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We need to get to some catching up with today's post. Specifically, we need to yatter to you about Planechase (2012 Edition) which will be released on 1 June, 2012. This fun Magic the Gathering variant format is a follow-up to the successful debut of first release in 2009 and will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Look to MTG Realm on or about when we unbox a pack and provide reviews.
The four new Planechase decks (named Chaos Reigns, Night of the Ninja, Primordial Hunger, and Savage Auras) will contain all-new planar decks with oversized 'phenomena' and 'plane' cards as well as an assortment of new, Eternal-legal Magic cards.
Each deck will have eight new plane cards and two new phenomenon cards, and these cards are not shared between decks; there are a total of 32 new planes and 8 new phenomena. There are a total of 21 new Magic cards in the set, spread across the four decks. Each deck has six of the cards (counting by name), although some appear in multiples. Each of the four decks contains a sixty-card Magic deck, a ten-card planar deck, and a planar die. The MSRP for these are about $20 each so head down to your local games store and get one reserved for you today.
Here are some cards to date - either from the forums or from MTG Judge and EDH / Commander legend Sheldon Menery on Commander.net . . .
Krond the Dawn-Clad, gggwww
Legendary Creature - Archon, Mythic Rare
Whenever Krond the Dawn-Clad attacks, if it's enchanted, exile target permanent.
Maelstrom Wanderer, 5urg
Legendary Creature - Elemental, Mythic Rare
Creatures you control have haste.
Vela the Night-Clad, 4ub
Legendary Creature - Human Wizard, Mythic Rare
Other creatures you control have intimidate.
Whenever Vela the Night-Clad or another creature you control leaves the battlefield, each opponent loses 1 life.
Other random updates for you Planechase fans -
• Jund is a plane giving creatures devour 5
• there is a legendary U/B ninja
• a warp world phenomenon
• there is a legendary minotaur in r/g
• New card with cascade is a 2/2 for 1GU
• there is card with devour x that has power and toughness equal to x squared
• A Golgari Plane that gives Dredge to cards in the graveyard.
Legendary Ninja 3UUBB
When ~ deals damage to a player, look at that players and hand and cast an instant or sorcery spell from it.
Mana Rock 3
t: Add one mana of any colour
t: Roll the planer Dice
UB artifact creature
When ETB, draw a card. 1/1
Stay tuned to MTG Realm - moar Planechase spoilers 'n' previews on their way . . .