Gavin Verhey gave a teaser with the following hints.
A legend that is simply named, "Ghost of" a previous Legendary Creature —
A reprint of a card with new art which, until now, has only ever had that art available on Magic Online —
A permanent which has an ability that begins, "You control your opponents while"... —
A returning mechanic which has only ever appeared on a single Magic plane —
Monarch. A cycle of 5 uncommon animal familiars with
Partner — Keleth, Esior, Falthis, Kediss and Anara. A creature of a type we haven't printed a new card for in over 20 years — Rabbit.
Mark Rosewater gave his traditional teaser with the following hints.
A card that lists fourteen creature abilities —
A card that returns three different cards types from the graveyard to the battlefield (and not a combination we’ve ever done before) —
A card that basically turns one evergreen keyword action into another evergreen keyword action — Eligeth, Augur of the Crossroads.
A card that temporarily steals a creature from a new place — Zara, Renegade Recruiter.
A card that’s stronger the fewer colors in your commander’s color identity — War Cabinet
Multiple legendary creatures of siblings of previous legendary creatures — Liesa of Flight Penumbra; Kamahl, Heart of Krosa
A card that grants certain kinds of protection based on what permanents you have on the battlefield — Rebbec, Architect of Ascension.
A card that references both beginning phase and postcombat main phase —
A legendary creature that shares four of the five words in its name with three other legendary creatures — Kodama of the East Tree.
A creature with four words of rules text and fifty-two words of reminder text —
“damage doesn’t cause you to lose life” —
“any number of Auras and Equipment you control” —
“except for commanders” — Clear the Ranks
“where X is the number of attacking creatures with flying” — Siani, Eye of the Storm.
“Whenever a token you control leaves the battlefield” —
“Whenever one or more Pirates you control deal damage to your opponents” — Malcolm, Keen-Eyed Navigator
“Commanders you control have” — the Familiar cycle
“X is the number of artifacts you control plus the number of artifact cards in your graveyard” —
“chosen at random from among your opponents” —
“You and permanents you control have protection from Salamanders” —
Creature type lines that will appear for the first time [ edit | edit source ]