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Secret Lair Drop Series:
October Superdrop
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Set Information
Set symbol
Symbol description Shooting star
Release date October 18, 2021
Set size 7 drops (38 cards)
Expansion code SLD[1]
Secret Lair Drop Series
Out of Time October Superdrop Purrfection
Magic: The Gathering Chronology
Pioneer Challenger Decks 2021 Secret Lair Drop Series:
October Superdrop
Secret Lair Drop Series: Purrfection

The October Superdrop is a superdrop in the Secret Lair product range and a continuation of the alternate art Secret Lair Drop Series. It is available for purchase from the Wizards of the Coast webshop secretlair.wizards.com from October 18th to November 15th, 2021.[2]

Description[]

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Stranger Things: a tie-in with the 2016 American science fiction horror Netflix series.[3][4] Stranger Things is set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, during the early 1980s. The nearby Hawkins National Laboratory ostensibly performs scientific research for the United States Department of Energy, but secretly does experiments into the paranormal and supernatural, including those that involve human test subjects. Inadvertently, they have created a portal to an alternate dimension, "the Upside Down". The influence of the Upside Down affects the unknowing residents of Hawkins in calamitous ways. The main characters are fervent Dungeons & Dragons players, which is reflected in some of the card names.

This drop features eight mechanically unique cards and a Clue token. It introduces the Friends forever keyword ability.

Stranger Things is part of the Universes Beyond product line. Wizards of the Coast will create and print in-multiverse versions of the Stranger Things cards, approximately six months after the release of the Secret Lair.[5] These will become available as part of The List of Streets of New Capenna, and will be findable in Set Boosters for as long as players are still interested in opening them. The non-canon cards and the canon cards will be considered as equivalent game pieces, meaning you can only play up to four copies total of the Magic version and Universes Beyond version combined in your deck. There will be a special card treatment that indicates that the cards are related.[6]

Mirrodinsanity: So, we were like, "Hey DXTR, we really like that card you did for us before. Wanna do a cycle of artifact lands?" And DXTR was like, "Yup." And like, we were expecting some super-cool, hand-painted, pixel art-inspired pieces, but instead, he went ALL OUT, and we got these WILD pieces just dripping with detail and lore. Krark's on one of 'em! AND his thumb! There's so much going on, and every inch of it just oozes cool! (Actual cards do not ooze or drip.)

Monster Anatomy 101: Ever wonder what some of Magic's weirdest creatures look like on the inside? Us neither, but Timba Smits showed us the truth: they look pretty sweet! Consider these cards your intro lesson on the inner workings of some ravenous beasties. The alternative is to let a giant dino eat you, and that presents more logistical errors than we can address in a simple product description. Whether you surgically implant these cards inside your deck or proudly display them to educate passersby, you can rest soundly knowing you've shared knowledge with the world. And that, friend, is a beautiful thing.

Monster Movie Marathon: This superdrop only, we've got a bone-chilling quadruple feature by the macabre maestro Martin Ansin. WATCH in terror as man becomes monster in Beast Within! COWER in fear at the unspeakable terror of Blasphemous Act! RECOIL in horror at a doctor's madness in Dismember! FLEE the terrors of Amonkhet in Grafdigger's Cage! Get your tickets soon—when these shows leave the theater, they're not coming back.

Read the Fine Print: Just like how all of us always read the full terms of service agreement, it's important to scrutinize the fine print of any contract. If Liliana had, she would have discovered that upon the death of her demonic sponsors, the control of her contract defaulted to someone much more . . . Bolas-y. To celebrate the spooky season and this cool piece of Magic history, we asked artist ZIUK to lend us his considerable talents to portray Liliana and her demons in their full, gold-plated glory. Whether you want to play these cards or just stare at them forever, they can be yours—no demonic contract required.[7][8]

Showcase: Midnight Hunt: Experience ten classic Innistrad utility lands in BONE-CHILLING BLACK AND WHITE! Ten of the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt artists reprise their style in the eerie eternal night style. Alayna Danner, DZO, Nico Delort, Daria Khlebnikova, Rio Krisma, Dan Mumford, Kerby Rosanes, Jessica Seamans, Robbie Trevino, and N.C. Winters remind you that the only thing to fear is fear itself — and these lands!

Thrilling Tales of the Undead: Welcome to the first editions of THRILLING TALES OF THE UNDEAD! In this pulp novel inspired set of Magic cards, you'll find ACTION, ADVENTURE, SCARES, and MORE! Fay Dalton carefully crafted these creep-tacular covers, each promising a new tale of derring-do inside their hypothetical, non-existent pages. Whether you want to shuffle them into your deck or stick them on your shelf, these pulp covers promise a thrilling tale!

