Guildhall

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The guildhalls[1][2][3][4][5][6] (or guildhomes[7]) are a 10-card mega cycle of utility lands from Ravnica block. As the name suggests, they represent the headquarter of each Ravnican guild; however, guildhalls are non-legendary.

Each land taps for {C} and has an activated ability that's thematically related to their guild, with an activation cost that requires the two colored mana of that guild as well as a varying amount of generic mana.

Examples[edit | edit source]

Example

Vitu-Ghazi, the City-Tree
Land
{T}: Add {C}.
{2}{G}{W}, {T}: Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token onto the battlefield.

History[edit | edit source]

The first four guildhomes (from Boros, Dimir, Golgari, and Selesnya) were introduced in September 2005 with Ravnica: City of Guilds. Orzhov, Izzet, and Gruul followed in February 2006 with Guildpact. The cycle was completed in May 2006 with Dissension's inclusion of guildhalls from Azorius, Simic and Rakdos.

Ravnica: City of Guilds[edit | edit source]

Guildpact[edit | edit source]

Dissension[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • All guildhomes have been drawn by Martina Pilcerova.
  • Some guildhomes have been reprinted in supplemental sets. Vitu-Ghazi has been the most reprinted so far with four reprints. Svogthos and Skarrg have seen two reprints; Sunhome, Novijen, and Nivix one each.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Matt Cavotta (July 12, 2006). "Ravnica Guild Bake-Off". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Adam Lee (August 29, 2012). "Ravnica, Then and Now". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Jenna Helland (October 31, 2012). "The Azorius Ten Most Wanted". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  4. The Magic Creative Team (December 5, 2012). "Planeswalker's Guide to Gatecrash: Part 1". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  5. The Magic Creative Team (December 12, 2012). "Planeswalker's Guide to Gatecrash: Part 2". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  6. The Magic Creative Team (September 19, 2012). "Planeswalker's Guide to Gatecrash: Part 3". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  7. Trick Jarrett (May 7, 2013). "Dragon's Maze's Strength of Selesnya Decklist". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.