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* UnexpectedCharacter: Though ''Arc-V'' had cases of LegacyCharacter before, none from the original series ever appeared. For that matter, no counterparts showed up at all during the Standard Arc of the show, while here Joey arrives even before the Maiami Championships.


* UnexpectedCharacter: Though ''Arc-V'' had cases of LegacyCharacter before, none from the original series ever appeared. For that matter, no counterparts showed up at all during the Standard Arc of the show, while here Joey arrives even before the Maiami Championships.



* UnexpectedCharacter: Though ''Arc-V'' had cases of LegacyCharacters before, none from the original series ever appeared. For that matter, no counterparts showed up at all during the Standard Arc of the show, while here Joey arrives even before the Maiami Championships.

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* UnexpectedCharacter: Though ''Arc-V'' had cases of LegacyCharacters before, none from the original series ever appeared. For that matter, no counterparts showed up at all during the Standard Arc of the show, while here Joey arrives even before the Maiami Championships.


[[folder:Shuzo Hiiragi]]
The current principal of You Show Duel School, filling in after Yusho's mysterious disappearance. He is the father of Yuzu Hiiragi, and was once called the Gymnast Duelist.

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[[folder:Shuzo Hiiragi]]
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!!Katsuya "Joey" Jonouchi
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A duelist from the United States who arrives at
You Show Duel School, filling in following being sent an application by Reiji Akaba after Yusho's mysterious disappearance. He is the father of Yuzu Hiiragi, and was once called the Gymnast Duelist.LDS vs. You Show incident.


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* BrooklynRage: He's Japanese, but was more or less raised in the United States, more specifically in Brooklyn, hence his accent.
* LegacyCharacter: One of the cast members from the original ''Yu-Gi-Oh!'' series, though whether he's the real deal or an AlternateSelf to existing past series characters in ''Arc-V'' like Jack or Crow.
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[[folder:Shuzo Hiiragi]]
The current principal of You Show Duel School, filling in after Yusho's mysterious disappearance. He is the father of Yuzu Hiiragi, and was once called the Gymnast Duelist.
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One of Ray's fragments, and Yuzu's counterpart in the Xyz Dimension.
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Ruri is Shun Kurosaki's younger sister as well as Yuto's ChildhoodFriend. After Academia invaded her hometown Ruri just like her brother and Yuto joined Heartland Resistance movement to take down Academia and during the aftermath of the attack she got kidnapped by Academia and this made her brother and Yuto to target Academia and travel to Standard to gather intellegience.
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*ActionGirl: She is a capable duelist and a well trained soldier of the Resistance army.
*AlternateSelf: She's one to Yuzu and their dimensional counterparts, as well as one of the fragments of Ray.
* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: She has nice earrings and jewelry when Yuri kidnaps her, despite having lived in a war zone for an undetermined amount of time.
* CynicismCatalyst: Her disappearance is what drives Kurosaki's crusade against Academia, which he mistakenly believes includes LDS.
* FeatherMotif: Ruri wears feather-shaped earrings and a feather-shaped bracelet, which not only gives her a connection to her brother's bird motif, but is also a hint of her deck eventually representing the bird kanji ''chou'' of the Kachou Fuugetsu principle. And indeed, her deck, Lyrical Luscinia, is based on said genus of singing birds, and they use feathers to attack.
* TheHeart: Ruri was this to both Yuto and Kurosaki and her disappearance takes a major toll on the two of them.
* NiceGirl: Just like Yuzu and Yuto, Ruri is kind and caring who is eager to help those in distress.
* ProperLady: Ruri is kind, proper, and graceful, and is the only counterpart with no violent tendencies.


* FailurGambit: His strategy when using the Abyss archetype. Since the monsters are destroyed if he has any other monster besides Abyss monsters on his field, Yuto capitalizes on their destruction by using their effects from the Graveyard to his advantage. Case in point, his duel with Reira in ''Scale 12''.

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* FailurGambit: FailureGambit: His strategy when using the Abyss archetype. Since the monsters are destroyed if he has any other monster besides Abyss monsters on his field, Yuto capitalizes on their destruction by using their effects from the Graveyard to his advantage. Case in point, his duel with Reira in ''Scale 12''.



* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: Yuto has a few cards outside of his Phantom Knights archetype. Upon joining LDS, he and Shun were given Pendulum cards -- the first of the Leo Corporation's mass produced lineup, which belonged to the Empowered archetype. He also has cards from the Abyss archetype, which are immediately destroyed if he has any monster besides an Abyss on his field.

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* FailurGambit: His strategy when using the Abyss archetype. Since the monsters are destroyed if he has any other monster besides Abyss monsters on his field, Yuto capitalizes on their destruction by using their effects from the Graveyard to his advantage. Case in point, his duel with Reira in ''Scale 12''.


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* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: Yuto has a few cards outside of his Phantom Knights archetype. Upon joining LDS, he and Shun were given Pendulum cards -- the first of the Leo Corporation's mass produced lineup, which belonged to the Empowered archetype. He also has cards from the Abyss archetype, which are immediately destroyed if he has any monster besides an Abyss on his field.

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* TakingYouWithMe: One of the effects of ''D/C/D Paradox Time Devil Karna''. By tributing it, Reira can deal effect damage to her opponent so long as she destroys one of her opponent's monsters. She damn near won her duel with Yuto this way by destroying Dark Revolution Fuse-Xyz Dragoon.



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[[folder:Serena]]
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A student of Academia, and one of Ray's fragments.
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Much of Serena's history is unknown, other than that she began to believe in Leo Akaba's words of creating a utopia and encountered a young Reiji in the past. However, due to Leo's plans to revive his daughter Ray, he kept her isolated in Academia in order to prevent any complications. This resulted in Serena growing frustrated, believing that Leo did not believe in her abilities and desperately wants to prove herself.

