Announcing Oath of the Gatewatch

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

Set Name

Oath of the Gatewatch


Set 2 of 2 in the Battle for Zendikar block

Number of Cards


Prerelease Events

January 16–17, 2016

Prerelease Format

Sealed (4 Oath of the Gatewatch/2 Battle for Zendikar)

Release Date

January 22, 2016

Launch Weekend

January 22–24, 2016

Game Day

February 13–14, 2016

Magic Online Prerelease Events

January 29–February 1, 2016

Magic Online Release Date

February 1, 2016

Magic Online Release Events

February 1–17, 2016

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch

February 5–7, 2016

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch Location

Atlanta, GA

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch Formats

  • Swiss:


Oath of the Gatewatch/Oath of the Gatewatch/Battle for Zendikar Draft

  • Top 8:


Official Three–Letter Code


Twitter Hashtag


Initial Concept and Game Design

Ethan Fleischer (lead)
Graeme Hopkins
Ari Levitch
Ken Nagle
Adam Prosak
Mark Rosewater

Final Game Design and Development

Ian Duke (lead)
Dave Humpherys
Jackie Lee
Adam Prosak
Gavin Verhey


English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Available in

Booster Packs, Intro Packs*, Fat Pack*
(*-Not available in all languages.)

Art by Michael Komarck

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