Partners share turns and life totals. The starting life total for most formats is 30. Additional rules are format dependent.


Great for a family event or "bring-a-friend" night. New players tend to enjoy this format as it allows them to play alongside someone they know.

Deck Size

Standard: 60 cards minimum, Booster Draft: 40 cards minimum, Sealed Deck: 40 cards minimum


Constructed: None

Limited: A team shares a sideboard which consists of all the cards from their pool that were not put into the team's main decks.

Card Limit

Constructed: A team's combined decks may not contain more than four of any individual card (with the exception of basic lands).

Limited: There is no limit to number of individual cards that can be played. Example: Having 5 or more of an individual card is permitted.

Banned Cards

See this page for a list banned cards.