Magic Online Announcements October 31, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on October 31, 2017

By Wizards of the Coast

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No Vintage Super League tonight

There will be no Vintage Super League (VSL) tonight, the stream will resume next week on November 7.

Interested in the decklists being played on VSL? Decklists are updated weekly and can be found here.


Flashback Favorites: 3x Innistrad ends tomorrow, November 1

Entries for Flashback Favorites: 3x Innistrad will close at 10 a.m. PT tomorrow. Join this event in the Play Lobby -> Limited Tournaments -> Leagues. Entry options include 12 Event Tickets, 3 of the appropriate boosters + 2 Event Tickets, or 120 Play Points

More information about Magic Online's Flashback Favorites can be found here.


Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad era begins tomorrow, November 1

Throwback Standard Gauntlet: Innistrad era begins tomorrow, November 1 and will run until November 8.

Decklists and additional information about Throwback Standard Gauntlet 8: Innistrad era can be found here.


Throwback Standard Gauntlet 9: Recent Past begins November 8

Throwback Standard Gauntlet: Recent Past begins November 8 and will run until November 17. That's right! This Gauntlet will run two extra days! Expect Randy Buehler's article to be published tomorrow on, including the Gauntlet's decklists.

More information about Throwback Standard Gauntlets can be found here.


Standard PTQ this Saturday, November 4

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Saturday, November 4 at 9 a.m. PT. There is no need to qualify through a Preliminary– simply join this event with 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.


Ixalan Sealed PTQ this Sunday, November 5

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, November 5 at 7 a.m. PT.

You can enter this event using a Limited PTQ Finals Entry Token (Blue or Red) earned in a PTQ Preliminary.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.


Magic Online Format Challenges back this weekend

The Magic Online Format Challenges introduced a new prize structure and recurring weekend events for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats!

Pacific Daylight Time

Start Time Event Type
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. Modern Challenge
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Vintage Challenge
Saturday, 12:00 p.m. 1v1 Commander
Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Legacy Challenge
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Pauper Challenge

Check out this page for further event details.


No downtime tomorrow, November 1

There will be no downtime tomorrow, November 1. The next two downtimes will be on November 15 (regular, 8 a.m. PT/4:00 p.m. UTC) and November 29 (extended, 3 a.m. PT/10:00 p.m. UTC).

Follow Magic Online's Twitter account for live updates during downtime.


Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Head on over to our shiny new event calendar at for an easy-to-digest breakdown of events happening all across Magic Online.



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