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Modern Format

Deck Size
Number of Players
Game Duration
20 Minutes

Why Play This Format?

  • Format doesn't rotate
  • Variety of metagame
  • Master your favorite deck over time

Different Ways to Play

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Play Rules/Modifiers

These are one-on-one games with 60 card minimums for the main deck (up to 15 card sideboard). Modern games should last average length for a game (about 20 minutes).

With the exception of basic lands (Plains, Island, Swamp, Mountain, Forest, and Wastes), your combined deck and sideboard may not contain more than four of any individual card, counted by its English card title equivalent. This format includes powerful cards and strategies from the last two decades of Magic.

What Sets Are Legal in Modern? - Wilds of Eldraine - The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth - March of the Machine: The Aftermath - March of the Machine - Phyrexia: All Will Be One - The Brothers' War - Dominaria United - Streets of New Capenna - Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty - Innistrad: Crimson Vow - Innistrad: Midnight Hunt - Adventures in the Forgotten Realms - Modern Horizons 2 - Strixhaven - Kaldheim - Zendikar Rising - Core 2021 - Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths - Theros Beyond Death - Throne of Eldraine - Core Set 2020 - Modern Horizons - War of the Spark - Ravnica Allegiance - Guilds of Ravnica - Core Set 2019 - Dominaria - Rivals of Ixalan - Ixalan - Hour of Devastation - Amonkhet - Aether Revolt - Kaladesh - Eldritch Moon - Shadows over Innistrad - Oath of the Gatewatch - Battle for Zendikar - Magic Origins - Dragons of Tarkir - Fate Reforged - Khans of Tarkir - Magic 2015 - Journey into Nyx - Born of the Gods - Theros - Magic 2014 - Dragon's Maze - Gatecrash - Return to Ravnica - Magic 2013 - Avacyn Restored - Dark Ascension - Innistrad - Magic 2012 - New Phyrexia - Mirrodin Besieged - Scars of Mirrodin - Magic 2011 - Rise of the Eldrazi - Worldwake - Zendikar - Magic 2010 - Alara Reborn - Conflux - Shards of Alara - Eventide - Shadowmoor - Morningtide - Lorwyn - Tenth Edition - Future Sight - Planar Chaos - Time Spiral - Coldsnap - Dissension - Guildpact - Ravnica: City of Guilds - Ninth Edition - Saviors of Kamigawa - Eighth Edition - Betrayers of Kamigawa - Champions of Kamigawa - Fifth Dawn - Darksteel - Mirrodin

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September 8, 2023

Wilds of Eldraine

Wilds of Eldraine returns to the fan-favorite plane filled with fairy tales like you’ve never seen before. In this storybook world, Sleeping Beauty sword fights in her sleep, Little Red Riding Hood wields a crossbow, and there’s a giant eight-headed goose waiting atop the beanstalk. That’s Magic meets fairy tales.

August 4,2023

Commander Masters

Get ultimate power right out of the box! Upgrade your favorite decks or build something new with all the power and collectability players expect from the Masters name. This is the set Commander players and collectors have been dreaming about.

May 12, 2023

March of the Machine: The Aftermath

The battle may be won, but the Multiverse will never be the same again. Many surviving heroes have lost their powers. Lead the rebuilding effort with regular and Showcase versions of all 50 cards in March of the Machine: The Aftermath.

April 21, 2023

March of the Machine

It takes a Multiverse to battle the forces of evil! Band together with legendary heroes for an epic team-up in March of the Machine!

February 10, 2023

Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Perfection will rise! Beauty and splendor are brought to the multiverse by a legion of biomechanical zealots, led by Magic's greatest villain: Elesh Norn. Take a knee, and embrace the power of Phyrexia once and for all.

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