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Datamined Discoveries! - February 2018

27th February Update

By SpoonCats

With another maintenance update comes new discoveries; upcoming events and cards have been found courtesy of XOF!

Structure Decks

New information about the datamined structure decks (see the article below) has been found!

The Destiny HERO structure deck appears to be called ‘Destiny Rulers’ based on the promotional image. Also, text was found in game for the name of the Dragon Structure deck, ‘Dragonic Fusion’.

In addition, the text for what could possibly be the new Chazz Princeton Skill was found in game: ‘Begin the Duel with Dragon’s Mirror in your Deck, and Five-Headed Dragon in your Extra Deck.’

New Events

New assets for the upcoming Syrus Truesdale event have been found! This event is likely to be the new Legendary Duelist that is set to appear at the beginning of March.

New Cards

Finally, new cards were found in the latest datamine too!

Syrus Truesdale Cards

Duel Links Card: Drillroid
Duel Links Card: Super%20Vehicroid%20Jumbo%20Drill
Duel Links Card: Expressroid
Duel Links Card: Barbaroid,%20the%20Ultimate%20Battle%20Machine
Duel Links Card: Armoroid
Duel Links Card: Mixeroid
Duel Links Card: Super%20Vehicroid%20-%20Mobile%20Base
Duel Links Card: Gyroid
Duel Links Card: Ambulance%20Rescueroid
Duel Links Card: Jetroid
Duel Links Card: Pair%20Cycroid
Duel Links Card: Submarineroid
Duel Links Card: Steam%20Gyroid
Duel Links Card: Steamroid
Duel Links Card: Vehicroid%20Connection%20Zone
Duel Links Card: Stealthroid
Duel Links Card: Carrierroid
Duel Links Card: Truckroid
Duel Links Card: Decoyroid
Duel Links Card: Ambulanceroid
Duel Links Card: Patroid
Duel Links Card: Rescueroid
Duel Links Card: Cycroid
Duel Links Card: Supercharge

These ‘roid’ cards will likely be used or dropped by Syrus Truesdale, as they are his signature cards in the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Anime. It remains to be seen which of these cards will be obtainable. Stay tuned for an event page featuring farm decks, strategies, rewards, and reviews once the event begins!

Duel Island Reward Cards

Duel Links Card: Golden%20Homunculus
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Crusader
Duel Links Card: The%20Statue%20of%20Easter%20Island
Duel Links Card: Space%20Mambo

These new cards were some of the rewards for the newest Duel Island Gladiator event. Visit the event page to find out more, including decklists, strategy, and rewards!

Miscellaneous Cards

Duel Links Card: Eclipse%20Wyvern
Duel Links Card: Swamp%20Mirrorer
Duel Links Card: Dynatherium
Duel Links Card: Shield%20Crush
Duel Links Card: Divine%20Dragon%20Aquabizarre
Duel Links Card: No%20Entry!!
Duel Links Card: Inverse%20Universe
Duel Links Card: Phantom%20Beast%20Thunder-Pegasus
Duel Links Card: Geargiano
Duel Links Card: Geargiaccelerator
Duel Links Card: The%20Dragon%20Dwelling%20in%20the%20Deep
Duel Links Card: Saber%20Beetle
Duel Links Card: United%20Front
Duel Links Card: Pyramid%20Energy
Duel Links Card: Flyfang
Duel Links Card: Dogu
Duel Links Card: Rabidragon
Duel Links Card: Terrorking%20Salmon

These cards were also found in the datamine, however it is unknown what they are intended for. They may be for an upcoming event such as the D.D. Tower WIND or EARTH, part of future boxes, or possibly new ranked duel rewards for the upcoming season.

Keep in mind that much of the datamined information is speculation, and remains unconfirmed until officially announced by Konami.

22nd February Update

By Yami Hammy

With another maintenance update comes new discoveries; structure decks have been found courtesy of XOF!

  • There are two structure decks that have been found in the game files - the number of copies per card in the deck are yet to be confirmed.
  • Structure decks can only be bought once with 500 gems and require one to pay money to buy additional copies of cards.

Destiny HERO Structure Deck

Expected to be released early March

Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Dogma
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Drilldark
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Celestial
Duel Links Card: Vision%20HERO%20Vyon
Duel Links Card: D%20Cubed
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Dark%20Angel
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Dreamer
Duel Links Card: Cyclone%20Blade
Duel Links Card: Polymerization
Duel Links Card: D%20-%20Fortune
Duel Links Card: D-Fusion
Duel Links Card: Darklight
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Dangerous
Duel Links Card: Vision%20HERO%20Trinity

Dragon Structure Deck

Expected to be released late March

Duel Links Card: Arkbrave%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Darkblaze%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Dragonic%20Knight
Duel Links Card: Dragon%20Knight%20of%20Creation
Duel Links Card: Evilswarm%20Zahak
Duel Links Card: Lancer%20Dragonute
Duel Links Card: Paladin%20of%20Felgrand
Duel Links Card: Spirit%20Ryu
Duel Links Card: Lighten%20the%20Load
Duel Links Card: Release%20Restraint%20Wave
Duel Links Card: Strike%20of%20the%20Monarchs
Duel Links Card: Synchro%20Boost
Duel Links Card: Trial%20and%20Tribulation
Duel Links Card: Castle%20of%20Dragon%20Souls
Duel Links Card: Reverse%20Glasses

Keep in mind that much of the datamined information is speculation, and remains unconfirmed until officially announced by Konami.

