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Card Sets - Eighth Edition


Aladdin's Ring (Artifact, , Dave Dorman, Rare)

, : Aladdin's Ring deals 4 damage to target creature or player.
"A good lamp will light your way. A good ring will clear it." —Nervan, royal jeweler


Beast of Burden (Artifact Creature, , Chippy, Rare)

Beast of Burden's power and toughness are each equal to the number of creatures in play. */*
Beast of Burden's power and toughness are each equal to the number of creatures in play. */*
The heavier the load, the harder it works.


Brass Herald (Artifact Creature — Golem, , Daren Bader, Rare)

As Brass Herald comes into play, choose a creature type.
When Brass Herald comes into play, reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all creature cards of the chosen type revealed this way into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.
Creatures of the chosen type get +1/+1. 2/2


Coat of Arms (Artifact, , Scott M. Fischer, Rare)

Each creature gets +1/+1 for each other creature in play that shares a creature type with it. (For example, if there are three Goblins in play, each gets +2/+2.)
"Hup, two, three, four,
Dunno how to count no more." —Mogg march


Crystal Rod (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever a player plays a blue spell, you may pay . If you do, you gain 1 life.
Polished by a thousand waves.


Defense Grid (Artifact, , Mark Tedin, Rare)

During each player's turn, each other play's spells cost more to play.
"A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection." —Crystal Eastman, "Equality or Protection"


Dingus Egg (Artifact, , Randy Gallegos, Rare)

Whenever a land is put into a graveyard from play, Dingus Egg deals 2 damage to that land's controller.
Legend has it that the world was hatched from a dingus egg.


Disrupting Scepter (Artifact, , Stuart Griffin, Rare)

, : Target player discards a card from his or her hand. Play this ability only during your turn.
"True power is controlling not only the hearts of your subjects, but their minds as well."


Distorting Lens (Artifact, , Glen Angus, Rare)

: Target permanent becomes the color of your choice until end of turn.
"The Eye altering alters all." —William Blake, "The Mental Traveller"


Ensnaring Bridge (Artifact, , Ron Spencer, Rare)

Creatures with power greater than the number of cards in your hand can't attack.
"Why build a bridge that needs to be guarded?" —Elvish champion


Flying Carpet (Artifact, , Dany Orizio, Rare)

, : Target creature gains flying until end of turn. (It can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Woven from strands of griffin mane and pegasus tail.


Fodder Cannon (Artifact, , Christopher Moeller, Uncommon)

, , Sacrifice a creature: Fodder Cannon deals 4 damage to target creature.
Step 1: Find your cousin.
Step 2: Get your cousin in the cannon.
Step 3: Find another cousin.


Howling Mine (Artifact, , Dana Knutson, Rare)

At the beginning of each player's draw step, if Howling Mine is untapped, that player draws a card.
Legend has it that the mine howls out the last words of those who died inside.


Iron Star (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever a player plays a red spell, you may pay . If you do, you gain 1 life.
Forged by a thousand flames.


Ivory Cup (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever a player plays a white spell, you may pay . If you do, you gain 1 life.
Blessed by a thousand prayers.


Jayemdae Tome (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Rare)

, : Draw a card.
"Knowledge is power." —Sir Francis Bacon, Meditationes Sacrae


Millstone (Artifact, , John Avon, Rare)

, : Target player puts the top wo cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
More than one mage has been driven insane by the sound of the millstone relentlessly grinding away.


Patagia Golem (Artifact Creature — Golem, , Kev Walker, Uncommon)

: Patagia Golem gains flying until end of turn. (It can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 2/3
Its wings were only designed to be ornamental, but it learned to use them on its own.


Phyrexian Colossus (Artifact Creature, , Mark Tedin, Rare)

Phyrexian Colossus doesn't untap during your untap step.
Pay 8 life: Untap Phyrexian Colossus.
Phyrexian Colossus can't be blocked except by three or more creatures. 8/8


Phyrexian Hulk (Artifact Creature, , Matthew D. Wilson, Uncommon)

5/4
It doesn't think. It doesn't feel.
It doesn't laugh or cry.
All it does from dusk till dawn
Is make the soldiers die. —Onean children's rhyme


Planar Portal (Artifact, , Mark Tedin, Rare)

, : Search your library for a card and put that card into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
These devices have been known to pull entire worlds through the Æther


Rod of Ruin (Artifact, , David Martin, Uncommon)

, : Rod of Ruin deals 1 damage to target creature or player.
The rod is a relic from ancient times...cruel, vicious, mean-spirited times.


Skull of Orm (Artifact, , Daren Bader, Rare)

, : Return target enchantment card from your graveyard to your hand.
Though lifeless, the skull still possessed a strange power over the flow of magic.


Spellbook (Artifact, , Andrew Goldhawk, Uncommon)

You have no maximum hand size.
Knowledge knows no bounds.


Star Compass (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Star Compass comes into play tapped.
: Add to your mana pool one mana of any color a basic land you control could produce.
It doesn't point north. It points home.


Teferi's Puzzle Box (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Rare)

At the beginning of each player's draw step, that player puts the cards in his or her hand on the bottom of his or her library in any order, then draws that many cards. (That player draws his or her card for the turn first.)


Throne of Bone (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever a player plays a black spell, you may pay . If you do, you gain 1 life.
Tainted by a thousand fears.


Urza's Armor (Artifact, , rk post, Rare)

If a source would deal damage to you, prevent 1 of that damage.
Urza protected his body well, but neglected his soul.


Vexing Arcanix (Artifact, , Jim Nelson, Rare)

, : Target player names a card, then reveals the top card of his or her library. If it's the named card, the player puts it into his or her hand. Otherwise, the player puts it into his or her graveyard and Vexing Arcanix deals 2 damage to him or her.


Wall of Spears (Artifact Creature — Wall, , Christopher Moeller, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
First strike (This creature deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.) 2/3
"A stick is your friend. A pointed stick is your good friend. An army of pointed sticks is your best friend." —Onean sergeant


Wooden Sphere (Artifact, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever a player plays a green spell, you may . If you do, you gain 1 life.
Strengthened by a thousand limbs.


Abyssal Specter (Creature — Specter, , Michael Sutfin, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Whenever Abyssal Specter deals damage to a player, that player discards a card from his or her hand. 2/3
To gaze under its hood is to invite death.


Ambition's Cost (Sorcery, , Junko Taguchi, Uncommon)

You draw three cards and you lose 3 life.
"Knowledge demands sacrifice."


Bog Imp (Creature — Imp, , Carl Critchlow, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 1/1
Think of it as butcher knife with wings.


Bog Wraith (Creature — Wraith, , Dave Dorman, Uncommon)

Swampwalk (This creature is unblockable as long as defending player controls a Swamp.) 3/3
The bodies of its victims are the only trucks it leaves.


Carrion Wall (Creature — Wall, , Tony Szczudlo, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
: Regenerate Carrion Wall. 3/2
A wall built from the bodies of the enemy will never lack building material in times of war.


Coercion (Sorcery, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

Target opponent reveals his or her hand. Choose a card from it. That player discards that card.
"Human tenderness is simply weakness in a pretty package."


Dark Banishing (Instant, , Dermot Power, Common)

Destroy target nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated.
"Ha, banishment? Be merciful, say 'death,'
For exile hath more terror in his look,
Much more than death." —William Shakespeare,
Romeo and Juliet


Death Pit Offering (Enchantment, , Pete Venters, Rare)

When Death Pit Offering comes into play, sacrifice all creatures you control.
Creatures you control get +2/+2.
"Kill them all and feed them to the new recruits." —Crovax, ascendant evincar


Death Pits of Rath (Enchantment, , Joel Biske, Rare)

Whenever a creature is dealt damage, destroy it. It can't be regenerated.
"Neither could I forget what I had read of these pits—that the sudden extinction of life formed no part of their most horrible plan." —Edgar Allan Poe, "The Pit and the Pendulum"


Deathgazer (Creature — Lizard, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever Deathgazer blocks or becomes blocked by a nonblack creature, destroy that creature at end of combat. 2/2
Your entire life passes before its eyes.


Deepwood Ghoul (Creature — Zombie, , Alan Pollack, Common)

Pay 2 life: Regenerate Deepwood Ghoul. 2/1
They feed on the living to stay undead.


