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Innistrad: Crimson Vow
Innistrad: Crimson Vow
Crimson Vow logo.png
Set Information
Set symbol
Symbol description A vampire bat
Design Mark Rosewater (lead)
Release date November 19, 2021
Themes and mechanics Vampires
Expansion code ICV[1]
Development codename Clubs
"Ice Skating" Standard
Midnight Hunt Crimson Vow "Hockey"
Magic: The Gathering Chronology
Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Commander Decks Innistrad: Crimson Vow Innistrad: Crimson Vow Commander Decks

Innistrad: Crimson Vow is the 90th Magic expansion.[2] It is expected to be released on November 19, 2021, and is paired up with Innistrad: Midnight Hunt that will release two months earlier.[3][4]

Set details[]

Provisional logo

The codename for Innistrad: Crimson Vow ("Clubs") deviates from the regular alphabetic sports naming convention, because the set was concepted after the following codenames were already established.[5] The set was announced with the provisional name Innistrad: Vampires on September 1, 2020.[3] Based on the registration of public domains on September 18, 2020, the final name was speculated to be Innistrad: Crimson Vow.[6] This was finally confirmed on March 18, 2021.[4]

Both Innistrad sets are full size sets and they are both are Standard-legal. Although they come out only two months apart in the latter part of 2021, R&D is not changing how many sets are being added to Standard during the rotation window, but just shifted the timing around slightly.[7] The sets are designed to draft by themselves, but they also will draft well together. The two sets are synergistic and overlap in spots.[8][9]


This set features the biggest Vampire wedding in Innistrad history.[2][4]




Promotional cards[]




Themes and mechanics[]




Reprinted cards[]


Preconstructed decks[]

Innistrad: Crimson Vow features two Commander decks that are released as a regular part of a set's product line, each containing 15 new cards.[10]

deck name
Color Identity Commander
{W} {U} {B} {R} {G}


  2. a b The Zendikar Adventuring Party (Video). Magic: The Gathering. YouTube (September 1, 2020).
  3. a b Blake Rasmussen (September 1, 2020). "Zendikar Debut and Announcement Day Recap". Wizards of the Coast.
  4. a b c Wizards of the Coast (March 18, 2021). "Strixhaven News + More". Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Mark Rosewater (May 8, 2021). "Codenames, Part 2". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  6. Payneswalker (October 3, 2020). "Innistrad Set Names?". Reddit.
  7. Mark Rosewater (March 19, 2021). "I am curious about some of the finer release details with the 2 Innistrad sets.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  8. Mark Rosewater (March 19, 2021). "Will the Innistrad sets draft well together?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  9. Mark Rosewater (May 13, 2021). "Would it be possible to have 2 standalone...". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  10. The Future of Commander Preconstructed Decks! (Video). Good Morning Magic. YouTube (May 14, 2021).