First Reappearances

Posted in Arcana on September 2, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

At this point in Magic's history, most players are used to the fact that some cards are taken out of the base set only to return later. For example, Serra Angel, Unholy Strength, and Mahamoti Djinn were all not in Classic (Sixth Edition), but appear in Seventh Edition. But what cards started this trend? What two cards were the first to be left out of a base set, only to reappear later? Answer below.

Both Twiddle and Ironclaw Orcs were in the base set through Unlimited, taken out for Revised, and reintroduced in Fourth Edition.

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