Jumpstart: Historic Horizons Packet Lists

Posted in Magic Digital on July 26, 2021

By Wizards of the Coast

(Editor's Note: information for the Jumpstart: Historic Horizons release and upcoming MTG Arena changes have been updated since publication. Click here to learn more.)

Jumpstart: Historic Horizons arrives August 26 on MTG Arena, and with it comes hundreds of cards from Modern Horizons, Modern Horizons 2, and more—including 31 new-to-Magic cards you'll find in this digital release.

If you're familiar with the original Jumpstart release on MTG Arena, you know you select from themed packets to build a deck for play. Jumpstart: Historic Horizons ups the fun by introducing an exciting new dynamic to your packet picking and deckbuilding: now, select card slots in each packet have a chance to be filled with alternate cards that fit the packet theme. This means more card possibilities in each pack, and more variety for your decks every time you play.

For full details and event information, read What Is MTG Arena's Jumpstart: Historic Horizons?

We're previewing new cards in Jumpstart: Historic Horizons over the coming week—and updating this list with the latest revealed packets each following day—so if you want to be among the first to see what's in the set check out Where to Find Jumpstart: Historic Horizons Previews.

You can also see what's new to the set with our Jumpstart: Historic Horizons Card Image Gallery.

Below are the core packet lists in Jumpstart: Historic Horizons, and each is followed by a table showing the alternate card possibilities. Reading across each row, you’ll find the card names and their chance of appearing in that slot in the packet.

Where Are the Basic Lands?

You'll notice that basic lands aren't included in the packet list. That's another feature MTG Arena adds to this release. When you play in Jumpstart: Historic Horizon events, you'll automatically receive a mix of basic lands based on the packets you choose, balanced for the costs and activated abilities on the spells in your packets.

Even better, you'll also receive nonbasic lands for play. Packets you choose will add cycling lands from Historic Anthology 2 (such as Secluded Steppe) or multicolor dual lands from Core Set 2020 (such as Dismal Backwater) of the appropriate colors to your deck—cycling lands for packets with one color and dual lands for packets with multiple colors.

If you haven't acquired these lands before, they'll also be added to your collection, and these nonbasic lands are considered before basic lands are determined for your deck.

How Packet Selection Works

Jumpstart: Historic Horizons will present you with three options for your first packet. All packets are equally likely to appear, with the exception that for your first packet at least one option will be a packet you've never selected in a previous run of the event (unless you've selected them all).

The options for the second packet are based on your first packet selection so that you won't be in more than two colors (with the exception of the five-color packet discussed below). If your first packet selection was only one color, then your second packet options will be either a one-color packet or a two-color packet that includes the color of your first selected packet. If your first packet selection was two colors, then your second packet options will include one-color packets that are either of those colors or two-color packets that are the same two colors.

All of the packets within these constraints are equally likely to appear.

The exception is the five-color packet. If you pick the five-color packet as your first selection, all packets will be available as options for your second packet. The five-color packet can appear as an option for your second packet regardless of which packet you selected first. The five-color packet is just as likely to appear as any other valid.

Jumpstart: Historic Horizons Packet Lists

(Editor's Note: The packet lists below pull the newest printing of each card automatically from Gatherer, including printings which are not in this product. These packet lists are not card-for-card product displays but rather interactive lists of the cards included in each packet. Additionally, card images for new Jumpstart: Historic Horizons cards will appear in packet lists at a later time.)

Above the Clouds

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Instant (1)
1 Recalibrate
Enchantment (1)
1 Capture Sphere
Other (1)
1 Bounty of the Deep
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Kitesail Corsair 34% Keen Glidemaster 33% Mentor of Evos Isle 33%
Bounty of the Deep 30% Winged Words 30% Rousing Read 30% Mulldrifter 10%
Tide Skimmer 50% Windstorm Drake 50%
Roaming Ghostlight 25% Windcaller Aven 25% Ojutai's Summons 25% Inniaz, the Gale Force 25%
Recalibrate 34% Gust of Wind 33% Lofty Denial 33%
Capture Sphere 60% Tightening Coils 40%

Animated

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Witching Well 50% Weapon Rack 50%
Burdened Aerialist 50% Sailor of Means 25% Aviation Pioneer 25%
Icy Manipulator 50% Turn into a Pumpkin 50%
Ethereal Grasp 67% Tome of the Infinite 33%

