Announcing Battle for Zendikar

Posted in Feature on March 9, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

Set Name:

Battle for Zendikar


Set 1 of 2 in the Battle for Zendikar block

Number of Cards:


Prerelease Events:

September 26-27, 2015

Release Date:

October 2, 2015

Launch Weekend:

October 2–4, 2015

Game Day:

October 24–25, 2015

Magic Online Prerelease Events:

October 9–12, 2015

Magic Online Release Date:

October 12, 2015

Magic Online Release Events:

October 12–28, 2015

Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar:

October 16–18, 2015

Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar Location:

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar Formats:


  • Standard
  • Battle for Zendikar Draft

            Top 8:

  • Standard

Official Three-Letter Code:


Twitter Hashtag:


Initial Concept and Game Design:

Mark Rosewater (lead)

Ian Duke

Dan Emmons

Ethan Fleischer

Dave Guskin

Ari Levitch

Final Game Design and Development:

Erik Lauer (lead)

Tim Aten

Kelly Digges

Ian Duke

Ben Hayes

Shawn Main

Yoni Skolnik

with contributions from Matt Tabak


English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Available in:

Booster Packs, Intro Packs*, Fat Pack*, Event Deck*

(* Not available in all languages. Not all products available on Magic Online)

Art by Michael Komarck

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