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A student The SoleSurvivor of the Original Dimension, founder of the Leo Corporation, and Head Professor of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, Leo is obsessed with completing the Arc Area Project, intended to both reunite the dimensions into one, and one of Ray's fragments.
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Much of Serena's history is unknown, other than that she began
to believe in Leo Akaba's words of creating a utopia and encountered a young Reiji in the past. However, due to Leo's plans to revive bring back his daughter Ray, Ray. To accomplish this, he kept her isolated in has militarized Academia in order to prevent any complications. This resulted in Serena growing frustrated, believing that Leo did not believe in her abilities and desperately wants to prove herself.launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.



* ArchnemesisDad: With Zarc serving as the Main Protagonist here, Leo is able to take center stage as the Main Antagonist, and is this to both his son Reiji, and to his daughter Ray, the two working together to undermine his attempts at interdimensional conquest.
* BaldOfEvil: Not a lick of hair on that chrome dome of his, and he's seemingly taken Zarc's place as the BigBad of ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''.
* DramaticIrony: Half of his entire motivation behind his campaign is the kidnapping of the Bracelet Girls in the hopes of [[FusionDance merging]] them back into Ray, already having captured the Xyz Fragment Ruri and the Synchro Fragment Rin. However, his daughter is not only already alive in Standard, she considers him an ArchnemesisDad and is working to stop him.
* IWasQuiteTheLooker: While he's no SilverFox, he was rather handsome for his age. Then he decided to implant a bit of metal into his head for whatever reason and developed throbbing veins.
* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: While he fancies himself a WellIntentionedExtremist, his actions are purely selfish. He [[IRejectYourReality refuses]] to accept the Original Dimension is gone and considers the current dimensions to be nothing more than a mistake, and is perfectly willing to launch an interdimensional war, traumatizing numerous people and uplifting Ray's fragments from their lives in the process, under the rationale it will be worth it once the Arc Area Project is complete. He also refuses to see any of Zarc or Ray's fragments as their own individuals, and is perfectly content trying to kill Zarc's fragments just to stop his rebirth, and just as content with ruining the lives of Ray's Fragments and their loved ones just to undo his daughters own HeroicSacrifice.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: Leo is largely content to simply order his forces to do his dirty work rather than leave Academia himself. He placed Academia's general in charge of the Xyz campaign, and tasked [[TheHeavy Yuri]] with hunting down the fragments of Ray, whereas he meanwhile just sat on his ass observing the Arc Area Reactor.
* ParentalFavoritism: He absolutely ''adores'' his daughter Ray, and is willing to launch an interdimensional campaign just for the vague hope of bringing her back to life. Meanwhile, he completely neglects his younger son Reiji and wife Himika under the rationale that his relationship with them is another "mistake" as a result of the Original Dimension's destruction, and while he does care for Reiji to an extent, is perfectly willing to terminate him should Reiji stand in his way. While Reiji equally detests Leo, Ray's feelings towards Leo aren't even close to his for her. She sees him as an ArchnemesisDad like Reiji does and is working to undermine his goals rather than support him.
* PragmaticVillainy: While he absolutely detests Zarc and would rather see his fragments killed, he is willing to acknowledge the potential use in Yuri as one of his soldiers. He therefore takes Yuri under his wing and enables his more sociopathic traits for the sake of completing the Arc Area Project.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: By separating Serena from Yuri and then kidnapping Ruri and Rin, he manages to undermine Ray's intent behind putting her fragments close to Zarc's fragments: hers would pacify his and make sure his don't meet with one another. Instead, Leo's actions allowed Yuto, Yuri, and Yugo the opportunity to meet, and made Yuri into a second Z-ARC.
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[[folder:Yuri]]
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One of Zarc's fragments, and Yuya's counterpart in the Fusion Dimension.
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Arguably the strongest duelist in the Fusion Dimension, barring the Professor himself, Yuri is feared by many for his vicious style of dueling.
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* TheAce: Of Academia, and rightfully so, given his track record.
* ApocalypseMaiden: He's one of the four fragments of Zarc, and close proximity with his three counterparts is dangerous because it has the risk of them reforming Supreme King Z-ARC. This status has come under question with Zarc's apparent survival and being fully whole, albeit lacking any memories.
* AxCrazy: Not exactly the most sanest of individuals.
* BloodKnight: He's arguably the closest to Zarc's original personality in this regard during his days as the Demon Duelist. If he finds someone he considers annoying or worthy pray, he'll hunt them down and tear them apart, piece by piece.
* TheDragon: For all intents and purposes, Yuri is Leo Akaba's right hand man, being higher ranked than the other students at Academia and answering directly to him.
* TheDreaded: Sora, and likely many others in Academia, are downright ''scared'' of this guy, and for good reason.
* TheHeavy: While Leo is the main antagonist, he's primarily an OrcusOnHisThrone. Yuri meanwhile is responsible for setting the events of the main series in motion whilst following the Professor's orders. His kidnapping of Rin and Ruri is what lead to Yugo and Yuto meeting, which in turn brought the two of them to Standard. With Yuto came Shun, and the two of them attacking LDS led to Reiji finalizing his forces against Leo, and with Yugo came the knowledge that Synchro wasn't Standard's enemy.
* {{Sadist}}: He takes great pleasure in brutally beating down his enemies. In the story, when Sora sees Zarc bust out SKSD Starving Venom, he has a flashback of dueling Yuri, where the latter utterly destroys him with a grin on his face.
* TheSociopath: Yuri embodies most of Zarc's more negative aspects, including his BloodLust and sadism. As a result of Leo's enabling him, Yuri cares little for anything aside from indulging his own impulses, whether they be by intimidating his fellow Academia students into submission, hunting down Ray's fragments, or punishing any traitors to Academia he comes across.
* UsedToBeASweetKid: He used to be a relatively normal kid, finding enjoyment in dueling but many others being put off by his skill and ferocity. Once Leo Akaba took him under his wing however, he began to embrace the darker impulses of being one of Z-ARC's fragments, and turned into a full blown {{sadist}}, relishing in the terror he caused his victims.
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[[folder:Serena]]
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A student of Academia, and one of Ray's fragments.
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Much of Serena's history is unknown, other than that she began to believe in Leo Akaba's words of creating a utopia and encountered a young Reiji in the past. However, due to Leo's plans to revive his daughter Ray, he kept her isolated in Academia in order to prevent any complications. This resulted in Serena growing frustrated, believing that Leo did not believe in her abilities and desperately wants to prove herself.
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* AttackAttackAttack: What she specializes in. Her solution in duels is to just wail on her opponent and doesn't even bother try to set up some sort of defense when her opponent counterattacks.



