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I find it hilarious that you found Duke as weak link. He's #3 representative. Also his stats are very high.
I think Atobe & Yuki can rally against Kin-chan & Duke. Even if Kin-chan activates PoP. But I can't determine which pair is stronger here. But if someone gets Yipped then I think Yuki & Atobe will take this.
We talked about this before that Atobe Kingdom would be defeated by PoP or the Kishin Aura.
Duke of course is extremely strong, but I'm pretty sure PoP Kin-Chan would out class Duke. I think it's valid to say PoP Kin-Chan could beat Atobe and Yuki seeing as Ryoma toned down the speed of PoP and it was still too great for Yukimura.
Kin-Chan has improved an incredible amount and at the nationals he was playing evenly with Ryoma. Kin-Chan's PoP power and speed would destroy both Atobe and Yukimura just because the power and speed would be too great for them to handle.
Duke is as fast as Kamio and Kenya, has as much tech as Sanada and Ryoma, mental as much as Tezuka (...that guy that always injured himself in order to win points) and more stamina than Kaidoh.
I wouldn't say he ¨only has power¨ or that he's the no. 3 just cause he's the no.1's right hand.
I highly doubt either Yukimura or Atobe would be overwhelmed by Kenya's speed. Atobe wasn't overwhelmed by Mouri's speed who has the same as that of Kenya, and Yukimura hasn't been overwhelmed by anything (except PoP)
Both Yukimura and Atobe have better technique than Sanada and Ryoma and Yukimura has better mental than Tezuka. Atobe has slightly less mental but again I doubt it would be a problem in dealing with Duke.
I genuinely don't understand why Yukimura's stamina is so low (comparatively), but in doubles I don't think it would be a huge problem.
As for him only getting the spot because he is the number one's right hand, that's my opinion slipping in. I think he is not a the level of the Top 5. Ryoga and Oni, I think, are better than Duke. I can never figure out how to judge power players, my bad.