Card creation challenge

Custom Cards forum

Posted on Aug. 28, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by TheNextRedDude

Ok, heres how this works. You create a card to the specifications of the person above you, then list your own card idea for the next person. I'll start.

Variety XX


If X is 2 or lower, draw X cards. If X is 3, put X +1/+1 counters on X target creatures. If X is 4, return X target creatures from your graveyard to the battlefield. If X is 5 or more, Variety deals x damage to target creature or player. If X is 10 or more, you win the game.

Create a life gaining multicolored Turtle with power twice it's toughness or vice versa.

Absinthman says... #1

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Create a 4-color charm (instant with 4 modes)

September 5, 2015 11:56 p.m.

Unlife says... #2

Chaos Charm (R/B)(U/G)

If red and green is paid, target creature gains +3/+3 and haste until end of turn

If black and blue is paid draw two cards then discard a card

If red and blue is paid put a 2/2 illusion creature with flying into play

If black and green is paid target player sacrifices a creature or artifact

Make a legendary creature that generates Spore Frogs (or an equivalent)

September 6, 2015 12:09 a.m.

Absinthman says... #3

Well, these aren't exactly frogs...

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Create a Theros-type God cards that interacts with Eldrazi.

September 6, 2015 4:10 a.m.

Popalofiti says... #4

Amihad, God of the Ages - Legendary Enchantment Creature

If you have 5 or more devotion to colors, Amihad isn't a Creature

Colorless spells cost X less to cast, where X is the amount of colorless nonland permanents you control. If you cast a creature without paying its mana cost this turn, tap all of your lands.


Create a Three colored legendary that has an ability the other two colors would be best suited for

September 6, 2015 9:13 a.m.

TheNextRedDude says... #5

Kos, God of the Void 7

Legendary Enchantment Creature - God


As long as your devotion to colorless is less than 15, Kos is not a creature.

Whenever a nontoken colorless creature enters the battlefield, exile the top five cards of each opponent's library.

You may cast non instant, nonsorcery cards either player owns from exile. You may cast them without paying any colored mana in their mana cost.


Create a shapeshifter with no ability to copy other permanents and is not a changeling.

September 6, 2015 9:15 a.m.

Popalofiti says... #6

Well, guess next guy has got double the work, eh? XD

September 6, 2015 9:17 a.m.

TheNextRedDude says... #7

Why does this keep happening?

September 6, 2015 9:18 a.m.

Mj3913 says... #8

Jakarta Spearcaster

Legendary Cat Warrior - 4/2


Tap: ~ deals 3 damage to target creature.

Esper Spy

Human Shapeshifter - 1/3

When ~ ETB choose a creature type. ~ becomes the chosen type as long as he remains in play. ~ also has:

: ~ loses all creature types, choose another creature type.

Great job they said...They left out the part that Goblins smell really bad...

Make a Flavorful multipurpose artifact.

September 6, 2015 9:34 a.m. Edited.

TheNextRedDude says... #9

Vault of knowledge 1


T: Target player puts the top card of his or her library into his or her graveyard.

T: Scry 1.

1,T: Draw a card.

Create a card that just begs to be combo'd with

September 6, 2015 5:43 p.m.

gruulmaster says... #10

Combo Cannon


10 tap- search you library for two card and put them into your hand, you may play them without paying their mana cost. If any of those cards are creatures, they gain haste.

Suspend 10

Make an equipment artifact better then the swords, that shoots pies.

September 6, 2015 8:57 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #11

Hypersonic Pie Cannon

Hypersonic Pie Cannon enters the battlefield with X pie counters.
Equipped creature gets +X/+X, where X is the number of pie counters on Hypersonic Pie Cannon.
Remove a pie counter, choose one:
-Hypersonic Pie Cannon deals 2 damage to target player.
-Target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
: Put a pie counter on Hypersonic Pie Cannon.

Make a rat worth of Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni

September 7, 2015 12:26 a.m.

Absinthman says... #12

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Make a card that punishes players for casting spells with X in their mana cost. The higher the X, the harsher the punishment.

September 7, 2015 7:59 a.m.

Decree of the Absolute UBW


Whenever a spell resolves, the spell's caster must pay X life or discard X cards, where X is the amount of mana paid for that spell minus that spell's converted mana cost.

Create a card that breaks Bonded Construct

September 7, 2015 8:07 a.m.

Boza says... #14

Timmy's Nightmare

Instant - Rare

Counter target spell with X in its cost. ~ deals X damage to that spell's controller.

~ costs less for each mana spent this turn by that spell's controller this turn.

No, my Wurmcalling has backfired!


Artifice Prodigy


Creature - Vedalken Artificier


Artifact creatures without keywords get +2/+2.

Next, a devoid nephilim that is URBG? (Not the most original thing)

September 7, 2015 8:12 a.m. Edited.

Absinthman says... #15

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Next: A card that makes your opponents cry when you scry.

September 7, 2015 8:35 a.m.

The Onion

Legendary Artifact

Each creature you control has "Whenever you scry, you may tap this creature. If you do, you may cast one of the cards you scryed without paying its mana cost unless an opponent pays ."

