Core Set 2020

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Core Set 2020
Core Set 2020.png
Set Information
Set symbol
Release date July 12, 2019
Expansion code M20
Core sets
Core Set 2019 Core Set 2020 N/A
Magic: The Gathering chronology
Signature Spellbook: Gideon Core Set 2020 Commander 2019

Core Set 2020, also known as Core 2020, is the 19th Magic core set. It will be released on July 12, 2019.[1]

Set details[edit | edit source]

Storyline[edit | edit source]

TBA

Marketing[edit | edit source]

Core Set 2020 is sold in 16-card boosters (one card being a marketing card), five planeswalker decks, the Core 2020 bundle and a Deck Builder's Toolkit. The bundle for the first time contains a promo card and an oversized spindown life counter.[2] It also contains 20 foil lands.

Events[edit | edit source]

Promotional cards[edit | edit source]

  • Prerelease: a stamped card that can be any rare or mythic rare of Core Set 2020.
  • Buy-a-Box: TBA
  • Core Set 2020 introduces the WPN promo pack, the contents of which are distributed at the discretion of the stores.[4] This contains:
    • a promo-stamped rare or mythic rare from Core Set 2020 .
    • a promo-stamped rare or mythic rare from a short, curated list. Standard-legal.
    • a promo-stamped alternate art basic land.
    • One of five special, season-specific cards with alternate card frame.
    • Roughly 1:4 of packs contains a Japanese anime-style alternate art War of the Spark planeswalker.[5]
    • 1:4 of includes all foil contents (clearly identifiable from the packaging).
  • Core Set 2020 Bundle: TBA

Tokens / Emblem[edit | edit source]

Themes and mechanics[edit | edit source]

Card types[edit | edit source]

Cycles[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Main article: Core Set 2020/Changes

Card comparisons[edit | edit source]

Preconstructed decks[edit | edit source]

Planeswalker decks[edit | edit source]

Core 2020 features five planeswalker decks, that come with only one booster and are designed to integrate with the welcome decks.

Planeswalker
deck name
Colors included Planeswalker
{W} {U} {B} {R} {G}
TBA W TBA
TBA U TBA
TBA B TBA
TBA R TBA
TBA G TBA

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Blake Rasmussen (February 21, 2019). "Announcing Core Set 2020 and Commander (2019 Edition)". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. WPN info
  3. 5 "Firsts" Coming With M20. Wizards Play Network (April 29, 2019).
  4. Nelson Brown (March 12, 2019). "Introducing the New Wizards Play Network". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Wizards of the Coast (April 22, 2019). "Japanese Alternate-Art Planeswalkers". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.