• Konami has announced the Synchro Festival, which will be taking place from April 12th to April 21st
  • A banlist has already been announced for the event.
  • Three Sample decks featuring Archetypes from the Beyond Speed Selection Pack will be usable by all players!



In addition to All Fusion Monsters, Xyz Monsters, and Link Monsters, the following cards are banned for the Synchro Festival

Magical Scientist
Mind Master
Fishborg Blaster
Level Eater
Glow-Up Bulb
Dragon Buster Destruction Sword
Eater of Millions
Knightmare Corruptor Iblee
Exodia the Forbidden One
Cyber Jar
Jowgen the Spiritualist
Fiber Jar
Djinn Releaser of Rituals
Wind-Up Hunter
Ghostrick Skeleton
Blackwing - Steam the Cloak
Altergeist Multifaker
Cannon Soldier
Amazoness Archer
Toon Cannon Soldier
Giant Kozaky
Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo
Darklord Nurse Reficule
Eclipse Wyvern
Performage Plushfire
Zap Mustung
Zoodiac Ratpier
Subterror Guru
Inspector Boarder
Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous
Cannon Soldier MK-2
Memory Crush King
Garbage Lord
Artifact Scythe
Blackwing - Gofu the Vague Shadow
Vanity's Fiend
Malevolent Mech - Goku En
Majespecter Unicorn - Kirin
Performapal Monkeyboard
Contact "C"
Blaster, Dragon Ruler of Infernos
Redox, Dragon Ruler of Boulders
Tidal, Dragon Ruler of Waterfalls
Vanity's Ruler
Grinder Golem
Archlord Kristya
Phoenixian Cluster Amaryllis
Zaborg the Mega Monarch
Gandora-X the Dragon of Demolition
Master Peace, the True Dracoslaying King
Gizmek Orochi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher
The Tyrant Neptune
Eldlich the Golden Lord
Nekroz of Unicore
Herald of Perfection
Evigishki Gustkraken
Cyber Angel Benten
Amorphactor Pain, the Imagination Dracoverlord
Blue-Eyes Chaos MAX Dragon
Gishki Zielgigas
Herald of Ultimateness
Drytron Meteonis Draconids
Pot of Greed
Graceful Charity
Change of Heart
Last Will
Heavy Storm
Delinquent Duo
Giant Trunade
Painful Choice
The Forceful Sentry
Cold Wave
Final Countdown
Dimension Fusion
Star Blast
Jackpot 7
Soul Charge
Interrupted Kaiju Slumber
Pot of Extravagance
Performapal Popperup
Nadir Servant
Pot of Prosperity
Snatch Steal
Premature Burial
Butterfly Dagger - Elma
Divine Sword - Phoenix Blade
White Veil
Domain of the True Monarchs
Lair of Darkness
Mystic Mine
Nekroz Kaleidoscope
Card of Safe Return
Mirage of Nightmare
Mass Driver
Zoodiac Barrage
Chain Strike
Synchro Control
Intercept Wave
Spellbook of Judgment
The Monarchs Stormforth
Set Rotation
Time Seal
Last Turn
Trap Dustshoot
Self-Destruct Button
Sixth Sense
Return from the Different Dimension
D.D. Dynamite
Magical Explosion
Destruction of Destiny
Life Equalizer
Appointer of the Red Lotus
Grisaille Prison
Relay Soul
Forbidden Apocrypha
Dimensional Barrier
Extinction on Schedule
Subterror Final Battle
Pinpoint Dash
Dogmatika Punishment
Banquet of Millions
Warning Point
Ultimate Offering
Destiny Board
Bad Reaction to Simochi
Royal Oppression
Chain Burst
Tuner's Scheme
Vanity's Emptiness
Dark Contract with the Eternal Darkness
Ib the World Chalice Justiciar
Tempest Magician
Ancient Fairy Dragon
Dark Highlander


The following cards are limited for the Synchro Festival:

Left Leg of the Forbidden One
Right Arm of the Forbidden One
Right Leg of the Forbidden One
Left Arm of the Forbidden One
Morphing Jar
Night Assailant
Genex Ally Birdman
Speedroid Terrortop
Predaplant Ophrys Scorpio
Salamangreat Gazelle
Armageddon Knight
Luster Pendulum, the Dracoslayer
Double Iris Magician
Supreme King Dragon Darkwurm
Orcust Harp Horror
Girsu, the Orcust Mekk-Knight
Majesty Maiden, the True Dracocaster
Chronograph Sorcerer
Dinomight Knight, the True Dracofighter
Thunder Dragonhawk
Tempest, Dragon Ruler of Storms
Astrograph Sorcerer
Dinowrestler Pankratops
Michion, the Timelord
Megalith Phul
Monster Reborn
Harpie's Feather Duster
Card Destruction
Reinforcement of the Army
Instant Fusion
Gold Sarcophagus
One for One
One Day of Peace
Foolish Burial
Divine Wind of Mist Valley
Dragonic Diagram
Trickstar Light Stage
Infernity Launcher
Gateway of the Six
Brilliant Fusion
Hippo Carnival
Super Hippo Carnival
Sky Striker Mecha - Hornet Drones
Phantasm Spiral Battle
Trickstar Reincarnation
Imperial Order
Red Reboot
T.G. Hyper Librarian
PSY-Framelord Omega
Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier


