Announcing Shadows over Innistrad

Posted in Arcana on November 2, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

Set Name

Shadows over Innistrad


Set 1 of 2 in the Shadows over Innistrad block

Number of Cards


Prerelease Events

April 2-3, 2016

Release Date

April 8, 2016

Launch Weekend

April 8–10, 2016

Game Day

April 30–May 1, 2016

Magic Online Prerelease Events

April 15-18, 2016

Magic Online Release Date

April 18, 2016

Magic Online Release Events

April 18-May 4, 2016

Pro Tour Shadows over Innistrad

April 22-24, 2016

Pro Tour Shadows over Innistrad Location

Madrid, Spain

Pro Tour Shadows over Innistrad Formats

  • Swiss:


Shadows over Innistrad Draft

  • Top 8:


Official Three–Letter Code


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Initial Concept and Game Design

Mark Gottlieb (lead)
Mark Rosewater
Ken Nagle
Gavin Verhey
Sam Stoddard
Andrew Veen
Adam Lee

Final Game Design and Development

Dave Humpherys (lead)
Tim Aten
Ethan Fleischer
Erik Lauer
Ari Levitch
Sam Stoddard
with contributions from Matt Tabak


English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Available in

Booster Packs, Intro Packs*, Fat Pack*, Deck Builder's Toolkit*, Gift Box*
(*-Not available in all languages. Not all products available on Magic Online.)

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