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Card Sets - Stronghold


Bullwhip (Artifact, , Brom, Uncommon)

, : Bullwhip deals 1 damage to target creature. That creature attacks this turn if able.
"Pain is a crude way to enforce obedience, but it is cheap and plentiful." —Volrath


Ensnaring Bridge (Artifact, , Pete Venters, Rare)

Creatures with power greater than the number of cards in your hand can't attack.
"I expected a fight, but I didn't expect it from the building itself." —Gerrard


Heartstone (Artifact, , John Matson, Uncommon)

Activation costs on creatures are reduced by . This doesn't reduce an ability's generic mana cost to less than .
"Finding a true heartstone is even harder than finding a true heart." —Hanna


Horn of Greed (Artifact, , Jeff Miracola, Rare)

Whenever a player plays a land, that player draws a card.
"Rath grows, and I am nourished." —Volrath


Hornet Cannon (Artifact, , Ron Spencer, Uncommon)

, : Put a 1/1 artifact Hornet creature token with flying and haste into play. Destroy the creature at end of turn.


Jinxed Ring (Artifact, , M. W. Kaluta & DiTerlizzi, Rare)

Whenever a card is put into your graveyard from play, Jinxed Ring deals 1 damage to you.
Sacrifice a creature: Target opponent gains control of Jinxed Ring.


Mox Diamond (Artifact, , Dan Frazier, Rare)

As an additional cost to play Mox Diamond discard a land card from your hand.
: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.


Portcullis (Artifact, , Kev Walker, Rare)

Whenever a creature comes into play, if there are two or more other creatures in play, remove that creature from the game.
When Portcullis leaves play, return to play under their owners' control all creatures removed from the game with Portcullis.


Shifting Wall (Artifact Creature — Wall, , Michael Sutfin, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Shifting Wall comes into play with X +1/+1 counters on it. 0/0
"You'd almost think Volrath doesn't want me here." —Gerrard


Sword of the Chosen (Legendary Artifact, , Adam Rex, Rare)

: Target legend gets +2/+2 until end of turn.
One shard of Selenia yet remained.


Volrath's Laboratory (Artifact, , Brom, Rare)

As you play Volrath's Laboratory comes nto play, choose a color and creature type.
, : Put into play a 2/2 creature token of the chosen color and type.


Bottomless Pit (Enchantment, , Kev Walker, Uncommon)

At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player discards a card at random from his or her hand.
"I'm sure it came with the place. I don't think you build one on purpose." —Gerrard


Brush with Death (Sorcery, , Stephen Daniele, Common)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Target opponent loses 2 life. You gain 2 life.


Cannibalize (Sorcery, , Robert Bliss, Common)

Choose two target creatures controlled by one player. You remove one of them from the game and put two +1/+1 counters on the other one.
"Mine."


Corrupting Licid (Creature — Licid, , Thomas M. Baxa, Uncommon)

, : Corrupting Licid loses all abilities, becomes an enchant creature enchanting target creature, and gains "Enchanted creature has fear" and ": End the effect that created this ability." (The enchanted creature can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.) 2/2


Crovax the Cursed (Creature — Vampire Legend, , Pete Venters, Rare)

Crovax the Cursed comes into play with four +1/+1 counters on it.
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may sacrifice a creature. If you do, put a +1/+1 counter on Crovax. If you don't, remove a +1/+1 counter from Crovax.
: Crovax gains flying until end of turn. 0/0


Dauthi Trapper (Creature — Minion, , Thomas M. Baxa, Uncommon)

: Target creature gains shadow until end of turn. (This creature may block or be blocked by only creatures with shadow.) 1/1
Merfolk tell their young of Dandân, humans of Rag Man. Dal tell tales of the Dauthi, and they are far worse.


Death Stroke (Sorcery, , Colin MacNeil, Common)

Destroy target tapped creature.
For a sharp second, Selenia froze, and Crovax's blade found home. As the angel shattered like glass, Crovax felt his mind collapse—the curse had been fulfilled.


Dungeon Shade (Creature — Spirit, , Jason Alexander Behnke, Common)

Flying.
: Dungeon Shade gets +1/+1 until end of turn. 1/1
A sickness stirs in its eyes, a nightmare born in darkened wails.


