Tag Duel Tournament IX

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Tag Duel Tournament IX
Tag Duel Tournament IX
Names
EnglishTag Duel Tournament IX
Japaneseタッグデュエルトーナメント
Event information
TypeTag Duel Tournament
History
Occurrences
  • August 20, 2020 – August 27, 2020
Card Trader EX
  • August 20, 2020 – September 3, 2020
Lottery
  • August 20, 2020 – September 3, 2020

Tag Duel Tournament IX is an event that occurred in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. It is a reworked version of the previous Tag Duel Tournament.

Contents

Tag Duel mechanics[edit]

Tag Duels in this event play with the following rules:

  • Each team begins the Duel with 6000 Life Points.
  • Players on the same team share the same field and Life Points but have separate hands, Decks, Extra Decks, and Skills.
    • Players have knowledge of any face-down cards on their side of the field regardless of their owner.
    • Automatically activated Skills activate when they meet their activation conditions regardless of which player of the team is currently active.
  • The Battle Phase cannot be conducted on Turn 1, but can be on subsequent turns.
  • Players and teams alternate turns; Player 1 of Team A moves, then Player 1 of Team B, then Player 2 of Team A, then Player 2 of Team B, then back to Player 1 of Team A, etc.
  • During a team's turn, on the opposing team the last player to take their turn is the active player (so they are the player that handles the activation of cards and effects during that turn). During Turn 1, the player of the opposing team who will not move until Turn 4 is the active player.
    • The human player will move on Turn 1 if their team goes first, or on Turn 4 if their team goes second. This is because the human player is always the active player of their team during Turn 1.

Event Flow[edit]

The event is divided in three Cups: DM Cup, 5D's Cup, GX Cup, and Special Cup. The GX Cup was made available on August 22, 2020, while the Special Cup was added on August 24, 2020. Each cup must be cleared before moving to the next, and completed cups can be replayed at any time. For the first three cups, only partners from its respective Duel World can be picked.

Cup Multiplier Friendship Letters
DM x 1 7
5D's x 2 11
GX x 4 17
Special x 5 20

During this event, the player earns Friendship Letters by Dueling in Duel World (except at the Gate or against The Vagrant) or Ranked Duels. These can be used to challenge opponents in the tournament. Players also received a bonus of 15 Friendship Letters daily by entering the Tag Duel Tournament area.

At the end of each Duel, the player earns 1 Tag Coin for each 100 Assessment Points (for a maximum of 80 Tag Coins). A multiplier is applied after the 80 coin cap, depending on the difficulty of the Tournament.

From August 25, 2020 onwards, Strings & Arkana can appear as Challengers. After completing a Tag Duel, there is a chance they will appear instead of the next Tag Team. Friendship Letters are not used when Dueling against the Challengers, and bonus Coins are rewarded for defeating them.

Changes[edit]

Two new tag partners were added: Luna, and Tyranno Hassleberry. Also, Yami Yugi was made available again.

Opponents[edit]

Despite pairs of opponents having one Deck name, the two opponents actually have distinct Decks.

DM Cup[edit]

Round Opponents Deck
Round 1 Weevil Underwood & Espa Roba Insects with ESP
Round 2 Ishizu Ishtar & Mai Valentine Alluring Tactics
Round 3 Joey Wheeler & Rex Raptor Massive Attack
Semi-Final Yami Marik & Yami Bakura Inferno
Final Round Seto Kaiba & Mokuba Kaiba KC Deck

5D's Cup[edit]

Round Opponents Deck
Round 1 Liam & Chloe Sushi Party
Round 2 Sector Security & Wild Dan We Don't Get Along!
Round 3 Akiza & Erika Floral Knights Garden
Round 4 Leo & Jack Atlas King's Might
Semi-Final Crow Hogan & Officer Tetsu Trudge Chaser's Wings
Final Round Yusei Fudo & Kalin Kessler Enforcers Tag Team

GX Cup[edit]

