Artifact dragons

Posted in Arcana on March 16, 2004

By Wizards of the Coast

Clockwork Dragon

Mirrodin's Clockwork Dragon is only the most recent member of an elite group: it is one of only four artifact creatures in Magic with the Dragon creature type. This illustrious gang of clanking lizards has been ravaging opponents' life totals since Mirage.

Illustrating an artifact dragon is an interesting challenge for an artist. How do you represent the creature's artifact nature while expressing the majestic and destructive power of a dragon? Today's Magic Arcana takes a close-up look at these four draconic automata in all their glory.

Teeka's Dragon
Teeka's Dragon from Mirage - Illus. Liz Danforth

Tek
Tek from Invasion - Illus. Chippy

Draco
Draco from Planeshift - Illus. Sam Wood

Clockwork Dragon
Clockwork Dragon from Mirrodin - Illus. Arnie Swekel

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