Paradox Brothers unlock event: Guardians of the Gate

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Yami Marik unlock event announced!
update 26/05/2017

Event overview

PeriodMay 24 ~ 31
RewardsParadox Brothers and event exclusive rewards
RequirementStage 4 or above

Paradox Brothers: Guardian of the Gate is an event in Duel Links to unlock the Paradox Brothers. It is similar to the other unlockable character events, collect Maze Keys by dueling the duelists that appear in your duel world to duel Paradox Brothers at the gate and get event points to get exclusive rewards.

What makes this event different than the others is the choosing of a door. The Paradox Brothers will sometimes appear in your duel world, asking you which door you want to choose from 2 different doors. One leads to a high level of 50/40 with an added bonus to score, but also comes with a decrease if you lose the duel.

Event flow

1Collect Maze Keys by winning duels against Standard Duelists, Legendary Duelists, and the Vagabond.
2Challenge the Paradox Brothers at the Gate once you obtain required amount of Maze Keys.
3Earn "Points" after duels against Paradox Brothers based on Duel Assessment to unlock them and get exclusive event rewards.

Required Maze Keys and acquired Points

The amount of event points that you get is not the Duel Assessment from dueling against the Paradox Brothers, it is instead a multiplication of that DA score depending on what level you are dueling.

Paradox Brother's
Required Maze Keys (QTY)Acquired Points
105DA x1
2010DA x2.5
3020DA x7
4040DA x18
50-DA x20
Note: DA = Duel Assessment

Paradox Brothers level 50

After unlocking level 30 of Paradox Brothers on the gate, they can sometimes spawn in your duel world, asking you which door to choose. The one on the left can be either level 50 or 40, offering a higher score if you are able to win, but decreases your score if you lose. The door on the right offers no bonus.

Event exclusive skill

Paradox Brothers in this event uses exclusive skills, which are different from what players can obtain when using them as playable characters.

At level 20, he will start the duel with Shadow Ghoul on the field.

At level 30, he will start the duel with Labyrinth Tank on the field.

At level 40, he will start the duel with Labyrinth Wall on the field.

At level 50, he will start the duel with Gate Guardian on the field.

Event point rewards

100,000Oni Tank T-34Oni Tank T-34
180,000Paradox Brothers unlocked!
250,000Event sleeves
350,000Neo Aqua MadoorNeo Aqua Madoor
570,000Event Game Mat
1,000,000Archfiend PalabyrinthArchfiend Palabyrinth
1,800,000Event Icon

Total obtainable items

JewelUR x4, SR x7, R x8

Drop cards

Labyrinth WallLabyrinth Wall [SR]3.0/10
Extra GateExtra Gate [SR]5.0/10
DNA CheckupDNA Checkup [SR]6.0/10
Damage GateDamage Gate [SR]5.0/10
Dimension GateDimension Gate [SR]5.0/10
Labyrinth TankLabyrinth Tank [R]3.0 /10
Dungeon WormDungeon Worm [R]1.0 /10
Monster TamerMonster Tamer [R]1.0 /10
Beastking of the SwampsBeastking of the Swamps [R]1.0 /10
Giga-Tech WolfGiga-Tech Wolf [R]1.0 /10

Paradox Brothers' decks

Paradox Brothers Lvl 40 & 50

Farm Lvl 40

Farm Lvl 50

Lvl 30: Labyrinth of Nightmare

Note: Level 30 Paradox Brothers starts the duel with Labyrinth Tank on the field.

Giga-Tech WolfGiga-Tech WolfGiga-Tech WolfCannon SoldierCannon SoldierCannon Soldier
Beastking of the SwampsBeastking of the SwampsBeastking of the SwampsFusion SageFusion SageFusion Sage
PolymerizationPolymerizationPolymerizationFairy Meteor CrushFairy Meteor CrushJudgment of Anubis
Labyrinth of NightmareLabyrinth of Nightmare-Labyrinth TankLabyrinth TankLabyrinth Tank

Lvl 20: Dagerous Maze

Note: Level 20 Paradox Brothers starts the duel with Shadow Ghoul on the field.

