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Arena Base Set
Set Information
Set symbol
Symbol description Arena logo
Release date August 13, 2020
Plane Multiversal
Set size 116
Expansion code ANB[1]
MTG Arena series
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The Arena Base Set or Arena Beginner Set is a MTG Arena-exclusive card set that was released on August 13, 2020.[2]

Description[ | ]

In August 2020, Magic: The Gathering Arena introduced new player decks. Unlike previous versions, the monocolored decks that each player received after the tutorial matches were designed to stay rotation-proof beyond Standard 2021. The Arena Base Set was created for this exact purpose.[2] The decks incorporated several MTG Arena-exclusive digital cards that had been created in July 2018 to facilitate the creation of the New Player Experience (NPE).

It was announced that the cards of the Arena Base Set would stay legal in Best-of-One matches until further notice. Studio X selected introductory cards that were good for new players learning to play Magic: The Gathering for the very first time and provide some obvious choices for cards players may look to replace when upgrading their decks.

In March 2022, the Arena Base Set was removed from Standard. The set remains legal in digital formats Alchemy and Historic.[3]

List of cards[ | ]

White- Keep the Peace
Blue-Aerial Domination
Black-Cold Blooded Killers
Red-Goblins Everywhere
Green-Large and In Charge

Notes[ | ]

References[ | ]

  1. Scryfall
  2. a b Wizards of the Coast (August 4, 2020). "MTG Arena: State of the Game – August 2020". Archived from the original on November 10, 2022.
  3. Wizards of the Coast (August 14, 2022). "Patch Notes - 2022.14.0". MTG Arena Support. Archived from the original on January 30, 2023.