Lingering Souls Dark Ascension Unhallowed Cathar

Loyal Cathar Loyal Cathar English

Creature — Human Soldier 2/2, WW (2)


When Loyal Cathar dies, return it to the battlefield transformed under your control at the beginning of the next end step.

"I trust myself to do my duty, even unto death. It's what comes after that I'm afraid of."
—Constable Visil, to Thalia

Illus. Ryan Pancoast

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 1/22/2011: When Loyal Cathar dies, it will return to the battlefield with its back face (Unhallowed Cathar) up. It doesn't return to the battlefield and then transform.
  • 1/22/2011: Another double-faced card that becomes a copy of Loyal Cathar and then dies will return to the battlefield with its back face up.
  • 1/22/2011: If you gain control of a Loyal Cathar owned by another player and it dies, it will be put into to its owner's graveyard and then return to the battlefield under your control.
  • 4/8/2016: If a card that isn't a double-faced card becomes a copy of Loyal Cathar (due to Cytoshape, for example) and then dies, that card won't return to the battlefield. It will remain in its owner's graveyard.
  • 7/13/2016: For more information on double-faced cards, see the Shadows over Innistrad mechanics article (
The other part is:
English Unhallowed Cathar

#13a (Ryan Pancoast)

English Dark Ascension (Common)

German Treuer Katharer
French Cathare loyal
Italian Cataro Leale
Spanish Cátaro leal
Portuguese Cátaro Leal
Japanese 忠実な聖戦士
Simplified Chinese 忠诚护教军
Russian Верный Катар
Traditional Chinese 忠誠護教軍
Korean 충직한 카타르

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