Function reprint of an Exodus Common. I'd guess "Nausea". 1B Sorcery: All creatures get -1/-1 until end of turn
Distinctly possible, but I think a more interesting choice would be Fade Away . In either case, though, I don't know why they'd need to change the name. Granted, Eldrazi Spawn are more likely to cause nausea than to suffer from it, but still, it would have been a fine reprint, sans the "functional" part which can only mean that the name was changed.
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Fade Away is my guess. I thought the original flavor was tied to the shadow rift, so a more relevant name would be appropriate here.
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I wanted to correct myself. I said that this was Matt Place's third time lead developing a set. It is actually his fourth. I forgot Dissension which was Matt's first time as a set lead.
Matt sure worked on a lot of gold sets.
Thanks for reading, Mike
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