Round Opponents Deck
Round 1 Evan & Logan IT Company Presidents
Round 2 Alyssa & Zachary Ritual Study Club
Round 3 Paradox Brothers Guardians of the Gate
Round 4 Aster Phoenix & Dr. Vellian Crowler Ancient Times
Round 5 Chazz Princeton & Jesse Anderson Together with a Duel Spirit
Semi-Final Zane Truesdale & Syrus Truesdale Cyber Roids
Final Round Jaden/Yubel & Blair Flannigan All I Need is Jaden

Special Cup[edit]

Round Opponent Deck
Round 1 Yugi Muto & Joey Wheeler Bond Beyond Dimension
Semi-Final Aigami & Unknown Duelist Dimensional Pair
Final Round Seto Kaiba & Mokuba Kaiba Neo KC Deck

Challengers[edit]

From August 25, 2020 onwards, Strings & Arkana appear as challengers.

Cup Difficulty rating Deck
DM Normal Will of the Rare Hunters!
5D's Hard Will of the Rare Hunters!
GX Very Hard Will of the Rare Hunters!
Special

Rewards[edit]

Completion[edit]

DM Cup[edit]

Clear Round Completion Reward
First Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Round 2 50 R Jewels
Round 3 5000 Gold
Semi-Final 10 Gems
Final Round 1 "Wingweaver"
Second Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Round 2 5000 Gold
Round 3 1 Extra Life
Semi-Final 10 Gems
Final Round 1 "Dark Archetype"
Third Clear Round 1 1 Extra Card
Round 2 1 SR Jewel
Round 3 5 Skill Chips
Semi-Final 10 Gems
Final Round 1 "Wandering King Wildwind" (Glossy)
Icon: DM Cup (Yami Yugi)

5D's Cup[edit]

Clear Round Completion Reward
First Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Round 2 50 R Jewels
Round 3 10000 Gold
Round 4 1 Extra Card
Semi-Final 20 Gems
Final Round 1 "Urgent Ritual Art"
Second Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Round 2 1 Extra Life
Round 3 5 Skill Chips
Round 4 1 SR Jewel
Semi-Final 20 Gems
Final Round 1 "Gaia Drake, the Universal Force" (Glossy)
Third Clear Round 1 20 Gems
Round 2 10000 Gold
Round 3 5 Skill Chips
Round 4 1 UR Jewel
Semi-Final 20 Gems
Final Round 1 "Sacred Defense Barrier"
Icon: 5D's Cup (Luna)

GX Cup[edit]

Clear Round Completion Reward
First Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Round 2 100 R Jewels
Round 3 1 SR Jewel
Round 4 5 Skill Chips
Round 5 10000 Gold
Semi-Final 20 Gems
Final Round 1 "High and Low"
Second Clear Round 1 20 Gems
Round 2 10000 Gold
Round 3 50 R Jewels
Round 4 10 Skill Chips
Round 5 1 SR Jewel
Semi-Final 30 Gems
Final Round 1 "The Unchosen One"
Third Clear Round 1 1 EXP Booster
Round 2 20 Gems
Round 3 1 UR Jewel
Round 4 20 Gems
Round 5 20000 Gold
Semi-Final 30 Gems
Final Round 1 "Star Blast"
Icon: GX Cup (Tyranno Hassleberry)

Special Cup[edit]

Clear Round Completion Reward
First Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Semi-Final 10 Gems
Final Round 10 Gems
Second Clear Round 1 10 Gems
Semi-Final 10 Gems
Final Round 10 Gems
Third Clear Round 1 20 Gems
Semi-Final 20 Gems
Final Round Tag Duel Tournament IX Completed

Card Trader EX[edit]

The Card Trader EX appears during this event and remained open until one week after its conclusion. The player can trade their EX Jewels for cards, Booster Items, Gold, and Skill Chips. Each card and Booster Item can only be obtained once from the Card Trader EX during this event, but the Gold can be obtained any number of times.

