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DM-01 Base Set
デュエル・マスターズ: 基本編
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Translation: Duel Masters: Basic Saga
Gallery: DM-01 Card Set Gallery (OCG)
Rulings: Set FAQ
Release Date: May 30, 2002
Next Set: DM-02 Master of Evolution
Block: Beginner's Block

Base Set is the 1st booster pack in the OCG.


It is the first set to contain 120 cards.

Astrocomet Dragon is seen on this booster pack illustration.

It has an associated deck, DMS-01 Duel Masters Starter Deck.

This set has a TCG equivalent, DM-01 Base Set.


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.)


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

2-Cost Vanilla Creatures
(A cycle of Vanilla creatures that cost 2 mana.)


  • This is the only main set without a set symbol. This was changed in the English release.
  • All cards in this set have large text without ■ pointers. (Similar to Magic: The Gathering card text.)
  • All Nature creatures with the Common rarity in this set are Beast Folk.