What better way to kick off the Avacyn Restored spoiler season than with a mythic rare angel? Avacyn, Angel of Hope is the first official preview card from Wizards of the Coast's upcoming expert Magic: the Gathering set Avacyn Restored.
Avacyn, Angel of Hope - 5WWW
Lengendary Creature - Angel (Mythic Rare)
Avacyn, Angel of Hope and other permanents you control are indestructible.
A golden helix streaked skyward from the Helvault. A thunderous explosion shattered the silver monolith and Avacyn emerged, free from her prison at last.
Revealed on the Magic: the Gathering Facebook page, although Avacyn, Angel of Hope may be a little costly at eight mana, an 8/8 flying, vigilance creature that prevents all of your permanents from being destroyed is certainly nothing to scoff at.
Avacyn, Angel of Hope from Avacyn Restored makes a great reanimation target and an amazing addition to any Kaalia of the Vast deck.
Although Avacyn, Angel of Hope herself is indestructible, that doesn't mean she isn't immune to all forms of removal. Indeed, there are a great many ways for you to keep an opposing Avacyn, Angel of Hope from annihilating you.
Path to Exile, Dispatch, Oblivion Ring, and Fiend Hunter can all exile her from the battlefield. Cards that force your opponent to sacrifice a creature such as Liliana of the Veil or Geth's Verdict will help you get rid of an opposing Avacyn, Angel of Hope. Phyrexian Metamorph and Phantasmal Image can also deal with Avacyn, Angel of Hope because of her weakness to to the legend rule. You can also bounce her or reduce Avacyn, Angel of Hope's toughness to 0.
Avacyn, Angel of Hope will no doubt be a chase card from Avacyn Restored and on many Magic: the Gathering player's wish lists. Is she on yours?
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