Magic Online Announcements, July 16, 2019

Posted in Magic Online on July 16, 2019

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic Online Announcements, July 16, 2019

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Battle of the Planes Returns!

Core Set 2020: Magic Online Edition

Modern Horizons Continued

Pauper Premier League

Team Modern Super League

Limited MOCS Preliminary Saturday

Standard MCQ Finals Sunday

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtime August 14

Build Notes


Battle of the Planes Returns!

Choose your favorite plane and defend it from the rest of the Multiverse! A perennial Magic Online favorite, Battle of the Planes is a fun twist on Phantom Sealed Deck play: every player's pool is seven packs, themed to the plane of their choice. Choose from wild Zendikar, spooky Innistrad, gleaming Mirrodin (before compleation!), cosmopolitan Ravnica, or Dominaria, the plane that started it all. Battle of the Planes begins tomorrow, July 17, and continues until next Wednesday.

Dominaria

Zendikar

Innistrad

Mirrodin

Ravnica

Dominaria

Zendikar

Innistrad

Mirrodin

Ravnica

Time Spiral

Zendikar

Innistrad

Darksteel

Guildpact

Planar Chaos

Worldwake

Dark Ascension

Fifth Dawn

Dissention

Future Sight

Rise of the Eldrazi

Avacyn Restored

Scars of Mirrodin

Return to Ravnica

Urza's Saga

Battle for Zendikar

Avacyn Restored

Scars of Mirrodin

Gatecrash

Urza's Destiny

Battle for Zendikar

Shadows over Innistrad

Mirrodin Besieged

Guilds of Ravnica

Urza's Legacy

Oath of the Gatewatch

Eldtrich Moon

New Phyrexia

Ravnica Allegiance


Core Set 2020: Magic Online Edition

Core sets are back! Core Set 2020 events are well underway on Magic Online, so now's your chance to get in on the action. Seize your chance to play Magic in its purest form with this new core set, which features prominently the fiery Planeswalker Chandra Nalaar.

For more info about M20 on MTGO, including event details, check out Alli Medwin's article here.


Modern Horizons Continued

Modern Horizons events are ongoing and boosters are on sale, but events are only available until August 14, so log in and play today! You'll be able to play in Draft Leagues, Sealed Leagues, and Phantom Draft Leagues, and we're introducing a new entry option specifically for this set: Modern Horizons Tokens.

Check out Chris's release article for additional info on Modern Horizons events, and you can also learn more the Open Play option changes in Magic Online's new Play Lobby from his Tumblr post.


Pauper Premier League

Our friends at CoolStuffInc.com are hosting a new Pauper Premier league. You can check out the action every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. PT. Check out the announcement video!


Team Modern Super League

The newest Super League season is here with the return of the Team Modern format! Eight teams (including Wizards' Play Design group) will battle over 13 weeks for bragging rights in Modern. The broadcast begins at 6 p.m. PT every Tuesday at twitch.tv/magic.

For more information and team rosters, click here.


Limited MOCS Preliminary Saturday

On Saturday, July 20, there will be a Magic Online Championship Series Preliminary event for 2019 MOCS! The format will be Phantom Sealed, the set will be Core Set 2020, and things will kick off at 7 a.m. PT. MOCS Preliminaries are eight rounds of Swiss and require 35 Qualifier Points to enter. Winners will receive (among other prizes) an invitation to the MOCS Playoff event on October 5.

Learn more about MOCS events here.


Standard MCQ Finals Sunday

On Sunday, July 21, there will be a Standard MCQ Finals at 9 a.m. PT. The event will cost 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points. The winner will receive an invitation to Mythic Championship Richmond.

Learn more about Mythic Championship Qualifier events here.


Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Format challenges are the first step toward qualifying for premier play through your favorite Magic formats. To learn more about Format Focus events and premier play qualification, click here.

The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Modern, Vintage, Legacy, and Pauper formats except when replaced by Format Playoffs during scheduled Format Playoff dates.

Pacific Daylight Time (-7 from UTC)

Start Time Event Type

Saturday, 8 a.m.

Modern Challenge

Saturday, 10 a.m.

Vintage Challenge

Sunday, 8 a.m.

Legacy Challenge

Sunday, 10 a.m.

Pauper Challenge

Check out this page for further event details.


Downtime August 14

The next downtime will be on August 14, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC. This is for the Commander (2019 Edition) content update.


Build Notes

MH1 | Wrenn and Six's emblem no longer explodes the game in certain situations.

MH1 | Fallen Shinobi's ability can now use Snow-covered Swamps to trap creatures On Thin Ice.

General | The prompt for some spells that lets creatures deal damage equal to their power is now clearer.

ORI | Mage-Ring Network and other storage lands now work correctly.

Duel Scene | You can now play cards by dragging them from your hand to the battlefield.

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