53 cards found
Akroma, Angel of Wrath Avatar

Akroma, Angel of Wrath Avatar

Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, it gains two abilities chosen at random from flying, first strike, trample, haste, protection from black, protection from red, and vigilance.
"Chuck's Virtual Party" avatar (2003)
Hand size bonus: 1
Life bonus: 7
  • Vanguard
Arc Lightning

Arc Lightning {2}{R}

Arc Lightning deals 3 damage divided as you choose among one, two, or three targets.
"It is vain to look for a defense against lightning."
—Publius Syrus, Maxim 835, trans. Lyman
Borrowing 100,000 Arrows

Borrowing 100,000 Arrows {2}{U}

Draw a card for each tapped creature target opponent controls.
Kongming and Lu Su tricked Wei troops into shooting over 100,000 arrows at them to later use against the Wei at Red Cliffs.

Cessation {2}{W}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature can't attack.
When Cessation is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, return Cessation to its owner's hand.
"The face of Light will shine upon them, and they will know war no more."
—Song of All, canto 918
  • Urza's Legacy

Congregate {3}{W}

Target player gains 2 life for each creature on the battlefield.
"In the gathering there is strength for all who founder, renewal for all who languish, love for all who sing."
—Song of All, canto 642
Council of Advisors

Council of Advisors {2}{U}

Creature - Human Advisor
When Council of Advisors enters the battlefield, draw a card.
Sun Quan's long and successful rule in the years 199 to 251 was due to his ability to choose and foster talented advisors and generals.
  • Portal Three Kingdoms
Defensive Formation

Defensive Formation {W}

Rather than the attacking player, you assign the combat damage of each creature attacking you. You can divide that creature's combat damage as you choose among any of the creatures blocking it.
"Your enemies will pound upon the door of your defenses, but only you shall have the key, and it is the key of life."
—Song of All, canto 873
  • Urza's Saga

Disenchant {1}{W}

Destroy target artifact or enchantment.
"The tools of evil are mere things. And like all things, they cannot last forever."
—Song of All, canto 881
Dream Coat

Dream Coat {U}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
{0}: Enchanted creature becomes the color or colors of your choice. Activate this ability only once each turn.
"Adopt the character of the twisting octopus, which takes on the appearance of the nearby rock. Now follow in this direction, now turn a different hue."
—Theognis, Elegies 1, 215
  • Legends
Droning Bureaucrats

Droning Bureaucrats {3}{W}

Creature - Human Advisor
{X}, {T}: Each creature with converted mana cost X can't attack or block this turn.
" . . . and you must also apply for an application license, file documents 136(iv) and 22-C and -D in triplicate, pay all requisite fees, request a . . ."
  • Guildpact
Empty City Ruse

Empty City Ruse {W}

Target opponent skips all combat phases of their next turn.
Out of time and options, Kongming was forced to bluff at Xicheng. He tricked an army of 150,000 Wei by leaving the city gates open and calmly playing the zither.
  • Portal Three Kingdoms

Exhaustion {2}{U}

Creatures and lands target opponent controls don't untap during their next untap step.
Starving and worn, Cao Cao escaped from the battle of Red Cliffs with only 27 of his original 800,000 men.
Fallen Angel Avatar

Fallen Angel Avatar

Whenever a creature you control dies, target opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.
2004 Holiday Event Participation Avatar
Hand size bonus: 0
Life bonus: -5
  • Vanguard
Forced Retreat

Forced Retreat {2}{U}

Put target creature on top of its owner's library.
"Leadership, not numbers, determines victory."
—A Wu commander, before his 5,000 troops forced 15,000 Wei troops to retreat from Ruxu
Giant Growth

Giant Growth {G}

Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.
"The prohibition of unnecessary tossing of the citizenry by giants shall also extend to spontaneous giants."
—Isperia's Edict, provision VII.789.2
Goblin Electromancer

Goblin Electromancer {U}{R}

Creature - Goblin Wizard
Instant and sorcery spells you cast cost {1} less to cast.
"Result 752: Rapid mass redistribution.
"Result 753: Calamitous reverse synthesis.
"Result 754: Acute disarrayment."
—Izzet research notes
Goblin Secret Agent

Goblin Secret Agent {2}{R}

Creature - Goblin Rogue
First strike
At the beginning of your upkeep, reveal a card from your hand at random.
  • Unhinged
Gore Vassal

Gore Vassal {2}{W}

Creature - Hound
Sacrifice Gore Vassal: Put a -1/-1 counter on target creature. Then if that creature's toughness is 1 or greater, regenerate it.
"Rid them of their unfaithful organs. Bring new hearts to the unbelievers."
—Tome of Machines, verse 1703
  • Mirrodin Besieged
Grayscaled Gharial

Grayscaled Gharial {U}

Creature - Crocodile
Each tooth carries enough bacteria to kill a person in a day or two. But then, gharials do have 138 teeth.
  • Ravnica: City of Guilds
Invoke the Divine

Invoke the Divine {2}{W}

Destroy target artifact or enchantment. You gain 4 life.
"Let go of all that harms you. Cast your burdens into the darkness, and build for the faithful a house of light."
—Song of All, canto 1008
Lu Meng, Wu General

Lu Meng, Wu General {3}{U}{U}

Legendary Creature - Human Soldier
As the Wu chief commander, Lu Meng conquered Shu-held Jingzhou in 219 by disguising soldiers as merchants on boats filled with hiding troops.
Lu Su, Wu Advisor

Lu Su, Wu Advisor {3}{U}{U}

Legendary Creature - Human Advisor
{T}: Draw a card. Activate this ability only during your turn, before attackers are declared.
Lu Su served as an intermediary between the Wu and Shu kingdoms until Zhou Yu's death in 210, when he became Wu's supreme commander.
  • Portal Three Kingdoms

Mindcrank {2}

Whenever an opponent loses life, that player puts that many cards from the top of their library into their graveyard.
"Let go of your memories and be reborn."
—Argent Etchings, plate 106, passage 27

Mise {U}

Choose a nonland card name, then reveal the top card of your library. If that card has the chosen name, you draw three cards.
mise 'miz v alter. of might as well (1997) 1: to win when you don't deserve to 2: to top-deck the "tings" you need 3: to be rewarded by an opponent's bad luck 4: to coin a phrase that spreads through the tournament scene like wildfire 5: to fling a monkey 6: to split firewood using a sharp instrument 7: To burn
More or Less

More or Less {U}

Add or subtract 1 or one from a number or number word on target spell or permanent until end of turn.
Why was 5 afraid of 6? Because 678.
  • Unstable