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Creature type
(Subtype for creature/tribal cards)
Statistics 11 cards
{B} 90.9% {M} 9.1%
as of Jumpstart
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Warlock is a creature type introduced in Throne of Eldraine.[1] At the same time, Dread Warlock of Magic 2010 received the type retroactively.[2] With the introduction of Warlock, all colors have a primary spellcaster, with Warlock being primary black.[3][4]

A Warlock gains his spellcasting power by making a deal with a demon or another dark being.[5]

The term Warlock is gender neutral.[6] It is therefore now the preferred creature class for witches and hags.[1][7][8]

Notable Warlocks[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. a b Mark Rosewater (September 05, 2019). "I get that warlock is the new subtype". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  2. Eli Shiffrin (September 27, 2019). "Throne of Eldraine Oracle Changes". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mark Rosewater (September 06, 2019). "Is Cleric considered a "spellcaster" type?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  4. Mark Rosewater (October 21, 2019). "More Odds & Ends: Throne of Eldraine". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Mark Rosewater (September 06, 2019). "in DnD a wizard is a learned spellcaster, where a warlock makes some sort of deal for power.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  6. Mark Rosewater (September 06, 2019). "Still confused as to how warlock won out over witch.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  7. Mark Rosewater (September 04, 2019). "Why was Warlock chosen over Witch?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  8. Mark Rosewater (September 06, 2019). "Does the Warlock type preclude the use of the Hag type?". Blogatog. Tumblr.