Rising Tensions

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Rising Tensions (RT)
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RisingTensions.png
Type PvP Legacy PvP Legacy
Rewards Progression rewards Progression
Nodes 3
Charges 1 initial charges
6 maximum charges
8h recharge time
Specials Color restriction  PW color-restricted
Permanent support  Perma-support in play
Card XP gain 20 XP (all wins on a node)
Introduced Guilds of Ravnica GRN · Nov 2018 · v3.0
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Overview

Rising Tensions is a Legacy PvP event introduced in November 2018 along with the release of the Guilds of Ravnica set. The event changed from Standard to Legacy in October 2020, and was reformatted to run occasionally, rather than three times each week.

Special rules

Color restriction Color restriction One or more nodes in this event can only be played by Planeswalkers of a specified color.
Permanent support Permanent support
A permanent support affects play on one or more nodes.

Nodes

Node 1 (top): Gruul Clans

Color restriction Planeswalker color restriction BlueRedGreen  Blue, Red, Green
Only planeswalkers with affinity to Blue, Red, or Green can be played.
RT-GruulClans-Support.png Permanent support Permanent support: Gruul Clans  RedGreen
Side: Both
Whenever a player draws a creature card, that creature gains RiotRiot.
Objectives Reward
Win the fight!  Win the fight against your opponent.
5Ribbons · 200 Mana Runes
Ambush:  Summon 2 or more Creatures during a single turn.
5Ribbons
Speed:  Win the fight within 8 rounds.
5Ribbons

Node 2 (right): Cult of Rakdos

Color restriction Planeswalker color restriction WhiteBlackRed  White, Black, Red
Only planeswalkers with affinity to White, Black, or Red can be played.
RT-CultOfRakdos-Support.png Permanent support Permanent support: Cult of Rakdos  BlackRed
Side: Both
At the end of each turn, if your opponent lost life during that turn, all cards in your hand gain 2 mana.
Objectives Reward
Win the fight!  Win the fight against your opponent.
5Ribbons · 200 Mana Runes
Bounty Hunter:  Deal 15 or more damage to an opponent's Planeswalker during a single turn.
5Ribbons
Veteran:  Cast 3 or more creatures with cost 10 or more.
5Ribbons

Node 3 (left): Izzet League

Color restriction Planeswalker color restriction WhiteBlueRed  White, Blue, Red
Only planeswalkers with affinity to White, Blue, or Red can be played.
RT-Izzet-League-Support.png Permanent support Permanent support: Izzet League  BlueRed
Side: Both
Whenever a player casts a non-copy spell, copy that spell. It gains half of its mana.
Objectives Reward
Win the fight!  Win the fight against your opponent.
5Ribbons · 200 Mana Runes
Grimoire:  Cast 3 or more spells during a single turn.
5Ribbons
Magician:  Cast 5 or more spells with cost 8 or less.
5Ribbons

Rewards

Progression rewards Progression rewards (Nov 2020)
Ribbons Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
5 500 Mana Runes 750 Mana Runes 1,000 Mana Runes 1,500 Mana Runes
10 GRN Booster Pack GRN Booster Pack GRN Booster Pack GRN Booster Pack
20 5 Mana Crystals 10 Mana Crystals 15 Mana Crystals 20 Mana Crystals
40 1,000 Mana Runes 1,500 Mana Runes 2,000 Mana Runes 2,500 Mana Runes
60 RNA Booster Pack RNA Booster Pack RNA Booster Pack RNA Booster Pack
80 1,500 Mana Runes 2,000 Mana Runes 2,500 Mana Runes 3,000 Mana Runes
100 WAR Booster Pack WAR Booster Pack WAR Booster Pack WAR Booster Pack
120 2 Mana Jewels 3 Mana Jewels 4 Mana Jewels 5 Mana Jewels
140 10 Mana Crystals 10 Mana Crystals 15 Mana Crystals 20 Mana Crystals

Historical Info

Information about the original four-node daily RT event can be found at Rising Tensions (historical).