* BoringButPractical: She reuses the same dueling style every time, but there's no denying how effective it can be. When it comes to dealing damage, Serena hands it out like candy. Sadly, this also means she cannot defend herself properly if someone manages to outdo her.



* FantasticRacism: Like virtually almost everyone else in the Fusion Dimension, she looks down on anyone that does not use Fusion Summoning, and is particularly dead set on hunting down Xyz Resistance members.



* {{Homage}}: Her Lunalight deck has several references to ''Manga/Sailor Moon''. Blue Cat is a reference to Luna, and Purple Butterfly is a reference to the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon. White Rabbit is reference to Usagi and the whole "rabbit on the moon" in general. Notably, the number of Cat Dancer's various attacks is unusually high for a monster, as most monsters have only one attack, rarely two, but Cat Dancers has shown to have at least five different attacks so far, with three of them resemble attacks from Sailor Moon. They resemble Sailor Moon's Moon Tiara Boomerang, the Sailor Kick and Sailor Venus's Crescent Beam. Additionally, Blue Cat and Purple Butterfly are shown to fuse together and become Cat Dancer, who looks more humanoid and sexier than Blue Cat a parallel to Luna turning human with the power of the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon, as Luna wanted to become closer to the human she fell in love.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: She is ''tiny'' compared to the hulking man that is her bodyguard.

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* {{Homage}}: Her Lunalight deck has several references to ''Manga/Sailor Moon''. Blue Cat is a reference to Luna, and Purple Butterfly is a reference to the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon. White Rabbit is reference to Usagi and the whole "rabbit on the moon" in general. Notably, the number of Cat Dancer's various attacks is unusually high for a monster, as most monsters have only one attack, rarely two, but Cat Dancers has shown to have at least five different attacks so far, with three of them resemble attacks from Sailor Moon. They resemble Sailor Moon's Moon Tiara Boomerang, the Sailor Kick and Sailor Venus's Crescent Beam. Additionally, Blue Cat and Purple Butterfly are shown to fuse together and become Cat Dancer, who looks more humanoid and sexier than Blue Cat a parallel to Luna turning human with the power of the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon, as Luna wanted to become closer to the human she fell in love.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: She is ''tiny'' compared to the hulking man that is her bodyguard.mentor Barrett.



* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: Unlike the other Bracelet Girls, all of whom share some sort of attraction towards their respective Dragon Boys, Serena does not have any romantic interest in Yuri. This is was most likely intentional on Leo's part.



* MsFanservice: Not her, but rather her ace monsters Cat Dancer and Lio Dancer.



* NoSocialSkills: Let's put it this way. Serena makes even a diehard hikkemorri with some understanding of social cues look ''normal''! She's never left Academia until she snuck her way into Berrett's investigation in Standard, and as a result of SacrificingBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining, she thought ''everyone'' was a duelist and doesn't see anything wrong with stripping out in the open.
* OneManArmy: Her preferred strategy. She wipes out her opponent's field and does massive damage to them by busting out a powerful Fusion Monster. Unfortunately, if her opponent manages to get rid of said monster, she's a sitting duck.
* PerpetualFrowner: She almost always has a fierce look on her face. Seriously, does this girl ''ever'' smile [[BloodKnight other than when she's kicking the shit out of someone?]]
* {{Pride}}: Believes her own skill in dueling to be so great that she gets pissed that the Professor is keeping her secluded on Academia. However, this blinds her to the fact that by attacking anyone who's not a Fusion duelist (namely anyone who can Xyz Summon), she's causing more harm than good and doesn't think of the consequences her actions could potentially bring.
* SeriousBusiness: While dueling in Yu-Gi-Oh! was serious business enough already, on account of previous entries using it to decide the fate of the freaking world and all that, Serena believes that Duel Monsters is less of a game and more of a battle between two warriors.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Subverted. While her deck is very feminine, the play-style of her deck revolves around attacking as much as possible while preventing her opponent from protecting themselves; fitting given some of her [[BloodKnight tendencies]], so it might just be that she doesn't care for looks as long as what she's using works.
* UnskilledButStrong: As noted above, since she uses only a single monster to win her duels a skilled enough opponent can take her down. Everyone else, however, is demolished by her monsters' relentless assaults.



* WellDoneDaughterGal: Because of the GildedCage circumstances up above, she wants to prove her skills and abilities to Leo in order to join the front lines.

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* WellDoneDaughterGal: Because of the GildedCage circumstances up above, she wants to prove her skills and abilities to Leo in order to join the front lines. Made extra literal by the fact that, as the Fusion fragment of Ray, Leo is technically her dad.




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!!Academia (Fusion Dimension)
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\n!Antagonists\n!!Academia (Fusion Dimension)\n[[folder:Leo Akaba]]\n[[folder:Barrett]]
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The SoleSurvivor of the Original Dimension, founder of the Leo Corporation, and Head Professor of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, Leo is obsessed with completing the Arc Area Project, intended to both reunite the dimensions into one, and to bring back his daughter Ray. To accomplish this, he has militarized Academia and launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.

