The August 2003 Forbidden and Limited Lists were Forbidden and Limited lists in the TCG, going into effect on August 25, 2003.[1]

This list updated the previous May 2003 list, changing two cards (one from Limited and one from Semi-Limited) to Unlimited, one card from Limited to Semi-Limited, and adding three cards from the Booster Pack Pharaonic Guardian. This list was followed by the November 2003 Forbidden and Limited List.

Full Lists


Monster Cards
Magic Cards
Trap Cards


Monster Cards
Magic Cards
Trap Cards


Magic Cards
Trap Cards


Card Card type Old status (July 2003) New status (August 2003)
Graceful Charity Magic Card 2Semi-Limited 3Limited
Mirage of Nightmare Magic Card 0Did not exist 3Limited
Reckless Greed Trap Card 0Did not exist 3Limited
Ring of Destruction Trap Card 0Did not exist 3Limited
Limiter Removal Magic Card 3Limited 1Unlimited
Backup Soldier Trap Card 2Semi-Limited 1Unlimited


  1. "Effective August 25th, 2003, this is the list of Forbidden and Limited Cards from Konami.". Upper Deck Entertainment. Archived from the original on October 2, 2003. Retrieved June 5, 2013.

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