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Set 1 of 3 in the Theros block. The two other sets in the Theros block are: the February, 2014, set which was code-named "Romans," is called Born of the Gods and the May, 2014, set, code-named "Countrymen," is called Journey Into Nyx.

Intro Packs

  • Favors from Nyx
  • Manipulative Monstrosities
  • Devotion to Darkness
  • Blazing Beasts of Myth
  • Anthousa's Army.

Event Information

Prerelease Events September 21–22, 2013

Release Date September 27, 2013

Launch Weekend September 27–29, 2013

Pro Tour Theros Dates October 11–13, 2013

Game Day October 19–20, 2013

Pro Tour Theros Formats


  • Standard Constructed
  • Theros Booster Draft

Top 8:

  • Standard Constructed

Set Contents

Number of Cards 249

Official Three-Letter Code THS


Heroic - Whenever you cast a spell that targets creature

Monstrosity - If this creature isn't monstrous, put # +1/+1 counters on it and it becomes monstrous.

Bestow - If you cast this card for its bestow cost, it's an Aura spell with enchant creature. It becomes a creature again if it's not attached to a creature.

Devotion - Each symbol in the mana cost of permanents you control counts towards your devotion to a color.

Release Formats

Available in Booster Packs, Event Deck*, Fat Pack*

Comments on the set

Twitter Hashtag #MTGTHS

Initial Concept and Game Design Mark Rosewater (lead), Ethan Fleischer, Ken Nagle, Zac Hill, and Jenna Helland

Final Game Design and Development Erik Lauer (lead), Zac Hill, Dave Humpherys, Doug Beyer, Shawn Main, and Tom LaPille

Languages English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


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