Mana S

Snow is a supertype that has the quality that any card that has this characteristic that makes mana makes snow mana instead.


Snow mana was first introduced in Ice Age when the cycle of snow covered lands was first conceived. It did not do anything special back in those days but the lands themselves had a lot of interesting interactions with the rest of the set.

When Coldsnap was released snow mana could actually be used to do different things. There were a lot of cards that had abilities that would only function with snow mana.

Snow mana works just like regular mana. It has a color and can be used to pay any cost. There are just some costs that can only be paid with it. All basic lands have a snow-covered version.

Mana WSnow-Covered Plains
Mana USnow-Covered Island
Mana BSnow-Covered Swamp
Mana RSnow-Covered Mountain
Mana GSnow-Covered Forest

Snow Permanents

In addition to snow lands there were a lot of other snow permanents with the release of Coldsnap. Again, this type did nothing of its own but it would matter in the interaction with other cards such as Chill to the Bone.

Famous Snow-cards

Colors of Mana
White Mana W Blue Mana U Black Mana B Red Mana R Green Mana G
Allied Azorius Mana WMana U Dimir Mana UMana B Rakdos Mana BMana R Gruul Mana RMana G Selesnya Mana GMana W
Enemy Orzhov Mana WMana B Izzet Mana UMana R Golgari Mana BMana G Boros Mana RMana W Simic Mana GMana U
Shards Bant Mana GMana WMana U Esper Mana WMana UMana B Grixis Mana UMana BMana R Jund Mana BMana RMana G Naya Mana RMana GMana W
Wedges Abzan Mana WMana BMana G Jeskai Mana UMana RMana W Sultai Mana BMana GMana U Mardu Mana RMana WMana B Temur Mana GMana UMana R
Other: Colorless Mana C Generic Mana XMana 1Mana 2Mana 3 Snow Mana S WUBRG Mana WMana UMana BMana RMana G
Hybrid ManaPhyrexian Mana Mana WPMana UPMana BPMana RPMana GP

Card Types
Supertypes BasicLegendarySnowWorld
Artifact ClueContraptionEquipmentFortification
Creature Creature Types
Enchantment AuraCurseShrine
Land PlainsIslandSwampMountainForestDesert
Planeswalker (subtypes)
Instant / Sorcery ArcaneTrap
Other Card Types
Multiple Types Artifact LandArtifact CreatureEnchantment Artifact
Enchantment CreatureLand Creature
Other ConspiracyPhenomenonPlane
Scheme (Ongoing) • TribalVanguard
Obsolete ContinuousEliteHeroInterrupt
Mana SourceMonoPolySummon