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Duel Links Forbidden & Limited card [Dec 2019 Updated]

Duel Links forbidden/limited list.
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update 05/12/2019

What is forbidden/limited card?

Forbidden cards are essentially "banned" cards, while limited simply means that you can only put 1 in a deck, semi-limited is up to two in your deck only. Some cards in the OCG/TCG are either forbidden, or limited, and this is due to their ability to create an unbalanced experience for the game.

Ruling

Unlike in the TCG/OCG where you can have multiple limited cards with different names in your deck, in Duel Links you can only have a total of 1 limited card in your deck. For example you have limited card A and limited card B, and you already put 1 card A in your deck, you cannot add card B to your deck even if they are not cards of the same name.
This rule is also true for semi-limited cards in which you can only have a total of 2 semi-limited cards in your deck.

No Longer on List

CardDate
Diamond Core of Koa'ki Meiru
Diamond Core of Koa'ki Meiru
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Spellbook of Eternity
Spellbook of Eternity
From 2019 Dec 11 ~

Forbidden Cards

None

Limited Cards

CardDate
Invoked Cocytus
Invoked Cocytus
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Cyber Petit Angel
Cyber Petit Angel
From 2019 Oct 28 ~
The Sanctified Darklord
The Sanctified Darklord
From 2019 Oct 28 ~
Gem-Knight Lady Lapis Lazuli
Gem-Knight Lady Lapis Lazuli
From 2019 JUl 26 ~
Koa'ki Meiru Maximus
Koa'ki Meiru Maximus
From 2019 Mar 25 ~
Vision HERO - Vyon
Vision HERO - Vyon
From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Amazoness Onslaught
Amazoness Onslaught
From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Dyna, Hero Fur Hire
Dyna, Hero Fur Hire
From 2018 Aug 29 ~

Massivemorph
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Golden Bamboo Sword
Golden Bamboo Sword
From 2018 Feb 5 ~
Woodland Sprite
Woodland Sprite
From 2018 Jan 24 ~
Restructer Revolution
Restructer Revolution
From 2017 Aug 3 ~
Champion's Vigilance
Champion's Vigilance
From 2017 Nov 6 ~

Semi-Limited Cards

CardDate
Invoked Magellanica
Invoked Magellanica
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Assault Blackwing - Raikiri the Rain Shower
Assault Blackwing - Raikiri the Rain Shower
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Kiteroid
Kiteroid
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Concentrating Current
Concentrating Current
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Iron Core of Koa'ki Meiru
Iron Core of Koa'ki Meiru
From 2019 Dec 11 ~
Darklord Contact
Darklord Contact
From 2019 Oct 28 ~
Neos Fusion
Neos Fusion
From 2019 Oct 28 ~
World Legacy Clash
World Legacy Clash
From 2019 Oct 28 ~
Legendary Six Samurai - Enishi
Legendary Six Samurai - Enishi
From 2019 Aug 27 ~
Amazoness Swords Woman
Amazoness Swords Woman
From 2019 Jul 26 ~
Shien's Dojo
Shien's Dojo

From 2019 May 16 ~
Spellbook of Fate
Spellbook of Fate
From 2019 Jan 24 ~
Silent Sword Slash
Silent Sword Slash
From 2019 Jan 24 ~
Amazoness Princess
Amazoness Princess
From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Wiz, Sage Fur Hire
Wiz, Sage Fur Hire

From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Hey, Trunade!
Hey, Trunade!
From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Treacherous Trap Hole
Treacherous Trap Hole
From 2018 Oct 29 ~
Donpa, Marksman Fur Hire
Donpa, Marksman Fur Hire
From 2018 Aug 29 ~
Rose Lover
Rose Lover
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Hiro's Shadow Scout
Hiro's Shadow Scout
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Secret Pass to the Treasures
Secret Pass to the Treasures
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Assault Armor
Assault Armor
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Enemy Controller
Enemy Controller
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Cup of Ace
Cup of Ace
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Pulse Mines
Pulse Mines
From 2018 Jun 26 ~
Cyber Angel Dakini
Cyber Angel Dakini
From 2018 Jan 9 ~
Machine Angel Ritual
Machine Angel Ritual
From 2018 Jan 9 ~

