Land â Desert
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When Dunes of the Dead is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
E. M. Gist
If you sacrifice Dunes of the Dead to pay the activation cost of an ability, youâ€™ll create the Zombie token before that activated ability resolves.
Dunes of the Deadâ€™s second ability doesnâ€™t allow you to sacrifice it whenever youâ€™d like. You must find another way to get Dunes of the Dead into the graveyard.
Desert is a land subtype with no special meaning. It doesnâ€™t grant the land an intrinsic mana ability. Other cards may care about which lands are Deserts.