Arena Announcements For December 11th, 2023

  • Khans of Tarkir will go live on Arena tomorrow. Typically new sets go live right around 12:00 PM, however sometimes there are issues early on. You can usually be assured the update will be fully in effect and stable by 3:00 PM, although it’s typically much earlier than that.
    • This will bring over 200 additional cards to Arena, and you can find the full set image gallery here.
    • There will be both Draft and Sealed events for this set. All end dates were confirmed on the Magic Official Discord as seen in my news post from 12/05/2023.
    • KTK Traditional Sealed will run from 12/12/2023 until 12/20/2023.
    • KTK Sealed will run from 12/12/2023 until 1/5/2024.
    • KTK Premier Draft will run from 12/12/2023 until 1/16/2024.
    • You should receive 3 free packs of KTK on Arena in your Arena Inbox tomorrow.
  • Also starting tomorrow on Arena will be the Timeless format. If you missed the report from last week, this is the format where you will be able to use any card on Arena. There is currently no ban list for this format, however Demonic Tutor, Channel, and Tibalt’s Trickery are Restricted to one copy per deck or Sideboard.
    • To celebrate the launch of Timeless, this week’s Midweek Magic event will focus on the format, and you’ll be able to earn a pack of KTK for playing. This event will start at 5:00 PM and will close to new entries on Thursday, December 14, 2023 5:00 PM.
    • You will also recieve a copy of TImeless Dragon in your Arena inbox after the update tomorrow.
  • If you go to a WPN store on December 15th – 17th and register for the LCI Commander Party event you will receive a copy of “Admiral Brass, Unsinkable”, “Clavileno, First of the Blessed”, “Pantlaza, Sun-Favored”, and “Xolatoyac, the Smiling Flood” in your inbox later in the month.
  • Jump into Middle-Earth returns on December 12th, along with LOTR bundles in the store. LOTR: Jump In will run until February 5th.
  • Upcoming Midweek Magic events include Historic Artisan on December 19th and KTK Constructed on December 26th.
  • January’s Qualifier will be in the Explorer Format. The Bo1 Play-In will take place on January 6th, the Bo3 Play-In on January 12th, and the Qualifier Weekend itself will start on January 13th.
  • The next Arena Open will be KTK Limited, with Day One being KTK Sealed. The event will open on Saturday, December 16, 2023 9:00 AM and entries will close on Sunday, December 17, 2023 6:00 AM.
    • Day Two will feature two KTK Drafts, with entry to the first draft starting on Sunday, December 17, 2023 9:00 AM and entries closing at 11:00 AM.
  • Arena Championship 5 is coming soon, with dates and formats to be announced on a later date.