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This page notes what Skill is in Duel Links, how to get skills, and the list of skills by character.
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Skill in Duel Links

What is Skill?

Skills are abilities that are unique to each characters and used to draw a card, increase Life Points, and so on in a duel. Most of skills is activated only under a certain condition.

How to set skill

You can bring only 1 skill with your deck into a duel but can switch the one to the other in the deck setting menu. Note that you have to set a skill to a deck and achieve the trigger condition to use it.

#Procedure
1Visit Card Studio (a facility in a screenshot above).
2Move to Deck Edit screen.
3Tap Skill tab that is located above your deck.
4Choose a skill you want to use.

How to get skills

Level-up

One of the ways to obtain skills is leveling characters up. Each character can acquire up to three skills by reaching level 4, 13, 20 with except of Joey who gets his first skill at level 3 .

Duel reward

You can also get skills by winning a duel against Legend Duelists. What skill you find is associated with which character you use. If you find a skill that you already have again, it will be converted into gems. Some of reward skills, such as LP Boost skills and Draw Sense skills, are obtainable in common with some characters.

GX Character's Skills

This page shows only skills of Yu-Gi-Oh! (DM) characters. For a list of GX character's skills, check the link above!

Leaked skills

Yami Bakura

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Dark Camo
DARK-attribute Monsters you have Normal Summoned, Special Summoned, or Flip Summoned become invisible to the opponent until end of their turn.
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Yami Marik

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Dark Camo
Activates when the combined total of monsters sent to the Gravards of both players reaches 10. Opponent becomes unable to see your Life Points or their own untile the end of the Duel.
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Mai Valentine

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Bewitching Dance
At the end of a Damage Step in which a "Harpie" or "Amazoness" monster attacked,
the battle position of the Defense Position monster it attacked changes to face-up Attack Position.
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Mako Tsunami

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Sea Stealth
Activates if "Umi" is on your field. Monsters you have Normal Summoned, Special Summoned, or Flip Summoned become invisible to the opponent until end of their turn. If "Umi" leaves your field, all monsters become visible.
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Skills by availalble character

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

Yami Yugi's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Power of Dark
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Yami" activated.
Lv4
Draw Sense: Spell/Trap
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Spell/Trap card.
Lv13
Sorcery Conduit
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Spellcaster-Type monster.
Lv20
Destiny Draw
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 2000. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw the card of your choice.
Drop

Seto Kaiba's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Peak Performance
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Mountain" activated.
Lv4
Beatdown!
Boosts the ATK of face-up attack position monsters you control by 300 per level 5 or more monsters you control. You can only use the skill once per turn.
Lv13
Draw Sense: High Level
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random level 7 or more monster.
Lv20
Heavy Starter
If your Deck has 3 or more Level 5 or higher monsters with different names, you will have improved chance of having a Level 5 or higher monster in your starting hand..
Drop

Joey Wheeler's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
LP Boost α
Increases starting Life Points by 1000.
Lv3
Grit
The skill is activated randomly when your turn starts. Your Life Points does not get decreased to less than 1 until your opponent's next turn ends.
Lv13
Reinforcement
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Warrior-Type monster.
Lv20
Roll 'n' Boost
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 2000. Show 1 monster card in your hand to the opponent and roll the die once. The Level of the monster shown becomes that of the die number untile the end of the turn.
Drop
Last Gamble
Can be used in your Main Phase, starting from the fifth turn. Upon activation, reduces your LP to 100 and discards 2 cards from your hand. You roll a die and draw that number of cards. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
Drop
Luck on Your Side
If your Life Points drop below 1000, your coin tosses always land on heads.
Drop

Tea Gardner's skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Holy Guard
You receive no battle damage during your turn.
Lv3
LP Boost γ
Increases starting Life Points by 2500, reduces hand by 2 cards.
Lv13
Life Cost 0
You can use the skill when your Life Points are 1000 or less. You do not have to spend Life Points to activate a card until your opponent's next turn ends. You can only use the skill once per Duel.
Lv20
Surprise Present
Select 1 card Set in your Spell & Trap Zone, and force it on your opponent. Only the player that activates this skill can view this card. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
Drop
Duel, standby!
Gives 1 more card in each player's starting hand.
Drop

Mai Valentine's skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Aroma Strategy
You can see the card at the top of your deck even before drawing it.
Lv4
LP Boost β
Increases starting Life Points by 1500, reduces hand by 1 card.
Lv13
Draw Sense: WIND
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1500. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Wind-Attribute monster.
Lv20
Harpies' Last Will
6 "Harpie" cards in your Graveyard are banished, and 1 "Harpie's Feather Duster" card is added to your hand from outside your Deck.
Drop
Flight of the Harpies
Can be used each time your Life points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random "Harpie" card.
Drop
Harpie's Hunting Ground
Begin Duel with the Field Spell Harpies' Hunting Ground on the top of your deck.
Drop
Bewitching Dance
At the end of a Damage Step in which a "Harpie" or "Amazoness" monster attacked,
the battle position of the Defense Position monster it attacked changes to face-up Attack Position.
Drop

Weevil Underwood's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Insect Uprising
You can use the skill when you control 3 or more Insect-type monsters. Decreases the ATK of face-up attack position monsters your opponent controls by 800. You can only use the skill once per turn.
Lv4
Draw Sense: Low Level
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, istead of doing a normal draw, draw a level 1-4 monster card.
Lv13
Parasite Infestation
Can be used after the starting hand is dealt. 1 or 2 Parasite Paracide cards are added into your opponent's deck face up.
Lv20
Buzz On
Can be used each time your Life Points derease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Insect-Type monster.
Drop
Moth to the Flame
Turn counts are double-speed for any "Petit Moth" with "Cocoon of Evolution" equipped on your side of the field.
Drop

