The May 2002 Forbidden and Limited List was the first Forbidden and Limited list to go into effect in the TCG, on May 1, 2002. This list covered the Booster Pack Legend of Blue Eyes White Dragon and Starter Decks Yugi and Kaiba, and was followed by the July 2002 Forbidden and Limited List.
In total this list contained 12 cards: 5 Monster Cards, 7 Magic Cards, 0 Trap Cards
- Monster Cards (5)
- Exodia the Forbidden One
- Left Arm of the Forbidden One
- Left Leg of the Forbidden One
- Right Arm of the Forbidden One
- Right Leg of the Forbidden One
- Magic Cards (5)
- Magic Cards (2)
- "Forbidden and Limited List - May 2002". Archived from the original on June 3, 2002. https://web.archive.org/web/20020603064247/http://www.pojo.com/yu-gi-oh/PriceGuide/Banned-Restricted-List.shtml. Retrieved March 7, 2017.