Wizards of the Coast has announced that Dominaria United, the latest set for the world’s best trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, is scheduled to release on September 9.
The first of a multi-set storyline taking place within Magic’s original plane, Dominaria, the new set foreshadows a climactic showdown of heroes and villains in a world on the brink of invasion. The set, coinciding with the launch of MTG’s 30th anniversary celebration, will contain 281 cards and feature the return of fan-favorite Planeswalkers Karn, Ajani Goldmane, Liliana Vess, and Jaya Ballard.
Dominaria United kicks off MTG’s 30th Anniversary celebrations, and continuing through to the next eight Standard set releases, Wizards Play Network (WPN) stores will receive 3-4 foil retro-frame promos showcasing classic cards from throughout MTG’s history, which are only obtainable through Prerelease events.
Dominaria United will also herald the return of set integrated Jumpstart booster packs, which is an exciting method of quick deck building designed to get players casting spells from the moment they open their boosters. Each pack, showcasing 10 unique themes from Dominaria’s world, will contain 20 cards that can be combined with any second Jumpstart booster for a rapid, limited-lite format of play.
Players who score themselves Dominaria United’s collector boosters can acquire Lost Legends: a throwback to Magic’s origins where cards pulled directly from the 1994 ‘Legends’ set can be opened like Elder Dragon Nicol Bolas to the classic Moat.
Magic’s original fantasy setting will additionally be showcased with stunning Stained Glass Full Art Lands, Legendary creatures, Planeswalkers, and frightful Phyrexian cards. Each will be available in foil and non-foil treatment within Set, Draft, and Collector Booster packs.
Exclusively for Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, players who pre-order at least PHP 5,600 on Dominaria United products can receive a limited-edition Token collectible. The token is the first of a three-part series set, with varied transparency, where the full series will form a beautiful battlefield mural.
Dominaria United will be available as Draft Boosters, Set Boosters, Collector Boosters, Jumpstart Boosters, Commander decks, and Bundles starting September 9, 2022.