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For No Cost
コストたお(Kosuto Fumitaoshi)
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Category: For No Cost

For No Cost refers to various card abilities that allow you to play other cards without tapping any cards in your mana zone and paying for its cost.

Details

Most of these cards include コストを支払わずに (Kosuto o Shiharawazu ni) which means "for no cost" in their card text.

It refers mainly to cards that do the following;

Named Abilities such as Shield Trigger, Gravity Zero and Strike Back and Ninja Strike allow you to play creatures and spells for no cost when the varying conditions are met.

Unnamed abilities such as Reanimate and Recruit are a kind of "for no cost" ability, even though they don't specifically mention the phrase in the card text.

Abilities that allow you to play cards "For No Cost"

Keyword Abilities

Ability Words

Unnamed Abilities

For No Cost cards

Mentions "For No Cost"

 ■ Achernar, Star Gate Spirit / Stargaze Gate
 ■ Adomani, Blue Defense Silver
 ■ Alca Kid, Holy Elemental
 ■ Altgear, Spirit of Holy Weaponry
 ■ Amaterasu Seraphina, Light Weapon
 ■ Amidanazca, Super Destiny
 ■ Christie Gate
 ■ Codefight Agatha Hercule
 ■ Cosmic Darts
 ■ Dragon's Sign
 ■ Elsar Baltis, Emperor of Spirits
 ■ Fifth, Dragon Armored
 ■ Gabriella, Holy Princess
 ■ Gaga Last Mysterica, Lord of Spirits
 ■ Gastin, the Patroller
 ■ Gran Siris, Milky Way Guardian
 ■ Heaven's Force
 ■ Heaven's Gate
 ■ Heaven and Earth Dragon Break's Judgment
 ■ Heavy Pop, D2P
 ■ Holy Gear - Nebula Wing
 ■ Houma, Guide Dragon Elemental
 ■ Impact Rigger, Sky Elemental
 ■ Kanzencrime, Criminal Nobleman
 ■ Kariyadone, Magic Library / Hermit Circle
 ■ Liliang, Mysterious Light
 ■ Lulufens, Sun Dragon Elemental
 ■ Marianna, Light Weapon
 ■ Mobile Stronghold Plamilion
 ■ Muljim, Supernatural Elemental
 ■ Novalty Entrio
 ■ Ophanis, Unified Five Elemental
 ■ Ov Sidia Calibur
 ■ Perfect Light
 ■ Planet Phystachio, Apocalyptic Dragonic Spirit
 ■ Positron Sign
 ■ Protest Mist
 ■ Proxion, the Oracle
 ■ Punish Hold
 ■ Pure Thunder, Spirit Beast
 ■ Pure Zaru
 ■ Quick Defense
 ■ Ra Familie, Sabakinoseido
 ■ Sadoniaras, Instant Guard Dragon Elemental
 ■ Shibainu, Two Extremes
 ■ Sufeeko, Spirit Knight
 ■ Tars Kerukeruyo, Holy Heaven Guardian
 ■ Thunder Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Truename Orekoso Foxstar
 ■ Ulferios, White Knight Infinity Dragon
 ■ Ulpheus, Dragonic Spirit
 ■ Ultimate Gate
 ■ Valhalla Master, Spark Dragon Elemental
 ■ Webius, the Patroller
 ■ Welkius, Assault Gate Elemental
 ■ White Knight Gate
 ■ Wisdompheus, Dragonic Spirit
 ■ Zachs Cot, the Wise
 ■ Zett, Kiramekuseisen
 ■ ♪ Nothing Beats the Galactic Judgment

