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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.
?

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.
?

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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Zaid
Could someone help me I have all the skills for Joey except snapping last gamble I have been trying to get it for 2 straight months and wasted 14000 duel keys and still nothing!!!! It kept trying to skip last gamble but i did get luck on ur side which isn't bad. But it kept skipping it and go to stupid skills I didn't need like draw sense earth and draw pass and draw sense high level I am officially done with last gamble I give up
<< Anonymous
Zaid Reply
True ur right thanks appreciate it
<< Anonymous
Zaid Reply
I am not awful on the game I was just mad and thanks u helped me think straight what is so good about it any way
<< Anonymous
Zaid Reply
Thanks u man I don't honestly curse and say foul language because I don't like saying bad words
<< Anonymous
Zaid Reply
Ur right thanks
PetiDora
I summarized confirmed (by me and this site) common skills drop. Note that i have doubt on the orange one since i didn't found any pic as evidence yet. "No pics = hoax" or so people say.
<< Anonymous
Planeteer Reply
Haha wow. RNG is the worst. Thanks!
<< Anonymous
Unknown Reply
You said incorrect for Joey, Odion, and Bakura for orange ones. Can you specify which skill exactly please?
<< Anonymous(Unknown)
Unknown Reply
Anyone have proof of Kaiba Draw Pass skill?
<< Anonymous(Unknown)
Medikando Reply
On spanish is paso de robar
Ant
I can obtain restart with ishizu?
<< Anonymous(Ant)
Anonymous Reply
I have restart with jaden lol want proof I'll post soon
<< Anonymous(LUL)
Anonymous Reply
Yes regular yugi has restart
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
im running a relinq deck for every pve and im glad keith isnt the only one with it tbh because this helps alot with shitty rng
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
where can i see this info?
Reid Harzel
heavy starter
<< Anonymous(Reid Harzel)
Reid Harzel Reply
this from my friend
<< Anonymous(Reid Harzel)
Kira Reply
Do we have to duel against lvl 30/40 to get destiny draw? Or is it against any lvl? Thanks in advance :)
<< Anonymous(Kira)
reitsu Reply
i got that skill, duel with any lvl 40 LDs
<< Anonymous(Kira)
Sanic Reply
Any Level, but like with Lvl 10 and 20 the chances are really low but you can get drop skills.
ShadyPenguin
Quick Question Guys -

What is the Total Number of Skills a Duelist Can have?

Reason for asking is For Bastion I currently have 10 (Draw Sense + Field Spells for Earth, Fire Water Wind, Dark which is 10 Total) - I want to try to make him learn Light as well but if that goes over 10 - will i be able to or is 10 the most I can have? (Also same applies for Other duellists as well - both DM and GX)

Thanks in advance
<< Anonymous(kry)
Torrie Reply
Isn't the capacity unlimited?
<< Anonymous(Torrie)
Anonymous 26days ago Reply
The limit is less about a raw number of skills and more about which skills they can learn, which seems to be 13 specific skills. My Paradox Bros, for example, hit that number a long time ago, and it's limited to all the skills listed here: http://duellinks.gamea.co/c/fokay7k6
<< Anonymous
Torrie 21days ago Reply
Now I see.. Thanks.
<< Anonymous(ShadyPenguin)
Anonymous 15days ago Reply
I have 13 skills on Paradox Brothers
Torrie (Florence) 19days ago
Finally I got Shadow Game.
Any recommendations for decks that work well with this skill?
<< Anonymous(blyat)
Torrie (Florence) 17days ago Reply
Thank you!
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Anonymous 15days ago Reply
Vampore lady and lord
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
Anonymous 15days ago Reply
mill
<< Anonymous(Torrie (Florence))
9days ago Reply
discard opponents card
DOOM
Been farming using pegasus against lv 40 LD. Maybe 10 times a day.
Still no its a toon world drop skill.
Is that skill really exist and obtainable? I felt like wasting my keys.
<< Anonymous(DOOM)
Anonymous Reply
I already got that skills
<< Anonymous(DOOM)
Anonymous Reply
I already got that skills
<< Anonymous(DOOM)
Anonymous Reply
It does I got that skill battling yugi lvl 40
<< Anonymous(DOOM)
YiroX Reply
I have that problem too
Anonymous
Used all the keys I could for joey and have all common skills, roll n boost and luck on your side. I don't know why last gamble hates me.....
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I feel you bro I've been trying to get it since launch...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Oh wait nvm I just got it! Peace out sucker!!!!!!!!!!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Lmfao
<< Anonymous
JU5T1C3 Reply
I got it after leveling him from 30 to 37, JUST from dueling LD's.... I thought it was taken out of the game or something
Anonymous
So did anyone figure out the differences of the "new" Balance & Creator skills yet? Game has like no real info about it.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
i have tried some match with 10 monsters, 5 spells, 5 traps. it still gave proper composition of starting hand (2 monster 1 spell 1 trap) all the time
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
maybe they´ll reduce the probability of getting synergy with the cards you draw
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Its not like Balance was a perfect skill to begin w/. It was never a high chance to get exactly what you wanted/needed.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Actually, Balance did used to be a skill that gave you a 100% chance to draw what you want/need. Balanced used to be different (in the BETA): it used to balance your hand (2 monsters + 2 Spells/Traps). So, if your deck ran only 1 or 2 monsters or Spells/Traps, you'd always start with them.
Anonymous
Can someone confirm spell speciallist for mako?
<< Anonymous
Red Eyes B. Reply
I can confirm life cost 0 for Mako
<< Anonymous(Red Eyes B.)
Anonymous Reply
I have life cost 0
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Life Cost 0
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Life Cost 0
Anonymous
Guys, if I erase skill which I have learn, will it come again in DA reward? Or how many skills that we can keep? I wonder why I can't get "no mortal can resist" ishuzu's skill because of my skill space is full.
<< Anonymous
The Godfather Reply
Don't delete skills there is no maximum skill amount for any character. I know since I have all the life point boosts, draw sense, balance, and exclusive skills for Joey only thing I'm missing is restart
<< Anonymous(The Godfather)
Otong Reply
We can't delete skill tho :/
<< Anonymous
Marco Volpe Reply
Duel the Big 5
DANIEL
I might need help, I get 10 skills with paradox brothers but I didnt get 3-stars-demolition, how did I erase skills to get the chance of the skill?
<< Anonymous(DANIEL)
Anonymous Reply
Keep trying. I got it as my 11th skil
<< Anonymous(DANIEL)
Anonymous Reply
I got it as my third skill even though I was looking for Labyrinth builder skill
<< Anonymous(DANIEL)
Anonymous Reply
Don't bother anymore

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