Announcing Shards of Alara

Posted in Arcana on March 18, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic's October 2008 large set, code-named "Rock", is called Shards of Alara.

Shards of Alara

Five worlds share one fate.


Set Name Shards of Alara
Block Set 1 of 3 in the Shards of Alara block
Number of Cards 249
Release Date October 3, 2008
Prerelease Events September 27-28, 2008
(This is a change from the original date; see this announcement for more information)
Launch Parties October 3,4,5 2008
Previews start on magicthegathering.com September 8, 2008
Design and Development Teams Bill Rose (design lead)
Devin Low (development lead)
Aaron Forsythe
Mark Globus
Mark Gottlieb
Graeme Hopkins
Alexis Janson
Erik Lauer
Michael Mikaelian
Kenneth Nagle
Matt Place
Mark Rosewater
Brian Tinsman
Mike Turian
Noah Weil

Shards of Alara

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