Posted in Arcana on April 22, 2014

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.

There have been a number of you asking about the tokens for Journey Into Nyx, so here they are along with the cards which produce them!

First off the Hydra token! Dare I say... Hail Hydra? I do dare!

Renowned Weaver is a reference to the greek myth of Arachne. The name Arachne is derived from the same Greek root that the word "arachnid" comes from.

Sphinx tokens! They fly and stuff!

While Pharika's Chosen has a snake in the art, it does not produce tokens. Only Pharika herself makes snake tokens in Journey into Nyx.

These are the first minotaur tokens to ever exist in Magic!

And the award for my favorite flavor text of the set goes to Ritual of the Returned. However, I'll also say I love the theme and look of zombies through the entire Theros block.

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