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The SoleSurvivor of A veteran duel soldier before Leo Akaba arrived in the Original Fusion Dimension, founder of and Serena's bodyguard.
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Following an incident that costed not only
the lives of his comrades, but also his eye, he was hospitalized and was personally nursed back to health by Leo Corporation, and Head himself, even becoming the closest thing the Professor has to a friend in Academia. Since then, Barrett has become one of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, Leo is obsessed with completing the Arc Area Project, intended to both reunite the dimensions into one, and to bring back his daughter Ray. To accomplish this, he has militarized Academia and launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.closest confidants.



* ArchnemesisDad: With Zarc serving as the Main Protagonist here, Leo is able to take center stage as the Main Antagonist, and is this to both his son Reiji, and to his daughter Ray, the two working together to undermine his attempts at interdimensional conquest.
* BaldOfEvil: Not a lick of hair on that chrome dome of his, and he's seemingly taken Zarc's place as the BigBad of ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''.
* DramaticIrony: Half of his entire motivation behind his campaign is the kidnapping of the Bracelet Girls in the hopes of [[FusionDance merging]] them back into Ray, already having captured the Xyz Fragment Ruri and the Synchro Fragment Rin. However, his daughter is not only already alive in Standard, she considers him an ArchnemesisDad and is working to stop him.
* IWasQuiteTheLooker: While he's no SilverFox, he was rather handsome for his age. Then he decided to implant a bit of metal into his head for whatever reason and developed throbbing veins.
* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: While he fancies himself a WellIntentionedExtremist, his actions are purely selfish. He [[IRejectYourReality refuses]] to accept the Original Dimension is gone and considers the current dimensions to be nothing more than a mistake, and is perfectly willing to launch an interdimensional war, traumatizing numerous people and uplifting Ray's fragments from their lives in the process, under the rationale it will be worth it once the Arc Area Project is complete. He also refuses to see any of Zarc or Ray's fragments as their own individuals, and is perfectly content trying to kill Zarc's fragments just to stop his rebirth, and just as content with ruining the lives of Ray's Fragments and their loved ones just to undo his daughters own HeroicSacrifice.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: Leo is largely content to simply order his forces to do his dirty work rather than leave Academia himself. He placed Academia's general in charge of the Xyz campaign, and tasked [[TheHeavy Yuri]] with hunting down the fragments of Ray, whereas he meanwhile just sat on his ass observing the Arc Area Reactor.
* ParentalFavoritism: He absolutely ''adores'' his daughter Ray, and is willing to launch an interdimensional campaign just for the vague hope of bringing her back to life. Meanwhile, he completely neglects his younger son Reiji and wife Himika under the rationale that his relationship with them is another "mistake" as a result of the Original Dimension's destruction, and while he does care for Reiji to an extent, is perfectly willing to terminate him should Reiji stand in his way. While Reiji equally detests Leo, Ray's feelings towards Leo aren't even close to his for her. She sees him as an ArchnemesisDad like Reiji does and is working to undermine his goals rather than support him.
* PragmaticVillainy: While he absolutely detests Zarc and would rather see his fragments killed, he is willing to acknowledge the potential use in Yuri as one of his soldiers. He therefore takes Yuri under his wing and enables his more sociopathic traits for the sake of completing the Arc Area Project.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: By separating Serena from Yuri and then kidnapping Ruri and Rin, he manages to undermine Ray's intent behind putting her fragments close to Zarc's fragments: hers would pacify his and make sure his don't meet with one another. Instead, Leo's actions allowed Yuto, Yuri, and Yugo the opportunity to meet, and made Yuri into a second Z-ARC.
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[[folder:Yuri]]
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One of Zarc's fragments, and Yuya's counterpart in the Fusion Dimension.
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Arguably the strongest duelist in the Fusion Dimension, barring the Professor himself, Yuri is feared by many for his vicious style of dueling.
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* TheAce: Of Academia, and rightfully so, given his track record.
* ApocalypseMaiden: He's one of the four fragments of Zarc, and close proximity with his three counterparts is dangerous because it has the risk of them reforming Supreme King Z-ARC. This status has come under question with Zarc's apparent survival and being fully whole, albeit lacking any memories.
* AxCrazy: Not exactly the most sanest of individuals.
* BloodKnight: He's arguably the closest to Zarc's original personality in this regard during his days as the Demon Duelist. If he finds someone he considers annoying or worthy pray, he'll hunt them down and tear them apart, piece by piece.
* TheDragon: For all intents and purposes, Yuri is Leo Akaba's right hand man, being higher ranked than the other students at Academia and answering directly to him.
* TheDreaded: Sora, and likely many others in Academia, are downright ''scared'' of this guy, and for good reason.
* TheHeavy: While Leo is the main antagonist, he's primarily an OrcusOnHisThrone. Yuri meanwhile is responsible for setting the events of the main series in motion whilst following the Professor's orders. His kidnapping of Rin and Ruri is what lead to Yugo and Yuto meeting, which in turn brought the two of them to Standard. With Yuto came Shun, and the two of them attacking LDS led to Reiji finalizing his forces against Leo, and with Yugo came the knowledge that Synchro wasn't Standard's enemy.
* {{Sadist}}: He takes great pleasure in brutally beating down his enemies. In the story, when Sora sees Zarc bust out SKSD Starving Venom, he has a flashback of dueling Yuri, where the latter utterly destroys him with a grin on his face.
* TheSociopath: Yuri embodies most of Zarc's more negative aspects, including his BloodLust and sadism. As a result of Leo's enabling him, Yuri cares little for anything aside from indulging his own impulses, whether they be by intimidating his fellow Academia students into submission, hunting down Ray's fragments, or punishing any traitors to Academia he comes across.
* UsedToBeASweetKid: He used to be a relatively normal kid, finding enjoyment in dueling but many others being put off by his skill and ferocity. Once Leo Akaba took him under his wing however, he began to embrace the darker impulses of being one of Z-ARC's fragments, and turned into a full blown {{sadist}}, relishing in the terror he caused his victims.
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[[folder:Berrett]]
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A veteran duel soldier before Leo Akaba arrived in the Fusion Dimension, and Serena's bodyguard.
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Following an incident that costed not only the lives of his comrades, but also his eye, he was hospitalized and was personally nursed back to health by Leo himself, even becoming the closest thing the Professor has to a friend in Academia. Since then, Berrett has become one of his closest confidants.
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* AscendedExtra: He's given a bit more focus in ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''. He's a close friend to Leo in the Fusion Dimension, enough so that Leo personally assigns him a mission to investigate the odd Fusion Summon reading in Standard.
* BodyguardingABadass: Berrett is no slouch, but Serena can easily hold her own in a fight. Even so, because of her importance to the Arc Area Project, he protects her all the same.

