MTG Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Reveals Genesis Ultimatum, Mythos of Illuna & More

The official preview season for Magic: The Gathering's latest set, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, is almost over. We've seen most of the unique new cards in this monster world set, and today, we're getting the final batch of spoilers revealed. Magic Senior Designer Gavin Verhey has shared a new video clip revealing the final ultimatum spell in Ikoria, the Temur-colored (green/blue/red) "Genesis Ultimatum", the blue Mythos card, an Azorius-colored legendary bird with Companion, and a 4/5 black creature for only three mana!

You can watch Verhey's clip in the tweet below:

Check them out:

Genesis Ultimatum

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This is probably my least favorite Ikoria ultimatum out of the five, but it could still generate massive board advantage depending on the five cards you look.

Mythos of Illuna

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This Mythos card is versatile in Commander. I wouldn't even be surprised if this card sees play in Standard as a sideboard against permanent-heavy strategies.

Hunted Nightmare

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This card is fantastic against Control decks that don't usually run creatures. For three mana, you get a 4/5 creature with Menace, so you play this by turn three, even if this creatures grants a deathtouch counter on an opponent's creature, they won't be able to block if that's the only creature they have on the board that early. You can even Mutate more cards into this to buff it up.

Yorion, Sky Nomad

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This could be a fun card to play in Commander or Brawl, and might even see play in Standard even if it's not used as a Companion.

What do you think about these four new Ikoria cards? Let us know in the comments section below.

Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths is set to launch on Magic: The Gathering Arena on April 16, for tabletop play in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong on April 17, and for tabletop play everywhere else on May 15.

Related:Wizards of the Coast Defends Cuts to MTG Arena's Ikoria Mastery Pass

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