let the opponent fill his creature slots, drop their attack to 0. Fill his monster slots with clay effigies. Cast dire benediction on your own wailing yokai's. It's fun to draw 7 cards with one balance. Dead angler is just a fun blocker that forces the enemy to take 3 damage a pop. It does a surprising amount of damage that the enemy often underestimate, toward the end of the game. You're supposed to have 2 yellow, 2 orange, 3 purple and 3 green gems at the end.