Bears

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Grizzly Bears 34% Runeclaw Bear 33% Bear Cub 33%
Vivien's Grizzly 50% Awaken the Bear 25% Titanic Growth 25%
Faceless Agent 34% Veteran Charger 33% Goreclaw, Terror of Qal Sisma 33%
Professor of Zoomancy 34% Striped Bears 33% Owlbear 33%
Littjara Glade-Warden 50% Exuberant Wolfbear 50%
Incremental Growth 75% Enlarge 25%
Skyshroud Ambush 50% Savage Swipe 50%

Cycling

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Instant (1)
1 Forsake the Worldly
Enchantment (1)
1 Pacifism
Other (3)
1 Leonin Sanctifier 1 Wingsteed Trainer 1 Benalish Partisan
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Imposing Vantasau 34% Winged Shepherd 33% Yoked Plowbeast 33%
Wingsteed Trainer 50% Splendor Mare 50%
Pacifism 60% Cast Out 30% Radiant’s Judgment 10%
Forsake the Worldly 20% Gilded Light 20% Coordinated Charge 20% Djeru’s Renunciation 20%

Davriel

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Planeswalker (1)
1 Davriel, Rogue Shadowmage
Sorcery (1)
1 Pelakka Predation
Instant (1)
1 Murder
Other (4)
1 Plaguecrafter's Familiar 1 Manor Guardian 1 Davriel's Withering 1 Davriel, Soul Broker
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Drainpipe Vermin 50% Liliana's Steward 50%
Plaguecrafter's Familiar 67% Subversive Acolyte 33%
Black Cat 34% Burglar Rat 33% Elderfang Disciple 33%
Manor Guardian 100% Plaguecrafter 0%
Goremand 75% Urgoros, the Empty One 25%
Reaper of Night 40% Davriel's Shadowfugue 20% Tourach's Canticle 20% Mind Rake 20%

Delirium

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Artifact (1)
1 Chromatic Sphere
Enchantment (1)
1 Scuttletide
Other (2)
1 Sarkhan's Scorn 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Foul Watcher 50% Oread of Mountain's Blaze 50%
Scuttletide 50% Scour the Laboratory 25% Manic Scribe 25%
Gouged Zealot 50% Storm-God's Oracle 50%
Unholy Heat 75% Omen of the Forge 25%
Thrill of Possibility 34% Implement of Examination 33% Omen of the Sea 33%
Sarkhan's Scorn 50% Ethereal Grasp 50%
Chromatic Sphere 50% Lightning Spear 50%

Enchanted

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Other (3)
1 Veteran Charger 1 Fall of the Imposter 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Squirrel Sanctuary 34% Skyblade's Boon 33% Alseid of Life's Bounty 33%
Setessan Skirmisher 33% Pious Wayfarer 33% Starfield Mystic 34%
Captivating Unicorn 50% Nylea's Forerunner 50%
Fall of the Imposter 50% Baffling End 25% Seal Away 25%
Reprobation 50% Pacifism 50%
Sythis, Harvest's Hand 60% Sanctum Weaver 30% Sterling Grove 10%

Energy

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Sorcery (2)
1 Courage in Crisis 1 Smell Fear
Other (3)
1 Longtusk Stalker 1 Veteran Charger 1 Pool of Vigorous Growth
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Servant of the Conduit 60% Longtusk Cub 40%
Thriving Rhino 50% Aetherstream Leopard 50%
Peema Aether-Seer 50% Evolution Sage 50%
Urban Daggertooth 25% Riparian Tiger 25% Bloom Hulk 25% Bristling Hydra 25%
Courage in Crisis 34% Highspire Infusion 33% Snakeskin Veil 33%
Pool of Vigorous Growth 80% Sylvan Anthem 20%
Smell Fear 60% Skyshroud Ambush 40%

Evolving

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Sorcery (1)
1 Smell Fear
Enchantment (2)
1 Simic Ascendancy 1 Bred for the Hunt
Other (2)
1 Mentor of Evos Isle 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Sauroform Hybrid 60% Pool of Vigorous Growth 10% Lonis, Cryptozoologist 30%
Shambleshark 50% Battering Krasis 25% Crocanura 25%
Mentor of Evos Isle 34% Aeromunculus 33% Veteran Charger 33%
Elusive Krasis 50% Skatewing Spy 50%
Adaptive Snapjaw 50% Scuttlegator 50%
Wren's Run Hydra 75% Nimbus Swimmer 25%
Smell Fear 50% Applied Biomancy 50%

