Innistrad – Crimson Vow

Innistrad – Crimson Vow – MTG Arena

MTG-Crimson Vow

The new expansion of Magic the Gathering, Innistrad Crimson Vow, is finally a reality and will arrive in digital version for MTG Arena on November 11th, while for the paper version we will have to wait the 19th of the same month. Until the 3rd of November we will be able to enjoy, day by day, the spoilers of the upcoming cards, on the official website of Magic The Gathering.

But before talking about the most anticipated wedding of the year, let’s see what has happened so far on Innistrad‘s plan.

Innistrad Midnight Hunt

Arlinn Innistrad

Chapter I

The Witch of the Woods

“The sun is dying on Innistrad. Nights grow long. Arlinn Kord investigates a new breed of larger, deadlier werewolves terrorizing villagers and vampires alike”

Chapter II

The Motives of the Wolf

Arlinn must confront her past and her old mentor, Tovolar. When her wolves abandon her to join his pack, she calls the Gatewatch for help”

Tovolar MTG
Illuminare la notte MTG

Chapter III

The Fall of the House of  Betzold

Arlinn and the Gatewatch search for the Moonsilver Key, the last item the Dawnhart Coven needs to complete the Harvesttide ritual that will bring back the light”

Chapter IV

Harvesttide

Arlinn returns to the Harvesttide Festival only to find it under attack. As the Gatewatch engage the rampaging werewolves, Arlinn hunts down Tovolar

Festival del Raccolto Tovolar
La notte incombe MTG

Chapter V

Night Closes ‘Round

Arlinn drives Tovolar away, and the survivors begin the Harvesttide ritual—only to be interrupted by another deadly foe. Can Innistrad survive this eternal night?”

Innistrad Crimson Vow

Innistrad is back in all its Gothic horror glory with two new full set releases. You’ve taken part in Midnight Hunt’s Harvesttide Festival. Now, Crimson Vow invites you to a lavish vampire wedding—but are you a guest, or a gift?

MTG Invito al Matrimonio

Crimson Vow‘s Mechanics

Training
Surviving this world of terror isn’t easy for the humans—they have to stay sharp. The new training ability represents this focus. Training is a triggered ability that makes creatures stronger when attacking.

Whenever a creature with training attacks alongside a creature of greater power, put a +1/+1 counter on the creature with training. The powers of the attacking creatures are checked only at the moment they attack. Once the training ability triggers, it doesn’t matter what happens to the other creature, nor does it matter what happens to the power of either creature. As long as the creature with training is still on the battlefield as the training ability resolves, it will get the +1/+1 counter, even if its power is now equal to or greater than the other creature, it’s no longer attacking, or even if the other creature is no longer on the battlefield.

Apprentice Sharpshooter MTG

Cleave

Cleave shows up on instant and sorcery cards, and it offers you an alternative cost. When casting a card with cleave, you can cast it for its mana cost as normal. If you do, the spell’s effect is processed as normal. That is, every single word of its rules text is followed, just like you’d expect.

But if you opt to pay the cleave cost rather than the mana cost, you can ignore all the words in brackets.

Dig Up MTG

Blood Tokens

Blood tokens are simple, versatile tokens that offer you a way to trade in cards in the late game for chances to draw something more useful. Maybe your hand is stocked with extra land cards or early drops that no longer have the impact you’re looking for. Maybe you have ways to leverage controlling extra artifacts. And some cards offer benefits beyond the inherent ability of a Blood token.

Blood Token MTG
Gluttonous Guest MTG

Exploit

When a creature with exploit enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice a creature. And that’s exploit. Thanks for coming, everyone! See you on Kamigawa!

Ah, yes. I suppose there is a bit more. Many creatures with exploit have an additional ability that gives you some benefit when that creature exploits a creature, meaning when you sacrifice a creature to that creature’s exploit ability.

Rot-Tide Gargantua MTG

Are you ready to upgrade your Vampire decks or will you howl at the moon along with packs of furry Werewolves? Maybe you could rely on Chandra… yes, Chandra comes back to Innistrad too… dressed to kill!

Chandra Dressed to Kill MTG

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