Yu-Gi-Oh!

LIMITED & FORBIDDEN CARDS

Effective from April 1, 2015

  • 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.

Please also note that in addition to the restrictions below, certain cards may not be legal for play in your region.
To see which cards are affected, please check the Card Legality page.


Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Chaos Emperor Dragon - Envoy of the End Forbidden Limited
Cyber Jar Forbidden Limited
Cyber-Stein Forbidden Limited
Dark Magician of Chaos Forbidden Limited
Destiny Hero - Disk Commander Forbidden Limited
Elemental Hero Stratos Forbidden Limited
Fiber Jar Forbidden Limited
Fishborg Blaster Forbidden Limited
Magical Scientist Forbidden Limited
Makyura the Destructor Forbidden Limited
Mind Master Forbidden Limited
Morphing Jar Forbidden Limited
Morphing Jar #2 Forbidden Limited
Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Rescue Cat Forbidden Limited
Sangan Forbidden Limited
Substitoad Forbidden Limited
Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Tribe-Infecting Virus Forbidden Limited
Victory Dragon Forbidden Limited
Witch of the Black Forest Forbidden Limited
Yata-Garasu Forbidden Limited
Thousand-Eyes Restrict Forbidden Limited
Brionac, Dragon of the Ice Barrier Forbidden Limited
Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier Forbidden Limited
Number 16: Shock Master Forbidden Limited
Wind-Up Carrier Zenmaity Forbidden Limited
Brain Control Forbidden Limited
Butterfly Dagger - Elma Forbidden Limited
Card Destruction Forbidden Limited
Card of Safe Return Forbidden Limited
Change of Heart Forbidden Limited
Cold Wave Forbidden Limited
Confiscation Forbidden Limited
Delinquent Duo Forbidden Limited
Dimension Fusion Forbidden Limited
Future Fusion Forbidden Limited
Gateway of the Six Forbidden Limited
Giant Trunade Forbidden Limited
Graceful Charity Forbidden Limited
Harpie's Feather Duster Forbidden Limited
Heavy Storm Forbidden Limited
Last Will Forbidden Limited
Mass Driver Forbidden Limited
Metamorphosis Forbidden Limited
Mirage of Nightmare Forbidden Limited
Monster Reborn Forbidden Limited
Painful Choice Forbidden Limited
Pot of Avarice Forbidden Limited
Pot of Greed Forbidden Limited
Premature Burial Forbidden Limited
Snatch Steal Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Spellbook of Judgment Forbidden Limited
Super Polymerization Forbidden Limited
Super Rejuvenation Forbidden Limited
The Forceful Sentry Forbidden Limited
Imperial Order Forbidden Limited
Last Turn Forbidden Limited
Return from the Different Dimension Forbidden Limited
Royal Oppression Forbidden Limited
Self-Destruct Button Forbidden Limited
Sixth Sense Forbidden Limited
Solemn Judgment Forbidden Limited
Time Seal Forbidden Limited
Trap Dustshoot Forbidden Limited
Ultimate Offering Forbidden Limited


Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Left Arm of the Forbidden One Limited
Left Leg of the Forbidden One Limited
Right Arm of the Forbidden One Limited
Right Leg of the Forbidden One Limited
Artifact Moralltach Limited
Atlantean Dragoons Limited
Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Beginning Limited
Dandylion Limited
Dark Armed Dragon Limited
Debris Dragon Limited
Deep Sea Diva Limited
Exodia the Forbidden One Limited
Genex Ally Birdman Limited
Glow-Up Bulb Limited
Infernity Archfiend Limited
Inzektor Dragonfly Limited
Inzektor Hornet Limited
Neo-Spacian Grand Mole Limited
Night Assailant Limited
Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon Limited
Rescue Rabbit Limited
Sinister Serpent Limited Was Forbidden
Thunder King Rai-Oh Limited
Tour Guide From the Underworld Limited New
Wind-Up Magician Limited
Evigishki Gustkraken Limited
Evigishki Mind Augus Limited
Dark Strike Fighter Limited
Dewloren, Tiger King of the Ice Barrier Limited
T.G. Hyper Librarian Limited
Allure of Darkness Limited
Book of Moon Limited
Burial From a Different Dimension Limited
Dimensional Fissure Limited
Divine Wind of Mist Valley Limited
Dragon Ravine Limited Was Forbidden
Final Countdown Limited
Foolish Burial Limited
Gold Sarcophagus Limited
Infernity Launcher Limited
Limiter Removal Limited
Mind Control Limited
Monster Gate Limited
One Day of Peace Limited
One for One Limited
Preparation of Rites Limited New
Raigeki Limited
Rekindling Limited
Royal Tribute Limited
Saqlifice Limited New
Soul Charge Limited
Spellbook of Fate Limited
Symbol of Heritage Limited New
Temple of the Kings Limited Was Forbidden
Bottomless Trap Hole Limited
Compulsory Evacuation Device Limited
Crush Card Virus Limited Was Forbidden
Eradicator Epidemic Virus Limited
Exchange of the Spirit Limited Was Forbidden
Geargiagear Limited
Infernity Barrier Limited
Macro Cosmos Limited
Magical Explosion Limited
Ring of Destruction Limited Was Forbidden
Skill Drain Limited New
Solemn Warning Limited
Soul Drain Limited
Torrential Tribute Limited
Vanity's Emptiness Limited New
Wall of Revealing Light Limited


Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Qliphort Scout Semi-limited New
Card Trooper Semi-limited
Chaos Sorcerer Semi-limited
Honest Semi-limited
Necroface Semi-limited
Summoner Monk Semi-limited
Tragoedia Semi-limited
Nekroz of Brionac Semi-limited New
Legendary Six Samurai-Shi En Semi-limited Was Limited
Advanced Ritual Art Semi-limited
Chain Strike Semi-limited
Charge of the Light Brigade Semi-limited Was Limited
Dark Hole Semi-limited
Sacred Sword of Seven Stars Semi-limited Was Limited
Ceasefire Semi-limited
Ojama Trio Semi-limited


Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Brotherhood of the Fire Fist - Spirit No longer on list Was Limited
Burner, Dragon Ruler of Sparks No longer on list Was Forbidden
Gladiator Beast Bestiari No longer on list Was Limited
Gorz The Emissary of Darkness No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Lightning, Dragon Ruler of Drafts No longer on list Was Forbidden
Lonefire Blossom No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Reactan, Dragon Ruler of Pebbles No longer on list Was Forbidden
Stream, Dragon Ruler of Drafts No longer on list Was Forbidden
Goyo Guardian No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Hieratic Seal of Convocation No longer on list Was Semi-Limited


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