The Zendikar Rising Set Mastery system is a way for players to receive in-game content through play. It runs from September 17 until the release of the next expansion Kaldheim (estimated release date on January 21, 2021). Players earn rewards based on their current Set Mastery level, which varies for each specific Set Mastery.
Zendikar Rising Mastery Level and Experience
A player’s Set Mastery level is based on the amount of experience they have earned through play. Players primarily earn experience by completing in-game Daily Quests, Daily Wins and Weekly Wins. Additional experience may be earned by limited time events or promotional items.
- Use the Mastery Calculator to predict what your final level will be, which can differ depending on how much you play.
- There are a total of 130 levels available in Zendikar Rising Mastery with each level up requiring 1000 XP. All players receive rewards through Level 114, while players with the Mastery Pass will receive rewards up to Level 130 and beyond.
- All levels past level 130 will earn the player one Uncommon Individual Card Reward (ICR) that has a 5% upgrade rate.
- XP and Orbs from the previous Mastery are not transferred to this one, nor to the next Mastery.
- Players earn Mastery XP via playing the game regularly for a daily total of slightly over 1000 XP and a total of 7250 XP per week. Wins can be earned in any game mode; with the exception of Direct Challenge, and Bot Matches:
- Codes: To be announced.
- Events: To be announced.
There are three separate tracks of reward you can earn. Each will be explained below, along with a table of the rewards gained at each level including the Mastery Tree:
- Set Mastery
- Mastery Pass
- Renewal Rewards
Zendikar Rising Set Mastery
The base standard rewards all players receive. You earn a booster pack of the current set every two levels, up to a certain amount depending on the length.
- 57x Zendikar Rising boosters
- 5 Orbs (each can be redeemed for a card style on the Zendikar Rising Mastery Tree)
Zendikar Rising Mastery Pass
Set Mastery Pass is an optional way for players to enhance the Set Mastery system. It costs 3400 gems or as part of the pre-order bundle. Players who purchase the Set Mastery Pass will be able to earn additional in-game currency or items through play by a secondary Set Mastery track. When purchased, players will receive rewards based on their Set Mastery level, including the Set Mastery Pass rewards from previously earned levels.
- Nahiri, Heir of the Ancients Avatar
Cards and Boosters
- 20x booster packs (x5 ELD, x5 THB, x5 IKO, x5 M21)
- 10x Zendikar Rising mythic rare Individual Card Rewards (ICRs)
- 15x Uncommon ICRs
- Level 131+: 1x Uncommon ICR
- Zendikar Rising Card Sleeve
- Lithoform Exquisite Card Sleeve
- 25 Orbs (each can be redeemed for a card style on the Zendikar Rising Mastery Tree)
- 15x Common Card Styles
- 10x Uncommon Card Styles
- 10x Rare Card Styles
- 10x Text Emotes
- 5x Sticker Emotes
- 1 Premium Draft Token (Can be redeemed for either a Premier or Traditional Draft)
Gold and Gems
- 4,000 Gold
- 1,200 Gems
- 5 Elemental-Themed Swappable Pets
Renewal Mastery Rewards
Players who have created a MTG Arena account and logged into their account on or before September 17 were eligible for Renewal Rewards. Additional rewards have been added to the Zendikar Rising Set Mastery (no Mastery Pass is required) up to level 31.