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* ArchnemesisDad: With Zarc serving as the Main Protagonist here, Leo is able to take center stage as the Main Antagonist, and is this to both his son Reiji, and to his daughter Ray, the two working together to undermine his attempts at interdimensional conquest.
* BaldOfEvil: Not a lick of hair on that chrome dome of his, and he's seemingly taken Zarc's place as the BigBad of ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''.
* DramaticIrony: Half of his entire motivation behind his campaign is the kidnapping of the Bracelet Girls in the hopes of [[FusionDance merging]] them back into Ray, already having captured the Xyz Fragment Ruri and the Synchro Fragment Rin. However, his daughter is not only already alive in Standard, she considers him an ArchnemesisDad and is working to stop him.
* IWasQuiteTheLooker: While he's no SilverFox, he was rather handsome for his age. Then he decided to implant a bit of metal into his head for whatever reason and developed throbbing veins.
* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: While he fancies himself a WellIntentionedExtremist, his actions are purely selfish. He [[IRejectYourReality refuses]] to accept the Original Dimension is gone and considers the current dimensions to be nothing more than a mistake, and is perfectly willing to launch an interdimensional war, traumatizing numerous people and uplifting Ray's fragments from their lives in the process, under the rationale it will be worth it once the Arc Area Project is complete. He also refuses to see any of Zarc or Ray's fragments as their own individuals, and is perfectly content trying to kill Zarc's fragments just to stop his rebirth, and just as content with ruining the lives of Ray's Fragments and their loved ones just to undo his daughters own HeroicSacrifice.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: Leo is largely content to simply order his forces to do his dirty work rather than leave Academia himself. He placed Academia's general in charge of the Xyz campaign, and tasked [[TheHeavy Yuri]] with hunting down the fragments of Ray, whereas he meanwhile just sat on his ass observing the Arc Area Reactor.
* ParentalFavoritism: He absolutely ''adores'' his daughter Ray, and is willing to launch an interdimensional campaign just for the vague hope of bringing her back to life. Meanwhile, he completely neglects his younger son Reiji and wife Himika under the rationale that his relationship with them is another "mistake" as a result of the Original Dimension's destruction, and while he does care for Reiji to an extent, is perfectly willing to terminate him should Reiji stand in his way. While Reiji equally detests Leo, Ray's feelings towards Leo aren't even close to his for her. She sees him as an ArchnemesisDad like Reiji does and is working to undermine his goals rather than support him.
* PragmaticVillainy: While he absolutely detests Zarc and would rather see his fragments killed, he is willing to acknowledge the potential use in Yuri as one of his soldiers. He therefore takes Yuri under his wing and enables his more sociopathic traits for the sake of completing the Arc Area Project.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: By separating Serena from Yuri and then kidnapping Ruri and Rin, he manages to undermine Ray's intent behind putting her fragments close to Zarc's fragments: hers would pacify his and make sure his don't meet with one another. Instead, Leo's actions allowed Yuto, Yuri, and Yugo the opportunity to meet, and made Yuri into a second Z-ARC.
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[[folder:Yuri]]
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One of Zarc's fragments, and Yuya's counterpart in the Fusion Dimension.
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Arguably the strongest duelist in the Fusion Dimension, barring the Professor himself, Yuri is feared by many for his vicious style of dueling.
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* TheAce: Of Academia, and rightfully so, given his track record.
* ApocalypseMaiden: He's one of the four fragments of Zarc, and close proximity with his three counterparts is dangerous because it has the risk of them reforming Supreme King Z-ARC. This status has come under question with Zarc's apparent survival and being fully whole, albeit lacking any memories.
* AxCrazy: Not exactly the most sanest of individuals.
* BloodKnight: He's arguably the closest to Zarc's original personality in this regard during his days as the Demon Duelist. If he finds someone he considers annoying or worthy pray, he'll hunt them down and tear them apart, piece by piece.
* TheDragon: For all intents and purposes, Yuri is Leo Akaba's right hand man, being higher ranked than the other students at Academia and answering directly to him.
* TheDreaded: Sora, and likely many others in Academia, are downright ''scared'' of this guy, and for good reason.
* TheHeavy: While Leo is the main antagonist, he's primarily an OrcusOnHisThrone. Yuri meanwhile is responsible for setting the events of the main series in motion whilst following the Professor's orders. His kidnapping of Rin and Ruri is what lead to Yugo and Yuto meeting, which in turn brought the two of them to Standard. With Yuto came Shun, and the two of them attacking LDS led to Reiji finalizing his forces against Leo, and with Yugo came the knowledge that Synchro wasn't Standard's enemy.
* {{Sadist}}: He takes great pleasure in brutally beating down his enemies. In the story, when Sora sees Zarc bust out SKSD Starving Venom, he has a flashback of dueling Yuri, where the latter utterly destroys him with a grin on his face.
* TheSociopath: Yuri embodies most of Zarc's more negative aspects, including his BloodLust and sadism. As a result of Leo's enabling him, Yuri cares little for anything aside from indulging his own impulses, whether they be by intimidating his fellow Academia students into submission, hunting down Ray's fragments, or punishing any traitors to Academia he comes across.
* UsedToBeASweetKid: He used to be a relatively normal kid, finding enjoyment in dueling but many others being put off by his skill and ferocity. Once Leo Akaba took him under his wing however, he began to embrace the darker impulses of being one of Z-ARC's fragments, and turned into a full blown {{sadist}}, relishing in the terror he caused his victims.
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A veteran duel soldier before Leo Akaba arrived in the Fusion Dimension, and Serena's bodyguard.
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Following an incident that costed not only the lives of his comrades, but also his eye, he was hospitalized and was personally nursed back to health by Leo himself, even becoming the closest thing the Professor has to a friend in Academia. Since then, Berrett has become one of his closest confidants.
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* AscendedExtra: He's given a bit more focus in ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''. He's a close friend to Leo in the Fusion Dimension, enough so that Leo personally assigns him a mission to investigate the odd Fusion Summon reading in Standard.
Standard, and rather than simply being Serena's bodyguard like in canon, he is explicitly her mentor, implying Leo trusts him enough to keep watch over her.
* BodyguardingABadass: Berrett Barrett is no slouch, but Serena can easily hold her own in a fight. Even so, because of her importance to the Arc Area Project, he protects her all the same.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Serena isn't tiny by any means, but Berrett is ''massive''.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Serena isn't tiny by any means, but Berrett Barrett is ''massive''.



