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Agents of S.N.E.A.K.

The Unstable Agents of S.N.E.A.K. faction ({B}{U}) is a Bablovian kleptocracy, or a government ruled by thieves. They actually are really bad spies with cool toys.[1][2]

Even the Agents of S.N.E.A.K. themselves can't agree on what the letters in their name stand for.[3] Whoever is in possession of the Golden Ruler becomes leader of the organization.[2] This has led to a large number of government turnovers, although most of those were the same three people. The current leader is Phoebe, Head of S.N.E.A.K.. The majority of the changes in leadership are attributed to a shadowy figure known only as X, who's constantly paid by different sources to steal the Golden Ruler.


The Agents of S.N.E.A.K. Contraptions do one of four things:

  1. They mess with information (drawing you cards or making your opponent discard cards).
  2. They make creatures deadlier or harder to block.
  3. They make creature tokens.
  4. They have effects that scale with the number of creatures you control.

These effects all have a "spy" feel to them.[4]


  1. Mark Rosewater (August 03, 2017). "Agents of S.N.E.A.K.". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  2. a b Mark Rosewater (November 29, 2017). "World Class". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Flavor text for Sly Spy (six versions)
  4. Mark Rosewater (November 13, 2017). "The Un-Ending Saga, Part 2". Wizards of the Coast.