Banned/Combinated Banned List

2022.05.26

Hello Rulers!

The new era of Wanderer as the official format for tournaments has begun! We are super excited to see how Force of Will Is played from now on. We expect a lot of creativity from you!

As you might have seen, A New World Emerges…! has a lot of cards that interacts with cards from older sets and with older Rulers. The developing team has been working hard to give the opportunity to older Rulers to compete again. To begin this new era of Force of Will, we want to help those older Rulers by removing from the Banned List some popular cards. Let’s see which are the minor adjustments done to the format!

 

Effective date: 26/08/2022

·      Wanderer

No longer Banned

o   Athenia, Deity of Harvest and Corruption (DBV-092)

Banned

o   Milest // Milest (MSW-026)

o   Magic Beanstalk (MSW-056)

o   Belial // Belial (TST-073)

o   Echidna, Mechanized Monster (GRV-051)

o   The One Magic Stone (GRV-089)

No longer in the Combination Banned List

o   Milest // Milest (MSW-026) + Grusbalesta // Grusbalesta (MSW-073)

o   Moojdart // Moojdart (MSW-042) + Milest // Milest (MSW-026)

o   Astema // Astema (TST-067) + Belial // Belial (TST-073)

o   Echidna, Mechanized Monster (GRV-051) + Typhon’s Waver of Terror (GRV-070)

Combination Banned

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

o   Magic Stone of Moon Shade (MPR-100) + Sealed One-eyed Dragon (NWE-079)

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

o   The Origin of the Seven Lands (PofA-112) + Eins (NWE-090)

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

o   Conclave at Dragon Mountain (GRV-012) + Zhuge Liang, Perfect Strategist (GRV-026)

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

o   Arena Expansion: Mount Olympus (GRV-073) + Zeus, the First Olympian // Order of the Olympians (GRV-087)

o   Dragon of Solari (NWE-014) + Chronopawns (NWE-088)

 

This is how the Combination Banned List and the Banned List look like: (as of August 26th, 2022)

Wanderer Banned List

1.    Change the World, Orb of Illusion (TTW-006)

2.    Interdimensional Vessel, Apollo (TMS-094)

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

4.    Milest // Milest (MSW-026)

5.    Sudden Manifestation of Power (GOG-031)

6.    Alecto, Unstoppable Fury (TST-024)

7.    Captain Hook, the Pirate (CFC-037, L3 - BB)

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

9.    Umr-at-Tawil (ENW-051)

10. Fiethsing // Fiethsing (MSW-053)

11. Forest Meditation (SDVE4-005)

12. Gretel (CMF-069)

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

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

15. Magic Beanstalk (MSW-056)

16. Magical Dragon (EDL-064)

17. Otherworld Dreams (ADK-106)

18. Severing Winds (ENW-063)

19. Speaker of Eternal Night / Scheherazade of the Catastrophic Nights (TWS-109)

20. True Blade of Spirits (ADK-113)

21. Wall of Wind (TMS-064) (WL005)

22. Demonic Dead (ENW-074)

23. Echidna, Mechanized Monster (GRV-051)

24. Invitation to Purgatory (DBV-079)

25. Sacrificial Altar (AOA-100)

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

27. Belial // Belial (TST-073)

28. Carlina // Carlina (TST-075)

29. Kaguya, Sealed God of the Moon (DBV-095)

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

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

32. The One Magic Stone (GRV-089)

 

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.    Magic Stone of Moon Shade (MPR-100) + Sealed One-eyed Dragon (NWE-079)

4.    Rewriting Laws (TTW-064) + Melfee, Traveling Sorceress (ROL-017)

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

6.    Laurite, Seven Luminaries Astrologian (TSW-094) + Persephone, the Eleventh Olympian (GRV-082)

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

8.    Faerur's Spell (ACN-096) + Setting the Stage for Providence (GRL-034)

9.    Mikage Reiya (AO3-046) + The Final Stance (POFA-111)

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

11. The Origin of the Seven Lands (PofA-112) + Eins (NWE-090)

12. Wind Servant of Ragnarok (EDL-076) + Ragnarok, Invading Dragon Lord (EDL-096)

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

14. Almerius // Almerius (MSW-002) + Moojdart // Moojdart (MSW-042)

15. Mariabella, Sincere Engineer // Heart-to-Heart Talk (ROL-013) + Violet, Atomic Automaton // Violet, Atomic Automaton (ADW-O30)

16. Excalibur Genesis // Faria, Swordsmaster of Creation (ADW-003) + Shining Heart, Scorching Hero (ADW-026)

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

18. Castle of Beatrice (TST-078) + Spirit of Decay (GRV-060)

19. Phantasmal Ascendant (DSD-006) + Red Wine and Bread (DSD-008)

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

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

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

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

24. Guinevere, Space-Time Watcher (GRL-030) + Unity of the Machine Knights (GRL-038)

25. Conclave at Dragon Mountain (GRV-012) + Zhuge Liang, Perfect Strategist (GRV-026)

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

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

28. Arena Expansion: Mount Olympus (GRV-073) + Zeus, the First Olympian // Order of the Olympians (GRV-087)

29. Dragon of Solari (NWE-014) + Chronopawns (NWE-088)




Milest
 (MSW-026)

We’ve been monitoring closely the cards that can produce will during the last year, to avoid powerful combo decks that can use this will to start the combo. Milest has been one of the best cards overall for this kind of decks. We used the Combination Banned List to force the players to build other kind of decks with Milest, but in the end, the Fire will that he can produce has had a big impact on the way the decks around him are built, creating several kinds of different combo decks that can win the game as soon as turn one. As we are starting a new era of Force of Will, and with all of this in mind, Milest (MSW-026) is banned.





Magic Beanstalk (MSW-056)

When we designed the [Tag] mechanic, we created a whole set of cards with one or more abilities of resting J/Rulers. Magic Beanstalk was one of the, and the idea behind this card is to offer the players a high-risk, high-reward ability of putting into the field any resonator from the deck, using one of the [Tag] Rulers to call stone and the other to activate the ability during two or three turns. But now, after creating the «Bond» mechanic, this has changed. What was a high-risk, high-reward has become just a high-reward card. Magic Beanstalk can put any resonator into the field the turn it is played by resting the 3 Rulers, creating the same kind of non-interacting one card combos as Umr-at-Tawil did, because any deck with a Ruler with «Bond» can play Magic Beanstalk inside and threaten to beat its opponent any turn without preparation. With this in mind, Magic Beanstalk (MSW-056) is banned.