* ShoutOut: He looks like a rugged [[Anime/CodeGeass Orange Boy]].
* UndyingLoyalty: On account of IOweYouMyLife. While being an Academia soldier already made him loyal to Leo, it was the man personally nursing Berrett back to health that he decided to follow the Professor to hell if he so asked.

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* ShoutOut: He looks like a rugged [[Anime/CodeGeass Orange Boy]].
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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Officially his name is spelled "Barrett", though the fic spells it "Berrett".
* UndyingLoyalty: On account of IOweYouMyLife. While being an Academia soldier already made him loyal to Leo, it was the man personally nursing Berrett Barrett back to health that he decided to follow the Professor to hell if he so asked.


* ModestyOutfit: Is wearing what looks like black biking shorts under a red skirt.

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* WellDoneDaughterGal: Because of the GildedCage circumstances up above, she wants to prove her skills and abilities to Leo in order to join the front lines.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: She fully believes in Leo's talk about creating a utopia by conquering the other dimensions, and sees carding people as a necessary sacrifice as a step towards that goal. [[LockedOutOfTheLoop Sadly, she has no idea that her comrades have taken to those ideals a bit too far and card people who don't even play Duel Monsters]].
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her hair is primarily dark blue. She also has two lighter blue strands.


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A veteran duel soldier before Leo Akaba arrived in the Fusion Dimension, and Serena's bodyguard.
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Following an incident that costed not only the lives of his comrades, but also his eye, he was hospitalized and was personally nursed back to health by Leo himself, even becoming the closest thing the Professor has to a friend in Academia. Since then, Berrett has become one of his closest confidants.
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* AscendedExtra: He's given a bit more focus in ''Pendulum's Fifth Swing''. He's a close friend to Leo in the Fusion Dimension, enough so that Leo personally assigns him a mission to investigate the odd Fusion Summon reading in Standard.
* BodyguardingABadass: Berrett is no slouch, but Serena can easily hold her own in a fight. Even so, because of her importance to the Arc Area Project, he protects her all the same.
* TheCaptain: He's one to Obelisk Force.
* {{Cyborg}}: Not him, but his Fusion Monster Beastborg Panther Predator.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: A non-romantic example. So far, he is the ''only'' person Leo Akaba holds a bond with that is not one between subordinate and boss.
* EyeScream: A mission in the past led to him losing his eye -- as well as his comrades. He was nursed back to health by Leo personally.
* HonorBeforeReason: He's a war veteran, and his deck also seems to imply this. He's also fully aware that Academia's actions in the Xyz Dimension have been anything ''but'' righteous.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Serena isn't tiny by any means, but Berrett is ''massive''.
* NobleDemon: He's aware that Academia's actions haven't been as righteous as his comrades make it out to be and he truly respects his opponents. He does not have any respect towards Yuri, however, seeing as how ruthless the kid can be.
* OldSoldier: He's a veteran soldier, and his monsters are military-based.
* ScarsAreForever: Has a cross-shaped scar on his chest and a big burn scar around his left eye.
* ShoutOut: He looks like a rugged [[Anime/CodeGeass Orange Boy]].
* UndyingLoyalty: On account of IOweYouMyLife. While being an Academia soldier already made him loyal to Leo, it was the man personally nursing Berrett back to health that he decided to follow the Professor to hell if he so asked.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Got some spiky dark-green hair going on for him.


