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Skills (Yu-Gi-Oh! DM)

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.

Leaked skills

Yami Yugi

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Card of Sanctity
Can be used at the end of your turn, if you Normal Summoned "Slifer the Sky Dragon" that turn. Both players draw until they have 6 cards in their hand.
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Divine Advent
At the beginning of turn 5 and onward, play "Obelisk, the Tormentor," "Slifer the Sky Dragon," "The Winged Dragon of Ra" on your side of the field.The Skill can only be used once per Duel.
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Joey Wheeler

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Legendary Warrior
Can be Used if your Life Points are at 1000 or below. Play "Gilford the Lightning" to your side on the field. This skill can only be used once per Duel.
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Ishizu Ishtar

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Exchange of the Spirit
When Ishizu has 10 or more cards in her graveyard, both players have to switch their Deck and Graveyard with each other's at the beginning of the turn, and then shuffle the deck. This Skill can only be used once per duel.
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Blast Held by a Tribute
Begin Duel with the Trap Card "Blast Held By a Tribute" set in your Spell/Trap Card Zone.
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Marik Ishtar

[Skill] descriptionHow to get
Divine Fusion
Play 1 "The Winged Dragon of Ra" from your graveyard. Then, pay your Life Points so that only have 1 Life Point left. The ATK/DEF of that "The Winged Dragon of Ra" will be equal to the amount of Life Points paid. That " The Winged Dragon of Ra" will sent to the graveyard at the end of this turn this Skill was used. This Skill can only be used once per turn.
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Blessing of the Sun
If the effect of "The Winged Dragon of Ra", "You can pay 1000 LP, target 1 monster on the field, destroy that target." was used, gain 2000 Life Points at the end of the turn.
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Chosen by the Gods
Can be used each time your Life Points decreased by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random DIVINE Monster.
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Disciplines of the Divine
If your Deck contains "Ra's Disciple," 1 "Ra's Disciple" will be included in your starting hand. After this, the rest of your "Ra's Dicisple" will be placed at the bottom of your Deck.
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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
Divine Fusion
Play 1 "The Winged Dragon of Ra" from your graveyard. Then, pay your Life Points so that only have 1 Life Point left. The ATK/DEF of that "The Winged Dragon of Ra" will be equal to the amount of Life Points paid. That " The Winged Dragon of Ra" will sent to the graveyard at the end of this turn this Skill was used. This Skill can only be used once per turn.
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Blessing of the Sun
If the effect of "The Winged Dragon of Ra", "You can pay 1000 LP, target 1 monster on the field, destroy that target." was used, gain 2000 Life Points at the end of the turn.
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Chosen by the Gods
Can be used each time your Life Points decreased by 1800. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random DIVINE Monster.
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Disciplines of the Divine
If your Deck contains "Ra's Disciple," 1 "Ra's Disciple" will be included in your starting hand. After this, the rest of your "Ra's Dicisple" will be placed at the bottom of your Deck.
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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
Amazoness Village
Begin Duel with the Field Spell "Amazoness Village".
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Fields of the Amazoness
Begin Duel with the Field Spell "Sogen" activated
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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

Comments

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Fiend
Does a draw fiend skill exist?
H.D.
My people we need to Riot we need my boi Gozaburo Kaiba in this game!!!
Anonymous
How to get balance?
Anonymous
What is the best skill to get? Thank you!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Reading comprehension, will also help you to decide what skills you'll get on your own.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
There is no one "best" Skill, what Skill to use depends on the deck :)

Most decks like Restart, but there are decks that prefer "Life Boost Alpha" (usually decks that needs high LP to function) or other Skills (for example, running Exodia deck pretty much locks you into using Yugi Muto's "Grandpa's Cards" Skill.)
Anonymous
Does master of rites draw a ritual monster/ritual spell, or does it draw a ritual monster/any spell ?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Master of rites draws a random ritual spell or ritual monster(can be either) from your deck. You do not get to choose at all it is completely random.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Thanks!
Demonicmexican
Does any one know if the yami Yugi skill divine Advent is obtainable or only for the NPC in the battle city divine offerings event?
<< Anonymous(Demonicmexican)
Anonymous Reply
NPC only
Anonymous
Every character can get every common skill? or just some of them?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
some of them
Anonymous
Pegasus skills
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yami bakura's skill
Jweg
Pegasus's skills

Level 4: Life Point Boost a
Level 12: Mind Scan
Level 20: Master of the Rites
Drop: Extra, Extra
Drop: It's a Toon World
Drop: Creator

I'll try to post for others that aren't up there.
<< Anonymous(Jweg)
Anonymous Reply
I'm assuming you didn't notice there's a second page, huh. It's only missing Jesse I believe, which makes sense, since he's pretty new.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Isn't jesse is in the gx world, you better check it
GodsPoseidon
Casual Duel skills drop rate is terrible. Need to be increased not decrease
<< Anonymous(GodsPoseidon )
Anonymous Reply
Skill drop rate from ANYWHERE (casual, ranked, LDs) is terrible, period.

Konami really should increase the drop rate of Skills.....

Also, let us trade the regular shared Skill (like the Draw Senses and LP Boost ones) for another regular shared Skill.
I have Draw Sense Spell/Trap on my Alexis, but I want LP Boost Alpha instead, I want to play Aromage with Alexis....
<< Anonymous
GodsPoseidon Reply
I 100% agree with you and I hope everyone does. I have using the suicide deck in casual and no drop skills WTF Konami
Vsdani
https://youtu.be/H1BiPwbxvj8
<< Anonymous(Vsdani)
Anonymous Reply
What does it do?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
After 5 turns your opponent lose but there is condition
PJ
I wish I could search only opponents that don't use this.

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