- Level 3: 2x Zendikar Rising Uncommon Individual Card Rewards (ICRs)
- Level 5: 1x Zendikar Rising booster and 1x Zendikar Rising Mythic ICR
- Level 7: 2x Zendikar Rising Uncommon ICRs
- Level 11: 2x Zendikar Rising Uncommon ICRs
- Level 15: 1x Zendikar Rising booster and 1x Zendikar Rising Mythic ICR
- Level 17: 2x Zendikar Rising Uncommon ICRs
- Level 21: 2x Zendikar Rising Uncommon ICRs
- Level 25: 1x Zendikar Rising booster and 1x Zendikar Rising Mythic ICR
- Level 31: Standard 2020 Basic Sleeve
Zendikar Rising Mastery Reward Track
|Level||Set Mastery||Set Mastery Pass||Renewal|
|1||Nahiri Heir of the Ancient Avatar|
Zendikar Rising Sleeve
|2||ZNR Booster||Drana’s Silencer Card Style|
|3||ELD Booster||ZNR Uncommon ICR x2|
|4||ZNR Booster||Obey Cooperate Text Emote|
ZNR Mythic ICR
|6||ZNR Booster||Nahiri’s Binding Card Style|
|7||IKO Booster||ZNR Uncommon ICR x2|
|8||ZNR Booster||Uncommon ICR x3|
|9||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|11||Nissa’s Zendikon Card Style||ZNR Uncommon ICR x2|
|12||ZNR Booster||Hedron Love Emote|
|14||ZNR Booster||Uncommon ICR x3|
|15||Traditional Draft Token||ZNR Booster|
ZNR Mythic ICR
|16||ZNR Booster||200 Gems|
|17||THB Booster||ZNR Uncommon ICR x2|
|18||ZNR Booster||Bubble Snare Card Style|
|19||Swarm Rise Text Emote|
|21||Expedition Champion Card Style||ZNR Uncommon ICR x2|
|22||ZNR Booster||All of Us Text Emote|
|24||ZNR Booster||Uncommon ICR x3|
|25||Guul Draz Elemental||ZNR Booster|
ZNR Mythic ICR
|26||ZNR Booster||Pelakka Predation Card Style|
|29||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|30||ZNR Booster||Uncommon ICR x3|
|31||500 Gold||Standard 2020 Basic Sleeve|
|32||ZNR Booster||Shepherd of Heroes Card Style|
|34||ZNR Booster||200 Gems|
|35||Orb||Kaza, Roil Chaser Card Style|
|36||ZNR Booster||Hedron Sad Emote|
|39||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|40||ZNR Booster||Uncommon ICR x3|
|41||Cunning Geysermage Card Style|
|42||ZNR Booster||Inferno Spark Text Emote|
|44||ZNR Booster||Beyeen Veil Card Style|
|46||ZNR Booster||Gnarlid Colony Card Style|
|48||ZNR Booster||Linvala, Shield of Sea Gate Card Style|
|49||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|50||ZNR Booster||Murasa Elemental and Orb|
|51||Scorch Rider Card Style|
|52||ZNR Booster||Hedron Angry Emote|
|55||Orb||Sejiri Shelter Card Style|
|56||ZNR Booster||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|58||ZNR Booster||Ghastly Gloomhunter Card Style|
|59||Gnarlids Follow Text Emote|
|60||ZNR Booster||Orah, Skyclave Hierophant Card Style|
|61||Kazuul’s Fury Card Style|
|64||ZNR Booster||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|65||Orb||Khalni Ambush Card Style|
|66||ZNR Booster||Oblivion’s Hunger Card Style|
|68||ZNR Booster||Grab Leg Text Emote|
|69||Zareth San, the Trickster Card Style|
|71||Canopy Baloth Card Style|
|72||ZNR Booster||Hedron Sleepy Emote|
|74||ZNR Booster||Akiri, Fearless Voyager Card Style|
|76||ZNR Booster||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|79||Makindi Stampede Card Style|
|80||ZNR Booster||500 Gold|
|81||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|82||ZNR Booster||Grakmaw, Skyclave Ravager Card Style|
|83||Expedition Diviner Card Style|
|85||Backup Plan Text Emote|
|86||ZNR Booster||200 Gems|
|88||ZNR Booster||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|89||Phylath, World Sculptor Card Style|
|90||ZNR Booster||500 Gold|
|92||ZNR Booster||Turned Around Text Emote|
|94||ZNR Booster||Synchronized Spellcraft Card Style|
|95||Hedron Happy Emote|
|96||ZNR Booster||ELD Booster|
|97||Verazol, the Split Current Card Style|
|99||Song-Mad Treachery Card Style|
|100||ZNR Booster||Lithoform Engine Exquisite Sleeve|
|101||Flash Fast Text Emote|
|102||ZNR Booster||Tazeem Raptor Card Style|
|104||ZNR Booster||Vastwood Fortification Card Style|
|106||ZNR Booster||ZNR Mythic Rare ICR|
|107||Yasharn, Implacable Earth Card Style|
|108||ZNR Booster||Zof Consumption Card Style|
|109||Serves You Text Emote|
|110||ZNR Booster||Tazeem Elemental|
|112||ZNR Booster||Silundi Vision Card Style|
|114||ZNR Booster||ELD Booster|
|117||Zagras, Thief of Heartbeats Card Style|
|∞||Uncommon ICR – 5% Upgrade|
Zendikar Rising Mastery Tree
Using earned Orbs, the following Card Styles are available from the Set Mastery Reward Tree:
- Dauntless Unity
- Emeria’s Call
- Ondu Inversion
- Maul of the Skyclaves
- Kabira Takedown
- Skyclave Cleric
- Into the Roil
- Sea Gate Restoration
- Glasspool Mimic
- Inscription of Insight
- Jwari Disruption
- Umara Wizard
- Blood Beckoning
- Agadeem’s Awakening
- Hagra Mauling
- Inscription of Ruin
- Malakir Rebirth
- Blackbloom Rogue
- Roil Eruption
- Shatterskull Smashing
- Valakut Exploration
- Magmatic Channeler
- Spikefield Hazard
- Akoum Warrior
- Reclaim the Wastes
- Turntimber Symbiosis
- Kazandu Mammoth
- Inscription of Abundance
- Bala Ged Recovery
- Tangled Florahedron
Mastery System FAQ
What is the Mastery System?
