About the AUEdit
In this AU, the members of the Big Four are portrayed as "Duelists" - people that take part in a monster card game known as Duels - or as "Duel Monsters" - the monsters that players summon and use in Duels. Most commonly, this AU takes place in modern times.
The Big FourEdit
Because of his bond with Toothless and is able to train, befriend and ride other dragons, Hiccup is seen specializing in dragon cards, with his Night Fury and some of the dragons that he and his friends have come across or have faced and befriend as the dragons in his deck. He can also specialize in Viking and Dragon Rider cards, for being a Viking and Dragon Rider himself. Some of the Vikings and Dragon Riders in his deck can be Duel monster versions of himself and other characters from the DreamWorks Dragons films and TV series. His duel title and nickname can be the "Night Fury" for having Toothless as his ace or trump card.
Some of the places that Hiccup and his friends have been to, items they came across or have, along with many dragons' abilities can serve as some of his spell and trap cards. While a modernized version of the Berk Dragon Training Academy serves as the Duel Academy from Yu-Gi-Oh! GX. Hiccup and his friends can also be portrayed as the Singers from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, with their dragons as the Singer Dragons, the dragon class marks (along with dragon Tribe crests) as the Mark of the Dragon "marks" and Valka's Bewilderbeast (or any other Alpha dragon) as the Crimson Dragon.
Jack would most likely have become a Duelist to impress his little sister, have someone for her to look up to and to support her, as well as dueling for fun. His deck can be of Ice monsters and Duel monster versions of himself and the Guardians. "Jack Frost" can be the nickname he earned through dueling, while "Jackson Overland" is the name he uses outside of it.
Merida would most likely be a Duelist that carries Archer, Bear and Highland or Celtic Warrior duel monsters in her deck. Her bow can serve as one of the spell equip cards that she uses with her archer monsters, while Angus is a horse monster that she lets them ride and to earn her more points in duels. The Will -O'-the-Wisps, Bear Elinor and bear cub Hamish, Hubert and Harris can also be some of the duel monsters in her card deck.
The duel monsters in Rapunzel's deck would most likely be duel monster versions of characters from Tangled (from both the film and the Television series). Mainly of Pascal, Maximus, some of the royal guards and the Pub Thugs, and even one of herself. The Golden Flower can even be used as one of her spell cards, as it heals her monsters and restores lost life points, to the duelist or the monsters on the field.
Because of his robotic skills and times as a superhero, Hiro is seen specializing in robot and superhero cards. Some of his hero monster cards can be Duel monster versions of himself and his team, while two of his robot duel monsters can be or can be based on Baymax (three Baymaxs for the three forms he takes in the film) and Megabot.
San Fransokyo Institute of Technology can serve as the Duel Academy from Yu-Gi-Oh! GX or any of the other Duel school in the YGO series, while the underground Bot Fights are used as underground Duel Battles that Hiro takes part in. So he could brush up his skills and could earn some cash, along with some champion celebrity fame among the duelists that take part in the secret, underground duels.
GoGo's need for speed and her magnetic wheeled bike - that she has been working on at SFIT - can easily make her a Turbo Duelist; and had possibily build her own Duel Runner with magnetic to make it go faster in Turbo Duels. Some of her Duel monsters can be based off of her yellow, hero suit and posses disc like weapons. "GoGo" can be the title and nickname that she earned through dueling, as well as using her (presumed) real name (Ethel) outside of it.
Because of her ice powers, Elsa is seen specializing in ice monster cards. With Olaf, Marshmallow and the Snowgies as some of the Duel monsters; there can also be a Duel monster version of herself. Her dueling can earn her the title and nickname of the "Snow Queen".
When Riley is portrayed as a Duelist, Joy, the other Emotions and Bing Bong are viewed as some of her Duel monsters; along with the other Inside Out characters that live within her mind. Riley's hockey hobby and skills can even have her specializing in hockey duel monsters and themed spell and trap cards; Riley would have traded some of her Duel Hockey cards with her friends (and hockey teammates) in Minnesota, and later continued to do so when she settled down in San Francisco and made friends with people that are also like to duel and play hockey.
Moana is a Duelist that specializes in water monsters and deck, along with a duel monster version of herself, her friends and other characters from Moana; Moana can even posse a duel monster that is a Wayfinder (based on one of her ancestors) and can use her boat as a spell card during play. The Heart of Te Fiti (as a spell card) and Te Kā (as a duel monster) can be used to summon Te Fiti to play on the field, while Maui's fishhook can be a spell card that works with him (as a duel monster).
Moana can even combined Turbo Duels and sailing to create "Sail Duels". As duelists turbo duel on water and with "Duel Sails" as water versions of Duel Runners, by placing a sail on a Duel Board and making it waterproof; a perfect way to bring Moana's love of being on the open ocean and taking part in duels together.
Fred is seen as a Duelist that specializes in lizard and superhero monsters (due to Fred being a fanboy when it comes to superhero comics, and the two lizard-like suits he wears in the Big Hero 6 film). Two of his lizard monsters can be based on his SFIT mascot uniform and his Fredzilla suit, as it is between a lizard and superhero. While some of his hero cards are based on some of his superhero action figures and some of the characters in his hero posters and from the comics in his collection. "Fredzila" can be used as the title he uses during dueling, in homage to his ace or trump monster card.
Vanellope and the other Sugar Rush Racers can serve as a group of Turbo Duelists, with their go-karts as their Duel Runners. The Duel monsters in their decks can be of Duel monster versions of themselves, the "sweet" people of Sugar Rush and be based on their sugary themes. The power ups in the Sugar Rush game can be used as some of their spell and trap cards, as most of them are used to slow down other racers. Vanellope and her fellow racers can ever be a team working together and taking turns to duel in torments, or as rivals that Turbo Duel each other to see which one of them is the best.
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