|Revised Romanization||Gangcheor-ui Seupgyeokja|
|Part of series||Core Booster|
|Number of cards||144|
|Cover card||Black Skull Dragon|
|Yugioh-Card database ID|
|Other||Metal Raiders promotional cards|
|Asian-English||October 24, 2002|
The set has been released in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish and in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game (OCG) in Asian-English and Korean. There are three separate prints for the TCG English; North American, European and Worldwide. The Worldwide English set was released in Master Collection Volume 1, and later reprinted in the Forbidden Legacy product.
In the TCG, this set became legal for Constructed tournaments on July 1, 2002.
In 2010, an Unlimited Edition North American version of the set (MRD-XXX) and an Unlimited Edition European version of the set (MRD-EXXX) was reprinted again and released with the Legendary Collection.
The OCG and TCG sets contain the same cards, but differ slightly in terms of card rarity.
Metal Raiders was the first TCG set to contain Counter Trap Cards, such as "Magic Jammer", and Common Fusion Monsters, such as "Deepsea Shark". It has a wide selection of Effect Monsters compared to the few in the previous set, Legend of Blue Eyes White Dragon.
Metal Raiders is the largest non-reprint set to date, with 144 cards.
In the TCG and Asian-English sets, each pack contained 9 cards and each box contained 24 packs. In Korean each pack contained 10 cards.
The TCG set contained 144 cards, comprised of:
The Asian-English and Korean OCG set contained 144 cards, comprised of:
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- "Novità ed eventi". Hobby&Golf (in Italian). 7 November 2003. Archived from the original on 21 October 2004.
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