Set Preview: Dark Ascension (Innistrad block)


This Magic the Gathering Set Preview takes a peek at Dark Ascension, set 2 of 3 in the Innistrad Block.

Set Name Dark Ascension

Block Set 2 of 3 in the Innistrad block

Number of Cards 158

Prerelease Events January 28-29, 2012

Release Date February 3, 2012

Launch Parties February 3-6, 2012

Game Day March 3-4, 2012

Official Three-Letter Code DKA

Twitter Hashtag #MTGDKA

Design Team

Mark Rosewater (lead), Jenna Helland, Zac Hill, Graeme Hopkins, Matt Tabak

Development Team

Tom LaPille (lead), Mark L. Gottlieb, Zac Hill, David Humpherys, Ken Troop

Wizards of the Coast has revealed information regarding the second set in the Innistrad block during their panel at the San Diego Comic Con. “Dark Ascension” (DKA, Development code “Rattle”) will feature 158 cards, to be released on February 3, 2012. Its symbol is a stylized bat, shown above.

The first spoiled pre-release art depicts Sorin Markov, presumably featured in this block:

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