Comments

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Razaelriezen
Cards that should be limited to 1
Econ(enemy controller)
Order to charge
Champions vigilance
Relinquished
Big wave small wave.
Red eye spirit( I've seen too many use red jewel send 2 to grave and get them back way too easily at 3.
Semi limited cards
Mirror wall(too many run trap jammer in pvp to make it 1)
Supremacy berry. Having 3 makes 3ds way too powerful even with the upgrade to 3,000 lp as that just gives the ability to double berry in 1 turn
Hammer shark with alo added you can 1 otk to easy
Banned
Twin barrel dragon
Barrel dragon
Reason is with the skill to always get heads these cards are too broken
Dark magician girl. ( she makes 3ds too strong as you can 3ds her to field and sage stone dm or double sage.
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
Gia Reply
First of all who runs 3 copies of wave? You would end up with the copies and no monster to play. Hammer its way to easy to counter, I have a friend named Possessed Dark Soul he knows what to do with theses 3star b*&**%es
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
Anonymous Reply
You don't understand the whole reason of limiting the cards. Those cards you listed does not cause the player to lose in turn 1, i.e. you have a fighting chance, while having 3 restructer revolutions can result in the player to lose without even making a move.
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
A Reply
i definitly know big wave small wave isnt that bad, i made a deadulus deck ans big wave small wave maximum effect is hard to pull off, at the most you can summon just 1 powerful monster, realized i could just use shaved angler and run reliable guardian and summon deadulus, or run legendary ocean and just tribute one monster
<< Anonymous(Razaelriezen )
A Reply
your right about some of the other cards though, people argue about them not killing turn 1....well how about dying in less than 4-6 turns, those cards literally define speed dueling, they are the cards that end duels quickly not the actual mechanics of peoples decks. literally staples win games
Anonymous
I know this most likely will never happen (especially the box SR/UR cards), but let's dream for a moment that it can happen. Ideally, we should get this on our next list:

Limited:
- Lava Golem
- Temple of the Mind's Eye
- Jade Insect Whistle
- Wall of Disruption
- Mirror Wall
- Floodgate Trap Hole
- Masked HERO Anki
- Destiny HERO Dangerous
- Vision HERO Trinity
- Cyber-Stein
- Amazoness Swordswoman

Semi-Limited:
- Sylvan Komushroomo
- Sylvan Hermitree
- Sylvan Guardioak
- Wiz, Sage Fur Hire
- Dyna, Hero Fur Hire
- Seal, Strategist Fur Hire
- Destiny HERO Decider
- Destiny HERO Drilldark
- Mask Change
- Mask Charge
- Destiny Draw
- Amazoness Princess
- Spellbook Magician of Prophecy
- Spellbook of Fate
- Spellbook of Secrets
- Cosmic Cyclone
- Sphere Kuriboh
- Hey, Trunade!
- Forbidden Chalice
- Super Rush Headlong
- Treacherous Trap Hole
- Paleozoic Canadia
- Draining Shield
- Golden Ladybug
- Doomdog Orthros
- Mask of the Accursed
- Fire Formation - Gyokkou
- A Legendary Ocean
- Abyss Soldier
- Sea Stealth Attack

The above list should swiftly 🔥 all the currently known 🔥 decks, and let the less 🔥ous decks shine again. The list also limits players' backrow, meaning players have to plan more with their backrow, creating a more strategic game.
<< Anonymous(Alex)
Anonymous Reply
heil beaver warrior
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Beaver Warrior, uh it's not possible! No one's ever been able to call him!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
git gud m8, most of the cards on ur ban list can be played around. learn to play around them u newb
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
"Can be played around" does not necessarily means the card is not OP.
Anonymous
Thank you KONAMI very much for doing this, it's really good for the game but wait waht? waht? Vampires and spellbooks didn't get hit ?

I don't know what's the plan here but if you want to hit meta decks just hit them all equally ( masked heros got hit, Amazoness got severly hit and furhire got KILLED but vamipres and spellbooks are ready to dominate now).

Sealed tooms is a good skill for vampires so hitting cyber style will not be a big issue at all + I think spellbooks are immuned to hit.
Actually this is a smart plan to make players buy the new structure deck and go for 3 silvers cry!
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Ok I’ll chill my bad when you said a 1700 beater is a problem because you can’t destroy it with effects annoyed me. ANYWAYS It’s clear neither of us will see eye to eye so I wish you luck in the new meta maybe vampires will be the new teir 0 who really know.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
vampires have to choose now, spellbooks don't even run enemy controller but amazoness,furhire and heros don't have a choice in the matter which very devastating for them
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
good luck for you too
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Idk I’m part of the crowed that wanted to see fur hire and amazon nerfed for there oppressiveness. I don’t think hero’s deserved it but ya gl man I don’t want to waste our time anymore
Anonymous
Some folks are pretty hilarious.
I've read something like: Next banlist dragon spirit of white / WoD.

