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October 2021 Ranked Season Details

September 30, 2021
Wizards of the Coast

Season Dates

The October 2021 Ranked Season on MTG Arena starts September 30, 12:05 p.m. PT (19:05 UTC), and ends at 12:00 p.m. on October 31, 2021.

Top 1,200 Mythic Ranked players in Constructed or Limited at the end of this season will be eligible to compete in the November 6–7 Qualifier Weekend.

Ranked Events Format Start End
Standard Ranked Bo1 Standard Constructed
Traditional Standard Ranked Bo3 Standard Constructed
Historic Ranked Bo1 Historic Constructed
Traditional Historic Ranked Bo3 Historic Constructed
Premier Draft: Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Player Draft 9/16/2021 Novmeber 2021
Premier Draft: Ravnica Mixer Draft 10/29/2021 11/5/2021
Quick Draft: Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Draft 10/01/2021 10/15/2021
Quick Draft: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Draft 10/15/2021 10/29/2021
Quick Draft: Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Draft 10/29/2021 11/12/2021

Looking for Standard and Historic decklists to get started? Visit the decklists hub to see winning decklists!

October 2021 Season Rewards

Players will receive their rewards for the October 2021 season at the start of the November 2021 Ranked Season (12:00 p.m. on October 31). You must have played at least one ranked game in the respective format to receive seasonal rewards.

  • Bronze: 1 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs
  • Silver: 1 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs + 500 gold
  • Gold: 2 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs + 1,000 gold + Chaplain of Alms card style
  • Platinum: 3 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs + 1,000 gold + Chaplain of Alms card style & Burn Down the House card styles
  • Diamond: 4 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs + 1,000 gold + Chaplain of Alms & Burn Down the House card styles
  • Mythic: 5 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt booster packs + 1,000 gold + Chaplain of Alms & Burn Down the House card styles

As a reminder, card styles are a cosmetic option only and do not add any cards to a player's collection. There is no benefit to acquiring a card style more than once; if you achieve Gold Rank or higher in both Limited and Constructed, you will only receive one copy of the card style.

Qualifier Weekend Invitation

Players that finish in the top 1,200 of Mythic-ranked competitors will qualify to participate in the November 6–7 Qualifier Weekend. Matches that finish prior to 12:00 p.m. on October 31, 2021 will contribute to final season ranking. Eligible players will have a Qualifier Badge indicating their invitation granted to their account.

Note: Qualifier Weekend badges from the September 2021 season will be added to eligible accounts by October 15, after the October 9–10 Qualifier Weekend event is complete.


Dates Entry Window Format 2021 Ranked Seasons Invited
October 9-10, 2021 Day One & Day Two
6–8 a.m. PDT
9–11 a.m. EDT
15:00–17:00 CEST
22:00 (day of)–00:00 (next day) JST
Innistrad:
Midnight Hunt

Phantom
Sealed Deck
August:
First 500 or approximate Top 500 by 7 a.m. PT August 10;
Top 1,200 August 24
October 30-31*, 2021 Historic September
November 6–7, 2021 Traditional Historic October
December 18-19, 2021 TBD November
January 22-23, 2022 TBD December

Day One & Day Two
6–8 a.m. PDT
9–11 a.m. EDT
15:00–17:00 CEST
22:00 (day of)–00:00 (next day) JST

*Day 2 of this event starts one hour earlier in Europe (14:00-16:00 CEST) due to Daylight Savings' end there (no change to rest of world).

Seasonal Reset

Constructed and Limited Ranks will be reset. Your new rank will be based on your end-of-season rank from the previous season:

Previous Rank New Rank
Bronze Tier 4 Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 3 Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 2 Bronze Tier 4
Bronze Tier 1 Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 4 Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 3 Bronze Tier 3
Silver Tier 2 Bronze Tier 2
Silver Tier 1 Bronze Tier 2
Gold Tier 4 Bronze Tier 1
Gold Tier 3 Silver Tier 4
Gold Tier 2 Silver Tier 3
Gold Tier 1 Silver Tier 2
Platinum Tier 4 Silver Tier 1
Platinum Tier 3 Gold Tier 4
Platinum Tier 2 Gold Tier 4
Platinum Tier 1 Gold Tier 3
Diamond Tier 4 Gold Tier 3
Diamond Tier 3 Gold Tier 2
Diamond Tier 2 Gold Tier 2
Diamond Tier 1 Gold Tier 1
Mythic Platinum 4
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