Diabolic Tutor (Sorcery, , Rick Farrell, Uncommon)

Search your library for a card and put that card into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
The best ideas often come from the worst minds.


Drudge Skeletons (Creature — Skeleton, , Jim Nelson, Common)

: Regenerate Drudge Skeletons. 1/1
"The dead make good soldiers. They can't disobey orders, they never surrender, and they don't stop fighting when a random body part falls off." —Nevinyrral, Necromancer's Handbook


Dusk Imp (Creature — Imp, , Edward P. Beard, Jr., Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 2/1
It despises humans and squirrels and beasts and dwarves and cephalids...well, it despises just about everything.


Eastern Paladin (Creature — Knight, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

, : Destroy target green creature. 3/3
"There is no worse enemy. His passion for death doesn't just border on insanity, it wallows in it." —Southern paladin


Execute (Instant, , Gary Ruddell, Uncommon)

Destroy target white creature. It can't be regenerated.
Draw a card.
"Any fool who would die for honor is better off dead." —Cabal Patriarch


Fallen Angel (Creature — Angel, , Matthew D. Wilson, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Sacrifice a creature: Fallen Angel gets +2/+1 until end of turn. 3/3
"Why do you weep for the dead? I rejoice, for they have died for me."


Fear (Enchant Creature, , Adam Rex, Common)

Enchanted creature has fear. (It can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.)
"The horror! The horror!" —Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness


Giant Cockroach (Creature — Insect, , Heather Hudson, Common)

4/2
Toren had stepped on a lot of bugs during his life, so he couldn't help feeling embarrassed when a bug stepped on him.


Gluttonous Zombie (Creature — Zombie, , Thomas M. Baxa, Uncommon)

Fear (This creature can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.) 3/3
Greed and gluttony led him to death. Now they are his greatest assets.


Grave Pact (Enchantment, , Tony Szczudlo, Rare)

Whenever a creature you control is put into a graveyard from play, each other play sacrifices a creature.
"The bonds of loyalty can tie one to the grave." —Crovax, ascendant evincar


Gravedigger (Creature — Zombie, , Dermot Power, Common)

When Gravedigger comes into play, you may return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. 2/2
A full coffin is like a full coffer—both are attractive to thieves.


Larceny (Enchantment, , Dave Dorman, Rare)

Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, that player discards a card from his or her hand.
Opportunity makes the thief. —Roman proverb


Looming Shade (Creature — Shade, , Kev Walker, Common)

: Looming Shade gets +1/+1 until end of turn. 1/1
On darkness feeding, in nightmares breeding.


Lord of the Undead (Creature — Lord, , Brom, Rare)

All Zombies get +1/+1.
, : Return target Zombie card from your graveyard to your hand. 2/2
"I confer with Death itself. What could you possibly do to injure me?"


Maggot Carrier (Creature — Zombie, , Ron Spencer, Common)

When Maggot Carrier comes into play, each player loses 1 life. 1/1
"We do not suddenly fall on death, but advance towards it by slight degrees; we die every day." —Seneca, Epistles, trans. Gummere


Megrim (Enchantment, , Peter Bollinger, Uncommon)

Whenever an opponent discards a card from his or her hand, Megrim deals 2 damage to that player.
Memories cut from the mind can cut right back.


Mind Rot (Sorcery, , Steve Luke, Common)

Target player discards two cards from his or her hand.
What wizards fear most is losing their minds.


Mind Slash (Enchantment, , Adam Rex, Uncommon)

, Sacrifice a creature: Target opponent reveals his or her hand. Choose a card from it. That player discards that card. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.
"I can't think with all that screaming."


Mind Sludge (Sorcery, , Eric Peterson, Uncommon)

Target player discards a card from his or her hand for each Swamp you control.
When you get into the swamp, the swamp gets into you.


Murderous Betrayal (Enchantment, , Randy Gallegos, Rare)

, Pay half your life rounded up: Destroy target nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated.
Which hurts more: a sword in the gut or a dagger in the back?


Nausea (Sorcery, , James Bernardin, Common)

All creatures get -1/-1 until end of turn.
No fear. No sense. And soon, no lunch.


Nekrataal (Creature — Nekrataal, , Adrian Smith, Uncommon)

First strike (This creature deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.)
When Nekrataal comes into play, destroy target nonartifact, nonblack creature. That creature can't be regenerated. 2/1


Nightmare (Creature — Nightmare, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Nightmare's power and toughness are each equal to the number of Swamps you control. */*
The thunder of its hooves beats dreams into despair.


Persecute (Sorcery, , D. Alexader Gregory, Rare)

Choose a color. Target player reveals his or her hand and discards all cards of that color from it.
"Of all the tyrannies on humane kind
The worse is that which persecutes the mind." —John Dryden, "The Hind and the Panther"


Phyrexian Arena (Enchantment, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

At the beginning of your upkeep, you draw a card and you lose 1 life. (Your upkeep step is after you untap and before you draw.)
A drop of humanity for a sea of power.


Phyrexian Plaguelord (Creature — Carrier, , Kev Walker, Rare)

, Sacrifice Phyrexian Plaguelord: Target creature gets -4/-4 until end of turn.
Sacrifice a creature: Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn. 4/4
"The final stage of the illness: delirium, convulsions, and death." #151;Phyrexian progress notes


Plague Beetle (Creature — Insect, , Matt Cavotta, Common)

Swampwalk (This creature is unblockable as long as defending player controls a Swamp.) 1/1
No one knows whether they were named for the disease they carry or for the speed at which they multiply.


Plague Wind (Sorcery, , Alan Pollack, Rare)

Destroy all creatures you don't control. They can't be regenerated.
"The second wind of ascension is Reaver, slaying the unworthy." —Keld Triumphant


Primeval Shambler (Creature — Mercenary, , Chippy, Uncommon)

: Primeval Shambler gets +1/+1 until end of turn. 3/3
His mind, like his body, is made up of the swamp's flotsam.


Raise Dead (Sorcery, , Carl Critchlow, Common)

Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
The earth cannot hold that which magic commands.


Ravenous Rats (Creature — Rat, , Tom Wänerstand, Common)

When Ravenous Rats comes into play, target opponent discards a card from his or her hand. 1/1
Nothing is sacred to the rats. Everything is simply another meal.


Royal Assassin (Creature — Assassin, , Mark Zug, Rare)

: Destroy target tapped creature. 1/1
Trained in the arts of stealth, royal assassins choose their victims carefully, relying on timing and precision rather than brute force.


Scathe Zombies (Creature — Zombie, , Kev Walker, Common)

2/2
"They groaned, they stirred, they all uprose,
Nor spake, nor moved their eyes;
It had been strange, even in a dream,
To have seen those dead men rise." —Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"


Serpent Warrior (Creature — Soldier, , Ron Spencer, Common)

When Serpent Warrior comes into play, you lose 3 life. 3/3
A hiss before dying.


Sever Soul (Sorcery, , Glen Angus, Uncommon)

Destroy target nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated. You gain life equal to its toughness.
"The mortal world is a grove of sweet fruit, and I am ready to harvest it." —Fallen angel


Severed Legion (Creature — Zombie, , Dany Orizio, Common)

Fear (This creature can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.) 2/2
No one in Aphetto answers a knock at the door after sundown.


Slay (Instant, , Ben Thompson, Uncommon)

Destroy target green creature. It can't be regenerated.
Draw a card.
The elves had the edge in guile, skill, and valor. But in the end, only sheer numbers mattered.


Soul Feast (Sorcery, , Adam Rex, Uncommon)

Target player loses 4 life and you gain 4 life.
You are who you eat.


Spineless Thug (Creature — Mercenary, , Matthew D. Wilson, Common)

Spineless Thug can't block. 2/2
What is lacks in backbone, it makes up for in cruelty.


Swarm of Rats (Creature — Rat, , Kev Walker, Uncommon)

Swarm of Rats's power is equal to the number of Rats you control. */1
"Rats, rats, rats! Hundreds, thousands, millions of them, and every one a life." —Bram Stroker, Dracula


Underworld Dreams (Enchantment, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

Whenever an opponent draws a card, Underworld Dreams deals 1 damage to him or her.
"In the drowsy dark cave of the mind, dreams build their nest with fragments dropped from day's caravan." —Rabindranath Tagore


Unholy Strength (Enchant Creature, , Puddnhead, Common)

Enchanted creature gets +2/+1.
Such power grows the body as it shrinks the soul.


