Yu-Gi-Oh! Limited and Forbidden Card Lists

Effective from December 1, 2022

  • 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 (Effective October 3, 2022) list will remain in effect until December 1, 2022.

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect ARCHNEMESES PROTOS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACKWING – GOFU THE VAGUE SHADOW  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLASTER, DRAGON RULER OF INFERNOS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect BLOCK DRAGON  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 LEVEL EATER  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAGICAL SCIENTIST  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect MAJESPECTER UNICORN – KIRIN  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 ORCUST HARP HORROR  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAGE PLUSHFIRE  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect PHOENIXIAN CLUSTER AMARYLLIS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect REDOX, DRAGON RULER OF BOULDERS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect RONINTOADIN  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SAMSARA LOTUS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect SPYRAL MASTER PLAN  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect THE TYRANT NEPTUNE  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Effect TIDAL, DRAGON RULER OF WATERFALLS  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 THUNDER DRAGON COLOSSUS  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro ANCIENT FAIRY DRAGON  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro CHAOS RULER, THE CHAOTIC MAGICAL DRAGON  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro DENGLONG, FIRST OF THE YANG ZING  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro IB THE WORLD CHALICE JUSTICIAR  Forbidden Limited  
Monster/Synchro TEMPEST MAGICIAN  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 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 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 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 New
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 SNATCH STEAL  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 IMPERIAL ORDER  Forbidden Limited  
Trap LAST TURN  Forbidden Limited  
Trap RED REBOOT  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 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 ARMAGEDDON KNIGHT Limited  
Monster/Effect ASTROGRAPH SORCERER Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACK DRAGON COLLAPSERPENT Limited  
Monster/Effect BLACKWING – STEAM THE CLOAK Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER JAR Limited  
Monster/Effect CYBER-STEIN Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? JACKALOPE? Limited  
Monster/Effect DANGER!? TSUCHINOKO? Limited  
Monster/Effect DARK GREPHER Limited  
Monster/Effect DESTRUDO THE LOST DRAGON’S FRISSON Limited  
Monster/Effect DINOWRESTLER PANKRATOPS Limited  
Monster/Effect EXODIA THE FORBIDDEN ONE Limited  
Monster/Effect GENEX ALLY BIRDMAN Limited  
Monster/Effect HERALD OF ORANGE LIGHT Limited New
Monster/Effect INFERNITY ARCHFIEND Limited  
Monster/Effect JET SYNCHRON Limited  
Monster/Effect LUNALIGHT TIGER Limited  
Monster/Effect MECHA PHANTOM BEAST O-LION Limited  
Monster/Effect MISCELLANEOUSAURUS Limited  
Monster/Effect MORPHING JAR Limited  
Monster/Effect PERFORMAPAL MONKEYBOARD Limited  
Monster/Effect PHANTOM SKYBLASTER Limited  
Monster/Effect RED ROSE DRAGON Limited  
Monster/Effect SALAMANGREAT GAZELLE Limited  
Monster/Effect SERVANT OF ENDYMION Limited  
Monster/Effect SPEEDROID TERRORTOP Limited  
Monster/Effect SPYRAL QUIK-FIX Limited  
Monster/Effect SUBSTITOAD Limited  
Monster/Effect TEMPEST, DRAGON RULER OF STORMS Limited  
Monster/Effect TRUE KING LITHOSAGYM, THE DISASTER Limited  
Monster/Effect WHITE DRAGON WYVERBURSTER Limited  
Monster/Effect YATA-GARASU Limited  
Monster/Effect ZOODIAC RATPIER Limited  
Monster/Fusion GEM-KNIGHT MASTER DIAMOND Limited  
Monster/Synchro PSY-FRAMELORD OMEGA Limited  
Monster/Synchro T.G. HYPER LIBRARIAN Limited  
Monster/Xyz BEATRICE, LADY OF THE ETERNAL Limited  
Monster/Xyz DAIGUSTO EMERAL Limited  
Spell CALLED BY THE GRAVE Limited  
Spell CARD DESTRUCTION Limited  
Spell CARD OF DEMISE Limited  
Spell CHAIN STRIKE Limited  
Spell CHANGE OF HEART Limited  
Spell DIVINE WIND OF MIST VALLEY Limited  
Spell DRACO FACE‐OFF Limited  
Spell DRAGONIC DIAGRAM Limited  
Spell FINAL COUNTDOWN Limited  
Spell FOOLISH BURIAL Limited  
Spell GATEWAY OF THE SIX Limited  
Spell GOLD SARCOPHAGUS Limited  
Spell HARPIE’S FEATHER DUSTER Limited  
Spell INFERNITY LAUNCHER Limited  
Spell INSTANT FUSION Limited  
Spell INTO THE VOID Limited  
Spell MAGICAL MID-BREAKER FIELD Limited  
Spell MIND CONTROL Limited  
Spell MONSTER GATE Limited  
Spell MONSTER REBORN Limited  
Spell ONE DAY OF PEACE Limited  
Spell ONE FOR ONE Limited  
Spell REASONING Limited  
Spell REINFORCEMENT OF THE ARMY Limited  
Spell SEKKA’S LIGHT Limited  
Spell SET ROTATION Limited  
Spell SKY STRIKER MECHA – HORNET DRONES Limited  
Spell SKY STRIKER MECHA MODULES – MULTIROLE Limited  
Spell SKY STRIKER MOBILIZE – ENGAGE! Limited  
Spell SLASH DRAW Limited  
Spell SPELLBOOK OF JUDGMENT Limited  
Spell SPYRAL RESORT Limited  
Spell TERRAFORMING Limited  
Spell UPSTART GOBLIN Limited  
Trap APPOINTER OF THE RED LOTUS Limited  
Trap MAGICAL EXPLOSION Limited  
Trap TIME SEAL Limited  
Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Effect DESTINY HERO – MALICIOUS Semi-Limited  
Monster/Xyz LYRILUSC – RECITAL STARLING Semi-Limited Was Limited
Spell POT OF DESIRES Semi-Limited  

 

Card Type Card Name Advanced Format Traditional Format Remarks
Monster/Xyz TELLARKNIGHT PTOLEMAEUS No Longer On List Was Forbidden
Spell DIMENSIONAL FISSURE No Longer On List Was Limited
Spell FIRE FORMATION – TENKI No Longer On List Was Semi-Limited
Trap MACRO COSMOS No Longer On List Was Limited
Trap METAVERSE No Longer On List Was Limited