Giga-Tech WolfGiga-Tech WolfGiga-Tech WolfDjinn the Watcher of the WindDjinn the Watcher of the WindDjinn the Watcher of the Wind
Blizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierBlizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierBlizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierMaster & ExpertMaster & ExpertMaster & Expert
Guardian of the LabyrinthGuardian of the LabyrinthGuardian of the LabyrinthMonster TamerDungeon WormGatekeeper
Monster GateMonster Gate----

Lvl 10: Wandering Road

Tripwire BeastTripwire BeastTripwire BeastDjinn the Watcher of the WindDjinn the Watcher of the WindDjinn the Watcher of the Wind
Blizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierBlizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierBlizzed, Defender of the Ice BarrierMaster & ExpertMaster & ExpertMaster & Expert
Gate DeegGate DeegGate DeegKumootokoKumootokoKumootoko
Zone EaterZone Eater----

Gate Guardian animation

If Paradox Brothers summons the Gate Guardian, an animation will play, similar to other characters with their special monster cards.


Hot New Top
Well, now I can see that what people really like is to COMPLAIN:

- Muto's event: Meehhh, awful spawning rate, shitty drops, I want 7 Gandoras, 11 Valkyrions, 15 UA!

- Paradox Brothes' Event (wich will bring us more free direct and indirect gems): Meh, they dueled only twice in the anime, shitty cards, I want Marik, Yami Marik, blablabla.

I bet when Marik's event show up: Meh, shitty event, I wanted to duel every rare hunter, shitty drops, shitty rewards, I want Winged Dragon of Ra, blablabla.

Please, just enjoy the game or stop playing.
<< Anonymous
ali.v Reply
you're weakness is not his fault loser
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
the same to me
<< Anonymous
soemone Reply
it's fact if there are a lot of fuck people who just can blame. it's better than no events whatsoever. so, just enjoy the game
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
Joey hasnt really dropped me anything ... (1 graceful) Oh well ... Paradox event done with in the day (3 of all sr's.) Seriously people ... its just like a starting hand ... just luck ...
Top 10 Characters I want to see in Future Updates:

1. Tristan
2. Dartz
3. Noah Kaiba
4. Rafael
5. Alister
6. PaniK
7. Valon
8. Bonz
9. Seeker
10. Arkana
<< Anonymous(Laourita)
Anoymous Reply
lvl 45 SDs use this card but it's not obtainable yet in the game
<< Anonymous(Laourita)
Patrick Reply
It will be in marik event because marik uses this card.
<< Anonymous
WeegeeKing Reply
Noah could make an interesting event and character since he only exists is virtual realm. He also has spirit monsters, and most of his spirit monsters are already in the game. Rafael would be even better.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
But most Alister,Valon and Dartz card never really make into a real card
Player J
The games biggest mistake wasn't the release of the Paradox Brothers.

It was the release of Odion & Ishizu Ishtar.

The game should have followed the anime characters as they appeared on the TV Series.

They should have released the characters as they appeared in the anime.

Odion & Ishizu should have been Bones & Panik.

The release of the Paradox Brothers would have than followed the same time frame as the Anime Time Frame.

The problem is the game released Odion & Ishizu which never appeared in the season 1 Anime.

They appeared in the season 2 Anime.
People are expecting Marik because the game has set the time frame as season 2.

The release of the Paradox Brothers now seems absurd to people because they are going backwards to season 1 instead of continuing down season 2.

I love the Paradox Brothers.
I love the duel in the anime with Panik.
I love the duel in the anime with Bones.

However, I completely understand why people are upset.

