Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the arrival of Godzilla, King of Monsters! He’ll be available in their upcoming Magic: The Gathering set, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, which releases this spring. And he isn’t alone. Mothra, Rodan, Ghidorah, King Caesar, and more iconic monsters from Toho Co., Ltd will appear in the upcoming card set.
Collaboration with Toho
This groundbreaking collaboration with Toho will see a number of iconic monsters come to the world of Magic: The Gathering. Kyoko Yoshida, Senior Manager, Japan Sales and Marketing, Wizards of the Coast, can’t wait for players to enjoy Ikoria. Yoshida stated the following in a press release:
Magic: The Gathering’s rich and engaging multiverse offers such unique opportunities to explore new worlds like Ikoria, filled with incredible monsters that are larger than life. Collaborating with TOHO CO., LTD to bring the Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah and more onto the same world to battle with Magic’s Planeswalkers and new creatures for a first-of-its-kind collaboration is an extraordinary experience that we can’t wait for players to enjoy.
New card set coming in spring 2020
Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths introduces players to a whole new world filled with monsters. People will have the chance to bond with them and get in touch with Lukka. Lukka is a proud member of the Coppercoats, the military unit that protects the city of Drannith from Ikoria’s savage monsters. There’s an entire lore around Lukka’s existence and the bonds he creates. Players will be able to explore this story whilst gathering cards.
In this new card set, there are multiple Godzilla monsters from the pantheon of the Godzilla franchise, and the full list has been revealed. Sixteen Godzilla monsters will be available in English, plus a further three in Japanese:
- Anguirus, Armored Killer
- Babygodzilla, Ruin Reborn
- Biollante, Plant Beast Form
- Bio-Quartz Spacegodzilla
- Destoroyah, Perfect Lifeform
- Dorat, the Perfect Pet
- Ghidorah, King of the Cosmos
- Gigan, Cyberclaw Terror
- Godzilla, Doom Inevitable
- Godzilla, King of the Monsters
- Godzilla, Primeval Champion
- King Caesar, Ancient Guardian
- King Caesar, Awoken Titan
- Mothra, Supersonic Queen
- Rodan, Titan of Winged Fury
- Spacegodzilla, Void Invader
- 決戦兵器、メカゴジラ (Crystalline Giant – Japanese only)
- 暗黒破壊獣、バトラ (Dirge Bat – Japanese only)
- モスラの巨大な繭 (Mothra’s Great Cocoon – Japanese only)
How to get Godzilla
Fans will be able to obtain Godzilla, King of the Monsters only while supplies last! Players can purchase a booster pack display through a Wizards Play Network store. Each sealed draft booster pack will contain a random Godzilla card. Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Collector Boosters will also contain two random Godzilla Series Monster cards.
The Godzilla Series Monster cards will also appear in Magic: The Gathering Arena as card styles. Players can receive the card styles as a special bonus. Simply purchase Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths bundles of six or more booster packs from the MTGA client.
Don’t miss out on this limited supply offer. Explore the world of monsters and add them to your collection!