Card creation challenge

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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.

Popalofiti says... #2

Tortoise Elder - Creature - Turtle Shaman



Create an Izzet Planeswalker that has no ability to gain loyalty counters.

August 28, 2015 9:39 p.m.

Unlife says... #3

Teltican, Master Chronographer 1RUU

0 Draw two cards, then discard a card at random

-2 Tap target permanent. It doesn't untap for during its controllers next untap step

-5 Draw a card for each tapped permanent your opponents control

Starting loyalty 8

Make a blue green phyrexian legend with infect

August 28, 2015 9:58 p.m.

JANKYARD_DOG says... #4

Ninja'd -.-

August 28, 2015 10:11 p.m. Edited.

Absinthman says... #5

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Create a double-faced version of a planeswalker that does not appear in Magic Origins.

August 29, 2015 1:59 p.m.

Absinthman says... #6

Woops, forgot one thing. Here's the corrected version:

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August 29, 2015 2:09 p.m.

TheNextRedDude says... #7

Sarkhan, Mardu Warrior 2RR

Creature - Human warrior

Whenever Sarkhan attacks, it deals 1 damage to each creature the defending player controls for each attacking creature, then if the defending player controls no creatures, exile sarkhan, then return him to the battlefield transformed under his owner's control.



Sarkhhan, Tarkir's Fire

Planeswalker - Sarkhan

+2 Draw two cards, then discard a card.

-X Creatures you control get +X/+0 until end of turn

-9 Put 5 4/4 Dragon creature tokens with flying and haste onto the battlefield.

create a card with a fixation on the number 5

August 29, 2015 4:10 p.m.

JANKYARD_DOG says... #8

And a second time... I reloaded that time too...

August 29, 2015 4:10 p.m. Edited.

TheNextRedDude says... #9

You're catching on, its a ninja conspiracy.

August 29, 2015 4:14 p.m.

JANKYARD_DOG says... #10

Its beginning to look that way now isn't it. Lol

August 29, 2015 4:21 p.m.

Pendrix 4U

Creature - Human Shaman

Whenever another creature enters the battlefield, if its power and/or toughness is exactly 5, draw five cards and discard five cards.


Create a flavorful legendary creature with the Berserk ability.

August 29, 2015 5:25 p.m.

Unlife says... #12

Rokotor, Leader of the Hunt 3RG

Legendary Creature-Human Berserker

First Strike

Bezerker Madness-whenever Rokotor and at least three other creatures attack, target creature gains +X/+O until end of turn, where X is its power. Sacrifice it at the beginning of the next end step. Activate this ability only before damage is dealt


Design flavorful black removal for artifacts or enchantments

August 29, 2015 5:52 p.m.

Seeping Corruption BB


B, Pay 2 life: Destroy target artifact or enchantment.

"The corruption leaks into anything we create. The only way to defend is to keep making more" - Artificer's Journal

Create a balanced 2/2 for 1

August 29, 2015 5:59 p.m.

Popalofiti says... #14

Giant Wolf - Creature


Whenever Giant Wolf attacks, tap it. It doesn't untap during it's owners next untap step.


August 29, 2015 10:33 p.m.

Popalofiti says... #15

Oh, and create a Legendary Creature with three colors that is tribal.

August 29, 2015 11:04 p.m.

Boza says... #16

Nayan God

Legendary creature - Beast


Whenever the first beast creature you control enters the battlefield on your turn, it gains haste, trample and +X/+X, where X is its power.

Just like thunder is in tandem with lightning, so is king in tandem with beast.


Make a blue or hybrid blue planeswalker or flipwalker that is 1 CMC.

September 1, 2015 10:53 a.m.

Absinthman says... #17

Why couldn't it be 2CMC... I already have an award winning design that meets those criteria :D. Ok, then, here's my 1CMC flipwalker. Not much if you ask for my personal opinion but whatever, nobody posted anything in two days so I might as well get this thing moving again.

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Next assignment: Make a land that produces colorless mana. How much mana that is or what else it does is up to you.

September 4, 2015 2:46 a.m.

Boza says... #18

Magical Christmas Land

Land - Christmas


You may have any number of ~ in your deck.

When ~ enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless you pay .

Tap: Add to your mana pool.

Sol lands have been redefined.

Next - Make a Rakdos hybrid creature with a thematic new mechanic for RtR 3.

September 4, 2015 2:55 a.m.

Rakdos Fleshburner {1}{R}{B}{R/B}{R/B}

Slaughter (Whenever a creature dies, if this creature dealt damage to it this turn, put a +1/+1 counter on this creature.)

Whenever Rakdos Fleshburner attacks, it deals 1 damage to each of three creatures defending player controls.


Try to jam as many Future Sight mechanics as possible onto a single card.

September 4, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Boza says... #20

Bellybutton, the Steamboss 7RB

Legendary Creature - Goblin Mechanic

Echo - Discard your hand.


When ~ ETBs, assemble a 0/1 colorless artifact creature called Contraption.

Tap, sac a contraption: Look at target player's hand and exile a card. That card gains suspend 4.

Grandeur - Assemble 5 contraptions.

