House Dimir

Posted in Feature on August 20, 2012

By Wizards of the Coast

House Dimir
My Secrecy. My Advantage. My Guild.
In the dark, slick corridors of the undercity lurks the unfathomable network of the Dimir guild. House Dimir is Ravnica’s dark but open secret: the populace knows Dimir exists but they pretend it doesn’t. The Dimir’s role in Ravnica is to provide covert services that other guilds can’t or won’t, using their secrecy as both weapon and defense. Dimir is hidden even from itself, using pockets of covert agents who are aware of only a few other contacts. Dimir agents leave no trace, destroying memories of witnesses to their crimes, and even going so far as to eliminate their own memories of their assignments.
Illus. Slawomir Maniak
Lazav, the Dimir Mastermind. Lazav is a shapeshifting mage who serves as the nexus of telepathic impressions of the entire Dimir network. He (or she, or it) shapeshifts into a variety of guises as his needs and plans require; he may step out into the Ravnican streets as an elderly widow to eavesdrop at the bazaar, become a vedalken hussar to sidestep a checkpoint, or transform into a Tin Street merchant to deceive a passing noble. Some Dimir agents believe that Lazav plots against Niv-Mizzet to discern the dragon’s hidden endgame and twist it for his own purposes.
Illus. David Rapoza
Duskmantle: Restored but Undisclosed. Duskmantle, the Dimir guildhall, fell into disrepair after the previous guildmaster, Szadek, fell from power and the knowledge of how to access it was lost. Duskmantle has been recreated in a new location deep within the Ravnican undercity, shielded by memory wards. Few know of the existence of this House Dimir nerve center, and even fewer know how to locate it. Many who learn the way lose that memory soon after.
Illus. Zoltan Boros
Members of the Dimir guild have earned Planeswalker Points! This ranks them out of 10!
Have you picked a guild yet?
Learn more about all the guilds
Azorius
Orzhov
Dimir
Izzet
Rakdos
Golgari
Gruul
Boros
Selesnya
Simic

Latest Feature Articles

FEATURE

April 19, 2019

War of the Spark Release Notes by, Wizards of the Coast

Compiled by Eli Shiffrin, with contributions from Laurie Cheers, Carsten Haese, Nathan Long, and Thijs van Ommen. Document last modified March 14, 2019. DOC Download Links:English | 中國話...

Learn More

FEATURE

April 18, 2019

War of the Spark Story Hype by, Chris Gleeson

This is it. The climactic finale. The Gatewatch (and loads of other Planeswalkers) facing off head-to-head against Nicol Bolas (and loads of other Planeswalkers). ...

Learn More

Articles

Articles

Feature Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All

We use cookies on this site to personalize content and ads, provide social media features and analyze web traffic. By clicking YES, you are consenting for us to set cookies. (Learn more about cookies)

No, I want to find out more