Phyrexian Rager 2.0

Posted in Arcana on February 10, 2011

By Monty Ashley

Hhere's the art description that was given to Stephan Martiniere for Phyrexian Rager.

Art Description

Color: Black creature

Action: We'd like you to show us this world's version of the creature called "Phyrexian Rager". Reinterpret it through the lens of the styleguide. (Don't include the blue-skinned humanoid in the reference.)

Focus: the Phyrexian rager

Mood: It's fascinated by how you experience pain.

Notes: This is a purely Phyrexian creature.

Because the world had already seen a Phyrexian Rager in Apocalypse, there was an art reference for Stephan to work from. Here's what the original rager looked like.

Apocalypse

Phyrexian Rager | Art by Mark Tedin

Mirrodin Besieged

Stephan's version focused more on the rager and didn't include a victim. It still seems pretty menacing, don't you think?

Phyrexian Rager | Art by Stephan Martiniere

Finished Card

And here's what it looks like in Mirrodin Besieged packs:

Phyrexian Rager

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