An 8/8 for five mana… with a tiny little drawback.
|Released: October 1997
Design Team: Bill Rose (lead), Dan Cervelli, Joel Mick with contributions from Mike Elliott, Mark Rosewater
Development Team: Bill Rose (lead), Dan Cervelli, Joel Mick with contributions from Mike Elliott, William Jockusch, Mark Rosewater, Henry Stern, Jonathon Tweet
Art Director: Sue-Ann Harkey
|New Mechanics: none
Factoid: Portal was the first attempt to make an introductory level collectible Magic product. The cards featured sword and shield icons to help players recognize power and toughness.
Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Portal:
Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.
(S) indicates a card that will exist only in the Core Game.