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How to Get Drop Skills

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How to get drop skills

What drop skills are

Some skills are obtainable as drops from Legendary Duelists from the gate or the ones that appear in Duel World, the skills that you can get are random from character exclusive skills, such as "Destiny Draw" of Yami Yugi and "Harpie's Hunting Ground" of Mai, to common skill drops, such as "LP Boost" skills and "Draw Sense" skills, that all characters can get.

Which duelists to farm

Lvl 40 Rex is the best!

You can fight any Legendary Duelists (LD) to get a chance to drop skills, the easiest ones being Tea Gardner, Weevil Underwood, Rex Raptor or Odion. Additionally it's better to duel against the lvl 40s since the chance of getting better cards, gems and skills are higher compared to the lower lvls.

LDs you may avoid


Some Legendary Duelists like Kaiba, Joey, Bandit Keith or Ishizu are known to be difficult to farm, especially if you are using standard farming deck using cerberus.

Be careful on spending Gate Keys


Keep in mind that the colored gate keys, other than white, are used by 2 characters. If you plan on choosing one then make sure that you check the other character to see if you want to get a specific card from them, so that you don't end up using all of that colored key.
→ Details of Gate Key

Character featured events are chances!

There have been multiple event featured in the game, and during those event periods, players can challenge them without spending Gate Keys! The GameA website also shows decks to farm those LDs for a limited time with no set skill.

Decks to farm skills

The whole idea is to get the score as high as you can, with 8000 giving 8 cards which is the maximum number of drops that you can get from a single duel, and cerberus is often used due to how easy it is to get attack more than 9999 damage which gives 3000 pts.
→ How to get a high score

High Score Scorpion

I strongly recommend you to use this deck for the following three points:

  • No card from booster packs needed.
  • Can get around 6,000 score against Rex stably.
  • No skill is required that means you can use any character with this deck.

Deck recipe is currently in progress. Stay tuned!

High Score Cerberus

Basically your Yami Yugi, Weevil Underwood, and a character who has already acquired drop "Draw Sense: Light" skill, can handle a deck with cerberus and put 19 spell cards which includes stop defense works. Their "Sorcery Conduit" skill and "Draw Sense: Low-Level" skill allows you to get the monster to your hand. This is known to be an easy way to achieve a high score.
→ High Score Cerberus: deck recipe

Other useful cards

If you don't have cerberus or scorpion then you can use any cards that can increase your attack points endlessly like Mystical Beast of Serket, Guardian Baou or Piercing Moray + Jam Breeding Machine. This will need to be used in a different deck using fusion summon, ritual summon and other ways to get a higher score.

Skills to aim for

While the character exclusive skills aren't a necessary thing to have, some skills are really good depending on your deck and some are fun to use.

Popular Drop Skills

[Skill] descriptionUser
[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.
Yugi
Yugi
[Luck on Your Side]
If your Life Points drop below 1000, your coin tosses always land on heads.
→ Luck on Your Side: deck recipe
Joey
Joey
[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.
→ Roll 'n' Boost: deck recipe
Joey
Joey
[Duel, standby!]
Gives 1 more card in each player's starting hand.
→ Burn OTK
Tea
Tea
[Harpie's Hunting Ground]
Begin Duel with the Field Spell "Harpies' Hunting Ground" at the top of your deck.
→ Harpy Beatdown: deck recipe
Mai
Mai
[Titan Showdown]
Whichever player has doulbe or more LP than the other takes double battle damage.
Rex
Rex
[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.
→ Menace from the Deep: deck recipe
Mako
Mako
[It's a Toon World]
Begin Duel with the Continuous Spell "Toon World" activated.
→ Toon: deck recipe
Pegasus
Pegasus
[Fiend Farewell]
Can be used when one of your monsters is destroyed by battle. 1 random Fiend-Type monster from your Deck is sent to the graveyard.
→ Fiend Farewell: deck recipe

Yami Bakura
[Labyrinth Builder]
Shuffle 2 cards from your hand into the Deck to create "Labyrinth Wall" on your side of the field. This skill can only be used once per Duel.

Paradox Brothers
[Shadow Game]
At the end of their respective turn, each player will lose LP equal to "100" times the number of cards in their own graveyard.

Yami Marik
→ Check skill database for more drop skills

FAQ

How can I set/switch Skill?

In the deck edit mode, tap the skills at the top and it will show you a list of skills that you have unlocked that can be used.

What will happen if I get replicated skill?

Getting duplicate skills will automatically be converted to gems while duplicate unnecessary rare cards can be converted to gold or SR/UR orbs.

