That's right, the latest set in the Theros block is almost here! Born of the Gods launches on Magic Online officially on Monday, February 17, but you can start playing with the new set beginning this Friday, February 14, by taking part in the Prerelease Events!
Find out all the details on Prerelease and Release events for Born of the Gods!
Please note time changes for Saturday and Sunday Legacy and Modern events:
- Modern Events (Saturday and Sunday only) move to 11:30 AM PT
- Legacy Events (Saturday and Sunday only) move to 1:30 PM PT
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During the February 12 downtime, the following formats will be retired:
|Innistrad Block Constructed
Ravnica Block Constructed
Lorwyn/Shadowmoor Block Constructed
Shards of Alara Block Constructed
Zendikar Block Constructed
Scars of Mirrodin Block Constructed
Tempest Block Constructed
Urza Block Constructed
Mirage Block Constructed
Time Spiral Block Constructed
Mercadian Masques Block Constructed
Legacy Tribal Wars
Standard Tribal Wars
Core Set Constructed
Duel Decks Constructed
New players will see a few changes to events, including a selection of cards for prizes. Entry for New Player Events will now be 1 Event Ticket and 2 New Player Points as well.
Check out the New Player Events below!
- The system will go into "No Pay" at 5:00 AM PST
- Store and trades will be shut off at approximately 7:45 AM PST
- The system will be down from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST
There is an update that requires a download.
- Fixed: The Jace, Architect of Thought -8 ability now correctly prompts the active player to select OK for all card selection.
- Fixed: Oubliette now returns the exiled creature to the battlefield.
- Fixed: Spells targetting Kaervek's Torch now correctly cost an additional 2 colorless mana.
- Fixed: Effects such as Extort or Pact of Negation that require mana now work properly when a player has mana in his or her mana pool.
- Fixed: Carnage Gladiator and Agent of Masks abilities now correctly cause life loss.
- Fixed: Instances where certain cards caused a player to gain life when they should lose life.
- Fixed: Casting Domestication on a god when the caster has the same god on the battlefield, but lacks enough devotion for it to be a creature, will now properly move one god card to the graveyard.
- Fixed: Archmage Ascension no longer causes a crash when using the library search ability.
- Fixed: Imposing Sovereign no longer causes bestow enchantments to enter the battlefield tapped.
- Fixed: A bestow enchantment is now exiled with the creature it is attached to when that creature is exiled with Tawnos's Coffin.
- Fixed: Blocking with multiple Guardian of the Gateless will now result in damage being properly assigned and the game to continuing.
- Fixed: Ajani's Chosen triggered with Enchanted Evening now correctly results in a draw.
- Fixed: Necromancy now falls off of Phyrexian Metamorph if it copies a noncreature permanent.
- Fixed: Creatures put into play by Sneak Attack are no longer sacrificed if control of the creature changes to a player other than the controller of Sneak Attack.
- Fixed: Ability text of Curse of Forsaken when on the stack has been corrected.
- Fixed: Tin Street Hooligan now triggers when being cast with green mana even if other color mana is in the player's pool.
- Fixed: Sunburst mechanic now correctly calculates the colors of mana used to pay sunburst costs in all situations.
- Fixed: Promo Bident of Thassa card now has the correct border.
- Fixed: Commander (2011 Edition) now takes users to the correct section of the online store.
- Fixed: Cards in the Planeswalker 2014 Expansion now properly show as owned when decklist is loaded.
- Fixed: Nighthowler promo now has the correct card art.
- Fixed: Hideaway no longer causes exiled creatures to display "zeroth" count.