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Kami Reborn

Kami Reborn

Champions of Kamigawa Theme Deck

The spirits of Kamigawa practice their own form of magic, and the "Kami Reborn" deck puts it at your fingertips. Many of the creatures have "spiritcraft" abilities that do something whenever you play a Spirit or Arcane spell. For example, Soilshaper turns a land into a 3/3 creature until end of turn and Thief of Hope steals 1 life from your opponent. Of course, all but a handful of your spells are Spirits or Arcane.

Many Spirits in the "Kami Reborn" deck have the soulshift ability. When one of your creatures with soulshift goes to the graveyard, you can bring back a cheaper Spirit from your graveyard to your hand. To make the best use of this ability, the Spirits in the deck have a wide variety of mana costs.

While Iname, Death Aspect doesn't have soulshift itself, it interacts well with cards that do. When Iname comes into play, you can search your deck for Spirits of various costs and put them all into your graveyard. That way, whenever any of your Spirits with soulshift go to the graveyard from play, you'll have a varied selection of Spirits to bring back—preferably ones with soulshift!

Pay special attention to Hana Kami. It's one of the best Spirits to bring back with soulshift since you can sacrifice it to "regrow" Arcane spells that you've already played. So not only can you use your creatures again and again, but you can retrieve removal spells like Swallowing Plague and Pull Under from your graveyard multiple times. Quite a powerful interaction!

The other creatures to look out for are the Zubera—tiny Spirits that generate effects when they hit the graveyard from play. The best part is that the effects get more powerful if more Zubera have died that turn. For example, if Dripping-Tongue Zubera is destroyed, you put a 1/1 creature token into play, plus one more token for each other Zubera put into a graveyard that turn. Try to send them to the graveyard in bunches, perhaps by sacrificing them all to Devouring Greed. Such is the circle of life!

2Ashen-Skin ZuberaC1 ManaBlack Mana
2Thief of HopeU2 ManaBlack Mana
2Gibbering KamiC3 ManaBlack Mana
2Scuttling DeathC4 ManaBlack Mana
1Iname, Death AspectR4 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
2Kami of LunacyU4 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
2Hana KamiUGreen Mana
2Dripping-Tongue ZuberaC1 ManaGreen Mana
2SoilshaperU1 ManaGreen Mana
2Kami of the HuntC2 ManaGreen Mana
2Burr GrafterC3 ManaGreen Mana
2Venerable KumoC4 ManaGreen Mana
2Swallowing PlagueUX ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
1Honden of Night’s ReachU3 ManaBlack Mana
1Devouring GreedC2 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
1Dance of ShadowsU3 ManaBlack ManaBlack Mana
2Pull UnderC5 ManaBlack Mana
2Kodama’s MightCGreen Mana
2Kodama’s ReachC2 ManaGreen Mana
1Honden of Life’s WebU4 ManaGreen Mana
1Long-Forgotten GoheiR3 Mana
Kami Reborn

* = from a previous set

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