Vampiric Spirit (Creature — Spirit, , Anson Maddocks, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
When Vampiric Spirit comes into play, you lose 4 life. 4/3


Vicious Hunger (Sorcery, , Massimilano Frezzato, Common)

Vicious Hunger deals 2 damage to target creature and you gain 2 life.
Only the most ravenous soul feeds on the health of the weak.


Warped Devotion (Enchantment, , Eric Peterson, Rare)

Whenever a permanent is required to a player's hand, that player discards a card from his or her hand.
"The spirit of the devout is easily crushed by the loss of hope." —Fallen angel


Western Paladin (Creature — Knight, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

, : Destroy target white creature. 3/3
"Expect nothing but scorn, flattery, and lies. And never turn your back on him." —Northern paladin


Zombify (Sorcery, , Mark Romanoski, Uncommon)

Return target creature card from your graveyard to play.
"The first birth celebrates life. The second birth mocks it." —Mystic elder


Air Elemental (Creature — Elemental, , Wayne England, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 4/4
Pray that it doesn't seek the safety of your lungs.


Archivist (Creature — Wizard, , Donato Giancola, Rare)

: Draw a card. 1/1
"Words—so innocent and powerless are they, as standing in a dictionary; how potent for good and evil they become to one who knows how to combine them!" —Nathaniel Hawthorne


Aven Fisher (Creature — Bird Soldier, , Christopher Moeller, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
When Aven Fisher is put into a graveyard from play, you may draw a card. 2/2
The same spears that catch their food today will defend their homes tomorrow.


Balance of Power (Sorcery, , Adam Rex, Rare)

If target opponent has more cards in hand than you, draw cards equal to the difference.
"To empty your mind is to fill your grave." —Lat-Nam teaching


Boomerang (Instant, , Alan Rabinowitz, Common)

Return target permanent to its owner's hand.
"Returne from whence ye came...." —Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene


Bribery (Sorcery, , Andrew Robinson, Rare)

Search target opponent's library for a creature card and put that card into play under your control. Then that player shuffles his or her library.
In Mercadia City, loyalties extend only as far as your purse can stretch.


Catalog (Instant, , Berry, Common)

Draw two cards, then discard a card from your hand.
Though those who study are as many as the hairs on an ox, those who succeed are as rare as unicorns' horns. —Chinese proverb


Coastal Hornclaw (Creature — Bird, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

Sacrifice a land: Coastal Hornclaw gains flying until end of turn. (It can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 3/3
Jamuraan farmers fear three things above all else: droughts, floods, and hornclaws.


Coastal Piracy (Enchantment, , Matthew D. Wilson, Rare)

Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to an opponent, you may draw a card.
"I don't like to think of myself as a pirate. I'm more like a stimulator of the local economy."


Concentrate (Sorcery, , Glen Angus & Arnie Swekel, Uncommon)

Draw three cards.
"The treasure in my mind is greater than any worldly glory."


Confiscate (Enchant Permanent, , Adam Rex, Uncommon)

You control enchanted permanent.
"It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected." —Mark Twain, More Maxims of Mark


Coral Eel (Creature — Eel, , Una Fricker, Common)

2/1
Some fishers like to eat eels, and some eels like to eat fishers.


Cowardice (Enchantment, , Scott M. Fischer, Rare)

Whenever a creature becomes the target of a spell or ability, return that creature to its owner's hand. (It won't be affected by the spell or ability.)
"Cowards die many times before their death;
The valiant never taste of death but once." —William Shakespeare,
Julius Caesar


Curiosity (Enchant Creature, , Jim Nelson, Uncommon)

Whenever enchanted creature deals damage to an opponent, you may draw a card.
"You know that secret? The one that wakes you up at night in a cold sweat? The one you think no one else in the world knows? Well, guess what."


Daring Apprentice (Creature — Wizard, , Dany Orizio, Rare)

, Sacrifice Daring Apprentice: Counter target spell. 1/1
"I've seen my master do this a hundred times. How hard can it be?"


Deflection (Instant, , Jeremy Jarvis, Rare)

Change the target of target spell with a single target.
The golden rule of revenge: Do unto others what they tried to do unto you.


Dehydration (Enchant Creature, , Arnie Swekel, Common)

Enchanted creature doesn't untap during its controller's untap step.
"Cry to the sun and watch as even your tears forsake you." —Acolyte of Marit Lage


Evacuation (Instant, , Rob Alexander, Rare)

Return all creatures to their owners' hands.
Which is more unsettling: the roar of battle or the silence that follows?


Fighting Drake (Creature — Drake, , Matt Cavotta, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 2/4
Scholars in their ivory towers call them "sharks of the sky." Scholars on the road don't call them at all.


Flash Counter (Instant, , Matt Cavotta, Common)

Counter target instant spell.
"So much for that bright idea!"


Fleeting Image (Creature — Illusion, , Dave Dorman, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Return Fleeting Image to its owner's hand. 2/1
"Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow." —Aesop, Fables, trans. Jacobs


Flight (Enchant Creature, , Arnie Swekel, Common)

Enchanted creature has flying. (It can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)


Fugitive Wizard (Creature — Wizard, , Jim Nelson, Common)

1/1
The College of Lat-Nam is often forced to expel students whose experiments grow too risky or too cruel.


Hibernation (Instant, , Matt Cavotta, Uncommon)

Return all green permanents to their owners' hands.
The deep sleep of winter is not always restful.


Horned Turtle (Creature — Turtle, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

1/4
It doesn't like having visitors...unless it's having them for lunch.


Index (Sorcery, , Kev Walker, Common)

Look at the top five cards of your library, then put them back in any order.
"Let's see...Mercadia, mercenary, merfolk...you know, I really need a better filing system."


Inspiration (Instant, , Matt Cavotta, Common)

Target player draws two cards.
Madness and genius are separated only by degrees of success.


Intruder Alarm (Enchantment, , Luca Zontini, Rare)

Creatures don't untap during their controllers' untap steps.
Whenever a creature comes into play, untap all creatures.
One footstep among many silent. One footstep alone is deafening.


Invisibility (Enchant Creature, , Pete Venters, Uncommon)

Enchanted creature can't be blocked except by Walls.
Verick held his breath. Breathing wouldn't reveal his position, but it would force him to smell the goblins.


Mahamoti Djinn (Creature — Djinn, , Eric Peterson, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 5/6
Of royal blood among the air, the Mahamoti djinn rides on the wings of the winds. Mahamoti djinn rides on the wings of the winds. As dangerous in the gambling hall as he is battle, he is a master of trickery and misdirection.


Mana Leak (Instant, , Christopher Rush, Common)

Counter target spell unless its controller pays .
The fatal flaw in every plan is the assumption that you know more than your enemy.


Merchant of Secrets (Creature — Wizard, , Greg Hildebrandt, Common)

When Merchant of Secrets comes into play, draw a card. 1/1
To scrape out a living in Aphetto, wizards are reduced to selling rumors, lies, forgeries, or—if they get desperate enough—the truth.


Merchant Scroll (Sorcery, , David Martin, Uncommon)

Search your library for a blue instant card, reveal that card, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
Lat-Nam wizards trade knowledge on scrolls made of magic so they can better guard against thieves and spies.


Mind Bend (Instant, , Tony Szczudlo, Rare)

Change the text of target permanent by replacing all instances of one color word with another or one basic land type with another. (For example, you may change "nonblack creature" to "nongreen creature" or "forestwalk" to "plainswalk." This effect doesn't end at end of turn.)


Phantom Warrior (Creature — Illusion, , Greg Staples, Uncommon)

Phantom Warrior is unblockable. 2/2
It can pass through solid matter—but that doesn't mean it's harmless.


Puppeteer (Creature — Wizard, , Scott M. Fischer, Uncommon)

, : Tap or untap target creature. 1/2
"Getting people to do what you want is merely a matter of telling them what they want to hear."


Remove Soul (Instant, , Adam Rex, Common)

Counter target creature spell.


Rewind (Instant, , Dermot Power, Uncommon)

Counter target spell, then untap up to four lands.
"Let's go over this one more time...."


Sage of Lat-Nam (Creature — Sage, , Alan Pollack, Rare)

, Sacrifice an artifact: Draw a card. 1/2
Within each device is a spark of its creator's soul. Within each sage is a lamp that awaits that spark.


