Core Set 2021 Arrives On Magic Online

Check out all the updates and new events coming with the launch of Core Set 2021!

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes coming with the final week of Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths to Magic Online.

Core Set 2021 Launch Super Event

The Core Set 2021 Launch Super Events are “similar to Super Qualifiers” and feature “double” prizes for the Top 8 qualifiers (though there are no invitations awarded for this event), including complete Core Set 2021 sets.”

Start Times:

  • Saturday, June 27, at 7:00 AM PT
  • Friday, July 3, at 7:00 AM PT

Format: Core Set 2021 Sealed

Product:Core Set 2021 Booster Packs. Product opened in Limited events will be added to players’ collections.

Location: The Limited lobby under Premier Events

Entry Options:

  • 40 Event Tickets
  • 400 Play Points
  • 40 Magic Online Qualifier Points

Size: 129–672 players

Duration: A number of rounds determined by entries, with Swiss pairings. Each round plays up to 50 minutes, followed by a single-elimination Top 8.


1st–2nd900 Play Points, 200 Treasure Chests, and 1 premium foil Core Set 2021 set
3rd–4th750 Play Points, 150 Treasure Chests, and 1 premium foil Core Set 2021 set
5th–8th600 Play Points, 100 Treasure Chests, and 1 non-foil Core Set 2021 set
9th–16th400 Play Points and 50 Treasure Chests
17th–32nd400 Play Points and 25 Treasure Chests
33rd–64th200 Play Points and 10 Treasure Chests
65th–128th100 Play Points

Legacy Cube Extended

Beginning June 10 and running through July 1, players can enjoy the Legacy Cube on Magic Online. This unique Cube features “the best cards from across Magic‘s history, working together in ways you can only experience in a cube.”

Format Challenges

Format Challenges are scheduled to run every weekend for the foreseeable future and are the “first step to qualifying for Premier Play.” The schedule for upcoming Format Challenges can be found below:

12:00 AM Vintage Challenge
2:00 AMPauper Challenge 
4:00 AMLegacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 AMStandard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 AMModern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 AMVintage ChallengePauper Challenge
2:00 PMPioneer ChallengeStandard Challenge

The next downtime will be on June 23 at 9 AM. All times listed are Pacific time (UTC-7).

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.