Comments

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Markus 4days ago
So, this question doesnt get asked enough. if all you want is a drop skill, does the level of the opposing LD increase or decrease chance of getting a rare drop skill? for example, I want titan showdown, should i aim for 8000 points against a LD lvl 40 or can i save keys and just do LD lvl 10s?
金翅 27days ago
It seems that no one in this forum know this fact. Skills are specific for characters. Yugi has 14 skills. He has draw sense fire but draw sense light is impossible for him etc. No. of skill: Yugi 14, Kaiba 15, Joey 13, Mai 13...Number of skills is not too relevant as most of not useful. Just concentrate on collecting non-common skills is enough.
<< Anonymous(金翅)
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
Where u get this infor bro?
<< Anonymous(金翅)
Javier 20days ago Reply
The same, I want to know where do you get that info, I also have 14 skills from yami yugi, but 13 skills from Seto Kaiba. Do you know what's the maximum amount of skills for each legendary duelist? I want to complete this game. Sorry for my english. I hope that you can understand.
Anonymous
anyone left who also haven't got destny draw yet? playin and farming almost since this app has been released now...
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Got it 2nd try after farming for a 3rd Dark Magician ^^
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
it took me about 30 duels at max farm but I finally got it. Last Gamble took me 140ish duels so i'm not too mad about 30 lol.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 22days ago Reply
I still don’t have it
Anonymous 24days ago
Why is mokuba icon is a dragon?
Maximilium bakura 29days ago
There is a skill you can get for mokuba that I haven't seen on anyone else, and that is draw pass. Instead of drawing a card, you can skip it and gain 400 life points and it can only be activated 3 times.
<< Anonymous(Maximilium bakura)
UFVKNP 28days ago Reply
That’s Ishizu’s Level 4 skill
<< Anonymous(Maximilium bakura)
Anonymous 24days ago Reply
looool
Little_Dooze
I'm starting to think GX characters cant gain skills from dueling Rex 40-done 1716 games with Jaden and reached over 8000+ and not gained a single skill yet? Can any one else confirm if this is the case?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
my statistics of total 40 duels with only 6 skill is less than half of Japan site claiming 20 duels with 8 skill.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
FYI, the Japan site said for 20 duels of 8 rewards: LV40 drop 8 skill which LV30 drop 3 skill so it is better to do LV40. However, the drop rate is marginally different and there is huge chance of mere statistic phenomenon since sample not large and it is highly probable to be character dependent. Rival characters may be better.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
Its just rnd dudes. Just farm all the lds when you see them. Why bother with such statistics? My suggestion is don't farm for the sake of getting skill, just aim for the loot.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 27days ago Reply
Japan site drop rate for 20duels 8 rewards:LV20:0; Lv10:1; and conclude that LV40 is best. However, statistic inference from small sample like this is not reliable. No one has such a lot keys to do big sample. I later add Pegasus vs Keith30 test result. Not much keys left.
Anonymous
For those who want to get drop skills : paradox bros are very easy to farm with a BEWD deck.
<< Anonymous
Piroca Reply
Yes, but the drop rate is beyond terrible. 60% of the chests are gold... So demotivating
<< Anonymous
Anonymous 29days ago Reply
Yeah, I want the drop rate of skill just like before GX Update. After GX update i only seen coin, coin, and more coin for farming lv 40 LD.
V.D
Destiny Draw please sir.
Joeisjack
Snap two drop skills
<< Anonymous(Joeisjack)
Alector Reply
Over 9999 damage! How?
<< Anonymous(Alector)
se7en Reply
Well i don't know which method he used, but there are a few combos to achieve over 10K damage. For example: - Piranha Army + BEWD + Secret Pass to the Treasure + Riryoku + Gift of the Martyr - Gravekeeper Vasall + some strong Monster + Secret Pass to the Treasure + multiple Union Attacks. Just browse around the site to see farming decks for the different LD's :)
Anonymous
do i duel the legendary duelist or use the legendary duelist to get the drop skill
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Both you will only get skills fighting legendary duelists with the duelist you want the skills for.
Justice
I believe there are actual requirements that need to be met in order to obtain drop skills eg. could be something like if you destroy a certain attribute monster by battle enough times you get the 'Draw Sense' for that attribute. If only someone actually knew what these were...
<< Anonymous(Justice)
Dom Reply
Thats how im starting to feel about certain skills. Ive been farming Labyrinth Builder on the same LD's for a couple weeks and am only getting duplicates now.
<< Anonymous(Justice)
Valencia Reply
That would explain why I mostly only seem to be getting elemental draw sense ones. I have only gotten about three drop skills: Draw sense Earth, Draw sense Wind, and Balance. When will I ever start getting the fun stuff?
<< Anonymous(Justice)
Anonymous Reply
No this is not the case it's all rng
<< Anonymous(Dom)
Anonymous Reply
Woah,really? I got two skills in one farm. Draw sense wind, and labyrinth builde.
Valencia
Another Balance. Well, that's...nice, I guess. Too bad that I already have Kaiba using other stuff, though.

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