 ■ Amaterasu, Founder of the Blue Wolves
 ■ Aqua Advisor
 ■ Aqua Meister
 ■ Aqua Spellblue
 ■ Aqua Swallow Counter
 ■ Baiken, Blue Dragon of the Hidden Blade
 ■ Blue Mojito
 ■ Brain's Coral Saint Tree
 ■ Brain x Brain
 ■ Caribbean Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Chengza, Dragon Armored Ship / Fourth of the Six Bizarre ~Earth Breaking Waterfall~
 ■ Churentenhou, Art Hero
 ■ Clanvia, Night Castle Ship
 ■ Code:Heaven
 ■ Cogiliza, Great Magician
 ■ Cosmoview Lunatron
 ■ Crack Crawler
 ■ Cyber I Choice
 ■ Cyber X Xanadu
 ■ Cyberdice Vegas, Gambling Expert of D
 ■ Daisushidora, Nitrous Sky Ship
 ■ Dandarda Big Bang, Infinite Gattai
 ■ Dejiron
 ■ Dragment Innovation
 ■ Dueland, Transformation of Dreams
 ■ E of Sports, JK Stadium
 ■ Emperor Gyulum
 ■ Emperor Kiriko
 ■ Fanbai, Dragon Flower Fan
 ■ Fenikujara, Infinite Cane
 ■ Final Code: Wonderful Heaven
 ■ Force Reloaded
 ■ Full Throttle Sergeant
 ■ Fuuma Algors Vaison
 ■ Galaxy Operation Theta, the Super Enlightened
 ■ Gekabankai Ga Ryumizu 卍
 ■ Girigazami, Groaning Iron Arm
 ■ Gokuga Roiza, Dragon Armored Ship
 ■ Gospel, Oracle King
 ■ Gya Zaru, Kyokugenmu
 ■ Harinsen, Magical Frontline
 ■ Hellrush Max, the Super-Electric
 ■ Hogan Blaster
 ■ Ice Medusa
 ■ Intellieiru, Greatest Academy
 ■ It's Showtime
 ■ Kariyadone, Magic Library / Hermit Circle
 ■ Kiriko Cubic, First Model Dragon Emperor
 ■ Large Gathering! Aqua Brothers
 ■ Magics, Magician of Water
 ■ Magu Kajiro
 ■ Matrix, Hirame Kick
 ■ Mm Spellpsychedelica, Dragment Symbol
 ■ Mother Brain
 ■ Number Question
 ■ Ocean G Hogan, the Best Awakened
 ■ Og Amate Radial, Dragment Symbol
 ■ Orochi of the Hidden Blade
 ■ Outrage Egg
 ■ Paradise Aroma
 ■ Plasma, Revolution Dragon Formula
 ■ Project God
 ■ Q.E.D., Dragon Elemental King
 ■ Queen Amaterasu
 ■ Revival of the Lost Forbidden Spell
 ■ Robin Champ, Orichalcum Wizard
 ■ Safivo, Daspel
 ■ Sb Ryuuisou, Dragment Symbol
 ■ Shallow Operation
 ■ Spell Great Blue, Blue Divine Dragon
 ■ Spell Samonion, Blue Divine Dragon
 ■ Sr Spellcyclica, Dragment Symbol
 ■ Sumantagawa, Great Detective
 ■ Super Spell Great Blue, the Blue Tide
 ■ Thunderbolt, Aqua Militant
 ■ Tonnanshape, Dragon Pulse Sky Ship
 ■ Transmogrify
 ■ Trueking Wagner
 ■ Truename Academy Master
 ■ Tsukumo Spark
 ■ Twilight Sigma, the Super-Electric
 ■ Umirabbit, Submarine Rabbit
 ■ Unidentified Objective
 ■ Unryu, Sumo Doctor
 ■ Walsura Prince S
 ■ Way Wave
 ■ Whale Magica, Magic Area
 ■ Wild Speed, D2W
 ■ 卍 Grand Zero 卍