11th February Update

By SpoonCats & Freeska

With another maintenance update comes new discoveries; upcoming events and cards have been found courtesy of XOF!

The drop rewards for the upcoming Dr Vellian Crowler unlock event, ‘Dr Crowler’s Tricky Tests’, has been datamined. The event is expected to start mid to late February.

Crowler Event Cards Leak

Files for what appear to be the new cards from the upcoming Dr. Crowler’s Tricky Tests event have been discovered!

New obtainable drop rewards found:

Duel Links Card: Ultimate%20Ancient%20Gear%20Golem
Duel Links Card: Biofalcon
Duel Links Card: Break!%20Draw!

In addition, players will possibly be able to obtain 3 copies of Ancient Gear Castle and Ancient Gear Golem - previously only obtainable as level up rewards.

Top Player Council Thoughts

superforms says:

Biofalcon is garbage. Cards that activate on battle destruction aren’t even good now, and this is one step worse.

Break! Draw! seems bad too since it’s a card that would replace a protection card in the current builds, and that’s not something a control deck like Ancient Gears usually wants to lose.

Ultimate Ancient Gear Golem could be used with King of the Swamp and Cybernetic Fusion Support, but Ancient Gears doesn’t have any good searching power, and so you’d really just have to wait to draw into the materials. You could also run a Last Gamble build, possibly with Spell Gear but you would lose the Ancient Gear Castle provided by Middle Age Mechs.

Meta Impact

The return of this event has some potentially important factors in the current meta which has a lot of players excited:

  • New players will have access to Ancient Gear cards, which are the core of a current Tier 3 deck
  • 3 copies of Ancient Gear Golem will potentially be available.
  • 3 copies of Ancient Gear Castle will potentially be available.

superforms says:

A third Ancient Gear Golem is interesting, especially now that we get more Ancient Gear Castles too. Of everything coming in this new event, I think triple Ancient Gear Golem builds have the most potential to be good. Overall I’d say Ancient Gears are still a solid Tier 3 deck.

Nix says:

Ancient Gears will rise after this KC Cup, take my word for it.

Brenduke, an Ancient Gear player who has reached Top 4 and Top 16 in 2 Meta Weeklies, says:

A third Ancient Gear Golem opens up potential for more aggressive builds. The build could also run Ancient Gear Beast with Soul Exchange and Fenghuang support if Ancient Gear Castle is added. A third Ancient Gear Golem also makes Spell Gear (Crowler’s Level 40 reward) potentially good but most likely remains a YouTube play.


This datamine should leave new and old players excited alike. New players will get access to one of the most flexible and beginner-friendly decks, while old players can look forward to upgrading their Ancient Gears with new playstyles not available before. The new drop rewards are lacking, but Ultimate Ancient Gear Golem shows some promise.

Keep in mind that much of the datamined information is speculation, and remains unconfirmed until officially announced by Konami.

6th February Update

By SpoonCats

With another maintenance update comes new discoveries; upcoming events and cards have been found courtesy of XOF!

New Sale Preview

A new sale promotional image was found, likely for the newest box: Resonance of Contrast!

New Events

Promotional images of Bonz and Mokuba being added to the gate were found, as well as evidence of another Espa Roba event.

The new gamemats seem to be for the Espa Roba event and the KC cup.

New Cards

Finally, some new cards were found in the latest datamine too!

These new psychic support cards appear to be the new drops for the upcoming Espa Roba event. A full list of all drops, as well as a guide on how to farm Espa Roba will be released once the event begins.

Duel Links Card: Master%20Gig
Duel Links Card: D.D.%20Telepon
Duel Links Card: Psychic%20Overload

These new plant support cards may be future additions to the card trader to accompany the newly added Aromage Bergamot.

Duel Links Card: Aromage%20Rosemary
Duel Links Card: Aromage%20Jasmine
Duel Links Card: Miracle%20Fertilizer
Duel Links Card: Aroma%20Garden

Finally, text for the 3D summon animation for everyone’s favorite Egyptian God Card, Obelisk the Tormentor, was also found in the game files!

Obelisk Text

Keep in mind that much of the datamined information is speculation, and remains unconfirmed until officially announced by Konami.

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