Banned/Combinated Banned List

2022.05.26

Hello Rulers!

We are back with a banned list and combination banned list update! After World Grand Prix 2023, we wanted you to experience the power of the WGP2023 decks. A few weeks ago, we announced updates to [Partner] (2), Homeland (Cocoon), Homeland (Solaris) and Eins (NWE-090). Now, with the release of Judgment of the Rogue Planet, the Hero cluster is about to end.

As we want the maximum diversity possible, in this update we have focused on cards that have defined the decks that were played at WGP2023 and the decks played during last year.

As you might have seen, the cards that we have revealed of the Masterpiece Pilgrim-Memories have interactions with cards from the Grimm Cluster. With this in mind, with the release of the Masterpiece Pilgrim-Memories, there will be a new update to the banned list and combination banned list of Force of Will, where cards related to the Grimm cluster will no longer be on the banned list!

We hope that you have enjoyed the Hero cluster and we would like to see which decks you build in the future. This is the new update to the banned list and combination banned list of Force of Will!

 

Effective date: 24/11/2023

·      Wanderer

Banned

o   Ragnarok, Invading Dragon Lord (EDL-096)

o   Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026)

o   Child of the Light Moon (NWE-003)

o   Disrupting Shout (TUS-037)

o   Brad, Amnesic Immortal (CMB-041)

o   Great Dimension Library (CMB-045)

No longer banned

o   Magic Beanstalk (MSW-056)

o   Aristella, Twin Prince (NWE-057)

o   Prototype Magi Trooper (NWE-095)

o   Deathmetal, Sea of Metal (TUS-061)

No longer in the Combination Banned List

o   Pumpkin Witch (CMF-088) + Asuka (HSD-020) & Asuka, Gravekeeper of Tsukuyomi (NWE-058)

o   Excalibur, the God's Sword (TTW-097) + Ayu, Multidimensional Wanderer (GRL-006)

o   Invitation to Valhalla (WOM-113) + Brad, Amnesic Immortal (CMB-041)

o   Magic Stone Research Institute (MSW-087) + Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026)

o   The Witch of the Fallen Kingdom (ADW-072) + Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026)

o   Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026) + Magic Stone of Eclipse (TWS-101)

o   Setting the Stage for Providence (GRL-034) + Child of the Light Moon (NWE-003)

o   Alice, Tales of Creation // Order of Genesis (GRL-067) + Tales of Phantasia (GRL-083)

o   Eins (NWE-090) + Raging Messiah (TWS-028)

o   Eins (NWE-090) + Garfie, Administrator of the Great Dimension Library (CMB-043)

Combination Banned

o   Fiethsing, 100 Years of Wizardry (GOG-047) + Falchion, Solitary Scientist (NWE-066)

o   Ayu, Multidimensional Wanderer (GRL-006) + Alice, Tales of Creation // Order of Genesis (GRL-067)

o   Arena Expansion: Mount Othrys (GRV-048) + Typhon's Blood (GRV-067)

o   Asuka (HSD-020) & Asuka, Gravekeeper of Tsukuyomi (NWE-058) + Night of the Legendary Vampire // End of Night (HSD-021, NWE-072)

o   Eins (NWE-090) + Gearsification Facility of Solaris (NWE-092)

o   Eins (NWE-090) + Lifezapper Chronogear (JRP-058)

o   Ki Lua, Fossil Girl of Melted Ice (TUS-070) + Megiddo, Artificial Sun (TUS-073)

o   Brandhardt, Blazing Stern (CST-015) + Flaming Thoughts (CST-018)

 

This is how the Combination Banned List and the Banned List look like: (as of November 24th, 2023)

Wanderer Banned List

1.    Interdimensional Vessel, Apollo (TMS-094)

2.    Laevateinn, the Demon Sword (TTW-099)

3.    Angelic Battle Barrier (NWE-001)

4.    Child of the Light Moon (NWE-003)

5.    Tea Party Before the Decisive Duel (GRL-014)

6.    Warhorse (HSD-004, NWE-011)

7.    Child of the Fire Moon (NWE-013)

8.    Milest // Milest (MSW-026)

9.    Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026)

