Yami Bakura

This page notes how to unlock Yami Bakura, his skills, level-up rewards, starter deck, and cards you can get by winning a duel against him.
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How to unlock Bakura

Obtainable by unlocking him from the Yami Bakura event.


The Fiend Archetype

Although there is plenty of Fiend-type monsters, they do not receive enough support cards to be made into a decent and versatile deck in the current card pool.

Dark Necrofear

You will automatically be able to get your hands on a copy of Dark Necrofear. It is a very strong card with a strong ability that can change the flow of a game. The only drawback is that it should be used in a fiend deck to special summon it as early as possible.

Tether of Defeat

This is a very good skill due to the fact that you can choose whether you want to mill you or your opponent's deck. This skill is versatile as it can be used to mill your opponents deck to win or send cards into your graveyard for specific reasons, e.g. - Dark Necrofear, Shadow Ghoul, Desert Twister.


Note: More skills are expected! Report Skill name and details by submitting comments or screenshot at the bottom of the page.

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Can be used each time your Life Points decreases by 1000. Send the card on the top of your Deck to the Graveyard, and recover 300 LP.
Lvl 4
Draw Sense: DARK
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1500. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random DARK-Attribute monster.
Lvl 13
Tether of Defeat
Can be used when one of the opponent's monster is destroyed in battle. The Top card from either your or the opponents deck is sent to the graveyard.
Lvl 20
Destiny Board
Can be used if "Dark Necrofear" is in your Graveyard, and your LP are at 2000 or below. At the end of your 5th turn after activating this skill, you win the Duel. This skill is negated if "Dark Necrofear" leaves your Graveyard. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
Fiend Farewell
Can be used when one of your monsters is destroyed by battle. 1 random Fiend-Type monster from your Deck is sent to the graveyard.

Common skills

Level-up rewards

What is level rewards?

Level reward is what you can obtain by leveling up characters, including gems, cards, skills, extra deck slots.

Yami Bakura level rewards list

2Gem x10
3Electric LizardElectric Lizard
4[Skill] Compensation
5Deck Slot
6Gem x15
7Winged MinionWinged Minion
8Deck Slot
9Gem x25
11Call of the EarthboundCall of the Earthbound
12Gem x35
13[Skill] Draw Sense: DARK
15Gem x50
16The Earl of DemiseThe Earl of Demise
17Gem x60
18Winged MinionWinged Minion
19Gem x75
20[Skill] Tether of Defeat
21Headless KnightHeadless Knight
22Gem x100
23Puppet MasterPuppet Master
24Gem x120
25White Magical HatWhite Magical Hat
26Gem x150
27Deck Slot
28Gem x200
29Gem x250
30Gem x300
31Gold x10,0000
32Gem x200
33Headless KnightHeadless Knight
34Gem x250
35Goblin ZombieGoblin Zombie

Duel reward cards

Exclusive duel rewards

Card / [Rarity]Bakura's
Dark VoltanisDark Voltanis [SR]30 or more
(Duel World)
Trance ArchfiendTrance Archfiend [SR]30 or more
(Duel World)
Tour Bus To Forbidden RealmsTour Bus To Forbidden Realms [SR]30 or more
(Duel World)
White Magical HatWhite Magical Hat [SR]30 or more
The Gross Ghost of Fled DreamsThe Gross Ghost of Fled Dreams [SR]30 or more
Puppet MasterPuppet Master [SR]30 or more
Dark Spirit of the SilentDark Spirit of the Silent [SR]30 or more
Peeking GoblinPeeking Goblin [SR]30 or more
Beast of TalwarBeast of Talwar [R]All levels
(Duel World)
Tour Bus From the UnderworldTour Bus From the Underworld [R]All levels
(Duel World)
Dark MambeleDark Mambele [R]All levels
(Duel World)
Electric LizardElectric Lizard [R]All levels
Man-Eating Treasure ChestMan-Eating Treasure Chest [R]All levels
The Earl of DemiseThe Earl of Demise [R]All levels
GerniaGernia [R]All levels
Call of the EarthboundCall of the Earthbound [R]All levels

Yami Bakura has appeared twice in the game. The first was the unlock event when he appeared in the gate as well as the duel world. His next event was duel world appearance only, where he had slightly different rewards than the first event. It is unclear whether he will have all cards as rewards for his next appearance or not.

