Unlike Seventh Edition, Eighth Edition contains upkeep effects.
|Released: May 2001
Design Team: Paul Peterson (lead), Randy Buehler, Charlie Cuturza, Mark Rosewater, and Teeuwynn Woodruff
Development Team: Mike Elliott (lead), Randy Buehler, Charlie Cuturza, Michael Donais, and Robert Gutschera, with contributions from Brady Dommermuth and Beth Moursund
Art Director: Dana Knutson & Ron Spears
|New Mechanics: enemy split cards, “envoys,” flagbearers, sanctuaries, “siphon” creatures, volvers
Factoid: Apocalypse marked the culmination of the Weatherlight story arc that had been going on since the Mirage block.
Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Apocalypse:
|Brass Herald||Index||Phyrexian Arena|
Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.