March 20, 2009 DCI Banned & Restricted List Announcement

Posted in Feature on March 20, 2009

By Wizards of the Coast

Announcement Date: March 20, 2009
Effective Date: April 1, 2009
Magic Online Effective Date: April 8, 2009

Standard, Extended, Legacy, Vintage, Shards of Alara Block Constructed
No changes

Magic Online Formats

Vanguard Avatar Changes
Reaper King
Was: -1 card, -5 life
Now: -2 cards, -5 life
Change: -1 card, +0 life

Nekrataal
Was: +0 cards, -4 life
Now: -1 card, -4 life
Change: -1 card, +0 life

Online Classic
(and Vanguard Classic)
Demonic Tutor is restricted*

*Demonic Tutor is currently not available online. It will become available with the release of Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic.

Commander, Freeform, Momir Basic, Pauper, Prismatic, Singleton 100, Tribal Wars Classic, Tribal Wars Standard
No changes

Kaleidoscope**
Glittering Wish is banned

**Kaleidoscope is a new Magic Online–only format that will be available soon. Watch for an announcement called the Official Unofficial Format Review for the formats rules to come soon in the Magic Online announcements folder.

For an explanation of this announcement, read the Latest Developments column on Friday, March 20. For the complete list of all banned and restricted cards by format, click here.

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