Ashiok, Nightmare Muse

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Ashiok.png
Full Name Ashiok, Nightmare Muse
Affinities BlueBlack
Origin set Theros Beyond Death Theros Beyond Death
Cost 650 Mana Crystals
Stats (max level)
Health 112
Deck limits Creatures 6  ·  Spells 7  ·  Supports 6
Mana bonuses Icon W.png -2 · Icon U.png+5 · Icon B.png+5 · Icon R.png 0 · Icon G.png 0
Leveling cost 160,720 Mana Runes
Planeswalkers   (Infobox · Data)

Overview

Ashiok, Nightmare Muse is a blue and black nightmare Planeswalker, introduced in February 2020 along with the Theros Beyond Death card set.

Ashiok has average health, average mana gains with an unbalanced spread, and average deck limits.

Ashiok's abilities revolve around their opponent's Exile zone, including fetching cards from there with mana, exiling cards from the opponent's library or hand, and creating a TokenToken creature which becomes stronger as more cards are exiled. Ashiok also has card draw and bounce abilities.

Stats

Ashiok, Nightmare Muse - level 60
Mana bonus Deck limits Health Leveling cost
White -2 Blue +5 Black +5 Red 0 Green 0 Loyalty 0 Creatures  6 Spells  7 Supports  6 112 160,720 Mana Runes
All level details 1-60          Up-down-arrow-icon.png Click to
Level

cost

Mana bonus Deck limits Health Abilities
Icon W.png Icon U.png Icon B.png Icon R.png Icon G.png Icon L.png Creature-Icon.png Spell-Icon.png Support-Icon.png 1 2 3
1-5

1220Rune.png

-4 +1 +1 0 0 0 3 4 3 32 AbilityLev0.png AbilityLev0.png AbilityLev0.png
3 5 3
35
-4 +2 +1 0 0 0
38
6-10

4580Rune.png

AbilityLev1.png
41
3 5 4
44
AbilityLev1.png
11-15

9260Rune.png

47
-4 +2 +2 0 0 0
50
4 5 4
53
16-20

15640Rune.png

AbilityLev1.png
-4 +3 +2 0 0 0
56
AbilityLev2.png
21-25

23690Rune.png

59
4 6 4
62
-4 +3 +3 0 0 0
65
26-30

33380Rune.png

AbilityLev2.png
69
4 6 5
72
AbilityLev2.png
31-35

44660Rune.png

75
-2 +3 +3 0 0 0
78
5 6 5
36-40

57530Rune.png

AbilityLev3.png
81
-2 +4 +3 0 0 0
84
AbilityLev3.png
41-45

71960Rune.png

87
5 7 5
90
-2 +4 +4 0 0 0
93
46-50

87920Rune.png

AbilityLev3.png
96
5 7 6
99
AbilityLev4.png
51-55

112320Rune.png

102
-2 +5 +4 0 0 0
6 7 6
105
56-60

160720Rune.png

AbilityLev4.png
108
-2 +5 +5 0 0 0
112
AbilityLev4.png

Abilities

1: Nightmare Harvest
Ability Level PW level Icon L.png Effect
AbilityLev1.png 6-19 6 Create a Nightmare Harvest token [2 shields with "Constellation: Exile the top 3 cards of your opponent's library. Then, destroy the top 3 cards of your library." Then, pick one of the first 2 cards from your opponent's exile. Fetch that card.
AbilityLev2.png 20-35 6 Create a Nightmare Harvest token [2 shields with "Constellation: Exile the top 3 cards of your opponent's library. Then, destroy the top 3 cards of your library." Then, pick one of the first 2 cards from your opponent's exile. Fetch that card. It gains 3 mana.
AbilityLev3.png 36-49 6 Create a Nightmare Harvest token [2 shields with "Constellation: Exile the top 3 cards of your opponent's library. Then, destroy the top 3 cards of your library." Then, pick one of the first 3 cards from your opponent's exile. Fetch that card. It gains 4 mana.
AbilityLev4.png 50-60 6 Create a Nightmare Harvest token [2 shields with "Constellation: Exile the top 3 cards of your opponent's library. Then, destroy the top 3 cards of your library." Then, pick one of the first 3 cards from your opponent's exile. Fetch that card. It gains 6 mana.
2: Consuming Fear
Ability Level PW level Icon L.png Effect
AbilityLev1.png 10-25 12 If your opponent has 5 or less cards in hand, return target opposing creature to your opponent's hand. It gains half of its mana.
AbilityLev2.png 26-39 12 If your opponent has 5 or less cards in hand, return target opposing creature to your opponent's hand. It gains half of its mana. Then, Exile a random card from their hand.
AbilityLev3.png 40-55 12 If your opponent has 5 or less cards in hand, return target opposing creature to your opponent's hand. It gains half of its mana. Then, they Exile 2 random cards from their hand.
AbilityLev4.png 56-60 12 Return target creature your opponent controls to its owner's hand. Then, they Exile 2 random cards from their hand.
3: Living Torment
Ability Level PW level Icon L.png Effect
AbilityLev1.png 16-29 15 Create a Minor Living Torment token [2/3 with "At the end of your turn: This creature's power and toughness becomes X/X. X is the number of cards in your opponent's exile. When this creature attacks: Exile the top 3 cards of your opponent's library." Then, draw a card.
AbilityLev2.png 30-45 15 Create a Living Torment token [3/4 UnblockableUnblockable with "At the end of your turn: This creature's power and toughness becomes X/X. X is the number of cards in your opponent's exile. When this creature attacks: Exile the top 4 cards of your opponent's library." Then, draw 2 cards.
AbilityLev3.png 46-59 15 Create a Greater Living Torment token [4/6 UnblockableUnblockable, HexproofHexproof with "At the end of your turn: This creature's power and toughness becomes X/X. X is the number of cards in your opponent's exile. When this creature attacks: Exile the top 5 cards of your opponent's library." Then, draw 2 cards.
AbilityLev4.png 60 15 Create a Greater Living Torment token [4/6 UnblockableUnblockable, HexproofHexproof with "At the end of your turn: This creature's power and toughness becomes X/X. X is the number of cards in your opponent's exile. When this creature attacks: Exile the top 5 cards of your opponent's library." Then, draw 4 cards.

Starting Deck

Card name Type Cost Color Rarity Set 
Underworld Dreams Supports (3) 10 Black Uncommon Theros Beyond Death THB 
Witness of Tomorrows Creatures (3/4) 10 Blue Common Theros Beyond Death THB 
Blightcaster Supports (6) 6 Black Uncommon Origins ORI 
Nightsnare Spells 12 Black Common Origins ORI 
Read the Bones Spells 4 Black Common Origins ORI 
Shambling Ghoul Creatures (2/2) 6 Black Common Origins ORI 
Psychic Rebuttal Supports (2) 6 Blue Common Origins ORI 
Eat to Extinction Spells 10 Black Rare Theros Beyond Death THB 
Glimpse of Freedom Spells 3 Blue Common Theros Beyond Death THB 
Lampad of Death's Vigil Creatures (1/3) 6 Black Common Theros Beyond Death THB

Story

Cloaked in darkness and mystery, Ashiok has the power to turn nightmares into reality. Ashiok claims to act in the name of equality—and believes there is no greater equalizer than fear. Ashiok has found a new flavor of fear lurking in Elspeth's horrible dreams.