Vanguard Spoiler (32 cards)

AshnodBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: -8
Whenever a creature successfully damages you, destroy it.

Ashnod served as Mishra's confidante while he led Fallaji weapons development before the Brothers' War. Whereas Mishra works in metals and stone, however, Ashnod works in living flesh. She sees all living things as prototype machines; her “improvements”o them make her as feared by allies as by enemies.
Illus. Ron Spencer
BarrinBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: +6
You may sacrifice a permanent to return any creature to its owner's hand. Play this ability as an instant.

An old and powerful wizard living on the mysterious isle of Tolaria, Barrin is the teacher who trained the young Ertai. He is also Hanna's father, but for reasons known only to the two of them neither acknowledges the other—or their strained relationship
Illus. Christopher Rush
CrovaxBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +2 Starting Life: +0
Whenever any of your creatures damages any creature or player, gain 1 life.

How does one escape a curse? For Crovax, a wealthy noble, the answer may lie in joining the crew of the Weatherlight as they seek to rescue their abducted captain Sisay. Secretly, he hopes in his journeys to find Selenia, the angelic being who abandonedim and his family years ago.
Illus. Ron Spencer
EladamriBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +15
You may redirect to yourself any amount of damage dealt to creatures you control.

Proud, shrewd, and charismatic, Eladamri has a commitment to his people that is absolute. The guerilla war he wages against Volrath has convinced him that the only way to liberate the Skyshroud elves is to lead all Rath's refugees to freedom. So be it.
Illus. Mark Zug
ErtaiBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +4
Your creatures can't be the target of your opponents' spells or abilities.

After serving his apprenticeship under Barrin of Tolaria, Ertai graced the Weatherlight crew with his presence as the ship's “resident” wizard. He realizes that few recognize his greatness—but then how could they, when they lack his insight and wisdom?
Illus. Randy Gallegos
GerrardBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -4 Starting Life: +0
During your draw phase, draw an additional card.

Soldier. Adventurer. Heir to the Legacy. Gerrard has, over the years, traveled much of Dominaria in search of fortune and glory. Now, after serving nobly in the Benalish army, he has returned to the Weatherlight to serve as captain in Sisay's absence andto take up the battle against the Lord of the Wastes.
Illus. Douglas Shuler
GixBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -2 Starting Life: +18
3: Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.

Through ruthlessness and raw ambition, Gix rose through the Phyrexian regime to the exalted rank of praetor. Even while overseeing many of Phyrexia's most important undertakings, Gix continues his own quest for supremacy . . . for in Phyrexia, the weak bcome fodder for the strong.
Illus. Pete Venters
Greven il-VecBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +2
Whenever any of your creatures damages any creature, bury the damaged creature.

As a ruthless leader for Volrath, Greven il -Vec serves his lord by commanding the flying ship Predator . Greven has attained his powerful rank through a series of underhanded schemes and assassinations, the majority of which were blessed by Volrath himslf.
Illus. Mark Tedin
HannaBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: -5
Your spells cost 1 less to play.

Educated in Argive and highly knowledgeable in the field of artifacts, this expert navigator of the Weatherlight believes that scholarship does not necessarily lead to understanding. Her diligence in pursuing both is her greatest asset.
Illus. Liz Danforth
KarnBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +6
Each of your noncreature artifacts is also an artifact creature with power and toughness each equal to its total casting cost.

Both part of the Legacy and an individual in his own right, the silver golem Karn is haunted by a single, terrible incident: while serving to protect the young Gerrard, Karn accidentally took the life of another. Wakened from years spent as a statue, thegolem has vowed to never kill again as he rejoins Gerrard.
Illus. Anthony S. Waters
LynaBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +2 Starting Life: -4
All creatures you control gain shadow. (Those creatures can block and be blocked only by creatures with shadow.)

One of the few Soltari who can cross the shadow barrier, Lyna serves as an emissary to the outside world. A quick thinker and convincing speaker, she does whatever she can to lead her people out of the shadows and into substance.
Illus. Adam Rex
MaraxusBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +2
Your creatures get +1/+0.

Too chaotic for even the other warlords of Keld, Maraxus has devoted himself to serving as a hired killer for the sinister Volrath. A man fond of his work, he's more than willing to put in those extra hours needed to perfect his craft.
Illus. Matthew D. Wilson
MirriBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: +5
Each of your basic lands may be tapped to produce any color of mana instead of its normal type.

Mirri and Gerrard have been the best of friends since they trained together under the maro-sorcerer Multani. A fierce and agile warrior, she rejoined Gerrard aboard the Weatherlight as his unofficial first mate shortly after he assumed command of the flyng ship.
Illus. Richard Kane Ferguson
MishraBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: -3
Double all damage dealt by creatures you control.

Both complement and antithesis to his older brother Urza, Mishra also mastered the intricacies of artifice. It was Mishra's strength that first gave rise to the massive Phyrexian war engines on Dominaria, and it was his weakness that pushed him, Urza, anDominaria itself to the point of annihilation.
Illus. Anson Maddocks
MultaniBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -3 Starting Life: -2
All creatures you control get +X/+0, where X is the number of cards in your hand.

In mentoring apprentice mages, the forest spirit Multani teaches each to respect nature while making use of its gifts. Multani taught Gerrard, Mirri, and Rofellos to hone their spellcasting in tandem with more physical disciplines so that both would be iproved.
Illus. Brom
OracleBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +9
You may untap any attacking creatures you control and remove them from combat.

Known simply by her title, Oracle uses her gift of prophecy to aid her people. She believes Gerrard to be the Korvecdal , the one who will unite the people of Rath against Volrath's tyranny. Her only doubt is whether she will be strong enough to guide hito his destiny.
Illus. Dan Frazier
OrimBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: +12
Your creatures can block as though they had flying.

