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DM-01 Base Set
DM-01 Base Set (TCG)
Gallery: DM-01 Card Set Gallery (TCG)
Rulings: Set FAQ
Release Date: March, 2004
Next Set: DM-02 Evo-Crushinators of Doom

Base Set is the 1st booster pack in the Duel Masters TCG.


It is the first set to contain 120 cards.

There are 5 artworks for this booster pack, which include:

It has an associated deck, Duel Masters Starter Deck.

This set has a Japanese equivalent, DM-01 Base Set (OCG).


This set introduces the following races:

The Darkness and Fire civilizations each have 7 races while the Light, Water and Nature civilizations each have 6 races.


This set introduced the following keywords:

Blocker Blocker (Whenever an opponent's creature attacks, you may tap this creature to stop the attack. Then the 2 creatures battle.)
Double breaker (This creature breaks 2 shields.)
Power Attacker +N (While attacking, this creature gets +N power.)
Shield Trigger Shield trigger (When this spell is put into your hand from your shield zone, you may cast it immediately for no cost.)
Slayer (Whenever this creature battles, destroy the other creature after the battle.)


Super Rare Super Rare

Light Light

Water Water

Darkness Darkness

Fire Fire

Nature Nature


6 Cost Shield Triggers
(Each of these spells have a Mana Cost of 6 and the ​Shield Trigger "Shield Trigger" keyword. They are known as the "3 Great Shield Triggers".)

2-Cost Vanilla Creatures
(Each of these creatures have no abilities and a mana cost of 2.)



  • Unlike the Japanese printing of this set, the English release has a set icon, Dm01symbol.