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This is a guide to to the January 2022 run of the Tag Duel Tournament event in the game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. Read on to learn how to participate in the tournament, and obtain the different gifts and rewards available during the event.

About the Tag Duel Tournament

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The Tag Duel Tournament is a recurring event in Duel Links where players can participate in a series of Tag Duels against other in-game characters to obtain exclusive rewards and prizes.

Event Schedule

Tag Duel Tournament Schedule
01/14/2022 (Fri) 5:00 AM UTC ~ 01/24/2022 (Mon) 4:59 AM UTC

Tag Duel Tournament - How to Play

Collect Friendship Letters

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Friendship Letters allow you to participate in the tournament. You can obtain Friendship Letters by participating in Duels around the Duel World and in Ranked Duels. The easiest way to obtain Friendship Letters is by Auto-Dueling NPCs around the Duel World and completing the daily Event Missions.

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Challenge the Tournament

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There are a total of three tournaments available during the event. During each tournament, you can choose among a different set of partners during your Tag Duels. You must complete the current tournament before you can proceed to the next one and unlock more partners.

In this iteration, the three cups are represented by Duel Monsters (DM), GX, and 5D's.

Cup Conditions
DM Available at the very beginning of the event.
GX Win the DM Cup.
5D's Win the GX Cup.
ZEXAL's Win the 5D's Cup, after it unlocks on 01/17/2022.
ARC-V Win the ZEXAL Cup, after it unlocks on 01/17/2022.

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In addition, before each Tag Duel Tournament Duel, you will be given an option to choose the difficulty of the Duel between Normal or Hard. Choosing the Hard difficulty grants a bonus amount of points in your Duel Assessment score.

Tag Duel Tournament - Event Missions

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New Event Missions will be added to the Missions Page during the event. These Missions allow you to obtain additional Friendship Letters each day. Surrenders are not counted when completing Event Missions.

Event Mission Reward
Play 1 Duel in Ranked Duels Friendship Letter.png10 Friendship Letters
Play 2 Duels in Ranked Duels Friendship Letter.png10 Friendship Letters
Play 3 Duels in Ranked Duels Friendship Letter.png10 Friendship Letters

Tag Duel Tournament - Tag Duel Rules

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Both teams start with 6000 LP instead of the usual 4000 LP in a standard duel.

If you manage to get Heads in the coin flip and begin the duel first, you will be the first to take a turn. The order should go as follows:

You → Enemy → Your Partner → Enemy Partner

If the coin flip results in a Tails and you begin second, the flow of the battle will go as follows:

Enemy → You → Enemy Partner → Your Partner

After the last Duelist in the cycle completes their turn, it goes back to the first person who started the Duel.

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When it is your partner's turn, you cannot see the cards in their hands; only your own hand is visible. Also, a Duelist's skill can only be activated on their respective turns.

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Each time a different player of a tag team takes their turn, their respective Decks and Extra Decks are swapped out. [red]The Graveyard, Banished Monsters Zone, and Field are all shared by the teams.[/red

Tag Duel Tournament - Tag Duel Partners

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Participating in a cup will let you team up with a Legendary Duelist to be your Tag Team partner! Make sure to get a close look at their Decks and Skills and see how they synergize with your own Decks!

DM Cup

Partner Skill
Yami Yugi.pngYami Yugi Dark Magician the Dragon Knight Advent
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, play 1 "Dark Magician the Dragon Knight" from outside of the Deck at the beginning of the turn. You can only activate this skill once per Duel.
Yami Yugi is your only partner while clearing the DM Cup for the first time.
Seto Kaiba.pngSeto Kaiba Return of the Dragon Lords
At the beginning of the turn from turn 6 onward, add 1 Return of the Dragon Lords to the top of your Deck. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Joey Wheeler.pngJoey Wheeler Slash Dragon Advent
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, play 1 Red-Eyes Slash Dragon from outside of your Deck at the beginning of your turn.
You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Mai Valentine.pngMai Valentine Amazoness Tactics
At the beginning of the turn, add Amazoness Queen to your hand from outside your Deck. Then, play Amazoness Onslaught.
Yugi Muto.pngYugi Muto Silent Advent
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Silent Magician from outside your Deck at the beginning of the Duel.
This Skill will only activate once per Duel.
Mokuba Kaiba.pngMokuba Kaiba Blue-Eyes Advent
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, play 1 Blue-Eyes White Dragon from outside your Deck at the beginning of the turn.
You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.

