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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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%20%232
Duel Links Card: Uraby
Duel Links Card: Gilasaurus
Duel Links Card: Black%20Dragon's%20Chick


Mako Tsunami

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Relinquished
Duel Links Card: Black%20Illusion%20Ritual
  • Optional Cards:
    None


Mokuba Kaiba

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

Duel Links Card: Gate%20Guardian
Duel Links Card: Sanga%20of%20the%20Thunder
Duel Links Card: Kazejin
Duel Links Card: Suijin
  • Optional Cards:
    None


Arkana

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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