Consuming Aberration is of the newest "Magic: The Gathering" cards revealed today from Wizards of the Coast's upcoming expert expansion set "Gatecrash." Consuming Aberration is one of five "Gatecrash" prerelease promotional alternate art foil cards, and you'll be able to get your hands on this large scary Horror creature by siding with the Dimir.
Consuming Aberration - 3UB
Creature - Horror (Rare)
Consuming Aberration's Power and toughness are each equal to the number of cards in your opponents' graveyards.
Whenever you cast a spell, each opponent reveals cards from the top of his or her library until he or she reveals a land card, then put those cards into his or her graveyard.
Typical "Magic" decks run between 18-24 land, meaning Consuming Aberration will mill your opponents an average of one to three cards. In order to ensure a healthy power and toughness for your horror, you'll want to run other cards that can deck your opponent.
Thought Scour from "Dark Ascension," Curse of the Bloody Tome and Nephalia Drownyard from "Innistrad," or Jace, Memory Adept from "M13" can all make your Consuming Aberration into a large and truly horrifying creature.
Because Consuming Aberration puts cards into your opponent's graveyards it has a natural synergy with Lazov, Dimir Mastermind.
Consuming Aberration will be especially brutal in Commander, where there are multiple players for it to mill.
How will you use Consuming Aberration?
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