The Simic Combine
, this enigmatic guild's purpose was originally to preserve the health of Ravnica's various forms of life, dedicated to the study of medicines and biology. Soon however, this group interpreted its founding principles as a license to improve upon life's machinations, to alter and augment it to suit the needs of the Combine. Using dark surgeries and superior magic they have crafted a series of new species that defy nature and grow ever more powerful beneath Ravnica's vast oceans.
Skimmers are augmented manta-like creatures that serve the Combine in various functions, acting as messengers, transport, and scouts. Like many Simic creatures, Skimmers will continue to grow throughout their long lives, often to suit the demands of their position.
The sight of an adult Skimmer soaring over the waves, eclipsing the sun and stirring the deep with each thrust of its wings is an awe inspiring sight for most of Ravnica's Citizens. However, for those Simic dedicated to the birth of ever-larger organisms, the pursuit of natural sciences, and the upswelling of the natural world, these magnificent creatures are merely the beginning.In a world of endless city, only sea and sky remain unbound.
The third submission in my five week long GateCrash Celebration!
Each week I will submit a creature inspired by a Guild from Magic the Gathering's Upcoming set "GateCrash"
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This week is Simic. Please let me know what you think! Comments are always appreciated!
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Cost: green<2>blue<2>Sky Skimmer
If you would place a +1/+1 counter on another creature you control you may place an additional +1/+1 counter on Sky Skimmer. Activate this ability only twice per turn.
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