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Welcome to our Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel Wiki and Strategy Guides! Deck Building guides for getting started, as well as card lists, gameplay mechanic guides, as well as other Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel news and info can be found here! For all of your Master Duel needs, leave it to Game8!

News and Events

March 28, 2023 Maintenance

Master Duel - March 28 2023 Maintenance Notice

The next maintenance period for Master Duel for March 28, 2023 is finished!

March 28, 2023 Server Maintenance Patch Notes and Status

New Master Pack Bundle

Master Duel - Nibiru Master Pack Bundle

Only purchasable once per account for 750 Gems, players can purchase a special Master Pack bundle, that comes along with a free copy of a popular hand trap: Nibiru, the Primal Being!

Featured Free Card in Master Pack Bundle
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New Solo Mode Gate: Where the World Legacy Leads

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A fourth chapter in the World Legacy Solo Mode Gate "Where the World Legacy Leads" has been added, continuing the story of the first three chapters!

New Selection Pack: Passage of the Sun

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A new Selection Pack has been released on March 28, 2023. This provides support to The Winged Dragon of Ra, alongside support for Krawler, Mayakashi and Witchcrafter archetypes, and the debut of !

Confirmed Cards Announced for Passage of the Sun Selection Pack
● (UR) The Winged Dragon of Ra
● (UR) Krawler Soma - NEW
● (UR) Witchcrafter Vice-Madame - NEW
● (UR) Yuki-Onna, the Icicle Mayakashi - NEW
● (UR) Dyna Tank - NEW

Passage of the Sun Selection Pack Guide

New Structure Deck: Spiral Spear Strike

Spiral Spear Strike Structure Deck

A new Structure Deck has been released on March 15th, 2023, providing additional support for the Gaia the Fierce Knight and Black Luster Soldier archetypes!

Confirmed Cards for Spiral Spear Strike Structure Deck
● (UR) Gaia the Magical Knight of Dragons
● (SR) Gaia the Magical Knight
● (R) Curse of Dragon, the Cursed Dragon

Spiral Spear Strike Structure Deck Guide

New Selection Pack: Strong Will

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A new Selection Pack has been released on March 9th, 2023, featuring Gem-Knights, Crystal Beasts, and debut of the "Ishizu" cards!

Confirmed Cards for Strong Will Selection Pack
● (UR) G Golem Invalid Dolmen - NEW
● (UR) Gem-Knight Lady Rose Diamond - NEW
● (UR) Ultimate Crystal Rainbow Dragon Overdrive - NEW
● (UR) Kelbek the Ancient Vanguard - NEW
● (UR) Kurikara Divicarnate - NEW
● (UR) Keldo the Sacred Vanguard - NEW
● (SR) Agido the Ancient Sentinel - NEW

Strong Will Selection Pack Guide

Pre-Emptive Banlist Update

Alongside the release of the Strong Will Selection Pack, the following cards will be immediately entered into the Forbidden & Limited Card Banlist upon release on March 9th.

Newly Semi-Limited Cards
Agido the Ancient Sentinel Kelbek the Ancient Vanguard Keldo the Sacred Vanguard

Power Pros Collaboration

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Log in for three days anytime between February 24 to April 30 to gain special rewards, including unique cards!

Power Pros Collaboration Login Rewards
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Login #1 Reward:
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Power Pro Lady Sisters
Login #2 Reward:
Power Pro Lady Sisters
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Power Pro Knight Sisters
Login #3 Reward:
Power Pro Knight Sisters
Royal Finish

Tryout Duels

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Three unique mini-events will run throughout March, with the first edition of the Tryout Duels!

Tryout Duels Event Dates
Tryout Duel #1 Tryout Duel #2 Tryout Duel #3
03/02 - 03/06 03/10 - 03/13 03/31 - 04/03

March 2023 Tryout Duels Event Page

Master Duel in World Championship

Master Duel - 2023 World Championship Announced

The 2023 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship has been announced, and Master Duel will be participating for the first time as one of the tournament divisions!

Yu-Gi-Oh World Championship 2023 News

New Selection Pack: Sprites of Miracle

Master Duel - Selection Pack - Sprites of Miracle

A new Selection Pack has been released, adding support for the "Elemental HERO" and "Morphtronic" archetypes, as well as the debut of "Sprights" to Master Duel!

Confirmed Cards for Sprites of Miracle Selection Pack
● (UR) Gigantic Spright - NEW
● (UR) Spright Elf - NEW
● (UR) Power Tool Braver Dragon - NEW
● (UR) Psychic End Punisher - NEW
● (UR) Red Nova Dragon

Sprites of Miracle Selection Pack Guide

New Selection Pack: New Steps for Duelists

Master Duel - Selection Pack - New Steps for Duelists

A second new Selection Pack has been released, celebrating the first anniversary of Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel! It features some of the most iconic cards in the franchise's history, and cards used by memorable characters in the show and manga!

