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Dominaria United Spoilers: Sheoldred Card Leaked!

Here you’ll find all currently available Dominaria United spoilers. Dominaria United marks the start of MTG’s 30th anniversary, which means that the set will likely feel very special. We’ll also discuss Dominaria United leaks, box toppers, special cards from Legends, other interesting information about this year’s autumn set. As you can see, there’s a lot to talk about, so we better get right to it!

Dominaria United marks the start of MTG’s 30th anniversary. A big number of MTG sets were on Dominaria, especially in the early years of this amazing game. As such, it’s the perfect place to start a big celebration of it.

Dominaria United Spoilers

Only five cards from the main set have been official previewed so far. Here they are:

Llanowar Loamspeaker Dominaria United Spoilers

Besides these spoilers, don’t forget to also check out the Dominaria United full art basic lands.

Box Toppers

The cards you saw above belong to the main set. However, if you decide to purchase any booster box of Dominaria United, you’ll receive a special Box Topper card. These will be characters from the Magic’s past, with brand-new, upgraded cards. In total, there will be 20 different Box Toppers.

Currently, we know about these three:

Jasmine Boreal

Dominaria United Leaks

Often enough, a card gets leaked through the unofficial channels. This was also the case with Dominaria United, when a Sheoldred leak got posted to the main MTG Subreddit. Since the card was quite blurry, we went ahead, and made this mock-up:

Sheoldred, Insidious Conqueror Dominaria United Spoilers Leaks

While this card isn’t official confirmed, it’s also very unlikely that it would be a fake. Why, you might ask – well, there are multiple reasons:

  1. The wording is proper, there are no mistakes in the text. The term “only triggers once each turn” isn’t something that a player would likely add to the card, but rather something that Wizards have been fond of recently.
  2. Aleksi Briclot is supposedly the author of this image. It fits with his other artworks, and is a brand-new artwork.
  3. If you check the Shivan Devastator’s flavor text (you can find the card above, in the Spoilers section), you’ll find a mention of Sheoldred, which makes it very likely for Sheoldred to appear in Dominaria United.

All of this points to the fact, that the Sheoldred, Insidious Conqueror is pretty much a real leak from Dominaria United.

Cards from Legends in Dominaria United

Dominaria United Collector Boosters will contain something special – cards from the Legends, one of the first MTG sets ever released. To be exact, it was the seventh Magic set ever released, back in 1994. Wizards actually opened a bunch of old Legends booster boxes, and put the cards into Dominaria United Collector Boosters.

Since they didn’t actually print these cards, this goes around the Reserved List problem. So you could potentially open a The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale, which is worth at least a couple of thousand dollars on the secondary market, as of writing of this article.

Each Collector booster has a 3% chance of containing a Legends card.

Dominaria United Product List

As we’ve come to expect, there are multiple different boosters to choose from. Let’s take a look:

Draft Boosters

Dominaria United Draft Booster Box

Draft boosters are best for, well, drafting. If you’ll want to draft Dominaria United in paper, you’ll certainly want to get this booster box. It comes with 36 packs, which is enough for an 8-player draft, with 12 boosters remaining for prizes. You could also do three 4-player drafts, as you need three packs per player.

Jumpstart Boosters

Dominaria United Jumpstart Booster Box

Jumpstart was a product separate from the regular set releases. However, that’s about to change with Dominaria United. Each big set will now also feature Jumpstart boosters.

These boosters contain 20 cards, including multiple basic lands. The idea with them is simple. You mix two boosters together, and that’s your deck. Your opponent does the same, and you’re quickly ready to play against one another.

This product is great for casual players, who just want to play some Magic with new cards.

Set Boosters

Dominaria United Set Booster Box

Set boosters are meant for players who want to simply crack the packs, and possibly get some exciting versions of a card, but don’t want to spend too much, on let’s say Collector boosters.

Collector Boosters

Dominaria United Collector Booster Box

Speaking of Collector boosters, these are the priciest of the bunch. However, that’s for a good reason. These are the boosters that have multiple rares and all the cards in these boosters are either foil, or the have an alternate art.

Each set has some distinct art styles, and it should be fun to see what Dominaria United has in store for us.

Commander Decks

Both Dominaria United Commander Precons Decks

As we’ve come to expect from the main MTG sets, we’re also getting Commander decks. This time around, there will be two precons. One will be in three colors (White, Black, and Red), while the second one will feature all five colors, which is bound to be interesting.

You can find more information about the Dominaria United Commander decks here.

Important Dates

Here are all the important dates about the Dominaria United release:

EventDate
Full Spoiler Season StartAugust 18, 2022
All Commander Cards PreviewedAugust 22, 2022
All Cards PreviewedAugust 26, 2022
Dominaria United Release on ArenaSeptember 1, 2022
Dominaria United Release on MTGOSeptember 1, 2022
Dominaria United Prerelease WeekendSeptember 2-4, 2022
Dominaria United ReleaseSeptember 9, 2022
Dominaria United Spoilers New Information Characters
Dominaria United art by Magali Villeneuve

Dominaria United – FAQ

Here are answers to some questions that you might have about Dominaria United. If we didn’t answer your question, let us know in the comments, and we’ll get back to you.

