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Promo Catch Up

Happy Thursday to the lot of ya,

Today we are pushing away from all the recent Magic 2012 core set spoiler excitement and catch up with the latest Magic the Gathering promo cards that have or will be released into the eager hands of players.

First up is some very lovely Gateway Promos, all from the recently released New Phyrexia set:

Name: Vault Skirge
Cost: 1{PB}
Type: Artifact Creature - Imp
Pow/Tgh: 1/1
Rules Text: Flying
Flavor Text: From the remnants of the dead, Geth forged a swarm to safeguard his throne.
Illus. Lars Grant-West (original by Brad Rigney)
Rarity: Common

Name: Maul Splicer
Cost: 6{G}
Type: Creature - Human Artificer
Pow/Tgh: 1/1
Rules Text: When Maul Splicer enters the battlefield, put two 3/3 colorless Golem artifact creature tokens onto the battlefield.
Golem creatures you control have trample.
Illus. Eric Yung (original by Jason Chan)
Rarity: Common

Name: Shrine of Burning Rage
Cost: 2
Type: Artifact
Rules Text: At the beginning of your upkeep or whenever you cast a red spell, put a charge counter on Shrine of Burning Rage.
{3},{T} , Sacrifice Shrine of Burning Rage: Shrine of Burning Rage deals damage equal to the number of charge counters on it to target creature or player.
Illus. Nils Hamm (original by Dave Kendall)
Rarity: Uncommon

Next up is the July, 2011 Friday Night Magic (FNM) Promo - last seen in the Magic 2011 core set and expected again in the newest core set, M12 coming out in a few weeks.

Name: Jace's Ingenuity
Cost: 3UU
Type: Instant
Rules Text: Draw three cards.
Flavor Text: Brute force can sometimes kick down a locked door, but knowledge is a skeleton key.
Illus. Steve Argyl (original by Igor Kieryluk)
Rarity: Uncommon

As we have completely forgot whether we covered off the last FNM promos, for good measure we've now posted here for convenience - Squadron Hawk is from May and Rhox War Monk (odd choice) is for the current month, June.

Lastly - a very kewl contest run by our friends over at MTG Mint Card

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