‘FINAL FANTASY TCG: OPUS IX COLLECTION BOOSTER – LORDS AND CHAOS’

‘FINAL FANTASY TCG: OPUS IX COLLECTION BOOSTER – LORDS AND CHAOS’

Plus Prerelease Kit

Posted by Nicole Bunge on May 16, 2019 @ 3:36 pm CT

Square Enix will release Final Fantasy Trading Card Game: Opus IX Collection on July 19.

The Final Fantasy TCG: Opus IX Booster -Lords and Chaos set will include cards of the franchise’s most iconic Boss characters from Final Fantasy IV, VI, VII, XIV, XIV Morbius Final Fantasy and more. Original, exclusive art from Final Fantasy series artists will be included in this booster. The set will include 16 full art cards. The set includes 48 Common, 36 Rare, 26 Hero, 14 Legend, and 140 Premium cards. Each booster pack includes 12 cards, inclusive of 1 Premium foil card.  For collectors, the Buy-A-Box program will include a full art promo featuring Final Fantasy XIV antagonist Nael van Darnus.

The Final Fantasy TCG: Opus IX Pre-Release Kit will be available for pre-release events held from Saturday July 13 – Friday July 19. The kit will include 6 Opus IX booster packs and two exclusive items: a Gunslinger PR-053 card and card sleeves.

Source: https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/43227/final-fantasy-tcg-opus-ix-collection-booster-lords-chaos

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New UFS Mexhanics with Seventh Cross

OFFICIAL UFS LGR GAUGE RULES

I.3.7 Gauge

I.3.7.1 Gauge grants the ability “E: If this attack deals X or more damage, search your deck and
discard pile for a character card that shares a name with your starting character and add it to your
staging area. X equals the rating of the Gauge keyword granting this ability.”

OFFICIAL UFS LGR FREEZE RULES

K.4.5 To “freeze” a card is to create the assigned rule effect “That card does not ready during the next
Ready Step.”

K.4.5.1 A “frozen” card is any card with this effect assigned to it.

Source: https://jascogames.com/seventh-cross-brings-new-mechanics-to-ufs-the-latest-update-to-the-ufs-lgr-is-now-live/

JAPANESE ALTERNATE-ART PLANESWALKERS

War of the Spark is all about Planeswalkers. With 36 different characters represented, the set truly showcases an all-out war for the fate of the Multiverse being fought on Ravnica.

We wanted to do something special to commemorate this event in Japan, so we worked with Japanese artists to create alternate-art versions of every planeswalker in the set. All 36 planeswalkers in War of the Spark were reimagined beautifully by artists well-known throughout Japan, including Yoshitaka Amano!

These alternate versions appear randomly in Japanese-language War of the Spark boosters, replacing the regular version of the planeswalker in the pack 50% of the time. We’ve made Japanese boosters available to retailers around the world, so you can find them nearby wherever you live.

These cards will also be available in Wizards Play Network promo packs during the Core Set 2020 play season, appearing in roughly 1:4 of packs. The alternate-art planeswalkers have only been printed in Japanese, but will appear in promo packs around the world.

Source:
https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/japanese-alternate-art-planeswalkers-2019-04-22?fbclid=IwAR0jFpEYkE-CJiK0AintkIN7xPXRehFphFP6HUKwVaHwiKg0XpdaR3l5FF0

Challenger Decks 2019

The decklists for the new wave of Challenger Decks for 2019 are in and they do look fine! Overall, the value is pretty good and the decks are tight.

Creature (29)
4 Dauntless Bodyguard
4 Healer’s Hawk
4 Leonin Vanguard
4 Skymarcher Aspirant
4 Ajani’s Pridemate
4 Adanto Vanguard
4 Benalish Marshal
1 Hunted Witness
Instant (3)
3 Pride of Conquerors
Enchantment (7)
3 Conclave Tribunal
2 Legion’s Landing
2 History of Benalia
Land (21)
21 Plains
60 Cards
Sideboard (15)
1 Conclave Tribunal 3 Baffling End 3 Knight of Grace 2 Tocatli Honor Guard 2 Make a Stand 1 Remorseful Cleric

