Tag Duel Tournament [8 Jan - 18 Jan]

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Date8 Jan 2019 - 18 Jan 2019

Updated Information

  • New Event Mission Updated

Event information

Announced at 8 Jan 2019, the Tag Duel Tournament is back again! You can earn tag coins to draw from the lottery which can get Exclusive Reward Cards as last time but this time, you can Tag Duel alongside "Yugioh 5D's" Characters.

How to Play

  • Duel in Duel World and Ranked DUel to obtain Frienship Letters
  • Use Friendship Letters to Tag Duel
  • Obtain Tag Coins by Tag Dueling
  • Save up your Tag Coins to draw from the lottery
  • Obtain Completion Rewards by winning Tag Duels


Difficulty levels

  • You can now choose the difficulty of your opponent's team before Tag Dueling them.
  • If you win the Tag Duel at a higher difficulty, you will receive a bonus on your Duel Assessment.

Tag partners can be controlled

  • You can now manually control your tag partner for tournaments you have won.
  • Manual control can be turned on and off from your partner's Deck screen.

Free lottery

Once a day you can draw from the lottery 10 times for free.

Tournament selection screen

You can select which tournament to enter from the "Change Cup" button in the upper-left corner of the event page.

Friendship Letters

  • You need Friendship Letters to enter in the Tag Duel Tournament
  • Friendship Letters can be obtained by Dueling in Duel World or Ranked Duel

Event Missions

Stardust Cup SleevesSuccessfully perform 3 Synchro Summons in Tag Duels.
Stardust Cup Game MatSuccessfully perform 6 Synchro Summons in Tag Duels.
Neos Cup SleevesSuccessfully perform 3 Fusion Summons in Tag Duels.
Neos Cup Game MatSuccessfully perform 6 Fusion Summons in Tag Duels.
DM Cup SleevesSuccessfully perform 3 Tribute Summons in Tag Duels.
DM Cup Game MatSuccessfully perform 6 Tribute Summons in Tag Duels.

Dark Magician Cup

The Dark Magician Cup has been unlocked after 10 Jan 2018 13:00 if you have complete the Neos Cup.

Duel Challengers

There is a chance that Challengers will appear after a Tag Duel. If you duel against Challengers, you will have high coin multiplier than usual to obtain alot of Lottery Coins.

Note: Dueling against Challengers doesn't require Friendship Letters.


Stardust Cup: Yusei Fudo

[Skill] descriptionUser
Stardust Advent
If your team has less than equal to 2000 Life Points, play 1 "Stardust Dragon" at your partner, Yusei Fudo's turn. This Skill can only be used once per Duel.
Yusei Fudo
Yusei Fudo

Neos Cup: Jaden Yuki

[Skill] descriptionUser
Battle Fusion!
If your team has less than equal to 3000 Life Points, play 1 "Battle Fusion" from outside of the Deck at the beginning of your partner, Jaden Yuki's turn. This Skill can only be used once per Duel.
Jaden Yuki
Jaden Yuki

Dark Magician Cup: Yami Yugi

[Skill] descriptionUser
Dark Magician the Dragon Knight Advent
If your team has less than equal to 2000 Life Points, play 1 "Dark Magician the Dragon Knight" at the beginning of your partner, Yami Yugi's turn. This Skill can only be used once per Duel.
Yami Yugi
Yami Yugi


  • There is a chance that Challengers will appear after a Tag Duel.
  • Duels against Challengers will have a higher coin multiplier than usual, making it a prime opportunity to obtain lots of Tag Coins.
  • Challengers will disappear after a set period of time, so make sure not to miss the opportunity.
  • Duels against Challengers does not require Friendship Letters.


Icon Rewards

Stardust Cup IconEarn by Completing Stardust Cup 3 Times
Neos Cup IconEarn by Completing Neos Cup 3 Times
DM Cup IconEarn by Completing DM Cup 3 Times

Tag Coins

  • You can obtain Tag Coins by Tag Dueling. Tag Coins can be used at the lottery to obtain cards and items.
  • The higher your Duel Assessment score, the more Tag Coins you get.
  • In addition, your Tag Coin Multiplier will increase at higher difficulties.
  • Players recieve 1 Tag Coin per 100 Duel Assessment score (max. 80)

New Rewards

Other Rewards

Notable Cards

Starlight Road [UR]

Starlight Road
Starlight Road
Normal Trap
Tag Duel Tournament [UR]
When a card or effect is activated that would destroy 2 or more cards you control: Negate the effect, and if you do, destroy that card, then you can Special Summon 1 "Stardust Dragon" from your Extra Deck.

Prime Material Dragon [UR]

Prime Material Dragon
Prime Material Dragon
LIGHT Dragon ★6
ATK 2400 / DEF 2000
Tag Duel Event [UR]
Any effect that would inflict damage to a player increases their Life Points by the same amount, instead. During either player's turn, when a card or effect is activated that would destroy a monster(s) on the field: You can send 1 card from your hand to the Graveyard; negate the activation, and if you do, destroy it.