 ■ "Ogre", The One Who Dyed In Crimson / Crimson Victory
 ■ Ace of Swords, Ensign of the Galaxy Falcon Squadron
 ■ Bangchu, Bangbang Tank
 ■ Batogaiginga, Explosive King Deluxe
 ■ Batogaiheart, Explosive King Sword
 ■ Batoraio, Victory Blastdragon
 ■ Bazagaberg "Hayate" Dragon
 ■ Benkei, the Wandering Cloud
 ■ Bolberg Cross Dragon
 ■ Bolberg Shingen, Dragon General
 ■ Bolshack Crisis NEX
 ■ Brother Lizard
 ■ Captain Dracken
 ■ Dead Heat Megamax
 ■ Deep Purple Dragon
 ■ Dragon Flare Egg
 ■ Dragon Gear - Sengoku Topper Armor
 ■ Dragon Gear - Sword Flash Legend
 ■ Dragon Gear - Zangeki Mach Armor
 ■ Dragon World ~The Land Where Dragons Descend~
 ■ Dual Shock Dragon
 ■ Duel Jacker Shou, Super Live
 ■ Explosive Ninpo, Phoenix Jutsu
 ■ Flame Lance Trap
 ■ Fokker, Rider of the North Wind
 ■ Gaial, Victory Legend
 ■ Galaxy Cross Aini, Sky Lord Dragonmech
 ■ Hachiko, Loyal Sword of Bukkomi
 ■ Halloway
 ■ Invasion Start!! Nyanko Corps / Nyanko Gun Firing!
 ■ Ira Hop, Explosive Assault
 ■ Izayoi, Raging Crimson Lord
 ■ Jackpot Batoriser
 ■ Jackpot Entry, Dragon Secret Formation
 ■ Kaiser Wing Dragon
 ■ Katsudon Young, Dragon Lee
 ■ Last Storm Double Cross, the Super Awakened
 ■ Legend Lupia Wing
 ■ Mad Romanov, the Wicked God
 ■ Magma Moon, the Enlightened
 ■ Mappo Churis
 ■ Megaboost Churis / 「Crazy Suicide Tactics!」
 ■ Meowpatta, Dragon's Steward
 ■ Mushimushinonnon / Heat enough to burn to Ash
 ■ NEX, Blastdragon
 ■ Nine Edge "Yasha" Dragon
 ■ Sing Singer
 ■ Soul Burn Dragon
 ■ Supernova Lyra Bolstorm
 ■ Toramaru GGG, Armored Oni Beast
 ■ Treasure Chance
 ■ Valchuris, Dragon Armored
 ■ Valkerios Dragon
 ■ Valkyrias Musashi, Ultimate Battle Dragon
 ■ Überdragon Valkyrias

 ■ Ambush Scorpion
 ■ Aug Totem
 ■ Auto-equip Sword - Leo Impact
 ■ Balga Raizou, the Super-Heavenly Nova
 ■ Baron Gouyama
 ■ Bubundo Tank
 ■ Buu, the Invoked
 ■ Cemetarian, the Invoked
 ■ Chaoshimawari, Darkness Flower
 ■ Choice of Destiny
 ■ Commanding Leopard Horn
 ■ Cradle of Growth
 ■ Crest of Mother
 ■ Dangerdeon, Super Mechanical Trap / Hell Utopia's Trap Revelation
 ■ Danjurou, the Awakened Battle Ogre
 ■ Dreaming Moon Knife / Sanctuary of the Mother
 ■ Fiona Forest, Forest Dream Dragon
 ■ Flash Gear - Lightning Helmet
 ■ General Kuwagatan
 ■ God Saga
 ■ Great Hercules, Giant Insect
 ■ Gyogyoras, Traitorous Revolutionkind
 ■ Hakiri, Leafcry Faerie
 ■ Hunting Gaia Egg
 ■ Imen's Sign
 ■ Inaba Summoner
 ■ Jin, the Ogre Blade ~Honorless Battle~
 ■ Kenji Panda Nelra, Tyrannical Shogun
 ■ Kingdom Ohkabuto / Charge 3 Times, Free Entry!
 ■ Kingdom Ohkabuto / Gouhaten Tsukumogatari
 ■ Kyu Kyura Kyurax / Final Burial Five Sense Down
 ■ Meisama, Izanai's Forest Dream
 ■ Morning Joe, Furiously Energetic
 ■ Mother Pack
 ■ Myscu, Mirage
 ■ Mystery Cube
 ■ Mystery Hippo
 ■ Na Turalgo Danger / Natural Trap
 ■ Nazomaru, Strongest Insect
 ■ Obsidian Scarab
 ■ Ochappi, Pure Hearted Faerie
 ■ Paper Para Benkei, JK Helmet
 ■ Paradise Roar Five Sense Trap
 ■ Parasrex, Chain Parasitic Eye
 ■ Pimandoriru
 ■ Pony Nature, Forest Beast Fairy
 ■ Rabbirionix, Spirit Knight
 ■ Rahxe Michelange, Spirit Knight
 ■ Reviving Vital Horn
 ■ Ryoma Giant
 ■ Saga - Leo Shelter
 ■ Sanctuary of the Mother
 ■ Savage Earth
 ■ Superior Silkid
 ■ Supernova Bigbang Anastathis
 ■ Supernova Jupiter King Empire
 ■ Tensei, Byakko God
 ■ Terradragon Bagnaborne
 ■ The=Deadbrachio, World Evil Dragonkind
 ■ The Gatsurimen
 ■ Truename Nuts Spaghettino
 ■ Xenon Da Vinci, Master of Space
 ■ Zafal Banikis, Spirit Knight

