How to unlock Ishizu Ishtar

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Ishizu unlock missions

Ishizu Ishtar becomes available character by completing unlock missions. She appears in the Gate after you finish a trigger event, then you can have a duel against him and challenge missions to unlock her.

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Trigger event

Summon LIGHT-Attribute monster(s) 200 time(s) in total

  • It does not count Set, Flip Summon, and Special Summon (unconfirmed).
  • Summoning a Light-Attribute monster in PVP Duels including, Ranked Duels, Casual Duels, and Friend Duels, is counted (unconfirmed).

Ishizu unlock missions

Win a Duel against Ishizu Ishtar with at least 6000 LP remaining.8000 Gold
Win a Duel against Ishizu Ishtar at Level 30 in Duel World.8000 Gold
Complete all Character Unlock Missions.Stone of Spell x3


Let's use Light monsters from the beginning

Here is a list of Light-attribute monsters that are easy to get and available from the early stage of the game. Build a deck that contains those monsters and summon them as much as you can even in the initial phase. See also the following 2 tricks:

  • Do not set, flip summon, or special summon them. It is said that only normal summon is applicable although that is unconfirmed.
  • If your Monster Zone is full with LIGHT monsters, conduct tribute summon. Or switch their battle position to defense, then standard duelists will attack your monster that have low DEF, and you can summon the next one.

How to increase Life Points

Set LP Boost skills to your deck and use cards that regenerate your Life Points to complete one of Ishizu unlock missions, win a Duel against Ishizu with at least 6000 LP remaining. Joey, Tea, and Mai can acquire LP Boost skills by leveling up, and other also can acquire them as drop (duel reward) skill.

[Skill] descriptionUser
[LP Boost α]
Increases starting Life Points by 1000.
[LP Boost β]
Increases starting Life Points by 1500, reduces hand by 1 card.
[LP Boost γ]
Increases starting Life Points by 2500, reduces hand by 2 cards.

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Yakışıklı 5days ago
Mission is bugged plase fix this
Zaramos 10days ago
Ok guys,
I was as desprate as some of you are to get this b*tch unlocked. I started with a deck full of light monsters. Did like 300-400 summons. NOTHING happened. Then I read that you have to summon 1 Light Monster 200 times. I switched to a normal beatdown deck with 3 Summoners (search for Guardian) and 1 Guardian (normal light 1650ATK). I did like 15 duels against Standart Duelists summoning the Guardian nearly every time.
Suddenly Ishizu unlocked!
So i can tell that you dont have to summon 1 Light Monster 200 times, at least not the same one, cause i didnt. Also it does not make a difference if you play effect or normal monsters. The only thing i am unsure of is if Tributing counts. In my case i think it didnt, so i ended up having 190 or so summons without tributing included when i switched to the "normal" deck.
This was by far the worst thing to unlock and do in the whole game. So i hope it might help some people.
Maybe she is simply bugged and glitched as hell and you never know when you will unlock her. (also possible)
anoymous 10days ago
Most players I knew unlocked her without actually trying to go for it. It was like a gentle breeze passing by through your face, you didn't realize it was already there.
anoymous 18days ago
The other day I unlocked Ishizu but I don't know how. It says here that I need 200 light-monster summons, but my current deck is composed of different attributes, and mainly composed of dragons.
DiamondWing 23days ago
vylon ohm has 200 defence, not 1200
Tquinze 26days ago
I'm not sure, but I don't think legendary duels count. I'm using a fairy/light deck only in legendary duels and I haven't got her. I have counted at least a hundred normal-summoned light-monsters in the last 10 duels. I've got at least 110 duels with Tea and this deck. Even in the profile, it's look like I'm only using dark monsters (the deck that I'm using in standard duels). I thought about 2 possibilities: they cannot been sent to cemitery or legendary duels don't count. Any help?
Tquinze 25days ago
Well... I got her after all. I changed all my light effect monsters for light normal monsters. I unlocked her some duels after that.
Hattran 28days ago
I summonig the Elementan Dragon 173 times and the Ancient Dragon 200 times and don't get her
Eevee 11days ago
How do you see the amount of invocations?
Hakase 28days ago
Does ritual summoning skull guardian counts?
anoymous 1/1/1970
I've summoned 300 of one light monster (Kaiser Sea Horse) and still haven't gotten her...
Jeager 30days ago
I've summoned guardian of the throne room 401 times and ishizu still doesnt came too
Rinsama 30days ago
Same here
Anon8592 1/1/1970
I got it just fine by doing auto fight against standard duelist using light attribute monsters + traps deck. (since I aim to unlock odion and isthar at the time, both been unlocked now)
anoymous 1/1/1970
I'm honestly at my wits end with this character. I've used nothing but a light monster deck on low level legendary characters in the gate. Normal/tribute summoned over 300 monsters, spent well over 500 gate keys and even went from level 27-30 on Mako trying to unlock her so I can move on to the next stage.
anoymous 1/1/1970
Finally unlocked her. I started at just around 2500 normal summons, and ended at over 3000. It's a possibility that tribute summons don't count? As other than that, I was purely normal summoning 4 star light cards.
anoymous 1/1/1970
Does it have to be pvp or can it be standard duels? Please help someone who managed to unlock!!:))
anoymous 1/1/1970
standard duels against cpu will definitely count, it's a safe bet compared to pvp.
anoymous 1/1/1970
Can someone confirm that it only counts normal summon? Or set, special summon, flip also counted? So sad :(
anoymous 1/1/1970
recommended to just do normal summon, put a lot of light monsters and press auto, you will unlock it easily.
anoymous 1/1/1970
This shit is glitched. over 200 fucking summons and no unlock mission and im on stage 35
anoymous 1/1/1970
I got it just fine, make sure you're normal summoning them and not face down though
anoymous 1/1/1970
How do you know how many you've summoned?
anoymous 1/1/1970
Does it have to be pvp or can it be standard duels
anoymous 1/1/1970
"does not count Set, Flip Summon," can anyone confirm this because if that's true that's ridiculous
strik3r 16days ago
"if that's true that's ridiculous" its not... -.-

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