Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths

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Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths
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Set Information
Set symbol
Design Mark Rosewater (lead)
Release date April 24, 2020
Development codename Cricket
Non-block expansions
Theros: Beyond Death Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Zendikar Rising
Magic: The Gathering chronology
Unsanctioned Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Core Set 2021
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Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths is the 84th Magic expansion. It will be released on April 24, 2020.[1][2]

Set details[edit | edit source]

Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths is noted to be about "building your own monsters" and will feature a new mechanic to represent this.[3][4] The set is mostly designed bottom-up, but there are also some top-down individual card designs.[5]

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Preconstructed decks[edit | edit source]

Planeswalker decks are discontinued for expansions and are to be replaced by a new entry-level product.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Magic Announcement Stream (Video). Magic: the Gathering. YouTube (September 4, 2019).
  2. Wizards Europe (October 11, 2019). "We're happy to announce the release dates for two upcoming sets in 2020!". Twitter.
  3. Mark Rosewater (September 04, 2019). "I missed the announcement of the sets for next year.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  4. Mark Rosewater (September 04, 2019). "Can I get a maybe on Host/Augment being in Ikoria?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  5. Mark Rosewater (October 12, 2019). "Is Ikoria more of a top-down world or a bottom-up one?.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  6. Caranthir (September 10, 2019). "Are Planeswalker Decks being discontinued? (Comment #11)". MTG Salvation.