Konami has announced the Synchro Festival, which will take place from April 12th to April 21st.

  • Players will play under the following restrictions

The gathered stars will call forth new power! Light the way! Summon powerful monsters based on combined Level. Show the bond between you and your cards!

  • Players will earn Medals when they Duel in the Synchro Festival and gain various rewards for each Medal they earn!

  • Players will gain Medals whether they win or lose, even with sample decks!

  • Players will not earn medals for surrendering!

  • Players can earn up to 3300 Gems for completing the Event and Limited Time Missions!

Loaner Deck Guides

Forbidden and Limited List


In addition to All Fusion Monsters, Xyz Monsters, Link Monsters, and Previously banned cards [under the Standard Banlist], the following cards are banned for the Synchro Festival

Dragon Buster Destruction Sword
Eater of Millions
Knightmare Corruptor Iblee
Exodia the Forbidden One
Jowgen the Spiritualist
Ghostrick Skeleton
Altergeist Multifaker
Giant Kozaky
Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo
Darklord Nurse Reficule
Zap Mustung
Subterror Guru
Inspector Boarder
Dogmatika Ecclesia, the Virtuous
Memory Crush King
Garbage Lord
Artifact Scythe
Vanity's Fiend
Malevolent Mech - Goku En
Contact "C"
Vanity's Ruler
Archlord Kristya
Zaborg the Mega Monarch
Gizmek Orochi, the Serpentron Sky Slasher
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
Final Countdown
Star Blast
Jackpot 7
Interrupted Kaiju Slumber
Pot of Extravagance
Performapal Popperup
Nadir Servant
Pot of Prosperity
White Veil
Domain of the True Monarchs
Lair of Darkness
Nekroz Kaleidoscope
Chain Strike
Synchro Control
Intercept Wave
The Monarchs Stormforth
D.D. Dynamite
Destruction of Destiny
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
Destiny Board
Bad Reaction to Simochi
Chain Burst
Tuner's Scheme
Vanity's Emptiness
Dark Contract with the Eternal Darkness
Dark Highlander


In addition to All previously limited cards [under the Standard Banlist], the following cards are limited for the Synchro Festival

Majesty Maiden, the True Dracocaster
Dinomight Knight, the True Dracofighter
Michion, the Timelord
Megalith Phul
Hippo Carnival
Super Hippo Carnival
Phantasm Spiral Battle


In addition to All previously semi-limited cards [under the Standard Banlist], the following cards are limited for the Synchro Festival