Duel Links Meta

MCS X: World's Edition


The Meta Championship Series is Duel Links’ largest and most competitive tournament held monthly for cash prizes. It’s where the best players compete for the largest prize pool in Duel Links with over $25,000 given out already!

For MCS X: World’s Edition, we are are using the Official Duel Links World Championship 2018 rules 1 Week before the event itself!


MCS X Sponsor Donation
Zarex13 $300
N1ghtraid3r $100
ShinySopheon $100

Format

  • 7 rounds, top 32 cut
  • 140 player cap, all x-2 make the top cut
  • $10 entry fee
  • 3 Decks
    • Standard/Legendary/Standard (Game order of a Match)
    • Different Character and Skill per deck
    • Standard deck = no restriction
    • Legendary Deck = Official World’s 2018 restrictions down below
    • Best of 3
    • Win or Lose, you cannot use the same deck again in a match
  • Grand Finals will be:
    • Full Official Duel Links World Championship 2018 Format
    • Standard/Legendary/Standard/Legendary/Standard (Game order of a Match)
    • Best of 5
    • Finalists will need an additional Legendary and Standard deck
  • 100% of the entry fee + 100% stream donations are prize support

How to Join

In order of priority:

You must message Gia (GiaJoestar#7730) for your invite and must purchase entry before July 23rd or you lose your invite priority.

Subscribers may have an opportunity to attain the “excess” invites that aren’t claimed or paid for on July 18th 6pm EST in the #sub-lounge.


Limitations

  • You can only have three (3) copies of the same card across your three (3) Decks.
  • You can only have one (1) copy of a Limited card across your three (3) Decks.
  • You can only have two (2) copies of a Semi-Limited card across your three (3) Decks.
    • For example: You can run two (2) Enemy Controller across your three (3) Decks.

Check out the Forbidden/Limited list here.


Legendary Deck Requirements


Quick Reference Imgur Album



Skills

Legendary Decks require that players use certain Skills for their character. Each character has a list of Skills you can set. You can Duel without setting a Skill as well.

Core Cards

Legendary Decks must contain “Core Cards”, or character-specific cards.
Each character has a different set or sets of Core Cards.
There are 2 types of Core Cards (some Core Card sets may only contain 1 type):

  • Required Cards
  • Optional Cards

Required

Required cards are cards you must include in a character’s Legendary Deck, at the required number of copies or more.
NOTE: Alternate Art cards are counted as well. Excluding Yugi/Arkana Dark Magician

Optional

Optional Cards are cards that you must include in a character’s Legendary Deck at the minumum required number, but can be chosen from a list of cards.


DM

Duel Monster World Characters

Yami Yugi

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Destiny Draw
    • Spell Specialist
    • Power of Dark
    • Card of Sanctity
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magician
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Illusion%20Magic
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magic%20Curtain
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magic%20Attack
Duel Links Card: Thousand%20Knives
Duel Links Card: Slifer%20the%20Sky%20Dragon

OR

Duel Links Card: Black%20Luster%20Soldier
Duel Links Card: Black%20Luster%20Soldier
Duel Links Card: Black%20Luster%20Soldier
Duel Links Card: Black%20Luster%20Ritual
  • Optional Cards:
    None



Seto Kaiba

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Peak Performance
    • Heavy Starter
    • Beatdown
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Blue-Eyes%20White%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Blue-Eyes%20White%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Blue-Eyes%20White%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [1]:
Duel Links Card: Kaibaman
Duel Links Card: Beacon%20of%20White
Duel Links Card: Burst%20Stream%20of%20Destruction
Duel Links Card: Soul%20Exchange



Joey Wheeler

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Reinforcements
    • Luck on Your Side
    • Grit
    • Roll ‘n’ Boost
    • Last Gamble
    • Fields of the Warriors
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Red-Eyes%20B.%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Red-Eyes%20B.%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Black%20Dragon's%20Chick
Duel Links Card: Time%20Wizard
Duel Links Card: Gilford%20the%20Lightning
Duel Links Card: Gearfried%20the%20Swordmaster
Duel Links Card: Release%20Restraint
Duel Links Card: Panther%20Warrior
Duel Links Card: Gearfried%20the%20Iron%20Knight



Mai Valentine

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Flight of the Harpies
    • Harpies’ Hunting Ground
    • Aroma Strategy
    • Harpies’ Last Will
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Harpie%20Lady%20Sisters
Duel Links Card: Elegant%20Egotist
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Harpie%20Lady
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20Harpie%20Lady
Duel Links Card: Harpie%20Lady%201
Duel Links Card: Harpie%20Lady%202
Duel Links Card: Harpie%20Lady%203



Tea Gardner

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Duel, standby!
    • Holy Guard
    • Surprise Present
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magician%20Girl
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magician%20Girl
Duel Links Card: Magic%20Formula
Duel Links Card: Sage's%20Stone



