Editions and Sets

Core Sets

Core MTG editions. These used to be released anually, consisting of mostly of reprinted, single colored cards.

Core Set 2019 Jul 2018
Magic Origins Jul 2015
Magic 2015 Core Set Jul 2014
Magic 2014 Core Set Jul 2013
Magic 2013 Jul 2012
Magic 2012 Jul 2011
Magic 2011 Jul 2010
Magic 2010 Jul 2009
Tenth Edition Jul 2007
Ninth Edition Jul 2005
Eighth Edition Jul 2003
Seventh Edition Apr 2001
Classic Sixth Edition Apr 1999
Fifth Edition Mar 1997
Fourth Edition Apr 1995
Revised Edition Apr 1994
Unlimited Edition Dec 1993
Limited Edition Beta Oct 1993
Limited Edition Alpha Aug 1993


Sets containing mostly new cards, with few or no reprints. Previously organized in blocks, but sets no longer tied together in blocks as from Dominaria release in April 2018.

Guilds of Ravnica Oct 2018
Dominaria Apr 2018
Ixalan Block  
Rivals of Ixalan Jan 2018
Ixalan Sep 2017
Amonkhet Block  
Hour of Devastation Jul 2017
Amonkhet Apr 2017
Kaladesh Block  
Kaladesh Sep 2016
Aether Revolt Jan 2017
Shadows over Innistrad Block  
Eldritch Moon Jul 2016
Shadows over Innistrad Apr 2016
Battle for Zendikar Block  
Oath of the Gatewatch Jan 2016
Battle for Zendikar Oct 2015
Khans of Tarkir Block  
Dragons of Tarkir Mar 2015
Fate Reforged Jan 2015
Khans of Tarkir Sep 2014
Theros Block  
Journey into Nyx May 2014
Born of the Gods Feb 2014
Theros Sep 2013
Return to Ravnica Block  
Dragon's Maze May 2013
Gatecrash Feb 2013
Return to Ravnica Oct 2012
Innistrad Block  
Avacyn Restored May 2012
Dark Ascension Feb 2012
Innistrad Sep 2011
Scars of Mirrodin Block  
New Phyrexia May 2011
Mirrodin Besieged Feb 2011
Scars of Mirrodin Oct 2010
Zendikar Block  
Rise of the Eldrazi Apr 2010
Worldwake Feb 2010
Zendikar Oct 2009
Alara Block  
Alara Reborn Apr 2009
Conflux Feb 2009
Shards of Alara Oct 2008
Shadowmoor Block  
Eventide Jul 2008
Shadowmoor May 2008
Lorwyn Block  
Morningtide Feb 2008
Lorwyn Oct 2007
Time Spiral Block  
Future Sight May 2007
Planar Chaos Feb 2007
Time Spiral Oct 2006
Ravnica Block  
Dissension May 2006
Guildpact Feb 2006
Ravnica: City of Guilds Oct 2005
Kamigawa Block  
Saviors of Kamigawa Jun 2005
Betrayers of Kamigawa Feb 2005
Champions of Kamigawa Oct 2004
Mirrodin Block  
Fifth Dawn Jun 2004
Darksteel Feb 2004
Mirrodin Oct 2003
Onslaught Block  
Scourge May 2003
Legions Feb 2003
Onslaught Oct 2002
Odyssey Block  
Judgment May 2002
Torment Feb 2002
Odyssey Oct 2001
Invasion Block  
Apocalypse Jun 2001
Planeshift Feb 2001
Invasion Oct 2000
Masquerade Cycle or Masques Block  
Prophecy Jun 2000
Nemesis Feb 2000
Mercadian Masques Oct 1999
Artifacts Cycle or Urza Block  
Urza's Destiny Jun 1999
Urza's Legacy Feb 1999
Urza's Saga Oct 1998
Rath Cycle or Tempest Block  
Exodus Jun 1998
Stronghold Mar 1998
Tempest Oct 1997
Mirage Block  
Weatherlight Jun 1997
Visions Feb 1997
Mirage Oct 1996
Ice Age Block  
Coldsnap Jul 2006
Alliances Jun 1996
Ice Age Jun 1995
Older Editions  
Homelands Oct 1995
Fallen Empires Nov 1994
The Dark Aug 1994
Legends Jun 1994
Antiquities Mar 1994
Arabian Nights Dec 1993

From The Vault

Limited-edition boxed sets. Each consists mostly of cards released in previous expansions, but in foil and sometimes with new artwork.