Next! Design a creature that allows you to use objects outside the game as Equipment artifacts.

September 7, 2015 8:39 a.m.

RockPaperScissorsLizardSpock 1 (Unset)

Creature - Construct

1: If RPSLS is not equipped, you may search any area outside the game for a rock, a piece of paper, scissors, a lizard, or Spock, then put it onto the battlefield equipped to RPSLS.

As long as a rock is equipped to RPSLS, it gets +0/+3

As long as a piece of paper is equipped to RPSLS, it gets +1/+1

As long as Scissors are equipped to RPSLS, it gains first strike.

As long as a lizard is equipped to RPSLS, it gains infect.

As long as Spock is equipped to RPSLS, it gets +10/+10 and gains trample.


Wild card (create whatever you want)

September 7, 2015 8:54 a.m.

AngryKitten says... #18

Unbroken Covenant

Enchantment - Aura
Enchant Creature.
Enchanted creature can't leave the battlefield for any reason.

I so gud at wording.
Make an eldrazi sliver.

September 7, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Absinthman says... #19

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Make an (un)card named "Am I Cool?" with obvious reference to Emrakul.

September 7, 2015 12:43 p.m.

Am I Cool? 15

Legendary Creature - ElRADzi

Am I Cool? is too awesome to be countered.

When you cast Am I Cool?, take an extra cool turn after this one.

Flying, Protection from lame colored spells, AnniHIPllator 6 *(Whenever Am I Cool? attacks, defending player sacrifices six uncool permanents.

Am I Cool? is too hip for graveyards, so when it's put into one just shuffle it back in that library real quick.


Create the next awesome cantrip.

September 7, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Absinthman says... #21

@TheNextRedDude: You just exceeded my wildest expectations! :-D

September 7, 2015 1:11 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #22

Scry 2
Draw a card

Draw a card
Scry 2

Create a modified Phyrexian Negator that isn't terrible and isn't Phyrexian Obliterator.

September 7, 2015 5:19 p.m.

Phyrexian Disintegrator BBB

Creature - Horror


Whenever Phyrexian Disintegrator is dealt damage, each opponent sacrifices that many permanents and you discard that many cards.


Create a card that's name is a synonym with another card name.

September 7, 2015 5:25 p.m.

Prognostication (synonym with Divination) U

Scry 2.

Create a non-legendary 5-color creature.

September 7, 2015 5:36 p.m.

Unlife says... #25

Pandemonium of Madness WUBRG

Creature-Chaos Elemental 5/5

Tap, choose a multicolor card you own from outside the game, reveal it and put it into your hand. Discard a card at random. If the card chosen from outside the game is discarded, you may cast the card without paying its mana cost

Create a land destruction instant or sorcery in blue

September 7, 2015 6:02 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #26

Drake Descension


Destroy target land. Its controller puts two 2/2 blue Drake creature tokens with flying onto the battlefield.

Create an EDH commander who want to be literally anywhere but the command zone.

September 8, 2015 1:16 p.m.

Popalofiti says... #27

Qua-Sal, the Living Death

When Qua-Sal enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls and return a creature from your graveyard to the battlefield.

At the beginning of your upkeep, if Qua-Sal is in the Command Zone, discard a creature card, then you lose life equal to the amount of creatures in your graveyard.

At the beginning of your upkeep, gain life equal to the amount of cards in exile.


Make a Balanced Legendary Artifact Creature worth

September 8, 2015 2:21 p.m.

Gargantuan of Memnarch 0

Legendary Artifact Creature

Gargantuan of Memnarch cannot attack or block unless you control eight artifacts, have less life then all opponents, and have seven cards in hand.

If you would lose life or take damage from a source other than Gargantuan of Memnarch, instead you gain that much life and discard that many cards.

Discard a card: you lose 5 life.


September 8, 2015 3:24 p.m.

create an awesome 10 mana 1/2

September 8, 2015 3:24 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #30

Terrain Reconstructor

Creature - Eldrazi

When you cast Terrain Reconstructor, you may sacrifice 3 lands. If you do, search your library for a colorless creature card and put it into play.

Sacrifice a land: Search your library for a land card and put it into play.


Create a "balanced" land card that makes Scapeshift even more broken.

September 8, 2015 3:47 p.m.

Coinman1863 says... #31

Volcanic Basin


This land enters the battlefield tapped.

It does two times the number of Volcanic Basins in play damage to target creature or player.

Create a Color shifted card that makes (some) sense. (ex. is Simian Spirit Guide from Elvish Spirit Guide)

September 8, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Property Tax W


Artifacts and lands enter the battlefield tapped.

September 8, 2015 6:12 p.m.

oops, is color shifted Root Maze and create a card with this mana cost. WWWWWUUUUBBBRRG

September 8, 2015 6:13 p.m.

Derpachus says... #34

WWWWWUUUUBBBRRG- Colorful Ultimatum


Choose a player. Exile target permanant that player controls, counter target spell, that player discards 5 cards, deal five damage to that player, and destroy all enchantments that player controls. You gain 10 life, return target instant or sorcery to your hand. You may cast that card without paying it's mana cost, draw 5 cards, return 2 target permanents from your graveyard to the battlefield, and gain control of all creatures.

