1.12.02.00 Patch Notes

The latest patch releases the various bans announced today; check out our report and commentary here. As always, this means that the Standard rares/mythics banned, in this case Omnath, Locus of Creation and Escape to the Wilds, will no longer appear in packs, and wildcard refunds have been distributed. Some of the new player decks contained banned cards, which have been replaced.

Check out the full notes:


OCTOBER 12, 2020 BANNED AND RESTRICTED ANNOUNCEMENT

For more information, please refer to today’s Banned and Restricted Announcement.

STANDARD BANS

The ban applies to both Traditional (best-of-three) and Arena (best-of-one) Standard constructed formats and events. This includes Play, Standard Ranked, Traditional Standard Play, Traditional Standard Ranked, Standard Event, and Traditional Standard Event. Players who are currently participating in a Traditional Standard and/or Standard Event using a deck that includes one of the banned cards will be able to complete the current event with their deck, however the deck will be considered illegal after their current event run ends.This ban does not include Direct Challenge matches except for Tournament Mode. As a general reminder, Brawl maintains a separate ban list from other Standard formats.

HISTORIC BANS AND SUSPENSIONS

The ban and suspensions applies to both Traditional (best-of-three) and Arena (best-of-one) Historic constructed formats and events. This includes Play, Historic Ranked, Traditional Historic Ranked, and Historic Event. Players who are currently participating in a Historic Event using a deck that includes one of the banned or suspended cards will be able to complete the current event with their deck, however the deck will be considered illegal after their current event run ends.This does not include Direct Challenge matches except for Historic Tournament Mode. As a general reminder, Historic Brawl maintains a separate ban list from other Standard formats.

BRAWL BANS

Developer’s NoteOmnath, Locus of Creation will remain playable in Historic Brawl, but will be weighted alongside the other more competitive Commanders (e.g. Nicol Bolas, Dragon-GodNiv-Mizzet Reborn, etc.)

PLAYER COLLECTIONS

STANDARD

  • Players who had had these cards in their Collection prior to this announcement will receive an equal number of Wildcards of the appropriate rarity.
  • Omnath, Locus of Creation and Escape to the Wilds have been removed from Standard individual card rewards (ICRs).
  • Players may still receive Lucky Clover as an ICR. Players will earn vault progress of any copies beyond a playset.

HISTORIC

  • Players who have Teferi, Time Raveler and/or Wilderness Reclamation in their Collection prior this announcement will receive an equal number of Wildcards of the appropriate rarity for copies of the card they have not previously received a Wildcard for; player will only receive Wildcards for copies of these cards added to their collection after the August 24, 2020 Standard ban implementation.

NEW PLAYER DECKS

Note: These changes only apply to players who have not received these decks prior to today’s announcement. All other players may use cards from their collection or redeem Wildcards from today’s grant if they wish to continue playing these decks in Standard constructed formats.

WILDCARD REDEMPTION

  • Players may still redeem Wildcards for these cards for use in constructed formats where the card is still legal.

PACK COLLATION

STORE

  • The Elemental Showcase Bundle has been removed from the store.

Source: Oct 12 – 1.12.02.00 Patch Notes

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