Dual lands

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Dual lands or duals is common slang for any nonbasic land that produces two colors of mana, particularly the ten original rare lands printed from Alpha to Revised.

List of Original Dual Lands[edit | edit source]

Allied colored[edit | edit source]

Enemy colored[edit | edit source]

Legacy[edit | edit source]

Since then, "dual land" has also come to refer to any land that can produce two colors of mana.[1][2][3] Dual lands are often highly sought-after and fetch high prices on the secondary market. Popular dual land cycles have been printed in numerous sets, including Ice Age (pain lands), Onslaught/Zendikar/Khans of Tarkir (fetch lands), Tempest (pain lands), Apocalypse (pain lands), Odyssey (filter lands), Ravnica block (shock lands and Karoo lands), Future Sight (special cycle of different mechanics[4]), Shadowmoor block (filter lands), Battle for Zendikar (battle lands), Magic 2010/Innistrad (taplands) and Scars of Mirrodin (scar lands).[5] Several manlands are also dual lands. There are also a few notable "triple lands" cycles that produce three colors of mana; a cycle of shard-colored triple lands was printed in Shards of Alara, and a cycle of wedge-colored triple lands was printed in Khans of Tarkir.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Devin Low. (June 13, 2008.) “Why Are Dual Lands Usually Allied-Colored”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater. (May 20, 2013.) “Gates Foundation”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Sam Stoddard. (October 9, 2015.) “The Power of Lands”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Aaron Forsythe. (April 20, 2007.) “When a Cycle Isn't a Cycle”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Tom LaPille. (September 17, 2010.) “The Promised Land”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  6. Wizards of the Coast. (February 20, 2002.) “Plateau(s)”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.
  7. Monty Ashley. (May 9, 2012.) “Dual Lands in the Magic Online Cube”, magicthegathering.com, Wizards of the Coast.