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Archenemy logo.png
Set symbol
Design team
Tom LaPille (lead)
Scott Larabee
Lee Sharp
Andy Smith
Mike Turian
Development team
Art Director
Jeremy Jarvis
Release date
June 18, 2010
Themes and mechanics
Scheme Cards, “Set in Motion”, “Abandon
Keywords and/or ability words
Set size
Four 60+20-card theme decks
Expansion code
Archenemy sets
Archenemy Archenemy: Nicol Bolas (none)
Magic: The Gathering chronology
Duels of the Planeswalkers Archenemy Magic 2011

Archenemy is the first multiplayer-focused Magic set focused on the Archenemy format. It was released on June 18, 2010.

Set details[edit | edit source]

Archenemy contains four “game packs”, each consisting of 20 oversized scheme cards and a 60-card deck. It was sold in English only, but the rules came in additional languages. Each pack's MSRP is $19.99.[2]

Theme decks[edit | edit source]

Archenemy has four preconstructed decks.[3]

Theme deck name Colors included
{W} {U} {B} {R} {G}
Assemble the Doomsday Machine W U B
Trample Civilization Underfoot W G
Scorch the World with Dragonfire R G
Bring About the Undead Apocalypse B R

Promotional cards[edit | edit source]

Several Archenemy promotional cards were issued by the DCI:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. set symbol URL on Gatherer
  2. (May 17, 2010.) “Archenemy Rules Revealed”,, Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Magic Arcana. (Tuesday, April 20, 2010.) “Archenemy Decks”,, Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Monty Ashley. (August 19, 2010.) “Plots That Span Centuries”,, Wizards of the Coast.

External links[edit | edit source]

Promotional Content