Planar Chaos/Trivia

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Most of the cards in Planar Chaos were inspired by cards from Magic's past.[1][2][3]

General allusions

  • Calciderm is the only timeshifted member of the vanishing cycle (see cycles section on the set page); it is a colorshifted Blastoderm.(with Vanishing 4 rather than Fading 3, usually producing about the same lifespan).
  • Piracy Charm is the only timeshifted member of the Charm cycle (see Cycles section on set's page).
  • Spellshift refers to Polymorph; whereas Polymorph affects creatures, Spellshift affects instant and sorcery spells.
  • Synchronous Sliver is the only member of the common Sliver cycle (see Cycles section on set's page) to have an ability not appearing on a Sliver from a past expansion.
  • Timbermare refers to Thundermare. Timbermare was made as a tribute to the wife of longtime Magic writer Jamie Wakefield who had sadly passed away from cancer. Jamie always referred to her as his “lovely Mare”.[14][15]

Timeshifted references

The following is a list of the Timeshifted cards and the cards they refer to:[16]

Planeshifted New color Original color Original card
Blood Knight Red Black Black Knight
Bog Serpent Black Blue Sea Serpent
Brute Force Red Green Giant Growth[17]
Calciderm White Green Blastoderm
Damnation Black White Wrath of God
Dunerider Outlaw Black Green Whirling Dervish
Essence Warden Green White Soul Warden
Fa'adiyah Seer Green Blue Sindbad
Frozen Æther Blue White Kismet[18]
Gaea's Anthem Green White Glorious Anthem
Gossamer Phantasm Blue Black Skulking Ghost
Groundbreaker Green Red Ball Lightning
Harmonize Green Blue Concentrate
Healing Leaves Green White Healing Salve
Hedge Troll Green Red Sedge Troll
Keen Sense Green Blue Curiosity
Kor Dirge Black White Kor Chant
Malach of the Dawn White Blue Ghost Ship
Mana Tithe White Blue Force Spike
Melancholy Black Blue Thirst
Merfolk Thaumaturgist Blue Red Dwarven Thaumaturgist
Mesa Enchantress White Green Verduran Enchantress
Molten Firebird Red White Ivory Gargoyle
Mycologist White Green Elvish Farmer
Null Profusion Black Green Recycle
Ovinize Blue White Humble
Piracy Charm Blue Black Funeral Charm
Porphyry Nodes White Green Drop of Honey
Primal Plasma Blue Artifact Primal Clay
Prodigal Pyromancer Red Blue Prodigal Sorcerer
Pyrohemia Red Black Pestilence
Rathi Trapper Black White Benalish Trapper
Reckless Wurm Red Green Arrogant Wurm
Revered Dead White Black Drudge Skeletons
Riptide Pilferer Blue Black Headhunter
Seal of Primordium Green White Seal of Cleansing
Serendib Sorcerer Blue Black Sorceress Queen
Serra Sphinx Blue White Serra Angel
Shivan Wumpus Red Green Argothian Wurm
Shrouded Lore Black Green Forgotten Lore
Simian Spirit Guide Red Green Elvish Spirit Guide
Sinew Sliver White Green Muscle Sliver
Skirk Shaman Red Black Severed Legion
Sunlance White Red Strafe
Vampiric Link Black White Spirit Link

References

  1. Matt Cavotta (February 22, 2007). "Time Spiral Magic Museum - Planar Chaos Exhibit". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater (January 22, 2007). "The Great Mix-Up, Part I". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mark Rosewater (February 05, 2007). "The Great Mix-Up, Part II". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Wizards of the Coast (February 22, 2007). "Reprisal Rebel". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Wizards of the Coast (February 20, 2007). "Extirpate Sketches". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  6. Aaron Forsythe (January 19, 2007). "The Rebirth of Cool". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  7. Wizards of the Coast (April 03, 2007). "Limb Art Gets New Life". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  8. Wizards of the Coast (February 01, 2007). "Art of the Alternate Past". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  9. Wizards of the Coast (April 10, 2007). "Pongified Barbarian". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  10. Wizards of the Coast (November 20, 2008). "What's a Kusite?". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  11. Wizards of the Coast (April 05, 2007). "Saltfield Time Wizard". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  12. Wizards of the Coast (March 28, 2007). "Double Boon". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  13. Wizards of the Coast (February 08, 2007). "Stingscourger's Sting". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  14. Mark Rosewater (March 03, 2016). "Can i ask for sone trivia on Timbermare?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  15. Jamie Wakefield (January 8, 2007). "Official Planar Chaos Preview - Timbermare!". StarCityGames.com
  16. Matt Cavotta (February 08, 2007). "Any Time of Day Is a Good Time for Pie". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  17. Wizards of the Coast (February 26, 2007). "The Giant Brute". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  18. Wizards of the Coast (March 07, 2007). "Time vs. Goblins". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  19. Wizards of the Coast (March 21, 2007). "Seal of Primordium". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.