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Whisper
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Demographics
Race Human
Birthplace Estark, Dominaria
Lifetime Mending Era

Whisper was a human cleric of The Cabal on Dominaria.

History[]

Growing up on the streets of Estark, the girl who would become Whisper wanted only one thing: the power to escape. She joined The Cabal at the first opportunity, intentionally cultivating her namesake habit of speaking quietly so others would be forced to lean toward her. Cruel and charismatic, she rose to become one of the demonlord's favored priests, leading elaborate ceremonies in the heart of the Stronghold itself.[1]

Legacy Curse[]

Whisper enchanted a blade with the Legacy Curse, which would afflict its victims' entire bloodline. With it, she led the Cabal in a raid on the village of Seven Sisters. There, she disturbed the grave of Harald Capashen,[2] priming it for an attack on the Capashens.[3] Knight-Sergeant Leobard led Benalish forces to drive her and the Cabal out of the village.[2]

When she found out Danitha Capashen planned to battle the Cabal at Korlich Pass, she passed the blade to Josu Vess, who successfully struck Danitha with it, inflicting the curse on the Capashen bloodline.[4] When Josu was destroyed later, the blade was recovered and Rafwyn Capashen was able to lift its curse.[5]

Assassination[]

Whisper identified Gideon as an invader in the Stronghold's fighting pit. During the prisoner rebellion she was killed by Radha, who was a prisoner of The Cabal and was released with the help of Gideon and Chandra.[6]

Story appearances[]

Title Author Publishing date Set Setting (plane) Featuring
Return to Dominaria: Episode 11 Martha Wells 2018-05-23 Dominaria Dominaria Gideon Jura, Liliana Vess, Jhoira, Teferi, Slimefoot, Rafwyn Capashen, Chandra Nalaar, Shanna Sisay, Karn, Jaya Ballard, Arvad, Tiana, Yargle, The Cabal, Whisper, Belzenlok
Return to Dominaria: Episode 12 Martha Wells 2018-05-30 Dominaria Dominaria Liliana Vess, Yargle, Rafwyn Capashen, Jaya Ballard, Shanna Sisay, Arvad, Jhoira, Gideon Jura, Chandra Nalaar, The Cabal, Radha, Slimefoot, Muldrotha, Belzenlok, Whisper, Teferi, Karn, Urgoros, Tiana, Nicol Bolas

In-game references[]

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References[]

  1. Wizards of the Coast (April 21, 2018). "The Cabal is back in full force in Dominaria!". The Official Magic: The Gathering Tumblr. Tumblr.
  2. a b Magic: Legends. Perfect World. Accessed 29 Mar 21.
  3. Magic: Legends. Perfect World. Accessed 31 Mar 21.
  4. Magic: Legends. Perfect World. Accessed 2 Apr 21.
  5. Magic: Legends. Perfect World. Accessed 10 Apr 21.
  6. Martha Wells (May 30, 2018). "Return to Dominaria: Episode 12". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
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