Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 Delayed Due to Production Issues

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January 26, 2021  04:32 PM



Wizards of the Coast has announced that the official release date of the Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 has been moved to May 7 from March 5 due to production issues. 

The Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 drop contains all 10 Pathway MDFCs (Modal Double-Faced Cards), and they will exlusively be available for purchase at Wizards Play Network (WPN). Featuring full-art foil cards from ten MTG artists, the six Pathway MDFCs printed in Zendikar Rising will showcase art featuring the plane of Kaldheim; and the four Pathway lands from the upcoming Kaldheim set will feature the plane of Zendikar.  

Barkchannel Pathway: Illustrated by Johannes Voss

Blightstep Pathway: Illustrated by Grady Frederick

Branchloft Pathway: Illustrated by Donato Giancola

Brighclimb Pathway: illustrated by Paul Scott Canavan

Clearwater Pathway: illustrated by Alayna Danner

Cragcrown Pathway: Illustrated by Piotr Dura

Darkbore Pathway: Illustrated by Jokubas Uogintas

Henegate Pathway: Illustrated by Lucas Staniec

Needleverage Pathway: Illustrated by Adam Paquette

Riverglide Pathway: Illustrated by Yeong-Hao Han

The MDFC Pathway land cards in the Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 will feature art by Paul Scott Canavan, Alayna Danner, Piotr Dura, Grady Frederick, Donato Giancola, Yeong-Hao Han, Adam Paquette, Lucas Staniec, Jokubas Uogintas, and Johannes Voss. 

The production issues were mostly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which also affected the release of several Magic: The Gathering products last year, including Jumpstart and previous Secret Lair drops. 

Wizards of the Coast previously said that more copies of the MTG Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 are expected to get printed than the first Secret Lair: Ultimate EditionJust like the first Ultimate Edition Secret LairUltimate Edition 2 will come with a commemorative box that can be used for display. Due to issues presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a chance that some boxes are black and others are dark gray, but says that there are no differences between the two other than the box color. 

The Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 drop will now officially be released on May 7. 

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