Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind

Legendary Creature — Dragon Wizard 4/4, (6)

Flying

Whenever you draw a card, Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

: Draw a card.

Illus. Svetlin Velinov


Kiln Fiend

Creature — Elemental Beast 1/2, (2)

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, Kiln Fiend gets +3/+0 until end of turn.

It traps an explosion within its stony skin.

Illus. Adi Granov


Goblin Electromancer

Creature — Goblin Wizard 2/2, (2)

Instant and sorcery spells you cast cost less to cast.

When asked how much power is required, Izzet mages always answer "more."

Illus. Svetlin Velinov


Izzet Guildmage

Creature — Human Wizard 2/2, (2)

( can be paid with either or .)

: Copy target instant spell you control with converted mana cost 2 or less. You may choose new targets for the copy.

: Copy target sorcery spell you control with converted mana cost 2 or less. You may choose new targets for the copy.

Illus. Jim Murray


Gelectrode

Creature — Weird 0/1, (3)

: Gelectrode deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, you may untap Gelectrode.

"Diametrically opposing energies in self
sealed plasmodermic bubbles make great pets!"—Trivaz, Izzet mage

Illus. Dan Scott


Wee Dragonauts

Creature — Faerie Wizard 1/3, (3)

Flying

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, Wee Dragonauts gets +2/+0 until end of turn.

"The blazekite is a simple concept, really—just a vehicular application of dragscoop ionics and electropropulsion magnetronics."—Juzba, Izzet tinker

Illus. Greg Staples


Steamcore Weird

Creature — Weird 1/3, (4)

When Steamcore Weird enters the battlefield, if was spent to cast Steamcore Weird, it deals 2 damage to target creature or player.

Like many Izzet creations, weirds are based on wild contradictions yet somehow manage to work.

Illus. Justin Norman


Shrewd Hatchling

Creature — Elemental 6/6, (4)

Shrewd Hatchling enters the battlefield with four -1/-1 counters on it.

: Target creature can't block Shrewd Hatchling this turn.

Whenever you cast a blue spell, remove a -1/-1 counter from Shrewd Hatchling.

Whenever you cast a red spell, remove a -1/-1 counter from Shrewd Hatchling.

Illus. Carl Frank


Ogre Savant

Creature — Ogre Wizard 3/2, (5)

When Ogre Savant enters the battlefield, if was spent to cast Ogre Savant, return target creature to its owner's hand.

He's an oxymoron.

Illus. Parente


Galvanoth

Creature — Beast 3/3, (5)

At the beginning of your upkeep, you may look at the top card of your library. If it's an instant or sorcery card, you may cast it without paying its mana cost.

It chews open Mirrodin's husk and feeds on the outpouring of energy.

Illus. Kev Walker


Izzet Chronarch

Creature — Human Wizard 2/2, (5)

When Izzet Chronarch enters the battlefield, return target instant or sorcery card from your graveyard to your hand.

He ensures not only whether but also when and where the lightning strikes twice.

Illus. Steven Belledin


Djinn Illuminatus

Creature — Djinn 3/5, (7)

( can be paid with either or .)

Flying

Each instant and sorcery spell you cast has replicate. The replicate cost is equal to its mana cost. (When you cast it, copy it for each time you paid its replicate cost. You may choose new targets for the copies.)

Illus. Carl Critchlow


Brainstorm

Instant , (1)

Draw three cards, then put two cards from your hand on top of your library in any order.

The mizzium
sphere array drove her mind deep into the thought field, where only the rarest motes of genius may be plucked.

Illus. Willian Murai


Force Spike

Instant , (1)

Counter target spell unless its controller pays .

"I don't think so."

Illus. Nelson DeCastro


Magma Spray

Instant , (1)

Magma Spray deals 2 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.

"Jund is a wounded world. Beware its searing blood spilling out onto the surface."—Rakka Mar

Illus. Jarreau Wimberly


Isochron Scepter

Artifact , (2)

Imprint — When Isochron Scepter enters the battlefield, you may exile an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less from your hand.

, : You may copy the exiled card. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost.

Illus. Mark Harrison


Izzet Signet

Artifact , (2)

, : Add to your mana pool.

The Izzet signet is redesigned often, each time becoming closer to a vanity portrait of Niv
Mizzet.

Illus. Raoul Vitale


Call to Heel

Instant , (2)

Return target creature to its owner's hand. Its controller draws a card.

On Bant, a sigil is both a prize of honor and a bond of duty. The one who bears it may be called to fulfill that charge at any moment.

Illus. Randy Gallegos


Train of Thought

Sorcery , (2)

Replicate (When you cast this spell, copy it for each time you paid its replicate cost.)

Draw a card.

"But then . . . oh, but . . . which means . . . which would lead to . . . exactly!"

Illus. Matt Thompson


Pyromatics

Instant , (2)

Replicate (When you cast this spell, copy it for each time you paid its replicate cost. You may choose new targets for the copies.)

Pyromatics deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

Illus. Glen Angus