Bakugan vs. Yu-Gi-Oh!: Puzzle Masters (also known as Bakugan Battle Brawlers vs. Yu-Gi-Oh!: Puzzle Masters) is a puzzle fighting video game developed by Activision and Konami. This video game helps celebrate 12 years of Brawling and 17 years of Dueling from the Bakugan and Yu-Gi-Oh! franchises.

Gameplay

The style of the gameplay is similar to Capcom's Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, Data East (now G-Mode's) Magical Drop and PopCap's AstroPop. Brawlers and Duelists from the Bakugan and Yu-Gi-Oh! franchises can summon their Bakugan and Monsters to the field to start the battle.

Game Modes

  • Arcade Mode
  • Versus Mode (1-4 players with Battle Royale and Team Battle)
  • Online Versus Mode (1-4 players with Battle Royale and Team Battle)

Playable Characters

Characters highlighted in bold are hidden characters. When playing Arcade mode, hidden Bakugan and Monsters appear to be unlockable by earning the number of XP in this game.

Bakugan Battle Brawlers

Character Bakugan Attribute
Dan Kuso

Dragonoid

Neo Dragonoid

Blitz Dragonoid

Delta Dragonoid

Ultimate Dragonoid

Infinity Dragonoid

Fusion Dragonoid

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Shun Kazami

Skyress

Storm Skyress

Ingram

Master Ingram

Hawktor

Taylean

Jaakor

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Marucho Marukura

Preyas

Angelo & Diablo Preyas

Elfin

Minx Elfin

Akwimos

Trister

Radizen

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Runo Misaki

Tigrerra

Blade Tigrerra

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Julie Makimoto

Gorem

Hammer Gorem

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Alice Gehabich

Hydranoid

Dual Hydranoid

Alpha Hydranoid

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Mira Fermin

Wilda

Magma Wilda

Thunder Wilda

Roxtor

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Ace Grit

Percival

Knight Percival

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Baron Leltoy

Nemus

Saint Nemus

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Gus Grav

Vulcan

Primo Vulcan

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Lync Volan

Altair

Aluze

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Mylene Farrow

Elico

Macubass

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Volt Luster

Brontes

Mega Brontes

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Shadow Prove

Hades

MAC Spider

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Spectra Phantom

Helios

Helios MK2

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Ren Krawler

Linehalt

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Jake Vallory

Coredem

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Fabia Sheen

Aranaut

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Nurzak

Sabador

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Kazarina

Lumagrowl

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Gunz Lazar

Reptak

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Anubias

Horridian

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Sellon

Spyron

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Barodius

Dharak

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Klaus von Hertzon (DLC)

Sirenoid

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Chan Lee (DLC)

Fourtress

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Julio Santana (DLC)

Tentaclear

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Hydron (DLC)

Dryoid

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Zenoheld (DLC)

Farbros

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Gill (DLC)

Krakix

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Airzel (DLC)

Strikeflier

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Stoica (DLC)

Lythirus

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Wiseman (NPC, Final Boss for Yu-Gi-Oh! characters)

Slycerak, Exostriker and Mandibor

Mechtavius Destroyer

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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Character Monster Attribute
Yami Yugi

Dark Magician

Celtic Guardian

Curse of Dragon

Summoned Skull

Magician of Black Chaos

Black Luster Soldier

Slifer the Sky Dragon

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Joey Wheeler

Red Eyes Black Dragon

Flame Swordsman

Gearfried the Iron Knight

Alligator Sword

Swordsman of Landstar

Battle Warrior

Red Eyes Black Metal Dragon

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Jaden Yuki

Elemental HERO Avian

Elemental HERO Sparkman

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Yusei Fudo

Stardust Dragon

Speed Warrior

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Yuma Tsukumo

Gagaga Magician

Dododo Warrior

Achacha Archer

Gogogo Golem

Zubaba Knight

Bull Blader

Stinging Swordsman

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Seto Kaiba

Blue Eyes White Dragon

Blue Eyes Ultimate Dragon

Blue Eyes Shining Dragon

Obelisk the Tormentor

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Téa Gardner

Magician of Faith

Dark Magician Girl

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Mai Valentine

Harpie Lady

Cyber Harpie Lady

Amazon Chain Master

Amazon Fighter

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Tristan Taylor

Cyber Commander

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Duke Devlin

Orgoth the Relentless

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Yami Bakura

Dark Necrofear

Man-Eater Bug

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Ishizu Ishtar

Keldo

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Odion

Mythical Beast of Serket

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Syrus Truesdale

Drilloid

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Alexis Rhodes

Cyber Tutu

Etoile Cyber

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Jack Atlas

Red Dragon Archfiend

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Crow Hogan

Blacking Armor Master

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Akiza Izinski

Black Rose Dragon

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Shark

Eagle Shark

Gazer Shark

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Kite Tenjo

Daybreaker

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Dextra

Morpho Butterspy

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Rio Kastle

Blizzard Falcon

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Vector

Gorgonic Cerebus

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Marik Ishtar

Zera the Mant

Winged Dragon of Ra

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Weevil Underwood (DLC)

