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Blake Reynolds
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Blake is a professional duelist specializing in dragon-types.

Personal data
Alias King of Dragons
Age 23-24 (Season 1)
24-25 (Season 2)
25-26 (Season 3-4)
Gender Male
Species Human
Deck Dragon
Occupation Professional Duelist
College Graduate
Morality Good
Living status Alive
Additional info
Origins
Place of origin Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Residence Domino City, Japan (currently)
Oslo, Norway (formerly)
Montreal, Canada (formerly)
Cairo, Egypt (formerly)
Date of birth 29 February 1992
Star Sign Pisces
Ethnicity Canadian-Norwegian
Nationality Canadian-Norwegian
Appearance
Hair color Blonde-white
Eye color Dark red
Skin color Tan
Height 6'5" (182 cm)
Relationships
Love interest Gianna Valente
Relatives Kylie Reynolds (younger sister)
Devon Reynolds (father)
Freya Reynolds (mother)
Aeryn Reynolds (paternal grandmother)
Partner "Shadow Mirage Dragon"
Affiliation Reynolds family
Friends Alejo García
Powers and skills
Powers Duel Spirit Communication
Skills Dueling proficiency
Weaknesses Protective over Kylie
Equipment Duel Disk
Production notes
Created by ShadowSpirit020
Appearances Trials of Darkness
Trials of Light
Trials of Dimensions
Trials of Nightmares

Blake Alejandro Reynolds (ブレーク リーノルドス Bureeku Riinorudosu) is a professional duelist. He is the oldest child and only son of Drs. Devon and Freya Reynolds, the grandson of Aeryn Reynolds, and older brother of Kylie Reynolds. He duels with a Dagon Deck, given to him by his father, and his Duel Spirit is "Shadow Mirage Dragon".

He currently lives in Domino City in a shared apartment with his best friend/duel manager Alejo García, with his girlfriend Gianna Valente visiting frequently. As his parents travel for work as archaeologists, Blake acts as Kylie's legal guardian during the time she is living with him and attending Duel Academy.

Physical description

Blake is literally a mixture of his parents, having his father's pale, blonde-white hair, and his mother's dark red eyes. His hair is shoulder-length, with the back going past his shoulders, and is rather shaggy. His ears are both pierced twice and he wears two silver bands on his middle finger and next finger.  

His casual attire consists of a black sleeveless vest over a white dress shirt with the sleeveless rolled to elbows, dark gray jeans, and red and white sneakers. He wears a dark-colored belt with a black deck case around his waist. 

Personality

Blake is very mature, making Kylie his top priority–Aria does come in second. He does everything he can for Kylie even if she doesn't want it, but she understands. He is very close to Kylie, as he pretty much took care of Kylie when their parents were called out to a dig, but still maintains a decent parent-child relationship with his parents. He also has a somewhat short temper, but it isn't bad, it only goes off if someone annoys him to great measures or if someone pisses him off (and flirts with Aria when he is standing right next to her).

He is very affectionate with Aria and will tell her that he loves her all the time. Sometimes, he is afraid Aria will leave him because back when they were dating, he wouldn't stop talking about Kylie to Aria - she told him it was alright and was happy that he was talking so highly of his sister. She never met anyone like it.

Abilities

Powers

  • Duel Spirit communication: Like his sister, Blake is able to see Duel Spirits, but unlike her, Blake's always been able to see Spirits.

Skills

  • Dueling proficiency: As a Professional Duelist, Blake is a skilled duelist. He is quickly able to adapt and change a current plan if he needs to. He is also able to adapt to change, should something not go as planned during a duel.
  • Multilingualism: With his parents' traveling work, Blake has come to learn and study various languages. He is fluent in Spanish, Canadian French, Norwegian, and English.

Equipment

  • KaibaCorp duel disk

Background

Prior to the series

Born in Almería, Andalusia, Spain, Blake is the oldest and only son of archaeologists Devon and Freya Reynolds and the older brother of Kylie. Blake got into dueling at a young age. He watched a lot of old videos of his dad's duels and also watching professional duels while waiting at the hotel while his parents were working. On his sixth birthday, his dad gifted him with his old "Dragon's Heart" Deck and the card "Shadow Mirage Dragon". Blake always knew he could see Spirits, having seen the spirit of his dad's "Decoy Dragon".

Due to his parents' jobs, the Reynolds traveled a lot, resulting in Blake and Kylie being homeschooled. With the traveling, Kylie would often hide away in the libraries, not try to interact with kids her age. Blake would try to get her to not be antisocial, but most attempts failed. Kylie didn't work on making friends. To avoid trying to make friends, Kylie would just go to the nearest library and read on the country's ancient history. While Blake would try to get her outside and not be so antisocial, most attempts didn't work. 