The game should have never skipped over them to begin with.
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Josh Reply
The game never released the characters as they appeared in the anime. It's all about game plans. Paradox Brothers are released for tag team duel plan. and do not overrated Paradox Brothers. They're not that great. Like another characters, they all have both advantages and disadvantages.
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Anoymous Reply
i guess this person is silver ranked.. or maybe bronze/rookie. No KoG loves these Gay Couple.
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Anoymous Reply
man shut the f**k up
<< Anonymous(Player J)
Anoymous Reply
Maybe u should love the Big Five too as a Legendary Duelist. LOL. So Stupid.
A question about gate guardian: when you have sanga , kazejin , suijin on the field why should you tribute them to summon gate guardian !!!?i know that has a high power but no effect ...
<< Anonymous(ali.v)
Anoymous Reply
Imo PvP is gonna be a hard counter to get rid of him on turn 1-3, if used correctly. pve it has lots of potential to open up new farming methods due to an awesome tanker on turn 1.
<< Anonymous(ali.v)
Blump Reply
One reason you might want guardian is because the opponent has the chance to win off deck drain. For example they play a blue eyes but keep it in attack mode and dont attack. The kazejin,suijin and sanga effect is now useless creating a potential stalemate. FIrst one to run out of cards wins.
<< Anonymous(ali.v)
Anoymous Reply
The skill makes them trash they cant atk So gategardian is better tham those 3 as I know
<< Anonymous
polaris Reply
no, level 57 std duelists such as equip and destroy or Insect fortress etc can easily wipe your 500LP in 1 turn .. especially Equip and Destroy deck..Gearfried + Black Pendant
This event has ended now, See you next time papa bros, Nice event and rewards :)
<< Anonymous
Player J Reply
@Anonymous There is no shame in spending money on a game! The game is your hobby & you are spending a few bucks on your hobby. There is nothing wrong with that! In fact, The game needs people to spend money on the game so they can remain in business. They depend on repeat customers! Thousands of people spent money on duel orbs/ boosted duel orbs. Don't let the negative people upset you!
<< Anonymous
Rev Reply
Who cares if he did. I have 170 orbs (which you can't buy) because I hardly need them. I save my level ups for events in case I need more keys to beat it or farm cards.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous 18days ago Reply
Your deck ?
<< Anonymous
Cowbelly 16days ago Reply
Will it come back?
Is it weird that I want Zigfried or Leon as playable characters?
<< Anonymous(DaSwifta)
Anonymous Reply
I'm both excited and on the fence that Espa Roba is in the game files. I'm excited because it's one more character to potentially unlock, but I'm on the fence because Jinzo will ruin the game if everyone spams it.
<< Anonymous(Anonymous)
Ulle Reply
I don't think Jinzo will ruin the game. There are too many ways to counter it.
<< Anonymous
T.J Reply
Give us ALL the Characters!
<< Anonymous(T.J)
DJ Reply
Even Tristian?
Hmmm... These guys aren't very important in the anime, but new characters are always a good thing, new game dinamics, more gems, new cards. If they introduce tag duel, it will be great, although I doubt it. Anyway, this event will be better than the last ones(Duel Challneges, Super Joey).
<< Anonymous(GreenKnight)
GreenKnight Reply
Dueled not fueled, Mako not Make, And Strachips not Starships. Autocorrect hates me sometimes.
<< Anonymous(GreenKnight)
Anoymous Reply
Sounds like a pretty awesome Star Trek episode
<< Anonymous(GreenKnight)
Anoymous Reply
I mean paradox bros were only in 2-3 episodes of the entirety of the anime, rex is recurring and mako is also recurring throughout the yugi seasons
<< Anonymous(SEPyron)
Anoymous Reply
we know new charatcers are always a good thing. but better if its Marik intead of 2 gay couple.
This is so stupid.. These guys just showed up like less than 1% of the episodes and now they become a Legendary Duelist?? WTF
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
not stupid it will mean many more minor Characters will be added which is great more cards more diversity & more free gems why are you complaining
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
Funnily enough the GX anime literally called them "Legendary Duelists". Then they lost to Elemental Heroes and...well...Vehicroids
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
You realize half of the people in this game have dueled maybe 2-3 times (or less, for Odion and Ishizu) in the entire series, right? Why do Para and Dox in particular offend you?
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
Odion and Ishizu still showed up several times somewhere and they have some background stories. But these gays..
Guys i need help. This game isnt released inmy country so im using this apk but outdated one v.1.5.0 version. So now how can I update it?
<< Anonymous
PetiDora Reply
Go to Play Store if using androids or App Store for iPhones, search for Duel Links app and update there.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
^He said this game isn't released yet in his country.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
Can u open the app? If not then there's nothing much u can do. If you can u should set up ur konami data transfer account. Make sure u remember the details. Then uninstall ur ygodl. Reinstalling the app: Download a good vpn client. Open the app and connect to a country which has ygodl (default usa). Then delete playstore data. Try open playstore and see if anything changed. If u follow..
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
.. the steps above properly u should be able to dl the official ygodl from playstore. After u dl the app just use the button "data transfer" and you're set to go. Btw guise i need help i cant buy packs using my debut card (ygo also isnt available in my country)
What I like most about this event is what it opens up.

