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Your Dragon, Their Doom!

 

This March Wizards of the Coast releases Dragons of Tarkir – the third and final set in the hugely popular Khans of Tarkir block. The climax of the Tarkir block brings five warring Dragon Clans to forefront in this action-packed storyline featuring fan-favorite Planeswalker, Sarkhan Vol. With more dragons than any other Magic set in history, Dragons of Tarkir is packed with excitement for fans of all skill levels.

 

The Planeswalker and dragon mage, Sarkhan Vol, left his time to travel back more than 1,200 years into Tarkir's past and save Ugin, the Spirit Dragon from death. By saving Ugin, Sarkhan ensured the dragon tempests would continue to thrive on Tarkir, and thus he saved the dragons—or so he hopes. After he created a magical, protective hedron cocoon around the fallen Ugin, Sarkhan was ripped back through time to his present. Now he is left to wonder how much change his actions caused. How many ripples propagated out across Tarkir's history? And who will glory in a Tarkir of dragons?

 

Dragons of Tarkir features 264 new cards, including randomly inserted premium versions of all cards in the set. Previews have started today – so make sure to visit the Card Image Gallery to see all that this new and exciting set has to offer. http://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/products/card-set-archive/dragons-of-tarkir

The next several weeks will see a wide range of events, experiences, and product releases for players to enjoy – here’s a brief guide to what’s coming up:

 

Prerelease – March 21 & 22

Dragons of Tarkir kicks off with the Prerelease events on March 21st and 22nd. Prereleases celebrate the arrival of each major Magic release. They also give players the chance to see the newest cards and to play with them before the set is released! These enjoyable casual events encourage fun over competition, and as such are perfect for new and returning players, as well as Magic veterans. More information about Prereleases can be found here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/event-types/prerelease

 

Launch Weekend – March 27-29

Dragons of Tarkir products will be available in stores one week after the Prerelease on March 27th. From this date, players will be able to purchase Booster PacksIntro Packs,Fat Packs and Event Decks. Additionally, participating Wizards Play Network (WPN) hobby game stores will run launch events throughout this weekend to celebrate the new set release. Find out more about the Dragons of Tarkir product line-up and Launch Weekend here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/products/card-set-archive/dragons-of-tarkir

 

Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir – April 10-12

Pro Tours are the ultimate skill test for Magic players and the Dragons of Tarkir tournament will take place in Brussels, Belgium, where the world’s top players will battle for fame, glory, and $250,000 in cash prizes. Players and fans who can’t make it to Brussels can watch feature matches, play-by-play, commentary, player interviews, in-depth game analysis, and a whole lot more during all three days of the event on Twitch. Full event details and the webcast schedule can be found here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/pro-tour-dragons-tarkir-event-information

 

Please let us know if you wish to set up a media credential for Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir. Video coverage requests should be submitted by March 13th and non-video coverage requests by March 27th. Requests made after these dates, including requests made on-site, may be denied.

 

Game Day – April 18 & 19

Players who enjoy a more competitive event and want to see how they match up against their local community should go to a Game Day event on April 18th and 19th. Game Day is an exciting opportunity for players around the world to join in playing Standard with the newest cards Magic has to offer. More details can be found here:http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/event-types/gameday

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