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Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck. This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card (Monster, Spell, and Trap) in your Deck. You cannot Special Summon or activate monster effects until the end of the Main Phase of your first turn.

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Espa RobaLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
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Zane TruesdaleLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Aster PhoenixLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Alexis RhodesLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Vellian CrowlerLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Sartorius KumarLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
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Crow HoganLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Akiza IzinskiLvl 13
LunaLegendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
Paradox
Paradox
Legendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
CharacterHow to Get
Kite Tenjo
Kite Tenjo
Legendary Duelist/PvP Duel Reward
CharacterHow to Get
Declan Akaba
Declan Akaba
Lvl 13
CharacterHow to Get
Playmaker and Ai
Playmaker and Ai
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Updated History

Description (Since 2018 Jun 26)

Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck. This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card (Monster, Spell, and Trap) in your Deck.

Description (Until 2018 Jun 25)

Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck.

Description (Until 2021 Mar 24)

Your starting hand will reflect the card balance of your deck. This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card (Monster, Spell, and Trap) in your Deck.

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Anonymous
Ban this.🔥 skill. it just manipulate starting hand and create all 🔥ing.disadvantage everywhere on earth
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
What do you mean that a lot of people don't use it? Balance is the No.1 skill in the popularity ranking. I am betting that a massive nerf will come on this month end after KC. Dec banlist they nerfed all the broken decks - Invoked, DM, Shiranui, Crystron, Karakuri.. I am happy that they are finally serious with the banlist.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Time to get rid of second batch after the next KC. NK will not escape for sure.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Thunder Dragons are annoying af and don't use balance either. The most used ranking doesn't always mean anything since it usually makes up a good chunk of lower rank play in ranked and KC. Noble Knights are overrated and had to have a bunch of decks nerfed to hell and back just to be good. If anything it will just get the "hey trunade hit".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Thunder Dragon will lose Lightsworn engine for sure.
Narukami Safacki
Imagine intelligent people asking Konami to nerf this skill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
🔥 off just ban balance and time to.seee those 🔥ers ragequit soon
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You have been raging about it more than anyone else. They're probably just going to find another skill and not think much of it. You on the other hand need to take a chill pill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Balance nerfed. Who's the stupid idiot now?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Me
Anonymous
I think I understand how the updated Balance skill works now. You are given a percentage of the type of cards that will go in your starting hand. So let's say you have a 20 card deck with 15 monsters and 5 spells. That means you have a 75% chance of obtaining a monster card and a 25% chance of obtaining a spell card. Unlike the old balance skill, where this setup gives you 100% chance of having 3 monster cards and 100% chance of having 1 spell card, this change means you have more randomness and your deck will no longer be as consistent as it used to.
That kinda sucks tbh. Haha
<< Anonymous(Anon)
Anonymous Reply
Indeed hahaha
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The dumbest comment of the century goes to you! Congratulations!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
This is basic math. If your deck was set up that way, those would be the chances of getting those cards..... using balance or not.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Then this skill would be meaningless. Even without this skill, your chance of drawing a spell card is 25% already, when 1/4 of your deck are spell cards.
Anonymous
What a broken skill.
<< Anonymous(Yami Aster)
Yami Aster Reply
*skill
<< Anonymous(Yami Aster)
Anonymous Reply
They nerfed balance earlier but it is still the most used skill now. Every single user know that this is currently the most broken skill. Starting hand manipulation should not be allowed.
<< Anonymous
Yami Aster Reply
Well! Then I suppose we will just have to agree to disagree! That's all I have left to say on this matter. Happy New Year.
<< Anonymous(Yami Aster)
Anonymous Reply
No, no, no. I will not stand for peaceful resolutions on this here internet contraption.

You will call him a name and engage in a long winded circular argument immediately.
Anonymous
Everybody was playing starting hand manipulation. Just give us a new skill.

