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Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel GX: Duel Academy Box Revealed

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game player, prepare to get your game on with the new Speed Duel GX: Duel Academy Box! Just like the popular Speed Duel: Battle City Box, it is designed to allow up to 8 players to jump into their own dynamic tournament experience and includes a static pool of around 200 cards to construct various popular strategies from, most of which are brand new to Speed Duel! Here are just a few of the things you can look forward to in the new box:

  • Brand-new Skill Cards introduce legendary Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime to Speed Duel! Become “Elemental HERO” enthusiast, Jaden Yuki, fulfill your destiny as Aster Phoenix, teach the class a lesson as Dr. Crowler, and more!
  • Heaps of new cards for Speed Duel to add to the Speed Duel Deck you already have or discover new strategies to try out!
  • Duel in style with Secret Rare variants of popular GX-era cards!
  • And more!

To use a card in Speed Duel it must have the Speed Duel Symbol on the card, cards without the Symbol are not legal, but Speed Duel cards can be used in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Skill Cards may only be used in Speed Duel.

 Speed Duel GX: Duel Academy Box arrives February 25, 2022.

 MSRP: $29.99

 Speed Duel GX: Duel Academy Box!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game – Speed Duel Box featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Revealed

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Arriving February 18, 2022, Speed Duel Box featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! GX is designed to allow up to 8 players to jump into their own dynamic tournament experience and includes a static pool of around 200 cards to construct various popular strategies from, most of which are brand new to Speed Duel!

Here are just a few of the things you can look forward to in the new box:

  • Brand-new Skill Cards introduce legendary Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime to Speed Duel! Become “Elemental HERO” enthusiast, Jaden Yuki, fulfill your destiny as Aster Phoenix, teach the class a lesson as Dr. Crowler, and more!
  • Heaps of new cards for Speed Duel to add to the Speed Duel Deck you already have or discover new strategies to try out!
  • Duel in style with Secret Rare variants of popular GX-era cards!
  • And more!

To use a card in Speed Duel it must have the Speed Duel Symbol on the card, cards without the Symbol are not legal, but Speed Duel cards can be used in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Skill Cards may only be used in Speed Duel.

Speed Duel Box featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! GX will retail for $29.99.

Speed Duel, Genesis Impact, and Legendary Duelists: Season 2 for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game in December 2020 and January 2021

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As the season gets colder, competition is heating up in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG). Konami presents three hot releases in December and January, from new beginnings to new twists on some of the game’s greatest stories. With the return of Speed Dueling, Collector’s Rares, colorful Ultra Rares and collectible dice, the Winter season’s set to deliver more of what you love. And as a holiday surprise, you’ll have more opportunities to Duel from home and score amazing prizes! Here’s what’s happening.

First up, get the set that lets you and your friends relive one of the greatest Yu-Gi-Oh! arcs of all time! The Speed Duel: Battle City Box is designed to let 8 Duelists battle it out however you see fit. The Speed Duel: Battle City Box includes over 200 cards so you can build popular strategies and harness the power of iconic cards that are new to Speed Dueling. The mighty Egyptian God Cards Obelisk the TormentorSlifer the Sky Dragon, and The Winged Dragon of Ra descend on your Duels, while JinzoDark Paladin and XYZ-Dragon Cannon fire back, and that’s just the beginning.

Build the strategies of Battle City just like Yugi, Kaiba, Espa Roba, Ishizu Ishtar, Arkana and many more. Or draft the cards between friends for different play modes! Each Speed Duel: Battle City Box includes 20 Skill Cards, 16 of which are brand new. And since the original Battle City tournament had high stakes, this version of the story holds a unique surprise as well. Each Speed Duel: Battle City Box includes a special prize pack with 8 Secret Rares from a pool of 24 cards. A mix of fan-favorites and Dueling icons get the Secret Rare treatment: gift one to each competitor, let the winner take all, or keep them for yourself! From start to finish, the Speed Duel: Battle City Box puts you in charge.

Speed Duel: Battle City Box races onto the scene December 11, with 4 Yugi Deluxe Game Mats, 4 Kaiba Deluxe Game Mats, and 228 cards: 200 Commons, 20 Skill Cards and 8 of 24 Secret Rares. MSRP: $29.99 per box.

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Speed Duel: Battle City Box

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Genesis Impact

Then, Genesis Impact marks the arrival of three brand-new strategies, starting with a new theme joining into the history of Dueling’s most storied Spellcasters like Invoked, Witchcrafter, Endymion and more!  Armed with Fusion, Synchro, Xyz, and Link Summoning, this new concordance of the 4 Spellcasters combines various Summoning Techniques for a Magical Supremacy! Unravel Dueling’s magical history in your hands!

