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7th (seventh) edition booster pack each containing 15 cards per pack. Distribution is1 rare, 3 uncommon, and 11 common. Released on April 2nd, 2001, 7th edition is a core set. The set contains 350 white-bordered cards (110 rare, 110 uncommon, 110 common, and 20 basic lands). It is the only core set since Alpha to have introduced all-new art for every card. The expansion symbol was a stylized 7. Despite being an advanced level set, 7th Edition contained a separate basic subset for new players similar to the products that were previously offered as Starter 2000. Cards that appeared in the 7th Edition Starter special pre-constructed theme decks did not appear in boosters. This would be the last starter level product released by Wizards of the Coast.
7th Edition was the last base set printed in the 'old' frame. Eighth edition introduced the modern card frame.
It was the first base set to contain foil cards, which were printed with black borders.
It was the last base set to be released prior to the final expansion of the then-current block (7th Edition was released before Apocalypse). Starting with 8th Edition, the base set editions (now known as Core Set editions) were released after the last expansion of the then-current block and before the first expansion of the subsequent block.
It was the first and only set to feature a loose storyline that tied together most of the cards in a core set, a practice done nowadays exclusively in expert sets. The story involved a conflict between the North, South, East, and West Paladins.