Announcing The Great Strixhaven College Clash

Posted in News on April 26, 2021

By Wizards of the Coast

We are pleased to announce The Great Strixhaven College Clash three-part miniseries premiering on April 29. With narrator Sue Perkins and host Alasdair Beckett-King, we are celebrating the Strixhaven set release in style with an entertaining comedy-driven competition where five students, one from each of the five opposing Strixhaven colleges, put their knowledge of Magic to the test.

STX College Clash logo

Eager to learn more about this unique series?

The Great Strixhaven College Clash takes us on the journey of five novice mage-students heading back to school to compete for the chance to claim the title of Strixhaven's Greatest Mage. Students face weekly eliminations as they undergo tests of knowledge, talent, and, of course, Magic: The Gathering.

Now, time to meet the Magic Students:

Each student will represent one of the five Strixhaven colleges: Lorehold, Silverquill, Witherbloom, Quandrix, and Prismari.

STX College Clash cast photo

Our students will not be alone in their challenges, as each will be guided and carefully coached by one of our Magic mentors, all with shining Magic: The Gathering credentials:

This series contains fun, drama, Magic battles—and even a Silverquill rap song. Want to peek?

Here are the dates to ink into your diary:

Episode One, "Biblioplex Brawl" – Live April 29

Summary – Five aspiring student-mages will embark on their Magic: The Gathering journey, competing for the title of Strixhaven's Greatest Mage. We are introduced to our Strixhaven mage-students and their Magic mentors before their college knowledge is put to the test in quiz-show style.

Episode Two, "Testing Talent" – Live May 7

Summary – Our remaining students' skills are put to the test as they each use their talents to represent and show off their Strixhaven college. The judges face some hard choices with our lineup of skilled Strixhaven mage-students.

Episode Three, "Mage Match: The Finals" – Live May 13

Summary – With only two students remaining, it all comes down to one final Magic: The Gathering Arena battle. We watch our students train with their mentors, refine their Magic skills, and battle it out for glory and bragging rights.

Who will come out on top of the class and become Strixhaven's Greatest Mage? Tune in on April 29 at 4:00 p.m. BST (8:00 a.m. PT) over on YouTube for our series launch.

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