Yuya vs Sawatari continues. Yuya begins to counter Sawatari's mass summoned Yosen monsters and goes on the offensive again. The stadium crowd is cheering for two Pendulum duelists facing off, and even Sawatari begins to get into the excitement of a duel where momentum shifts every turn. Yuya ultimately prevails when he summons his Beast-Eyes Pendulum Dragon, the two putting on a spectacular final show for the crowd.
This episode contains examples of:
- Graceful Loser: A sign of Sawatari's character development is that he has become one of these.
- Hoist by Their Own Petard: Yuya is able to dismantle Sawatari's combo by using his own card effects against him.
- Magnum Opus: In-universe example: Both Yuya and Sawatari consider this duel theirs.
- Took a Level in Badass:
- Yuya "goes beyond the Pendulum" here for the first time, Fusion Summoning using his Pendulum monsters.
- Sawatari shows it off fully this episode, dueling properly for the first time in the series.