The following cards are semi-limited for the Synchro Festival:

PSY-Framegear Gamma
Danger!? Jackalope?
Harmonizing Magician
Souleating Oviraptor
Destiny HERO - Malicious
Thunder Dragonroar
Red-Eyes Darkness Metal Dragon
Raphion, the Timelord
The Beginning of the End
Sky Striker Mobilize - Engage!
Memories of Hope
Magical Meltdown
Generaider Boss Stage
Cursed Eldland
Super Polymerization
Emergency Teleport
Mask Change II
Called by the Grave
Sky Striker Mecha - Widow Anchor

Sample Decks

Shining Crystal Wings
2 copies
Speedroid Red-Eyed Dice
Speedroid Maliciousmagnet
3 copies
Speedroid Marble Machine
3 copies
Speedroid Taketomborg
Speedroid Terrortop
2 copies
Speedroid Den-Den Daiko Duke
3 copies
Speedroid CarTurbo
2 copies
Speedroid Ultra Hound
Speedroid Double Yoyo
2 copies
Speedroid Menko
Speedroid Horse Stilts
2 copies
Speedroid Fuki-Modoshi Piper
Speedroid Rubberband Plane
Monster Reborn
Harpie's Feather Duster
2 copies
Speed Recovery
2 copies
Lightning Storm
3 copies
Speedroid Scratch
2 copies
Called by the Grave
2 copies
Speedroid Wheel
2 copies
Speedroid Dupligate
2 copies
Hi-Speedroid Cork Shooter
Hi-Speedroid Puzzle
Hi-Speedroid Chanbara
Hi-Speedroid Hagoita
Orient Dragon
Hi-Speedroid Kendama
Clear Wing Fast Dragon
2 copies
Clear Wing Synchro Dragon
2 copies
Crystal Wing Synchro Dragon
Hi-Speedroid Kitedrake
Crystal Clear Wing Synchro Dragon
Hi-Speedroid Clear Wing Rider
Revolution Calls Thy Name
Copy Plant
2 copies
Fleur Synchron
2 copies
Hop Ear Squadron
2 copies
Necro Synchron
3 copies
Noble Knight's Spearholder
2 copies
Noble Knight Medraut
2 copies
Noble Knight Drystan
3 copies
Noble Knight's Shield-Bearer
3 copies
White Steed of the Floral Knights
2 copies
Sauge de Fleur
Monster Reborn
Harpie's Feather Duster
Reinforcement of the Army
2 copies
Lightning Storm
Foolish Burial
Noble Arms - Caliburn
Noble Arms - Gallatin
Noble Arms of Destiny
Noble Arms - Clarent
2 copies
Fleuret de Fleur
Synchro Dilemma
2 copies
Called by the Grave
Liberty at Last!
Pennant of Revolution
Martial Metal Marcher
Underworld Fighter Balmung
Old Entity Hastorr
Ignoble Knight of High Laundsallyn
Infernoble Knight Captain Oliver
Splendid Rose
Psychic Nightmare
Virtual World Beast - Jiujiu
2 copies
Chevalier de Fleur
Mist Wurm
Infernoble Knight Emperor Charles
Stellar Wind Wolfrayet
2 copies
Baronne de Fleur
Miracles of Convergence
Majestic Dragon
Stardust Xiaolong
2 copies
Effect Veiler
Unknown Synchron
Jet Synchron
Converging Wills Dragon
Quillbolt Hedgehog
Synchron Explorer
3 copies
3 copies
Junk Converter
Satellite Synchron
3 copies
Junk Synchron
2 copies
Stardust Synchron
Stardust Trail
Monster Reborn
Harpie's Feather Duster
Reinforcement of the Army
3 copies
2 copies
Lightning Storm
Majestic Absorption
Stardust Illumination
Synchro Overtake
Foolish Burial
Synchro Chase
Arrive in Light
2 copies
Called by the Grave
Starlight Road
Majestic Mirage
Formula Synchron
Junk Warrior
Accel Synchron
Jet Warrior
Junk Speeder
Stardust Charge Warrior
Shooting Riser Dragon
2 copies
Stardust Dragon
Shooting Star Dragon
Stardust Warrior
Shooting Star Dragon T.G. EX
Shooting Majestic Star Dragon
Shooting Quasar Dragon
Cosmic Blazar Dragon