How many shards of Alara are there?

How many shards of Alara are there?

five Shards
Alara is a plane in the Multiverse. It was once a serene plane with few internal conflicts, but the Sundering broke the world into the five Shards: Bant, Esper, Grixis, Jund and Naya. The event known as the Conflux reunited the shards, causing much chaos and mayhem to their respective residents.

When did Shards of Alara come out?

October 3, 2008
Announcing Shards of Alara

Set Name Shards of Alara
Number of Cards 249
Release Date October 3, 2008
Prerelease Events September 27-28, 2008 (This is a change from the original date; see this announcement for more information)
Launch Parties October 3,4,5 2008

What is Bant MTG?

Bant is one of the five shards of Alara. It is primarily white-aligned with green and blue as secondary colors. It is inhabited by humans, aven, rhoxes, the semi-intelligent leotau mounts, and the angels that watch over the plane.

What does Alara stand for?

as low as reasonably achievable
ALARA stands for “as low as reasonably achievable”. ALARA means avoiding exposure to radiation that does not have a direct benefit to you, even if the dose is small. To do this, you can use three basic protective measures in radiation safety: time, distance, and shielding.

What is blue white MTG?

White + Blue = Azorius (guild on Ravnica), Ojutai (Dragonlord on Tarkir) Blue + Black = Dimir (guild on Ravnica), Silumgar (Dragonlord on Tarkir) Black + Red = Rakdos (guild on Ravnica), Kolaghan (Dragonlord on Tarkir) Red + Green = Gruul (guild on Ravnica), Atarka (Dragonlord on Tarkir)

What is Jund in MTG?

Jund is a midrange deck named after the shard Jund from Alara block. Jund established itself early in the Shards of Alara/Zendikar standard season as “the deck to beat” and remained a strong deck throughout the season. The principle behind Jund is to generate card advantage while putting pressure on the opponent.

What does Jund mean in MTG?