Eighth Edition Rollout - The Dark

Posted in Feature on June 25, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout

Daren Bader reinterpreted Tom Wänerstrand's original art.

The Dark Information:

Released: August 1994
Design Team: Jesper Myrfors with contributions from Steve Bishop, Glenn Elliott, Beverly Marshall Saling
Development Team: Skaff Elias, Jim Lin, Chris Page, Dave Pettey
Art Director: Sandra Everingham
  New Mechanics: first mood based theme, graveyard as resource, remove from game
Factoid: Even with only three multicolored cards, The Dark introduced the first multicolored noncreature card, the first common multicolored card, and the first enemy-pair multicolored card.

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in The Dark:

Skull of Orm Bog Imp Inferno Mana Clash
Blood Moon      

Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.

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