Some new cards, some new art, and some new literary flavor text.
|Released: October 2002
Design Team: Mike Elliott (lead), Mike Donais
Development Team: Randy Buehler (lead), Elaine Chase, Mike Donais, Brian Schneider, Henry Stern, Worth Wollpert
Art Director: Jeremy Cranford & Dana Knutson
|New Mechanics: cycling triggers, morph, “tribal” cards
Factoid: Onslaught marked the first time a keyword ability (cycling) returned to the game after previously being phased out. Cycling was first introduced in Urza's Saga in 1998.
Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Onslaught:
|Demystify||Elvish Scrapper||Gluttonous Zombie||Severed Legion|
|Elvish Pioneer||Glory Seeker||Naturalize|
Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.