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Date28 May 2019 - 10 June 2019

The Qualifiers will follow the same format as the 1st stage of the KC Cup. Enter the Qualifiers from the PvP Arena. Duel against Duelists from the same Region as you and increase your DLV! Reach DLV MAX (25) within the Qualifiers period to join Regional Representative Qualifiers that begin on June 7 13:00.

You'll start the event with the Duelist Level based on your final rank of the Ranked Duels season 39 (Apr 09:00 - May 1 09:00).

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Ancient Gear8
Blue-Eyes Cosmo5
Counter Fairy1
Dark Magician1
Dino Survival's End1
Koa'ki Meiru4
Masked HERO1
Neos Fusion5
Nephthys Yubel2
Noble Knight2
Red-Eyes Neos Fusion1
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★I'm Exodia★Parasite InfestationMay 31

A comment from ★I'm Exodia★:

This deck is quite easy to use and very efficient if you play it against Neos players because you can Summon "Amazoness Swordswoman" on attack position and wait until damage step to activate "Gravity Lash" quick-play spell which will results to decrease your monster to 0 and your opponent would take the rest of battle damage.

Worst match-up was against Subterror, unless they control 2 monsters on their first turn so you can use "Laval Golem".

I also used "Fortress Warrior" to stall against Ancient Gear & Six Samurai. Good tip if you play against AG, make sure to always chain your Onslaught continues trap on start of battle to banish their monster.


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Pduque13Parasite InfestationJune 1

A comment from Pduque13:

Deck is very versatile because you can burn/stall with it but also get very offensive. Amazoness Baby Tiger is useful when you want to stall/burn and Amazoness Paladin is a nice beater since its ATK can reach 2500 when summoned with Amazoness Onslaught's effect. Also, you can use Amazoness Princess' second effect to make double attacks by sending a monster to the GY and summoning it back with Amazoness Willpower, or use it to unlock space on the field for summoning with Onslaught.


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xxxxxChain ReactionJune 1

A comment from xxxxx:

I was swinging back and forth between DLv 22_23 with Amazoness and Laval's
Then I decided to try red eyes engine with Amazoness which I had seen on YouTube

The deck is very aggressive disrupt your opponent's play with floodgate and Canadia and summon slash dragon which protects onslaught from blue eyes and ancient gears

Swordswoman is a solid card against blue eyes and ag however this deck is weak against Yubel.


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yugiParasite InfestationJune 3


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YuuyaHoly GuardJune 4

A comment from Yuuya:

classic Amazoness deck but with Holy Guard instead of Parasite and no expensive cards like WOD, Canadia, Mirror Force etc. and still reached my first DLV Max with under 50 duels.
I like Holy Guard because it allows me to be more aggressive on my own turn.

Some notes for some matchup that i encountered a lot:

AG: if you get Queen and Warrior on field you pretty much won the duel, they cant do much except for piercing damage maybe. Also keep in mind to activate traps before battle phase.

Blue eyes: For me that was the hardest matchup because Dragon Spirit of White can mess your backrow up really bad. Had to depend on Lava Golem most of the time.

Subterror: Here i tried to stall a little so i can get Lava Golem out asap because it messes up their combos.

Six Samurai: Second hardest matchup for me. Either i used 2 traps in a row and Shi En was only able to destroy one of em or i used Shi En as tribute for my Lava Golem.

Arya Stark

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Arya StarkDraw Sense: EarthJune 6

A comment from Arya Stark:

Amazoness does not do quite as well against some things, but it still got me here. If you start running into a lot of sub terror, holy guard is a better option for the skill. But when I did switch for a while, they all disappeared. As usual, Weevil and his holy trinity of parasite infestation, lava golem, and cipher soldier ain't happening with me. I prefer the banish control version.

Works great against six sam and red-eyes a lot of the time, and that is mostly what I dueled. I won my final match against a red-eyes player after I got rid of their two red-eyes archfiends of lightning simply by getting them stuck behind the queen and the swordswoman. Red sparrow summoner is amazing for getting the princess, and gravity lash is great for a game finisher to use on your swordswoman to make her attack zero with all the big monsters everywhere.

Other Lvl Max Players

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HylianerParasite InfestationJune 1
Ryū jinParasite InfestationJune 7

Ancient Gear


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D.WMiddle Age MechsMay 30


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tcmylmzMiddle Age MechsMay 31

A comment from tcmylmz:

Sazank is for six samurai, neos, blue eyes. If you don't have sazank, you can use skull Meister.

