The battle chests in Dokapon DX. Note that red says "Sword" while blue says "Shield."

Battle Cards are the cards that a player picks at the start of a turn in a Battle. They determine which side is attacking first and which side is defending first. The only way to know what the Battle Cards are before choosing one is by using a Reveal.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

In Oukoku IV[edit | edit source]

The cards are large, and they have a weapon and a shield. If you get the sword you go first, and the shield makes you go last.

In 3-2-1[edit | edit source]

This time, the cards are smaller. They are redesigned, and the shield has an up arrow on it.

In Ikari No Tekken[edit | edit source]

Battle Cards are Flipping Coins. They have a sword and a shield engraved into them. Look closely at the coin to see if you go first or last.

Dokapon DX[edit | edit source]

A shield and a sword are hiding in the chests. You can also use reveal to see the color easily. Red = First, Blue = Last.

Dokapon the World[edit | edit source]

Battle Cards in Dokapon the World

The Battle Cards are back and redesigned. They flip after pressing Circle.

Dokapon Journey[edit | edit source]

The Sword and Shield have returned. First now says "Attack", and Last now says "Defend". Reveal now fully shows the cards to you, and you can select a card instead of swapping.

Dokapon UP! Mugen no Roulette[edit | edit source]

Unlike previous games, the player doesn't have an opportunity to pick a battle card at the start of a battle. Instead, one is assigned to the player at random.

Strategies[edit | edit source]

There are no actual strategies (except for using Reveals). Thus, they are almost luck-based.

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