All the Dates You Need for Ikoria: Lair of the Behemoths
Ikoria: Lair of the Behemoths is coming April 24! On this rugged plane of powerful monsters, it’s eat or be eaten.
Scheduling is now open for all events in the Ikoria season, including Commander Nights, the new weekly Commander program. Read more about the new event here.
Now, on to all the dates you need.
Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Key Dates
Scheduling Window Opens
Initial Allocation Email
Preferred Distributor Locked
Prerelease Allocation Locked
Final Allocation Email
Mystery Booster Release
Ikoria Premium Benefits Cutoff
Marketing Kit Delivery (North America and Latin America)
Digital Marketing Assets Wave 2: Product Shots, Web & Social Media Assets, Posters
Challenger Decks Release
Promo Pack and Buy-a-Box Delivery (including tracking info for North America)
Marketing Kit Delivery (Europe, APAC, and Japan)
Commander Nights Begins
Core Set 2021 Prerelease
Season Length: 10 Weeks
Ikoria season runs from April 24 to July 2.
Be sure to allocate your promo packs for the whole season. Here are our suggestions for how to allocate your promo packs.
New Player Acquisition: 10% (Bring a Friend Reward)
FNM: 30% (~3% per week)
Draft Weekend: 10%
Commander Nights: 25%
Other Events: 25%
If you’re looking for tips for rationing your Promo Packs, use the tool below. (Please note that the tool omits Magic Weekend: Pioneer. If you're using the tool to help plan for Theros Beyond Death, our recommendation is to use 20% of your packs for Magic Weekend.)
Ikoria Events are Live in WER Now
Starting today, you can schedule your events in Wizards Event Reporter. If you want full visibility for your events and to benefit most from Wizards' marketing, the earlier the better.
Log into WER and schedule all your events for Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, from Prerelease to Commander Nights!