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Should be the Troll Planeswalker with the trollface on there.

Also you get to his ultimate very fast. +4 is insane.
Posted By: wholelottalove (10/1/2012 7:29:57 AM)


Posted By: LordRandomness (4/20/2013 5:38:17 PM)


I wish his last ability didn't restart the game...maybe if they made it allow him to use 2 planeswalker abilities a turn it would be cooler
Posted By: Mr.Freshness-Timmy (1/19/2014 10:46:26 AM)


It's good to see Karn back in action. I always enjoyed using him as a creature and I think we all wanted him back as a planeswalker.
Posted By: Wizard-of-the-Toast (5/7/2011 8:02:32 AM)


So, question for everyone...what exactly does the term Restart the game mean? Does it mean shuffle in all cards on the field, graveyard, exile (minus the ones exiled by Karn), etc. and bring everyone's health is back to 20, and have it literally a brand new game....then bring in the exiled cards by karn? I am just kind of confused.
Posted By: hedronMatrix (5/8/2011 3:19:53 AM)


Does Karn actually travel through time? I haven't read the literature.
Posted By: Wraique (5/8/2011 6:19:00 AM)


If you made a Blue/Green deck around him, blue being for some draw speed and green being for some slight mana accel and creatures, I can see him actually being a big threat. All you'd need to do is green to have him hit the field and blue to cycle your deck for the right cards you want exiled by Karn. This way, you never use his -3 and he'll only go up. Blue can also protect him with counters.

A lot more playable than people seem to think, but I also don't think he'll see much competitive play since he doesn't really work to any exact win condition other then himself.
Posted By: kothsapprentice (5/8/2011 7:36:11 AM)


110.1 - A permanent is a card or token on the battlefield.
303.4 - Some enchantments have the subtype "Aura." An Aura enters the battlefield attached to an object or player.

Thus, a non-aura permanent will be any of the cards exiled that can exist on the battlefield in and of themselves without requiring a host.

One of the few planeswalkers that can take Nicol Bolas head to head, but the victory goes to he who strikes first.

Ultimately, the naysayers who predicted a price drop were exactly correct, as it is down to about 1/3 of its pre-release price on coolstuffinc.
Posted By: kiseki (7/26/2011 5:03:51 PM)


Here's a synopsis of what led to Karn becoming a planeswalker, for the curious.

Okay, we all know (or darn well should) about his involvement in the Legacy Weapon. That led to Karn either developing his own spark or inheriting Urza's, sources differ. Years later in the Time Spiral block, Karn sacrificed his spark to close up a time rift over Tolaria. However, the planeswalker spark was what had been protecting him from the Phyrexian contagion he carried in his heartstone. So Karn used the last of his planeswalker powers to fling himself through the multiverse, eventually winding up on Mirrodin.

Cue Scars of Mirrodin block.

Once that had all been resolved for the worse, Phyrexia dominating the plane and all, Venser, Elspeth, Melira and Koth managed to find poor Karn as the surrogate Father of Machines. Melira attempted to purify Karn, but could only clean his body, not his heart. Venser, who was dying, used his teleportation skills to transfer his heart and spark... (see all)
Posted By: Nucleon (8/4/2011 12:15:19 PM)


Okay, a couple things. Why does everyone hate his final so much? Most planeswalkers final ability reads win the game anyway, at least if you use it right. All the people talking about games getting restarted over and over that's just ridiculous. If they don't win after restarting the game then their doing something very very wrong... Also why are so many people complaining about the restart the game wording but people weren't complaining about Progenitus "Protection from everything" wording,which I think is way more gimmicky? And I'm kind of disappointed that no one has pointed out that his mana cost is (most likely in my opinion) a reference to the Urzatron.
Posted By: JanusAurelius (8/6/2011 11:07:31 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!