Alliances

Alliances contains 199 cards.
It is part of Ice Age block.
Released: 1996-06-10
Balduvian Dead

Balduvian Dead {3}{b}

Creature - Zombie
{2}{R}, Exile a creature card from your graveyard: Create a 3/1 black and red Graveborn creature token with haste. Sacrifice it at the beginning of the next end step.
2/3
Casting of Bones

Casting of Bones {2}{b}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
When enchanted creature dies, draw three cards, then discard one of them.
"Only a necromancer would create such a foul form of divination."
—Gerda Äagesdotter,
Archmage of the Unseen
Casting of Bones

Casting of Bones {2}{b}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
When enchanted creature dies, draw three cards, then discard one of them.
"Whether whole or not, still we serve Lim-Dûl's wishes."
—Chaeska, Keeper of Tresserhorn
Contagion

Contagion {3}{b}{b}

Instant
You may pay 1 life and exile a black card from your hand rather than pay Contagion's mana cost.
Distribute two -2/-1 counters among one or two target creatures.
Diseased Vermin

Diseased Vermin {2}{b}

Creature - Rat
Whenever Diseased Vermin deals combat damage to a player, put an infection counter on it.
At the beginning of your upkeep, Diseased Vermin deals X damage to target opponent previously dealt damage by it, where X is the number of infection counters on it.
1/1
Dystopia

Dystopia {1}{b}{b}

Enchantment
Cumulative upkeep—Pay 1 life.
At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player sacrifices a green or white permanent.
Fatal Lore

Fatal Lore {2}{b}{b}

Sorcery
An opponent chooses one —
• You draw three cards.
• You destroy up to two target creatures that player controls. They can't be regenerated. That player draws up to three cards.
"All knowledge has its price."
—Gerda Äagesdotter,
Archmage of the Unseen
Feast or Famine

Feast or Famine {3}{b}

Instant
Choose one —
• Create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
• Destroy target nonartifact, nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated.
"The living cannot understand the benefits of death."
—Chaeska, Keeper of Tresserhorn
Feast or Famine

Feast or Famine {3}{b}

Instant
Choose one —
• Create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
• Destroy target nonartifact, nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated.
"We are not yet free of Lim-Dûl's terrors."
—Halvor Arensson, Kjeldoran Priest
Fevered Strength

Fevered Strength {2}{b}

Instant
Target creature gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
Draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.
"The burst of strength brought on by this plague should not be mistaken for a sign of renewed health."
—Kolbjörn, High Honored Druid
Fevered Strength

Fevered Strength {2}{b}

Instant
Target creature gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
Draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.
"The fever clouds the mind as it energizes the body. Both will pass in time."
—Halvor Arensson, Kjeldoran Priest
Insidious Bookworms

Insidious Bookworms {b}

Creature - Worm
When Insidious Bookworms dies, you may pay {1}{B}. If you do, target player discards a card at random.
1/1
Insidious Bookworms

Insidious Bookworms {b}

Creature - Worm
When Insidious Bookworms dies, you may pay {1}{B}. If you do, target player discards a card at random.
1/1
Keeper of Tresserhorn

Keeper of Tresserhorn {5}{b}

Creature - Avatar
Whenever Keeper of Tresserhorn attacks and isn't blocked, it assigns no combat damage this turn and defending player loses 2 life.
6/6
Krovikan Horror

Krovikan Horror {3}{b}

Creature - Horror Spirit
At the beginning of the end step, if Krovikan Horror is in your graveyard with a creature card directly above it, you may return Krovikan Horror to your hand.
{1}, Sacrifice a creature: Krovikan Horror deals 1 damage to target creature or player.
2/2
Krovikan Plague

Krovikan Plague {2}{b}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant non-Wall creature you control
When Krovikan Plague enters the battlefield, draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.
Tap enchanted creature: Krovikan Plague deals 1 damage to target creature or player. Put a -0/-1 counter on enchanted creature. Activate this ability only if enchanted creature is untapped.
Lim-Dul's High Guard

Lim-Dul's High Guard {1}{b}{b}

Creature - Skeleton
First strike
{1}{B}: Regenerate Lim-Dul's High Guard.
"Death does not prevent us from service to our absent master. As long as Tresserhorn stands, so shall we."
—Chaeska, Keeper of Tresserhorn
2/1
Lim-Dul's High Guard

Lim-Dul's High Guard {1}{b}{b}

Creature - Skeleton
First strike
{1}{B}: Regenerate Lim-Dul's High Guard.
"The Guard will forever stand ready. For them, death is merely an inconvenience, not an ending." —Chaeska, Keeper of Tresserhorn
2/1
Misinformation

Misinformation {b}

Instant
Put up to three target cards from an opponent's graveyard on top of his or her library in any order.
"When you cannot rely on your sources, trust your own senses. When you cannot trust those, you must follow your instincts." —Lovisa Coldeyes, Balduvian Chieftain
Phantasmal Fiend

Phantasmal Fiend {3}{b}

Creature - Illusion
{B}: Phantasmal Fiend gets +1/-1 until end of turn.
{1}{U}: Switch Phantasmal Fiend's power and toughness until end of turn.
1/5
Phantasmal Fiend

Phantasmal Fiend {3}{b}

Creature - Illusion
{B}: Phantasmal Fiend gets +1/-1 until end of turn.
{1}{U}: Switch Phantasmal Fiend's power and toughness until end of turn.
1/5
Phyrexian Boon

Phyrexian Boon {2}{b}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +2/+1 as long as it's black. Otherwise, it gets -1/-2.
"Dagsson should have paid attention to the lessons of Phyrexia before attempting to create a mechanical utopia."
—Sorine Relicbane, Soldevi Heretic
Phyrexian Boon

Phyrexian Boon {2}{b}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +2/+1 as long as it's black. Otherwise, it gets -1/-2.
"Phyrexia's touch is painful to all but the blackest of hearts."
—Gerda Äagesdotter,
Archmage of the Unseen
Ritual of the Machine

Ritual of the Machine {2}{b}{b}

Sorcery
As an additional cost to cast Ritual of the Machine, sacrifice a creature.
Gain control of target nonartifact, nonblack creature.
"Rumors persist of dark deeds performed in the depths of Soldev. When will Dagsson heed the danger therein?"
—Sorine Relicbane, Soldevi Heretic
Soldevi Adnate

Soldevi Adnate {1}{b}

Creature - Human Cleric
{T}, Sacrifice a black or artifact creature: Add an amount of {B} to your mana pool equal to the sacrificed creature's converted mana cost.
"People love to follow fools; they don't feel so alone then."
—Sorine Relicbane, Soldevi Heretic
1/2