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September events

On August 25, Konami provided duelists with information on upcoming events that are scheduled from early September till mid October.

New Event: Duelist Chronicles: Set sail for the Kingdom [Early September]

A new type of unlock event that is said to be based off the original series. Based on the name this might refer to the Duelist Kingdom arc from the anime and manga. Additionally, we will be seeing a new type of duel and be able to unlock a new playable character, speculated to be Yugi Muto.

Let the Mayhem Begin [Mid-September]

Based on the manner of speech written on the text, the new event is most likely a variation of Rex Raptor, similar to how Super Joey was to Joey Wheeler and Elegant Mai was to Mai Valentine. Based on this, he will most likely be a roaming LD with drops different from the usual Rex Raptor.

New Upcoming Event [Late September]

A new type of event, that has never been released before, seems to be planned for late September.

Speculations:

  • The text reads a "mysterious tower", combined with the fact that this event will most likely precede a Halloween themed event, this event will likely be related to Soul-Absorbing Bone Tower.
  • "Face them with new strategies and techniques" might refer to a new type of dueling or challenges not yet seen in duel links.

Massive Update Incoming! [Late September]

An update planned early on in October, will be adding many new features to the world of Duel Links including:

  • Addition of a new world.
  • Addition of a new character
  • Addition of new missions.
  • Special Login bonus.

Speculations:

  • "Addition of a new world" might refer to the addition of YuGiOh GX, based on the recently datamined image.
  • Since "Addition of new characters" is planned just before October, this might refer to a Halloween themed character, Bonz maybe?
  • "Addiition of new missions" is quite vague, it may refer to a new type of mission that is yet to be seen. Or maybe new stage missions that will increase the stage cap. Worst case, it might only be referring to extensions on the lifetime missions(e.g. Login for a total of 1000 days).
  • "Special Login bonus" is very self explanatory. You login, you get free stuff. Although would this be permanent or a temporary event, similar to card flipper events.

October events

Event: "Duel-a-thon" [Early October]

Duel-A-Thon will be held again in Early October. During the event period, you will earn points every duel, to fill your "Duel Meter". Gather points every day and get daily rewards, accumulate those points over the course of the event to get even bigger prizes.

A new character coming to Duel Links! [Mid-October]

Mid-October would be releasing a character "fit for this time of the year", if we are going with characters from the original series only, this almost 100% confirms Bonz as the new unlockable duelist. Adding to this, the dialogue written saying "Dueling me will give you a spook that will put you in your grave", further solidifies the speculation Bonz will be released.

