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FORBIDDEN & LIMITED LISTS
Effective from August 29, 2016
UPDATED: 08/24/16
  • Cards that are "Forbidden" cannot be used in your Main Deck, Extra Deck, or Side Deck.
  • You can only have 1 copy maximum of a "Limited" card in your Main Deck, Extra Deck, and Side Deck combined.
  • You can only have 2 copies maximum of a "Semi-limited" card in your Main Deck, Extra Deck, and Side Deck combined.

The previous (effective April 11, 2016) list will remain in effect until August 28, 2016.

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect APOQLIPHORT TOWERS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLASTER, DRAGON RULER OF INFERNOS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect CHAOS EMPEROR DRAGON - ENVOY OF THE END Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER-STEIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DESTINY HERO - DISK COMMANDER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DJINN RELEASER OF RITUALS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect ELEMENTAL HERO STRATOS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FIBER JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FISHBORG BLASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAGICAL SCIENTIST Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAKYURA THE DESTRUCTOR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MIND MASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR #2 Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE DAMAGE JUGGLER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE PLUSHFIRE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL MONKEYBOARD Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Monster/Effect REDOX, DRAGON RULER OF BOULDERS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect RESCUE CAT Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SANGAN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SHURIT, STRATEGIST OF THE NEKROZ Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SUBSTITOAD Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TEMPEST, DRAGON RULER OF STORMS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TIDAL, DRAGON RULER OF WATERFALLS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TRIBE-INFECTING VIRUS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect VICTORY DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect WITCH OF THE BLACK FOREST Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect YATA-GARASU Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion EL SHADDOLL CONSTRUCT Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro BRIONAC, DRAGON OF THE ICE BARRIER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz EVILSWARM EXCITON KNIGHT Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz LAVALVAL CHAIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 16: SHOCK MASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz TELLARKNIGHT PTOLEMAEUS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz WIND-UP CARRIER ZENMAITY Forbidden Limited  
Spell BRAIN CONTROL Forbidden Limited  
Spell BUTTERFLY DAGGER - ELMA Forbidden Limited  
Spell CARD DESTRUCTION Forbidden Limited  
Spell CARD OF SAFE RETURN Forbidden Limited  
Spell CHANGE OF HEART Forbidden Limited  
Spell CHICKEN GAME Forbidden Limited  
Spell COLD WAVE Forbidden Limited  
Spell CONFISCATION Forbidden Limited  
Spell DELINQUENT DUO Forbidden Limited  
Spell DIMENSION FUSION Forbidden Limited  
Spell FUTURE FUSION Forbidden Limited  
Spell GATEWAY OF THE SIX Forbidden Limited  
Spell GIANT TRUNADE Forbidden Limited  
Spell GRACEFUL CHARITY Forbidden Limited  
Spell HARPIE'S FEATHER DUSTER Forbidden Limited  
Spell HEAVY STORM Forbidden Limited  
Spell KAISER COLOSSEUM Forbidden Limited New
Spell LAST WILL Forbidden Limited  
Spell MASS DRIVER Forbidden Limited  
Spell METAMORPHOSIS Forbidden Limited  
Spell MIRAGE OF NIGHTMARE Forbidden Limited  
Spell MONSTER REBORN Forbidden Limited  
Spell PAINFUL CHOICE Forbidden Limited  
Spell POT OF AVARICE Forbidden Limited  
Spell POT OF GREED Forbidden Limited  
Spell PREMATURE BURIAL Forbidden Limited  
Spell SNATCH STEAL Forbidden Limited  
Spell SPELLBOOK OF JUDGMENT Forbidden Limited  
Spell SUPER POLYMERIZATION Forbidden Limited  
Spell SUPER REJUVENATION Forbidden Limited  
Spell THE FORCEFUL SENTRY Forbidden Limited  
Spell WAVERING EYES Forbidden Limited  
Trap IMPERIAL ORDER Forbidden Limited  
Trap LAST TURN Forbidden Limited  
Trap RETURN FROM THE DIFFERENT DIMENSION Forbidden Limited  
Trap ROYAL OPPRESSION Forbidden Limited  
Trap SELF-DESTRUCT BUTTON Forbidden Limited  
Trap SIXTH SENSE Forbidden Limited  
Trap SOLEMN JUDGMENT Forbidden Limited  
Trap TIME SEAL Forbidden Limited  
Trap TRAP DUSTSHOOT Forbidden Limited  