Foul Imp (Creature — Imp, , Jim Nelson, Common)

Flying.
When Foul Imp comes into play, you lose 2 life. 2/2
The imp, unaware of its own odor, paused to catch its breath . . . and promptly died.


Grave Pact (Enchantment, , Scott Kirschner, Rare)

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


Lab Rats (Sorcery, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Put a 1/1 black Rat token into play.


Megrim (Enchantment, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Whenever an opponent discards a card, Megrim deals 2 damage to him or her.
"You can run from your pain," explained Gerrard to Crovax, "but take it from experience: you will tire before it does."


Mind Peel (Sorcery, , Adam Rex, Uncommon)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Target player discards a card from his or her hand.


Mindwarper (Creature — Spirit, , Paolo Parente, Rare)

Mindwarper comes into play with three +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Mindwarper: Target player discards a card from his or her hand. Play this ability only if you could play a sorcery. 0/0


Morgue Thrull (Creature — Thrull, , Robert Bliss, Common)

Sacrifice Morgue Thrull: Put the top three cards of your library into your graveyard. 2/2
It's so hard to find good help these days.


Mortuary (Enchantment, , Robert Bliss, Rare)

Whenever a creature is put into your graveyard from play, put that creature on top of your library.
"Think of them not as failures but as works in progress." —Volrath


Rabid Rats (Creature — Rat, , Matthew Wilson, Common)

: Target blocking creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn. 1/1
Every sentence in Volrath's prisons ends the same way.


Revenant (Creature — Spirit, , Terese Nielsen, Rare)

Flying.
Revenant's power and toughness are each equal to the number of creature cards in your graveyard. */*
"Not again." —Hans


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

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


Skeleton Scavengers (Creature — Skeleton, , Brian Snöddy, Rare)

Skeleton Scavengers comes into play with one +1/+1 counter on it.
Pay for each +1/+1 counter on Skeleton Scavengers: The next time Skeleton Scavengers would be destroyed this turn, regenerate it and put a +1/+1 counter on it instead. 0/0


Stronghold Assassin (Creature — Assassin, , Matthew Wilson, Rare)

, Sacrifice a creature: Destroy target nonblack creature. 2/1
The assassin sees only throats and hears only heartbeats.


Stronghold Taskmaster (Creature — Minion, , Brom, Uncommon)

All other black creatures get -1/-1. 4/3
"With the completion of each joyous task, we are closer to Yawgmoth's divine vision." —Stronghold architect, journal


Torment (Enchant Creature, , Paolo Parente, Common)

Enchanted creature gets -3/-0.
"Volrath has killed me. All that remains of me is the scar!" —Tahngarth


Tortured Existence (Enchantment, , Keith Parkinson, Common)

, Discard a creature card from your hand: Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
"There are terrors lurking in the unseen corners of us all." —Crovax


Wall of Souls (Creature — Wall, , John Matson, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Whenever Wall of Souls is dealt combat damage, it deals that much damage to target opponent. 0/4
"It is the nature of evil to turn you against yourself." —Starke


Cloud Spirit (Creature — Spirit, , Randy Gallegos, Common)

Flying.
Cloud Spirit may block only creatures with flying. 3/1
Clouds are the soil, dreams are the crop. —Kor saying


Contempt (Enchant Creature, , Val Mayerik, Common)

Whenever enchanted creature attacks, return it and Contempt to their owners' hands at end of combat.
"Predictable little man. In all these years you taught me so much yet learned so little." —Volrath, to Starke


Dream Halls (Enchantment, , Matthew Wilson, Rare)

Instead of paying the mana cost for a nonartifact spell, its controller may discard a card that shares a color with that spell. (If the spell has in its mana cost, is 0.)
Within without.


Dream Prowler (Creature — Illusion, , Richard Kane Ferguson, Common)

Dream Prowler is unblockable as long as it's attacking alone. 1/5
"To think that some find sleep a restful state." —Volrath


Evacuation (Instant, , Rob Alexander, Rare)

Return all creatures to their owners' hands.
The first step of every exodus is from the blood and the fire onto the trail.


Gliding Licid (Creature — Licid, , Heather Hudson, Uncommon)

, : Gliding Licid loses this ability and becomes an enchant creature that reads "Enchanted creature has flying." Enchant target creature with Gliding Licid. You may pay to end this effect. 2/2


Hammerhead Shark (Creature — Fish, , Stephen Daniele, Common)

Hammerhead Shark can't attack unless defending player controls an island. 2/3
Cross the eyes of a hammerhead and you'll dot its teeth.


