Brayden Cross
Personal data
Nicknames Bray
Age 17 (Season 1)
18 (Season 2)
19 (Season 3-4)
Gender Male
Species Human
Deck "Lord of the Storm"
Occupation Student of Duel Academy
Morality Good
Living status Missing
Additional info
Place of origin Unknown
Residence Duel Academy (last seen)
Nationality Japanese
Hair color Reddish-brown
Eye color Hazelnut orange
Skin color Average
Love interest Roxanne di Angelo
Relatives Unnamed aunt
Affiliation Duel Academy
Friends Zane Truesdale, Atticus Rhodes, Roxy di Angelo
Powers and skills
Skills Dueling proficiency
Equipment Academy-Issued Duel Disk
Production notes
Created by ShadowSpirit020
Appearances Trials of Darkness
Chaos of The Light
The Dark Dimensions
Nightmare of Darkness

Brayden Cross is a Slifer Red student who went missing in his first year at the same time as Atticus Rhodes, Roxanne di Angelo, Brynn Kjellberg, and many others. He duels with a WIND-based deck and is the childhood best friend and love interest of Roxanne di Angelo.

Physical description

Brayden is a tall young man, same height as Zane, with reddish-brown hair, which was more brown than red, with hazelnut orange eyes that stood out against his hair color.


Not much is known about Brayden's personality, but per Zane he was very quiet and kept to himself. The only people he'd actually really talk to was Zane and Roxy.

In addition, he is incredibility shy when it comes to feelings and love.


Prior to the series

Not much is known about his past only that his best friend is Roxy di Angelo and was raised by his aunt.

Trials of Darkness

While not mentioned by name, Brayden is mentioned by Zane while talking to Alexis Rhodes about Atticus.

Brayden is officially mentioned by name when Gerald is looking through the files of the missing students.


Brayden duels with a "Lord of the Storm" Deck. A deck that is based off the element of WIND.

Normal Monsters

  • Sonic Duck
  • Harpie Girl

Effect Monsters

  • Simorgh, Bird of Divinity
  • Sonic Shooter
  • Flying Kamakiri #1
  • Bladefly
  • Birdface
  • Silpheed
  • Lady Ninja Yae
  • Roc from the Valley of Haze
  • Harpie Lady 1
  • Harpie Lady 2
  • Harpie Lady 3
  • Harpie Lady Sisters
  • Swift Birdman Joe
  • Harpie's Pet Baby Dragon
  • Harpie's Pet Dragon
  • Lightning, Dragon of Drafts
  • Tempest, Dragon of Storms

Spell cards

  • Card Desctruction
  • Mystical Space Typhoon
  • Nobleman of Crossout
  • Elegant Egotist
  • Heavy Storm
  • Reload
  • Harpies' Hunting Ground
  • Triange Ecstasy Spark
  • Lightning Vortex

Trap cards

  • Hysteric Party
  • Aqua Chorus
  • Dust Tornado
  • Call of the Haunted
  • Magic Jammer
  • Dark Coffin
  • Reckless Greek
  • Sakuretsu Armor
  • Ninjitsu Art of Transformation
  • Icarus Attack


  • Brayden was originally named Kurai and was going to be Jaden and Seina Yuki's older brother.
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