Yami Bakura's starter deck

Dark NecrofearDark ChimeraLady of FaithLady of FaithLady of FaithSolitude
SolitudeSolitudeGraveyard and the Hand of InvitationGraveyard and the Hand of InvitationGraveyard and the Hand of InvitationSouls of the Forgotten
Souls of the ForgottenSouls of the ForgottenMeda BatMeda BatMeda BatFiend's Hand
Fiend's HandFiend's Hand----


Description in the game

When Yugi's classmate Bakura was possessed by the evil spirit inside the Millennium Ring, he transformed into Yami Bakura. He is merciless and will stop at nothing to achieve his goal. Yami Bakura's Occult Deck focuses on Fiend and Zombie-type cards.


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Anoymous 10days ago
I got a drop skill balance a lot more better than his all skills.
French fries 18days ago
I finally got destiny board for bakura anyone got deck ideas
<< Anonymous(French fries)
Anthony 17days ago Reply
Fiends, and needle creature. Any way to get ur life to 2000 and dark necrofear into the graveyard. I play RPGs, I treat him like a dark night. Use zoa as ur physical kill card, since necrofear will be dead
<< Anonymous(French fries)
Anoymous 5days ago Reply
3 Sphere Kuribohs and tons of stall along with a way to dump Dark Necrofear into the graveyard.
<< Anonymous(French fries)
Anoymous 5days ago Reply
Use Mirror Wall to get your LP down to 2000 immediately.
Kuriboh 23days ago
I click on Marik but I'm at Bakura's page. I click Marik on the main site.
<< Anonymous(Kuriboh)
Uroucyon_GameA 22days ago Reply
sorry about that, it's fixed now.
<< Uroucyon_GameA
Andlu 21days ago Reply
It isn't, still happens here
<< Anonymous(Andlu)
Uroucyon_GameA 21days ago Reply
which page are you referring to?
<< Anonymous(Kuriboh)
Marik Ishtar 4days ago Reply
Anoymous 26days ago
Bakura is my favorite Character and I want him to come back because I want to unlock him SOO bad!
Anoymous 28days ago
Bakura X Pegasus style
Anoymous 30days ago
Now it would sound silly but I want them to release Ryou too. I know he's not even a duelist but..... you know just add him or something. He's super cute.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 29days ago Reply
I agree. He is one of my favorite characters and has been featured in other previous YGO games before.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 28days ago Reply
What ygo games?
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 26days ago Reply
I think Bakura is cute!
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 24days ago Reply
I had to look them up but he has been in: Dungeon Dice Monsters (GBA), Destiny Board Traveler (GBA), The Falsebound Kingdom (GC), Capsule Monster Colosseum (PS2), and The Dawn of Destiny (XB). So nothing super recent but in various older titles they did have him as a lower, first-tier duelist.
I tapped on Normal Marik link but somehow it brought me here
<< Anonymous(Oh)
Anoymous Reply
same here
<< Anonymous(Oh)
Marik Ishtar 4days ago Reply
You'd think Bakura would have the Yami field skill too, since his entire 'thing' is fiend cards.
<< Anonymous(Virtus)
Anoymous 23days ago Reply
Man, I really wish he had it. That'd have some real potential.
Once there are better counters to beatdown otks Destiny Board might become viable.
Loool in germany they wrote "tether of defeat" can only be use if u lose 1000hp
<< Anonymous(Bbb)
Bbb Reply
Jerecho Delacruz
I need all the characters plz
Where are the new exclusive rewards for dueling him?

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