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Kalin Kessler is a playable Legendary Duelist in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. This is a video game depiction of Kalin Kessler, a character from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's anime.

He is obtainable in the event Duelist Road - Clash at Crash Town.

Description

When the Signers defeated the King of the Netherworld, Kalin was revived from the shadows. But remembering all the evil he caused as a Dark Signer, Kalin is caught in a cycle of guilt and regret. Wandering the world in search for answers, he settles in Crash Town - where he fights Duels with his very existence at stake.

Gallery

Decks

Level-up Rewards

Skills

Dialogue

Character-specific

Yusei Fudo
  • When Kalin wins a Duel against Yusei Fudo, Kalin announces "Only you would think of Dueling to save me."
  • When Kalin loses the Duel against Yusei Fudo, Kalin announces "I'm glad you're the one who ended me, Yusei."
Jack Atlas
  • When Kalin loses a Duel against Jack Atlas, Kalin announces "You don't seem satisfied with this victory, Jack"
Crow Hogan
  • When Kalin loses a Duel against Crow Hogan, Kalin announces "Crow, I'm glad I was able to Duel you in my final battle."
Dark Signer Kalin Kessler

Card-specific

Monsters
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Doom Dragon", he chants "The sinister spirits that inhabit these creatures combine!" followed by "I Synchro Summon!". Afterwards, a cut-in frame of Kalin briefly appears, and he announces "I call forth Infernity Doom Dragon!" If that player hasn't already Summoned "Infernity Doom Dragon" during that Duel, a cut-scene of "Infernity Doom Dragon" being Summoned plays afterwards.
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Infernity Doom Dragon, attack!" followed by "Infernal Flame Blast!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Doom Dragon's effect activates!" followed by "Infernal Flame Breath!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Archer", a cut-in frame of Kalin's face briefly appears, and he announces "Appear, Infernity Archer!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Attack, Infernity Archer!" followed by "Infernity Crossbow!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Destroyer", a cut-in frame of Kalin's face briefly appears, and he announces "Appear, Infernity Destroyer."
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Infernity Destroyer attacks."
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Since my hand's empty, my Destroyer deals 1600 damage."
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity General", a cut-in frame of Kalin's face briefly appears, and he announces "Appear, Infernity General!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Infernity General, Attack!" followed by "Infernity Blade!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "When my hand is empty, I can use Infernity General effect."
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Doom Slinger", a cut-in frame of Kalin's face briefly appears, and he announces "Set your eyes on Infernity Doom Slinger!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Doom Slinger's effect activates!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Doom Slinger to negate the effect damage!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Archfiend Soldier", he announces "Here comes Archfiend Soldier!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Archfiend Soldier Attacks!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Gene-Warped Warwolf", he announces 'Come, Gene-Warped Werewolf!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Attack, Gene-Warped Werewolf!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Archfiend", he announces "Come out, Infernity Archfiend!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Attack, Infernity Archfiend!" followed by "Infernal Pressure!"
    • When Kalin activates the first effect of that monster, he announces "I can show you this card to Special Summon it!"
    • When Kalin activates the second effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Archfiend lets me add a card to my hand!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Avenger", he announces "The Tuner Monster, Infernity Avenger."
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Beast", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Beetle", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Dwarf", he announces "Go, Infernity Dwarf!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Infernity Dwarf, Attack!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Guardian", he announces "Here's Infernity Guardian!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Attack, Infernity Guardian!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Knight", he announces "Come, Infernity Knight!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Knight effect activates!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Mirage", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Necromancer", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Patriarch", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Randomizer", he announces "Let's go, Infernity Randomizer!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "I'll attack with my Infernity Randomizer!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Infernity Randomizer's effect activates!"
  • When Kalin Summons "Vorse Raider", he announces "Come on out, Vorse Raider!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Go, Vorse Raider!"
Spells/Traps
  • When Kalin activates "Infernity Force", he announces "My Trap, Infernity Force"
  • When Kalin activates "Phantom Hand", he announces "I activate the Continuous Trap, Phantom Hand."
    • When activating the effect of that card, Kalin announces "Phantom Hand's effect activates." followed by "I banish my entire hand until my next Standby Phase."
  • When Kalin activates "Wave-Motion Inferno", he announces "The Continuous Spell, Wave-Motion Inferno."
    • When activating the effect of that card, Kalin announces "I send Wave-Motion Inferno to the Grave to use it's effect." followed by "It sends all the cards in my hand to the Graveyard."
  • When Kalin activates "ZERO-MAX", he announces

Unused Dialogue

Monsters
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Climber", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Pawn", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Queen", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Sage", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Shield Bearer", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Spear Bearer", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Infernity Zero", he announces
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces
  • When Kalin Summons "Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier", he chants "Let the spear shatter the frozen wastes!" followed "I Synchro Summon!" Afterwards, he announces "Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier!"
    • Most of the time when Kalin declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier attack!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "I banish a card from the hand, field, and GY."
  • When Kalin Summons "Void Ogre Dragon", he chants "Between the skies and the earth lies a chaotic void!" followed by "I Synchro Summon!" Afterwards, he announces "Void Ogre Dragon!"
    • Most of the time when Kain declares an attack with that monster, he announces "Attack, Void Ogre Dragon!" followed by "Infernity Chaos Burst!"
    • When Kalin activates the effect of that monster, he announces "Void Ogre Dragon negates and destroys your card!"
Spell/Traps

Trivia

  • When Kalin wins a Duel against Jack Atlas or Crow Hogan, he says "That was a satisfying Duel."
  • Kalin has the same dialogue when he Duels against Dark Signer Kalin Kessler, Dark Signer Carly Carmine, and Rex Goodwin.
    • When starting a Duel with any one of the three, Kalin announces "To atone for my past, I must defeat the Dark Signers!" or "No need to remind me of my sins. I've never forgotten them."
    • When he wins against any one of the three, Kalin announces "I will no longer run from my past." followed by "I will fight for those who have lost their freedom!"
    • When he loses against any one of the three, Kalin announces "This is the price I must pay for my crimes."
      • Kalin still possesses the aforementioned dialogue for the Dark Signers, even though he already has character-specific dialogue for Dark Signer Kalin Kessler.
  • Yugi Muto (DM), Espa Roba, Seto Kaiba (DSOD), Jesse Anderson, Chazz Princeton, Jaden/Yubel, Yusei Fudo, Jack Atlas, Crow Hogan, Akiza Izinski, Leo, Luna, Tetsu Trudge, Dark Signer Kalin Kessler, and Kalin Kessler are the characters who possess a Skill that allows them to begin a Duel with copies of specific monster cards added to their Main Deck and/or Extra Deck.
  • The Paradox Brothers, Dark Signer Kalin Kessler, and Kalin Kessler are the characters who possess a Skill that allows them to begin a Duel with monster cards on the field, albeit at a significant cost.
  • There are some Legendary Duelists who are alternate counterparts to each other:
    • Seto Kaiba (DM) and Seto Kaiba (DSOD)
    • Joey Wheeler (DM) and Joey Wheeler (DSOD)
    • Téa Gardner (DM) and Téa Gardner (DSOD)
    • Yugi Muto (DM) and Yugi Muto (DSOD)
    • Mokuba Kaiba (DM) and Mokuba Kaiba (DSOD)
    • Tristan Taylor (DM) and Tristan Taylor (DSOD)
    • Sera and Prana
    • Jaden Yuki and Jaden/Yubel
    • Kalin Kessler and Dark Signer Kalin Kessler
    • Carly Carmine and Dark Signer Carly Carmine
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