The Canopy-Diving Elf

Posted in Arcana on June 7, 2004

By Wizards of the Coast

How does a lowly elf take down a flying creature? With a bit of preparedness -- and a lot of determination.

The Fifth Dawn creature Viridian Scout is a non-flying elf that can be sacrificed to deal 2 damage to a flying creature. The art and flavor text reveal how, in flavor terms, this ability is accomplished.

The Scout drops out of the canopy of the Tangle forest onto its foe. When the trees of one's home forest grow higher than flyers fly, even elves can have the higher ground advantage!

Viridian Scout
Viridian Scout art by Daren Bader

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