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Lamia is a creature type introduced in Journey into Nyx. It is used for a black card that depicts a monster with a distorted feminine face, which is attracted by the madness of her prey. Thoughtrender Lamia is the only card with the Lamia creature type, and it is unknown whether another card will ever be printed with the creature type again.
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According to mythology, Lamia was a mortal queen cursed by the goddess Hera and transformed into a monster who hunted and devoured children. In later traditions and storytelling, the lamiai became a type of phantom, which seduced youths to satisfy their sexual appetite and fed on their flesh afterward.