Kaldheim Spoilers Start January 7, 2021: Wizards Announce the Week of Metal!

Late last week, we compiled together all known information for the upcoming Magic: The Gathering expansion, Kaldheim as we confirmed the MTG Arena release date to be January 28, 2021!

Well, Wizards of the Coast are calling this week “Week of Metal” as a preview of the preview season, which is to officially debut January 7, 2021 at 8 AM PST on Magic’s official Twitch channel. This means showcasing and teasing what’s to come in the set, including spoilers!

Today, they confirm a bunch of information already leaked to the public so far. Artwork from the set, product images and introduction to two new Planeswalkers, Tyvar Kell and Niko Aris! Check out the official post below, as well as the individual articles that tell us how the new Planeswalkers were created (Source: magic.wizards.com):

Vikings. Gods. Myths. Legends. So many beards. Kaldheim is coming to #*$&ing melt your mind hole.

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Kaldheim is nearly here, and with it comes some of the baddest, most unapologetically awesome characters, cards, and styles Magic has ever seen. To introduce you to this world, we’re hosting Magic‘s Week of Metal all this week as a glimpse into the world that will debut January 7 to kick off preview season in full.

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A preview for a preview? Yeah. What of it?

Here’s some stuff.

Event Lineup

Previews – We’ll have some starting today through Thursday with previews from some truly metal bands. Then we kick things up again January 7.

Debut day – January 7, 9 a.m. PT, twitch.tv/magic. Be there.

Magic: The Gathering Arena Launch – January 28

Magic: The Gathering Online Launch – Also January 28

Prerelease – Starts January 29

Available basically &#^%ing everywhere – February 5

How freaking awesome is Kaldheim? Ask them:

Art by: Manuel Castanon
Art by: Lius Lasahido
Art by: Simon Dominic
Art by: Jason A. Engle

They live here. It’s $#%ing *$&#().

Art by: Svetlin Velinov
Art by: Anastasia Ovchinnikova
Art by: Alayna Danner
Art by: Piotr Dura

We’re also going to see and meet some pretty bad@$$ Planeswalkers. You’ll be seeing them freaking everywhere. On some posters:

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Some packaging:

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Including the most metal booster pack we’ve ever printed for Kaldheim‘s Collector Boosters.

KHM Collector Booster Packaging Closeup

Kaya and Tibalt are back and more formidable than ever. But we’re also meeting two new Planeswalkers in Tyvar Kell and Niko Aris. You can meet both characters today by clicking on their names.

Stay tuned all week for Magic‘s Week of MetalThere’s going to be a ton of content. Some previews, some art, maybe a teaser or two. Then come back January 7 at 9 a.m. on twitch.tv/magic as we run head-on into Kaldheim.


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