Revealed at PAX Prime, Ludevic’s Test Subject is one of the latest Magic cards to be spoiled from Wizards of the Coast’s upcoming expert Magic: the Gathering expansion Innistrad.
(Day) Ludevic’s Test Subject – 1U
Creature – Lizard (Rare)
1U: Put a hatchling counter on Ludevic’s Test Subject. Then if there are five or more hatchling counters on it, remove all of them and transform it.
Like Mayor of Avabruck, Ludevic’s Test Subject is one of many double-sided Magic: the Gathering cards featured in Innistrad.
Ludevic’s Test Subject from Innistrad might not look like much on the front, however after five quick turns of investing mana (or shorter when Proliferate cards like Thrummingbird) this double-sided Magic: the Gathering card transforms into Ludevic’s Abomination and your opponent will be in for a world of hurt.
As an 0/3 creature it is susceptible to burn spells such as Incinerate. That means your chances of actually attacking with Ludevic’s Abomination might be more rare than you’d think. With trample though, should Ludevic’s Abomination cross into the red zone though, the game should be yours.
Innistrad contains 264 cards, and will be released on September 30, 2011. Innistrad will be followed by Dark Ascension.
Innistrad Prerelease events will occur on September 24-25, 2011, there will be Innistrad Launch Parties on September 30-October 3, 2011, and Innistrad will be released on Magic Online October 17, 2011. The Innistrad Game Day will be on October 29-30, 2011.
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