MTG Arena Announcements, March 23, 2022

Posted in Magic Digital on March 23, 2022

By Wizards of the Coast

State of the Game—Alchemy: Kamigawa

Last week, Jay Parker and Megan O'Malley gave us a look at the new 30-card set, improvements coming to MTG Arena, and lots more. In case you missed it, check out the Alchemy: Kamigawa State of the Game article.

Alchemy: Kamigawa Packs and Bundles Available Now

MTG Arena image showing Pyrexianized Tamiyo, packs, three cards from Alchemy: Kamigawa, and a Tamiyo sticker

Alchemy: Kamigawa packs and bundles can be purchased now in the MTG Arena Store!

  • 1x Alchemy: Kamigawa pack for 1,000 gold
  • 15x Alchemy: Kamigawa packs for 3,000 gems

Also, look for new bundles like the Tamiyo Compleat Bundle, Koi Pet Bundle, Spirited Companion Bundle, and several depth-art bundles.

Special one-time purchase beginning March 31: look for a 20-pack Alchemy: Kamigawa bundle for 15,000 gold or 3,000 gems! This will give you a boost as you add Alchemy: Kamigawa cards to your collection. But note! The Alchemy: Kamigawa 20-pack bundle will replace the special 20-pack Alchemy: Innistrad bundle, so if you haven't purchased that one but want to, do so soon, because it disappears on March 31!

Check out the new Alchemy: Kamigawa cards and start adding them to your collection!

Upcoming Alchemy Balance Changes

As part of the April 7 game update, we are planning to rebalance a number of cards in Alchemy. Since this is very close to a Qualifier Weekend, we wanted to give players as much notice as possible, with our goal to have the changes finalized and announced next week, though they will not be playable until the update is live.

Out of the Shadows Begins This Friday!

The Out of the Shadows event kicks off Friday, March 25, with opportunities to add Ninja card styles to your collection like these:

Inkrise Infiltrator with Ninja card styleMoon-Circuit Hacker with Ninja card style

Enter the streets of Towashi in this new event, using the Out of the Shadows emblem with the text:

Whenever one or more creatures you control deal combat damage to a player, a random creature card in your hand perpetually gets +1/+1. Until your next turn, you may cast creature spells as though they had flash.

Check out complete event details and a list of the card styles you can win, and start playing, because Out of the Shadows ends on April 1!

All-Access Alchemy Metagame Challenge March 25–28!

Bring an Alchemy deck and compete in the first Alchemy Metagame Challenge the weekend of March 25–28! These will be Best-of-Three matches with prizes based on the number of matches you win:

Wins Rewards
7 wins

5,000 gold + 30 packs

6 wins

4,000 gold + 20 packs

5 wins

3,000 gold + 10 packs

4 wins

2,500 gold + 5 packs

3 wins

2,000 gold + 3 packs

2 wins

1,500 gold + 1 pack

1 win

1,000 gold

0 wins

500 gold

A special note: To make the first Alchemy Metagame Challenge more accessible to players looking to dive into Alchemy, this event will be All Access: players may submit any Alchemy deck, whether they have the cards in their collection already or not.

Plus, all players who enter will receive the Ogre Mask sleeve!

Neon Ogre Mask sleeve

Event Schedule

Midweek Magic

Midweek Magic events begin on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. PT and end on Thursdays at 11 a.m. PT.

  • March 29–31: On the Edge
  • April 5–7: Challenger Showcase

Quick Draft

  • March 25–April 8: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
  • April 8–22: Zendikar Rising
  • April 22–29: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
  • April 29–May 12: Kaldheim
  • May 13–27: Streets of New Capenna

Arena Open

  • April 16–17: Historic

Other Events

  • March 17–26: Traditional Sealed Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
    • Developer's Note: We've put Traditional Sealed Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty back on our event schedule based on feedback we received from players who were hoping to have more opportunities to practice for the upcoming Qualifier Weekend. While there may be times when we won't be able to make these kinds of adjustments, if we can, we will!
  • March 25–April 1: Out of the Shadows
  • March 25–28: Alchemy Metagame Challenge
  • April 1–8: Dominaria Premier Draft
  • April 8–15: Sealed Ravnica Mixer
  • April 15–28: Tinkerer's Cube

March 2022 Ranked Season

The March 2022 Ranked Season begins February 28 at 12:05 p.m. PT (20:05 UTC) and ends on March 31 at 12 p.m. PT (20:00 UTC).

  • Bronze Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty pack
  • Silver Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty pack + 500 gold
  • Gold Reward: 2 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty packs + 1,000 gold + Hotshot Mechanic card style
  • Platinum Reward: 3 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty packs + 1,000 gold + Hotshot Mechanic card style + Mindlink Mech card style
  • Diamond Reward: 4 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty packs + 1,000 gold + Hotshot Mechanic card style + Mindlink Mech card style
  • Mythic Reward: 5 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty packs + 1,000 gold + Hotshot Mechanic card style + Mindlink Mech card style

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