Wednesday, 30 June 2021 10:58

Pack Crackin': Magic Origins

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Pack Crackin': Magic Origins WOTC / MAGIC UNTAPPED

Liliana, Heretical Healer (WOTC)Six years ago to the month, Magic: The Gathering replaced their annual core set with something new.  That set is known as Magic Origins and it's purpose was to more-or-less tell the origin stories of five of the game's planeswalkers: Jace Beleren, Chandra Nalaar, Liliana Vess, Gideon Jura, and Nissa Revane.  In fact, each planeswalker has a double-faced card that showcases the character before their spark ignited on the front, and their post-spark planeswalker selves on the back.

Of course, the set boasts a nice assortment of other desirable and powerful cards as well, such as Starfield of Nyx, Sword of the Animist, Archangel of Tithes, Alhammarret's Archive, and Hangerback Walker.  There are also a few desirable non-rares, with Sphinx's Tutlage and Elemental Bond topping that list.

Magic Untapped only spent $9 ($2.99 per pack) on this trio of Magic Origins booster packs (in French, no less), which were purchased from ABU Games in Boise, Idaho.

Watch the video below to see how fortunate (or unfortunate) our pulls were.

By the way, Wizards of the Coast is once again foregoing an annual core set to try something new.  This time around, it's the Dungeons & Dragons themed Standard-legal set, Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, due out July 23.  Be sure to check out the Magic Untapped YouTube page on July 5 for our special preview card, provided to us by WotC themselves!

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