Wizards of the Coast
The blue/white Ravnica guild, Azorius, will be one of the five guilds that will be featured in the upcoming Magic: The Gathering set, Ravnica Allegiance, and of course, with the return of a Control-type color combination, fans are expecting a new counterspell. Today, Wizards of the Coast revealed the latest counterspell for the upcoming set and it's called Absorb. For double-blue and white, the Instant can counter target spell while gaining you 3 life.
The card was revealed on the official Magic: The Gathering Twitter page and the tweet also announced that Ravnica Allegiance previews will begin in full on January 2 so expect more spoilers that come in a few days.
Well, Absorb is not exactly "new"; it's actually a reprint of a card originally printed in Invasion set.
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Pre-release events for Ravnica Allegiance will take place on January 19, 2019; the set will officially be released on January 25.