Yu-Gi-Oh! Limited and Forbidden Card Lists

Effective from April 15, 2024

  • 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 next update after this will be in a few months.

The previous (January 1, 2024) list will remain in effect until April 15, 2024.

Updated: 4/15/2024

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect AGIDO THE ANCIENT SENTINEL Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect ARTIFACT SCYTHE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BARRIER STATUE OF THE STORMWINDS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACKWING – GOFU THE VAGUE SHADOW Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLOCK DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER-STEIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DANDYLION Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DJINN RELEASER OF RITUALS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect ECLIPSE WYVERN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect EVA Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FAIRY TAIL – SNOW Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FIBER JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FISHBORG BLASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect GLOW-UP BULB Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect GRINDER GOLEM Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect KELBEK THE ANCIENT VANGUARD Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect LEVEL EATER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAGICAL SCIENTIST Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MATHMECH CIRCULAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAXX "C" Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MIND MASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE PLUSHFIRE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PHOENIXIAN CLUSTER AMARYLLIS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect RONINTOADIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SPYRAL MASTER PLAN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect THE TYRANT NEPTUNE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect VICTORY DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion ELDER ENTITY NORDEN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion SUPREME KING DRAGON STARVING VENOM Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion TEARLAMENTS KITKALLOS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro BARONNE DE FLEUR Forbidden Limited New
Monster/Synchro BORRELOAD SAVAGE DRAGON Forbidden Limited New
Monster/Synchro CHAOS RULER, THE CHAOTIC MAGICAL DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro TEMPEST MAGICIAN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz KASHTIRA ARISE-HEART Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz LAVALVAL CHAIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz M-X-SABER INVOKER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 16: SHOCK MASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 42: GALAXY TOMAHAWK Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 86: HEROIC CHAMPION – RHONGOMYNIAD Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 89: DIABLOSIS THE MIND HACKER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER 95: GALAXY-EYES DARK MATTER DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz NUMBER S0: UTOPIC ZEXAL Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz OUTER ENTITY AZATHOT Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz TRUE KING OF ALL CALAMITIES Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz WIND-UP CARRIER ZENMAITY Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz ZOODIAC BROADBULL Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz ZOODIAC DRIDENT Forbidden Limited  
Spell BRILLIANT FUSION Forbidden Limited  
Spell BUTTERFLY DAGGER – ELMA Forbidden Limited  
Spell CARD OF SAFE RETURN Forbidden Limited  
Spell COLD WAVE Forbidden Limited  
Spell CONFISCATION Forbidden Limited  
Spell DELINQUENT DUO Forbidden Limited  
Spell DIMENSION FUSION Forbidden Limited  
Spell GIANT TRUNADE Forbidden Limited  
Spell GRACEFUL CHARITY Forbidden Limited  
Spell HEAVY STORM Forbidden Limited  
Spell KAISER COLOSSEUM Forbidden Limited  
Spell LAST WILL Forbidden Limited  
Spell MASS DRIVER Forbidden Limited  
Spell METAMORPHOSIS Forbidden Limited  
Spell MIRAGE OF NIGHTMARE Forbidden Limited  
Spell MYSTIC MINE Forbidden Limited  
Spell PAINFUL CHOICE Forbidden Limited  
Spell POT OF GREED Forbidden Limited  
Spell PREMATURE BURIAL Forbidden Limited  
Spell SMOKE GRENADE OF THE THIEF Forbidden Limited  
Spell SOUL CHARGE Forbidden Limited  
Spell THAT GRASS LOOKS GREENER Forbidden Limited  
Spell THE FORCEFUL SENTRY Forbidden Limited  
Spell ZOODIAC BARRAGE Forbidden Limited  
Trap APPOINTER OF THE RED LOTUS Forbidden Limited  
Trap BRANDED EXPULSION Forbidden Limited  
Trap IMPERIAL ORDER Forbidden Limited  
Trap LAST TURN Forbidden Limited  
Trap RED REBOOT Forbidden Limited  
Trap ROYAL OPPRESSION Forbidden Limited  
Trap SELF-DESTRUCT BUTTON Forbidden Limited  
Trap SIXTH SENSE Forbidden Limited  
Trap SUMMON LIMIT Forbidden Limited New
Trap TRAP DUSTSHOOT Forbidden Limited  
Trap ULTIMATE OFFERING Forbidden Limited  
Trap VANITY’S EMPTINESS Forbidden Limited  
Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster LEFT ARM OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited Limited  
Monster LEFT LEG OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited Limited  
Monster RIGHT ARM OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited Limited  
Monster RIGHT LEG OF THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect ARCHNEMESES PROTOS Limited Limited Was Forbidden
Monster/Effect ASTROGRAPH SORCERER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACK DRAGON COLLAPSERPENT Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect BLASTER, DRAGON RULER OF INFERNOS Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect BYSTIAL MAGNAMHUT Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER JAR Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? JACKALOPE? Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? TSUCHINOKO? Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect DARK GREPHER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect EXODIA THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect KELDO THE SACRED PROTECTOR Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect LUNALIGHT TIGER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect MAJESPECTER UNICORN – KIRIN Limited Limited Was Forbidden
Monster/Effect MISCELLANEOUSAURUS Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect MUDORA THE SWORD ORACLE Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL MONKEYBOARD Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect PHANTOM SKYBLASTER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect PSY-FRAMEGEAR GAMMA Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect RED ROSE DRAGON Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect REDOX, DRAGON RULER OF BOULDERS Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect RESCUE-ACE AIR LIFTER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect SUBSTITOAD Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect TEARLAMENTS HAVNIS Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect TEARLAMENTS MERRLI Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect TEARLAMENTS SCHEIREN Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect TEMPEST, DRAGON RULER OF STORMS Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect TIDAL, DRAGON RULER OF WATERFALLS Limited Limited Was Forbidden
Monster/Effect UNCHAINED SOUL OF SHARVARA Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect WHITE DRAGON WYVERBURSTER Limited Limited  
Monster/Effect ZOODIAC RATPIER Limited Limited  
Monster/Fusion GEM-KNIGHT MASTER DIAMOND Limited Limited  
Monster/Fusion THUNDER DRAGON COLOSSUS Limited Limited Was Forbidden
Monster/Synchro ANCIENT FAIRY DRAGON Limited Limited  
Monster/Synchro DENGLONG, FIRST OF THE YANG ZING Limited Limited  
Monster/Synchro IB THE WORLD CHALICE JUSTICIAR Limited Limited  
Monster/Synchro PSY-FRAMELORD OMEGA Limited Limited  
Monster/Synchro T.G. HYPER LIBRARIAN Limited Limited  
Monster/Xyz BEATRICE, LADY OF THE ETERNAL Limited Limited  
Monster/Xyz DAIGUSTO EMERAL Limited Limited  
Spell CALLED BY THE GRAVE Limited Limited  
Spell CARD DESTRUCTION Limited Limited  
Spell CARD OF DEMISE Limited Limited  
Spell CHAIN STRIKE Limited Limited  
Spell CHANGE OF HEART Limited Limited  
Spell CHAOS SPACE Limited Limited  
Spell CHICKEN GAME Limited Limited Was Forbidden
Spell DIVINE WIND OF MIST VALLEY Limited Limited  
Spell DRAGONIC DIAGRAM Limited Limited  
Spell FINAL COUNTDOWN Limited Limited  
Spell FOOLISH BURIAL Limited Limited  
Spell GATEWAY OF THE SIX Limited Limited  
Spell GOLD SARCOPHAGUS Limited Limited  
Spell HARPIE’S FEATHER DUSTER Limited Limited  
Spell INFERNITY LAUNCHER Limited Limited  
Spell INSTANT FUSION Limited Limited  
Spell INTO THE VOID Limited Limited  
Spell MONSTER GATE Limited Limited  
Spell MONSTER REBORN Limited Limited  
Spell ONE DAY OF PEACE Limited Limited  
Spell ONE FOR ONE Limited Limited  
Spell REASONING Limited Limited  
Spell SEKKA’S LIGHT Limited Limited  
Spell SET ROTATION Limited Limited  
Spell SLASH DRAW Limited Limited  
Spell SNATCH STEAL Limited Limited  
Spell TERRAFORMING Limited Limited  
Trap ANTI-SPELL FRAGRANCE Limited Limited New
Trap GOZEN MATCH Limited Limited  
Trap MAGICAL EXPLOSION Limited Limited  
Trap NATURIA SACRED TREE Limited Limited  
Trap RIVALRY OF WARLORDS Limited Limited  
Trap THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE Limited Limited  
Trap TIME SEAL Limited Limited  
Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect ARMAGEDDON KNIGHT Semi-Limited Semi-Limited Was Limited
Monster/Effect DINOWRESTLER PANKRATOPS Semi-Limited Semi-Limited  
Spell LIGHTNING STORM Semi-Limited Semi-Limited  
Spell PURRELY DELICIOUS MEMORY Semi-Limited Semi-Limited Was Limited
Spell PURRELY SLEEPY MEMORY Semi-Limited Semi-Limited  
Spell RUNICK FOUNTAIN Semi-Limited Semi-Limited  


Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect DESTINY HERO – MALICIOUS No longer on list No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect ORCUST HARP HORROR No longer on list No longer on list Was Limited
Monster/Effect SPEEDROID TERRORTOP No longer on list No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Spell SKY STRIKER MOBILIZE – ENGAGE! No longer on list No longer on list Was Semi-Limited