Discard just got a little riskier.
|Released: June 1996
Design Team: Skaff Elias (lead), Jim Lin, Chris Page, Dave Petty
Development Team: Charlie Catripino (lead), Skaff Elias, William Jockusch, Joel Mick, Bill Rose, Paul Peterson, Mark Rosewater
Art Director: Sue-Ann Harkey
|New Mechanics: “choice spells” (you had two effects to choose from), pitch spells, “sac” lands (this term has now gone on to represent a different mechanic)
Factoid: Alliances was the last set to feature multiple pieces of art on each common card.
Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Alliances:
|Guerrilla Tactics||Storm Crow|
Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.