"Turning Point", known as "The Crawling Losers" in the Japanese version, is the seventy-third episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V anime, as well as the seven hundred and seventy-seventh episode of the NAS Yu-Gi-Oh! anime franchise. In honor of this, the episode featured a special opening featuring the protagonists from the previous anime series.[1] It first aired in Japan on September 13, 2015 and in Australia on October 27, 2016. Nicktoons aired on March 5, 2017. It became available with official subtitles via Crunchyroll on January 24, 2017

Sylvio lost his Duel, and was subsequently sent to the underground. In that place, Gong was arguing with the owner of the Underground Dueling Arena, Lucas Swank. Lucas tells Gong, Sylvio and Moon Shadow about the rules of the underground facility, and how to get back to the surface. On the other hand, Moon Shadow, whom managed to escape from the facility, speaks to Yuya about Declan and Riley's desires.

Featured Duel: Damon Lopez vs. Sergey Volkov

Damon VS Sergey

Damon vs. Sergey.

At the start of the Duel, the Field Spell Card "Crossover Acceleration" is activated, as per the rules of an Action Duel and a Turbo Duel. It will allow the players to use Action Cards, but they may only have one in their hand at a time.

The full Duel is not shown, but Damon is able to destroy several of Sergey's (unseen) monsters with his "Alien Shocktrooper" before being defeated by Sergey through unknown means.

Featured cards

The following cards appeared in this episode. Cards in italics debuted here.

Damon Lopez
Action Field

In other languages

Language Title
Flag of France French Moment décisif
Flag of Italy Italian Punto di Svolta
Flag of Thailand Thai เหล่าผู้แพ้ที่คลานอยู่บนพื้น


  1. "Misc from Oct 2015 VJ". YGOrganization.
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