Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Reveals More Magic: The Gathering Creatures With Mutate

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The previews for Magic: The Gathering's next expansion, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths continue today with the reveals of unique creatures that use the new crazy mechanic called Mutate, an ability that lets you combine the creature with another creature to combine their stats and abilities, and many Mutate cards have an ability that triggers when a creature mutates. You can Mutate a bunch of creatures together to create a bigger monster.

Before we get to the new cards revealed today, check out the Mutate mechanic spotlight below:

Two of the Mutate creatures revealed recently are more spell-focused, and it would be interesting to see how these abilities stack when you Mutate them together.

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There are also a few creatures with Flash revealed today, including a viable Dimir-colored hybrid-mana creature that will make you play your creatures with Flash more easily and uncounterable.

Check out the cards below:

Savai Thunderlion

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Whenever you cycle a card, you may pay 2, if you do Savai Thunderlion deals 2 damage to target creature and you gain 2 life

Sea-Dasher Octopus

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Lore Drakkis

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Cunning Nightbonder

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Flash
Spells you cast with flash cost (1) less to cast and can't be countered.

Go For Blood

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Evasion Protocol

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Whenever you cycle a card you can pay 1, if you do exile target creature or artifact you control then return it back on the battlefield under its owner control.

Thwart the Enemy

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"In One Bite"

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As an additional cost to cast ~, tap an untapped creature you control
Exile target tapped creature. Put a +1/+1 counter on the creature tapped to cast this spell.

Bastion of Remembrance

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What do you think of the new cards revealed recently? Let us know in the comments section below.

Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths is officially scheduled to be released on May 15 (rescheduled release day).

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