Blake finally was able to get Kylie out by taking her to see a Duel Monsters Tournament while they were staying in Peru. Kylie quickly got into Duel Monsters and Blake taught her everything he knew.  He later gave Kylie her first card, "Red-Eyes B. Dragon" and then helped her make a deck.

When he was eighteen, the Reynolds family was stationed in Montreal, which allowed Blake to attend the local university. Unfortunately, his parents were soon given another job, but not wanting to drag their kids to the site, they let them stay with their grandmother, Aeryn. After graduating, Blake jumped into the Dueling Professional Dueling League, with Alejo García being his duel manager.

Trials of Darkness

Blake is mentioned by Kylie in the first chapter, where it's known that he left a note for her before she went to take her Duel Exam. He also leaves a second note but isn't seen for the rest of the chapter.

Blake is first seen when he takes Kylie to the docks and sees her off to Duel Academy.  in the second chapter taking Kylie to the docks and then seeing her off to Duel Academy. He doesn't physically appear for the rest of the story but is mentioned many times by Kylie.

Relationships

Devon and Freya Reynolds

Blake has a normal parent-child relationship with his parents. Though, his relationship is much closer than with Kylie and their parents. Devon and Freya didn't do much work when Blake was growing up, it was only after Kylie was born where they were deeper into their careers. While he doesn't like it, he knows his parents are doing it for both him and Kylie.

Aeryn Reynolds

Aerwyna is Blake's paternal grandmother. While he doesn't see her very much due to his parents' job, he does call, email, and Skype her every weekend. He loves her very much and has been sending her some of his winnings since he entered the professional league. When he went to college, Aeryn let him stay with her for free, though he hated that and tried to pay back, his grandmother wouldn't let him.

Kylie Reynolds

Unlike some siblings, Blake is extremely close to Kylie. When they were younger, Blake noticed Kylie following him around all over the place, which he didn't mind. Their bond grew, even more, when Blake increased when he took her to her first Duel Monsters Tournament where Kylie got "Dark Armed Dragon". After that, he helped Kylie build her Deck.

Gianna Valente

Alejo García

Alejo is Blake's best friend and also his manager. They originally met in College, where Alejo was a new guy from another country and had trouble understanding English. Blake was his roommate and being born in Spain, picked up some things. They became close friends and took to each other as brothers. It was also Alejo that got Blake to speak with Aria. Following them graduating college, the two and Aria move to Domino City, since then that's where Blake's parents are stationed.

Deck

Blake duels with a Dragon Deck, which used to belong to his dad. Blake doesn't have the main strategy, but tends to work on summoning his ace and partner "Shadow Mirage Dragon". Since he hasn't been seen dueling yet, what he has in his deck is unknown, except for a few cards. Some of his cards, belonged to his father, Devon, before he was given the Deck on his sixth birthday.

Dragon's Heart Deck
Monsters
Normal Monsters
  • Divine Dragon Ragnarok
  • Luster Dragon
  • Luster Dragon 2
  • Ruby Dragon
Effect Monsters
  • Black Dragon Collapserpent
  • Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Evening Twilight
  • Chaos Emperor Dragon - Envoy of the End
  • Copy Dragon x2
  • Genesis Dragon
  • Lightpulsar Dragon
  • Shadow Mirage Dragon
  • Tiger Dragon
  • White Dragon Wyverburster
Extra Deck
Fusion Monsters
  • Five-Headed Dragon
Spells
  • Pot of Greed
  • Monster Reborn
  • De-Fusion (x2)
  • Polymerization (x2)
  • Mystical Space Typhoon
Traps
  • Mirror Force
  • Negate Attack
  • Burst Breath
  • Dragon's Rage
  • The Dragon's Bead
  • Royal Decree
  • Skill Drain

Name Etymology

Blake comes from Old English blæc (black, dark-complexioned) and from the Old English blāc (bright, shining, pale, wan). This tends to confuse people, due to Blake having nothing dark coloring on him. Reynolds is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Reynold", where the given name of the father, "Reynold", or "Reginald", was a Germanic name meaning "Powerful Ruler" (possibly an alteration of the Old French name Reinold). His middle name, Alejandro goes from the name "Alexander" but being the Spanish version, mostly due to being born in Spain.

Trivia

  • While attending University, Blake wasn't sure what type of major to go for, so he ended up getting one in Anthropology, just like his father. Ancient History ran in the family.
  • Blake inherited his deck from his father on his sixth birthday.
  • He was born on Leap Year.
  • He has an extremely bad habit where he stresses over things, and tend to make him sick. Gianna is working on helping him with this, but it's hard
The "Trials" series
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