Magic 2015 Flavor Text Quiz

Posted in Arcana on July 15, 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.

Magic 2015 is barely out the door and already the various internets can't stop talking about it. In fact, it's so barely out the door it's not even officially out there yet, but already you can read reviews, new deck ideas, crazy combos (how about that Chain Veil?), and limited how-tos.

But while you're furiously preparing for the official release this Friday, you might not have had enough time to pore over the flavor text just yet. Magic fans are an insatiable bunch, but even the most meticulous among you probably haven't memorized each bit of flavor text just yet.

Does that sound like a challenge? Good. It is.

Take this eight-question quiz below and test your Magic 2015 flavor-text knowledge.

"The law has its place—as a footnote in my spellbook."

—Siyani, fugitive mage

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"With rage as your forge, your hammer can smite anything."

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A strict upgrade over the cinder hatchet.

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"In a daze, I woke and looked upon the battlefield, where I could swear my dreams were laying waste to the enemy."

—Letter from a soldier

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Is it at the top of the food chain or the bottom?

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"Healing is more art than magic. Well, there is still quite a bit of magic."

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It readily attacks much larger prey, knowing retaliation is impossible.

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The experiments decided to perform some research of their own.

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So how'd you do? Grade yourself against our handy-dandy, scientific, and totally not arbitrary scale and see how your flavor skills match up against others.

0–1: Hapless Researcher

2–3: Rummaging Goblin

4–5: Research Assistant

6–7: Magus of the Library

8: Academy Elite

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