Sage Owl (Creature — Bird, , Mark Brill, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
When Sage Owl comes into play, look at the top four cards of your library, then put them back in any order. 1/1


Sea Monster (Creature — Serpent, , Daniel Gelon, Common)

Sea Monster can't attack unless defending player controls an Island. 6/6
It's easy to believe the monster is a myth—until you feel three hundred thousand pounds of myth crashing down on your ship.


Shifting Sky (Enchantment, , Jerry Tiritilli, Rare)

As Shifting Sky comes into play, choose a color.
All nonland permanents are the chosen color.
Master the sky and you rule everything beneath it. —Metathran saying


Sneaky Homunculus (Creature — Illusion, , Scott M. Fischer, Common)

Sneaky Homunculus can't block or be blocked by creatures with power 2 or greater. 1/1
Keep watch only for the giants and you'll be eaten by the ants.


Spiketail Hatchling (Creature — Drake, , Greg Staples, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Sacrifice Spiketail Hatchling: Counter target spell unless its controller pays . 1/1
It dodges waves of water to prepare for waves of magic.


Steal Artifact (Enchant Artifact, , Peter Bollinger, Uncommon)

You control enchanted artifact.


Storm Crow (Creature — Bird, , John Matson, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 1/2
Storm crow descending, winter unending.
Storm crow departing, summer is starting.


Telepathy (Enchantment, , Matthew D. Wilson, Uncommon)

Your opponents play with their hands revealed.
"Secrets? What secrets?"


Temporal Adept (Creature — Wizard, , Roger Raupp, Rare)

, : Return target permanent to its owner's hand. 1/1
"Of course she's at the head of her class. All of her classmates have disappeared." —Tolarian renegade


Thieving Magpie (Creature — Bird, , Christopher Moeller, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Whenever Thieving Magpie deals damage to an opponent, you draw a card. 1/3
Other birds collect twigs for their nests. Magpies steal jewels for theirs.


Tidal Kraken (Creature — Monster, , Christopher Moeller, Rare)

Tidal Kraken is unblockable. 6/6
To merfolk, pirates are a nuisance. To pirates, merfolk are a threat. To the kraken, they're both appetizers.


Trade Routes (Enchantment, , Matt Cavotta, Rare)

: Return target land you control to its owner's hand.
, Discard a land card from your hand: Draw a card.
The wise, the righteous, the mighty—the merchants feed them all.


Treasure Trove (Enchantment, , Brian Despain, Uncommon)

: Draw a card.
"Wealth means power; the power to subdue, to crush, to exploit, the power to enslave, to outrage, to degrade." —Emma Goldman, "Anarchism"


Twiddle (Instant, , Matt Cavotta, Common)

Tap or untap target artifact, creature, or land.


Unsummon (Instant, , Ron Spencer, Common)

Return target creature to its owner's hand.


Wall of Air (Creature — Wall, , John Avon, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Flying (This creature may block creatures with flying.) 1/5
When no falcons fly, beware the sky. —Femeref aphorism


Wind Drake (Creature — Drake, , Tom Wänerstand, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 2/2
"But high she shoots through air and light,
Above all low delay,
Where nothing earthly bounds her flight,
Nor shadow dims her way." —Thomas Moore, "Oh that I had Wings"


Wrath of Marit Lage (Enchantment, , Matt Thompson, Uncommon)

When Wrath of Marit Lage comes into play, tap all red creatures.
Red creatures don't untap during their controllers' untap steps.
"Marit Lage lies frozen in a glacier's heart. Still her dreams take form in our world, stealing the heat from our souls." —Halvor Arenson, Kjeldoran priest


Zur's Weirding (Enchantment, , Scott M. Fischer, Rare)

Players play with their hands revealed.
If a player would draw a card, he or she reveals it instead. Then any other player may pay 2 life. If a player does, put that card into its owner's graveyard. Otherwise, that player draws the card.


Birds of Paradise (Creature — Bird, , Edward P. Beard, Jr., Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool. 0/1


Blanchwood Armor (Enchant Creature, , Paolo Parente, Uncommon)

Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each Forest you control.
"There's never been a dwarven smith who could match the marvels that Gaea herself forges." —Elvish champion


Call of the Wild (Enchantment, , Paolo Parente, Rare)

: Reveal the top card of your library. If it's a creature card, put it into play. Otherwise, put it into your graveyard.
From a whisper to a roar, the call is heard by all and refused by none.


Canopy Spider (Creature — Spider, , Christopher Rush, Common)

Canopy Spider may block as though it had flying. 1/3
It keeps the upper reaches of the forest free of every menace...except for the spider itself.


Choke (Enchantment, , Terese Nielsen, Uncommon)

Islands don't untap during their controllers' untap steps.
"One day we shall walk where once was water." —Eladamri, Lord of Leaves


Collective Unconscious (Sorcery, , Andrew Goldhawk, Rare)

Draw a card for each creature you control.
"The beasts of the wild are my senses. It is through their eyes that all knowledge shall come to me."


Craw Wurm (Creature — Wurm, , Heather Hudson, Common)

6/4
The most terrifying thing about the craw wurm is probably the horrible crashing sound it makes as it speeds through the forest. This noise is so loud it echoes through the trees and seems to come from all directions at once.


Creeping Mold (Sorcery, , Gary Ruddell, Uncommon)

Destroy target artifact, enchantment, or land.
Mold crept over the walls and into every crevice until the gleaming white stone strained and burst.


Elvish Champion (Creature — Lord, , Mark Zug, Rare)

All Elves get +1/+1 and have forestwalk. (They're unblockable as long as defending player controls a Forest.) 2/2
"For what are leaves but countless blades
To fight a countless foe on high." —Elvish hymn


Elvish Lyrist (Creature — Elf, , Michael Koelsch, Uncommon)

, , Sacrifice Elvish Lyrist: Destroy target enchantment. 1/1
Each pluck of the strings breaks the hold of the unnatural on the world.


Elvish Pioneer (Creature — Elf Druid, , Thomas M. Baxa, Common)

When Elvish Pioneer comes into play, you may put a basic land card from your hand into play tapped. 1/1
"Destruction is the work of an afternoon. Creation is the work of a lifetime."


Elvish Piper (Creature — Elf, , Tristan Elwell, Rare)

, : Put a creature card from your hand into play. 1/1
From Gaea grew the world, and the world was silent. From Gaea grew the world's elves, and the world was silent no more. —Elvish teaching


Elvish Scrapper (Creature — Elf, , Edward P. Beard, Jr., Uncommon)

, , Sacrifice Elvish Scrapper: Destroy target artifact. 1/1
"The stories tell of a distant time when machines overran the forests, destroying everything that lived. That time will not come again."


Emperor Crocodile (Creature — Crocodile, , Kev Walker, Rare)

When you control no other creatures, sacrifice Emperor Crocodile. 5/5
The king of Yavimaya's waters pay constant attention to his subjects...and thrives on their adulation.


Fecundity (Enchantment, , Rebecca Guay, Uncommon)

Whenever a creature is put into a graveyard from play, that creature's controller may draw a card.
Life is eternal. A lifetime is ephemeral.


Fertile Ground (Enchant Land, , Heather Hudson, Common)

Whenever enchanted land is tapped for mana, its controller adds one mana of any color to his or her mana pool.
"The love of nature...is a furious, burning, physical greed...." —Mary Webb, The House in Dormer Forest


Foratog (Creature — Atog, , Mark Poole, Uncommon)

, Sacrifice a Forest: Foratog gets +2/+2 until end of turn. 1/2
Five hundred years to grow—barely a minute to eat.


Fungusaur (Creature — Fungusaur, , Heather Hudson, Rare)

Whenever Fungusaur is dealt damage, put a +1/+1 counter on it. (The damage is dealt before the counter is put on.) 2/2
Rather than sheltering her young, the female fungusaur often injures her own offspring, thereby ensuring their rapid growth.


Fyndhorn Elder (Creature — Elf, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

: Add to your mana pool. 1/1
"It is useful to be able to speak to the trees. But it is truly wondrous to be able to listen to them."


Gaea's Herald (Creature — Elf, , Dan Frazier, Rare)

Creature spells can't be countered. 1/1
The elves' battle cries cut paths through the Æther, guiding those who would stand in Gaea's defense.