 ■ Alcaclown, Heavenly Crime Fallen General
 ■ Blade of Enchanting Pulses
 ■ Blue Dragon Earth
 ■ Bluum Erkis, Flare Guardian
 ■ Bolpheus Heaven, Holy Super Dragon
 ■ Bolshack Ulpheus, Holy Dragon
 ■ Cyber K Wozurek / Wozurek's Inquisition
 ■ Destinia, Crystal Evil Dragon
 ■ Destruction Destroyer, Infinite King
 ■ Doremi 24, Miracle 1
 ■ Drag Innocent, Savage Swordsman
 ■ El Dorado, Spirit of Taiga
 ■ Evilvy, Dragon Armored 05 / Evil Force
 ■ Fasola Twelve, Time 2
 ■ Flowing Gear - Dancing Twin Lion Fangs
 ■ Forbidden Gigatron, D2V2
 ■ Funk Clap Rhapsody of Hope
 ■ Future, Mage of Cobalt
 ■ Gaial Baby
 ■ Gallows Blissful Kaiser
 ■ Giganto Usagi Robo Future X
 ■ Greatest Caesar, the Dark Kaiser
 ■ Hajime Syacho, Hundred Beast World Explorer
 ■ Himitsu no Finale!
 ■ Holyend, Destiny Dragon Armored / Now or Never
 ■ Hot Spring Sabaki, Fire Water Sword
 ■ Infeldrange
 ■ Infinite Orchestra of Love
 ■ Judgment Time
 ■ King Surprise, Spirit of the Heavenly Sea
 ■ Knights of Cobalt, Protean Elemental
 ■ Last Romanov, Evil Eyed Emperor
 ■ Lucifer (card)
 ■ Mahozun, Priest Dragon Elemental
 ■ Master of Destiny, the Spirit Wolf Phoenix
 ■ Miracle Star, Heaven Revolutionary Knight Emperor
 ■ Miradante Twelve, Time Pope
 ■ Mr. Aesop, Mystical Meteor
 ■ Neo Wave Catastrophe
 ■ Nero Gryphis, Mystic Light Emperor
 ■ Oath of Friendship
 ■ Parlock Smiley Story
 ■ Pop-up Pirate
 ■ Prin, Sparkling Princess / Hunter☆Alien Friendly Beam
 ■ Rolemodeltiger
 ■ Romanov Caesar, Dark Demonic Eye
 ■ Royalwan, Sagely Dog Elemental
 ■ Ryusei, the End of Conclusion
 ■ Saga, the Almighty Creator
 ■ Sanctuary of Earth and Demon
 ■ Skypeace, Rainbow Builders
 ■ Sorting Gate
 ■ Team Doremi's Light Spirit Go!
 ■ The Door of Miracle and Mystery
 ■ Ultimate Man
 ■ VAN Beat, Battlefield Pianist

Doesn't explicitly mention "For no Cost"

Anti-For No Cost cards

Cards that have an effect when cards are played for no cost.

Trigger: Card:
Reaction if a card is played without tapping mana Magnum, Allshot Puppet
Magnum, Fast Attack Puppet
Reaction if put into battle zone without summoning Onikamas, Strange Flow
Matador Marcuze
Senno, Brainwash
Gallows Devil Dragon, Dead Sea Dragon
Reaction if being used for no cost Entertainer of Stealing and Lying
Deathmatch Beetle
Forever Princess, Eternal Ruler
Ballom Quake, Lord of Demons
King Alcadeias, Dark Gaia
Queen Alcadeias, Dark Gaia
Caterpillar Master
Reaction if used on non-active players turn Magnum, Shortshot
Double Revolver Dragon
Reacts if you use a card that costs more
than the number of cards in your mana zone
Oriotis, Control Wings
Mixel, Strange Stone / Jamming Chaff
Defense Armor, Absolute Fear
Yadoc, Beast Army

While multiple cards throughout the game have had effects based on countering For No Cost cards, the DMRP series of booster packs had started to included multiple cards with abilities that prevent them during your opponent's turn. These include Onikamas, Strange Flow, Deathmatch Beetle, Senno, Brainwash and Matador Marcuze.

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