The Wanderer is a planeswalker introduced in War of the Spark. Nobody knows where she came from or her real name, but what they do know is that she is one of the most efficient and deadly warriors seen on any plane.
Appearance and characteristics[edit | edit source]
The Wanderer has long white hair, hides her face behind a conical hat and wears white garb. She is adept at swordplay, and is able to magically absorb kinetic energy and redirect that force through her massive sword. The broadsword leaves a white mana trail in its wake when she swings it.
Able to down the largest foes with a single stroke, The Wanderer is also cursed to make an effort not to planeswalk. Unlike other planeswalkers who are tired by the process of planeswalking, The Wanderer can planeswalk and then planeswalk again almost immediately - but only because if she doesn't focus she will be pulled at random from plane to plane.
The Wanderer is centered in white mana.
History[edit | edit source]
How she came to be this way and if her spark is different from all others may be at the heart of her endless journey through the multiverse and her desire to hide her identity. Whether she seeks a person, place or thing remains to be seen, but a peaceful resolution to her never ending quest seems unlikely. She usually disappears quickly after a fight and stays hidden from investigators.
War of the Spark[edit | edit source]
The Wanderer was lured to Ravnica by the Interplanar Beacon, and immediately became trapped there due to Bolas's use of the Immortal Sun. Alongside many other planeswalkers and Ravnicans, she fought against the Eternals of Bolas' Dreadhorde. She and Sarkhan Vol apparently knew each other.
She was one of the few planeswalkers who chose to remain on Ravnica after Chandra disabled the Immortal Sun, helping the Gatewatch in their fight against Bolas. She survived the battle, and was among the first planeswalkers to leave Ravnica after Bolas' defeat.
Planes visited[edit | edit source]
Planeswalkers met[edit | edit source]
Story appearances[edit | edit source]
|Title||Author||Publishing date||Set||Setting (plane)||Featuring|
|War of the Spark: Ravnica—Ashes||Greg Weisman||2019-06-12||War of the Spark||Ravnica||Rat, Gideon Jura, Tomik Vrona, Lavinia, Ral Zarek, Jace Beleren, Chandra Nalaar, Teferi, Ajani Goldmane, Nissa Revane, Jaya Ballard, Karn, Kaya, Teyo Verada, Isperia, Dack Fayden, Saheeli Rai, Hekara, Vraska, Nicol Bolas, Borborygmos, Samut, Vorel, Sorin Markov, Nahiri, Arlinn Kord, Feather, Liliana Vess, Oketra, Rakdos, Bontu, Niv-Mizzet, Angrath, The Wanderer, Mu Yanling, Jiang Yanggu, Mowu, Vivien Reid, Aurelia, Exava, Lazav|
In-game references[edit | edit source]
Note[edit | edit source]
The Wanderer is the only carded planeswalker character without a planeswalker type.
References[edit | edit source]
- War Of The Professor - Exclusive Magic: The Gathering War Of The Spark Preview / Spoiler Card (Video). Tolarian Community College. YouTube (April 1, 2019).
- Greg Weisman (April 2019). "War of the Spark: Ravnica". Del Rey.