Magistus

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Magistus
"Vahram, the Magistus Divinity Dragon"
Japanese
  • マギストス
  • Magisutosu (romanized)

French
  • Magistus

German
  • Magistus

Italian
  • Magistus

Korean
  • 마기스토스

Portuguese
  • Magistus

Spanish
  • Magistus


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This is the story of the "beginning".

— The archetype's tagline in promotional material

"Magistus" (マギストス Magisutosu) is an archetype of monsters with various Types and Attributes which debuted in Deck Build Pack: Genesis Impactors.

Etymology[edit]

Magistus is based on Hermes Trismegistus, the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism.

Design[edit]

The members of this archetype seem to be related with "Endymion", "Invoked", and "Witchcrafter" archetypes by lore. They are probably supposed to be the ancestors, or instead, the younger counterparts of the leaders, of above archetypes (who eventually became the founder of their respective magician groups). (Strangely enough, "Rilliona, the Magistus of Verre" looks more mature than her "Witchcrafter" counterpart.)

Members

Member Origin Counterparts
Vahram, the Divinity Dragon Atash Behram N/A
Zoroa Zoroaster N/A
Ninaruru, the Glass Goddess Ninhursag Witchcrafter Golem Aruru
Crowley Aleister Crowley Aleister the Invoker
Crowley, the First Propheseer
Artemis, the Moon Maiden Artemis Selene, Queen of the Master Magicians
Reflection of Endymion
Endymion Endymion Endymion, the Master Magician
Endymion, the Mighty Master of Magic
Aiwass, the Spell Spirit Aiwass The staff of "Aleister the Invoker"
Rilliona Cendrillon Witchcrafter Madame Verre
Magistus Invocation Invocation The Book of the Law & Invocation
Magistus Theurgy Theologia Germanica
Evocation
N/A
Trismagistus Trismegistus (name)
Hermetica (artwork)
N/A
Magistus Vritra Vritra N/A

Playing style[edit]

Magistus focus on Summoning Level 4 Spellcasters and equipping them with the Deck's multitude of Extra Deck monsters, which grant effects to the Main Deck monsters ranging from searching to protection to battle oriented effects; such as ATK gaining, multiple attacks, or immediate destruction when battling. Through their Spell card, "Magistus Theurgy", they can equip any Extra Deck monster to a Magistus late in the game though. However, what holds the deck back is an inherent level of slowness that leaves the deck rarely able to stand alone and needing to be supported by other decks; such as Invoked or Dogmatika.

However, the deck does contain a unique level of flexibility because of this factor and can be used in many different ways to remove threats from the board. One part in particular is Grimoire Crowley's ability to make any of the core six Invoked Fusion Monsters due to its Attribute Changing Effect. As well, this lets the deck create various Rank 4 monsters; such as Bahamut Shark into Toadally Awesome using Crowley as a WATER monster and Master Endymion.

Recommended cards[edit]

Trivia[edit]