Great Moth

Parasite Queen

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Rex Raptor (DLC)

Two-Headed King Rex

Megazowler

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Blair Flannigan (DLC)

Mystic Dragon

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Carly Carmine (DLC)

Fortune Fairy Ann

Fortune Lady Fire

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Tori Meadows (DLC)

CXyz Dark Fairy Cheer Girl

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Cathy Catherine (DLC)

Cat Girl Magician

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Vetrix (DLC)

Heraldic Beast Eale

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Girag (DLC)

Giant Hand

Fire Hand

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Anubis (NPC, Final Boss for Bakugan characters)

Theinan the Great Sphinx

Anubis' Seal

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Palette Swaps

NOTE: Palette swap characters highlighted in bold are hidden characters.

Character Palette Swap of Character
Masquerade Alice Gehabich
Keith Fermin Spectra Phantom
Mag Mel Barodius
Yugi Mutō Yami Yugi
Pharaoh Atem Yami Yugi
Bakura Ryō Yami Bakura
Nash Shark
Marin Rio Kastle
Ray Shadows Vector
Yami Marik Marik Ishtar

Stages

  • Rainbow Stadium
  • Pyrus Foundry
  • Ventus Ruins
  • Aquos Islands
  • Subterra Desert
  • Haos Factory
  • Darkus Forest
  • Pyrus Mansion
  • Ventus Jungle
  • Aquos Glacier
  • Subterra Canyon
  • Haos City
  • Darkus Domain
  • Pyrus Volcano
  • Ventus Valley
  • Aquos Submarine
  • Subterra Stonehenge
  • Haos Galaxy
  • Darkus Wasteland
  • Shadow Realm
  • Pyramid of Light

Attribute Effects

Attribute Effect
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Pyrus
Burns all of the player's gems of one color which has the most.
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Ventus
Dizzies the opponent, reversing its controls and scrambles all of the player's gems.
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Aquos
Sends the opponent underwater, moving slowly and dropping gems at the same speed.
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Subterra
Adds a tower of gems to the opponent's field.
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Haos
Paralyzes the opponent for a short time.
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Darkus
Binds the opponent in a shroud of darkness with the screen fading out to black for a short time.

Unlock Conditions

Hidden characters can be unlocked by earning the number of experience points (XP). While certain characters (including palette swaps) can be unlocked by clearing Arcade mode.

Hidden Character Unlock Condition
Baron Leltoy Earn 250 XP
Tristan Taylor Earn 500 XP
Gus Grav Earn 750 XP
Yami Bakura Earn 1,000 XP
Volt Luster Earn 1,250 XP
Syrus Truesdale Earn 1,500 XP
Gunz Lazar Earn 1,750 XP
Duke Devilin Earn 2,000 XP
Mylene Farrow Earn 2,500 XP
Kite Tenjo Earn 3,000 XP
Lync Volan Earn 3,500 XP
Jack Atlas Earn 4,000 XP
Shadow Prove Earn 4,500 XP
Shark Earn 5,000 XP
Jake Vallory Earn 5,500 XP
Alexis Rhodes Earn 6,000 XP
Fabia Sheen Earn 6,500 XP
Rio Kastle Earn 7,000 XP
Ren Krawler Earn 7,500 XP
Crow Hogan Earn 8,000 XP
Nurzak Earn 9,000 XP
Odion Earn 10,000 XP
Kazarina Earn 11,000 XP
Ishizu Ishtar Earn 12,000 XP
Anubias Earn 13,000 XP
Dextra Earn 14,000 XP
Sellon Earn 15,000 XP
Akiza Izinski Earn 16,000 XP
Spectra Phantom Earn 20,000 XP
Vector Earn 40,000 XP
Barodius Clear Arcade Mode with all Bakugan characters
Marik Ishtar Clear Arcade Mode with all Yu-Gi-Oh! characters
Masquerade Clear Arcade Mode with Alice Gehabich
Keith Fermin Clear Arcade Mode with Spectra Phantom
Wiseman Clear Arcade Mode with Gunz Lazar
Mag Mel Clear Arcade Mode with Barodius
Yugi Mūto Clear Arcade Mode with Yami Yugi
Pharaoh Atem Clear Arcade Mode on Expert difficulty or earn 100,000 XP
Bakura Ryō Clear Arcade Mode with Yami Bakura
Nash Clear Arcade Mode with Shark
Marin Clear Arcade Mode with Rio Kastle
Ray Shadows Clear Arcade Mode with Vector
Yami Marik Clear Arcade Mode with Marik Ishtar