Hesitation (Enchantment, , Pete Venters, Uncommon)

When a spell is played, sacrifice Hesitation to counter that spell.
Gerrard hesitated, looking up at the enemy ship. The future hesitated with him, changed forever by the pause.


Intruder Alarm (Enchantment, , Donato Giancola, Rare)

Creatures don't untap during their controllers' untap steps.
Whenever a creature comes into play, untap all creatures.
Mirri was startled by Volrath's apparition—it had no scent.


Leap (Instant, , Kev Walker, Common)

Target creature gains flying until end of turn.
Draw a card.
Mirri leapt quickly and silently. The guard died likewise.


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." —Volrath


Mask of the Mimic (Instant, , Heather Hudson, Uncommon)

As an additional cost to play Mask of the Mimic, sacrifice a creature.
Search your library for a copy of target creature card and put that card into play. Then shuffle your library.


Mind Games (Instant, , Andrew Robinson, Common)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Tap target artifact, creature, or land.


Ransack (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Uncommon)

Look at the top five cards of target player's library. Put any number of them on the bottom of that library in any order and the rest on top of the library in any order.


Rebound (Instant, , Doug Chaffee, Uncommon)

Target spell that targets a single player targets target player instead.
Insult, like an arrow, is beyond control once loosed.


Reins of Power (Instant, , Colin MacNeil, Rare)

Untap all creatures. You and target opponent each gain control of all creatures the other controls until end of turn. Those creatures gain haste until end of turn. (They may attack and this turn.)


Sift (Sorcery, , Pete Venters, Common)

Draw three cards, then discard a card from your hand.
"Twice I have let the Legacy slip away. Never again." —Karn, silver golem


Silver Wyvern (Creature — Drake, , Colin MacNeil, Rare)

Flying.
: Target spell or ability that targets only Silver Wyvern targets target creature instead. 4/3


Spindrift Drake (Creature — Drake, , Anthony S. Waters, Common)

Flying.
At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Spindrift Drake unless you pay . 2/1
Sea brine for blood, washing foam for laughter.


Thalakos Deceiver (Creature — Wizard, , Andrew Robinson, Rare)

Shadow (This creature may block or be blocked by only creatures with shadow.)
When Thalakos Deceiver attacks and is not blocked, you may sacrifice it. If you do, gain control of target creature. (You retain control of that creature until it leaves play.) 1/1


Tidal Surge (Sorcery, , Doug Chaffee, Common)

Tap up to three target creatures without flying.
"It is nature that gives us our boundaries and nature that enforces them." —Eladamri, Lord of Leaves


Tidal Warrior (Creature — Merfolk, , Daren Bader, Common)

: Target land becomes an island until end of turn. 1/1
The tide of battle favors those who can swim.


Volrath's Shapeshifter (Creature — Shapeshifter, , Ron Spencer, Rare)

As long as the top card of your graveyard is a creature card, Volrath's Shapeshifter is a copy of that card, except Volrath's Shapeshifter retains its abilties.
: Discard a card from your hand. 0/1


Walking Dream (Creature — Illusion, , Richard Kane Ferguson, Uncommon)

Walking Dream is unblockable.
Walking Dream doesn't untap during your untap step if an opponent controls two or more creatures. 3/3
Dreams by definition, live shorter lives than those who dream them.


Wall of Tears (Creature — Wall, , Rebecca Guay, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Whenever Wall of Tears blocks a creature, return that creature to its owner's hand at end of combat. 0/4
"Many have been lost to pity." —Karn, silver golem


Awakening (Enchantment, , Dan Frazier, Rare)

At the beginning of each player's upkeep, all players untap all creatures and lands they control.
"There are times when destny calls forth a people and demands an action. Now is the time. We are the people. This is our action. Charge!" —Eladamri, Lord of Leaves


Burgeoning (Enchantment, , Randy Gallegos, Rare)

Whenever an opponent plays a land, you may put a land card from your hand into play.
"The plants said, 'We will fight the stone with root and stem and seed. We are patient. We will win." —Skyshroud myth of the forest


Carnassid (Creature — Beast, , Brom, Rare)

Trample.
: Regenerate Carnassid. 5/4
The hunter would never forget the time or place where he first met the carnassid, for they buried him there.


