One Turn Kill

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A One Turn Kill is achieved when a player wins a Duel in the space of a single turn, as soon as said player has the appropriate cards in their hand/Graveyard and has control over the duel.

In one turn, all of the opponent's Life Points, which is normally assumed to be no more than 8000, must be depleted, or an alternate victory condition must be fulfilled.

Significant or reliable OTKs generally consist of 4 or fewer cards, do not require the opponent to have particular cards or rely on indefinite chance, such as the effect of "Snipe Hunter".

Traditional and Advanced Formats will have very different OTK styles, owing to the allowable Card Pools. The Advanced Format banlist is updated every six months to reduce the viability of OTKs.

OTKs are rare in Yu-Gi-Oh! media, but are not non-existent. Examples include Jaden Yuki's Duel with Nightshroud in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX - Episode 178, Yuya Sakaki's Duel with Jack Atlas (ARC-V) in Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V - Episode 064, and Don Thousand's Duel with Mizar in Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL - Episode 138.

A One Turn Kill that is pulled off during the player's first turn is referred to as a First Turn Kill.

List of One Turn Kills

Advanced Format OTKs

Traditional Format Only OTKs

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