Thursday, July 6, 2017

Scars of Mirrodin, Reflections of Phyrexia

Here are all the flavor and storyline guides for the backstory for the Scars of Mirrodin, Mirrodin Besieged, and New Phyrexia sets.  These were released in 2010-2011, so there may be gaps and things missing at this point.  Please comment if anything else can be added.

Welcome to Mirrodin!  World of Metal, created by Karn, planeswalker of Dominaria.  Mirrodin has been infected by the Phyrexian oil, spread by Karn himself, likely from the corruption still present in the phyrexian heartstone within him, given by Urza Planeswalker, once owned by Xantcha. 




Three planeswalkers gather- Here are the three sets of webcomics!

Gathering Forces

Scarred

Dark Discoveries


Scars of Mirrodin:
Convincing Elspeth and Venser to aid him, Koth, a native of Mirrodin, returns to his home plane to join the battle against newly forming Phyrexian forces.  Elspeth had faced Phyrexians as a child on her homeworld, which was invaded as well.  Venser, a native of Dominaria, had lived in their ruins and aided in the Mending with Teferi.  He was still working on interplanar portal and teleportation devices. 

Trailer (We will endure), Trailer (All will be one)

Phyrexia and the Vaultlord 

Mirrodin's Human cultures.

A tale of two clone shells.

Non-human cultures of Mirrodin.


Mirrodin Besieged:

Corruption

Phyrexians...

Public Aggression.

War!

Why the Mirrans will endure










New Phyrexia:

Mirrodin falls, and the phyrexians have won. 

Underling Ethu's 263rd report read simply "Yes, my lord. Overwhelmingly, my lord." This marked the end of the Mirran-Phyrexian War.  -War Report, Card 26/174, New Phyrexia.

Trailer

Planeswalker's guides: Part 1Part 2: The Swarm, Part 3: Machine Orthodoxy, Part 4: The Quiet Furnace, Part 5: The Progress Engine, Part 6: The Steel Thanes.

The Praetors



Aftermath:

Elspeth escapes with her life, and describes what happened after the Quest for Karn novel in a letter to Ajani. 

There is an Ezuri, card, with him Phyrexianized in Commander 2015.  He has been compleated. 



Other stories from New Phyrexia:



Individual Character descriptions. 

Farris of the Anvil

Unctus of the Synod

Roxith, Thane of Rot

Kessla, of Temple Might

Ria of Bladehold




Basic information on the plane: Wiki

The terms of Mirrodin.

Not much lore is told of the world otherwise, though the novel, Quest for Karn exists.  It cannot be recommended by this blog.  



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