Drill Barnacle | Decks and Ruling

This page notes details of Drill Barnacle (WATER/Aqua/Effect Monster) : decks, tips, effect and rulings. Learn and enjoy playing Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links!
Duel Links Breaking News
32nd Mini Box: Photons of Galaxy
update 26/09/2016

Drill Barnacle

Drill Barnacle
Monster TypeAqua
Card typeEffect
Card Effect TypeContinuous Effect / Trigger Effect


This card can attack your opponent directly. Each time this card inflicts Battle Damage to your opponent by a direct attack: This card gains 1000 ATK.

How to Get

PackValiant Souls [N]
Shark Fang [N]
Level-up reward--
Victory against--
Card trader--









Stat changesThis card gains ATK
Attack categoriesDirect attacker


Hot New Top
The MVP of farming. RIP Gravekeepers' Vassal
DAMN ! what a card
Are you tired of getting trolled by Kalin Kessler and his high pitched laughter? Do you feel like you need a deck to resolve all your problems? Fear no more! The new Drill Barnacle deck is what your heart is aching for! With the help of "Power of the Guardians" and "Tyrant Burst Dragon", it can attack and let the Kessler devil feel the pain three times in the same turn! Triple the Dragon, Triple the fun!
New Drill Barnacle deck, available now!
NB: Results may vary , it's all based on the luck you have at your starting hand. We do not accept refunds if the deck doesn't work
<< Anonymous(Diego64)
Anonymous Reply
Thanks, my guy.
<< Anonymous(Diego64)
Anonymous Reply
Koketsu is really useful, ty
<< Anonymous(Diego64)
Anonymous Reply
What's the super rare equip card?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Shooting Star Bow - Ceal.
more 🔥 card
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The only 🔥 here is the tumour in your brain preventing you from having intelligence
Wow power of the guardians is great with this card. Pretty funny combo
You Won't Regret it
It is good its just very underated. A fun deck would be having at least 3x Drill barnacle and 3x Power of the guardians. Its very cheezy!
Soon will be a game changer.
<< Anonymous(FireLord)
Anonymous Reply
not gonna happen lol
<< Anonymous(FireLord)
Anonymous Reply
Considering how long we've had Raging Flame Sprite, and how little it's done... Yeah, totally.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
We also have Mucus Yolk already, for years.
You use twin swords equip spell and the new 1500atk increase spell can't remember it but but basically drill barnacle then equip it with twin swords and use that spell to increase it's attack twice for a otk easy
I, uh, made a decklist for this card...

3x drill barnacle
3x mucus yolk (don’t have to run, still in development)
3x skull marked ladybug
1-2 spell striker
2x double attack
2x Kunai with chain
Any protection you want

Skill: restart or balance

Basically you want to use double attack to consistently get drill barnacle to 2300 attack (+1000 after an attack), then protect it until your next turn so that you can attack with it and hopefully another monster. It’s just a deck for fun
<< Anonymous(Narch)
Anonymous Reply
Don't use Mucus Yolk... It's a weak card, and it also needs an ATK boost in the first place to deal damage in order to gain ATK. Also, Raging Flame Sprite was obtainable from the Fire and Water Towers, and is obviously better anyway.
This card makes me wonder what we will get for Ryoga if Zexal world is released.

This is one of his early low level cards.....I doubt they are really going to give us more Drill Barnacle from Ryoga when players would have a lot from whatever this card is obtained from, so what are they going to replace it with when we get Zexal world?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
...By your logic, we should be concerned about Joey's potential cardpool because Magical Arm Shield, Paladin of Dark Dragon, Gearfried the Iron Knight and Kunai with Chain were all released in booster packs.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Those aren't even his early cards.

