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In-Game Updates - April 2018

April 29th (Update 22)


Treasure Room

A Treasure Room has appeared in the Battle City event, land on the space to get plently of Millenium Coins and Duel Mokuba!



April 27th (Update 21)


New Mini Box

Konami has announced the next Mini Box: Visions of Ice which we found out yesterday in our Datamined Discoveries article! We’ll be posting the Top Player Council first impressions soon so watch this space!

Elegant Mai

As we discussed just yesterday in our Datamined Discoveries article, Elegant Mai will be making a return bringing with her Amazoness support!

Pick-a-Gift Campaign!

There’s 600 Gems up for grabs, what will you pick?!

x1.5 EXP Campaign

There is no better time for this campaign since we’ve just had a character level cap increase. Use Duel Orbs to make Standard Duelists respawn instantly so you can speed your way to LVL: 45 for those new cards!


April 26th (Update 20)


Battle City Showdown!

The second part of the Battle City event is underway be sure to read our event article to discover all the new rewards and tips to complete the missions.

Character Level Cap Increased

Finally the cap has been raised to Lvl: 45, giving each Duelist an additional Deck Slot, 550 Gems and an exclusive card! We’ll be posting an article with Top Player Council thoughts later on, so check back soon.

72 Hours Limited Sale

Another sale, nothing too special. Thanks to Eval, the prices are:

  1. $1.99
  2. $5.99
  3. $9.99
  4. $?
  5. $19.99
  6. $29.99

April 25th (Update 19)


Maintenance Notice

There will be a maintenance tomorrow to conclude the Yami Marik event and to prepare for the Battle City event from 05:00 to 08:30 (GMT+1) - no Duel Links for over three hours! :’(

Upcoming Updates

Here are some key points:

  • Elegant Mai will return, likely bringing back Vennu, Bright Bird of Divinity, Swift Birdman Joe, Amazoness Archers and more
  • Unlock a new character: “I’m ready to take on the world” - most likey it’s going to be Syrus Truesdale
  • Arkana will be the newest addition to the gate, great news for those who haven’t unlocked him yet
  • Jesse Anderson is back (again), less than a month after the previous unlock event
  • Tristan Taylor will be a new roaming Duelist, not unlike the April Fools’ event that was held earlier this month!
  • The World Championship Qualifier will take place towards the end of May
  • Roaming Zane Truesdale will return “desiring victory” once again - c’mon Konami, let us obtain him already!
  • And finally, the Tag Duel event that was very generous with Gems is making a welcomed return

April 24th (Update 18)


Yami Marik Returns! Survey

Konami actively reads player feedback so fill in the event survey to voice any woes. If you felt there weren’t enough UR/SR drops, drops weren’t evenly distributed or perhaps lack of Gems got you feeling down - put it into words! You can also use the survey to write non-event feedback.


April 23rd (Update 17)


Battle City Event

Bringing brand new cards and a new Skill for Yami Yugi!

Yami Marik Lvl. 50

Yami Marik Lvl. 50 is here, check out the event article for the easiest ways to defeat him and obtain the almighty The Winged Dragon of Ra or if you already obtained it last event, you get an Ultra Rare jewel!


April 20th (Update 16)


Shortening of Visual Effects

Shorter animations = more duels!

Update to Version 2.6.0

Some decent quality of life improvements and a fix for Ties of the Brethren.

Ranked Duels Challenge Stamps

Get up to 90 Gems for Dueling in Ranked Duels!


April 19th (Update 15)


Bonus Reward Campaign!

+1000 Duel Assessment score until 26th April. If you’ve been putting off farming that tricky Legendary Duelist, now is the time! Also, be sure to check out our Farm Guides for the best farm decks!

Improvements to the Duel Room

Larger rooms, more tables, get your game on!

Yami Marik Returns

Yami Marik is here, check out the event article for the best ways to farm him!


April 18th (Update 14)


Card Trader Inventory Updated

Check out the Card Trader article with Top Player Council insight on the new cards!

Maintenance Notice

There will be a maintenance tomorrow to conclude the Duel-A-Thon event and to prepare for the Yami Marik event from 06:00 to 08:30 (GMT+1) - no Duel Links for over two hours! :’(


April 17th (Update 13)


Dr. Vellian Crowler Added to the Gate

Dr. Vellian Crowler has been added to the gate, check out our farm guide for the best ways to farm him - get those Ancient Gear cards!


April 16th (Update 12)


KC Cup Survey

If you have any woes, voice them in the survey!

