Rivals of Ixalan

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Rivals of Ixalan
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January 19, 2018
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Ixalan block sets
Ixalan Rivals of Ixalan (none)
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Unstable Rivals of Ixalan Masters 25

Rivals of Ixalan is the 77th Magic expansion, and the second in the Ixalan block. It will be released on January 19, 2018, and is a small expansion.[2]

Set details[edit | edit source]

Rivals of Ixalan is the last regular small expansion to be released.[3]

Storyline[edit | edit source]

Stake your claim. Dominate the opposition. Rule the city.

The legendary city of Orazca has been found, but it will not be claimed without a fight. The winner will wield the greatest power of the plane.

The cards that represent the Story Spotlights in Ixalan are: TBA

Marketing[edit | edit source]

Rivals of Ixalan is sold in 16-card boosters (one card being a marketing card), two planeswalker decks and the Rivals of Ixalan bundle. The boosters feature artwork from TBA. The set doesn't feature a Masterpiece Series.[3]

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  • Prerelease Events take place on January 13, 2018
  • Magic Online Launch: January 15, 2018

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Rivals of Ixalan will have two planeswalker decks:

Planeswalker deck name Colors included Planeswalker
{W} {U} {B} {R} {G}
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Unknown unknown

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Product information
  2. Wizards of the Coast. (June 14, 2017.) “25th Anniversary Announcement Day”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  3. a b Mark Rosewater. (2017 June 12.) “Metamorphosis 2.0”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.