Vintage Cube Returns To Magic Online

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

Black Lotus, illustrated by Christopher Rush

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes coming with week one of Core Set 2021 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:

  • 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

Vintage Cube

Beginning July 1 and running through July 29, players can enjoy the Vintage Cube on Magic Online. This unique Cube is “overflowing with iconic cards from Magic‘s almost 27-year history.”

Elspeth, Knight-ErrantElspeth, Sun’s Nemesis
Shark TyphoonArcane Artisan
Heartless ActUltimate Price
Soul-Scar MageJackal Pup
Lukka, Coppercoat OutcastUnderworld Breach
Terror of the PeaksRekindling Phoenix
Vivien, Monsters’ AdvocateGarruk, Primal Hunter
CultivateKodama’s Reach
Elder GargarothWilderness Reclamation
Yorion, Sky NomadGeist of Saint Traft
Fiend ArtisanGarruk, Cursed Huntsman

View the full cube card list.

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 a.m. Vintage Challenge
2:00 a.m.Pauper Challenge 
4:00 a.m.Legacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 a.m.Standard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 a.m.Modern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 a.m.Vintage ChallengePauper Challenge
2:00 p.m.Pioneer ChallengeStandard Challenge

The next downtime will be on July 29 at 9 AM. All times listed are Pacific time (UTC-7).

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.