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Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is coming to Magic: The Gathering

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Finally, Magic the Gathering The cards featuring Chris Pine and Hugh Grant are coming.

to celebrate the theatrical release of Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, Wizards of the Coast is releasing a special edition Secret Layer collection under their Universe Beyond banner. The collection features characters from the upcoming film as brand new legends Magic Cards designed for collectors and players alike.

although it is hardly of Magic Featuring characters from other pop culture sites for the first time, there are no current plans for honor among thieves card to keep the in-game version for the future Magic releases , Unlike recent secret mails such as stranger things And Street Fighter releases, whose card text was reproduced on later cards with updated names and illustrations that more closely match of Magic aesthetic.

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“Never say never, but these cards are very specific to these characters and this time,” Jeremy Jarvis, senior creative director of franchise development at Wizards of the Coast, said in an email.

“By looking at a Tiefling creature type or a d20-rolling card Magic-Universe cards can be challenging, but as JJ says, never say never,” added Corey Bowen, Senior Game Designer Magic the Gathering.

While the Secret Liar team continues to release new collections with pop culture connections – there’s another one planned for later this year doctor who This is the first time fans will see a Universe Beyond treatment that ties into a film release.

Jarvis said, “These were driven by the script and yes, the RPG rules provided additional design angles to the Secret Layer team.” “Simon’s d20 mechanic would be a good example to represent the spirit of Wild Witchcraft.”

According to Bowen, d and d Vidya also remained at the center of these designs.

“In addition to Jeremy’s insight and content, being a big Dungeons & Dragons The starting fan also gave a lot of inspiration,” he added. “These cards represent not only aspects of these characters but also specific characteristics of d and d the classes they represent. These cards are not tied to any specific Magic set, so we can be more liberal on borrowing from mechanics of Magic History to represent the resonant characteristics of these characters.

Like many of the Universe Beyond releases, the cards themselves are templated as mythical creatures, making them particularly well suited for them. of Magic Commander Format. all five Magic The colors are represented among the central cast, with an additional blue-red card featuring the character Edgin, played by Chris Pine.

“On this particular Secret Lair drop, we also had some serious elegance on our side,” Jarvis said. “Five of the six characters (what, a secret card?) mapped cleanly into the WUBRG color pie. But not Edgin, our gangster and Charon. The Edgin we follow most in the movie is completely emotive.” (red). Love, loss, resentment, remorse. We know she has a history as Harper. Her role was infiltration, espionage and information gathering (blue). She is a planner and strategist (blue) who improvises and spins on a dime (red). We also know that he is an artist, a musician who sings and plays the lute (red). I find a very non- Love the presentation of the adgin as is izzat tech.

the remaining cards in the set, each of which only one is used of Magic The colors, feature design and abilities players will recognize as a classic rendition of the game’s color identity.

Doric, the Nature Warden, portrayed by Sophia Lillis, is a green Tiefling druid who receives an additional Forest card from the player’s deck when she enters the battlefield, and when she attacks So turns into a giant bird-bear beater.

Hugh Grant’s Forge, the Neverwinter Charlatan is a dark human rogue who can force opponents to sacrifice their own creatures and rewards you for these sacrifices with additional Treasure Tokens.

Michelle Rodriguez’s human barbarian, Holga, the Relentless Ravager, is an aggressive red raider who powers up additional creatures when she goes into battle.

Simon, the Wild Magic Sorcerer, played by Justice Smith in the film, is a blue human elf shaman who bends d and d20-sided dice mechanic whenever its controller takes an instant or sorcery.

and Zenk, Paladin Unbroken, played by Rege-Gene Page, is a white human knight who becomes stronger when fitted with additional Aura cards.

Genk, Paladin Unbroken in Magic: The Gathering's Honor Among Thieves' Secret Lair

Image: Wizards of the Coast

Although this secret lair introduces the Tiefling creature type to a Magic In the case of Xenk, the designers played with cards for the first time of Magic Limitations when naming a card.

“Zenk Yender’s card name was half-powered due to not having a supported subtype by ‘Paladin'” MagicJarvis said. “We wanted to make sure it was depicted on the card, but ‘unbroken’ is a reference to an inscription the Celestials have carved on the blade of their daggersword: ‘Neither virtue nor blade shall break’. Ergo”. Genk, Paladin Unbroken.’

Pre-orders for this Secret Lair begin March 28 at, and will be available in both foil and non-foil treatments.

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