Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment recently revealed the Necromancer as one of the five starting Planeswalker class for 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.
Today, the official Magic: Legends Twitter page has revealed new gameplay footage for the Necromancer class in action. The clip features the Necromancer battling creatures in a forest of Zendikar. You can also see the Necromancer's abilities in action. The press release provided this description for planeswalker themed around the Black mana of Magic: "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."
According to the official description, Necromancers "use the potency of darkness to raise minions from the dead, manipulate the flow of life energy, and make sacrifices in order to benefit their party during combat."
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.