Some Perspective

Posted in Arcana on June 7, 2012

By Trick Jarrett

Patrick "Trick" Jarrett oversees web content and social media for Magic, and acts as the publisher of and Magic content on the web. He's an ardent Commander player and lover of the game he's played since Ice Age.

Malignus is one of the Mythic rares in Avacyn Restored. But what is it? Well, it's a giant elemental spirit that appears to be pretty unhappy with some villagers. If you check the art closer you'll see he's rolling through a village and laying waste to it.

As was noted in the set's FAQ, Malignus is not hindered by Protection of any sort, including "Protection from everything" ala Progenitus.

Latest Arcana Articles


December 10, 2015

Best of 2015 and Holiday Treats by, Blake Rasmussen

With the holidays upon us, the crew at DailyMTG and the rest of Wizards of the Coast is going to be taking a bit of a break. But that doesn't mean there's nothing going on for you, gentle...

Learn More



Arcana Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All