Cast of Characters

Character JP Voice Actor ENG Voice Actor
Ace Grit Yasuaki Takumi David Reale
Airzel Eiji Miyashita Lyon Smith
Akiza Izinski Ayumi Kinoshita Erica Schroeder
Alexis Rhodes Sanae Kobayashi Anna Murrow
Alice Gehabich Mamiko Noto Emilie-Claire Barlow
Anubias Nobutoshi Canna Rob Greenway
Anubis Kōji Ishii Scottie Ray
Bakura Ryō / Yami Bakura Rica Matsumoto Ted Lewis
Barodius Kiyoyuki Yanada Shawn Meunier
Baron Leltoy Ryuichi Kubota Cameron Kennedy
Blair Flannigan Eri Sendai Liza Jacqueline
Carly Carmine Aki Kanada Veronica Taylor
Cathy Katherine Yū Kobayashi Erica Schroeder
Chan Lee Miyuki Sawashiro Stephanie Anne Mills
Crow Hogan Shintarō Asanuma Tom Wayland
Dan Kuso Yū Kobayashi Scott McCord
Dextra Yumi Fukamizu Eva Christensen
Duke Devilin Ryo Naito Marc Thompson
Fabia Sheen Haruhi Terada Stephanie Anne Mills
Gill Hikaru Midorikawa Scott Gorman
Girag Kōsuke Takaguchi Marc Thompson
Gunz Lazar Tatsuhisa Suzuki Graeme Cornies
Gus Grav Yūki Kaji Crispin Freeman
Hydron Soichiro Hoshi Lyon Smith
Ishizu Ishtar Sumi Shimamoto Karen Neill
Jack Atlas Takanori Hoshino Ted Lewis
Jaden Yuki Matthew Charles KENN
Jake Vallory Shintarō Ōhata Dan Petronijevic
Joey Wheeler Hiroki Takahashi Wayne Grayson
Julie Makimoto Risa Mizuno Katie Griffin
Julio Santana Tsuguo Mogami Dan Petronijevic
Kazarina Kimiko Saitō Linda Ballantyne
Kite Tenjo Koki Uchiyama Christopher Kromer
Klaus von Hertzon Takayuki Kondo Jeremy Harris
Lync Volan Matsuri Mizuguchi Rob Tinkler
Mai Valentine Haruhi Terada Erica Schroeder
Marik Ishtar / Yami Marik Tetsuya Iwanaga Johnathan Todd Ross
Marucho Marukura Ryō Hirohashi Joanne Vannicola
Masquerade Soichiro Hoshi Lyon Smith
Mira Fermin Risa Yukino Alyson Court
Mylene Farrow Fuko Saito Bailey Stocker
Nurzak Hidekatsu Shibata Hadley Kay
Odion Konta Michael Alston Baley
Reginald "Shark" Kastle Toshiki Masuda Gary Mack
Ren Krawler Hirofumi Nojima Peter Cugno
Rex Raptor Yuichi Nakamura Sam Riegel
Rio Kastle / Marin Megumi Han Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld
Runo Misaki Eri Sendai Julie Lemieux
Sellon Yuko Kaida Katie Griffin
Seto Kaiba Hikaru Midorikawa Eric Stuart
Shadow Prove Daisuke Endo Darren Frost
Shun Kazami Chihiro Suzuki Zachary Bennett
Spectra Phantom / Keith Fermin Yasuhiro Mamiya Dan Petronijevic
Stoica Mitsuki Saiga Mike Kiss
Téa Gardner Maki Saito Amy Birnbaum
Tori Meadows Mikako Komatsu Eileen Stevens
Tristan Taylor Hidehiro Kikuchi Greg Abbey
Vector / Ray Shadows Satoshi Hino Billy Bob Thompson
Vetrix Sachi Kokuryū Michael Smith
Volt Luster Tomoaki Maeno Carter Hayden
Weevil Underwood Urara Takano Jimmy Zoppi
Wiseman Tatsuhisa Suzuki Rob Tinkler
Yugi Mutō / Yami Yugi Shunsuke Kazama Dan Green
Yuma Tsukumo Tatsuku Hatanaka Eli Jay
Yusei Fudo Yuya Miyashita Greg Abbey
Zenoheld Kōji Ishii John Stocker

Gallery

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