Friday, 12 February 2021 20:49

Challenger Decks 2021 unveiled

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The new Challenger Decks. The new Challenger Decks. WIZARDS OF THE COAST

Wizards of the Coast has pulled back the curtain on the four new Challenger Decks for 2021, revealing their contents and availability. These decks are designed to be played right out of the box, with each one containing a 60-card main deck and a 15-card sideboard, as well as five double-sided tokens. The cards in each deck are all Standard-legal, and come from the sets KaldheimZendikar RisingIkoria: Lair of BehemothsCore Set 2021Theros Beyond Death and Throne of Eldraine. The four decks are:

  • Azorius Control: This white/blue deck has a strong focus on flying creatures, as well as counterspells and removal. This deck includes one copy of the double-sided Mythic Rare Emeria's Call/Emeria, Shattered Skyclave.
  • Dimir Rogues: This blue/black deck focuses on filling up your opponent's graveyard with cards, in order to activate a number of powerful Rogue abilities. This deck includes one copy of the Mythic Rare Rankle, Master of Pranks.
  • Mono Red Aggro: This mono-red deck features a large number of fiery fiends, as well as many spells that do direct damage to your opponent's creatures or planeswalkers. This deck includes two copies of the Mythic Rare Shatterskull Smashing/Shatterskull, the Hammer Pass, as well as one Mythic Rare Embercleave.
  • Mono Green Stompy: This mono-green deck is all about beefing up your creatures with counters and other power-increasing effects. This deck includes two copies of the Mythic Rare Turntimber Symbiosis/Turntimber, Serpentine Wood, as well as one Mythic Rare Garruk, Unleashed.

These four decks will be released on March 26, 2021, and will be available in English, French, German and Japanese. Due to supply chain issues, they will not be immediately available in some APAC countries. Release dates for these countries will be announced later. For full cards lists for each deck, check out the Magic website.