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Release Date: January 20, 2017
Pre-Release Dates: January 14–15, 2017
Pro Tour Date: February 3–5, 2017
Pro Tour Format: Standard
Official Three-Letter Code: AER
Twitter Hashtag: #MTGAER
Number of Cards: 184

Aether Revolt Articles


Insider: The Modern Metagame and the Market

By Adam Yurchick on February 3rd, 2017

Adam explains how Modern is reacting to Aether Revolt and the recent bannings, plus some of the opportunities that have come up in response.


Insider: The Standard Metagame and the Market

By Adam Yurchick on January 27th, 2017

Adam explains how the Standard metagame is sorting itself out after the recent bannings and the release of Aether Revolt, as well as how the market is reacting...


Insider: Evaluating Aether Revolt for Eternal

By David Schumann on January 24th, 2017

David reviews Aether Revolt for potential eternal playables, covering the cards he believes show the most promise in Modern, Legacy, and Vintage.


Insider: Pro Tour Aether Revolt – Place Your Bets

By Sigmund Ausfresser on January 23rd, 2017

We got a glimpse of the new Standard in Columbus this weekend, but Sigmund suspects the format is far from solved. He explains why this is the best week...


Insider: Under- and Overrated in Aether Revolt

By Brian DeMars on January 18th, 2017

Aether Revolt is soon to hit the shelves, when we'll find out what's a dud and what's a sleeper. Brian shares his picks for the most over- and underrated...


Aether Revolt Prerelease Price Cheatsheets Are Here

By Douglas Linn on January 13th, 2017

They’re back again! Our Aether Revolt price cheatsheets show you what cards are selling for going into this weekend’s prereleases. Here they are, organized both alphabetically and by price....


Insider: Standard Market Movements Since the Bannings

By Adam Yurchick on January 13th, 2017

Adam explains why the Standard bannings have re-invented the metagame, and how the market has reacted.


Insider: Blueprinting Aether Revolt

By Douglas Johnson on January 12th, 2017

DJ is here to tell you which commons and uncommons you should be picking out of your Aether Revolt bulk.


Insider: Post-Banning Speculation Targets & Aether Revolt

By Brian DeMars on January 10th, 2017

In the wake of the surprise bannings yesterday, Brian looks at spec targets for both of the new formats and what may be sleeping in AER.


Insider: What Aether Revolt Mechanics Mean for Standard

By Adam Yurchick on January 6th, 2017

Adam explains how new Aether Revolt cards, and specifically their mechanics, will impact the Standard metagame and the market.