Confirmed Cards for New Steps for Duelists Selection Pack
● (UR) Royal Straight Slasher - NEW
● (UR) Slifer the Sky Dragon
● (UR) Ancient Fairy Dragon - ERRATA
● (UR) Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos
● (UR) Red Nova Dragon

New Steps for Duelists Selection Pack Guide

Duel Pass Refresh

Duel Pass Refresh

The Duel Pass has refreshed its rewards, and with it comes new rewards to collect!

Current Duel Pass Duration
January 27, 2023 - April 12, 2023
Duel Pass Rewards Gold Duel Pass Rewards
  • x800 Gems
  • x120 UR Craft Points
  • x120 SR Craft Points
  • x120 R Craft Points
  • x112 N Craft Points
  • Meteonis Drytron Monster art (Level 50 Gold Duel Pass)
  • Kuriboh Mate (Level 75 Gold Duel Pass)
  • x300 Gems
  • x30 UR Craft Points
  • x30 SR Craft Points
  • x30 R Craft Points
  • x27 N Craft Points
  • Yuki-Onna, the Absolute Zero Mayakashi (Level 50 Duel Pass)

Is The Duel Pass Worth It?

Secret Pack Update

Singuler Strike Overthrow Update

For the first time in Master Duel, a Secret Pack has been given an update: the Secret Pack Singular Strike Overthrow has added four brand-new cards to their current pool!

New Cards Added to Singular Strike Overthrow
Sky Striker Mobilize - Linkage! ImageSky Striker Mobilize - Linkage! Surgical Striker - H.A.M.P. ImageSurgical Striker - H.A.M.P.
Mathmech Circular ImageMathmech Circular Aileron ImageAileron

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News and Events

Ongoing Events & Updates

Passage of the Sun Selection Pack Released
March 28, 2023 Server Maintenance, Patch Notes and Status Spiral Spear Strike Structure Deck Released
Strong Will Selection Pack Released March 2023 Tryout Duels Event
March 9th, 2023 Banlist Update Master Duel 1st Anniversary News
Sprites of Miracle Selection Pack Released New Steps for Duelists Selection Pack Released
Yu-Gi-Oh World Championship 2023 News Singular Strike Overthrow Secret Pack Updated


Team Battle Mode Launched Mobile Version Release Date
Casual Mode Rules and Rewards Available Consoles
Casual Mode Launched Version 1.3.1 Details and Changes

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Deck Lists and Archetypes

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Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel Deck Archetypes

Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel Decks

Deck Tier List: Best Decks for Season 15

List of All Covered Decks

Aggro Decks

List of All Aggro Decks
D/D/D Aggro Code Talker / Prank Kids Zoodiac
Blue-Eyes Virtual World SPYRAL Control
Toon Kingdom Red-Eyes Blue-Eyes
Zoodiac Code Talker Prank-Kids Zoodiac Tri-Brigade
Pure Tri-Brigade Ancient Gear Dragonmaid
Tri-Brigade Lyrilusc (Bird Up) Dinosaur Raidraptor
HERO Dragon Link Despia
Magikey Adamancipator Black Luster Soldier
Pendulum Magician Stardust Dragon Tenyi Swordsoul
Cyberdark @Ignister Cyber Dragon
The Winged Dragon of Ra Despian Predaplant Despia Darklord
Odd-Eyes Performapal Numeron FTK Six Samurai
ABC Trickstar Windwitch Blackwings
Fluffal Cupid Pitch Turbo Lunalight
Vampire Ultra Athletes Thunder Dragon
Z-ARC Pendulum Magician Adventurer Rose Dragon Tenyi Adventurer P.U.N.K.
Suship Pure D/D/D Numeron Egyptian Gods
Galaxy Eyes OTK Borrelend Dragon Link Vaylantz
Beetrooper Icejade Ra Therion ABC
Libromancer Mathmech Spright Evil☆Twin
Spright Tri-Brigade Ishizu Chaos Slifer Arcana Knights
Gaia OTK

Control Decks

List of All Control Decks
Invoked Shaddoll Eldlich Control Drytron Fairy
True Draco Dark Magician Traptrix
Phantom Knights Madolche Relinquished
P.U.N.K. DPE Scythe Evil★Twin
Paleozoic Frog Salamangreat Gravekeepers
Monarch Tellarknight Agent
Exosisters Darklord Plunder Patrol
Rikka Floowandereeze Adventurer Phantom Knights
Dinomoprhia Tri-Brigade Gladiator Beast Adventurer Witchcrafter
Dark Magician Gravekeeper Branded Tri-Brigade Branded Despia
Zombie Vampire Blue-Eyes Jet Dragon Spellbook
Branded Cyber Dragon Branded Zombies Pure Scareclaw
Dinomorphia Runick Labrynth
Harpies Buster Blader Umi Control
Endymion Nekroz Spright
Spright Runick Ishizu Runick Branded Ishizu
Crystal Beasts Orcust Altergeist

