Additional Rules:

Neither player can Normal/Special Summon effect monster(s) more than three times each turn.
The minimum maindeck size is 30.
Usually, Decks cannot include more than 1 copy of each Unlimited card.
However, for every 5 cards above the minimum maindeck size (30), That deck may include:

  • 1 extra Unlimited card, OR
  • 1 Semi-Forbidden card, OR
  • 2 different Co-Forbidden cards.
  • No Longer On List

    These cards have been removed from the Forbidden List since the previous List.

    Co-Forbidden

    Usually, Decks cannot include any Co-Forbidden cards.
    However, for every 5 cards above the minimum maindeck size (30), That deck may include:

  • 1 extra Unlimited card, OR
  • 1 Semi-Forbidden card, OR
  • 2 different Co-Forbidden cards.
  • Semi-Forbidden

    Usually, Decks cannot include any Semi-Forbidden cards.
    However, for every 5 cards above the minimum maindeck size (30), That deck may include:

  • 1 extra Unlimited card, OR
  • 1 Semi-Forbidden card, OR
  • 2 different Co-Forbidden cards.
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    Forbidden

    Decks may never include any Forbidden Cards.

      These “Floodgates” are Forbidden:

    • Angel O7
    • Amorphage Goliath
    • Amorphage Sloth
    • Archlord Kristya
    • Chaos Hunter
    • Dark Simorgh
    • Djinn Releaser of Rituals
    • Fog King
    • Inspector Boarder
    • Iron Dragon Tiamaton
    • Jinzo
    • Majesty’s Fiend
    • Sky Scourge Invicil
    • The End of Anubis
    • Vanity’s Ruler
    • Vanity’s Fiend
    • Zany Zebra
    • Masked HERO Dark Law
    • Naturia Exterio
    • The Last Warrior from another Planet
    • Naturia Beast
    • Blackwing Full Armor Master
    • Dimensional Fissure
    • Domain of the True Monarchs
    • Kaiser Colosseum
    • Necrovalley
    • Power Filter
    • Secret Village of the Spellcasters
    • Zombie World
    • Anti-Spell Fragrance
    • Dragon’s Bind
    • Gozen Match
    • Grave of the Super-Ancient Organism
    • Imperial Iron Wall
    • Imperial Order
    • Light-Imprisoning Mirror
    • Macro Cosmos
    • Mask of Restrict
    • Non-Fusion Area
    • Rivalry of Warlords
    • Royal Command
    • Royal Decree
    • Royal Oppression
    • Royal Prison
    • Shadow-Imprisoning Mirror
    • Skill Drain
    • Soul Drain
    • Stygian Dirge
    • The Monarchs Erupt
    • There Can Be Only One
    • Tyrant’s Throes
    • Tyrant’s Tirade
    • Vanity’s Emptiness

      These “Generic Staples” are Forbidden:

    • Confiscation
    • Delinquent Duo
    • Dimension Fusion
    • Draw of Fate (was Semi-Forbidden)
    • Harpie’s Feather Duster
    • Heavy Storm
    • Graceful Charity (was Semi-Forbidden)
    • Painful Choice
    • Soul Charge
    • That Grass Looks Greener
    • The Forceful Sentry
    • Evenly Matched
    • Sixth Sense


    Unbound

    Decks may include up to 3 copies of any Unbound card, without needing to increase the maindeck size.

      All Unbound Cards:

    • All non-pendulum Normal Monsters

    Please note that the following cards, which fit the criteria for this section, are not unbound;

    – Slash Draw (is Co-Forbidden)

    – Wavering Eyes (is Co-Forbidden)

    – Jackpot 7 (is Forbidden)

      These Unbound cards share the same name while in the deck:

    • Harpie Lady
    • Cyber Harpie Lady
    • Harpie Lady #1
    • Harpie Lady #2
    • Harpie Lady #3
    • Neo-Spacian Aqua Dolphin
    • Neo-Spacian Glow Moss
    • Neo-Spacian Marine Dolphin
    • Neo-Spacian Twinkle Moss
    • Umi
    • A Legendary Ocean
    • Lemuria, the Forgotten City
    • Pacifis, the Phantasm City
    • Polymerization
    • Fusion Substitute