GX Cup

Partner Skill
Jaden:Yubel.pngJaden/Yubel Ultimate Contact Fusion
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Elemental HERO Divine Neos from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Jaden/Yubel is your only partner while clearing the GX Cup for the first time.
Aster Phoenix.pngAster Phoenix End of Destiny
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Destiny End Dragoon from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn. This Skill will only activate once per Duel.
Jaden Yuki.pngJaden Yuki Battle Fusion
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, add 1 Battle Fusion from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Zane Truesdale.pngZane Truesdale Overload Fusion Support
At the beginning of your first turn, add 3 Cyber Dragon and 3 Proto-Cyber Dragon to your Graveyard.
Jesse Anderson.pngJesse Anderson Rainbow Over
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, play 1 Rainbow Overdragon from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Chazz Princeton.pngChazz Princeton Destruction and Creation
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, play 1 Armed Dragon Catapult Cannon from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Alexis Rhodes.pngAlexis Rhodes Machine Angel Ritual: Vrash
At the beginning of your first turn, add Cyber Angel Vrash and Machine Angel Ritual to your hand from outside of the Deck.
Tyranno.pngTyranno Hassleberry Ultimate Evolution
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, add 1 Double Evolution Pill to your hand from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn. Then, place 1 Ultimate Conductor Tyranno at the bottom of your Deck from outside of your Deck. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.

5D's Cup

Partner Skill
Yusei Fudo.pngYusei Fudo Majestic Star Advent
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, add 1 Stardust Dragon from outside of the Deck to your Graveyard at the beginning of your turn. Then, play 1 Majestic Star Dragon. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Yusei is your only partner while clearing the 5D's Cup for the first time.
Jack Atlas.pngJack Atlas Earth-Shattering Power
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Red Dragon Archfiend from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Yusei Fudo.pngYusei Fudo Majestic Star Advent
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, add 1 Stardust Dragon from outside of the Deck to your Graveyard at the beginning of your turn. Then, play 1 Majestic Star Dragon. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Crow Hogan.pngCrow Hogan Wings of the Heavens
If your Life Points are at 2000 or below, play 1 Blackwing Armor Master from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn.
You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Akiza Izinski.pngAkiza Izinski Black Flower Bloom
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, play 1 Black Rose Dragon from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Leo.pngLeo Major Motor
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Power Tool Dragon from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your turn. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Luna.pngLuna Ancient Fairy Rescue
If your Life Points are at 3000 or below, add 1 Forest to your hand from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn. Then, play 1 Ancient Fairy Dragon in Defense Position from outside of your Deck. You can only activate this Skill once per Duel.
Kalin Kessler.pngKalin Kessler Cycle of Doom
At the beginning of your turn, play 1 Infernity Doom Dragon and 1 face-up Phantom Hand from outside of your Deck.
If your Infernity Doom Dragon played by this Skill leaves the field by your opponent's card effect, or is destroyed in battle, play 1 Void Ogre Dragon from outside of your Deck at the beginning of your next turn. This Skill will only activate once per Duel.

ZEXAL Cup

Partner Skill
Yuma and Astral.pngYuma and Astral Gagaga Academy After School Club
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Gagaga Magician and 1 Gagaga Girl from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn.
This Skill will only activate once per Duel.
Yuma and Astral are your only partners while clearing the ZEXAL Cup for the first time.
Reginald Kastle Icon.pngReginald “Shark” Kastle Shark's Raid
At the beginning of the turn, if your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play as many Buzzsaw Shark and Lantern Shark as possible from your hand, Deck or Graveyard.
This Skill will only activate once per Duel.
Tori Meadows.pngTori Meadows Tori's Feeling the Flow
At the beginning of your turn, activate 1 The Sanctuary in the Sky from outside your Deck and Set 1 Divine Punishment. This Skill will only activate once per Duel.

ARC-V Cup

Partner Skill
Zuzu Boyle Icon.pngZuzu Boyle Blossom in the Spotlight!
If your Life Points are at 4000 or below, play 1 Bloom Diva the Melodious Choir from outside your Deck at the beginning of your turn
This Skill will only activate once per Duel.
Zuzu is your only partner while clearing the ARC-V Cup for the first time.
Yuya Sakaki Icon.pngYuya Sakaki Pendulum Arc
At the beginning of the Duel, add Pendulum Zones to your field.
In addition, if you do not have cards in your Pendulum Zones at the beginning of the turn, place 1 Stargazer Magician and 1 Timegazer Magician to your Pendulum Zones.
This Skill will only activate once per Duel.

Tag Duel Tournament - Gifts and Rewards

New Card Rewards

New Cards Available in the Event
Red Carpet.PNGRed Carpet If a Dragon-Type Synchro Monster is on the field: Target up to 2 "Resonator" monsters in your Graveyard; Special Summon them.
Comics Hero King Arthur.PNGComics Hero King Arthur 2 Level 4 Warrior-Type monsters
If this card would be destroyed by battle, you can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card instead. When you do: It gains 500 ATK, and if it does, inflict 500 damage to your opponent.

