Magic: Legends Reveals New Planeswalker Class, Necromancer

Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment have offiically announced the Necromancer as the fifth starting Planeswalker class for Magic: Legends, the upcoming action role-playing game based on the multiverse of Wizards of the Coast's popular card game Magic: The Gathering.

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Credit: Cryptic Studios/Perfectworld Entertainment

Themed around the black mana of Magic, Necromances abilities include Grim Siphon, a mid-range lashing attack that drains life from foes over time; Grave Upheaval, a damage-dealing secondary ability that targets foes and summons two skeletons; and Soul Wither, a utility ability that applies slows anddamage over time.

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Credit: Cryptic Studios/Perfectworld Entertainment

The press release shared a description of the Necromancer class: "The best Necromancers will walk a razor-fine edge between tremendous gain and devastating loss. Players can spend their own life force to summon powerful creatures, while saving just enough health to siphon life away from foes and friendly units alike as their undead army grows ever stronger."

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Credit: Cryptic Studios/Perfectworld Entertainment

The official description of Magic: Legends reads:

An ancient force moves in the darkness, requiring adventurers to traverse various planes of the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse and gather the power needed to fight this evil. Developed by Cryptic Studios and published by Perfect World Entertainment, players will choose their path through the planes while collecting and upgrading a multitude of spells to create a powerful spell library. Players control the chaos of spell-slinging combat as they fight to save the Multiverse from its greatest threats yet

Magic: Legends will be available for the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 in 2021. It's currently in Closed Alpha right now.

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