Innistrad: Midnight Hunt

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Innistrad: Midnight Hunt
Midnight Hunt logo.png
Set Information
Set symbol
Symbol description Wolf head in front of the full Innistrad moon
Design Mark Rosewater
Release date September 17, 2021
Themes and mechanics Werewolves, TDFCs
Development codename Golf
Magic: The Gathering Chronology
Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Innistrad: Crimson Vow

Innistrad: Midnight Hunt is the 89th Magic expansion.[1] It will be released on September 17, 2021, and is paired up with Innistrad: Crimson Vow which releases two months later.[2]

Set details[edit | edit source]

Provisional logo

The set was originally announced with the provisional name Innistrad: Werewolves.[2] Based on the registration of public domains on September 18, 2020, the final name was speculated to be Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, which was confirmed on March 18, 2021. [3][4] Both Innistrad sets are full size sets and they are both are Standard-legal. Although they come out only two months apart, R&D is not changing how many sets are being added to Standard during the rotation window, but just moving around when they come out.[5] The sets are designed to draft by themselves, but they also will draft well together.[6]

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Marketing[edit | edit source]

Collector Boosters have been confirmed for this set.[7]

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Themes and mechanics[edit | edit source]

At least one of the Innistrad sets features transforming double-faced cards.[8] The transform mechanic is tied to the Werewolf creature type.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Zendikar Adventuring Party (Video). Magic: The Gathering. YouTube (September 1, 2020).
  2. a b Blake Rasmussen (September 1, 2020). "Zendikar Debut and Announcement Day Recap". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Payneswalker (October 3, 2020). "Innistrad Set Names?". Reddit.
  4. Wizards of the Coast (March 18, 2021). "Strixhaven News + More". Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Mark Rosewater (March 19, 2021). "I am curious about some of the finer release details with the 2 Innistrad sets.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  6. Mark Rosewater (March 19, 2021). "Will the Innistrad sets draft well together?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  7. a b WPN (April 28, 2021). "Deadlines to Earn the Most Requested WPN Premium Benefits". Wizards Play Network.
  8. Mark Rosewater (March 29, 2021). "In the Strixhaven, Part 1". Wizards of the Coast.