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Syrus Truesdale
Shou
Names
Japanese translated
  • Sho Marufuji
Personal
Birth
  • September 25[1]
Height
  • 1.5 m
    4.921 ft
    59.055 in
    150 cm[1]
Weight
  • 99.208 lb45 kg[1]
Gender
  • Male
  • Education
School

Duel Academy

Dormitory

Slifer Red

  • Duelist
Manga Deck

Vehicroid

Appearances
Manga debut

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Chapter 1: "A New Hero!!Special One-Shot"

Appears in
Manga
Truesdale, Syrus

Syrus Truesdale, known as Sho Marufuji (丸藤翔, Marufuji Shō) in the Japanese version, is a character in the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX manga.

Biography

Syrus is a much better duelist than his anime counterpart, although he is hampered by his desire to not cause pain to his opponents. In the past, he had forfeited a duel when his friend was in tears, despite victory being in his hands, prompting his brother to consider him too kind to be a duelist. In the English adaptation, Syrus refers to Jaden Yuki as "bro" which is a play off what his use of the term "aniki" in the Japanese. Jaden questions why Syrus does despite them not being brothers, and Syrus responds that Jaden reminds him of when his real brother taught him do.

This version of Syrus considers this brother's lack of regard for his abilities as something to overcome, rather than proof of his inferiority. He is determined to be acknowledged as a good duelist. He ends up having to face Jaden in a duel in order to stay at the academy, and despite losing, the entire thing was revealed to be a mix-up. It was thought that Syrus had gotten a zero on a test, but it was actually Jaden that had failed. Syrus participates in the tournament to determine who will earn the right to face his brother, and he loses to David Rabb in the preliminaries. Despite this, he makes it to the to eight, but is defeated there by Chazz Princeton, who originally considered Syrus to be weak. Chazz ultimately wins the tournament, and later finds himself paired with Syrus against James Crocodile Cook and Axel Brodie in a Tag-Team Duel. Syrus wins them the duel, and he earns Chazz's respect in the process, with Chazz acknowledging Syrus as another rival he'll need to overcome.

Shooutfitcameo

Syrus in the ending of the manga.

Syrus would be matched against Jesse Anderson in the singles matches for the tournament. He gains an early lead, but Jesse defeats him with "The Tripper Mercury" after being briefly possessed by Tragoedia. He witnesses Jaden and Chazz defeat Tragoedia, and watches Jaden's match against Koyo Hibiki years later.

Deck

Syrus plays a Vehicroid Deck, focusing on bringing out various powerful monsters such as "Armoroid", "Barbaroid, the Ultimate Battle Machine" and "Solidroid γ", while using swarming and stalling tactics.

