Compelling Argument Amonkhet Curator of Mysteries

Cryptic Serpent Cryptic Serpent English

Creature — Serpent 6/5, 5UU (7)

Cryptic Serpent costs {1} less to cast for each instant and sorcery card in your graveyard.

It slithers through the senses, constricting consciousness and poisoning perceptions.

Illus. Lius Lasahido

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 4/18/2017: Cryptic Serpent’s ability doesn’t change its mana cost or converted mana cost. It just reduces the cost to cast the spell.
  • 4/18/2017: A split card only counts once for Cryptic Serpent’s ability, even if it’s both an instant and a sorcery.
  • 4/18/2017: Cryptic Serpent’s ability can’t reduce its cost to less than {U}{U}.
Printings:
#48 (Lius Lasahido)

Editions:
English Amonkhet (Uncommon)

Languages:
German Kryptische Schlange
French Serpent cryptique
Italian Serpe Criptica
Spanish Serpiente críptica
Portuguese Serpente Críptica
Japanese 謎めいた海蛇
Simplified Chinese 隐密巨蛇
Russian Таинственный Змей
Traditional Chinese 隱密巨蛇
Korean 불가사의 이무기


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