Will Magic: The Gathering's Throne of Eldraine Feature Eldrazi?

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When Wizards of the Coast announced the name of the upcoming Magic: The Gathering expansion Throne of Eldraine at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, some fans can't help but speculate that the set's lore has something to do with Magic's ancient monstrous race of creatures native to the Bind Eternities known as the Eldrazi because of "Eldraine's" resemblance to "Eldrazi" but as we've seen in the stunning artworks revealed at the SDCC panel, there's no sign of Eldrazi or maybe they're still hiding their connection?

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Redditor MagicVV speculates that Eldraine is a kingdom ruled by Eldrazi, and mentioned the unknown purpose of the Eldrazi. "Perhaps destruction and annihilation is only one half of their equation and we are about to now learn more about the real purpose they serve," the Redditor wrote. The fan also pointed out that the font used for Throne of Eldraine is identical to the font used in the Eldrazi sets like Battle for Zendikar. However, the high-fantasy and fable aesthetics revealed so far don't resemble anything from Zendikar or other Eldrazi artworks Magic featured before.

MagicVV also quoted a fellow Redditor's response to his theory:

"Well if Emrakul, Ulamog, and Kozilek were the 'workers' who gobbeled up old worlds and their remnants to create them anew and save the multiverse from entropy ending everything. Emmy was the boss, Koz a specialist of some sort, meanwhile, Ula was effectively a worker drone. Another purpose of them might be to intervene in events potentially dangerous to the multiverse.
In the roles they were assigned there had to be someone who once gave out those roles. So "Eldrain" might be the "Command Center" or even the "Origin Point" of those three. Now that two of them are burned and Emmy has decided "screw it I need a vacation", that will obviously not go unnoticed higher-up in the command chain.
The question is now how the "Higher Ups", or the "Court" as it is called react to these events. Will they be impressed and simply want to see who did it? Will they ask for compensation? Will they require the Gatewatch that defeated the Eldrazi to pick up on their work instead? With Nissa being already being set out as Emrakul's Proxy that's also a possibility."

That's an interesting theory. There must be a reason why they named the fairytale plane "Eldraine" but according to MTG head designer Mark Rosewater, it has nothing to do with Eldrazi.

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Credit: Blogatog by Mark Rosewater
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That's a clear answer but maybe he's just hiding the juicy details of Throne of Eldraine's story. Hmm...Even the Professor of Tolarian Community College hinted it in the beginning of his new video:

So do you believe the upcoming Magic set has something to do with the Eldrazi? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Throne of Eldraine is set to release on October 4. Prerelease will be held on September 28-29.

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