Yugi Muto

  • Skills Allowed:
    • The Tie that Binds
    • Grandpa’s Cards
    • Access Denied
    • Silent Duelist
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Gandora%20the%20Dragon%20of%20Destruction
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Gandora%20the%20Dragon%20of%20Destruction
Duel Links Card: Alpha%20the%20Magnet%20Warrior
Duel Links Card: Beta%20the%20Magnet%20Warrior
Duel Links Card: Gamma%20the%20Magnet%20Warrior
Duel Links Card: Valkyrion%20the%20Magna%20Warrior



Weevil Underwood

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Parasite Infestation
    • Insect Uprising
    • Buzz On
    • Moth to the Flame
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Insect%20Queen
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Insect%20Queen
Duel Links Card: Perfectly%20Ultimate%20Great%20Moth
Duel Links Card: Insect%20Imitation
Duel Links Card: Pinch%20Hopper
Duel Links Card: DNA%20Surgery
Duel Links Card: Gokibore
Duel Links Card: Cocoon%20of%20Evolution



Rex Raptor

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Dinos Find a Way
    • Dinosaur Kingdom
    • Titan Showdown
    • Dino Destruction
    • Dino Rampage
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Red-Eyes%20B.%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Red-Eyes%20B.%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Two-Headed%20King%20Rex
Duel Links Card: Crawling%20Dragon%202
Duel Links Card: Uraby
Duel Links Card: Gilasaurus
Duel Links Card: Black%20Dragon's%20Chick



Mako Tsunami

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Mythic Depths
    • Menace from the Deep
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: The%20Legendary%20Fisherman
Duel Links Card: The%20Legendary%20Fisherman
Duel Links Card: The%20Legendary%20Fisherman
  • Optional Cards [1]:
Duel Links Card: The%20Legendary%20Fisherman%20II
Duel Links Card: Fortress%20Whale
Duel Links Card: Fortress%20Whale's%20Oath
Duel Links Card: A%20Legendary%20Ocean
Duel Links Card: Umi



Yami Marik

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Shadow Game
    • Right Back at You
    • Power of the Tributed
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Lava%20Golem
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Jeroid
Duel Links Card: Byser%20Shock
Duel Links Card: Revival%20Jam
Duel Links Card: Granadora
Duel Links Card: The%20Winged%20Dragon%20of%20Ra



Yami Bakura

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Destiny Board
    • Compensation
    • Fiend Farewell
    • Tether of Defeat
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Necrofear
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Necrofear
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Call%20of%20the%20Earthbound
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Spirit%20of%20the%20Silent
Duel Links Card: Puppet%20Master
Duel Links Card: Headless%20Knight
Duel Links Card: The%20Gross%20Ghost%20of%20Fled%20Dreams
Duel Links Card: Man-Eater%20Bug
Duel Links Card: Goblin%20Zombie



Bandit Keith

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Cheater’s Coin
    • Baggy Sleeves
    • Sleight of Hand
    • Switcheroo
    • Bandit
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Barrel%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: 7%20Completed
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Barrel%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Time%20Machine
Duel Links Card: Metalmorph
Duel Links Card: Fiendish%20Engine%20%CE%A9
Duel Links Card: Zoa
Duel Links Card: Metalzoa



Ishizu Ishtar

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Prescience
    • Fairy’s Smile
    • Gravekeeper’s Lot
    • No Mortal Can Resist
    • Sealed Tombs
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Blast%20Held%20by%20a%20Tribute
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Blast%20Held%20by%20a%20Tribute
Duel Links Card: Mudora
Duel Links Card: Agido
Duel Links Card: Zolga



Odion

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Trap Layer
    • Endless Trap Hell
    • Chain Reaction
    • Bluff Trap
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Embodiment%20of%20Apophis
Duel Links Card: Embodiment%20of%20Apophis
Duel Links Card: Embodiment%20of%20Apophis
  • Optional Cards [1]:
Duel Links Card: Mystical%20Beast%20of%20Serket
Duel Links Card: Temple%20of%20the%20Kings
Duel Links Card: Magic%20Jammer
Duel Links Card: Judgment%20of%20Anubis



Maximillion Pegasus

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Mind Scan
    • It’s a Toon World
    • Master of Rites
    • Extra, Extra
    • Creator
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Black%20Illusion%20Ritual
  • Optional Cards:
    None



Mokuba Kaiba

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Monstermorph: Evolution
    • Monstermorph: De-Evolution
    • KaibaCorp Bling
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Blue-Eyes%20White%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Blue-Eyes%20White%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Kaibaman
Duel Links Card: Beacon%20of%20White
Duel Links Card: Burst%20Stream%20of%20Destruction



Paradox Brothers

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Elements Unite!
    • Labyrinth Builder
    • Three-Star Demotion
    • Thunder, Water, and Wind
    • Guardian Call
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Gate%20Guardian
Duel Links Card: Sanga%20of%20the%20Thunder
Duel Links Card: Kazejin
Duel Links Card: Suijin
  • Optional Cards:
    None