He didn't even started playing Gearfried until Battle City!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Water support of course. They will give him anything that related to water. Since his whole deck is bunch of water cards.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I went for the most-played of his cards that ended up in Booster Packs. But if you want to go down the Duelist Kingdom route... Garoozis, Salamandra, Tiger Axe, Axe Raider.
Will this card lose the attack bonus when banished by SSA?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It will, since it is removed from the field, any ATK gain it received is reset.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It will, since it is removed from the field, any ATK gain it received is reset.
Once there was an Ugly Barnacle. He was so ugly, that everyone died! The End.
<< Anonymous
Malefic Reply
LMAO Spongebob reference is the best reference XD

Commens and feedback


Thank you for visiting Duel Links wiki by GameA! We update this Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links community day by day to provide quality guides and the latest news.

Wiki Updates

News & Events

32nd Mini Box: Photons of Ray

Upcoming Kite Tenjo Unlock Event

Duel Quest Event

4th Anniversary Campaign

Structure Deck EX: Blue-Eyes Evolution

Selection Box Vol. 04

Special Day Campaign

Upcoming events [January]

Leaked Characters

Yu-Gi-Oh Zexal

Legendary Duelists

How to beat/farm Legendary Duelists Lvl 40

Other Zexal Duelists

Yu-Gi-Oh Dark Side of Dimension [DSOD]

Legendary Duelists

How to beat/farm Legendary Duelists Lvl 40

Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's

Legendary Duelists

How to beat/farm Legendary Duelists Lvl 40

Useful links



Decks to farm LD Lvl 40

Characters (Legendary Duelists)

Yu-Gi-Oh! (DM)

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

Related pages


Card Sleeves & Game Mats

Booster packs/Card Trader

Card Trader & Ranked Rewards

Card TraderRanked Rewards

Card Trader

Ranked Rewards

Card box

Available card boxes
The Ultimate RisingAge of DiscoveryNeo-ImpactFlame of the TyrantValkyries Rage
Wonders of the SkyChaotic ComplianceLand of the TitansCrimson KingdomDawn of Destiny
Electric OverloadEchoes of SilenceServants of KingsGalactic Origin
Blades of Spirit Primal BurstResonance of ContrastAbyss EncounterRampage of the Forest
Valiant SoulsVisions of IceCrusaders BattlegroundClash of WingsBurning Nova
Empire of ScarletGaia GenesisStardust AccelerationPower of BraveryBlackstorm Rising
Secrets of the AncientsRevolution BeginningTornado of PhantomsAbsolute InfernoDimension of the Wizards
Warriors UniteLords of ShiningBlazing RoseGuardians of RockCybernetic Rebellion
Curse of DreadValhalla CallingDark DimensionSpirit of the BeastAerial Assault
Soul of ResurrectionFuture HorizonMasters of ShadowJudgement ForceFortress of Gears
Truth UniverseFlames of the HeartWitchs SorceryChronicle of GloryInfernity Destruction
Arena of SanctuaryShining HopeVoltage of the MetalShark FangRage of Volcano
Infinite RayPhotons of Galaxy---

Selection Box

Selection Boxes
Selection Box Vol. 01Selection Box Vol. 01 MiniSelection Box Vol. 02Selection Box Vol. 02 MiniSelection Box Vol. 03
Selection Box Vol.04----

Structure decks

Structure decks
Sorcerers AllianceDragonic ForceHero RisingLegendary WarriorsDestiny Rulers
Dragonic KnightsSpellbound SilenceSynchro ConnectionThe White Dragon of LegendSwordbound Silence
Ancient Gear AwakeningNeos FusionReturn of the Red-EyesFull Metal DesperadoMaster of Chaos
Kings ResonanceDragunity OverdriveGladiators StormHERO GenerationReturn of the Fire Kings
Gagaga XyzTales of the Noble KnightsBlue-Eyes Evolution

Other Pages

Duel Links Basics


Standard duelists & Legendary Duelist Lvl 30


Comments (updated every hour)

Unintentional subterror support
Digital bug unexpected support
How can I get gagaga magician
> Go to the latest comments

Popular Decks

Popular Cards


Another Game Site