Dragons of Tarkir Update Bulletin—Oracle Changes

Posted in Feature on March 19, 2015

By Matt Tabak

Senior editor. Game designer. Writer. Bon vivant. Matt wears many hats inside Magic R&D, but they're hard to see as he's so tall.

There are four cards affected, but it's really only one change. Seriously.

Oracle Change

Better.

Four older cards referred to a creature or a creature card "with morph." Megamorph is a variant of the morph ability, so these four cards should respect that. So "morph" becomes "a morph ability" on Backslide, Dermoplasm, Master of the Veil, and Weaver of Lies. For example:

Backslide

Old wording:

Turn target creature with morph face down.

Cycling U (U, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

New wording:

Turn target creature with a morph ability face down.

Cycling U (U, Discard this card: Draw a card.)


Introduction

Oracle Changes

Comprehensive Rulebook Changes

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