Image Information
Armoroid | Armoroid Gaidengo (アーマロイドガイデンゴー Āmaroido-Gaidengō)
Level
8 ★★★★★★★★
ATK
2700
DEF
2000
Carrierroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Carrierroid | Navyroid (ネイビィロイド Neibyiroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1000
DEF
0800
DreiRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Drei Roid (ドライ・ロイド Dorai Roido)
Level
3 ★★★
ATK
DEF
EinRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Ein Roid (アイン・ロイド Ain Roido)
Level
1 ★
ATK
0200
DEF
1800
FünfRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Fünf Roid (フュン・ロイド Fyun Roido)
Level
5 ★★★★★
ATK
DEF
Gyroid-JP-Manga-GX-NC.png
Gyroid (ジャイロイド Jairoido)
Level
3 ★★★
ATK
1000
DEF
1000
Heliroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Heliroid (ヘリロイド Heriroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1500
DEF
1300
LauncherRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Launcher Roid (ランチャーロイド Ranchāroido)
Level
3 ★★★
ATK
0500
DEF
1500
MissileRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Missile Roid | Missileroid (ミサイルロイド Misairuroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1000
DEF
0200
Satelliteroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Satelliteroid (サテライト・ロイド Sateraito Roido)
Level
5 ★★★★★
ATK
2100
DEF
1800
Shovelroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Shovelroid (ショベル・ロイド Shoberu Roido)
Level
3 ★★★
ATK
1000
DEF
1500
Shuttleroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Shuttleroid (シャトルロイド Shatoruroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1000
DEF
1200
Stealthroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Stealthroid (ステルスロイド Suterusuroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
0400
DEF
2000
Strikeroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Strikeroid (ストライクロイド Sutoraikuroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1600
DEF
0400
Tankroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Tankroid (タンクロイド Tankuroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1500
DEF
1900
Tankroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Tankroid (タンクロイド Tankuroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1500
DEF
1900
Turboroid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Turboroid (ターボロイド Tāboroido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
1400
DEF
1800
VierRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Vier Roid (フィア・ロイド Fia Roido)
Level
4 ★★★★
ATK
DEF
ZweiRoid-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Zwei Roid (ツバァイ・ロイド Tsubāi Roido)
Level
2 ★★
ATK
0700
DEF
1000
BarbaroidtheUltimateBattleMachine-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Barbaroid, the Ultimate Battle Machine | Valbaroid, the Ultimate Battle Machine King ((きょく)(せん)()(おう)ヴァルバロイド Kyokusenkiō Varubaroido)
Level
12 ★★★★★★★★★★★★
ATK
4000
DEF
4000
Solidroidα-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Solidroid α (ソリッドロイドα(アルファ) Soriddoroido Arufa)
Level
7 ★★★★★★★
ATK
2600
DEF
1800
Solidroidβ-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Solidroid β (ソリッドロイドβ(ベータ) Soriddoroido Bēta)
Level
7 ★★★★★★★
ATK
2500
DEF
1900
Solidroidγ-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Solidroid γ (ソリッドロイドγ(ガンマ) Soriddoroido Ganma)
Level
7 ★★★★★★★
ATK
2700
DEF
2000
DimensionFusion-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Dimension Fusion (()(げん)(ゆう)(ごう) Jigen Yūgō)
Card type
Spell Card
Escape-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Escape (脱出(だっしゅつ) Dasshutsu)
Card type
Spell Card
MarchoftheRoids-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png March of the Roids | March of Roid (マーチ・オブ・ロイド Māchi obu Roido)
Card type
Spell Card
NegateAttack-JP-Manga-DM-CA.png Negate Attack | Attack Nullification ((こう)(げき)()(りょく)() Kōgeki no Muryokuka)
Card type
Spell Card
OldModeltotheFrontline-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Old Model to the Frontline ((きゅう)(がた)(しゅつ)(じん) Kyūgata Shutsujin)
Card type
Spell Card
StopDefense-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Stop Defense | "Defense" Sealing (『(しゅ)()(ふう)"Shubi" Fūji)
Card type
Spell Card
SupportMission-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Support Mission ((えん)(ぐん)(しゅつ)(げき) Engun Shutsugeki)
Card type
Spell Card
Transformation-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Transformation ((へん)(しん) Henshin)
Card type
Spell Card
TuneUp-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Tune Up (チューンナップ Chūnnappu)
Card type
Spell Card
UltimateMachineUnion-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Ultimate Machine Union ((ちょう)()(がっ)(たい) Chōkigattai)
Card type
Spell Card
EmergencyRepairs-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Emergency Repairs | Mechanic Soul (メカニック(だましい) Mekanikku Damashī)
Card type
Trap Card
LoanerDelivery-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Loaner Delivery ((だい)(しゃ)(のう)(にゅう) Daisha Nōnyū)
Card type
Trap Card
ReturnTicket-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Return Ticket | Spare Car (スペアカー Supea Kā)
Card type
Trap Card
RoidReinforcements-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Roid Reinforcements | Roid Supplies (ロイド(のう)(にゅう) Roido Nōnyū)
Card type
Trap Card
TrapHole-JP-Manga-GX-CA.png Trap Hole | Pitfall (()とし(あな) Otoshiana)
Card type
Trap Card

Duels

Opponent(s) Chapter(s) Outcome
Masao 26 Lose (flashback)
Mr. Ryuga 1 Lose
Jaden Yuki 8-9 Lose
David Rabb 16 Lose
Duel Academy student 19 Not shown
Chazz Princeton 25-26 Lose
Jim Crocodile Cook and Axel Brodie 48-49 Win (with Chazz Princeton)
Jesse Anderson 56-57 Lose

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Yu-Gi-Oh! GX - Volume 9 character profiles

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