Genesis Impact also introduces a new strategy that takes an entirely different approach to Ritual Summons; instead of matching Levels, you’ll gather Machine-type Tributes with ATK equal or greater than the ATK of the Ritual Monster you want to Summon. And this new tribe comes prepared with an even greater power: they can Ritual Summon monsters from your Graveyard. So prepare your rites! With the new Ritual supports, Summon the new Ritual Monsters with one of the highest ATK and DEF in Ritual Summoning history, and the powerhouse Ritual Monsters you’ve always wanted to play again!

Finally, get ready to go Live with Dueling’s new dynamic duo with a stunning secret! By day they’re popular livestreamers with legions of fans, but by night they [We’ve restricted access to this section. Please enter the Secret Password.] As Main Deck monsters each twin Special Summons the other, and together they work the algorithm to swing Life Points. But upgrade them to their Link Monster counterparts and you’ll unleash their true teamwork and cause calamity for your opponent!

Genesis Impact arrives on December 18, with 10 Ultra Rares, 15 Super Rares, and 35 Rares for a total of 60 cards, with 15 cards also available as Collector’s Rares. Each pack contains 7 cards: 1 Foil card and 6 Rares. MSRP: $3.99 per pack.

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From there it’s time to reopen the vault: Legendary Duelists are back again! Legendary Duelists: White Dragon Abyss and Legendary Duelists: Sisters of the Rose celebrated Duelists like Seto Kaiba, Mai Valentine, Alexis Rhodes and Akiza Izinski, breathing new life into strategies like Rose Dragons, Harpies, and Blue-Eyes White DragonLegendary Duelists: Season 2 is your first chance for a second shot at hard-to-find cards like Kaiba’s Bingo Machine, Go!!!, Zane’s Cyberload Fusion, Mai’s Harpie Perfumer and Anna Kaboom’s Superdreadnought Rail Cannon Juggernaut Liebe. With 10 more cards than Legendary Duelists: Season 1, this sequel follow-up is bigger and better than the original.

Each box of Legendary Duelists: Season 2 comes with 1 of 10 Secret Rares, including 2 new cards never available before: 1 card for Kite’s “Galaxy-Eyes” strategy, and 1 card for Kaiba’s “Blue-Eyes”Deck. Every box will also have 2 Legendary Duelists: Season 2 packs, each with 18 cards: 15 Commons and 3 Ultra Rares. And while Legendary Duelists: Season 1 introduced colorful Ultra Rares – appearing in blue, green or purple foil lettering – every Ultra Rare in Season 2 can appear in those 3 colors, as well as the standard gold! That means more chances to find the Ultra Rare you want, and more opportunities to customize your Decks with your favorite colors.

Legendary Duelists: Season 2 is available January 22. Eachbox comes with 1 of several collectible dice, 30 Commons, 2 standard Ultra Rares, 4 colorful Ultra Rares and 1 Secret Rare. The complete Legendary Duelists: Season 2 set contains 131 cards: 91 Commons; 30 Ultra Rares available in standard, blue, green or purple; and 10 Secret Rares. MSRP: $14.99 per set.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Legendary Duelists: Season 2

Want to put your Dueling skills to the test? Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is just around the corner! On December 5 and 6, you’ll have the opportunity to Remote Duel your way to greatness, earning exclusive prizes. Earlier this year, fans everywhere voted on what Link Monster they wanted to see on a future promotional item, and the exclusive Game Mat for this Yu-Gi-Oh! Day will feature the winner: Crystron Halqifibrax! Prove your mettle, and you may find yourself on the path to qualify for the next Remote Duel Invitational. Then, on December 19 and 20, and January 23 and 24, KONAMI will host 2 Remote Duel Extravaganzas! These incredible events will offer numerous tournaments in different formats. Get ready to compete amongst some of Dueling’s best, all from the comfort of your own home.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel Box 2020 arrives in December and Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers in November

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Konami has updated the release dates for some of their upcoming releases for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers (SRP: $9.99) will be now be arriving on November 20, 2020.

Speed Duel: Battle City Box (SRP: $29.99) will be hitting shelves on December 11, 2020.

Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers

Master the elements alongside the Charmers and their familiars with Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers!

Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers focuses on Spellcasters and controlling monsters of many Attributes. Basic Charmers can steal away monsters that match their Attribute, and if you control even one Charmer, you can fill the field with familiars! Buff the whole team with Awakening of the Possessed then back up your monsters with powerful Spiritual Art cards that let you remove the best card from your opponent’s hand, bury any card they control to the bottom of the Deck, inflict massive damage, and more!

The Charmer cards have some of the most popular artwork in all the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, and Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers will add to that legacy with variant artwork of the “Familiar-Possessed” versions of Hiita, Wynn, Aussa, and Eria. Each Deck will come with 1 of these 4 variant art cards.

