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Guild land

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Guild lands are nonbasic lands associated with the 10 Ravnican guilds. As of the Return to Ravnica block, there are four types of guild lands.

Cycle name Description and notes Azorius
Bounce lands When each of these common nonbasic dual lands enters the battlefield tapped, its controller returns a land he or she controls to its owner's hand.

Each of these lands can tap to produce two mana, one of each of the its associate guild's colors.

Each card's artwork was illustrated by John Avon.

Azorius Chancery Boros Garrison Dimir Aqueduct Golgari Rot Farm Gruul Turf Izzet Boilerworks Orzhov Basilica Rakdos Carnarium Selesnya Sanctuary Simic Growth Chamber
Gates Each of these common nonbasic lands with the Gate subtype enter the battlefield tapped and produce one of either of its respective guild's colors.

In light of the Ravnica block bounce lands being too "good" in Limited but the necessity for common mana-fixing, these lands were designed.[1][2]

Each of these were reprinted with zoomed-out art and new flavor text in Dragon's Maze.

Azorius Guildgate Boros Guildgate Dimir Guildgate Golgari Guildgate Gruul Guildgate Izzet Guildgate Orzhov Guildgate Rakdos Guildgate Selesnya Guildgate Simic Guildgate
Guildhalls Each of these uncommon nonbasic lands taps for {C} and has an activated ability costing mana of the associated guild's colors for a thematically related effect.

Each card represents its the associated guild's headquarters within Ravnica.

Prahv, Spires of Order Sunhome, Fortress of the Legion Duskmantle, House of Shadow Svogthos, the Restless Tomb Skarrg, the Rage Pits Nivix, Aerie of the Firemind Orzhova, the Church of Deals Rix Maadi, Dungeon Palace Vitu-Ghazi, the City-Tree Novijen, Heart of Progress
Shock lands Each of these rare nonbasic dual lands has two basic land types and enter the battlefield tapped unless its controller pays 2 life. Each card's artwork was illustrated by Rob Alexander in the original Ravnica block.

They all got new art in the Return to Ravnica block.

Hallowed Fountain Sacred Foundry Watery Grave Overgrown Tomb Stomping Ground Steam Vents Godless Shrine Blood Crypt Temple Garden Breeding Pool

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Adam Styborski (September 25, 2012). "Tribute". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Monty Ashley (January 4, 2013). "The Gatecrash Guildgates". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.