- Khans of Tarkir is the 65th Magic expansion, and the first in the Khans of Tarkir block. It was released on September 26, 2014. Khans of Tarkir is a large expansion.
The set was previewed at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Mark Rosewater (Magic head designer) moderated a panel featuring Mark Purvis (Magic director of global brand marketing), Doug Beyer (Magic senior creative designer), and Gavin Verhey (Magic designer).
The Khans block will be Large-Small-Large with a unique draft structure (small set is drafted with both large sets). Tarkir is a plane of five warring clans, each worshipping one aspect of extinct dragons. The clans will be represented through enemy wedge colors and aspects as follows:
Each clan features their own mechanic, and morph
is the sixth mechanic.