Core Set 2020
|This article documents an upcoming release.|
|Core Set 2020|
|Release date||July 12, 2019|
|Magic: The Gathering chronology|
Set details[edit | edit source]
Storyline[edit | edit source]
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. It also contains 20 foil lands.
Events[edit | edit source]
- Magic Open House: June 29–30, 2019
- Prerelease: July 6–7, 2019
- Draft Weekend: July 13–14, 2019
- Commander Weekend: August 24–25, 2019. This season's Magic Weekend coincides with the release of Commander 2019. Commander Weekend will feature Commander variants recommended by Magic's design studio, with achievement cards.
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. 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.
- 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]
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.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Blake Rasmussen (February 21, 2019). "Announcing Core Set 2020 and Commander (2019 Edition)". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- WPN info
- 5 "Firsts" Coming With M20. Wizards Play Network (April 29, 2019).
- Nelson Brown (March 12, 2019). "Introducing the New Wizards Play Network". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Wizards of the Coast (April 22, 2019). "Japanese Alternate-Art Planeswalkers". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.