Red Gets Land Destroying Dragon In Obsidian Charmaw In Modern Horizons 2

This unique Dragon trades out haste for land destruction!

Obsidian Charmaw, illustrated by Lucas Graciano

Courtesy of Wizards of the Coast (WotC) and Kotaku Australia, check out this sweet Dragon from Modern Horizons 2 — Obsidian Charmaw!

The spell costs 1 less to cast for each land your opponents control that could produce {C}.


When Obsidian Charmaw enters the battlefield, destroy target nonbasic land an opponent controls.

Obsidian Charmaw is the bane of many a deck in Modern. While it starts out as the typical five-mana, 4/4, flying Dragon, it trades out haste in favor of enter the battlefield land destruction; an ability that is far from common on most creatures, let alone Dragons. Additionally, nonbasic lands that generate colorless mana are prevalent in Modern, such as Cavern of Souls in Humans and Urza’s Tower, Power Plant, and Mine in Tron, making Charmaw a powerful, often discounted threat against some of the formats more popular strategies.

So what do you think of Obsidian Charmaw? Will it find a home in Modern or possibly Commander? Let us know what you think in the comments!

Modern Horizons 2 is currently scheduled to release on June 18. View our Official Preview Gallery.