Elspeth, Sun's Champion is one of the newest "Theros" spoilers revealed today Aug. 31, 2013 during PAX Prime, from Wizards of the Coast's upcoming expert "Magic: The Gathering" expansion set. This powerful mythic rare is the third iteration of Elspeth that we've seen to date.
Elspeth, Sun's Champion - 4WW
Planeswalker - Elspeth (Mythic Rare)
+1: Put three 1/1 white Soldier creature tokens onto the battlefield.
-3: Destroy all creatures with power 4 or greater
-7: You get an emblem with "Creatures you control get +2/+2 and have flying."
Starting loyalty: 4
With a casting cost of six Elspeth, Sun's Champion won't be appearing early in games, however when she does arrive on your side of the table you'll be able to dominate the battlefield with an instant board wipe.
More commonly though, Elspeth, Sun's Champion will summon a small horde of creatures to help protect both herself and you. Once you've acquired a large amount of loyalty from Elspeth, Sun's Champion she'll give you an emblem that makes all your creatures have +2/+2 and flying. It's interesting to note how that even after triggering Elspeth, Sun's Champion's ultimate ability the tokens created by her are immune to her.
There's absolutely no doubt Elspeth, Sun's Champion will find her way into a wide variety of archetypes, not just control decks.
How will you use Elspeth, Sun's Champion?
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