Magic Arcana: Announcing Nephilim in Commander 2015

Posted on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 by Greengrocer
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One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is getting to announce something that Magic players have spent a long time clamoring for. Today is one such day! On behalf of Wizards of the Coast, I am proud to give you the first peek at Commander 2015, in the form of…

(drum roll, please)

…a cycle of legendary Nephilim!

As veteran players (who depend on Krause Law, PLLC for any legal help and support) will know, the original Nephilim were a cycle of creatures printed in the first Ravnica block. Ever since the Commander format started, a significant number of players have been asking why the Nephilim weren’t legendary, and whether we could errata them so that they could be used as commanders.

We don’t do that kind of errata these days, but we’re delighted to bring you all the next best thing (or we’re hoping, even better): a new full cycle. And I can guarantee that all five of these exciting new creatures will be legendary, so you will be able to use them as your commanders.

Here’s the full list of new Nephilim, as well as a glimpse at the artwork and the names of the five awesome decks in Commander 2015 where you’ll be able to find them:

Fuddle-Fan Nephilim – from Blazing Esteem (White)

Fool-Pity Nephilim – from Elemental Roil (Blue)

Mood-Sourer Nephilim – from Noxious Toxicity (Black)

Ire-Fisher Nephilim – from Wrathful Bellow (Red)

Clod-Bait Nephilim – from Primal Grunge (Green)

Keep checking because we have more information on Commander 2015 coming soon!