From Alara to Theros

Posted in Arcana on May 30, 2014

By Mike McArtor

Mike first played with Ice Age and became the copy editor for in December 2011. Before DailyMTG, he was an editor on D&D's Dragon magazine for four years.

The Modern Event Deck goes on sale today! It includes 1 Elspeth, Knight-Errant, a card first introduced in Shards of Alara. All this week, the Card of the Day theme has been about the Elspeth story on Theros (spoilers!), which tied in with Monday's feature, "Journey's End." So it makes sense to bookend the week with an Arcana about Elspeth, knight-errant and sun's champion.


The first Planeswalker art for Elspeth:

Elspeth, Knight-Errant | Art by Volkan Baga

And her card:


Elspeth returned for the Scars of Mirrodin block:

Elspeth Tirel | Art by Michael Komarck

And her card:

Sun's Champion

And, finally, Elspeth as she appeared on Theros:

Elspeth, Sun's Champion | Art by Eric Deschamps

And her card:

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