Eighth Edition Rollout - Mercadian Masques

Posted in Feature on June 14, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout

Story Circle should help control players stay alive.

Mercadian Masques Information:

Released: October 1999
Design Team: Mike Elliott (lead), Bill Rose, Mark Rosewater
Development Team: Henry Stern (lead), Mike Elliott, Robert Gutschera, William Jockusch, Mark Rosewater with contributions from Charlie Tin Canno and Beth Moursund
Art Director: Dana Knutson & Ron Spears
  New Mechanics: depletion lands, mercenary, rebel, spellshapers, storage lands
Factoid: Masques was the first (and only) large expansion set not to introduce any keyword mechanics.

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Mercadian Masques:

Bribery Distorting Lens Primeval Shambler Thieves' Auction
Coastal Piracy Horned Troll Revive Tidal Kraken
Collective Unconscious Hunted Wumpus Rushwood Dryad Trade Routes
Cowardice Ivory Mask Sever Soul Two-Headed Dragon
Deathgazer Larceny Shock Troops Vine Trellis
Deepwood Ghoul Natural Affinity Sizzle Crossbow Infantry
Dehydration Noble Purpose Story Circle

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

See the set so far.
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