Arkana

  • Skills Allowed:
    • A Trick up the Sleeve
    • Master of Magicians
    • Show of Nightmares
    • Card Shuffle
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magician

Must be the Red Version

  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Illusion%20Magic
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magic%20Curtain
Duel Links Card: Dark%20Magic%20Attack
Duel Links Card: Thousand%20Knives



Bonz

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Straight to the Grave
    • Zombie Draw
    • Posthumous Army
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Pumpking%20the%20King%20of%20Ghosts
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Pumpking%20the%20King%20of%20Ghosts
Duel Links Card: Crass%20Clown
Duel Links Card: Clown%20Zombie
Duel Links Card: Armored%20Zombie
Duel Links Card: Dragon%20Zombie
Duel Links Card: Castle%20of%20Dark%20Illusions



Espa Roba

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Psychic Vision
    • Psychic Onslaught
    • Cosmic Enlightenment
    • Trap Search
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Jinzo
Duel Links Card: Amplifier
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: The%20Fiend%20Megacyber
Duel Links Card: Mesmeric%20Control
Duel Links Card: Psychic%20Shockwave
Duel Links Card: Amplifier




GX

Generation Next World Characters

Jaden Yuki

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Where the Heroes Dwell
    • Fusion Time!
    • Miracle Fusion Time!
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Neos
Duel Links Card: O%20-%20Oversoul
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Neos
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Clayman
Duel Links Card: O%20-%20Oversoul
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Sparkman
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Burstinatrix
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Avian
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Bubbleman
Duel Links Card: Miracle%20Contact
Duel Links Card: Elemental%20HERO%20Blazeman
Duel Links Card: R%20-%20Righteous%20Justice



Zane Truesdale

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Cyber Style
    • No Excuses!
    • Fatal Five
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20End%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [4]:
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20Dragon%20Drei
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20Dragon%20Zwei
Duel Links Card: Proto-Cyber%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20Network



Aster Phoenix

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Destiny Calling
    • Bring it!
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Plasma
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Plasma
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Dark%20City
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Captain%20Tenacious
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Diamond%20Dude
Duel Links Card: Destiny%20HERO%20-%20Double%20Dude



Jesse Anderson

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Crystal Power
    • Meet My Family!
    • Transcendent Crystals
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Rainbow%20Dragon
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Rainbow%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Rainbow%20Path
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Release
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Tree
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Promise
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Beacon
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Bond
Duel Links Card: Crystal%20Blessing



Chazz Princeton

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Land of the Ojamas
    • Ojama Go!
    • Ojama Overflow
    • Dragonic Fusion
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Ojama%20King
Duel Links Card: Ojama%20Green
Duel Links Card: Ojama%20Yellow
Duel Links Card: Ojama%20Black
  • Optional Cards:
    None

OR

  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Armed%20Dragon%20LV7
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Armed%20Dragon%20LV10
Duel Links Card: Armed%20Dragon%20LV7
Duel Links Card: Armed%20Dragon%20LV5
Duel Links Card: Armed%20Dragon%20LV3



Alexis Rhodes

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Master of Rites II
    • Blessing of the Cyber Angel
    • Master of Fusion
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Cyber%20Blader
Duel Links Card: Etoile%20Cyber
Duel Links Card: Blade%20Skater
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Etoile%20Cyber
Duel Links Card: Etoile%20Cyber
Duel Links Card: Blade%20Skater



Dr Vellian Crowler

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Middle Age Mechs
    • Teacherly Discipline
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Golem
  • Optional Cards [3]:
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Fist
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Factory
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Workshop
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Engineer
Duel Links Card: Ancient%20Gear%20Golem



Bastion Misawa

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Firm as the EARTH
    • Silent as WATER
    • Mighty as FIRE
    • Quick as the WIND
    • Radiating LIGHT
    • DARK as Night
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Water%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Bonding%20-%20H2O
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Hydrogeddon
Duel Links Card: Oxygeddon

OR

  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Water%20Dragon
Duel Links Card: Bonding%20-%20D2O
  • Optional Cards [2]:
Duel Links Card: Duoterion
Duel Links Card: Oxygeddon



Syrus Truesdale

  • Skills Allowed:
    • Check Out My Ride!
    • Check Out My Fusion!
    • Training Wheels
    • Fusion Reserves - Roids
  • Required Cards:
Duel Links Card: Super%20Vehicroid%20Jumbo%20Drill
Duel Links Card: Steamroid
Duel Links Card: Drillroid
Duel Links Card: Submarineroid
  • Optional Cards [1]:
Duel Links Card: Vehicroid%20Connection%20Zone
Duel Links Card: Steamroid
Duel Links Card: Drillroid
Duel Links Card: Submarineroid



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