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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]Notable Changes
ReinforcementReturn 1 card from your hand to your Deck and draw a random Warrior-Type monster.
SwitcherooCan be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1000. Return 1 card in your hand to your Deck and draw another. This skill can only be used once per turn and twice per Duel.
PrescienceYou can view the top card of both players' Decks until the end of the 5th turn.
Endless Trap HellCan be used when you have 3 trap cards in the Graveyard. 1 random Trap Card in your Graveyard is added to your hand. Then, shuffle 1 random Trap Card in your Graveyard into your Deck. This skill can only be used once per Duel.

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.

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" activated.
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 distributed. Shuffle random number of Parasite Paracide into your opponent's deck.
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

Ishizu' skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Draw Pass
In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, restores Life Points by 300. The skill can be used only three times per Duel.
Lv4
Fairy's Smile
If you normal draw a Fairy-Type monster card during the Draw Phase, the card is shown to the opponent and you recover 500 Life Points.
Lv13
Precognition
Can be used when your opponent's Life Poitns are more than twice your Life Points. You can see cards at the top of decks of both players.
Lv20
Gravekeeper's lot
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random "Gravekeeper's" card.
Drop
No Mortal Can Resist
Can be used when your Life points are at least 1000 less than the opponent's. All monsters in the opponent's Graveyard changes to Skull Servants (Zombie / DARK / Level 1 / ATK: 300 / DEF: 200). This skill can only be used once per turn.
Drop
Sealed Tombs
Until the end of the opponent's next turn, neither you nor the opponent can Special Summon monsters from the Graveyard. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
Drop

Pegasus's skills

Exclusive skills

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
LP Boost α
Increaseases starting Life Points by 1000.
Lv4
Mind Scan
If your Life Points are 3000 or more, you can see the cards Set in your opponent's field.
Lv13
Master of Rites
Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random Ritual monster or spell card.
Lv20
It's a Toon World
Begin Duel with the Continuous Spell "Toon World" activated.
Drop
Creator
Can be used if your Life Points drop below 2000. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, a powerful card, from outside of your Deck, is added to your hand. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
Drop
Extra, Extra
Can be used if your Life Points decrease by 2000. In the Draw Phase, a card you draw is duplicated.
Drop

Comments

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BlameItOnMe 27days ago
I just want to have Balance on every character :)
Anoymous 28days ago
i almost got any main skill for all duelist except dinos find a way, heavy starter, and sealed tomb .. is anyone already got one of those ?
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 28days ago Reply
dinos find a way yes
<< Anonymous
BlameItOnMe 27days ago Reply
Yeah just one tho
Anoymous 29days ago
If grandpa's cards ever becomes real the game will be destroyed.

All you'll get it everyone playing with that skill, 2 starting Exodias and instant draw
<< Anonymous
Bada (mada) 29days ago Reply
Yes I agree an instant win skill would be broken.
<< Anonymous
Buzzy beep shingles 29days ago Reply
Maybe that'll be event only? Let's hope so
<< Anonymous
Zion 29days ago Reply
Actually I think that skill would only work against npc duel world duels In other words: a quick way to get quests done
Yobo 30days ago
is tomb guardian skill real?
Spiral 30days ago
Yami Bakura can also learn draw sense spell/trap
Spiral
Yami Bakura can learn Balance
Anoymous
Rex Can drop draw dense: fire
♛OutRage
Just earned this skill for Joey lol XD
AussieRiolu
GET REKT KEITH MAINS! Seriously Switcheroo was stupid. Get rid of a dead card, shuffle your deck and hopefully get a better card.
<< Anonymous(AussieRiolu)
Spiral Reply
Or better yet: thunder dragon, find two, switcheroo one of them, thunder dragon the one you put back. Filters three cards out of your deck, and you have an extra card in your hand.
Anoymous
Good, now Switcheroo skill can't be abused anymore by Relinquished users.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
I demand a nerf for HHG skill lol.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
The skills will be updated on May 23. You still have enough time to abuse Switcheroo lol.
ThomschK
Mako can get Life cost 0

Its a german vversion of this game but i think there are not many skills with
LP- "" 0
Anoymous
Question - Does anyone have a character that has earned more than 12 skills? Most of mine are between 10 and 12 and I'm wondering if there is a limit to each duelist
<< Anonymous
HuyTran Reply
My Pegasus has 13, so 12 is not the limit
<< Anonymous
Newt 24days ago Reply
I've got 13 on Mai, so if there is a limit it's at least this.

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