You start your hand with 4 tuner monsters. We just need this.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Dm playstyle was like cheating with balance. However, dm decks needed a turn to set their field and if circle was gone they was an auto loss. On the other hand nk can be explosive in their first turn. Going 1st or 2nd is the same for them.
A good nerf for balance could be "you can't summon any moster in your first turn", just like the nerfing of "duel stand by".
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
DM still got a lot of play with destiny draw, sealed tombs, born from earth, master of rites, etc. compared to noble knights with balance. So it wasn't as big a thing. Book of moon could be a different story (no pun intended) for balance.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
.....that would actually benefit Battle Tuned deck I guess XD
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I hated it since the gladiator beast era
Anonymous
they commented this skill in dlm, they said it was a fair skill
<< Anonymous
anonymous Reply
go file a complains to Konami Company. no need to spread your idealism here
<< Anonymous(anonymous)
Anonymous Reply
🔥.. i don't care, i will always buy the best tier 1 deck to play after they nerf NK.. i don't mind paying money for 3 new structure decks to 🔥 all of you noob 🔥ers
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^Marvel Fun is that you?
<< Anonymous
anonymous Reply
yeah bro. its him. the way his word typing is really suit marvel disney fan
Anonymous
heh everyone using balance these days: triamid, aromage, noble knight, satellarknight, etc. If they can't build a deck of 20 cards by themselves I can't imagine what they would do in tcg.

Well at least konami will put an eye on it again, closer to a nerf to render it useless
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yea, hope Konami will nerf it to "This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card - with different names (6 different monsters, 6 different spells, and 6 different traps), in your Deck.

lol
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^ funny enough the skill would still work fine for witchcrafter
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yeah, except you open with two verres and no unveiling
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Even better, that but 7 different monster/spell/trap each, instead of 6
Anonymous
I've got beaten by someone who used this skill. That's why it should get nerfed.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
🔥ing human abusing this broken skill everywhere
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^ So would it be okay if a giraffe used this skill?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Giraffes don't play card games, silly. You must be thinking of monkeys.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^ no, I'm pretty sure I'm not thinking about argentinians
Anonymous
all of you scrub forgot that original yugioh doesnt have beatdown and other 🔥
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Main character got skill that can fuse whatever the fck they want. Eg: Yugi fuse his Golden Mammoth with Kaiba BEUD so Kaiba can't attack with it and get 1000 dmg per turn. Get your fact straight. Rofl
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yugi cheating with Destiny Draw is fine imo. My favorite part was in his duel against Mako, when he attacked his own Mysterious Moon (that stayed on the field when the equipped monster was destroyed) with his Stone Soldier, causing Umi to return to Makos half of the field, causing his monsters to strand on the now dry field, get destroyed and make Mako lose the duel. That is some cheating bs xD
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yeah its super dif from the actual card game we play but if you watch the original season zero Yu-Gi-Oh you would notice that fields and field spells are actually a huge part of the game. So I feel like after watching season zero it kind of makes sense a little bit more.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You all act like he has 13 different skills, its actually called BS plot armor. Didnt he even get the physical manifestation of plot armor in capsule monsters
Anonymous No. 2
In the revamped Balance skill - is the 4th card always random or can you predetermine that one too, e.g. by having 12 monsters, 6 spells and 6 traps, so that you always get 2 monsters, 1 spell and 1 trap?
<< Anonymous(Nope)
Anonymous Reply
"This Skill will not activate unless you have at least 6 of each type of card (Monster, Spell, and Trap) in your Deck."

You only have 2 traps mate
<< Anonymous(Anonymous No. 2)
Anonymous Reply
@ the "nope" anon

lol you're so dumb it's hilarious
<< Anonymous(Anonymous No. 2)
Anonymous Reply
Not working. I have 12/6/6 still I get 3 mons and 1 spell/trap
<< Anonymous
Another Anon Reply
We use balance to improve consistency. And apparently konami's smart peoples don't like it. So they nerfed it so that even with 12 6 6 it's still don't guarantee your opening hand MST ratio. It's a "balance" skill that don't guarantee opening band's balance.

Konami is smart. Don't complain.
Anonymous
Anyone know what exactly was nerfed? It seems to work pratically the same way as it always has.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
So in a way there's no point running this skill anymore since it defeats the purpose of being balanced.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
It's still balanced, but Konami just nerfed it's consistency.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
hence the not balanced part being its not always guaranteed, some what based on luck as well.
<< Anonymous(Mah Boi)
Anonymous Reply
Spell / Trap have always been the same for this skill.
Anonymous
This skill must leave, it kills the whole purpose of deck building: finding ratios so you don't brick and let's not talk of the abuse of trap cards with this skill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Perhaps
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes














I mean: NO
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
is that a maybe?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
After field has 10 slots card, lol

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