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Declan Akaba with "D/D/D Wave King Caesar", "D/D/D Flame King Genghis" and "D/D/D Gust King Alexander".
Japanese

  • ディーディーディー
  • DDD (base)
  • ディーディーディー (ruby)
  • DīDīDī (romanized)
  • DDD (translated)

English

  • DDD (manga)

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Korean

  • DDD
  • DDD (base)
  • 디디디 (ruby)
  • DiDiDi (romanized)
  • DDD (translated)

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"D/D/D" stands for Different Dimension Daemon. Taste the power of demon kings that have conquered different dimensions.

— Declan Akaba on the D/D/D.

"D/D/D" (ディーディーディー DīDīDī), known as DDD in English manga, and pronounced "Triple D" in the dubbed anime, is a sub-archetype of the "D/D" archetype used by Declan Akaba in the special Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V chapter and anime. The "D/D/D" monsters serve as the "bosses" of the "D/D" archetype due to most of the archetype's gameplay focusing on their summoning, along with the fact that "D/D/D" monsters generally have higher ATK and DEF and stronger effects than non "D/D/D" "D/D" monsters.

Design

So far, most "D/D/D" monsters have been named after either a historical person, usually a military leader, or some form of the end of the world (e.g. "Armageddon") and they encompass all of the Extra Deck Summon Monsters as well as some Main Deck Effect Monsters. Most of them have an attributed office role from a pun on their name, creating Demonic hierarchy themed archetype.

The "Superdoom King" monsters are all based on past main antagonists from previous series.

Members

D/D/D Historical Person / End of Days Office Hierarchy
Gust Emperor Executive Alexander Alexander III of Macedon Executive / CPO
Gust King Alexander
Chaos King Apocalypse Apocalypse Bureau Director
Doom King Armageddon Armageddon CEO
Superdoom King Darkness Armageddon
Superdoom King Purplish Armageddon
Superdoom King Whitest Armageddon
Dragonbane King Beowulf Beowulf N/A
Knowledge King Tomb Conquistador Conquistador
Stone King Darius Darius I or Darius III
Wave Emperor Executive Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar Executive
Wave King Caesar
Wave Oblivion King Caesar Ragnarok Gaius Julius Caesar and Ragnarök COO
Flame Emperor Executive Genghis Genghis Khan Executive
Flame King Genghis
Supersight King Zero Maxwell James Clerk Maxwell N/A
Oracle King d'Arc Joan of Arc
Supreme King Kaiser Kaiser CAO / CIO
Duo-Dawn King Kali Yuga Kali Yuga Tycoon & Establishment
Dragon King Pendragon King Arthur or Uther Pendragon N/A
Rebel King Leonidas Leonidas of Sparta
Destiny King Zero Laplace Pierre-Simon Laplace
Oblivion King Abyss Ragnarok Ragnarök Chairman
Cursed King Siegfried Siegfried N/A
Marksman King Tell William Tell

Etymology

According to Declan Akaba, "D/D/D" is short for "Different Dimension Demon" (ディファレント・ディメンション・デーモン Difarento Dimenshon Dēmon).[1] [2] This refers to how the "D/D/D" monsters consists of monsters of all Extra Deck Summoning methods, with each Extra Deck Summoning method (Fusion, Synchro and Xyz) originating from a different dimension in the anime.

The "D/D/D" archetype marks the first time that monsters with the word "Demon" (or "Daemon") in their names are released in the TCG, with said word intact. However since the word "Demon" is simply represented in the card names via an acronym, the use of this word is comparatively subtle, and the English anime does not have Declan mention this detail.

References

  1. 遊戯王アーク・ファイブ OCG ブースターSP レイジング・マスターズ - CM
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V episode 12: "Battle Under the Big Top"

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