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Dawn of Majesty and Structure Deck: Cyber Strike are Coming to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

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Stardust Dragon takes flight once more in Dawn of Majesty for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game! This Fall’s 100-card core booster set transforms Yusei’s signature Synchro Monster, hosts a gathering of Gizmeks, introduces a new Insect World Premiere theme, and more!

Dawn of Majesty is out August 13, 2021.

Let’s rev it up again! Yusei’s Stardust Dragon from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s takes flight with a brand-new slate of cards! Speed up your Stardust Dragon strategy with new Tuner monsters that can Special Summon themselves, making it easy to Synchro Summon Stardust Dragon and then upgrade it into a brand-new “Majestic” form. Draw up the blueprints for your victory with Spell and Trap Cards that benefit you further for Summoning Stardust Dragon and its more advanced forms, as well as activating their effects.

After sitting out for two sets, the Gizmeks are back in force and becoming a full-fledged theme with 4 new “Gizmek” monsters as well as their own Field Spell! These magnificent machines excel on utilizing other machines with identical ATK and DEF, so the synergy not only works with the original Gizmeks, but also with monsters from the past! Now it’s up to you to find out the hidden potential of machines yet to be in the spotlight! Duelists who missed out on the original Gizmeks can find two of them in Egyptian God Deck: Obelisk the Tormentor and another in Structure Deck: Cyber Strike.

What’s scarier: a swarm of small angry insects or one very big, very angry insect? Whichever you choose, you’ll be glad it’s on your side when you play with the brand-new World Premiere theme introduced in Dawn of Majesty! Gather a swarm of Insects that can link together to create a 3000 ATK Insect that can Tribute other Insects to deploy a stronger one or to prepare an attack with its power to climb all the way to 5000 ATK!

Dawn of Majesty also introduces:

  • A new theme that can Fusion Summon or Ritual Summon…using the same Spell Card!
  • A new Xyz Summoning theme driven by the taste and texture of sushi!
  • A new theme that continues the story of Fallen of Albaz and Dogmatika Ecclesia that began in Rise of the Duelist!
  • New cards for themes introduced in Genesis Impact, Blazing Vortex, Ancient Guardians, and Lightning Overdrive!
  • A Ritual Spell that lets you Ritual Summon monsters from your Deck instead of your hand!
  • And more!

The Dawn of Majesty booster set contains 100 new cards:

  • 50 Commons
  • 26 Super Rares
  • 14 Ultra Rares
  • 10 Secret Rares

Master the forbidden Fusion arts that combine fierce Dragon and Machine monsters with Structure Deck: Cyber Strike!

Structure Deck: Cyber Strike is out July 30, 2021.

Structure Deck: Cyber Strike enhances both of Zane Truesdale’s strategies from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime! This is one of the most customizable Structure Decks yet. You can choose to focus on Zane’s original Cyber Dragon Fusion strategy, his Dragon-based Cyberdark strategy, or play both together in a single Deck like in the later seasons of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX.

Cyber Dragons!

You can fuse together multiple copies of Cyber Dragon with Power Bond to create Zane’s signature Cyber End Dragon and raise its ATK all the way to 8000! It’s easier than ever thanks to a brand-new monster that can add Power Bond from your Deck and let you use monsters in your Graveyard as Fusion Materials for it.

Cyberdarks!

Load your Graveyard with Dragons, then equip them to your “Cyberdark” monsters to power them up! Use Cyberdark Impact! to fuse together the original 3 “Cyberdark” monsters to create Cyberdark Dragon or use Overload Fusion to fuse any 5 “Cyberdark” Effect Monsters to create Cyberdarkness Dragon instead.

Both!

Why choose just one when you can have both? Structure Deck: Cyber Strike specializes in fusing these two strategies together into a powerful hybrid strategy, and the ultimate symbol of this fusion is a new fusion of Cyberdark Dragon and Cyber End Dragon! This 5000 ATK powerhouse can also be Summoned by Tributing Cyberdarkness Dragon while equipped with Cyber End Dragon, so even the requirements for playing your new boss monster are flexible!

And More!

With the new Spell Card Cybernetic Horizon, both strategies can fuse with no malfunctions! This card allows you to add a Dragon or Machine “Cyber” monster to your hand and fill your GY with “Cyber” Dragon or Machine monsters necessary for Overload Fusion! Reach for the horizon and grasp your victory.

