Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic

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Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic
Divine vs. Demonic
Set symbol
Symbol description
An overlap of the halo of an angel and the horns of a demon
Design team
Nate Heiss,
Erik Lauer
Development team
Nate Heiss,
Erik Lauer
Art Director
Release date
April 10, 2009
Themes and mechanics
Keywords and/or ability words
Set size
(two 60-card theme decks)
Expansion code
(for Duel Decks C)
Duel Decks sets
Duel Decks: Jace vs. Chandra Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic Duel Decks: Garruk vs. Liliana
Magic: The Gathering chronology
Conflux Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic Alara Reborn

Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic is the third set in the Duel Decks series. It was released on April 10, 2009, with an MSRP of US$19.99. [2] Reprinted with new card frames in December 2014 for Duel Decks' Anthology.

Divine vs. Demonic contains two preconstructed theme decks, one centered around Angels and the other around Demons. Like Elves vs. Goblins, Divine vs. Demonic has a tribal theme, as well as a flavor-based theme.

Description[edit | edit source]

Divine vs. Demonic features two cards with alternate art and holographic foil treatment; Akroma, Angel of Wrath and Lord of the Pit.[3] Furthermore, the set includes another five cards with alternate art; Faith's Fetters, Luminous Angel, Demonic Tutor, Duress, and Stinkweed Imp.[4]

In addition to this, the Duel Deck contains a Magic "learn to play" guide, a strategy insert, and three creature tokens. The creature tokens are:[4]

Decklists[edit | edit source]

Divine[edit | edit source]

24 Plains
2 Secluded Steppe

1 Akroma, Angel of Wrath
2 Angel of Mercy
2 Angelic Page
1 Angelic Protector
2 Charging Paladin
2 Icatian Priest
1 Luminous Angel
1 Reya Dawnbringer
2 Serra Advocate
1 Serra Angel
2 Sustainer of the Realm
1 Twilight Shepherd
2 Venerable Monk
1 Angelsong
1 Healing Salve
2 Otherworldly Journey

1 Angelic Benediction
2 Faith's Fetters
1 Pacifism
1 Righteous Cause
1 Serra's Boon
1 Serra's Embrace

1 Angel's Feather
2 Marble Diamond

The rares in this deck are Akroma, Angel of Wrath (holographic foil), Luminous AngelSerra AngelReya Dawnbringer, and Twilight Shepherd.

Demonic[edit | edit source]

24 Swamp
2 Barren Moor

1 Abyssal Gatekeeper
1 Abyssal Specter
1 Cackling Imp
1 Daggerclaw Imp
2 Demon's Jester
2 Dusk Imp
1 Fallen Angel
1 Foul Imp
1 Kuro, Pitlord
1 Lord of the Pit
2 Overeager Apprentice
1 Reiver Demon
1 Soot Imp
1 Souldrinker
1 Stinkweed Imp
1 Dark Banishing
2 Dark Ritual

1 Barter in Blood
1 Consume Spirit
1 Corrupt
1 Cruel Edict
1 Demonic Tutor
1 Duress
1 Promise of Power

2 Breeding Pit
1 Oni Possession
2 Unholy Strength

1 Demon's Horn

The rares in this deck are Lord of the Pit (holographic foil), Fallen AngelKuro, PitlordPromise of Power, and Reiver Demon.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Product info
  2. Wizards of the Coast. (December 10, 2008.) “Announcing Duel Decks: Divine vs Demonic”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Magic Arcana. (February 25, 2009.) “Divine vs. Demonic Packaging”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  4. a b Mike Turian. (Monday, April 06, 2009.) “Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.

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