Does Standard rotate with Dominaria United?

Yes, it does. Crimson Vow was an additional set in 2021. To keep the same amount of sets in Standard, rotation is happening earlier than usual.

Is Dominaria United a Core Set?

It is not. However, it might be somewhat similar to a Core Set with less complex mechanics, and more vanilla MTG experience. It was confirmed on Weekly MTG, that one of the sets in 2022 will be similar to Core Set, and Dominaria United seems like a perfect fit.

Is Dominaria United set in the present, lore-wise?

Yes, it is.

Will Dominaria United have Commander decks?

Yes, there will be two Dominaria United Commander decks.

Dominaria United Predictions

Here are some predictions that might or might not come true with Dominaria United. Note that most of these were made before the first spoilers started. Since then, some might already be confirmed or refuted.

Return of Priceless Treasures

An interesting thing happens if you turn the Dominaria United booster box sideways. Do you find something interesting on the side of it?

Dominaria United Set Booster Box Old Magic Logo

More enfranchised players might note the MTG logo from the backside of the card. Players are now wildly speculating what that could mean. Perhaps it’s time for the Priceless Treasures to make a return. The first and the only time they appeared was in the first Zendikar set back in 2009.

Priceless Treasures were rare and expensive older cards which were inserted randomly into the original print-run of Zendikar. Even cards from the Reserved List were included, since Wizards’ didn’t actually print new cards, but just put actual old cards into boosters. So it was possible, although very unlikely, to open a Black Lotus. If this were to happen again, it would be totally bonkers!

The other less exciting options is that, all the cards would be in old border. Of curse, there’s always a possible third option – we’ll just have to wait and see.

Return of Sagas

Let’s start with some milder ones first. Sagas premiered with the Dominaria set back in 2018. It was a popular mechanic, which came back many times, most recently with Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty.

History of Benalia Best Cards for Knight Tribal MTG

It would be a great mechanic to come back with Dominaria United, as the set could also offer some support for Sagas from Kamigawa.

Iconic Dominaria Characters

Whenever we return to a plane, we’re usually met with some of the characters that we previously met on that plane. If that doesn’t happen, players get upset when their favorite is left out. So it highly likely that Wizards will try to include at least some of the following characters:

Of course, they’ll most likely have brand-new cards, although reprints aren’t out of the question, as we saw with Thalia, Guardian of Thraben in Crimson Vow.

Dominaria United Against Phyrexians

So, Dominaria is apparently united. But united against who or what? Well, the biggest threat in the multiverse lately have been the Phyrexians. Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider was seen on Kaldheim, and other Praetors might be on other planes.

Karn has been fighting against them for quite a while, and with Dominaria being the only plane that successfully defended against Phyrexian invasion, it’s the perfect place for reinforcements.

Dominaria United Spoilers Art
Dominaria United art by Sarah Finnigan

While we don’t expect a full-on Phyrexian attack in Dominaria United, there might be a gathering of allies and weapons that could help defeat the Phyrexians in one of the 2023 MTG sets.

Where’s Yargle?

However, that’s not the most important part of Dominaria. The big question is: “Will Yargle, Glutton of Urborg return in Dominaria United?”

Yargle Returns Dominaria United Spoilers

Players who closely follow the MTG lore surely know that Yargle was defeated by Muldrotha, the Gravetide. However, nowhere in the Dominaria story, Yargle’s death is specifically stated. Instead, there’s the following paragraph:

Raff dragged himself up on the rail. “I’d feel sorry for Yargle, if it hadn’t tried to eat our ship,” he gasped.

“I don’t feel sorry at all,” Jhoira said. She was certain she was watching Yargle get exactly what was coming to it.

Return to Dominaria: Episode 12 (Martha Wells)

As we know from various books, series and movies, if someone isn’t specifically shown dead (or even then), it probably means that they aren’t truly dead. So, fingers crossed for Yargle coming back in some shape or form.

Anyway, that’s it for our predictions, if you have some of yours, let us know in the comments below.

Conclusion

That’s all about Dominaria United so far. Don’t forget to check back soon, when Dominaria United spoilers officially start. If you don’t want to miss them, you can follow Card Game Base on Facebook or Instagram, where you’ll get a reminder for new spoilers and articles.

You can also find all upcoming MTG sets here. There’s a lot of them, from The Brothers’ War to the Lord of the Rings MTG set.

Until next time, have fun, and may your favorite Magic character get an awesome card in Dominaria United.

7 thoughts on “Dominaria United Spoilers: Sheoldred Card Leaked!”

    • Rotation will happen with Dominaria United release, which so far looks like it will be in July. The release might be moved a couple of weeks backwards or forwards, but rotation will certainly happen before September.

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  1. big question in the MTG comics we see many of our characters there. so my question is what is the true order of the comic and where does it lay in the timeline

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  2. I think *wink wink* that they will be including reserve list cards collected over the 30 years as lottery cards in their packs… much like priceless treasures in zendikar first editions. Key word… think *wink wink*

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