Great Designer Search 3 Finalist – Ari Nieh

Posted in Feature on March 9, 2018

By Wizards of the Coast

Trial 2

Scored 73/75

Trial 3

Design 1

Steamfist Enforcer (common)
3(b/r)
Creature — Human Rogue
3/2
Menace
If mana from an artifact source was spent to cast CARDNAME, it enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter and is an artifact in addition to its other types.

Design 2

The Raven Lord (mythic rare)
4WU
Legendary Creature — God
5/5
When CARDNAME enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 white Bird tokens with flying.
Flying creatures you control have 1, T: Draw a card.
As long as you've drawn two or more cards this turn, CARDNAME has indestructible.

Design 3

Rahmi, Master Engineer (mythic rare)
3RW
Planeswalker — Rahmi
4
Whenever an artifact is put into your graveyard from the battlefield, put a loyalty counter on CARDNAME.
0: Create a 1/1 colorless Servo artifact creature token.
-2: Add RRR to your mana pool.
-8: Create a 10/10 colorless Golem artifact creature token with trample and indestructible.

Design 4

Mugai Creation Saga (mythic rare)
5GGUU
Sorcery
Do both of these, in either order -
* Draw a card for each creature you control.
* Create a 2/2 green Bear creature token for each card in your hand.

Design 5

Nyxian Ascension (rare)
4(g/w)
Enchantment
At the beginning of your upkeep, if you control five or more enchanted creatures, you win the game.

Design 6

Gwyn, Harvest Celebrant (mythic rare)
2BG
Planeswalker — Gwyn
4
+1: You may sacrifice a creature. If you do, return a creature card from your graveyard to your hand.
-2: Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. Another target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
-7: You get an emblem with Whenever a creature dies, each opponent loses 3 life and you may draw a card.

Design 7

Taiga Eruption (uncommon)
2RG
Instant
Create a 3/3 colorless Elemental Mountain Forest creature land token with haste and trample. (It has T: Add R or G to your mana pool.)

Design 8

Excommunication Rite (uncommon)
3WB
Sorcery
CARDNAME costs 1 less to cast for each Cleric you control.
Exile target non-Cleric creature.

Design 9

Macabre Rumors (common)
UB
Instant
Each opponent puts the top four cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
Whenever a creature you control dies, you may cast CARDNAME from your graveyard. If you do, exile it as it resolves.

Design 10

Obsessive Remorse (rare)
1UR
Enchantment — Aura
Enchant creature
Enchanted creature attacks each turn if able.
Whenever enchanted creature attacks, defending player gains control of it at end of combat.

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