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Forest
Forest.jpg
Land Type
(Subtype for land cards)
Rules {T}: Add {G}.
Statistics
29 cards
{G} 20.7% {R/G} 17.2% {G/W} 17.2% {B/G} 10.3% {G/U} 10.3% {M} 24.1%
as of Alchemy Horizons: Baldur's Gate
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type:"Forest"

Forest is one of the five basic land types and provides green mana.

Description[]

Forests are needed to cast green spells.[1] There is also snow variant of the basic land, the Snow-Covered Forest.

Forests are traditionally defined as areas dominated by trees. In most arts and planes this is very distinct, with the only technicality that the vegetation depicted is not dense enough to be considered forests. Urbanized planes tend to depict Forests as botanical gardens or public parks rather than true forests.

Forest is the most often used basic land type, since it has appeared twice outside of cycles:

Rules[]

From the glossary of the Comprehensive Rules (June 10, 2022—Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate)

Forest
One of the five basic land types. Any land with this subtype has the ability “{T}: Add {G}.” See rule 305.6.

Storyline[]

Woodlands are different in every world, but they have certain commonalities — oaks and elms, for example, can be found almost anywhere that has trees, and the scent of their leaves never varies much.[3]

Forests of Alara[]

Bant[]

Forests of Dominaria[]

Jamuraa[]

Otaria[]

Terisiare[]

Sarpadia[]

The Domains[]

Caliman[]

Corondor[]

Forests of Ixalan[]

Forests of Kamigawa[]

Forests of Kephalai[]

Forests of Lorwyn-Shadowmoor[]

Forests of Mercadia[]

Forests of Mirrodin[]

Forests of Pyrulea[]

  • The plane of Pyrulea is a vast spherical rain forest.

Forests of Rabiah[]

Forests of Ravnica[]

Forests of Shandalar[]

Forests of Ulgrotha[]

Forests of Innistrad[]

Kessig[]

Gavony[]

Stensia[]

Forests of Zendikar[]

Forests of Theros[]

Forests of Tarkir[]

Forests of Kaladesh[]

Forests of Amonkhet[]

  • None

Forests of Ixalan[]

Forests of Eldraine[]

Forests of Ikoria[]

Forests of unknown location[]

These are forests hinted at in flavor text, but whose location is unclear.

  • Giltwood, the M12/13 flavor text of Plummet mentions a 'Giltwood druid'
  • Deepglade, below the vast trees of which, M14's Rumbling Baloths prowl in search of prey.

Tokens[]

Test cards
Token Name Color Type Line P/T Text Box Source Printings
Forest Colorless Land — Forest ({T}: Add {G}.)

References[]

  1. Michael Yichao (October 6, 2015). "Evolution of the Basic Land". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Wizards of the Coast (January, 2008). "Ask Wizards - January, 2008". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Seanan McGuire (September 03, 2021). "Tangles". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
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