Mummify

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Mummify
Keyword Ability
Type Activated
Introduced Unreleased mechanics
Last Used Unreleased mechanics
Reminder Text Mummify [cost] ((Cost), Exile this card from your graveyard: Create a 2/2 black Zombie token that deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters. Mummify only as a sorcery.)
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oracle:"Mummify"

Mummify was a graveyard mechanic designed for Amonkhet. It was never released.

Description[edit]

R&D created this mechanic when designing top down for the Egyptian-themed set, Amonkhet.

Mummify went on creatures and was an activated ability usable only in the graveyard that allowed you to exile it to make a 2/2 black Zombie token with wither. It was ultimately not used because the Zombie tokens were feeling a bit too similar to what Shadows over Innistrad was doing with Zombies.[1]

References[edit]

  1. Mark Rosewater (May 1, 2017). "Amonkhet Talking, Part 2". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.