Bestrona, Queen of the Monsters
Posted on Aug. 5, 2022, 1:24 p.m. by TypicalTimmy
It really bothers me that the "Siren" artwork used in MTG is actually that of a Harpy.
Harpy and Siren should have their own types.
- I couldn't find better artwork that had Sultai colors to it.
Where do you get the art for these cards from? Incidentally, there are 11 Harpy cards right now, and they all appear to have appropriate art.
I like this design, with the sacrifice on monstrous. I also notice that the cost reduction exactly cancels the commander tax as you sac and steal.
August 5, 2022 5:29 p.m.
legendofa, I generally go to Bing and will make a broad search, usually containing one key word and two filters.
- Siren Fantasy Artwork
I use Bing because it tends to pull better results than Google, for images.
August 5, 2022 6:27 p.m.
I don't want to put you at fault, but it would be a nice touch to credit the artist, if you can come up with them.
Just a courtesy tip, and if nothing else, it'll help other people (meaning me) find art they want to use.
Don't want to be preachy, just a hopefully useful note.
August 5, 2022 7:17 p.m.
I like the design! Monstrosity is such an underrated mechanic v.v and this is a really interesting way to use it, either make the harpy immense or use it as a repeatable shell to reanimate more creatures. I like that it helps to reduce its own cost, too, that's a nice touch imo.
Currently as this card stands, it's a little underpowered. You have to pay 5 mana for a 3/3 flier that can pay X3 to steal a dead creature with mana value X or less. Of course, the initial mana cost is offset by the cost reduction in the card itself, but even this doesn't entirely justify that high a cost. Perhaps it could be a 4/4 or even 5/4 flier? Or you could bump the last ability to be mana value of twice X or less?
Just some thoughts!! I would love to give this a spin on Untap or something lol