy such as hydroelectric, geothermal, solar, etc.

"Genex" monsters were introduced in Duel Terminal - Invasion of Worms!!. A sub-archetype, "R-Genex", was added in Justice Strikes Back!!, Champion of Chaos!! and Charge of the Genex!!.

Members[edit]

Monster Related archetype
Genex Ally Bellflame Neo Flamvell
Genex Ally Birdman Mist Valley
Genex Ally Powercell Steelswarm
Genex Ally Reliever Naturia
Genex Ally Solid Gishki
Genex Ally Volcannon Jurrac
Genex Army Monarch
Genex Blastfan Gusto
Genex Furnace Flamvell
Genex Gaia Gem-Knight
Genex Undine Ice Barrier
R-Genex Magma Laval
Genex Ally Triarm Ally of Justice
Genex Ally Triforce Worm
Locomotion R-Genex Lswarm
Vindikite R-Genex Dragunity

Playing style[edit]

In terms of viability, the "Genex" archetype suffers from having purely monsters and no Spell/Trap support. While the main archetype mostly revolves around the use of "Genex Controller" to achieve various effects and perform Synchro Summons of the Extra Deck monsters, "R-Genex" focuses on assisting the Special Summon of Genex and "R-Genex" monsters for swarming, and "Genex Ally" focuses on manipulating the six attributes to achieve different effects.