Magic Online Announcements, July 10, 2018
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Core sets are back, and Core Set 2019 events are available on Magic Online now. Your favorite legendary Dragons are back, and a new challenger approaches
For more info about M19 on MTGO, check out Alli Medwin's article here.
A new set is here, and that means new prizes to find in Treasure Chests! See the full contents and the latest updates here.
After many weeks of competition and entertainment, Team Standard Super League is drawing to a close. Join us for the finals, where the Brew Crew (Todd Stevens, SaffronOlive, and Corbin Hosler) will face off against Genesis (Corey Baumeister, Seth Manfield, and Brian Braun-Duin) for the championship. We can't predict the future, but we're pretty sure this will be some epic Magic action. Don't miss it!
Get your weekly dose of ridiculously complex, powerful Magic every Thursday evening. The team-based deck-building rules and tournament structure make it even more interesting and unpredictable. You don't have to play (or even understand) Vintage to enjoy TVSL—in fact, it's a great way to learn more about Magic's most complicated format!
In case you missed it, yesterday we published an article all about the future of Brawl, which will impact both paper Magic and MTGO. Read the full article here.
It's a double PTQ weekend on Magic Online. Saturday, July 14, beginning at 7 a.m. PT, the format will be Core Set 2019 Sealed Deck. A red or blue PTQ Finals Entry Token is required to join this event. Sunday, July 15, beginning at 9 a.m. PT, the format will be Standard. Players may enter with 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points. The winner of each event will qualify for Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica this fall.
The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats.
Pacific Daylight Time (-7 from UTC)
|Start Time||Event Type|
|Saturday, 8 a.m.||Modern Challenge|
|Saturday, 10 a.m.||Vintage Challenge|
|Saturday, noon||1v1 Commander Challenge|
|Sunday, 8 a.m.||Legacy Challenge|
|Sunday, 10 a.m.||Pauper Challenge|
Check out this page for further event details.
The next two downtimes will be July 25, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC and August 29, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC. This will be the standard length for downtimes going forward.
General | Casting a card with fuse now functions correctly.
General | Blazing Torch can now correctly deal damage to planeswalkers.
General | Brainspoil no longer considers an Equipment to be an enchantment.
General | Mana doubling effects now correctly only double mana.
1v1 Brawl | Starting life total is now 25.
1v1 Brawl | Each player is now allowed one free mulligan.