Angry Mob

Creature — Human 2+/2+, (4)

Trample

As long as it's your turn, Angry Mob's power and toughness are each equal to 2 plus the number of Swamps your opponents control. As long as it's not your turn, Angry Mob's power and toughness are each 2.

Illus. Drew Tucker


Animate Wall

Enchantment — Aura , (1)

Enchant Wall

Enchanted Wall can attack as though it didn't have defender.

Illus. Dan Frazier


Argivian Archaeologist

Creature — Human Artificer 1/1, (3)

, : Return target artifact card from your graveyard to your hand.

Fascinated by the lore of ancient struggles, the archaeologist searches incessantly for remnants of an earlier, more powerful era.

Illus. Amy Weber



Benalish Hero

Creature — Human Soldier 1/1, (1)

Banding (Any creatures with banding, and up to one without, can attack in a band. Bands are blocked as a group. If any creatures with banding you control are blocking or being blocked by a creature, you divide that creature's combat damage, not its controller, among any of the creatures it's being blocked by or is blocking.)

Benalia has a complex caste system that changes with the lunar year. No matter what the season, the only caste that cannot be attained by either heredity or money is that of the hero.

Illus. Douglas Shuler



Death Speakers

Creature — Human Cleric 1/1, (1)

Protection from black

"Such innocent little birds. They sing a sweet song, sitting on their fragile branch."—Grandmother Sengir

Illus. Douglas Shuler



Divine Transformation

Enchantment — Aura , (4)

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature gets +3/+3.

Glory surged through her and radiance surrounded her. All things were possible with the blessing of the Divine.

Illus. NéNé Thomas


Dust to Dust

Sorcery , (3)

Exile two target artifacts.

Tervish never noticed that the amulet had vanished. It had disappeared not only from his possession, but from his memory as well.

Illus. Drew Tucker


Elder Land Wurm

Creature — Dragon Wurm 5/5, (7)

Defender, trample

When Elder Land Wurm blocks, it loses defender.

Sometimes it's best to let sleeping dragons lie.

Illus. Quinton Hoover


Exile

Instant , (3)

Exile target nonwhite attacking creature. You gain life equal to its toughness.

Illus. Rob Alexander


Greater Realm of Preservation

Enchantment , (2)

: The next time a black or red source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, prevent that damage.

Illus. NéNé Thomas


Hallowed Ground

Enchantment , (2)

: Return target nonsnow land you control to its owner's hand.

"On this site where Kjeld's blood was spilled, let none raise a fist or deny a beggar."—Halvor Arenson, Kjeldoran priest

Illus. Douglas Shuler


Hand of Justice

Creature — Avatar 2/6, (6)

, Tap three untapped white creatures you control: Destroy target creature.

"The Hand of Justice will come to cleanse the world if we are true."—Oliver Farrel

Illus. Melissa A. Benson


Holy Light

Instant , (3)

Nonwhite creatures get -1/-1 until end of turn.

"Bathed in hallowed light, the infidels looked upon the impurities of their souls and despaired."—The Book of Tal

Illus. Drew Tucker


Icatian Lieutenant

Creature — Human Soldier 1/2, (2)

: Target Soldier creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn.

To become an officer, an Icatian soldier had to pass a series of tests. These evaluated not only fighting and leadership skills, but also integrity, honor, and moral strength.

Illus. Pete Venters


Icatian Town

Sorcery , (6)

Put four 1/1 white Citizen creature tokens onto the battlefield.

Icatia's once peaceful towns faced increasing attacks from orcs and goblins as the climate cooled. By the time the empire fell, they were little more than armed camps.

Illus. Tom Wänerstrand


Knights of Thorn

Creature — Human Knight 2/2, (4)

Protection from red; banding (Any creatures with banding, and up to one without, can attack in a band. Bands are blocked as a group. If any creatures with banding you control are blocking or being blocked by a creature, you divide that creature's combat damage, not its controller, among any of the creatures it's being blocked by or is blocking.)

"With a great cry, the goblin host broke and ran as the first wave of knights penetrated its ranks."—Tivadar of Thorn,History of the Goblin Wars

Illus. Christopher Rush


Mesa Pegasus

Creature — Pegasus 1/1, (2)

Flying; banding (Any creatures with banding, and up to one without, can attack in a band. Bands are blocked as a group. If any creatures with banding you control are blocking or being blocked by a creature, you divide that creature's combat damage, not its controller, among any of the creatures it's being blocked by or is blocking.)

Before a woman marries in the village of Sursi, she must visit the land of the mesa pegasus. Legend has it that if the woman is pure of heart and her love is true, a mesa pegasus will appear, blessing her family with long life and good fortune.

Illus. Melissa A. Benson