Gatecrash

We might be on a Return to Ravnica but the party's just getting started! Gatecrash will bring the five guild not featured in Return to Ravnica, and is the first time the second set in a block will be a large set - 249 cards, and be drafted alone.

Our Gatecrash spoiler will be updated throughout preview season, and the Gatecrash visual gallery will be on Facebook if you'd like to share!

Set Name Gatecrash
Block Set 2 of 3 in the Return to Ravnica block
Number of Cards 249
Guilds Orzhov, Dimir, Gruul, Boros, Simic
Prerelease Events January 26-27, 2013
Release Date February 1, 2013
Launch Weekend February 1-4, 2013
Game Day February 23-24, 2013
Pro Tour Gatecrash Dates February 15-17. 2013
Official Three-Letter Code GTC
Twitter Hashtag #MTGGTC
Design Team Mark Rosewater (co-lead)
Mark Gottlieb (co-lead)
Joe Huber
Dave Humpherys
Ethan Fleischer
Shawn Main
Development Team Dave Humpherys (lead)
Zac Hill
Mark Globus
Mark Purvis
Max McCall
Gavin Verhey

 
Want to know which guilds you'll be drafting? Wizards gave us a handy cheat sheet to keep track:
 

Return to Ravnica

Azorius

 

Izzet

 

Rakdos

 

Golgari

 

Selesnya

 

Gatecrash

Orzhov

 

Dimir

 

Gruul

 

Boros

 

Simic

 

 
You'll be able to fight for your guild on February 1, 2013. The official announcement can be found here.