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Trivia[]

  • As of Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate, there are 261 planeswalker cards total (including two acorn cards and 10 digital-only cards), depicting 72 different planeswalker characters.
  • There are 69 different legal planeswalker subtypes, plus two additional subtypes that only appear on acorn cards. (The Wanderer, while a distinct character, does not have her own subtype. Because the name of the Emperor is not allowed to be known by anyone, she will never have a subtype. [1])
  • There is one planeswalker card (The Royal Scions) that has two subtypes, as it depicts two different planeswalker characters (the twins Will and Rowan Kenrith).
  • There are five planeswalkers whose name does not include their planeswalker type; The Wanderer, The Wandering Emperor The Royal Scions (reasons above), Professor Onyx (Liliana, working under an alias), and Grand Master of Flowers (Bahamut's human guise).
  • There are 105 multicolored planeswalker cards.
  • There are five colorless planeswalker cards.
  • There have been at least five printed planeswalker cards for each of the two colored pairs.
  • Nine planeswalkers have been printed with a color identity of three colors: Nicol Bolas, Tamiyo, Sarkhan, Dakkon, Dihada, Windgrace, Narset, Aminatou, and Estrid. No Naya, Sultai or Abzan planeswalkers have been printed.
    • Ajani, Huatli (W with G or R), Samut (RG with W) and Nissa (G with U or B) have been associated with three colors, but not all at the same time, and Sarkhan has an association with four colors across all his cards. Additionally, Urza's silver-bordered card has all five colors.
  • Gideon, Jace, Liliana, Chandra, Nissa, and Nicol Bolas have all been printed as double-faced cards that are legendary creatures on one side and planeswalkers on the other, depicting them in the moments when their sparks first ignited.
  • Dakkon Blackblade, Jaya Ballard, Jeska, Karn, Minsc & Boo, Narset, Nicol Bolas, Ob Nixilis, Samut, Teferi, Urza, Venser, and Xenagos have all been printed as both planeswalker cards and legendary creature cards, either because their creature cards were printed before the planeswalker card type was introduced (Dakkon, Jaya, Karn, Bolas, Teferi, Venser, and Urza's first creature card), or because their creature cards depicted them at a time when their spark wasn't currently active (Narset, Ob Nixilis, Samut, Xenagos, Jeska and Urza's second creature card). However, it should be noted that Urza's planeswalker card was silver-bordered and is not a canonical representation. Also, Minsc and Boo are non-canon characters, appearing in D&D crossover sets.
  • Azor, Garth One-Eye, Jared Carthalion, Ravi, and Slobad are all planeswalkers who've been printed as legendary creature cards, but not as planeswalker cards. With the exception of Azor, Garth, and Jared, their cards were all printed before the planeswalker card type was introduced, while Azor was printed as a legendary creature because his card depicted him after losing his spark, and Garth and Jared's cards depict the characters before receiving their sparks.
  • Planeswalker was featured as rules cards 1-3 of 5 in the Lorwyn set and 1 of 9 in the Magic 2011 set.

Highest number of individual planeswalker cards per character[]

Some characters are favored more than others, usually resulting in a higher amount of unique cards representing them.

Planeswalkers that have more than three planeswalker cards as of Streets of New Capenna:

Abilities[]

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References[]

  1. Mark Rosewater (January 27, 2022). "Now that the wanderers identity is known was...". Blogatog. Tumblr.
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