Total Nerd The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games  

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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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45 13
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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41 12
Pokémon Conquest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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35 9
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grim... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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27 8
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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33 14
Pokémon Black/White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Pokémon Black/White 2011

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21 7
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wi... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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15 3
Advance Wars: Dual Strike is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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20 9
Mario Party DS is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Mario Party DS Nov 19 2007

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12 3
Luminous Arc is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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13 4
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Surv... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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13 7
Harvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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9 4
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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11 6
Scribblenauts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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10 6
Infinite Space is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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9 5
Prism: Light the Way is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Prism: Light the Way Oct 17 2007

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9 5
Bleach: The 3rd Phantom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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9 5
Spectrobes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Spectrobes 2007

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6 3
Age of Empires: Mythologies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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9 7
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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6 4
Civilization Revolution is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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5 3
Zendoku is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Zendoku Jan 01 2007

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5 3
Picross DS is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Picross DS Jul 30 2007

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6 5
Age of Empires: The Age of Kin... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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6 5
Rondo of Swords is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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4 3
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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4 3
Anno 1701 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Anno 1701 2006

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4 3
Worms: Open Warfare is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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3 2
Tom Clancy's EndWar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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2 1
Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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5 5
Summon Night 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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5 5
Ninjatown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Ninjatown Oct 28 2008

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3 3
Star Fox Command is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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3 3
Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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2 2
Bejeweled Twist is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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2 2
SimCity DS is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
SimCity DS Jun 19 2007

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1 1
Snood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Snood 1996

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1 1
The Humans is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
The Humans 1992

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1 1
Tank Beat is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Tank Beat 2007

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1 1
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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1 1
Thrillville: Off the Rails is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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6 7
The Urbz: Sims in the City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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5 6
Deal or No Deal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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5 6
Zoo Tycoon DS is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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4 5
Worms: Open Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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4 5
Summon Night is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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4 5
SimCity Creator is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games

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3 4
Pokémon Trozei! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Pokémon Trozei! Oct 20 2005

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2 3
Steel Horizon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
Steel Horizon Jul 02 2007

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2 3
M&M's Break' Em is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games
M&M's Break' Em 2007

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2 3
Ultimate Brain Games is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Strategy Games