MTG: Arena's New Set Flips The Table With Two-sided Cards
Werewolves and more run amok in Innistrad: Midnight Hunt
Midnight has come in Magic: The Gathering Arena -- specifically, the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt expansion set, which released in virtual form yesterday and arrives in card form one week from today, on September 24. The set's primary new feature is werewolf cards, which have two sides -- one human and one wolf -- and a day/night mechanic that facilitates their transformation.
A game starts without being either day or night, but that can change when it's day and no spells were cast on the previous turn or if it's night and two or more spells were cast on the previous turn; other cards can simply flip the day/night state on their own. Some cards have the Daybound or Nightbound keywords, and those always flip in sync with the game's day or night state.
Another new keyword in this set is Disturb, which allows you to cast a card from your graveyard for its cost. These cards are also two-sided, with the first side being something nice and pleasant, like a humble fisherman, and the reverse side being something like "Hook-Haunt Drifter." When you summon it via Disturb, it comes back on the not-so-nice side, as any "good" undead should.
Finally, there's Coven, which grants you a benefit if you have three or more cards with different powers -- meaning, the stat number before the slash, not game text -- in play.
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
You May Enjoy
Slap Your Way To Success With Blade & Soul's New Soul Fighter Specialization
The Way of the Divine Hand is available to level 60 Soul Fighters.By QuintLyn Bowers - 6 days ago
Activision Blizzard Has Cut Or Disciplined About 80 Workers Since July
Kotick reportedly delayed the news and one major Investor has issued a "list of demands"By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Scavengers Offers Players Free Mini-Battle Pass During “Season Interlude”
The pass includes 20% more Season Points for completing challenges.By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 days ago
Logistics Players In WW2 MMO Foxhole Go On Strike
Outlines 10 pain points in the game, including too much snow.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
2022 Plans For EQ And EQ2 Include 64-bit Servers And December Expansions
Producer Jenn Chan lays out yearlong road maps for both MMORPGs.By Jason Winter - 4 days ago
Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With Terran Gregory And See How The Original World Of Warcraft Black Temple Trailer Was Created
Creating WoW’s first real cinematic was a bit trickier then.By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 days ago