Structure Deck: Cyber Strike is slated to contain a 43-card Main Deck as well as a 5-card Extra Deck for a total of 48 cards*

  • 5 Ultra Rares
  • 3 Super Rares
  • 40 Commons
  • 1 Deluxe Double-Sided Game Mat/Dueling Guide

*Name and content subject to change.

Legendary Duelists: Synchro Storm and 2021 Tin of Ancient Battles for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Revealed

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

The second piece of an ancient legend stands before you!

The 2021 Tin of Ancient Battles builds (literally!) on the foundation of the 2020 Tin of Lost Memories, featuring the middle section of the mysterious Pharaonic tablet discovered in Egypt!

(Most Duelists never noticed, but the 2020 tins, and now the 2021 tins, have embossed/debossed sides, and rimless lids that fit flush with the tin body, allowing the tins to be stacked on top of each other to build the entire Pharaonic tablet – once all three pieces have been assembled!)

The eternal clash between the spirits of the Dark Magician and the Blue-Eyes White Dragon are immortalized in this carving, along with 3 brand-new World Premiere cards to give these monsters a new power boost.

Like the 2020 Tin, each 2021 Tin of Ancient Battles will contain 3 extra-large Mega-Packs, each with 1 Prismatic Secret Rare, 2 Ultra Rares, 2 Super Rares, 1 Rare, and 12 Commons.

Each Tin’s total haul will be:

  • 3 Prismatic Secret Rares
  • 6 Ultra Rares
  • 6 Super Rares
  • 3 Rares
  • 36 Commons

The 2021 Tin Mega-Pack mega-set is made up of popular cards released in 2020, including cards from Ignition Assault, Eternity Code, Rise of the Duelist, Phantom Rage, and more!

*Name, contents, and specifications subject to change


The winds of victory are swift and sure! Legendary Duelists: Synchro Storm powers up three strategies used by Duelists that specialize in WIND monsters!

First, appearing in Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, Yugo’s “Speedroid” monsters excel at quick, consecutive Synchro Summons! Start off with Summoning his signature monster, Clear Wing Synchro Dragon, then use the rest of your Speedroids to upgrade it into more advanced forms like Crystal Wing Synchro Dragon or even a brand-new WIND Synchro Dragon!

Originally released as videogame promotional cards, Sherry LeBlanc’s strategy is resurrected and revolutionized in Legendary Duelists: Synchro Storm! Hailing from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, Sherry’s cards specialize in fielding a single powerful WIND Synchro Monster. Her ace monster from the anime, Chevalier de Fleur, is a Level 8 WIND Synchro Monster that prevents your opponent from blocking your wind of victory by negating the opponent’s Spell or Trap cards during your turn.

Finally, Lulu’s Lyrilusc strategy from Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V flies back in with the new support cards! This strategy stacks up Level 1 Winged Beasts to Xyz Summon Rank 1 Xyz Monsters with as many Xyz Materials as possible. You can even combine them with “Tri-Brigade” cards from Phantom Rage, Blazing Vortex, and Lightning Overdrive to create a cool hybrid strategy!

Topping it all off, Legendary Duelists: Synchro Storm will include a hard-to-find Ghost Rare version of one of its coolest cards!

The complete Legendary Duelists: Synchro Storm booster set contains 56 cards:

  • 9 Ultra Rares
  • 8 Super Rares
  • 10 Rares
  • 29 Commons
  • 1 card from the set will also appear as a Ghost Rare.

Konami Releases a Statement about the status of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Organized Play and Promotional Events

As the developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve, Konami has been releasing updates concerning Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Organized Play and promotional events. Check out the latest update released below from Konami.

To the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) community –

We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe.

Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. continues to monitor developments and updates related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain diligent about prioritizing the overall health and safety of our fan base, Tournament Store owners and staff, and all business partners. With this in mind, although state and local openings are at various stages throughout the country, we believe it is still in the best interests of our community to extend the postponement of our Organized Play and in-store promotional events through at least Friday, April 30, 2021.

