directly reference the Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons franchise.
Depicted or referenced in
The planet commonly referred to as "The Realms".
A sub-continent in the northern hemisphere of Toril.
The main stronghold and seat of power for the storm giants on the floor of the
The vast network of caverns and caves underneath Faerûn.
Depicted or referenced in
A great serpentine monster with twelve legs and electrical breath.
Tasha's hideous laughter
A floating orb of flesh with a large mouth, single central eye, and many smaller eyestalks on top with powerful magical abilities. Iconic type for Dungeons and Dragons.
Black Dragon (Skull Dragon)
The most vile tempered and cruel of all chromatic dragons. Solitary creatures.
MTG Arena pet
Blue Dragon (Storm Dragon)
Orderly creatures that keep fairly well-ordered, hierarchical societies. Using their natural talents for hallucination, they are more likely to be mocking and manipulative than outrightly cruel or murderous .
A massive humanoid race distantly related to, but larger and stronger than, goblins and hobgoblins.
Den of the Bugbear
Humanoid dragons with dedication to honor.
Key art ,  Nadaar, Selfless Paladin
A generally evil, dark-skinned, and white-haired subrace of elves. From the
Orcadian and Shetland dialects of the Scots language as an an alternative form of " trow"
Mysterious and benevolent creatures that drifted through the Underdark. They feed off the psionic energy of evil creatures, and often provide information to adventurers.
Large giants that can be found in most cold environments of Faerûn. Crude and of low intelligence, but cunning fighters.
Humanoid creatures similar in shape to humans, but around half their size. Based on J. R. R. Tolkien's hobbits.
Humanoids with octopus-like, ridged heads and four tentacles surrounding a lamprey-like mouth. Using their psionic abilities, they seek to expand their dominion over all other creatures, controlling their minds to use them as hopeless slaves and devouring their brains for sustenance.
One of the most intelligent and respected races of giants, adapted to surviving in underwater conditions.
Humanoids that descent from demons, devils or other fiends who had bred with humans. They have horns, non-prehensile tails, and pointed teeth.
Mark Rosewater gave his traditional teaser with the following hints.
First up, here are some things you can expect: [ edit | edit source ]
a new enchantment subtype —
a card granting -11/-11 —
a creature with a death trigger that make an equipment token —
a legendary creature that makes a legendary Hamster creature token —
something only seen previously in Un-sets comes to black border — Secondary decks (Contraptions in Un-sets, Dungeons here)
an artifact that’s a musical instrument that creates harmony counters —
a card that can keep your opponent from winning the game —
an ability that cares about attacking with a certain amount of power of creatures —
cards that let you decide where the story goes —
a card that creates a legendary creature token named Vecna —
Here are some snippets from rules text that appear in the set: [ edit | edit source ]
“Enchanted permanent is a Treasure artifact” —
“Ward – discard a card.” —
“Exchange your hand and library” —
“Skeletons, Vampires and Zombies” —
“Spend this mana only to cast Dragon spells or activate abilities of Dragons.” —
“for each different mana value among nonland cards in your graveyard.” —
“Then if you have fewer than three cards in hand, draw cards equal to the difference.” —
“Whenever you cast a creature spell that doesn’t share a creature type with a creature you control or a creature card in your graveyard,” —
“You may cast [THIS CREATURE’S NAME] from your graveyard if a creature not named [THIS CREATURE’S NAME] died this turn.” —
“When its power becomes 20 this way,” —
Here are some type lines from the set: [ edit | edit source ]
Creature – Dwarf Citizen —
Creature – Tiefling Wizard —
Creature – Human Elf Monk —
Creature – Elf Spider —
Creature – Gnome Warlock —
Creature – Halfling Rogue —
Creature – Bird Bear —
Legendary Creature – Dragon Knight —
Nadaar, Selfless Paladin Legendary Creature – Devil God —
Legendary Creature – Beholder —