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Dark Crisis

Dark Crisis is a Core Booster, which combines the Japanese sets Power of the Guardian and Threat of the Dark Demon World. It is the ninth worldwide Booster Pack.

Dark Crisis
Dark Crisis
  • Dark Crisis
FrenchLa Crise des Ténèbres
GermanDark Crisis
ItalianCrisi Oscura
Korean암흑의 위협
Revised RomanizationAmheug-ui Wihyeop
Set information
TypeBooster Pack
Part of seriesCore Booster
  • DCR-EN (en)
  • DCR (en-na)
  • DCR-FR (fr)
  • DCR-DE (de)
  • DCR-IT (it)
  • DCR (ae)
  • DCR-KR (kr)
Number of cards106
Cover cardExodia Necross
Yugioh-Card database ID
Related sets
OtherDark Crisis promotional cards
Release dates
Asian-EnglishMay 12, 2004
English (world)
  • December 12, 2007
English (na)
  • December 1, 2003
  • December 10, 2007
  • December 10, 2007
  • December 10, 2007
  • May 2, 2005

Dark Crisis

It has been released in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) in English and in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game (OCG) in Asian-English and Korean. The English TCG has two different prints, one with set numbers DCR-### and one with DCR-EN###, the second of which were available through Gladiator's Assault: Special Edition.

In 2010, an Unlimited Edition North American version of the set (DCR-###) was reprinted again and released in Legendary Collection.



Dark Crisis introduces the archetypes "Guardian" and "Archfiend" to the TCG.

Highly sought-after cards include "Vampire Lord", "D.D. Warrior Lady", "Butterfly Dagger - Elma", and "Terrorking Archfiend".


In the English and Asian-English versions of this set, each pack contains 9 cards and each box contains 24 packs. In the Korean version, there are 5 cards per pack.

The set contains 106 cards, including:



Card numberNameRarityCategory
DCR-EN000"Vampire Lord"Secret RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN001"Battle Footballer"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN002"Nin-Ken Dog"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN003"Acrobat Monkey"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN004"Arsenal Summoner"CommonFlip monster
DCR-EN005"Guardian Elma"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN006"Guardian Ceal"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN007"Guardian Grarl"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN008"Guardian Baou"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN009"Guardian Kay'est"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN010"Guardian Tryce"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN011"Cyber Raider"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN012"Reflect Bounder"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN013"Little-Winguard"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN014"Des Feral Imp"RareFlip monster
DCR-EN015"Different Dimension Dragon"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN016"Shinato, King of a Higher Plane"Ultra RareEffect Ritual Monster
DCR-EN017"Dark Flare Knight"Super RareEffect Fusion Monster
DCR-EN018"Mirage Knight"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN019"Berserk Dragon"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN020"Exodia Necross"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN021"Gyaku-Gire Panda"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN022"Blindly Loyal Goblin"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN023"Despair from the Dark"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN024"Maju Garzett"Short PrintEffect Monster
DCR-EN025"Fear from the Dark"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN026"Dark Scorpion - Chick the Yellow"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN027"D.D. Warrior Lady"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN028"Thousand Needles"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN029"Shinato's Ark"CommonRitual Spell
DCR-EN030"A Deal with Dark Ruler"CommonQuick-Play Spell
DCR-EN031"Contract with Exodia"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN032"Butterfly Dagger - Elma"Super RareEquip Spell
DCR-EN033"Shooting Star Bow - Ceal"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN034"Gravity Axe - Grarl"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN035"Wicked-Breaking Flamberge - Baou"RareEquip Spell
DCR-EN036"Rod of Silence - Kay'est"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN037"Twin Swords of Flashing Light - Tryce"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN038"Precious Cards from Beyond"CommonContinuous Spell
DCR-EN039"Rod of the Mind's Eye"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN040"Fairy of the Spring"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN041"Token Thanksgiving"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN042"Morale Boost"CommonContinuous Spell
DCR-EN043"Non-Spellcasting Area"CommonContinuous Spell
DCR-EN044"Different Dimension Gate"RareContinuous Spell
DCR-EN045"Final Attack Orders"CommonContinuous Trap
DCR-EN046"Staunch Defender"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN047"Ojama Trio"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN048"Arsenal Robber"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN049"Skill Drain"RareContinuous Trap
DCR-EN050"Really Eternal Rest"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN051"Kaiser Glider"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN052"Interdimensional Matter Transporter"Ultra RareNormal Trap
DCR-EN053"Cost Down"Ultra RareNormal Spell
DCR-EN054"Gagagigo"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN055"D.D. Trainer"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN056"Ojama Green"CommonNormal Monster
DCR-EN057"Archfiend Soldier"RareNormal Monster
DCR-EN058"Pandemonium Watchbear"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN059"Sasuke Samurai 2"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN060"Dark Scorpion - Gorg the Strong"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN061"Dark Scorpion - Meanae the Thorn"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN062"Outstanding Dog Marron"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN063"Great Maju Garzett"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN064"Iron Blacksmith Kotetsu"CommonFlip monster
DCR-EN065"Goblin of Greed"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN066"Mefist the Infernal General"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN067"Vilepawn Archfiend"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN068"Shadowknight Archfiend"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN069"Darkbishop Archfiend"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN070"Desrook Archfiend"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN071"Infernalqueen Archfiend"RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN072"Terrorking Archfiend"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN073"Skull Archfiend of Lightning"Ultra RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN074"Metallizing Parasite - Lunatite"RareUnion monster
DCR-EN075"Tsukuyomi"RareSpirit monster
DCR-EN076"Mudora"Super RareEffect Monster
DCR-EN077"Keldo"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN078"Kelbek"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN079"Zolga"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN080"Agido"CommonEffect Monster
DCR-EN081"Legendary Flame Lord"RareEffect Ritual Monster
DCR-EN082"Dark Master - Zorc"Super RareEffect Ritual Monster
DCR-EN083"Spell Reproduction"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN084"Dragged Down into the Grave"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN085"Incandescent Ordeal"CommonRitual Spell
DCR-EN086"Contract with the Abyss"RareRitual Spell
DCR-EN087"Contract with the Dark Master"CommonRitual Spell
DCR-EN088"Falling Down"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN089"Checkmate"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN090"Cestus of Dagla"CommonEquip Spell
DCR-EN091"Final Countdown"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN092"Archfiend's Oath"CommonContinuous Spell
DCR-EN093"Mustering of the Dark Scorpions"CommonNormal Spell
DCR-EN094"Pandemonium"CommonField Spell
DCR-EN095"Altar for Tribute"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN096"Frozen Soul"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN097"Battle-Scarred"CommonContinuous Trap
DCR-EN098"Dark Scorpion Combination"RareNormal Trap
DCR-EN099"Archfiend's Roar"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN100"Dice Re-Roll"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN101"Spell Vanishing"Super RareCounter Trap
DCR-EN102"Sakuretsu Armor"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN103"Ray of Hope"CommonNormal Trap
DCR-EN104"Blast Held by a Tribute"Ultra RareNormal Trap
DCR-EN105"Judgment of Anubis"Secret RareCounter Trap