TCG – Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction Coming on March 27th

Konami Digital Entertainment today announced the upcoming release of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction, a set of special boosters based on the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! GX animated series.

Speed Dueling is a fast-paced twist on the classic Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, designed with the younger generation of Duelists in mind. Each player starts off with a Decks of 20 easy-to-build cards and 4000 Life Points. The decks are based on pre-built Decks for Jaden Yuki, Sartorius, Tyranno Hassleberry, and Jim Cook from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX animated series.

Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction

Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction adds 90 cards new to Speed Dueling. There are four complete 40 total-card Speed Duel Decks, as well as 20 Secret Rare variants of popular GX-era cards. Fans of the show will see some of their favorite characters come to life with cards like Dr. Crowler’s Belowski and Mokey Mokey King.

“Speed Duel GX is something special for Duelists of all ages to look forward to,” said Yumi Hoashi, senior vice president of Card Business for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE). “With Speed Dueling, younger generations of Duelists can experience the thrills of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG competition like never before.”

The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction mini box set launches on Friday, March 29th with each booster box containing four Speed Duel Decks, 20 Secret Rare cards and one 2-Player Jaden & Sartorius Deluxe Game Mat and has a MSRP of $15.99 per box.

You can find the full fact sheet below:

Get your game on and Duel the Light in Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction*!

Get your game on and Duel the Light as we go back to Duel Academy in Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction!*

The students at Duel Academy sure have been acting strangely since the mysterious Sartorius arrived on the island…Now it’s up to Jaden Yuki to find out how to stop his devious plans! Luckily, he has Elemental HERO Neos and the Neo-Spacians to help him out. But he’s not going in alone, because Tyranno Hassleberry is ready to back him up with the powerful Ultimate Tyranno! Jim “Crocodile” Cook is here too, ready to unearth whatever mysteries he may find with Fossil Skullgios! Will they stand a chance against Sartorius and his powerful Arcana Force monsters? The fate of Duel Academy will be decided in Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction!

Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction introduces new cards and strategies from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX animated series! With 4 complete Speed Duel Decks ready to play right out of the box, and over 90 cards new to Speed Duel, this is a collection Speed Duelists won’t want to miss!

  • Pre-built Decks for Jaden, Sartorius, Tyranno, and Jim!
  • Brand-new Skill Cards for new and returning Yu-Gi-Oh! GX characters!
  • Explore new strategies with additional cards included to upgrade the Speed Duel Decks from the Duel Academy Box; with new cards and Skills for Zane Truesdale, Aster Phoenix, and more!
  • Use your Speed Duel GX collection to build a new Deck! Dr. Crowler’s secret weapon – Belowski – makes his Speed Duel debut with Mokey Mokey King!
  • Discover 20 Secret Rare variants of popular GX-era cards to collect! Classic GX monsters like Neo-Spacian Aqua DolphinDandylion, and Card Trooper arrive to Speed Duel as totally sweet Speed Duel Secret Rares!
  • Play with it on its own or Duel against the Speed Duel GX: Duel Academy BoxSpeed Duel GX: Midterm Paradox, and Speed Duel GX: Duelists of Shadows sets!

Each Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction Mini Box contains:

  • 100 Common Cards
  • 12 Skill Cards
  • 4 (of 20) Secret Rare Cards
  • 1 2-Player Jaden & Sartorius Deluxe Game Mat

To use a card in Speed Duel it must have the Speed Duel Symbol on the card, cards without the Symbol are not legal, but Speed Duel cards can be used in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Skill Cards may only be used in Speed Duel.

*Name and contents subject to change

Speed Dueling has quickly become the preferred way for younger Duelists to experience the exciting Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. With the launch of Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction, these new players can look forward to engaging with a new generation of cards sure to spark their imagination. With cards inspired by the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX series, existing legacy cards and more, Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction looks to be an excellent addition to the Speed Duel lineup.

  • Official Tournament Store Launch Date: 03/27/2024
  • Launch Date: 03/29/2024
  • Konami Tournament Legal Date: 03/29/2024
  • MSRP$15.99 per set

The Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction set arrives on Friday, March 29th and is available in local game stores and specialty retailers nationwide. Duelists are encouraged to contact their local store to purchase and find out about current availability. For more information on Speed Duel GX: Midterm Destruction and other upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products, visit


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