Next, make a tribal non-creature card for Rats.

September 4, 2015 9:07 a.m.

alecm says... #21

Squeaking Scurry - 1B

Tribal Instant - Rat

Put a 1/1 Black Rat token with Deathtouch onto the battlefield for each card named ~ in your graveyard.

Next - There have been no male angels yet; create the first one

September 4, 2015 9:25 a.m.

Boza says... #22

I like the rat card, may be a bit too powerful, but very cool.

There are male angels. Gabriel Angelfire is an angel too. HE has a heart, but you have broken it.

But I will meet you half way.

Alesha, The Smiling Angel

Legendary Creature - Angel


Flying, First Strike, Renown 2

When ~ attacks, if it's is renowned, you may put target creature from your graveyard with power less than ~'s power onto battlefield tapped and attacking.


Next, what would happen if Garruk took the Chain veil from Liliana to boost his power?

September 4, 2015 10:13 a.m. Edited.

Garruk Empowered 3GB

Planeswalker - Garruk

+2: Put a 3/1 Demon Beast black creature token onto the battlefield.

-3: Destroy target creature or planeswalker. If it was a planeswalker, put 2 loyalty counters on Garruk

-7: You get an emblem with "At the beginning of your upkeep put three 3/1 black demon beast tokens onto the battlefield." and "Demons and Beasts you control get +1/+1.

September 4, 2015 10:29 a.m.

Oh, and create a planeswalker with X in the cost.

September 4, 2015 10:31 a.m.

gruulmaster says... #25

Garruk, Veil of the wild 8BBG

+3 Target opponent sacrifices 3 creatures, Then put 3 3/3 Black and green beasts with deathtouch onto the battlefield

-5 Exile target permanent, then return it to the battlefield under your control

-20 Exile target opponent's library, exile all permanents that player controls, that player may play cards in their without paying their mana cost next turn

Loyalty 8

Next, make a green counter spell

September 4, 2015 10:33 a.m.

Boza says... #26

But... the color pie... must not violate... the pie...!

Oh well... here it goes!

Glissa's Defiance



Choose a creature type. Counter target spell with CMC X or less, where X is the number of creatures you control of the chosen type. If you have not lost any life this turn, put 2 1/1 changeling creature tokens on the battlefield.

The nature of our pie has been violated irreversably.

Make a mythic card that combines with other copies of it (similar to Faerie Miscreant) but make it a non-creature.

September 4, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Five Sun's Powerstone 5


At the beginning of your upkeep, choose one: Target player loses three life, you gain five life, Five Sun's Powerstone deals 5 damage to target creature, draw 2 cards, or put 2 +1/+1 counters on target creature. Repeat this process for each other artifact named Five Sun's Powerstone you control.

Create an Aura that benefits everything but the enchanted creature.

September 4, 2015 11 a.m.

gruulmaster says... #28

Knowledge lapse 3U

Enchantment Aura

Enchanted creature loses all abilities, each other permanent gains the abilities lose this way.

Make me a planeswalker based of a Wall.

September 4, 2015 11:18 a.m.

Popalofiti says... #29

Daria, Eternal Guard - Planeswalker

+2 - Gain life equal to the amount of defenders on the battlefield.

-3 - Each creature you control with defender may attack as though it didn't have defender until end of turn. Creatures your opponents control with defender can't block this turn.

-12 - You get an emblem with, "All creatures lose all abilities, have shroud, and gain defender. If it would lose defender, it doesn't instead."

Starting loyalty - 3

Make me a Legendary Creature that is great on its own, but an atrocious commander. Ooh, and if you can, make a custom ability too!

September 4, 2015 12:04 p.m.

Sproghk, Terror of the Land 4 B/G RR

Legendary Creature - Dragon


Permanents you control are Dragons in addition to their other types.

If a Dragon you control would be the target of a spell an opponent controls, instead counter that spell and put a +1/+1 counter on each Dragon you control.

2R: Change the target of target spell or ability to Sproghk.


Create a card for Urza that is broken, but only when you have the urzatron.

September 4, 2015 12:16 p.m.

gruulmaster says... #31

Urza's Master Workshop

Legendary Land

tap add 1 mana to your mana pool.

whenever a land with "Urza" in it's name enters the battlefield, add 5 mana to your mana pool.

If you control seven or more lands with "Urza" in its name, you win the game.

Does that work? Idk, Create a new Nephilim

September 4, 2015 12:32 p.m.

Unlife says... #32

Flickering-Grave Nephilim WURB

Whenever a player casts an instant or sorcery spell, put a 1/1 illusion creature token into play with "whenever this creature becomes the target of a spell or ability, sacrifice it"

Whenever ~ attacks, sacrifice X illusion creatures. Put target creature card with converted mana cost X from a graveyard into play under your control


Make a 4 color legendary creature for tiny leaders

September 4, 2015 1:51 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #33

Dakra, Infuriated Enchanter

Whenever Dakra attacks, you may put an aura from your hand onto the battlefield attached to Dakra.
At the beginning of your end step, return all auras attached to Dakra to your hand.

Make a red instant/sorcery with a black ability.