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* HairTriggerTemper: Worse than Yuzu. While the latter is normally calm and collected, she can get pretty angry whenever she's presented with idiocy. Serena? She'll start swinging whenever someone looks down on her or belittles her skills in battle.
* {{Homage}}: Her Lunalight deck has several references to ''Manga/Sailor Moon''. Blue Cat is a reference to Luna, and Purple Butterfly is a reference to the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon. White Rabbit is reference to Usagi and the whole "rabbit on the moon" in general. Notably, the number of Cat Dancer's various attacks is unusually high for a monster, as most monsters have only one attack, rarely two, but Cat Dancers has shown to have at least five different attacks so far, with three of them resemble attacks from Sailor Moon. They resemble Sailor Moon's Moon Tiara Boomerang, the Sailor Kick and Sailor Venus's Crescent Beam. Additionally, Blue Cat and Purple Butterfly are shown to fuse together and become Cat Dancer, who looks more humanoid and sexier than Blue Cat a parallel to Luna turning human with the power of the Holy Grail and Super Sailor Moon, as Luna wanted to become closer to the human she fell in love.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: She is ''tiny'' compared to the hulking man that is her bodyguard.
* IJustWantToBeFree: Despite her talent, the Professor keeps her cooped up in Academia and refuses to let her go out on the front lines. She hates this and takes every opportunity she can to sneak out and prove her abilities to him.
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: Unlike the other Bracelet Girls, all of whom share some sort of attraction towards their respective Dragon Boys, Serena does not have any romantic interest in Yuri. This is was most likely intentional on Leo's part.
* {{Lunacy}}: The ''OCG'' name of her Lunalight archetype, Moonlight, represents the moon kanji ''getsu'' of the Kachou Fuugetsu principle.
* MeaningfulName: Her name is either derived from ''Selene'', the Greek Goddess of the Moon, or from ''Mare Serenitatis'' ("Sea of Serenity"), which is a lunar mare located to the east of Mare Imbrium on the moon.
* ModestyOutfit: Is wearing what looks like black biking shorts under a red skirt.
* MsFanservice: Not her, but rather her ace monsters Cat Dancer and Lio Dancer.
* MulticoloredHair: Has dark blue hair and two bangs that are light blue, similar to Yuzu, Ruri and Rin.
* MythologyGag: Her red jacket signifies that she belongs to Slifer, the lowest-ranked dorm in Academia, not to mention her Duel Disk vaguely resembles the Academy-issue Duel Disk from ''GX''. Add that to the yellow ribbon in her hair, and she may as well be ''Arc-V'''s answer to Rei.
* NoNonsenseNemesis: Being raised in Fusion, this is her primary attribute. She's always very serious in her dueling and hates it when her opponents are weak or aren't taking the duel seriously.
* NoSocialSkills: Let's put it this way. Serena makes even a diehard hikkemorri with some understanding of social cues look ''normal''! She's never left Academia until she snuck her way into Berrett's investigation in Standard, and as a result of SacrificingBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining, she thought ''everyone'' was a duelist and doesn't see anything wrong with stripping out in the open.
* OneManArmy: Her preferred strategy. She wipes out her opponent's field and does massive damage to them by busting out a powerful Fusion Monster. Unfortunately, if her opponent manages to get rid of said monster, she's a sitting duck.
* PerpetualFrowner: She almost always has a fierce look on her face. Seriously, does this girl ''ever'' smile [[BloodKnight other than when she's kicking the shit out of someone?]]
* {{Pride}}: Believes her own skill in dueling to be so great that she gets pissed that the Professor is keeping her secluded on Academia. However, this blinds her to the fact that by attacking anyone who's not a Fusion duelist (namely anyone who can Xyz Summon), she's causing more harm than good and doesn't think of the consequences her actions could potentially bring.
* SeriousBusiness: While dueling in Yu-Gi-Oh! was serious business enough already, on account of previous entries using it to decide the fate of the freaking world and all that, Serena believes that Duel Monsters is less of a game and more of a battle between two warriors.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Subverted. While her deck is very feminine, the play-style of her deck revolves around attacking as much as possible while preventing her opponent from protecting themselves; fitting given some of her [[BloodKnight tendencies]], so it might just be that she doesn't care for looks as long as what she's using works.
* UnskilledButStrong: As noted above, since she uses only a single monster to win her duels a skilled enough opponent can take her down. Everyone else, however, is demolished by her monsters' relentless assaults.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: It was her existence that clued Leo off that Ray was alive in some form, and started the Arc Area Project.








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The SoleSurvivor of the Original Dimension, founder of the Leo Corporation, and Head Professor of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, Leo is obsessed with completing the Arc Area Project, intended to both reunite the dimensions into one, and to bring back his daughter Ray. To accomplish this, he has militarized Academia and launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.

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The SoleSurvivor A student of the Original Dimension, founder of the Leo Corporation, and Head Professor of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, and one of Ray's fragments.
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Leo is obsessed with completing Akaba's words of creating a utopia and encountered a young Reiji in the Arc Area Project, intended past. However, due to both reunite the dimensions into one, and Leo's plans to bring back revive his daughter Ray. To accomplish this, Ray, he has militarized kept her isolated in Academia in order to prevent any complications. This resulted in Serena growing frustrated, believing that Leo did not believe in her abilities and launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.desperately wants to prove herself.


