Magic Online Limited Events

Magic Online runs events around the clock. No matter when the urge to play strikes, you can log on and find events to join in any Magic format, from eight person drafts to giant events with hundreds of other players! This page is dedicated to Limited Events, so if it's Draft or Sealed that you want to play, read on!

New To Magic Online Events

New to Magic Online Events can be joined with New Player Points, which every new Magic Online account starts with. Familiarize yourself with the game and program through these events before exploring what else Magic Online has to offer!

NEW TO MAGIC ONLINE PHANTOM SEALED LEAGUE

Location: Limited -> Sealed

Format: Phantom Sealed Deck – cards won’t be added to collections at the end of this event.
Entry Options: 3 New Player Points
Structure: Phantom Sealed Deck League. Open 6 boosters and build a 40-card deck. Play 3 matches on your schedule.
Prizes:

  • 3 wins: 10 Play Points
  • 2 wins: 5 Play Points
  • 1 or 0 wins: 1 New Player Point

NEW TO MAGIC ONLINE MODERN GAUNTLET LEAGUE

Location: Limited > Gauntlet
Format: Modern Gauntlet – Magic Online will randomly provide one of several preconstructed Modern decks. These cards won’t be added to collections at the end of this event.
Entry Options: 3 New Player Points
Structure: Gauntlet League. Play 3 matches on your schedule.
Prizes:

  • 3 wins: 10 Play Points
  • 2 wins: 5 Play Points
  • 1 or 0 wins: 1 New Player Point

 

Draft Leagues

Play as much Magic as you want, when you want, with Magic Online Leagues! Knock all of your matches out in an afternoon, or stretch them over the full course of the League!


Draft League

League Begin/Close/End Dates: Open the League to display the current League’s timings.
Location: Limited -> Draft
Product: 3 booster packs matching the current League set
Entry Options:

  • 12 Event Tickets
  • 3 booster packs matching the current League set, and 2 Event Tickets
  • 120 Play Points

Structure: Three matches, each lasting up to 50 minutes
Prizes:

Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 6 booster packs 1
2 Wins 2 booster packs 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.

Sealed Leagues

Play as much Magic as you want, when you want, with Magic Online Leagues! Knock all of your matches out in an afternoon, or stretch them over the full course of the League!

Competitive Sealed Leagues

League Begin/Close/End Dates: Open the League to display the current League’s timings.
Location: Limited -> Sealed
Product: 6 booster packs matching the current League set
Entry Options:

  • 24 Event Tickets
  • 6 booster packs matching the current League set + 4 Event Tickets
  • 240 Play Points

Structure: Up to five matches, each lasting up to 50 minutes
Prizes:

Match Wins Match Wins QPs
5 Wins 6 booster packs and 360 Play Points 4
4 Wins 3 booster packs and 240 Play Points 2
3 Wins 1 booster pack and 120 Play Points 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.


Friendly Sealed Multi-Stage Leagues

League Begin/Close/End Dates: Open the League to display the current League’s timings.
Location: Limited -> Sealed
Structure: Three stages, each of which consists of three matches, for a total of nine matches, each up to 50 minutes
Format: 6 boosters matching the current League set, with an option to add an additional booster pack after Stage 1, and another option to add a booster pack after Stage 2.
Initial Entry Options:

  • 24 Event Tickets
  • 6 boosters matching the current League set + 4 Event Tickets
  • 240 Play Points

Prizes at the End of Each Stage: These prizes are based on the matches that occurred only in that stage:

Match Wins Match Wins QPs
3 Wins 40 Play Points 0
2 Wins 30 Play Points 0
1 Win 20 Play Points 0
0 Wins 10 Play Points 0

Upgrade Options:

  • 4 Event Tickets
  • 1 booster pack from the current format
  • 40 Play Points

Final League Prizes: These prizes are based on your overall record in the League course.

