The Master of Magic Top Thirty Two

We're back and after a slight seeding snafu, we have the results of the first round of the Master of Magic bracket.



Books

Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter) vs Zatanna Zatara (DC Comics)
Doctor Fate (DC Comics) vs Wanda Maximov (Marvel Comics)
Doctor Stephen Strange (Marvel Comics) vs Voldemort (Harry Potter)
Doctor Victor Von Doom (Marvel Comics) vs Sauron (The Lord of the Rings)
Gandalf the Grey/White (The Lord of the Rings) vs Rincewind (Discworld)
Gilbert Norrell (Jonathan Strange vs Doctor Norrell) vs Raven (DC Comics)
Harry Potter (Harry Potter) vs Prospero (The Tempest)
Mandrake the Magician (Mandrake Comic Strip) vs Merlin (King Arthur)

Games


Bayonetta (Bayonetta) vs Vivi (Final Fantasy IX)
Donald Duck (Kingdom Hearts) vs Ultimecia (Final Fantasy VIII)
Ganondorf (Legend of Zelda) vs Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher) vs Savos Aren (Elder Scrolls: Skyrim)
Gul'Dan (Warcraft) vs Robin (Fire Emblem)
Jace Beleren (Magic: The Gathering) vs Mordenkainen (Dungeons and Dragons)
Lulu (Final Fantasy X) vs Medivh (World of Warcraft)
Maze (Fable) vs Morrigan (Dragon Age)


Movies

Balthezar Blake (The Sorcerer's Apprentice) vs Yen Sid (Fantasia)
David Lo Pan (Big Trouble in Little China) vs Winifred Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
Doctor Facillier (The Princess and the Frog) vs Ursula (The Little Mermaid)
Elphaba (The Wizard of Oz) vs Tim the Enchanter (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
Fairy Godmother (Cinderella) vs The Evil Queen (Snow White)
Glinda (The Wizard of Oz) vs Ming the Merciless (Flash Gordon)
Jafar (Aladdin) vs Marnie Piper (Halloweentown)
 Kiki (Kiki's Delivery Service) vs Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)

TV

Babadi (Dragonball Z) vs Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Dr Orpheus (Venture Brothers) vs Uncle Chan (Jackie Chan Adventures)
Emiya (Fate/Stay night) vs The Undertaker (WWF/WWE)
Madoka (Magic Girl Madoka) vs Sabrina Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
Melisandre (Game of Thrones) vs Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura)
Orko (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe) vs Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon)
Pharoah Atem (Yu-Gi Oh!) vs Samantha Stephens (Bewitched)
Prue Halliwell (Charmed) vs Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

There are too many interesting match ups here to comb over. Let's just look at some of the potential champions that went down in the first round. Most Powerful Princess champion Sailor Moon went down in a near tie with Orko. The Undertaker got Tombstoned by late addition Emiya. Nicholas Cage character Balthezar Blake lost of OG sorceror Yen Sid. Bayonetta got crushed by Vivi. Shang Tsung delivered a fatality to Gannondorf. Voldemort was defeated by Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom had his bell rung by Sauron.

Here are next round's match ups.


Books

Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter) vs Merlin (King Arthur)
Harry Potter (Harry Potter) vs Wanda Maximov (Marvel Comics)
Doctor Stephen Strange (Marvel Comics) vs Raven (DC Comics)
Gandalf the Grey/White (The Lord of the Rings) vs Sauron (The Lord of the Rings)

Games

Morrigan (Dragon Age) vs Vivi (Final Fantasy IX)
Medivh (World of Warcraft) vs Ultimecia (Final Fantasy VIII)
Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher) vs Gul'Dan (Warcraft)
Jace Beleren (Magic: The Gatheringvs Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)

Movies

Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty) vs Yen Sid (Fantasia)
Jafar (Aladdin) vs Winifred Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
Doctor Facillier (The Princess and the Frog) vs Glinda (The Wizard of Oz)
Elphaba (The Wizard of Oz) vs Fairy Godmother (Cinderella)

TV

Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) vs Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Dr Orpheus (Venture Brothers) vs Pharoah Atem (Yu-Gi Oh!)
Emiya (Fate/Stay night) vs Orko (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
Melisandre (Game of Thrones) vs Sabrina Spellman (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)


Vote on the second round on our polling page. We encourage you to share the voting with friends who have an opinion on any of these character. The results of the voting will be announced on the next Mad Bracket Status show, which we stream live on our Facebook page. You can check out the whole bracket on our Challonge page



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