49 cards found
Akroma, Angel of Wrath Avatar

Akroma, Angel of Wrath Avatar

Vanguard
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}

Sorcery
Arc Lightning deals 3 damage divided as you choose among one, two, or three target creatures and/or players.
"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}

Sorcery
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

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

Congregate {3}{w}

Instant
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.
1/1
  • Portal Three Kingdoms
Defensive Formation

Defensive Formation {w}

Enchantment
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
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 . . ."
1/4
  • Guildpact
Empty City Ruse

Empty City Ruse {w}

Sorcery
Target opponent skips all combat phases of his or her 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

Exhaustion {2}{u}

Sorcery
Creatures and lands target opponent controls don't untap during his or her 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

Vanguard
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}

Sorcery
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}

Instant
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 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.
SECRET AGENT
PD042198
LICENSE TO BE KILLED
2/2
  • 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
2/1
  • Mirrodin Besieged
Grayscaled Gharial

Grayscaled Gharial {u}

Creature - Crocodile
Islandwalk
Each tooth carries enough bacteria to kill a person in a day or two. But then, gharials do have 138 teeth.
1/1
  • Ravnica: City of Guilds
Lu Meng, Wu General

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

Legendary Creature - Human Soldier
Horsemanship
As the Wu chief commander, Lu Meng conquered Shu-held Jingzhou in 219 by disguising soldiers as merchants on boats filled with hiding troops.
4/4
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.
1/2
  • Portal Three Kingdoms
Mindcrank

Mindcrank {2}

Artifact
Whenever an opponent loses life, that player puts that many cards from the top of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
"Let go of your memories and be reborn."
—Argent Etchings, plate 106, passage 27
  • New Phyrexia
Mise

Mise {u}

Instant
Name a nonland card, then reveal the top card of your library. If that card is the named card, 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
Nalathni Dragon

Nalathni Dragon {2}{r}{r}

Creature - Dragon
Flying; banding
{R}: Nalathni Dragon gets +1/+0 until end of turn. If this ability has been activated four or more times this turn, sacrifice Nalathni Dragon at the beginning of the next end step.
These small but intelligent Dragons and their Olesian allies held back the tide of Pashalik Mons's hordes of Goblin Raiders.
DragonCon 1994
1/1
Overwhelming Forces

Overwhelming Forces {6}{b}{b}

Sorcery
Destroy all creatures target opponent controls. Draw a card for each creature destroyed this way.
By the year 208, Cao Cao commanded more than 1,000 experienced generals and a million infantry, cavalry, and naval troops.
Pegasus Charger

Pegasus Charger {2}{w}

Creature - Pegasus
Flying
First strike
"The clouds came alive and dove to the earth! Hooves flashed among the dark army, who fled before the spectacle of fury."
—Song of All, canto 211
2/1
Pygmy Giant

Pygmy Giant {1}{r}{r}

Creature - Giant
{R}, {T}, Sacrifice a creature: Pygmy Giant deals X damage to target creature, where X is a number in the sacrificed creature's text box.
"487. You're welcome."
—Bucky, flavor text writer
0/2
  • Unhinged