Originally, we thought only Pegasus, Yami Bakura, and Yami Marik would be added into the game as playables.

But with the news of the Paradox Brothers being included......

This could open up the floodgates for a NUMBER of LDs from any of the shows.

Can you imagine people like Panik, Arkana, Leon, Bonz, Rafael, Valor, Dartz, Tristan, Duke, Jaden, Cyrus, Tyranno, Bastion........ JUST TO NAME A FEW!

<< Anonymous(Meowth)
Anonymous Reply
In addition, I'd also like to see Zigfried von Schroeder, Strings, and Solomon.
<< Anonymous(Meowth)
Anoymous Reply
Actually, I think there's a discussion in Reddit about the game codes, and they show a picture where several names of characters are listed, including the Meikyu(Paradox) brothers. Solomon, Bonz, Jaden, Arkana (Pandora, Marik Ishtar, Yami Marik were there too.
<< Anonymous
Meowth Reply
Really, where?
<< Anonymous(Meowth)
Anoymous Reply
It requires the 3: Sanga, Suimin, and Kazejin on the field to summon Gate Guardian, doesn't it?
<< Anonymous(Hanabi)
Ulle Reply
Yes, you can get them on the field with Tribute Doll or Cost Down. But it's not worthy to summon it at the moment.
<< Anonymous(Hanabi)
Anoymous Reply
Trading 3 2600 monsters with awesome effects for 1 guy is completely insane. 1 order to charge or mischure and you lose. I'm gonna stock up on gate guardians incase they have an effect that makes it more affordable.
<< Anonymous(Hanabi)
BeastTypeUser Reply
yes, but you can do like i do already and use a combo of behemoth, tribute dolls, amyrylease and cost down to get them out easily,bubonic fit in as well
<< Anonymous(Hanabi)
Anoymous Reply
I wonder if da paradox bros will hav a skill dat allows u to normal summon a high level monster without tributing. Dats one easy way to hav all 3 on field
I want new Character but Paradox Brother is the worst option.

We have:

The game have a lot of Spirit cards for his deck and remember that Duel Link world is a ¨¨Ciber-World¨.

Skill ¨Seals of Orichalcos¨ will be awesome.

- Yako Tenma.

The game have a lot of cards from ¨Yu Gi Oh R!¨ Arc. Union Attack, Issac the Divine Warrior, The green Baboon, Angel O7, etc.

Duke Devlin:

-The creator of ¨Dungeon dice monster¨.

The game have a lot of cards about Spaceships. (Gradius, Vicviper, Lord British, etc). His is more relevant that paradox Brother.

- The antagonist from the Movie ¨Pyramid of Light¨. The power of the ¨Pyramid of Light¨.

-The only character that defeat Yami yugi in the Anime.(Yugi too but his know Atem strategy)

Rebecca, Tristan, etc.

<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
I Forget Aigami - Antagonist from ¨Dark side of dimensions¨. In the movie KC create ¨Duel Link System¨.
<< Anonymous
Anoymous Reply
They will give us all those characters eventually

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