September 4, 2015 2:14 p.m. Edited.

JANKYARD_DOG says... #34

Spontaneous Combustion


Destroy target creature. If target is destroyed in this way exile it instead.

Spell mastery: you may cast as if it had flash

Create a golgari creature with death touch and a Graveyard ability above curve

September 4, 2015 2:36 p.m.

Hideous Ghoul


Dredge 3

Remove a black card and a green card from your graveyard: Regenerate Hideous Ghoul.


Create a card that would absolutely wreck an Abzan Midrange deck.

September 4, 2015 2:45 p.m.

Rotting-Tree Wall GGBB

Hexproof, Reach, Defender

If an opponent would gain life, they instead lose that much life and Rotting-Tree Wall gets +1/+2 until end of turn.

Create a flavorful card named Rhox Mountainbreaker.

September 4, 2015 3:34 p.m.

Absinthman says... #37

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Next: Create an anti-dragon equipment.

September 4, 2015 3:59 p.m.

JANKYARD_DOG says... #38


Can only be attached to a creature power 4 or greater

Equipped creature has reach and protection from dragons and has;

Tap: Sacrifice ~, Destroy target Dragon an opponent controls


Create an enchantment with liliana flavor recurrence each turn

September 4, 2015 4:14 p.m.

Popalofiti says... #39

Rising Dead - Enchantment

At the beginning of your upkeep, return all black creatures from all graveyards under your control. If you can't, then choose a color. Creatures of that color in graveyards become black until the end of your next turn. (In addition to its other colors)

Smash as many abilities into one creature as possible! I don't care if it has to be legendary, five color, or high cmc, make it chocked full of abilities yet balanced!

September 5, 2015 12:19 a.m.

Create a card based on one of roborosewater's tweets.

September 5, 2015 11:05 a.m.

gruulmaster says... #41

Scared Army 1G


1G look at target player's hand and choose a nonland card from it. You may play it with paying its mana cost unless target player puts the top five cards of their library into the graveyard.

based off of sacred fist, Give me the best five color commander.

September 5, 2015 4:07 p.m.

PhoenixStar says... #42

Prismatic Pentarch XXWUBRG

Legendary Creature- Human Soldier

Prismatic Pentarch enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters

Whenever a player casts a multicolored spell, if it's the first spell cast this turn, counter that spell. If you do, put X +1/+1 counters on Prismatic Pentarch, where X is that spell's converted mana cost.

September 5, 2015 5:31 p.m.

PhoenixStar says... #43

My challenge is to create a unique, but balanced, nonbasic dual land!

September 5, 2015 5:32 p.m.

gruulmaster says... #44

Dueler's Arena

Creature land- construct

Dueler's Arena comes into play tapped

Duel - when Dueler's Arena attack, add W or R to your mana pool.


Create A group hug card that benefits you opponents at first, then turns the tides.

September 5, 2015 8:10 p.m.

AngryKitten says... #45

Demon's Gift

When Demon's Gift enters the battlefield, if it isn't a token, each other player puts a token that's a copy of it on the battlefield under their control.
At the beginning of each upkeep, put a charge counter on Demon's Gift, then gain life equal to the number of charge counters on it. If Demon's Gift has 10 or more charge counters on it, instead you lose 10 life.
At the beginning of your end step, if Demon's Gift has 10 or more charge counters on it and it isn't a token, sacrifice it.

Wall of text :D
Create the most flavorful goat creature possible.

September 5, 2015 8:51 p.m.

Coinman1863 says... #46

Billy Goat WR

Legendary Goat 3/3

Billy Goat attacks every turn. If you are deemed to loud by the player next to you, sacrifice him.

3 billy goats gruff? Too loud on the bridge? Wants his food? Get it?

Well anyway, make a conspiracy which which interacts with the command zone.

September 5, 2015 8:59 p.m.

This One Goes to 11


You may pay rather than pay the mana cost for cards in the command zone, where is the card's converted mana cost.


Make a card that gives your opponent a major advantage over you, for a very steep price.

September 5, 2015 9:14 p.m.

Web of Secrets


: Draw a card for each card in your Command Zone. Activate this ability once per turn, during your main phase.

Note that this card interacts with your commander in EDH as well as other conspiracies.

Create a card that costs 15 or more mana.

September 5, 2015 9:15 p.m.

Cheater's Scroll


Instead of casting creature or planeswalker cards in the command zone, you may pay their mana cost and put them onto the battlefield tapped.

How can you believe everything the commanders say? It's a conspiracy, sheep!

Create a Timmy/Johnny Vorthos card that everyone loves except Spike.

September 5, 2015 9:21 p.m.

gruulmaster says... #50

Serra's Blast 10WWWWW


Search your library for all white cards and put them into your hand, you may play them without paying their mana cost, those of which that are creatures gain haste. Search all your opponents zone and exile all black cards, then put all remaining cards in their respected hands.

Treason's Toll 3BB


target opponent may sacrifice all nonland permanents they control. If they do, you also sacrifice all nonland permanents, then they may search there library for a nonland and put into play.

Make a legendary homunculus

September 5, 2015 9:30 p.m.

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