Duel Decks

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Card sets: Duel Decks
ZVE Zendikar vs Eldrazi Zendikar vs Eldrazi  [DD:ZVE Event]
DvK Daxos vs Kalemne Daxos vs Kalemne  [DD:DvK Event]

Overview

Duel Decks events pit two pre-determined Planeswalkers against each other, with each player choosing one of the two sides as the event progresses.

Each Duel Decks event features cards from a corresponding Duel Decks card set.

List of Duel Decks content

Card set Event Planeswalkers
Zendikar vs Eldrazi Zendikar vs Eldrazi (ZVE)
Sep 2018 (version 2.9)
Duel Decks: Zendikar vs Eldrazi
[Set restrictions: OriginsZendikar vs EldraziBattle for ZendikarOath of the Gatewatch]
Daxos vs Kalemne Daxos vs Kalemne (DvK)
Mar 2020 (version 4.1)
Duel Decks: Daxos vs Kalemne
[Set restrictions: OriginsCore Set 2020Theros Beyond DeathDaxos vs Kalemne]

Duel Decks event format

Duel Decks events consists of three phases.

  1. Challenge Phase: Players play PvE games using provided decks to unlock one or both planeswalkers featured in the event, allowing the planeswalkers to be selected in the Duel Phase.
  2. Duel Phase: Players choose a side by selecting one of the two featured planeswalkers, construct their own deck, and play PvP games to gain victories for their side.
  3. Final Duel Phase: Players continue playing PvP games as in the Duel Phase. A status bar shows which side is winning.

At the end of the event, players on the winning side receive a specific Mythic card. Players on the losing side receive a non-duplicate Rare card.

History

The first Duel Decks event, Zendikar vs Eldrazi (ZvE), ran as a Beta Test over two weekends in October 2018. The first Beta had charges hit every five minutes, and the second was limited to a charge every six hours. Although the first format was more popular, the second format was used for the general release. A new "refreshed" version of ZvE ran on May 25, 2019 in release 3.4.