10. Sprinting Steward (NWE-021)

11. Sudden Manifestation of Power (GOG-031)

12. Alecto, Unstoppable Fury (TST-024)

13. Mariabella, Sincere Engineer // Heart-to-Heart Talk (ROL-013)

14. The Cheshire Cat's Assistance (ENW-049)

15. Umr-at-Tawil (ENW-051)

16. Brad, Amnesic Immortal (CMB-041)

17. Disrupting Shout (TUS-037)

18. Fiethsing // Fiethsing (MSW-053)

19. Generate Replicant (TWS-055)

20. Great Dimension Library (CMB-045)

21. Gretel (CMF-069)

22. Law of Silence (CMF-071, VIN001-054)

23. Lykeion, the Magic Academy (EDL-062)

24. Magical Dragon (EDL-064)

25. Melfee, Traveling Sorceress (ROL-017)

26. Otherworld Dreams (ADK-106)

27. Sinbad, the Windrider Merchant (MPR-068)

28. Severing Winds (ENW-063)

29. Wall of Wind (TMS-064) (WL005)

30. Demonic Dead (ENW-074)

31. Echidna, Mechanized Monster (GRV-051)

32. Spirit of Decay (GRV-060)

33. Vergilius, Rebel Against Satan (TST-063)

34. Belial // Belial (TST-073)

35. Carlina // Carlina (TST-075)

36. Engineer of Eternal (NWE-063)

37. Sealed One-Eyed Dragon (NWE-079)

38. Sigurd, the Covenant King (AO3-082)

39. The Great Wall of the Twelve Sacred Knights (HSD-012, NWE-083)

40. Zeus, the First Olympian // Order of the Olympians (GRV-087)

41. Ragnarok, Invading Dragon Lord (EDL-096)

42. Painter Gears (TUS-097)

43. The Magic Stone of the Six Sages (MSW-102)

Wanderer Combination Banned List

1.    Whisper from the Abyss (TAT-090) + Inferno (TST-086)

2.    Whisper from the Abyss (TAT-090) + Typhon, the Infinite Monster // Order of Infinity (GRV-085)

3.    Null Magic Stone (TSW-149) + Zhuge Liang, Perfect Strategist (GRV-026)

4.    Lailah, Maiden of the Swamps (AOA-092) + Child of the Ethereal Moon (TUS-025)

5.    Mikage Reiya (AO3-046) + Zombie Returning from the Paramita of the Dead (NWE-086)

6.    Welser, the Progenitor of Magic (EDL-074) + Pricia, Seeker of Friends // Pricia's Big Show (ROL-018)

7.    Welser, the Progenitor of Magic (EDL-074) + The Sword of Progression // Genesis Chronogear (TWS-065)

8.    Atomic Bahamut (ADW-016) + Atomic Turbulence (ADW-020)

9.    Isis, Heat of the Sand (GOG-023) + Magic Stone Dance of Chaos (GOG-024)

10. Fiethsing, 100 Years of Wizardry (GOG-047) + Falchion, Solitary Scientist (NWE-066)

11. Hanzo, Ninja of the Moon (GOG-050) + Kaguya, God of Cats and the Moon // Order of the Moon (GOG-078)

12. Hanzo, Ninja of the Moon (GOG-050) + Hologram of the Crimson Moon (CMB-035)

13. Ayu, Multidimensional Wanderer (GRL-006) + Alice, Tales of Creation // Order of Genesis (GRL-067)

14. Guinevere, Space-Time Watcher (GRL-030) + Dexia's Advice (TUS-026)

15. Setting the Stage for Providence (GRL-034) + Magic Stone of Reign (TWS-098)

16. Arena Expansion: Mount Othrys (GRV-048) + Typhon's Blood (GRV-067)

17. Typhon's Antibodies (GRV-066) + Typhon's Blood (GRV-067)

18. Themis, Mechanized God of Law (GRV-064) + Typhon, the Infinite Monster // Order of Infinity (GRV-085)

19. Asuka (HSD-020) & Asuka, Gravekeeper of Tsukuyomi (NWE-058) + Night of the Legendary Vampire // End of Night (HSD-021, NWE-072)

20. Squirrel of Solari (NWE-045) + Reconnaissance Gears (TUS-098)

21. Eins (NWE-090) + Gearsification Facility of Solaris (NWE-092)

22. Eins (NWE-090) + Lifezapper Chronogear (JRP-058)

23. Iga, Village of Assassins (TUS-069) + Rocket Dive // Pink Spider (TUS-079)

24. Ki Lua, Fossil Girl of Melted Ice (TUS-070) + Megiddo, Artificial Sun (TUS-073)

25. Brandhardt, Blazing Stern (CST-015) + Flaming Thoughts (CST-018)





Ragnarok, Invading Dragon Lord (EDL-096)

We’ve been monitoring closely the rulers that can produce will during the first turn of the game. They have been always the most powerful and popular rulers due their ability of playing more cards than the opponent in the first turns.

We thought that with the combination of “You may not have more than one copy of any card in your deck“ and “Choose one that was not chosen in this game”, Ragnarok Invading Dragon Lord decks would be built in so many different ways. But, as Ragnarok has the ability of producing will, it has been used to play cards with total cost three or more on the first turn or to play more than three cards with total cost one on the first turn. In the past, we used the combination banned list to reduce the power of Ragnarok. We do not think that putting it back into the Combination Banned List would reduce the power of this card, and Ragnarok is interfering with the developing of new cards, as any of them can be used with Ragnarok on the first turn. That is not what we wanted when we developed this card. With that in mind, we have decided that Ragnarok, Invading Dragon Lord (EDL-096) is banned.




Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026)

In WGP2023, Phantasmal Ascendant was one of the most popular cards in the decks of the top eight players of the event. Its [Enter] ability produces a huge advantage for decks that want to play more than three cards on the first two turns. When we decided to put in the banned list Sudden Manifestation of Power, we wanted the [Resonance] (Fire) decks to be built in several different ways. But as Phantasmal Ascendant have been used in so many decks without [Resonance] and had three combinations in the combination banned list, we have decided that Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006, GOG-026) is banned.