This month, contestants developed the concept of the "Interborn," characters who bridged two of Ravnica's guilds. Big_Cal and void_nothing vie for the final and the right to claim supremacy in Ravnica!
Final Challenge -
Design five or fewer cards within the three colors you have chosen. You must fulfill all of the following criteria within your submission.
The Azorius love rules. Design a card with 35 or more words of rules text.
The Orzhov seek control through debt. Design a card with "pay" in its rules text.
The Dimir have spies throughout the city. Design a card that references two or more zones.
The Izzet are always making new inventions. Design a card with a new keyword or ability word that applies to your three chosen colors.
The Rakdos live for a good party. Design a card that affects all players and/or creatures.
The Golgari are experts at recycling. Design an "engine" card that turns one resource into another.
The Gruul are simple and direct. Design a card with a one-word title.
The Boros appreciate a strong leader. Design a legendary creature that represents your Interborn character.
The Selesnya seek harmony through balance. Design a card that refers to two or more guilds by name in its flavor text.
The Simic value interesting combinations. Design a card with three or more hybrid mana on it.
Ok, here we go. Did the full compliment of five cards.
Aliks, Void MasterWU
Legendary Creature - Human Wizard (M)
When Aliks, Void Master enters the battlefield, if you cast it you may exile target creature, then return that card to the battlefield under its owner’s control. "I can tread where no mortal would dare follow."
(Fulfills challenge 8)
Exile target creature, then return that card to the battlefield under your control. “The Orzhov Syndicate and the Dimir aren’t the only ones who can dabble in underhanded force when necessary.” — Aliks, Void Master
(Fulfills challenge 7 and 9)
Instant (R) Desperation — If four or more creatures are attacking you, you may pay 1WW rather than pay Last Resort’s mana cost.
Exile all creatures. “I will do what is necessary to protect those we fight for, even at the cost of those we fight with.” — Aliks, Void Master
(Fulfills challenge 2, 4 and 5)
Reconsider the Past(U/G)(U/G)(U/G)
If G was spent to cast Reconsider the Past, return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. If U was spent to cast Reconsider the Past, return target instant or sorcery card from your graveyard to your hand. (Do both if GU was spent.)
(Fulfills challenge 1, 3 and 10)
Call of Gaea3GG
Discard a creature card and pay its mana cost: Search your library for a creature card with the same mana cost as the discarded card and put it onto the battlefield. Then shuffle your library. (Mana cost includes colour.)
Creature - Elemental (R)
Whenever Towering Sustainer blocks, you may pay XX. If you do, each player gains X life and put X +1/+1 counters on each creature.
1, 3, 6, and 7
At the beginning of your upkeep, exile one or two cards from your hand. If you exile one card in this way, put a 2/2 green Bear creature token onto the battlefield. If you exile two cards in this way, put a 4/4 red Hellion creature token with haste onto the battlefield.
Whenever a creature you control attacks, you may return target card from your graveyard to your hand.
Untap target creature and gain control of it until end of turn. It gains haste until end of turn. Exhaust - You may have each land you tapped for mana to pay for Infuriating Mirage not untap during your next untap step. If you do, that creature gets +4/+0 until end of turn. Many a paladin has tilted at imaginary dragons while lost in the desert. Some take that a step further.
Runbolm, Zenith of Zeal1RGW
Legendary Creature - Ogre Druid (M)
:symtap:: Add RW to your mana pool. If the produced in this way is spent on a sorcery spell, that spell can't be countered by spells or abilities and damage dealt by that spell can't be prevented. If the produced in this way is spent on a creature spell, when that creature enters the battlefield, it gains hexproof and becomes indestructible until the beginning of your next upkeep.
Artifact Creature - Golem (U)
Voicestrider Centurion's power and toughness are each equal to the number of enchantments you control. When the Orzhov choristers purchased Izzet thaumolinks to coordinate their voices with the light shining through their stained-glass windows, they didn't know they were also animating new members for their choirs.