Yami Bakura is a character in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. This is a video game depiction of Yami Bakura, a character from the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime.

He exclusively appears during special events. He can only be unlocked during the special event Fear the Deck of Terror! The Destiny Board of Doom. He also appears as a roaming opponent during some special events.

During the special event Fear the Deck of Terror! The Destiny Board of Doom, 10-sided dice are required to Duel him at the Gate. During this event, as an event opponent he has the skill "Destiny Board of Doom" at Level 40 and higher (at all levels prior to version 1.7), which lets him start the duel with "Dark Necrofear" in his Graveyard and "Destiny Board" on his field. Prior to version 1.7, he would always go first as an event opponent.


When Yugi's classmate Bakura was possessed by the evil spirit within the Millennium Ring, he transformed into Yami Bakura. He is merciless and will stop at nothing to achieve his goal. Yami Bakura's Occult Deck focuses on Fiend and Zombie-Type cards.



Bakura Deck


Level 10

Slight Grudge

Level 20

Wicked Invitation

Level 30

Dinner of the Spirits
Spirits Reborn

Level 40

Dark Necrofear
The Evil Incarnate
The Evil Incarnate

Level 50

Dark Master - Zorc



Effect Unlock
Compensation Can be used each time your Life Points decreases by 1000. Send the card on the top of your Deck to the Graveyard, and recover 300 LP. Level 4
Draw Sense: DARK Can be used each time your Life Points decrease by 1500. In the Draw Phase, instead of doing a normal draw, draw a random DARK-Attribute monster. Level 13
Tether of Defeat Can be used when one of the opponent's monster is destroyed in battle. The Top card from either your or the opponents deck is sent to the graveyard. Level 20
Destiny Board Can be used if Dark Necrofear is in your Graveyard, and your LP are at 2000 or below. At the end of your 5th turn after activating this skill, you win the Duel. This skill is negated if "Dark Necrofear" leaves your Graveyard. This skill can only be used once per Duel. Drop
Fiend Farewell Can be used when one of your monsters is destroyed by battle. 1 random Fiend-Type monster from your Deck is sent to the graveyard. Drop



Yami Yugi
  • When starting a Duel with Yami Yugi, Yami Bakura will say "Every game has an end. It's just a question of who the victor will be." followed by "And who will spend eternity roaming the Shadow Realm!"
    • When he loses, he'll say "I wouldn't be celebrating if I were you." followed by "I'll be back to show you that your victory was all in vain!"
Yami Marik
  • When starting a Duel with Yami Marik, Yami Bakura will say "Talk it up while you can..." followed by "You'll be the one living in eternal darkness!"
    • When he loses, he'll say "You haven't seen the last of me!"
Yugi Muto
  • When starting a duel with Yugi Muto, Yami Bakura wil say "If you can defeat me you will be free to go, but lose, and the only place you'll end up is the Shadow Realm!"


  • When Yami Bakura Summons "Dark Master - Zorc", he announces "Dark Master Zorc's resurrection is at hand! Aaahahahahaha!"
    • When Yami Bakura activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Dark Master Zorc’s effect activates! Brainwashed Dice!"
      • When resolving the effect by rolling a 1, 2, or 3, he announces "Zorc Inferno!"
      • When resolving the effect by rolling a 4, 5, or 6, he announces "Dark Catastrophe!"
    • Most of the time when Yami Marik declares an attack with that monster, he announces "I attack with Dark Master Zorc! Go, Dark Phenomenon!"
  • When Yami Bakura Summons "Dark Necrofear", he announces "I summon the one that will cause your demise!" followed by "Dark Necrofear!"
    • Most of the time when Yami Marik declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Go, Dark Necrofear! Doom Gaze!"
  • When Yami Bakura Summons "Goblin Zombie", he announces "I Summon Goblin Zombie!"
  • When Yami Bakura Summons "Man-Eater Bug", he announces "This card hungers for you... Man-Eater Bug!"
  • When Yami Bakura activates "Destiny Board", he announces "I activate the Continuous Trap Destiny Board! Five simple letters will spell your doom!" [sic]
  • When Yami Bakura activates "Ectoplasmer", he announces "I activate my Spell card, Ectoplasmer!" followed by "Ectoplasmer, fire! You take damage equal to half the Attack points of the Tributed monster!"
  • When Yami Bakura activates "The Dark Door", he announces "The Spell card, The Dark Door!"
  • When Yami Bakura activates "The Shallow Grave", he announces "The Shallow Grave, activate! We each return one of our monsters from the Graveyard to the field."


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