Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters

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Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters
Heroes vs. Monsters
Set symbol
Design team
Chris Millar,
Kelly Digges,
Sam Stoddard
Development team
Chris Millar,
Kelly Digges,
Sam Stoddard
Art Director
Release date
September 6, 2013
Themes and mechanics
Keywords and/or ability words
Set size
(two 60-card theme decks)
Expansion code
Duel Decks sets
Duel Decks: Sorin vs. Tibalt Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters Duel Decks: Jace vs. Vraska
Magic: The Gathering chronology
From the Vault: Twenty Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters Theros

Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters is the 12th set in the Duel Decks series. [2] [3] It was released on September 6, 2013, with an MSRP is US$19.99.

Heroes vs. Monsters contains two preconstructed theme decks, one centered around the heroes of the worlds of the multiverse (white splashed with red) and the other around the terrifying monsters that lurk along the planes (red/green). It is tied to the themes of the fall set Theros. [4]

Description[edit | edit source]

Heroes vs Monsters contained six preview cards from Theros, making the product the very first chance to play with the set's new cards. One of these cards in the Monsters deck is Polukranos, World Eater, a legendary Hydra. The Heroes deck features Sun Titan with a new "Theros-friendly" image. There were six new arts in total and three arts that had never been seen in paper before.

The Duel Deck includes a Magic "learn to play" guide, a strategy insert, and two creature tokens.

Decklists[edit | edit source]

Heroes[edit | edit source]

2 Boros Guildgate
11 Mountain
2 New Benalia
9 Plains

1 Anax and Cymede
2 Armory Guard
1 Auramancer
1 Cavalry Pegasus
1 Dawnstrike Paladin
1 Fencing Ace
1 Figure of Destiny
2 Freewind Equenaut
1 Gustcloak Sentinel
1 Kamahl, Pit Fighter
1 Nobilis of War
1 Somberwald Vigilante
2 Stun Sniper
1 Sun Titan
1 Thraben Valiant
1 Truefire Paladin
1 Battle Mastery
1 Bonds of Faith
2 Condemn
1 Daily Regimen
1 Griffin Guide
1 Magma Jet
1 Miraculous Recovery
1 Moment of Heroism
1 Ordeal of Purphoros
1 Pay No Heed
1 Pyrokinesis
1 Righteousness
1 Smite the Monstrous
1 Stand Firm
1 Undying Rage
1 Winds of Rath

The Rares in this deck are Sun Titan (holographic foil), Figure of Destiny, Anax and Cymede, Kamahl, Pit Fighter, Winds of Rath, and Nobilis of War. The deck also contains three preview cards for Theros in Anax and Cymede, Ordeal of Purphoros and Cavalry Pegasus.

Monsters[edit | edit source]

11 Forest
2 Kazandu Refuge
2 Llanowar Reborn
10 Mountain
1 Skarrg, the Rage Pits

2 Blood Ogre
1 Conquering Manticore
1 Crater Hellion
1 Crowned Ceratok
2 Deadly Recluse
1 Deus of Calamity
1 Ghor-Clan Savage
2 Gorehorn Minotaurs
1 Kavu Predator
1 Krosan Tusker
1 Orcish Lumberjack
1 Polukranos, World Eater
1 Satyr Hedonist
1 Skarrgan Firebird
1 Skarrgan Skybreaker
1 Troll Ascetic
2 Valley Rannet
1 Zhur-Taa Druid
1 Beast Within
1 Destructive Revelry
1 Dragon Blood
1 Fires of Yavimaya
2 Prey Upon
1 Pyroclasm
1 Regrowth
1 Shower of Sparks
1 Terrifying Presence
2 Volt Charge

The rares for this deck include Polukranos, World Eater (holographic foil), Skarrgan Firebird, Conquering Manticore, Deus of Calamity, Troll Ascetic and Crater Hellion. The deck also contains three preview cards for Theros in Polukranos, World Eater, Destructive Revelry and Satyr Hedonist.

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