To continue supporting Official Tournament Stores (OTS) during this challenging time, we introduced Remote Duel, an Organized Play initiative to run sanctioned tournaments using Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel LinksLegacy of the DuelistLegacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution, and the traditional Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in 2020. We have been pleased to host numerous Remote Duel Extravaganzas and four successful Remote Duel Invitational virtual events since the iteration of the program. Full information about this program is shared directly with OTS and on the Official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Website (https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/remoteduel/index.html), as well as via our official social media channels on an ongoing basis.

We share our community’s enthusiasm to resume Organized Play and promotional events, and, in this vein, we are working closely with our OTS contacts and business partners, while heeding public health guidance, to determine how and when we can do this safely.

At the end of April, we will review government health authority guidelines and provide another update relating to the status of local Organized Play and promotional events.

Please continue to visit our official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG website and official social media channels on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates:

Official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG website: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialyugiohtcg/

Additionally, those with non-press-related inquiries regarding event cancellations and updates on future events and Organized Play initiatives are encouraged to contact us-opsupport@konami.com for more information.

Our thoughts remain with those affected by this pandemic and we are grateful for everyone’s commitment to the safety of our community. We thank the Yu-Gi-Oh! community for their patience and understanding during this time and look forward to sharing additional ways to connect and enjoy the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG.

The King’s Court gathers for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game!. King’s Court

The King of Games shall see you now in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game!. King’s Court revitalizes Yugi’s “Three Musketeers of Face Cards” – King’s Knight, Queen’s Knight, and Jack’s Knight – with a new high-speed Summoning strategy that always leaves you with a full hand! The new set arrives on June 25, 2021.

Joining the royal court is the World Premiere Joker’s Knight, a 2000 ATK monster similar to Magician’s Souls that can assume the identity of all 3 of the Knights. You can return Joker’s Knight from your Graveyard to your hand during each End Phase by shuffling another LIGHT Warrior from your Graveyard into your Deck, giving you a beefy, free Summon to use every turn without depleting your hand!

Joker’s Knight isn’t the only new card that’s going to keep returning to your hand though! Two more World Premiere “Joker” cards, 1 Spell and 1 Trap, will provide you with powerful effects and then return to your hand in the End Phase. Keeping your hand full is important for maximizing the power of the World Premiere Arcana Triumph Joker, who powers up based on the total number of cards in both players’ hands and lets you discard cards to destroy all face-up cards your opponent controls with the same card type!

Of course, Arcana Triumph Joker isn’t the only monster out there that powers up based on cards in-hand. If you’re looking to power up your Egyptian God Deck: Slifer the Sky Dragon, you can use these new cards to gather Tributes, add to your Summoning power, and keep Slifer the Sky Dragon strong without forgoing your ability to play your cards. Use Slifer and Arcana Triumph Joker in the same Deck for even more firepower!

King’s Court also has new cards to help out a wide variety of Decks you might have started building in 2021, including new cards related to Deck strategies and themes introduced or supported in Legendary Duelists: Season 2, Lightning Overdrive, and more! Be on the look out for Collector’s Rare versions of World Premiere cards and previously unreleased cards from Japan as well as classic and competitive favorites!

The complete King’s Court booster set contains 62-cards*:

10 Ultra Rares
15 Super Rares
37 Rares
15 cards in the set are also available as Collector’s Rares

Each booster pack contains 7 cards:
1 Foil card per pack
6 Rare cards per pack

*Contents subject to change

The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCF Gets Dual Egyptian God Decks in June

Egyptian God Deck: Slifer the Sky Dragon

Awaken the power of the Egyptian God Cards!

If you’ve ever wanted to build a Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game deck around an Egyptian God Card but didn’t know where to start, look no further than the Egyptian God Decks! Egyptian God Deck: Slifer the Sky Dragon and Egyptian God Deck: Obelisk the Tormentor serve up simple strategies to Summon and win with either Slifer the Sky Dragon or Obelisk the Tormentor.

Slifer the Sky Dragon

Slifer powers up depending on how many cards you have in your hand, so this Deck uses Token-generating effects to help you gather the 3 required Tributes while using fewer cards from your hand. After you have Slifer on the field, power it up with cards that let you draw more cards, like the brand-new Thunderforce Attack! Based on Slifer’s signature attack, this Spell can destroy all your opponent’s face-up monsters at any time, but if you use it during your own Main Phase you can draw a card for each monster destroyed!


