Announcement Date: June 20, 2011
Effective Date: July 1, 2011
Magic Online Effective Date: June 29, 2011
Jace, the Mind Sculptor is banned.
Stoneforge Mystic is banned.
Exception: The deck list for the "War of Attrition" Event Deck will be legal in Standard if kept completely intact. That deck, which went on sale on June 10, contains two copies of Stoneforge Mystic.
On Magic Online, Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Stoneforge Mystic will both be banned in Standard as of the June 29, 2011 downtime. There will be no exceptions made for the Event Deck containing Stoneforge Mystic, as that deck will not be sold online.
Scars of Mirrodin Block Constructed, Extended, Legacy, Vintage
Changes to Magic Online–only formats are now announced monthly in the Magic Online Community Group blog.
For the complete list of all banned and restricted cards by format, click here.
For an explanation of the B&R changes from R&D member Aaron Forsythe, click here.