Yu-Gi-Oh! Limited and Forbidden Card Lists

Effective from October 14th, 2019 | UPDATED: 10/9/2019

  • 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 no sooner than January 13, 2019.

The previous (Effective July 15, 2019) list will remain in effect until October 14, 2019.

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect ASTROGRAPH SORCERER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACKWING - GOFU THE VAGUE SHADOW Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLASTER, DRAGON RULER OF INFERNOS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DANDYLION Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DJINN RELEASER OF RITUALS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect DOUBLE IRIS MAGICIAN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect ECLIPSE WYVERN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FAIRY TAIL - SNOW Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FIBER JAR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect FISHBORG BLASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect GRINDER GOLEM Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect LEVEL EATER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAGICAL SCIENTIST Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAJESPECTER UNICORN - KIRIN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAKYURA THE DESTRUCTOR Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MASTER PEACE, THE TRUE DRACOSLAYING KING Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAXX "C" Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MIND MASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR #2 Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE PLUSHFIRE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL MONKEYBOARD Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL SKULLCROBAT JOKER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PHOENIXIAN CLUSTER AMARYLLIS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect REDOX, DRAGON RULER OF BOULDERS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SAMSARA LOTUS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SUBSTITOAD Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect THE TYRANT NEPTUNE Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TIDAL, DRAGON RULER OF WATERFALLS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TRIBE-INFECTING VIRUS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TRUE KING LITHOSAGYM, THE DISASTER Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect VICTORY DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect YATA-GARASU Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion ELDER ENTITY NORDEN Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Fusion SUPREME KING DRAGON STARVING VENOM Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro ANCIENT FAIRY DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro DENGLONG, FIRST OF THE YANG ZING 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 95: GALAXY-EYES DARK MATTER DRAGON Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz TELLARKNIGHT PTOLEMAEUS Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz WIND-UP CARRIER ZENMAITY Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz ZOODIAC BROADBULL Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Xyz ZOODIAC DRIDENT Forbidden Limited  
Spell BUTTERFLY DAGGER - ELMA 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 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  
Spell LAST WILL Forbidden Limited  
Spell MASS DRIVER Forbidden Limited  
Spell METAMORPHOSIS Forbidden Limited  
Spell MIRAGE OF NIGHTMARE 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 RANK-UP-MAGIC ARGENT CHAOS FORCE Forbidden Limited  
Spell SNATCH STEAL Forbidden Limited  
Spell SOUL CHARGE Forbidden Limited  
Spell SPELLBOOK OF JUDGMENT Forbidden Limited  
Spell THAT GRASS LOOKS GREENER Forbidden Limited  
Spell THE FORCEFUL SENTRY Forbidden Limited  
Spell THE PHANTOM KNIGHTS' RANK-UP-MAGIC LAUNCH 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 TIME SEAL Forbidden Limited  
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  
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 ALTERGEIST MULTIFAKER Limited  
Monster/Effect ARMAGEDDON KNIGHT Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACK DRAGON COLLAPSERPENT Limited  
Monster/Effect CIR, MALEBRANCHE OF THE BURNING ABYSS Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER-STEIN Limited  
Monster/Effect DARK GREPHER Limited  
Monster/Effect DEEP SEA DIVA Limited  
Monster/Effect DINOMIGHT KNIGHT, THE TRUE DRACOFIGHTER Limited  
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 LADY DEBUG Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR Limited  
Monster/Effect NIGHT ASSAILANT Limited  
Monster/Effect PHANTOM SKYBLASTER Limited  
Monster/Effect RED-EYES DARKNESS METAL DRAGON Limited  
Monster/Effect SALAMANGREAT GAZELLE Limited  
Monster/Effect SPEEDROID TERRORTOP Limited  
Monster/Effect SPYRAL GEAR - DRONE Limited  
Monster/Effect SPYRAL QUIK-FIX Limited  
Monster/Effect TEMPEST, DRAGON RULER OF STORMS Limited  
Monster/Effect TOUR GUIDE FROM THE UNDERWORLD Limited  
Monster/Effect WHITE DRAGON WYVERBURSTER Limited  
Monster/Effect ZOODIAC RATPIER Limited  
Monster/Ritual EVIGISHKI GUSTKRAKEN Limited  
Monster/Ritual EVIGISHKI MIND AUGUS Limited  
Monster/Ritual NEKROZ OF UNICORE Limited  
Monster/Fusion GEM-KNIGHT MASTER DIAMOND 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 PSY-FRAMELORD OMEGA Limited  
Monster/Xyz BEATRICE, LADY OF THE ETERNAL Limited  
Monster/Xyz DAIGUSTO EMERAL Limited  
Spell A HERO LIVES Limited  
Spell BOOK OF MOON Limited  
Spell BRILLIANT FUSION Limited  
Spell CARD DESTRUCTION Limited  
Spell CHAIN STRIKE Limited  
Spell DIMENSIONAL FISSURE Limited  
Spell DIVINE WIND OF MIST VALLEY Limited  
Spell DRACO FACE‐OFF Limited  
Spell EMERGENCY TELEPORT Limited  
Spell FINAL COUNTDOWN Limited  
Spell FOOLISH BURIAL Limited  
Spell GATEWAY OF THE SIX Limited  
Spell GOLD SARCOPHAGUS Limited  
Spell INFERNITY LAUNCHER Limited  
Spell MAGICAL MID-BREAKER FIELD Limited  
Spell MONSTER REBORN Limited  
Spell ONE DAY OF PEACE Limited  
Spell ONE FOR ONE Limited  
Spell PANTHEISM OF THE MONARCHS Limited  
Spell RAIGEKI Limited  
Spell REASONING Limited  
Spell REINFORCEMENT OF THE ARMY Limited  
Spell SALAMANGREAT CIRCLE Limited  
Spell SCAPEGOAT Limited  
Spell SET ROTATION Limited  
Spell SKY STRIKER MECHA - HORNET DRONES Limited  
Spell SKY STRIKER MECHA - WIDOW ANCHOR Limited New
Spell SKY STRIKER MECHA MODULES - MULTIROLE Limited  
Spell SLASH DRAW Limited  
Spell SPYRAL RESORT Limited  
Spell SYMBOL OF HERITAGE Limited  
Spell TERRAFORMING Limited  
Spell TRICKSTAR LIGHT STAGE Limited  
Spell UPSTART GOBLIN Limited  
Trap IMPERIAL ORDER Limited  
Trap MACRO COSMOS Limited  
Trap MAGICAL EXPLOSION Limited  
Trap METAVERSE Limited  
Trap SKILL DRAIN Limited  
Trap SOLEMN WARNING Limited  
Trap SOUL DRAIN Limited  
Trap TRUE KING'S RETURN Limited  
Trap WALL OF REVEALING LIGHT Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect DANGER! NESSIE! Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? JACKALOPE? Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? TSUCHINOKO? Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect DARK ARMED DRAGON Semi-Limited Was Limited
Monster/Effect NECROFACE Semi-Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE DAMAGE JUGGLER Semi-Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect CHAOS EMPEROR DRAGON - ENVOY OF THE END No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect DESTINY HERO - MALICIOUS No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect EHTHER THE HEAVENLY MONARCH No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect ELEMENTAL HERO STRATOS No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect INZEKTOR DRAGONFLY No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Effect SHURIT, STRATEGIST OF THE NEKROZ No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Monster/Fusion EL SHADDOLL CONSTRUCT No longer on list Was Limited
Spell ROYAL TRIBUTE No longer on list Was Semi-Limited
Spell SUPER REJUVENATION No longer on list Was Forbidden