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Best Starter: Yugi or Kaiba

This page describe which the best character is, Yami Yugi or Seto Kaiba, based on their starter deck and what cards each of them can obtain.
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Two Starters

Yami Yugi or Seto Kaiba?

I recommend you to choose Yami Yugi due to obtainable cards as rewards for winning a duel against Seto Kaiba. For more details, see the starter deck comparison and obtainable cards comparison below.

Is Seto Kaiba Playable?

Both Yami Yugi and Seto Kaiba is available when you reach Stage 15 regardless of which character is selected as a starter. For example, Seto Kaiba is unlocked once you are at Stage 15 even if your starter is Yami Yugi.

Deck Comparison

Yami Yugi's Starter Deck

  • Yami Yugi's starter deck has mostly low stats monster cards.
  • Having Dark Magician is nice due to the existence of support cards.

Seto Kaiba's Starter Deck

  • Seto Kaiba' monster cards have higher stats relative to that of Yami Yugi.
  • Blue-Eyes White Dragon is powerful as same to Yugi's Dark Magician.

Which deck is better?

Seto kaiba's starter deck is obviously more powerful than that of Yami Yugi due to monster' stats. However, starter deck is not really important since you will build your own deck once you get cards.

Available Cards Comparison

Yami Yugi

If you pick Yami Yugi as a starter, you can have a duel against Seto Kaiba. By winning the duel, you can get useful cards as a reward.

Effect Monster CardsYugi's level
Catapult TurtleCatapult Turtle30 or more
BerfometBerfometAll levels
Normal Monster CardsLevel
Dark Magician30 or more
Curse of DragonCurse of Dragon30 ore more
Gaia The Fierce KnightGaia The Fierce KnightAll levels
Gazelle the King of Mythical BeastsGazelle the King of Mythical BeastsAll levels
Fusion Monster CardsLevel
Chimera the Flying Mythical BeastChimera the Flying Mythical Beast30 or more
Spell CardsLevel
Diffusion Wave-MotionDiffusion Wave-Motion30 or more
Mystic BoxMystic Box30 or more
Thousand KnivesThousand KnivesAll levels
De-SpellDe-SpellAll levels

Seto kaiba

If your starter is Seto Kaiba, Yami Yugi is one of the opponents. You can get cards by winning a duel against Yami Yugi but many of them are not useful. Therefore, Yami Yugi is not a character you want to have a duel against.

Effect Monster CardsSeto's Level
Light EffigyLight EffigyAll levels
Normal Monster CardsLevel
Blue-Eyes White Dragon30 or more
Battle OxBattle Ox30 ore more
Mystic HorsemanMystic HorsemanAll levels
Fusion Monster CardsLevel
Rabid HorsemanRabid HorsemanAll levels
Spell CardsLevel
Enemy ControllerEnemy Controller30 or more
A Wingbeat of Giant DragonA Wingbeat of Giant Dragon30 or more.
The Flute of Summoning DragonThe Flute of Summoning DragonAll levels
Trap CardsLevel
Champion's VigilanceChampion's Vigilance30 or more
CloningCloningAll levels

Which one can get useful cards?

Starting with Yami Yugi allow you to get useful cards because you can have a duel against Seto Kaiba and get cards from him.

Comments

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Anonymous
It use to be Yugi, but now it's kaiba because it makes it quicker to unlock DSOD Kaiba
yeoo
kaiba it is
brandon Carter
Blue eye magian gril

Anonymous
How can I play as Ash Ketchum?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You need to unlock pikachu first
<< Anonymous
Marogamer193 Reply
Yeah then you meet misty then beat Misty and Brock then Ash then you get him
Anonymous
Should I choose Kaiba if I want a deck for dragons?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It doesn't really matter. You'll likely unlock the character you didn't choose before you get the one you did choose to a level where they actually give a worthwhile level reward anyway.

I'd suggest picking Yugi so you can potentially win Enemy Controller early on from Kaiba since it's a very, very useful card.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yea
Anonymous
Pick Kaiba
Lani
i love yugi but eqsy for begining is kaiba trust me
Nikola
If you start with kaiba can you win the slifer at the begining battle with strings?
<< Anonymous(Nikola )
Queenie Reply
Same for Yami
Sohan sen
Don't listen to other idiots choose...always choose kaiba...its way better and I am in platinum after 3 days..
<< Anonymous(Sohan sen)
Valencia Reply
I chose Kaiba.
Anonymous
I think it is better to start with Yugi because you can unlock more catlrters before kiss
Elyzha love <3
GUYS! I DONT KNOW WHAT TO CHOOSE! SOME SAYS SETO IS BETTER BECAUSE OF HIGH STATS BUT SOME SAYS YAMI SO WHEN YOU BATTLE SETO YOU WILL HAVE GOOD CARDS! BUT SOME SAYS IT DOESNT REALLY MATTER BECAUSE WHEN YOU REACH LVL 15, YOU ALREADY OPENED A LOT OF CARD PACKS! PLEASE RECOMMEND ME THE BEST!
<< Anonymous(Elyzha love <3)
Anonymous Reply
As people already said, either is fine, since you'll be able to use both of them and duel both of them beyond stage 15....

Personally, I prefer Kaiba because he has better early cards.
Anonymous
IDC which Starter is better,BTW I Started as Kaiba during Summer 2017 both characters are great as when I unlocked Y.Yugi but yeah all in all I should've picked Yami Yugi as my Starter

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