KC Cup Results

Check out our KC Cup - Top 100 Global Report for the best decks!

Tickets Expiring Soon

Quick, redeem them!

World Championship (WCS) Qualifiers

The qualifiers for the World Championship will be held in late May.

Obtain a Legendary Duelist

Yami Marik will return… again! He will also bring with him a new skill, likely one to support the The Winged Dragon of Ra. For those of us who have already obtained The Winged Dragon of Ra, Konami will reward us with a super, amazing, fantastic UR Jewel!


April 15th (Update 11)


Duel-A-Thon Update

The event has been updated with the usual multipler increases and double daily rewards. Read our event article for more information and Top Player Council insight!


April 13th (Update 10)


KC Cup (Stage 2) Is Underway

Believe in the heart of the cards! But if you need something more, check out the Tier List and King of Games Decks for inspiration.

KC Cup Celebration Sale

As we found in out Datamined Discoveries article there’s a sale to celebrate the start of Stage 2 of the KC Cup. Konami has finally brought back the ultimate deal: 3 Packs + 1 UR for $0.99 - hope you get some good pulls!


April 12th (Update 9)


Double Gate Keys & Gold

Shop Maintenance Notice


April 10th (Update 8)


Card Flipper Campaign

The new card reward this time round is That Wacky Alchemy!, read what the Top Player Council have to say about it in our Datamined Discoveries article! Chow Len the Prophet has also returned.


April 9th (Update 7)


Event: “Duel-A-Thon”

Read our event article for more information and Top Player Council insight!


April 6th (Update 6)


Duel-A-Thon

As we wrote in our Datamined Discoveries article there will be a Duel-A-Thon starting next week - read the datamine article to find out the featured reward!


April 5th (Update 5)


The KC Cup Has Begun!

50 Gems a day for 3 KC Cup Duels - a pretty good deal!

But, if you want to compete for some real prizes join the MCS (with a previous prize pool of $4,400!) and Meta Weekly!

You are able to change your country/region only once so if it’s incorrect be sure to do it.


April 4th (Update 4)


Awaken! Rainbow Dragon! Survey

Konami actively reads player feedback so fill in the event survey to voice any woes. If you felt there weren’t enough UR/SR drops, drops weren’t evenly distributed or perhaps lack of Gems got you feeling down - put it into words! You can also use the survey to write non-event feedback.

Maintenance Notice

There will be a maintenance tomorrow to conclude the Jesse event from 05:00 to 08:30 (GMT+1) - no Duel Links for over three hours! :’(


April 3rd (Update 3)


KC Cup

1st Stage of the KC Cup is starting on Thursday 5th April. Those who reached King of Games last season will automatically be entered into the 2nd Stage - rank highly for bragging rights, Prismatic cards and an invitation to your 2018 World Championship Regional Qualifier.

But, if you want to compete for some real prizes join the MCS (with a previous prize pool of $4,400!) and Meta Weekly!

New Card BOX

The new Main Box: Valiant Souls is here, give our First Impressions article a read if you want to know all about the new cards!

Sale Underway

There are multiple ‘Guaranteed UR’ cards in this sale so it may be worthwhile for some.


April 2nd (Update 2)


x1.5 EXP Campaign

You’ll be able to level up your characters 50% quicker for the duration of the campaign, use Duel Orbs to make Standard Duelists respawn instantly!

Jesse Anderson Lvl. 50

Jesse Lvl. 50 will now spawn in Duel World (GX) with a stronger deck in tow. Check out our Awaken! Rainbow Dragon! event article for the best ways farm him and get your playset of Crystal Beast cards!


April 1st (Update 1)


Ranked Duels Updated

Check out our article with invaluable Top Player Council commentary!

Upcoming Updates

Here are some key points:

  • The KC Cup is starting next week
  • Another Duel-A-Thon
  • Dr. Vellian Crowler will be the newest addition to the gate, as discussed in our Datamined Discoveries article!
  • Obtain Yami Marik: “Different reward will be given instead to those who already own The Winged Dragon of Ra” - Obelisk the Tormentor perhaps!?
  • Battle City event - new skill for Yami Yugi!
  • Elegant Mai will return
  • Unlock a new character: “I’m ready to take on the world” - could it be Zane Truesdale!?
  • And finally, character level cap increases - took your time Konami!

We will continue to update this article with new developments, keep an eye on the Duel Links Meta website to stay up to date with all important content!

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