Portal: Three Kingdoms Theme Decks

Posted in Feature on August 19, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

Shu Kingdom

Shu Kingdom is a well-balanced deck that features many of the famous heroes from the Three Kingdoms story. it has a good mix of creatues and sorceries, and the creatures are of varying costs.

Shu Kingdom has many creatures with horsemanship as well as sorceries to get rid of your opponent's creatures or pump up yours.

This deck also features three of the famous heroes from the Three Kingdom's Story: Liu Bei, Zhang Fei and Guan Yu.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
15 L  Mana Plains
2 C White Mana Volunteer Militia
2 C 1 ManaWhite Mana Shu Farmer
3 C 2 ManaWhite Mana Shu Cavalry
3 C 2 ManaWhite Mana Shu Foot Soldiers
2 C 2 ManaWhite Mana Shu Grain Caravan
2 U 3 ManaWhite Mana Shu General
2 U 2 ManaWhite ManaWhite Mana Flanking Troops
1 R 2 ManaWhite ManaWhite Mana Kongming, Sleeping Dragon
1 R 3 ManaWhite ManaWhite Mana Guan Yu, Sainted Warrior
1 R 3 ManaWhite ManaWhite Mana Liu Gei, Lord of Shu
2 C 2 ManaWhite Mana Virtuous Charge
2 C 3 ManaWhite Mana Misfortune's Gain
2 U 3 ManaWhite Mana Vengeance
* = from a previous set

 

 

 

 

Wu Kingdom

Like the kingdom for which it's named, Wu Kingdom is a subtle yet sometimes fierce deck. With it, your goal is to control the playing field.

The deck features seven creatures with horsemanship, more than any of the other Portal Three Kingdoms preconstructed decks. Because they can't be blocked by creatures without horsemanship, these creatures will be the way you finish off your opponent.

The second way Wu Kingdom gains control is through counterspells. This deck features six sorceries that can counter one of your opponent's spells.

This deck also contains the Legend Creatures Lu Xun, Scholar General and Sun Quan, Lord of Wu.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
15 L  Mana Island
3 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Straw Soldiers
3 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Wu Light Cavalry
2 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Wu Scout
2 U 2 ManaBlue Mana Wu Longbowman
2 C 3 ManaBlue Mana Wu Elite Cavalry
1 R 2 ManaBlue ManaBlue Mana Lu Xun, Scholar General
2 U 4 ManaBlue Mana Wu Admiral
1 R 4 ManaBlue ManaBlue Mana Sun Quan, Lord of Wu
2 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Extinguish
1 R 2 ManaBlue Mana Exhaustion
2 C 1 ManaBlue Mana Preemptive Strike
2 C 2 ManaBlue Mana Forced Retreat
2 U 4 ManaBlue Mana Brilliant Plan
* = from a previous set

 

 

 

 

Wei Kingdom

The path to victory with Wei Kingdom is the path of disruption.

The deck features six cards dedicated to destroying your opponent's creatures.

The second way Wei Kingdom disrupts your opponent's game is through card denial. In the early part of the game, removing cards from your opponent's hand can prove vital to victory.

This deck also features the Legendary Creatures Cao Cao and Sima Yi, the Wei Field Marshal.

# Rarity Cost Card Name
15 C  Mana Swamps
2 C 1 ManaBlack Mana Wei Ambush Force
2 C 1 ManaBlack Mana Wei Infantry
2 C 1 ManaBlack Mana Wei Scout
2 C 2 ManaBlack Mana Wei Strike Force
2 U 3 ManaBlack Mana Cunning Advisor
2 U 4 ManaBlack Mana Wei Elite Companions
1 R 3 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Cao Cao, Lord of Wei
2 U 3 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana Wei Assassins
1 R 5 ManaBlack Mana Sima Yi, Wei Field Marshall
2 C Black Mana Return to Battle
2 C 1 ManaBlack Mana Imperial Edict
2 C 2 ManaBlack Mana Deception
2 C 2 ManaBlack Mana Ghostly Visit
1 R 3 ManaBlack Mana Ambition's Cost
* = from a previous set

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