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Monday, August 8, 2011

Innistrad - Flavor Text

(Thanks to MTG Salvation for their spoiler list.)

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09-14-11 - 
09-14-11 - Splinterfright
09-14-11 - Geist of Saint Traft
09-14-11 - Charmbreaker Devils
09-13-11 - Woodland Sleuth
09-13-11 - Nephalia Drownyard
09-13-11 - Evil Twin
09-13-11 - Lord of Lineage
09-13-11 - Bloodline Keeper
09-13-11 - Prey Upon
09-13-11 - Krallenhorde Wantons 09-13-11 - Grizzled Outcasts
09-13-11 - Bump in the Night


Abbey Griffin - "The darkness crawls with vampires and ghouls, but we are not without allies." - Mikaeus, the Lunarch

Angel of Flight Alabaster - She endures without Avacyn but secretly asks each soul she guides if it has seen her.

Angelic Overseer - From mortal hope immortal power springs.

Champion of the Parish - "I stand for every cobbler, tanner, and fool in this town - and they stand for me."

Cloistered Youth -

Dearly Departed - "Never forget out ancestors. They have not forgotten us." - Mikaeus, the Lunarch

Divine Reckoning - Survival of the purest.

Elite Inquisitor - "No matter how many I kill, there are always more to hunt. It makes me smile just to think about it."

Fiend Hunter - (none)

Mentor of the Meek - In these halls there is no pass or fail. Your true test comes with the first full moon.

Mikaeus, the Lunarch - (none)

Slayer of the Wicked - You don't want to see his trophy room.

Spectral Rider - Never a word. Never a warning. Only the sound of hoofbeats along the crossways, and the screams of the avenged.

Thraben Militia / [Thraben Sentry] - "The time for grief is over. The time for retribution has begun."

Thraben Sentry / [Thraben Militia] - "Looks like it's going to be a quiet night."


Battleground Geist - Not content to nudge vases and chill drawing rooms, some geists muster spectral armies to claw at the hearts of the living.

Civilized Scholar - "Me, angry? Of course not. Thanks to my research, I'm above such petty emotions now."

Crackling Counterpart - (None)

Curse of the Bloody Tome - After seeing his life's work drip away, the mage decided it was a good time to go crazy.

Delver of Secrets -

Deranged Assistant - "Garl, adjust the slurry dispensers. Garl, fetch more corpses. Garl, quit crying and give me your brain tissue. If he doesn't stop being so rude, I'm quitting."

Grasp of Phantoms - (none)

Invisible Stalker - "What bothers me is the vampire's sense of smell and those icy Nephalian nights."

Laboratory Maniac - His mind whirled with grand plans, never thinking of what might happen if he were to succeed.

Ludevic's Abomination / [Ludevic's Test Subject] - After several failed experiments, the visionary Ludevic realised he needed to create a monster that fed on torch-wielding mobs.

Ludevic's Test Subject / [Ludevic's Abomination] - (none)

Mindshrieker - (none)

Mirror-Mad Phantasm - (none)

Murder of Crows - Even more than carrion, they crave the last words of the dying.

Rooftop Storm - "Let those idiot priests tremble! A new era in unlife begins here and now. Oglor, raise the lightning vane!" - Stitcher Geralf

Silent Departure - The same magic that lets geists pass through our realm can force them out of it.

Skaab Ruinator - (none)

Snapcaster Mage - (none)

Stitched Drake - "The best skaab are more powerful and more beautiful than the sum of their parts." - Stitcher Geralf

Stitcher's Apprentice - "Oglor create life, Oglor take it away. Oglor god!... until Master return."

Undead Alchemist - (none)


Army of the Damned - Sometimes death comes knocking. Sometimes it tears down the walls.

Bloodgift Demon - He relishes the devotion of his Skirsdag puppets and their belief that it will earn them immortality.

Bloodline Keeper / [Lord of Lineage] - (none)

Bump in the Night - It's not just the wind. It's not all in your head. And it's definitely something to worry about.

Curse of Death's Hold - May you and all your kin waste and wither until your clan is no more.

Diregraf Ghoul - "At least this one still has arms and legs. Well, most of its legs." -Enslow, ghoulcaller of Nephallia.

Endless Ranks of the Dead - With Thraben's army recalled to its city walls, outlying villages were left to fend for themselves.

Falkenrath Noble - "I often think on how excited they must feel to be chosen as my prey."

Liliana of the Veil - (none)

Lord of Lineage / [Bloodline Keeper] - (none)

Moan of the Unhallowed - For a ghoul, every village is a buffet and every disaster is a reunion.

Morkrut Banshee - Let go your grudges, or risk wandering the bogs forever in a murderous rage."
- Hildin, priest of Avacyn

Reaper of the Abyss - "Avacyn has deserted you. I welcome your devotion in her stead."

Screeching Bat / [Stalking Vampire] - The bat has such clarity of hearing that simple sounds become symphonies.

Skeletal Grimace - "And then I realized we all have skeletons on the inside. Why wait until the bodies are dead to control them?" - Jadar, ghoulcaller of Nephalia

Skirsdag High Priest - "Thraben's pleas fall of deaf ears. Ours do not."

