|Mark L. Gottlieb (lead)|
|Billy Moreno (lead)|
with contributions from
|November 1, 2013|
Themes and mechanics
|Command Zone interaction, Curses|
Keywords and/or ability words
|Five three-color 100-card decks|
|Commander series sets|
|Commander's Arsenal||Commander 2013||Commander 2014|
|Magic: The Gathering chronology|
|Theros||Commander 2013||Born of the Gods|
Commander 2013 Edition is a product in the Commander series that was released by Wizards of the Coast in November 2013.  It was announced at the Magic panel at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2013.
The Commander 2013 product consists of five tri-color 'shard' decks, each 100 cards strong, that are ready-to-play commander decks right out of the box, with the option of choosing one of the three legendary tri-colored creatures each deck includes as the commander.  
Commander 2013 introduced cards that interact with the Command Zone (Derevi, Empyrial Tactician, Oloro, Ageless Ascetic and Opal Palace and the ability word Tempting offer which only appeared on sorceries. 
Commander 2013 has nine cycles:
- Commanders: Each deck has a shard-colored legendary creature that is the designated commander for the deck they appear in. Some may have a CIP ability that gets stronger every time the commander is cast again, or an ability that directly interacts with the command zone. — Jeleva, Nephalia's Scourge, Prossh, Skyraider of Kher, Derevi, Empyrial Tactician, Oloro, Ageless Ascetic, and Marath, Will of the Wild. 
- Alternative commanders: Each deck has a shard-colored legendary creature that can be used as an alternative commander. — Roon of the Hidden Realm, Sydri, Galvanic Genius, Gahiji, Honored One, Nekusar, the Mindrazer, and Shattergang Brothers.
- Reprinted commanders: Each deck has a shard-colored legendary creature that is a reprint. This creature can also be used as an alternative commander. — Rubinia Soulsinger, Sharuum the Hegemon, Mayael the Anima, Thraximundar, and Sek'Kuar, Deathkeeper.
- Tempting offers: Each deck has a card with tempting offer. — Tempt with Glory, Tempt with Reflections, Tempt with Discovery, Tempt with Vengeance, and Tempt with Immortality.
- Curses: Each deck has access to the three of the five curses. — Curse of the Forsaken, Curse of Inertia, Curse of Shallow Graves, Curse of Chaos, and Curse of Predation
- Panoramas: Each deck has a panorama from Shards of Alara of the shard associated with that color combinatination. — Jund Panorama, Esper Panorama, Naya Panorama, Grixis Panorama, and Bant Panorama.
- Shardlands: Each deck has the shardland from Shards of Alara of the shard associated with that color combination. — Savage Lands, Arcane Sanctum, Jungle Shrine, Crumbling Necropolis, and Seaside Citadel.
- Cycling lands: All five cycling lands from Onslaught are represented in the decks. — Barren Moor, Forgotten Cave, Lonely Sandbar, Secluded Steppe, and Tranquil Thicket.
- Guildgates: All ten guildgates from the Return to Ravnica block are represented in the decks. — Azorius Guildgate, Boros Guildgate, Dimir Guildgate, Golgari Guildgate, Gruul Guildgate, Izzet Guildgate, Orzhov Guildgate, Rakdos Guildgate, Selesnya Guildgate, and Simic Guildgate,
Commander 2013 consists of five decks: 
|Theme deck name|
|Nature of the Beast||□||■||■|
The new cards are evenly distrubuted amongst the five decks. 
- Commander 2013 product information page — Wizards of the Coast
- Commander (2013 Edition) Card Image Gallery
- Official Commander (Elder Dragon Highlander - EDH) Homepage
- "Magic Arcana". (July 22, 2013.) "Announcing Magic: The Gathering Commander 2013", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- Trick Jarrett. (October 09, 2013.) "Commander (2013 Edition) Packaging", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- Mark Rosewater. (October 28, 2013.) "Your Wish Is My Commander", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- Trick Jarrett. (October 24, 2013.) "51 New Cards", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- "Feature Article". (October 22, 2013.) "Commander 2013 Edition Release Notes", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- Sam Stoddard. (November 01, 2013.) "Developing Commander", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- "Magic Arcana". (October 08, 2013.) "Introducing Marath!", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- "Magic Arcana". (October 09, 2013.) "Commander (2013 Edition) Packaging", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
- "Feature Article". (October 18, 2013.) "All Five Commander Decklists", Daily MTG, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
|Commander Theme Decks | Commander's Arsenal|
|The Format | The Commander | Command zone | Color identity|
|Sheldon Menery | Group Hug | Voltron | Pillowfort|
|Magic products · Magic: The Gathering sets · Regular Magic sets|
|Special series and sets|
|Duel Decks (list of Duel Decks sets) • From the Vault (list of From the Vault sets) • Premium Deck Series (list of Premium Deck Series decks) • Casual sets: Vanguard, Planechase (2009), Planechase (2012), Archenemy, Commander (2011), Commander's Arsenal, Commander 2013, Conspiracy, Commander 2014|
| • Box sets: Anthologies, Battle Royale, Beatdown, Deckmasters 2001, Deck Builder's Toolkit - series, Duels of the Planeswalkers (decks), Modern Event Deck|
• Reprint sets: Chronicles, Modern Masters, Renaissance
• Un-sets: Unglued, Unhinged
• Commemorative sets: Collectors' Edition, International Edition, Pro Tour Collector Set, World Championship Decks
• Digital sets: Astral, Sega Dreamcast Game Cards
|Magic Online sets|
|Magic Online Deck Series: Exiler, Boltslinger • Masters Editions: Masters Edition, Masters Edition II, Masters Edition III, Masters Edition IV, Vintage Masters • Other: Commander Theme Decks|