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