Formats

Format refers to the ways you can play standard matches. Playing in Rotation format allows you to play using the five most recent card sets and basic cards in a match. Unlimited format allows you to use all available cards in a match.

  • Rotation

    In Rotation format, you can use the five most recent card sets and basic cards in a match. This format is recommended for players new to Shadowverse.

    Usable Cards as of June 27, 2023

    25th Card Set: Roar of the Godwyrm
    26th Card Set: Celestial Dragonblade
    27th Card Set: Eightfold Abyss: Azvaldt
    28th Card Set: Academy of Ages
    29th Card Set: Heroes of Rivenbrandt
    Basic cards (starter cards, main story rewards, Harnessed Flame, Harnessed Glass)

  • Unlimited

    In Unlimited format, players can use all available cards. Note that there may be some restrictions placed on cards.

    Restricted Cards as of July 26, 2022

    Acceleratium
    Rosa, Unfettered Maiden
    Cassim, the Courageous

    Banned Cards as of July 11, 2023

    Starseer’s Telescope
    Restless Parish
    Augmentation Bestowal