What's Inside Each Strixhaven Product

March 25, 2021 | 10 min to read

Due to unexpected production delays, Strixhaven Draft Boosters and Japanese language Set Boosters will be less readily available at release than intended in the US and Canada. Please check with your distributor on the status of your order. Neither of these products are limited releases and we are working towards making more available after Strixhaven’s launch.

Strixhaven: School of Mages Prerelease starts on April 16, and fans are already choosing their favorite colleges. Here’s a breakdown of products so you’re prepared for the big day.

Before we jump into the details, this quick checklist will help to get you started:

Now let’s look at all the cool Strixhaven products.

Strixhaven Buy-a-Box Promo: Dragonsguard Elite

You'll find Dragonsguard Elite in other Strixhaven products, but the extended, alt-art treatment is unique to this promotion.

The following purchases all qualify for the Strixhaven Buy-a-Box promo:

  • Full displays of Draft Boosters

  • Full displays of Set Boosters

  • Full displays of Collector Boosters

  • Sets of 6 Prerelease Packs

All WPN members can sell all the above products by Strixhaven's Release, starting April 23.

What Can I Sell During Prerelease?

During Prerelease (April 16–April 22), all WPN members can sell Prerelease Packs and their Prerelease Early Sale Promotion product.

Additionally, WPN Premium members can sell Full displays of Collector Boosters during Prerelease.

The Strixhaven Prerelease Early Sale Promotion product varies by region:

North America and APAC (excluding Korea and Taiwan): Full displays of Set Boosters

Latin America, Korea, Taiwan, and Japan : Full displays of Draft Boosters

Europe: Full displays of local language Set Boosters or a combo of full displays of local language Draft Boosters and full displays of English Set Boosters if local language Set Boosters are not available

What's in a Strixhaven Prerelease Pack?

It's time for fans to choose their college and get enrolled! There are five versions of Strixhaven Prerelease Packs, all themed around one of the five colleges:

Silverquill (Black/White): Stylish wordsmiths who master the magic of words, from inspiring battle poetry to biting arcane insults.

Prismari (Red/Blue): Artsy elementalists wielding fire and ice with spells that are spectacles of raw creativity.

Witherbloom (Green/Black): Witchy biologists who brew herbal concoctions to control the essence of life and death.

Lorehold (Red/White): Adventurous historians who bring the spirits of the past to life and call forth magic from ancient tomes.

Quandrix (Blue/Green): Quirky math magicians who study patterns and fractals to command and multiply the forces of nature.

Each Strixhaven Prerelease Pack contains 5 Strixhaven Draft Boosters, 1 Strixhaven College Booster (Rare/Mythic Rare card is from the Prerelease Pack's college), 1 foil promo-stamped Rare or Mythic Rare from the set, 1 Magic: The Gathering Arena code (in select regions), and 1 Spindown life counter.

Strixhaven Prerelease Packs are available in English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

What's in a Strixhaven Draft Booster?

Draft Boosters are perfect for the traditional Draft or Sealed experience.

Each pack contains 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Lesson card (Common, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Rare or Mythic Rare, 3 Uncommons, and 9 Commons. A traditional foil card of any rarity replaces a Common in 33 percent of Strixhaven Draft Boosters, and a traditional foil Mystical Archive Mythic Rare can be found in less than 1 percent of packs.

Strixhaven Draft Boosters are available in Japanese, English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Japanese Draft Boosters include the possibility of a Japanese alt-art variant Mystical Archive card.

What's in a Strixhaven Japanese Draft Booster?

Each pack contains 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Lesson card (Common, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Rare or Mythic Rare, 3 Uncommons, and 9 Commons.

The Mystical Archive card is a Japanese alt-art variant Mystical Archive card in 50 percent of boosters. A traditional foil card of any rarity replaces a Common in 33 percent of Strixhaven Draft Boosters, and a traditional foil Mystical Archive Mythic Rare can be found in less than 1 percent of packs.

What's in a Strixhaven Set Booster?

If fans aren't looking to Draft, Set Boosters are an exciting new way to add to a collection. Each booster contains at least one Rare or Mythic (maybe more!), a guaranteed foil, and an art card. You might also pull an exciting card from Magic's history!