Constant Mists (Instant, , Dermot Power, Uncommon)

Buyback—Sacrifice a land. (If you sacrifice a land in addition to any other costs as you play this spell, put Constant Mists into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt this turn.


Crossbow Ambush (Instant, , Kev Walker, Common)

Creatures you control may block as though they had flying this turn.
There is no drake that flies faster than a crossbow bolt. —Vec saying


Elven Rite (Sorcery, , Jeff Miracola, Uncommon)

Put two +1/+1 counters, distributed as you choose, on one or two target creatures.
As the bough stretches, so shall you grow. As the roots spread, so shall you thrive.


Endangered Armodon (Creature — Elephant, , Kev Walker, Common)

When you control a creature with toughness 2 or less, sacrifice Endangered Armodon. 4/5
These are its last days. Its doom to be remembered only until the hunters hunger again.


Hermit Druid (Creature — Druid, , Heather Hudson, Rare)

, : Reveal cards from the top of your library until you reveal a basic land card. Put that card into your hand and put all other cards revealed this way into your graveyard. 1/1
Seeking the company of plants ensures that your wits will go to seed.


Lowland Basilisk (Creature — Basilisk, , Randy Gallegos, Common)

Whenever Lowland Basilisk deals damage to a creature, destroy that creature at end of combat. 1/3
Unlike their cousins, Rathi basilisks turn their victims into puddles of flowstone.


Mulch (Sorcery, , Rebecca Guay, Common)

Reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all land cards revealed this way into your hand and all other cards revealed this way into your graveyard.
Hope is the one crop that can grow in any climate.


Overgrowth (Enchant Land, , Rob Alexander, Common)

Whenever enchanted land is tapped for mana, it produces an additional .
Life needs no encouragement


Primal Rage (Enchantment, , Brian Snöddy, Uncommon)

Creatures you control have trample.
"Charge!" A great cry went out, and countless elves and Vec soldiers charged up the mountain. Their fury and passion hid the fact that they were horribly outnumbered.


Provoke (Instant, , Terese Nielsen, Common)

Untap target creature you don't control. That creature blocks this turn if able.
Draw a card.
Mirri did not have time to think, only to react.


Skyshroud Archer (Creature — Elf, , Jeff Miracola, Common)

: Target creature with flying gets -1/-1 until end of turn. 1/1
In Rath, arrows are guided not by virtue but by necessity.


Skyshroud Troopers (Creature — Elf, , DiTerlizzi, Common)

: Add to your mana pool. 3/3
"We were not made for war. Like flowstone, Volrath shaped us to it." —Eladamri, Lord of Leaves


Spike Breeder (Creature — Spike, , Adam Rex, Rare)

Spike Breeder comes into play with three +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Breeder: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Breeder: Put a 1/1 green Spike creature token into play. 0/0


Spike Colony (Creature — Spike, , Douglas Shuler, Common)

Spike Colony comes into play with four +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Colony: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature. 0/0


Spike Feeder (Creature — Spike, , Heather Hudson, Uncommon)

Spike Feeder comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Feeder: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Feeder: You gain 2 life. 0/0


Spike Soldier (Creature — Spike, , Randy Elliott, Uncommon)

Spike Soldier comes into play with three +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Soldier: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Soldier: Spike Soldier gets +2/+2 until end of turn. 0/0


Spike Worker (Creature — Spike, , Daniel Gelon, Common)

Spike Worker comes into play with two +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spike Worker: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature. 0/0


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

5/4
"As it moved, the wurm's spines gathered up bits of flowstone, which took the shapes of dead villagers' heads. Each head spoke a single sound, but if taken together, they said, 'Alas for the living.'" —Dal myth of the wurm


Tempting Licid (Creature — Licid, , Randy Gallegos, Uncommon)

, : Tempting Licid loses this ability and becomes an enchant creature that reads "All creatures able to block enchanted creature do so." Enchant target creature with Tempting Licid. You may pay to end this effect. 2/2


Verdant Touch (Sorcery, , M. W. Kaluta & DiTerlizzi, Rare)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Target land becomes a 2/2 creature that still counts as a land. (It remains a creature until it leaves play.)


