Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cardfight!! Vanguard (Japanese):
Fighters Rule
- Premium Standard Format & G Regulation Format
(As of 1st May 2018)

On 17th April 2018, it was announced for the Japanese version of Cardfight!! Vanguard that the following restriction on cards will take place.
**As the situation is different for the Japanese and English versions, there are currently no plans to implement the following restriction for the English version of Cardfight!! Vanguard at all!**

(i) Pending List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and the G Regulation Format

Angel Feather:
- Black Shock, Gavrail Prim (黒衣の震撼 ガウリール・プリム)

- Spiral Celestial, Hellm (螺旋の守護天使 ヘルエム)

- Brisk Medical, Iruel (敏速医療 イロウエル)

- Black Dream, Zabaniya (黒衣の安眠 ザバニーヤ)

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(ii) Limited List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and the G Regulation Format

As of 20th July 2018, you are restricted to a max total of 1, using any combination of cards, in the deck.

Angel Feather:
- Doctoroid Refros (ドクトロイド・リフロス)

Dimension Police:
- Commander Laurel (コマンダーローレル)

Gear Chronicle:
- Interdimensional Dragon, Heteroround Dragon (時空竜 ヘテロラウンド・ドラゴン)

- Steam Battler, Ur-Watar (スチームバトラー ウル・ワタル)

- Tick Tock Worker (チクタク・ワーカー)

Granblue:
- Seven Seas Helmsman, Nightcrow (七海操舵手 ナイトクロウ)

- Seven Seas Apprentice, Nightrunner (七海見習い ナイトランナー)

- Mick the Ghostie and Family (お化けのみっく一家)

Neo Nectar:
- Cosmos Pixy, Lizbeth (コスモスの妖精 リズベット)

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Correct Examples:
1x Doctoroid Refros
Note: Total of 
1 types in a deck, it'll be fine.

Not Correct Examples:
2x Doctoroid Refros
OR
3x Doctoroid Refros
OR
4x Doctoroid Refros

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(iii) Removed from the Clan Fight Format Deck Construction Restriction List for Japanese Edition for the Premium Standard Format and G Regulation Format

(A) As of 1st May 2018, the following cards CAN be used as a first vanguard (FV), but can however be used normally otherwise (It can still be placed in the Deck).


Royal Paladin:
- Barcgal (ばーくがる)

Gear Chronicle:
- Tick Tock Worker (チクタク・ワーカー)

Granblue:

- Seven Seas Apprentice, Nightrunner (七海見習い ナイトランナー)

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(B) As of 1st May 2018, you are NO LONGER restricted to a max total of 2, you are now able to use up to 4 copies in a deck.

Aqua Force:
- Flash Ripple, Odysseus (閃く波紋 オデュッセウス)

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(iv) Clan Fight Format Deck Construction Restriction List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and G Regulation Format
As of 31st August 2018, you are UNABLE to placed the following cards in the same deck.

- Purple Trapezist (パープル・トラピージスト) - Non-V Series Edition

- Jumping Jill (ジャンピング・ジル)- V Series Edition


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(v) Clan Fight Format Gameplay Ruling for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and G Regulation Format
As of 1st May 2018, there will be changed in some of the phrases and process in the gameplay.
(A) Mulligan
Currently:
You may choose any number of cards from your hand and shuffle them into your deck. If you do, draw the same number of cards returned to the deck.

New:
You may choose any number of cards from your hand, put it on the bottom of your deck, draw the same number of cards that was placed at the bottom of the deck, and shuffle them into your deck.

(B) G-assist
Currently:
- Look at five cards from the top of your deck.
- From among them, put up to one card that is a grade greater than your vanguard into your hand, and shuffle your deck.
- If you put a card into your hand, choose two cards from your hand and two cards from your G zone, and remove the chosen cards from the game. These cards can no longer be used for the rest of the game.

New:
- Look at five cards from the top of your deck.
- From among them, put up to one card that is a grade greater than your vanguard into your hand, and shuffle your deck.
- If you put a card into your hand, choose two cards from your hand, and remove the chosen cards from the game. These cards can no longer be used for the rest of the game.

(C) Guardians
Currently:
- Choose a card with grade equal or lesser than your vanguard’s grade from your hand and normal calls it to your [G] as [Rest].

New:
- Choose a card from your hand and normal calls it to your [G] as [Rest], you can call cards with grades higher than your vanguard’s grade from your hand and normal calls it to your [G] as [Rest].

(D) Stride
Currently:
- When both players’ vanguards are grade 3 or greater.

New:
- When both players’ vanguards are grade 3 or greater OR when you have a grade 3 vanguard at the start of your turn.

(E) 1/Turn
Currently:
- [1/Turn] ability are forced to trigger/active when the fulfilment is met.

New:
- [1/Turn] ability are not forced to trigger/active when the fulfilment is met.

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(vi) Clan Fight Format Tournament Time Limit for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and G Regulation Format
- Official Tournament's Time Limit for each round will increase from 20 minutes to 25 minutes.

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(vii) Clan Fight Format Deck Construction Restriction List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard for the Premium Standard Format and G Regulation Format

- Fighters’ decks (including G-Units) must only contain cards from the same clan, with the exception of:
• Cray Elemental cards.
• Royal Paladin decks may consist of up to 4 copies of “Blaster Dark”.
• Link Joker: decks may consist of cards with “Яeverse” in its name.

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(viii) Restriction List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard
Part 1:
- The following cards can only be used until 21st September 2012. After that, the following card CANNOT be placed in the deck.

Great Nature:
- Epitome of Knowledge, Silvest

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(ix) Banned List for Japanese Cardfight!! Vanguard:
Eternal Wing
- Not a tournament legal card

Takugal
- Not a tournament legal card

Vanguard Fighter, Daigo
- Not a tournament legal card

Note by Bushiroad:
Reason for Adjustment in the Japanese Version:-
'With regards to the over usage of the above mentioned cards and an imbalance in tournament results, the adjustments will be made to refresh the game environment for the fighters.'

Bushiroad's Statement:
'As the situation is different for the Japanese and English versions, there are no plans to implement the following restriction for the English version of Cardfight!! Vanguard at all!'