Quote from krishnath »He never claimed they would see print in Standard, just that they may see print if there is a demand for them. Heck, I'd be happy if half of them got put into the next masters set and the other half into a future commander set. Or a future summer multiplayer product.
He said that they were designed to be weak, which was the point to which I was replying by pointing out how strong the Rakshasa is.
They will definitely use these cards again at some point in the future, though, since Wizards isn't one to pay money for quality art that is only used once in a relatively low-profile manner.