All hope seems lost when no deck is found. Bohman declares he will regain his body should he win. As Playmaker brings out his Ritual Monster, Cyberse Magician, Blood Shepherd counters it and pushes Playmaker into a corner. Soulburner performs Reincarnation Link Summon to summon another copy of Heatleo and uses its effect to defeat Gore, but Go manages to use his monster's effect to prevent Heatleo from attacking. To counterattack, Windy uses Storm Access in a Master Duel, which makes Playmaker and Ai realize that Windy is involved with Bohman and knows Jin's whereabouts. Playmaker tries to talk some sense into Varis, but to no avail.
Kolter saves Yusaku and advises him to stop by Café Nom. Ai finds Linkuriboh remains there. This disappoints Soulburner, who reveals that he admires the old Gore that gave him courage to move on by defeating the people responsible for the Lost Incident. Meanwhile, despite Playmaker's best effort, Haru and Bohman successfully escaped by entering the restricted area. Playmaker demands the return of Jin Kusanagi's consciousness if he wins.
Soulburner brings out Salamangreat Healeo and prepares to counterattack, while Blue Girl prevents Heatleo's ability and drives Soulburner into a corner. Inside the dungeon, they are forced to pass a duel quiz to obtain the deck, where they see a Knight of Hanoi lose helplessly to the guardian. Bohman reveals his backstory of being a Lost Incident victim and claims he is the real Yusaku, while Playmaker is a clone. Yami Yugi Yugi was born at completely millennium game. As Takeru expresses his fascination with the work Yusaku and Kolter have done together, Ai and Flame eagerly ask Kolter to tell them how they met.
Unwilling to compromise with them, Blue Girl and Soulburner prepare to duel, while Playmaker goes after Bohman. Blood Shepherd brings out his ace monster, Battledrone General, and he prepares for his offense against Playmaker. The two commence a Master Duel with Bohman bringing out a new monster, Twin Hydradrive Knight, while Playmaker brings out Update Jammer and Linkuriboh to deal damage to Bohman. Ai finds Windy's palace, where he encounters Windy as well as the Light Ignis known as Lightning. At school, Soulburner's real life, Takeru Homura, and Flame, approaches Yusaku and Ai. Ai remembers his interactions with Earth and Aqua and notes that Earth's deck reflects his feelings for Aqua. It is the sixth anime series.
Playmaker feels something bad is going to happen soon. At a hospital, Jin is attacked by an unknown assailant, who stole his consciousness. The series follows Yusaku Fujiki. Ai decides to help Playmaker find a way for humans and Ignis to coexist. Playmaker makes his comeback by summoning Clock Lizard, Cyberse Clock Dragon using 4 monsters, and uses Clock Lizard's effect to reduce all of Invalid Dolmen's attack points to zero. They decide to investigate and fall pray to a trap set by Blood Shepherd. Before the duel could commence between them, a duelist named Soulburner appears with the fire Ignis, Flame.
Playmaker brings out Cyberse Clock Dragon to counterattack, which manages to deal Earth damage. Yusaku calls himself Playmaker, where he is the emissary of revenge against the Knights of Hanoi. While Playmaker faces Bohman once more, Soulburner chases after Jin and Lightning. Bohman unexpectedly uses Storm Access in a Master Duel to bring out Trident Hydradrive Lord and pushes Playmaker into a corner. Flame is unable to predict Gore's strategy as he has changed his deck from Gouki to Dinowrestler deck. Playmaker brings out Detonate Deleter to destroy Twin Hydradrive Knight and deals significant damage.
Following his rescue from the Hanoi Project and learning that his parents died searching for him, Takeru becomes depressed and closed off over the years, while his grandfather encourages him to move forward and away from his past. Varis begins his duel against Windy. Blue Gal uses her new skill, Trickstar Gig, to bring out the fusion monster Trickstar Band Sweet Guitar and prepares to finish Soulburner off, who counters by fusion summoning Salamangreat Violet Chimera to finish her off. Meanwhile, Varis, Specter, Faust, and Dr. Both manage to find the deck. While chasing the assailant, Ai and Linkuriboh return to Playmaker's duel disk and assist him in dueling the mysterious duelist, by giving him new cards. Windy agrees to help on the condition of stopping Ghost Gal and Blue Girl.
Playmaker confronts Haru and the new Bohman. Playmaker is close to reach the gate to where the enemies have disappeared to, but he is intercepted by Blood Shepherd. As Windy is heavily damaged by the virus, Lightning and his group retreats with Playmaker and Soulburner chasing after them. Varis remarks that the Ignis created the gate with the intention of regrouping with one another and to be wary of Playmaker's recent mastery of Ritual and Fusion Summoning. Flame encourages Takeru to do the same.
And on the island Pegasus, after defeating Pegasus, Yami Yugi Pegasus is talked about the evil of the treasures thousands of years. Blue Gal seals away Soulburner's Burning Draw skill. They proclaim that it is the strongest weapon against the Knights of Hanoi and a symbol of their bond. Takeru goes to see Kolter himself, while Ai crashes into him with his drone and reveals this feature to Takeru and Flame. Varis emphasizes that the Ignis do not care about coexisting with humans and actually encourage hostility.