Yu-Gi-Oh! - Duel 261
|Japanese magazine||Weekly Shōnen Jump 2002 #20|
|Tankōbon volume||30: "Ra the Immortal"|
|Bunkoban volume||Volume 17|
|Japanese||April 15, 2002|
|Next||"As a Friend"|
"Beyond Hatred", titled "Beyond Hatred!!" (憎しみの先へ！！ Nikushimi no Saki e!!) in the Japanese version, is the 261st chapter of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga. In its first English printing, it was numbered as the 202nd chapter of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist. In the 3-in-1 edition, its number was changed to match the original Japanese printing.
Featured Duel: Seto Kaiba VS Dark Yugi
Turn 18: Seto Kaiba
Kaiba controls 2 "Blue-Eyes White Dragons" (3000/2500) (3000/2500) in Attack Position, and Yugi controls "Dark Magician" (2500/2100) and "Red-Eyes Black Dragon" (2400/2000), both in Attack Position. Kaiba Sets 3 cards and ends his turn.
Turn 19: Dark Yugi
Yugi Sets 2 cards, and switches his "Red-Eyes" in Defense Position. However, Kaiba activates his Set Continuous Trap Card, "Final Attack Orders" to switch all monsters on the field, including Yugi's "Red-Eyes", in Attack Position. As an addition, both players must choose 3 cards in their Deck, send all other cards in their Deck to the Graveyard, but keep the chosen cards from their Deck in the Deck. Yugi ends his turn.
Turn 20: Seto Kaiba
Kaiba activates "Monster Reborn", to Special Summon his "Blue-Eyes White Dragon" from his Graveyard. Kaiba then activates his Set "Polymerization", to fuse all his 3 "Blue-Eyes White Dragons" to form "Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon" (4500/???). Yugi activates his Set "Double Spell" to use all of the Spell Cards Kaiba used this turn. Yugi uses Kaiba's "Monster Reborn" to Special Summon his "Buster Blader" from his Graveyard, then uses Kaiba's "Polymerization" to fuse his "Buster Blader" and "Dark Magician" to form "Dark Paladin".
The following cards appeared in this chapter. Cards in italics debuted here.
- "Oda's Deep Thoughts". thegrandline.com.