EX Jewels Item
100 10000 Gold
10 1000 Gold
1 100 Gold
50 5 Results Booster
50 5 EXP Booster
50 5 Extra Life
50 5 Extra Card
100 10 Skill Chips
300 1 "Star Blast"
100 1 "Star Blast" (Glossy)[Notes 1]
400 1 "Star Blast" (Prismatic)[Notes 2]
300 1 "Wandering King Wildwind"
300 1 "The Unchosen One"
100 1 "Sacred Defense Barrier"
100 1 "Gaia Drake, the Universal Force"
100 1 "High and Low"
100 1 "Dark Archetype"
30 1 "Urgent Ritual Art"
30 1 "Bombardment Beetle"
30 1 "Curse of Royal"
30 1 "7 Colored Fish"
30 1 "Wingweaver"
10 1 "Coffin Seller"
10 1 "Gyakutenno Megami"
10 1 "Phantom Ghost"
10 1 "King Pyron"
10 1 "Gadget Soldier"
  1. Also requires 1 non-foil copy of the card
  2. Also requires 1 Glossy copy of the card

Lottery[edit]

The player can spend a multiple of 30 Lottery Coins (max. 300 at a time) to obtain one random reward for each 30 Lottery Coins spent.

Lottery Rewards
Rainbow "Star Blast" (UR), "Wandering King Wildwind" (UR), "The Unchosen One" (UR), "Sacred Defense Barrier" (SR), "Gaia Drake, the Universal Force" (SR), "High and Low" (SR), "Dark Archetype" (SR)
1 UR Jewel
Gold "Urgent Ritual Art" (R), "Bombardment Beetle" (R), "Curse of Royal" (R), "7 Colored Fish" (R), "Wingweaver" (R)
1 SR Jewel
30 EX Jewels (Tag Duels)
10 Gems
3000, or 2000 Gold
8 Gate Keys (White, Black, Blue, Red, Yellow or Green)
Normal "Coffin Seller" (N), "Gyakutenno Megami" (N), "Phantom Ghost" (N), "King Pyron" (N), "Gadget Soldier" (N)
5 R Jewels
14, 5, or 1 EX Jewel(s) (Tag Duels)
5 or 1 Gem(s)
1000, 600, or 300 Gold
4 Gate Keys (White, Black, Blue, Red, Yellow or Green)

Event Missions[edit]

These missions were added on August 24, 2020.

Mission Reward
Destroy 10 monsters in Tag Duel Duels. Card Sleeves: DM Cup (Yami Yugi)
Destroy 20 monsters in Tag Duel Duels. Game Mat: DM Cup (Yami Yugi)
Summon[Notes 1] Dinosaur-Type monsters 3 time(s) in Tag Duel Duels. Card Sleeves: GX Cup (Tyranno Hassleberry)
Summon[Notes 1] Dinosaur-Type monsters 6 time(s) in Tag Duel Duels. Game Mat: GX Cup (Tyranno Hassleberry)
Successfully perform 3 Synchro Summon(s) in Tag Duel. Card Sleeves: 5D's Cup (Luna)
Successfully perform 6 Synchro Summon(s) in Tag Duel. Game Mat: 5D's Cup (Luna)

Daily Missions[edit]

Event Mission Reward
Play 1 Duel(s) in Ranked Duels (surrenders are not counted.) 10 Friendship Letters
Play 2 Duel(s) in Ranked Duels (surrenders are not counted.) 10 Friendship Letters
Play 3 Duel(s) in Ranked Duels (surrenders are not counted.) 10 Friendship Letters

Decks[edit]

DM Cup[edit]

Weevil Underwood & Espa Roba[edit]

Normal[edit]
Weevil Underwood
Espa Roba
Hard[edit]
Weevil Underwood
Espa Roba

Ishizu Ishtar & Mai Valentine[edit]

Normal[edit]
Ishizu Ishtar
Mai Valentine
Hard[edit]
Ishizu Ishtar
Mai Valentine

Joey Wheeler & Rex Raptor[edit]

Normal[edit]
Joey Wheeler
Rex Raptor
Hard[edit]
Joey Wheeler
Rex Raptor

Yami Marik & Yami Bakura[edit]