The Mastery System is a way for players to earn experience and unlock rewards by playing Magic: The Gathering Arena.
What’s the difference between “Account Mastery” and “Set Mastery”?
Players complete the Account Mastery system as part of the new player experience, which unlocks the 15 starter decks as well as certain cosmetics. With Core Set 2020, we’ve expanded this system to now include Set Mastery system which will be specific to each new Standard set on Magic: The Gathering Arena.
Does the Mastery System cost anything?
All players receive access to the Account Mastery and standard Set Mastery at no additional cost. Players can unlock additional rewards for the Set Mastery by purchasing a Mastery Pass.
Does the Mastery System ever reset?
The Account Mastery is part of our new player experience and may only be completed once. Your Set Mastery level and rewards will reset with the release of every new Standard set on MTG Arena.
How long is each Set Mastery available?
Set Masteries are available for the most recent Standard set, starting on the day the set is released and ending when the next set is released.
How do I earn rewards?
By play! Every time you complete a quest, or earn one of your daily wins (up to 10), or earn one of your weekly wins (up to 15), you’ll receive experience points towards your current Mastery level. Additional XP may be available through special events or promotional items (such as codes). As you level up, you’ll receive rewards based on your current level.
Methods of earning XP include:
· Daily Wins – 25 XP for the first 10 wins per day
· Weekly Wins – 250 XP for the first 15 wins per week
· Quests – 500 XP for each quest completed
· (Other – occasionally there are codes or special events that reward XP.)
What rewards can I earn?
All players can earn up to 30 booster packs from the most recent set, as well as 5 mastery orbs that can be used to unlock certain card styles. Additional rewards are available for players who have purchased a Mastery Pass.
What happens when a new set is released on MTG Arena?
When a new set is released on MTG Arena, a new Set Mastery reward track becomes available and your Set Mastery level is reset to 0.
Can I complete older Set Masteries?
There are currently no plans to allow players to complete Set Masteries for older sets. While you will keep any rewards you may have received from the previous Set Mastery, you will not be able to unlock any remaining rewards once the Set Mastery is no longer available.
What is the “Mastery Pass”? How is different than the Mastery System?
While all players have access to the base Mastery System, the Mastery Pass is an optional way for players to earn additional rewards through Set Mastery.
How much does the Mastery Pass cost?
The Mastery Pass can be purchased for 3,400 gems. Players can earn gems through rewards in certain events, or by purchasing them directly from the store.
What do I receive when I purchase the Mastery Pass?
All players who purchase the Mastery Pass will automatically receive the common Elemental-Themed pet, as well as the Nahiri, Heir of the Ancientsplayer avatar and Zendikar Rising card sleeve.
What else is included in Mastery Pass?
In addition to the common Elemental pet and the Nahiri Heir of the Ancients player avatar and Zendikar Rising card sleeve, the Mastery Pass includes additional rewards players can earn as the level up. These rewards include up to 20 additional boosters, 1200 gems, Uncommon and Rare versions of the Elemental Pet, 4000 gold, premium card sleeves, and more.
In short – a lot!
If I purchased a Mastery Pass, what happens when a new Set Mastery is released?
Each Mastery Pass is tied to a specific Set Mastery. Once a new Set Mastery is released, the older set (and it’s corresponding Mastery Pass) will no longer be available.
What are Pets?
Pets are a cosmetic feature that adds a companion creature to your collection. Pets will join you on the battlefield and observe your matches from the sidelines. Please Note: Pets do not offer any additional game play features. It is a cosmetic option only.
How do I add pets to my collection?
Currently, pets are only available through our Mastery Pass bundle.
How do I see which pets I’ve collected?
On your Profile page, you will find a “Pet Selection” option next to the “Change Avatar” button. This will open a browser where you can view the pets in your collection, as well as choose which to display on the battlefield.
How do I change the appearance of my pet?
You can swap the color of your pet while they are on the battlefield. Simply click your pet, and watch them transform! Additionally, as you complete your Set Mastery your pet will level up alongside you, unlocking an Uncommon and Rare version with additional changes to their appearance.