In addition, 5 new pieces of art have been created showing the daily lives of the Charmers and their familiars, and each Structure Deck will have 1 of 5 Tokens featuring one of these pieces. New artwork will also be featured on the playing side of the Deluxe Game Mat. There are 5 Deluxe Game Mats in total, each also featuring 1 of the 5 new pieces of art. Don’t forget to check out the reverse side for strategic advice and a look at early concept illustrations for some of the new art featured in Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers!

Each Structure Deck: Spirit Charmers contains:

  • 5 Ultra Rares (4 fixed + 1 of 4 Variant Art cards)
  • 2 Super Rares
  • 35 Commons
  • 1 of 5 Super Rare Token Cards
  • 1 of 5 Double-sided Deluxe Game Mats/Dueling Guide
Speed Duel Box

Relive the fierce competition of the epic Battle City tournament with your friends, in the Speed Duel Box*!

Designed to allow up to 8 players to jump into their own dynamic tournament experience, the Speed Duel Box* includes a static pool of 200 cards to construct various popular strategies from, 193 of which are brand-new to Speed Dueling! Whether you prefer to keep the strategies together, or draft the card pool between your friends, you decide how you want to play!

The coveted Egyptian God Cards finally descend upon Speed Duel! Devastate with Obelisk the Tormentor, overwhelm with Slifer the Sky Dragon, or rule with The Winged Dragon of Ra! Other iconic cards have also been introduced, including powerhouses like Jinzo, Dark Paladin, and XYZ-Dragon Cannon.

With Skill Cards for many legendary Duelists from the anime, you can Duel as some of your favorite characters. Harness Yami Yugi’s bold tactics, Kaiba’s calculated power, or experience the darker side with the villainous Espa Roba, Odion Ishitar, Arkana, and more!

Each Speed Duel Box* contains 20 Skill Cards, 16 of which are brand-new. Fully customize your strategy even further with special effects unique to Speed Duel, giving you endless hours of Deck-building experience!

Kaiba hosted the Battle City tournament to claim the legendary Egyptian God Cards as his own, so it would only be fitting for you to Duel for exclusive prizes of your own too. To top off the Speed Duel Box*, a special prize pack will be included with 8 Secret Rares from a pool of 24 cards. Channel your inner Rare Hunter and upgrade some of the most iconic cards in Dueling history, along with other fan favorites, to the highest Speed Duel rarity ever released! You can distribute them as prizing in your own tournament, give one to each of the participants, or just keep them all for yourself!

Each Speed Duel Box* contains:

  • 200 Commons
  • 20 Skill Cards
  • 8 (of 24) Secret Rares
  • 4 2-Player Deluxe Game Mats

To use a card in Speed Dueling it must have the Speed Dueling Symbol on the card, cards without the Symbol are not legal. Skill Cards may only be used in Speed Dueling.

*Name and contents subject to change.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium & Twisted Nightmares Out in May

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Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium & Twisted Nightmares

Return to the Shadow Realm with the brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium & Twisted Nightmares!

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium & Twisted Nightmares each contain 2 fully customizable Decks, 4 brand-new Skill Cards, and 2 Ultra Rare variant cards. Choose your side and relive two of the darkest Duels from the original series!

Yugi and Pegasus face off in Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium, themed after their epic clash from the end of Duelist Kingdom! Each Duelist brings a 31-card Deck that can be modified depending on which Skill Card you want to play. Yugi brings support for both Gaia the Fierce Knight andhis Ritual Monster, Black Luster Soldier to fight off Pegasus’s army of “Toon” monsters and Thousand-Eyes Restrict! With each character having access to 2 brand-new Skill Cards to support their strategies, you decide the outcome!  

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Twisted Nightmares pits two masters of the Shadow Realm against each other. With two 30-card Decks designed to be customized around whichever of their 2 brand-new Skill Cards you want to play, you can relive their sinister Duel from the end of Battle City! Wield the power of Bakura’s corrupt Dark Necrofear and Dark Ruler Ha Des against Marik’s devious Lava Golem andDark Lucius”monsters! Featuring brand-new Skill Cards infused with the power of signature Spell Cards from their legendary Duel, their fate is in your hands!

Speed Dueling is a great way to get a taste of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME while also providing compelling new gameplay options for existing fans. Keep an eye out on the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME events page to find out where you can play Speed Dueling events!

Each Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Match of the Millennium contains:
1 x 31-Card Yugi Deck
1 x 31-Card Pegasus Deck
4 Skill Cards (2 for Yugi and 2 for Pegasus)
2 Ultra Rare variant cards

Each Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks: Twisted Nightmares contains:
1 x 30-Card Bakura Deck
1 x 30-Card Marik Deck
4 Skill Cards (2 for Bakura and 2 for Marik)
2 Ultra Rare variant cards

To use a card in Speed Dueling it must have the Speed Dueling Symbol on the card, other versions of the same card are not legal.

Skill Cards may only be used in Speed Dueling events.

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