Drops[]

Drop Price
(non-foil)
Price
(trad. foil)
Price
(etched foil)
Description
Stranger Things $39.99 $49.99 Universes Beyond tie-in to Stranger Things.
Mirrodinsanity $29.99 $39.99 Borderless Mirrodin artifact lands in pixel art style.
Monster Anatomy 101 $29.99 $39.99 Anatomy diagrams of Magic creatures.
Monster Movie Marathon $29.99 $39.99 Cards in classic horror-movie poster styles
Read the Fine Print $29.99 $39.99 $39.99 Liliana and the four demons who signed her contract
Showcase: Midnight Hunt $29.99 $39.99 The ten classic Innistrad utility lands in black and white "Eternal Night" showcase frame.
Thrilling Tales of the Undead $29.99 $39.99 Cards in classic Zombie pulp novel styles

Bundles[]

The drops could be bought separately or in several bundles. The Non-Foil Nightmare Bundle contains all seven non-foil versions of the drops for $189.99. The Ferocious Foil Bundle contains all eight foil and foil-etched versions of the drops for $279.99. The Boo-tacular Bundle Bundle contains every single drop, both foil, etched-foil and non-foil for $449.99.

Card list[]

Drop Card number Card/Token Artist Notes
Stranger Things 340 Mind Flayer, the Shadow Rus Mechanically unique. Depicts the Mind Flayer.
Stranger Things 341 Chief Jim Hopper Greg Staples Mechanically unique. Depicts and quotes Jim Hopper.
Stranger Things 342 Dustin, Gadget Genius Colin Boyer Mechanically unique. Depicts Dustin Henderson.
Stranger Things 343 Eleven, the Mage Pauline Voss Mechanically unique. Depicts Eleven.
Stranger Things 344 Lucas, the Sharpshooter Greg Staples Mechanically unique. Depicts Lucas Sinclair.
Stranger Things 345 Max, the Daredevil Greg Staples Mechanically unique. Depicts Max Mayfield.
Stranger Things 346 Mike, the Dungeon Master Colin Boyer Mechanically unique. Depicts and quotes Mike Wheeler.
Stranger Things 347 Will the Wise Pauline Voss Mechanically unique. Depicts Will Byers.
Stranger Things 348 Clue Jenn Ravenna Tran Quotes Joyce Byers.
Mirrodinsanity 300 Ancient Den DXTR Borderless. Depicts Raksha
Mirrodinsanity 301 Seat of the Synod DXTR Borderless. Depicts Janus
Mirrodinsanity 302 Vault of Whispers DXTR Borderless. Depicts Geth
Mirrodinsanity 303 Great Furnace DXTR Borderless. Depicts Krark
Mirrodinsanity 304 Tree of Tales DXTR Borderless. Depicts Thrun
Monster Anatomy 101 316 Fleet Swallower Timba Smits Borderless.
Monster Anatomy 101 317 Goblin Trashmaster Timba Smits Borderless.
Monster Anatomy 101 318 Ilharg, the Raze-Boar Timba Smits Borderless.
Monster Anatomy 101 319 Protean Hulk Timba Smits Borderless.
Monster Anatomy 101 320 Gishath, Sun's Avatar Timba Smits Borderless.
Monster Movie Marathon 321 Dismember Martin Anum Borderless.
Monster Movie Marathon 322 Blasphemous Act Martin Anum Borderless.
Monster Movie Marathon 323 Beast Within Martin Anum Borderless.
Monster Movie Marathon 324 Grafdigger's Cage Martin Anum Borderless.
Read the Fine Print 159 Demonlord Belzenlok ZIUR
Read the Fine Print 160 Griselbrand ZIUR New flavor text
Read the Fine Print 161 Liliana's Contract ZIUR New flavor text
Read the Fine Print 162 Kothophed, Soul Hoarder ZIUR New flavor text
Read the Fine Print 163 Razaketh, the Foulblooded ZIUR New flavor text
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 349 Moorland Haunt Daria Khlebnikova
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 350 Vault of the Archangel Jessica Seamans
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 351 Nephalia Drownyard Kerry Rosanes
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 352 Desolate Lighthouse Nico Delort
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 353 Stensia Bloodhall Dan Mumford
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 354 Grim Backwoods N.C. Winters
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 355 Kessig Wolf Run Rio Krisma
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 356 Slayers' Stronghold Alayka Danner
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 357 Gavony Township Robbie Treveno
Showcase: Midnight Hunt 358 Alchemist's Refuge DZO
Thrilling Tales of the Undead 231 Gravecrawler Fay Dalton Borderless.
Thrilling Tales of the Undead 232 Liliana, Death's Majesty Fay Dalton Borderless.
Thrilling Tales of the Undead 233 Rise of the Dark Realms Fay Dalton Borderless. Depicts Liliana.

Digital extras[]

TBA

Bonus cards[]

As an extra, each drop comes with a surprise bonus card.

Drop Bonus card Card # Notes
Stranger Things Mechanically unique Hawkins National Laboratory / The Upside Down 609 Depicts Hawkins National Laboratory and the alternate dimension of "The Upside Down"

References[]

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