Urza's Saga

Urza's Saga contains 350 cards.
It is part of Urza's Saga block.
Released: 1998-10-12
Lay Waste

Lay Waste {3}{R}

Sorcery
Destroy target land.
Cycling {2}
Lightning Dragon

Lightning Dragon {2}{R}{R}

Creature - Dragon
Flying
Echo {2}{R}{R}
{R}: Lightning Dragon gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
4/4
Meltdown

Meltdown {X}{R}

Sorcery
Destroy each artifact with converted mana cost X or less.
Catastrophes happened so often at the mana rig that the viashino language had a special word to describe them.
Okk

Okk {1}{R}

Creature - Goblin
Okk can't attack unless a creature with greater power also attacks.
Okk can't block unless a creature with greater power also blocks.
4/4
Outmaneuver

Outmaneuver {X}{R}

Instant
X target blocked creatures assign their combat damage this turn as though they weren't blocked.
"Push one goblin into sight, an' run a lot. That's tactics."
—Jula, goblin raider
Rain of Salt

Rain of Salt {4}{R}{R}

Sorcery
Destroy two target lands.
Here, rain does not wash the land; it desiccates it.
Raze

Raze {R}

Sorcery
As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a land.
Destroy target land.
The viashino believe that the oldest mountains hate everyone equally.
Reflexes

Reflexes {R}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature has first strike.
"Here's how ya win. Don't let the other guy hit back first."
—Jula, goblin raider
Retromancer

Retromancer {2}{R}{R}

Creature - Viashino Shaman
Whenever Retromancer becomes the target of a spell or ability, Retromancer deals 3 damage to that spell or ability's controller.
"If one harm us, strike them in return. So sayeth the bey."
3/3
Rumbling Crescendo

Rumbling Crescendo {3}{R}{R}

Enchantment
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may put a verse counter on Rumbling Crescendo.
{R}, Sacrifice Rumbling Crescendo: Destroy up to X target lands, where X is the number of verse counters on Rumbling Crescendo.
Scald

Scald {1}{R}

Enchantment
Whenever a player taps an Island for mana, Scald deals 1 damage to that player.
"Shiv may be surrounded by water, but the mountains go far deeper."
—Fire Eye, viashino bey
Scoria Wurm

Scoria Wurm {4}{R}

Creature - Wurm
At the beginning of your upkeep, flip a coin. If you lose the flip, return Scoria Wurm to its owner's hand.
Late at night, ululations echo from deep under Shiv, as the wurms sing of times older than humanity.
7/7
Scrap

Scrap {2}{R}

Instant
Destroy target artifact.
Cycling {2}
Shivan Hellkite

Shivan Hellkite {5}{R}{R}

Creature - Dragon
Flying
{1}{R}: Shivan Hellkite deals 1 damage to any target.
A dragon's scale can be carved into a mighty shield, provided you can procure a dragontooth to cut it.
5/5
Shivan Raptor

Shivan Raptor {2}{R}

Creature - Dinosaur
First strike, haste
Echo {2}{R}
3/1
Shiv's Embrace

Shiv's Embrace {2}{R}{R}

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature gets +2/+2 and has flying.
{R}: Enchanted creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
"Wear the foe's form to best it in battle. So sayeth the bey."
Shower of Sparks

Shower of Sparks {R}

Instant
Shower of Sparks deals 1 damage to target creature and 1 damage to target player or planeswalker.
The viashino had learned how to operate the rig through trial and error—mostly error.
Sneak Attack

Sneak Attack {3}{R}

Enchantment
{R}: You may put a creature card from your hand onto the battlefield. That creature gains haste. Sacrifice the creature at the beginning of the next end step.
"Nothin' beat surprise—'cept rock."
Steam Blast

Steam Blast {2}{R}

Sorcery
Steam Blast deals 2 damage to each creature and each player.
The viashino knew of the cracked pipes but deliberately left them unmended to bolster the rig's defenses.
Sulfuric Vapors

Sulfuric Vapors {3}{R}

Enchantment
If a red spell would deal damage to a permanent or player, it deals that much damage plus 1 to that permanent or player instead.
It was the dragons who first learned to chase their prey into the vapors before igniting them.
Thundering Giant

Thundering Giant {3}{R}{R}

Creature - Giant
Haste
The giant was felt a few seconds before he was seen.
4/3
Torch Song

Torch Song {2}{R}

Enchantment
At the beginning of your upkeep, you may put a verse counter on Torch Song.
{2}{R}, Sacrifice Torch Song: It deals X damage to any target, where X is the number of verse counters on Torch Song.
Viashino Outrider

Viashino Outrider {2}{R}

Creature - Viashino
Echo {2}{R}
"Give thy ration to thy mount, if the road be long. So sayeth the bey."
4/3
Viashino Runner

Viashino Runner {3}{R}

Creature - Viashino
Menace
"It moved this way, an' that way, an' then before I could stick it, it jumped over my head an' was gone."
—Jula, goblin raider
3/2
Viashino Sandswimmer

Viashino Sandswimmer {2}{R}{R}

Creature - Viashino
{R}: Flip a coin. If you win the flip, return Viashino Sandswimmer to its owner's hand. If you lose the flip, sacrifice Viashino Sandswimmer.
Few swim in a place of such thirst.
3/2