Portal

Portal contains 250 cards.
Released: 1997-05-01
Base set size: 243 cards.
Taunt

Taunt {U}

Sorcery
During target player's next turn, creatures that player controls attack you if able.
Theft of Dreams

Theft of Dreams {2}{U}

Sorcery
Draw a card for each tapped creature target opponent controls.
Energy is never lost, only transformed.
Thing from the Deep

Thing from the Deep {6}{U}{U}{U}

Creature - Leviathan
Whenever Thing from the Deep attacks, sacrifice it unless you sacrifice an Island.
Seafarers fear sailing off the world's edge not so much as down its gullet.
9/9
Tidal Surge

Tidal Surge {1}{U}

Sorcery
Tap up to three target creatures without flying.
"'Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind . . . ."
—John Gay, "The What D'Ye Call It"
Time Ebb

Time Ebb {2}{U}

Sorcery
Put target creature on top of its owner's library.
Like the tide, time both ebbs and flows.
Touch of Brilliance

Touch of Brilliance {3}{U}

Sorcery
Draw two cards.
Acting on one good idea is better than hoarding all the world's knowledge.
Wind Drake

Wind Drake {2}{U}

Creature - Drake
Flying
"No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings."
—William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
2/2
Withering Gaze

Withering Gaze {2}{U}

Sorcery
Target opponent reveals their hand. You draw a card for each Forest and green card in it.
Arrogant Vampire

Arrogant Vampire {3}{B}{B}

Creature - Vampire
Flying
Charm and grace may hide a foul heart.
4/3
Assassin's Blade

Assassin's Blade {1}{B}

Instant
Cast this spell only during the declare attackers step and only if you've been attacked this step.
Destroy target nonblack attacking creature.
Assassin's Blade

Assassin's Blade {1}{B}

Instant
Cast this spell only during the declare attackers step and only if you've been attacked this step.
Destroy target nonblack attacking creature.
Bog Imp

Bog Imp {1}{B}

Creature - Imp
Flying
Don't be fooled by their looks. Think of them as little knives with wings.
1/1
Bog Raiders

Bog Raiders {2}{B}

Creature - Zombie
Swampwalk
Those who live amid decay must expect scavengers.
2/2
Bog Wraith

Bog Wraith {3}{B}

Creature - Wraith
Swampwalk
It moved through the troops leaving no footprints, save on their souls.
3/3
Charging Bandits

Charging Bandits {4}{B}

Creature - Human Rogue
Whenever Charging Bandits attacks, it gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
The fear in their victims' eyes is their most cherished reward.
3/3
Craven Knight

Craven Knight {1}{B}

Creature - Human Knight
Craven Knight can't block.
"I say victory is better than honor."
2/2
Cruel Bargain

Cruel Bargain {B}{B}{B}

Sorcery
Draw four cards. You lose half your life, rounded up.
Cruel Tutor

Cruel Tutor {2}{B}

Sorcery
Search your library for a card, then shuffle your library and put that card on top of it. You lose 2 life.
The more you pay for the lesson, the better you'll remember it.
Dread Charge

Dread Charge {3}{B}

Sorcery
Black creatures you control can't be blocked this turn except by black creatures.
"As equal were their souls, so equal was their fate."
—John Dryden, "Ode to Mrs. Anne Killigrew"
Dread Reaper

Dread Reaper {3}{B}{B}{B}

Creature - Horror
Flying
When Dread Reaper enters the battlefield, you lose 5 life.
6/5
Dry Spell

Dry Spell {1}{B}

Sorcery
Dry Spell deals 1 damage to each creature and each player.
A fist of dust to line your throat, a bowl of sand to fill your belly.
Ebon Dragon

Ebon Dragon {5}{B}{B}

Creature - Dragon
Flying
When Ebon Dragon enters the battlefield, you may have target opponent discard a card.
5/4
Endless Cockroaches

Endless Cockroaches {1}{B}{B}

Creature - Insect
When Endless Cockroaches dies, return it to its owner's hand.
1/1
Feral Shadow

Feral Shadow {2}{B}

Creature - Nightstalker
Flying
Not all shadows are cast by light—some are cast by darkness.
2/1
Related card: Urborg Panther
Final Strike

Final Strike {2}{B}{B}

Sorcery
As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.
Final Strike deals damage to target opponent or planeswalker equal to the sacrificed creature's power.