Obelisk the Tormentor

Egyptian God Deck: Obelisk the Tormentor

Unleash the true power of Obelisk the Tormentor by Tributing 2 monsters you control and wipe your opponent’s monsters off the field! This Deck uses self-replicating monsters to provide Tributes and protect your Life Points as you get closer to drawing your Divine Beast. Obelisk’s own ability can crush your opponent’s monsters all at once, but throw in the new Spell Card, Fist of Fate, and you can negate a monster’s effect and destroy it without needing to Tribute. Activate during your own Main Phase and you can crush all your opponent’s Spells and Traps as well!


Each Egyptian God Deck is 40 cards total and includes 1 Egyptian God Card and 5 new cards – 4 unique new cards as well as 1 copy of Soul Crossing, a brand-new Quick-Play Spell Card included in both Decks that lets you Tribute Summon your Egyptian God Card by Tributing your opponent’s monsters!

Each Deck is playable on its own straight out of the box and comes with a Dueling Guide that explains the basic strategy and some rules you should know to get the most out of your Deck. Of course, if you pick up both, you can mix and match their strategies to create an awesome Deck that can wield multiple Egyptian God Cards!

Each Egyptian God Deck contains 40 cards:

  • 4 Ultra Rares
  • 4 Super Rares
  • 32 Commons
  • 1 Deluxe Game Mat/Dueling Guide

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Goes Into Lightning Overdrive in May

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Lightning Overdrive

Lightning Overdrive is poised to shock the Dueling world of Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game and reinvigorate not one, but TWO beloved monsters from the worlds of the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series!

First, Number 39: Utopia from Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL gets a brand-new version of its upgraded Number C39: Utopia Ray form! Alongside comes a new suite of supporting cards that help you Summon Utopia as well as fetch “ZW” monsters and “Rank-Up-Magic” Spells out of your Deck.

After that, Lightning Overdrive rewinds time to Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, and introduces a new upgraded form of Akiza’s beloved Black Rose Dragon! This monster will also be joined by a small retinue of “Rose Dragon” related cards to aid your Synchro Summons.

But it doesn’t stop there! A brand-new strategy invites all Duelists to explore the excitement and mystery of a monster-themed amusement park, and the story of Fallen of Albaz that began in Rise of the Duelist continues onward.

Lightning Overdrive also features the following:

  • More cards for the “War Rock” World Premiere theme introduced in Blazing Vortex.
  • New cards for strategies introduced in Phantom Rage, Genesis Impact, and Blazing Vortex.
  • New monsters for older fan-favorite themes.
  • And more!

The Lightning Overdrive booster set contains 100 new cards:

  • 50 Commons
  • 26 Super Rares
  • 14 Ultra Rares
  • 10 Secret Rares

*Set contents subject to change.

Konami Reveals New Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Accessories out in June 2021

Konami has revealed a bunch of new accessories for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game arriving June 11, 2021. They allow you to master the power that was lost millennia ago with the legendary Egyptian Gods! Slifer the Sky DragonObelisk the Tormentor, and The Winged Dragon of Ra as they return in unparalleled glory with their artwork united.

Check out what you’ll be able to get!

Master the power that was lost millennia ago with the legendary Egyptian Gods! Slifer the Sky Dragon, Obelisk the Tormentor, and The Winged Dragon of Ra return in unparalleled glory with their artwork united on the June 2021 9-Pocket Duelist Portfolio!

Each Duelist Portfolio includes 10-pages with 9 pockets per page, allowing you to display up to a total of 180 cards! Built with a side loading design, you will also get an extra layer of protection for your cards. There’s no better way to show off your collection!

*Product title and design subject to change.

Master the power that was lost millennia ago with the legendary Egyptian Gods! Slifer the Sky Dragon, Obelisk the Tormentor, and The Winged Dragon of Ra return in unparalleled glory with their artwork united on the June 2021 Card Case!

Each Card Case can fit a full Main, Side, and Extra Deck for a total of 70 sleeved cards. It also includes a special divider featuring the outside design. There’s no better way to protect your Deck while you’re on the go!

*Product title and design subject to change.

Master the power that was lost millennia ago with the legendary Egyptian Gods! Slifer the Sky Dragon, Obelisk the Tormentor, and The Winged Dragon of Ra return in unparalleled glory with their artwork united on the June 2021 Card Sleeves!

