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Enemy painlands to be reprinted in 'Magic 2015'

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According to an article revealed today June 26, 2014 by Sam Stoddard on, the enemy painlands Battlefield Forge, Yavimaya Coast, Caves of Koilos, Shivan Reef, and Llanowar Wastes from Apocalypse will be reprinted in Wizards of the Coast's upcoming expansion set Magic 2015. The article is dated for June 27, 2014 so the link may be taken down in the intervening time, however as it's from the official Magic: The Gathering website so these new M15 spoilers are 100% accurate.

Battlefield Forge
Land (Rare)
Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool.
Tap: Add W or R to your mana pool.
Battlefield Forge deals 1 damage to you.

Yavimaya Coast
Land (Rare)
Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool.
Tap: Add U or G to your mana pool.
Yavimaya Coast deals 1 damage to you.

Caves of Koilos
Land (Rare)
Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool.
Tap: Add W or B to your mana pool.
Caves of Koilos deals 1 damage to you.

Shivan Reef
Land (Rare)
Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool.
Tap: Add U or R to your mana pool.
Shivan Reef deals 1 damage to you.

Llanowar Wastes
Land (Rare)
Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool.
Tap: Add B or G to your mana pool.
Llanowar Wastes deals 1 damage to you.

Originally R&D had planned to reprint the Innistrad enemy checklands Clifftop Retreat, Hinterland Harbor, Isolated Chapel, Sulfur Falls, and Woodland Cemetery. Between the Shocklands and the Scrylands though, they felt that "too many lands were entering the battlefield tapped, and it was again having a negative impact on the aggressive decks." That's why the enemy painlands will be reprinted.

When talking about the new City of Brass variant Mana Confluence, there was a quote which made us suspect that the Enemy Fetchlands would be featured soon. We've known since PAX East that the fetchlands were to be reprinted "at some point," however it was a question of when and where.

According to Stoddard: "It probably won't come as a surprise for you to find out that Khans of Tarkir has a cycle of dual lands...I can't tell you anything about the Khans of Tarkir cycle of dual lands yet, but I can tell you that they will make an impact on Standard."

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