Announcement Date: October 18, 2018
Effective Date: November 16, 2018
No changes have been made to the banned card list for the Standard format.
No changes have been made to the banned card list for the Expanded format.
No new rule changes have been made.
Next Announcement Date: January 17, 2019
Details of Changes
No cards were banned from the Standard format. It will be an extremely rare occurrence for cards to be banned from the Standard format.
No cards were banned from the Expanded format. The impact of the recent changes to the banned card list is still being determined.
Tournament results will continue to be analyzed to maintain a healthy play environment. In particular, the Expanded format will be aggressively monitored because there are so many cards and potential combinations available to use.