Volrath's Gardens (Enchantment, , Rob Alexander, Rare)

, Tap an untapped creature you control: You gain 2 life. Play this ability only if you could play a sorcery.
"Watch yourself," warned Starke. "These plants aren't nice when they're hungry."


Wall of Blossoms (Creature — Wall, , Heather Hudson, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
When Wall of Blossoms comes into play, draw a card. 0/4
Each flower identical, every leaf and petal disturbingly exact.


Amok (Enchantment, , Dermot Power, Rare)

, Discard a card at random from your hand: Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
Crovax's rage was horrifying. Within moments only blood and shreds of flesh remained of the shapeshifter.


Convulsing Licid (Creature — Licid, , Scott Kirschner, Uncommon)

, : Convulsing Licid loses all abilities and becomes an enchant creature that reads "Enchanted creature can't block." Enchant target creature with Convulsing Licid. You may pay to end this effect. 2/2


Craven Giant (Creature — Giant, , Brian Snöddy, Common)

Craven Giant can't block. 4/1
What is high as a mountain and low as a snake? —Dal riddle


Duct Crawler (Creature — Insect, , Stephen Daniele, Common)

: Target creature can't block Duct Crawler this turn. 1/1
"The mountain's ducts will be like organ pipes, amplifying the glorious roar of the dying." —Stronghold architect, journal


Fanning the Flames (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Uncommon)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Fanning the Flames deals X damage to target creature or player.


Flame Wave (Sorcery, , Donato Giancola, Uncommon)

Flame Wave deals 4 damage to target player and each creature he or she controls.
"I hear the roaring of a wave whose waters are red and whose mists are black." —Oracle en-Vec


Fling (Instant, , Paolo Parente, Common)

As an additional cost to play Fling, sacrifice a creature.
Fling deals damage equal to the sacrificed creature's power to target creature or player.
It's raining rats and moggs.


Flowstone Blade (Enchant Creature, , L. A. Williams, Common)

: Enchanted creature gets +1/-1 until end of turn.
"Remember the fable of the elf who came upon a cave of gold. In trying to free the largest piece, she was crushed by its weight." —Karn, silver golem


Flowstone Hellion (Creature — Beast, , Daren Bader, Uncommon)

Haste (This creature may attack and the turn it comes under your control.)
: Flowstone Hellion gets +1/-1 until end of turn. 3/3
Volrath leaves no stone untrained.


Flowstone Mauler (Creature — Beast, , Paolo Parente, Rare)

Trample.
: Flowstone Mauler gets +1/-1 until end of turn. 4/5
Once these horrifying creatures were perfected, there was no need for armodons.


Flowstone Shambler (Creature — Beast, , Jim Nelson, Common)

: Flowstone Shambler gets +1/-1 until end of turn. 2/2
Flowstone troops are notoriously difficult to keep in formation.


Furnace Spirit (Creature — Spirit, , Jeff Miracola, Common)

Haste (This creature may attack and the turn it comes under your control.)
: Furnace Spirit gets +1/+0 until end of turn. 1/1
If it can survive the Furnace, you don't want it near you.


Heat of Battle (Enchantment, , Matthew Wilson, Uncommon)

Whenever a creature blocks, Heat of Battle deals 1 damage to that creature's controller.
"Takara, it's me!" shouted Starke. It was no use—she obeyed Volrath.


Invasion Plans (Enchantment, , Pete Venters, Rare)

All creatures block if able.
The attacking player chooses how each creature blocks. (All blocks must be legal.)
Gerrard studied the globe as Mirri kept watch. Suddenly, his eyes widened. "This is Dominaria!"


Mob Justice (Sorcery, , Ron Spencer, Common)

Mob Justice deals to target player damage equal to the number of creatures you control.
A single stone can start an avalanche.


Mogg Bombers (Creature — Goblin, , Dermot Power, Common)

When another creature comes into play, sacrifice Mogg Bombers to have it deal 3 damage to target player. 3/4
Behind every great mogg bomber is another mogg with a shovel and a basket.


Mogg Flunkies (Creature — Goblin, , Brom, Common)

Mogg Flunkies can't attack or block alone. 3/3
They'll attack whatever's in front of them—as long as you tell them where that is.


Mogg Infestation (Sorcery, , Pete Venters, Rare)

Destroy all creatures target player controls. For each creature put into a graveyard this way, put two 1/1 red Goblin creature tokens into play under that player's control.


