Forbidden Lance | Decks and Tips

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Forbidden Lance

Forbidden Lance
TypeSpell Card
Card Effect TypeCard effect


Target 1 face-up monster on the field; until the end of this turn, that target loses 800 ATK, but is unaffected by the effects of other Spell/Trap Cards.

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  • Protects your monster from Spell/Trap effects.
  • Quick-Play Spell.


  • Debuffs 800 attack from the monster.


  • You can use this card on any face-up monster. So you can use it on your opponent’s monster to debuff it or use it on your monster for the protective effect.
  • You can use this card to give your opponent’s monster Spell/Trap immunity when your opponent wants to use support on it. On top of disrupting your opponent’s play, their monster will lose 800 attacks.

Anti Self-Destruct

Use this on a monster that is attached to Future Fusion, Birthright, Limit Reverse, etc. when the Spell/Trap card is destroyed so that you get to keep the monster.





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So let me get this straight if your opponent use two spells or trap cards they can by pass this card right? Like my opponent use 2 karma cut and it went through anyway. So lance protections only works for one spell/trap and not multiple?
how come canadia slipped by this?

my opponent had 2 backrow, i synchro summoned, i believe he used raigeki break, i chained with lance, then he chained with canadia and my monster was down, was it because canadia was chained to my lance activation?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
"was it because canadia was chained to my lance activation?"

<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
damn, but if i had another lance, could i protect from the chained canadia?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
"damn, but if i had another lance, could i protect from the chained canadia?"

<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
alright, thanks
Forbidden lance cant chain to Drowning mirror force in duel link, which it should be able to.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Is this legit?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
No, it can chain. OP probably forgot to activate auto chain or had his toggle set on OFF
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Ty captain
This card just keeps getting better and better
Chaining this to Mask Change is what all true warriors strive for.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
But they can activate another mask change on another monster.
This card is so useful, especially with so many people running back rows nowadays.

You will not believe how many people try to get rid of my boss monsters by using Karma cut or just trying to run it over, only to fail.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
My opponent use two karma cut to chain it and my lance was useless.
<< Anonymous
Fetih 1453 Reply
chain your opponent's Karma cut with another Lance
Help with a situation involving this and counter traps:

Let's say I summon a monster and I want to activate its effect (the effect is not upon summon) then I get suspicious my opponent has counter traps then before activating effect I use lance in my monster, What happens once I activate my monster's effect?

*The c. trap activates but doesn't do anything?
*My effect is negated but my monster doesn't get destroyed?
*My effect is negated and the monster is destroyed anyways?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
you need to chain two lances for it to work
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
To make it clearer: my monster's effect doesn't activate upon summon (it is a Beat), I activate Lance before doing anything else once it resolves I then activate Beat's effect, would counter traps work on him?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
You must first use a forbidden lance on your own Beat, then chain forbidden chalice on the Beat.

Now it will be protected from Ultimate Providence.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Go troll somewhere else

Yes, your Beat would be immune to counter traps, just remember to resolve Lance first (in its own chain) don't chain it to your effect in question. If your monster had an effect upon summoning i.e. Samurai Skull the you wouldn't be able to use lance (counter traps are spell speed 3, lance is spell speed 2)
A very good card for current meta. Better than ECon.
How is lance B+ while dress is A-? Lance has seen meta-play for a while now, and is obviously the best card of the two. Seems stupid to me.
<< Anonymous
WoodFrJared Reply
Hi, thanks for mentioning that. Basically, the rating is outdated. We have updated the Ratings again.
<< WoodFrJared
Anonymous Reply
Thanks for the update :)
Used this on Vylon Epsilon equipped with Vylon Segment, yet Epsilon still could not be targeted by effects. Someone explain?
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Segment does not really affect Epsilon, it just has an applied effect while equipped to it. You would have to negate Segment to target Epsilon, which is not something Lance does. If equipped card was something like United We Stand, than Epsilon would not gain attack from it, because it directly affects it.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Aditionally, if United We Stand also said that equipped monster cannot be destroyed by battle, you still could not do that after using Lance. If you Lanced hero targeted with Mask Change, it would not go to the grave and opponent would be unable to summon from extra deck. Because sending monster to the grave is directly affecting it.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Think I get it. This game and its rules man...
nice card, both offensive and defensive.
<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
I got speared.
In the chest

<< Anonymous
Anonymous Reply
Nice spell/trap protection.
What's that?
Metaphys banish, desperado destroy, ag and blue eyes with 3000+ atk?

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How did you summon them? By the effect of a battlin boxer card? Maybe said effect locks you to on...
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