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The 10 Most Expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards



Since being launched by Konami in 1991, Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards have become popular.

Some of these Japanese trading card games have really gone high in market value;

In this post, we will be dealing with the most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards in the world.

Let’s go!

The 10 Most Expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards are:

10. First Edition Blue-Eyes White Dragon


WORTH: $5,600

Kicking off the list for the most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards is the First Edition Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

Released in 1999; when Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards were launched, the trading card game was part of the first set of cards launched by Konami.

The card is dubbed as “a power house” which can create Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon, if it combines with other cards at limited quantity.

Though $5,600 is the value, the price of the game is predicted to increase with time.

9. Skuna, The Leonine Rakan


WORTH: $6,000

Coming in next, Skuna, The Leonine Rakan is one of the most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards.

During the 2009 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships, the game was given as a prize to winners and as a result, the card is very rare to come across.

This special limited edition card has six manufactured units in total and given its exclusivity, the card’s value is sure to increase in years to come.

8. Special Edition Cyber Stein


WORTH: $7,000

Up next on the list, the Special Edition Cyber Stein is one of the most Valuable Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards in history.

The card was awarded as a prize for winners of the Shonen Jump Championship.

The card initial number of production stood at 18 but as time goes on, the quantity increased to 126 specially made units.

However, about two model of the game cost up to $7,000.


7. Armament of the Lethal Lords


WORTH: $8,000

Costing approximately $8,000, the Armament of the Lethal Lords is the 7th most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Card.

The cards were awarded as prizes during the 2006 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships.

Also, the gaming card is more suitable to be among (your) collectible piece as they are not not valid in official events.

Further more, during a time when the card was on a hot sale, a seller priced the game for above $1 million.

The price was likely to increase but nevertheless, after so much hype, the value still stood at $8,000.

6. Iron Knight of Revolution


WORTH: $12,999

Coming in next on the list for the most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards is Iron Knight of Revolution.

During the 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships, the card game was given as a prize to gold, silver, bronze and fourth place winners.

The game is very rare as only three units were givenout in history but only one sold for $12,999.

The rest are held by the winners to relish their self reputation and hard-work.

Also, it js officially ban and is only fit to be part of a collector’s items.

5. Amatsu-Okami of the Divine Peaks


WORTH: $18,800

Coming in among the top 5 spot on the list,
Amatsu-Okami of the Divine is one of the most Valuable Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards in history.

In 2018 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships, the game was awarded as a price to the tournament’s outstanding player.

The production quantity of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Card is quite sufficient but it’s price was $18,800 in eBay.

If you’re in possession of one, then you’ve gotten yourself a good collection item!

4. Dark Magician Girl


WORTH: $50,000

Up next on the list, Dark Magician Girl is one of the best Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards ever made.

Reports has it that a total 100 of the card were awarded as prizes during a Japan-exclusive lottery.

Featuring the female version of the series’ iconic Dark Magician, the card is one of the exclusive pieces in the list that comes with a feeling of elusiveness.

The card game is not cheap and its prices do fluctuate but nevertheless, striking a deal for one of these might be a nice investment!

3. Tyler The Great Warrior


WORTH: $150,000

Breaking in among the top 3 elites in the list, Tyler The Great Warrior is one of the unique piece of Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards.

Specially designed and manufactured for Tyler Gressle’s Make-A-Wish Foundation wish; this card has a bit of history attached to its name.

In 2002, When Tyler was had a rare type of liver cancer, the business-man wished for a customized card and he certainly got one.

The cards’ emotional and sentimental attachment has a lot to do with its high value.

With a current price of $150,000 and above, this Yu-Gi-Oh! Card is one hell of an history!

2. Signed Japanese Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon


WORTH: $421,000

Missing the top spot on the list, Signed Japanese Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon is the second most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Card in the world.

During the 2001 Asian Championships competition, the card was awarded as prizes to the winner of the tournament.

Kazuki Takahashi, the producer of Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards signed them himself and presented it to the winner in form of a package.

The price of this card was joked about by Takahashi on Twitter when he offered it for a price of $934 million.

However, the last price controversy happened when a shop in Tokyo offered it for $421,000.

No purchase was made during these controversial pricing period but its price is believed to worth around the region of 420,000.

1. Tournament Black Luster Soldier


WORTH: $2 Million

Claiming the top spot on the list, Tournament Black Luster Soldier is the most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Card in history.

The stainless steel card was awarded as prizes to winners during the opening edition of the Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament in 1999.

The card is very unique and selling for $2 Million in 2013 is no surprise.

If you’re looking to be part of history and you are passionate enough to pay this amount for a world’s most expensive item, then this is an excellent choice!


That was all on the 10 most expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards.

As you rightly saw, these cards are expensive and they are items that can diversify a collection.

If you’re on cash, why not try any of these Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards?

Before rounding off the list, let’s take a quick look at the summary:

S/NYu-Gi-Oh! CardWorth
1.Tournament Black Luster Soldier$2 Million
2.Signed Japanese Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon$421,000
3.Tyler The Great Warrior$150,000
4.Dark Magician Girl$50,000
5.Amatsu-Okami of the Devine Peaks$18,800
6.Armament of the Lethal Lords$12,999
7.Iron Knight of Revolution$8,000
8.Special Edition Cyber Stein$7,000
9.Skuna, The Leonine Rakan$6,000
10.First Edition Blue-Eyes White Dragon$5,600

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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