Alpha "Oops..." II

Posted in Arcana on February 25, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

When Alpha came out, Orcs must've thought they were kings of the world. All their spells cost ! Now, obviously Ironclaw Orcs is supposed to cost two mana, but what about Orcish Artillery and Orcish Oriflamme?

Those two cards inadvertently received casting costs of , later changed to and respectively in Beta. The switch is not to be seen as a "changing" of their costs – they were never intended to cost two. It was simply a pair of misprints.

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