World Championship Decks 1997

World Championship Decks 1997 contains 121 cards.
Released: 1997-08-13
Island

Island

Basic Land - Island
({T}: Add {U}.)
Mountain

Mountain

Basic Land - Mountain
({T}: Add {R}.)
Mountain

Mountain

Basic Land - Mountain
({T}: Add {R}.)
Mountain

Mountain

Basic Land - Mountain
({T}: Add {R}.)
Mountain

Mountain

Basic Land - Mountain
({T}: Add {R}.)
Swords to Plowshares

Swords to Plowshares {W}

Instant
Exile target creature. Its controller gains life equal to its power.
"The so-called Barbarians will not respect us for our military might—they will respect us for our honor."
—Lucilde Fiksdotter, Leader of the Order of the White Shield
Pillage

Pillage {1}{R}{R}

Sorcery
Destroy target artifact or land. It can't be regenerated.
"Were they to reduce us to ash, we would clog their throats and sting their eyes in payment."
—Lovisa Coldeyes, Balduvian Chieftain
Counterspell

Counterspell {U}{U}

Instant
Counter target spell.
Political Trickery

Political Trickery {2}{U}

Sorcery
Exchange control of target land you control and target land an opponent controls.
"Politics is a game—move a stone here, move a stone there—except sometimes the stones bleed."
—Shauku, Endbringer
Choking Sands

Choking Sands {1}{B}{B}

Sorcery
Destroy target non-Swamp land. If that land was nonbasic, Choking Sands deals 2 damage to the land's controller.
"The people wiped the sand from their eyes and cursed—and left the barren land to the hyenas and vipers."
—Afari, Tales
Ebony Charm

Ebony Charm {B}

Instant
Choose one —
• Target opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.
• Exile up to three target cards from a single graveyard.
• Target creature gains fear until end of turn.
Uktabi Orangutan

Uktabi Orangutan {2}{G}

Creature - Ape
When Uktabi Orangutan enters the battlefield, destroy target artifact.
"Is it true that the apes wear furs of gold when they marry?"
—Rana, Suq'Ata market fool
2/2
Forsaken Wastes

Forsaken Wastes {2}{B}

World Enchantment
Players can't gain life.
At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player loses 1 life.
Whenever Forsaken Wastes becomes the target of a spell, that spell's controller loses 5 life.
Shadow Guildmage

Shadow Guildmage {B}

Creature - Human Wizard
{U}, {T}: Put target creature you control on top of its owner's library.
{R}, {T}: Shadow Guildmage deals 1 damage to any target and 1 damage to you.
To keep the dead so others may live. —Shadow Guild maxim
1/1
Black Knight

Black Knight {B}{B}

Creature - Human Knight
First strike
Protection from white
Battle doesn't need a purpose; the battle is its own purpose. You don't ask why a plague spreads or a field burns. Don't ask why I fight.
2/2
Gemstone Mine

Gemstone Mine

Land
Gemstone Mine enters the battlefield with three mining counters on it.
{T}, Remove a mining counter from Gemstone Mine: Add one mana of any color. If there are no mining counters on Gemstone Mine, sacrifice it.
Undiscovered Paradise

Undiscovered Paradise

Land
{T}: Add one mana of any color. During your next untap step, as you untap your permanents, return Undiscovered Paradise to its owner's hand.
Jolrael's choice of homes was far better than her choice of allies.
Knight of Stromgald

Knight of Stromgald {B}{B}

Creature - Human Knight
Protection from white
{B}: Knight of Stromgald gains first strike until end of turn.
{B}{B}: Knight of Stromgald gets +1/+0 until end of turn.
"Kjeldorans should rule supreme, and to the rest, death!"
—Avram Garrisson, Leader of the Knights of Stromgald
2/1
Earthquake

Earthquake {X}{R}

Sorcery
Earthquake deals X damage to each creature without flying and each player.
Incinerate

Incinerate {1}{R}

Instant
Incinerate deals 3 damage to any target. A creature dealt damage this way can't be regenerated this turn.
"Yes, I think 'toast' is an appropriate description."
—Jaya Ballard, task mage
Pyroblast

Pyroblast {R}

Instant
Choose one —
• Counter target spell if it's blue.
• Destroy target permanent if it's blue.
"Just the thing for those pesky water mages."
—Jaya Ballard, task mage
Disenchant

Disenchant {1}{W}

Instant
Destroy target artifact or enchantment.
Man-o'-War

Man-o'-War {2}{U}

Creature - Jellyfish
When Man-o'-War enters the battlefield, return target creature to its owner's hand.
"Beauty to the eye does not always translate to the touch."
—Naimah, Femeref philosopher
2/2
Exile

Exile {2}{W}

Instant
Exile target nonwhite attacking creature. You gain life equal to its toughness.
City of Brass

City of Brass

Land
Whenever City of Brass becomes tapped, it deals 1 damage to you.
{T}: Add one mana of any color.