Giant Badger (Creature — Badger, , Lars Grant-West, Common)

Whenever Giant Badger blocks, it gets +2/+2 until end of turn. 2/2
Disturb a sleeping badger and the snapping of your bones will awaken the countryside.


Giant Growth (Instant, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.


Giant Spider (Creature — Spider, , Randy Gallegos, Common)

Giant Spider may block as though it had flying. 2/4
Watching the spider's web —Llanowar expression meaning "focusing on the wrong thing"


Grizzly Bears (Creature — Bear, , D. J. Cleland-Hura, Common)

2/2
Don't try to outrun one of Dominaria's grizzlies; it'll catch you, knock you down, and eat you. Of course, you could run up a tree. In that case you'll get a nice view before it knocks the tree down and eats you.


Horned Troll (Creature — Troll, , Christopher Moeller, Common)

: Regenerate Horned Troll. 2/2
Sword hilts jut from some trolls' bodies where wounds healed so fast that the weapons were trapped inside.


Hunted Wumpus (Creature — Beast, , Thomas M. Baxa, Uncommon)

When Hunted Wumpus comes into play, each other play may put a creature card from his or her hand into play. 6/6
Just one can feed a dozen people for a month.


Lhurgoyf (Creature — Lhurgoyf, , Pete Venters, Rare)

Lhurgoyf's power is equal to the number of creature cards in all graveyards and its toughness is equal to that number plus 1. */1+*
"Ach! Hans, run! It's the lhurgoyf!" —Saffi Eriksdotter, last words


Living Terrain (Enchant Land, , Andrew Goldhawk, Uncommon)

Enchanted land is a 5/6 green Treefolk creature that's still a land.
Some warriors walk the earth. Others are born of it.


Llanowar Behemoth (Creature — Behemoth, , Hannibal King, Uncommon)

Tap an untapped creature you control: Llanowar Behemoth gets +1/+1 until end of turn. 4/4
"Most people can't build decent weapons out of stone or steel. Trust the elves to do it with only mud and vines." —Gerrard of the Weatherlight


Lone Wolf (Creature — Wolf, , Una Fricker, Common)

You may have Lone Wolf deal its combat damage to defending player as though it weren't blocked. 2/2
A wolf without a pack is either a survivor or a brute.


Lure (Enchant Creature, , DiTerlizzi, Uncommon)

All creatures able to block enchanted creature do so.
"When the forest wants something, no mortal mind can resist her." —Maro


Maro (Creature — Elemental, , Stuart Griffin, Rare)

Maro's power and toughness are each equal to the number of cards in your hand. */*
No two see the same Maro.


Might of Oaks (Instant, , Greg Staples, Rare)

Target creature gets +7/+7 until end of turn.
"Guess where I'm gonna plant this!"


Monstrous Growth (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Common)

Target creature gets +4/+4 until end of turn.
Get in touch with your inner monster.


Moss Monster (Creature — Monster, , Glen Angus, Common)

3/6
After the battle, an eerie silence gripped the forest. The losers' remains were lightly dusted with green.


Nantuko Disciple (Creature — Insect Druid, , Justin Sweet, Common)

, : Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. 2/2
Unanswered prayers are themselves answers. —Nantuko teaching


Natural Affinity (Instant, , Pete Venters, Rare)

Until end of turn, all lands become 2/2 creatures that are still lands.
As long as the dryads are a part of the forest, the forest is a part of the army.


Naturalize (Instant, , Tim Hildebrandt, Common)

Destroy target artifact or enchantment.
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin." —William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida


Norwood Ranger (Creature — Elf, , Ron Spencer, Common)

1/2
The song of the forest is in perfect harmony. If a single note is out of place, the elves will find its source.


Plow Under (Sorcery, , Rob Alexander, Rare)

Put two target lands on top of their owner's library.
To renew the land, plow the land.
To destroy the land, do nothing. —Druids' saying


Primeval Force (Creature — Elemental, , Randy Gallegos, Rare)

When Primeval Force comes into play, sacrifice it unless you sacrifice three Forests. 8/8
It has germinated in the earth for thousands of years. Finally it wakes to the battle's call.


Rampant Growth (Sorcery, , Tom Kyffin, Common)

Search your library for a basic land card and put that card into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.
Nature grows solutiosn to her problems.


Regeneration (Enchant Creature, , Adam Rex, Common)

: Regenerate enchanted creature.
"Why should death always have the last word?" —Llanowar druid


Revive (Sorcery, , Matthew D. Wilson, Uncommon)

Return target green card from your graveyard to your hand.
Even what is lost beyond recall returns when coaxed by a dryad's hand.


Rhox (Creature — Beast, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

You may have Rhox deal its combat damage to defending player as though it weren't blocked.
: Regenerate Rhox. 5/5


Rushwood Dryad (Creature — Dryad, , Todd Lockwood, Common)

Forestwalk (This creature is unblockable as long as defending player controls a Forest.) 2/1
To a dryad, every tree in the forest is both a doorway and a window.


Spined Wurm (Creature — Wurm, , Keith Parkinson, Common)

5/4
"I wouldn't stand in front of that wurm, son. 'Course, I wouldn't stand behind it neither. In fact, standing anywhere near that wurm's not much of a plan. Running, now that's a plan! —Wandering mage


Spitting Spider (Creature — Spider, , Edward P. Beard, Jr., Uncommon)

Spitting Spider may block as though it had flying.
Sacrifice a land: Spitting Spider deals 1 damage to each creature with flying. 3/5


Spreading Algae (Enchant Land, , Stephen Daniele, Uncommon)

Spreading Algae can enchant only a Swamp.
When enchanted land becomes tapped, destroy that land.
When Spreading Algae is put into a graveyard from play, return Spreading Algae to its owner's hand.


Stream of Life (Sorcery, , Andrew Goldhawk, Uncommon)

Target player gains X life.


Thorn Elemental (Creature — Elemental, , rk post, Rare)

You may have Thorn Elemental deal its combat damage to defending player as though it weren't blocked. 7/7
Rain from this storm leaves you pinned to the ground like an insect.


Trained Armodon (Creature — Elephant, , Gary Leach, Common)

3/3
Armodons are trained to step on things. Enemy things.


Verduran Enchantress (Creature — Druid, , Rob Alexander, Rare)

Whenever you play an enchantment spell, you may draw a card. 0/2
"Graceful? Yes. Beautiful? Absolutely. Harmless? Definitely not." —Fyndhorn elder


Vernal Bloom (Enchantment, , Bob Eggleton, Rare)

Whenever a Forest is tapped for mana, its controller adds to his or her mana pool.
The sun breaks, the beasts stir, and the forest awakens to stand against its enemies.


Vine Trellis (Creature — Wall, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

(Walls can't attack.)
: Add to your mana pool. 0/4
Nature twists knots stronger than any rope.


Wing Snare (Sorcery, , Daren Bader, Uncommon)

Destroy target creature with flying.
"We are the hands of the great trees, reaching out to ensnare what threatens their branches." —Elvish hunter


Wood Elves (Creature — Elf, , Christopher Moeller, Common)

When Wood Elves comes into play, search your library for a Forest card and put that card into play. Then shuffle your library. 1/1
Every branch a crossroads, every vine a swift steed.


Yavimaya Enchantress (Creature — Druid, , Matthew D. Wilson, Uncommon)

Yavimaya Enchantress gets +1/+1 for each enchantment in play. 2/2
Her roots connect her to the forest's wishes.


Anaba Shaman (Creature — Minotaur, , Alex Horley-Orlandelli, Common)

, : Anaba Shaman deals 1 damage to target creature or power. 2/2
Just try taking this bull by the horns.


Balduvian Barbarians (Creature — Barbarian, , Jim Nelson, Common)

3/2
"From the snowy slopes of Kaelor,
To the canyons of Bandu,
We drink and fight and feast and die
As we were born to do." —Balduvian tavern song


Blaze (Sorcery, , Alex Horley-Orlandelli, Uncommon)

Blaze deals X damage to target creature or player.
Fire never dies alone.


Blood Moon (Enchantment, , Franz Vohwinkel, Rare)

Nonbasic lands are Mountains.
Heavy light flooded across the landscape, cloaking everything in deep crimson.


Bloodshot Cyclops (Creature — Giant, , Daren Bader, Rare)

, Sacrifice a creature: Bloodshot Cyclops deals damage equal to the sacrificed creature's power to target creature or player. 4/4
After their first encounter, the goblins named him Chuck.