Each pack contains 12 Magic cards, including 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Lesson card (Common, Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Rare or Mythic Rare, 1 foil of any rarity, 1 Wild Card of any rarity, 6 assorted Commons or Uncommons that are thematically connected (with Commons connected to other Commons and Uncommons connected to other Uncommons), and 1 Land card—plus 1 Art Card and 1 Ad/Token or special card from Magic's history (a card from "The List"). A foil-stamped Signature Art Card replaces the Art Card in 5 percent of Set Boosters, and a card from The List replaces the Ad/Token in 25 percent of Set Boosters.

Strixhaven Set Boosters are available in English, Chinese Simplified, French, German, and Japanese. Japanese Set Boosters include the possibility of a Japanese alt-art variant Mystical Archive card.

What's in a Strixhaven Japanese Set Booster?

Each pack contains 12 Magic cards, including 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Lesson card (Common, Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Rare or Mythic Rare, 1 foil of any rarity, 1 Wild Card of any rarity, 6 assorted Commons or Uncommons that are thematically connected (with Commons connected to other Commons and Uncommons connected to other Uncommons), and 1 Land card—plus 1 Art Card and 1 Ad/Token or special card from Magic's history (a card from "The List").

The Mystical Archive card is a Japanese alt-art variant Mystical Archive card in 50 percent of boosters. A foil-stamped Signature Art Card replaces the Art Card in 5 percent of Set Boosters, and a card from The List replaces the Ad/Token in 25 percent of Set Boosters.

What's in a Strixhaven Collector Booster?

Collector Boosters are available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

The Strixhaven: School of Mages Collector Booster contains 15 Magic cards and 1 foil double-sided token, with a combination of 5–6 Rare or Mythic Rare cards, 4–5 Uncommons, and 5–6 Commons (2 foil etched cards, 11 traditional foils, and 2 nonfoils).

Every Strixhaven Collector Booster contains a total of 6 cards with special alt-frame treatments, including 1–3 Extended Art cards, 0–2 Borderless cards, and 3–4 Mystical Archive cards (2 foil etched and 1–2 traditional foils, with 1–3 Japanese alt-art variants). One foil etched Mystical Archive Rare, Mythic Rare, or Uncommon is always a foil etched Japanese alt-art Mystical Archive card.

What's in a Strixhaven Theme Booster?

Theme Boosters are a great way to explore a single theme in Magic. Just add lands for a dual-color, college-themed deck, or customize a pre-built deck with proven powerful combos.

Each pack contains 35 Magic cards based around a single college:

  • Silverquill (Black-White)

  • Prismari (Red-Blue)

  • Witherbloom (Green-Black)

  • Lorehold (Red-White)

  • Quandrix (Blue-Green)

Strixhaven Theme Boosters are available in English, French, and German.

What's in a Strixhaven Bundle?

A Bundle is the most giftable Magic product—with a mix of Draft Boosters, lands, a card storage box, an oversized Spindown and more, it's a great way to kickstart a collection.

The Strixhaven Bundle contains ten Strixhaven Draft Booster Packs, two land packs with forty basic lands from the Strixhaven setting (20 in foil and 20 nonfoil), 1 foil alt-art promo card, 1 oversized Spindown life counter, 1 card storage box, and 2 reference cards.

Each of the ten Strixhaven Draft Booster Packs contain fifteen Magic cards and one ad/token or Helper Card (for use with Double-Faced Cards).

Each pack contains 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Lesson card (Common, Rare, or Mythic Rare), 1 Rare or Mythic Rare, 3 Uncommons, and 9 Commons. A traditional foil card of any rarity replaces a Common in 33 percent of Strixhaven Draft Boosters, and a traditional foil Mystical Archive Mythic Rare can be found in less than 1 percent of packs.

Strixhaven Bundles are available in English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

What's in a Strixhaven Commander Deck?

Fans will join their fellow students in the college of their choice and join the battle between schools with a Strixhaven Commander deck.

Like Strixhaven Prerelease Packs, Strixhaven Commander Decks come in five different versions based on the colleges of Strixhaven.

  • Silverquill Statement

  • Prismari Performance

  • Witherbloom Witchcraft

  • Lorehold Legacies

  • Quantum Quandrix

Each Strixhaven Commander Deck set includes 1 ready-to-play deck of 100 Magic cards (2 foil, 98 nonfoil), 1 foil etched Display Commander, 10 double-sided tokens, 1 life tracker, 1 deck box (can hold 100 sleeved cards), and 1 reference card, all in reduced-plastic packaging.

Strixhaven Commander Decks are available in English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

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