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6.25.2008

Eventide MiniSite

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The Eventide Minisite is now up over at Wizards of the Coast.










If you are not familiar with this, here is a quick explanation. The constantly-updated minisite offers a solid place to begin familiarising yourself with the newest set. It also provides product / flavour descriptions, wallpapers, puzzles, and of course, visual spoilers.

Here is a brief summary of what was revealed today.

New Mechanics

Retrace - keyword meaning - "You may play this card from your graveyard by discarding a land card in addition to playing its other costs."
Cards shown today with mechanic - Raven's Crime, Worm Harvest, and Call the Skybreaker.

Chroma - ability word - associated with an ability which counts the number of mana symbols of a certain colour.
Cards shown today with mechanic - Outrage Shaman.

Tokens
Worm Harvest - 1/1 black and green Worm creature tokens
Call the Skybreaker - 5/5 blue and red flying Elemental creature token














Auras

Scourge of the Nobilis - +1/+1 pump for red and white with an additional payable pump for a red creature.

Enchantments
Endless Horizons - 3w. A very nice way to secure a regular delivery of (white) mana to play.

Instants
Unmake - w/b w/b w/b. Creature Removal. Not unsimiliar to 'Oblivion Ring'.

Sorceries
Raven's Crime - b. Discard spell with Retrace ability.
Worm Harvest - 2 b/g b/g b/g. Produces a 1/1 black and green Worm creature token for each land in your graveyard.
Call the Skybreaker - 5 u/r u/r. 5/5 u/r token flyer with Retrace ability.














Creatures

Swirling Spriggan - 3/3 Goblin Shaman. g/u g/u: Target creature you control becomes the colour / colours of your choice until turn's end.
Outrage Shaman - 2/2 Goblin Shaman. 3rr. Chroma ability dealing target creature or player damage equal to the number of red mana symbols in your stable.
Shorecrasher Mimic - 2/1 Shapeshifter. 1 g/u. Provides a Power / Toughness pump on g/u spells.
Stigma Lasher - 2/2 Elemental Shaman. rr. Wither with a nasty disruption to an opponent's life gain ability.
Needle Specter - 1/1 Specter with flying. 1bb. Wither with discard equal to damage dealt to opponent.
Doomgape - 10/10 Elemental. 4 g/b g/b g/b. Trample with life gain on sacrifice.
Overbeing of Myth - */* Spirit Avatar. g/u g/u g/u g/u g/u. Power and Toughness equal to number of cards in your hand.

Until next time, Happy & Safe gaming everyone.

1 comment:

casualmagic said...

I was hoping to see cards out of the pack they spoiled a few weeks ago. I guess we'll just have to wait.