Trap ULTIMATE OFFERING Forbidden Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster LEFT ARM OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster LEFT LEG OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster RIGHT ARM OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster RIGHT LEG OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster QLIPHORT SCOUT Limited  
Monster/Effect ARTIFACT MORALLTACH Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACK LUSTER SOLDIER - ENVOY OF THE BEGINNING  Limited  
Monster/Effect CIR, MALEBRANCHE OF THE BURNING ABYSS Limited Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect DANDYLION Limited  
Monster/Effect DARK ARMED DRAGON Limited  
Monster/Effect DEEP SEA DIVA Limited  
Monster/Effect EHTHER THE HEAVENLY MONARCH Limited New
Monster/Effect EXODIA THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster/Effect GENEX ALLY BIRDMAN Limited  
Monster/Effect GRAFF, MALEBRANCHE OF THE BURNING ABYSS Limited  
Monster/Effect INFERNITY ARCHFIEND Limited  
Monster/Effect INZEKTOR DRAGONFLY Limited  
Monster/Effect INZEKTOR HORNET Limited  
Monster/Effect KOZMO DARK DESTROYER Limited New
Monster/Effect LUSTER PENDULUM, THE DRACOSLAYER Limited  
Monster/Effect MAJESPECTER UNICORN - KIRIN Limited New
Monster/Effect MATHEMATICIAN Limited  
Monster/Effect NEO-SPACIAN GRAND MOLE Limited  
Monster/Effect NIGHT ASSAILANT Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL SKULLCROBAT JOKER Limited  
Monster/Effect RED-EYES DARKNESS METAL DRAGON Limited  
Monster/Effect RESCUE RABBIT Limited  
Monster/Effect TOUR GUIDE FROM THE UNDERWORLD Limited  
Monster/Effect WISDOM-EYE MAGICIAN Limited  
Monster/Ritual EVIGISHKI GUSTKRAKEN Limited  
Monster/Ritual EVIGISHKI MIND AUGUS Limited  
Monster/Ritual NEKROZ OF BRIONAC Limited  
Monster/Ritual NEKROZ OF UNICORE Limited  
Monster/Fusion ELDER ENTITY NORDEN Limited  
Monster/Fusion RITUAL BEAST ULTI-CANNAHAWK Limited  
Monster/Synchro DEWLOREN, TIGER KING OF THE ICE BARRIER Limited  
Monster/Synchro IGNISTER PROMINENCE, THE BLASTING DRACOSLAYER Limited  
Monster/Synchro TRISHULA, DRAGON OF THE ICE BARRIER Limited  
Monster/Synchro T.G. HYPER LIBRARIAN Limited  
Monster/Xyz BEATRICE, LADY OF THE ETERNAL Limited New
Spell BOOK OF MOON Limited  
Spell BURIAL FROM A DIFFERENT DIMENSION Limited  
Spell DIMENSIONAL FISSURE Limited  
Spell DIVINE WIND OF MIST VALLEY Limited  
Spell DRACO FACE‐OFF Limited  
Spell EL SHADDOLL FUSION Limited  
Spell EMERGENCY TELEPORT Limited Was Semi-Limited
Spell FINAL COUNTDOWN Limited  
Spell FOOLISH BURIAL Limited  
Spell INFERNITY LAUNCHER Limited  
Spell LIMITER REMOVAL Limited  
Spell MIND CONTROL Limited  
Spell MONSTER GATE Limited  
Spell ONE DAY OF PEACE Limited  
Spell ONE FOR ONE Limited  
Spell PANTHEISM OF THE MONARCHS Limited New
Spell PENDULUM CALL Limited New
Spell PREPARATION OF RITES Limited  
Spell RAIGEKI Limited  
Spell REASONING Limited  
Spell REINFORCEMENT OF THE ARMY Limited  
Spell REKINDLING Limited  
Spell ROYAL TRIBUTE Limited  
Spell SAQLIFICE Limited  
Spell SOUL CHARGE Limited  
Spell SYMBOL OF HERITAGE Limited  
Spell THE MONARCHS STORMFORTH Limited New
Spell UPSTART GOBLIN Limited  
Trap BOTTOMLESS TRAP HOLE Limited  
Trap COMPULSORY EVACUATION DEVICE Limited  
Trap ERADICATOR EPIDEMIC VIRUS Limited  
Trap INFERNITY BARRIER Limited  
Trap MACRO COSMOS Limited  
Trap MAGICAL EXPLOSION Limited  
Trap RING OF DESTRUCTION Limited  
Trap SKILL DRAIN Limited  
Trap SOLEMN WARNING Limited  
Trap SOUL DRAIN Limited  
Trap TORRENTIAL TRIBUTE Limited  
Trap VANITY'S EMPTINESS Limited  
Trap WALL OF REVEALING LIGHT Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect ATLANTEAN DRAGOONS Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect CARD TROOPER Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect DEBRIS DRAGON Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect HONEST Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect MAXX "C" Semi-Limited New
Monster/Effect NECROFACE Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect SUMMONER MONK Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect THUNDER KING RAI-OH Semi-Limited Was Limited
Monster/Effect WIND-UP MAGICIAN Semi-Limited Was Limited
Spell CHAIN STRIKE Semi-Limited  
Spell CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE Semi-Limited  
Spell DARK HOLE Semi-Limited  
Spell DRAGON RAVINE Semi-Limited  
Trap CEASEFIRE Semi-Limited  
Trap OJAMA TRIO Semi-Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Fusion THOUSAND-EYES RESTRICT No longer on list Was Limited
Spell ALLURE OF DARKNESS No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Spell GOLD SARCOPHAGUS No longer on list Was Limited

 

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