March 2020 Ranked Season

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The March 2020 Ranked Season has begun! Ranked Draft Theros Beyond Death is back for another two weeks, and Historic ranked queues are coming back along side 25 Historic Anthology 2 cards. Important notes for this season are as follows:

  • Finishing in the top 1200 Mythic at the end of the season qualifies you to participate for Mythic Point Challenge – Core 2021 on April 4, 2020.
  • The Historic ranked ladder is coming back on March 12 (more information here) with the addition of 25 Historic Anthology 2 cards! This time, we have access to both BO1 and BO3 queues. We may also see the “suspended” cards move to the permanent banlist.
  • The Ranked Draft dates have now been confirmed. The rotation will be Theros Beyond Death until March 13, Ravnica Allegiance until March 27 and Historic Ranked Draft for Core Set 2019 until April 3.

If you are after some fresh Standard decks to play for the beginning of the season, check out all the latest decklists from the Mythic Point Challenge – Ikoria tournament!

Check out our Standard Metagame Tier List: BO1 / BO3


Season Details

Card Style Rewards

The card style rewards for March 2020 Ranked Season are Escape Velocity and Thryx, the Sudden Storm for reaching Gold and Platinum rank, respectively.

Formats

  • Constructed:
    • Standard Ranked (BO1) Ladder
    • Traditional Ranked (BO3) Ladder
    • Historic Standard Ranked (BO1) Ladder (from March 12 to April 16)
    • Historic Traditional Ranked (BO3) Ladder (from March 12 to April 16)
  • Limited:
    • Ranked Draft (BO1) Theros Beyond Death (from February 28 to March 13)
    • Ranked Draft (BO1) Ravnica Allegience (until March 13 to March 27)
    • Ranked Draft (BO1) Core Set 2019 (from March 27 to April 03)

Standard Constructed Legal Sets

Guilds of Ravnica
Ravnica Allegiance
War of the Spark
Core Set 2020
Throne of Eldraine
Theros Beyond Death

Standard Constructed Banned Cards

Historic Consructed Legal Sets

Ixalan
Rivals of Ixalan
Dominaria
Core Set 2019
Guilds of Ravnica
Ravnica Allegiance
War of the Spark
Core Set 2020
Throne of Eldraine
Theros: Beyond Death
Historic Anthology 1
Historic Anthology 2

Historic Constructed Banned Cards

Historic Constructed Suspended Cards

  • As of December 12, 2019 (read announcement):
    • Field of the Dead
    • Oko, Thief of Crowns
    • Once Upon a Time
    • Veil of Summer

SEASON DATES

March 2020 Ranked Season starts February 29, 12:05 PT (19:05 UTC), ends March 31 at 12:00 PT (19:00 UTC)

  • Top 1,200 Mythic Ranked players in Constructed or Limited at the end of this season will be eligible to compete in the Mythic Point Challenge – Core 2021 on April 4, 2020.
  • For more information on the ranked play and qualifying for 2020-2021 events, head over to Magic.gg

MARCH 2020 SEASON REWARD

Players will receive their rewards for March 2020 at the start of the following Season (March 31, 12:05 PT/19:05 UTC). You must have played at least one ranked game in the respective format to receive seasonal rewards.

  • Bronze: 1 Theros Beyond Death booster pack
  • Silver: 1 Theros Beyond Death booster pack + 500 gold
  • Gold: 2 Theros Beyond Death booster packs + 1000 gold + Escape Velocity Card Style
  • Platinum: 3 Theros Beyond Death booster packs + 1000 gold + Thryx, the Sudden Storm Card Style
  • Diamond: 4 Theros Beyond Death booster packs + 1000 gold
  • Mythic: 5 Theros Beyond Death booster packs + 1000 gold

As a general reminder, card styles are a cosmetic option only and does not add any cards to a player’s collection. There is no benefit to acquiring a card style more than once; if you achieve Gold Rank or higher in both Limited and Constructed, you will only receive one copy of the card style.

SEASONAL RESET

Constructed and Limited Ranks will be reset. Your new rank will be based on your end of season rank from the previous season:

Previous RankNew Rank
Bronze Tier 4Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 3Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 2Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 1Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 4Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 3Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 2Bronze Tier 2
Silver Tier 1Bronze Tier 2
Gold Tier 4Bronze Tier 1
Gold Tier 3Silver Tier 4
Gold Tier 2Silver Tier 3
Gold Tier 1Silver Tier 2
Platinum Tier 4Silver Tier 1
Platinum Tier 3Gold Tier 4
Platinum Tier 2Gold Tier 4
Platinum Tier 1Gold Tier 3
Diamond Tier 4Gold Tier 3
Diamond Tier 3Gold Tier 2
Diamond Tier 2Gold Tier 2
Diamond Tier 1Gold Tier 1
MythicPlatinum 4

Source: March 2020 Ranked Season Details

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