Mogg Maniac (Creature — Goblin, , Brian Snöddy, Uncommon)

Whenever Mogg Maniac is dealt damage, it deals that much damage to target opponent. 1/1
Stand clear if he gets an itch.


Ruination (Sorcery, , Dermot Power, Rare)

Destroy all nonbasic lands.
"We have built a wall upon sand. The wall will vanish. The sand will remain." —Oracle en-Vec


Seething Anger (Sorcery, , Val Mayerik, Common)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Target creature gets +3/+0 until end of turn.


Shard Phoenix (Creature — Phoenix, , Paolo Parente, Rare)

Flying.
: Put Shard Phoenix into your hand. Play this ability only if Shard Phoenix is in your graveyard and only during your upkeep.
Sacrifice Shard Phoenix: Shard Phoenix deals 2 damage to each creature without flying. 2/2


Shock (Instant, , Randy Gallegos, Common)

Shock deals 2 damage to target creature or player.


Spitting Hydra (Creature — Hydra, , Daren Bader, Rare)

Spitting Hydra comes into play with four +1/+1 counters on it.
, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Spitting Hydra: Spitting Hydra deals 1 damage to target creature. 0/0


Wall of Razors (Creature — Wall, , Michael Sutfin, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
First strike. 4/1
"In this blessed structure let the very walls baptize themselves in the blood of intruders." —Stronghold architect, journal


Bandage (Instant, , Rebecca Guay, Common)

Prevent the next 1 damage that would be dealt to target creature or player this turn.
Draw a card.
Takara shook with guilt. She knew the last image her father had seen was her sword flashing toward him.


Calming Licid (Creature — Licid, , D. Alexander Gregory, Uncommon)

, : Calming Licid loses this ability and becomes an enchant creature that reads "Enchanted creature can't attack." Enchant target creature with Calming Licid. You may pay to end this effect. 2/2


Change of Heart (Instant, , Ron Spencer, Common)

Buyback (If you pay an additional as you play this spell, put it into your hand instead of your graveyard as part of the spell's resolution.)
Target creature can't attack this turn.


Contemplation (Enchantment, , Brom, Uncommon)

Whenever you play a spell, you gain 1 life.
"How fascinating it is to watch the machinations of one's own mind play themselves out." —Volrath


Conviction (Enchant Creature, , Paolo Parente, Common)

Enchanted creature gets +1/+3.
: Return Conviction to its owner's hand.
It was not the minotaur's shoulders but his soul that bore the heaviest weight.


Hidden Retreat (Enchantment, , Terese Nielsen, Rare)

Put a card from your hand on top of your library: Prevent all damage that would be dealt by target instant or sorcery this turn.
After an hour in the hidey-hole, Squee seriously pondered the advantages of danger over boredom.


Honor Guard (Creature — Soldier, , Joel Biske, 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


Lancers en-Kor (Creature — Soldier, , Pete Venters, Uncommon)

Trample.
: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Lancers en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead. 3/3
Nearly all sets of Kor twins are trained as lancers.


Nomads en-Kor (Creature — Soldier, , Val Mayerik, Common)

: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Nomads en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead. 1/1
The Kor forsake roots for the winding of the path; forsake voices for the silence of the mind; forsake all else for the poverty of isolation.


Pursuit of Knowledge (Enchantment, , DiTerlizzi, Rare)

If you would draw a card, you may put a study counter on Pursuit of Knowledge instead.
Remove three study counters from Pursuit of Knowledge, Sacrifice Pursuit of Knowledge: Draw seven cards.


Rolling Stones (Enchantment, , John Matson, Rare)

Walls may attack as though they weren't Walls.
Walls collapse and kill people all the time. Some are just more aggressive about it.


Sacred Ground (Enchantment, , Terese Nielsen, Rare)

Whenever a spell or ability controlled by an opponent puts a land into your graveyard from play, return that land to play.
"That which knows itself cannot be shaped to another's will." —Oracle en-Vec


Samite Blessing (Enchant Creature, , Rebecca Guay, Common)

Enchanted creature has ": The next time a source of your choice would deal damage to target creature this turn, prevent that damage."
Knit bone, darn flesh,
Stitch skin, weave breath. —Samite healing ritual


Scapegoat (Instant, , Daren Bader, Uncommon)

As an additional cost to play Scapegoat, sacrifice a creature.
Return any number of target creatures you control to their owner's hand.
"Enjoy your deception, Vuel," Gerrard said as Volrath's features melted from the dead shapeshifter. "I'll count this one as practice."


