Magic Online Releases Kaldheim Alternative Play Schedule

Check out the updates and new events coming this week to Magic Online!

Valkyrie’s Sword, illustrated by Aaron Miller

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes for week one of Kaldheim on Magic Online.

Kaldheim Launch

Beginning at 9 AM PT tomorrow (January 27), Magic Online will go offline for approximately three hours to accommodate the launch of Kaldheim. Once maintenance is complete, Kaldheim will be legal in all formats.

Redemption for Kaldheim is scheduled to begin on February 24 and will end completely on June 16.

Set Avatars

  • “Players with 5 points or more will get the Tyvar Kell Prestige Avatar.
  • Players with 20 points or more will also get the Niko Aris Prestige Avatar.
  • Players with 40 points or more will also get the Kaya the Inexorable Prestige Avatar.”

Kaldheim Alternative Play Schedule

  • February 3: Triple Khans Flashback.
  • February 10: David McDarby’s Live the Dream Spotlight Cube.
  • February 17: Modern Horizons Encore.
  • February 24: Ultimate Masters Flashback.
  • March 3: Vintage Cube.
  • March 24: Time Spiral Remastered Supreme Draft. 
  • March 31: New Spotlight Cube.
  • April 7: New Spotlight Cube.

Super Qualifier Saturday

Saturday, January 30Modern Super Qualifier7 AM PT40 MOCS Qualifier Points OR 40 Event Tickets OR 400 Play Points

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

Next Downtime

The next downtime is scheduled for tomorrow, January 27 at 9 AM PT until noon. This is to implement the launch of Kaldheim.

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.