Stalking Vampire / [Screeching Bat] - Each form she takes in an exploration of the senses.

Vampire Interloper - He listens to every heartbeat, deciding which one of hundreds he will stop.

Village Cannibals - Some have endured the horrors of Innistrad by becoming the worst monsters of all.

Walking Corpse - "Is it hopeless? When wave upon wave of our dead return as mindless flesh-eaters to claw upon Thraben's walls? We're too busy cutting them down to indulge ourselves in such philosophical foppery." - Mikaeus, the Lunarch


Balefire Dragon - If it comes for you, die boldly or die swiftly - for die you will.

Blasphemous Act - "Holy places are no longer sanctuary from death, and death is no longer sanctuary from anything." - Thalia, Knight-Cathar

Bloodcrazed Neonate - While older vampires select their meals with care, the newly sired frenzy at the first whiff.

Brimstone Volley - (none)

Charmbreaker Devils - (none)

Curse of the Stalked Prey - "Innocent thorns can fill the air with your bloodscent. Don't stray from the path." - Elmut, crossway watcher

Devil's Play - A devil's hands are never idle.

Falkenrath Marauders - No slinking in the dark for them, no luring whispers. They claim their prey in the speed and glory of the hunt.

Hanweir Watchkeep -

Homicidal Brute - For a moment his basest desires run free, unshackled by reason or conscience.

Instigator Gang / [Wildblood Pack ]- (none)

Into the Maw of Hell - (none)

Ironfang / [Village Ironsmith] - Each morning, he repairs the front door.

Kruin Outlaw / [Terror of Kruin Pass] - "Hold tight. I've got a surprise for them."

Rakish Heir - "If you're not having fun, what's the point of living forever?"

Reckless Waif -

Skirsdag Cultist - "Within blood is life. Within life is fire. Within fire is the path to our master's glory!"

Stromkirk Noble - "A responsible king walks among his subjects."

Terror of Kruin Pass / [Kruin Outlaw] - (none)

Tormented Pariah -

Village Ironsmith / [Ironfang] - Each night, he abandons the trappings of civilization.

Wildblood Pack / [Instigator Gang] - (none)


Avacyn's Pilgrim - "Avacyn's protection is everywhere. From the holy church to the sacred glade, all that we see is under her blessed watch."

Boneyard Wurm - The only thing it likes more than discovering a pit of bones is adding to it.

Daybreak Ranger / [Nightfall Predator] - (none)

Essense of the Wild - Wander too far into the wild and it may take you for its own.

Garruk Relentless / [Garruk, the Veiled Curse] - (none)

Gatstaf Howler / [Gatstaf Shepherd] - (none)

Gatstaf Shepherd / [Gatstaf Howler] - "What is worse than a wolf in sheep's clothing?" - Wolfhunter's riddle

Grizzled Outcasts / [Krallenhorde Wantons] - Seen as unsavory, the hunters were never allowed in town - until one night they vanished.

Hollowhenge Scavenger - After werewolves slaughtered the citizenry of Hollowhenge, other creatures moved in.

Howlpack Alpha / [Mayor of Avabruck] - (none)

Kessig Cagebreakers - "They put bars on these noble beasts and then wonder why werewolves target our towns."

Krallenhorde Wantons / [Grizzled Outcasts] - The boot prints became paw prints, and they led right back into town.

Mayor of Avabruck / [Howlpack Alpha] - He can deny his true nature for only so long.

Moonmist - (none)

Nightfall Predator / [Daybreak Ranger] - (none)

Prey Upon - "You don't find many old werewolf hunters." - Paulin, trapper of Somberwald

Spidery Grasp - "Nobody's seen the Lady of Videns for years. Poor dear, no companions at all in that old castle." - Yonda of Gavony

Spider Spawning - (none)

Splinterfright - (none)

Travel Preparations - Visiting a shrine at the start of a journey makes the traveler more likely to finish it.

Ulvenwald Mystics -

Villagers of Estwald -

Woodland Sleuth - "Whatever did this is near. Death reversion has not yet occurred. Be Alert!"

Wreath of Geists - Before you travel the woods of Kessig, get permission from those who died trying.


Evil Twin - You can always tell the evil one by the dagger he's sticking in you.

Garruk, the Veil-Cursed / [Garruk Relentless] - (none)

Geist of Saint Traft - (none)

Grimgrin, Corpse-Born - (none)

Olivia Voldaren - (none)


Burning Torch - (none)

Butcher's Cleaver - (none)

Cellar Door - As if anyone needed another reason to avoid dark, dank cellars.

Creepy Doll - A child's missing doll went missing one night, as did a pair of kitchen shears and the town magistrate.

Wooden Stake - (none)


Clifftop Retreat - Where cathars learn to fight not only demons and vampires, but ignorance as well.

Gavony Township - "The protective wards of the church have weakened and no one can tell us why. It's time to look to our own defenses." - Gregel militia leader

Ghost Quarter - Deserted, but not uninhabited.

Hinterland Harbor - In places where the sea meets the trees, it's easy to forget the darkness that rules most of Innistrad.