Each pack contains 50 sleeves designed to meet tournament regulation standards. There’s no better way to protect your cards during a Duel!

*Product title and design subject to change.

Master the power that was lost millennia ago with the legendary Egyptian Gods! Slifer the Sky Dragon, Obelisk the Tormentor, and The Winged Dragon of Ra return in unparalleled glory with their artwork united on the June 2021 Game Mat!

This full-sized, rubber Game Mat is the same size as Game Mats used as prizing in various Konami sanctioned events, so it is perfect to Duel your way to the top. Made with high-quality materials, your Dueling experience will be as smooth as possible!

*Product title and design subject to change.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Ancient Guardians Introduces 3 New Strategies

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Ancient Guardians

Ancient Guardians unearths powerful new monsters in Spring 2021 for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game! This 60-card booster set introduces 3 brand-new strategies along with older cards that enhance them. As in Toon Chaos and Genesis Impact, 15 cards from the set will also be available as Collector’s Rares, and these will include a mix of new cards and older favorites.

A new Graveyard-based strategy rises to the occasion! Ancient Guardians will also include hard-to-find older cards to help make your Graveyard rain with monsters so you can pit them against your opponent.

Pendulum Summon and compose a brand-new harmony! Pay close attention to the Pendulum Scales of your monsters and maximize your Pendulum Summons. Ancient Guardians will also include classic cards for Pendulum strategies like Luster Pendulum, the Dracoslayer and Ignister Prominence, the Blasting Dracoslayer.

Finally, a new theme with a spin on Synchro Summoning so cool it’ll send a chill down your opponent’s spine! Look for more information on exactly how it’ll work in 2021.

The complete Ancient Guardians booster set contains 60-cards:

10 Ultra Rares
15 Super Rares
35 Rares
*15 cards in the set are also available as Collector’s Rares

Each booster pack contains 7 cards:
1 Foil card per pack
6 Rare cards per pack

Unboxing: Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Maximum Gold

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Maximum Gold features unparalleled beauty and style with new Premium Gold Rares, the ultimate evolution of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Gold Rares. The complete Maximum Gold set contains 52 Premium Gold Rares and 110 gold-letter Rares.

We open up a box to show off some of what you might get!

Get yours now:
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Visit the Ghosts From the Past with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game in March 2021

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

History comes to life in Ghosts From the Past! The 136-card all-foil collector Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game set bolsters 9 popular themes from the past, introduces 2 brand-new themes, helps you build some of the Decks featured both in this booster and in recent Core Boosters, and to top it all off, debuts 5 new Ghost Rares that’ll be must-haves for your collection!

Nine Themes From the Past!

Ghosts From the Past has new cards for 9 different themes from the past. Strategies from many different eras in Yu-Gi-Oh!’s history, like Dragunity, Shaddoll, and Cipher will be bolstered!

Two Brand-New Themes!

The villainous Spectre’s “Sunavalon” strategy from Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS takes root in Ghosts From the Past! This Plant-based Link Summoning theme lays out a cunning web of interconnected monster effects to trap unsuspecting Duelists. The second new theme will be a game original strategy.

Want to Try Out a New Deck?

If you thought the new Metalfoes cards in Blazing Vortex were cool but didn’t have the rest of the cards to try the Deck out, you can find them here in Ghosts From the Past. Need the original Armed Dragon LV10 to complete your Armed Dragon Deck? It’s here. You can also find cards like Raidraptor – Tribute Lanius, Dark Requiem Xyz Dragon, and Phantom Knights’ Fog Blade that you might need for that Raidraptor/Phantom Knight team-up Deck you’ve been working on since Phantom Rage released!

Glorious Ghost Rares!

Five cards in this set will appear exclusively (and rarely!) as beautiful Ghost Rares! See cards you love, like Blue-Eyes Alternative White Dragon, like you’ve never seen them before.

Ghosts From the Past has 136 cards total, with 45 new cards and 91 returning cards, 5 of which appear only as Ghost Rares. All other cards appear in the standard gold Ultra Rare technology. Each box contains three, 5-card Ghosts From the Past packs for a total of 15 cards.

The complete Ghosts From the Past set contains 136 cards:

  • 5 Ghost Rares
  • 131 Ultra Rares

*Set name and contents subject to change.

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