Normal[edit]
Yami Marik
Yami Bakura
Hard[edit]
Yami Marik
Yami Bakura

Seto Kaiba & Mokuba Kaiba[edit]

Normal[edit]
Seto Kaiba
Mokuba Kaiba
Hard[edit]
Seto Kaiba
Mokuba Kaiba

5D's Cup[edit]

Liam & Chloe[edit]

Normal[edit]
Liam
Chloe
Hard[edit]
Liam
Chloe

Sector Security & Wild Dan[edit]

Normal[edit]
Sector Security
Wild Dan
Hard[edit]
Sector Security
Wild Dan

Akiza & Erika[edit]

Normal[edit]
Akiza Inzinski
Erika
Hard[edit]
Akiza Inzinski
Erika

Leo & Jack Atlas[edit]

Normal[edit]
Leo
Jack Atlas
Hard[edit]
Leo
Hard[edit]
Jack Atlas

Crow Hogan & Officer Tetsu Trudge[edit]

Normal[edit]
Crow Hogan
Officer Tetsu Trudge
Hard[edit]
Crow Hogan
Officer Tetsu Trudge

Yusei Fudo & Kalin Kessler[edit]

Normal[edit]
Yusei Fudo
Kalin Kessler
Hard[edit]
Yusei Fudo
Kalin Kessler

GX Cup[edit]

Evan & Logan[edit]

Normal[edit]
Evan
Logan
Hard[edit]
Evan
Logan

Alyssa & Zachary[edit]

Normal[edit]
Alyssa
Zachary
Hard[edit]
Alyssa
Zachary

Paradox Brothers[edit]

Normal[edit]
Para
Dox
Hard[edit]
Para
Dox

Aster Phoenix & Dr. Vellian Crowler[edit]

Normal[edit]
Aster Phoenix
Dr. Vellian Crowler
Hard[edit]
Aster Phoenix
Dr. Vellian Crowler

Chazz Princeton & Jesse Anderson[edit]

Normal[edit]
Chazz Princeton
Jesse Anderson
Hard[edit]
Chazz Princeton
Jesse Anderson

Zane Truesdale & Syrus Truesdale[edit]

Normal[edit]
Zane Truesdale
Syrus Truesdale
Hard[edit]
Zane Truesdale

Skill: "Cyber Dragon Reboot"

Syrus Truesdale

Jaden/Yubel & Blair Flannigan[edit]

Normal[edit]
Jaden/Yubel

Skill: "Miracle Hero"

Blair Flannigan
Hard[edit]
Jaden/Yubel

Skill: "Ultimate Contact Fusion"

Blair Flannigan

Skill: "Power of a Maiden in Love"

Special Cup[edit]

Yugi Muto & Joey Wheeler[edit]

Normal[edit]
Yugi Muto (DSOD)
Joey Wheeler (DSOD)
Hard[edit]
Yugi Muto (DSOD)

Skill: "Dark Horizon"

Joey Wheeler (DSOD)

Skill: "Red-Eyes Fusion"

Aigami & Unknown Duelist[edit]

Normal[edit]
Aigami
Unknown Duelist
Hard[edit]
Aigami

Skill: "Neutralization"

Unknown Duelist

Skill: "Superconscious Power - ATK: 8800 Pulse"

Seto Kaiba & Mokuba Kaiba[edit]

Normal[edit]
Seto Kaiba (DSOD)
Mokuba Kaiba (DSOD)
Hard[edit]
Seto Kaiba (DSOD)

Skill: "Alternative White Dragon Advent"

Mokuba Kaiba (DSOD)

Skill: "Thunder Dragon Colossus Reserve"

Tag Partners[edit]

DM Cup[edit]

Yami Yugi[edit]

Skill: "Dark Magician the Dragon Knight Advent"

Seto Kaiba[edit]

Skill: "Return of the Dragon Lords"

Yugi Muto[edit]

Skill: "Silent Swordsman Advent"

Joey Wheeler[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The in-game description incorrectly states "Special Summon", but both Normal, Flip, and Special Summons are tracked by this mission.