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The scry lands are taplands introduced as two cycles in Theros block, also known as the Temples under the naming scheme. The five lands in Theros share their colors with the Gatecrash guilds, with the three remaining allied lands appearing in Born of the Gods and the two remaining enemy lands appearing in Journey into Nyx.[1][2] The enemy-colored lands were reprinted in Core Set 2020[3] and Core Set 2021.[4] The ally-colored lands were reprinted in Theros: Beyond Death.


All scry lands let the player scry 1 when entering the battlefield.

Future Sight[]

A predecessor to the scry lands, New Benalia ({W}), was printed in Future Sight, as part of an uncommon cycle of utility taplands.


Later on, Zhalfirin Void was printed in Dominaria, and was the first scry land to enter untapped as it produced only colorless mana.

Dual-colored scry lands[]

These scry lands can produce one of two colors and are also called temples due to their naming pattern.[3]

Allied colored[]

Enemy colored[]


  1. Sam Stoddard (Friday, September 6, 2013). "How Theros Got Its Scry On". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Luis Scott-Vargas (September 18, 2015). "Building a Better Battle". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. a b Mark Rosewater (June 24, 2019). "Core Than Meets The Eye". Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Kendall Pepple (June 9, 2020). "Approaching the Temple". Wizards of the Coast.