Best ways to get Gems in MTG Arena

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Gems are the premium currency in MTG Arena, and they can be used to purchase anything in the Shop. With Gems, you can pay the entry fee for events, purchase the Mastery Pass, buy booster packs, and even buy pets. While gold is easier to obtain, Gems can be difficult to acquire, since they possess a higher value. Here are the best ways to get Gems in MTG Arena.

Easy way to get Gems in MTG Arena

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The easiest way to get Gems in MTG Arena is by purchasing a bundle. There are several Shop bundles aimed towards new players that offer a ton of Gems. The Welcome Bundle contains 2500 Gems and five booster packs, all for only $4.99. There is also an Adventurer Bundle, which grants 3500 Gems, a player avatar, and card sleeve.

Free ways to get Gems in MTG Arena

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A free way to earn Gems in MTG Arena is by winning matches in events. If you save up gold, you can pay the 2500 gold entry fee and potentially win a large amount of Gems. Make sure you're comfortable with your deck before committing to an event, however, since you cannot alter your deck once you've signed up. If you save up 10,000 gold, you can enter a draft event and possibly win 2200 Gems.

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Cheap ways to get Gems in MTG Arena

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A cheap way to get Gems is by purchasing the Mastery Pass. Although this Pass costs Gems up front, it rewards you with Gems and tons of other rewards over time. Through Mastery Passes, you can obtain card sleeves, pets, card styles, 1200 Gems, and gold all for $14.99. In purchasing the Mastery Pass, you will also gain a Player Draft Token, which can reward you with 2200 Gems if you perform well.

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