Arena Specifics

  • Update 13.0.3 - 12/19/18

    • Any given Arena draft pick will offer 3 cards from the same "Bucket". There are currently 13 non-Legendary card buckets and 5 Legendary card buckets.
    • On average, Arena draft picks consist of about 83% Common, 11% Rare, 5% Epic, and 1% Legendary cards.
    • Your 1st, 10th, 20th, and 30th picks will be guaranteed to offer Rare, Epic, or Legendary cards. These picks will always offer cards from Bucket 4 or higher.
    • Cards from the latest Expansion receive an additional +50% increase in their appearance rate.
    • Class cards receive an additional +50% increase in their appearance rate.
    • Spell and weapon cards receive an additional +50% increase in their appearance rate.
    • Neutral cards from the Classic and Basic set appear 50% less often.
    • These appearance rate modifiers are multiplicative.
    • The following cards are unavailable to be drafted in Arena:Ancient Watcher, Mind Control Tech, Jungle Giants, Open the Waygate, The Caverns Below, Vicious Fledgling, The Marsh Queen, Fire Plume’s Heart, Awaken the Makers, Unite the Murlocs, Lakkari Sacrifice, The Last Kaleidosaur, Humongous Razorleaf, Bloodreaver Gul’dan, Deathstalker Rexxar, Frost Lich Jaina, Malfurion the Pestilent, Scourgelord Garrosh, Shadowreaper Anduin, Thrall, Deathseer, Uther of the Ebon Blade, Valeera the Hollow, Baku the Mooneater, Black Cat, Genn Greymane, Glitter Moth, Gloom Stag, Hagatha the Witch, Murkspark Eel, Dr. Boom, Mad Genius, Whizbang the Wonderful, Zul’jin

    Arena Bucket Information can be found here.

    We’re working to improve the Arena experience, and your feedback is always appreciated!