Flickering

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Instant (1)
1 Cloudshift
Enchantment (1)
1 Pacifism
Other (3)
1 Leonin Sanctifier 1 Baffling Defenses 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Vesperlark 50% Wispweaver Angel 50%
Specimen Collector 34% Aliros, Enraptured 33% Spire Patrol 33%
Leonin Sanctifier 66% Charming Prince 34%
Irregular Cohort 20% Aven Eternal 20% Aviation Pioneer 20% Sandsteppe Outcast 20%
Faerie Seer 50% Thraben Inspector 50%
Pacifism 50% Ethereal Grasp 50%

Freyalise

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Instant (1)
1 Arbor Armament
Enchantment (1)
1 Song of Freyalise
Other (4)
1 Skyshroud Lookout 1 Faceless Agent 1 Skyshroud Ambush 1 Freyalise, Skyshroud Partisan
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Paradise Druid 75% Dwynen's Elite 25%
Faceless Agent 25% Llanowar Visionary 25% Veteran Charger 25% Marwyn, the Nurturer 25%
Ghirapur Guide 25% Llanowar Tribe 25% Taunting Arbormage 25% Tireless Provisioner 25%
Grizzled Outrider 50% Lifecraft Cavalry 25% Tajuru Pathwarden 25%
Arbor Armament 25% Gift of Growth 25% Titanic Growth 25% Snakeskin Veil 25%

Goblins

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Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Reckless Ringleader 34% Foundry Street Denizen 33% Weaselback Redcap 33%
Fissure Wizard 25% Ornery Goblin 25% Goblin Bird-Grabber 25% Managorger Phoenix 25%
Gempalm Incinerator 50% Volley Veteran 50%
Hordeling Outburst 50% You See a Pair of Goblins 50%
Battle-Rattle Shaman 75% Goblin Wizardry 25%
Sarkhan's Scorn 75% Goblin Barrage 25%
Goblin Oriflamme 50% Goblin Morningstar 50%

Goblin Fodder

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Instant (3)
1 Mob 1 Raise the Draugr 1 Sure Strike
Other (2)
1 Reckless Ringleader 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Sling-Gang Lieutenant 50% Beetleback Chief 50%
Krenko's Command 50% Goblin Arsonist 25% Shambling Goblin 25%
Warteye Witch 50% Facevaulter 25% Dark-Dweller Oracle 25%
Mob 50% Bone Shards 50%
Sure Strike 34% Barge In 33% Burn Bright 33%
Goatnap 50% Shock 50%

Humans

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Enchantment (1)
1 Bonds of Faith
Other (2)
1 Faceless Agent 1 Wingsteed Trainer
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Zhalfirin Decoy 34% Fencing Ace 33% Shepherd of the Flock 33%
Anointed Chorister 25% Thraben Inspector 25% Star Pupil 25% Codespell Cleric 25%
Faceless Agent 60% Hanweir Militia Captain // Westvale Cult Leader 20% Elite Spellbinder 20%
Steadfast Sentry 50% Makeshift Battalion 25% Sandsteppe Outcast 25%
Dueling Coach 34% Abzan Battle Priest 33% Sigiled Contender 33%
Battlefield Promotion 34% Light of Hope 33% Feat of Resistance 33%
Fight as One 40% Gird for Battle 20% Valorous Stance 20% Triumph of Gerrard 20%

In the Machine

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Other (3)
1 Baffling Defenses 1 Filligree Attendent 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Arcbound Mouser 50% Sparring Construct 25% Arcbound Prototype 25%
Fairgrounds Patrol 75% Cogworker's Puzzleknot 25%
Barbed Spike 67% Batterbone 33%
Steelfin Whale 50% Myr Enforcer 20% Thought Monitor 30%
Etherium Spinner 34% Parcel Myr 33% Foundry Inspector 33%
Nettlecyst 60% Esper Sentinel 40%

Junkyard

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Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Sparring Construct 50% Lightning-Core Excavator 25% Bonded Construct 25%
Ravenous Intruder 34% Orcish Vandal 33% Rust Monster 33%
Myr Sire 75% Ornithopter of Paradise 25%
Breya's Apprentice 60% Goblin Engineer 40%
Destructive Digger 67% Scrap Trawler 33%
Treasure Keeper 50% Arcbound Whelp 50%
Ichor Wellspring 50% Chromatic Sphere 25% Implement of Combustion 25%

