Effective from January 1, 2015 to March 31, 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 Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect Burner, Dragon Ruler of Sparks 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 Dark Magician of Chaos Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Destiny Hero - Disk Commander Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Elemental Hero Stratos Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Fiber Jar Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Fishborg Blaster Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Lightning, Dragon Ruler of Drafts 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 Reactan, Dragon Ruler of Pebbles Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Rescue Cat Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Sangan Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Sinister Serpent Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Stream, Dragon Ruler of Droplets Forbidden Limited
Monster/Effect Substitoad 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 Thousand-Eyes Restrict Forbidden Limited
Monster/Synchro Brionac, Dragon of the Ice Barrier Forbidden Limited
Monster/Synchro Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier Forbidden Limited
Monster/Xyz Number 16: Shock Master 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 Cold Wave Forbidden Limited
Spell Confiscation Forbidden Limited
Spell Delinquent Duo Forbidden Limited
Spell Dimension Fusion Forbidden Limited
Spell Dragon Ravine 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 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 Spellbook of Judgment Forbidden Limited
Spell Super Polymerization Forbidden Limited Was Limited
Spell Super Rejuvenation Forbidden Limited
Spell Temple of the Kings Forbidden Limited
Spell The Forceful Sentry Forbidden Limited
Trap Crush Card Virus Forbidden Limited
Trap Exchange of the Spirit Forbidden Limited
Trap Imperial Order Forbidden Limited
Trap Last Turn Forbidden Limited
Trap Return from the Different Dimension Forbidden Limited
Trap Ring of Destruction 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/Effect Artifact Moralltach Limited New
Monster/Effect Atlantean Dragoons Limited
Monster/Effect Black Luster Soldier - Envoy of the Beginning Limited
Monster/Effect Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos Limited
Monster/Effect Brotherhood of the Fire Fist - Spirit Limited
Monster/Effect Dandylion Limited
Monster/Effect Dark Armed Dragon Limited
Monster/Effect Debris Dragon Limited
Monster/Effect Deep Sea Diva Limited
Monster/Effect Exodia the Forbidden One Limited
Monster/Effect Genex Ally Birdman Limited
Monster/Effect Gladiator Beast Bestiari Limited
Monster/Effect Glow-Up Bulb Limited
Monster/Effect Infernity Archfiend Limited
Monster/Effect Inzektor Dragonfly Limited
Monster/Effect Inzektor Hornet Limited
Monster/Effect Neo-Spacian Grand Mole Limited
Monster/Effect Night Assailant Limited
Monster/Effect Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon Limited
Monster/Effect Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders Limited
Monster/Effect Rescue Rabbit Limited
Monster/Effect Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms Limited
Monster/Effect Thunder King Rai-Oh Limited
Monster/Effect Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls Limited
Monster/Effect Wind-Up Magician Limited
Monster/Ritual Evigishki Gustkraken Limited
Monster/Ritual Evigishki Mind Augus Limited
Monster/Synchro Dark Strike Fighter Limited Was Forbidden
Monster/Synchro Dewloren, Tiger King of the Ice Barrier Limited
Monster/Synchro Legendary Six Samurai - Shi En Limited
Monster/Synchro T.G. Hyper Librarian Limited
Spell Allure of Darkness Limited
Spell Book of Moon Limited
Spell Burial From a Different Dimension Limited
Spell Charge of the Light Brigade Limited
Spell Dimensional Fissure Limited
Spell Divine Wind of Mist Valley Limited
Spell Final Countdown Limited
Spell Foolish Burial Limited
Spell Gold Sarcophagus 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 Raigeki Limited
Spell Rekindling Limited
Spell Royal Tribute Limited
Spell Sacred Sword of Seven Stars Limited
Spell Snatch Steal Limited Was Forbidden
Spell Soul Charge Limited
Spell Spellbook of Fate Limited
Trap Bottomless Trap Hole Limited
Trap Compulsory Evacuation Device Limited
Trap Eradicator Epidemic Virus Limited
Trap Geargiagear Limited
Trap Infernity Barrier Limited
Trap Macro Cosmos Limited
Trap Magical Explosion Limited
Trap Solemn Warning Limited
Trap Soul Drain Limited
Trap Torrential Tribute Limited
Trap Wall of Revealing Light Limited

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect Card Trooper Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Chaos Sorcerer Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Gorz the Emissary of Darkness Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Honest Semi-limited Was Limited
Monster/Effect Lonefire Blossom Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Necroface Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Summoner Monk Semi-limited
Monster/Effect Tragoedia Semi-limited
Monster/Synchro Goyo Guardian Semi-limited Was Limited
Spell Advanced Ritual Art Semi-limited
Spell Chain Strike Semi-limited
Spell Dark Hole Semi-limited Was Limited
Spell Hieratic Seal of Convocation Semi-limited
Trap Ceasefire Semi-limited
Trap Ojama Trio Semi-limited

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect Blackwing - Gale the Whirlwind No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect Mermail Abyssgunde No longer on list Was Limited
Monster/Effect Reborn Tengu No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Spell Reasoning No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Trap The Transmigration Prophecy No longer on list Was Semi-Limited

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