Duel, standby! (Skill)

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Good skill for faster and burst decks since it makes you start with an extra card, even though your opponent also draws one extra. If your deck moves faster, you can make it work better for you.

Description (Since 2018 Jun 26)

Each player's starting hand increases by 1 card. You cannot activate Spell/Trap Cards or monster effects on your first turn.


How to get

  • Reward for defeating Legendary Duelists when you play as Tea Gardner.

Rating and explanation

It's generally considered average since you can use this skill with any deck, but there are always better skills that can be used, ones that can fit better with the deck themes to boost it's potential.


Burn OTK
Effect damage burn that can win a duel in 1 turn.

Updated History

Description (Until 2018 Jun 25)

Gives 1 more card in each player's starting hand.

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Anonymous 14days ago
Nick 24days ago
Each player starts with 1 extra card.
I don't see the unilateral advantage of this (rather not in all cases).

Have more cards in hand is a wish of both duelists.
Tell to Konami's genes!

Now, the skill is for your opponent only.
Absurd! Finally we have a skill with benefits for your opponent.

Remove or replace this skill/shit with another one, stupid genius.
Say: In Konami we are out of brain! Sorry! We appologize to you! It was a mistake!

Italian: FATELA LA FIGURA DI MERDA - Take a translator LoL

KONAMI's bullshits.
Really I think they take drugs.
<< Anonymous(Nick)
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
I don't know why you are trying to bring back skill that made 2 of the most cancerous deck to face viable, ojama stein and silent otk.
<< Anonymous
Nick 23days ago Reply
You need to read better!!!

Now, the skill is for your opponent only.
Absurd! Finally we have a skill with benefits for your opponent.

Remove or replace this skill/shit with another one, stupid genius.

This isn't a skill anymore!!!
It's a clumsy attempt to maintain the "ability" anyway: yes a fake ability but for your opponent, now.
<< Anonymous(Nick)
Anonymous 23days ago Reply
This skill make duels end in 1 or 2 turn, how is that enjoyable lol. It is one of the skill that promote otk/ftk, and it is a common knowledge that konami hates ftk/otk deck.
<< Anonymous
Nick 23days ago Reply
But if your opponent has an Ojama, silent deck and you have set this skill/shit....
... your opponent has still 1 extra card plus the all advantages of this change. xD

In all cases, this isn't a skill anymore, so remove it. Stop.

Instead... now it's worse.
It's a clumsy attempt to put a piece in the hole.

Paywall is the only thing Konami has in his mind.
Been trying to get Last Gamble with Joey for forever, but I switched to Tea for like a day to level her up and get the level 25 reward... This stupid thing drops like 3 duels in. Probably one of the best skills in the game so I'm not complaining, but man the drop rates are funny in this game.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I got Shadow Game for Marik while farming Elegant Mai.

Meanwhile, still 0 Princess drop.

I always thought Skill has even lower drop rate than SR/UR cards, this is ridiculous lol
This game is so full of shit. I have been working for this skill since January and nothing. But I used stupid ass Bonz this morning and have gotten 3 skill drops in less than 10 duels...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
why do you play it then if its shit?
i will never understand these kind of people
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
LOL same to me I thought i was lucky XDD
I just got this Skill after winning a duel against the lv40 Yami Marik while using Tea lmao
Someone give me a deck to farm with using tea and what LD to fight. I can’t find anything when I search it
Straight flush
Straight flush
love that refrence to what tea says after each episode
<< Anonymous(magicmushi)
Yey Reply
Finally someone who gets it!
<< Anonymous(Yey)
danger Reply
could someone explain it?
i watch the sub version of the series
Can i obtain this skill in casual game in pvp?
<< Anonymous(Alessandro)
Anonymous Reply
only if you agree not to use burn
Burn-->Stall-->Burn-->Stall-->Repeat-->Opponent Surrenders
this skill is more difficult to get than last gamble
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
this site offers a skill farming deck, it is very easy to make and guarantees a high DA.
I used that deck and got duel standby for tea and creator for pegasus.
Got it from random 30 lvl LD. My Tea is lvl 6 haha.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
really lucky dude. i farm hard and havent got it
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You need to try harder.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
can I ask what is that random LD XD? I spent 1k red keys on Joey and didn't get that skill

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