Kaijudo (怪獣道) is also known as “the Way of the Strange Beast". "Kaiju" means "Strange Beast" and "do" means "way of".
In the Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters series, monks who train in the art of Kaijudo are known as Duelists.
- Acolyte — Entry level Duelist. Are taught to summon creatures & control them, as well as other dueling basics.
- Adept — Second level of Duelist. Are taught to cast spells.
- Specialist — Second highest of Duelist. Some of them work as Outpost Guardians in different parts of the world.
- Duel Master — The highest level for a Duelist. The Temple is lead by one Duel Master for each civilization.