Commander Legends/Trivia

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Gavin's Teaser[edit | edit source]

Gavin Verhey gave a teaser with the following hints.[1]

  1. A legend that is simply named, "Ghost of" a previous Legendary Creature —
  2. A reprint of a card with new art which, until now, has only ever had that art available on Magic Online —
  3. A permanent which has an ability that begins, "You control your opponents while"... —
  4. A returning mechanic which has only ever appeared on a single Magic plane — Monarch.
  5. A cycle of 5 uncommon animal familiars with Partner — Keleth, Esior, Falthis, Kediss and Anara.
  6. A creature of a type we haven't printed a new card for in over 20 years — Rabbit.

Maro's Teaser[edit | edit source]

Mark Rosewater gave his traditional teaser with the following hints.[2]

Things you can expect[edit | edit source]

  • 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 —

Some rules text[edit | edit source]

  • “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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Gavin Verhey (October 16, 2020). "Six New Hints About Commander Legends!". Reddit.
  2. Mark Rosewater (October 21, 2020). "Commander Legends Maro Teaser". Blogatog. Tumblr.