Twister is for Amazoness onslaught, DNA surgery and destroying your Geartown. I didn't use double cyclone because opponent generally doesn't set trap/spell card.

If you have 3 floodgate trap hole, you can change with all Paleozoic Canadia.

I used 2 Galaxy Cyclone because I have 2.

[NS] Pikaa

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[NS] PikaaMiddle Age MechsJune 1

A comment from [NS] Pikaa:

Skull Meister and Sazank for counter blue eyes.


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BuraiMiddle Age MechsJune 4

A comment from Burai:

Had hard matchups against blue eyes and yubel. Got sazank from a lucky pull so it made things smoother. 50/50 against amazoness, red eyes, six sam, and subterror.

Other Lvl Max Players

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SithariMiddle Age MechsJune 2
MarcMiddle Age MechsJune 5
DuterteMiddle Age MechsJune 5
sansMiddle Age MechsJune 6

Blue-Eyes Cosmo


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BroimattiBeatdownMay 31

A comment from Broimatti:

Straightforward bewd deck. The main goal is to get as many big beaters out asap while also banishing opponents back row with spirit.

Snipe hunter is the MVP of this deck to fuel the graveyard while also destroying face downs or big beatsticks.

Very easy to summon three big beaters in one turn, with beatdown cosmo and giganticastle get 4000atk!

Econ take and tth help when opponent doesn‘t destroy your facedown stone/dawn knight and together with ebola help with protection because the deck may brick (sometimes a lot).

Now for the synchros: Armades for facedown flip monters or against heavy backrow (also a dawn knight + stone synchro gets two stones to the graveyard - people most likely don‘t attack when you only have set a monster if they can‘t otk)
Stardust vs yubel, rda vs subterrors, giganticastle as a beatstick.

Azure as a wall (e.g. against AG with destroyed castle) and for multiple spirit of white banishing. And dragon mech is very nice because you‘ll most likely have at least 1 tuner in your gy after 1-2 turns.

Matchups: (i’d like to note the meta is very diverse atm)

  • metaphys and subterror - hard but i probably don‘t know yet how to play against.
    Buster blader - auto-lose.

  • Yubel - with stardust or maybe snipe hunter manageable but hard.
    Red eyes - easy going second, hard going first, nightmare in combination with buster blader.

  • Stromberg - easy if you manage to get rid of pumpkin and then banish castle.
    Amazonness - get rid of onslaught and queen asap, be afraid of swordswoman. Snipe hunter is the mvp.

  • AG - easy, usually you don‘t set backrow so double cyclone gets useless. Banish castle and they can‘t get over giganticastle/cosmo/azure in defense.

  • Mirror - hard, 1 misplay makes you loose. Usually both players end up stalling with setdown stones/dawn knights until possible otk.

  • Neos - Koaki ice can clear your whole board, cyberdarks kill you with direct attacks, steelswarms have great comebacks. Overall the protection of neos fusion is very annoying and with beatdown they easily swing over your monsters. Sphere ebola is the mvp here.

  • Six sam - on the easy side. To avoid getting dual wielded i like only playing one cosmo brain, or bait dual wield with protector + stone to come back with cosmo brain. Be afraid of enishi, ebola helps a lot, silvers cry/econ/tth become useless when enishi is out but are great fuel for snipe hunter.

Soggy Towel

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Soggy TowelBeatdownJune 5

A comment from Soggy Towel:

The deck is a Blue Eyes Cosmo Deck, but I switched out the two Snipe Hunters I had previously for two Keeper of the Shrine in order to more consistently bring my Blue Eyes back to the field after they've been sent to the GY.

Other Lvl Max Players

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The Tru TruBeatdownJune 2
KeanusBeatdownJune 7
FatalBeatdownJune 8



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Blackwing_10Spell SpecialistJune 6

Counter Fairy


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BanjoFairy's SmileJune 5

A comment from Banjo:

Ties of the Breathren really breathed some life into Counter Fairies. Along with the new parshath cards, it is so fun having a competetive rogue deck. The counter traps negate everything, Spells, Traps and Monster Effects and there are six of them. Plus the parshath trap doesnt destroy it shuffles into the deck upon negation which is amazing to avoid floating effects. The boss monster Parshaths are great and using ties of the breathren to SpecSummon 2 fairy types that gain card advantage after counter traps activate is so powerful.

