Rivals of Ixalan is the second set in Magic: The Gathering Arena and the second set in the Ixalan block.

During the Developer Livestream on January 3, 2018 Rivals of Ixalan was confirmed to be playable during the closed beta.


A list of cards from this set can be found here, a card gallery here.

Themes & Mechanics

  • Returning ability word: Enrage
  • Returning ability word: Raid
  • Returning mechanic: Treasure artifact tokens
  • Returning keyword action: Explore
  • Returning mechanic: Double-Faced cards
  • New keyword: Ascend (If you control ten or more permanents, you get the city's blessing for the rest of the game.)[1]

Rivals of Ixalan Spotlight Ascend


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