Magic Arena: What all events are happening in May, Latest Updates


Wizards of the Coast are switching up something in Magic Arena. So, players can explore the new drafts now. The players now have time to decide about how they will spend their hard-earned Gold or Gems in the next few weeks.

Special events or tournaments might also pop up in the later May but for now following are the upcoming events for May 2020.


Quick Draft

  • Ikoria: Lair of the Behemoths- Till 15th May, 2020
  • War of the Spark- Starting from 15th May, 2020

Premier Draft

  • Ikoria: Lair of the Behemoths- Till 31st May, 2020

Traditional Draft

  • Ikoria: Lair of the Behemoths- Till 31st May, 2020

Naming Convention (Magic Arena)

  • Premier Draft: Best-of-One, Player Draft, Current Set, Ranked
  • Ranked Draft -> Quick Draft: Best-of-One, Bot Draft, Set Rotates Bi-Weekly, Ranked
  • Traditional Draft -> Traditional Draft*: Best-of-Three, Player Draft, Current Set, Unranked

*In Traditional Draft, you will now draft against other players, not bots.

Magic Arena

Event entry and Rewards(Magic Arena)

Traditional Draft

Entry fee: 1500 Gems or 10,000 Gold

Event Record: Three matches (independent of win/loss reward)


3 Wins: 3000 Gems, 6 Packs

2 Wins: 1000 Gems, 4 Packs

0–1 Win: 1 Pack

Premier Draft (Magic Arena)

Entry Fee: 1500 Gems or 10,000 Gold

Event Record: 7 wins or 3 losses (whichever comes first)


7 Wins: 2200 Gems and 6 Packs

6 Wins: 1800 Gems and 5 Packs

5 Wins: 1600 Gems and 4 Packs

4 Wins: 1400 Gems and 3 Packs

3 Wins: 1000 Gems and 2 Packs

2 Wins: 250 Gems and 2 Packs

1 Win: 100 Gems and 1 Pack

0 Wins: 50 Gems and 1 Pack

Quick Draft (Previously Ranked Draft)

The rewards and the event structure will remain same as they were used previously. The matches will contribute to the Limited Rank.

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