Eighth Edition Rollout - Odyssey

Posted in Feature on June 11, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout

Odyssey – Aven Cloudchaser

Eighth Edition contains creatures with more than one creature type.

Odyssey Information:

Released: October 2001
Design Team: Mark Rosewater (lead), Mike Donais, Richard Garfield, William Jockusch, Henry Stern
Development Team: Randy Buehler (lead), Michael Donais, Mike Elliott, William Jockusch, and Henry Stern
Art Director: Dana Knutson & Ron Spears
  New Mechanics: filter lands, flashback, "symbiotes," threshold
Factoid: Odysssey was the first set to introduce a "visual aid" for one of its mechanics. All flashback cards featured a tombstone icon in the upper left corner.

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Odyssey:

Aven Cloudchaser Concentrate Dusk Imp Puppeteer
Aven Fisher Demolish Execute Zombify
Aven Flock Diabolic Tutor Nantuko Disciple

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

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