Comrade Swordsman of Landstar [SR]

Comrade Swordsman of Landstar
Comrade Swordsman of Landstar
EARTH Warrior ★3
ATK 500 / DEF 1200
Tag Duel Tournament [SR]
All Warrior-Type monsters you control gain 400 ATK.

Chaos Goddess [SR]

Chaos Goddess
Chaos Goddess
LIGHT Fairy ★8
ATK 2500 / DEF 1800
Tag Duel Tournament [SR] [SR]
1 LIGHT Tuner + 2 or more non-Tuner DARK monsters
Once per turn, you can send 1 LIGHT monster from your hand to the Graveyard to select 1 Level 5 or higher DARK monster in your Graveyard. Special Summon that monster. It cannot be used as a Synchro Material Monster.

Elemental HERO Shining Flare Wingman [SR]

Elemental HERO Shining Flare Wingman
Elemental HERO Shining Flare Wingman
LIGHT Warrior ★8
ATK 2500 / DEF 2100
Tag Duel Event [SR]
"Elemental HERO Flame Wingman" + "Elemental HERO Sparkman"Must be Fusion Summoned and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. This card gains 300 ATK for each "Elemental HERO" card in your Graveyard. When this card destroys a monster by battle and sends it to the Graveyard: Inflict damage to your opponent equal to the ATK of the destroyed monster in the Graveyard.

Evilswarm O'lantern [SR]

Evilswarm Olantern
Evilswarm Olantern
DARK Pyro ★4
ATK 1650 / DEF 1250
Tag Duel Event [SR]
You can Tribute this card, then target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; destroy that target.

Completion Rewards: Stardust Cup

Round One

Round 1Gems x20
Round 2Extra Card x3
Round 3KageningenKageningen
Semi-FinalGems x20
FinalTrust GuardianTrust Guardian

Round Two

Round 1Gems x30
Round 2SR Jewel x1
Round 3Gems x30
Semi-FinalGems x30

Round Three

Round 1Gems x30
Round 2Gold x3000
Round 3SearchlightmanSearchlightman
Semi-FinalGems x30
FinalEvilswarm O'lanternEvilswarm O'lantern

Completion Rewards: Neos Cup

Round One

Round 1Gems x30
Round 2Extra Life x3
Round 3SR Jewel x1
Round 4Gems x30
Semi-FinalGems x30
FinalElemental HERO Shining Flare WingmanE・HERO Shining Flare Wingman

Round Two


Hot New Top
Makrov krauz
really Konami!!??
<< Anonymous(Makrov krauz)
Anonymous Reply
Lol and I thought they were not going to add Tristan lol, now only Otogi is missing but as far as I know he's already confirmed (if I remember correctly lol)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes isn't for March?
Stay in Dark Magic Cup final (against Kaiba & Mokuba), use suicide deck and duel as many as you can. Every 2 loses almost guaranteed to get 300 coins. This would save you a lot of time
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You fool...
Nor happen to me... Only get 2k point...
Kuriha Akihasu
Gotten a prismatic shining flare wingman and chaos goddess throughout this event.
<< Anonymous(Kuriha Akihasu )
Anonymous Reply
The rewards were trash...
48k coins no UR traps and sincro... Vote down
Okay, this is epic.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Lol that's awesome, I never saw the CPU do that before. And they tend to love triggering effects, so it's funny he didn't do it with Armed.
<< Anonymous
Beatenmeat Reply
The partner AI is garbage too. I’ve had to turn on manual duel for the Yugi cup because he doesn’t seem to ever use my cards properly.

I think the most infuriating moment was when the had a Silent Swordsman out and a facedown SSS. No enemy monsters left, no back row, lifepoints wide open. Yugi attacks leaving them with *exactly* 1500 LPs, then used SSS while ending his turn.
<< Anonymous(Beatenmeat)
Anonymous Reply
I had to duel lv20 Mai/Tea instead of lv40 the first time I went through the DM cup, because the Yami Yugi partner AI is so bad, I lost three times in a row against lv40 Mai/Tea.
<< Anonymous
Beatenmeat Reply
It truly is. Between his constant need to do *anything* to summon DM and always having your monsters get banished, that matchup was truly the worst first time around. The only other deck to give me similar difficulty with the mandatory AI was the crystal beast deck because he always summoned that 4000 attack monster on the first turn you attacked.
The Paradox Brothers aren't the only random bonus tag duel you can get. I just fought Yubel and a zombified Slifer Red student.
Lovely Aster
Tea's power angel valkyria would be nice for counter fairies if we ever get it.
Blazeman in autoduel and you lose the duel. Lol. Good.
Yusei got the worst deck out of the three! No nitro, turbo, drill, hyper, synchron synchro monsters!!?
lol first day free lottery
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
wow congrats
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I just got my 2nd starlight road. I've seen some crazy vids in YT in which they run 1 copy of this card and one copy of TTH lol
Any good Decks to auto duel?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Here's mine, just use your best defensive backrow. Balance is the best skill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
<< Anonymous
KillerBlade Reply
What card is beetween E.controller and Mirror?
<< Anonymous(KillerBlade)
Anonymous Reply
Gravity lash
our partner can do nothing if we use fur hire

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