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Kryo, the Duel King
Duelists we need to see in Duel Links.
1. Tristan Taylor
2. Duke Devlin
3. Noah Kaiba
4. Espa Roba
5. Grandpa Muto
6. Dartz
7. Rare Hunters
8. Rafael
9. Alister
10 Valon
11. Bonz
12. Rebecca Hawkins
<< Anonymous(Kryo, the Duel King )
Anonymous 22days ago Reply
Immediate problem with this list: Dartz, Duke, Allister, Valon and even Grandpa Muto don't have the vast majority of their main cards as real cards in the TCG. Dartz, who has some of his cards released (Seal, Shunoros, Geh In the OCG) would be particularly weird because the real-life versions of his anime cards have totally different effects than the anime versions
<< Anonymous
Canned Bread 22days ago Reply
The Seal of Orichalcos is very similar to way it was in the Anime honestly, and even if it wasn't, how would that be a problem? Geh would be really fucking broken if it was added, I will give you that, but Seal and Shunoros can be added just fine
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 20days ago Reply
They have themes to go off at least, even if they don't have specific cards. It's not like Mokuba used enough cards to build a deck, either. But they made decks influenced by his character. Dartz, Alister and Valon have all appeared as DLC characters in Legacy of the Duelist with pretty character-appropriate decks. Duke's pretty easy to build a deck around.
<< Anonymous
TryHardNinja 19days ago Reply
How do you get to the game code and voices?
Blue Eyed Dragon
I dont care if it's marik or arkana just keep the other generations out!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
But Yugi doesn't know what rules are...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
yugi is arguably the greatest duelist alive. rules are irrelevant, hes still the GOAT
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
Anonymous Reply
I'm watching the Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's nowadays and I can say that it have a great storyline and awesome characters. I didn't like Gx so much but 5D's it's very good.
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
coolnami 8) Reply
give me orichalcos fam
Anonymous
40 cards, 8000 life points. make it happen
<< Anonymous(Non-Anon)
Anonymous Reply
what
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
An LP increase would allow a lot more broken card to be allowed into the game.
<< Anonymous(Loki.)
Anonymous 30days ago Reply
Pathetic pay2win no brain low rank players crying lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 30days ago Reply
autism
Anonymous
even though this supposedly takes place in battle city, i would like to see GX characters. we already have alot of their cards like master of oz so why not?
<< Anonymous(AnoymousX)
Anonymous Reply
Stop being such a baby lol. I don't know much about GX but afaik that mainly added fusion support, which is hardly anything to throw a temper tantrum over
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
GX and up killed the yugioh television series. Fuck GX. Original will always be where it is at.
<< Anonymous(Anoymous)
Anonymous Reply
you sound like a typical genwunner lol
<< Anonymous(AnoymousX)
Anonymous Reply
So many salty DM fanboys. lol. They're gonna cry if other series will be added. Funny.
Anonymous 17days ago
Please do not combine Duel Monster seris with GX seris, make the different server for one seris
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 11days ago Reply
Yusei can beat both of them
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 11days ago Reply
Only because you are a fanboy of the original or just a troll.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 11days ago Reply
He right, if that happend maybe in the future all series will be added to duel links, i cant imagine... 8000lp? Neo monster? More special summon? Cmon we only can summon up to 3 monster... And idk what is syncro monster? If u watch "duel monster" (last movie) kaiba have alternative blue eyes,Neo blue eyes,and many more blue eyes LoL
<< Anonymous
The future balls 2days ago Reply
Oh they will do it, so if you don't like it quit, like people left the tcg, one by one people jumping off, until it's popularity dies, goal achieved, konami makes money, can't hate on that
Daemon Blitzkrieg
If we talkn' Elegance, then it's definitely Harpies, not Amazons. Amazons are like the inverse of Spartans & the only things "elegant" about them are their bods & many bloodshed methods.
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg)
Anonymous Reply
They technically didn't change Harpie's Brother's name. They merely changed it back. It was never Harpie's Brother in Japanese but they named it that in English and only ran into issues later when Harpies got more support. So they had to change it's name back.
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg)
Otong Reply
Lol, okay... lad? xD
<< Anonymous
Daemon Blitzkrieg Reply
Ok...Harpie Hunter, or even Harpie's Estranged Cousin woulda been better than just Sky Scourge. Now it just seems like another meaningless card like that Tsu-whatever card being meme'd around by the new bloods. :/ *hears Otong's laughter* ...I swear, when me and you duel one day, dat arse is mine. >C
<< Anonymous(Daemon Blitzkrieg )
Anonymous Reply
The point is he wasn't a Harpie card so they had to make sure they removed Harpie from his name so they didn't have to write "except Harpie's Brother" on every support card. They had that problem with a few cards. Like Black Dragon's Chick was originally printed as Red-Eyes B Chick but they had to change it when the Red Eyes support came out. Harpie's Brother was never a Harpie.
Anonyboy 27days ago
And now, your favorite GameA chat show, "Anonyboy interprets the news."

GameA has done pretty good with this one.
We already knew about the kingdom, and how it's very likely Yugi Moto.

I also agree with their assessment that Rex Raptor is the rampaging duelist, which is nice, since while dinosaurs were meta months ago, they've fallen out of relevance since.

I'm just going to take their word for the next one about the tower. The only problem I see is that it takes place in September, and they already have stuff planned for spookiness in October.

The "Massive Update" is the one which is the most open to interpret, and people see what they want to see. The GX fans imagine it will be GX, but I personally don't think that makes much sense, for a reason I'll explain later. In all honesty, I don't have a clue what this whole update means. It could mean making the Big Five and Noah Kaiba unlockable, for all we know. Probably not them, but I'm just using them as an example.