Boil (Instant, , Jason Alexander Behnke, Uncommon)

Destroy all Islands.
"When every reef is bared and every wave is dust—only then shall I rest."


Canyon Wildcat (Creature — Cat, , Gary Leach, Common)

Mountainwalk (This creature is unblockable as long as defending player controls a Mountain.) 2/1
In the warrior kingdom of Keld, the cats used in the hunt are prized for their tracking sense and ability to climb walls.


Cinder Wall (Creature — Wall, , Anthony S. Waters, Common)

(Walls can't attack.)
When Cinder Wall blocks, destroy it at end of combat. 3/3
"The smell of roasted flesh hung over the valley for hours." —Onean sergeant


Demolish (Sorcery, , Gary Ruddell, Uncommon)

Destroy target artifact or land.
"Pound the steel until it fits.
Doesn't work? Bash to bits." —Dwarven forging song


Dwarven Demolition Team (Creature — Dwarf, , Kev Walker, Uncommon)

: Destroy target Wall. 1/1
Foolishly, Najib retreated to his castle at El-Abar; the next morning he was dead. In just one night, the dwarven forces had reduced the mighty walls to mere rubble.


Enrage (Instant, , Justin Sweet, Uncommon)

Target creature gets +X/+0 until end of turn.
"You wouldn't like me when I'm angry."


Flashfires (Sorcery, , Randy Gallegos, Uncommon)

Destroy all Plains.
Dry grass is tinder before the spark.


Furnace of Rath (Enchantment, , John Matson, Rare)

If a source would deal damage to a creature or player, it deals double that damage to that creature or player instead.
The furnace awaits the next master who would stoke the fires of apocalypse.


Goblin Chariot (Creature — Goblin, , John Howe, Common)

Haste (This creature may attack the turn it comes under your control.) 2/2
The hardest part of his training is learning not to eat the boar.


Goblin Glider (Creature — Goblin, , Patrick Faricy, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Goblin Glider can't block. 1/1
"What's got two arms, one wing, and no brains?" —Ghitu riddle


Goblin King (Creature — Lord, , Ron Spears, Rare)

All Goblins get +1/+1 and have mountainwalk. (They're unblockable as long as defending player controls a Mountain.) 2/2
To be king, Numsgil did in Blog, who did in Unkful, who did in Viddle, who did in Loll, who did in Alrok...


Goblin Raider (Creature — Goblin, , Greg Staples, Common)

Goblin Raider can't block. 2/2
He's smart for a goblin. He can do two things: hit and run.


Guerilla Tactics (Instant, , Ron Spencer, Uncommon)

Guerilla Tactics deals 2 damage to target creature or player.
When a spell or ability an opponent controls causes you to discard Guerilla Tactics from your hand, Guerilla Tactics deals 4 damage to target creature or player.


Hammer of Bogardan (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Rare)

Hammer of Bogardan deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
: Return Hammer of Bogardan from your graveyard to your hand. Play this ability only during your upkeep. (Your upkeep step is after your untap and before you draw.)


Hill Giant (Creature — Giant, , Dany Orizio, Common)

3/3
Bent on a quest for blood, a giant can storm through a fort's wall as if it were nothing more than a picket fence.


Hulking Cyclops (Creature — Giant, , Paolo Parente, Uncommon)

Hulking Cyclops can't block. 5/5
Anyone can get around a cyclops, but few can stand in its way.


Inferno (Instant, , Don Hazeltine, Rare)

Inferno deals 6 damage to each creature and each player.
"Some have said there is no subtlety to destruction. You know what? They're dead." —Jaya Ballard, task mage


Lava Axe (Sorcery, , Brian Snöddy, Common)

Lava Axe deals 5 damage to target player.
"Catch!"


Lava Hounds (Creature — Hound, , Steve White, Rare)

Haste (This creature may attack the turn it comes under your control.)
When Lava Hounds comes into play, it deals 4 damage to you. 4/4


Lesser Gargadon (Creature — Beast, , Rob Alexander, Uncommon)

Whenever Lesser Gargadon attacks or blocks, sacrifice a land. 6/4
"In some cultures, elephants are ridden by those in power. I don't think a mere elephant would even be noticed in Keld." —Onean sergeant


Lightning Blast (Instant, , Richard Thomas, Uncommon)

Lightning Blast deals 4 damage to target creature or player.
"Those who fear the darkness have never seen what the light can do." —Selenia, dark angel


Lightning Elemental (Creature — Elemental, , Kev Walker, Common)

Haste (This creature may attack the turn it comes under your control.) 4/1
"A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave,
He passes from life to his rest in the grave." —William Knox, "Mortality"


Mana Clash (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Rare)

You and target opponent each flip a coin. Mana Clash deals 1 damage to each player whose coin comes up tails. Repeat this process until both players' coins come up heads on the same flip.


Mogg Sentry (Creature — Goblin, , Greg Staples, Rare)

Whenever an opponent plays a spell, Mogg Sentry gets +2/+2 until end of turn. 1/1
Tortured with magic by their masters, the moggs are enflamed by the smell of sorcery.


Obliterate (Sorcery, , Kev Walker, Rare)

Obliterate can't be countered.
Destroy all artifacts, creatures, and lands. They can't be regenerated.
"The enemy has been destroyed, sir. So have the forest, the city, your palace, your dog..." —Keldon soldier


Ogre Taskmaster (Creature — Ogre, , Dany Orizio, Uncommon)

Ogre Taskmaster can't block. 4/3
Ogres learn how to smash stuff even before they learn how to walk.


Okk (Creature — Goblin, , Peter Bollinger, Rare)

Okk can't attack unless a creature with greater power also attacks.
Okk can't block unless a creature with greater power also blocks. 4/4


Orcish Artillery (Creature — Orc, , Dan Frazier, Uncommon)

: Orcish Artillery deals 2 damage to target creature or player and 3 damage to you. 1/3
"So they want to kill my men? Well two can play at that game." —General Khurzog


Orcish Spy (Creature — Orc, , Greg Staples, Common)

: Look at the top three cards of target player's library. (Put them back in the same order.) 1/1
"You idiot! Never let the spies mingle with the orcish regulars after completing a mission. Now we'll never get them to fight!" —General Khurzog


Panic Attack (Sorcery, , Mike Ploog, Common)

Up to three target creatures can't block this turn.
Sometimes everyone decides to go for help at the same time.


Pyroclasm (Sorcery, , John Avon, Uncommon)

Pyroclasm deals 2 damage to each creature.
"When the air burns, only death breathes deep." —Bogardan mage


Pyrotechnics (Sorcery, , John Avon, Uncommon)

Pyrotechnics deals 4 damage divided as you choose among any number of target creatures and/or players.
"Who says lightning never strikes twice?" —Storm shaman


Raging Goblin (Creature — Goblin, , Jeff Miracola, Common)

Haste (This creature may attack the turn it comes under your control.) 1/1
He raged at the world, at his family, at his life. But mostly he just raged.


Reflexes (Enchant Creature, , Steve White, Common)

Enchanted creature has first strike. (It deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.)
"Be as fast as lightning, and you will be just as deadly." —Combat trainer


Relentless Assault (Sorcery, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Rare)

Untap all creatures that attacked this turn. After this phase, there is an additional combat phase followed by an additional main phase.
"Mercy? Mercy is for the playground, not the battleground."


Ridgeline Rager (Creature — Beast, , Chippy, Common)

: Ridgeline Rager gets +1/+0 until end of turn. 1/2
While armies battled across Jamuraa, beasts stalked the high places looking for victims.


Rukh Egg (Creature — Egg, , Mark Zug, Rare)

When Rukh Egg is put into a graveyard from play, put a 4/4 red Rukh creature token with flying into play at end of turn. 0/3
Called "stonefeathers" by many lowlanders, rukhs are thought to descend from a phoenix that sacrificed its flame for a body of stone.


Sabretooth Tiger (Creature — Cat, , Monte Michael Moore, Common)

First strike (This creature deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.) 2/1
To a sabretooth, all men are mice.


Searing Wind (Instant, , John Matson, Rare)

Searing Wind deals 10 damage to target creature or player.
"The first wind of ascension is Forger, burning away impurity." —Keld Triumphant


Seismic Assault (Enchantment, , Greg Staples, Rare)

Discard a land card from your hand: Seismic Assault deals 2 damage to target creature or player.
Earth arms itself with fire.


