Commander Legends/Trivia

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Gavin's Teaser[edit | edit source]

Gavin Verhey gave teasers with the following hints.[1]

  1. A legend that is simply named, "Ghost of" a previous legendary creature — Ghost of Ramirez DePietro
  2. A reprint of a card with new art which, until now, has only ever had that art available on Magic OnlineCuombajj Witches
  3. A permanent which has an ability that begins, "You control your opponents while"... — Opposition Agent
  4. A returning mechanic which has only ever appeared on a single Magic plane — Monarch (from Fiora)
  5. A cycle of 5 uncommon animal familiars with partnerKeleth, Esior, Falthis, Kediss, and Anara
  6. A creature of a type we haven't printed a new card for in over 20 years — Kobold (Rograkh, Son of Rohgahh)
  7. The 11th member of a popular 10-card cycle — Guildless Commons (for the Ravnica-block bounce lands)
  8. Two primary creature types which receive tribal cards: one that's more of a classic Magic tribe, and another that's only started getting real tribal support in recent years — Elves and Pirates
  9. Multiple characters who have only had a single named attribution in flavor text get their own card. (An attribution is, specifically, their name appearing after a quote) — Malcolm, Keen-Eyed Navigator (Scapeshift), Breeches, Brazen Plunderer (Gamble), Jared Carthalion, True Heir (Fists of Flame)
  10. A Sorcery which begins, "Each player secretly chooses a number 0 or greater, then all players reveal those numbers simultaneously" — Wheel of Misfortune
  11. A Commander that, essentially, brings back an old Magic rule — Mana burn (Yurlok of Scorch Thrash)
  12. An uncommon reprint card, that uses a new piece of artwork showing an innocent rabbit being attacked by a shadowy creature — Revenant

Maro's Teaser[edit | edit source]

Mark Rosewater gave his traditional teaser with the following hints.[2]

Things you can expect[edit | edit source]

  • A card that lists fourteen creature abilities — Akroma, Vision of Ixidor
  • A card that returns three different cards types from the graveyard to the battlefield (and not a combination we’ve ever done before) — Triumphant Reckoning (artifact, enchantment, and planeswalker)
  • A card that basically turns one evergreen keyword action into another evergreen keyword action — Eligeth, Crossroads Augur (Scry to Draw (though Draw isn't classified as a keyword action))
  • A card that temporarily steals a creature from a new place — Zara, Renegade Recruiter (defending players' hand)
  • A card that’s stronger the fewer colors in your commander’s color identity — War Room and Commander's Plate
  • Multiple legendary creatures of siblings of previous legendary creatures — Liesa, Shroud of Dusk; Kamahl, Heart of Krosa; Hans Eriksson
  • A card that grants certain kinds of protection based on what permanents you have on the battlefield — Rebbec, Architect of Ascension (protection from each converted mana cost among artifacts you control).
  • A card that references both beginning phase and postcombat main phase — Sphinx of the Second Sun
  • A legendary creature that shares four of the five words in its name with three other legendary creatures — Kodama of the East Tree
  • A creature with four words of rules text and fifty-two words of reminder text — Apex Devastator

Some rules text[edit | edit source]

Creature type lines that will appear for the first time[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Gavin Verhey (October 16, 2020). "Six New Hints About Commander Legends!". Reddit.
  2. Mark Rosewater (October 21, 2020). "Commander Legends Maro Teaser". Blogatog. Tumblr.