Magic Set FAQs

Got a question about a card you've never seen before? Having trouble understanding how a new mechanic works? These pages of Magic Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will help answer questions regarding new mechanics, rules, and card concepts introduced in each Magic expansion. To look up a particular card, match the expansion symbol on the card to the symbol below, and click that set's FAQ link.

Most of these FAQs have two sections. The first section, "General Notes," explains the new mechanics and concepts in the set. The second section, "Card-Specific Notes," contains answers to the most important questions players ask about individual cards. Items in the "Card-Specific Notes" section include full rules text for your reference.

  Set Name Viewable FAQ Downloadable FAQs
Born of the Gods Born of the Gods FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES| FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PO | RU
Theros Theros FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES| FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PO | RU
Dragon's Maze Dragon's Maze FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PT | RU
Gatecrash Gatecrash FAQ EN| CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PT | RU
Return to Ravnica Return to Ravnica FAQ EN| CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PT | RU
Planechase (2012 Edition) Planechase (2012 Edition) FAQ EN | FR | DE | IT | JP | ES
Avacyn Restored Avacyn Restored FAQ EN| CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PT | RU
Dark Ascension Dark Ascension FAQ EN| CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JP | KO | PT | RU
Innistrad Innistrad FAQ EN| CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | PT | RU
New Phyrexia Magic: The Gathering Commander FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA |
New Phyrexia New Phyrexia FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | PT | RU
Mirrodin Besieged Mirrodin Besieged FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | PT | RU
Scars of Mirrodin Scars of Mirrodin FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | PT | RU | CS | CT
Archenemy Archenemy FAQ EN
Rise of the Eldrazi Rise of the Eldrazi FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | PT | RU | CS
Worldwake Worldwake FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Zendikar Zendikar FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Planechase Planechase FAQ EN
Masters Edition III Masters Edition III FAQ EN
Alara Reborn Alara Reborn FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Conflux Conflux FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Shards of Alara Shards of Alara FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Masters Edition II Masters Edition II FAQ EN
Eventide Eventide FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Shadowmoor Shadowmoor FAQ EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | PT | RU | JP | CS
Morningtide Morningtide FAQ EN | JP | CS | FR | DE | IT | PT | ES | RU
Lorwyn Lorwyn FAQ EN | JP | CS | FR | DE | IT | PT | ES | RU
Masters Edition Masters Edition FAQ EN
Future Sight Future Sight FAQ EN | JP | CS | FR | DE | IT | PT | ES | RU
Planar Chaos Planar Chaos FAQ EN | JP | CS | FR | DE | IT | PT | ES | RU
Time Spiral Time Spiral FAQ EN | CS | FR | IT | PT | ES | RU
Coldsnap Coldsnap FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES
Dissension Dissension FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES | RU
Guildpact Guildpact FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES
Ravnica: City of Guilds Ravnica: City of Guilds FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES | RU
Saviors of Kamigawa Saviors of Kamigawa FAQ EN
Betrayers of Kamigawa Betrayers of Kamigawa FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES
Champions of Kamigawa Champions of Kamigawa FAQ EN | DE | FR | IT | ES
Fifth Dawn Fifth Dawn FAQ EN
Darksteel Darksteel FAQ EN | CS | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | ES
Mirrodin Mirrodin FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Scourge Scourge FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Legions Legions FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Onslaught Onslaught FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Judgment Judgment FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Torment Torment FAQ EN
Odyssey Odyssey FAQ
Apocalypse Apocalypse FAQ
Planeshift Planeshift FAQ
Invasion Invasion FAQ
 
  Set Name Viewable FAQ Downloadable FAQs
Magic 2013 Magic 2014 Core Set FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | KO | PT | RU
Magic 2013 Magic 2013 FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | KO | PT | RU
Magic 2012 Magic 2012 FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | FR | DE | IT | JA | KO | PT | RU
Magic 2011 Magic 2011 FAQ EN | CS | CT | ES | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | RU
Magic 2010 Magic 2010 FAQ EN | CS | ES | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | RU
Tenth Edition Tenth Edition FAQ EN | CS | ES | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | RU
Ninth Edition Ninth Edition FAQ EN
Eighth Edition Eighth Edition FAQ EN | CS | CT | DE | FR | IT | JP | PT | SP
Seventh Edition Seventh Edition FAQ
Classic Sixth Edition Classic (Sixth Edition) FAQ
Fifth Edition Fifth Edition FAQ
Fourth Edition FAQ
Revised FAQ
Alpha, Beta, Unlimited FAQ
Prophecy Prophecy FAQ
Nemesis Nemesis FAQ
Mercadian Masques Mercadian Masques FAQ
Urza's Destiny Urza's Destiny FAQ
Urza's Legacy Urza's Legacy FAQ
Urza's Saga Urza's Saga FAQ EN (Updated March 2010)
Exodus Exodus FAQ EN (Updated December 2009)
Stronghold Stronghold FAQ
Tempest Tempest FAQ
Weatherlight Weatherlight FAQ
Visions Visions FAQ
Mirage Mirage FAQ
Alliances Alliances FAQ*
Homelands Homelands FAQ
Ice Age Ice Age FAQ
Fallen Empires Fallen Empires FAQ
The Dark The Dark FAQ
Legends Legends FAQ
Antiquities Antiquities FAQ
Arabian Nights Arabian Nights FAQ

* No new mechanics, uses previous set FAQ

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