Magic Online Announcements, July 31, 2018
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We're happy to report that with the release of Guilds of Ravnica in early October, most cards from Battlebond will be available in Treasure Chests. That release, specifically, will bring the following cards:
- Archon of Valor's Reach
- Azra Oddsmaker
- Blaring Captain
- Blaring Recruiter
- Chakram Retriever
- Chakram Slinger
- Gorm the Great
- Impetuous Protege
- Jungle Wayfinder
- Khorvath Brightflame
- Krav, the Unredeemed
- Ley Weaver
- Lore Weaver
- Mindblade Render
- Nimbus Champion
- Okaun, Eye of Chaos
- Pir, Imaginative Rascal
- Proud Mentor
- Regna, the Redeemer
- Rowan Kenrith
- Sentinel Tower
- Soulblade Corrupter
- Soulblade Renewer
- Stadium Vendors
- Sylvia Brightspear
- Toothy, Imaginary Friend
- Virtus the Veiled
- Will Kenrith
- Zndrsplt, Eye of Wisdom
While Guilds of Ravnica will deliver most of the remaining new Battlebond's cards, our focus on that set left us less time to work on C18 than we had hoped. Since we'll need to do another cardset release to get those cards to you, we have scheduled such a release for the next available opportunity: early December. The current plan is that this release will include all the new cards in C18. We'll have more details as we get closer.
We'll be announcing more information about the MTGO Gauntlet tomorrow, so keep an eye on the website for details!
The MOCS year, traditionally ending in October, will now end with the calendar year in December. You can continue earning QP's until the start of the last Monthly event on December 2. Details about the Championship event will come later in the year.
The Q3 Playoffs are still scheduled for August 11, and will be Modern.
Saturday, August 25 MOCS Monthly Q4 M19 Sealed
Sunday, September 23 MOCS Monthly Q4 Standard
Saturday, October 20 MOCS Monthly Q4 GRN Sealed
Saturday, November 3 MOCS Monthly Q4 Standard
Saturday, November 24 MOCS Monthly Q4 Standard
Sunday, December 2 MOCS Monthly Q4 GRN Sealed
Sunday, December 16 MOCS Open Q4 GRN Sealed
Saturday, December 22 MOCS Playoff Q4 Standard
Saturday, December 29 MOCS Open Q4 GRN Sealed
We're having a Pro Tour Qualifier event on August 4, at 9 a.m. PT. This event will feature Standard and entry will cost 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points. There will be another PTQ on August 5, at 7 a.m. PT. This event will feature Core Set 2019 Sealed and entry will cost a Chandra or Jace PTQ Finals Entry Token. Friendly reminder to use any remaining Chandra Tokens in your collection- they expire after the August 12 Limited PTQ Finals!
Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.
The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats.
Pacific Daylight Time (-7 from UTC)
Saturday, 8 a.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.
Check out this page for further event details.
The next two downtimes will be August 29, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC and August 26, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC. We will no longer differentiate between normal and extended downtimes—extended is the new normal.