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  • posted a message on [THB] Commune with the Stars and Banishing Light reprint—everyeye.it preview
    Name-wise, Commune with the Stars does not fit as its number (59) comes after Nadir Kraken (55). Some variant of One with the Stars seems more likely.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Urlich twitch preview - Purphoros, Bronze-Blooded
    Mana cost was just revealed to be 4R
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  • posted a message on Sorry to ask, but when is preview season ?
    Its up on the MTG Instagram account
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  • posted a message on [THB] MTG Instagram Spoiler: The Binding of the Titans
    From here: https://www.instagram.com/p/B6itoZ_HExZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link


    Possible titans returning to oppose the gods?

    EDIT: Mods, when you have the time can you add the Theros Beyond Death three letter to the list? It was not there when I made this thread.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Sorry to ask, but when is preview season ?
    Technically it began when the gamespot article revealed Elspeth and Ashiok, which was followed by tweets confirming the nyx themed lands and the mechanics videos. We get more tomorrow, as others have said, but won’t pick up again in earnest until after the holidays
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  • posted a message on Daxos, Blessed by the Sun (art-only)
    I wonder if we will see a new cycle of the main 5 gods at Mythic and then a devotion-based Nyxborn demigod champion at uncommon. The Dreakhahck key art leads me to think so
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  • posted a message on [ELD] Torbran, Thane of Red Fell— ZiggyD preview
    It does not work quite like that. The Gather example is correct because you must first assign up to lethal damage to the blocking creature (2) before any damage from trample can be assigned to the defending player (3). Once the damage is being dealt then it gets increased by two. In your example the 2/2 would first have to assign 2 damage to the defending 1/3. Once damage has been assigned, Torban increases that damage dealt by 2, making your 2/2 deal 4 damage. I believe there was a question like this in the rules forum when Torban was revealed or shortly there after.
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  • posted a message on The Wildered Quest (spoilers ahead)
    So this, and Throne of Eldraine as a whole, is happening before the events of Battlebond then? Or am I misunderstand what Caranthir meant by spark? Overall sounds interesting and thank you for the information. How is the writing compared to the WAR novel?
    Posted in: Magic Storyline
  • posted a message on [ELD] Forbes article introducing Oko, the Fey Shapeshifter (no card spoiler)
    Quote from user-11102155 »
    so in 3 weeks we have the prerelease, when will actual spoiler start ?
    tbh i prefer a slow step by step introduction of a set, so that u have time to "explore" the set, give each card a spotlight. guess its to late for that, does it mean we get everything within 2 weeks ?

    Pre-release will be the last weekend in September, which is 4 weeks away. Spoilers will start next week.
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  • posted a message on [ELD] Forbes article introducing Oko, the Fey Shapeshifter (no card spoiler)
    Quote from 5colors »
    Quote from Lectrys »
    (Disclaimer: I'm Chinese-Canadian.)

    Interesting angle on the ethnicity Oko is closest to facially: East Asiatic (more Chinese or Japanese). I can even imagine him coming from an ancient China/Japan-influenced society that values harmony over individuality. They've pulled off the Yosei angle well enough, IMO.

    ...Darn, here was me guessing that Oko was from Eldraine, and now I'm probably wrong.


    The interview suggests hes not from Eldraine.

    I don't think he's black. He not looking for power or acting out self interest, his main goals seems very Xenagos to "liberate" and "reveal" the truth of tyrants and overall help people.

    EDIT: He could also be three color to help with the walkers in standard, makes him harder to play and thus is one less walker to worry about in most decks. They said this why they did Tamiyo three colors during SoI since Jace, Kiora and Dovin where all in back to back sets.

    I find him to be very similar to Vraska backstory wise (at least given what we have been given). He was tortured and this torture caused him to spark and wants to get back at those who tortured him. He's going about it by using his shapeshifting abilities to cause distress, his pranks are on the cruel side (impersonating a mother's child so she think's he's home safe from a conflict, ruining a wedding day, upstaging someone out of spite). To me these seem more like black-aligned versions of pranks instead of the more chaotic versions you see in red. I'm hoping for a three color walker (if so, then very likely Sultai as we have a Temur one already) but very likely two.
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  • posted a message on [ELD] Forbes article introducing Oko, the Fey Shapeshifter (no card spoiler)
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    Quote from TearingEons »
    First, he's hot, like hotter than Yawgmoth hot. I would never cheat on Yawgmoth, but...
    Second, it's a surprise that he's of regular height and fairly humanoid. When they said fae walker, I half expected a tiny figure, but he could always shapeshift from one size to the next.
    Third, I think he's going to be our first Sultai walker. The colors depicted on his art show this and his personality I can see as more of a Sultai bent due to the selfishness in there than Temur.
    All in all, I like him and cannot wait to see what his card does and how he plays into the larger story.


    Your making the same mistake with Tezzeret, Agent of Bolas your judging by the art and colors in it

    We thought this was grixis but dimir was all

    How is making a guess based on artwork a mistake? Yes, there are cases where an additional color is used to help highlight the art (see Tezzeret, Agent of Bolas), however more often than not wizards deliberately puts color into planeswalker art based on the walker's color identity. It's how people guessed Ajani would be GW in Journey to Nyx (due to the green on his outfit) even though he had never had green in his color identity before. Further more, this is speculation, which is primarily make guesses based on information given. We've been given art and a little information on Oko's personality. From these, people are guessing at the Oko's color identity.
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  • posted a message on [ELD] Forbes article introducing Oko, the Fey Shapeshifter (no card spoiler)
    Quote from TearingEons »
    Third, I think he's going to be our first Sultai walker. The colors depicted on his art show this and his personality I can see as more of a Sultai bent due to the selfishness in there than Temur.

    But green-blue-red are Temur colors... Maybe we see different colors in that art.

    I think his irreverence to authority is a strong red streak as well. He doesn't seem intentionally cruel, just self-important like Niv-Mizzet. Having a black color alignment in a Faerie planeswlker certainly would be nice for the Lorwyn-Fae connection, but the character as presented screams red unsteadiness and impulsiveness from the strong emotional bend on the trust issues to the running from consequences.

    I feel Sultai as well. To me, the third vine from his hand looks purple in color, as opposed to red. Purple has be been used to show black-aligned magic. Reading the article about Oko shows that he really could be either Sultai or Temur. with that said, since three color walkers tend to be avoided, Oko will likely end up as Simic. We know Rowan will red, Will likely will be blue. They could make Oko green (even though it would not really fit) as it would prevent doubling up on a walker's color, or Golgari (same idea).
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  • posted a message on [C19] Mire of Misery -oh lets just say maro said they are starting to give black these types of cards
    Quote from Carthage »
    I do welcome the ability to answer other permanent types in the colors that can't, that's an outdated color pie ideal that makes the game worse.

    I just wish they would add it for red, the color they seem to hate the most.

    haphazard bombardment remains one of the worst designs they've ever printed, they went out of their way to NOT give red a flavorful way to destroy enchantments.

    They did give it to red first, through last year's Enchanter's Bane
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  • posted a message on [C19] - Faceless Menace Full Deck Reveal!
    Wonder why Brine Elemental wasn't included.
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  • posted a message on Comander 2019 preview schedule
    Quote from BestOfThree »

    Yes, much yes, so much yes.
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