Historic Artisan Event Guide and Decklists

This weekend’s event is Historic Artisan! In this event, you get to use every single common or uncommon that was ever printed for Arena to build the most fun and engaging Artisan decks you possibly can! And good news – no entry fee is required. Read on for more information and for an assortment of decklists you can use in the event.

Event Details

Bring a Historic deck consisting only of commons and uncommons! The following cards are banned in this event:

Healer’s Hawk
Persistent Petitioners
Cauldron Familiar
Cavalcade of Calamity
Gates Ablaze
Veil of Summer
Wilderness Reclamation
Burning-Tree Emissary
Zenith Flare

  • Duration: October 10, 2020 @ 12:00 AM PT – October 12, 2020 @ 12:00 AM PT
  • Format: Historic Artisan
  • Entry Fee: Free, no games limit – you can play as much as you like for the duration of the event.
  • Match Structure: Best-of-one matches (BO1)

Event Rewards


For some older decklists from the last Historic Artisan event in May, which would be a fantastic brewing challenge for you to update and tweak yourselves, visit our Festival of Monsters: Clever Reflections page or the Historic Artisan format page!

Wrapping Up

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1 Response

  1. Brian Edwards says:

    Here’s a historic version of the deck I used in the standard artisan. Went 2-0 vs 2 mono red decks….


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