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Release Date: October 2nd, 2015
Pre-Release Dates: September 26th & 27th, 2015
Pro Tour Date: October 16th-18th, 2015
Pro Tour Format: KTK | ORI | BFZ Standard
Official Three-Letter Code: BFZ
Twitter Hashtag: #MTGBFZ
Number of Cards: 274

Battle for Zendikar Articles


Insider: Best Specs for the Rotation Box: Commander

By Jim Casale on July 20th, 2017

As rotation nears, we all need to be conscious of the opportunities on cards departing Standard. Jim looks at some likely slow gainers for Commander.


Insider: My Pessimistic Take on Pro Tour Kaladesh

By Sigmund Ausfresser on October 17th, 2016

At first glance, speculators appeared to profit on breakout cards from Pro Tour Kaladesh. A deeper look, focusing on more realistic scenarios, reveals a different picture.


Insider: Anticipated Impact of the Masterpiece Series

By Sigmund Ausfresser on September 19th, 2016

Zendikar Expeditions had a profound impact on card prices, and now they'll be in every set with the Masterpiece Series. Sig discusses what this means for the future of...


Insider: Top Ten Battle for Zendikar Gems

By Brian DeMars on August 16th, 2016

The plane of Zendikar might be devastated, but the cards are priced to move. Brian looks at ten cards from BFZ block to pick up in anticipation of Kaladesh.


Under- and Overrated BFZ Cards

By Diego Fumagalli on February 2nd, 2016

Trying to predict the next big breakout card (or dud)? Read on for an infographic of the cards from BFZ that underwent the biggest price shifts since release.


Insider: Checking in With Expeditions

By David Schumann on January 26th, 2016

Discrepancies between different versions of the same card can tell us a lot about their future. Today David looks at Expedition prices and compares them to the original foils.


Insider: The Winners of BFZ (But mostly, the losers)

By Douglas Linn on January 15th, 2016

As part of compiling our OGW cheatsheet, I computed the cards in BFZ that gained and lost value since the prerelease. Shocking nobody, the prices fell a lot. Here's...


Insider: 7 BFZ Singles to Ask Santa For

By Brian DeMars on December 21st, 2015

Battle for Zendikar has disappointed overall but it may just be lacking sufficient support. Brian looks at undervalued cards that may begin to make their mark with the release...


Insider: The Future of Battle for Zendikar Singles

By Ryan Overturf on November 13th, 2015

Ryan compares Battle for Zendikar to Khans to get an idea of its future growth, and highlights the BFZ rares that represent the best potential as pickups.


The PT: Battle for Zendikar Top 8 Infographic

By Diego Fumagalli on October 19th, 2015

Following the Day 1 and Day 2 metagame breakdown infographic from this weekend, here's our new analysis for the Top 8 of the Pro Tour. Lots of helpful information...