Talk:Landfall

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The following cards without the ability word Landfall:

Courser of Kruphix; Nissa, Vastwood Seer; Primeval Bounty; Sporemound; Stone-Seeder Hierophant; Vinelasher Kudzu; Zendikar's Roil.

Why?

eng1809.

I can't give you an official answer, but a few educated guess.
  1. Ability words are like flavor text. They add no function and are italic. Its most practical use is to search for gather.
  2. Landfall is a Zendikar mechanic, so only cards from the two Zendikar blocks use the landfall ability word.
  3. It is not uncommon that there are similar mechanics in exist in keyworded and non-keyworded form in magic, compare Ghostflame Sliver to Forerunner of Slaughter for example.
I hope that clears things up. You can try to get an official answer at Blogatog - Yandere Sliver H09 symbol.png 12:08, 19 January 2016 (UTC)