Kiora

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Enchantment (2)
1 Waterknot 1 Tightening Coils
Other (4)
1 Shoreline Scout 1 Mentor of Evos Isle 1 Kiora, the Tide's Fury 1 Bounty of the Deep
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Shoreline Scout 34% Floodhound 33% Hard Evidence 33%
Coralhelm Guide 34% Skyclave Squid 33% Glimmerbell 33%
Mentor of Evos Isle 50% Mistwalker 50%
Waterknot 50% Bubble Snare 50%
Tolarian Kraken 40% Waker of Waves 30% Wormhole Serpent 30%
Tightening Coils 50% Into the Roil 50%
Bounty of the Deep 67% Tome of the Infinite 33%

Legion

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Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Thraben Inspector 40% Doomed Traveler 20% Codespell Cleric 20% Selfless Cathar 20%
Selfless Savior 25% Boros Elite 25% Alseid of Life's Bounty 25% Dauntless Bodyguard 25%
Anointed Chorister 50% Sea Gate Banneret 50%
Healer's Hawk 25% Segovian Angel 25% Battlefield Raptor 25% Faerie Guidemother 25%
Thraben Watcher 60% Battle Screech 20% Healer's Flock 20%
Conclave Tribunal 67% Devouring Light 33%
Stirring Address 34% Return to the Ranks 33% Fortify 33%

Lost and Found

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Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Necrogoyf 50% Bazaar Trademage 50%
Cabal Initiate 75% Miasmic Mummy 25%
Hell Mongrel 50% Kitchen Imp 50%
Necromancer's Familiar 34% Stitchwing Skaab 33% Haunted Dead 33%
Rousing Read 66% Champion of Wits 34%
Recalibrate 50% Just the Wind 50%

Madness

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Sorcery (2)
1 Macabre Waltz 1 Terminal Agony
Other (3)
2 Static Discharge 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Cabal Initiate 34% Viashino Lashclaw 33% Insolent Neonate 33%
Skophos Reaver 34% Kitchen Imp 33% Asylum Visitor 33%
Macabre Waltz 34% Faithless Salvaging 33% Thrill of Possibility 33%
Rakdos Headliner 25% Furyblade Vampire 25% Heir of Falkenrath // Heir to the Night 25% Ravenous Bloodseeker 25%

Many Faced

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Sorcery (1)
1 Thwart the Grave
Instant (1)
1 Deadly Alliance
Enchantment (1)
1 Etchings of the Chosen
Other (3)
1 Imposter of the Sixth Pride 1 Davriel's Withering 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Imposter of the Sixth Pride 50% Enduring Sliver 25% Sentinel Sliver 25%
King of the Pride 50% Dregscape Sliver 25% Throatseeker 25%
Venomous Changeling 50% Faceless Agent 50%
Changeling Outcast 75% Universal Automaton 25%
Thwart the Grave 50% Allied Assault 25% Birthing Boughs 25%
Davriel's Withering 67% Dire Fleet Poisoner 33%
Deadly Alliance 50% Journey to Oblivion 50%

Merfolk

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Instant (2)
1 Phantasmal Form 1 Into the Roil
Other (3)
1 Shoreline Scout 1 Faceless Agent 1 Ethereal Grasp
11 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Raving Visionary 40% Merfolk Trickster 30% Silvergill Adept 30%
Shaper Apprentice 25% Tazeem Roilmage 25% Master of the Pearl Trident 25% Coralhelm Guide 25%
Faceless Agent 60% Watertrap Weaver 40%
Expedition Diviner 50% Storm Sculptor 50%
Phantasmal Form 50% Choking Tethers 25% Unsummon 25%
Ethereal Grasp 60% Bubble Snare 40%

Modular

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Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Arcbound Mouser 34% Myr Scrapling 33% Sparring Construct 33%
Arcbound Prototype 25% Ainok Bond-Kin 25% Martyr for the Cause 25% Hobblefiend 25%
Battlefield Promotion 50% Light of Hope 50%
Steadfast Sentry 34% Arcbound Tracker 33% Iron Bully 33%
Dueling Coach 34% Arcbound Whelp 33% Aethershield Artificer 33%
Destructive Digger 66% Gadrak, the Crown Scourge 34%

Ninjas

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Other (2)
1 Plaguecrafter's Familiar 1 Cycling Land
12 Cards
Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears Card Appears
Faerie Seer 50% Changeling Outcast 50%
Passwall Adept 80% Phantom Ninja 20%
Venomous Changeling 50% Azra Smokeshaper 50%
Moonblade Shinobi 50% Ninja of the Deep Hours 50%
Choking Tethers 75% Ghostform 25%
Feed the Serpent 50% Ethereal Grasp 50%
Sudden Edict 50% Unsubstantiate 50%

On the Draw

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