Banned and Restricted Announcement

Alrund's Epiphany Art by Kieran Yanner

WotC Confirms Ban Announcement Coming Tuesday, 1/25

On Thursday, Wizards of the Coast announced a surprise banning in the Pauper format through a video on YouTube and a discussion later in the evening on their Weekly MTG stream. Three cards were removed from Pauper (Atog, , and…

Ban Announcement Uncovered for Tomorrow, July 21

[UPDATE: The Announcement has been made- Brainstorm is Suspended in Historic.] Clever minds in the Magic social media sphere have discovered that banned and restricted announcements from Wizards of the Coast are usually created the day before they go public.…

Oko, Thief of Crowns Art by Yongjae Choi

Oko, Thief of Crowns Banned in Brawl

Oko, Thief of Crowns is now banned from the format and events – effective in MTG Arena as of November 5, 2019. This means that you cannot use Oko as your commander or as part of your deck (outside of Direct Challenge).…


Field of the Dead Banned in Standard

Field of the is now banned from the Standard format and events, in both best-of-one and best-of-three play – effective in MTG Arena as of October 24, 2019. As previously announced, the date of the banned and restricted list announcement…

Rampaging Ferocidon (XLN) Art by Jonathan Kuo

Rampaging Ferocidon Unbanned in Standard

The latest Magic: The Gathering Banned and Restricted Announcement is now out, and the Standard format has received a surprise shakeup. Rampaging Ferocidon has now been unbanned from Standard - in MTG Arena, this will be effective from September 4, 2019 in best-of-three matches only!