Yu-Gi-Oh is an awesome game that is played by millions all over the world. Monsters are the most important cards in your deck, it’s important to have a good balance between monsters who can destroy your opponent and monsters that can protect you. For the majority of duellists of today, offense is the best defense. Your opponent can’t attack you if you’re already beating them can they?
If, for whatever reason, you’re looking for high defense point monsters for your deck then look no further! Here’s the list of the 10 highest defense point monsters in the game!
Important note: Due to a lot of powerful cards having 4000-5000 ATK/DEF, these cards are not included in the list. Only cards with more DEF than ATK can make it. Otherwise the list would be full of monsters with 5000 or 4000 ATK/DEF!
10. Ironhammer the Giant
This monster is difficult to summon but powerful. It can be a game changer if you manage to get it on the field. You can get this card as a Super Rare foil in the Hidden Arsenal 7: Knight of Stars booster pack set. The art-work is pretty cool tool, would be an amazing card if it was more to do with general Rock attribute monsters.
Packs you can get this card in: Hidden Arsenal 7: Knight of Stars
9. Grandopolis, The Eternal Golden City
As is tradition with cards that have effects of this nature, this card cannot be used in a duel. It’s added in anyway because it’s such an interesting card!
There is no English version currently released so you’ll never get one unfortunately, but this monster is very interesting and it’s a shame such awesome art was wasted.
Packs you can get this card in: Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2013 prize cards
8. Tierra, Source of Destruction
What a card this is. Great attack, awesome defense and an extremely good effect. This card is found as a Super Rare in the Raging Tempest booster set. It looks like there’s a myriad of different decks, strategies and synergies you can do with this card!
Packs you can get this card in: Raging Tempest
7. Infernoid Tierra
Quite obviously the ‘evil’ version of Tierra, Source of Destruction. This fusion monster boasts great stats but the effect doesn’t look too great for what you have to sacrifice. That art though is incredible, it genuinely looks intimidating. Maybe an Infernoid player can explain the usefulness of the effect?
Packs you can get this card in: Clash of Rebellions
6. Superheavy Samurai Warlord Susanowo
The Superheavy Samurai have a ton of great support cards and are surprisingly fun to use. One of the more powerful cards is this card, Susan. It has a unique effect that is difficult to counter, particularly if you get more than one on the field at the same time. Susan is a great card with powerful stats and effects, definitely worth having a look at.
5. Valkyrion the Magna Warrior
Valkyrion was a pretty useless card for a while until the release of the Magnet Warrior support cards. It’s now much easier to summon and with its stats, it can now actually be slightly viable. You won’t win any tournaments with it but this classic card is a blast to use.
4. Number 81: Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Super Dora
Dat name length.
It’s not the first monster you’d want to summon if you had 2 level 10 monsters on the field but it has a decent effect with great ATK/DEF. This card can be obtained via the Dark Illusion booster packs as a Super Rare foil.
Packs you can get this card in: The Dark Illusion
3. Invoked Elysium
This card has a fairly situational effect and is difficult to summon but the ATK/DEF make up for this. It can be devastating in the right deck but it can also be slotted into a number of different attribute decks. It’s not recommended to build a deck around it but it can be a useful tool if you have the slots spare.
Packs you can get this card in: Fusion Enforcers
2. Exxod, Master of the Guard
Oh how the mighty have fallen. Exxod was extremely powerful at its point of release, many duelists felt the burning agony of watching their opponent flip summon continuously while they were desperately hoping to draw a card that could do something. The cost is quite high as it only came in a structure deck which is now very rare, some going for up to £30 on eBay.
Packs you can get this card in: Structure Deck: Invincible Fortress
1. Cxyz Skypalace Babylon
Although the top 4 cards all have the same defense, this card takes the number 1 spot for its attack points. The effect alone is considerably powerful, especially when you consider its ATK/DEF. However, 3 level 11 monsters to summon it? Pointless really. Its awesome artwork and decent effect make it worth mentioning but it does fail to be a decent card unless you’re going full-out defense.
Packs you can get this card in: Number Hunters