Eighth Edition Rollout - Weatherlight

Posted in Feature on June 21, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout

Lava Hounds… now with "haste"!

Weatherlight Information:

Released: June 1997
Design Team: Dan Cervelli (lead), Mike Elliott, Joel Mick
Development Team: Mike Elliott (lead), William Jockusch, Bill Rose, Mark Rosewater, Henry Stern
Art Director: Sue-Ann Harkey
  New Mechanics: cumulative upkeep (with new gameplay ramifications), graveyard as resource
Factoid: Prior to Odyssey, Weatherlight was the "graveyard" set. It is also the last set to feature the keyword "banding".

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Weatherlight:

Cinder Wall Llanowar Behemoth Call of the Wild Sage Owl
Lava Hounds Ardent Militia Phantom Warrior  

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

See the set so far.
Click here to return to the Eighth Edition Rollout main page.

Latest Feature Articles


May 13, 2022

Where to Find Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate Previews by, Wizards of the Coast

It's time for Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate previews! To help our readers and preview seekers, we've created this handy guide to preview season. May 17 at 9 a.m. PT is when...

Learn More


May 2, 2022

A First Look: Pride Across the Multiverse by, Wizards of the Coast

At Wizards, we prioritize inclusion and diversity in our games and our teams and believe that creates a better place for all. This year we are introducing Pride Across the Multiverse, a c...

Learn More



Feature Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All