Information in from San Diego Comic-Con, Theros goodies and more. Enjoy! Thanks to the folks at Magic Spoiler for breaking the news.
Elspeth is in Theros. 2 new Planeswalkers will be joining her.
Nylea, God of the Hunt
Theros the 62nd expansion for Magic: The Gathering, is the first set in the “Theros” block, and will be released on September 27, 2013. Featuring a world filled with characters and locations steeped in Greek and Roman mythology, this large expansion (249 all-new cards!) will be followed by Born of the Gods and Journey into Nyx. Available in standard Booster Packs, Event Decks, Fat Packs, and Intro Decks.
Dack Fayden is a Planeswalker in Theros
DACK FAYDEN RETURNS! After eliminating Sifa Grent, the Planeswalker that destroyed his hometown, Dack has settled down in Ravnica to do what he does best: break in and steal the secrets from Ravnica‘s rarest artifacts. But upon uncovering the half of a strange gauntlet, Dack is led to a strange new plane: the realm of THEROS, a sun-dappled ruled by gods and inhabited by mythological beasts!
Story: Elspeth doesn’t want to be a hero. Elspeth does not believe she will be called on to be a leader in a world of gods. Gods can take multiple forms and walk among mortals.
Quest 1 is Choose a Path. Special type of card called a Hero card. Acts like a Vanguard
Second step is at the Release weekend. Get a second hero card.
Step three is Face the Hydra. Play against a Challenge deck with special back and special cards.
Challenge cards. You can purchase the decks after game day