All Lost Caverns of Ixalan Special Guest Cards

Genoslugcs November 15, 2023 2 min
All Lost Caverns of Ixalan Special Guest Cards

Lost Caverns of Ixalan is bringing a new subset of cards called special guests. If you're familiar with "the list," the general concept will feel familiar. However, there are some differences. For example, these cards were chosen because they feel right at home on Ixalan. In today's article, I'll show all 18 Lost Caverns of Ixalan special guest cards and answer players' questions.

We'll review the cards, what packs you can find them in, and how card legality works for the new sub-set. So, without further ado, let's get started.


Lost Caverns of Ixalan Special Guest Cards






Frequently Asked Questions

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What Are Special Guest Cards?

Special guest cards are a new reprint class introduced with Lost Caverns of Ixalan. They are "highly desirable, Masters release–level reprints" that appear in sets where they're conceptual fits. They will have new art and flavor texts that fit whichever set they're featured. That said, they are "non-cannon" characters and their inclusion in a set doesn't mean they're actually on that plane in a lore or story sense.

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Where Are Special Guest Cards Standard Legal?

All cards in the special guests sub-set are only legal in whichever format they're already legal. In other words, a special guest reprint doesn't mean the card is in the standard card pool. This same concept is applied to the list cards or other "bonus sheet" style mini-sets. Could you imagine a Standard with Mana Cryptimage and Lord Windgraceimage, though!?

Which Packs Have Special Guest Cards?

Special guest cards can appear in Set and Collector Boosters. Every so often, one card in your booster pack has a chance to be upgraded to a special guest card. Guest cards from Set Boosters will be non-foil versions, and Collector Boosters will have foil versions. These start with Lost Caverns of Ixalan but will continue to be a part of each new release.


There you have it, my friends, all of the Lost Caverns of Ixalan special guest cards. Overall, I like the idea of a reprint sub-set that is unique to each set and is a conceptual fit for the given set. We've got some excellent dino guests in LCI with Carnage Tyrant, Ghalta, and Rampaging Ferocidon. And great Merfolk with Thrasios and Lord of Atlantis. Fingers crossed that WOTC continues to do a good job with these.

What's your favorite Lost Caverns of Ixalan special guest card?


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