Shatter (Instant, , Jason Alexander Behnke, Common)

Destroy target artifact.


Shivan Dragon (Creature — Dragon, , Donato Giancola, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Shivan Dragon gets +1/+0 until end of turn. 5/5
The undisputed master of the mountains of Shiv.


Shock (Instant, , Randy Gallegos, Common)

Shock deals 2 damage to target creature or player.
"I love lightning! It's my best invention since the rock." —Toggo, goblin weaponsmith


Shock Troops (Creature — Soldier, , Jeff Miracola, Common)

Sacrifice Shock Troops: Shock Troops deals 2 damage to target creature or player. 2/2
War is a conflict that determines not who is right—but who is left.


Sizzle (Sorcery, , Christopher Moeller, Common)

Sizzle deals 3 damage to each opponent.
"Of course you should fight fire with fire. You should fight everything with fire." —Jaya Ballard, task mage


Stone Rain (Sorcery, , John Matson, Common)

Destroy target land.


Sudden Impact (Instant, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Uncommon)

Sudden Impact deals damage equal to the number of cards in target player's hand to that player.
Most people know better. Goblins only know bigger.


Thieves' Auction (Sorcery, , Kevin Murphy, Rare)

Set aside all cards in play. Starting with you, each player chooses one of the cards set aside and puts it into play tapped under his or her control. Repeat this process until all those cards have been chosen.


Tremor (Sorcery, , Pete Venters, Common)

Tremor deals 1 damage to each creature without flying.
Where do you run when the earth becomes your enemy?


Two-Headed Dragon (Creature — Dragon, , Sam Wood, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Two-Headed Dragon gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
Two-Headed Dragon can't be blocked except by two or more creatures.
Two-Headed Dragon may block an additional creature. 4/4


Viashino Sandstalker (Creature — Viashino, , Andrew Robinson, Uncommon)

Haste (This creature may attack the turn it comes under your control.)
At end of turn, return Viashino Sandstalker to its owner's hand. (Return it only if it's in play.) 4/2
"Some believe sandstalkers to be illusions; those with scars know better." —Zhalfirin Guide to the Desert


Volcanic Hammer (Sorcery, , Ben Thompson, Common)

Volcanic Hammer deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
Fire finds its form in the heat of the forge.


Wall of Stone (Creature — Wall, , Rob Alexander, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.) 0/8
The ground itself lends its strength to these walls of living stone, which possess the stability of ancient mountains. These mighty bulwarks thwart ground-based troops, providing welcome relief for weary warriors who defend the land.


Angel of Mercy (Creature — Angel, , Melissa A. Benson, Uncommon)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
When Angel of Mercy comes into play, you gain 3 life. 3/3
A song of life soars over fields of blood.


Angelic Page (Creature — Spirit, , Marc Fishman, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Target attacking or blocking creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn. 1/1
If only every message were as perfect as its bearer.


Ardent Militia (Creature — Soldier, , Paolo Parente, Uncommon)

Attacking doesn't cause Ardent Militia to tap. 2/5
Knights fight for honor and mercenaries fight for gold. The militia fights for hearth and home.


Avatar of Hope (Creature — Avatar, , Mark Zug, Rare)

If you have 3 life or less, Avatar of Hope costs less to play.
Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Avatar of Hope may block any number of creatures. 4/9


Aven Cloudchaser (Creature — Bird Soldier, , Justin Sweet, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
When Aven Cloudchaser comes into play, destroy target enchantment. 2/2


Aven Flock (Creature — Bird Soldier, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
: Aven Flock gets +0/+1 until end of turn. 2/3
Just as each added feather steadies the wing, so does the flock grow stronger with each new member.


Blessed Reversal (Instant, , Christopher Moeller, Rare)

You gain 3 life for each creature attacking you.
Even an enemy is a valuable resource.


Blinding Angel (Creature — Angel, , Todd Lockwood, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Whenever Blinding Angel deals combat damage to a player, that player skips his or her next combat phase. 2/4
"Their eyes will shrivel and blacken before faith's true light."


Chastise (Instant, , Carl Critchlow, Uncommon)

Destroy target attacking creature. You gain life equal to its power.
"Why do we pray to the Ancestor? Because She listens." —Mystic elder


Circle of Protection: Black (Enchantment, , Mark Romanoski, Uncommon)

: The next time a black source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Circle of Protection: Blue (Enchantment, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Uncommon)

: The next time a blue source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Circle of Protection: Green (Enchantment, , Alan Pollack, Uncommon)

: The next time a green source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Circle of Protection: Red (Enchantment, , Gary Ruddell, Uncommon)

: The next time a red source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Circle of Protection: White (Enchamtment, , Darrell Riche, Uncommon)

: The next time a white source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Crossbow Infantry (Creature — Soldier, , James Bernardin, Common)

: Crossbow Infantry deals 1 damage to target attacking or blocking creature. 1/1
"He can split a marshfly in two from halfway across the range." —Onean sergeant


Demystify (Instant, , Christopher Rush, Common)

Destroy target enchantment.


Diving Griffin (Creature — Griffin, , John Howe, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Attacking doesn't cause Diving Griffin to tap. 2/2
To outrace the griffin —Kipamu expression meaning "to do the impossible"


Elite Archers (Creature — Soldier, , Greg Staples, Rare)

: Elite Archers deals 3 damage to target attacking or blocking creature. 3/3
They fletch their arrows with the feathers of angels.


Elite Javelineer (Creature — Soldier, , Mark Poole, Uncommon)

Whenever Elite Javelineer blocks, it deals 1 damage to target attacking creature. 2/2
"Precision is frequently more valuable than force."


Glorious Anthem (Enchantment, , Kev Walker, Rare)

Creatures you control get +1/+1.
Each victory adds a new verse.


Glory Seeker (Creature — Soldier, , Dave Dorman, Common)

2/2
The turning of the tide always begins with one soldier's decision to head back into the fray.


Healing Salve (Instant, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Common)

Choose one — Target player gains 3 life; or prevent the next 3 damage that would be dealt to target creature or player this turn.


Holy Day (Instant, , Pete Venters, Common)

Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt this turn.
"The day of Spirits; my soul's calm retreat / Which none disturb!" —Henry Vaughan, "The Night"


Holy Strength (Enchant Creature, , Scott M. Fischer, Common)

Enchanted creature gets +1/+2.


Honor Guard (Creature — Soldier, , Mark Zug, Common)

: Honor Guard gets +0/+1 until end of turn. 1/1
"It is not a choice I make, to have this guard. It is the choice of my people, and my duty to them." —Oracle en-Vec


Intrepid Hero (Creature — Soldier, , Greg Hildebrandt, Rare)

: Destroy target creature with power 4 or greater. 1/1
A fool knows no fear. A hero shows no fear.


Ivory Mask (Enchantment, , Glen Angus, Rare)

You can't be the target of spells or abilities.
Made from its wearer's hopes, the mask ensures that those hopes will be fulfilled.


Karma (Enchantment, , Bob Eggleton, Uncommon)

At the beginning of each player's upkeep, Karma deals damage to that player equal to the number of Swamps he or she controls. (Your upkeep step is after you untap and before you draw.)


Master Decoy (Creature — Soldier, , Ben Thompson, Common)

, : Tap target creature. 1/2
A skilled decoy can throw your enemies off your trail. A master decoy can survive to do it again.


Master Healer (Creature — Cleric, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Rare)

: Prevent the next 4 damage that would be dealt to target creature or player this turn. 1/4
Her heart holds the pain of every soldier she's ever healed.


Noble Purpose (Enchamtment, , Kev Walker, Rare)

Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage, you gain that much life.
Fighting for the right reason is itself a source of strength.


Oracle's Attendants (Creature — Soldier, , Dany Orizio, Rare)

: All damage that would be dealt to target creature this turn by a source of your choice is dealt to Oracle's Attendants instead. 1/5
The future isn't sacred, but its speaker is.


Pacifism (Enchant Creature, , Robert Bliss, Common)

Enchanted creature can't attack or block.
For the first time in his life, Grakk felt a little warm and fuzzy inside.


Peach Garden Oath (Sorcery, , Qiao Dafu, Uncommon)

You gain 2 life for each creature you control.
"We three, though of separate ancestry, join in brotherhood....We dare not hope to be together always but hereby vow to die the selfsame day." —Peach Garden Oath


Rain of Blades (Instant, , Rob Alexander, Uncommon)

Rain of Blades deals 1 damage to each attacking creature.
Some say they are the weapons of heroes fallen in battle, eager for one last chance at glory.