Make a creature whose abilities affect what happens outside of a game Ashnod's Coupon for reference

September 10, 2015 10:14 p.m.

electromancer says... #35

Maelstrom Charm
Choose 2:
-Each player selects a creature at random from his or her graveyard and puts it on the battlefield
-Switch the power and toughness of each creature until end of turn
-Cascade 3
-Exchange control of target creature you control with target creature an opponent controls

Next: Create a colorless card that does something entirely different depending on what colors were used to pay for it.

September 11, 2015 2:38 a.m.

electromancer says... #36

woah! my mistake I have no idea what just happened I can't even find the post I was responding to.

September 11, 2015 2:40 a.m.

electromancer says... #37

Sorry I'll do the next one instead (I was stupid and looking bottom post of first page):

Artifact Creature

Whenever Metallica attacks and a metal band is playing, each opponent loses X life, where X is the number of cards in his or her hand.

: Choose next the song, any player may activate this ability.


Next: Create a colorless card that does something entirely different depending on what colors were used to pay for it.

September 11, 2015 3:35 a.m.

Boza says... #38

Blackmailing Giant Fork Serum Cloud

Creature - Rare

Choose any applicable:

  • If was spent to cast this card, target player reveals 3 cards from his hand. Choose one and discard it.

  • If was spent to cast this card, target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.

  • If was spent to cast this card, deal 2 damage to any number of target creatures.

  • If was spent to cast this card, draw a card, then scry 2.

  • If was spent to cast this card, exile target creature you control, then return it to the battlefield under its owner's control.

Next, make a card most color-pie breaking Ally ever.

September 11, 2015 4:04 a.m.

MagicalHacker says... #39

Murasa Ally

Creature - Merfolk Ally

Haste, lifelink, deathtouch


Create a 7-drop artifact that can completely hurts multicolored decks and doesn't affect mono colored decks at all.

September 11, 2015 8:15 a.m.

AngryKitten says... #40

Purity Stone 7


Multicolored creatures get -1/-1 for each of their colors.

Create a confusing chaos card that is actually good.

September 11, 2015 9:21 a.m.

Coinman1863 says... #41

Prominent Standard 7

Legendary Artifact

Mono-Colored creatures gain protection from Multi-colored Creatures

Create an eldrazi that does nothing like an eldrazi from either block.

September 11, 2015 9:23 a.m.

Derpachus says... #42

Eldrazi Healer5Creature- Eldrazi


When ~ ETB, target opponent may return a card from their graveyard back to their hand


September 11, 2015 9:43 a.m.

Derpachus says... #43

Sorry, Eldrazi Healer


Creature- Eldrazi

Make a creature that would build an unstoppable deck in standard.

September 11, 2015 9:45 a.m.

Coinman1863 says... #44

Stepp Lion 1W

Creature- Lion

When Stepp Lion's Power is over 5, it gains trample.

Landfall- When a land enters the battlefield put a +1/+1 counter on it.


Make a land which would be modern playable that does not have a mana ability.

September 11, 2015 9:52 a.m.

AngryKitten says... #45

Machine Shop - Land

Tap, Sacrifice Machine Shop: Search your library for a colorless card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

Takes a land drop but can tutor for any land or eldrazi?? borken.

Create a confusing chaos card that is actually good.

September 11, 2015 11:45 a.m.

MagicalHacker says... #46

Psychic Discord


Each player reveals the top 10 cards of his or her library. For each land a player revealed this way, that player adds to his or her mana pool. For each instant or sorcery a player revealed this way, ~ deals 1 damage to that player. For each creature or planeswalker revealed this way, each of that player's opponents puts a 2/2 blue and red Illusion creature token onto the battlefield. For each artifact or enchantment card a player revealed this way, that player puts that card onto the battlefield under another player's control. Then each player shuffles his or her library.

September 11, 2015 12:37 p.m.

MagicalHacker says... #47

Next, Finish this card:

Perquisite Wisdom



September 11, 2015 12:41 p.m.

Perquisite Wisdom


Whenever you would draw a card, you may instead pay . If you do, reveal the top card of your library. If it is a nonland card, you may cast it without paying its mana cost. If it is a land card, put it on the bottom of your library.

Next, craft a card that makes losing life benefit you that doesn't have to do with card draw.

September 11, 2015 1:41 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #49

Rakdos' Voodoo Doll

Artifact Creature - Doll

Indestructible, Defender
Whenever you lose life, Rakdos' Voodoo Doll deals that much damage to each creature you don't control.

Create a card that synergizes well with Tibalt, the Fiend-Blooded

September 11, 2015 1:49 p.m.

MagicalHacker says... #50

Monument to Purity

Legendary Artifact

Whenever an effect causes you to discard a card, return it to your hand at the beginning of your next upkeep.

Whenever an effect causes you to sacrifice a creature, return it to your hand at the beginning of your next upkeep.

Next, make a card for "The Blind Eternities" (you may need to read up on mtg lore)

September 11, 2015 2:35 p.m.

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