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Magic The Gathering's DnD Crossover Set Brings The Rogue Class To New Card

Check out the Rogue Class card for Adventures in the Forgotten Realms set.


Arriving later in July, Magic The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons are teaming up. While we've seen elements from MTG come to D&D with books like Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica, now elements from D&D gameplay will be introduced in the newest MTG set: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. And we have a look at one of the cards for the upcoming set.

When creating a character for a game of D&D, you have a list of classes to choose from, such as fighter, paladin, wizard, etc. One class many players gravitate towards is the rogue, which you can play a variety of way, with the most common being a crafty thief capable of picking locks, delivering brutal sneak attacks, hiding in the shadows, and talking their way into or out of any situation. Check out the Rogue Class Enchantment card below.

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Much like a D&D character, certain cards can gain levels. The Level 1 ability allows the user to exile a player's top card of their library is a creature the user controls deals damage to said player. At Level 2, you can pay 1 black, 1 blue, and 1 colorless mana to give creatures you control menace. At Level 3, you can pay 1 black, 1 blue, and 2 colorless mana to play cards exiled by Rogue Class; however, the total mana cost to play it will be colorless for you.

Classes aren't the only element from D&D coming to the latest MTG set. Make sure you have your D20s handy because you'll need them for the latest set--spindown dice don't count. A recently-released video shows a bunch of people being introduced to the new mechanics.

That's a new random element for MTG, as you'll be relying on your trusty D20 in order to increase the power of the cards you're playing. Senior Magic designer and writer at Wizards of the Coast Gavin Verhey recently showed off one of the cards with this new mechanic.

Delina, Wild Mage allows the user to roll every time she attacks. No matter what you roll, you'll be creating a tapped and attacking token that's a copy of one of your non-legendary creatures that will be exiles at the end of combat. However, if you roll between 15-20, you'll get to roll again. Delina is actually a well-known character from Forgotten Realms lore who went on a quest to Baldur's Gate to find her twin brother.

Adventures in the Forgotten Realms offers up a lot of new mechanics, but they're all based within the realms of D&D, so MTG players who are well-versed in tabletop roleplaying should feel right at home. The Arena and MTG Online release is on July 8, the prerelease is July 16-22, and the tabletop release is on July 23. You can currently preorder cards online at Amazon, including Magic: The Gathering Adventures in The Forgotten Realms Bundle ($47), Draft Booster Box ($120), Set Booster Box ($121), and Collector Booster Box ($256). You can also use Wizards of the Coast's store locator finder to find a MTG retailer near you.

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