Last updated on October 22, 2021

Answered Prayers - Illustration by Seb McKinnon

Answered Prayers | Illustration by Seb McKinnon

It’s been ages since the release of the first Modern Horizons, a set that targeted the Modern and eternal formats. Remember the experience of drafting ninjas? That sneaky ninjutsu mechanic always gives your opponent chills. Or how can we forget Sam Black’s ridiculous Stream Control deck?

And what about Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis, the card that terrorized Modern (and even Legacy)? The set design that gave birth to this monstrosity is now coming back.

Modern Horizons 2 is here, so let’s take a look at what we got!

Modern Horizons 2 Basic Information

Set Details

Important Dates

About the Set

So, this is a supplemental set for Modern and eternal formats, with lots of new cards and some reprints that give us new themes and throwbacks to some of our favorite mechanics. Unlike the previous supplemental sets, Modern Horizons 2 is the first non-Standard set with a pre-release kit that contains 6 booster packs, a spindown die, and a stamped pre-release foil promo card! Pretty awesome, right? But wait, there’s more! This set also has the usual draft booster box and collector booster box.

Oh, just another bomb to drop for you:

You read that right! The enemy fetches are back. Rejoice! You what that means, right? The prices might go lower, so might as well save up now for the surge in supply of these eternal format staples.

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In all, a total of 42 new to Modern cards were reprinted.

Cost

So, the price of booster packs for Modern Horizons 2 is the same as the original, at around $15. Don’t believe me? Take a look:

A pretty good deal, I must say. I’m planning to buy a draft box to get those powerful fetch lands for my collection, for sure.

Retro Frame

Reprising the popular “Retro Frame,” a.k.a. How Magic Should Be, from Time Spiral Remastered, we’re seeing some cards with the original border. The first ones revealed were the enemy fetches:

Enemy Fetch Lands with Retro Frame

Art Cards

Like the first Modern Horizons, MH2 features a beautiful full-art glossy art card inserted into packs, including into the new set boosters. These cards are part of the “Modern Horizons 2 Art Series.”

Will MH2 Be on MTG Arena?

Unfortunately, no. You’ll have to head over to MTG Online or your LGS for this one. The set is way too complicated, there are way too many mechanics that would probably break MTGA, and the set is designed for Modern, which isn’t available on Arena.

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Products Available

A very exciting addition to MH2 is that it’s the first non-Standard set to feature prerelease packs! So you’ll be able to snag a very cool and unique package to help you experience the new set at home, over webcam, or in your store (if lucky enough!).

Draft Boosters

Draft boosters have the typical 15 card composition with one rare/mythic, three uncommons, ten commons, one land, and a token. Draft boosters are perfect for getting a bunch of new cards or doing a draft with your friends!

  • 36 draft booster packs in each box

Right now these are under $300 each on TCGPlayer. And possibly even better on Amazon:

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Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Draft Booster Box | 36 Packs (540 Magic Cards)
  • 36 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Magic: The Gathering Draft Boosters
  • 1 New-to-Modern reprint in every pack
  • 1–2 Rares and/or Mythic Rares in every pack
  • Just add lands and draft with up to 12 players
  • Introduces powerful cards and beloved reprints to the Modern format

That seems like an amazing value to me.

You can get a small sampler of draft boosters “as a treat” for a much lower price on Amazon:

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Draft Multipack | 3 Draft Boosters (45 Cards)
  • 3 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Magic: The Gathering Draft Boosters
  • 15 MTG cards per Draft Booster
  • 1 New-to-Modern reprint in every pack
  • 1–2 Rares and/or Mythic Rares in every pack
  • Introduces powerful cards and beloved reprints to the Modern format

After you snag a box, be sure to check out our ultimate guide to drafting Modern Horizons 2 to get up to speed!

Set Boosters

Set booster boxes are all about the experience of opening a pack of cards and discovering what’s inside. They’re just just plain fun to crack. They usually have:

  • 30 packs in one box
  • A box topper with a premium rare card
  • A foil in every pack
  • Special art cards with beautiful new art from the set
  • Unique, special release cards not found in the normal set

These are selling for just under 300 bucks on TCGPlayer right now.

However, they may be even cheaper on Amazon:

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Set Booster Box | 30 Packs (360 Magic Cards)
  • 30 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Set Boosters
  • Best MTG booster for opening packs just to see what you’ll get
  • 1 Sketch or Retro-Frame card in every pack
  • 1 New-to-Modern reprint in every pack
  • 1 foil and possibility of multiple rares in every pack

Collector Boosters

Collector boosters are perfect if you love premium, high-end versions of cards. Bling to the max. These typically include:

  • 12 packs with 15 high-end cards in each
  • A couple of premium box-toppers
  • Around 48 rares, 132 foils, and 72 alternate art cards
  • Unique card styles that aren’t found anywhere else

These are coming in approximately at $350 now on TCGPlayer.

About the same price on Amazon:

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Collector Booster Box | 12 Packs (180 Magic Cards)
  • 12 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Magic: The Gathering Collector Boosters
  • Shortcut to the coolest cards in Modern Horizons 2
  • Only Modern Horizons 2 boosters with Foil Etched cards and Extended-Art
  • 4 Rares and/or Mythic Rares per pack (max. of 3 Mythics)
  • Introduces powerful cards and beloved reprints to the Modern format

But if you want to get yourself a little gift, you can grab a little two-pack of collector boosters:

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Collector Booster Pack | 15 Magic Cards
  • 15 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Magic: The Gathering cards + 1 foil token
  • Shortcut to the coolest cards in Modern Horizons 2
  • Only Modern Horizons 2 boosters with Foil Etched cards and Extended-Art
  • 4 Rares and/or Mythic Rares per pack (max. of 3 Mythics)
  • Introduces powerful cards and beloved reprints to the Modern format

Prerelease Packs

These always contain:

  • 6 draft boosters for MH2
  • 1 foil stamped promo rare or mythic from the set
  • A spindown die/life tracker

That’s right, prerelease packs include a free “participation promo” — that is, an additional, stamped, foil rare/mythic from the set!

Bundles

Bundles are a great way to get an infusion of new cards and immerse yourself in a new set. Bundles typically come with:

  • 10 draft boosters (see description above)
  • Lands (Zendikar Rising bundles came with 20 foil and 20 non-foil lands)
  • 1 alternate art promo coard
  • An oversized spindown life counter
  • Reference cards

That’s almost 200 cards in a nice, collectible bundle.

Magic: The Gathering Modern Horizons 2 Bundle | 10 Draft Boosters (150 Magic Cards) + Accessories
  • 10 Modern Horizons 2 (MH2) Magic: The Gathering Draft Boosters
  • Exclusive foil alt-art promo card—Yusri, Fortune’s Flame
  • 40 basic land cards (20 foil & 20 nonfoil)
  • Spindown life counter and MTG card storage box
  • Introduces powerful cards and beloved reprints to the Modern format

Wrap Up

What did you expect to see reprinted in MH2? Did you get everything you wanted from the set, or did it miss the mark for you? Let me know in the comments!

As always, if you want to improve your draft game and gain the advantage you need to increase your win rate in draft or sealed, check out Arena Tutor. Stay safe everyone!

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