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Pioneer Challenger Decks 2022
Pioneer Challenger Decks 2022
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Set Information
Set symbol
Symbol description Shooting star.
Release date November 4, 2022
Set size Four 75-card constructed decks
Expansion code Q08[1]
Challenger Deck series
Challenger Decks 2022 Pioneer Challenger Decks 2022 N/A
Magic: The Gathering Chronology
Game Night Free-for-All Pioneer Challenger Decks 2022 N/A

For a general overview, see Challenger Deck series.

Pioneer Challenger Decks 2022 is a set of four individual preconstructed 75-card challenger decks that becomes available on November 4, 2022 (delayed from October 14, 2022).[2] It is the second official product geared towards the Pioneer format.[3][4]


Like its previous installments, these challenger decks are built with more tournament-play competitive players in mind. The 75-card decks are geared toward Pioneer play for the Friday Night Magic player. They are intended to be playable and competitive at a local level right out of the box. All cards will have been previously printed and contain fan-favorite cards that are legal in the Pioneer format.

Most cards are printed with their original expansion symbol and set code, or those of a set where they were reprinted. However, some cards instead use the shooting star expansion symbol and the Q06 set code. Most of these have an updated (post-M15) card frame, while others have updated rules text or reminder text.


Each package contains:


deck name
Colors Included
{W} {U} {B} {R} {G}
Orzhov Humans W B
Izzet Phoenix U R
Pioneer Gruul Stompy R G
Pioneer Dimir Control U B