I mean, why not? It's actually a good possibility, but, does it even matter?, let's say you buy 3 WoD(s) Right now or 3 Dragon spirits of White. When their nerf actually happens it's going to be February 2019 XD!, that's a lot of time to farm as much gems as you want and keep buying WHATEVER DECK YOU WANT TO.

But if you are going to tell me you can't farm enough gems in 4 months and that the game is such a "cash grabber", bla, bla, bla; then it's pretty evident that you are just hating the game and being a troll/n00b xD.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
If Vyon is semi-limited instead, I'd rather run 2 Celestials lol.

Destiny Hero Anki decks are just fine with 0 Vyon. I know, I tested a build that used 0 Vyon. My monster lineup is just 3 Drilldarks 3 Deciders 2 Celestials. I go with 8 monsters 6 spells 6 traps and run Balance skill.
<< Anonymous
Lovely Aster Reply
Vyon is really good, but I agree that you don't have to have it in order to win. Probably easier now with less power to fur and amazoness. I have a couple variations of the balance deck that has witchraider instead of vyon and it got me to KOG.
<< Anonymous
hahahahahahhahah Reply
"If I'm not able to stay in the meta FOREVER just with 1000 miserable gems.
Then I call it pay-to-win".
LMAO !!!
<< Anonymous
Crital Hit Reply
Vyon isn't the problem Anki is or Decider + Decider endless defense wall. Limit those not this small harmless card. Fusion is nearly dead outside of Cybers and Gears anyway.
Anonyboy
The cards that should be banned for use against NPCs:
Unhappy Girl
Piranha Army
Union Attack
Gravekeeper's Vassal
Gift of the Martyr
Secret Pass to the Treasures
Mythical Beast Cerberus (That's it's name, right? The one with the spell counters?)
I don't have any problem with these being used in competitive play, but the issue is that they are used for farming. The thing about the creation of farm decks is that they limit creative play. "But Anonyboy," you say. "It's completely up to the user as to whether or not they use a farm deck." Well, TOO BAD! Farm decks give an absurd advantage to players with certain cards, and also doesn't force the players to think. I don't care that the deck board exists, one of the main appeals of Yugioh is the ability to make your own deck. Copy-and-pasting other people's decks to get a ridiculous amount of loot shouldn't be a part of the game. Also, raising the drop rate would help, as with a raised drop rate, farmers have no excuse.
<< Anonymous(Realm)
Anonymous Reply
you cant ban blue eyes, because it would remove the ability to summon BEUD on normal conditions.
<< Anonymous(Anonyboy)
Farmer Reply
The reason this will never happen is that Konami is in this just for the money. I know Google gives apps money just for the amount people play the game. By limiting the drop rates and making people spend more time playing the game, they make more money.
<< Anonymous(Farmer)
Anonymous Reply
it's not gonna happen because it would literally tell the majority of players to stop playing the game
<< Anonymous
Anonyboy Reply
sorry guys...It's cause I don't have 2 union attacks..so I decided to rant here....feel salty that others can farm so easily while I.......*sob
Yami
Wtf is this man konami making these people spent money on cards and then they are gonna start banning cards oh god
<< Anonymous(Realm)
Razaelriezen Reply
Let's also mention the constant gen give away a like sorry for the inconvenience gem and oh we give you 500 every time a new set is released
Or pvp and rank up
<< Anonymous(Yami)
Yami Reply
Someone copy my name. My english is bad, but K
<< Anonymous(Gizmo)
classicarl Reply
What's it like? You have to sit and wait for events like Paradox to get sum bling?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
10k what? Because if it's 10k gems it's fine lol
Guigeek
I'm not against limited cards at all... But f**k their lack of transparancy from the beginning... They pushed us to use our SR tickets on Red Eyes Spirit / Insight and to spend our gems for Senju / Sonic Bird before limitating the key cards of these decks a month later. It happens too late (for us, not for them of course)
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
you see boy, even if you managed to come up with a really good creative deck that is cheap and the most f2p way you can think of, people will start using it and as long as it's winning a lot,it will become meta, so you will eventually become a meta slave yourself unless your telling me you like to play decks that lose a lot then ok, I get it you like to play to lose weirdo
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
^ so true. nailed it. case closed
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
so many people throwing temper tantrums because they lost a game of yugioh hahahaha
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Metal slaves are people who followed and always played meta, like being 🔥 to meta. No matter how 🔥ing you find the term is, facts are facts. Y u guys trying to erase this term? It will not happen.
Anonymous
grace, s . skull limited
<< Anonymous
ValleCula Reply
It's fake. This obviously doesn't mean that those cards are not going to be implemented in the next banlist, but that image in particular is fake.
<< Anonymous(ValleCula)
Anonymous Reply
vampire best love story ever than twilight
<< Anonymous
... Reply
now u gotta have 3 gozuki to make it work
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
The field spell card man...not that fat grandma

