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The Deck Builder's Toolkit (Shadows over Innistrad Edition) is a box set that was released on April 8, 2016.[1] It contains 100 basic land cards (20 of each type from Shadows over Innistrad), 85 fixed cards, 40 of 125 semi-randomized cards suitable for building several different Magic decks, and four 15-card booster packs, two from Battle for Zendikar and two from Shadows over Innistrad. A deck builder's guide with tips about building the best Magic decks, a Magic "learn to play" guide and a full-art reusable card storage box. All the fixed and semi-random cards in the box are from Shadows over Innistrad, Oath of the Gatewatch, Battle for Zendikar and Welcome Deck 2016.

Fixed Cards[]

Each toolkit contains 85 fixed cards (together with the 100 basic lands). These are the five rare cards that don't appear in Shadows Over Innistrad boosters, followed by the rest of fixed content in WUBRG order:


The semi-random portion of the Deck Builder's Toolkit consists of 4 groups, out of 11 possible groups, each of 10 cards (6 Commons and 4 Uncommons) and representing one of the 11 possible deck strategies. They are separated by one of the four above named Unknown Shores:



  1. Wizards of the Coast (November 2, 2015). "Announcing Shadows over Innistrad". Wizards of the Coast.