Trained in the Samite arts, Orim serves as the healer aboard the Weatherlight . She is quick with languages and was educated at the same Argivian university as Hanna. A student by nature, Orim keeps a diary of all her new discoveries—both physical and spritual—during her travels.
Illus. Rebecca Guay
RofellosBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -2 Starting Life: +4
Whenever a creature you control is put into a graveyard from play, draw a card.

Gerrard's longtime friend and fellow student under the maro-sorcerer Multani, Rofellos is an excellent warrior and excellent company. Though adept at both magic and swordplay, he's far more comfortable with a flagon in his hand and a good companion at hiside.
Illus. Daren Bader
SeleniaBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +7
Attacking doesn't cause your creatures to tap.

Once a guardian of Crovax's estate, Selenia was freed from her magical bindings by the wealthy noble. Instead of remaining at his side, the angel chose to venture out into the world. For reasons unknown to Crovax, Selenia now serves the evil Volrath in hs home realm of Rath.
Illus. Quinton Hoover
SerraBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +1
All creatures you control get +0/+2.

Named for a benevolent goddess at birth, Serra fulfilled the prophecy of that goddess's coming. As a planeswalker, she embodies white mana and helps whole civilizations develop while both directly and indirectly inspiring countless individuals to be steafast and strong in the service of light.
Illus. Matthew D. Wilson
Sidar KondoBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +12
3: Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn.

Kondo served as guardian to the infant Gerrard and raised him alongside his own son, Vuel. He taught both boys to be strong and to lead, but whereas Gerrard became a champion of honor, Vuel's bitterness led him to become an equally devastating force of mlice.
Illus. Kev Walker
SisayBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -2 Starting Life: -3
Whenever you tap a land for mana, it produces one additional mana of the same type.

While captain of the Weatherlight , Sisay undertook a quest for the Legacy, a collection of artifacts needed to defeat the Lord of the Wastes. She continued this quest even when Gerrard, heir to the Legacy, chose to abandon it. Sisay is devoted to the case of good at whatever price.
Illus. Kaja Foglio
Sliver Queen, Brood MotherBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: +8
3: Put a Sliver token into play. Treat this token as a 1/1 colorless creature.

Though long held captive beneath Volrath's stronghold, the sliver queen is actually freer than most of Rath's denizens. Her maternal instincts always take precedence—even when they conflict with the evincar's agenda—and through her numerous litters, sheanges across all of Rath.
Illus. rk post
SqueeBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +3 Starting Life: -4
Your opponents play with their hands face up.

The smartest—and only—goblin cabin boy aboard the Weatherlight , Squee has learned that intelligence and common sense are very different things. This matters little, however, since he has neither. Fortunately, he doesn't know what he's missing.
Illus. Daniel Gelon
StarkeBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +0 Starting Life: -2
During your draw phase, you may draw an additional card and then put any card in your hand on the bottom of your library.

Starke believes in situational ethics—the situation determines the ethics. He's switched sides so often that he has become everyone's ally yet no one's friend. This former merchant of Rath accompanies the Weatherlight crew on their journey to his home wold.
Illus. Donato Giancola
TahngarthBuy (1), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +7
Your creatures are unaffected by summoning sickness.

Tahngarth, first mate of the Weatherlight under Sisay, knows that there are really only two forms of life: the ugly ones and the minotaurs. A narcissist, he considers the condition of his hide as important as the accuracy of his blade.
Illus. Pete Venters
TakaraBuy (3), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +3 Starting Life: -8
Sacrifice a creature: Takara deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

Takara banishes the shadow of her father's ignoble reputation through the dedication, plain speaking, and swift action of a warrior. By refusing Starke's path of self-interest and opportunism, she has learned what he never will know: the value of sacrifie for a worthy cause.
Illus. DiTerlizzi
TawnosBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +3 Starting Life: -4
You may play artifact, creature, and enchantment spells any time you could play an instant.

Tawnos brings a childlike wonder and an inherent skill to Urza's studio and bridges the wizardry of the workshop with the grandeur of the royal court. His speed and flexibility quickly earned him promotion from apprentice to master artificer.
Illus. Stephen Daniele
TitaniaBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +2 Starting Life: -5
You may play an additional land each of your turns.

Voice of the Argoth forest, defender of its creatures, and enforcer of its laws, Titania is literally an aspect of the forest itself. Her power and her very existence are linked to the land: when the forest is healthy, Titania is ascendant. When Argoth sffers, Titania also bleeds.
Illus. Rebecca Guay
UrzaBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: -1 Starting Life: +10
3: Urza deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

An artificer of unparalleled renown, Urza was a powerful cipher even before he was able to planeswalk. Seeing the world as a large, integrated machine is his greatest strength and weakness, enabling him to solve almost any problem but blinding him to hissolutions' effects on others.
Illus. Mark Tedin
VolrathBuy (2), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +2 Starting Life: -3
Whenever any of your creatures is put into your graveyard from play, you may put that creature on top of your library.

The son of Gerrard's surrogate father, Sidar Kondo, Volrath stole Gerrard's Legacy and rose to power selling it off piece by piece. Now, he is an evincar, or agent, of the Lord of the Wastes. Armed with exceptional magical powers, he plots to conquer theentire multiverse.
Illus. Anson Maddocks
XantchaBuy (4), Uncommon
Miscellaneous - Character
Max Hand: +1 Starting Life: +3
Sacrifice a permanent: Regenerate target creature.

A Phyrexian “sleeper agent,” Xantcha has developed an inviolate sense of self. This aberration earned her a death sentence, but she was rescued by Urza and joined his crusade. Her Phyrexian credo of “Waste not, want not” has helped Urza more than even hecomprehends.
Illus. Heather Hudson
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