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Guilds of Ravnica is the 79th Magic expansion. It was released on October 5, 2018. Officially, it is not part of a block. However, it is part of a series of three that is set on the same world, unofficially called the Guilds of Ravnica block.

The set features five of the bi-colored Ravnican guilds: Selesnya ({G}{W}), Boros ({R}{W}), Golgari ({B}{G}), Izzet ({U}{R}), and Dimir ({U}{B}). Watermarks are used to better identify the guilds. The story gears up for the final showdown with Nicol Bolas. On Ravnica, whoever you are — soldier or scientist, merchant or spy — your guild is the core of your identity. It provides structure and greater purpose. Now, the time has come to defend it.

Guilds of Ravnica is sold in 16-card boosters (one card being a marketing card), two planeswalker decks and the Guilds of Ravnica bundle. The set is also accompanied by five guild kits, preconstructed theme decks that combine cards from every Ravnica set released so far.