Set Information

Story

The story of Scars of Mirrodin takes place in the plane of Mirrodin. Mirrodin is an artificial plane, so the number of artifacts and cards relating to that permanent type is larger than normal and mechanically reflects the themes already explored in the previous sets. The set describes the conflict between two major factions - one being Mirrodin, and the other being the invading forces of Phyrexia. Cards aligned with these two factions are watermarked. The two factions are also mechanically separated, with the Phyrexians dealing largely with Poison, Infect and Proliferate while the native Mirrans use mechanics already introduced or similar to those of the original Mirrodin set - Imprint, Indestructible, Charge Counters the new Metalcraft mechanic, as well as Mana Myr and Spellbombs.

The story also revolves around several planeswalkers. Elspeth Tirel returns while a new planeswalker by the name of Koth is introduced who appears to be of Vulshok heritage and thus would be native to Mirrodin. Venser and Tezzeret are also involved in the storyline. Being set on Mirrodin, the expansion features themes and settings already known from that plane. For example, creature types and tribes of these such as Leonin, Vampires, Loxodon, Elves, or the Human tribes of Vulshok, Auriok and Neurok. Artifact creatures such as Golems and Myr are also present.

Mechanics and Keywords

  • Infect: This deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters and players in the form of poison counters Proliferate: When a player proliferates, he or she chooses any number of players and/or permanents with a counter on them, then puts another
    of those counters on these players or permanents.

Keywords

  • Imprint
  • Metalcraft

Cardmarket Decks

Standard

1st
MagicFest Lyon 2019
04.11.2019
2nd
MagicFest Lyon 2019
04.11.2019
3rd
MagicFest Lyon 2019
04.11.2019
5th
MagicFest Lyon 2019
04.11.2019

Modern

3rd
MTGO Modern Challenge
30.10.2019
7th
MTGO Modern Challenge
30.10.2019
4th
MagicFest Ghent 2019
19.09.2019
6th
MagicFest Ghent 2019
19.09.2019

Legacy

3-4
MagicFest Atlanta 2019
23.09.2019
5-8
MagicFest Atlanta 2019
23.09.2019
MTGO Legacy Challenge
07.08.2019
5-8
CMSeries Frankfurt 2019 - Legacy
06.08.2019

Vintage

1st
Vintage Champs Trial @ Alternate Worlds (Hunt Valley, MD)
30.03.2019
5-8
Knight Ware Unsanctioned Vinta @ Studio City
17.03.2019
1st
Romancing The Stones 8 @ Austin, TX
17.11.2018
5-8
Vintage Tournament @ Cedric's Boardgame Cafe
18.11.2018

Commander

3-4
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019
1st
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019
5-8
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019
5-8
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019

Pauper

MTGO Pauper Challenge
07.08.2019
2nd
Dimagames Special Event Pauper @ Dimagames, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
13.04.2019
1st
BIG Pauper @ Unicorn (Moscow)
31.03.2019
5-8
Pauper MCQ @ Magic Fest Los Angeles
02.03.2019

Highlander

7th
Highlander Masters Westfalen #1 Bielefeld
05.08.2018
2nd
Highlander Spielraum Wien #2
26.05.2018
3rd
Highlander Spielraum Wien #2
26.05.2018
5th
Highlander URPIN CUP Banská Bystrica, SK
27.05.2018
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