Do You Know Your Morphs?

Posted in Arcana on October 22, 2014

By Blake Rasmussen

Blake is the content manager for, making him the one you should email if you have thoughts on the website, good or less good (or not good). He's a longtime coverage reporter and hasn't turned down a game of Magic in any format ever.

Do you know your morphs? Can you sniff out a Ruthless Ripper from an Exalted Angel? Do your friends call you the Smoke Teller? Are your glasses fitted with Lenses of Clarity?

Prove it.

Below you'll find morph costs, abilities, art descriptions, tournament hints, and flavor text of morphs. It's your job to figure out which morph is hidden right there in plain sight. Just click on the morph image to reveal the card and see how well you'd survive in a world where things are not always as they seem.

Level One—Things are Mostly as They Seem

This unseen savant grants you glimpses of your opponent's strategy, for just a small peek at yours.

A partial art description for this morph reads: Show a huge wood elemental. This one is tall enough to be seen over the evergreen trees of the Temur wilderness—maybe 25 feet tall.

This morph lurks around the edge of mana efficiency, gleefully trading up (or unhappily trading down) for a mere 3R.

The Sagu Jungle's Think undergrowth conceals even the largest predators—if they wish to remain hidden.

Level Two—Things are Not as They Seem

Lose the game? Fortunately not.

No one was fooled when this morph hit the table while winning the 2003 World Championships.

This beastly morph towers over all the rest, the largest morph creature by far.

Brine Elemental's best friend.

Level Three—Things are Definitely Not as They seem

This morph whets your appetite for destruction—of the library.

Tap: Add 1 to your mana pool

Having conquered the Bastion of Suns, the Ota took its light for their own.

Bonus question:

During the design of Khans of Tarkir, Mark Rosewater wrote in Multiverse "This is my favorite morph in the set. I always feel happy unmorphing it."

How'd you do?

12 out of 12: Voidmage Prodigy
10-11: Exalted Angel
7-9: Liege of the Pit
4-6: Rattleclaw Mystic
1-3: Exiled Doomsayer
0: Scornful Egotist

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