Today Wizards of the Coast revealed images and descriptions of the five new “Gatecrash” intro packs and fat pack. Like the “Return to Ravnica” intro packs (“Rakdos Raid,” “Azorius Advance,” “Golgari Growth,” “Selesnya Surge,” and “Izzet Ingenuity.”), each intro pack includes a how to play insert, tip guide, and two unopened “Gatecrash” booster packs for an MSRP of $14.99.
The spotlight rare on the front of each intro deck is the same as the five guild rare prerelease promos, which is the same thing they did in “Return to Ravnica.”
The Orzhov Syndicate hides its racketeering enterprises under a veneer of piety. Lead the corrupt hierarchy to victory with the “Orzhov Oppression” deck. Clamp down on your opponents and bleed them dry, drop by inevitable drop.
“Orzhov Oppression” comes with a foil Treasury Thrull.
The secretive mind-mages of House Dimir spill the secrets of their enemies—and exploit them for their own advantage. Use the “Dimir Dementia” deck to gain access to the guarded depths of your opponent’s library and reap the rewards.
“Dimir Dementia” comes with a foil Consuming Aberration.
The brutish outsiders of the Gruul Clans are sick of being kicked around. It’s time to taste sweet revenge. You’ll build up a base of speedy mana, then knock the smirk off your opponent’s face with the “Gruul Goliaths” deck’s stream of hulking monsters.
“Gruul Goliaths” comes with a foil Rubblehulk.
The Boros Legion fights as one fierce army, joined together under a banner of righteousness. Take command of the “Boros Battalion” deck to construct an ever-growing army and march it right over your enemy’s defenses.
“Boros Battalion” comes with a foil Foundry Champion.
The Simic Combine uses bio-magic to hybridize strange creatures. Advance the state of the art with the “Simic Synthesis” deck, evolving larger and weirder life forms and using their adaptations to evolve yourself a victory.
“Simic Synthesis” comes with a foil Fathom Mage.
The “Gatecrash” fat pack will retail for $39.99 and includes:
- Player’s Guide with complete visual encyclopedia
- “Gatecrash” card box
- Nine “Gatecrash” booster packs
- 80 basic land
- Special edition Spindown life counter
- Two deck boxes
Related: “Gatecrash” spoiler card list and “Gatecrash” card reviews
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Event decks: “Golgari: Creep and Conquer” and “Rakdos: Wrack and Rage.”
Intro packs: “Rakdos Raid,” “Azorius Advance,” “Golgari Growth,” “Selesnya Surge,” and “Izzet Ingenuity.”
Card lists: White, Blue, Black, Red, Green, Azorius, Izzet, Golgari, Rakdos, Selesnya, Hybrid, Artifact, and Land.
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