Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests: Full List & Odds

The new Ravnica set is the second set in the row containing the so-called Special Guests cards. In this article, you’ll find all Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests cards. You’ll also learn everything there’s to know about them. Where and how to get them, what are your odds of opening them, and so on.

But first, let’s see what those cards actually are.

What are Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests Cards?

Special guests cards are reprints of popular cards from the Magic’s past that appear in some Murders at Karlov Manor boosters. There are 10 different cards, each with a brand-new art.

While the art of these cards is thematically tied to this set, the cards aren’t necessarily Standard legal. The inclusion of a card on the Special Guests list, doesn’t actually change its legality in any format. You are only allowed to play these cards in a format, where they are already legal in.

Typically, Special Guests cards are quite exciting to open, as they are generally useful and popular cards. With that said, let’s see which cards you can open in the Special Guests slots this time around.

Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests Cards – Full List

You can find all ten Special Guest cards here:

Opening Odds for Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests

In this section, we’ll discuss what the odds are for opening a Special Guests card in the two Murders at Karlov Manor booster types.

Play Boosters

First up, the Play boosters, which are replacing both Set and Draft boosters. Each Play booster has an “upgraded common” slot, which gives you a 1.56% chance of pulling a Special Guests card.

Murders at Karlov Manor Play Booster Box

So, given that there are 36 boosters in a Play booster box, how many Special Guests can you expect per box? Well, on average, there’s a 0.56 Special Guests per box. Roughly, you can expect one such card to be opened per two boxes.

Of course, these are just averages. The exact numbers may vary, especially with small sample sizes.

Collector Boosters

With Collector boosters, we don’t have the exact percentages available just yet. However, here are the odds from the previous Collector booster from Lost Caverns of Ixalan.

There were two slots, in which you could get a Special Guest card:

  • one with a 3% chance
  • second with an 8% chance
Murders at Karlov Manor Collector Booster Box

These odds are better than those of the Play boosters, but what does that mean for a Collector booster box? Given that there are 12 boosters in a box, you could, on average, expect:

  • 0.36 Special Guests from the first slot
  • 0.96 Special Guests from the second slot

That combines for a 1.32 Special Guests per box. Typically, there should be at least one Special Guest per box. As mentioned before, these are just averages, and not guarantees with small sample sizes. Of course, these odds could also change slightly, if Wizards decide to do things differently with this set.

Rest assured that we’ll update this article when more information is released.

Karlov Manor Special Guests – FAQ

In this section, you’ll find answers to some commonly asked questions about these cards. As always, if you’re still looking for something else, don’t hesitate, but leave a comment below. We’ll get back to you quickly.

How many Special Guests cards are in Murders at Karlov Manor?

There are 10 different Special Guest cards appear in Murders at Karlov Manor.

Which Murders at Karlov Manor packs have special guests?

There’s a chance of opening a Special Guests cards both in Play boosters and Collector boosters from the Murders at Karlov Manor set.

How rare are Karlov Manor Special Guests cards?

Each Play boosters has a 1.56% chance of containing a Special Guests card on the upgraded common slot. This means, there’s one Special Guest card per approximately 64 Karlov Manor Play boosters.
Each Collector booster also has a small chance of containing a Special Guests card, but currently the exact odds are unknown.

Do Murders at Karlov Manor Special Guests cards appear in all languages.

No. Due to a printing issue, non-foil versions of French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese will be unavailable. In these boosters, Special Guests cards will be instead found in English. As far as Collector boosters go, French and German ones weren’t impacted, so both languages will feature localized version of Special Guests cards in foil.

Are Special Guests same as The List cards?

While they both appear in the same slot in Play boosters, there are some differences between the two. Special Guests feature new art, while The List cards use the same art and set symbol as their previous printings did. You can find more information about Karlov Manor List cards here.

Karlov Manor Special Guests – Text List

Before we wrap up, here’s a text list of all Special Guests cards.

Collector No.Special Guest Card
019Ghostly Prison
021Show and Tell
022Tragic Slip
025Crashing Footfalls
026Tireless Tracker
027Drown in the Loch
028Field of the Dead


That’s all about Special Guests from Karlov Manor – at least for now. If you don’t want to miss the new cards, give us a follow on Facebook or Instagram, where we’ll post exciting updates.

Furthermore, if you want to learn more about this set, check Murders at Karlov Manor spoilers here. Oh, and if you’re a Commander fan, you might be interested in the fact, that we aren’t getting just two, but four Murders at Karlov Manor Commander decks. Thus, it’s quite likely there’s one that you’ll enjoy.

Until next time, have fun, and may you open your favorite Special Guest in your first pack of Murders at Karlov Manor.

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