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Forest
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Land Type
(Subtype for land cards)
Rules {T}: Add {G}.
Statistics
21 cards
{G} 23.8% {R/G} 19% {G/W} 19% {B/G} 9.5% {G/U} 9.5% {M} 19%
as of Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths
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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.

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

Rules[]

From the glossary of the Comprehensive Rules (September 24, 2021—Innistrad: Midnight Hunt)

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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