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* AlmightyJanitor: Despite Serena being a capable duelist, she is implied to belong to the Slifer Dorm -- the lowest-ranking dorm in Academia, though this could be subverted since Academia in ''Arc-V'' has turned into a MilitaryAcademy.
* AttackAttackAttack: What she specializes in. Her solution in duels is to just wail on her opponent and doesn't even bother try to set up some sort of defense when her opponent counterattacks.
* BerserkButton: She can get ''ragingly'' pissed whenever someone doesn't take her seriously.
* BloodKnight: Due to her desire to prove herself to the Professor, she looks for a challenge anywhere she can find it.
* BoringButPractical: She reuses the same dueling style every time, but there's no denying how effective it can be. When it comes to dealing damage, Serena hands it out like candy. Sadly, this also means she cannot defend herself properly if someone manages to outdo her.
* CatGirl: A couple of her Ace Monsters have this design, such as Lunalight Cat Dancer.
* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: Her hair, eye and outfit colors are all drawn from the Polymerization spell card. Fitting, given that she's from the Fusion Dimension.
* CuteBruiser: She's certainly easy on the eyes, but damn if she can't beat the crap out of you since her deck specializes in brute force. It doesn't help the fact that some of her best monsters can't be destroyed by battle or by an effect.
* DarkActionGirl: At present, Serena is an enemy to Standard, and she is ''quite'' eager to take down as many duelists as she can to prove herself to Leo.
* EvilCounterpart: To Yuzu and Ray. She's dead set on proving herself to the Professor and wants to join the front lines, including carding anyone who is defeated at her hands.
* FantasticRacism: Like virtually almost everyone else in the Fusion Dimension, she looks down on anyone that does not use Fusion Summoning, and is particularly dead set on hunting down Xyz Resistance members.
* FingerlessGlove: Wears one on her left hand.
* GildedCage: The whole reason behind her BerserkButton and desire to prove herself to Leo. Given how valuable she is to the Arc Area Project, and that Leo needs her alive in order to bring Ray back ([[AllForNothing which is a moot point, since she's alive and well in Standard]]), Leo isolated her in Academia and refused to send her out on the front lines.
* HairDecorations: A pair of yellow ribbons in contrast to Yuzu's blue clips. They are also in shape of crescent moons.
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The SoleSurvivor of the Original Dimension, founder of the Leo Corporation, and Head Professor of the Fusion Dimension's Academia, Leo is obsessed with completing the Arc Area Project, intended to both reunite the dimensions into one, and to bring back his daughter Ray. To accomplish this, he has militarized Academia and launched a campaign of interdimensional conquest.
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* CameraFiend: A rather literal example with his deck, or at least those that are Fiend-type monsters.

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A rather literal example with his her deck, or at least those that are Fiend-type monsters.monsters.
** Ray notes Reira herself is one, being a budding junior photographer.


* BodyMotifs: Mainly eyes. His C/C archetype partially revolves around this and camera, as evidence with C/C Closed Eye and Critical Eye.

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* BodyMotifs: Mainly eyes. His Her C/C archetype partially revolves around this and camera, cameras, as evidence with C/C Closed Eye and Critical Eye.



* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]LightIsGood: His C/C deck is comprised of DARK and LIGHT Attribute monsters, and he is one of the good guys.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Reira was born in a country ravaged by war, and she lost her parents. She was found and adopted by Himika Akaba, who initially intended to use her as a dueling soldier until she Ray came into her care, which led to Reira's happier, albeit shy disposition in the story.
* ElementalPowers: While Reira seems to favor using his LIGHT Attribute C/C monsters' effects to summon from the Extra Deck, part of her deck's strategy revolves around copying the Level and Attribute of her opponents monsters before using them as Materials.

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* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]LightIsGood: His DarkIsNotEvil: Her C/C deck is mainly comprised of DARK and LIGHT Attribute monsters, and he she is one of the good guys.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Reira was born in a country ravaged by war, and she lost her parents. She was found and adopted by Himika Akaba, who initially intended to use her as a dueling soldier until she Ray came into her care, which led to Reira's happier, albeit shy disposition in the story.
* ElementalPowers: While Reira seems to favor using his her LIGHT Attribute C/C monsters' effects to summon from the Extra Deck, part of her deck's strategy revolves around copying the Level and Attribute of her opponents monsters before using them as Materials.



* JustAKid: Shun and Yuto are initially flabbergasted by the fact that Reira, a child, would get involved in an interdimensional war and make their displeasure known. It takes Yuto to duel Reira to convince them she is more than capable of handling herself.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Subverted, in that Reira is a girl, but she is stated to have an androgynous look.

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* JustAKid: Shun and Yuto are initially flabbergasted by the fact that Reira, a child, would get involved in an interdimensional war and make their displeasure known. It takes Yuto to duel dueling Reira to convince them she is more than capable of handling herself.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Subverted, in MeaningfulName: Her ace card, ''D/C/D Paradox Time Devil Karna'' represents her original and current behaviors perfectly.
** Originally, Reira was adopted by Himika due to being an EmptyShell, so
that she could be molded into a perfect copy of Reiji. While her monster is formed using both D/D/D and C/C/C monsters, the combined form represents how despite having been influenced heavily by Reiji, Reira is a girl, but still her own individual.
** Karna was the name of the "Hero of Charity" from the Literature/{{Mahabharata}}. Karna held UndyingLoyalty to the Kauravas even after learning he was of royal blood like the Pandavas and coming to learn Duryodhana's deeds were wrong. Reira adores her adoptive siblings and most of her actions, including her reasoning for joining the Lancers, is so
she is stated can be helpful to have an androgynous look.them rather than be left on the sidelines, as a means of thanking them for all they've done for her.



* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Despite her name being written in kanji, the official spelling is Layra.


* ApeShallNeverKillApe: Her C/C/C Photo-Grapher Ver.C, which is an Xyz monster, can't be destroyed by other Xyz Monsters.



* AchillesHeel: As Shun points out, while Dark Requiem Xyz Dragon -- an upgraded version of Dark Rebellion -- is a powerful monster, it can only use its effects if Dark Rebellion is one of its Xyz materials. If Yuto summons it outside of using Dark Rebellion, it may as well just be a Normal Monster with Overlay Units it can't use.



* PragmaticHero: As much as he dislikes the summoning method thanks to it being used to ravage their home, Yuto is willing to acknowledge that any advantages their Xyz monsters have over Academia may eventually be circumvented, leaving them at a severe disadvantage. As such, he convinces Shun they need to adapt to other summoning methods, even if that includes Fusion.

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* PragmaticHero: As much as he dislikes the summoning method thanks to it being used to ravage their home, Yuto is willing to acknowledge that any advantages their Xyz monsters have over Academia may eventually be circumvented, leaving them at a severe disadvantage. As such, he convinces Shun they need to adapt to other summoning methods, even if that includes Fusion. [[spoiler:He proves his willingness by Fusion Summoning in ''Scale 12''.]]

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