Creature (21)
4 Fanatical Firebrand
4 Ghitu Lavarunner
4 Runaway Steam-Kin
4 Viashino Pyromancer
4 Goblin Chainwhirler
1 Rekindling Phoenix
Sorcery (3)
2 Lava Coil
1 Banefire
Instant (12)
4 Shock
4 Lightning Strike
4 Wizard’s Lightning
Enchantment (2)
2 Experimental Frenzy
Land (22)
22 Mountain
60 Cards
Sideboard (15)
4 Fight with Fire 4 Lightning Mare 4 Diamond Mare 3 Fiery Cannonade

Planeswalker (1)
1 Vraska, Relic Seeker
Creature (27)
4 Merfolk Branchwalker
4 Llanowar Elves
4 Wildgrowth Walker
4 Seekers’ Squire
2 Jadelight Ranger
3 Ravenous Chupacabra
1 Plaguecrafter
2 District Guide
3 Golgari Findbroker
Sorcery (2)
2 Find // Finality
Instant (4)
4 Cast Down
Enchantment (3)
3 The Eldest Reborn
Land (23)
2 Woodland Cemetery
4 Golgari Guildgate
1 Overgrown Tomb
2 Memorial to Folly
8 Forest
6 Swamp
60 Cards
Sideboard (15)
4 Duress 2 Arguel’s Blood Fast 3 Golden Demise 2 Reclamation Sage 2 Kraul Harpooner 2 Murder

Creature (13)
4 Goblin Electromancer
4 Crackling Drake
2 Murmuring Mystic
1 Arclight Phoenix
2 Niv-Mizzet, Parun
Sorcery (9)
4 Chart a Course
4 Lava Coil
1 Beacon Bolt
Instant (15)
4 Opt
4 Radical Idea
4 Shock
2 Dive Down
1 Blink of an Eye
Enchantment (1)
1 The Mirari Conjecture
Land (22)
3 Sulfur Falls
4 Izzet Guildgate
8 Island
7 Mountain
60 Cards
Sideboard (15)
1 The Mirari Conjecture 1 Beacon Bolt 3 Negate 3 Entrancing Melody 3 Fiery Cannonade 2 Shivan Fire 2 Disdainful Stroke

Source:
https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/challenger-decks-2019-03-18

New Starter for Transformers TCG

Source:
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/42850/new-starter-transformers-tcg

Wizards of the Coast will release a new Starter Set for its Transformers Trading Card Game,Bumblebee vs. Megatron, on May 3.

The starter will include 4 foil Transformers Character cards plus 40 Battle cards.

Upcoming Release from Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG – Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revenge

Source:https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.bleedingcool.com/2019/03/15/konami-teases-details-on-yu-gi-oh-tcg-addition-battles-of-legend-heros-revenge/&ved=2ahUKEwi1xdynjIrhAhUmx1kKHQQEDQwQFjACegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw0pnlYF8VdpJgjU8cyxAuk_

Yu-Gi-Oh! World is excited to share some information about an upcoming product release from Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME:

Launching Friday, July 12, 2019, Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revenge is a booster set packed with never-before-released cards from previous Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga series coming to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME for the first time. The booster set will feature the public debut of Number 93: Utopia Kaiser, brand-new Link Monsters and more “Vision HERO” monsters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX manga series, among others.

Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revengearrives on the scene in July, ready to turn the summer on its head! This 93-card, all-foil booster set is packed with never-before-released cards from previous Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga series coming to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME for the first time, new Link Monsters, high-powered tournament mainstays, and more!

Here’s a taste of what’s in store for Duelists:

Number 93: Utopia Kaiser, originally available only to those who reached the pinnacle of competition, makes its public debut! Fans of “Number” monsters will have even more to look forward to in Battles of Legend: Hero’s Revenge.More “Vision HERO” monsters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX manga series appear, along with related “HERO” cards like Vision HERO Vyon.Brand-new Link Monsters for a variety of Deck themes like PSY-Frames, Traptrix, Black Luster Soldier, and more.In-demand tournament-level cards like Borrelsword Dragon and Sky Striker Mobilize – Engage!Popular tournament-level cards available as foils for the first time, like Dinowrestler Pankratops, Artifact Lancea, and Summon Limit.

Each 5-card pack contains 4 Ultra Rares and 1 Secret Rare.