Burn Decks

List of All Burn Decks
Red-Eyes Burn Timelord Burn Chain Burn
D.D. Dynamite Igknight OTK Cubic
Dinosaur Bishbaalkin FTK

Alt-Win Decks

List of All Alternate Win Decks
Crooked Cook Exodia Flower Cardian Exodia Treasure Panda Exodia

All Budget Decks

List of All Budget Deck Guides
Budget Shark Xyz Budget Eldlich Budget Hippo Turbo
Budget Despia Budget F.A. Metalfoes Budget Blue-Eyes White Dragon
Budget Chain Burn Budget Majespecter Budget Yosenju
Budget Flower Cardian Budget True Draco Budget Amorphage

Best Cards for Decks

Lists of Best Cards for Deck Building
Best Staple Cards Best Searchers Best Hand Traps
Best Board Wipes Best Negates Best Fusion Monsters
Best Synchro Monsters Best Xyz Monsters Best Link Monsters
Best Structure Decks

Card List

List of All Cards

List of All Cards

List of Best Cards

Best Cards
Best Searchers Best Hand Traps
Best Board Wipes Best Negates
Best Fusion Monsters Best Synchro Monsters
Best Xyz Monsters Best Link Monsters

The Best Cards to Craft

Beginner Guides

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Beginner's Guides

All Beginner's Guides

Beginner's Guides
How to Farm Gems Best Way to Spend Gems
How to Craft Cards Best Cards to Craft
How to Use Pendulum How to Use Synchro
How to Use XYZ Summon How to Use Link Summon
Best Normal and Secret Packs to Buy How to Unlock Secret Packs
Best Starter Deck Best Early Decks to Craft
How to Get and Use Orbs Terms and Glossary
How to Farm SR and UR Materials Replay Guide: How to Save Replays
Cross Progression: How to Transfer Data Things to Do Daily
Trophies and Achievements Guides to Ranking Up
List of Secret Missions How to Report Players
How to Use Legacy Pack Tickets Best Deck Engines

FAQ Section

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Section
How to Earn Keys Duel Live: How to Spectate Duels
Can You Reroll? Is the Duel Pass Worth it?
How Many of Each Card Can You Have? Is Master Duel Pay to Win?
Daily Reset Time Should You De-Rank Your Account?

About Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel

The Latest Yu-Gi-Oh Game from Konami!

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Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel is Konami's newest entry to the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise and is taking the world by storm! With new and updated graphics and animations and playability on nearly all consoles, Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel is the most advanced entry in the franchise to date!

The Next Platform for Professional Tournaments

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It was confirmed by Konami's Senior Producer, Kenichi Kataoka, in their official Master Duel trailer that Master Duel will be the next platform for official Yu-Gi-Oh tournaments. If you're looking for a competitive scene to play one of the most famous card games of all time, Master Duel is a great place to get started!

Welcomes New Players and Veterans Alike

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Synchro? Fusion? Link Summon? XYZ? Pendulum? Master Duel has it all! Veterans will feel at home with Master Duel's freedom in deck making, as most of the latest decks will be available (depending on non-banned cards) to the players that are active within the Yu-Gi-Oh competitive scene.

However, this does not mean new players will be left behind! The game offers several guides and tutorials to get you started to catching up with the newest features of Yu-Gi-Oh! And if that's not enough, we at Game8, offer the highest quality Yu-Gi-Oh guides for Master Duel to help you start on your journey!

PC Requirements

While consoles need not worry about their device's capability to run the game, PC users will have to check their systems to see if their current machine is capable of playing the game. Below are the required specs for Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel on the PC!

Part Minimum Recommended
Required 64 Bit OS. 64 Bit OS.
OS Windows 10 Home (64bit) latest revision Windows 10 Home (64bit) latest revision
Processor Intel Core i5-7300U Intel Core i5-9400F
GPU Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
DirectX Version 11 Version 11
Network Broadband Internet connection Broadband Internet connection
Storage 16 GB available space 16 GB available space
Sound Card On Board On Board
Monitor Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080

Recommended specs are from Steam's official Master Duel page.

Release Date

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel's initial release date was on January 18, 2022. While the mobile release date was on January 26, 2022 for select countries, but it is now available worldwide as of February 2nd.

Platform Date
PC January 18, 2022
PS4/PS5 January 18, 2022
Xbox One/Xbox Series X/S January 18, 2022
Android/iOS January 26, 2022

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