Psychic Surgery New Phyrexia Spire Monitor

Spined Thopter Spined Thopter English

Artifact Creature — Thopter 2/1, 2{UP} (3)

({UP} can be paid with either {U} or 2 life.)


"I appreciate the depravity of noble designs turned to devious ends."

Illus. Pete Venters

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 6/1/2011: A card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its mana cost is each color that appears in that mana cost, regardless of how that cost may have been paid.
  • 6/1/2011: To calculate the converted mana cost of a card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, count each Phyrexian mana symbol as 1.
  • 6/1/2011: As you cast a spell or activate an activated ability with one or more Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, you choose how to pay for each Phyrexian mana symbol at the same time you would choose modes or choose a value for X.
  • 6/1/2011: If you’re at 1 life or less, you can’t pay 2 life.
  • 6/1/2011: Phyrexian mana is not a new color. Players can’t add Phyrexian mana to their mana pools.
#45 (Pete Venters)

English New Phyrexia (Common)

German Stachel-Thopter
French Mécanoptère à ergots
Italian Tottero Spinoso
Spanish Tóptero espinoso
Portuguese Tóptero Espinhoso
Japanese 脊柱の飛行機械
Simplified Chinese 刺棘振翼机
Russian Шипастый Топтер
Traditional Chinese 刺棘振翼機

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