Dearly Departed is one of the latest Magic: the Gathering cards to be revealed from Wizards of the Coast’s upcoming expert expansion set Innistrad.
Dearly Departed – 4WW
Creature – Spirit (Rare)
As long as Dearly Departed in is your graveyard, each Human creature you control enters the battlefield with an additional +1/+1 counter on it.
“Never forget our ancestors. They have not forgotten us.”
-Mikaeus, the Lunarch
What makes Innistrad‘s Dearly Departed such an intersting creature is that it doesn’t matter if it is on the battlefield or in your graveyard – either way is trouble for your opponents.
Several other Innistrad spoilers include Diregaf Ghoul, Curse of the Bloody Tome, Daybreak Ranger, Ludevic’s Test Subject, Bloodgift Demon, and Elite Inquisitor.
Innistrad contains 264 cards, and will be released on September 30, 2011. Innistrad will be followed by Dark Ascension.
Innistrad Prerelease events will occur on September 24-25, 2011, there will be Innistrad Launch Parties on September 30-October 3, 2011, and Innistrad will be released on Magic Online October 17, 2011. The Innistrad Game Day will be on October 29-30, 2011.
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