Razorfoot Griffin (Creature — Griffin, , Ben Thompson, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
First strike (This creature deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.) 2/2


Redeem (Instant, , D. Alexander Gregory, Common)

Prevent all damage that would be dealt this turn to up to two target creatures.
"Let me redeem my brothers both from death." —William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus


Rolling Stones (Enchantment, , Don Hazeltine, Rare)

Walls may attack as though they weren't Walls.
"Trust me—the walls have more than just ears." —Orcish spy


Sacred Ground (Enchantment, , Gary Ruddell, Rare)

Whenever a spell or ability an opponent controls causes a land to be put into your graveyard from play, return that land to play.
The land will never betray those who gave their lives for it.


Sacred Nectar (Sorcery, , Janine Johnston, Common)

You gain 4 life.
"Over the silver mountains,
Where spring the nectar fountains,
There will I kiss
The bowl of bliss;
And drink my everlasting fill...." —Sir Walter Raleigh, "The Pilgrimage"


Samite Healer (Creature — Cleric, , Anson Maddocks, Common)

: Prevent the next 1 damage that would be dealt to target creature or player this turn. 1/1
Healers ultimately acquire the divine gifts of spiritual and physical wholeness. The most devout are also granted the ability to pass physical wholeness on to others.


Sanctimony (Enchantment, , Patrick Faricy, Uncommon)

Whenever an opponent taps a Mountain for mana, you may gain 1 life.
"The peasants labor for my profit. I approve."


Savannah Lions (Creature — Lion, , Carl Critchlow, Rare)

2/1
Even the brave are scared by a lion three times: first by its tracks, again by its roar, and one last time face to face. —Somali proverb


Seasoned Marshal (Creature — Soldier, , Matthew D. Wilson, Uncommon)

Whenever Seasoned Marshal attacks, you may tap target creature. 2/2
She reads the battlefield like a map, always seeking the shortest route to victory.


Serra Angel (Creature — Angel, , Mark Zug, Rare)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.)
Attacking doesn't cause Serra Angel to tap. 4/4
When she flies above the good, they consider themselves blessed. When she flies above the wicked, they consider themselves dead.


Solidarity (Instant, , John Zeleznik, Common)

Creatures you control get +0/+5 until end of turn.
"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." —Benjamin Franklin


Spirit Link (Enchant Creature, , Kev Walker, Uncommon)

Whenever enchanted creature deals damage, you gain that much life.
"I am bound to all my children. I share in their joys, I rage at their injuries."


Standing Troops (Creature — Soldier, , Daren Bader, Common)

Attacking doesn't cause Standing Troops to tap. 1/4
The less you have, the harder you fight for it.


Staunch Defenders (Creature — Soldier, , Tristan Elwell, Uncommon)

When Staunch Defenders comes into play, you gain 4 life. 3/4
The key to winning any fight is simply staying alive.


Story Circle (Enchantment, , Alan Pollack, Rare)

As Story Circle comes into play, choose a color.
: The next time a source of your choice of the chosen color would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.


Suntail Hawk (Creature — Bird, , Heather Hudson, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 1/1
Its eye the glaring sun, its cry the keening wind.


Sunweb (Creature — Wall, , Greg Staples, Rare)

(Walls can't attack.)
Flying (This creature may block creatures with flying.)
Sunweb can't block creatures with power 2 or less. 5/6
Sometimes the wings of fallen dragons refuse to give up the sky.


Sword Dancer (Creature — Rebel, , Roger Raupp, Uncommon): Target attacking creature gets -1/-0 until end of turn. 1/2
Most soldiers think of the sword as a weapon. In the hands of Zho monks, swords are also the strongest of shields.
Tundra Wolves (Creature — Wolf, , Richard Sardinha, Common)

First strike (This creature deals combat damage before creatures without first strike.) 1/1
"I heard their eerie howling, the wolves calling their kindred across the frozen plains." —Onean scout


Venerable Monk (Creature — Cleric, , D. Alexander Gregory, Common)

When Venerable Monk comes into play, you gain 2 life. 2/2
Age wears the flesh but galvanizes the soul.


Wall of Swords (Creature — Wall, , Hannibal King, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Flying (This creature may block creatures with flying.) 3/5
Sharper than wind, lighter than air.


Worship (Enchantment, , Mark Zug, Rare)

If you control a creature, damage that would reduce your life total to less than 1 reduces it to 1 instead.
"Believe in the ideal, not the idol." —Serra


Wrath of God (Sorcery, , Kev Walker, Rare)

Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.


City of Brass (Land, Ron Walotsky, Rare)

Whenever City of Brass becomes tapped, it deals 1 damage to you.
: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.


Coastal Tower (Land, Don Hazeltine, Uncommon)

Coastal Tower comes into play tapped.
: Add or to your mana pool.
A beacon in the night, a dream in the fog.


Elfhame Palace (Land, Anthony S. Waters, Uncommon)

Elfhame Palace comes into play tapped.
: Add or to your mana pool.
The elfhames are the closest thing to "civilization" the elves allow themselves.


Forest (Basic Land — Forest, John Avon, John Avon, John Avon, John Avon, Land 4)


Island (Basic Land — Island, John Avon, Tony Szczudlo, Scott Bailey, John Avon, Land 4)


Mountain (Basic Land — Mountain, John Avon, John Avon, Rob Alexander, John Avon, Land 4)


Plains (Basic Land — Plains, John Avon, John Avon, Fred Fields, Matthew Mitchell, Land 4)


Salt Marsh (Land, Jerry Tiritilli, Uncommon)

Salt Marsh comes into play tapped.
: Add or to your mana pool.
Only death breeds in stagnant water. —Urborg saying


Shivan Oasis (Land, Rob Alexander, Uncommon)

Shivan Oasis comes into play tapped.
: Add or to your mana pool.
Only the hardiest explorers survive to eat the fruit.


Swamp (Basic Land — Swamp, Bob Eggleton, Dan Frazier, Larry Elmore, John Avon, Land 4)


Urborg Volcano (Land, Tony Szczudlo, Uncommon)

Urborg Volcano comes into play tapped.
: Add or to your mana pool.
Deep in the heart of Urborg lie massive volcanoes whose thick black smoke covers the land with perpetual darkness.


Urza's Mine (Land — Urza's Mine, Brian Snöddy, Uncommon)

: Add to your mana pool. If you control an Urza's Power-Plant and an Urza's Tower, add to your mana pool instead.


Urza's Power Plant (Land — Urza's Power-Plant, Brian Snöddy, Uncommon)

: Add to your mana pool. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Tower, add to your mana pool instead.


Urza's Tower (Land — Urza's Tower, Brian Snöddy, Uncommon)

: Add to your mana pool. If you control an Urza's Mine and an Urza's Power-Plant, add to your mana pool instead.



Cards Only Appearing in Starter Game

Giant Octopus (Creature — Octopus, , Heather Hudson, Common)

3/3
"Before my eyes was a horrible monster, worthy to figure in the legends of the marvellous...Its eight arms, or rather feet, fixed to its head...were twice as long as its body, and were twisted like the furies' hair." —Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, trans. Lewis


Sea Eagle (Creature — Bird, , Anthony S. Waters, Common)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.) 1/1
Where air meets water, fish meets talon.


Vizzerdrix (Creature — Beast, , Dave Dorman, Rare)

6/6
A bored wizard once created a vizzerdrix out of a bunny and a piranha. He never made that mistake again.


Enormous Baloth (Creature — Beast, , Mark Tedin, Uncommon)

7/7
Its diet consists of fruits, plants, small woodland animals, large woodland animals, woodlands, fruit groves, fruit farmers, and small cities.


Silverback Ape (Creature — Ape, , Ron Spears, Uncommon)

5/5
It does not wear a crown or sit on a throne of gold, but those who have witnessed its power hail it nonetheless.


Eager Cadet (Creature — Soldier, , Greg & Tim Hildebrandt, Common)

1/1
"Training? Seeing my crops burnt to cinders was all the 'training' I needed."


Vengeance (Sorcery, , Paolo Parente, Uncommon)

Destroy target tapped creature.
Bitter as wormwood, sweet as mulled wine.


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