Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 release date, cards, mechanics & Commander Decks

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 release date, cards, mechanics & Commander Decks
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton


5th Mar 2024 15:40


Fans of the Modern format in Magic: The Gathering will be happy as the Modern Horizons 3 set is on its way in 2024, with new and returning cards, mechanics, and Commander Decks. 

The booster set contains a tonne of old and new cards for players to enjoy, along with new art styles and more to build your collection with. Check out everything we know below.

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 release date

Players will get to start playing Modern Horizons 3 on June 14, 2024, which is shortly after the Outlaws of Thunder Junction expansion.

You can also begin collecting the cards from this set on MTG Arena from June 11.

All Modern Horizons 3 cards so far

Magic The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 Ajani Nacatl Avenger
Magic The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 Ajani Nacatl Pariah
Magic The Gathering Modern Horizons 3 Emrakul
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While we don't know how many new cards will be introduced in this set, we do know it contains 303 cards in total. This includes the following, which have been revealed:

  • Emrakul, the World Anew
  • Polluted Delta
  • Bloodstained Mire
  • Flooded Strand
  • Windswept Heath
  • Wooded Foothills
  • Flare of Cultivation
  • Psychic Frog
  • Scurry of Gremlins
  • Ajani, Nacatl Pariah // Ajani, Nacatl Avenger
  • Laelia, the Blade Reforged
  • Priest of Titiana
  • Plains
  • Island
  • Swamp
  • Mountain
  • Forest

Modern Horizons 3 mechanics

There will be brand-new transforming double-faced cards to collect in the Modern Horizons 3 set. Energy and colorless mana cost mechanics are also back.

Modern Horizons 3 Commander Decks

With a new set comes extra Commander Decks to grab. These are:

Deck Commander
Graveyard Overdrive Unknown
Tricky Terrain Unknown
Creative Energy Unknown
Eldrazi Incursion Unknown

All the Commander Decks for this expansion contain the following:

  • 1 foil-etched Display Commander card
  • 1 foil Commander
  • 1 additional foil Legendary Card
  • 98 regular cards
  • 10 double-sided tokens
  • 1 helper card
  • 1 deck box
  • 1 life wheel
  • 1 Collector Booster Sample Pack (2 cards)

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Tarran Stockton
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Tarran Stockton
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