The Basic Lands of Kaladesh

Posted in Feature on September 12, 2016

By Blake Rasmussen

Blake is the content manager for DailyMTG.com, making him the one you should email if you have thoughts on the website, good or less good (or not good). He's a longtime coverage reporter and hasn't turned down a game of Magic in any format ever.

There are two types of Magic players—okay, that's not quite true. There are a ton of different types of Magic players. We're a diverse group.

But there are two camps when it comes to basic lands, at least. Those who love basic lands for their art, and those who love basic lands because they let them cast spells.

This is for the former group.

Kaladesh basic lands are secretly (well, not anymore) my favorite basic lands to come out in a long time. In fact, I will take all of the foil versions of this Johannes Voss Island I can get my hands on.

Island
Island | Art by Johannes Voss

And because the artists really make these lands worth showing off, here are the artists who made these lands awesome:

And, of course, the lands themselves:





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