Isolated ChapelNot every church is a place of faith.

Kessig Wolf Run - When a werewolf changes for the first time, that first howl is said to echo through the wilds till moonset.

Nephalia Drownyard - "Some see a coastal disaster. I see a fully-stocked seagraf." - Jaadar, ghoulcaller of Nephalia

Sulfur Falls - Skirsdag cultists meet behind a waterfall's curtain and plot with demonic forces.

Woodland Cemetery - Farmers cut the trees and buried their dead. The dead rose up and killed the farmers. The trees grew back and strangled the dead.

Older Updates
09-11-11 - Rakish Heir
09-11-11 - Cellar Door
09-11-11 - Brimstone Volley
09-10-11 - Thraben Militia
09-10-11 - Thraben Sentry
09-09-11 - Crackling Counterpart
09-08-11 - Walking Corpse
09-08-11 - Gavony Township
09-08-11 - Angelic Overseer
09-08-11 - Falkenrath Marauders
09-07-11 - Invisible Stalker
09-07-11 - Sulfur Falls
09-07-11 - Avacyn's Pilgrim
09-07-11 - Deranged Assistant
09-07-11 - Laboratory Maniac
09-07-11 - Butcher's Cleaver
09-07-11 - Mirror-Mad Phantasm
09-07-11 - Champion of the Parish
09-07-11 - Curse of the Stalked Prey
09-07-11 - Skeletal Grimace
09-07-11 - Undead Alchemist
09-07-11 - Spider Spawning
09-06-11 - Grimgrin, Corpse-Born
09-06-11 - Into the Maw of Hell
09-06-11 - Skaab Ruinator
09-06-11 - Essenece of the Wild
09-06-11 - Morkrut Banshee
09-05-11 - Army of the Damned
09-05-11 - Balefire Dragon
09-02-11 - Wildblood Pack
09-02-11 - Instigator Gang
09-02-11 - Slayer of the Wicked
09-02-11 - Snapcaster Mage
09-02-11 - Village Cannibals
09-02-11 - Divine Reckoning
09-02-11 - Mindshrieker
09-02-11 - Angel of Flight Alabaster
09-02-11 - Endless Ranks of the Dead
09-02-11 - Curse of Death's Hold
09-02-11 - Garruk Relentless
09-02-11 - Garruk, the Veil-Cursed
09-01-11 - Stromkirk Noble
09-01-11 - Skirsdag High Priest
09-01-11 - Rooftop Storm
09-01-11 - Skirsdag Cultist
08-30-11 - Terror of Kruin Pass
08-30-11 - Kruin Outlaw
08-30-11 - Fiend Hunter
08-30-11 - Liliana of the Veil
08-29-11 - Mentor of the Meek
08-29-11 - Silent Departure
08-29-11 - Reaper of the Abyss
08-29-11 - Ironfang
08-29-11 - Village Ironsmith
08-29-11 - Isolated Chapel
08-29-11 - Phantoms
08-29-11 - Battleground Geist
08-29-11 - Spidery Grasp
08-28-11 - Hinterland Harbor
08-28-11 - Clifftop Retreat
08-28-11 - Homicidal Brute
08-28-11 - Civilized Scholar
08-28-11 - Vampire Interloper
08-28-11 - Dearly Departed
08-28-11 - Creepy Doll
08-28-11 - Stitcher's Apprentice
08-28-11 - Abbey Griffin
08-28-11 - Moonmist
08-27-11 - Villagers of Estwald*
08-27-11 - Ulvenwald Mystics*
08-27-11 - Grizzled Outcasts*
08-27-11 - Garruk Relentless*
08-27-11 - Village Ironsmith*
08-27-11 - Tormented Pariah*
08-27-11 - Reckless Waif*
08-27-11 - Kruin Outlaw* 
08-27-11 - Instigator Gang*
08-27-11 - Hanweir Watchkeep*
08-27-11 - Bloodline Keeper*
08-27-11 - Civilized Scholar* 
08-27-11 - Thraben Sentry*
08-27-11 - Delver of Secrets*
08-27-11 - Cloistered Youth*
08-27-11 - Nightfall Predator
08-27-11 - Daybreak Ranger
08-27-11 - Hollowhenge Scavenger
08-27-11 - Gastaf Howler
08-27-11 - Gastaf Shepherd
08-27-11 - Howlpack Alpha
08-27-11 - Stalking Vampire
08-27-11 - Ludevic's Abomination
08-27-11 - Burning Torch
08-27-11 - Wooden Stake
08-27-11 - Stitched Drake
08-27-11 - Bloodcrazed Neonate
08-27-11 - Curse of the Bloody Tome
08-27-11 - Diregraf Ghoul
08-27-11 - Devil's Play
08-27-11 - Elite Inquisitor
08-27-11 - Olivia Voldaren
08-27-11 - Boneyard Wurm
08-27-11 - Mayor of Avabruck
08-27-11 - Ludevic's Test Subject
08-27-11 - Screeching Bat
08-27-11 - Travel Preparations
08-10-11 - Mikaeus, the Lunarch

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