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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo DS at some point.

If you owned a Nintendo DS at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few strategy games in your collection. Using your brain to solve puzzles and battle opponents is a ton of fun, and with turn-based games, puzzles, tower defense games and more, there are unlimited options to explore. With so many choices to pick from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Nintendo DS strategy games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy games that were released for Nintendo DS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll contains items like Civilization Revolution and Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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1
116 45
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
2
68 18
Advance Wars: Dual Strike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
3
101 40
Pokémon Conquest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
4
93 36
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grim... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
5
56 18
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Surv... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
6
47 13
Luminous Arc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
7
64 25
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
8
74 37
Pokémon Black/White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Pokémon Black/White 2011
9
40 15
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
10
38 18
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
11
30 14
Infinite Space is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
12
32 16
Age of Empires: The Age of Kin... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
13
31 17
Age of Empires: Mythologies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
14
27 15
Bleach: The 3rd Phantom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
15
26 16
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
16
19 10
Summon Night 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
17
17 9
Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
18
16 9
Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
19
17 10
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
20
17 10
Rondo of Swords is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
21
22 15
Civilization Revolution is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
22
24 17
Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
23
12 8
Summon Night is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
24
17 14
Spectrobes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
2007
25
27 27
Mario Party DS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games