Sulfur Falls is one of the latest Magic: the Gathering cards to be previewed from Wizards of the Coast’s upcoming expert expansion set Innistrad.
Sulfur Falls enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or Mountain.
Tap: Add U or R to your mana pool.
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Innistrad‘s Sulfur Falls joins Woodland Cemetery, Clifftop Retreat, Hinterland Harbor, and Isolated Chapel as part of a new five card enemy land cycle.
Like the “M10” lands (Dragonskull Summit, Drowned Catacomb, Glacial Fortress, Rootbound Crag, and Sunpetal Grove), the drawback on Sulfur Falls is negligible. In a two colored deck with plenty of basic lands, Sulfur Falls will enter the battlefield untapped the vast majority of the time without causing any damage like Shivan Reef, and isn’t as slow as Caldera Lake.
Thanks to Sulfur Falls and the other four enemy lands in Innistrad, Standard players will be able to optimize their mana bases and build multicolored decks easier. While Sulfur Falls might pail in comparison to Volcanic Island, it makes a worthy addition to any Modern deck running Steam Vents and Scalding Tarn.
Several other Innistrad spoilers include Civilized Scholar, Moonmist, 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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