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.”
- Friday, July 3, at 7:00 AM PT
Format: Core Set 2021 Sealed
Product: 6 Core Set 2021 Booster Packs. Product opened in Limited events will be added to players’ collections.
Location: The Limited lobby under Premier Events
- 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–2nd||900 Play Points, 200 Treasure Chests, and 1 premium foil Core Set 2021 set|
|3rd–4th||750 Play Points, 150 Treasure Chests, and 1 premium foil Core Set 2021 set|
|5th–8th||600 Play Points, 100 Treasure Chests, and 1 non-foil Core Set 2021 set|
|9th–16th||400 Play Points and 50 Treasure Chests|
|17th–32nd||400 Play Points and 25 Treasure Chests|
|33rd–64th||200 Play Points and 10 Treasure Chests|
|65th–128th||100 Play Points|
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.”
|CARDS IN||CARDS OUT|
|Elspeth, Knight-Errant||Elspeth, Sun’s Nemesis|
|Shark Typhoon||Arcane Artisan|
|Heartless Act||Ultimate Price|
|Soul-Scar Mage||Jackal Pup|
|Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast||Underworld Breach|
|Terror of the Peaks||Rekindling Phoenix|
|Vivien, Monsters’ Advocate||Garruk, Primal Hunter|
|Elder Gargaroth||Wilderness Reclamation|
|Yorion, Sky Nomad||Geist of Saint Traft|
|Fiend Artisan||Garruk, Cursed Huntsman|
View the full cube card list.
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 Challenge||Modern Challenge|
|6:00 a.m.||Standard Challenge||Pioneer Challenge|
|8:00 a.m.||Modern Challenge||Legacy Challenge|
|10:00 a.m.||Vintage Challenge||Pauper Challenge|
|2:00 p.m.||Pioneer Challenge||Standard 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.