Bull Elephant

Creature — Elephant 4/4, (4)

When Bull Elephant enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless you return two Forests you control to their owner's hand.

Four gray trees and a long, coiling snake. What am I?
Zhalfirin riddle

Illus. Steven White

Dark Privilege

Enchantment — Aura , (2)

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature gets +1/+1.

Sacrifice a creature: Regenerate enchanted creature.

"As you breathe your last, understand why I accept such forbidden gifts."
Purraj of Urborg

Illus. Tom Kyffin

King Cheetah

Creature — Cat 3/2, (4)


If you find yourself and a friend being chased by a king cheetah, you have but one chance: Trip your friend.
Suq'Ata wisdom

Illus. Terese Nielsen


Creature — Zombie Giant 5/5, (6)

, Sacrifice a creature: Return Necrosavant from your graveyard to the battlefield. Activate this ability only during your upkeep.

"Ah, I remember my first death."
Zarkuu, necrosavant

Illus. John Coulthart


Creature — Human Wizard 0/1, (3)

When Ovinomancer enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless you return three basic lands you control to their owner's hand.

, Return Ovinomancer to its owner's hand: Destroy target creature. It can't be regenerated. That creature's controller puts a 0/1 green Sheep creature token onto the battlefield.

Illus. Kevin Walker

Peace Talks

Sorcery , (2)

This turn and next turn, creatures can't attack, and players and permanents can't be the targets of spells or activated abilities.

"By the tongues of a thousand serpents, this time I do not lie."
Ahmahz il Kin, Suq'Ata diplomat

Illus. Roger Raupp

Urborg Mindsucker

Creature — Horror 2/2, (3)

, Sacrifice Urborg Mindsucker: Target opponent discards a card at random. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

"My pet will pick the ripe fruit from your tortured brain as if it were hanging from a vine."

Illus. Tony Diterlizzi


Enchantment — Aura , (2)

Enchant creature

When Vampirism enters the battlefield, draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.

Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each other creature you control.

Other creatures you control get -1/-1.

Illus. Gary Leach

Viashino Sandstalker

Creature — Viashino Warrior 4/2, (3)

Haste (This creature can attack the turn it comes under your control.)

At the beginning of the end step, return Viashino Sandstalker to its owner's hand. (Return it only if it's on the battlefield.)

"Some believe sandstalkers to be illusions; those with scars know better."
Zhalfirin Guide to the Desert

Illus. Andrew Robinson

Wicked Reward

Instant , (2)

As an additional cost to cast Wicked Reward, sacrifice a creature.

Target creature gets +4/+2 until end of turn.

"The blood on my hands is merely proof of my ambition."

Illus. D. Alexander Gregory