Artifact land

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Artifact land is a term used in reference to the six common land cards printed in Mirrodin and Darksteel that also have the artifact type.[1]

List of artifact lands[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The artifact lands heavily contributed to the dominance of the affinity-based deck archetypes, and thus, in March 2005, all six were banned from Standard (Darksteel Citadel however, was later reprinted in Magic 2015, and the ban did not carry over with the reprint.) In the Modern format, all but Darksteel Citadel were banned from the beginning.

Rules[edit | edit source]

From the glossary of the Comprehensive Rules (February 5, 2021—Kaldheim)

Artifact Land
A combination of artifact and land that’s subject to the rules for both. Artifact lands can only be played as lands, not cast as spells. See rule 301, “Artifacts,” and rule 305, “Lands.”

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Randy Buehler (September 5, 2003). "When Artifacts Aren't Spells". Wizards of the Coast.

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