Questions tagged [magic-the-gathering-arena]

a 2019 digital adaptation of the Magic: The Gathering card game by Wizards of the Coast. Players challenge other players with decks of cards unlocked through booster packs, achievements or purchased via microtransactions.

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How to assign many blockers at the same time?

These days with Field of the Dead it is not unusual to block 40 zombies with 40 zombies. I've sometimes seen my opponents being able to do that very quickly, so I feel like there is some interface ...
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Which cards are legal in MTG Arena's pauper format?

MTG Arena doesn't seem to have information available on which cards are legal in its Pauper format. Does this format only allow cards which have had Common rarity in MTG Arena itself? Or is it ...
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MtG Arena: Fifth card after draft or selaed

I recently played some drafts and sealed games in Magic the Gathering Arena and was wondering what happens when I draft a card (or get a card in sealed) that I already have four times in my ...
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Can I use the Angel of Grace exile ability when I have negative life?

Angel of Grace's last ability reads: "4WW, Exile Angel of Grace from your graveyard: Your life total becomes 10." Is it possible to use this ability after being dealt lethal damage? Does the game ...
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MTGA “tier protection”

Can you lose a tier rank by losing games in ranked play? By which I mean, Silver → Bronze, Gold → Silver, and so on. I know you can lose tiers within one rank, as in Gold 1 → Gold 2, but I have read ...
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Magic: The Gathering Arena - How to switch basic land art?

Right now when you filter for lands to put in your deck you're presented with just the Rivals of Ixalan (RIX) lands. Is there any way to use land arts from other sets?
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How does matchmaking work in MTG Arena?

Presumably the ranked play options match people based on their rank. Even then I know that isn't really true because I've been matched up with people of different ranks judging by the emblems next to ...
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How to specify mana usage from my mana pool?

I'm playing a 4 color deck with 4 Lotus Cobra and 4 Evolving Wilds. It is not unusual for me to have 4-5 mana floating in my mana pool. Managing the mana colors is important, and the "auto pay&...
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Why don't actions count towards quest?

The quests on my home screen are - play 25 lands, cast 20 red or green spells, cast 30 black or green spells. I've been playing against Sparky with the green deck, but none of the quests have ...
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Is there a way to speed up triggered abilities in MTG Arena?

I got my first Scute Swarm in MTG Areana, and tried building a deck to see how much damage I could get against Sparky. But, processing 1000 triggers (which is only 10 lands coming into play...) takes ...