Abyssal Specter

Creature — Specter 2/3, (4)


Whenever Abyssal Specter deals damage to a player, that player discards a card.

"Open the gates, and bid them enter."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Ruth Thompson

Ashen Ghoul

Creature — Zombie 3/1, (4)


: Return Ashen Ghoul from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate this ability only during your upkeep and only if three or more creature cards are above Ashen Ghoul.

Illus. Ron Spencer

Brine Shaman

Creature — Human Cleric Shaman 1/1, (2)

, Sacrifice a creature: Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

, Sacrifice a creature: Counter target creature spell.

"The Shamans of Marit Lage do her bidding in secret, but they do it gladly."—Halvor Arenson, Kjeldoran Priest

Illus. Cornelius Brudi

Burnt Offering

Instant , (1)

As an additional cost to cast Burnt Offering, sacrifice a creature.

Add X mana in any combination of and/or to your mana pool, where X is the sacrificed creature's converted mana cost.

"My foes serve me twice: in dying, and in death."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Daniel Gelon


Cloak of Confusion

Enchantment — Aura , (2)

Enchant creature you control

Whenever enchanted creature attacks and isn't blocked, you may have it assign no combat damage this turn. If you do, defending player discards a card at random.

Illus. Margaret Organ-Kean

Dance of the Dead

Enchantment — Aura , (2)

Enchant creature card in a graveyard

When Dance of the Dead enters the battlefield, if it's on the battlefield, it loses "enchant creature card in a graveyard" and gains "enchant creature put onto the battlefield with Dance of the Dead." Put enchanted creature card onto the battlefield tapped under your control and attach Dance of the Dead to it. When Dance of the Dead leaves the battlefield, that creature's controller sacrifices it.

Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 and doesn't untap during its controller's untap step.

At the beginning of the upkeep of enchanted creature's controller, that player may pay . If he or she does, untap that creature.

Illus. Randy Gallegos

Dark Banishing

Instant , (3)

Destroy target nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated.

"Will not the mountains quake and hills melt at the coming of the darkness? Share this vision with your enemies, Lim
Dûl, and they shall wither."—Leshrac, Walker of Night

Illus. Drew Tucker

Demonic Consultation

Instant , (1)

Name a card. Exile the top six cards of your library, then reveal cards from the top of your library until you reveal the named card. Put that card into your hand and exile all other cards revealed this way.

Illus. Rob Alexander

Dread Wight

Creature — Zombie 3/4, (5)

At end of combat, put a paralyzation counter on each creature blocking or blocked by Dread Wight and tap those creatures. Each of those creatures doesn't untap during its controller's untap step for as long as it has a paralyzation counter on it. Each of those creatures gains ": Remove a paralyzation counter from this creature."

Illus. Daniel Gelon

Drift of the Dead

Creature — Wall */*, (4)

Defender (This creature can't attack.)

Drift of the Dead's power and toughness are each equal to the number of snow lands you control.

"Take their dead, and entomb them in the snow. Risen, they shall serve a new purpose."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Brian Snõddy


Enchantment — Aura , (2)

Enchant creature (Target a creature as you cast this. This card enters the battlefield attached to that creature.)

Enchanted creature has fear. (It can't be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or black creatures.)

"Even the bravest of warriors yet knows the dark clutch of fright upon his stalwart heart."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Rick Emond

Flow of Maggots

Creature — Insect 2/2, (3)

Cumulative upkeep (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)

Flow of Maggots can't be blocked by non-Wall creatures.

"The very earth seemed alive and made a sound like the writhing of the damned."—Lucilde Fiksdotter, Leader of the Order of the White Shield

Illus. Ron Spencer


Foul Familiar

Creature — Spirit 3/1, (3)

Foul Familiar can't block.

, Pay 1 life: Return Foul Familiar to its owner's hand.

"Serve me, and live forever."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Anson Maddocks

Gangrenous Zombies

Creature — Zombie 2/2, (3)

, Sacrifice Gangrenous Zombies: Gangrenous Zombies deals 1 damage to each creature and each player. If you control a snow Swamp, Gangrenous Zombies deals 2 damage to each creature and each player instead.

Illus. Brian Snõddy

Gaze of Pain

Sorcery , (2)

Until end of turn, whenever a creature you control attacks and isn't blocked, you may choose to have it deal damage equal to its power to a target creature. If you do, it assigns no combat damage this turn.

Remove the guardians to ensure your victory.

Illus. Anson Maddocks



Instant , (1)

Target creature can't be regenerated this turn.

Draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.

One foot in the grave,firmly planted.

Illus. Drew Tucker


Enchantment , (3)

When Hecatomb enters the battlefield, sacrifice Hecatomb unless you sacrifice four creatures.

Tap an untapped Swamp you control: Hecatomb deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

Illus. NéNé Thomas

Hoar Shade

Creature — Shade 1/2, (4)

: Hoar Shade gets +1/+1 until end of turn.

"The creature we fought in the western waste was doubly dangerous: mortally wounded, it rebounded and attacked again."—Disa the Restless, journal entry

Illus. Richard Thomas


Howl from Beyond

Instant , (1)

Target creature gets +X/+0 until end of turn.

"From the mouths of my servants, my voice shall emerge to shake the souls of my foes."—Lim
Dûl, the Necromancer

Illus. Mark Poole