Eighth Edition Rollout - Tempest

Posted in Feature on June 20, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout
 

Furnace of Rath will speed up any game.

Tempest Information:

Released: October 1997
Design Team: Mark Rosewater (lead), Charlie Catman, Mike Elliott, Richard Garfield
Development Team: Henry Stern (lead), Mike Elliott, William Jockusch, Bill Rose, Mark Rosewater
Art Director: Matt Wilson
  New Mechanics: buyback, licids, slivers, shadow
Factoid: Tempest was the first set to try and fully illustrate a story using card art and flavor text.

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Tempest:

Canyon Wildcat Furnace of Rath Fighting Drake Sea Monster
Choke Master Decoy Lightning Blast Staunch Defenders
Death Pits of Rath Boil Lightning Elemental Sudden Impact
Elite Javelineer Canopy Spider Phyrexian Hulk Trained Armodon

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

See the set so far.
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