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"Forerunner" (せん Senku) is a keyword introduced in Booster Set 9: Clash of the Knights & Dragons. It appears to be used only in grade 0 normal units, which can be used as the first vanguard.

How it Works

A "Forerunner" ability only activates when a unit of the same clan rides on top of the unit possessing it, then you may call that card to any of your rear-guard circles.

In the Japanese format, if a unit's Forerunner ability activates, but it is moved to a different public area before resolving, you are still able to call that unit to a rear-guard circle. For example:

  • If Evil God Pontiff, Gastille Daimonas has gained both the Forerunner ability, and the abilities of No Life King, Death Anchor, when Gastille Daimonas would be superior ridden over due to the gained ability from Death Anchor, Gastille Daimonas' Forerunner ability will activate. Since G units cannot exist in the soul, Gastille Daimonas is put into the G zone face up. Face up cards in the G zone are public knowledge, thus allowing Gastille Daimonas' Forerunner ability to resolve, and call itself to a rear-guard circle.

(Comprehensive Rules: Japanese Edition (September 6, 2019), section 11.7)

List of Cards

Angel Feather

Aqua Force

Bermuda Triangle

Dark Irregulars

Dimension Police

Gear Chronicle


Gold Paladin


Great Nature


Link Joker




Neo Nectar

Nova Grappler


Oracle Think Tank

Pale Moon

Royal Paladin

Shadow Paladin

Spike Brothers


The Mask Collection

Touken Ranbu


  • Previously, this ability existed since Booster Set 1: Descent of the King of Knights without having a proper name.
  • In the anime, when a unit is called due this ability, it has been referred to as "move".
  • In the manga, when a unit is called due this ability, it is known as "Revive Call" (リバイブ・コール Ribaibu Kōru).

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