Still there's more...that severed head too...?
Rumpdebump
So I came into this game just a month ago, and play cyber angels irl...guess Icant do that here anymore
<< Anonymous(Rumpdebump)
Anonymous Reply
Monster removal, atk boost, piercing damage. combine them with anti magic arrow and you are all set. except your enemy has 3 sphere kuriboh.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Dude. Whats wrong with you?
<< Anonymous(Rumpdebump)
hey poor baby Reply
What if I copy this reply again and again. Maybe you will go NUTS, right?

What a poor baby you are, you can't even think of a better 🔥 than "autistic." It's obvious you cannot formulate a proper argument. Why don't you go to fold your clothes or do your elementary school homework, kid?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yeah, and on the top of that. He looks like one of those guys who fight Kenshiro. What the hell...
Griffin
If you are gonna start nerfing cards I’m gonna ask for refunds. No point in having thousands of gems spent on useless cards
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You mean like Dino unga bunga with 3x Riryoku and 3x WoD?
<< Anonymous(Griffin)
Kyanbu XM Reply
You're new to yugioh aren't you? Whenever a deck becomes an meta defining (meaning near everyone is running the same deck because it's the strongest in the game). A banlist hit occurs, weakening that deck so that players will play something else. This is done because.it helps new decks and cards compete without raising the game ceiling too much and keeps the pvp scene from getting stale.
<< Anonymous(Griffin)
Anonymous Reply
Oh boi you don't spend any bucks and now you want refund? Looool
<< Anonymous(Griffin)
Kyanbu XM Reply
This is not permanent however. As cards will come off the list over time as the card pool continues to grow.
The underdog
Where is anki and floodgate from the limiting list? Oh, I forgot that this might disturb mindless p2w decks.
<< Anonymous
The underdog Reply
With such a fast meta changes you can't open a mini box 3 times. For example abyss encounters was a meta defining main box, then the sylvans box and right next the spell book box. You had to go all in for the first box and then you were out of the meta in 1,5 month. Buying packs without choosing the sr you gent is a joke, most of the times you will get the one you don't need.
<< Anonymous(Geo )
The underdog Reply
Personally I had easy games with mask heroes with a geargia. But still mask heroes are an one monster- 3 spells deck. All the top ranked players used heroes as one of their main decks, you are totally out of the game.
<< Anonymous(Geo )
Salty Reply
Indeed.

F.e. swap to defence position cards and anti monster effect cards (negate +destro anki/stops drawing a mask). Also banish.

These work great vs masked heros AND can also be useful vs other meta decks.

So there is not a sacrafice.

People that play without those defences and get blown up shouldnt complain really.
<< Anonymous(The underdog )
Anonymous Reply
baseless conclusions lol this underdawg.. who are you to say that the game is "very small" if not for f2p's participation? don't you know how popular the game is in japan? even so, the definition of "f2p" is relatively loose, an f2p can have bough 5 UR deals in the past and still contribute something to the game. if you want your opinions to be heard, support it with statistical data, for example.
i Don’t Care
I don’t care at all about this new ban list simply because we are getting Sylvans, Vampires and Celestial.
They will be strong enough to compete, if anything, this new ban list is highly beneficial.
<< Anonymous(i Don’t Care)
Anonymous Reply
only beatdown has a little of importance
<< Anonymous(Flanagan)
Anonymous Reply
Neos Fusion on its own wasn't powerful, but when used to summon Brave Neos alongside the right non-Neos monster, it becomes ridiculous.
<< Anonymous(i Don’t Care)
Anonymous Reply
I dont give a f either.
People are already playing 2 copies of neos and the tie that binds instead of beatdown.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Yes, without any other good stuff that are also semi-limited.

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