Rex Raptor's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Dinosaur Kingdom
Begin duel with the field spell "Jurassic World" activated.
Lv4
Draw Sense: High Level
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random level 5 or more monster
Lv13
Dino Destruction
Can be used if a Level 6 Dinosaur-Type monster is on your field. If that monster attacks a monster in a Defense Positin this turn, the opponent takes battle damage equal to the amount that ATK exceeds DEF. This skill can only be used once per turn.
Lv20
Titan Showdown
Whichever player has doulbe or more LP than the other takes double battle damage.
Drop
Dinos Find a Way
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Dinosaur-Type monster.
Drop
Dino Rampage
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800, and you have a Dinosaur-Type normal monster on your field. That monster can attack twice during the Battle Phase, this turn. This skill can only be used once per turn.
Drop

Mako Tsunami's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Mythic Depths
Begins Duel with the Field Spell "Umi" activated.
Lv4
Draw Sense: WATER
Can be used each time your Life Points decrase by 1500. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Water-Attribute monster.
Lv13
Balance
Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck.
Lv20
Menace from the Deep
Can be used if "Umi" is on the field, and you have a Water-attribute normal monster on your field. That monster can attack your opponent directly. this turn. At the end of the Battle Phase, that monster is sent to the Graveyard. This skill can only be used once per turn.
Drop

Bandit Keith's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Switcheroo
Return 1 card in your hand to your Deck and draw another. The skill can only be used once per turn and twice per Duel.
Lv4
Sleight of Hand
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1500. You add a 7 Completed, that is hidden behind your wristband, to your hand.
Lv13
Restart
Can be used after starting hand is distributed. Shuffle all the cards from your hand into the Deck. Then draw the starting hand again.
Lv20
Baggy Sleeves
If one of yoour monsters of Level 5 or higher is destroyed in battle, in your next Draw Phase a normal draw gives you 2 cards.
Drop
Cheater's Coin
If your Life Points are at least 1000 more than opponent's, and if you have at least 5 cards in your hand, your coin tosses always land on heads.
Drop
Bandit
Can be used if your Life Points are at 1500 or below. Select and take control of 1 card Set in your opponent's Spell & Trap Zone. This skill can only be used once per Duel
Drop

Odion's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Chain Reaction
Can be used each time you activate a Trap card. Decreases your opponent's Life Points by 200.
Lv4
Draw Sense: Spell/Trap
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, istead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Spell/Trap card.
Lv13
Endless Trap Hell
Can be used each time your 3 trap cards are sent to the graveyard. A random trap card in your graveyard is shuffled into your deck.
Lv20
Bluff Trap
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1200. "Statue of the Wicked" is set in your Spell & Trap Zone.
Drop
Trap Layer
If your Deck contains 5 or more Trap Cards with different names, you will have improved chances of having a Trap Card in your starting hand.
Drop

Comments

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Your Name 3hour ago
2,8k keys later on Tea, still no labyrinth build skill
Anonymous 1days ago
What does the order skill do
Anonymous 6days ago
I've seen a guy playing ishizu w/ a skill named prescience. Does anyone know what it does?
<< Anonymous
Oldtimer 6days ago Reply
You can view the top card of both players' Decks until the end of the 5th turn.
ScAaRe128 8days ago
I have leveled up Yami yugi all the way and have yet to get destiny draw that’s the only skill I haven’t gotten besides all the others best skills
Douchebag Deluxe 11days ago
I just got " the ties that bind with Jaden, Didn't know he could get that skill
kip 12days ago
Did Konami lower the % of skill drop against npc's? 'cause I've been dueling with Bastion against lvl 40 with a farm decks and got nothing after 20+ duels :´/
Torrie (Florence) 23days ago
Finally I got Shadow Game.
Any recommendations for decks that work well with this skill?
<< Anonymous(blyat)
Torrie (Florence) 20days ago Reply
Thank you!
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Anonymous 19days ago Reply
Vampore lady and lord
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Anonymous 18days ago Reply
mill
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
13days ago Reply
discard opponents card
Anonymous 13days ago
I have tried for destiny draw harpies hinting groundetc 4 forever and i watched YTDAN and he said CASUA DUELS. I GOT BOTTTTTHHHHH within like 20 duels :D do it do it do it
<< Anonymous
dean 13days ago Reply
grammar
Torrie (Florence) 14days ago
Did the skill drop rate fall?
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Jaidx 13days ago Reply
That's what i came to see. I've been going all morning and got 1.
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Anonymous 13days ago Reply
Actually, based on Konami's changelog, it should be raised instead of a fall.

I do feel droprate for skill in PVP is quite high.
<< Anonymous
Jaidx 13days ago Reply
Was there a changelog for today? We all know it changed recently overall.
Anonymous 13days ago
Arkana Skill called Spell Specialist increases your change of having a spell card in your starting hand if you have at least 5 unique spells in your deck.
Alright 16days ago
Finally Extra, Extra thanks to Pvp. Next stop, D-Draw.
Anonymous 18days ago
finally you can‘t get a duplicate of a skill
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 18days ago Reply
Still people complain about less gems

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