Posted on Oct. 28, 2022, 8:19 p.m. by Delphen7
All the eldrazi corruption in Innistrad was caused by Emrakul, and as I was looking at Hanweir recently, I noticed Emrakul was chilling in the background. I thought that was a neat touch, so I started looking at the other Eldritch melds to see if she was in them.
- Hanweir Battlements Meld: She's chilling in the top right behind the big towers
- Hanweir Garrison Meld: I believe she's the smudges in the top left; at least it looks tentacular if you tilt the screen back
- Gisela, the Broken Blade Meld: She's pretty much the entire background, tentacles are pretty obvious
- Bruna, the Fading Light Meld: Tentacles in the background, notably the one on the far left
Which brings us to Graf Rats Meld and Midnight Scavengers Meld. I cannot see her whatsoever, but it seems weird that only 2/3 melds would have Emmy. There is a dark smudge in the far background on the middle right of both that might be her, but my eyes aren't keen enough to tell, which brings us to the title.
Emrakul? She is trapped and imprisoned within Innistrad's moon, which is called The Silver Moon.
October 28, 2022 8:29 p.m.
Oh, I apologize. I jumped the gun on this one with a reply. Okay, go to the artwork of Chittering Host Meld Meld. Move to the head of the creature. Move to their right shoulder (we are panning to the left of them). See the little fire that is on their shoulder?
Okay, good. Keep moving left.
Do you see the parting in the fog? It roughly looks like an elongated diamond?
It also looks like Em's shape, doesn't it?
I'd say that this is the artists depiction of her. More of an homage to her presence; the psychological factor, really. Warping even the very way fog resides.
October 28, 2022 8:33 p.m.
I think that is a stretch TypicalTimmy but honestly I love it.... also just this thread with the Emrakul easter eggs in the artwork... very very fun/cool stuff!
October 28, 2022 8:49 p.m.
Having zoomed in at 500%, the "fire", is actually an extended forward-facing open palm.
October 28, 2022 8:57 p.m.
Emrakul is everywhere and nowhere at once. There is no escape from her.
Jokes aside, it's really cool that we can still go back to Eldritch Moon after all this time and be like "wow, this set was epically messed up and cool".