Shaman en-Kor (Creature — Cleric, , Jeff Miracola, Rare)

: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Shaman en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead.
: All damage that would be dealt to target creature this turn from a source of your choice is dealt to Shaman en-Kor instead. 1/2


Skyshroud Falcon (Creature — Bird, , Mike Raabe, Common)

Flying.
Attacking doesn't cause Skyshroud Falcon to tap. 1/1
The falcon slits the sky to let the light drip through. —Kor saying


Smite (Instant, , Daren Bader, Common)

Destroy target blocked creature.
"You've got your childhood wish at last. Now you get to die." —Gerrard, to Volrath


Soltari Champion (Creature — Soldier, , Adam Rex, Rare)

Shadow (This creature may block or be blocked by only creatures with shadow.)
Whenever Soltari Champion attacks, all other creatures you control get +1/+1 until end of turn. 2/2


Spirit en-Kor (Creature — Spirit, , John Matson, Common)

Flying.
: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Spirit en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead. 2/2
Death free throat from thirst, mouth from speech, feet from earth. —Kor requiem


Temper (Instant, , Matthew Wilson, Uncommon)

Prevent the next X damage that would be dealt to target creature this turn. For each 1 damage prevented this way, put a +1/+1 counter on that creature.
"I don't need a plan, just a goal. The rest will follow on its own." —Gerrard


Venerable Monk (Creature — Cleric, , Terese Nielsen, Common)

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


Wall of Essence (Creature — Wall, , Adam Rex, Uncommon)

(Walls can't attack.)
Whenever Wall of Essence is dealt combat damage, you gain that much life. 0/4
The ceiling and the floor fell in love, but only the wall knew. —Dal saying


Warrior Angel (Creature — Angel, , Brom, Rare)

Flying.
Whenever Warrior Angel deals damage, you gain that much life. 3/4
She represents not hope, but hope's desperate fury.


Warrior en-Kor (Creature — Knight, , Stephen Daniele, Uncommon)

: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Warrior en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead. 2/2
Only a matter as vital as destroying Volrath could bring together the reclusive Kor people.


Youthful Knight (Creature — Knight, , Rebecca Guay, Common)

First strike. 2/1
"Let no child be without a sword. We will all fight, for if we fail, we will certainly all die." —Oracle en-Vec


Volrath's Stronghold (Legendary Land, Kev Walker, Rare)

: Add one colorless mana to your mana pool.
, : Put target creature card from your graveyard on top of your library.
The seed of a world's evil.


Acidic Sliver (Creature — Sliver, , Jeff Miracola, Uncommon)

All Slivers have ", Sacrifice this creature: This creature deals 2 damage to target creature or player." 2/2
The first sliver burst against the cave wall, and others piled in behind to deepen the new tunnel.


Crystalline Sliver (Creature — Sliver, , L. A. Williams, Uncommon)

Slivers can't be the target of spells or abilities. 2/2
Bred as living shields, these slivers have proven unruly—they know they cannot be caught.


Hibernation Sliver (Creature — Sliver, , Scott Kirschner, Uncommon)

All Slivers have "Pay 2 life: Return this creature to its owner's hand." 2/2
Mogglings have been known to play ball with hibernation slivers, completely unaware of their true nature.


Sliver Queen (Creature — Sliver Legend, , Ron Spencer, Rare)

: Put a 1/1 colorless Sliver creature token into play. 7/7
Her children are ever part of her.


Spined Sliver (Creature — Sliver, , Ron Spencer, Uncommon)

Whenever a Sliver becomes blocked, that Sliver gets +1/+1 until end of turn for each creature blocking it. 2/2
"Slivers are evil and slivers are sly;
And if you get eaten, then no one will cry." —Mogg children's rhyme


Victual Sliver (Creature — Sliver, , Terese Nielsen, Uncommon)

All Slivers have ", Sacrifice this creature: You gain 4 life." 2/2
"We are kinfolk," explained Karn to the sliver queen. "Just as you need your progeny to complete you, so do I need the pieces of the Legacy to make me whole."


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