DM Cup Completion Rewards

Round 1

Game Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
R Jewel.png 50 R Jewels
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Masked Knight LV5.png Masked Knight LV5

Round 2

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
Gold.png 5000 Gold
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Black Feather Beacon.jpgBlack Feather Beacon

Round 3

Round Reward
1
Extra Card.png Extra Card x3
2 Card Sleeve - Tag Duel Tournament.PNGCard Sleeve: Tag Duel Tournament
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Masked Knight LV7.pngMasked Knight LV7 (Prismatic)

GX Cup Completion Rewards

Round 1

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
R Jewel.png 50 R Jewels
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Cyber Tutu.PNGCyber Tutu (Glossy)

Round 2

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
Extra Life.png Extra Life x3
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Immortal Ruler.PNGImmortal Ruler

Round 3

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 20 Gems
2
Gold.png 10000 Gold
Semi-Final
Gems.png 30 Gems
FINAL Sky Dragoons of Draconia.PNGSky Dragoons of Draconia (Prismatic)

5D's Cup Completion Rewards

Round 1

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
R Jewel.png R Jewel x100
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Mustering of the Dark Scorpions.jpgMustering of the Dark Scorpions (Prismatic)

Round 2

Round Reward
1
SR Jewel.png SR Jewel
2
Gold.png 10000 Gold
Semi-Final
Gems.png 20 Gems
FINAL Harpie Oracle.jpgHarpie Oracle (Prismatic)

Round 3

Round Reward
1
EXP Booster.png EXP Booster x3
2
Gems.png 20 Gems
Semi-Final
Gems.png 40 Gems
FINAL Comics Hero King Arthur.PNGComics Hero King Arthur

ZEXAL Cup Completion Rewards

Round 1

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
Gold.png 20000 Gold
Semi-Final
Results Booster.png Results Booster x3
FINAL
Gems.png 10 Gems

Round 2

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
R Jewel.png R Jewel x100
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL Performapal Changeraffe.PNGPerformapal Changeraffe (Prismatic)

Round 3

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
2
UR Jewel.png UR Jewel
Semi-Final
Gems.png 20 Gems
FINAL Red Carpet.PNGRed Carpet

ARC-V Cup Completion Rewards

Round 1

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL
Gems.png 10 Gems

Round 2

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
Semi-Final
Gems.png 10 Gems
FINAL
Gems.png 10 Gems

Round 3

Round Reward
1
Gems.png 10 Gems
Semi-Final
Gems.png 20 Gems
FINAL Event Completed.pngTag Duel Tournament XIV Completed!

Event Lottery

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When participating in Tag Duels, there is a chance that you will earn a certain amount of Lottery Coins based on your Duel Assessment Score and the current tournament being played.

Lottery Card Rewards

Red Carpet Icon.PNGRed Carpet Performapal Changeraffe Icon.PNGPerformapal Changeraffe Harpie Oracle Icon.jpgHarpie Oracle Comics Hero King Arthur Icon.PNGComics Hero King Arthur
Sky Dragoons of Draconia Icon.PNGSky Dragoons of Draconia Mustering of the Dark Scorpions Icon.jpgMustering of the Dark Scorpions Masked Knight LV7 Icon.pngMasked Knight LV7 Immortal Ruler.PNGImmortal Ruler
Black Feather Beacon Icon.jpgBlack Feather Beacon Cyber Tutu.PNGCyber Tutu Spirit of the Winds.PNGSpirit of the Winds Masked Knight LV5 Icon.pngMasked Knight LV5
Oscillo Hero.pngOscillo Hero Frenzied Panda.pngFrenzied Panda Succubus Knight.pngSuccubus Knight Cycroid.pngCycroid
Dark Gray.pngDark Gray - - -

Other Lottery Rewards

Other Possible Rewards in the Lottery
UR Jewel.pngUR Jewel SR Jewel.pngSR Jewel R Jewel.pngR Jewels Tag Duels EX Jewel.pngEX Jewels (Tag Duels)
Gems.pngGems Gold.pngGold White Gate Key.pngWhite Gate Keys Black Gate Key.pngBlack Gate Keys
Blue Gate Key.pngBlue Gate Keys Red Gate Key.pngRed Gate Keys Yellow Gate Key.pngYellow Gate Keys Green Gate Key.pngGreen Gate Keys

EX Jewels

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The EX Jewel is a reward that you can earn from the Event Lottery. You can exchange these orbs at the Trader EX for exclusive event cards and other items.

EX Jewels from this event will expire on January 31 (Mon) 4:59 AM UTC.

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