The biggest drawback is going second. This gives smart players the opportunity to activate effects before the traps go live. Also dealing with aggro decks can be a challenge if you dont have Meltiel in hand. The counter traps negate EVERYTHING but the key is picking the right moment to disrupt your opponent. Choose to negate the card or effect that severes their strategy the most.

Cool Combo: Often you will have multiple counter traps available and if you have the parshath CT then Set that and hold onto your other different CT. Activate the parshath CT and send another to the grave, with Minerva on the field she gets a 500 atk boost and she gets that CT back from grave losing no card advantage while setting you up for next turn and disrupting your opponent. TTH is there because why not? This deck is hella fun!



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Valiant Souls
Lol this is by far the best meta we've had. I'm seeing a lot of different decks lately: Subterrors, Metaphys, Blue-Eyes, Red-Eyes, Koa'ki Meiru, buster blader, amazoness, U.A. and even fur hires. The game has improved a lot.
<< Anonymous(Valiant Souls)
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Agreed. My only complaint was a single card which is the re-usable trap card from Substerrors. I think the deck still would have been done great without it. You try to destroy that guy that banish 1 of your monsters, you also lose. That trap card just doesn't let you play on your turn and has 3-4 effects.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
yes final battle is 🔥ed up, had one duel where my opponent was literally on the top deck brink but used this ONE card 13 times, i didnt got my backrow removals as well like wtf - i lost
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Teching cosmic Cyclone against terrors is quite deadly for them.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Only if you manage to banish Subterror Final Battle.
Thanks for the prismatic card, I got it with my gems !

Josh Walsh
One of their BEST EVENTS.
But what I enjoy the most, is the generous amount of gems they give away.
<< Anonymous(Josh Walsh)
Agreed Reply
This is by far one of their best events. Can't wait for the final results.
<< Anonymous(Josh Walsh)
Anonymous Reply
I LOVE THE COMPETITION, simply because I respect my own intelligence.
<< Anonymous(Josh Walsh)
Anonymous Reply
i didn't think it was has fun i only got to dlv 12 but got burned out on trying
<< Anonymous(Josh Walsh)
Adrian Reply
I reached 20k points playing hazy flames (it counters subterrors very well.)

No money invested, game is free to win !
Why was my comment deleted? It did not break any rules.

I think people want to know that the game’s audience has dropped from 90,000 to 5,000.

I played 5 games in this championship and got to the top - 5000

It was the top 90,000 last year

Only people who pay real money are left
meh~ p2w structure meta cup smh
when it comes to stuff like the kc and wcs i don't usually enjoy has much minus the free 50 gems i get from the quest. i never even gotten past 1st stage to either event
<< Anonymous
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needs competitive deck for these events, then you can make it but takes some hours of doing
The first half of this was fine the 2nd part is 🔥.

KM Neos
Weevil burn wish he would.

Beatdown needs a serious nerf as does a few other stupidly powerful skills. Also Neos Fusion needs to be limited to 1
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You forgot Ancient Gears, also honorable mention to six sam.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Didn't see any AG or 🔥 Sams
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
konami wouldnt dare to limit a card that people buy exactly this one copy for 7 $ that would 🔥 every further gainings of people who spend for this
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yeah play Soul release
Amazing 1st half on this event. I liked the diversity of the decks. Crazy almost 1 year ago, most people were using Fur hires (in KC Cup), but now it's better and fun.

I found it hard to believe I almost did lose my duel leading to 2nd stage, but I outplayed the Metaphysplayer with my Amazoness. Still Metaphys is very tough.

Didn't care about 2nd stage. I just played for the remaining 150 gems.
It's funny that nobody here talks about how Dark Magician is one of the decks that passed DLv. 20 between all these meta decks. It's so unreal.
took me two days to get to DLv.Max after I have reset my account.
I chose laval this time, only 5K gems used..lavals are strong in current meta as long as you have dust flame and a grave yard set-up. worst opponent is six sam as they counter dust flame so hard, yubel is easy with laval dragon.
Unbelieveable, first one has 100k DP did he even sleep??
from lvl 21 to 25 14-0... 4-0 vs BEWD... 5-0 vs 6SAMS... 3-0 Weevil... 2-0 vs Yubels.
Ez wins tbh LOL
<< Anonymous
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any replacement for 3rd sphere kuri and canadia? i only have 2 of those
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Enemy con.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
E con is already limited because of Pulse mines
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
How does this deal with heavy backrow.dek

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