Match Wins Match Wins QPs
9 Wins 3 booster packs and 200 Play Points 0
8 Wins 2 booster packs and 200 Play Points 0
7 Wins 1 booster pack and 200 Play Points 0
6 Wins 200 Play Points 0
5 Wins 100 Play Points 0
4 Wins 50 Play Points 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.

Limited Queues

We have Limited Queues! Limited Queues are available at any time, come in a variety of playstyles and formats, and begin when the minimum player size has been reached.


6-2-2-2 Swiss Draft

Start Time: Fire on demand
Location: Play Lobby -> Limited -> Queues
Entry Options:

  • Option 1: 12 Event Tickets
  • Option 2: 2 Event Tickets and 3 boosters of the appropriate set(s)
  • Option 3: 120 Play Points

Product: Magic Online will provide 3 boosters of the appropriate set(s).
Size: 8 players
Play Style: Swiss
Duration: 10 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, each round lasting up to 50 minutes
Prizes:

Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 6 boosters of the appropriate set(s) 1
2 2 boosters of the appropriate set(s) 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.

SINGLE ELIMINATION DRAFT

Start Time: Fire on demand
Location: Limited -> Draft
Entry Options:

  • Option 1: 15 Event Tickets
  • Option 2: 5 Event Tickets and 3 boosters of the appropriate set(s)
  • Option 3: 150 Play Points
  • Option 4: 50 Play Points and 3 boosters of the appropriate set(s)

Product: Magic Online will provide 3 boosters of the appropriate set(s).
Size: 8 players
Play Style: Swiss
Duration: 10 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, each round lasting up to 50 minutes
Prizes:

FINISH PRIZES QPS
1st 150 Play Points and 6 booster packs 4
2nd 150 Play Points and 3 booster packs 2

Cubes, Flashbacks, and Gauntlets

From time to time we offer a set of Leagues and Queues that feature older or curated formats.


Cube and Flashback Phantom Swiss Leagues

League Begin/Close/End Dates: Open the League to display the current League's timings.
Location: Play Lobby -> Limited -> Leagues
Entry Options:

  • Option 1: 10 Event Tickets
  • Option 2: 100 Play Points
  • Option 3 (Flashback only): 2 Event Tickets + 2 boosters from a single set in the applicable format
    • Example: For Time Spiral block, this entry option is 2 Event Tickets + 2 Time Spiral or 2 Planar Chaos or 2 Future Sight boosters.

Product: Magic Online will provide 3 phantom booster packs of the current League set. Phantom product will not be added to a player's collection at the conclusion of the event.
Structure: Draft, then play up to three matches, each lasting up to 50 minutes
Prizes:

Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 150 Play Points and 1 Treasure Chest 1
2 Wins 100 Play Points 0
1 Wins 50 Play Points 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.


Cube Phantom Single Elimination Queue

Start Time: Fire on demand. The queue generally opens at 10:00 a.m. PT on the opening Wednesday and ends at 10:00 a.m. on the Friday of a new set release.
Location: Play Lobby -> Limited -> Queues
Entry Options:

  • Option 1: 10 Event Tickets
  • Option 2: 100 Play Points

Product: Magic Online will provide 3 phantom booster packs of the current League set. Phantom product will not be added to a player's collection at the conclusion of the event.
Structure: Draft, then best-of-three game matches, each lasting up to 50 minutes, until you reach 3 wins or 1 loss
Prizes:

Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 240 Play Points 2
2 Wins 160 Play Points 0
1 Wins 100 Play Points 0

NOTE: Wizards of the Coast employees and other persons affiliated with it are eligible to play in this event. For more information, please see this article and this FAQ about this policy.

MAGIC ONLINE PREMIER PLAY

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Whether you want to focus on a single format or dabble in a variety of event types, whether you want to qualify for the Players Tour or the end-of-season Magic Online Champions Showcase and a share of its $70,000 prize pool and Player Tour Finals invitation, now more than ever you can play your way with 2020 Magic Online Premier Play Program.

Use Qualifier Points (QPs) you earn in other events to join Magic Online Premier Play events. Check out the full details of the Magic Online Premier Play Program to learn more.