A Mighty Return

Posted in Arcana on September 1, 2010

By Monty Ashley

For sequel week, we're going to take another look at a Magic 2010 card that makes a cameo in a different Magic 2011 card. We start with the story of Siege Mastodon.

Siege Mastodon | Art by Matt Cavotta

This armored elephant appears in both Magic 2010 and Magic 2011, with different flavor text:

Siege Mastodon
Siege Mastodon

In its original printing, it appears to have been engaged in the defense of a city, but once it's in the hands of General Avitora (instead of some nameless Mastodon keeper) it's attacking someone defended by walls. Which might remind you of a different piece of flavor text.

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So ... what card in Magic 2011 shows a flying armored elephant?

Mighty Leap | Art by rk post

Mighty Leap

(Okay, so the armored elephant on Mighty Leap doesn't have its tusks cut off. Close enough!)

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