Ignoring the self-explanatory Duel-a-thon, I once again agree with GameA. That's Bonz, for sure. The fact that Bonz is getting added is where my argument against GX comes in. I see no reason to add a character exclusively from Duel Monsters after GX has been added. I mean, sure Duel Monsters and GX take place within only a few years of each other, but it just wouldn't feel right for me. Also I liked Duel Monsters more than GX, so there's my bias as well.
<< Anonymous(Anonyboy)
Abejundio 27days ago Reply
Many people whine over GX and other series being added so it makes since, if they were going to add them, to still keep some series 1 characters to add after that so we don't feel like we will never see a series 1 event again. I assumed GX would be Jan earlist but it does seem like GX coukd be in Sept and I disagree with people saying no based only on us not having every series 1 character added.
<< Anonymous
Anonyboy 27days ago Reply
I know that... but GX is an entirely different series, years after the Original. Duel Monsters takes place over a period of 4 years, if I'm not mistaken. It's kind of a big leap to move forward in time from then to GX, and that's not even to mention the wealth of characters from Duel Monsters not yet added.
<< Anonymous(Anonyboy)
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
Your argument doesn't make any sense. how do they doing massive update just for noah unlock event. and it says ''characters'' that means they will release a bunch of character
<< Anonymous
Anonyboy 27days ago Reply
"Massive" could mean practically anything. It could be Noah, it could be GX, it could be something else. No one here knows for sure. I use those because I view them as the two most-likely scenarios.
Blue Eyed Dragon 27days ago
If GX Characters is coming to duel links.....i sewar i will quit
<< Anonymous
Anonyboy 27days ago Reply
I wouldn't mind GX being added AFTER the characters from Duel Monsters. Since Duel Monsters came first, it ought to have its characters added first. I won't be traumatized if they add GX in the new update, I'd just prefer they save it until after they add the Duel Monsters characters.
<< Anonymous(Blue Eyed Dragon)
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
Everyone here is using Naturias here yet it was released on 5Ds. Hypocrites.
<< Anonymous(Anonyboy)
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
DM already have: Yugi Kaiba Marik Bakura Rex Weevil Keith Odion Pegasus Paradox Anzu Mai Ishizu Who else do you want? Kaiba grandma
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
^We want more characters from DM so that no other characters in other series will come to this game!!! -DM fanboy
Anonymous
Imagine if we got Yugi Moto for the new playable character and we get 2 Union Attack as level up rewards
I would be so happy
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Then what do you call thunder nyan-nyan???
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Every playable duelist has one SR drop that you get as a level up reward though lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
That's not true at all lol
<< Anonymous
Valencia Reply
Oh, that's right. I keep forgetting about her for some reason. I don't know why...
Datty
These boxes are being released too frequently. I mean, I guess it's cool and all, new cards and archetypes all the time but it's getting difficult to obtain the necessary cards. And I spent money, so I'm not a f2p.

However the events are great. Farm skill, farm new cards, obtain a lot of SR and UR jewels, gold. At least the trader is not a problem.
<< Anonymous(Datty)
Anonymous Reply
yes, it's too frequently, it's like once a month, but if say you are spent money and considered yourself as NOT FTP player, then just save your money between $200 each month, so you can get all the cards. problem solved.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Why you play this game anyway?
<< Anonymous(Datty)
Anonymous Reply
Pack releases are to frequent for me as well fortunately they haven't released any game changing good cards since valkary. So u don't really need to get new packs
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I think amazoness is way to op for this game I hope it doesn't get released
My name jeff
People saying to keep the other generations out, what they don't know that is completely irrelevant because half of the cards that's in the current game was featured in yugioh GX!
<< Anonymous
Edgar81539 Reply
Also you're extremely dumb. Stuff like Knight of the Red Lotus and Heavy Knight of the Flame is way later from the original generation; cards are broken in a case by case basis, not by their release date
<< Anonymous(Edgar81539)
Anonymous Reply
I still don't see how a card that's like 20 years old is unbalanced but whatever you say, Edgar
<< Anonymous
Are you stupid? Reply
Seriously you have no knowledge about yugioh, pot of greed is broken cuz it's the best card in every flim situation, you always get one more extra card for free which could potentially setup threatening combos.
<< Anonymous(My name jeff)
Yami Reply
They will add new cards, and again pegasus,kyudai,bakura event. and they will add God cards, some cards what LD-s says.
Anonymous
Hm, the German version calls the duelist from the first announcement ingenious, that sounds more like it could be Noah. After all this is a virtual world...

But could they be a bit more innovative and not have us go to Duel-a-thon yet again? Why not repeat the puzzle event again? Duel-a-thon is really boring.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
On the spanish version called splendid, who can be splendid on YuGiOh!?
<< Anonymous
Original Post Reply
I think Serenity/Shizuka is the elegant one here.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Because the puzzle event was the worst event ever
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
What about season 5? The German guy. The one with pink hair? He is described as elegant. I think it could be Zigfried.

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