From the Vault: Transform Nov 2017
From the Vault: Lore Aug 2016
From the Vault: Angels Aug 2015
From the Vault: Annihilation Aug 2014
From the Vault: Twenty Aug 2013
From the Vault: Realms Aug 2012
From the Vault: Legends Aug 2011
From the Vault: Relics Aug 2010
From the Vault: Exiled Aug 2009
From the Vault: Dragons Aug 2008

Other compilations and reprints

Signature Spellbook: Jace Jun 2018
Masters 25 Mar 2018
Iconic Masters Nov 2017
Welcome Deck 2017 Apr 2017
Amonkhet Invocations Apr 2017
Modern Masters 2017 Edition Mar 2017
Kaladesh Inventions Sep 2016
Eternal Masters Jun 2016
Welcome Deck 2016 Apr 2016
Zendikar Expeditions Oct 2015
Modern Masters 2015 Edition May 2015
Modern Event Deck 2014 Jun 2014
Modern Masters Jun 2013
Duels of the Planeswalkers Jun 2010
Beatdown Box Set Dec 2000
Battle Royale Box Set Nov 1999
Anthologies Nov 1998
Chronicles Jul 1995
Renaissance Aug 1996
Rinascimento Aug 1996
Salvat / Hachette Aug 2005

Non Standard Legal

Sets consisting of fixed decks or special draft sets which do not necessarily consist entirely of reprints. A card printed only in one of these is legal only in eternal formats. Reprinting a card in one of these sets does not affect when it leaves Standard.

Commander 2018 Aug 2018
Global Series: Jiang Yanggu and Mu Yanling Jun 2018
Commander Anthology Volume II Jun 2018
Battlebond Jun 2018
Explorers of Ixalan Nov 2017
Commander 2017 Aug 2017
Archenemy: Nicol Bolas Jun 2017
Commander Anthology Jun 2017
Planechase Anthology Nov 2016
Commander 2016 Nov 2016
Conspiracy: Take the Crown Aug 2016
Commander 2015 Nov 2015
Commander 2014 Nov 2014
Conspiracy Jun 2014
Commander 2013 Nov 2013
Commander's Arsenal Nov 2012
Commander Jun 2011
Planechase 2012 Jun 2012
Planechase Sep 2009
Archenemy Jun 2010

Duel Decks

Boxed sets, each consisting of a pair of 60-card decks built around a rivalry between two planeswalkers or tribes.

Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors Apr 2018
Duel Decks: Merfolk vs. Goblins Mar 2017
Duel Decks: Mind vs. Might Mar 2017
Duel Decks: Nissa vs. Ob Nixilis Sep 2016
Duel Decks: Blessed vs. Cursed Feb 2016
Duel Decks: Zendikar vs. Eldrazi Aug 2015
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Kiora Feb 2015
Duel Decks Anthology, Divine vs. Demonic Nov 2014
Duel Decks Anthology, Garruk vs. Liliana Nov 2014
Duel Decks Anthology, Jace vs. Chandra Nov 2014
Duel Decks Anthology, Elves vs. Goblins Nov 2014
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning Sep 2014
Duel Decks: Jace vs. Vraska Mar 2014
Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters Sep 2013
Duel Decks: Sorin vs. Tibalt Mar 2013
Duel Decks: Izzet vs. Golgari Sep 2012
Duel Decks: Venser vs. Koth Mar 2012
Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas Sep 2011
Duel Decks: Knights vs. Dragons Apr 2011
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Tezzeret Sep 2010
Duel Decks: Phyrexia vs. the Coalition Mar 2010
Duel Decks: Garruk vs. Liliana Oct 2009
Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic Apr 2009
Duel Decks: Jace vs. Chandra Nov 2008
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Goblins Nov 2007

Premium Deck Series

A set of preconstructed 60-card Magic: The Gathering decks. All cards were foil and were reprints of cards first printed in other Magic sets. Discontinued.

Premium Deck Series: Graveborn Nov 2011
Premium Deck Series: Fire and Lightning Nov 2010
Premium Deck Series: Slivers Nov 2009

Challenge Decks

Preconstructed theme decks with special cards and special backs. Players play against the challenge deck, which are self-running decks. This is a casual multiplayer Magic variant.

Challenge Deck: Defeat a God Jul 2014
Challenge Deck: Battle the Horde Apr 2014
Challenge Deck: Face the Hydra Dec 2013

Non Tournament Legal

Sets that are not legal for DCI-sanctioned tournament play.

Unstable Dec 2017
Unhinged Nov 2004
Unglued Aug 1998
International Collectors' Edition
Collector's Edition

Introductory Sets

These introductory sets were intended for novice Magic: The Gathering players. They were illegal in sanctioned tournaments until October 2005, when they became legal in Legacy and Vintage.

Starter 2000 Jul 2000
Starter 1999 Jul 1999
Portal Three Kingdoms May 1999
Portal Second Age Jun 1998
Portal Jun 1997